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Blue Town Heritage Centre

Blue Town Heritage is a registered charity promoting the history of Bluetown and the surrounding area. You can explore Sheppey's unique contribution to aviation and maritime history and a special exhibition for commemorating the Centenary of WW1.

The  Heritage Centre is also the home of 'The Criterion' a lovingly restored '  Victorian Music Hall venue where you can enjoy a range of entertainment from 'live shows' to big screen cinema every Friday. Contact the Heritage Centre directly for the latest performance and screening information.

Venue is also available for hire and is the home of the traditional 'cream tea'  in the cafe at the entrance of the Heritage Centre.

From the Heritage Centre there is so much to be seen on the Isle of Sheppey by joining on of the tours provided by the Centre. There are 2 tours to choose from, one operating on the 2nd Saturday in the month and the other running on the last Saturday of the month. Booking is essential for the tours and you are recommended to contact the Heritage Centre for itinerary and more information about bespoke tours for 'Group Organisers' can be arranged.



  • Guided tours
  • Groups welcome
  • Coaches welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
  • Conference / Meeting facilities
  • Free wi-fi
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant / cafe / tea shop / catering facilities
  • Credit cards accepted