In an update to an earlier news item, we are pleased to invite members and friends to join our Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Eastgate House on Wednesday 30th June at 6.30 pm (doors open 6.00pm. The meeting will take place at The Guildhall, Rochester High Street. Covid-19 restrictions will be in place.
The Mayor of Medway and our local Councillors will be joining us.
In addition to the formal meeting there will be a raffle and refreshments. Nominations to join the committee are also welcome.
If you would like to attend please contact us.
The Friends of Eastgate House attended the Rochester Artisan Market on Saturday 17th April 2021 - re-opening it's fundraising activities for the first time in over a year.
The Friends of Eastgate House AGM will be held on Thursday 18th June at 6.30 for 7 p.m. in the House. Please put this date in your diary. Further information in due course.
With the approach of autumn and winter, the sewing group will, once again, be in the throes of producing costumes, c1600 and Victorian. If you have a costume you no longer need or if you want to help with converting curtains, dollying-up sheet chemises, running repairs, or recording, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knot Garden: Sue and Joan at last got to grips with the knot garden located to the side of the house. A string of fine dry days gave time to cut back the vigorously spreading rosemary, lavender and erysimum (everlasting wallflowers) to reveal a poorly, unkempt box hedge, which is the basis of the knot garden. (See pictures below.)
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