Exhibitions

Saturday 19 November to Saturday 21 January
Herne Bay Entertains
Using programmes, posters, tickets and invitations from our collection this exhibition will tell the story of how visitors and residents of Herne Bay have been entertained through the years.

 

 

 

28 January to 25 March 2023
Herne Bay Railway and Friendly Societies Convalescent Homes Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of philanthropist John Passmore Edwards, we will take an in depth look at his contribution to Herne Bay with the first Railwaymen’s Home, and Friendly Societies Home, in Beltinge.  Discover the stories of those who worked, and stayed there, including the survivors of a 1907 shipping disaster, and how the homes were used during WWI.  We also have a wonderful tale of an award-winning dog and a Royal visit.

1 April to 6 May 2023
Herne Bay the Healthiest Spot
Our popular annual photographic competition/exhibition is back, the theme for photographs this time is Herne Bay the Healthiest Spot and we are taking entries now. Once the exhibition is up our visitors will be able to vote for their favourites, the top 12 will make up our 2024 calendar.

13 May to 8 July
The Brothers Dalziel: A Family of Artists and Engravers
Discover the work of The Brothers Dalziel, the highly productive family of Victorian wood engravers and artists. A first exhibition of the Brothers Dalziel in almost 100 years.  Bringing together a varied and surprising collection of paintings, drawings and engravings charting a small fraction of work from the Dalziel engraving workshop including work by some of the firm’s pupils and contemporary artists.