Unveiling and Launch of Northfleet History Information Board

St Botolphs Church The Hill, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

Unveiling & launch of Northfleet history information board On: Wednesday 15th November 2023 At: 2.30pm – meet at St Botolph’s lychgate, St Botolph’s church, The Hill, Northfleet Free event-includes light refreshments. Northfleet Big Local and Gravesham Heritage Forum have created the first of  a series of local history display boards promoting Northfleet’s wonderful history and […]

Adventures in Birding

Northfleet School for Girls

Join Barry Wright for a talk about 'Adventures in Birding'. Barry will enjoy sharing his adventures mixing anecdotes and the birds he found along the way. If you are interested in nature and would like to learn more join this friendly group. Group members - £5 Non members - £7

£5.00 – £7.00

West Kingsdown to Southfleet

Reliance Fish Bar 4 Queen Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

West Kingsdown to Southfleet (illustrated talk with supper) Speaker: Christoph Bull (Local Historian) On: Monday 20th November 2023 At: Reliance Restaurant, Queen Street, Gravesend Begins: 6pm for award winning fish & chips – talk to follow Cost: £20 includes both supper and the talk Booking Essential: Reliance Restaurant 01474 533593

£20.00

Come in – Guided Tour of St George’s Church, Gravesend

St George's Church Church Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

Come in - Guided tour of St George’s church, Gravesend & environs On: Thursday 23rd November 2023 At: St George’s Church, Church Street, Gravesend Guide: Christoph Bull (Local Historian) Meet: 2pm. Price: £10 (includes light refreshments at the church afterwards) – the tour will go ahead only with  10 people or more. Stories of Pocahontas […]

£10.00

Video – Britain’s Most Beautiful Lost Railways – The North

Emmanuel Baptist Church Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

Join speaker Henry Harryman for a talk with a video about Britain’s Most Beautiful Lost Railways - The North. Doors open 7:30pm for 7:45pm start and finishes approximately at 10pm. For more details please contact GRES Meetings Organiser, Henry Harryman on 01322 370148 or email - henryharryman435@gmail.com Only £1 for non members.

£1.00

The Work of Wildwood

Gravesend Masonic Hall wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

Join Suzanne Kynaston for a talk called 'The Work of Wildwood'. Suzanna is Conservation Officer at the wildlife centre and will talk about Chough reintroduction at Dover. European bison introduction in Kent and work on dormice, beavers, voles etc. If you are interested in nature and would like to learn more join this friendly group. […]

£5.00 – £7.00

Social Evening

Northfleet School for Girls

All welcome to a Social Evening meeting to review the year and enjoy some festive refreshments and quizzes. Group members - £5 Non members - £7 For more details - www.rspbgravesend.org.uk

£5 – £7

Gravesend in 1880s – Illustrated Talk with Supper

Reliance Fish Bar 4 Queen Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

Gravesend in 1880s (Illustrated talk with supper) On: Monday 11 December 2023 Speaker: Christoph Bull At: Reliance Restaurant, Queen Street, Gravesend Begins: 6pm for fish and chip supper, talk to follow Price: £20 for both the talk and supper Booking essential: Reliance Restaurant 01474 533593 Find out how Gravesend began to transform into the modern […]

£20.00

The Medieval Christmas

St Mary's Church Hall Wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

In the middle-ages Christmas was celebrated with as much enthusiasm as it is now. But no turkey and trimmings, Christmas Crackers, greetings cards or presents around the tree - and what about Santa? Best selling author Toni Mount will explore the origins and traditions of the medieval Christmas in this entertaining illustrated talk. Visitors are […]

£2.00

Myths & Legends of Gravesham and Dartford – Illustrated Talk with optional lunch

The Royal Clarendon Hotel Royal Pier Rd, Gravesend , Kent, United Kingdom

Myths & Legends of Gravesham and Dartford (illustrated talk with optional lunch) On: Thursday 14th December 2023 Speaker: Christoph Bull At: Royal Clarendon Hotel, Royal Pier Road, Gravesend Begins: 11am Price: £10 for talk only. Booking essential 01474 362221 - Optional lunch and drinks from the bar. Our area of Kent is crammed with stories […]

£10.00

Local Authors – Famous and Forgotten

St Mary's Church Hall Wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

Join local historian Christoph Bull for a talk about Local Authors - Famous and Forgotten. Christoph will bring their lives and works to life from authors across Gravesham. Visitors - only £2 For more information - 01474 363998

£2.00

Local Authors of Gravesham-Swanscombe-Cliffe Famous and Forgotten

St Mary's Church Hall Wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

Local authors of Gravesham-Swanscombe-Cliffe-famous & forgotten (illustrated Talk) Speaker: Christoph Bull (Local Historian) On: Monday 8th January 2024 At: St Mary's Church Hall, off Wrotham Road, Gravesend (near St Georges School) Begins: 7.30pm Cost: £3 for non members of Gravesend Historical Society No need to book-just turn up.  

£3.00

Birdwise

Northfleet School for Girls

Join Hayley Taylor for a lovely talk about the organisation Birdwise and its workings in Kent. Group members - £5 Non-members - £7 For more details - https://group.rspb.org.uk/gravesend/

£5 – £7

Ghosts over North West Kent – illustrated talk

The Gardeners Arms Public House, 2 Forge Lane, Kent, United Kingdom

Ghosts over North West Kent-a selection of true local ghost stories (Illustrated talk & lunch) Speaker: Christoph Bull On: Monday 15th January 2024 At: Gardeners Arms, Forge Lane, Higham Begins: 11am for talk, lunch to follow Cost: £18 for lunch and talk Booking essential: Gardeners Arms 01474 823337

£18.00

Herzegovina

Gravesend Masonic Hall wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

Join Dennis Bohm for a talk about Herzegovina. Dennis is a native of Herzegovina and runs his own tour company taking trips to this little known but rich in wildlife country! Members - £5 Non members - £7 More info - https://group.rspb.org.uk/gravesend/

£5 – £7.00

The Camargue

Northfleet School for Girls

'The Camargue' by Jonathon Forgham. Join Jonathon as he shows the birds and other wildlife of this fascinating region which is now sadly under threat. If you are interested in nature and would like to learn more come and join the friendly group. Group members - £5 Non-members - £7 Refreshments during the interval £1 […]

£5 – £7.00

The Building of Rochester Castle

St Mary's Church Hall Wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

Jeremy Clarke discusses the design, materials and construction of Rochester Castle, one of the most important Norman buildings in England and a site of international importance. Car parking available to members at St George's School, Meadow Road, DA11 7LS using PIN previously notified. Visitors - please park on Wrotham Road or nearby. More information - […]

£2.00

Raised Beds and No Dig Gardening

Meadow Rooms The Street, Meopahm, Kent, United Kingdom

Cobham Gardeners’ Society Expert Speaker Talk Wednesday 14th February 2024.  6.30pm for 7pm at The Meadow Rooms, The Street, Cobham “Raised Beds & No Dig Gardening” by Alison Marsden.   Alison looks at raised beds & no dig gardening.  Nature grows plants without digging so why do gardeners seem to be obsessed with turning over the […]

£3.00

Gravesend – Gateway to the Thames (Illustrated Talk with Supper)

Reliance Fish Bar 4 Queen Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom

Gravesend-Gateway to the Thames (illustrated talk with supper) Speaker: Christoph Bull On: Monday 26th February 2024 Begins: 6pm for fish and chips supper, talk to follow At: Reliance Restaurant, Queen Street, Gravesend Cost: £22 for talk and supper Booking and pre payment essential-Reliance Restaurant 01474 533593 or 07768087036

£22.00

A Tour Around RSPB Reserves

Gravesend Masonic Hall wrotham Road, Gravesend, United Kingdom

'A Tour Around RSPB Reserves' by Brian Nobbs. Brian will take you round a selection of RSPB reserves and explore the birds found at them. If you are interested in nature and would like to learn more come and join the friendly group. Group members - £5 Non-members - £7 Refreshments during the interval £1 […]

£5 – £7.00