Kent & East Sussex Branch

Thames & Medway Canal


Sunday 27th May 2018:
Dartford Lock. Riverside Way, Dartford. DA1 5BS: Map here.
Nautical Festival’: Morris dancing, Music, Bar aboard sailing barge ‘Decima’:
Dartford & Crayford Creek Restoration Trust event to which all are welcome.

Saturday 2nd June 2018: 11.00am to 5.00pm:
Royal Terrace Pier, Royal Pier Road, Gravesend, Kent. DA12 2BG:
Port of London Authority - Open Day’: Book on the PLA website.

Wednesday 4th July 2018: Meet 12.30, Depart 12.45, Ret 16.45 (for cream tea):
Bodiam Boating station, Rye Road, Newenden, Kent  TN18 5PP: Map here.
River Rother Boat Trip: Please email for details and to make bookings.

Weekend 28th & 29th July 2018:
Central Maidstone:
Maidstone Regatta:
Raft race; decorated boats; illuminated boats.  Still being organised.

Thursday 27th September 2018: 7.30 for 8.00pm:
Strood Yacht Club, Knight Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 2AH: Map here.
‘The Caledonian Canal’: Roger Squires

Thursday 15th November 2018: 7.00 for 7.30pm:
The Upper Room, Perrymount Methodist Church, Perrymount Road, Haywards Heath. RH16 3DM (near the railway station and 200 yards from Clair Hall): Map here.
'The evolution of a charity trip boat operation’. A talk by several people who have been connected with the Wey & Arun Trip Boats over the past twenty-five years. 
Sussex Ouse Restoration Trust and IWAKES joint event.

Wednesday 12th December 2018: 7.30 for 8.00pm:
Gravesend Sailing Club, East Promenade, Gravesend. DA12 2BS: Map here.
Get together with Thames & Medway Canal Association:
‘Historic Waterway Films’: Les Etheridge

Thursday 24th January 2019: 7.30 for 8.00pm:
Strood Yacht Club, Knight Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 2AH: Map here
‘RNLI – It’s not all at sea’
: Colin Brown of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.

Wednesday 20th February 2019: 7.30 for 8.00pm:
Christ Church United Reformed Church, High Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1SG: Location information. Map here
Annual General Meeting’ followed by
‘Antarctica -An amazing continent’
: Mike Marsh.

Tea and coffee are available at all IWAKES evening meetings.

Contact the Branch

For more information on IWA Kent and East Sussex Branch please contact the branch secretary via RoyDavidSutton @