Events in Hextable

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75th Anniversary of V2 Rocket Landing in Hextable

Feb 04,2019

On 14th March 1945, a V2 rocket launched from France, landed on buildings in Hextable,  killing 10 civilians.  The rocket landed on the site that is now occupied by the parade of shops in Main Road Hextable that were built in the 50’s. 

Hextable Parish Council, in partnership with Hextable Heritage Society and St Paul’s Church, are holding an event 75 years to the day that this attack took place to mark the V2 attack.  We will be unveiling the first Blue Plaque in Hextable at the site where the V2 landed and also dedicating a new area of open space In the village as ‘Hextable Memorial Garden’ in remembrance. 

We will be marking this with a short but significant joint ceremony on Saturday 14th March to be held in the village.  I am pleased to be welcoming civic guests as well as members of the family who remember the event, and would like to extend the welcome to residents to join in this event.  

We will be unveiling Hextable’s first blue plaque on the parade of shops at 11:00, followed by a short dedication ceremony at the site of a new open space at the bottom of the Broomhill Bank school field.

If you would like to be part of this event, the party will be assembling at St Peters church from 10:00am for tea and coffee.

Cllr Darren Kitchener 

Chairman, Hextable Parish Council

Hextable Motor Show July 18th 2020
Sept 29,2019

Official Exhibitor/Trader enquiry line for Hextable Motor Show & Family Fun Day 07818 727644

Fitness with Friends @ St. Peters C of E Church Hall, Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm
March 19,2019

Pop up Tea Room Every Friday @ Hextable Heritage Centre 12.30pm - 3.30pm
February 17,2019

Pop in for Craft at St. Peter's Church: 1st Sat of Every Month - 10am till 6pm
February 13,2019

Swanley Wildlife & Nature Group (SWAN) Programme for 2019
February 4,2019

SWAN normally works at Environment Area, Swanley Park, From 10am - 12 noon  -  Meet in Top Car park at 10am

Saturday 23 February          Check whips in Environment Area/tree replanting/general maintenance

Saturday 23 March               9-10am Bird Walk followed by replacement whip planting (wood)

Saturday 27 April                  Wildflower seeding

Saturday 25 May                   Habitat creation - KW

Saturday 22 June                  Path work/wildflower ID

Saturday 20 July                   Open Day (Swanley Park)

Saturday 17 August              Awayday for Group 

Saturday 28 September       Cutting Wildflower Areas

Saturday 12 October            Raking Wildflower Areas with 2ndSwanley Brownies

Saturday 26 October            Bulb Planting in Remembrance Wood

Saturday 23 November        Tree Planting/Tree Recycling/Social 

Saturday 25 January 2020   Annual General Meeting


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A PDF of the above can be downloaded here.