Rose St Cottage of Curiosities

Hosted by Rose St Cottage of Curiosities 2 December – 23 December Rose St Cottage of Curiosities 10 Rose Street, ME12 1AJ Sheernes  Details He is back this year by popular demand – Father Christmas is flying in to our traditional decorated Victorian Parlour on 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December from 11 am – 2.30 pm. Price only […]

Visit our 3rd Annual Creative Makers Fair. Find a variety of gifts, cards & decorations at a range of prices beautifully made by talented artists and craftspeople. Help local small businesses and help to ensure that the Cottage, as a wholly volunteer-run charity thrives as your Community arts venue and as a show-case for Sheppey’s […]

Rose St Cottage of Curiosities in Sheerness is opening for the first time as part of Heritage Open Days on Thur 7th, Fri 8th, and Sat 9th September from 11 am – 3 pm. Children can follow our Trail to discover and learn about some of our curious artefacts and earn a Wheels of Time […]

From Tues 11th – Sat 29th July, we are hosting a Touring Exhibition on the extraordinary life of John Oliver brought to us by his friend Frances Beaumont. Despite being born without hands, John Oliver led a remarkable life as artist, pub cellar-man, chef and tug-man. For over 20 years he captained the Hobbit tugboat […]

Thur 1st – Fri 30th June 2017 11-3 Tues, Thur, Fri, Sat at Rose St Cottage of Curiosities Exhibition on Dutch Invasion of Sheppey 1667 with Costumes Display In this exhibition, we commemorate the 250 anniversary of The Dutch invasion of the Medway and Sheppey. We exhibit images and information telling the story of this momentous […]

Details Come to our Family-friendly Cookery Workshop in our Cottage Scullery, enjoy our Kitchenalia Exhibition and feel what it was like to live in a former Dockyard worker’s home. Thur 1st June Times: 11 am – 2 pm Price: £2 per head, call 07775 712306 to book.

This new Kitchenalia exhibition features everyday objects from ordinary homes over the past hundred years. There are gadgets such as smoothing irons, progressing from those heated on the fire to modern steam irons, vacuum cleaners from early manual suction to 1960s Electrolux and an early spin dryer. Cook wear, butter pats and cast iron pans. […]

Thurs 13th April 11 am – 2 pm Make Hot Cross Buns and Birds Nests at our family-friendly Easter cookery workshop taking place in the Cottage scullery Rose St Cottage of Curiosities. £2 entry. Please call 07775 712306 to book.

Come to a free Photomontage workshop on 1st or 2nd April 11-3 at Rose St Cottage of Curiosities, 10, Rose St, Sheerness. Open to all, booking essential, Be inspired by vintage photography to create a photomontage from various contemporary sources including local newspapers, selfies and images from social media. Participants are invited to bring along […]

Winter opening hours at the Cottage. We are continuing to open on Tues, Thur, Sat 11-3, and Fri 1-4. PLEASE NOTE: Last day of opening of the Cottage before Christmas is Friday 23rd December. We will then be closed until Kent Big Weekend 1st and 2nd April 2017. We will open on special request if […]


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