Jane Austen

and her family connections in Kent

A talk by Clare Graham from West Malling, Trustee of The Jane Austen Society of The United Kingdom and lifelong enthusiast of her writing and her Kentish ancestors from Tonbridge and Horsmonden. Tuesday 17th October 8pm West Malling C.E. Primary...

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The Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry

An English masterpiece and the Norman ‘Spin’ on the events of 1066

Another welcome return of Martin Heard who will give a fully illustrated talk about local needlewomen and their involvement on Tuesday 19th September 8pm West Malling C.E. Primary...

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The Malling Society

Preserving the rural character of West Malling and its environs

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Twitch Heritage Centre

will next be open on Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th September for the annual Heritage Open Days

The Heritage Centre 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 public. Please note revised opening...

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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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