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Winter Opening and the Franciscan Chapel

Visitor numbers always drop at Eastbridge during the winter months but this year we have decided to remain open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until Christmas. The new opening times on those days from 1st November to 22nd December will be 11am until 4pm with last entries at 3.30 pm. We will then close for […]

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An Eastbridge Mystery?

If you enjoy well written crime novels or thrillers then “Unlawful Things” by Anna Sayburn-Lane will be available to buy from bookshops, Amazon, Hive and other suppliers from October 25th. Anna has placed much of her book around Eastbridge, its Masters and Christopher Marlowe who was probably educated in the school at Eastbridge during the […]

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2018 Translation Lunch

Friends, Indwellers & Guests enjoying the annual Translation Lunch held this year in the Franciscan Gardens.

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Annual lunch commemorating the translation of Eastbridge Hospital’s patron saint Thomas Becket

The annual lunch commemorating the translation of Eastbridge Hospital’s patron saint Thomas Becket was held in The Master’s Lodge garden on the sixth of July. Those attending included Indwellers from the Eastbridge almshouse, trustees, officers and employees of the charity.

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Franciscan Gardens wild flower meadow

Each year a part of Franciscan Gardens is allowed to grow as a wild flower meadow and, as can be seen from these pictures, to stunning effect. The meadow attracts significant wildlife and is unique within the City of Canterbury.

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Canterbury Medieval Pageant

Eastbridge welcomed visitors to the Canterbury Medieval Pageant on Saturday July 8th and also hosted for lunch on that day in the Undercroft members from the Worshipful Company of Barber-Surgeons.

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The Psalter of St Thomas Becket redicovered

Dr Christopher de Hamel, Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge will present the Annual Archives and Library Lecture 2017 on 14th March at 6.30 pm in the Auditorium, Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. More details on the Becket’s Psalter Poster

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Our new website and branding

Welcome to our new website which we hope you will explore and enjoy. We welcome your feedback and will update the site and improve it as time goes on.

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