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Sheppey Ship's Figure Heads

01 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017

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 several talks about these figureheads and about the local figurehead carvers who made them for the navy.

 Note: The Cottage is open Tues, Thurs, Fri and Saturday from 11am - 3pm.

Facilities

  • Pets welcome
  • Historic city location
  • Accessible parking
  • Guided tours