Kent Fire Fighting Museum

Wednesday 14th October. Kent Fire Fighting Museum An illustrated talk by Howard...

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Don’t Laugh – Gravesend

Wednesday 16th September Don’t Laugh – Gravesend An illustrated exploration of this hidden gem on our doorstep – a favourite of Victorian holidaymakers with so many stories to tell by Alan...

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The History of RAF West Malling and the 618 Volunteer Gliding Squadron

Wednesday 17th June The history of RAF West Malling and the 618 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, RAF West Malling Fully illustrated by historians Peter Hall and Philip...

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The Story behind Your Cuppa

Wednesday 13th May The Story behind Your Cuppa An illustrated talk by Alan Payne giving the inside story behind our favourite national drink –...

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Time Watch: The West Malling X Files – UFO

Wednesday 15th April Time Watch: The West Malling X Files – UFO – A 1-hour documentary featuring the former RAF West Malling....

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West Malling in Postcards

Wednesday 11th March West Malling in Postcards – An illustrated talk by Keith Bullard from WWI, some rare and never seen before, and their historical...

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New Year’s Lunch 2020

Sunday 2nd February The New Year’s Lunch at “The Duke of Wellington” Birling Road, Ryarsh ME19 5LS. 12.30pm for 1pm. Contact Barbara Earl for further...

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The Malling Society

Preserving the rural character of West Malling and its environs

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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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