FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
43rd ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
BE HELD ON:
Saturday 14th October 2017
St Andrew's United Reformed Church, Watling Street Canterbury CT1 2UA
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Programme for the 43rd AGM and Conference
||Registration and Refreshments
||TALK: 'All the Rage; costumes of the 20s and 30s' by Lee Ault
||43rd Annual General Meeting of Kent Family History Society
||Buffet Lunch - prior booking only - £5 per member
Pay by card: complete the form at www.kfhs.org.uk/agmlunch
Pay by cheque: complete the form in the Journal
||TALK: 'Tales of a Genealogist', by Peter Ewart
||Afternoon tea and cakes
||Close of the 43rd AGM & Conference
How to get to the AGM - see Map for routes
RAIL: St Andrew's church is 5 minutes walk from Canterbury East station and approximately 12 minutes from Canterbury West station.
Canterbury East - walk over the ring road via the footbridge opposite the station exit. At the Dane John Gardens end of the footbridge turn left down the steps, then right in the gardens and along the path in front of the terraced houses. At St Mary's Street gate exit turn right to Marlowe Avenue and continue straight ahead to the end and the entrance to St Andrew's church.
Canterbury West - right on to Station Road West to its junction with St Dunstans Street then left towards Westgate Towers and into the main thoroughfare. Continue straight ahead until you reach 'Dorothy Perkins' on the right. Then turn right into Rose Lane and walk straight ahead towards and around Primark - St Andrew's church is in front of you.
BUS Station: 2 minutes walk. Watling Street is at the Ridingate end of St George's Lane. i.e. opposite end of the street to Fenwicks.
PARKING: You are advised to arrive early and park at one of the Park and Rides as the Canterbury Festival starts on this day and its likely to be busy in the City. There is no free parking in or near the city centre.
The Park and Ride buses run every 8 minutes from 7am - journey time 5 minutes. You can park all day for £3 plus 6 people travelling with you. You may travel between the city and Park and Ride as many times as you want in a day. After the buses stop running you can use your parking ticket on service buses to get to the Park and Ride. The 3 Park and Rides stops are opposite the Bus station, to find the venue from these stops see map and follow the Bus directions above.
Park and Ride New Dover Road CT1 3EL - best for those travelling from either London or Dover sides of the city: with the added benefit that it avoids city centre traffic. Exit the A2 at Bridge, south of the city, and follow signs to Park and Ride. Buses stop running at 7:30 pm, use Stagecoach buses 15, 16 & 17 until 11.30pm
Park and Ride Sturry Road CT1 1AD - A28 Thanet side (east) of Canterbury - buses stop running at 6pm use stagecoach bus 6, 6A, 8 or 8A until 11.15pm.
Park and Ride Wincheap CT1 3TQ - A28 Ashford side (west) of Canterbury - buses stop running at 7:30pm
Blue Badge Disabled Bays - free for 3 hours (11 bays) in Watling Street car park next to St Andrew's Church. Or use the Park and Ride - £3 all day no concessions. More about parking: www.canterbury.gov.uk/parking-travel-roads
If you want to stay on after the AGM the following links may help:
What's on at the Canterbury Festival. www.canterburyfestival.co.uk
What's on in Canterbury: www.canterbury.co.uk
ALAN NEAME AWARD WINNERS FOR 2016
© Courtesy Martin Neame)
The winners of this year's award were announced at the 42nd AGM in Headcorn on 15th October 2016- they are:
1st Place- Kaye Kellaway [Dorset]
2nd Place- Lesley Wood [Canada]
One entrant was Highly Commended:
Glynn Brown [Australia]
Our Thanks go to everyone for their participation.