Underground Activity

This pile of material on part of the St Augustine’s Abbey site (English Heritage) has been getting bigger throughout this week. Why? Professor Ken Dark is directing a limited archaeological investigation on the north side of the Church of Sts Peter and Paul, which was built in the early years of the 7th century. The … Read more

King’s School Walk July 14th 2023

On Friday July 14th Peter Henderson (King’s School Archivist and former King’s School master) gave a guided walk around the grounds of the King’s School buildings, which occupy parts of the former site of the Benedictine Monastery at Christ Church Cathedral. Peter was a tremendous fount of knowledge and greatly entertained and educated an enthusiastic … Read more

Musical History Walk May 20th

Dr Stephen Foster, Senior Lay Clerk at Canterbury Cathedral, led over 20 CHAS members and friends round familiar and also less well-known parts of Canterbury on a sunny Saturday afternoon. While talking about music making in various establishments in Georgian Canterbury, Dr Foster had to raise his voice above various forms of 21st Century street … Read more

New website

Welcome to our new website. Our previous website provider discontinued all support. This has generated a huge workload of manually transferring all the pages, text and images and links to a new platform. We are very grateful to Solidrock Ltd., for agreeing to host our new website, for setting it up on a new platform … Read more