All General meetings are at 8pm in the West Malling C.E. Primary School, Norman Road, West Malling unless otherwise stated.


Tuesday 16th April

Kent Fire Fighting Museum

An illustrated talk by Howard Myers.

Tuesday 14th May

The Story of the Foundling Hospital A moving illustrated talk by Elaine Munday on the local children who grew up there through archive documents.

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 Council.

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Friday 21st June 2019

Summer Outing

Southend on Sea Visit by boat

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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.

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Tuesday 16th July

Some Psychic Experiences – reported to or by the Police

An interesting talk by Dennis Chambers on some of the strange goings on during his Police career.

Tuesday 17th September

What’s On the Cards

An amusing illustrated talk on the history and mystery of playing cards (with a few demonstrations thrown in)” by Alan Payne.

Tuesday 15th October

Dickens in Kent

Another illustrated Talk by Christoph Bull who makes a welcome return.

Tuesday 19th November

Annual General Meeting

followed by Wine and nibbles.

The Twitch Heritage Centre, Douce’s Manor, St. Leonard’s Street, will be open from Noon to 4pm (last admission 3.30pm)


Sunday 21st April, Sunday 26th May, Sunday 23rd June, Sunday 28th July, Saturday 21st September and Sunday 22nd September (Heritage Open days) Sunday 10th November (Remembrance Sunday).

Please note opening hours and help the volunteers by vacating the centre by 4pm otherwise terms of our lease maybe compromised.

Visitors, please note! Douce’s Manor is a private residence; the house and grounds are NOT open to the public. Parking is on St. Leonard’s Street or in the town.

For further details on joining the Society, please contact Barbara Earl or visit our website page: here