November (2016)

The National Shrine of Saint Jude 

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The National Shrine of Saint Jude, based on Tanners Street in Faversham has celebrated sixty-one years of existence this year. In addition, the Carmelites (who serve the Parish and Shrine) are celebrating 90 years since their arrival in Faversham. 

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October (2016)

Brenley Farm House B&B

Art & Weddings – life’s never quiet down on the farm!

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It’s October and here at Brenley Farm B&B, all is safely gathered in; hops, apples, pears, grapes and arable crops.

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Sandhurst Farm Forge

----“More than a business very definitely a way of life”----

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 Sandhurst Farm Forge sprung to life on the outskirts of Newnham, Kent in 1995, as our family moved from Wragby in West Yorkshire. One small child and another on the way the first few years were somewhat hectic, but idyllic. A most beautiful part of the North Kent Chalk Downs, surrounded by ancient English woodland, chestnut coppicing industries, sheep, cattle, cherries and hops! In deed the landscape has

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The Clock Collection at Belmont House


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The beautiful Georgian house of Belmont, set amid wonderful gardens and parkland, commands stunning views of the rolling Kent countryside and is a completely unspoilt and distinctive example of the work of the architect Samuel Wyatt. The House contains fabulous mementos of the family's history and travels - paintings, furniture, Indian silverware and perhaps the finest private clock collection in the country. Belmont, as home to 6 generations of the Harris family, is a wonderful slice of social history and the objects within its collections, many of which are very personal, reflect moments in history, changing times and tastes.

The clock collection was entirely the creation of George St. Vincent, the 5th Baron Harris (of Seringapatam, Mysore and Belmont in the county of Kent to give him his full style.)  

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Faversham Nautical Festival

Traditional Boats, Folk music and Creekside fun with fine ales, BBQs, Champagne and Oysters will all be at Faversham's fourth Annual Nautical Festival on 23rd and 24th July.

  The Festival brings together the town’s maritime heritage with stalls, music and interest on both banks of the historic creek.

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