The Curiosity Collection Part One

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

All welcome to enter a room of curious things. The Gravesham collection consists of a variety of social history objects, memorabilia and souvenirs from years gone by. Open Monday - Fridays - 9am - 5pm

Hands on Archaeology – June Exhibition

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Hands on Archaeology Exhibition 5 – 17 June The Blake Gallery – Civic Centre, Gravesend Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Saturday 10am – 2pm Conservation in Action Watch our conservator in action as she works on items from local excavations Coffin Tales Roadshow showcasing a variety of finds from a high-status Roman burial site […]

Metal Detectorists Workshop – Conserving Your Finds

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

As part of the Hands on Archaeology Exhibition in the Blake Gallery, we are excited to be working with heritage scientist and conservator Dana Goodburn-Brown Join conservator Dana Goodburn-Brown as seen on 'Time Team' and 'Digging for Britain’ and learn about different techniques to help conserve your finds.  Please bring along any objects you wish […]

£3.00

Investigating Roman Jewellery Workshop

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Hands on Archaeology Exhibition The Blake Gallery – Civic Centre, Gravesend Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Saturday 10am – 2pm Thursday 8 June Investigating Roman Jewellery Workshop 10.30am – 12noon FREE Drop in  

Experimental Roman Hairdressing

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Hands on Archaeology Exhibition The Blake Gallery – Civic Centre, Gravesend Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Saturday 10am – 2pm Saturday 10 June 10am – 2pm Drop in Dig tray finds sorting Drop in – Experimental Roman Hairdressing, looking at elaborate/ fancy roman hairstyles learn how to braid hair the Roman way.

Roman Jewellery making with Mona Whitton

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

As part of the Hands-on Archaeology exhibition in the Blake Gallery, we are pleased to offer two creative workshops with artist Mona Whitton. Roman Jewellery making with Mona Whitton 10am – 12noon  Only £5 per person Taking inspiration from Roman Jewellery, learn how to make a pewter cast Roman brooch/pendant.  

£5.00

Make a Ceramic Drinking Goblet or Vase with Mona Whitton

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

As part of the Hands-on Archaeology exhibition in the Blake Gallery, we are pleased to offer two creative workshops with artist Mona Whitton Make a ceramic drinking goblet or vase 1.30pm – 3.30pm  Mona will demonstrate how to make a simple bowl/goblet using slab and coil techniques. Please note, items made will need to be […]

£5.00

Metal Detectorists Workshop – Conserving Your Finds

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

As part of the Hands on Archaeology Exhibition in the Blake Gallery, we are excited to be working with heritage scientist and conservator Dana Goodburn-Brown Join conservator Dana Goodburn-Brown as seen on 'Time Team' and 'Digging for Britain’ and learn about different techniques to help conserve your finds.  Please bring along any objects you wish […]

£3.00

Finds Identification Day

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Hands on Archaeology Exhibition 5 – 17 June The Blake Gallery – Civic Centre, Gravesend Finds Identification Day 11am – 2pm Have you found any archaeological objects? If so, come and help build a bigger picture of our history by having them identified and recorded. Free event

Free Filmmaking Course

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Learn essential skills from professionals then make your own film. Suitable for 13 - 19 years old. Free Filmmaking Course.

Lunar New Year Workshop – Paper Fan Dragons

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Paper Dragons Lunar New Year Workshop Saturday 10th February 2024 10.30am – 12pm The Blake Gallery, The Woodville, Gravesend Facilitator: Callisto Searle Workshops: £5pp Suitable for all ages Join us before a pile of paper in all the colours! We will be constructing long and vibrant dragons from folded paper fans. A workshop suitable for […]

£5.00

Valentine’s Cactus Workshops

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Valentine’s Cactus Workshops  - Tuesday 13th February 2024 -10.30am & 1pm The Blake Gallery, The Woodville, Gravesend Facilitator: Sonnia Montes £5pp Join us in these fun family craft sessions, to make your own beautiful cardboard cactus to display at home for Valentine’s Day. Working with cardboard and paper cups, you will be able to use […]

£5.00

Valentine’s Cactus Workshops

Blake Gallery Woodville Place, Gravesend

Valentine’s Cactus Workshops  - Tuesday 13th February 2024 -10.30am & 1pm The Blake Gallery, The Woodville, Gravesend Facilitator: Sonnia Montes £5pp Join us in these fun family craft sessions, to make your own beautiful cardboard cactus to display at home for Valentine’s Day. Working with cardboard and paper cups, you will be able to use […]

£5.00