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‘East 17 is first of many big acts’

The arrival of band East 17 in Herne Bay for a Christmas gig will mark a new beginning for the town’s nightlife, say club bosses. Hundreds of tickets have already being sold for the group’s Friday at The Front appearance tomorrow and club spokesman Adrian Hand ley says it will be the first of many top Herne Bay gigs. Best-selling …

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MAN-BAND EAST 17 PLAY ANOTHER DAY

90s pop idols are back on the road at new bar ahead of launch ONE of the biggest-selling boy bands of the 90s is coming to town to play a new late-night bar and venue, set to officially launch in mid-2015. In what has been described as “the biggest Christmas party” East 17 will appear on Friday at The Front, …

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Report: A journey down the Thames

Ian Tittley gave a very interesting talk to members based on his detailed knowledge of the River Thames. After explaining that his main interest was as a Marine Biologist in which capacity he had walked its banks many times up to the extent of the tidal reaches at Teddington lock he went on to select various locations from London to …

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Report: Doing their Bit – The Home Front in 1914-18

James Brazier, a founder member of The Western Front Society, gave a very interesting and illuminating presentation to members at our last meeting entitled “Doing their Bit – The Home Front in 1914-18”. His talk was illustrated with a collection of amusing post cards which were published throughout the duration of the Great War and demonstrated the various very important …

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Report: Telling Your Own Story

At our last meeting Margaret Burns gave a presentation on the introduction and benefits of Oral History to local historians which she called “Telling Your Own Story”. As well as being a Society member, she explained that she was also a member of Herne Bay Community Memories Group which had been involved over the past ten years in recording people’s …

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King’s Hall Centenary

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Herne Bay’s birthday!

As part of the town’s 180th Anniversary season of events, Mike Bundock will be giving a presentation on 28th June at 7pm at the Herne Bay Little Theatre – book your tickets now!

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Report: 21st March 2013 – Regency Ramsgate

Peter Borrough showed his excellent film on Regency Ramsgate at our last meeting. As well as illustrating the history of the building of the harbour it showed the many distinguished figures of history who had influenced the building and prestige of the town during the 19th century Regency period including several Royal visits. The last meeting of the season will …

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Report: 7th Mar 2013 – Authors and Artists of the South East

“Authors and Artists of the South East” was the subject of Anthea Bryant‘s talk at our last meeting. She commenced her literary journey in Canterbury which Geoffrey Chaucer illustrated so graphically in his medieval Canterbury Tales and also covered more modern connections with Thomas Sidney Cooper, Rupert Bear, Bagpuss as well as Jane Austen, Ian Fleming and Count Zborowski (the …

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Report: 21st Feb 2013 – The Dissenting Churches of Canterbury

Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At our latest meeting Ian Moat gave us a very informative talk on the “Dissenting Churches in Canterbury”. He covered the history of the growth of the non-conformist church movement in Canterbury which included Baptists, Congregationalists, Countess of Huntingdon, Methodists, Presbyterian, Quakers and Salvation Army. He also covered the background of …

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