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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Calendar Note: Where an event requires special booking please refer to the latest Newsletter.

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The Society

The Westerham Society The Westerham Society is a civic society open to men and women of all ages who share an interest in Westerham and the surrounding countryside. In addition to hosting a series of interesting talks, visits and social events, the society aims to protect the beauty and character of Westerham and the surrounding countryside. It takes action on …

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Home

The Westerham Society On 5th February 2018 the Westerham Society launched of our Heritage website with historical records about the town of Westerham. The Heritage project was four years in the making, seeking expertise, gaining Lottery funding, collecting and organising data and providing a wonderful product for current and future generations of Westerham.  Congratulations to Bill Curtis and the team for the …

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July 1st Picnic

Traditionally, each year,  the Society has held an informal picnic on 4th July. This date recognised Winston Churchill’s American Mother, acknowledged our American members and was a jolly good reason for an informal get together! However, we have decided to give focus to our other great Westerham hero, General James Wolfe, and his obvious connection to Canada. Saturday, July 1st …

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October Lecture: “Churchill at Chartwell” by Kate Mail and Nicole Day

Last September, Chartwell launched an appeal to raise over £7 Million and reinvigorate the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill at his family home. To date the Chartwell appeal has reached £6 Million and many important items have been acquired. Kate Mail, Learning Officer, will advise how the funding has been springboard for engaging a new generation with Churchill’s legacy. Nicole …

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Christmas Social

The annual lunchtime Christmas Social open to all members.

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Lecture: “The Queen’s Jewels” by David Thomas

David Thomas was crown jeweller to the English monarchy from 1991 to 2007, capsule when he retired. His job was keeping the monarchs crowns and jewels in order. His talk covers the Queens fabulous personal jewellery collection including the famous Cambridge Emeralds – which were apparently won in a German lottery in the nineteenth century.

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Lecture: A day in the life of a “Tower of London’ Beefeater by Mitch Jones

The guards at the Tower of London are called Yeoman Warders but nicknamed Beefeaters. In principle they are responsible for looking after any prisoners at the Tower and safeguarding the British crown jewels, about it but in practice they act as tour guides and are a tourist attraction in their own right. Come and listen to some lovely stories from …

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St George’s Day breakfast

Sunday 23rd April, more about 9.30 – 11am, St. George’s Day Breakfast at the George and Dragon. Come along and join our 11th St. George’s Day Breakfast! Members, children and guests are invited to sit down to a full cooked English breakfast.  Booking forms will be distributed in the March newsletter.

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Beating The Bounds 2017

Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday Weekend), approved Beating the Bounds Beating the Bounds is an established and enjoyable annual walking event in Westerham. The tradition of ‘beating the bounds’ of a parish to know its full extent existed before the days of maps. This ancient tradition has been revived in Westerham, for sale with residents, ed friends, families and visitors invited …

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