Visit to St Mary’s Abbey, Swan Street

Tuesday 16th July at 2pm

There will be a Tour of the Abbey at 2pm with refreshments from 3pm in the Centre, you may also like to know that the sisters sing the office of “None” (pronounced No Nay) at 3pm, which lasts 10 minutes. Any who wishes to would be most welcome to join us in the guest chapel for this...

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Pocahontas – the non-Disney Story

Tuesday 18th June Pocahontas – the non-Disney Story An illustrated Talk, by Christoph Bull, tour guide, speaker, historical adviser and Mace Bearer for Gravesham Borough...

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The Malling Society

Preserving the rural character of West Malling and its environs

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Twitch Heritage Centre

Next opening on Sunday 23rd June 2019

The Twitch Heritage Centre, Douce’s Manor, St. Leonard’s Street, will next be open  on the following dates: Sunday 23rd June, Sunday 28th July, Saturday 21st September and Sunday 22nd September (Heiritage Open days) Sunday 10th November (Rememberance Sunday). Please note revised opening times of The Heritage Centre it will be open from Noon to 4pm, last admission 3.30pm. Douce’s Manor is a private residence, the house and grounds are not open to the...

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Malling Society Publications

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Malling Abbey Cascade

The cascade in Swan Street, West Malling is listed by English Heritage as a Late Georgian ornamental feature incorporating re-used medieval fragments from…

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Twitch Heritage Centre

The Twitch Heritage Centre is situated in the basement of Douces Manor in St. Leonard’s Street and is open to the public up to 20 times a year. Entrance is free and the exhibition…

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St. Leonard’s Tower

The tower is a mysterious survival. It is thought by some to have been part of a castle built between 1077 and 1108 by Gundulf, Bishop of Rochester, who founded St Mary’s Abbey…

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