Scout­ing mem­o­ries at cen­te­nary show

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - OPINION -

WOOD­CHURCH mu­seum is host­ing a Scout­ing ex­hi­bi­tion to mark the or­gan­i­sa­tion’s cen­te­nary. Cu­ra­tor Ge­off Loynes said: “We have badges, hats, pieces of uni­forms, a Scout blan­ket with badges on it, an old Wood­church Scout flag and some camp­ing equip­ment in­clud­ing early stoves. “The Guides are also rep­re­sented as they were in­volved at the start though they weren’t in­au­gu­rated un­til 1910.” The mu­seum is open at week­ends from 10am to 4pm and will open all week from Good Fri­day. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact the mu­seum on 01233 860586.

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Wood­church mu­seum cu­ra­tor Ge­off Loynes with a flag from the mu­seum’s Scouts ex­hi­bi­tion

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