We were blessed with beautiful sunny weather on Saturday. This created perfect conditions for the visit by The Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, who came to Lyminge to dedicate the new artworks commissioned from local artists for the church and churchyard as part of the Pathways to the Past project. Bishop Rose's visit … Continue reading Celebrating new contemporary art at Lyminge
The simple answer is: 'you bet we have!' It's time to bring you up to date on what is planned and what you can expect to see unfold in the weeks and months ahead as we move towards the end of the project later this year. Glorious daffodils in the churchyard (picture courtesy of Liz … Continue reading So have we been busy over the Winter?
There was a great deal of excitement in Lyminge Library today as we held our first launch event and sold the first copies of our first project publication: Diary of a Dig. The book is the joint work of Liz Coleman and Rob Baldwin, who between them were responsible for writing the daily blog posts … Continue reading Our book launch
Our first project publication has just arrived back from the printers and is now on sale. This is an edited version of the daily blog posts, with some of the extra information that we posted on the noticeboard on the viewing platform during the dig. So it is a record of the dig itself, our … Continue reading Book launch
For the second Saturday in a row, we were forced to cancel digging as it was much too wet on site. But amazingly, 34 intrepid residents and a few visitors thirsty for knowledge turned up for the site tour at 2 o'clock. Gabor Thomas gave a spirited review of the week, mostly in teeming rain, … Continue reading Day 18 – Round-up of week 3
We were competing with fine Sunday afternoon weather yesterday, so thank you everyone who did turn up for the meeting at the Parish Church. It was an opportunity to provide an update on the project and for everyone to take part in discussions about the community engagement programme of activities that we are planning. The … Continue reading Public meeting feedback
We have lots to shout about. We are delighted to be able to confirm that the National Lottery Heritage Fund have supported our project with a grant of £100,000, the maximum available under the Our Heritage programme. This is obviously a lot of money, and it is great news that the premier grant giver in … Continue reading Project update