Canterbury Commemoration Society

BE THERE!

The COMMEMORATION SOCIETY’S AGM will take place at Canterbury Christ Church’s Old Sessions House at 7.00 pm on THURSDAY 8 JULY. As well as Society management business, CHARLOTTE CORNELL will be talking about the A is for Aphra campaign and the Canterbury-born feisty spy-writer APHRA BEHN. If you’re not already …

Heritage and History

About time too. On Thursday 27 May Canterbury City Council announced an ambitious – and expensive – plan to transform the city into a world-class tourist destination. In April, I lamented the shabby and half-hearted manner in which we present our very special city, and therefore warmly welcome the ‘Canterbury’s …

A Heritage Walk

Last Tuesday I became a tourist. I didn’t pack bags and fly off in defiance of Covid regulations, but paid a visit to my own city, Canterbury, as a putative outsider. I wanted to find out what the place looked and felt like to someone arriving for the first time. …

Productive links

Canterbury Commemoration Society has recently established links with the Canterbury Society, the A is for Aphra statue campaign, and Canterbury Arts Council. Donations to the very exciting A is for Aphra campaign can be made via this website. We hope to be working with the Canterbury Society on its planned …