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Last Update: 20 July, 2019

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2019  

WW1
Lynsted with Kingsdown Project

Post WW1 Deaths until 1920 will appear here at the Centenary of their deaths.

August 1919 due shortly

27th July 2.30pm: You are invited to Tea in the Garden at Farthing Cottage. 50 The Street, Newnham. In aid of Pilgrims Hospices.
29th July

1pm and 2pm: Kent Archives & Local History, Free Lunchtime Talks. Liz Finn (Kent History and Library Centre) The Orchard Family: Loss, Heartbreak and Remembrance. More than 740,000 British servicemen were killed or died in the First World War. The story of the Orchard family from Folkestone illustrates the human cost of the war.
Venue: The Archives Search Room of the Kent History and Library Centre, James Whatman Way, MAIDSTONE ME14 1LQ. Call us on 03000 42 06 73 or email archives@kent.gov.uk for more information or to register your interest. See also https://www.kentarchives.org.uk/lunchtime-talks/ for further details on individual talks.

30th July

A2 and Lower Road Closures Information Evening

3.30pm - 6.30pm: South East Water Public Information afternoon/evening. SE Water experts will be on hand at Teynham Village Hall to speak to residents about their plans and anser any questions.
3rd August 7.30pm: Organ Recital by Charles Francis at Doddington church.
Tickets £7.50 available on the door. Includes light refreshments. In aid of Church Funds.
5th August to December

South-East Water Programme of water-main replacement along the Lower Road between Frognal and Station Road. Greenstreet/A2 follows on and will last six months.

25th August 1 - 5pm: Doddington Village Fete. Admission Free.
Live Bands and Theater, Laser Clay Pideon Shoot, Tea Tent, Beer and BBQ, Ice reams, Art and Craft Stalls, Bric-a-brac, Bouncy castle, Games, Races, Tug of War, Knobbly Knees and more.
Motor Show (vehicles must be prebooked please)
Venue: Doddington Playing Field.

26th August

LYNSTED TRADITIONAL FETE

Lynsted medieval fete1pm to 4pm: Lynsted's Right Royal Medieval Fete. Enter al ye knights and fair maidens! Come feast, drink and be merry.
Live music, archery, trebuchet, BBQ, Bar, Hobbyhorse jousting, face painting, games and races, tea and homemade cakes, home produce, books, toys and bric-a-brac. Venue: Lynsted Park.
12th-14th September 7.30pm: "Cheshire Cats" presented y Avenue Theatre Productions. A comedy drama by Gail Young. Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions). Box Office 01795 471140.
Online: www.avenuetheatre.co.uk
14th-15th September Open from 10.00 to 16.30 (Sat)/16.00 (Sun): Faversham Model Railway Exhibition at the Abbey School, Faversham. 18 Layouts, Model Railway Traders selling new and quality second hand models, miniture tools, and expert advice.Light Refreshments at the station buffet. Ample parking.
Entrance: Adults £5; children 5 - 16 £3.
16th October Lynsted with Kingsdown Society8pm: "Pasture for Life" a talk by Fidelity Weston, farmer, about initiatives around grazing of bio-diverse habitats, and ways Pasture Meat can be available for everyone. Hosted by Lynsted with Kingsdown Society.
Venue: Greenstreet Methodist Hall. Entrance: Members free; Non-Members £3.00
26th October 4-6.30 pm: Hallowe'en in Lynsted Traditional Orchard

4th - 8th November

GREEN ACTION

Green GB & NI Week will be taking place in conjunction with government’s Year of Green Action (YoGA).
The "Green GB & NI" website offers ideas for "greening" busines, homes and communities.
The Year of Green Action website declares - "The Year of Green Action (YoGA) is about connecting people with nature, and showing how we can all take positive action to improve our environment."
18th November Lynsted with Kingsdown Society7.30pm: Lynsted with Kingsdown Society AGM, followed by a talk from Alvin Shaw, J.P., "Magistrates in the Community". Free, followed by light refreshment.
"December to June 2020" South-East Water Programme of water-main replacement along the main A2 (Greenstreet).Always assuming the Lower Road project completes on schedule.

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Other Sources of Local Events and Interest

Lynsted with Kingsdown Society
Community Orchard Group
Creekside Cluster Church Community Website and Pew News
Teynham Library also runs events for silver surfers, new mothers, knitters, etc.
Norton and Lynsted Primary school and, more generally, visit the Primary Times web site.
The Faversham Society supports many enticing links and directions to explore
Faversham Music Club - regular programme
Visit Swale Events Page
Turner Contemporary Exhibitions - Margate

World War 1 Events:-
- Lynsted with Kingsdown Society WW1 Project.
- Imperial War Museum event listings
- "1418 Now" - events and resources
- "1914.org" - events and resources

 

HALLS FOR HIRE

GREENSTREET METHODIST CHAPEL

Available for hire throughout the week at an hourly rate of £15. The chapel is an open flexible space with moveable seating, it has a well equipped kitchen and disabled toilet facilities. No alcohol to be consumed on the premises. Please contact Roger Berryman if you are interested in hiring, rogerliz343@yahoo.co.uk.

Location: At the North end of Lynsted Lane. This Chapel/Hall is central to the Communities along the A2/Greenstreet (Lynsted and Teynham Parishes), Lynsted Lane, Cellar Hill and Frognal Lane.

 

PARISH COUNCIL SITES

Lynsted with Kingsdown Parish Council
Teynham Parish Council (Events navigation on left side of screen)
Norton, Buckland and Stone Parish Council
Oare Parish Council

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