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Major historical project launched in Folkestone for 'Finding Eanswythe'

Contributed by editor on Sep 19, 2017 - 03:10 PM

 

By Ray Duff
On Saturday 16th September local archaeologists, historians and residents gathered at a reception in the Lilford gallery in the Old High Street.

 


Free entry! Heritage Open Days return to Thanet this week

Contributed by editor on Sep 05, 2017 - 02:00 PM

 

 

Heritage Open Days return this September when 30 Thanet venues will be offering free entry for people to experience the area’s rich history, architecture and culture.

 


Hundreds brave the weather for Folkestone East Cliff archaeological dig open day

Contributed by editor on Jul 31, 2017 - 10:35 AM

 

By Ray Duff

Saturday 29th July saw the East Wear Bay Field School hold it's latest 'Open Day' to show off what has been found so far.

 


Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone marks its 90th Anniversary

Contributed by editor on Jul 31, 2017 - 08:45 AM

 

By Ray Duff

Folkestone's leading entertainment venue, the Leas Cliff Hall, marked it's 90th anniversary on Sunday 23 July with a series of events inside and out.
 


Come face to face with the past as Iron Age re-enactors join Folkestone dig open day on Saturday

Contributed by editor on Jul 26, 2017 - 01:30 PM

 

By Ray Duff

Locals and tourists are invited to join archaeologists of Canterbury Archaeology Trust and support staff from Folkestone Research & Archaeology Group, on Saturday 29th July to view the on-going excavations at East Cliff, Folkestone.

 


Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone marks its 90th Anniversary

Contributed by editor on Jul 25, 2017 - 11:45 AM

 

By Ray Duff

Folkestone's leading entertainment venue, the Leas Cliff Hall, marked it's 90th anniversary on Sunday 23 July with a series of events inside and out.
 


The Detectorists are back in Folkestone for third dig of Iron Age archaeological site

Contributed by editor on Jul 10, 2017 - 09:55 AM

 

By Ray Duff

The latest excavations on Folkestone's internationally important Roman Villa and Iron Age site at East Wear Bay beside Wear Bay Road has just re-opened for a third year and will run daily for a month.
 

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