Welcome to the Dover Society website.

 

 

 

  Assisting with the preservation of our Historic Town of Dover.

 

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    The website reflects the views and activities of the Society

 

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Dover Tudor Festival

 

Saturday 1 October 2016

 

 

 

 Exciting new event for Dover

 

 

Dover Town Hall, Maison Dieu - old print, probably early 1800s. Postcard of 1904 showing Dover Town Hall and tram

 

DOVER – THE ANCIENT TOWN HALL:

“A subscription is opened at Dover to finish the ancient town-hall. The estimated cost is about £16,000. The grand picture of the Duke of Wellington is affixed in the hall; and leave was obtained of the council at their quarterly meeting on Tuesday to place it by a portrait of Her Majesty, should her royal sanction to a sitting for the purpose be obtained.”

(Kentish Gazette 12 February 1839 p.3 col.2)

 

 

Thursday 21st April 2016 - Lighting of the Beacon at Dover Castle

                                        to celebrate the Queen's 90 Birthday

 

Saturday 23rd April 2016 98th Anniversary St George's Day

at St James'Cemetery

2016 The Zeebrugge Bell Ceremony at Dover Town Hall

 

Saturday 28th May 2016

Visit to the 40 acre site of Historic Houses and Agricultural Buildings from the 13th century to Victorian times. Weald and Downland Open Air Museum - Singleton, Near Chichester, West Sussex 

 

 

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