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Aviation Centre

The Aviation Annexe of the Criterion Blue Town Heritage Centre is situated in a building dating from the early 1920's. During your visit you will encounter rich history in an area surrounded by aviation heritage. Follow the stories starting with the Wright Brother's invention and how it evolved into what it is today. The Aviation Centre is separate from the Blue Town Heritage Centre and is located in Eastchurch on the Isle of Sheppey. As well as the Aviation Centre, The Criterion also features more attractions as shown below. 

Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10am- 3pm

Please follow the 'Aviation History at Eastchurch' Facebook page for updated information.

Blue Town Heritage Centre is a charity promoting the history of Blue Town and the surrounding area. Located in Sheerness, there is so much to be seen by joining the Isle of Sheppey tours provided by the centre (bookings tours is essential). This historic venue is also available to hire and home of the 'traditional cream tea'.  For more information visit:

The Criterion Cinema & Music Hall

This is a fantastic attraction that you must see, a 'lovingly restored' Victorian Music Hall where you can enjoy a broad range of entertainment such as Live Shows to big screen cinema nights every Friday. Come along to this unique island to experience alot of laughs, facts and a guaranteed return.


  • Accessible parking
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours