Centre for Kent History and Heritage

The Centre for Kent History and Heritage (CKHH) showcases the regional work of the Historians and Archaeologists in the School of Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University. Amongst other events, the Centre hosts public lectures, study days and workshops on aspects of the history and archaeology of Kent.



Our aim is to highlight the work of Historians and Archaeologists within the School of Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Tudors and STuarts History Weekend 2023

Among the internationally known scholars and well-known, more popular historians are Alec Ryrie, Vanessa Harding, Richard Hoyle and Elaine Hobby, who will cover topics across the period from Henry VIII’s marriages and the problems of the succession to Aphra Behn, the first professional women writer in English.

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The Centre for Kent History and Heritage blog is the best way to keep up with our latest news. You will also find a calendar of events, guest posts and links to other sites of interest.

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Ian Coulson Prize

This new prize supports postgraduate study in Kent History.

Find out more about the Ian Coulson Memorial Prize


History Weekends

Our History weekends are proving to be a great success. Each event presents talks from popular historians and gudied visits plus there’s a chance to hear from eminent scholars from CCCU and beyond as they present their most recent academic research.

Find out more about our History weekends



Read about some of our past projects and events and find out what's coming soon.

Find out more about our past and future events


Walkie Talkies: Walking the Walls

Listen to the latest episode of our podcast 'Walkie Talkies' here, exploring the local scenery and promoting the importance of physical and mental fitness.

Find out more and listen to the latest episode here


Imagining Dover

An exciting new digital exhibition of creative resources for the Institute of Historical Research’s ‘Our century 1921-2021’ programme. The exhibition celebrates the town of Dover across history through blogs, podcasts, creative writing activities and a curated walk.

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