Your Table Awaits

Visit Rochester Cathedral to see the spectacular 13m long ‘table for the nation’ made from the wood of a 5,000 year old fossilised black oak tree.


Local artist: Cathy McClymont

Cathy lives in Maidstone, Kent where she has lived for the last twenty years bringing up her four children. She loves to paint with oils acrylic and pastel.


Stardust Memories

Collectors of movie memorabilia are queuing up for an auction of items from a Star Wars and horror film legend.


Artist Profile – Graham Clarke

Graham is known for his wonderfully detailed, often humorous arch-topped limited-edition etchings, produced entirely by hand from start to finish.

Curved floating sideboard

Effortless Elegance

We meet Oliver Manning Press whose unique talent and flair for furniture design is fundamental to creating individual pieces of bespoke furniture of the highest quality, be they fitted or freestanding, he creates items that are functional, elegant and very beautifully made.


Timeless Textiles

Marina Mill is a Kent-based, family business that specialises in designing and producing exclusive furnishing fabrics.


Love Local

We at Conservation News are firm believers in the ‘Shop Local’ movement and we thought we would use this opportunity to tell you why…


Artist Profile – Debbie Fairbrass

Heirlooms and treasures


Forging a New Life

We talk to Joel Tarr – a blacksmith and metal artist from Kent.


Make a Beautiful Spring Wreath

From spring planters to summer floral crowns and autumn vase arrangements to winter wreaths; life is better with flowers all year round. With clear, step-by-step instructions, expert florist Ashlee Jane leads you through her inspirational ideas for floral designs to bring the calming presence of flowers and foliage into your home.