'The church that moved' and other stories from the transformation of Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 12:08 27 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:08 27 March 2014

Christ Church in Parrock Street, Gravsend.

Christ Church in Parrock Street, Gravsend.


The story of Gravesend's transformation over the last 100 years is being told by a new exhibition.

Opening on Saturday, the display at Christ Church, in Old Road East, is the culmination of two-year heritage project Making Places, Changing People.

With a £45,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, it has compiled residents’ stories, photographs and records showing the area’s evolution over the last century.

Artefacts will be shown along with films.

Director Kasan Goh said: “The aim of the project was to explore 100 years of Gravesend history, using photographs, documents, drawings, projects and oral accounts stretching back as far as records, archive material and memory could reach.”

The exhibition is open from 10.30am to 3.30pm, Saturday to Monday.

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