Other Meetings & Events (not organised by CHAS)

We have created this page to notify website readers of other events that we have been asked to publicise.

Thursday February 8th 7:00pm Claggett Auditorium, Canterbury Cathedral. Dr Doreen Rosman, CONFLICTING CONVICTIONS: Martyrs of Tudor Canterbury. This lecture is for the Canterbury branch of the Historical Association. Entry free for members or £5 for non-members. For further information email hacanterburybranch@gmail.com or click here.

Saturday 13th April 11:00am Canterbury Cathedral small AV room. Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh will talk on “Medieval Almshouses” The talk has been organised by the Canterbury Gregorian Music Society. Tea/coffee & biscuits from 10.15. Talk begins 11.00. Tickets £10.50 include all refreshments. Obtain tickets at Www.ticketsource.co.uk/cgms or pay cash on the door.

Friday 26th to April 28th April. Medieval Canterbury Weekend. There will be a series of lectures, guided walks and other events. For further details visit the website www.canterbury.ac.uk/medieval-canterbury or email artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or click here.

Thursday 9 May at 5pm in Templeman Lecture Theatre (reception to follow) Professor Kenneth Fincham, Emeritus Professor of Early Modern History, University of Kent will be speaking on Charles II, Conformity, Toleration and Supremacy. Further details are available by clicking here.

Tuesday 14 May at 6pm (drinks reception from 5.30pm) Annual Becket Lecture in The Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, CCCU CT1 1PL. Professor Elisabeth van Houts (University of Cambridge) will be speaking on ‘Empress Matilda (d. 1167) and Archbishops in Twelfth-Century Germany, France and England’. Professor van Houts will explore archiepiscopal behaviour during the career of Matilda from child bride and widow in Germany and uncrowned queen regnant England to her second widowhood and retirement in Normandy when she championed Thomas Becket. The lecture is free and all welcome

More local events of possible interest are advertised on the Centre for Kent History and Heritage webpage.

Saturday September 30th 2023 10:30am – 6:30pm. TO BE REARRANGED BECAUSE OF RAIL STRIKE Powell Lecture Theatre (Pg09), Canterbury Christ Church University. Institutional Care through the Ages in Kent. This is a free conference. Booking details at: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/CQCF  or contact: sheila.sweetinburgh@canterbury.ac.uk