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What’s On

at the Historic Dockyard

Call the Midwife Location Tours

Led by your very own ‘midwife’ this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the popular television drama series ‘Call the Midwife’. Throughout all five series, The Historic Dockyard Chatham has been transformed into 1950’s Poplar Dock many times and has had countless scenes involving the show’s stars, including Miranda Hart and Jenny Agutter, filmed across it’s 80 acre site. This is a location tour only – therefore props from the ...

Michael Foreman – Painting with Rainbows

With original artwork on show alongside playful props and costumes, Seven Stories’ exhibition, (supported by Arts Council England, Newcastle Council Fund, Anderson Press, Templar Publishing and Pavilion Books), explore Michael’s storytelling, and imagines a world without conflict, that cares for our environment and celebrates the importance of friendship. ...

Weekends Only – Story Telling & Air Raid experiences

Throughout the Michael Foreman Exhibition opening, we will be running air raid shelter experiences in our very own Anderson Shelter, with an ARP Warden and story telling with in No.1 Smithery. Both of these activities are linked with our Michael Foreman exhibition showcasing in No.1 Smithery. ...

Enchanted Garden

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!  ...

What's happening at The Dockyard?

THE WAGON STOP CANTEEN

Hugely popular with our visitors. A hearty ‘workshop’ menu - ‘doorstep’ sandwiches, hot Kentish pies, cakes and delicious Kentish ice cream. Eat alongside our Locomotives and childrens’ soft play.

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MESS DECK

If you think you know what our restaurant is like, think again! The Mess Deck is brand new. New kitchen, new seating, new menu - great British favourites, including our legendary fish and chips, all to be enjoyed sitting in an extraordinary building!

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