Swanley History Group is a Community Organisation run by and for anyone interested in preserving the history and heritage of Swanley, Kent and the surrounding area.
We aim to collect and preserve photos, books, newspaper cuttings,postcards and other ephemera which relate to the history of the area and its people as well as documenting personal stories and memories.
We hold monthly meetings for the presentation and discussion of historical topics which relate to the area, often using outside speakers
If you have any material which may be of interest to us please contact us at email@example.com
OUR JAN - APRIL 2018 PROGRAMME IS NOW ON EVENTS PAGE
November 2017 Group Meeting Update
Thanks to Steve Hookins for his sensitive and informative look at the horrors of The Somme. He brought along a range of relics from the battlefields to illustrate his talk. A full report from Christina Tyler (who also won the prize draw for £20 tonight)our Programme Organiser IS NOW ON EVENTS SUB PAGES.
Don’t forget to contact us if you have a family member remembered on Swanley War Memorial as we are in the final stages of our research into The Fallen and will be publishing a book next year. All information is greatly appreciated. Swanleyhistorygroup@hotmail.co.uk
Thanks to the 12 members who have renewed for another year. Attendance tonight was 65 members and 16 visitors.
Our 2018 calendar featuring local views is now on sale at upcoming meetings - £3.50 or 2 for £6
Tuesday 5th December 2017
On The Thames - A Magic Lantern Show presented by Gerald Cramp
Doors open 7.15 p.m for 7.30 p.m.
Members £1 Visitors £2
OCTOBER 2017 LATEST - GALLERY 15 LOCAL ADVERTISEMENTS FROM DAYS GONE BY
SWANLEY WAR MEMORIAL RESEARCH.
Can you help us put faces and stories to the names of the WW1 Fallen named on Swanley War Memorial?