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April 2017
£2.00

Story Time (0-5 years)

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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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£3.00

Family Music Gig

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Join us for a relaxed family concert with award-winning songwriter David Gibb. It's music for little people, big people, and everyone in between! £3 per child and accompanying adult FREE Powered by Eventbrite

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May 2017
£2.00

Story Time (0-5 years)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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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£4.00

The Saturday Club: Fancy Paper Making

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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 time we are getting crafty making paper from scratch! Powered by Eventbrite

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£2.00

Story Time (0-5 years)

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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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£45.00

Folded Memories- Paper Keepsakes

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Take part in this unique workshop to learn paper folding techniques to create beautiful 'beads of memory' to string together for jewellery or decoration. Explore memories or family history through writing and sketching led by artist Clara Breen - then learn paper-folding techniques to create geometric shapes - create unique 'beads of memory' containing your written or drawn material. These will then be strung together to create a necklace to be worn or hung in your home. Suitable for all,…

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£2.00

Story Time (0-5 years)

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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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£10.00

Museums at Night

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening recital of French Baroque music by Jean-Phillipe Rameau, Balbastre and Louis Couperin played by Lorraine Liyanage. Refreshments and museum entry included. Lorraine Liyanage is a harpsichordist based in South London. In addition to performing in the UK and abroad, she runs harpsichord events for young musicians at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill and Handel & Hendrix Museum in Bond Street.   Doors open at 6:30pm for visitors to look around the galleries…

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£2.00

Story Time (0-5 years)

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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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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£5.00 - £7.50

Film Night: La Reine Margot

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Rochester film society

Join Rochester Film Society and the Huguenot Museum for this screening of La Reine Margot, which follows the fortunes of the Royal family amid the religious wars in 16th century France. Enjoy a look around the Museum beforehand as well as drinks and nibbles £7.50 adults, £5.00 concessions Doors open at 6:30pm for visitors to look around the galleries and enjoy refreshments. Powered by Eventbrite

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£10.00

Spitalfields Silk Talk

May 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Make a Donation

Come along for this fascinating talk by Mary Schoeser, on the history of Spitalfields silk and the Huguenot weavers fight for survival in the 19th century. Powered by Eventbrite

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June 2017
£3.00

Pasta Jewellery

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Arts Award

Join us this half term to make your own pasta jewellery and to take part in our special Museum gallery trail. Sessions at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm £3.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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£3.00

Pasta Jewellery

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
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Arts Award

Join us this half term to make your own pasta jewellery and to take part in our special Museum gallery trail. Sessions at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm £3.00 per child Powered by Eventbrite

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£4.00

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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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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£2.00

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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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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£5.00

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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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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£2.00

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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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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£10.00

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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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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£2.00

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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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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£4.00

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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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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