The City of Rochester Society runs a programme of meetings for members. These take place at the Moat House Baptist Church Hall in Crow Lane, Rochester (except the Christmas meeting and the AGM which are held in the Guildhall).
Afternoon meetings are 2pm refreshments for a 2.30pm start.
Evening meetings are 7.30pm refreshments for a 8pm start.
Tuesday 11 September (7.30pm for 8pm) – The Short Brothers’ Tunnels in Rochester by Robert Flood
Thursday 11 October (2pm for 2.30pm) – Man of Kent or Kentish Man? A very Saxon question by John Harris
Thursday 13 November (2pm for 2.30pm) – Rochester’s Home-Front during World War 1 by Geoff Ettridge
Saturday 8 December (7.30pm for 8pm) – a special performance of a Christmas Carol at the Guildhall Museum presented by John O’Connor. See your Newsletter for details.
Tuesday 22 January (2pm for 2.30pm) – The history of the French Hospital and how it relates to the Huguenot Museum by Dinah Winch, the Director of the Huguenot Museum
Thursday 21 February (2pm for 2.30pm) – The Historic Dockyard, Chatham by Richard Holdsworth, Director of Preservation & Education at the Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Thursday 14 March (7.30pm for 8pm) – The Good, Bad & Ugly: 160 amusing years of public libraries in Kent by author and historian Christoph Bull
Tuesday 16 April (2pm for 2.30pm) – Secrets of the Industrial Revolution by Amanda Thomas
Tuesday 7 May (7.30pm for 8pm) – Thomas Telford and his work in Rochester by Mrs Sue Threader (Chief Executive and Clerk to the Rochester Bridge Trust)
Wednesday 12 June (7.30pm for 8pm) – Annual General Meeting at the Guildhall Museum
Guests are welcome at open meetings. The AGM is members only.