Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

Fort Gardens Commercial Place

Milton Chantry has had many different uses and is one of a few surviving buildings of this type. It contains a number of well-preserved architectural features from the 14th to 19th centuries along with a variety of displays relating to the heritage of the Borough. Located close to the Thames, New Tavern Fort was designed […]

£1.00

Owletts

Owletts The Street, Cobham, Gravesend, Kent

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Why not chat to our friendly room guides and look out for […]

£4.40

Cobham Wood and Mausoleum

Cobham Mausoleum

Set within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cobham Wood is one of the few ancient wood pastures remaining in the UK. Comprising of open grassland and mature trees, this Special Site of Scientific Interest is grazed by Highland Cattle. Standing at the highest point of the site is the 18th century Darnley […]

Miniature Steam Train Rides

Cascades Leisure Centre Thong Lane, Gravesend

Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page. Lots of fun […]

£0.50

Children‘s Jubilee Crown Making Workshop

St George‘s Arts Centre Units 18-20, St George's Shopping Centre, Gravesend, Kent

Children will use a variety of techniques to make their very own royal crown in this fun artist led workshop. Parental/guardian supervision required. Suitable for children aged 3+.

£3.00

Official Beacon Lighting

Windmill Hill Gravesend, Kent

As part of the Queen‘s Platinum Jubilee Beacons celebrations, two beacons in Gravesend will be lit. The Windmill Hill beacon will be officially lit by the Deputy Mayor of Gravesham with a short service from 21:30pm and the beacon will be lit at 21:45pm. The Civic Centre beacon will also be lit, but there will […]

Gravesham Fringe 2022

Gravesham Fringe will be taking place across a number of wonderful venues and spaces including St Andrews Arts Centre, St George’s Arts Centre, Northfleet Central, The Enchanted Garden, LV21, The Woodville and Fort Gardens to mention just a few. More exciting information coming soon!  

Jubilee Big Sing

Christ Church, Echo Square Old Road East, Gravesend

Songs of the river and the sea - celebrating Gravesend's watery connections with Musical Director: Tom Shorter The chance to sing - whatever your ability. Come and join the scratch choir for an afternoon rehearsal or come and hear the results in the 6pm concert, featuring the Semiquavers. A varied programme of river songs, sea […]

£5.00

The Big Bike Revival – Adult Cycle Tuition

Holy Trinity School Trinity Road, Gravesend

Whether you‘ve never riddden a bike before or are looking to improve your skills in a safe off-road environment, these small group sessions will have you cycling with confidence in no time. Times - 10am, 11am and 12noon. To book - call Eva on 07816 883845 Free of charge.

Istead Park Project Jubilee Woodland Activity Trail

Istead Rise Community Centre Worcester Close, Gravesend, Kent

Come and find the stall and pick up an activity trail sheet, fun facts about Kings and Queens of England and a clue word to spell out! Receive a small prize for participants. All proceeds go to The Istead Park Project raising money for a new playground.

£2.00

Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

Fort Gardens Commercial Place

Milton Chantry has had many different uses and is one of a few surviving buildings of this type. It contains a number of well-preserved architectural features from the 14th to 19th centuries along with a variety of displays relating to the heritage of the Borough. Located close to the Thames, New Tavern Fort was designed […]

£1.00

Right Royal Knees-Up – Jubilee/Pentecost Party

St George's Church Church Street, Gravesend, Kent

Come along to the grounds of St George's Church for lunch, party games, cake comp and best dressed person prize. Please bring a packed lunch. 10am - Family Service 11:30am - Street Party

The Red Lion Street Party

Leo's Red Lion Create Hall Road, Northfleet

All welcome to The Red Lion Street Party. Enjoy BBQ, music, face painting, bouncy castle and much more!

Jubilee Musical Walk

Higham Station

Higham Village History Group and Friends of St Mary's Church invite you to a Jubilee Musical Walk with tea and cakes. Enjoy an afternoon walk from Higham Station area to the church with Andrew Rootes and music by Dave Bowdler of the Friends of St Mary's. Andrew will focus on how things, such as landscapes, […]

£5.00

Miniature Steam Train Rides – Platinum Jubilee Special Event

Cascades Leisure Centre Thong Lane, Gravesend

Come and celebrate the Queen‘s Platinum Jubilee with Gravesend Model Marine & Engineering Society. Bring along a picnic and sit on the grass, play ball, relax and enjoy a ride on the trains. Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES […]

£0.50

Come in – Guided tour of St George’s Church

St George's Church Church Street, Gravesend, Kent

Join local historian Christoph Bull for a guided tour of St George's Church. The price includes light refreshments at the church afterwards. Please note the tour will go ahead only with 10 people or more. Booking essential - Rev Jim Fletcher: Email - jim@stgeorgesgravesend.org Telephone - 01474 532505

£10.00

Gravesham‘s Royal Connections – Illustrated Talk

St George‘s Arts Centre Units 18-20, St George's Shopping Centre, Gravesend, Kent

Gravesham’s Royal Connections (Illustrated talk) On: Wednesday 8th June 2022 At: St George’s Arts Centre, 18-20 St George’s Shopping Centre, Gravesend Speaker: Christoph Bull (Local Historian) Meet: 10.30am Price: £3 per person. Being on The Thames, the sea‘s highway to London, means that Gravesend has been visited by many monarchs. The number of Kentish, British, […]

£3.00

An Evening of Hints and Tips with Questions and Answers

Chalk Parish Hall Lower Higham Road, Gravesend

Chalk Village Gardeners Club are proud to present ‘An Evening of Hints and Tips with Questions and Answers‘ with Jean Griffin from BBC Radio Kent - Sunday Gardening. Visitors - only £3 To find out more about the club - Email - chalkpastandpresent@gmail.com Phone - 07740 775206 Website - www.chalkvillagegardenersclub.co.uk

£3.00

The Big Bike Revival – Adult Cycle Tution

Holy Trinity School Trinity Road, Gravesend

Whether you‘ve never riddden a bike before or are looking to improve your skills in a safe off-road environment, these small group sessions will have you cycling with confidence in no time. Times - 10am, 11am and 12noon. To book - call Eva on 07816 883845 Free of charge.

Open Day

Northfleet School for Girls

Northfleet Community Farm and Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society Open Day. Explore the farm and enjoy the fantastic model railways. Also stalls, food and drink, fun activities for all the family, meet the animals and much more. Opening times - Farm - 10am - 3pm Railway Society - 10am - 5pm