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Railway weekends!

Railway weekends!

Battle of Medway Commemoration Events

Find out where you need to be to see Medway’s wider commemoration events of the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway ...

Railway weekends!

This is a great opportunity for you to see our steam railway up close and working! Operations normally consist of a locomotive-hauled rake of wagons travelling through the Dockyard. It’s a great photo occasion and a nostalgic moment for many. Say hello to our team of volunteers and make your day extra special! ...

Doc.Yard Summer Fun!

The Doc is back this Summer! With more experiments and more hands on fun! Having failed to time travel last year – the Doc has decided that maths is needed as well as science! The activities that Doc Yard will show this year will have a maths and measuring theme. Come and see what wonderful creations the Doc has invented this Summer! More information coming soon!  ...

Half Term Halloween Fun!

Join us in October Half Term for some Halloween fun! Ghostly activities will be available for children and our restaurant will be themes with delicious treats! More information will be coming soon!  ...

Breaking the Chain

A once in a lifetime chance to see the Battle of Medway story told through a wonderful collection of historic art, objects and manuscripts.  The Breaking the Chain exhibition at The Historic Dockyard Chatham vividly brings the Battle of Medway story to life with collections from The Royal Museum Greenwich, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Dutch National Maritime Museum, the Michiel de Ruyter Foundation and the British Library. ...

Salute to the 40s

Dress in ‘40s style and become part of our 1940’s Family, and then be transported back in time, for a weekend of vintage delight! Living history, live vintage music, dancing and variety acts. Not to be missed, an event filled with vintage spirit! ...