Sandwich History Society: Talks and Events
Sandwich History Society holds talks or lectures throughout the year – non members are welcome at the Guildhall Sandwich for a nominal donation of £1. Parking is available in the adjacent Guildhall Car Park details on our Find Us webpage
More information about the lectures and outings please contact Jacqui Linning email@example.com
18th April 2019 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Dr. John Reuther
"The Death to the Funeral of Lord Nelson 1805 - 1806"
9th May 2019 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Lt. Col. Dick Bolton
"Our Ports of Stranded Pride: The Cinque Ports of Kent and Sussex."
Events of Interest and Days Out
Item of Interest from the British Film Institute -
A 9 minute Film made in 1934 "Curiosities of Sandwich" - a delicious portrait of Sandwich, photographed by Fred Ford.
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April
CANTERBURY HISTORY WEEKEND
Tudors and Stuarts, a weekend of events celebrating Tudor and Stuart history.
- Imogen Corrigan
- Miranda Kaufmann
- Glen Richardson
- David Starkey
- Alexandra Walsham
- Alison Weir - and may more ----
Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th May
Celebrating Thirty Years of the Canterbury Unesco World Heritage Site
2019 marks the 30th anniversary year of Canterbury’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Join us for the St Augustine’s Feast Day followed by two days of talks, a wine reception and a light show to celebrate Canterbury’s inspiring heritage and to consider how we can sustain it for future generations.
Past Talks and Past Events
Saturday 23rd March - Four sessions throughout the day from 9:30 am to 5:00pm
WILLIAM SOMNER (1606 - 1699) - Canterbury
Conference & Exhibition celebrating 350th Anniversary of this great Kentish scholar
Book tel: 01227 782994 or via website www.canterbury.ac.uk
Saturday 16th March 10:00 am to 2:30pm
Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society
Industrial Archaeology Day School
14th March 2019 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Dr. Geoff Doel
"Outsiders: Outlaws, Poachers, Smugglers and Highwaymen"
14th February 2019 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Dr. Cathryn Pearce
"The Sons of Plunder: Daniel Defoe and the Wreckers of Kent"
17th January 2019 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Annual General Meeting
Followed by Nick Woodland on "Sandwich Businesses - Then and Now"
Sandwich Museum - 2018
The autumn / winter exhibition ties in with the WW1 commemoration and uses the research from a team of Archives volunteers that tells the story of those that lost their lives from Sandwich and is part of a wider programme of events to mark the end of the war.
15th November 2018 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Len Howell of English Heritage
"Operation Fortitude - the secret success of D Day"
11th October 2018 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
Dr. Rebekah Higgitt
"Not by clockwork alone - the 18th century search for longitude"
13th September 2018 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall
"The Court of Charles I"