Tag Archives: history

KM Group digital archive

The KM Group digital archive is available online. It has now been expanded to include the newspapers from both the First and Second World Wars. The archive provides a fascinating insight into Kent’s leading role in the Great War, World War II (especially the Battle of Britain) and will prove an invaluable tool for anyone interested in the period. Click here

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Ancient Roots – Discover the Mysteries of The Meads

One of the last Woodland Wildlife Hidden History events will be on Friday 17th February at The Meads Community Centre, Emerald Crescent, Sittingbourne, ME10 5JL. Doors opening 6.45pm for: 7.15 – “What is a henge anyway?” with Andrew Richardson (Canterbury Archaeological Trust) will talk about the discovery of the Meads Henge. 8.15 – “Our relationship with trees” Damian Goodburn (Time Team

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The Riddles of St Botolph: Free lecture

A free public talk is being given by Denis Pepper M.A. (Administrator of the Society of Saint Botolph) on The Riddles of St Botolph- Monk of Romney Marsh and Folly Field. The talk is due to take place on Tuesday, 19th April 2016 at 6.00pm at the Old Town Hall in Folkestone.

A history of the County of Kent

British History Online provides a digital version of ‘A history of the County of Kent: volume 2‘ edited by William Page and originally published by Victoria Country History, London, 1926. This volume deals with the religious houses of Kent, including accounts of the early history of Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals, and of sites now within modern London. Click here to

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Richborough through the ages: conference

The School of Humanities Centre for Research in Kent History and Archaeology is pleased to announce a one day conference ‘Richborough through the Ages’, that will take place on Saturday 25 June 2016. The conference consists of four sessions, taking the history of Richborough from Roman and Anglo Saxon times through the Medieval period, the First World War and culminating

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