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October 2017

Family Music Gig

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3.00

We loved having David Gibb for Sweeps Festival so are happy to announce his return to celebrate the release of his second album Climb That Tree. Children £3, adults 50p a ticket. Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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Historical Novel Book Club

October 19 @ 2:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom

Liz Trenow's For the Love of Silk talk launches our new Historical Novel Book Club. The first meeting will discuss Liz Trenow's novel The Silk Weaver will take place on Thursday 19th October 2pm. The first meeting is free with refreshments provided and no need to book. We will be a friendly, informal group where no prior knowledge of the Huguenots is necessary, just an enthusiasm for history and a good story!

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Bookbinding

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

In this one day workshop you will learn methods and styles of book binding and how to make your own case-bound book with local craftsman Mike Fitzgerald. Museum admission, refreshments and lunch included with ticket. Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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Pom Pom Animals

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£4.00
Arts Award

Make your own pom pom animals for October half term and try our gallery trails. Suitable for all ages. Toys and play mats available for the younger ones too! £4.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Pom Pom Animals

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£4.00
Arts Award

Make your own pom pom animals for October half term and try our gallery trails. Suitable for all ages. Toys and play mats available for the younger ones too! £4.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Film Club: My Life as a Courgette PG

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3.00

A police officer and his friends help an orphan adjust to life at a foster home. Toys and mats are available for the little ones so the whole family can relax and feel free to bring your own snacks and refreshments! Film rated PG £3pp Powered by Eventbrite

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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
£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…

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November 2017

Story Time

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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The Saturday Club: Rockets

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£4.00
Arts Award

Make your own space rocket in time for Bonfire Night in our family friendly craft workshop. Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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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
£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…

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Story Time

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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Memory Mats

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£45.00

Come and learn the age-old thrift craft of rag rug making and make some textile art with fabric that has a memory for you - just as the Huguenots might have done in the 1600's. You will use simple hand tools and recycled textiles with Debbie Siniska, who is a textile artist that specialises in working with recycled, reclaimed and vintage textiles to make rag rugs among other things. Debbie has exhibited work at the V&A museum in London and…

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Story Time

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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Story Time

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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Book Club: La Reine Margot

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom

Following a successful first meeting in October our next book will be La Reine Margot, by Alexandre Dumas. Published in 1845 it opens with the celebrations for the marriage of the beautiful Catholic princess Margot and the Protestant Henri of Navarre in 1572. At attempt is made on the life of prominent Protestant Admiral Coligny, leading to the St Bartholomew’s Day Massacre and what follows is a story of drama, love and intrigue. The popularity of La Reine Margot and…

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December 2017

The Saturday Club: Traditional Decorations and Patchwork Pictures

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£4.00

Join us for Saturday Club in December and make your own traditional decorations and patchwork scenes during Rochester's Dickensian Christmas weekend. Drop-in welcome - no need to book. £4.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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Story Time

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£2.00

Join us throughout the year 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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