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Company:The Net Exhibition

Address:Commissioner's House, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent

Phone:01634 310011

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The Net Exhibition of Volunteer Groups.

The Net has booked the Commissioner’s House in Chatham Historic Dockyard for Tuesday 2nd October, 2018. There is room for 100
three foot table top displays costing £30.00 each including VAT.
We are inviting groups in Medway, Swale, Maidstone and Gravesham to email provisional applications for space to

The exhibition will be open to the public from 12 noon to 8pm to give everyone the opportunity to attend. Admission will be free for visitors with no pre-booking and there is plenty of free visitor parking. The event will be well publicised in The Net (distributed to 250,000+ homes every month), through social media, through the memberships of the exhibitors and by other means.

We expect exhibitors to have representatives there throughout the day to talk to visitors about their activities. It will be an opportunity to meet like-minded people, to recruit new members or volunteers and generally promote the aims and objectives of your particular group.


List of Groups Exhibiting:

Kent Scouts

Infinity Lifeskills

Physical Folk

Physical Folk is a Kent and Medway based creative training Social Enterprise who delivers accessible creative employability workshops and mentoring for those interested in exploring a creative career in the media or entertainment industries. 

The Harmony Therapy Trust

The Harmony Therapy Trust is a Kent wide charity that provides pampering treatments for those with life altering conditions such as cancer. Volunteers are welcome for whatever support they might offer!

Kent Wildlife Trust

Showcasing the wide variety of volunteering opportunities with Kent Wildlife Trust, the leading conservation charity for Kent & Medway

The Friends of Broomhill

Recruit more members, raise our profile in the community, seek funding, grants, etc. to maintain the present park + achieve our project of opening up the adjacent old orchard we have recently purchased as a sustainable green space for the public in perpetutity for the pleasure and education of all.

The Friends of Wisdom Hospice

The Friends are a local charity supporting The Wisdom Hospice our local adult hospice for Medway and Swale. The Hospice supports our community with end of life care, at home, in the hospice and at the hospital as a free service.

We would be looking to recruit volunteers, publicise events and meet the with other charities.

One Big Family - Helping the Homeless

We are hoping to get volunteers for the winter night shelter which will run from mid November - mid March.

Construct a Future

Employment, and in particular, skilled employment, is a proven contributor to reduce the likelihood of reoffending. Our aim is to work with the prison service, committees and businesses of all sizes to provide training, skills and career opportunities before release from custody.


Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to provide one-to-one literacy support in early years settings and primary schools to children who have fallen behind with their reading.  Beanstalk trained reading helpers transform the lives of the children they support, turning them into confident, passionate and able readers.

Medway & District Caledonian Association

Scottish Country Dancing Group, looking to recruit new members and promote our club nights and events.

Diagrama Foundation

Our charity is looking for volunteers to support our fostering, adoption and residential services. We also hope to speak to anyone interested in our accredited first aid training and our Mini Medics course for children.

Living River Foundation

The foundation has been set up to connect the community with the estuary that our communities have developed along, and to share the benefit of protecting the environment and heritage for future generations. We would like volunteers to join us to help and community members to highlight areas where we can help.

Lions Club International

Gillingham, Maidstone and Swale clubs all looking to recruit new members.

PTSD Resolution/Ghurka Welfare Trust

PTSD Resolution is a charity for mental health issues for ex-service men and women and their families. Ghurka Welfare Trust is a charity to ensure that veterans, their widows and their wider communities are able to live with dignity. Very much an awareness.

Tools With A Mission

This charity collects old tools and sewing machines and refurbishes them ready to send to Africa for job creation. We hope to recruit volunteers with a love of tools.

Rotary Clubs of Medway, Maidstone, Rochester, Maidstone Riverside

Promotion of Rotary International & it's activities

Air Ambulance - Kent, Surrey & Sussex

Recruit volunteers to help the charity in various roles.

Kent Family History Society

Recruit new members and make people aware of our position within Kent and to promote our CD’s.

Holding On Letting Go

We are a children & families bereavement support organisation that covers the whole of Kent, we are looking to recruit a range of volunteers to help and support our very special charity, we will also be looking to publicise our service to the local community.

Age UK Medway

Age UK Medway aims to reduce Social Isolation in older people, we need volunteers to help us to provide a range of services to achieve this.

Medway Area Rethink Social Support Group

We are a weekly peer support social group for sufferers of mental health issues and social isolation issues too We aim from this event to raise awareness of the group and recruit some new members too

The Young Lives Foundation

We are looking to recruit volunteers to become a part of our charity. We are looking for Befrienders and Mentors to work with young people in the community and schools.

Hands & Gillingham Volunteer Centre

We are a Volunteer Centre who also deliver a range of services to the local community. At the event we are looking to recruit new volunteers for ourselves and other organisations and promote the invaluable services we provide.

Carers FIRST 

Carers FIRST delivers the Carers Service across the west of Kent supporting people who look after a relative or friend who due to ill health, physical or mental illness, disability, frailty, or addiction cannot manage without their support.

Medway U3A ( University of the Third Age)

Medway U3A aims to advance education of older people and those who are retired from full time work by all means, including activities that support learning and personal development.


ellenor is a local Hospice, providing care and support for patients with a life limiting illness and their families. We aim to reach more patients and carers, we welcome volunteers, we want to open up hospice life to educate and demystify public perception. Hospice is about living until you die.

Friends of Medway Archives (FOMA)

The Friends of Medway Archive Centre ( support the Archives, the conservation of its historical material and promote Medway’s rich heritage through events and fundraising activities. We welcome new members.

Gillingham Dramatic Society

We are a drama group who wish to publicise our upcoming show 'Into The Woods'

Construct A Future

Construct a future works directly with offenders and ex-offenders and needs to raise the profile in what is a difficult area.

Lordswood WI

Lordswood WI, meet new people, learn new skills, always looking to welcome new members and publicise what is available to you as a WI member.

City of Rochester Society

CoRS is the historic and amenity society for Rochester. We want to recruit new members and publicise our activities, including guided tours of Rochester.

Copperhouse Adventure Training

We are a group of keen outdoor enthusiasts who run events for others including DofE expeditions for young people. We will be publicising some upcoming events and also hoping to recruit some extra volunteers to the team.

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans, and their families. This year we are looking for volunteers from within the Medway Community to collect at local supermarkets or deliver poppies to organisations. If you can spare a few hours to support the Poppy Appeal in your town this well enable us to ensure Medway gets poppies to everyone that wishes to wear one this Remembrance.

Street Soccer Foundation

The Street Soccer Foundation suports young homeless people and those at risk through the power of football, mindest coaching and skills training. Find out how you can become involved as an Official Supporter.


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