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Last Update: 14 August, 2019

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Lynsted with Kingsdown Project

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

August 1919 due shortly

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 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.

Minibus laid on for FeteNEED A LIFT TO THE FETE?
Pick Up Point: Bus Stop on London Road, A2, opposite Pharmacy, leaving 12.40pm, 13.30pm, and 14:20pm. Stopping for anyone waiting along Lynsted Lane.
Return Journeys to Teynham from 4pm.

30th Aug - 1st Sept
Faversham Hop Festival
Friday from 8pm
Saturday from midday to 20.30
Sunday from midday to 19.00
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.
14th September 10am - 6pm: Annual Sponsored Bicycle Ride and Stride, by Friends of Kent Churches. Join the riders to visit churches across Kent or Sponsor them. Forms will be available at each church.
Contacts: Bruce Leckie - 890550 or Chris Pike - 521741.
14th September 7.30pm: Eduardo Niebla - World Class Guitarist. Spellbinding flamenco jazz, bursting with verve.
Venue: Norton village Hall. Tickets: £10/ under 16's £5.
Phone: 521581 or 522553
14th & 15th September 10am - 4pm: Teynham Flower Festival to celebrate "Life and Freedom" - 75th Anniversary Year of D-Day.
Sunday Service (15th September): 10.30am then view floral displays 11.30 - 2pm. There will be tombola, cakes & cream teas.
14th & 15th September 10am - 4.30pm: Oare Annual Flower Festival, celebrating "75 years since the D-Day landings.
Sunday 15th September: 11am - 4.30pm.
Floral displays with raffle, bric-a-brac, book and cake stalls.
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 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
- "" - events and resources




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,

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.



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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