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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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Historic farmsteads of the South East

Reports covering farmsteads of South East England can be accessed online for free. See below for details: South East Farmsteads Character Statement Author: Lake, J. Publisher: English Heritage Date: 2014 Introduction: This working document presents a summary of the historic character, significance and issues for change for traditional farmsteads across the south east of England, followed by illustrated guidance which aims

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Adult learning in the Library for 2016

As in other years Monday in the Library is for adult learning classes. Please see below for the 2016 programme. Dr Jackie Bower will be the tutor for all courses For booking/enquiries please email davecarter25@gmail.com. Places are limited so booking is essential. Payment is by cheque, payable to Kent Archaeological Society, on the first day of term Summer 2016 History Makers

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New titles in the library

We recently accepted a number of books as a donation from Mike Ahsley. Many of these titles may be of interest to the general reader. They are listed below and cover topics including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, military history and kingship: ‘Ethelbert’s kingdom’ by Michael David Mirans (1981) ‘1066: the hidden history of the Bayeux Tapestry’ by Andrew Bridgeford (2004)

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