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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.

Higham Proms was on Friday 11th July 2014 -- did you go and have a great time??
Link to Higham Proms Report and Photographs
On August 4, 2014 between 10pm and llpm you are invited to turn off all lights, but leave a one light or candle in a single moment of reflection to mark the 100th Anniversary of the date Great Britain
entered the First World War.

 
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Next Parish Council Meeting is on Monday 8th September 2014

Members of the public welcome

photograph of Forge Lane, Higham

photograph of Michele Cottages, Lower Higham

Forge Lane, Higham
Michele Cottages, Lower Higham

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Lower Thames Crossing Update | Proms 2014

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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