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2003
2004
16 January 2003 -- Crossing the Medway

15 January 2004 -- Thames and Medway Canal

[ Report here ]

20 March 2004 --  Life in the Victorian Workhouse

[ Report here ]

18 March 2004 --  Memories of a Garden Boy [ Report here ]

15 May 2003 -- AGM & Higham in 1881 [ Report here ]

20 May 2004 -- AGM & Book Launch [ Report here ]
17 July 2003 -- RSPB North Kent Marshes 15 July 2004 -- A Village Remembered [ Report here ]
18 September 2004 -- Life Upstairs and Downstairs In Ightham Mote Manor  [ Report here ] 16 September 2004 -- The Life and Paintings of Turner [ Report here ]

27 November 2003 -- Christmas Comes But Once A Year [ Report here ]

25 November 2004 --  A Celebration of Christmas

[ Report here ]


2005
2006

20 January 2005 -- Keeping the Tall Ship's Traditions [report here]

19 January 2006 -- Sir John Hawkins by Jean Lear [report here].

17 March 2005 -- The Forgotten Parish of Denton by Christoph Bull [report here]

 16 March 2006 -- History Of The Pillar Box by Avice Harms [report here].

19 May 2005 -- Annual General Meeting, followed by A Benedictine Monk from Bygone Days by a costumed Geoff Hutchinson [report here].

 25 May 2006 -- HVHG AGM and talk on Origin & History Of Nursery Rhymes by Dr John Reuther.

21 July 2005 -- Jane Austen - Her Kentish World and Naval Connections by Anthea Bryant [report here].

 20 July 2006 -- The Politeness Of Princes (The Truth about Medieval Etiquette & Table Manners) by Imogen Corrigan.

8 August 2005 -- KF&RS Logo

Evening visit to the Kent Fire and Rescue Service Museum, Tovil, Maidstone. [report and photos here]

 21 September 2006 -- Were The Good Old Days That Good? discussed by Mervyn Streatfield [report here].

15 September 2005 -- Traditional Kent & East Sussex Trades, Crafts & Industries by Richard Filmer [report here].

 30 November 2006 -- Puppets, Piers & Pantomimes by Alan Stockwell [report here].

24 November 2005 -- A Festive Visual/Audio Medley presented by Colin Coe [report here] .

 

2007
2008
18 January 2007 -- Kent Village Signs by Roger Smith :: CANCELLED DUE TO POWER CUT. Our apologies to all those who turned up on the night. 17 January 2008 -- Kent Village Signs by Roger Smith. [report here]
15 March 2007 -- Waterman's Company Of The River Thames by Molly Poulter. [report here] 20 March 2008 -- People, Plots and Plants by Jean Lear.
17 May 2007 -- HVHG AGM and talk on Shorne Country Park Heritage Project by Lyn Palmer [report here].

15 May 2008 -- AGM and Andrew Rootes: Higham Then and Now.

19 July 2007 -- Higham Then and Now by Andrew Rootes. [report here] 17 July 2008 -- Geoff Hutchinson: History in Comic Verse, 1066 to the Internet.
20 September 2007 -- Kent Scandals – Sensational, Salacious and Sad by Chris McCooey. [report here] 18 September 2008 -- The Black Death and its Aftermath by Imogen Corrigan. [report here]
22 November, 2007 -- Reminiscences Project Readings and Fun Quiz by Members of HVHG. [report here] 12 November 2008 -- Taking Dickens to America by Martin Harris. [report here]

2009
2010
19 March 2009 -- Buzz Bombs and Bicycles by Martin Lloyd. [report here] 21 January 2010 -- Gravesend Open Air Swimming Pool by Ian Downes. [ Go to report ]
21 May 2009 -- Cobham College by Eric Gander. [report here] 18 March 2010 -- GREAT EXHIBITION OF 1851 by Miss Anne Carter. [ Go to report ]
16 July 2009 -- World War Two Evacuees from Gravesend by Howard Baker [Go to report] 20 May 2010 -- Gravesend Airport and the Dummy Airfields by Frank Turner. [ Go to report ]

17 September 2009 -- The Folklore of Chalk Village by Chris Bull [Go to report]

15 July 2010 -- The Hall Houses of Southfleet by Dr Ann Kneif.
[ Go to report ]
19 November 2009 -- The Pilgrims’ Way in Kent by Douglas Chapman. 16 September 2010 -- Old Gravesend Shops by Sandra Soder [Go to report]
  18 November 2010 -- Tommy Atkins is Back! by Chris Barker
[Go to report]

2011
2012
17 March 2011 -- Admiral Sir Cloudsley Shovell by Norma Crowe. [Go to report] 19 January 2012 -- Women's Land Army by Dr Ann Kneif.
[ Go to report ]
17th November - - Harlequin to Soap Star:
300 years of English Pantomime by Alan Stockwell.
[Go to report]
19 July 2012 -- Kentish Folklore by Neil Arnold.
[ Go to report ]
  20 September 2012 -- A History of Higham Volume 2 by Andrew Rootes. [ Go to report ]
  15 November 2012 -- What is Christmas? by Geoff Hutchinson.
[ Go to report ]

2013
2014
17 January 2013 -- Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry by Martin Heard.
[ Go to report ]
20 March 2014 -- Tales from the Dividing River by Wilf Lower.
[ Go to report ]
18 July 2013 -- Airship History by Susan Pope.
[ Go to report ]
15 May 2014 -- AGM and Higham on Display Exhibition of photographs, maps and documents.
[ Go to report ]
21 November 2013 -- Murder, Sex and Mayhem in English Churches by John Vigar.
[ Go to report ]
 

2015
2016
17 January 2015 -- Richard III, was he a villain or a saint? by Toni Mount.

21 January 2016 -- Ordnance Survey, ancient and modern by Colin Brown.

[ Go to report ]

21 May 2015 -- The History of Jews in Medway by Irina Fridman.

[ Go to report ]

 

16 July 2015 -- The History of Firefighting.

[ Go to report ]

 
 
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