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JUNE 2024
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
27th May (7.30pm)
BATTHE OF THE BANDS - semi final round 1
28th May
29th May
30th May
31st May
1st Jun
2nd Jun (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
3rd Jun
4th Jun
5th Jun
6th Jun
7th Jun
8th Jun
9th Jun (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
10th Jun (7.30pm)
BATTLE OF THE BANDS - semi final round 2
11th Jun
12th Jun (7.00pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
13th Jun
14th Jun
15th Jun (9.00pm)
Thee Scarecrows
16th Jun (6.30pm)
CANCELLED - Sunday Jam Session
17th Jun
18th Jun (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
19th Jun (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
20th Jun
21st Jun (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
22nd Jun (9.00pm)
Rock Paper Scissors
23rd Jun (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
24th Jun
25th Jun
26th Jun (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
27th Jun
28th Jun (9.00pm)
29th Jun
30th Jun (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session


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The Ship, circa. 1930

The Ship was originally located a short distance away in Church Street from at least 1711, and possibly long before that, but moved to its present location in 1792. The current building is estimated to date from the early-to-mid 1600's, which pre-dates its use as a pub by 150 years or more. Most likely built as a private dwelling, it is of traditional Kentish Weatherboarding on a timber frame construction and is Grade II listed. Several extensions and modifications have been added over the years.

The address of the current pub has changed over time, having variously been given as Gads Hill and Layfield (or "Leyfield") Road (it sits between the two), but is now regarded as being in Court Lodge Road. The building itself hasn't moved!

Current landlords Nathaniel and Charlotte have been at the helm since March 2016, since when they have invested much time and effort into turning The Ship into Gillingham's premiere venue for live music.


The Ship Inn, Court Lodge Road, Gillingham, Kent. ME7 2QX
Please note: We are located at the end of a dead-end street in a densely populated residential area and parking can be limited.
You can usually find somewhere to park in surrounding streets within a few minutes walk of The Ship.
Please respect our neighbours when parking locally. Thank you.


The Ship Inn,
Court Lodge Road,

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