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.

Dtbc-1947 open top 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.