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Faversham Society News - November 2023

An original drawing of the Faversham Almshouses, prepared by the architects in 1860, has been expertly restored and will go on display shortly. Trees were in danger: this is how we fought for our green space.

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Faversham Society News - October 2023

We believe that the battery storage system for the solar power station at Graveney represents a real danger to residents of Faversham and other communities around the Cleve Hill site between Faversham, Seasalter and Whitstable.

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Faversham Society News - September 2023

The St Mary of Charity Parish Church silver, including four large flagons dating from the reign of Charles I, went on public display the first time in more than 40 years as part of the Open Faversham celebrations

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Faversham Society News - August 2023

Royal secret revealed: Today, the Faversham Society Newsletter can unveil a royal secret … the first book in the English language by a named female author, by Queen Katherine Parr, Henry VIII’s sixth wife

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Faversham Society News - July 2023

If you care about Faversham, we need your active support now to stop the development of 180 homes, on Abbeyfieds, a beautiful and unspoilt part of the town’s historic core.

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Faversham Society News - June 2023

More than 20 gardens in Faversham will open to the public on the Sunday, 25 June and programmes for the day are now available at the Visitor Information Centre at 12 Market Place and via our online store.

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Faversham Society News - May 2023

Open Faversham: a new annual event for our town. The Faversham Society and the Friends of St Mary of Charity have joined forces to showcase our town’s built, cultural and natural heritage in August. We hope there will be events and activities celebrating our heritage across Faversham and perhaps in nearby villages that relate to Faversham.

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Faversham Society News - April 2023

Margaret Slythe (1933-2023) • More history goes online • Sign the bridge petition • Town twins welcomed • Conservation appraisal • Town in small scale • Austin’s wartime diary • Postal charges • Maison Dieu volunteers • Archaeological register • Secrets lurk inside the most innocent of books

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Faversham Society News - March 2023

Flooded homes in Faversham remind us that the town on is on the edge of a marsh where mosquitos breed • The Faversham Conservation Area Appraisal is under way • Museum reopens for half term • The fall and rise of Abbey Street • Wonderful gardens open • Blue Wallet: a wartime love story • Pioneering Perambulation • Mormon migration • Thirty volumes for sale

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Faversham Society News - February 2023

Did one of your ancestors have an explosive career? Our wonderful resource is now available online for you to search FREE to see what family secrets you can uncover!

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