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New Boards Unveiled

On 23rd August 2014 three new boards were unveiled in St Peter’s Churchyard. These were part of the Commemoration of the start of the First World War. Two of them were funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and show the location WW1 graves. The third  was funded by Kent County Council and shows the location […]

Trip Advisor Certificate

The St Peter’s Village Tour has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. Here you can see Chairman, Sue Elliott, receiving the award from Peter Homewood, Chairman of the KCC. The Tour has been ranked first by Trip Adviser of Activities in Broadstairs.

Teachers’ from Europe Visit the Tour

A group of teachers from across Europe visited the St Peter’s Village Tour. The visit was arranged through Bradstow School in Broadstairs and was part of a programme run by the British Council to build relationships and develop ways of learning for children with severe learning difficulties. On arrival to the Tour they were greeted […]

Village Tour Supports Tower Appeal

In April, Members of the St Peter’s Village Tour gather with staff from the Co-op in St Peter’s in support of the Co-op’s launch to raise funds for the St Peter’s Church Tower appeal. The Church Tower (built in the 15th century), its clock and stained glass window are in urgent need of repair, indeed […]

Tour Appoints New Chairman

Following the appointment of Brian Sleightholm as President, Sue Elliott has been appointed as the new Chairman of the St Peter’s Village Tour. Sue has spent eight years with the Tour and was previously the Tour Co-ordinator.

Tour President

The Tour has elected its first President Brian Sleightholm JP ACIB. Brian, the Tour founder and Chairman was voted the Tour’s first President at the AGM in February 2014 briansleightholm@gmail.com

Coronation Celebrations

The Village Tour held a special tour to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation in June 2013. Her Predecessor Queen Victoria made a visit with her daughter Princess Louise. To commemorate the occasion the Queen bestowed a Knighthood on a visitor from St Nicholas at Wade. The picture shows from left to right, […]