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Herne Bay Historical Records Society

Chairman Mike Bundock welcomed members to the evening which he said was in a slightly different format this time, one which he hoped they would enjoy. The display of all the project work that members have been undertaking on shops, cinemas and war memorials in Herne Bay proved popular with an excellent attendance of members. The quiz with questions based …

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Herne Bay museum appeal for volunteers

THE running of Herne Bay Museum is to be transferred from the city council to a trust. The local authority has agreed to transfer ts operation to the Herne Bay Museum Trust, the charitable organisation formed after a series of meetings in the autumn. It is intended that the museum opens for summer in July, although the trust will have …

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HERNE BAY HISTORICAL RECORDS SOCIETY

MIKE BUNDOCK, chairman, welcomed members to the evening which he said was in a slightly different format this time, one which he hoped they would enjoy. The display of all the project work that members have been undertaking on shops, cinemas and war memorials in Herne Bay proved very popular with an excellent attendance of members.The quiz with questions based …

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Herne Bay Museum: can you help as it moves into new era?

A new dawn for Herne Bay Museum The running of Herne Bay Museum is to be transferred from the city council to a trust. The local authority has agreed to transfer its operation to the Herne Bay Museum Trust, the charitable organisation formed after a series of meetings in the autumn. A report by the council said that the bid …

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Herne Bay Historical Records Society

Society chairman Mike Bundock welcomed six new visitors to the meeting and called on committee member Ian Tittley, who is also a trustee of the Herne Bay Museum Trust, to update members on the position of the negotiations with Canterbury City Council. He explained that things have moved on quite quickly since the January Newsletter and that the plans submitted …

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Decision day is looming for Museum Trust

Are the people of Herne Bay able to run their own museum? What might have seemed a protracted process to many will be resolved this spring when Canterbury City Council passes over control of the museum to an external organisation on April 1st. The move has not been supported by everyone in the town, but the change is nevertheless about to …

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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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HBHRS Lecture 17th March

Mr. Ian Tittley: “History of the Natural History of North Kent” The Herne Bay Historical Records Society Lecture meetings are held in the Lower Hall, Herne Bay United Church, High Street, Herne Bay (click here for a picture). Doors open from 6.30pm, the lectures start at 7:00pm. Meetings are open to members and guests. The meetings are free to Members on …

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Programme 2010/2011

Here’s this season’s programme at the Herne Bay Historical Records Society: 2010 7th October: A.G.M. Followed by some more: “Images from the archives” 21st October: Peter Ewart: “The Swing Riots” 4th November: HAROLD GOUGH MEMORIAL LECTURE: Brian Philp: “Excavations of the Roman Fort at Reculver” 18th November: Richard Filmer: “Hops and Hop Picking” 2nd December: John Fishpool: “Raiders & Invaders – The Defence of Kent …

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Programme 2009/2010

Here’s the 2009/2010 programme, to give you an idea of the range of topics covered: 2009 1st October: A.G.M. Followed by: “Images from the archives” 5th November: J & S Wagner: “Phantasmagoria” Magic Lantern Slides 19th November: Mrs. Ann Winter: “People & Lives of the Railway” 3rd December: Miss Jennie Burgess: “Smuggling in & around Birchington” 2010 7th January: Mr. …

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