Month of August
Children’s Art Activities drop-in workshops every Tuesday and Thursday 11 am – 3 pm at the Cottage. Call 07775 712306 for further details.
Fri 4th – Tues 29th August Sheppey Arts Society Art Exhibition
To celebrate Sheppey’s rich artistic heritage, we are holding a Sheppey Arts Society Exhibition displaying arts and crafts by creative local people. Works as designated by artists on display for sale.
Fri 1st – Sat 30th Sept Sheppey Ship’s Figure Heads
This exhibition will feature photographs and paintings of figureheads by Janys Thornton. Sheerness Dockyard built naval ships from 1677 to 1903, many of these ships had figureheads right up until 1900.
During the exhibition Jeremy Thornton will give 2 talks at the Cottage about these figureheads and about the local figurehead carvers who made them for the navy. The first talk will be on Friday 8th September between 7.30 – 8.30 pm and again on the afternoon of Saturday 10th September 2.30 – 3.30 pm.