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June 2017

The Saturday Club: Masks

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Do you like getting messy and having fun? Come along to the Saturday Club to take part in different arts and crafts on the first Saturday of each month. This month we are getting messy making creative masks! Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time (0-5 years)

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Storytelling for under 5’s at the Huguenot Museum! Join us each week for a different story in our beautiful learning space. Have fun with props and games as we bring the books to life! Stories for your little ones and refreshments for the grown-ups. Baby change facilities, toys and play mats available. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for grown-ups and milk and juice for the little ones! No need to book, just turn up. Pick up a loyalty card and…

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Dickens’ Household Words: Traits and Stories of the Huguenots

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£5.00
The unfortunate Calas Family

In 1853 Charles Dickens published Elizabeth Gaskell’s article ‘Traits and Stories of the Huguenots’ in his magazine ‘Household Words’. In it Gaskell tells of the escape of the great-great grandmother of ‘A friend of mine, a descendant from some of the Huguenot refugees’. Dinah Winch will explore why Gaskell wrote this article and look at the growing interest in the Victorian period in the story of the Huguenots. Dinah Winch is Director of the Huguenot Museum but was, until November…

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Story Time (0-5 years)

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Storytelling for under 5’s at the Huguenot Museum! Join us each week for a different story in our beautiful learning space. Have fun with props and games as we bring the books to life! Stories for your little ones and refreshments for the grown-ups. Baby change facilities, toys and play mats available. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for grown-ups and milk and juice for the little ones! No need to book, just turn up. Pick up a loyalty card and…

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Dutch Huguenots in Britain

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£10.00

Join us for a talk as part of the Battle of Medway Commemorations. Migrants from the Low Countries came in large numbers bringing craft skills and knowledge. The largest number came as Protestant refugees during Elizabeth I’s reign, and established communities and churches in this country. Many of us trace our ancestors to these Dutch refugees. Silke Muylaert has finished her doctoral studies concerning Dutch and Walloon Protestant refugees in Elizabethan England at the University of Kent. Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time (0-5 years)

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Storytelling for under 5’s at the Huguenot Museum! Join us each week for a different story in our beautiful learning space. Have fun with props and games as we bring the books to life! Stories for your little ones and refreshments for the grown-ups. Baby change facilities, toys and play mats available. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for grown-ups and milk and juice for the little ones! No need to book, just turn up. Pick up a loyalty card and…

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Food, Photographs and Belonging: Mapping Family Histories

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

What foods remind you of home? Were you born in the same place as your parents? Or has your family travelled far to get you where you are? Have you ever visited your grandparents’ birthplace? Is Rochester where you feel you truly belong? We invite you to join us and theatre group Double Trouble at the Huguenot Museum for a afternoon of activities and story-telling, exploring heritage, identity, belonging and the effects of displacement. We will be sharing recipes, mapping…

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Story Time (0-5 years)

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Storytelling for under 5’s at the Huguenot Museum! Join us each week for a different story in our beautiful learning space. Have fun with props and games as we bring the books to life! Stories for your little ones and refreshments for the grown-ups. Baby change facilities, toys and play mats available. Tea, coffee and biscuits available for grown-ups and milk and juice for the little ones! No need to book, just turn up. Pick up a loyalty card and…

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French Hospital, Museum Tour and Talk

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£12.00
The French Hospital

Take a tour of the Huguenot Museum and French Hospital with the Museum's trustee Leslie Du Cane and hear about his family's story. Powered by Eventbrite

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July 2017

The Saturday Club: Silk Handkerchiefs

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Come along for our family friendly Saturday Club to design your own silk handkerchief. Powered by Eventbrite

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The Reception of Britain’s First Refugees: The Huguenots in Later Stuart England

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£10.00

Robin Gwynn has been at the forefront of Huguenot history for many decades and is author of 'Huguenot Heritage' which is always available in our shop. The thousands of French Protestants who crossed the Channel in the 1680s were the first people coming to Britain to be known as 'refugees'. This talk explores why they came, how many of them there were, where they went and settled following their arrival, and how they were received by the English people of…

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Story Time

July 20 @ 10:00 am - July 27 @ 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Join us throughout the Summer Holidays for Story Time. There are books, colouring, toys and fun each week. Refreshments for adults and children. All ages welcome. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Summer Holiday Crafts

July 27 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Come along during the holidays to try a different family friendly craft activity each week. This week we're having fun making cress heads! £4.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Stitch: Small Objects of Desire

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£50.00

Take inspiration from everyday items to create your own stitched and stencilled 'nature story' on canvas with Cas Holmes. Found paper, fabric scraps, and found materials will be combined with stencils, mark making and stitching to develop new ideas will be constructed onto canvas. Please bring to the workshop: A waterproof pen scissors, regular sewing thread, pins and needle.A few hand threads in your preferred colour range Small portable kit of painting media you may like to use (can be…

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August 2017

Story Time

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Join us throughout the Summer Holidays for Story Time. There are books, colouring, toys and fun each week. Refreshments for adults and children. All ages welcome. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Summer Holiday Crafts

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Come along during the holidays to try a different family friendly craft activity each week. This week we're making tissue paper pom pom decorations. £4 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Join us throughout the Summer Holidays for Story Time. There are books, colouring, toys and fun each week. Refreshments for adults and children. All ages welcome. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Summer Holiday Crafts

August 10 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Come along during the holidays to try a different family friendly craft activity each week. This week we will be making peg people! £4.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£2.00

Join us throughout the Summer Holidays for Story Time. There are books, colouring, toys and fun each week. Refreshments for adults and children. All ages welcome. £2.00 additional children 50p each, adults free.

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Summer Holiday Crafts

August 17 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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£4.00

Come along during the holidays to try a different family friendly craft activity each week. This week we will be making mobiles. £4 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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