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Lecture “3000 years of African Gold” by Michael Martineau

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“Stone Age Kent” – Talk by Dr. Natalie Cohen, Westerham Hall

Friday 14th October, viagra dosage Westerham Hall –  Did you know how our ancestors lived at Squerryes Farm, more about Knole Park, Oldbury Hill and Dover. This talk highlights some amazing discoveries from the Stone Age through to the times of William the Conqueror and reveals remarkable tools, relics, weaponry and food of that time.

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“Hever Castle” – Talk by Alison Palmer Alison, Westerham Hall

Friday 16th September, Westerham Hall, “Hever Castle” – Talk by Alison Palmer Alison and her team will share some fascinating historical stories from the annals of Hever Castle history. From 1462 to 1539 it was the seat of the Boleyn, originally ‘Bullen’, family. Anne Boleyn the second queen of King Henry VIII of England spent her early youth there, after …

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“Visit to Penshurst Place and Gardens”

Tuesday 12th July, thumb 1.45pm, Penshurst Place – “Visit to Penshurst Place and Gardens” Following on from last year’s lovely visit to Titsey, we have booked a similar guided tour to Penshurst. The house and gardens at Penshurst have a fabulous reputation not only for their gardens but the incredible room collections in the House. The scale of the Palace …

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American Independence Day Picnic, Westerham Green

Monday 4th July, order American Independence Day picnic, prescription Westerham Green, Westerham 6.00pm. Come and celebrate the 4th July in this informal and enjoyable yearly fixture. Bring your own picnic and take the opportunity to invite friends and family and enjoy the Green.

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“Walk & Talk” – Chartwell Gardens

Friday 3rd June, sickness 7pm, ask Chartwell – “Walk & Talk” – Chartwell Gardens An early evening stroll around the gardens of Chartwell accompanied by the National Trust Gardens Manager, Tim Parker and his team. Tim and his staff will describe the history of the gardens, including Winston’s landscaping, development and maintenance plus the ongoing annual plans for borders, displays …

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Beating The Bounds 2016

Sunday 1 st May (Bank Holiday Weekend), Beating the Bounds Beating the Bounds is an established and enjoyable annual walking event in Westerham which helps the Westerham Society raise funds for the floral decorations of the town. The tradition of ‘beating the bounds’ of a parish to know its full extent existed before the days of maps. This ancient tradition …

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March Lecture

Friday 25th March, prescription 8pm, Westerham Hall “Healing the Ravages of Time – conservation for publishing” Talk by Bill Curtis (to follow the Westerham Society AGM) Old photographs and documents, creased and split with damaged edges, but they are 150 years old and possibly the only copy. Drawing-pin holes and rust marks from pins and paperclips; some photographs would make …

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February Lecture

The February 26th talk at Westerham Hall is entitled “Abode of the Gods” by Kev Reynolds after his recent book of the same name on the Nepalese Himalayas and the impact of the major 2015 earthquakes. This replaces the original talk subject of “Westerham Brewery” by Robert Wicks which has been rescheduled for 2017.

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January Lecture

Friday 29th January, check 8pm, this Westerham Hall “The Westerham Press Family” – Talk by Paul and Francis Atterbury. Following the very popular talk by Francis Atterbury on Westerham Press in 2014 we have managed to persuade Francis to come back and talk to us again, accompanied by brother Paul of ‘Antiques Roadshow’ fame. This should be a fascinating talk …

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