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A trip to the Poppy Factory has been arranged for Thursday February 28th 2019. This popular tour is fully booked but you can join a waiting list. For full details and the booking form please click on the events link.
On this tour you will enjoy a fascinating presentation and introductory film about the factory and its history. You will then move through to the museum area where you get to make a poppy and see some of the wreaths and poppies made throughout history. Following this you will walk along the royal corridor and see wreaths made for the royal family, as well as photos from their visits throughout the years. Before heading back to the gift shop you will see the machines that cut out millions of poppies that are then pieced together carefully by staff.
Calendar Girls The Musical a matinee Performance - Wednesday 6th March 2019 Bookings now being taken.
Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth is the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls - a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. This marvellous musical comedy which received fantastic five star reviews in London’s West End now comes to the Orchard Theatre Dartford with an all-star cast including Fern Britton, Ruth Madoc and Denise Welch. Follow the Calendar Girls link for details and costs of tickets and coach travel