Music @ Malling Festival 2018

16th-29th September 2018

Welcome to the eighth Music@Malling Festival – a festival that brings international artists to historical venues in and around West Malling, Kent. Music@Malling aims to promote dynamic and exhilarating programmes of music in outstanding local venues in and around the historic town of West Malling. The festival will run from 16th September – 29th September 2018 and celebrates an eclectic mix of fabulous music. Tickets can be purchased via the website and at Was Down Swan Street, 72, High Street, West Malling, ME19 6LU. Tickets can also be purchased on the door for most events. Music at Malling 2018  ...

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An Armchair Tour of Greenwich

Tuesday 16th October

“An armchair tour of Greenwich” We welcome back Alan Payne with an illustrated talk, of the heritage and buildings in...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Tuesday 18th September

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”. An illustrated, amusing story of Kentish Public Libraries by Christoph Bull, tour guide, speaker, historical advisor and Mace Bearer for Gravesham Borough...

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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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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 22th July

The Twitch Heritage Centre, Douce’s Manor, St. Leonard’s Street, will next be open  on Sunday 22nd July, Saturday/Sunday 8th – 9th September (Heritage Open Days) and Sunday 11th November 2018 (Remembrance 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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