Fordwich

Britain's Smallest Town

Welcome to Fordwich

Christmas Market in Fordwich by the Town Hall and School Room from 5pm until 8pm.

There will be stalls, music a raffle and the Sheriff will switch on the Christmas lights.

 

Welcome to Fordwich

Autumn is here and we have closed the doors for this season.

Thank you to all who have visited over the season.

If you want to arrange for a visit during the autumn and soring, please email catherine.molin@hotmail.com.

We look forward to regular opening days on Sundays 1:30 – 4.00pm from March 2023.

 

The usual Entry fee is £3.00 per person is waved on these days but we do encourage donations to the charity so that we can continue to open to the public.

You can either pay cash, use pay using contactless or viw a QR code using your smartphone.

When you visit you will asked to use the hand sanitiser provided at the entrance and all visitors are invited to wear a face mask.

Children taking part in the Wheels of Time initiative are warmly welcome – please let the custodian know at entry so that we can give you your badge.

Fordwich Town Hall was built around 1544 with strong suggestions it may be older.

It is a much loved building in Fordwich, looked after by Fordwich United Charities and our wonderful custodians.

Our knowledgeable custodians are keen to show you around and tell you about Fordwich Town Hall’s history, its importance and connection to the building of Canterbury Cathedral.

Fordwich Town Hall is still used today and we hold town council, trustee and custodian meetings here.

Did you know that you can get married and/or have your Civil Partnership here? Head over to the Weddings tab and find out more.

Please note that we have a lift enabling us to welcome even more visitors.

Want to hire Fordwich Town Hall for your special event? Contact our Events Manager; sarah.fordwichevents@gmail.com for more information.

 

Welcome to Fordwich

Welcoming Sarah Thornton from BBC Southeast, journalist and meteorologist presents the weather from Fordwich on Wednesday 28th July.

Please ensure that you have the appropriate licence in order to view this.

 

 

Welcome to Fordwich

Corona virus COVID-19 information

For all information relating to the government advise on the Corona virus (COVID-19) please click here.

For information from the NHS regarding the Corona virus (COVID-19) please click here.

KENT TOGETHER – HELPLINE LAUNCHED BY KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

A 24-hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication.

You can contact the Kent Together helpline at www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogether  or by calling on 03000 41 92 92. It is a 24-hour service.

Kent County Council also has a page on its website answering frequently asked questions and the very latest Coronavirus information on its service updates page.

Visit www.kent.gov.uk

Seniors Helping Seniors has been able to maintain services throughout this extraordinary period.

We have local experienced carers covering Fordwich to help with elderly care in peoples’ homes.

The hourly fee £24.60 includes VAT and paying above the Living Wage to our amazing carers.

·  This information may also be useful for people seeking work/to use their care experience to help others during the crisis.

More info here https://canterbury.seniorshelpingseniors.co.uk or call me on my mobile 07802 229050 with any questions

 

 

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