Friends of Martello24
Martello Tower No. 24 is one of three Martello Towers in Dymchurch. It is located just off the High Street. Martello24 is the most accurate example remaining of an original Martello Tower and is currently the only tower solely devoted to the history of the Martello Towers.
The Friends of Martello24 is a Registered Charity, Number 1172376, which has been set up to advance the education of the public in the history and heritage of Martello Tower No. 24. This to be achieved particularly by working In partnership with English Heritage to open Martello Tower No 24 to the public on a published regular basis.
The trust also has aims to work with the owners of other historic buildings in Dymchurch to achieve greater awareness of these buildings
The trust works very closely with the Dymchurch & District Heritage Group concerning the provision of historical and related information.
To advance the education of the public in the history and heritage of Martello Tower No. 24 and other historic buildings in Dymchurch, Kent and the surrounding area in particular but not exclusively by arranging exhibitions, lectures, classes and similar educational activities.
There are six trustees:
Richard Blackwell (Chairman) Denise Meyers Andrew Ashton Peter Faulkner Maureen Vogt Barry Tate
You can read our Constitution Friends of Martello24 Constitution.
The Officers of the trust are:
Chairman Richard Blackwell
Secretary Peter Faulkner
Treasurer Adrian Goodsell
Minutes Secretary Denise Meyers
You can read our draft Business Plan.
If you would like to volunteer to help us open Martello Tower No. 24 and/or you would like more information about us, then please contact the Secretary email.