Museum Coffee Shop Now Open

Woodlands Garden Centre has now opened a coffee shop next door to the museum and will remain so during the summer months Friday to Sunday from 11am till 4pm. The cafe will be serving tea, coffee, fresh rolls, panini, cakes, ice creams and lots more so you can visit the museum and have a picnic…

World War 2 Weekend

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June we have a World War 2 weekend. We will have re-enactors, a 1940’s fire station watch room and wartime fire engines. All here for you to see at Woodlands Garden Centre in conjunction with the Kent Firefighting Museum which will also be open for your inspection. All free…

Vintage Vehicles

Are you interested in vintage vehicles? If so, come and see the collection of old vehicles that will be here at lunch time on Sunday 24th April. At Woodlands Garden Centre, Ash Lane, Ash, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 7EG.

Closed for Winter

We are now closed for the winter period but are open again from Tuesday 23rd February. We look forward to seeing our volunteers and customers again soon. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and happy new year.

Volunteer Museum Guides

Now the museum is open again, are there any of the member of the group up to volunteering as museum guides? Commitment – at least one day a month. The museum has been asked to provide presentations at outside venues (History groups, Local Societies & Church groups etc.) and now we are looking for volunteers…

Fire Poles

An American view of the history of the fire pole: A fireman’s pole (also called a sliding pole, fire pole, or tom) is a wooden pole or a metal tube or pipe installed between floors in fire stations, allowing firefighters responding to an alarm to quickly descend to the ground floor faster than by using…