The History of Oldbury Hill through its Trackways

Tuesday 19th June

“The History of Oldbury Hill through its Trackways”. An illustrated talk by local historian David Williams.

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Summer Outing 2018

24th July 2018

Take a step back in time as you board a stunning steam train on the Kent and East Sussex Railway…

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“Seaside Sauce”

Tuesday 15th May

Plus vote to adopt The Malling Society Constitution “Seaside Sauce”. An amusing illustrated talk by Alan Payne on the life and times of Donald McGill, the pioneer of humorous seaside...

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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 Sunday 22nd April

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 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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