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|Great events in Kent this Spring|
The Complete Works of Charles Dickens
Royal Dockyard Church (The Historic Dockyard Chatham), Wednesday 16 May, 2.30pm
In celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, his great, great grandson Gerald Dickens performs the premiere of a brand new show, specifically written for the bicentenary, entitled “The Complete Works of Charles Dickens” featuring extracts from all the major novels in chronological order. This premiere takes place in the Royal Dockyard Church within The Historic Dockyard Chatham - a place that Charles knew well from his childhood days when his father was a Clerk in the Navy Pay Office at the Dockyard. A special ‘Question and Answer’ session will be hosted by Gerald at the end of the show.
“The Spitfire” Steam Trains
Sunday 20th May
A truly nostalgic day out. Travel in style from London aboard an express Spitfire Steam Train to Faversham and enjoy the impressive sight of over 300 classic and vintage cars in the medieval heart of this market town. A local afternoon trip from the town to Dover is also available. Advance booking is recommended.
EXCLUSIVE OFFER for ATAK customers: Hoppers Class Adult, London – Faversham return journey = £52.50 (normal price = £57.50)
Dover Castle, Saturday 2 June - Monday 4 June, 10am - 5pm
Dover Castle’s popular World War II event returns and is bigger than ever! Experience the atmosphere of the castle at war as soldiers set up camp and re-enact an explosive WWII battle. Discover the austerity of the war years from the Ministry of Food and enjoy the sounds of the 40’s. Don’t miss the famous Enigma machine, watch skirmishes and have a go at the WWII obstacle course.
Adults £16.50, concessions £14.90, children £9.90, family ticket £42.90. English Heritage members free.