‘Rochester: a castle that has trees in the grounds gives the impression that in times of danger not only would the peasants and their herds be offered shelter, but also the local vegetation’

Events coinciding with home games in January
25 Chinese New Year
14 (& 10, 18 Apr, 3 May) Call the Midwife Tours
10 VE Day
18 English Festival
1-3 Rochester Sweeps Festival

to 21 Jun British Tattoo Art Revealed
4 Feb (to 29 Mar) Military No Man’s Land
13 Feb (to 4 Mar) Museum of the Moon
1 Apr (to 30 Jun) Photography Traces: Laura Fisher

What to See
You’ll find accounts of Gillingham’s tourist attractions (and the Medway area) in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Medway or Visit Kent.
Links to local attractions include:

Great Lines Heritage Park
Historic Dockyard Chatham
Huguenot Museum

The Medway Queen: restored and resplendent

Medway Queen
Rochester Castle
Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Guildhall Museum
Royal Engineers Museum
The Strand Leisure Park