Sheppey Local History Society & Minster Gatehouse Museum 

Programme of Meetings for 2016-2017

Meetings held at the Bethel Hall, Chapel Street, Minster, Sheppey at 7.45pm

November 30th The History of H M CoastGuards on Sheppey  by Ian Goodwin

December 3rd and 10th Father Christmas arrives 11am -3pm  at the winter Wonderland scene at The Gatehouse  “Father Christmas and his Trains In the Forest” the cost £2 per Child including a present please ring to book a day 01795875111

December  14th Victorian Christmas- Big Fish Band

January 25th  Change to original programme ‘Uncle Tom’s Journey’ by Francis Howland

February 22nd  Ship Wrecks of Sheppeys Coast-  Tim Bell and Dave Brown

March 29th History of Sheppey in WW1 -Martin Hawkins

April 26th  Mutiny at the Nore -Daphne Charman

May 31st History of transport on Sheppey -Ken Ingleton

June 28th History of Holm Place -Cathy Lewis ( meet at Holm Place Farm at 6.30 please bring picnic food)

July 26th Visit to Rose Cottage Meet at Rose Cottage  Sheerness at 6.30.

September 23rd 1958 double Decker Bus round the Island  Bus Tour of Sheppey 1st tour 1.30pm. 2nd tour 3.30 £ 10 per ticket inc tea party in Gatehouse Museum  please contact Lena Crowder on 01795 875111

Sept 28th History of Ships Figure Heads – Jeremy Thornton.


Oct 25th – AGM.