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EXE DFAS SPECIAL INTEREST DAY 'The story of Kent, told through Apples, Ale and Architecture'
Lt Col Dick Bolton

KENT is the "Gateway and Garden of England".

Its history and heritage have been shaped by the sea and countryside and its closeness to Europe and London.

Roman Christianity was re-established here in AD 597. The Cathedrals of Canterbury and Rochester and their attendant manasteries were major land owners and leaders in architectural and cultural styles. In conflict it has been our first line of defernce. In peace it has been a highway for monarchs, pilgrims and ideas.

This talk explores the county's history and heritage throughg art and architecture.


VENUE: Budleigh Salterton Football Club.

Start time 10.15 for coffee ; first lecture 10.45am

COST: £28 to include a buffet lunch

Contact: Caroline Howard-Williams 01395 442597



Lt Col Dick Bolton:

‘Man of Kent’. Canterbury Cathedral Guide. Registered Blue Badge Guide for SE England and the City of Canterbury. Accredited to Rochester Cathedral and York Minster. A Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass and member of the British Brick Society (known in NADFAS as the Brickman!).