Summer Outing 2019

Posted on Mar 28, 2019

Summer Outing 2019

Day trip to Southend Friday 21st June 2019 For many years paddle steamers such as the “Medway Queen” have offered trips across the Thames Estuary to the world’s longest pier at Southend. Join us on this fantastic day out to once again have fish and chips on the beach, visit Adventure Island or ride the train to the end of the pier. Time ashore will vary depending on tides but we aim to give you about 4-5 hours of free time.We will be travelling on The Jacob Marley click here for more information on our boat Approximate timings: 0930                Depart Gravesend 1115                Arrive Southend* 1115/1145       Train departs from End of Pier to Shore 1130 – 1530     Explore Southend 1530                Train departs from Shore to end of Pier 1600                Boat Departs Southend*  1730-1800       Boat arrives Gravesend*  *Times may vary based on the tide. Onboard facilities include a Bar, selling Alcoholic and soft drinks and light snacks. A small Toilet is also available onboard. Concessions £16.20 All tickets include the Pier train  Note: Southend Pier is accessible via a steep ramp. This is not suitable for wheelchairs or for the mobility impaired. Join us on this fantastic day out to once again have fish and chips on the beach, visit Adventure Island or ride the train to the end of the pier. Time ashore will vary depending on tides, but we aim to give you about 4-5 hours of free time. Contact Richard Bowles to BOOK 01732843396 0r 07961231273 Under 3’s...

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Summer Outing 21 June 2019

Posted on Mar 24, 2019

Gravesend to Southend Boat Trip For many years paddle steamers such as the “Medway Queen” have offered trips across the Thames Estuary to the world’s longest pier at Southend. Join us on this fantastic day out to once again have fish and chips on the beach, visit Adventure Island or ride the train to the end of the pier. Time ashore will vary depending on tides, but we aim to give you about 4-5 hours of free time. Approximate timings: 0930                Depart Gravesend 1115                Arrive Southend* 1115/1145       Train departs from End of Pier to Shore 1130 – 1530     Explore Southend 1530                Train departs from Shore to end of Pier 1600                Boat Departs Southend*  1730-1800       Boat arrives Gravesend*  *Times may vary based on the tide. Onboard facilities include a Bar, selling Alcoholic and soft drinks and light snacks. A small Toilet is also available onboard. Cost £16.20 per head Jacob Marley JACOB MARLEY is our Flagship vessel named after the Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge from the Charles Dickens book, “A Christmas Carol”  Jacob Marley is a Class V and VI passenger vessel capable of carrying 98 persons on the River Medway and Thames.  She is of a catamaran design which ensures that she is stable and has little movement when underway. This makes her ideal for all the family to enjoy being on the water without the worry of getting seasick.  Please contact Eileen Vago to book your place or Richard Bowles to BOOK 01732843396 0r 07961231273 . First Come, First Served. Once you have contacted Eileen and reserved your space, download reservation form please send or take your cheque for £16.20 per person to Eileen Vago 116 St Leonards Street, West Malling ME19 6PD before 1st June...

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Dickens in Kent

Posted on Mar 23, 2019

Dickens in Kent

Tuesday 15th October Dickens in Kent Another illustrated Talk by Christoph Bull who makes a welcome return.

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Pocahontas – the non-Disney Story

Posted on Mar 23, 2019

Pocahontas – the non-Disney Story

Tuesday 18th June Pocahontas – the non-Disney Story An illustrated Talk, by Christoph Bull, tour guide, speaker, historical adviser and Mace Bearer for Gravesham Borough...

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Visit to St Mary’s Abbey, Swan Street

Posted on Mar 23, 2019

Visit to St Mary’s Abbey, Swan Street

Tuesday 16th July at 2pm at St Mary’s Abbey, Swan Street £5 per head, including tea, coffee & biscuits. Maximum number of guests would be 25. There will be a Tour of the Abbey at 2pm with refreshments from 3pm in the Centre, you may also like to know that the sisters sing the office of “None” at 3pm, which lasts 10 minutes. Any who wish to would be most welcome to join us in the guest chapel for this service. Then we would all adjourn to the Guest House to join the rest of the group for tea. There will also be a chance to speak with the sisters and purchase books and other items during refreshment time. Please contact Eileen Vago to book your place. First Come, First Served. Once you have contacted Eileen and reserved your space, download the Reservation form please complete send or take your cheque for £5.00 per person to Eileen Vago 116 St Leonards Street, West Malling ME19 6PD before 30th June...

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