Everyone is welcome at our 18th December meeting where society member Andy Wood will be showing his audiovisual presentation about 175 years of railway history in our town. This will be followed by a light Christmas supper of nibbles and our raffle. £3 on the door for visitors/non-members! ‘The Coming of the Railway’ December 2017…
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Back in August Sir Robert and Lady Worcester very kindly welcomed us to their home
Everyone is welcome at our first meeting of the 2017/18 season.
We have been contacted by a member of the public who is trying to find
Another of the 30 Kent wide self guided trails – Appledore – has been added to the Kent in WW1 website.
At our AGM in May our Honourary Secretary presented some printed material from Great Chart’s past.
Over the past few years Andy Wood, a member of our Society, has – in his spare time – busily researched and travelled to ancient sites with his drone to produce amazing videos.
‘The Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 was an important measure of ecclesiastical, social and economic reform that commuted arbitrary and uncertain levies of tithes in kind into varying annual rent charges regulated on a uniform national basis.’ 1This major undertaking has left a wealth of very useful historical information so that the property of today…
In 2009, as part of Ashford’s fourth Art and Architecture Festival, local artist Cathy Streeter curated a project entitled Hidden Passages, tracing the route and history of some of Ashford’s secret spaces.