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.
Contributing Artists:

Debbie Karen Adams
Aileen Boosey
Roy Boosey
Julie Bradshaw
Paul Crocker
Jo Eden
John Gevaux-Ross
Laine Hadlow
Laurie Harpum
Amanda Hoggins
Deborah Pugh
Brenda Robinson
Amy Stevenson
Brian Stevenson
Lydia Wilson

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.