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2017  

WW1
Lynsted with Kingsdown Project - MAY 1917

There were twelve deaths from Kingsdown and Creekside Parishes in May 1917.

You can also learn what our Communities may have read in their newspapers through the WW1 Project.

31st May Kent Police Museum Events7pm - 8.30pm: Kent Police Museum Presentations: Behind the Scenes with the Royals: An amusing look at the planning, security and protection of the royals on their visits to Kent. Featuring a talk from former Detective Chief Inspector Colin Breed.
Venue:
Faversham police station, Church Road, Faversham, ME13 8AL. Tickets: £8 (proceeds split between museum and charity of speaker's choice). Available from the Faversham police station front counter during opening hours (12-2pm Monday-Friday (not bank holidays)) or contact the curator by email: Holly Wells or 07989 992276. No parking on site. The museum exhibits are not (yet) open to public visits. Their web-page. Poster
3rd June BARGE MATCHES. Medway Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
11th June 8.00am to 11am: The Cancer Research UK North Downs Walk. Organised by the Rotary Club of the Weald of Kent. The walk starts and finishes in Harrietsham, there is a choice of 3, 6 or 9 miles. They raised £17,652 for Cancer UK last year BUT walkers are allowed to retain 50% of their sponsorship for their own cause ( Church etc). A few years ago Frinsted church used our walk to raise money for a new bell.
Check In: Harrietsham Village Hall. Learn more from their dedicated web page.
11th June 1pm - 6pm: Newnham Open Gardens. 2pm Afternoon teas.
Entrance by Programme, obtained at any of the open gardens @ £5 for adults, accompanied children free. Parking at the foot of Sharsted Hill, ME9 0LN.
17th June 1.00 pm: Newnham Summer Fete. In aid of Village Hall and Church Maintenance Funds. Venue: The George In Garden, The Street, Newnham. Cakes, BBQ, Grand Raffle, Books, Plants.
17th June Dates for your Diaries: 11am - 3pm: Teynham Village Summer Fete
17th June BARGE MATCHES. Blackwater Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
24th June BARGE MATCHES. Passage Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
28th June Kent Police Museum Events7pm - 8.30pm: Kent Police Museum Presentations: A poor kid from a rough estate to the 'Richest Prize in Sport': the Heavyweight Championship of the Word.
Featuring a talk from current Detention Office Ian John-Lewis on his rise from an amateur, pro-boxer to working for Kent Police and becoming Britain's first black international boxing referee.
Venue:
Faversham police station, Church Road, Faversham, ME13 8AL. Tickets: £8 (proceeds split between museum and charity of speaker's choice). Available from the Faversham police station front counter during opening hours (12-2pm Monday-Friday (not bank holidays)) or contact the curator by email: Holly Wells or 07989 992276. No parking on site. The museum exhibits are not (yet) open to public visits. Their web-page. Poster
1st July BARGE MATCHES. Pin Mill Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
9th July 1pm - 6pm: Newnham Open Gardens. 2pm Afternoon teas.
Entrance by Programme, obtained at any of the open gardens @ £5 for adults, accompanied children free. Parking at the foot of Sharsted Hill, ME9 0LN.
12th July
KLN NEWSLETTER DEADLINES
Kingsdown, Lynsted and Norton Newsletter.
Submission Deadline for Copy to the Editor - use this email address: newsletter@lynsted.com
To place adverts, please use this email address - advertising@lynsted.com
For inclusion in August/Septeember Issue.
15th July Cherry Day1-5pm: Cherry Day
15th July BARGE MATCHES. Thames Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
26th July Kent Police Museum Events7pm - 8.30pm: The Zebrugge Ferry Disaster: The story of the cross-channel ferry 'Herald of Free Enterprise', including how and why it sank, the subsequent police investigation and the Old Bailey Trial. Featuring a talk from former Detective Chief Inspector Colin Breed.
Venue:
Faversham police station, Church Road, Faversham, ME13 8AL. Tickets: £8 (proceeds split between museum and charity of speaker's choice). Available from the Faversham police station front counter during opening hours (12-2pm Monday-Friday (not bank holidays)) or contact the curator by email: Holly Wells or 07989 992276. No parking on site. The museum exhibits are not (yet) open to public visits. Their web-page. Poster
27th July sound mirrors at dungeness10am - 3pm: Open Day at the Sound Mirrors near Dungeness. These fascinating examples of modern historical significance sit in the Dungeness RSPB area which is worth a visit in its own right. Romney Marsh is also fascinating in its own right.
Entrance: Either with an RSPB ticket or by bowling up to the mirrors and paying cash on the day - visiting the Sound Mirrors of £4 per adult, £2 per child, £3 per student, a family discount of 1 free child per family. Under 5’s and carers are free. RSPB members are also free.
29th July BARGE MATCHES. Swale Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
5th August BARGE MATCHES. Whitstable Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
27th March BARGE MATCHES. Southend Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
28th August
BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Lynsted Fete: Theme this year is "1940s" - PLEASE SUPPORT OUR FETE! If you can help in any way, the Lynsted Fete Committee wants to hear from you!

More details will emerge as we get closer to the date

You can contact the Committee using the email: fete@lynsted.com

2nd September BARGE MATCHES. Colne Barge Match. Visit the Thames Sailing Barge Trust website to lear about the matches and opportunities to explore barges and sail on them.
13th September
KLN NEWSLETTER DEADLINES
Kingsdown, Lynsted and Norton Newsletter.
Submission Deadline for Copy to the Editor - use this email address: newsletter@lynsted.com
To place adverts, please use this email address - advertising@lynsted.com
For inclusion in October/November Issue.
28th October Halloween in the Orchard4.30-6.30pm: Halloween in the Orchard

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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

 

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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