Sandwich History Society: Talks and Events

Sandwich History Society holds talks or lectures throughout the year.
More information about the lectures and outings please contact Dr. Chris Day sandwichlocalhistorysociety@gmail.com


Lectures 2024


14th March 2024 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Capt Brian Laverick-Smith

"’Thirty Years of Bother on the Hover’ "

11th April 2024 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Dr John Bulaitis

"The respectable fascist’ – George Christopher Solley, Mayor of Sandwich (1919-21)"

16th May 2024 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Imogen Corrigan

"Women of influence during the First Millennium "

Past Lectures 2023 /24

8th February 2024 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Lara Band

"The Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeology Network (CITiZAN) & the Sandwich Bay ‘Keddle Nets"

11th January 2024 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

AGM and ‘Open Forum’

9th November 2023 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Dr Geoff Doel & James Frost

"The Kent Hooden Horse"

14th September 2023 7:00 for 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Jan Leeming

The story of WWII RAF pilot René Mouchotte DFC

Jan Leeming talking about Free French pilot, Commandant Rene Mouchotte DFC, who, escaping enemy occupied France in 1940, came to Britain, joined the RAF, and having completed over 300 sorties, lost his life on 28th August 1943, so 80 years ago next week.

12th October 2023 at 7:30pm in Sandwich Guildhall

Paul Pattison FSA (English Heritage)

"The ‘Castles of the Downs’"