Paul Bennett:  Recent Discoveries In Canterbury And East Kent  

Talk at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 15 March in the Friends Meeting House, the Friars Paul Bennett is Director of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust and his talks always throw a vivid light on the history of our city.  He writes: ‘There are some really interesting projects in progress at the…

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Consultation: The Impact of Higher and Further Education on the City

New report produced.  Deadline for comments Monday 19 December You are invited to take part in a consultation regarding the impact of Higher and Further Education on the Canterbury District. The full report and a summary document can be found on the council’s website.  The 32 recommendations include giving more…

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Consulation: Changes to Opening Hours at The Beaney

Changes to opening hours: comment by Tuesday 3 January 2017 The cuts to local authority budgets have made it difficult for the City Council to continue to provide the same level of services.  One response to the situation is this proposal to reduce opening hours at the Beaney Art Museum…

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A Merged Council for East Kent? Concerns and Opportunities

Public meeting at 7.30 pm on Wed 9 November at St Peter’s Methodist Church Hall Tea and coffee served from 7.15 pm You are invited to come along to this important event, which will be concerned with the possible merger of five district councils in East Kent.   The meeting is…

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English Heritage Open Days

This year the Open Days ran from 8th to 11th September, and were blessed with wonderful warm sunny weather, so different from last year when the heavens opened with thunder lightning and driving rain, which resulted in 1000 intrepid visitors being recorded.  This year  visitor numbers so far recorded and…

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Heritage Open Days

Again this year the Canterbury Society is responsible, at the request of Canterbury City Council, for the organisation of the  Heritage Open Days.  This year the event runs from  Wednesday 8th September through to Sunday 11th September.  So far nearly twenty venues have  kindly agreed to open their doors, either for…

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Marlowe Museum project

The Canterbury Society , supporting the Marlowe Museum project,  would like to advertise a small exhibition on Christopher Marlowe being displayed in the Eastbridge Hospital,  from 1st June to 6th July from 1000-1600 each day. Volunteers to act as stewards for the short two hour shifts would be extremely welcome, and…

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Talk on “Creating Beauty In My Back Yard (BIMBY)”

Talk on “Creating Beauty In My Back Yard (BIMBY)”, by Chris Weatherburn of The Prince’s Foundation 7.30 pm on Wednesday 22 June, United Reformed Church, Watling Street BIMBY (Beauty In My Backyard) is a toolkit which has been used by communities up and down the country to ensure that their…

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