Westgate Heritage Centre, Westgate on Sea, Thanet, Kent
Westgate Heritage Centre, Westgate on Sea, Thanet, Kent

Forthcoming Events

To enquire or book any event, please contact the Heritage Centre or telephone 01843 832617.

On the First Saturday of every month during the year, Dr Dawn Crouch will make a short talk at 10.30am on some aspect of the history of Westgate and Westbrook.

We welcome non-members to our talks for a small charge of £2

Download the Summer Programme 2018

Saturday 5th May 2018 10.30am

'A Rolling Kentish Stone' – the story of one resident of Roxburgh Road

An illustrated talk by Dr Graham Field

The Heritage Centre opens at 10.00am when homemade refreshments are on sale.

Saturday 2nd June 2018 10.30am

'The Story of Three Wills' Part 3

An illustrated talk by Dr Dawn Crouch. The death of the childless Edward Taddy in 1835 made available much coveted land in Thanet, which would affect the development of the area, including the future Westgate-on-Sea.

The Heritage Centre opens at 10.00am when homemade refreshments are on sale.

Saturday 7th July 2018 10.30am

'Freddie Lonsdale, playwright and London Theatre Manager'

An illustrated talk by Heritage Centre member Pat Orpwood. Freddie Lonsdale had important links with Westgate-on-Sea

The Heritage Centre opens at 10.00am when homemade refreshments are on sale.

Saturday 4th August 2018 10.30am

'100 years of a Westgate Family'

An illustrated talk by Heritage Centre member Colin Osborne. Colin’s family have been associated with Westgate since 1916 and its story is a fascinating vignette of the town’s story.

The Heritage Centre opens at 10.00am when homemade refreshments are on sale.

Saturday 18th August 2018

Westgate Art Group Summer Exhibition

Until From Mon. 6th August – Sat. 18th August 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (not Sundays, Fri mornings or Sat afternoons)

Westgate Art Group Summer Exhibition The Heritage Centre hopes to hold an exhibition throughout those two weeks.

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