Saturday 27th May Viv Wilson, who has one of Sheppeys Finest finds, collection, colllected over many years, will be bringing her finds to the Gatehouse Museum for everyone to see, if you have any finds please bring them on the day.
Most of the equipment purchased with the HLF grant has been purchased so we can start to Create a digital record of Sheppey’s heritage. SLHS volunteers are showing the visitors the new system on Saturday 1st April but we need more help, especially those interested in photography and/or being trained to use Modes system for documentation. Please contact Mary for a chat on 01795 872 837 if you are interested and can spare some time in preserving the island’s heritage.
Now completed is the Sheppey History Time Line.
Time Line starts from Stone Age and finishes up until today.
In is situated on the walls of the 12 century Year old stairwell and ends on the roof of the Gatehouse, where the views are breathe taking.
It was painted by local artistes Julie Bradberry and her daughter Anna
It is well worth a visit.
Gatehouse is open on Saturdays this time of the year 2-4.30. For group visits please ring Lena 01795875111.
October Wedesday 26th 2-4.30 Halloween tours around the haunt Gatehouse, all children to come dress in costume, fun and games, entrance to the Gatehouse children £2 , Adults Free, must be accompanied by a Adult
October Saturday 29th 2- 4.30 a special Halloween afternoon for children story time and Halloween crafts please dress in costume. Fun and games, entrance to the Gatehouse children £2, Adults Free, must be accompanied by a Adult
Fossil Roadshow Saturday 29th May 2-4.00 pm
Fossil expert Fred Clouter will be at the Gatehouse with his fossil collection and ready to identify your finds.
normal admission prices to the Museum
Adults £2 Seniors £1.50 Child £1