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
DUE TO ILLNESS WE APOLOGISE FOR THE LATE UPDATE OF OUR WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGES SINCE JUNE THIS MAY CONTINUE FOR SOME TIME BUT UPDATES WILL BE ADDED WHEN POSSIBLE.
August 2018 Meeting Update
53 members and 8 visitors attended last night’s presentation by William Franklin on Viscount Slim and the 14th Army. A full report from Christina Tyler, Programme Organiser, IS NOW ON EVENTS SUB PAGES.
Thanks to the 2 members who renewed for another year and congratulations to the winner of the £20 Prize Draw.
New Memories pages - If you have any memories of Swanley and the surrounding area which you would like to share please send your written account to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand them to a Committee member at a Group Meeting.
We are always looking for items of local interest to preserve for future generations so do get in touch if you have anything that tells the story of Swanley through the years. We can take copies and return originals if you prefer.
Tuesday 4th September 2018 Every Night Something Awful - ENSA in WW2 Presented by Delia Taylor
White Oak Indoor Bowls Club Garrolds Close, off Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7BF
Doors open 7.15 p.m for 7.30 p.m.
On evenings when large attendances mean we may exceed our room capacity, we may have to adopt a 'members first policy' on the door. Members are requested to arrive by 7.15 p.m if possible.
UPCOMING PROGRAMME JUNE TO OCTOBER 2018 IS NOW ON EVENTS PAGE
COMING SOON ....
SWANLEY WAR MEMORIAL
The First World War - The Stories Behind The Names
A book telling the stories of the Fallen, their families and the local area
Researched by Swanley History Group