Talks and Events 2016 / 2017

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TALKS & EVENTS: Rod will be giving fully illustrated talks on the Darent villages “Well, I never knew that!” or on “Lullingstone – the rise and fall of a Roman Villa” at the following events: 21st Sept OTFORD Historical Soc 24th Nov EYNSFORD & CROCKENHILL Association 2017 10th Feb WESTERHAM Society 16th Feb The SEVENOAKS Society 14th Mar PLAXTOL Local …

“Putting the Darent on the map”

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This Autumn’s edition of  IN SHAPE, Sevenoaks District Council’s quarterly magazine, has run a full-page feature on the publication of the new book . As DARENT  covers the major part of the Sevenoaks region it provides an informative feature for the majority of IN SHAPE  readers. As Rod is quoted  “Our heritage is part of our communal DNA. It is one …

Otford’s Rod Shelton hunts mammoths in the Darent Valley – Sevenoaks Chronicle

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Sevenoaks Chronicle – Thursday, April 23, 2015 By Doug Kempster doug.kempster@sevenoakschronicle.co.uk Woolly mammoths and straight-tusked elephants roamed its foothills. Roman architects constructed villas by its waters at a rate of knots. The first English soldiers marched along its banks on their way to a battle which established their first kingdom in these isles. And it powered the industrial revolution. So when …