Friday, 9 September 2011

Todays events - in brief

History Treasures in Sheerness Library - 9am - 6pm

Free

Family History Advice Sessions in Sheerness Library - 10am - 1pm

Free

Sheppey School in the Glam Rock Years, Catch 22 Our Generation - 10am - 3pm

Blue Town Heritage Centre, 10am - 3pm. Admission £1

PROMENADE @ ROOM - 11am - 5pm

Promenade, Sheerness. Also open 13-14 September. Free just turn up.

Sea Shanties with Sam the Shantyman - 2 - 3pm

Blue Town Heritage Centre Entry £1. Performance donations welcome

Sheppey Special Needs Club - 5.15 - 7.15pm

Membership for the regular Friday club is free and session entrance during September is also free. 5.15 - 7.15pm John Rennie Room, Healthy Living Centre, Sheerness

Dan Cruikshank - Recollections of Remarkable Houses - 7.30pm

Sheppey Little Theatre, tickets £5, no concessions, from Sheerness Times Guardian office

'The Wreck' - SS Richard Montgomery - 7.30pm

Blue Town Heritage Centre 7.30pm £3

Saturday, 10 September 2011

Local History Societies Showcase - 10am to 1pm

Sheerness Library Gallery, Free just turn up.

Time & Tide Revisited - 12.30 - 3.30pm

Abbey Room, Healthy Living Centre, Sheerness, Free just turn up.

Your Sheppey Workshop - 10am - 3pm

John Rennie Room, Healthy Living Centre. Free, just turn up, numbers limited.

Wish You Were Here - 10.30-11.30

Meet at the Big Fish Shop in the High Street, £5

Paradiso 1130 - 1200 noon and 2.30-3pm

Beachfields, Free, just turn up. Performed by Akademi and Mayuri Boonham, who has been leading dance classes at the Healthy Living Centre.

Architecture, History and a Sense of Place - 12.30pm

A discussion with Ptolemy Dean, Edwin Heathcote and Christopher Woodward

Bluetown Heritage Centre, Tickets £5, no concessions.

Punch and Judy - 1 - 2pm

Beachfields (near the Healthy Living Centre), Sheerness Free

Shurland Hall Open Afternoon - Open 2-5pm

Eastchurch, Sheppey. Open 2-5pm. Free

Ghosts on the Prom - 8-9pm

Meet at the Big Fish Shop in the High Street, Tickets £5

Sheppey School in the Glam Rock Years, Catch 22 Our Generation

Blue Town Heritage Centre, Admission £1

PROMENADE @ ROOM - 11am - 5pm

Promenade, Sheerness. Also open 13-14 September. Free just turn up.

History Treasures in Sheerness Library - 9am - 6pm

Discover some of the hidden items in the library's local studies collection. Sheerness Library, Russell Street, 9am - 6pm. Free

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Todays events - in brief

Blue Town Guided Walks - 11am-12 and 1 - 2pm

Start at the Blue Town Heritage Centre, tickets £5 includes refreshments and admission to the centre

Time & Tide Revisited - 12.30 - 3.30pm

Abbey Room, Healthy Living Centre, Sheerness, Free just turn up.

A Possible History of Shrimp Terrace - Hour-long tours at 11am, 12am, 2pm, and 3pm. Booking is essential

Audiences limited to six. Hour-long tours at 11am, 12am, 2pm, and 3pm. Booking essential. Tickets £5 Phone: 01795 666495 for details/booking or visit the Big Fish Shop, High Street, Sheerness

Paradiso - 11.30am-12.00 and 2.30-3pm

At Beachfields - free. Performed by Akademi and Mayuri Boonham, who has been leading dance classes at the Healthy Living Centre.

"Michael Palin: 'The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly' - Sheppey Little Theatre (12.30pm)

Photo by John Swannell

SOLD OUT

The Old Courthouse Blue Town - 2.30-3.30pm

Blue Town Heritage Centre, Tickets £3, Cream Teas £3

Sheppey School in the Glam Rock Years, Catch 22 Our Generation - 10am - 3pm

Blue Town Heritage Centre, 10am - 3pm. Admission £1

PROMENADE @ ROOM - 11am - 5pm

11am-5pm, Promenade, Sheerness. Also open 13-14 September. Free just turn up.

Contact information

To find out more about Promenade contact the Project Co-ordinator Allison Young: e-mail for Allison

Go to Promenades Facebook page

or c/o swale Borough Council 01795 417399

More Information

  • Friday's events in detail
  • Saturday's events in detail
  • Sunday's events in detail
  • Ticket Information

    Tickets for events at Sheppey Little Theatre for Promenade can be purchased in person from Sheerness Times Guardian, 44 High Street, Sheerness; Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only but not Tuesdays. Telephone 01795 580300 for more information and to check availability.

    Apology

    The web editor apologises for misleading information - tickets for events at Sheppey Little Theatre cannot be purchased by phone.

    Bluetown Heritage Centre

    Tickets for events at Bluetown Heritage centre can be purchased at the centre during normal opening hours (see website)

    Blue Town Heritage Centre

    Beachfields

    Paradiso - There will be 4 performances over 2 days - 10th and 11th September - which will take place at Beachfields, next to the Healthy Living Centre in Sheerness (in the area between the carpark and the sea wall). Performances last approx 20 to 25 minutes, and will start at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Audience members will be able to walk around the space and follow the performance - there will be no formal seating.

    Click here for more details


    Throughout Promenade

    Promenade Blue Plaques

    Pick up or download a blank Blue Plaque template to display during Promenade to remember a historic member of your family, a famous person, an important event or a building. A number of Blue Plaques remembering Sheerness' finest will be temporarily displayed throughout Promenade around the town - see how many you can spot.

    Click here and print off a blank Blue Plaque template

    Poems on the Prom

    Young people from Sheppey Youth Action have decorated the promenade by the Healthy Living centre with poems. Subject to weather.

    Promenade: Fascinating Facts Family Picture Trail

    Pick up or download the Promenade Sheerness trail and find out things you never knew about Sheerness people, places and things in Sheerness shops and venues. Free.

    Blue Town Heritage Centre

    Formerly the Criterion Music Hall built in 1868, you can now visit the heritage centre to find out more about the fascinating history of Blue Town, the dockyard and the restoration of the music hall, through an array of fascinating objects, memorabilia and film. The centre is also home to the community cinema, a local history publication archive, a cafe and gift shop. 10am-3pm High Street, Blue Town. Admission £1

    Sheerness Heritage Centre

    Housed in an old dockyard workers cottage, the centre tells the story of the development of the town of Sheerness and the nearby dockyard. Rose Street, Sheerness Fri/Sat 9.30-3pm, Sun 12-3pm. Admission 50p