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Event Series Event Series: Free Saturday drop-ins

Free Saturday drop-ins

2nd March | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Close up image of an old style map with a cushion and book beside it.

Our free Saturday drop-ins take place on the first Saturday of each month. Everyone is welcome and there is no need to book, just drop in to discover more about Medway’s fascinating history!

Down Memory Lane…
The building that houses Medway Archives Centre was originally Strood Library, and was officially opened in March 1974. Join us to find out more about the building and the history of the site, chat to staff and volunteers, and book a return visit to see more of the collection.
Saturday 2 March, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… the closure of Chatham Dockyard and development of the area
30 March 1984 saw the closure of Chatham Dockyard. Now, 40 years later, join us to discover more about the resources we have of that time, and chat to staff and volunteers.
Saturday 6 April, 10am to 12nooon

Focus on… Medway’s wharves and piers
To celebrate Local and Community History Month, call in to find out more about Medway’s wharves and piers. Although many of the wharves and piers have long gone, they were an important part of industry and leisure on the river. Chat to staff and volunteers, and book a return visit to see more of the collections.
Saturday 4 May, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… Medway’s windmills and watermills
Saturday 1 June, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… sporting Medway
Saturday 6 July, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… Medway’s prisons and prison hulks
Saturday 3 August, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… Will Adams
Saturday 7 September, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… Aveling & Porter
Saturday 5 October, 10am to 12noon

Focus on… the Hoo Peninsula
Saturday 2 November, 10am to 12noon

For further information visit our website.

Venue

Medway Archive Centre
32 Bryant Road
Strood, ME2 3EP
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Other

Genre
Heritage
Audience
Adults
Accessibility
Accessible venue (including toilets)
Location
Strood