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August 2019

Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

10 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 11 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Lino Printing with Duncan Grant

11 August, 2019 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£10.00

Produce your own piece of work with Duncan’s expertise and guidance Adult Day 18+ to learn and improve on your cutting and printing skills with Gravesham’s Liberty Fabric design winner. All for £10.00, tools and Lino included. Take home your own original print plus a Lino cutting tool, hurry places are going fast. Any profit to go to Duncan’s Community Christmas Dinner Fund.

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International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend

17 August, 2019 at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Learn morse code and get immersed in the sounds of dots and dashes as LV21’s resident radio expert Colin Turner communicates with other lighthouses and lightships around the world during this annual event. LV21 is also part of the Gravesham Super Heroes trail. Come to see which well known Super Hero has taken residence aboard the ship and create your own super natural character inspired by the heroic stories of some real life superheroes working at sea and manning the…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

17 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 18 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Gravesend Art Group Annual Exhibition 2019

24 August, 2019 at 10:30 am - 1 September, 2019 at 5:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along to Gravesend Art Group Annual Exhibition 2019. 24th - 31st August - 10.30am - 5.30pm. 1st September - 10.30am - 4pm.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

24 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 25 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

26 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

31 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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September 2019

National Merchant Navy Day

3 September, 2019 at 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Bawley Bay, Royal Pier Road
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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You are very welcome to attend the National Merchant Navy Day at Bawley Bay, Gravesend.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

7 September, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 8 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

14 September, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 15 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Royal Terrace Pier – Heritage Open Day

20 September, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Royal Terrace Pier, Royal Pier Road
Gravesned, Kent DA12 2BG
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Visitors can see inside Royal Terrace Pier in Gravesend Gravesend Royal Terrace Pier was built in 1845, and was used by the steamers from London. It is now used by the Port of London Authority, whose offices straddle the entrance. Max 15 people per tour/session. 10-15 minutes Contact for the day: Martin Garside - Port of London Authority - 01474 562200

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

21 September, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 22 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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Lightship LV21- Heritage Open Day

21 September, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Visit the historic Trinity House lightship LV21 in Gravesend on the Thames - join the crew aboard to explore the National Historic Ship and find out more about her extraordinary journey from guiding the mariners at sea to a cultural landmark. Welcome aboard historic lightship! Join the crew aboard LV21, a unique 40 metre steel-hulled lightship, the last of the renowned Philip & Son's ships to be commissioned by Trinity House. Since her launch in 1963, LV21 saw most of…

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St Andrew’s Art Centre – Heritage Open day

21 September, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
St Andrews Art Centre, Gravesend

A chance to see inside St Andrews's Arts Centre, not normally open to the public except on event days. It was built in the 19th century as the St Andrew's Mission to Seamen and stands of the River front with the tide lapping at its feet. Standing beside the River Thames St Andrew's Arts Centre is an interesting 19th Century piece of ecclesiastical building, with interesting features. Parking is limited. There is further parking at the public car park at…

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Hope and Glory

28 September, 2019 at 10:00 am - 29 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£2.50

A fun day out for all the family at Gravesend’s Wartime Weekend. There will be Stalls, Living History, Vehicles, Entertainment, Dancing and Refreshments. Drum Head Service - Sunday 10.30am. Please note that access to Fort Gardens and the Chantry will be restricted to ticket holders only as part of this event.    

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

28 September, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 29 September, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Credit: Visit Kent

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 to defend London against an enemy fleet. Experience life underground and follow in the steps of the Victorian artillery men. To fully experience these two sites, take…

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October 2019

Reflect Arts and Minds Project

11 October, 2019 at 11:00 am - 13 October, 2019 at 6:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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REFLECT GRAVESHAM | 11-13th October 2019 Admission free but, but booking is essential for some events at LV21 A weekend of sound, light, music and art bringing local communities, regional and international artists together to explore the connection between coastal living and wellbeing. Free events, no booking required What Does the Sea Say by Martyn Ware | all day, each day | LV21 Anyone can enter this seaside soundscape housed in a beach hut looking out on the Estuary. Visitors are…

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Birds & Animals

13 October, 2019 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£30
St Andrews

Treat yourself to a day and get away from the hustle and bustle of life and book for an Autumn workshop to explore collage. £30 per session or £55 for two. Children - half price. To book or for more info: fi@fionaspirals.co.uk>

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Commonism

30 October, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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£10

COMMONISM | By Smith & Sveen | 30 Oct | £10 The future is cancelled. We are stuck with reality. The UK is leaving the EU. Donald Trump is leader of the free world. Facebook is telling us which way to vote. The 8 richest people in the world own as much as 3.5 billion others. We need to move forward. Commonism is a meeting of two people from different countries in search of some common ground. It’s a performed…

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November 2019

Gravesend Musical Fireworks Display

1 November, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Leisure Area Gravesend, DA12 2BS United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Come and enjoy Gravesend Musical Fireworks Display on Friday 1 November. Gates open at 6.30pm and the firework display will start at 8pm. The event also includes: Smith’s Fun Fair 5pm-9pm (also open Thursday 31st October) Stan Lee Disco from 7pm Catering Outlets This event is supported by Swale Heating.

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Diwali Lantern Making

2 November, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Celebrate Diwali with Gravesham’s Hindu Community by making colourful lanterns to illuminate a procession through Gravesend Town Centre. Join us onboard LV21 to make lanterns for a lantern parade through Gravesend to the Hindu Mandir. Learn more about the meaning and traditions of Diwali through storytelling, music and food whilst creating your own lantern. Further details about the venue: www.lv21.co.uk If you have any general questions about the event please contact Kirsty Gaunt on 01474 33 7591 Free but booking…

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Diwali Celebration

2 November, 2019 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
St Andrew’s Quay Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Hindu Cultural Society North West Kent and Gravesham Borough Council invite you to Diwali celebrations on Saturday 2nd November. Join the lantern parade from LV21 to the Mandir in Manor Road. Meet at St Andrews Quay for 3:45pm.

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Cruise & Maritime’s 10th Anniversary Firework Display

9 November, 2019 at 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Gravesend Thames Riverside
Fireworks

To celebrate Cruise & Maritime’s 10th anniversary there will be a firework display opposite Tilbury Landing Stage. Weather and ship movements permitting. Great views from Gravesend Riverside.

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Bawley Bay Service of Remembrance

10 November, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bawley Bay, Royal Pier Road
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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Remembrance Service

You are very welcome to attend the annual Remembrance 2019.

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Birds and Animals

17 November, 2019 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£30
St Andrews

Treat yourself to a day and get away from the hustle and bustle of life and book for an Autumn workshop to explore collage. £30 per session or £55 for two. Children - half price. To book or for more info: fi@fionaspirals.co.uk>

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December 2019

SEAson’s Greetings aboard LV21

21 December, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Join the crew aboard historic lightship LV21 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the ship as a beacon for arts & culture in Kent. Get in the festive mood and explore the decks, make nautical Christmas decorations to take home and enjoy a warming drink and festive nibbles in the Galley.

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January 2020

The Tony Larkin Memorial Prize Winner

18 January, 2020 at 11:00 am - 19 January, 2020 at 3:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along and colour your own picture. All ages welcome.

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20:20 Vision by Duncan Grant

24 January, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 26 January, 2020 at 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

An exhibition of Duncan’s latest work inspired by his childhood, town and other stuff. Private view Friday 24th January, 6pm - 9pm.

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February 2020

Half Term Arts Activities

17 February, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Create Inspiring Art from Nature and natural materials. All ages welcome!

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Vinland

17 February, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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£9.00

A dark, wintry Viking adventure brought to life through storytelling, animation, live drawing and music. Set sail with Freydis and her son Snorri on a Viking adventure brought to life through storytelling, animation, live drawing and music. Join her crew of explorers as they find out they’re not alone in this strange new land and come face to face with ghosts, monsters and wild gooseberries. Follow Snorri as he confronts an ancient spirit set on revenge and learns the truth about himself.…

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Half Term Arts Activities

18 February, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and write innovative poetry/ try out some performance techniques too with Canterbury Poet Laureate, Dan Simpson. You will find your voice, both on the page and the stage. Age 11 plus!

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Half Term Art Activities

20 February, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Create magic Art...Tear..Cut and stick paper materials, recycle and recycle design. All ages welcome to join Fiona Spirals.

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Ball Boys

20 February, 2020 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£10.00

This play is set during Wimbledon fortnight wherein 2 ball boys are plotting the ultimate revolutionary act. Whilst eschewing Marxist ideology they hatch a plan to strike against capitalism and proletariat. A darkly tragic comic piece of theatre and although written in the mid 1970s, it has a modern day resonance with recent political machinations. Starring Logan Mersh and Jonathan Smeed. Written by David Edgar. £10 on the door or contact 07904 963585

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Half Term Art Activities

21 February, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Fun and friendly drama exercises and games to get us out of our heads and into our funny bones. No experienced necessary, wear loose, comfy clothing and bring along a pad, pen and one random, inanimate object. Age 11 plus with Lauren Mills.

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March 2020

Simply Sew

7 March, 2020 at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along to an open workshop of basic stitching/fabric workshop. Suitable for all ages over 5 years old.

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Who am I?

12 March, 2020 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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£12.00

Composer and kora player, Tunde Jegede in collaboration with Japanese dance artist and Butoh practitioner, Yumino Seki bring a personal reflection and cultural expression that transcends boundaries. Together with live performance and visual artist, Sunara Begum they will perform new music and dance devised especially for this show drawn from their seminal pieces, ‘Gekka’ and ‘Eri’. WHO AM I? is an exploration of the body as memory and the intrinsic landscape of music. Concessions: £10 More info: 07788 413 664

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The Bang Up!

14 March, 2020 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£7.50

Interactive show of Rudest, Sweariest poems in the English language with poet James McKay.

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August 2020

I Spy

21 August, 2020 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Thames Riverside

Come along and become wildlife explorers for the day. drop by anytime between 11am and 3pm and see what wildlife you can ‘spy‘ around Gravesend Promenade. Each explorer will be given an ‘I Spy’ package in which their mission is to tick off as many animals as they can see. For more information: danielle.lock@gravesham.gov.uk

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September 2020

Make it in Gravesham

19 September, 2020 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Visit St Andrew’s Arts Centre and learn about its former life as a Waterside Mission Church and view artists work associated with Gravesham Borough Council’s recent ‘Make it” arts funding programme.   Creative activities and movement performances will take place outside and LV21 will feature music from Swinging the Lead along with some family activities.

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