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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Mayday Walk on the Ashdown Forest
Come and join us for a Mayday walk on the beautiful Ashdown Forest . Walk either 2 or 5 miles (3 or 8 Km). Refreshments available including a light lunch.
Holy Trinity Church Hall, Shepherds Hill, Coleman’s Hatch
Mon 7 May

More details - Penns in the Rocks - Open Garden for NGS
Large garden with spectacular outcrop of rocks, lake, C18 temple and woods. Daffodils, bluebells, azaleas, magnolias and tulips. Old walled garden with herbaceous borders, roses and shrubs. Part C18 house (not open). Walls recently restored by Richard and Columba Strachey.
Penns in the Rocks, Tunbridge Wells
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Forest Row Market
The Forest Row Village Market is one of Sussex’ finest suppliers of good food and hand made crafts. Winners of Britain’s Best Small Community Market 2017.
Community Centre car park, Hartfield Road, Forest Row
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Forest Players
Forest Players present a comedy farce, RUMOURS, by Neil Simon A 20th Wedding Anniversary party starts to go wrong as soon as the first guests arrive. Where are the host and hostess? Come along for an evening of fun and laughter.
Forest Row Large Village Hall, The Square
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Caxton Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 5 acre Japanese inspired gardens planted with mature rhododendrons, azaleas and acers surrounding large pond with boathouse, massive rockery and waterfall, beneath the home of the late Sir Archibald McIndoe (house not open). Japanese tea house and Japanese style courtyard.
Caxton Manor, Forest Row
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

More details - 2 Quarry Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful little garden that has evolved over 40 yrs by present owners. A natural sandstone outcrop hangs over an ornamental pond; mixed borders of perennials and shrubs with specimen trees. Many seating areas tucked into corners. Highly productive vegetable plot. Terrace round house.
2 Quarry Cottages, East Grinstead
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

More details - Wych Warren House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden in Ashdown Forest, AONB, much of it mixed woodland. Perimeter walk around property (not open). Delightful and tranquil setting with various aspects of interest, as works in progress incl a large pond, bog garden, Mediterranean and exotic garden and mixed herbaceous borders.
Wych Warren House, Forest Row
Wed 9 May

More details - Stonewall Park - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic woodland garden in historic setting featuring species rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas, bluebells, a range of interesting trees and shrubs, sandstone outcrops, wandering paths and lakes. Historic parkland with cricket ground.
Stonewall Park, nr Edenbridge
Sun 6 May

More details - Old Buckhurst - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre partly walled cottage garden around C15 Grade II listed farmhouse with catslip roof (not open). Comments from Visitors Book: perfect harmony of vistas, contrasts and proportions. Everything that makes an English garden the envy of the world.
Old Buckhurst, Edenbridge
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - The Wolf Run at Pippingford Park - Spring Wolf
The Wolf Run is an approx. 10k off-road run featuring a series of man-made and natural obstacles located throughout the course. We have four events throughout the year (Spring, Summer Autumn & Winter).
Pippingford Park, Pippingford Park Manor, Nutley, Uckfield
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Wolf Run - Spring Wolf - East Sussex
England 2003 Rugby World Cup heroes Mike Tindall, Will Greenwood and Neil Back are getting back together to take part in a brand new Wolf Run obstacle challenge at Pippingford Park, East Sussex on Saturday 28th April.
Pippingford Park Manor, Nutley, Uckfield
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Stone Cross House - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 9 acre country property (not open) with gardens containing a delightful array of azaleas, acers, rhododendrons and camellias, interplanted with an abundance of spring bulbs. The very pretty cottage garden has interesting examples of topiary and unusual plants. Jacob sheep graze the surrounding pastures.
Stone Cross House, Crowborough
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - A Street Cat Named Bob - Film Screening
Based on the international best selling biographical book. This real feel good film won Best British Film at the UK National Film Awards, and tells the story of how James Bowen (played by Luke Treadaway), a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat, Bob (played by...
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Andy Irvine
Hailed as ‘a tradition in himself’, Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers who really gets to the soul of what Ireland is about!
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Fri 4 May

More details - One Woman Sex and the City
A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes - The ULTIMATE Girl’s Night Out! This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show.
Chequer Mead Theatre De La Warr Road East Grinstead
Thu 17 May

More details - HoneyLeaf Monthly Poetry Workshops
Monthly Poetry Workshop Playing with language, sounds and the rhythm of words, we’ll allow poetry to emerge from prompts and exercises. We will write together, share what we’ve written (if you want to) and listen to each other. Cost: £20 per workshop. Block booking discounts and gift vouchers available.
The Bookshop, 22 High Street East Grinstead
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bringing Characters Alive - HoneyLeaf Creative Writing Workshops
This set of three creative writing workshops on Saturday mornings in East Grinstead bookshop will help you bring characters alive, whether you’re writing stories, poems or are just at the ideas stage. We’ll look at character motivation, back stories and personality types. Cost: £20 per workshop.
The Bookshop, 22 High Street East Grinstead
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 12 May

More details - Pranic Healing Clinic
Aches or pains? Feeling stressed? Come and experience a Pranic Healing treatment at our weekly clinic. Feel more relaxed as the stress and tension is released. Some of the benefits you may experience: Relaxation, Mental Clarity, Physical Healing, Psychological Healing.
The Cornmill Complementary Health Centre, Judges Close, High Street, East Grinstead
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr
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More details - Penshurst Brocante
Bringing beautiful Vintage and Artisan products to The Village Hall Penshurst in the style, atmosphere and flavour of a French Brocante. Refreshments available throughout the day. Next Fair Sunday April 22nd at Penshurst Village Hall , Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8BP
Penshurst Village Hall
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Yew Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Small, romantic cottage garden with steep hillside entrance. Lots of seats and secret corners, many unusual plants - hellebores, spring bulbs, old roses, many special perennials. Small pond; something to see in all seasons. Created and maintained by owner, a natural garden full of plants.
Yew Tree Cottage, Penshurst
Sun 22 Apr, Wed 2 May, Sun 13 May, Wed 23 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Holly House - Open Garden for NGS
An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest. A fish pond and a wildlife pond beside a grassy area with many shrubs and flower beds.
Holly House, Haywards Heath
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Standen House and Garden - The Standen Collection
Designers Peter Thwaites and Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for Standen, using inspiration gathered by visitors, volunteers and staff.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Today to Fri 27 Apr

More details - Standen House and Garden - Tulip Garden Tours with Senior Gardener Nick Delves
Designer of the tulip planting at Standen over several years, Senior Gardener Nick Delves will share his knowledge and lead you on an exclusive out of hours tour of the garden at Standen.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr

More details - Standen House and Garden - Tulip Festival photography workshop - from masses to macro
Standen’s Tulip Festival provides the perfect opportunity to master the art of macro photography. Get up close and personal with some of our 10,000 tulips under Roger Bloxham’s expert guidance. This one day workshop will examine various ways of using flowers in photographs.
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead
Wed 25 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Weald of Kent Country Craft Show
Discover delightfully crafted products and soak up the atmosphere with 150 stands and activities to experience and enjoy. Craft Workshops, demonstrations and live music run throughout the day in the striking landscape of Penshurst Place – a truly special day for you and your family.
Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Film: Ikiru (1952; Cert. PG,  Drama)
Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru details the existential struggle of one ordinary man in his desperate search for purpose. Upon learning he has terminal stomach cancer, a low-level government bureaucrat (Takashi Shimura) leaves his job of thirty years without a word to find meaning in the year he has left to live.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Film: Paddington 2 (2017; Cert. 15;  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy)
Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville star in this family comedy sequel based on the popular children’s books written by Michael Bond.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 5 May

More details - Film: 12 Angry Men (1957; Cert. U;  Crime, Drama)
12 Angry Men is a 1957 American courtroom drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 5 May

More details - A Day out with Thomas and friends
Come and meet Thomas and his friends together with Sir Topham Hat
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Bank holiday steam weekend
Come along and enjoy the bank holiday weekend at the Spa Valley Railway
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

The Pete Cater Big Band More details - The Pete Cater Big Band
The UK’s premier big band, led by drum legend Pete Cater, featuring music made famous by Buddy Rich. Pete Cater has played with jazz greats past and present, from Harry Edison and Benny Carter, to Johnny Dankworth, Tom Jones, Jamie Cullum and many others.
Frant Church, High Street, Frant, near Tunbridge Wells
Fri 18 May
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More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Edenbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Saturday 28 April 2018 2pm-4pm Edenbridge Leisure Centre, Stangrove Park, Edenbridge TN8 5LU BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *25 stalls with lots of bargains!
Edenbridge Leisure Centre
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Super Douro’s Wine Dinner with Head Sommelier Victor Amaro
Our Head Sommelier guides us through a selection of single vineyard wines from some of Portugal’s most renowned wineries. Anyone who knows Victor will be aware of his love for the Douro and wines of his home-country. Join us for a night of great food, infectious enthusiasm and beautiful wines.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Burgundy Wine Dinner with Nigel Wilkinson, Master Sommelier
Join us as Nigel Wilkinson, Master Sommelier introduces some of Burgundy’s finest producers and most interest Appellations. Paired to a bespoke 3 course meal, an evening with Nigel always promises to bring equal levels of intrigue, laughter and appreciation.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 18 May

’ALL THAT GLITTERS’ Letters & Art exhibition More details - 'ALL THAT GLITTERS' Letters & Art exhibition
Lingfield Scribes interpret poetry and prose using their skills with a squre edged nib & ink. Letters that were used in manuscripts before printing evolved such as the Celtic or Uncial hand, Gothic black letter, & Italic.
The Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre, Lingfield High St
Today to Sat 28 Apr
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More details - The Garth Pleasure Grounds - Open Garden for NGS
Mature 9 acre Pleasure Grounds created by Walter Godfrey in 1919 present an idyllic setting surrounding the former parish workhouse refurbished in Edwardian style. The formal gardens, enchanting nuttery, a spinney with many mature trees and a pond attract wildlife. Wonderful bluebells in spring.
The Garth Pleasure Grounds, Lingfield
Sat 5 May

More details - The Garth Pleasure Grounds - Open Garden for NGS
Mature 9 acre Pleasure Grounds created by Walter Godfrey in 1919 present an idyllic setting surrounding the former parish workhouse refurbished in Edwardian style. The formal gardens, enchanting nuttery, a spinney with many mature trees and a pond attract wildlife. Wonderful bluebells in spring.
The Garth Pleasure Grounds, Lingfield
Sun 6 May

More details - Pizza Night at Long Acres
We’ve teamed up with the wonderful Community Oven to provide amazing wood fired pizzas to locals and our guests. The pizza van will be set up in our lovely orchard, where you’ll be able to chill out on hay bales whilst you wait for your pizza to be made.
Longacres Caravan & Camping Park Newchapel Road
Sat 28 Apr

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More details - Bore Place - Bird Prints and Cow Cookies
Join Elaine Thompson, local artist and experienced workshop leader, and learn how to use bold shape, layer colours and use handmade printing techniques to make a relief print cards inspired by spring birds.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bore Place - Introduction to Beekeeping
If you’re considering starting up a hive or you’re just curious about honey bees and what’s involved with keeping them, this informal course provides an excellent introduction to the world of beekeeping. The course is designed for beginners, so no previous experience or knowledge is required.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sat 12 May

More details - Bore Place - Printmaking: Cow Prints
Taking inspiration from the organic dairy farm, you’ll start by drawing a cow design and then be guided through the three colour printing process to develop your drawing into a monoprint to take home.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Wed 16 May

More details - Blindley Heath Heavy Horse and Country Show
One of the biggest Shire and Working Horse shows in the SE + Dog Show. "Keep It Local" craft marquee with 50 stands selling & demonstrating SE England crafts. Historic vehicles - vintage tractors, military vehicles and historic cars.
East Bysshe Cross Country Showground on the A22 between Blindley Heath and Newchapel
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Clinton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre formal and romantic garden overlooking parkland with old roses, William Pye water feature, double white and blue herbaceous borders, yew hedges, pleached lime walks, copy of C17 scented herb garden, Medieval style potager, vine and rose alle, wild flower garden.
Clinton Lodge, Fletching
Sun 29 Apr, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Bluebells and beyond
Take a tour of the woods during this colourful season as our Woodland Officer points out the historical and natural highlights. The bluebells in Walk Wood are the best to be found at Sheffield Park.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Magnificent 120 acres (40 hectares) landscaped garden laid out in C18 by Capability Brown and Humphry Repton. Further development in early years of this century by its owner Arthur G Soames. Centrepiece is original lakes with many rare trees and shrubs.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Uckfield
Wed 9 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Bat walk
Learn about and have a go at detecting the bats living in our garden and parkland. Join us for a guided bat walk around the estate starting with a short talk about tracking, recording and identifying bats.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Thu 10 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Spring photography workshop
Capture our garden in its spring glory at our photography workshops. Includes; tea or coffee & cake. Come and join Roger Bloxham on a photography workshop and capture our spring flowers in full bloom. Includes tea and coffee with cake. Booking Essential. Phone: 01825 790231. Not suitable for children.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Wed 16 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Classical Concert for Kids - A Recipe For a Musical Feast - Kidenza
Presented by Kidenza - Classical Concerts for Kids. This is part of the internationally-renowned Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts, and features the BBC Ten Pieces.
Concert Hall, Mayfield School, The Old Palace, Mayfield High Street, East Sussex.
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ham Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre garden created from agricultural land during the last 20 yrs by the present owners. The garden is now well established with yr-round colour bursting from the many borders, large bog garden and winter garden. A gentle stream flows down over waterfalls into a bluebell carpeted wood.
Ham Cottage, Highbrook, Ardingly
Sun 13 May

More details - Birdwatching at Rye Harbour with Tonbridge RSPB
Join us on an all day birdwatching trip, hoping to see a good variety: from ducks like pintail and garganey, Mediterranean gull, common and Sandwich terns, lots of waders, many species of warblers, wheatears, stonechats and more. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather, stout shoes, binoculars and a packed lunch.
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye Harbour, near Rye
Sat 21 Apr, Wed 25 Apr