During the last 1720s, Deal Castle underwent some extensive alterations, which provided somewhat considered modern accommodation. In 1729, modest alterations were made on...
It was on March 9th, back in 1997 when the rapper Biggie Smalls was murdered by a drive-by shooter in Los Angeles, California. The rap artist’s real name was Christopher...
Today is a day we remember locally as unfortunately it was on this day, 6th March, back in 1987 when a car and passenger ferry capsized moments after leaving the Belgian...
It occurred on March 1st, back in 1932 when the twenty-month-old son of the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh and the author Anne Morrow Lindbergh was kidnapped from their...
Over the last few days watching the news it has felt like we have been watching history being made, and like many of you I am hoping this terrible situation in Ukraine...
One of the oldest established streets in Deal has to be Middle Street. From as early as the 17th century inns, houses and shops have all been listed in rental leases, giving...
I’ve enjoyed my research and writing on the cinemas in Deal. We now move on to the 1930s and the Odeon, which was the sixth building to be used as a cinema in Deal and was...
My brief history of Deal’s cinemas continues. Time has moved on and locally famous Charles W Collins no longer features in the ongoing history…… So, to the Regent, which...
On February 11th, back in 1916 a crusader for women's rights and social justice was arrested in New York City for advocating birth control. Emma Goldman was a Russian...
Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Sandown Primary School and delivering several of our Roman history packages to their Year 4 students.  As you can see the...