Local History Day

March 7, 2020
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Local History Day

Sat 7th Mar 2020 - 10:00 - 3:30

Talks

Come and meet local history and archaeology groups from across the borough, and discover more about the history of your local area.

Join local historian Naomi Dickins for a spellbinding talk on the history of witchcraft in Kent, looking at some of the characters involved and the accusations surrounding them. Talk starts at 10.30am. £5 per person

Discover the history of gin production in Maidstone with Helen from Maiden Distillery. Talk starts at 11.30am. £5 per person

Then, at 1.30pm, enjoy a FREE talk on the history of Chillington Manor, the amazing buildings which are now home to the museum.

Children can follow the History Trail around the museum to claim a badge prize and have fun creating their own Coat of Arms to take home.

We already have the following groups confirmed to attend:

  • Harrietsham History Society
  • Kent Archaeology Society
  • Kent County Council Archaeology Team
  • Kent History & Library Centre
  • Lenham Heritage Society
  • Loose Area Historical Society
  • Maidstone Area Archaeological Group
  • Maidstone Historical Society
  • Marden History Group
  • Wessex Archaeology

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29 available
Naomi Dickens Talk£5.00Price per person

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29 available
Naomi Dickens Talk£4.00MMF members

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30 available
Maiden Distillery Talk£5.00Price per person

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30 available
Maiden Distillery Talk£4.00MMF members

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30 available
Chillington Manor TalkFree

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20 available
Coat of Arms Craft£2.50Price per child

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Unlimited available
History Trail£1.00Price per child

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