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What’s On

at the Historic Dockyard

Windrush Generation in Kent and Medway: continuing their legacy

Learn about and celebrate the contributions of The Windrush Generation with Medway African and Carribean Association (MACA) here at the Dockyard in a mini exhibition in the Namur Room ...

Dockyard Pop up Talks – The Jolly Roger

Pop up talks allow our gallery guides to explain in detail certain objects within their gallery space. To find out what our gallery guide will be sharing stories about on this day please see below… ...

Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Martin Forde QC

Martin Forde QC is a leading figure in efforts to compensate the 5,000 victims of the Windrush scandal, in which the Home Office wrongly threatened British citizens with deportation, with many actually being deported. In this Distinguished Visitor Lecture, Mr Forde will discuss the concerning issues raised by the scandal and ongoing efforts to recompense its victims. The lecture at the Royal Dockyard Church coincides with an exhibition at Chatham Dockyard, run by Medway African Caribbean Associa ...

What's happening at The Dockyard?


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.



If you think you know what our restaurant is like, think again! The Mess Deck serves the great British favourites, including our legendary fish and chips, all to be enjoyed sitting in an extraordinary building and outside terracearea.