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April 2020

Milton Chantry and New Tavern Fort

4 April at 12:00 pm - 5 April 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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Gad’s Hill Place Tour

4 April at 1:00 pm - 5 April at 3:30 pm
Gad’s Hill Place, Gravesend Road,
Higham, ME3 7PA, United Kingdom
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£9.50
Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Gravesham

Visit the former home of Charles Dickens, Gad’s Hill Place – his ‘Little Kentish Freehold’. When he was a boy Charles Dickens and his father took a walk through Kent. On Gravesend Road they passed a house called Gad’s Hill Place. Young Charles was impressed and bought the house in 1856. In this house he wrote his last four Novels, including Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities. He lived there until his death in 1870. Gad’s Hill is…

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Quiz – Gravesham Town Twinning Association

4 April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St George’s Church Hall, Church Street
Gravesend, DA11 0DJ United Kingdom
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£5.00

Quiz – Gravesham Town Twinning Association – open to everybody. On: Saturday 4th April 2020 At: St George’s Church Hall, Church Street, Gravesend Begins: 7.15pm for 7.30. Cost: £5 a head – teams of 6 Booking essential. Contact: Jill Clucas graveshamtwinning@gmail.com  

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Wedding Fair

5 April at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Come and plan your perfect wedding at the Gravesend Borough Market Wedding Fair.

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Owletts

5 April at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
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£4.20

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

5 April at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
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£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page.

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

11 April at 12:00 pm - 12 April at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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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The Healing Zone Half Marathon

12 April at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, wrotham Road,
Gravesend, DA11 7NP United Kingdom
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Can you run and raise for two fantastic local charities, Ellenor and Cyclopark Charitable Trust? There will also be music, food, entertainment, goody bag, finishers T-Shirt plus a medal!

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Owletts

12 April at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
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£4.20

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides – Easter Sunday Special Event

12 April at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
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£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page. Boys and girls - why not make a hat for the occasion? With a little coloured paper, some cardboard and sticky…

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Cold War Bunker Tours

17 April at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cold War Bunker, Woodlands Park
Gravesend, Kent DA11 7LF United Kingdom
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£5.00

Gravesend’s Cold War bunker is located within Woodlands park and was originally known as Civil Defence Region 6. The bunker was an underground command post, built in 1954, from which Gravesend’s rescue and emergency services were to be co-ordinated in the event of a nuclear attack. Its 13 rooms contained power and ventilation plant, communications areas for the command staff and various dormitories. Refurbished and re-equipped to look as it was in the 1950s, the bunker gives the visitor the…

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Floral Clocks

17 April at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chalk Parish Hall, Lower Higham Road
Gravesend, DA12 2ND United Kingdom
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£2.50

Come and listen to the guest speaker Mike Bundock who will be talking about “Floral Clocks” Visitors welcome £2.50 including refreshments. No need to book. Local free parking. Raffle to help club funds. For info 07740 775206

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

18 April at 12:00 pm - 19 April at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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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Owletts

19 April at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
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£4.20

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

19 April at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page.

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The Healing Zone Half Marathon

20 April at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, wrotham Road,
Gravesend, DA11 7NP United Kingdom
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The Healing Zone half marathon in partnership with Cyclopark Charitable Trust.

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

25 April at 12:00 pm - 26 April at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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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Gravesend Record Fair

26 April at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Come along to the very popular Gravesend Record Fair.

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Owletts

26 April at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.20
National Trust Property Owletts, Cobham

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides – St George’s Day Special Event

26 April at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
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£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page. Girls & boys, bring or make yourself a St George's flag to wave and join in the fun.

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The History Cafe – Vagniacis at Springhead

30 April at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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The History Cafe is an opportunity to learn more about the Borough, meet like minded people and enjoy a nice hot drink. Come and join us for a free monthly presentation by a local historian on a range of subjects relating to Gravesend and surrounding area. Victor Smith presents an archaeological journey of discovery during the evacuation of the Romano-British religious settlement of Springhead.

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May 2020

Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

2 May at 12:00 pm - 3 May at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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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Gad’s Hill Place Tour

2 May at 1:00 pm - 3 May at 3:00 pm
Gad’s Hill Place, Gravesend Road,
Higham, ME3 7PA, United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£9.50
Gad's Hill Place, Higham, Gravesham

Visit the former home of Charles Dickens, Gad’s Hill Place – his ‘Little Kentish Freehold’. When he was a boy Charles Dickens and his father took a walk through Kent. On Gravesend Road they passed a house called Gad’s Hill Place. Young Charles was impressed and bought the house in 1856. In this house he wrote his last four Novels, including Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities. He lived there until his death in 1870. Gad’s Hill is…

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Owletts

3 May at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.20
National Trust Property Owletts, Cobham

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

3 May at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page

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V E Day – Community Party

8 May at 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meopham Green, Meopham
Gravesham, DA13 0QU United Kingdom
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Meopham Cricket Club with Meopham Parish Council and village organisations are commemorating the 75th anniversary to mark the end of WW 2 with a Community Party on Meopham Green on Friday 8th May from 12:00 noon until late with vintage stalls, games, food, music, children’s races and entertainment.

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

9 May at 12:00 pm - 10 May at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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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Forget-Me-Not Vintage Fayre

10 May at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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Join us for a day filled with vintage and retro fashion, accessories, jewellery, homeware, food and live entertainment.

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Owletts

10 May at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.20

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Dig for Victory at Meopham Allotments

10 May at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meopham Allotments, Wrotham Road
Meopham, United Kingdom
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Meopham

Dig for Victory at Meopham Allotments, 12:00 noon until 3:00 pm.

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

10 May at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page

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Cold War Bunker Tours

15 May at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cold War Bunker, Woodlands Park
Gravesend, Kent DA11 7LF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£5.00

Gravesend’s Cold War bunker is located within Woodlands park and was originally known as Civil Defence Region 6. The bunker was an underground command post, built in 1954, from which Gravesend’s rescue and emergency services were to be co-ordinated in the event of a nuclear attack. Its 13 rooms contained power and ventilation plant, communications areas for the command staff and various dormitories. Refurbished and re-equipped to look as it was in the 1950s, the bunker gives the visitor the…

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Tales from the Potting Shed

15 May at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chalk Parish Hall, Lower Higham Road
Gravesend, DA12 2ND United Kingdom
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£2.50

Our guest speaker is Jean Griffin, host of BBC Radio Kent Sunday Gardening, who will be informing, enlighten and entertaining us. She likes nothing more than talking plants and sharing knowledge. A plantaholic with a plant packed garden and two allotments. Plenty of time to ask questions. Visitors welcome £2.50 including refreshments. No need to book. Local free parking. Raffle to help club funds. For info 07740 775206

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

16 May at 12:00 pm - 17 May at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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,…

Find out more »

Owletts

17 May at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.20
National Trust Property Owletts, Cobham

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

17 May at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page

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Milton Chantry & New Tavern Fort

23 May at 12:00 pm - 24 May at 5:00 pm
Fort Gardens, Commercial Place DA12 2BH United Kingdom + Google Map
£1.00
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,…

Find out more »

Owletts

24 May at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owletts, The Street, Cobham
Gravesend, Kent DA12 3AP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.20

Family home of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker This Charles II house is an extraordinary example of a Kent country home.  As you wander round the house, you will see the architectural influences of its most famous owner, architect Sir Herbert Baker. Chat to the friendly room guides and look out for some of the favourite features such as the oval stained glass window, the electrical empire clock and the 17th-century plaster ceiling. To keep the children entertained, don’t forget to pick up…

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Miniature Steam Train Rides

24 May at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane
Gravesend, DA12 4LG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£0.50

WHATEVER THE WEATHER the miniature trains run. Come for a ride every Sunday from April to October, 2pm until 5pm, at the grounds of the Cascade Leisure Centre. 50p a ride – FUN FOR ALL! Park in the main car park and the trains are just by the driving range. For more information please visit the GMMES Facebook page

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The History Cafe – The RNLI at Gravesend

28 May at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Gravesend Borough Market, Queen Street
Gravesend, Kent DA11 0AZ United Kingdom
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The History Cafe is an opportunity to learn more about the Borough, meet like minded people and enjoy a nice hot drink. Come and join us for a free monthly presentation by a local historian on a range of subjects relating to Gravesend and surrounding area. Retired Lifeboat Manager Station Manager Ian Dunkley will chat about the history of Gravesend Lifeboat station and life on the Thames.

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