On Tuesday September 14th at 19.00 UK time the Kent Archaeological Society are delighted to be hosting a talk by esteemed academic and Professor of History at Boston College Robin Fleming, She has written on the political history of viking, Anglo-Saxon, and Anglo-Norman England; English law before the Common Law; Domesday Book; and late-Roman and early medieval material culture.
The Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for local history/archaeology in Kent schools has been established by the Kent Archaeological Society in memory of Ian Coulson. Ian was Adviser for History in Kent schools for over 25 years and, at the time of his premature death in 2015, President of the Kent Archaeological Society. Teachers in Kent schools are invited to apply for the bursary to develop classroom resources based on Kent’s local history and/or archaeology, two of Ian’s great passions. It is open to teachers in both primary and secondary schools.
Shornemead Fort - Report of Watching Brief part two from 2008.
Shornemead Fort - Report of Watching Brief part one from 2008.
There has been an extension to the deadline for articles or other content for the KAS Magazine. The Winter 2021 edition will become the Spring 2022 edition to enable the Editor Richard Taylor to fit in some important news about events scheduled for late 2021.
If you would like to submit content for the Magazine, contact Richard at email@example.com
Defending Kent During The Great War
Professor Robin Fleming of Boston College interviewed by KAS President Kerry Brown.
Click here to watch the video.
This interview is in place of the recording of a talk in September that Professor Fleming gave as one of the KAS series of live events (see link below for details of the initial talk).
An article by Victor Smith on the Gravesend Civil Defence Control Centre built in 1954. This is open usually once a month for visitors. The volunteers from Thames Defence Heritage act as guides. For information on dates of tours please see the Facebook page Gravesend Cold War Bunker.