2013 Previous Events

Monday October 14 – 7.30pm at the Learning Opportunities Centre, opposite Ringwould Village Hall. Neighbourhood Plans – How they are Arranged and What They Involve. Presentation at Parish Council meeting by David Whittington, of DDC. This is a public meeting and is free of charge.

Tuesday November 12 – 7.30 for 8.00pm at Kingsdown School – Conservation Areas, Character Appraisals and Neighbourhood Plans. An illustrated talk by Clive Alexander, DDC’s principal heritage planner and urban designer

Tuesday 17thSeptember 7.30 for 8.00pm at Kingsdown School  – South Foreland Lighthouse. An illustrated talk by the National Trust about one of Britain’s most important heritage maritime buildings. Members £3:00, non-members £4.00, includes free glass of wine and refreshments

National Trust South Foreland Lighthouse –  Join butterfly expert Matthew Oates at the South Foreland Lighthouse on 14th August as part of his celebrations to mark 50 years of studying and sharing his love of butterflies. From 10:30 until about midday he will be giving a talk along the lines of ’50 butterfly facts’ and from 1:15pm onwards he will be leading a walk across the cliffs butterfly spotting. To reserve you place, please ring  01304 200003.

More Information: Matthew Oates butterfly day

2013 Annual General Meeting  on will be held at  7.15pm, Monday July 22nd  in  Kingsdown Village Hall.  

Tuesday July 167.30 for 8.00pm at Kingsdown School  – Living Landscapes and Living Seas.  An illustrated talk by Paul Hadaway of The Kent Wildlife Trust.

Friday June 21 – Members’ Summer Garden Party. Please put the date in your diary.  Download PDF copy of the  2013 Summer Party Invitation

Kingsdown Rocks Music Festival at Kingsdown Village School
Saturday June 8th   – Gates open at12.00noon for 12.30pm

The 4th Kingsdown Garage Safari is on Sunday May 19 from 9.30am. Village maps are available on the day from the Village Hall; Lyndhurst, Victoria Road; and Hardicot Guest House, Kingsdown Road. There are 50+ stalls booked. Refreshments available in the village

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All About Bats. Illustrated talk by John Puckett, chairman of the Kent Bat Group Tuesday May 14 – 7.30 for 8.00pm at Kingsdown School, Nr Deal, CT14 8DD.

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Saturday April 27 – 2.00pm at far end of Victoria Road. Guided Walk with National Trust Ranger, Rob Sonnen.
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GARDEN BIRDS Talk – A Pictorial Tour

An Evening with Steve Ray of  SBBOT
12th MARCH 2013,   7.30 – 8.00pm Kingsdown Primary School Hall , Glen Road, Kingsdown, Nr Deal CT14 8DD (Proceeds to Kingsdown Conservation Group, St John’s Heritage and Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust)  Download Poster
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DOVER DOCKS THREAT  – Should Kingsdown be worried?

KCG has arranged for the managing director of The People’s Port to give us an insight into what is happening “on our doorstep” at the most important port in Britain. What are these changes and how could they affect our village and the people who live here?  DATE: Thursday, November 8th 2012
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Talk on The Wonderous World of Bees

An absolutely fascinating talk and demonstration by Patrick Murfet – one of Britain’s leading commercial beekeepers, who lives in Kingsdown.  Date: Thursday, 13th September 2012
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Annual General Meeting

The Kingsdown Conservation Group AGM  will be held on Tuesday 17th July 2012 at 7.30pm in  Kingsdown Primary School.

 Read the Chairman’s Report. and Accounts for year ended 30/07/12
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Designer Fashion Show/Sale

The event will be held on Sunday 1st July 2012 commencing 3.00pm at Charlton Park, Bishopsbourne, to raise money for NSPCC and the Kingsdown Conservation Group.

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