Published: 11:00, 31 March 2014 |
Updated: 14:15, 31 March 2014
A weekend of free activities celebrating Dartford’s industrial and social heritage will take place in Central Park next month.
Dartford council is teaming up with Trevithick’s Industrial Dartford and the Dartford Remembered Facebook group to host the Dartford Remembered Live weekend starting on May 10 at Central Park.
There will be a rally featuring steam engines and vintage vehicles alongside displays and activities for all the family, including talks, photographs and memorabilia from the 1960s to the 90s.
Some of the talks and displays will have a focus on the First World War.
On the Sunday (May 11) engines will gather in Overy Street at noon ready for the road run up East Hill, to lay a wreath on the memorial stone of Cornish engineer Richard Trevithick who worked, died and is buried in the town.
Council leader Jeremy Kite said: “I’m glad that we’ve been able to support these two great events and bring them together this year to celebrate Dartford’s heritage and commemorate the life of Richard Trevithick. The weekend promises to be fun, a little educational and a great trip down memory lane and I look forward to seeing lots of Dartford residents there.”
There will also be vintage bus tours of the borough taking place on the Sunday.
Tickets are available in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01322 343244.
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