Sandwich Local History Society

Court Room

If you have a question about the town of Sandwich, the History Society can draw on their knowledge & extensive records in the Sandwich Archives - or they can point you in the right direction for your research.

Not only do the Sandwich History Society have a wealth of knowledge, they also provide conducted Historical Tours of the town, publish books on the History of Sandwich and hold events and talks throughout the year.

Town Tours

Sandwich Town Tour

Let our local guides inform and entertain you as they personally conduct you around the narrow twisting streets of our medieval town, one of the original Cinque Ports.
Whether you are organising a trip for schools, societies or groups, or if you are a family on holiday, our tours are a great way to see the sights and appreciate some of Sandwich's history.

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Lectures & Talks

Sandwich Event Poster

Kent History Federation Conference 2017

Sandwich Guildhall - Saturday 20th May 2017

The 800th anniversary of the Battle of Sandwich

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Pupils from Year 4 Sandwich Junior School

The Battle of Sandwich

Pupils from Year 4 Sandwich Junior School who visited Richborough Roman Fort on a very sunny, study day accompanied by John Hennessy, Chairman on a four hour visit today (24th May) which was enjoyed by all.