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A gallery talk by Pam Wood on the stories and history of Chatham Convict Prison
7pm on Thursday, 26 September 2013 at Chatham Dockyard ‘Steam, Steel and Submarines’ gallery.

Please enter through the main gate on Dock Road as opposed to the ‘Visitor Entrance’.
Parking available next to the gallery by the side of the river.
Tickets cost £2 payable on the door.

It is advised to book in advance as seating is limited in the gallery.

For bookings please call 01634 822261 or email deputycurator@re-museum.co.uk
http://www.bromptonhistory.org.uk

The Vegetarian Society’s cookery school, Cordon Vert, is pleased to announce the finalists for its Chef of the Future 2013 competition. The live final, on Wednesday 8 May, will see four contestants from Staffordshire, Yorkshire, Hampshire and Suffolk battle it out to produce a three course meal, plated for four people, within three hours. More

Wednesday 22nd May – meet 7pm at Chalk Church, Church Lane, Chalk – Christoph Bull is the guide. £4 for adults, children free – come and find out about the rural part of Chalk where the urban area suddenly stops. Details Christoph Bull 01474 320156 or 07702287147. No need to book just turn up. (Celebrating 40 years of Chalk Parish History Group – joint event with Gravesend Historical Society)

Butchers in Cliffe with thanks to MALSC (Medway Archiives & Local Studies Centre

Shops of Medway are the subject of a new exhibition and talk at Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre.

These we have loved: Shops, stores and emporia of Medway is on from Monday, 19 November to Tuesday, 29 January.

This exhibition is reminiscence about local shops and stores, with photographs, advertisements and history of some of Medway’s best-loved stores. Featuring Leonards, Bates, Featherstones, the Lefevre stores and many others.

Window-shopping in Medway: Department stores remembered is the subject of a talk on Wednesday, 5 December at 2.30pm.

The exhibition and the talk are free. For more details and for opening times contact the archive centre on 01634 332714 or visit our website

Friday 28th October at 7.45pm COMEDIAN HARMONISTS Dir: Joseph Vilsmaier , Germany, 1997, 126 mins. Cast: Ben Becker, Heino Ferch, Katja Riemann. More

Friday 30th September at 7.45pm: STRAWBERRY AND CHOCOLATE ( Fresa y chocolate) Dir: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea , Cuba, 1994, 108 mins. Cast; Jorge Perugorria, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Franciso Gattorno More

September – November 2011
We’re pleased to remind you that our autumn season starts early this year More

Free workshops to help people become more involved in their communities are being run across Medway in May and June. The training will include key skills such as budgeting, managing people, negotiating and influencing, promoting events and fundraising. More

Preparation and Cooking Time: 40 minutes More

Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 55 mins More

Come and explore the three parishes of Higham, Shorne and Chalk Extra (part of Discover Gravesham Festival). More

On behalf of the Churches on the Peninsula can I pray that all the many readers and contributors to Peninsula Times have a happy and blessed 2010? Full Story

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