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May 2019

The Marlowe Singers – Meet the Choir

2 May, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Are you a women who loves to sing? Join us for a fun packed evening of musical exploration through singing games and popular songs and see if you might like to be a member of The Marlowe Singers. The choir will sing a few songs, we’ll play a few singing games, then we’ll learn a few pieces together. We’ll finish in time for visitors and choir members to chat and you can ask anything you want to know about the…

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5th Annual Printmaking Exhibition

4 May, 2019 at 11:00 am - 6 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

You are welcome to the 5th Annual Exhibition of fine art printmaking. The recent work of 20 local printmakers, etching, drypoint, linocut and collagraph prints will be on display. Prints and cards for sale. Please note on Monday 6th May the exhibition closes at 4pm.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

4 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5 May, 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,…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

6 May, 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

11 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 12 May, 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,…

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On Your Bike

12 May, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gordon Promenade, Gordon Promenade E
Gravesend, Kent DA12 United Kingdom
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Everyone ride Rotary for ‘On Your Bike’ 2019.The 15, 30 or 45 mile routes start and finish beside the River Thames at Gravesend and cycle along many of the most beautiful country lanes in Kent.The 15 mile route is just right for a family ride or a beginners’ event as it uses a section of the SUSTRANS national cycle path. All with the support of Gravesend Cyclists Touring Club. You will have support from our Check Points (with light refreshments),…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

18 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 19 May, 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,…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

25 May, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 26 May, 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,…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

27 May, 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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Everywhere Means Something to Someone

31 May, 2019 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Come and share your memories, fragments of history, facts and folklore about Gravesend with Strange Cargo who are making a people’s guidebook about station towns from King’s Cross to Margate.

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June 2019

Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

1 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2 June, 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,…

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Quiz Night

1 June, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£2.50

Join The Marlowe Singers for a Quiz Night at St Andrew’s Art Centre. Only £2.50 (bring your own refreshments). Raffle to include 2 free tickets to The Marlowe Singers next concert.

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Live onboard LV21 – The Claim

7 June, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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£10.00

LV21 are pleased to announce The Claim album launch gig with support from The Treasures of Mexico and The High Span. The Claim formed around 1980, as part of the independent Medway scene around the nearby towns of Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham and influenced by classic acts such as The Kinks, The Jam, The Clash and The Smiths. Stylistically, they shared much in common with fellow Kent band The Dentists and early Creation Records acts such as The Jasmine Minks.…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

8 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 9 June, 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,…

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Worldwide Knit in Public Day

8 June, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gordon Promenade, Gordon Promenade E
Gravesend, Kent DA12 United Kingdom
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Join the Gravesham Urban Knitters for Worldwide Knit in Public day. Knitters and crocheters of all abilities, please join in!

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“Un/Documented” concert aboard the Lightship LV21

8 June, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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£15.00

Concert aboard the Lightship LV21 in Gravesend, DA11 OBG, part of LV21’s CitizenSHIP Project. Music exploring themes of equality and migration at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Tickets: £15 (including canapes) un-documented.eventbrite.co.uk

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

15 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 16 June, 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,…

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Thames Barge Match

22 June, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gordon Promenade, Gordon Promenade E
Gravesend, Kent DA12 United Kingdom
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This year’s Match will sail from the Lower Hope (Essex), past Southend-on-Sea to the North Oaze Buoy, returning to finish at St Andrews Gardens next to the Three Daws public house, Gravesend - a total of 43 nautical miles.   Prize giving and supper will be held at the Three Daws, Gravesend. Supper 7pm - Prizegiving - 8pm.

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Art by Jack Messam & Friends

22 June, 2019 at 10:00 am - 23 June, 2019 at 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

Art by Jack Messam and friends, an exhibition of watercolours of river art.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

22 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 23 June, 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,…

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A Midsummer’s Dream – Open Day Aboard LV21

22 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Community celebration of LV21’s latest Arts Council England supported project, ‘citizenSHIP-you are welcome’. Meet artists and find out more about the project exploring themes around identity, nationality, belonging and the free movement of people, goods and ideas. Take part in ‘make & take away’ creative activities and help us create a flag to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The new flag will be flown aboard LV21 between 24-30th June as part of the nationwide…

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LV21 Open Day

23 June, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Join the crew aboard LV21 to freely explore the decks and find out more about the future #citizenSHIP plans. Make your own #citizenSHIP Souvenir Badge and take part in the creation of the collaborative Human Rights Flag and Communal Tablecloth.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

29 June, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 30 June, 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,…

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Gong Therapy Session

30 June, 2019 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£15.00

Gong Therapy Session Please join us in Gravesend at the St. Andrews Arts Centre for a 1.5 hour gong session. We will be working on breaking through old patterns that no longer serve us and moving into fresh new positive mindsets. Only £15 on the door. Limited spaces. To hold your place please e-mail us or select attending on this event page. Please bring with you a comfortable mat to lay on the floor, blankets to keep warm and any…

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July 2019

Gravesham Riverside Festival

6 July, 2019 at 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Riverside Leisure Area Gravesend, DA12 2BS United Kingdom + Google Map

It’s back for 2019 and once again it’s Kent’s biggest free festival. Headlining this year’s festival are pop sensations Liberty X who had ten consecutive UK Top 20 Singles and major international success. Their biggest hit Just a Little is a massive sing-along perfect for the end of what will be an amazing summer’s day at the Riverside Leisure area. As well as the Main Stage the festival with feature a huge Vintage Fayre with entertainment, a market and games;…

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The Tony Larkin Art Competition

6 July, 2019 at 11:00 am - 7 July, 2019 at 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Quay Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

The Tony Larkin Art Competition - My Favourite Place in Gravesend. Tony was a much loved and well respected local historian who supported GA and other community groups and organisations. Children and young are invited to paint, draw or collage an A4 sized picture of ‘My Favourite Place in Gravesham’. 1st prize - A trophy + £50 Munns gift voucher and 2nd prize - £25 Munns gift voucher. An exhibition of work will be held at the St Andrew’s art…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

6 July, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 7 July, 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,…

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Gravesham Fringe

7 July, 2019 at 9:00 am - 13 July, 2019 at 5:00 pm
New Road, New Road
Gravesend, DA11 0AF
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Gravesham Fringe – Sunday 7 July to Saturday 13 July Gravesham has a rich and varied array of talent throughout the borough and we have decided that it is time we stopped being coy about it and celebrated it. Building on the success of last year’s one day extravaganza, this year’s Gravesham Riverside Fringe Festival raises the bar by several notches and runs for a week from 7 -13 July. We are delighted with the response from local artists that would…

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Communal Gravesham Tablecloth

13 July, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
LV21, Town Pier Pontoon
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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Join artist Peivi Seppala from LV21 at various drop-in workshops to design and make a textile placemat inspired by your favourite meal, family recipe or local produce to add on the Communal Gravesham Tablecloth.

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

13 July, 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

20 July, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 21 July, 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

27 July, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 28 July, 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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Summer Splash Creative Workshop

27 July, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£3.00

Get ready for summer by designing and producing your very own Beach T-Shirt. Why not look cool when you get hot. Ideal family fun activity. All welcome.

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August 2019

Waterfront Weekend

2 August, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Town Pier Pontoon, West Street
Gravesend, DA11 0BG United Kingdom
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The Waterfront Weekend centres on Gravesend’s Historic Riverfront, with a beer festival and live music all weekend at The Three Daws.  There will be art exhibitions at St Andrew’s Art Centre and The Clarendon Hotel, historic Steam Tugs on the Town Pier Pontoon & plenty of activities in St Andrew’s Garden’s and Town Pier.

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Real Ale and Cider Festival with Live Music

2 August, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Three Daws, Town Pier Square
Gravesend , DA11 0BJ United Kingdom
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Please come along to the Real Ale and Cider Festival with Live Music at the Three Daws Riverside Inn. A wide selection of guest Ales and Ciders. Ha Ha Tin Bar providing Kent Gins and Franklins’ Tonics. Live Music and Performances throughout the weekend. In association with Waterfront Weekend.

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Real Ale and Cider Festival with Live Music

3 August, 2019 at 11:00 am - 4 August, 2019 at 11:00 pm
The Three Daws, Town Pier Square
Gravesend , DA11 0BJ United Kingdom
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Please come along to the Real Ale and Cider Festival with Live Music at the Three Daws Riverside Inn. A wide selection of guest Ales and Ciders. Ha Ha Tin Bar providing Kent Gins and Franklins’ Tonics. Live Music and Performances throughout the weekend. In association with Waterfront Weekend.

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Inside Out Wellbeing Project 2018/2019

3 August, 2019 at 11:00 am - 4 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map

‘We have had a fantastic year of working together on our project ‘Inside Out’. We have run 4 free, creative workshops from January to April 2019. Our project focussed on wellbeing through collage, working with magazines, scraps of paper, fabric, words, & materials. Our participants tell us that this creativity really helped them to find balance inside. ‘Inside Out’ achieved this by making art that looked at the outer landscape & inner landscape of their lives. To see the work…

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Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

3 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4 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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Wildlife of the Canal and Marshes

10 August, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Canal Road, Higham
Rochester, ME3 7JA United Kingdom
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Join Mark Gallant in exploring the wildlife of the Thames and Medway Canal and Shore Marshes.

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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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