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The Parish of Higham nestles between the River Thames and the North Downs midway between Gravesend and the Medway towns.  It is part of Gravesham Borough within the County of Kent. Charles Dickens, the celebrated English novelist, made Higham his home in 1856 and died here at Gads Hill Place in June 1870. Much more information and news throughout this web site - please explore it fully.


photograph of the Peninsula Big Band, courtesy Michael Papadopulosphotograph of the winning Higham Gardens for Pleasure competition 2013

Above, left: In the Mood Tonight, see many more photographs and, right, Gardens for Pleasure competition 2013 winners

**Don't forget the 2013 Higham Proms**
 

 

Next Full Parish Council Meeting is on Monday 12th May 2014

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photograph of Forge Lane, Higham

photograph of Michele Cottages, Lower Higham

Forge Lane, Higham
Michele Cottages, Lower Higham

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2014 Annual Newsletter & Reports |

Nowadays a private school, Gads Hill Place was Charles Dickens home until he died.

A reminder that Higham village is a rural community.
Charles Dickens' Gads Hill Place, now a private school Higham is a rural community between the Medway Towns and Gravesend
Local traffic always gives way to large farm vehicles photograph of Parish Council Noticeboard outside Higham Library, November 2009

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