Archaeology the Musical

Tuesday 12th March Archaeology the Musical An illustrated talk with songs and slides by archaeologist Kevin Fromings in aid of Comic...

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The New Year’s Buffet Roast Lunch

Sunday 3rd February The New Year’s Buffet Roast Lunch at West Malling Golf Club, Trottiscliffe Road, Addington. 12.30pm for 1 pm. See newsletter for...

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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 Sunday 21st April 2019

The Twitch Heritage Centre, Douce’s Manor, St. Leonard’s Street, will next be open  on the following dates: Sunday 21st April, Sunday 26th May, Sunday 23rd June, Sunday 28th July, Saturday 7th September and Sunday 8th 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

Have a look at our superb books etc.

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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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