Special Events

In addition to the membership meetings, other special events are organised from time-to-time. Please see the special events and dates listed below.


Heritage Open Day

Information coming soon… please ignore the form below for now!



As part of the celebrations in the village for the Jubilee, a display of photographs from our collection in Higham Library from 23 May during Library opening hours, or if you are a member of Library Extra – using a Library Extra registered Kent Library Card and your personal PIN, you can enter Higham Library from 7am until 9pm, Monday to Saturday.

The images will show the changes in the village during the Seven decades of the Queen’s reign.


Past special events:

St Mary’s Church, Higham – has a Heritage Open Day on Saturday 21 September between 10.30am and 3.30pm.

Free Historic Tours will run at 11am 12 noon 1pm and 2pm.

Sunday 30 September 2018, History Walk

  • What:  The last of 3 walks with Andrew Rootes covering Lower Higham.
  • When:  Meet at 2pm on Sunday 30 September.
  • Where:  St Mary’s Church.
  • Cost: £4 per person – includes hot drinks and cakes in the church at the end of the walk.

The walk is mostly on the flat, across fields and will last around 2 hours,

To book a place: Email info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk or phone our secretary on 01634 718285.

Saturday 8 June 2019, St Mary’s Church & Big Lunch

Join a guided tour of the church, churchyard and the nearby area. Followed by a ploughman’s lunch (with beer, cider or fruit juice).

Sunday 30 June 2019 at 3.00pm.

This is a visit to Owletts. The Street, Cobham; a guided tour + tea and cake!

Built in 1683/4, Owletts was the birthplace of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker, who designed the Bank of England. Entrance is £4.50 (or free for National Trust members) + £3.50 for tea. Both entrance and tea costs are payable on the day.

Email to book a place info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk or phone 01634 718285.