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JULY 2024
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1st Jul
2nd Jul
3rd Jul
4th Jul (9.00pm)
The Growlers
5th Jul (9.00pm)
Zac Schulze Gang
6th Jul
7th Jul (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
8th Jul (7.30pm)
Battle Of The Bands + Rhino Tranq + Smile You S.O.B. BOB GRAND FINAL
9th Jul
10th Jul
11th Jul
12th Jul (9.00pm)
James Oliver Band
13th Jul (9.00pm)
The Bad Pennies
14th Jul (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
15th Jul
16th Jul
17th Jul (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
18th Jul
19th Jul (9.00pm)
The Camden Shades
20th Jul (3.00pm)
21st Jul (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
22nd Jul
23rd Jul
24th Jul (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
25th Jul
26th Jul (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
27th Jul (9.00pm)
U2 Tribe - a tribute to U2
28th Jul (6.30pm)
Sunday Jam Session
29th Jul
30th Jul
31st Jul (7.30pm)
Crowsnest Promotions Presents
1st Aug
2nd Aug
3rd Aug (8.00pm)
Arkadia - EP release show
4th Aug (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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