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Saturday, 5 May 2012

North West Kent Family History Society will be at the BBC's Great British Story – Bexley 23 June 2012- Free Tickets

North West Kent Family History Society will be at the BBC's Great British Story – Bexley 23 June 2012- Free Tickets.

A new BBC TV series to be presented by Michael Wood, The Great British Story will soon be starting on BBC. In conjunction with the TV program the NWKFHS will be taking part in the largest of the local BBC road-shows that will link in with the series. Saturday 23 June 2012, 10am - 4pm Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, DA5 1PQ

The day promises to be a great event which will give you the chance to find out about tracing your family history and help and advice from Family History Experts. NWKFHS will be providing help and information about the occupations of your ancestors and researching ancestors and their families in South East London and NW Kent.  Access to on line records and how they can help you. Free information packs and one to one advice (which can be booked on the day) on your family history  research (remember to bring some details with you).

There will be other organisations there for you to talk to and see how they can help in your quest:

Listen to historian, broadcaster and writer Michael Wood discussing The Great British Story. Track down your ancestors with help and advice from family history experts Learn how experts conserve and protect treasures from the Museum of London. Find out how to date your old photos, if you've inherited an family photo bring it along to find out more Learn how to discover the history of your home using local archive sources. Discover Bexley's archaeological treasures and show your own mystery finds to our experts. Explore the history of Bexley through local heroes, landmarks, working lives and industrial heritage. Take part in a reminiscence session and share your memories of working in and around the Thames Gateway plus a full programme of talks will run throughout the day.

This is a ticketed event but the tickets are FREE. Tickets are  only available from the BBC.  Apply for your FREE tickets at  Great British Event 23 June 2012   or by calling 03709 011227.  Booking Application will take you straight to the booking form.

Further details of the day can be found at BBC Events-The Great British Story

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