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Diary     Wednesday, 18 September 2019 

DIRTY DARTFORDFriday, 20 September 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8pm, Farningham Village Hall. Illustrated talk by Christoph Bull, showing how Dartford has shaped the very world in which we live. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

CREEP, PULL, PUSH - workers on the move Friday, 8 November 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8.00pm, Eynsford Village Hall. Dr Jean Stirk will show what motives drove workers to leave their homes to find new lives elsewhere, and how to trace moving families. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

SOME SHORT LOCAL FILMSFriday, 6 December 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall Friday,7:30pm for 8.00pm, a selection of short films from 1960s/70s Farningham Youth Club, Farningham Hunt, Village floods 1968, FELHS in 1988, Vale in Kent with Farningham donkey derby. Items new to FELHS collection to be displayed.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

VILLAGES OF THE UPPER DARENT VALLEYFriday, 28 February 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall - 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Ed Thompson takes us on a photographic journey from Westerham to Lullingstone using his collection of old photographs. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

MYSTERY ARTEFACT QUIZFriday, 27 March 2020 
Eynsford Village Hall - 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Martin Crowther of Canterbury Christ Church University gives us a quiz night with a difference! He challenges us with multisensory questions - historic recipes to taste, sounds, artefacts to touch and even smell. Come with a team or join others when you come. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

RURAL RIDES IN THE DELIGHTFUL DARENT VALLEYFriday, 24 April 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall - 7.30pm for 8.00pm. a A local favourite, Christoph Bull, introduces us to some of the beautiful place and some of the astonishing people who have lived and worked in the lower Darent valley. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

THE SOCIETY'S A.G.M.Friday, 22 May 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall, 7.70pm for 8pm - display details to be announced. Light refreshments.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

EXHIBITION ON LOCAL CHURCHES Saturday, 20 June 2020 at 11:00
Over the weekend of 20 & 21 June. This exhibition covering the three churches of St. Martin's, Eynsford, St. Peter & St. Paul's, Farningham, and St. Botolph's, Lullingstone, will be held in St Martin's Church - provisional times 11am to 4pm, and on Sunday before and after the morning service. Dates for viewing at Farningham and at Lullingstone to be announced.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

KENT HISTORY FROM THE AIR Friday, 25 September 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall, 7.30pm for 8.00pm. Rod LeGear, a Kent historian, has been flying out of Biggin Hill for 25 years recording archaeology and other historical sites in the landscape from the air. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

LULLINGSTONE DOWN THE AGESFriday, 23 October 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
From Neolithic settlement to Tom's World Garden, Dr Susan Pittman will highlight the depth of history in this fascinating area. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

A MUMMERS' CHRISTMAS Friday, 27 November 2020 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall, 7.30pm to 8pm. The Tonbridge Mummers and Hoodeners come to entertain us in this Christmas special event. Singers and musicians perform traditional plays and carols. There will be an entry fee of £6 for this event, which will include Christmas fayre. (Further details on entry to be announced,or contact Helen below.)
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234