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February 2017

February Half Term Activity Trail

12 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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Pocahontas 400 Art Workshop

13 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Pocahontas Statue

Join in with the celebrations of Pocahontas life with artists Wendy Daws and Christopher Sacre for a series of creative workshops. Learn new skills and exhibit your artwork.

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February Half Term Activity Trail

13 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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February Half Term Activity Trail

14 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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Feather Workshops

15 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free
Feather Art Work Pocahontas 400

The artist Jo Dyer, from Animate Arts, will be  running a series of free community at the Gravesend Borough Market on Wed 15 and Saturday 18 February 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm to create eye-catching, giant feathers, similar to those decorating Native American headdresses, for a spectacular outdoor parade procession in March 2017 celebrating the good spirit within Gravesham’s community. Local people of all ages are invited to take part in the creation of the feathers that will recognise individuals, groups or…

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February Half Term Activity Trail

15 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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Feather Workshops

15 February, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free
Feather Art Work Pocahontas 400

Artist Jo Dyer, from Animate Arts, will be  running a series of free community workshops at the Gravesend Borough Market on Wed 15 and Saturday 18 February 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm to create eye-catching, giant feathers, similar to those decorating Native American headdresses, for a spectacular outdoor parade procession in March 2017 celebrating the good spirit within Gravesham’s community. Local people of all ages are invited to take part in the creation of the feathers that will recognise individuals, groups or organisations in…

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February Half Term Activity Trail

16 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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February Half Term Activity Trail

18 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of our trail sheets. Explore the woods following our self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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February Half Term Activity Trail

19 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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£3

Drop in at Shorne Country Park any day between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of there trail sheets. Explore the woods following there self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize. Last trail sold at 3pm.

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Pocahontas 400 Art Workshops

20 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Pocahontas Statue

Join in with the celebrations of Pocahontas life with artists Wendy Daws and Christopher Sacre for a series of creative workshops. Learn new skills and exhibit your artwork. The exhibition will be held at the Blake Gallery, Woodvill Halls from 13th March - 13th April 2017 Be part of Pocahontas 400.                

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Pocahontas 400 Art Workshops

27 February, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Pocahontas Statue

Join in with the celebrations of Pocahontas life with artists Wendy Daws and Christopher Sacre for a series of creative workshops.

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March 2017

Pocahontas 400 Art Workshops

6 March, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Pocahontas 400 workshops

Join in the celebration of the life of Pocahontas with artists Wendy Daws and Christopher Sacre for a series of creative workshops. Learn new skills and exhibit your artwork. Be part of Pocahontas 400.

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May 2017

Millbrook Mini-Beast Week

29 May, 2017 at 10:00 am - 2 June, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Millbrook Garden Centre, Station Road, Southfleet,
Gravesend, Kent DA139PA United Kingdom
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£3.95

Millbrook Mini-Beast Week. This May half-term Millbrook Garden Centre in Gravesend are inviting local families to a week of Mini-beast Adventures! 

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February 2018

Vintage vehicles in Market Square

11 February at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Today Vintage vehicles will be on display in Market Square.

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Creative Activities

11 February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Creative activities around a theme of Cars for children up to 11 years old with their accompanying adult. Run by the Encounter Lounge Team.

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Millbrook Minis – Loving Birds

12 February at 10:00 am - 16 February at 5:00 pm
Millbrook Garden Centre, Station Road, Southfleet,
Gravesend, Kent DA139PA United Kingdom
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Fun bird-themed activities during February half term with Kent Wildlife Trust, Sky Birds of Prey and make-and-take workshops! Prices to be advised.

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Pancake racing in New Road

13 February at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Road, New Road
Gravesend, DA11 0AF
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Pancake racing in New Road.

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Pancake flipping competition

13 February at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Pancake flipping competition in the Market by Queen Victoria statue.

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The Market, Its History

14 February at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. You are invited to be involved in a workshop to unravel the history of the Market. Come prepared to listen and also to get involved, asking questions and contributing your understanding of local history. All welcome.

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Craft Activities with Eastgate Church

14 February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Craft activities with Eastgate Church.

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Children’s Story Telling and Craft Activities

15 February at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Children's story telling and craft activities with a medieval knight. Come and learn about heraldry and what it is to be a knight, heraldry activity sheets and design your own heraldic crests.

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Market Memories

16 February at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Market memories - Come and share your stories and memories of the Market over the years. Bring your own memories and any photos that you may have. All welcome.  

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Creative Activities

16 February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the original charter, which gave permission to hold a regular market in the town, a programme of activities have been arranged. Creative activities around a theme of The River for children up to 11 years old with their accompanying adult. Run by the Encounter Lounge Team.

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Coldharbour Library -Digital Den Promotional Afternoon

16 February at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coldharbour Library, Coldharbour Road
Northfleet, Kent
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Free

Due to the popularity of our Digital Den groups, we are holding a promotional afternoon at Coldharbour Library during half term. The afternoon is to let children aged 8 – 13 years see what’s on offer at our groups, but is also an ideal opportunity for older children and adults to come and have a go. FREE entry - Booking Required Please call 03000 413131, email: coldharbourlibrary@kent.gov.uk or visit: www.kent.gov.uk/libs

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Gravesend People and Places Guided Walk

18 February at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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£5

Book now for a People and Places Guided Walk starting from St George's Church and finishing at Gravesend Borough Market. Find out about the famous people linked to the area - Pocahontas, Dickens, General Gordon and more. To book please contact Visit Gravesend - 01474 337600 or email info@visitgravesend.co.uk

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March 2018

Kids Ride Free This Easter

30 March at 8:00 am - 15 April at 5:00 pm
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, wrotham Road,
Gravesend, DA11 7NP United Kingdom
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This Easter holiday, with every paying adult one child rides FREE To claim this offer, on your arrival at reception quote#KindsRideFree

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April 2018

Easter Cup Cake Decorating for children

7 April at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

For children ages 5 years and up. This session must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces. To book your place send Gravesend Borough Market a private message on their Facebook page - www.facebook.com/gravesendboroughmarket.kent

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort.

7 April at 12:00 pm - 8 April at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1
Chantry Heritage Centre, Fort Gardens

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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Easter Fun at The Woodville – Alice In Wonderland

8 April at 5:30 pm - 9 April at 5:30 pm
The Woodville, Woodville Place,
Gravesend, Kent DA12 1DD United Kingdom
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£16.50

Easter Fun at The Woodville - Alice In Wonderland. Wicked Productions return to the Woodville for their third HARE-larious Spring production! You'd be as mad as a hatter to miss it.

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Easter Cup Cake Decorating Competition

12 April at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Free

Two sessions for children - one at 10am and the other one at 2pm. Spring Themed Crafts. For children ages 5 years and up. The sessions must be booked in advance as there are limited spaces. To book your place send Gravesend Borough Market a private message on their Facebook page -  www.facebook.com/gravesendboroughmarket.kent

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May 2018

Shorne Country Park Half Term Trail

26 May at 8:00 am - 3 June at 5:00 pm
Shorne Wood Country Park, Brewers Road
Shorne, Gravesend , Kent DA12 3HX United Kingdom
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Book online or drop-in between 10am and 3pm and pick up one of our trail sheets. Explore the woods following our self-led activity trail and see what you can discover about the park. All completed trails will receive a small prize.

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Gravesham Arts Creative

26 May at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
St Andrews Gardens, Gravesend

Gravesham Arts Creative Make your own bunting spelling out your name in the navel alphabet.  Get creative and have fun!  Ideal activity for children and families. £3 per person with free refreshments.

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Summer Splash Creative Workshop

26 May at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrews Art Centre, Royal Pier Road DA12 2BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£3

Get ready for the summer by designing and producing your very own Beach T-shirt! Why not look cool when you get hot! With Guest Artists Chris Green and Kath Watson Price including free refreshments. Ideal family fun activity! All Welcome!

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Family Bunker Tour

30 May at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cold War Bunker, Woodlands Park
Gravesend, Kent DA11 7LF United Kingdom
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Credit: Visit Kent

Family Bunker Tour Gravesend Cold War Bunker is based is Woodlands Park.  Built in 1954 this bunker was origionally called Civil  Defence Region 6.  The bunker was built as an underground command base for emergency services and rescue services to be coordinated, in the event of a nuclear attack.  The bunker has 13 rooms. Join us for this special family day.  Booking essential on 01474 337600.

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Free Science Workshops

30 May at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
Free

Children (aged 4-11 years) can make simple toys related to science that they can keep. These workshops are fun and educational and relate to different topics in the primary science curriculum.

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Free Science Workshops

30 May at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
Free

Children (aged 4-11 years) can make simple toys related to science that they can keep. These workshops are fun and educational and relate to different topics in the primary science curriculum.

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June 2018

Free Science Workshops

1 June at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
Free

Children (aged 4-11 years) can make simple toys related to science that they can keep. These workshops are fun and educational and relate to different topics in the primary science curriculum.

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Free Science Workshops

1 June at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
Free

Children (aged 4-11 years) can make simple toys related to science that they can keep. These workshops are fun and educational and relate to different topics in the primary science curriculum.

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Port Of London Authority Open Day

2 June at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royal Terrace Pier, Royal Pier Road
Gravesned, Kent DA12 2BG
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PLA Ship Movements

Port Of London Authority Open Day The Open Day consists of: Tours of PLA Vessels and our Port Control Centre Various stalls and exhibits where not only PLA staff are on hand to give advice, but also external organisations Various activities for attendees to participate in Open for bookings from the end of April 2018, via www.pla.co.uk/openday

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