Making Medieval Mermaid Sandcastles on the Beach

You may think you know all about mermaids, but do you? We explored these, and other dangers of the deep in a special SEND family friendly day out on Sunday 23 July 2023 from 10am to 12.30 pm. We met at sunny but windy Ramsgate Main Sands behind the Wetherspoon’s Victorian Pavilion to explore the […]

Fossiling Fun in Folkestone

Fossil pudding with Folkestone Warren in the background

The Medieval Animals Heritage team were delighted to explore the beach with some wonderful children at Folkestone Warren, one of the best places to find fossils in Kent yesterday.

Becket Play in St Clement’s Church Sandwich

Come and join in our FREE SEND Family Friendly Drama and Arts workshops! For ages 6-16. Download the pdf here. Read Sheila’s Blog Report here

3D Model of Spiro the Climate Dragon

Including a photo of children with their own self-made dragon costumes celebrating Dragon in Becket Gardens, Canterbury Christ Church University on St George’s Day. Spiro climate dragon by WillHenniker94 on Sketchfab

12 Days of Christmas

Check out our very own rendition of 12 Days Of Christmas! You can download the pdf below for the lyrics, or click here to listen! Download the pdf Here

The wonderful font in St James the Great, Staple

It is a pleasure to show you the terrific photographs by Mike Vaile of a medieval font in Staple’s parish church, St James the Great. The font (believed to be fifteenth century) is decorated with the symbols of the Apostles – the Lion of St Mark, the Eagle of St John, the Ox of St […]

Hambrook Marshes

Here are some photos from our Hambrook Marshes event on 11 April, including a beautiful country walk by the River Stour and pond-dipping.

Skin and Bone, Wood and Stone

Call for Papers for Academic Conference, Thursday 29 June – Saturday 1 July 2023, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University