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Diary     Friday, 19 August 2022 

LiDAR IMAGES OF THE DARENT VALLEYFriday, 9 September 2022 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall - talk at 8.00 pm. Dr Anne Sassin will return to explain another aspect of her work for the Darent Valley Landscape Project, and reveal what has been learnt from the aerial imaging. Guests - donation of £3 welcome. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

FROM CARDBOARD TO CASTLEFriday, 14 October 2022 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall - talk at 8.00 pm. Rod Shelton, author of 'Darent: The History and Stories of a River and its Communities' is also an expert model maker, whose scale model of Eynsford Castle is currently on display at Lullingstone Castle. He will explain the skills of model making and the research into Eynsford Castle undertaken to achieve accuracy. Guests - donation of £3 welcome. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk or Helen Smith 01322 864234

JOURNEY DOWN THE THAMES Friday, 18 November 2022 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall - talk at 8.00 p.m. Dr Gerald Cramp will show Victorian and Edwardian lantern slides journeying down the Thames. Guests - donation of £3 welcome. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk or Helen Smith 01322 864234

EYNSFORD VIADUCT & OTHER RAILWAY STRUCTURESFriday, 24 February 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall: David Cufley will update us on the site visit to Eynsford brickfield opened to provide bricks for the viaduct and will tell is about the construction of this iconic structure. Guests welcome - suggested donation of £3. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk or Helen Smith 01322 864234

FARNINGHAM ROMAN VILLAS & ITS NEIGHBOURSFriday, 24 March 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall: Dr Gerald Cramp will tell us more about this villa and its surrounds. The villa has been excavated, but had not received the publicity enjoyed by other villas in the Darent Valley/ Guests welcome - suggested donation of £3. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contact archives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

GRAFFITI FOUND IN LULLINGSTONE CASTLEFriday, 21 April 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall; Wayne Perkins returns to tell us about graffiti found in Lullingstone Castle. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

FELHS AGMFriday, 19 May 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall: AGM business followed by Feature to be announced Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

DOODBLEBUGS OVER THE DARENT VALLEYFriday, 15 September 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall: Alan Williams will describe the impact of Doodlebugs over the Darent Valley in the Second World War. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

LONDON AIRPORT AT HULBERRY?Friday, 20 October 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Eynsford Village Hall: Nick Fothergill will relate how the proposal to build a new London airport arose and how it very nearly came to fruition. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234

METAL DETECTING FINDS IN THE DARENT VALLEYFriday, 17 November 2023 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall: Geoffrey Burr will share some highlights of his metal detecting years in the Darent Valley. Doors open 7.30pm for talk at 8.00pm. Refreshments and display from FELHS collection
Contactarchives@felhs.org.uk / Helen Smith 01322 864234