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The Faversham Society

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For more than 50 years the Faversham Society has been working towards the preservation and enjoyment of this unique historic town.  The Society is one of the first and the largest Civic Societies in the UK and now has more than 1,000 members.

Relying solely on volunteers, the Society runs the Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre which includes a museum, a gallery, a heritage bookshop and Faversham's only Visitor Information Centre; it also runs the Chart Gunpowder Mill and Maison Dieu, Ospringe and manages a second-hand bookshop just around the corner from the Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre.

To find out more about the Society, its museums and bookshops, the heritage preservation and education work it undertakes and the wide range of activities it offers, go to And if you want to get involved as a volunteer in any one of a number of roles, go to