Sandwich Local History Society

Sandwich Guildhall Court Room

If you have a question about the town of Sandwich, the History Society can draw on their knowledge & extensive records in the Sandwich Archives - or they can point you in the right direction for your research.

Not only do the Sandwich History Society have a wealth of knowledge, they also provide conducted Historical Tours of the town, publish books on the History of Sandwich and hold events and talks throughout the year.

Town Tours

Sandwich Town Tour

Let our local guides inform and entertain you as they personally conduct you around the narrow twisting streets of our medieval town, one of the original Cinque Ports.
Whether you are organising a trip for schools, societies or groups, or if you are a family on holiday, our tours are a great way to see the sights and appreciate some of Sandwich's history.

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Lectures & Talks

Sandwich Event Poster

Pupils from Year 4 Sandwich Junior School

Sandwich Local History Society Schools

Pupils from Year 4 Sandwich Junior School who visited Richborough Roman Fort on a very sunny, study day accompanied by John Hennessy, Chairman on a four hour visit (24th May 2017) which was enjoyed by all.

Sandwich Junior School

Sandwich Local History Society Tours

Sandwich Local History Society's summer programme of guided tours is drawing to a close after a very successful season - more tours, more takers than ever before.The volunteer SLHS guides have particularly welcomed the interest of pupils as those of Sandwich Junior School in learning about the history of their home town.