Events

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AYLESFORD - SATURDAY 8th MARCH 2003

2.15pm Aylesford Priory (The Friars). This ancient community of Carmelte Friars was founded in 1249 and restored in 1949. Guided tour.

3.30pm St. Peter & St. Paul's Church. Organ demonstration by Mr. Michael Keays (Organist and Director of Music) followed by an opportunity for members to play.

4.15pm Tea in the church.

5.00pm Talk by Mr. John Vigar about Aylesford church and village. Mr. Vigar is one of the leading historians in Kent and lives in the village

Directions

From Maidstone the Priory is through the village, heading towards Eccles, on the left on a sharp bend. Plenty of parking. The church is in the village centre and parking is on roads nearby. There is also a car park near the river.

MARK BEECH and HEVER - SATURDAY 12th APRIL 2003

3.00pm Holy Trinity Church, Mark Beech. Short talk, organ demonstration and time for members to play.

4.00pm St. Peter's Church, Hever. Tea followed by a talk about the church, parts of which date from 1292. It includes The Bullen Chapel (Boleyn), the tomb of Anne Boleyn's father etc. Organ demonstration and time for members to play.

Note: Hever Castle Gardens are open from 11.00am and the Castle at noon. Plenty of pubs in the area for lunch!

Directions

Leave the M25 at J5, take the A25 nearly to Westerham. Left onto B2026, through Edenbridge, after 3-5 miles, left for Mark Beech. The church is on the right, the car park is between the pub and the church.

CRUNDALE, GODMERSHAM AND CHILHAM - SATURDAY 10 MAY

2.30 pm St Mary’s Church, Crundale.Talk about the church and demonstration of former barrel organ.

3.15 pm St Lawrence’s Church, Godmersham.  Tour and talk about the church and Jane Austen connection.  Visit to Godmersham Park Gardens.

4.15 pm Tea.

5.15 pm St Mary’s Church, Chilham.Organ recital on newly rebuilt Browne organ.

Directions: Follow A28 at Godmersham crossroad turn into The Street; after mile turn left. Take second left marked church.   Enjoy the view!

Return to A28, straight over junction, follow road around left to Godmersham Church Turn left onto A28, and left after two miles into Chilham Village Square Easy parking at all venues.

Salisbury Cathedral and Sarum College - Saturday 14th June 2002

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MAIDSTONE, BAPTIST CHURCH and ALL SAINTS CHURCH(AGM) - Saturday 12th July 2003

2.30 pm Baptist Church Demonstration of organ and time for members to play.

3.30 pm All Saints’ Church, Maidstone Annual General Meeting.

4.30 pm Tea.

5.15 pm Organ recital by KCOA member, Alistair Curtis.

Directions: Both churches are near the river. The Baptist Church is on the corner of Knightrider Street (limited parking for 12 cars).All Saints Church is opposite. Parking in public car parks.

Please notify the Secretary of your attendance by using the slip or phoning BY THE DATE SHOWN.If you do not notify us, we cannot guarantee you a tea.THANK YOU.

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AYLESFORD - 8th MARCH 2003

Name……………………………………………………Tea for…..…..please

Last date for notification: Monday 3 March

Mrs R Clemence, 246 City Way Rochester ME1 2BN (01634 401049). clemence@ukgateway.net

MARK BEECH AND HEVER – 12th APRIL 2003

Name……………………………………………………Tea for…..…..please

Last date for notification: Monday 7th April 2003

Mrs R Clemence, 246 City Way, Rochester ME1 2BN (01634 401049).clemence@ukgateway.net

CRUNDALE, GODMERSHAM AND CHILHAM – 10th MAY 2003

Name……………………………………………………Tea for…..…..please

Last date for notification: Monday 5th May 2003

Mrs R Clemence, 246 City Way Rochester ME1 2BN (01634 401049).clemence@ukgateway.netmail

SALISBURY COACH TRIP – 14 JUNE 2003– See separate booking form.Last date for notification: Monday 12 May 2003

MAIDSTONE (AGM) – 12th JULY 2003

Name……………………………………………………Tea for…..…..please

Last date for notification:Monday 7th April 2003

Mrs R Clemence, 246 City Way Rochester ME1 2BN (01634 401049).clemence@ukgateway.net

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