Events

For full details and booking information about all events contact seasidemuseumevents@gmail.com

LitterPickImageSunday 29 March, 11am – 1pm
The Great British Spring Clean
Help us continue reducing Herne Bay’s “wasteline” by joining us for a town and park litter pick.  Meet at Seaside Museum at 11am, then bring your rubbish back to the museum to be weighed. Free refreshments.

Tuesday 7 April, 1-3.30pm
Fishy Prints Workshop
Make prints inspired by the sea and the seashore.
Suitable for 4 to 8 year olds.
Normal museum charges apply Adults £3/Concessions £2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE

Saturday 11 April, 11.30am-2.30pm
Seaweed Surprises at the Museum
Find out about the different plants and animals that live on Herne Bay’s seashore
Normal museum charges apply Adults £3/Concessions £2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE

Seaside Puddle and GuddleMonday 13 April, 10.15am-12.15pm
Seaside ‘Puddle and Guddle’
Look at the different plants and animals and where and how they live.
Meet at the museum, activity on Herne Bay Beach.
Adults £4, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE
(booking essential)

SeasideMuseumStampTuesday 14 April, 1-3.30pm
Printing Workshop
Make printing blocks inspired by the museum’s collection
Suitable for 8 years and above
Normal museum charges apply Adults £3/Concessions £2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE

VE Street PartyFriday 8 May, 11.30am-3.30pm
VE Celebration
Join us and celebrate VE Day.
Free entry
Image courtesy of Herne Bay Historical Records Society

Sunday 10 May, 8.45-11.00am
Oyster Appraisal
Find out where oysters grow, how many there are per square metre and their different sizes
Suitable for adults and teens
Meet in Hampton Pier car park
FREE Donations Welcome

Patchwork CushionMonday 18 May, 2-4pm
Patchwork Cushion Workshop
Sarah Baulch has been upcycling the excesses of the fashion & home industry for over ten years.
She will be sharing her upcycling skills by helping you make a patchwork cushion from an old shirt in just two hours.
Bring one along and everything else will be provided. We will, however be sharing sleeves…..
£6 (booking essential)

Saturday 23 May, 11.30am to 3.30pm
10.30am-11.30am Relaxed Hour (autism friendly)
People and Beasts of the Ice Ages
Pop Up Exhibition for All Ages

Travel back in time to learn about the different human species and mega beasts that have lived in the Herne Bay area over the last million years.

Handle real tools made by our prehistoric ancestors. Find out more from researcher Pete Knowles about how the museum’s collection is contributing to the understanding of the early human occupation of our corner of the North West Europe.
Normal museum charges apply Adults £3/Concessions £2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE

From 23 May to 19 July
Behind the Scenes tours of Herne Bay Railway Station
Dates and times to be arranged with the exhibition curator
Adults £4, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE (booking essential)

Wednesday 27 May, 11.30am-2.30pm
Seaside Surprises at the Museum
Find out about the different plants and animals that live on Herne Bay’s seashore
Normal museum charges apply Adults £3/Concessions £2, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE

Tray with object from Scavenger HuntFriday 29 May, 10.30am-12.30pm
Seashore Scavenge
What can we find on the beach?
Meet in Hampton Pier car park
Adults £4, children FREE (booking essential)

Sunday 7 June, 6.30-9.30pm
Evening Bioblitz
Learn about all the plants and animals present – record seashore biodiversity for future comparison
Suitable for adults and teens
Beltinge – meet in the first car park in Reculver Drive
FREE Donations Welcome

Sunday 21 June, 2-4.30pm
Seashore Wild Flowers – led by Caroline Ware, Natural History Museum
A walk from Herne Bay to Beltinge
Suitable for adults and teens
Meet at the Museum
Adults £4, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE
(booking essential)

We are 5Saturday 18 July, 11.30am-3.30pm
The Seaside Museum’s 5th Birthday Celebration
Free Entry

Sunday 26 July, 10.30am-12.30pm
Rockpooling
A look at the variety of plants and animals on the seashore
Reculver – meet in the furthest car park
Adults £4, children under 16 accompanied by an adult FREE
(booking essential)

EVENING TALKS 2020
6.30pm for 7pm start
£6/£5 concessions
Please book by emailing seasidemuseumevents@gmail.com or by phoning the museum 01227 367368

Wednesday 4 March – Herne Bay’s Villages, Mike Bundock

Wednesday 15 April – Dalziel Brothers, Douglas Downing

Wednesday May 6– Seashore Life and Non-native Species, Ian Tittley

Friday 5 June – History of Herne Bay’s Railways, Mark Jones

Wednesday 7 October – Stones of Herne Bay, Geoff Downer