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2017  

WW1
Lynsted with Kingsdown Project - JULY 1917

There one death from Kingsdown and Creekside Parishes in July 1917

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

9th June - 3rd September
Battle of Medway Exhibition
Breaking the Chain. Exhibition on the subject of the Battle of Medway. Bringing together materials, accounts, and images into one space - another good reason to visit the Chatham Dockyard. Learn more from the Dockyard website.
23rd July 3pm-6pm: St. Margaret's day Picnic, Pageant and Praise.
Wychling Church. Bring a picnic, enjoy a Medieval style pageant and celebrate the life of our church's Saint. Further details from Paula 886165. Also take a look at our website - www.wychling.org.uk
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.
5th August

Doors Open 10am - 4pm: Old Forge War Time House - Entertainment and a Summer Fete:
Location: 26 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4RT
Entrance: Adults: £4; Children and Concessions: £3; Families £10 (x2 adults x2 achildren)

6th August Methodist CalendarMethodist Church Calendar: Hiroshima Day
27th August 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

2017 Lynsted Fete 1940 Theme

Lynsted Fete: Theme this year is "1940s" - PLEASE SUPPORT OUR FETE by enjoying a wonderful day out! If you have cakes, produce, bric-a-brac items please contact us so we can take them ready for the day. The Lynsted Fete Committee wants to hear from you!

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.
2nd September

Doors Open 10am - 4pm: Old Forge War Time House - Merchant Navy Day:
Location: 26 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4RT
Entrance: Adults: £4; Children and Concessions: £3; Families £10 (x2 adults x2 achildren)

10th September Methodist Church Calendar: Education Sunday
10th September Assembly Room Performance7.30 pm: Friends of Faversham Assembly Rooms Season of events to support future maintenance of this magnificent hall. Mike Hatchard performs jazz and classical music. Mike was a member of the John Dankworth band, Cleo Laine’s accompanist and Matt Monro’s youngest ever Musical Director. This concert brings together a jazz and classical programme.
Audience feedback from the February Concert: “We haven’t enjoyed a performance so much for a very long time” - “It’s been a long time since I’ve felt so entertained, and uplifted” - “Quite a unique act” - “Hilarious” - “Last evening was a heap of joy” - “What a hilarious evening” - “Mike Hatchard was brilliant”.

Venue: Assembly Rooms Preston Street.
Tickets: only available Pre-Booked (no tickets at the door): £12 from Victor Frith 01795 590588 victor.frith@btinternet.com or from Karina Bateman 01795 481859 karinabateman36@gmail.com
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.
5th August

Doors Open 10am - 4pm: Old Forge War Time House - A Children's War:
Location: 26 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4RT
Entrance: Adults: £4; Children and Concessions: £3; Families £10 (x2 adults x2 achildren)

8th October Methodist CalendarMethodist Church Calendar: Prisons Sunday & Prisons Week begins
14th October to 4th November Canterbury Festival.
Performances and talks include Newton Faulkner, Ballet Black, The Slightly Fat Show, Trash Test Dummies, Tom Kerridge, Beer Lab, The Tapestry of Light, Imelda May and more.
28th October Halloween in the Orchard4.30-6.30pm: Halloween in the Orchard
11th November

Doors Open 10am - 4pm: Old Forge War Time House - WW1 Remembered:
Location: 26 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4RT
Entrance: Adults: £4; Children and Concessions: £3; Families £10 (x2 adults x2 achildren)

12th November Methodist CalendarMethodist Church Calendar: Remembrance Sunday"Churches Together in Britain and Ireland"
26th November Methodist CalendarMethodist Church Calendar: Women against Violence Sunday
1st December Methodist CalendarMethodist Church Calendar: World Aids Day
2nd December

Doors Open 10am - 4pm: Old Forge War Time House - Another Christmas at War:
Location: 26 East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4RT
Entrance: Adults: £4; Children and Concessions: £3; Families £10 (x2 adults x2 achildren)

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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. 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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