Chatham Historical Society's programme of meetings for 2017 - 2018

Meetings are held at The Lampard Centre, Sally Port, Brompton, ME7 5BU.
Click here for map.

Doors open at 7:15 p.m. The meeting starts around 7:30 p.m. and finishes at 9:00 p.m.
Refreshments are available. Visitors are very welcome. The Lampard Centre has easy disabled/wheelchair access.

Admission (pay at the door): £1 for members, £3 for visitors.

Annual membership costs £10. A visitor can become a member by paying the membership fee at any monthly meeting.


The Lampard Centre has a small car park.
Sally Port has some free and unrestricted roadside parking space, but please avoid the sections with the double yellow lines or the No Parking notices.
There is plenty of free and unrestricted roadside parking space in Maxwell Road about 50 metres away.



13th April 2017
Annual General Meeting (and picture quiz)

11th May 2017
Gravesham Round and About - Christoph Bull

15th June 2017 (This talk was moved from 8th June due to the General Election)
Department Stores of the Medway Towns - Jean Lear

13th July 2017
Public Houses of Chatham - Len Feist

13th August 2017 at 2pm
Summer Outing to Owletts (Cobham DA12 3AP)

14th September 2017
Young Nelson - Brian Davis

12th October 2017
Not Just the Workhouse - Deborah Collins

Thursday 9th November 2017
(at the Lampard Centre)
A Schoolgirls' War - Mary Smith


Wednesday 13th December 2017
(at St Stephen's Church, Maidstone Road, Chatham,  ME4 6JE)
Society Christmas evening.

Wednesday 14th February 2018
(at St Stephen's Church, Maidstone Road, Chatham,  ME4 6JE)
Strood anecdotes - Len Feist

Wednesday 14th March 2018
(at St Stephen's Church, Maidstone Road, Chatham,  ME4 6JE)
Medway Memories - Peter Cook