Exhibitions, tours and talks

Find out about our exhibitions and tours at the Kent History and Library Centre.

To attend one of our free exhibitions please visit the Kent History and Library Centre.

Bawleys, Barbels and Owlers: Life along the Kent coast

  • 5 August - 28 October 2017

An exhibition exploring stories of the Kent coast: from oyster farming to sea-bathing, and shipbuilding to smuggling. Visit to see original Screen Archive South East film and documents from Kent’s local history and archive collections.

Also, look out for an exciting and varied programme of talks and events to complement the exhibition, featuring pirates, bronze age boats, naval defence, sea shanties and more.

Join a ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the archives and meet the Heritage Services team.

Book a tour or group visit