SHAL usually meets on the second Tuesday of the month, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm (approx.) with a break for refreshments.

Meetings take place in St Stephen Church, Castle Close, Lympne, CT21 4LQ.

A talk or presentation by a leading historian or archaeologist is usually given, along with updates on up and coming events, projects and items of local interest.

Wheelchair access and toilet facilities are available in the church.

Parking is available on the approaches to the church and castle.

Entry is free to members and there is a suggested donation of £3 for guests.

SHAL Group activitie at Lympne Summer Fair 2015
SHAL Group activities at Lympne Summer Fair 2015

                                                       2017 PROGRAMME

10 January                Bronze Age Boat  –  Keith Parfitt

14 February             Old Kent Windmills  –  Andrew Wood

14 March                  Underground Kent  –  Rod le Gear

11 April                      AGM, Introduction to Roman Cookery, Lympne History

9 May                       Researching Your House – Dr Jean Stark

13 Jun                        St Radigund’s Abbey visit

11 July                        Romney Marsh churches visit – John Hendy

8 August                   Wealden Iron Industry from Iron Age to 19th Century – Jeremy Hodgkinson

August                      Plan and organise fieldwalk

12 September           Experimental Roman Cookery

September               Village Fair and Dog Show  –

10 October               Roman Building Methods and Tools – Gez Moody

14 November           History and Archaeology in Lympne

12? December          Christmas Meal