Entries by lynnette

Hop to Betteshanger Park this Easter

The daffodils are blooming, the days are getting longer and the Easter bunny has been spotted bouncing through the woods. Spring truly starts to take hold at Betteshanger Park, near Deal, during April and there is a packed programme of family-friendly Easter holiday activities to celebrate the new season. ‘Spring on the Park’ is a […]

Energising festive fun at Betteshanger

Who says winter is for hibernating? Get ready for some serious outdoor fun at Betteshanger Park, near Deal, this Christmas. With endless activities through December and January to keep you active and energised there is no need to worry about the inevitable festive excess. Get creative in nature Embrace the Christmas preparations early and join […]

Half term fun for your witches and wizards

Brush off your broomsticks, polish your wands and dust off your spell books. Join Betteshanger Park’s Halloween half term fun with your little witches and wizards. Spectacularly spooky activities will be taking place throughout the week. Kicking off a packed week of family-friendly activities, the Sky Birds of Prey display team will be returning to […]

Betteshanger Business takes first steps

Phase I of Betteshanger Business, part of the Hadlow Group’s Betteshanger Sustainable Parks project near Deal, has been granted planning permission. Plans for the 2,500m2 Preventative Health Enterprise Incubation Hub, to be located on the site of the former Betteshanger Colliery, were approved unanimously at Dover District Council’s planning committee at the end of July. […]

Intergenerational group joins forces to create new Kent Mining Banner

The Kent Mining Museum team, together with groups from the local community, have created a new Mining Banner depicting the Kent Coalfield: past, present and future. The 2m high banner, which made its début in the Deal Carnival parade on Thursday July 27th, is a culmination of 10 weeks of work by a number of local groups. Comprising […]

Museum collection swells

Museum collection swells The Kent Mining Museum, due to open at Betteshanger Park near Deal in 2018, have become custodians of over 500 artefacts relating to the history of the Kent Coalfield. The new collection, on loan from Dover Museum, includes mining workwear, signage, equipment and ephemera and will form part of the Museum displays and […]