Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Adults

Events List Navigation

October 2017

Huguenots and the Industrial Revolution

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10.00

With Amanda Thomas from Friends of Medway Archives. Nonconformist and Protestant thinking shaped the development of Great Britain following the Reformation. During the Industrial Revolution, Britain was at the forefront of innovation, an achievement in which Huguenot migrants played a significant part.   From as early as the Middle Ages, migrants from France and the Low Countries fine-tuned techniques which helped establish many of Britain’s ground-breaking  industries, such as weaving, and the production of iron and glass.  By the eighteenth…

Find out more »
November 2017

The Legacy of the Huguenots in France in World War II

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10.00

Dr Kathy Chater is well known to many of our visitors for her regular talks on tracing Huguenot ancestry, but she returns in November with a different subject, The Legacy of the Huguenots in France in World War II. Many years ago she discovered that one branch of her Huguenot ancestors came from Dieulefit, a small town that in 2008 was awarded the title ‘Righteous Among The Nations’by Yad Veshem, the Holocaust Research Centre. Another town, Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, has the…

Find out more »
December 2017

Film Night: Breathless

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£4.00 - £6.50
Rochester film society

Finish the Rochester Film Society season with mince pies and this classic French film telling the story of a wandering criminal and his American girlfriend. Have a look around the Museum galleries beforehand with admission included in the ticket price. Doors open 7pm, film starts 7:30pm Adults £6.50, concessions £4   Powered by Eventbrite

Find out more »
+ Export Events