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Diary     Saturday, 20 October 2018 

1918 OUR VILLAGES & THE PEACE Friday, 2 November 2018 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30 for 8.00pm, Farningham Village Hall. Powerpoint presentation by Susan Pittman showing aspects of Crockenhill, Eynsford and Farningham after the First World War ended. Artefacts from FELHS collection will be on display.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

FARNINGHAM SHOPS EXHIBITIONSaturday, 3 November 2018 at 11:00
SHAND HALL, FARNINGHAM CHURCHYARD: SATURDAY 11 am - 4 pm. Learn about shops and shopping in Farningham down the years,from the days when the village shops catered for most of villagers' needs to today, when only a few shops survive.
ContactVikki Saunders 01322 861931

HISTORY & ORIGINS OF NURSERY RHYMESFriday, 15 February 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8.00pm,Eynsford Village Hall. Talk with short quiz by Dr John Reuter. John will cover counting songs, nonsense rhymes, historical lampoons and lullabies from the rich legacy of nursery rhymes. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

WATER MILLS OF THE DARENT VALLEY Friday, 22 March 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Friday,7:30pm for 8.00pm, Eynsford Village Hall. Illustrated talk by Dr Lionel Parks. A brief look at the origins of water mills. Then a guided trip along the Darent from its sources around Westerham and onwards downstream, highlighting where there were, and indeed, in some case, still are surviving Water Mills. Items new to FELHS collection to be displayed.
ContactContact Helen Smith 01322 864234

SOME KENT GHOSTS: their haunts & stories Friday, 26 April 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8.00pm, Farningham Village Hall. Talk by Dennis Chambers. Kent is at the top of the league of 'most haunted' and John will tap into this enigmatic world. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Friday, 31 May 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8.00pm, Eynsford Village Hall. Theme yet to be chosen. FELHS items will be on display. Light refreshments.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

DIRTY DARTFORDFriday, 20 September 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8pm, Farningham Village Hall. Illustrated talk by Christoph Bull, showing how Dartford has shaped the very world in which we live. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

SOME SHORT LOCAL FILMSSaturday, 5 October 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
Farningham Village Hall Date to be announced (system wouldn't allow only month!)Friday,7:30pm for 8.00pm, a selection from our collection of short films taken locally will be shown. Items new to FELHS collection to be displayed.
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234

CREEP, PULL, PUSH - workers on the move Friday, 8 November 2019 at 19:30 (7:30pm)
7.30pm for 8.00pm, Eynsford Village Hall. Dr Jean Stirk will show what motives drove workers to leave their homes to find new lives elsewhere, and how to trace moving families. Items new to FELHS collection will be on display. Light refreshments
ContactHelen Smith 01322 864234