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What’s On

at the Historic Dockyard

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. ...

Hidden Secrets of Chatham Dockyard and Its Defences – Annual Conference

The first annual Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust’s Conference aims to bring together new and exciting research. Celebrating a shared heritage by bringing together the work of research groups across the region. It will also provide an open opportunity to share, discuss and debate new research. ...

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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