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July 2019

Bizarre and Curious Silks: Textiles by Hannah Robson

July 5 @ 10:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom

Bizarre and Curious Silks in the Huguenot Museum has been extended until Saturday 9 November. NB: The Rochester Art Gallery section of the exhibition will close as advertised on Saturday 21 September.   Weaving is a process of framing an empty space and gradually filling it with threads. There is something magical about the building of cloth, which is at the heart of Hannah Robson’s artistic practice. Bizarre and Curious Silks is shown in partnership with Rochester Art Gallery. In…

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September 2019

SOLD OUT Museum and French Hospital Tour

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£12

Visit the Museum and take a behind the scenes tour of the French Hospital, Huguenot almshouses on Rochester High Street, which are not usually open to the public. Explore the Huguenots’ Garden and have a special talk from one of the residents of The French Hospital. This event is usually sold out, so we do advise early booking! Please click here to book

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Inktober Illustration Workshop

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
including refreshments

Inktober, an illustration a day for the month of October! You may choose to use this workshop as your starting point for this international illustration challenge, or as a way of experimenting with ink for your own pleasure! Our starting point for this workshop was the beautiful 18th and 19th century signatures from documents in our collection, which adorn the walls in our galleries. Join the internationally recognised creative designer Nick Stewart and discover the unique quality of fountain pen ink as…

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October 2019

Sonia Velton: In Conversation

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£8

Sonia Velton will discuss how the world of 18th-century Huguenot silk weavers inspired her novel, Blackberry & Wild Rose. In conversation with Museum Director, Dinah Winch, they will explore the craft of writing a historical novel and how a novelist draws engaging stories & characters from the past. This event marks the paperback launch of Blackberry & Wild Rose. We have hardback copies of the novel in our shop and will have paperbacks when they are published. We also sell…

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Kids Film Club

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3.50

Mirai A pampered young boy has trouble coming to terms with the arrival of his baby sister, until he encounters a magical garden which allows him to travel through time and space. He meets his relatives from different eras, and gains a new perspective, helping him to become the big brother he needs to be, in this heartfelt, kaleidoscopic anime.Toys and play mats available for the little ones. Please click here to book Film is in English. Rated U.

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October Half Term

October 24 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3

Create your own tile design! Get inspired by the incredible designs of Huguenot descendant William de Morgan, and draw your designs on a blank ceramic tile. Why not come with a group of friends and create a collaborative tile panel? This is a drop-in activity so pop in throughout the day. 11:45am-3:00pm   £3 per child or free with a family day ticket* *Our family day ticket is valid for the day of purchase and entitles a family (2 adults…

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Guided Walk of Rochester High Street with Geoff Rambler

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£10

What have the French have done for us? Rochester’s French Connection Join Geoff Rambler on this 90-minute walk of Rochester’s High Street. Explore how our relationship with the French – collaborative & competitive, friendly & hostile – has shaped Rochester. Geoff, who has led over 1000 miles of walks, will share the fascinating history of Rochester, highlighting that for over a thousand years our cultures and history have been connected – and probably nowhere more than Rochester which partly owes its…

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November 2019

Museum and French Hospital Tour

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£12

Visit the Museum and take a behind the scenes tour of the French Hospital, Huguenot almshouses on Rochester High Street, which are not usually open to the public. Explore the Huguenots’ Garden and have a special talk from one of the residents of The French Hospital. This event is usually sold out, so we do advise early booking! Please click here to book

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December 2019

Christmas

December 7 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£3

Celebrate St Nicholas Day! Did you know that the Georgians gave token gifts to each other to signify the beginning of the festive celebrations om 6th December? Create your own using different materials, and fill it, ready to hang on the tree! This is a drop-in event so pop in throughout the day 11.45am-3.00pm £3 per child or free with a family day ticket* *Our family day ticket is valid for the day of purchase and entitles a family (2…

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Film Night: Umbrellas of Cherbourg

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom
£4.50 – £7.00

Doors open at 6:45pm for refreshments and to view the galleries and shop. This visually intoxicating musical masterpiece of French New Wave cinema, in which every line is sung, pays homage to the great Hollywood musical tradition. A young woman, separated from her lover by war, faces a life-altering decision. Please click here to book Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival. In association with Rochester Film Society. Did you know Rochester Film Society runs Rochester…

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