All General meetings are held at 19.00 (7 pm) in the Main Hall of the West Malling C.E. Primary School, Norman Road, West Malling ME19 6RL

unless otherwise stated.





  • Tuesday, June 11th Ditton Heritage Centre Talk by Maralyn Mulcuck.

A lovely Victorian building formally Ditton Schoolroom.



  • Tuesday, July 16th ‘Spirit of Invicta’ A talk by Bob Ogley,

The highlights of the 20th century. Two world wars, sporting victories, archaeological discoveries, chilling disasters and artistic triumphs. The changing social and cultural life of a county rich in folklore and legend

Wednesday 31st July 2024

Battle of Britain Memorial and Pines Garden Tea Room with Museum

Leaving West Malling at 10am to arrive at the memorial for 11am
Use your own cars and car share if possible There is a cost to park.
After approximately a 2 hour visit, drive to the Pines Gardens tea room for lunch or tea refreshments and to visit their museum.
The Memorial and Museum is free. There is a must see interactive Scramble Experience at £6.00. which appeals to all ages, this is not to be missed
The Post Code of the Battle of Britian at Capel Le Ferne is CT18 7JJ
The Pine Tea Rooms is Beach Rd. St Margarets Bay CT15 6DZ
Return to West Malling approximately 4.30 to 5.00pm

Contact The Malling Society via email

Future Events:  

  • Visit to the Ditton Heritage Centre with Cream Tea  Details TBC
  • Exhibition ‘History of West Malling from its earliest buildings’
  • History of RAF West Malling, Various displays and artefacts

The Twitch Heritage Centre

Douces Manor, St Leonard’s Street will be open from 12 – 4 pm (Last entry 3.30 pm)


The Twitch Heritage Centre, Douce’s Manor, St. Leonard’s Street, will be open from Noon to 4 pm (last admission 3.30 pm) Free entry, and there is no need to book


Sunday March 24th * Sunday April 28th * Sunday May 26th * 

Sunday June 23rd * Sunday July 28th * Saturday September 7th


Saturday 14th/Sunday 15th September (Heritage Open Days)

Remembrance Sunday 10th November

New Photographic Exhibition – “History of West Malling from its earliest buildings”

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

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 visit our website page: here  Or contact Eileen Vago 01732 841297