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More details - Knole - Storytime in Knole's bookshop
Join the storytime fun in Knole’s bookshop where your little ones can enjoy short stories and nursery rhymes. This is a free event suitable for children under 5, running every Monday during the school term. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Booking Not Needed. Aimed at children under 5.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Today, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Marti Pellow
Marti Pellow. Artists performing: Marti Pellow.: Tickets avaiable.
Winter Gardens, Margate
Today

More details - Chartwell - House timed tickets - June
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival or pre-book the 12:00 or 14.30 time slot (14:30 slot not available on Bank Holidays). Please book at least 24 hours in advance and arrive at least 30 mins early to exchange your e-ticket for a house ticket.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Today to Sat 30 Jun

Together Separately More details - Together Separately
A five-handed exhibition featuring local artists Phillippa, Terry, Jessica and Emily Goddard with photographer Ian Beacham. Influenced by life on Romney Marsh, this five-handed exhibition shows the common threads that bring us together yet separated by our uniquely individual styles.
The Art Gallery, Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, Dymchurch Road, New Romney
Today to Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Outdoor Summer Season
This summer, as part of the Applause Outdoors Season 2018 six professional, exciting and unique performances have been developed specially for outdoor events, fetes and festivals. All the performances are interactive, family-friendly and suitable for all ages, and great fun.
Southborough The Yard, 2a Speldhurst Road Tunbridge Wells
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Care home celebrates milestone
From 2.30pm-4pm, the Care UK team at Weald Heights, on Bourchier Close, will open the doors to the care home for a fun-filled afternoon of celebrations. Visitors to Weald Heights will be treated to songs performed by pupils from St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School.
Weald Heights, Bourchier Close, Sevenoaks
Today

More details - Fathers day meals
fathers day
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Today

More details - Birdwatching at Seaford Head Splash Point & Newhaven Tide Mills with Tonbridge RSPB
Join us on an all day birdwatching trip, hoping to see kittiwakes nesting on minute chalk ledges, skylarks, meadow pipits, whitethroats and linnets. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather, stout shoes, binoculars and a packed lunch. You don’t need to be a member: beginners and experts welcome!
Seaford Splash Point, at the east end of the promenade in Seaford, East Sussex, and Newhaven Tide Mills car park off the A259
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Saddlers - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre garden hidden behind mature yew and beech hedges. Features incl a box knot garden & topiary, wisteria clad ragstone pergola under planted with hostas & ferns. A variety of trees & shrubs, lawned areas, central gravel path edged with lavenders & pleached limes.
Saddlers, Sittingbourne
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Upper Pryors - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of English country garden surrounding C16 house - a garden of many parts; colourful profusion, interesting planting arrangements, immaculate lawns, mature woodland, water and a terrace on which to appreciate the view, and tea!
Upper Pryors, Cowden
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Santus Circus 2018
Traditional circus with a French flavour. The 2018 all-human production includes top international artistes from Mongolia, Hungary, Portugal, Switzerland, and of course Britain and France.
The Green, HYTHE
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Emmetts Garden - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre hillside garden, with the highest tree top in Kent, noted for its fine collection of rare trees and flowering shrubs. The garden is particularly fine in spring, while a rose garden, rock garden and extensive planting of acers for autumn colour extend the interest throughout the season.
Emmetts Garden, Sevenoaks
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Doddington Place - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden, landscaped with wide views; trees and cloud clipped yew hedges; woodland garden with azaleas and rhododendrons; Edwardian rock garden recently renovated (not wheelchair accessible); formal garden with mixed borders. New gothic folly.
Doddington Place, Sittingbourne
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Smallhythe Place - Triumphant Women
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. In 2018 we are exploring women’s history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Quebec House - Guided house tours
Discover the stories behind Quebec House and its famous occupant. Delve into the history of General James Wolfe and life in Georgian times on a half hour tour of Quebec House. Tickets are available from 11am from the Coach House. Please note tickets can’t be booked in advance.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Dusk Safari at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
Experience a wild night out with a difference when you book a Dusk Safari this year! Journey to Kent’s authentic savannahs - alive with South American, Asian and African animals, whilst taking in the stunning sunset views, before enjoying a three-course meal at the Port Lympne Hotel.
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Aldington Rd, Lympne, Hythe
Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Thu 2 Aug

More details - A guided walk around Old Hythe
A guided walk around Old Hythe, taking in the Town Hall, historic High Street, the Royal Military Canal, St Leonard’s Church, Ossuary and lots more….
Town Hall, High Street,Hythe
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Fri 13 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug

More details - Orchid Care Workshop for Beginners
Venue - Godinton House, Ashford Date - THURSDAY 21ST JUNE Time -10:00 - 13:00 A FUN MORNING, MEET OTHER ORCHID LOVERS, ENJOY HOMEMADE CAKES If you love orchids but don’t know how to look after them, then this Workshop will be perfect for you.
Godinton House, Godinton Lane, Ashford
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Free pub performance of Holmes & Watson: The Case Of The Rhyming Crime
See Holmes and Watson as never before, as Arthur Conan Doyle’s adventures are turned into clever verse and lively lyrics by accomplished spoken word performer, Dr Sam Illingworth and writer Mr Dan Simpson.
The Plough Inn, Leigh Road, Hildenborough.
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Bore Place - Saving Bumblebees talk
An evening talk by Professor Dave Goulson, founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and bestselling author
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Godinton House & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
12 acres complement the magnificent Jacobean house. Terraced lawns lead through herbaceous borders, rose garden and formal lily pond to intimate Italian garden and large walled garden with delphiniums, potager, cut flowers and iris border.
Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford
Fri 22 Jun

The Ultimate Tribute Music Festival More details - The Ultimate Tribute Music Festival
A mass of the best tribute artists in one place performing over three days camping available childrens entertainment a great weekend for the whole family a festival not to be missed
Colebrook park , Tunbridge wells
Fri 22 Jun, Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Dine with the artist
Hotel du Vin and The Rare Skills Gallery present the first in our series of ‘Dine with the artist’. Andrew Redden started painting fifteen years ago and his work can now be found in collections throughout the world. Tonight, Andrew provides an insight into selected works from his ‘100 years of the RAF’ collection.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Black Deer Festival
Join us on a journey into the world of Americana & Country. Immerse yourselves in the community, music, food and storytelling of a culture like no other. Legendary artists, authentic food, smokey whiskeys, custom bikes and so much more!
Eridge Park, Mayfield Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Charity Golf Day
Swanley & North Downs Lions are holding their annual Charity Golf Day, the proceeds from which will be donated to the Ellenor team who care for both for adults & children who have a life limiting or life threatening condition, and their families.
Pedham Place Golf Centre, London Road, Swanley
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Wishworks Puppets - Snow Grey
Snow Grey leads you away from the fairy story you know of Snow White, and leads deeper into your imagination. With a clueless huntsman, an astonishing mirror and the heroine too cute to kill, the wicked Queen isn’t winning. Heigh Ho. Children are invited to play parts in the show alongside the puppets.
Stag Plaza, Stag Community Arts Centre, London Road, Sevenoaks
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY – 23rd June
We are so excited to have another great Mum2mum Nearly New Market in Sidcup, BEXLEY this June! BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 23rd June, 2 - 4pm WHERE?
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre 1 Davis Way Sidcup Kent
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Summer Concert by Hayes Symphony Orchestra
Come and join us for our Summer concert of music where we are joined by Flautist Fiona Kelly to play the Reinecke “Flute Concerto”. Fiona will be a soloist in the “Brandenburg Project" at the Proms this year in addition to playing with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
St Francis of Assisi Church, Ravenswood Avenue, West Wickham, Kent
Sat 23 Jun

Confident Queen One Woman Variety show More details - Confident Queen One Woman Variety show
Since my memorable appearance on Britain’s Got Talent 2012 when I even got to sniff Simon Cowell, I continue to help people feel good and have a reason to smile.
Riverside Community Centre Dickens Rd, Gravesend
Sat 23 Jun
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More details - Beth's Dog Show @ Picnic In The Park
FUN DOG SHOW - Saturday 23rd June 2018, Being held as part of this year "Picnic In The Park" Event - Picnic in the Park, Playing Fields, New Road, East Malling, Kent ME19 6DD 16 "Fun" classes - ALL dogs welcome. Rosettes from 1st-6th place.
Picnic In The Park, Playing Fields, New Road, East Malling
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Martello Tower No.24
Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch High Street is open to the public 2pm to 4pm every Saturday, Sunday & BH from 30 March 2018 (Easter) until 28 October 2018.
Dymchurch High Street
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Smarden Open Gardens
Eleven gardens around the lovely village of Smarden, ranging from large and spectacular to small cottage gardens, a Classic Car display (weather allowing), Homemade Teas, Plant stall and guided history tour of the village The Art Gallery, Vintage shop, a picture framing studio and the village’s three pubs will be
Smarden Village
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Hidden Garden Gems of Westerham
A walking trail round some of Westerham’s hidden garden gems, in aid of Hospice in the Weald. The route covers much of the town, so you will enjoy an extended afternoon’s stroll round some of Westerham’s quirky and interesting gardens: For visitors arriving by car, we recommend parking at the Darent Carpark...
Around Westerham
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Artists' Open Studios in Hadlow
Artist Open Studios: Come & meet four artists and see print, photography, painting, drawing, glass art & jewellery
Bourne Grange Oast East, Carpenters Lane, Hadlow
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - St Botolph's Church Summer Fair
Saturday 23 June at 10 - 2pm St Botolph’s Church will be having their Summer Fair at The Hill, Northfleet. All welcome, free entry, plenty of stalls, kids games, face painting, cakes, gifts, raffles, tombola and refreshments. Please come along and support your local church. Thanks
St Botolph’s Church, The Hill, Northfleet,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Wishworks Puppets - Whispering Smith
Whispering Smith, a very shy creature, gets stuck up a tree and has to find his voice so he can get help. Hand, rod and shadow puppetry, storytelling and a bit of magic make this a very special show for children aged 2-7.
Stag Plaza, Stag Community Arts Centre, London Road, Sevenoaks
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Party night with The Licks band
summer soltice party - The licks
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Introduction to Beekeeping
Due to popular demand, we’re pleased to announce this second date for our Introduction to Beekeeping course!
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Paddington at the RHDR
Come and meet Paddington at intervals on each day. Pre-booking train tickets is essential for our VIP departures
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Paddock Wood Food & Drink Festival
Market Square Group is very excited to be hosting the inaugural Paddock Wood Food and Drink Festival. Located in Memorial Park. Just a 15 minute walk from the train station, the Paddock Wood Food and Drink Festival will celebrate the best of local, regional, national and international products.
Memorial Park
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - A Little Light Music
Local theatre company Operama brings you an evening of music from some of your favourite West End and Broadway musicals new and old.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Smallhythe Place - Dad's Army Radio Hour
’Pretty much perfect feat of mimicry’ The Times. Based on the classic BBC sitcom by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. Performed by David Benson and Jack Lane. ’Benson and Lane carry it all off beautifully’ **** Daily Telegraph.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Smallhythe Place - Costume Tours
Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history. Costume tours take place on Saturday afternoons at 1.15pm.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Knole - Fawns walk
Join our park walk team on this short walk to look out for ’new additions’ to the landscape and deer herd. The fawns will have been born from mid-June onwards, and we’ll take you to the places you are most likely to catch a glimpse.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Beautiful Noise
Discover the history of electronic sound and music production. We will have keyboards and synthesizers and more to help you make your own beautiful noise.
The Micro Museum Church Hill Ramsgate
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sevenoaks Summer Festival Fair
An All-Day Fair throughout the Centre of Sevenoaks Town to announce the start of the 2-week Sevenoaks Summer Festival. Live music stages, Punch & Judy, Stilt Walkers, Jugglers, Puppet Shows, Close-Up Magic, Face Painting, COLOURSCAPE, Kent Youth Jazz Orchestra, and much more for the whole family.
Bligh’s Meadow, The Shambles and Vine Gardens
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Womenswold Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A diverse variety of cottage gardens in an idylic situation in an unspoilt hamlet, mostly surrounding C13 Church.
Womenswold Gardens, Canterbury
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sevenoaks Summer Festival
A Community Festival featuring special appearances of Lesley Garrett & Emma Johnson, The Big Chris Barber Band, Cara Dillon, Henry Blofeld, Julian Marc Stringle , Open-Air Shakespeare, close-up Magic, Punch&Judy and Puppet Shows for children.
Sevenoaks
Sat 23 Jun to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Wishworks Puppets - Goldifox
Our story-teller is interrupted by Goldifox, a naughty puppet, who wants to be part of the show, and he’s not sure he likes porridge. What will the bears say? Mayhem and hilarity ensue and the audience are invited to audition, dress up and join in.
Stag Plaza, Stag Community Arts Centre, London Road, Sevenoaks
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Antique, Retro, Craft & Gift Fair
2018 Calendar: 23 June & 28 July 2018
The Centre Birchington Alpha Road Birchington
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 28 Jul

More details - House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is Comedian, Broadcaster and Quizzer, Paul Sinha, aka The Sinnerman of ITV’s The Chase! As always there’s a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit! Limited Ticket Availability!
151 Broadway, Bexleyheath
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Quebec House - Mrs Wolfe's Recipes
Join us as we recreate some of Mrs Wolfe’s eighteenth century recipes such as lemon drops, King or Queen cakes or macaroons. Tastings available. Mrs Wolfe kept plenty of recipes from cakes and bakes to even medicinal drinks and ointments.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Purple 10k Castle Walk
Join us for our annual Purple Walk starting at picturesque Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. Walking toward a world which enables young people with epilepsy to thrive and achieve their ambitions.
Chiddingstone Castle, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 37 The Haydens - Open Garden for NGS
A small modern garden redesigned by the current owner in 2014 after trying to grow a peony on a N facing wall! Split into sections which mirror the house, the borders (separated by a slate path) feature roses, cornus, birches, salvia, perennials and grasses plus a small area of planting from a Chelsea Show Garden.
37 The Haydens, Tonbridge
Sun 24 Jun

Fun Family Dog Show Dartford More details - Fun Family Dog Show Dartford
Hawley Garden Centre will be holding their sixth Fun Dog Show on Sunday 24th June 2018. With ten different classes to enter, there is something for every dog. Registration will start at 9am and Judging will commence at 10.30am. To enter your dog please book online or contact Kim on 01322 224108.
inside Hawley Garden Centre, Hawley Road, Dartford, Kent
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - The Friars Summer Fayre
A fun-filled fayre for all the family. Be entertained by the Vander Super Heroes on their Wheel of Death; join in the fun provided by Mr Alexander’s Travelling Show, an energetic blend of magic, juggling, uni-cycling, acroblance and illusion.
The Friars, Aylesford Priory, AYLESFORD
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Herne Bay
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Seafront, Hampton Pier, Swalecliffe Avenue, Herne Bay
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Old Bladbean Stud - Open Garden for NGS
5 interlinked gardens all designed and created from scratch by the garden owner on 3 acres of rough grassland between 2003 and 2011.
Old Bladbean Stud, Canterbury
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Divas on Wheels
Enjoy the picturesque Kent countryside, great fun and a supportive atmosphere. Be part of this ladies bike ride and help us be there for the next family who needs us.
The Independent Pedaler, Highland Court Farm, Bridge, Canterbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Introduction to Dragonflies and Freshwater Invertebrates
Dip a net into one of the many ponds at Bore Place to learn about the different groups of invertebrates that make these incredibly important habitats their home, and find out how they can also be indicators of water quality.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Bus Rally
Head to the Kent & East Sussex Railway on Sunday 24th June for a Bus Rally at Tenterden Station. During the bus rally there will be free bus trips throughout the day to Headcorn, Woodchurch, Cranbrook, Wittersham, Sandhurst, Rolvenden Layne and Shrubcote.
Kent and East Sussex Railway Station Road Tenterden Kent
Sun 24 Jun

Retro All To Discover Fair More details - Retro All To Discover Fair
This Retro All To Discover Fair to be held on 24 June will include: • 70 tables available for quality, handcrafted, arts & crafts • Food and produce stalls • Vintage stalls In the courtyard you will be entertained by Gypsy John and his Lindy-Hop dancers, Pippa Winslow, a professional singer and actress who will
Discovery Event Centre, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Big family country boot sale market Southfleet Kent
One tree field, large site, easy access , sits alongside Main A2 London / Kent. Very busy sale, unlimited space and car parking. Sell old or new, no booking required.
One Tree field fox hounds lane , Southfleet
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Colour Run
Join us to walk, jog and dance 5km around Danson Park while getting covered in colour! Returning for the fourth year, the Hospice Colour Run promises to be your most fun 5km! We can’t wait to see you in spotless white at the start line before you get doused in colourful powder paint along the route. Don’t panic!
Danson Park, Danson Road, Bexleyheath
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sunset Riverboat Cruise on the Kentish Lady
Join us for a Sunset Cruise in aid of the Kent MS Therapy Centre, onboard the Kentish Lady in Maidstone, on Sunday 24th June 2018 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. The cruise will feature a 6 mile round journey on the River Medway, a Finger Buffet, and Charity Raffle. Tickets are £25.
The Kentish Lady, Archbishop’s Palace Undercliffe Boathouse Maidstone
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society Concert
Come and join us for a great evening of music at the Summer concert of Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast and Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens Performed by The Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society Choir, The Bromley Philharmonic Choir and Sevenoaks Symphony Orchestra.
Stag Theatre Sevenoaks
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Big Chris Barber Band
Chris Barber OBE (87) is one of the last British Jazz legends around and an icon of traditional jazz in the United Kingdom. For nearly 70 years he has been active in the music scene: promoting, recording and releasing music and touring with his band. The BIG Chris Barber Band (10-piece!
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Faversham Open Gardens and Garden Market Day
30+ public and private gardens open throughout the historic market town of Faversham along with a specialist garden market in the Market Place
Sun 24 Jun

More details - David Baddiel's ANiMALCOLM
Malcolm doesn’t like animals, which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. After a bizarre school trip unlike any other, Malcolm begins to understand animals more deeply than anyone. But will he end up the same as before? Because sometimes the hardest thing to be is…you.
The Quarterhouse
Sun 24 Jun

More details - West Malling Farmers Market
The farmers market in West Malling is held on the 4th Sunday of the month. The farmers market is open between 9.30 and 1.30 and a wide variety of local produce from the area is available including fish, cakes, pies, bread, wines, fruit juice and much more.
West Malling High Street, West Malling, Kent,
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Family Dog Show
Bring along man’s best friend to take part in our Family Fun Dog show. Enter the classes for £1 and win a rosette for your canine friend. Why not have a go on our agility course and peruse the doggy related stalls.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Herne Bay
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Seafront, Hampton Pier, Swalecliffe Avenue, Herne Bay
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Plant Fair
A wonderful chance to track down specialist varieties and something different for your garden this year from a collection of specialist nurseries. Plus the ‘Plant Doctor’ will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Plant Fairs Roadshow, Summer Show
A range of Specialist Nurseries offering Alpines, Climbers, Bulbs, Succulents, Herbs, Unusual Perennials, Trees and Shrubs. Free gardening advice from our Plant Doctor on all your questions about your garden and plants.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cry! - Sounds of Cities, Battles, Birds & Beasts - in Tudor Song
The Friends` Musick chamber choir team up with the Mock Tudor Band in period costume, with a lively presentation of mainly 16th century music and songs that recall the sounds of the hustle & bustle of busy street markets, country pursuits, the cacophony of the battlefield (beating drums, thunder of cannons, clanking
St George`s Church, High Street, Beckenham
Mon 25 Jun

More details - The Snail and the Whale
Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the fantastic bestselling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent
Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Local care home encourages Sevenoaks residents to be dementia-aware
Dementia specialist, Dr Nori Graham, will be presenting a talk on what dementia is and how memories are lost, as well as useful tips on how to overcome communication barriers. The aim is to help people discover positive approaches to caring for a loved one living with dementia.
Weald Heights care home Bourchier Close Sevenoaks
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Bromley
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Bromley United Reformed Church 20 Widmore Road London
Tue 26 Jun, Tue 17 Jul

Bottleneck Blues Club More details - Bottleneck Blues Club
Kat & Co pioneer a music style which respectfully preserves the tradition of the Blues whilst focusing on the modernization of its sound.
St George Hotel, 8 New Rd Ave, Rochester, Chatham
Tue 26 Jun
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More details - Tasmin Little in concert (St Edmund's Festival)
Tasmin Little is one of the world’s leading concert violinists and she has performed on every continent in some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Berlin Symphonie and the Lincoln Centre New York.
St Edmund’s School St Thomas Hill
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Great Maytham Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Lutyens designed gardens famous for having inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett to write The Secret Garden (pre Lutyens). Parkland, woodland with bluebells. Walled garden with herbaceous beds and rose pergola. Pond garden with mixed shrubbery and herbaceous borders. Interesting specimen trees.
Great Maytham Hall, Tenterden
Wed 27 Jun, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Bricks of Bexley
Join Local Studies Librarian, Will Cooban, for a fascinating talk on the history of some of Bexley Village’s oldest buildings, and the little known history of brick making! Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Wall training plants and trees
The purpose and methods of training young fruit trees against a wall as an espalier or a fan shape will be discussed, and which roses suit wall-training best. Join our gardeners to hear what we do at Scotney and why. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 27 Jun

SPAMALOT - The Musical More details - SPAMALOT - The Musical
Presented by Kentish Players, and lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.
Central Theatre Chatham
Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun
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More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : India : The British Influence
India : The British Contribution to its History, Archaeology, Architecture and Languages. Britain’s historical involvement with India is sometimes criticised - and there were undeniably dark and culpable episodes.
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Falconhurst - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden with fabulous views devised and cared for by the same family for 160yrs. Deep mixed borders with old roses, peonies, shrubs and a wide variety of herbaceous and annual plants; ruin garden; walled garden; interesting mature trees and shrubs; kitchen garden; wildflower meadows with woodland and pond walks.
Falconhurst, Edenbridge
Fri 29 Jun, Fri 13 Jul

More details - STEPHEN KOVACEVICH Purcell School Chamber Orchestra
Stephen Kovacevich is one of the most revered musicians of his generation, winning unsurpassed admiration for his interpretation of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert.
St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Deal
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Angel Centre,Angel Lane ,Tonbridge
Sat 30 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Battle of Britain Air Show
The Battle of Britain Air Show has attractions for all the family. These include flight experiences, a funfair and stalls. Enjoy our Battle of Britain display featuring representative aircraft from the Battle of Britain era at 11am and 3.30pm.
Headcorn Aerodrome
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Film: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013; Cert. 18; Biography, Comedy, Crime)
Martin Scorsese directs this award-winning account of 1980s New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort’s pursuit of wealth. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Belfort, who brags about earning just shy of one million dollars a week in one year and has long been involved in manipulating stock prices for his own financial gain.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Sittingbourne
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Fulston Manor, Brenchley Road, Sittingbourne
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Summer transport festival
Held at Eridge station come and see a gathering of historic traction engines steam roller vintage vehicles
Spa Valley Railway Eridge
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Learn to Meditate The Heartfulness Way
Heartfulness is a simple and easy to learn meditation practice. All are welcome.
The Phoenix Centre, Jubilee Road, Sandwich
Sat 30 Jun

Thanet Festival Choir Summer Concert More details - Thanet Festival Choir Summer Concert
Thanet Festival Choir’s summer concert this year features songs by The Beatles and ABBA, and medleys from Lionel Bart’s Oliver! and Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. The Choir has really enjoyed rehearsing this music, and a light-hearted, nostalgic and ’fun’ evening is guaranteed.
Holy Trinity Church, St Mary’s Avenue, Cliftonville
Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Great Kent Chilli Festival
The festival will be held on the last weekend June/ first weekend in July 2018 and we are hosting a great weekend for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families.
Hole Park, Rolvenden, nr Cranbrook
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Murder Mystery Evening @ Whitstable Castle
MURDER IS EASYISH On June 1st 1939, a chance encounter on a train leads to an investigation that will have deadly consequences for the sleepy little Cornish village of Morlington Hill… Join 368 Theatre Company and help them solve the latest Morlington Mystery… and maybe win your table a bottle of bubbly into the
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Vinyl Head-The Jazz Sessions
An exciting addition to the ever-growing music scene on the Isle of Thanet. Jazz Vocalist Sabina Desir and Hooch Events bring you international Jazz musicians, three separate events, three very different styles within the diverse genre of Jazz.
3 The Broadway, Addington Street, Ramsgate
Sat 30 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Chartwell - Around the world trail
Join Winston and Clementine on a tour of the world in this family fun trail at Chartwell. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Sat 30 Jun to Tue 28 Aug

More details - Emmetts Garden - Ant trail
Meet Amet the ant’s family of friendly ants and discover their favorite trees on this self-led family trail, around the gardens at Emmetts. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks
Sat 30 Jun to Tue 28 Aug

More details - Battle of Britain Air Show
Battle of Britain Air Show: Tickets avaiable.
Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Frightful
Themed Games Event 2 weekends of "horrible" but family friendly games. Because nightmares don’t wait until Halloween.
The Micro Museum Church Hill Ramsgate
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Dungeness Diner
Pre booking essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 30 Jun

More details - LA BOHÈME with  OperupClose
The Olivier Award winning version of Puccini’s much-loved opera comes to Deal. One of the most accessible and moving operas, La Bohème charts the ups and downs of a group of idealistic graduates as they bicker, party, try to make ends meet and follow their dreams.
St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Deal
Sat 30 Jun

More details - John Smedley Folk Memorial Concert - Cara Dillon
‘Wanderer’ Album Tour Nominated for ‘Folk Singer of the Year’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018, Cara Dillon, an extraordinary Irish singer, has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years.
The OAKS Theatre, The Place, Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Belmont - Open Garden for NGS
Belmont House is surrounded by large formal lawns that are landscaped with fine specimen trees, a pinetum and a walled garden containing long borders, wisteria and large rose border.
Belmont, Faversham
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Prom on the farm with Martha Trust at Solley's Ice Cream Parlour
One day music event with entertainment for children too, raising money for Martha Trust, a local charity who support people with profound disabilities. Join us for our 2018 Prom at the new venue – kindly hosted by Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, on their family farm in Ripple.
Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, The Dairy, Church Lane, Ripple, Deal, Kent
Sun 1 Jul

More details - 196 Downs Road - Open Garden for NGS
New to the National Garden scheme, this typical town house garden has a long plot divided into spaces with different planting schemes. Enter via a side gate and walk through an arch of Wisteria into an array of shrubs and perennials in mixed borders with fruit trees, clematis and roses.
196 Downs Road, Deal
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Courtyard - Open Garden for NGS
A young garden and home created in October 2016 by the BBC DIY SOS team. This is our family garden and smallholding which is enjoyed by our four young children daily. Our family garden has planted borders and raised beds.
The Courtyard, Sheerness
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - My favourite item - Textiles
Have you ever wondered what it takes to look after the objects in our care' This month, as part of our conservation in action, we’re focussing on how we care for textiles.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Chartwell - House timed tickets- July
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival or pre-book the 12:00 or 14.30 time slot (14:30 slot not available on Bank Holidays). Please book at least 24 hours in advance and arrive at least 30 mins early to exchange your e-ticket for a house ticket.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Haven - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and maintained by the owner, densely planted in a natural style with stepping stone paths.
Haven, Ramsgate
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Chiddingstone Castle Summer Vintage Fair
A festival of Vintage for all the family in the Castle Grounds
Chiddingstone Castle, Hill Hoath Road
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Summer Vintage Fair
A festival of vintage for all the family in the Castle’s grounds. Shop from a vast array of Vintage stalls. Enjoy singing from Miss Vintage and dancing with the Medway Lindy Hoppers throughout the day. Picnic in the grounds with delicious food sourced from local food providers.
Chiddingstone Castle Edenbridge Kent
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Deal Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Start tour from any town car park (signs from here). 88 West Street: Small cottage garden, full of perennials, shrubs, clematis and roses. Finalist Kent Life Amateur Gardener Award. 53 Sandown Road: Three rooms incl decked terrace with pots, courtyard with water feature and olive trees. Studio and greenhouse.
Deal Gardens, Deal
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Sunnybank - Open Garden for NGS
Gem of a little back garden rejuvenated in 2016 whilst retaining lovely old trees, shrubs and hedges. Gravel paths in straight lines with a lawn worthy of Wimbledon, surround 2 beds planted with hardy perennials and bright annuals. The colours ramp up as the season progresses.
Sunnybank, Deal
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Old Church House - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful small garden packed with a wide variety of interesting plants. Gravelled front garden and several areas on different levels divided by pergola, paths and steps, each with their own character. Perennials, shrubs and trees, bamboos and palms, with pond area.
Old Church House, Deal
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Ramsgate blitz walks
A walk around the heaviest bombed seaside town in the uk. Here the stories of the people under fire in hells corner in ww2. All welcome. walks run on the first sunday of the month. They start from Ramsgate library at 10 a.m. and take about two hours. walks are free, but donations are welcome
from ramsgate library
Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Sunday Morning Swing Dance
Swing Dance Class with Andrew Hall (DJ Reverend Boogie!) and live set from the KD Dance Orchestra Learn to swing dance under the instruction of Andrew Hall then test your new skills to the live sounds of a 7 piece ‘Swinging Little Big Band’.
Theatre@St Edmund’s School St Thomas Hill
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Smiths Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 3 acre gardens surrounding a beautiful 1719 Queen Anne House (not open). Lose yourself in numerous themed rooms: sunken garden, iris beds, scented old fashioned rose walk, formal rose garden, intense wild flowers, peonies, deep herbaceous borders and specimen trees.
Smiths Hall, West Farleigh
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley
The Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley is held on the 1st Sunday of the month. The Farmers Market is open to the public between 10am and 2pm (ish) and is held in the Courtyard area. There is a variety of local produce available
Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Saxophones in Concert: John Harle & Jess Gillam (St Edmund's Festival)
A stunning collaborative concert featuring a stellar line-up of musicians. The winner of the BBC Woodwind Final, Jess Gillam, performs alongside award winning composer and saxophonist, John Harle, accompanied by The Tippet Quartet and celebrated pianist, Steve Lodder.
Theatre @ St Edmund’s School St Thomas Hill
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Gentlemen of Few
Deal based band play an eclectic blend of old-time bluegrass and classic rock with skilful vocal harmonies and powerful lyrics. A combination of originals, reworkings and a few covers – with an intense energy and passion giving them an almighty sound. So young yet so amazing Chris Evans BBC Radio
The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Big Band Spectacular with the Skelton Skinner All Stars
The Skelton Skinner All Stars comprises seven of the country’s finest musicians with trumpeter, Mike Lovatt, saxophonists, Colin Skinner and Alan Barnes, and co-leader, Matt Skelton, on drums included in the line-up.
Theatre @ St Edmund’s School St Thomas Hill
Mon 2 Jul

More details - FB Pocket Orchestra
The FB Pocket Orchestra takes its listeners back to the hot jazz, blues, ragtime & popular dances of the 1920/ 30s & earlier. The members originally began playing together in various FB Music & Media projects and officially began playing as The FB Pocket Orchestra in 2012.
Sackville Theatre, The Space
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Jane Austin at Home
A lively and varied recital/performance, with engaging drawing-room intimacy, celebrating the life, mind and writings of one of our greatest novelists.
Recital Room, The Space, Sevenoaks School
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Oliver Wass  Harp
Winner of the Suoni d’Arpa International Competition in Italy and soon to record a CD for Tactus Label, Oliver was the first harpist ever to win the Guildhall Gold Medal, its most prestigious prize. Previous winners include Jacqueline du Pré and Tasmin Little, who we also welcome to Deal this year.
The Pines Calyx, St Margaret’s Bay
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Volunteering Open Morning
Looking for your next adventure' Have you thought about volunteering at Ightham Mote' Volunteering is great fun.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Mon 2 Jul

More details - World Cancer Summit 2018
Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend the World Cancer Summit 2018 to be held on July 9-10, 2018 Bangkok, Thailand. World Cancer Summit 2018 directs towards the main issues as well as future strategies of Cancer.
AVANI Atrium, Bangkok, 1880 Phetchaburi Rd,, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Mon 2 Jul

More details - An Evening with Henry Blofeld
Henry Blofeld is an English sports journalist whose rich, plummy tones are known and loved worldwide thanks to his extensive cricket commentary career on both television and radio. As a broadcaster he was a regular member of the prestigious Test Match Special cricket commentary team between 1972 and 1991.
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Robert Poulter's Model Theatre - Blackey'd Susan
Robert Poulter’s version of the play uses Deal settings and music from Jonathan Blewitt’s 1829 score. Robert’s new model theatre extends the medium of the Toy Theatre by creating shows with movement, lighting effects and changes of scenery. He is a regular performer in USA, Germany and France
Kent Museum of Moving Image, Stanhope Road, Deal
Tue 3 Jul

More details - DAVID STARKEY - Henry VII - The First Brexiteer
Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit, when his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.
St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Deal
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Afternoon Tea with Tales from the Tower
Keith Hanson was Chief Exhibitor and Queen’s Body Guard for 20 years at London’s most iconic landmark- The Tower of London. Join Keith for a delicious Afternoon Tea and find out what it was like to live with his family at the Tower of London.
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Wed 4 Jul

More details - PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with LIVE SCORE BY MINIMA
The classic 1925 thriller starring Lon Chaney, ‘the Man of a Thousand Faces’, as the disfigured Phantom, wreaking havoc beneath the sewers of the Paris Opera House. Minima returns by popular demand following last year’s sensational performance of Vampyr.
The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal
Wed 4 Jul

More details - HARRIET TUBB marimba, THOMAS NETTLE cello
We are delighted to be collaborating with Canterbury Festival to bring you two young musicians who were finalists in their Bursary Competition 2017. Harriet Tubb, who won the competition, was introduced to the Marimba at age nine, and credits this love to her first music teacher.
St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Deal
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Murder at Gaddabout Manor - Murder Mystery Evening - with Gumshoe Supper Theatre
When Sir Roger Gaddabout organises a dinner party to tell his guests some earth shattering news it is hardly surprising that his body is later discovered in the library. But who was the murderer? Become a sleuth for the night in this elegant 1920s Murder Mystery.
Best Western Plus, Waterloo Crescent, Dover
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Painting the Place 2) Drawing Buildings
A half day session led by our very own artist Anthony Nield. Watch a demonstration, followed by the opportunity for you to create your own drawing, whilst learning the techniques for drawing the architectural features of our historic building. Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Murder at Gaddabout Manor - Murder Mystery - Gumshoe Supper Theatre
A 1913 Murder Mystery set around a 3 course meal. Tickets £34.99 each. When in 1913 Lord and Lady Havelot are among the passengers on the Mauretania sailing to New York. Inspector Perrier is also on board enjoying a well earned rest after working for the MET.
Best Western, Dover Marina Hotel, Dover Waterfront, , DOVER
Thu 5 Jul

More details - BELLE CHEN - Global Sounds
An evocative and immersive journey around the world through classical piano, sound design, and perfumes Award-winning London-based pianist Belle Chen performs a one-of-a-kind programme featuring classical music and sounds from around the world.
The Astor Community Theatre
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Julian Marc Stringle
The music of Gershwin, Bernstein, Dankworth, Piazzolla, Rimsky Korsakov, Jobim, Rodgers & Hart, Mangione, Bechet, Aznavour, Vito & Stringle performed by Julian Marc Stringle n concert with ’The Dream Band’ Quintet and Sonia Slany’s ’Solid Strings ’ Quartet .
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - The Railway Children VIP experience
Enjoy a warm summers evening as an exclusive VIP guest, with our beautiful mansion house as the backdrop to your theatre performance. **For a table of 2 please book 60 ticket and for a table of 4 please book 120 ticket**. We have VIP experiences available for four of our productions.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - The Railway Children
All aboard! Full steam ahead! Take your seats for Heartbreak Productions’ outdoor adaptation of The Railway Children, a classic children’s tale by Edith Nesbit. Gather around Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on platform one as they pass the time by sharing the classic tale of The Railway Children.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Kent County Show
The Kent County Show is the region’s showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what ’The Garden of England’ has to offer.
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Barfrestone Art Show
The Barfrestone Art Exhibition and Sale of Work has gained a high reputation for quality and ambience since our first event in 2006.
Barfrestone Court Barn, Barfrestone, Nr Dover, Kent
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - The Butterfly Ball
Join Cheryl Baker, our host for the evening and get ready to be dazzled and amazed by world class magician Etienne Pradier and our Mocktail Entertainer before dancing the night away to live music from The Fizz!
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Fri 6 Jul

More details - The Danson Park Country Fair
All day entertainment which may include birds of prey, working dogs, children’s entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Danson Park, Bexleyheath,
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts , Vintage & Gift Fair
ARTISAN CRAFTS VINTAGE & GIFT FAIR
STAG PLAZA, LONDON ROAD, SEVENOAKS
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Strood
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Strood Academy, Carnation Road, Strood
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cheeki Monkeys Big Baby and Children's Market
Come join us and grab a bargin. Hundreds of preloved children’s items will be on sale for up to 90% off rrp The venue has plenty of onsite parking.
Otford Village Memorial Hall High Street, Otford Sevenoaks
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Quebec House - With map and musket
Bring history to life with an historic re-enactment. Join our eighteenth century surveyor as he explains how map makers played a key role in the Quebec campaign. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Eureka - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1 acre garden with a blaze of colourful displays in perennial borders and the 8 cartwheel centre beds. Hundreds of annuals in 50 tubs and troughs and 50 hanging baskets. Sculptures, garden art, chickens, lots of seating, and stairs to a viewing platform. Many quirky surprises at every turn.
Eureka, Westerham Hill
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Stag Plaza , London Rd, Sevenoaks
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Sidcup Symphony Summer Concert
Join Sidcup Symphony Orchestra (Conductor James Ross) for our Summer Concert on Saturday 7th July. Programme Rossini Overture "The Italian Girl in Algiers" Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 (Soloist Veronika Shoot) Mendelssohn Symphony No.
St. John’s Church, Church Road, Sidcup
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Hythe Festival of Arts & Heritage 2018
Visit the Hythe Festival -It opens with the Grand Parade down the High Street & finishes at Hythe Green where 2 days of entertainment begin.
Hythe & surrounding area
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Kent Police Male Voice Choir Concert
As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we are delighted to host this concert in association with The Kent Police Male Voice Choir.
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Sat 7 Jul

More details - 142 Cramptons Road - Open Garden for NGS
A very small, lush and leafy plantsman’s oasis. A tapestry of carefully chosen plants from around the world selected for their texture, elegance, leaf size and shape or long season interest, or perhaps for their unusual habit or rarity: schefflera, wildlife-friendly umbellifers, trochodendron, tetrapanax,...
142 Cramptons Road, Sevenoaks
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hythe Festival
Hythe Festival. Town celebrations including RHDR special events.
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Summer Serenade
The Canterbury Singers, directed by Elizabeth Jenkins, with Cherry Stone Duo. A selection of lighter repertoire, including madrigals, Irish and English folk songs including arrangements by Cecilia McDowall accompanied by harp, part songs by Parry, Pearsall and Wood, music for harp and guitar, and readings.
All Saints’ Church, Seasalter Rd, Graveney
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Knole - Panasonic Roadshow
Take your best photo at Knole yet with the help of the Panasonic team. Look through the lens and capture your family day out, the vast parkland and its wild deer herd, or the historic detail of Knole’s architecture.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Maidstone
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sat 7 Jul

More details - RONNIE SCOTT’S BIG BAND - Stan Kenton and Woody Herman
Part of Deal Festival - Last year the Ronnie Scott’s Big Band caused a sensation when they brought to life the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington. By popular demand the band returns to recreate the music of two more big band legends, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman. Simply the best big band in the UK today
St George’s Church, St George’s Church, Deal
Sat 7 Jul

More details - An evening of Ballroom, Latin American, Argentine Tango & Sequence Dance
An evening of Ballroom, Latin American, Argentine Tango & Sequence dancing ALL OF OUR DANCES ARE AT THE KINGS HALL, BEACON HILL, HERNE BAY, KENT. CT6 5BA BEAUTIFUL VENUE WITH BAR FACILITIES. Our next dance will be on the 8th September 2018 Further details on the kings Hall website.
KINGS HALL, BEACON HILL, HERNE BAY, KENT.
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Summer guided walk
Join us for a wildlife walk, perfect for all ages, led by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides. As the Hussey family children did in the 19th Century explore the best place to spot wildlife such as butterflies, dragonflies, birds and wild flowers. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Faversham Open House
This annual event will be held on the 7th, 14th & 21st July 2018. Organised by the Faversham Society, the event offers an opportunity to visit properties of historical or architectural interest. 44 properties including 6 new ones will be participating, many of which are not normally open to the public.
Faversham
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Maidstone
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wildflower Walk
Enjoy a stroll through a wildflower meadow with experts, Lynne and Peter Flower, to learn how to identify some common wildflowers and about the importance of this declining habitat for plant diversity and the pollinators that depend on them.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Leslie Garrett & Emma Johnson
Festival Finale brings together two of the UK’s most glamorous and versatile performers, soprano Lesley Garrett and clarinettist Emma Johnson, who are both justly celebrated for their many achievements in classical music, making it popular, moving and fun.
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Bidborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The Bidborough gardens (collect garden list from Boundes End, 2 St Lawrence Avenue) are in a small village at the heart of which are The Kentish Hare pub (book in advance), the church, village store and primary school. It is a thriving community with many clubs incl a very active Garden Association!
Bidborough Gardens, Tunbridge Wells
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Goddards Green - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens of about 5 acres, surrounding beautiful 500+yr old clothiers hall (not open), laid out in 1920s and redesigned over past 25yrs to combine traditional and modern planting schemes.
Goddards Green, Cranbrook
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sevenoaks Model Railway Show
Over 18 fully scenic model railways, , trade stands for all your modelling needs and cafe. Largest model railway show in area. Also CAMRA beer festival as part of the show. Free parking on site and at the over flow car park. disabled access
Sevenoaks primary school, bradbourne park road, Sevenoaks
Sun 8 Jul

More details - OXLEY MEIER Guitar Project
Part of Deal Festival - Nick Meier (guitarist with Jeff Beck) and Pete Oxley (guitarist with world-jazz group Curious Paradise).
The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal
Sun 8 Jul

More details - MATILDA LLOYD and Friends
Part of Deal Festival - Matilda won the inaugural Eric Aubier International Trumpet Competition in October 2017 in Rouen France, beating 53 other contestants to claim the First Prize in the Master Category.
St Clements Church, Church Street St Clement’s, Sandwich
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Larkfield community picnic on the rec
Larkfield Community Group presents this year’s Larkfield picnic on the rec. Sunday 8th July, 1-4pm at Larkfield recreation ground, New Hythe Lane, ME20 6PU. Many stalls and displays including PRIMA dance display, face painting, football matches, bouncy castle, dog competition, beer tent, BBQ and more.
Larkfield recreation ground, New Hythe Lane.
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Lords - Open Garden for NGS
C18 walled garden and greenhouse. A herb terrace overlooks a citrus standing. Flowery mead beneath medlar and quince trees. Across a grass tennis court a cherry orchard grazed by Jacob sheep. A shady fernery, lawns, ponds and wild area.
Lords, Faversham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Calico House - Open Garden for NGS
The garden at Calico House was made over the past decade utilising yew hedges and topiary dating from the 1920s. Terraced lawns and themed flower borders are set within a traditional English garden framework of hedges and walks.
Calico House, Sittingbourne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K - Maidstone
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Classic Car Show
A gathering of Classic Cars
Dover Transport Museum, Willingdon Road, Whitfield, Dover.
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy Kids - Maidstone
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Tonbridge Farmers Market
Tonbridge Farmers Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month in Sovereign Way TN9 1RG between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 70 stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Tonbridge Farmers Market Twitter - TonbridgefmMrkt www.tonbridgefarmersmarket.co.uk Contact Steve Wood 07876 685853 9.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Townland - Open Garden for NGS
A 1 acre family garden in a unique position. Mixed borders, with a wide range of shrubs and flowers providing a riot of colour throughout the year, flow into the more naturalistic planting which is adjacent to meadow areas and fruit trees.
Townland, Tenterden
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Lenham Country Market
Lenham Country Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. It’s open to the public between 9am and 1pm and is held in Lenham Square. There a variety of local food, drink and crafts available
Lenham Square, Lenham, Kent,
Sun 8 Jul

Stride 4 Life: Sponsored Walk and Family Fun Day More details - Stride 4 Life: Sponsored Walk and Family Fun Day
Stride 4 Life is an annual charity event with sponsored walks and fun day. It supports the Darent Valley Hospital’s Cancer Fighting Fund, ALL proceeds go to this fund. The day starts off with sponsored walks followed by a fun day, which is full of family fun and entertainment.
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford
Sun 8 Jul
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More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 8 July 2018 10am - 12pm Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *Over 20 stalls with lots of bargains!
Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Tram Hatch - Open Garden for NGS
Meander your way off the beaten track to a mature, extensive garden changing through the seasons. You will enjoy a garden laid out in rooms - what surprises are round the corner' Large selection of trees, vegetable, rose and gravel gardens, colourful containers.
Tram Hatch, Ashford
Sun 8 Jul

More details - 86 Ramsden Road - Open Garden for NGS
Driving down Ramsden Road offers no clue that there is a really pretty plant lover’s garden to the rear of the house. Packed full of colour and interest many plants grown from seed and cuttings from our greenhouse.
86 Ramsden Road, Orpington
Sun 8 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Gardenview - Open Garden for NGS
Full of interest with a wide variety of shrubs, small orchard, veg beds and tranquil seating areas with beautifully placed statuary, this garden has been transformed into a beautiful, peaceful and welcoming oasis.
Gardenview, Westerham
Sun 8 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Smallhythe Place - Blithe Spirit
"It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit". A comic play by Nol Coward, performed by Changeling Theatre Company.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Maidstone Art Society Annual Exhibition
MAIDSTONE ART SOCIETY is holding its Annual Exhibition for 2018 at The County Gallery, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent from Monday 9th July to Thursday 12th July The exhibition is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm each day and gives you a chance to see the varied talents of the society members .
The County Gallery, County Hall, County Road, Maidstone, Kent
Mon 9 Jul to Thu 12 Jul

More details - Knole - Open Garden for NGS
Lord Sackvilles private garden at Knole is a magical space, featuring sprawling lawns, a walled garden, an untamed wilderness area and a medieval orchard. Access is through the beautiful Orangery, off Green Court, where doors open to reveal the secluded lawns of the 26 acre garden and stunning views of the house.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Tue 10 Jul, Tue 7 Aug

More details - Outdoor Summer Season
This summer, as part of the Applause Outdoors Season 2018 six professional, exciting and unique performances have been developed specially for outdoor events, fetes and festivals. All the performances are interactive, family-friendly and suitable for all ages, and great fun.
Southborough The Yard, 2a Speldhurst Road Tunbridge Wells
Tue 10 Jul

More details - MEASURE FOR MEASURE By William Shakespeare
Part of Deal Festival The Changeling Theatre Company In collaboration with English Heritage Vienna is rife with loose morality and ludicrous characters.
Walmer Castle, Walmer
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Knole - Volunteering coffee mornings
If you are interested in volunteering at Knole, come along to a free coffee morning to find out more and meet our friendly team. You’ll be able to discover what opportunities are available and talk to some of our volunteers.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Smallhythe Place - Triumphant Women
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. In 2018 we are exploring women’s history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Quebec House - Guided house tours
Discover the stories behind Quebec House and its famous occupant. Delve into the history of General James Wolfe and life in Georgian times on a half hour tour of Quebec House. Tickets are available from 11am from the Coach House. Please note tickets can’t be booked in advance.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Shrek The Musical
The musical comedy based on the much-loved film. Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down.
The Marlowe The Friars Canterbury
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Herb garden
Our herb garden is in its second year now. Come and find out about the plants we grow for dyeing, tea making, medicinal, and culinary use. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Smallhythe Place - A Regular Little Houdini
An enchanting story that blends childhood imagination with the cynicism of adulthood. A tale of hope, determination and enchantment. An international multi-award winner. Newport, Edwardian South Wales: A dockworker’s son, smitten by Harry Houdini, dreams of a life of magic.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Thu 12 Jul

More details - THE MAGIC OF MOZART Academy of Ancient Music
Part of Deal Festival - Members of the world-renowned Academy of Ancient Music join forces with some of the most talented students of Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s Department for Historical Musical Performance to celebrate the genius of Mozart.
St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Road, Walmer
Thu 12 Jul

More details - ANDREY LEBEDEV Guitar
Part of Deal Festival - Andrey is one of the most successful upcoming guitarists of his generation. During his studies at the Royal Academy of Music he worked with guitarist Julian Bream to present an evening solo recital at St John Smith Square, and with guitarist John Williams on an evening concert of Australian...
Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal
Thu 12 Jul

More details - FLAUGUISSIMO DUO - The English and French Gardens
Johan Löfving appeared in 2017 with Improviso and now returns with flautist Yu-Wei Hu to perform music inspired by French and English composers from the Baroque period. Young artists Flauguissimo Duo shine at IGF Guitar Summit.
St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal
Fri 13 Jul

More details - 'Volks Weald' including 'Porsches At Penshurst'
From noon on the 13th until 5pm on the 15th of July Volks Weald 2018 will be held at the stunning Penshurst Place in Kent, a privately owned, historic house of medieval origin. Located in the charming village of Penshurst amongst glorious countryside in the centre of the Weald of Kent.
Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Kent,
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - EUCO - European Union Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Hans-Peter Hofmann & Julian Fish violins Part of Deal Festival EUCO are European cultural ambassadors. This prestigious ensemble comprises some of the most outstanding European orchestral musicians and they perform around 70 concerts a year throughout the world.
St Mary’s Art Centre, Strand Street, Sandwich
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Volks Weald
VW family festival in a glorious location - live music all weekend , trade village , catering avenue, fun dog show , bmx stunt show , loads for the kids to do including a 5 acre maze and a huge playground , a huge vw classic car show - come along and enjoy the greatest show on turf . Www.volksweald.co.uk
Penshurst Place Kent
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Sissinghurst Castle Garden - Big Camp
Ever wondered what it might be like to camp out under the stars at Sissinghurst Castle Garden' Well here’s your chance, take part in our annual camping weekend packed full of activities. Please bring your own tent, sleeping bags, food and refreshments and any other camping equipment you wish to bring.
Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Sissinghurst, Biddenden Road, near Cranbrook
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Smallhythe Place - Costume Tours
Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history. Costume tours take place on Saturday afternoons at 1.15pm.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

More details - European Union Chamber Orchestra with TASMIN LITTLE, OBE violin
Part of Deal Festival - In the second of EUCO’s concerts, the orchestra is joined by violinist Tasmin Little. Tasmin Little has firmly established herself as one of today’s most esteemed and eminent international violinists.
St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Deal
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Leeds Castle Classical Concert
Now in its 40th year, the Leeds Castle Classical concert is a highlight of the summer season and is set against the stunning backdrop of Leeds Castle, reputed to be the loveliest castle in the world.
Leeds Castle, Penfold Hill (B2163), Maidstone
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Ightham and District Gardener's Club summer show
"How many kinds of sweet flowers grow, in an English country garden. [Now come along and see some on show], those we miss you’ll surely pardon.". Ightham and District Gardener’s Club join us for their annual summer show.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - Midsummer nights dream VIP experience
Enjoy a warm summers evening as an exclusive VIP guest, with our beautiful mansion house as the backdrop to your theatre performance. **For table of 2 please book 60 ticket and for table of 4 please book 120 ticket**. We have VIP experiences available for four of our productions.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Knole - Create your own woodcut prints workshop
Learn to design, cut and print a woodcut image at this hands-on workshop, then use your woodblock to produce your own prints or notecards. Inspired by the flora found in Knole Park, design and create a woodblock to produce your own unique prints.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre- Midsummer nights dream
Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life by family favourites Quantum Theatre in their wonderfully funny and exuberant production of the Shakespeare classic. .
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Knole - Archaeology in Knole Park walk
Explore the past with our park walk team and learn about the latest archaeological discoveries. Join this guided walk through Knole Park to learn about the archaeological site at Knole and the discoveries made so far.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 14 Jul

More details - 90th Anniversary - Dungeness Line
Celebrate the 90th anniversary of the opening of the line through to Dungeness
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy Kids - Margate
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Palm Bay Avenue Margate
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Yoakley House - Open Garden for NGS
Set in 2½ acres of grounds, cultivated the old fashioned way to complement the ancient almshouses it serves. Well-manicured lawns with extensive borders and densely planted display beds: summer bedding, carpet bedding, specimen trees, shrubs and rockery plants, herbaceous planting, shrub rose beds with standard roses.
Yoakley House, Margate
Sat 14 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

A Night of Comedy with Matt Winning More details - A Night of Comedy with Matt Winning
Swale Friends of the Earth presents a night of comedy with popular Edinburgh Fringe comedian Matt Winning “Offbeat one-liners, strange observations and pure silliness” – Time Out. Plus support from Eleanor Morton. Saturday 14th July at 7.30pm at The Assembly Rooms, 66 Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8PG.
The Assembly Rooms, 66 Preston Street, Faversham
Sat 14 Jul
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More details - The Garden Gate - Open Garden for NGS
The Garden Gate is a community garden based in Northdown Park, growing a mixture of plants, flowers and vegetables using organic methods. We also have a wildlife pond, two polytunnels, a shade house, some coppiced woodland and a green roof on one of our buildings.
The Garden Gate, Margate, Kent
Sat 14 Jul

More details - FOUR ELMS Grand Village FETE
The annual traditional village fete with stalls, MUSIC, BEER tent with local craft beer, TEA tent and food, all affordably priced. WW II SPITFIRE flypast. Bring your dog and enter it into the DOG SHOW. Participate in the GAMES and win a prize.
Four Elms, between HEVER Castle and Churchills CHARTWELL in Kent
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Teddy Bears Picnic & The Sooty Show
Take part in our Teddy Bears Picnic with your favourite Ted, every child visiting with their companion will receive a certificate. Listen to our story and meet Kent Life’s Teddy. The Sooty Show Izzy wizzy let’s get busy!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Iden Manor Nursing Home Summer Fete for restoration of the Orangery
On the 14th July (2-4.30pm), the Nursing Home holds its Summer Fete. Enjoy walks in our grounds, visit the house, sample our many stalls/bouncy castle/live music/BBQ/fire engine & fully licensed bar. The Fete launches our appeal to raise funds to restore the architecturally unique orangery.
Cranbrook Road, Staplehurst
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Film: The Death of Stalin (2017; Cert. 15; Comedy, Drama)
The Death of Stalin is a 2017 political satire comedy film directed and co-written by Armando Iannucci. It stars Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough and Jeffrey Tambor.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K - Margate
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Palm Bay Avenue Margate
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Margate
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Palm Bay Avenue Margate
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cherry Fair
Cherry Fair – 15th July 2018 Cherries galore at Brogdale! Celebrate all things cherry with over 400 varieties of Cherry in the National Fruit Collection. Cherry Fair is packed with cherry entertainment including mess cherry pie eating contest and the cherry pip spit challenge, can you break the record?
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Margate
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Palm Bay Avenue Margate
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life Half Marathon - Margate
A Half Marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21k), and is the perfect challenge for women who have previously taken part in one of our 10k events and want to push themselves one step further.
Palm Bay Avenue Margate
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Quex Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of woodland and gardens with fine specimen trees unusual on Thanet, spring bulbs, wisteria, shrub borders, old figs and mulberries, herbaceous borders. Victorian walled garden with cucumber house, long glasshouses, cactus house, fruiting trees.
Quex Gardens, Birchington
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Torry Hill - Open Garden for NGS
8 acres; large lawns, specimen trees, flowering cherries, rhododendrons, azaleas and naturalised daffodils; walled gardens with lawns, shrubs, herbaceous borders, rose garden incl shrub roses, wild flower areas and vegetables. Extensive views to Medway and Thames estuaries.
Torry Hill, Sittingbourne
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Knowle Hill Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden created over 30yrs on S-facing slope of N Downs. Spectacular views. Snowdrops and hellebores, many tender plants, china roses, agapanthus, verbenas, salvias and grasses flourish on light soil. Topiary continues to evolve with birds at last emerging. Lavender ribbons hum with bees.
Knowle Hill Farm, Maidstone
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cobham Hall - Open Garden for NGS
1584 brick mansion (open for tours) and parkland of historical importance, now a boarding and day school for girls. Some herbaceous borders, formal parterres, drifts of daffodils, C17 garden walls, yew hedges and lime avenue. Humphry Repton designed 50 hectares of park, most garden follies restored in 2009.
Cobham Hall, Cobham
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Aylesford Farmers Market
Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 45+ stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Aylesford Farmers Market Twitter - @AylesfordFmMrkt www.aylesfordfarmersmarket.co.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Quebec House - Mrs Wolfe's Recipes
Join us as we recreate some of Mrs Wolfe’s eighteenth century recipes such as lemon drops, King or Queen cakes or macaroons. Tastings available. Mrs Wolfe kept plenty of recipes from cakes and bakes to even medicinal drinks and ointments.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - 3 Bramble Close - Open Garden for NGS
A very wild, experimental garden sown from seed 1987-89. Wild flower meadow, pond and ditches, mown paths, native copse and hedges buzzing with wildlife - a unique experience. Demonstrating how plants manipulate diseases, insects and other animals to establish and maintain their natural population density.
3 Bramble Close,
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Rock Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Runners up in Kent Life Garden of the Year. Tranquil 2 acre garden with a surprise around every corner, a series of garden rooms and a mixture of styles.
Rock Cottage, Ashford
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Fables and Fauré
City of Canterbury Chamber Choir, director Edward-Rhys Harry, with Ed Kemp-Luck, organ, perform one of the best loved of all choral works, Fauré’s "Requiem". The programme also features a work by one of England’s most popular contemporary choral composers, "Aesop’s Fables" by Bob Chilcott.
Parish Church of St Gregory and St. Martin, High Street, Wye
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Chislehurst Farmers Market
Chislehurst Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month and is open to the public between 10am and 2pm. The Farmers Market is held in a new location of Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AB.
Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Knole - Storytime in Knole's bookshop
Join the storytime fun in Knole’s bookshop where your little ones can enjoy short stories and nursery rhymes. This is a free event suitable for children under 5, running every Monday during the school term. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Booking Not Needed. Aimed at children under 5.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Conservation in Action - Textiles
Find out how the conservation team care for the textiles in our collection. As part of our My Favourite Item month, the conservation team will be on hand to answer questions as they care for some of our textiles. Booking Not Needed.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Smallhythe Place - Upham Hall
A brand new farce loosely based on Downton Abbey. Shockingly funny adult-only humour. Set in 1930 this homage to Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs is riven with innuendo and post-modernist swipes at our very - some may say overly - politically correct attitudes to life today.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Thu 19 Jul and Fri 20 Jul

More details - Hythe Food & Drink Festival
Following the runaway success of previous years, this will be our 3rd year hosting the Hythe Food & Drink Festival. Holman’s Field alongside the enchanting Royal Military Canal will once again provide the setting.
Holmans Field
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Dartford Farmers Market
Dartford Farmers Market held on the 3rd Friday of the month offers a variety of local produce including meat, bread, seasonal fruit and vegetables, jams and preserves, eggs and much more
Dartford High Street, Dartford Kent Da1 1DR
Fri 20 Jul, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 14 Sep

The Garden of England-Caritas Chamber Choir More details - The Garden of England-Caritas Chamber Choir
We are delighted to welcome Caritas back to Goodnestone, Caritas have rapidly established themselves as Kent’s leading chamber choir, performing over 20 concerts in 2017, including performances in the Netherlands, Madrid and Lille.
Holy Cross Church The Street Goodnestone
Fri 20 Jul
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More details - Ightham Mote - Saturday Night is Music Night
Sit back and relax or dance the night away with live music from the 60s, 70s and 80s performed by Masterclass - a professional 3 piece band. Bring along your picnics, blankets and chairs and enjoy the evening summer sun. There will also be a drinks tent available, for hot and cold drinks. Booking Essential.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Sat 21 Jul

More details - ABBA Tribute Band - TICKETS NOW ON SALE
A fun night of live music with ABBA Chique tribute band. www.abbachique.com/ Champagne and real ale bar on site. "Posh Picnic" available - enquire at time of booking (£10 per person) Advance Tickets only - ON SALE FROM 1ST MARCH 2018
Vale House, Old Loose Hill, Loose, Maidstone (opposite The Chequers Pub)
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Beths Charity Fun Dog Show & Fun Day With Scruffts Qualifying Heat
Beth’s Charity Dog Show & Funday Inc Scruffts Heat and GSD Rally FUN DOG SHOW - Saturday 21st July 2018, Booking in 10.00am judging from 11.00am, Rosettes from 1st-6th place and trophies for all 1st places. £1.50 per entry per class.
Greenways Field , London Road, West Malling
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - Pride and Prejudice
Heartbreak Productions is pleased to announce that the Prince Regent is coming to visit. You are hereby required to attend an etiquette lesson hosted by The Association of Higher Etiquette and Manners, educating you in the politesse of high society.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Scotney Big Camp 2018
Join us this July for exclusive camping at Scotney Castle. There is no better way to spend a summer weekend, with activities for all the family, access to the house, garden and old castle all included in the price. Join us this July for exclusive camping at Scotney Castle.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - Pride and prejudice VIP experience
Enjoy a warm summers evening as an exclusive VIP guest, with our beautiful mansion house as the backdrop to your theatre performance. **For a table of 2 please book 60 ticket and for a table of 4 please book 120 ticket**. We have VIP experiences available for four of our productions.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Day Out with Thomas
Thomas the Tank engine is steaming back to Tenterden to star at the biggest event in the Kent & East Sussex Railway calendar.
Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden
Sat 21 Jul to Mon 23 Jul

More details - Lord Whisky Boot & Summer Fayre
Boots from 8am (cars £7 / vans £10). Entertainment from 12noon. Lots of stalls, tombola, hot and cold refreshments, ample free parking, admission by donation. Stalls welcome, £10, must be pre-booked.
Park House Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Eastling Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounds a historically important, medieval village house and incl a knot garden, herbaceous borders, ponds, walled gardens and an orchard.
Eastling Manor, Faversham
Sat 21 Jul

Caritas International Emerging Composer Competition Final More details - Caritas International Emerging Composer Competition Final
Ragnar Bohlin, Director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus will be in Canterbury on 21st July to be our lead judge for our exciting Emerging Composer Competition which this year attracted entrants from five continents.
Colyer-Fergusson Building , University of Kent Canterbury
Sat 21 Jul
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More details - Gravesend Gardens Group - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy two lovely gardens, very different in character, close to Windmill Hill which has extensive views over the Thames estuary. 58A Parrock Road is a beautiful, well established town garden, approx 120ft x 40ft, nurtured by owner for 55yrs.
Gravesend Gardens Group, Gravesend
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Faversham
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Abbey Place, Faversham
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Dust Down blues band
Wonderful authentic blues band appearing for one night only
The Liberal Club, Station Road, Orpington
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Alexander Centre,15 Preston Street, Faversham
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Open Air Theatre in the grounds of Allington Castle in support of Heart of Kent Hospice
Heart of Kent Hospice is proud to present two open air performances in partnership with The Changeling Theatre Company. Enjoy the masterpieces Noel Coward’s ’Blithe Spirit’ and Shakespeare’s ’Measure for Measure’ in the beautiful grounds of Allington Castle.
Allington Castle, Castle Road, Allington, Maidstone
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Orchard End - Open Garden for NGS
Contemporary classical garden within a 4 acre site. Made over 15yrs by resident landscape designer. Divided into rooms with linking vistas. Incl hot borders, white garden, exotics, oak and glass summerhouse amongst magnolias. Dramatic changes in level. Formal pool with damp garden, ornamental vegetable potager.
Orchard End, Horsmonden
Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Hurst House - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre idyllic secluded garden surrounded by bluebell woods. Mature Borders, winding beds, ponds/ornamental trees perennials/shrubs/annuals designed for year round colours. Damp shady borders/dry sunny borders, unusual plants, huge pieris, acers and rhododendrons.
Hurst House, Ashford
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - Dinosaur
Themed Games Event 2 weekends of games to play on a selection of classic games consoles from the Museum’s collection....all about dinosaurs.
The Micro Museum Church Hill Ramsgate
Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Fri 27 Jul to Mon 30 Jul

More details - Belvedere Concert Band
Relax and enjoy the live music on the lawn. Bring a rug or low backed chair to sit on. Picnics welcome. This event is weather dependent. Please telephone or check the website/Facebook if the weather is poor.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Folkestone Coastwatch 20th Anniversary Open Day
Folkestone NCI (National Coastwatch Institution) in 2018 is celebrating 20 years of daily operation at Copt Point on the East Cliff, Wear Bay Road, where the entirely volunteer membership keeps a visual watch with a view to preserving life both at sea and along the coast.
Alongside Martello Tower No 3, Wear Bay Road, Folkestone
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Summer Fete and Open Day
MLTC is putting on another Margate Lawn Tennis Club is holding its annual Summer Fete and Open Day. There will be many stalls with games of skill, things to buy and food to eat. As part of ’The great British Weekend’ there will be plenty of opportunities to swing a racket!
Margate Lawn Tennis Club Tivoli Park Avenue Margate
Sun 22 Jul

More details - BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!
Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation. We have around 3,500 active volunteer Marine Mammal Medics around the UK and we are the only such specialist organisation covering England, Wales and Scotland.
Walpole Hotel, Fifth Ave, Margate
Sun 22 Jul

Rockin in Kent with the Legendary Wild Angels More details - Rockin in Kent with the Legendary Wild Angels
Rockin in Kent with the Legendary Wild Angels ( 4.30pm ) & Johnny & the Timebombs ( 2pm ) plus various djs Record stalls / food & 2 bars / huge car / bike park plus trophy for the best café racer/classic bike of the day
central pk stadium church rd .sittingbourne kent .
Sun 22 Jul
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More details - ParentCon 2018 - The Parenting Convention
A coming together of local support, for expectant to pre-schooler parents to help guide you on your journey through parenthood. ‘ParentCon’ is a showcase of some of our local antenatal and postnatal services, including healthcare practitioners, holistic services, social, play and support groups.
Astor Theatre Stanhope Road Deal
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Guided Walk
Join us for a led walk around the estate. Booking Essential. Phone: 01732 810378 ext.100. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Circus Vegas
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 07904428555 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.
Government Acre
Tue 24 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Kent Life at the Seaside
Pick up our Summer Holiday Activity Pack complete with “Explorer Card”. Each child completing the card will receive a free Firework Spectacular Ticket. There will also be a variety of shows in our Big Top, all included within the admission price.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Summer pruning of apple and plum trees
Summer pruning ensures good fruit production in the autumn. Please join us to see how we prune our espalier, fan and free standing fruit trees. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Festival of Archaeology
Come along and listen to archaeologist Nathalie Cohen talk about the exciting restoration project at Knole House and find out what they discovered in the process. Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Summer holiday family fun
With a natural play area, quizzes and trails, there’s plenty to keep the family busy in the summer holidays. Our Themed Thursdays (11am - 3.30pm) with different activities each week, gives you a reason to return.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Thu 26 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : As good as Gold : Gold in the History of Art
As Good as Gold: the Story of Gold and its significance and symbolism with the History of Art. Experience the story of gold and its significance and symbolism within the history of art - as the colour of the sun: the colour of divinity: the colour of status and the colour of love.
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Scotney Castle in Bloom - Kids
Scotney Castle is an amazing place to photograph, and becomes very colourful when the blossoms are in bloom, creating bright colours and shapes! The course will focus on capturing all the colours of Scotney Castle through our camera lenses, learning how a. Booking Essential. Phone: 07969 466 572.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Scotney Castle - Scotney Castle in Bloom - Teens
Scotney Castle is an amazing place to photograph, and becomes very colourful when the blossoms are in bloom, creating bright colours and shapes! The course will focus on capturing all the colours of Scotney Castle. Our students will learn how a camera mak. Booking Essential. Phone: 07969 466 572.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Leeds Castle - Open Garden for NGS
Visitors to the ’loveliest castle in the world’ are often surprised and enchanted by the glorious gardens which surround this magnificent moated building.
Leeds Castle, Maidstone
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Painting the Place 3) Drawing the Landscape
A half day session led by our very own artist Anthony Nield. You will start with a demonstration, and then be given the opportunity to have a go at drawing some of our beautiful flora and fauna. The glasshouse will be used if the weather is wet. Advance booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Smallhythe Place - A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Summer Theatre Company brings you one of Shakespeare’s most enduring and popular plays. A rumbustiously traditional production with its pair of nave young lovers, enchanting fairies, rude mechanicals and Lords and Ladies produce magical moments, mistaken identities and lashings of humour.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Thu 26 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sat 4 Aug

More details - The Orangery - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre gardens around C18 orangery, now a house (not open). Magnificent extensive herbaceous border & impressive ancient wisteria. Large walled garden with a wide variety of shrubs, mixed borders & unusual specimen trees. Water features & intriguing collection of modern sculptures in natural surroundings.
The Orangery, Canterbury
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Deal
Sat 28 Jul

More details - The White Cliffs of Dover - White Cliffs guided walk
Join our knowledgeable guide on a gentle walk to South Foreland Lighthouse. Enjoy the fantastic views across the channel whilst learning about the varied history of this beautiful place. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome if accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
The White Cliffs of Dover, Langdon Cliffs, Upper Road, Dover,
Sat 28 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Film: The Shape of Water (2017; Cert. 15; Adventure, Drama, Fantasy)
Romantic fantasy drama from film-maker Guillermo del Toro starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer. Mute cleaner Elisa Esposito (Hawkins) works in a government laboratory in 1960s Baltimore. When the lab takes delivery of a classified experiment Elisa’s life changes forever.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 28 Jul

More details - New Romney Country Fayre
Board one for our early morning diesel hauled services to New Romney in time for the parade.
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 28 Jul

More details - 12 Woods Ley - Open Garden for NGS
A tropical style showing what can be achieved in the smaller modern garden, filled with colourful flowers and unusual foliage. The front and side garden have an array of ferns and unusual shrubs.
12 Woods Ley, Canterbury
Sun 29 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Circus Vegas
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 07904428555 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.
Victoria Park
Sun 29 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Antique & Vintage Market
Old School Hall Lower Road East Farleigh Maidstone ME15 0JL Antique & Vintage Market Calendar 2018 Sunday 29 July 10am - 3pm Monday 27th August 10am-3pm Sunday 30th September 10am - 3pm Saturday 8th December 10am - 3pm www.oldschoolhall.co.uk email: info@oldschoolhall.co.uk
Old School Hall, Lower Road, East Farleigh, Maidstone
Sun 29 Jul

More details - House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is Award Winning Comedian and father of Spiderman, Dominic Holland! As always there’s a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit! Limited Ticket Availability! For more information visit www.houseofstandup.co.
151 Broadway, Bexleyheath
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Solar Observing
Meet the Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford for this free drop in activity to learn how to safely observe the sun through special equipment. Outside on the grass area by the Visitor Centre. This event is weather dependant. Phone 01322 526574 or check Facebook to find out if this event is going ahead.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Sweetbriar - Open Garden for NGS
An average sized back garden transformed into an exotic jungle paradise full of fabulous foliage. A real plantsman’s collection of many rare hardy and tender exotics to transport you into a lawn free tropical oasis.
Sweetbriar, nr Sandwich
Sun 29 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Knole - Knole and the Great War
There will be a host of arts and crafts activities for families to enjoy during the summer holiday. Be inspired by Knole’s history and find out what it was like to be at Knole during the First World War with our archaeology team. Create a war medal and try on some First World War costumes.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 30 Jul

More details - Knole - Family Monday: Knole and the Great War
Visit Knole on Family Monday during the summer holiday for a range of themed arts and crafts activities. Be inspired by Knole’s history and find out what it was like to be at Knole during the First World War with our archaeology team. Create a war medal and try on some First World War costumes.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 30 Jul

More details - Animal Magic
Bearded dragons, cute bunnies, mischievous meerkats, hungry chicks, pygmy hedgehogs and many, many more. Get up close and personal with all the amazing animals from Animal Magic. A great experience for children and adults alike .Advance booking required . All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the popular 1988 MGM film, takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Tue 31 Jul to Sun 5 Aug

More details - Chartwell - House timed tickets- August
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival or pre-book the 12:00 or 14.30 time slot (14:30 slot can’t be pre-booked on Bank Holidays). Please book at least 24 hours in advance and arrive at least 30 mins early to exchange your e-ticket for a house ticket.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Summer Garden Trail
Complete the picture of Hall Place by copying the missing pieces hidden in the garden. Includes small free prize at the end. Pick up your trail sheet from the historic house, bring a pencil or buy one for 50p, pay on the day.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Sam Outlaw + Support Molly Parden
Sam Outlaw makes his first appearance in these parts with his full American band. Since the release of his 2015 debut Angeleno, Outlaw remains one of LA’s only modern country singers to earn international acclaim. And with his follow-up Tenderheart he shows an impressive refinement of his artistic identity.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Circus Vegas
Special offer - 2 for 1 on any seat any day! Simply call the box office – 07904428555 and quote ’Juggler’ to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.
Radnor Park, Radnor Park Road
Thu 2 Aug to Tue 7 Aug

More details - Knole - Painting the Knole landscape
Develop your painting skills and receive expert tuition in the striking setting of Knole Park. Liz Chapman shares her wealth of experience as an artist and teacher in the stunning grounds of Knole Park.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Arcade Classics
Themed Games Month We are devoting the entire Summer holiday month to classic arcade games that have been ported onto home consoles.
The Micro MuseumChurch Hill Ramsgate
Fri 3 Aug to Mon 6 Aug, Fri 10 Aug to Mon 13 Aug, Fri 17 Aug to Mon 20 Aug, Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Summer diesel gala
Join us for our popular and country wide supported diesel event
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Fri 3 Aug to Sun 5 Aug

More details - Quebec House - With map and musket
Bring history to life with an historic re-enactment. Join our eighteenth century surveyor as he explains how map makers played a key role in the Quebec campaign. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Falconhurst - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden with fabulous views devised and cared for by the same family for 160yrs. Deep mixed borders with old roses, peonies, shrubs and a wide variety of herbaceous and annual plants; ruin garden; walled garden; interesting mature trees and shrubs; kitchen garden; wildflower meadows with woodland and pond walks.
Falconhurst, Edenbridge
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Scotney Castle - Family outdoor theatre- The Reluctant Dragon
Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George' Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of bravery and friendship.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Denne Manor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Denne Manor House & Barn is a 15th & 17th Century farm house & restored barn. It is set in approx 10 acres of parkland with 2 Rare Breed Sheep paddocks. The Manor Gardens are intricate and at the front have a Kentish apple tree designed Buxus topary miniature maze.
Denne Manor Farm, Canterbury
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - The Watch House - Open Garden for NGS
Adjoining an historic fishermen’s cottage, two small courtyard gardens shelter an astonishing array of unusual plants. Thanks to a unique microclimate, the east-facing garden is home to an array of exotic plants and trees, chosen principally for exuberant, jungly foliage.
The Watch House, Broadstairs
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Models & Miniatures Weekend
A fun weekend for all the family - model boats, model cars and model trains including the museum’s interactive eight track model railway. Mini train rides and much more.
Dover Transport Museum, Willingdon Road, Whitfield, Dover.
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Knole - Tudor dressing up
Pose for a unique family portrait in our giant Tudor picture frame in the Orangery. Step back in time as you dress in Knole’s extraordinary historical costumes and celebrate the characters who lived and worked in this special house over the past 600 years. Everyone welcome - we have costumes for all the family.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 4 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Fri 24 Aug

More details - The Courtyard - Open Garden for NGS
A young garden and home created in October 2016 by the BBC DIY SOS team. This is our family garden and smallholding which is enjoyed by our four young children daily. Our family garden has planted borders and raised beds.
The Courtyard, Sheerness
Sun 5 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley
The Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley is held on the 1st Sunday of the month. The Farmers Market is open to the public between 10am and 2pm (ish) and is held in the Courtyard area. There is a variety of local produce available
Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent
Sun 5 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Smallhythe Place - Peter Pan (open-air)
Performed in the open-air, Immersion Theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date, Peter Pan.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Orchard House, Spenny Lane - Open Garden for NGS
A relatively new garden created within the last 12yrs. Gravel garden with potted tender perennials, cottage garden and herbaceous borders. Potager with vegetables, fruit and flowers for cutting. Bee friendly borders. Hornbeam avenue underplanted with camassia.
Orchard House, Spenny Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Leydens - Open Garden for NGS
Small private garden of garden designer, nursery owner and author who created NGS Garden at Chelsea in 2002, winning Gold and Best in Show, and in 2010 Gold and People’s Choice for the M&G Garden and Gold in 2013.
Leydens, Edenbridge
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Old Bladbean Stud - Open Garden for NGS
5 interlinked gardens all designed and created from scratch by the garden owner on 3 acres of rough grassland between 2003 and 2011.
Old Bladbean Stud, Canterbury
Sun 5 Aug, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Knole - Family Monday: Colours of Knole Park
Visit Knole on Family Monday during the summer holiday for a range of nature themed arts and crafts activities. Be inspired by the colours of Knole Park to create a rainbow streamer or a summery suncatcher. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. Booking Not Needed. Everyone welcome but most suitable for ages 5-12.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 6 Aug

More details - PQA Summer of Rock
Students aged 6-18 (grouped accordingly) will learn all things We Will Rock You and School of Rock and participate in a show to family and friends at the end of the week. Students will also get a masterclass with a cast member from the shows above. Along with skills building lessons in singing, dancing and acting!
The Brook Theatre, 5 The Brook, Chatham
Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - A guided walk around Old Hythe
A guided walk around Old Hythe, taking in the Town Hall, historic High Street, the Royal Military Canal, St Leonard’s Church, Ossuary and lots more….
Town Hall, High Street,Hythe
Mon 6 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug, Thu 13 Sep, Thu 20 Sep, Thu 27 Sep

More details - Rainbow Cookies and Craft
Get creative in the kitchen and make colourful and deliciously chocolatey rainbow cookies. Discover the wonderful world of wet felting and explore texture and colour to create a felted rainbow. After baking and crafting, children will get their wellies on and head outside to meet our herd of dairy cows.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Tue 7 Aug

More details - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Rolvenden
Following the success from last year’s Open Garden, which raised over £36,000 for the Hospice, we are delighted to announce our Open Garden season for 2018.
Hole Park Gardens, Benenden Road, Rolvenden
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Teddy Bears' Picnic
If you go down to the woods today... Younger children will have a wonderful morning exploring our vegetable garden to spot the hiding bears amongst the seasonal produce and harvest some cucumbers and tomatoes.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Dahlia growing
Join us to find out about growing Dahlias from seed and from cuttings. Learn how to create a wonderful display of your own. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Open Air Cinema: Labyrinth
We have the 80’s cult classic “Labyrinth”, starring the late, great David Bowie as the goblin king and directed by Jim Henson. A fun film that all ages will enjoy. For information and to book tickets visit www.lunacinema.com or call 0844 858 6767
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 8 Aug

Coppelia - St Margarets Festival Ballet More details - Coppelia - St Margarets Festival Ballet
For the eleventh year, St Margarets Village Hall will be the setting for a magical summer event. The St Margarets Festival Ballet present Delibes’ delightful ballet Coppelia in a fully staged and beautifully costumed production. Coppelia was first performed in 1870 and is based on a story by E.T.A.
St Margarets Village Hall, Reach Road, St Margarets-at-Cliffe, Dover, Kent
Thu 9 Aug to Sun 12 Aug
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More details - Open Air Cinema: Moulin Rouge
Get ready to be transported to 1880’s Paris as we show Baz Luhrmann’s musical masterpiece, “Moulin Rouge!”. Immerse yourself in the spectacular love story between Christian and Satine, we hope you can-can! For information and to book tickets visit www.lunacinema.com or call 0844 858 6767 (booking fee applies)
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Spirit of the Horse
For the first time in 10 years, Europe’s greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE is coming to Kent Event Centre with a spectacular new production for 2018 – RENAISSANCE.
Kent Event Centre, Detling, Maidstone
Thu 9 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - Organic bread and butter
Who doesn’t love bread and butter - and it’s even better when you have made it yourself!
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Welling and Falconwood Evening Toy and Train Collectors Fair (Charity)
Small traders and larger dealers providing a wide choice of classic collectible toys and model trains, diecast vehicles , books and all major toy and transport related ephemera. From a Bargain to a Rarity Prices can range from 20p to £2000.
Falconwood Community Centre, The Green , Welling, Kent
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders Suitable for children/young people with Autism and/or anxieties & their families. Venue is wheelchair accessible with hoist & changing bed facilities. Small group session.
Foreland Fields Special School, Broadstairs
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with SEND & their families
Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down’s, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders. Head2Head Theatre presents PETER PAN IN A PICKLE, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Approx. 70 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
Foreland Fields Special School, Broadstairs
Fri 10 Aug and Sat 11 Aug

More details - Slingsby Gin Dinner
The days of Mothers’ Ruin are far behind us. Join us and boutique English distillery Slingsby Gin, as we learn about the versatility and history of this drinks cabinet stalwart.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Smallhythe Place - The Importance of Being Earnest
This "Trivial Comedy for Serious People" is a fast-paced, one-act adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s beloved play that will truly demonstrate "the truth is rarely pure and never simple.". Ernest is Jack. Ernest loves Gwendolen but she doesn’t know he’s Jack. Algernon is also Ernest but he loves Cecily.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Lord Whisky Boot & Late Summer Fayre
In aid of The Lord Whisky Sanctuary Fund (registered charity 283483) Boot & Late Summer Fayre Boot Fair from 8am (cars £7 / vans £10). Entertainment from 12 noon including The Hythe Town Concert Band. Hot & Cold refreshments ~ Tombola ~ lots of stalls. Classic cars welcome.
Park House Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Teddy bear weekend
Bring you teddy to the railway
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Film: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994; Cert. 15; Comedy, Music )
The plot follows two drag queens played by Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce and a transgender woman, played by Terence Stamp, as they journey across the Australian Outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus that they have named "Priscilla", along the way encountering various groups and individuals.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Open Air Drive In Cinema Night - A Screening of Grease
Open Air Drive In Cinema Night A Screening of Grease Gates Open at 6.30pm Film Starts at 9.00pm Approx BBQ Food Available To Purchase On The Night £20.00 per car £18.00 per car for Baypoint Members
Ramsgate Road
Sat 11 Aug

More details - A Brief History of Music
The latest show from acclaimed musicians Chris Green and Sophie Matthews takes in 600 years of musical history in 90 minutes! Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century (and incorporating everything in between!) this fun and fast-moving show is a whistle-stop tour of Western musical history.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Plum Day
12 August 2018 Enjoy a display of plums in all colours & sizes, take a tractor trailer ride around the orchards and talk to the guides who will tell you all you need to know about the fruit in season
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Lenham Country Market
Lenham Country Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. It’s open to the public between 9am and 1pm and is held in Lenham Square. There a variety of local food, drink and crafts available
Lenham Square, Lenham, Kent,
Sun 12 Aug, Sun 9 Sep

More details - Dungeness Life Boat Open Day
Trains will be stopping near the Lifeboat station
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Tram Hatch - Open Garden for NGS
Meander your way off the beaten track to a mature, extensive garden changing through the seasons. You will enjoy a garden laid out in rooms - what surprises are round the corner' Large selection of trees, vegetable, rose and gravel gardens, colourful containers.
Tram Hatch, Ashford
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Tonbridge Farmers Market
Tonbridge Farmers Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month in Sovereign Way TN9 1RG between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 70 stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Tonbridge Farmers Market Twitter - TonbridgefmMrkt www.tonbridgefarmersmarket.co.uk Contact Steve Wood 07876 685853 9.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 12 Aug

More details - PQA Summer of Rock
Students aged 6-18 (grouped accordingly) will learn all things We Will Rock You and School of Rock and participate in a show to family and friends at the end of the week. Students will also get a masterclass with a cast member from the shows above. Along with skills building lessons in singing, dancing and acting!
The Skinner Kent Academy, Blackhurst Lane, Tunbridge Wells
Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug

More details - Knole - Family Monday: Knole's wild animals
Visit Knole on Family Monday during the summer holiday for a range of wildlife themed arts and crafts activities. Be inspired by the wild animals in Knole Park and create your own deer mask or animal puppet. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. Booking Not Needed. Everyone welcome but most suitable for ages 5-12.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Bore Place Holiday Club - The Magic of Minibeasts
Join us for a day checking the moth trap, chasing butterflies through the wildflower meadows, catching grasshoppers, turning over logs, and dipping nets into one of the many ponds at Bore Place.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Knole - Family workshop: Picture frames
Decorate a picture frame with sparkling stones and glittering gold and try on historic hats to create your own unique portrait. Don’t forget to bring a camera! Squash available for children. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Bore Place Holiday Club – A Small Mammals Day
We’ll check humane small mammal traps to see mice and voles close up and learn how to tell them apart before releasing them safely back into the wild.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Bat Walk
Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Advance booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Bore Place Holiday Club – A Day on the Farm
here’ll be a walk across the fields to find the cows grazing in the pasture, and a chance to watch them at milking time. We’ll also make pizzas from scratch, using ingredients harvested from the market garden.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Emmetts Garden - Outdoor theatre - The Tempest
Join us for an open air theatre experience with The Lord Chamberlains Men in Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present one of Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece The Tempest - a play of soaring poetry, high comedy and tender love.
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Bike around Brands 2018
For the thirteenth consecutive year Swanley and North Downs Lions are running a sponsored bicycle event at Brands Hatch, on the famous 1.2 mile Indy Circuit. It is not a race, and participants set their own target for the number of laps they intend to complete.
Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield.
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Truckfest South East
Truckfest is the must-see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europe’s Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw-dropping customised vehicles.
Hop Farm, Paddock Wood
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Chilham Castle - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounds Jacobean house 1616 (not open). C17 terraces with herbaceous borders. Topiary frames the magnificent views with lake walk below. Extensive kitchen and cutting garden beyond spring bulb filled quiet garden. Established trees and ha-ha lead onto park.
Chilham Castle, Canterbury
Sat 18 Aug

More details - National Freestyle Kitesurfing Championships
The final leg of the 2018 National Freestyle Kitesurfing Championships. Around 70 competitors from all over the UK will all be competing for the title of National Freestyle Kitesurfing Champion.
Ramsgate Main Sands
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Combined Ops Military and Air Show
This unique event has a variety of vintage and modern aircraft displays, on the ground and in the air. A family event which includes static military vehicles, living history re-enactment groups, arena events, military stalls, children’s entertainment and food stalls to make this a perfect day out.
Headcorn Aerodrome
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Solar Observing
Meet the Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford for this free drop in activity to learn how to safely observe the sun through special equipment. Outside on the grass area by the Visitor Centre. This event is weather dependant. Phone 01322 526574 or check Facebook to find out if this event is going ahead.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Belmont House and Gardens, Faversham
Sun 19 Aug

More details - 3CIG & 73140 Push/pull day
see web site for details
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Gardenview - Open Garden for NGS
Full of interest with a wide variety of shrubs, small orchard, veg beds and tranquil seating areas with beautifully placed statuary, this garden has been transformed into a beautiful, peaceful and welcoming oasis.
Gardenview, Westerham
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Chislehurst Farmers Market
Chislehurst Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month and is open to the public between 10am and 2pm. The Farmers Market is held in a new location of Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AB.
Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent
Sun 19 Aug, Sun 16 Sep

More details - Aylesford Farmers Market
Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 45+ stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Aylesford Farmers Market Twitter - @AylesfordFmMrkt www.aylesfordfarmersmarket.co.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Knole - Family Monday: Knole's royalty
Visit Knole on Family Monday during the summer holiday for a range of themed arts and crafts activities. Design and make a majestic crown or get inspired by Knole’s grand architecture to create a pop-up card. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. Booking Not Needed.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Rochester Castle, Castle Hill, Rochester
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Dead heading in the flower beds
Removal of dead flower heads can promote further flowering. Get some tips on which ones we remove to prolong the display and which ones we leave for winter interest. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Family Farm Walk
It is a bountiful time of year on the farm. The dairy cows are calving, the organic market garden is bursting with ripe produce and the hedgerows that line the grazing pastures are rich in ripening blackberries.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Knole - Family workshop: Fan decorating
Decorate your own fan with colourful pens and paints to keep you cool during the summer holiday. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Due to capacity restrictions, it would be very helpful if only one adult attends per child. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Deal
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Deal
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Film: The Draughtsman's Contract (1982; Cert. 15; Comedy, Drama, History)
Peter Greenaway’s highly acclaimed first feature was filmed in the beautiful house and gardens of Groombridge near Tunbridge Wells. The drama is set in the late seventeenth century and the plot is one of intrigue between the sexes.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Alice in Wonderland Village Fete
The Friends of Wittersham Church Alice in Wonderland Village Fete Teas, Fancy Dress, Children’s Craft Tent and Sideshows.
The Rectory The Street Wittersham Nr Tenterden
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Cider Festival
25 & 26 August 2018 Local craft Ciders and Live Music all weekend! Entertainment for the whole family with a little festival goers area, yummy street food, fun festival games, local shopping and more!
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bank holiday kids 4 a quid
kids travel for £1 on Spa Valley Railway on selected dates
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - bOing International Family Festival
A summer weekend of the very best theatre, dance, music, films and fun for all the family! Packed with magical performances and experiences on the beautiful University of Kent campus in Canterbury. Oing! 2018 will be the biggest and best bOing!
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Teletubbies Live!
See the iconic, world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones. Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland.
The Marlowe The Friars Canterbury
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Haven - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and maintained by the owner, densely planted in a natural style with stepping stone paths.
Haven, Ramsgate
Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Sun 23 Sep, Sun 21 Oct

More details - Late Summer Plant Fair at The Walled Nursery
Located in the attractive Nursery, adjacent to its historical Greenhouses, this is a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees. Also attending is our own Plant Doctor who will be able to advise on a wide range of horticultural matters.
The Walled Nursery, Water Lane, Cranbrook
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Dymchurch Day of Syn
Day of Syn
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - West Malling Farmers Market
The farmers market in West Malling is held on the 4th Sunday of the month. The farmers market is open between 9.30 and 1.30 and a wide variety of local produce from the area is available including fish, cakes, pies, bread, wines, fruit juice and much more.
West Malling High Street, West Malling, Kent,
Sun 26 Aug, Sun 23 Sep

More details - Open Air Theatre: The Reluctant Dragon
Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George? In this delightful new adaptation by Michael Whitmore, Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of bravery, friendship and derring-do for all the family.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 26 Aug

Kent Chrome & Cruisers Vehicle Show 2018 More details - Kent Chrome & Cruisers Vehicle Show 2018
Custom & classic vehicle show Cars / bikes / vans / scooters / trikes etc stalls / live bands inc Matchbox 2pm and Bamboozle 11am Food & Bars / Trophies / Kids entertainment and all the usual show goodies
abbey school faversham
Mon 27 Aug
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More details - Ice Cream Festival
Kent Life welcomes back the Ice Cream Festival! Sample tasters of what is to offer from many ice cream vendors and sweet stalls. Take part in the animal activities or visit our face painter. Why not sit back and listen to the bands perform on the Dairy stage. Or take a trip on our fun farm ride!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Mon 27 Aug

More details - St Margaret's Bethersden Garden Fete
Bank Holiday Family Fun Beautiful Garden Setting Traditional Stalls & Games Tea, Barbecue, Pimms Live Music Free Parking & Entry Raffle Prizes include: Trip to France Bull Farm meat hamper Mixed case of wine (12) ...and much, much more...
Street Cottage, The Street Bethersden Kent.
Mon 27 Aug

More details - The Wedding Experience at Hilton Hotel
Kent’s most popular series of wedding shows brings together over 40 creative and inspirational suppliers for you to meet at The Hilton Hotel in Maidstone.
Bearsted Road
Mon 27 Aug

Matchbox live ( the original rockabilly rebels ) More details - Matchbox live ( the original rockabilly rebels )
Matchbox live on stage ( 2pm ) plus support band Bamboozle ( 11am ) At the kent chrome and cruisers vehicle show
abbey school faversham
Mon 27 Aug
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More details - Fun Dog Show in aid of Guide Dogs Ashford Kent 27 August 2018
The Ashford Branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind will hold its annual Fun Dog Show on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018 at Willesborough Windmill, Ashford TN24 0QG, just off Junction 10 of the M20. There are both Pedigree and Novelty classes, costing £2 each. Entry and car parking free. Booking in starts at 10 a.m.
Willesborough Windmill
Mon 27 Aug

Kent Autojumble 2018 More details - Kent Autojumble 2018
Kent Autojumble for bikes / cars / scooters Any size pitch only £10 payable on the day ( no booking needed ) stalls on site by 9am - 5000 punters to sell to at the kent chrome and cruisers classic / custom vehicle show
abbey school faversham
Mon 27 Aug
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More details - Knole - Tudor costume demonstrations
Find out how a Tudor lady dressed in many layers of costume for a visit to court. See how a Tudor lady dressed in many layers of costume for a visit to court, including replica handling items used by wealthy people in the sixteenth century.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Smallhythe Place - As You Like It (open-air)
Welcome to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels. "All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players..." The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilarious open-air version of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Chartwell - Around the world trail
Join Winston and Clementine on a tour of the world in this family fun trail at Chartwell. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Emmetts Garden - Ant trail
Meet Amet the ant’s family of friendly ants and discover their favorite trees on this self-led family trail, around the gardens at Emmetts. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks
Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle
Thursday 30 August, show at 2pm; Friday 31 August, show at 11.15am or 2pm (Lunchtime activities from 12.45-1.45pm)   Half-day Family Holiday Activities for children and young people with special and additional needs and disabilities, their siblings and parents/carers.
Oakley Secondary Special School Pembury Road Tunbridge Wells
Wed 29 Aug and Thu 30 Aug

More details - Twelfth Night
TWELFTH NIGHT The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe.
Tonbridge School Tonbridge
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Emmetts Garden - Outdoor theatre - Peter Pan
Immersion Theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date, PETER PAN.
Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle: Half-day activity for children with disabilities & their families
Head2Head Theatre is a charity dedicated to the special needs’ community. We present our whole family holiday activities throughout South London and South East England. Please contact us to be placed on our mailing list.
Oakley Secondary Special School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells
Thu 30 Aug and Fri 31 Aug

More details - Familiarisation session for families of children with disabilities
We offer one small group session for children with Autism and their families. Relax in a safe and secure environment while your children explore our sensory tent and have fun with games and craft activities. Please bring a picnic as this is a great opportunity for families to network and support each other.
Oakley Secondary Special School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Open Air Theatre: As you like it
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…” Welcome to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre - The Tempest VIP experience
Enjoy a warm summers evening as an exclusive VIP guest, with our beautiful mansion house as the backdrop to your theatre performance. ** If you require a table of 2 please book 1 64 ticket, for a table of 4 please book 1 128 ticket**. We have VIP experiences available for four of our productions.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Scotney Castle - Outdoor theatre- The Tempest
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Knole - Bat walk
Set off on a dusk walk in Knole Park to find our resident bats with an expert ecologist. Learn all about these fascinating creatures and use detectors to find them in the beautiful parkland. Bat detectors will be provided, but please bring your own torch.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Minster on Sea
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Oasis Academy, East Campus, Minster Road, Minster on Sea
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Late Summer Show
Maidstone Horticultural Society are holding their Late Summer Show, so come and enjoy the Autumn colours of the vegetables, fruit, dahlias and other plants on show. Exhibits of cookery, photography and craft will be on display as well as beautiful floral art arrangements.
Maidstone Baptist Church Halls, Knightrider Street, Maidstone
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Bus Rally Day
Over 30 vintage buses in 2017! Complimentary vintage bus rides between New Romney and Dungeness
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Porsche Classic Trophy Race
The Porsche Classic Trophy will be among the many highlights when Festival of Porsche returns to Brands Hatch on Sunday 2 September 2018. Entries are now being taken for the race, which is open to all models built between 1953 and 1973.
Brands Hatch, West Kingsdown, Longfield
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Goodnestone Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
One of Kents outstanding gardens and the favourite of many visitors. 14 acres around C18 house (not open) and with views over cricket ground and parkland. Something special yr-round from snowdrops and spring bulbs to the famous walled garden with old fashioned roses and kitchen garden.
Goodnestone Park Gardens, Canterbury
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Painting the Place 4) Watercolours
The effervescent Anthony Nield will help you understand the techniques behind watercolours. Complete your own masterpiece and pick up tips under the watchful eye of the expert. Join Tony for an informal lunch in the tearoom to discuss your day.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 6 Sep

More details - Deal Food & Drink Festival
We are delighted to be returning to Deal with our Food & Drink Festival following a successful launch in 2017. We will be located within the grounds of beautiful Deal Castle - with history dating back to Tudor times, this is the ideal setting to eat, drink and relax in British Summer Time.
Deal Castle
Fri 7 Sep to Sun 9 Sep

More details - Film: The Sound of Music (1965; Cert. U; Biography, Drama, Family)
Classic 1960s musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Former nun Maria (Andrews) becomes the governess for a family of seven children who live in the shadow of their domineering and repressed widower father Captain Von Trapp (Plummer).
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Detling International Antiques & Collectors Fair
Visit this cosmopolitan fair in the Garden of England. Discover goods from across the UK, continent and further afield. Everything from gardenalia, vintage homewares and toys, to clothing, accessories, jewellery and general antiques. Up to 300 exhibitors in two halls, marquees and outside pitches.
The Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent,
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Steam weekend
see web site for full itinery
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Hops 'n' Harvest Beer Festival featuring The Sooty Show!
This popular festival returns to its roots in 2018. Join us in the beer tent to sample up to 60 varieties of beer and cider. See the last Coal fired Oast House in Britain and have a go at picking our hops by hand. Enjoy the ‘festini’ atmosphere with a variety of live and local music!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Southern Model Show
The Southern Model Show in association with the Maidstone Model Flying Club will feature a stunning array of model aircraft, helicopters, ships, tank and other vehicles.
Headcorn Aerodrome
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Carry on dining (parody comedy dinner theatre)
OOH MATRON, join us for an evening of inuendos, laughter and sauce as we show our take on the films that entertained you, a parody of over 30 different films with a lot of sauce
Comfort Inn, Victoria Parade, Ramsgate
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Tonbridge Farmers Market
Tonbridge Farmers Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month in Sovereign Way TN9 1RG between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 70 stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Tonbridge Farmers Market Twitter - TonbridgefmMrkt www.tonbridgefarmersmarket.co.uk Contact Steve Wood 07876 685853 9.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Boldshaves - Open Garden for NGS
7 acre garden, partly terraced, S-facing, with wide range of ornamental trees and shrubs, walled garden, Italian garden, Diamond Jubilee garden, camellia dell, herbaceous borders (incl flame bed, red borders and rainbow border), bluebell walks in April, woodland and ponds.
Boldshaves, nr Ashford Kent
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Rock Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Runners up in Kent Life Garden of the Year. Tranquil 2 acre garden with a surprise around every corner, a series of garden rooms and a mixture of styles.
Rock Cottage, Ashford
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Penshurst Place & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
11 acres of garden dating back to C14. The garden is divided into a series of rooms by over a mile of yew hedge. Profusion of spring bulbs, formal rose garden and famous peony border. Woodland trail and arboretum. Yr-round interest. Toy museum.
Penshurst Place & Gardens, Penshurst
Wed 12 Sep

More details - Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY - 15th September
BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 15th September, 2 - 4pm WHERE?
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Davis Way, Sidcup
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Acoustic Strawbs
Dave Cousins with Tony Hooper were the co-founders of the Strawberry Hill Boys, playing together first as the short-lived Gin Bottle Four. The Strawbs emerged from these bluegrass roots in late 1967/early 1968.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sat 15 Sep

Kent Britpop / Mod Night More details - Kent Britpop / Mod Night
Britpop / Mod 2 band special with Kents all time favourite band jel plus support from Blighty aslo supporting Mod / Ska / Soul disco
central pk stadium church rd .sittingbourne kent .
Sat 15 Sep
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More details - Children character day
details to follow
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 15 Sep, Sun 16 Sep, Sat 27 Oct, Sun 28 Oct

More details - Boot & Late Autumn Fayre
Boot Fair from 8am (cars £7 / vans £10) Entertainment from 12noon incluing the Pennyroyal Clog Dancers Tombola, Hot & Cold Refreshments, Classic Cars, lots of stalls. Admission by donation - Ample free parking. All proceeds to The Lord Whisky Sanctuary Fund (registered charity 283483)
Park House Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Angel Centre,Angel Lane ,Tonbridge
Sat 15 Sep, Sat 13 Oct, Sat 10 Nov

More details - Meopham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Meopham Village Hall, Wrotham Rd, Meopham
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Doddington Place - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden, landscaped with wide views; trees and cloud clipped yew hedges; woodland garden with azaleas and rhododendrons; Edwardian rock garden recently renovated (not wheelchair accessible); formal garden with mixed borders. New gothic folly.
Doddington Place, Sittingbourne
Sun 16 Sep

Autumn All To Discover Fair More details - Autumn All To Discover Fair
The Autumn All To Discover Fair to be held on 16 September will include: • 70 tables available for quality, handcrafted, arts & crafts • Food and produce stalls • Vintage stalls In the courtyard we hope to have classic motorcycles for you to admire and a stage and performers to entertain you.
Discovery Event Centre, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich
Sun 16 Sep
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More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Cranbrook (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 16 September 2018 2pm-4pm The Weald Sports Centre, Angley Road, Cranbrook TN17 2PN BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *25 stalls with lots of bargains!
The Weald Sports Centre
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Aylesford Farmers Market
Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 45+ stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Aylesford Farmers Market Twitter - @AylesfordFmMrkt www.aylesfordfarmersmarket.co.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Pear Day
16 September 2018 Celebrate over 500 varieties of Pears at Brogdale this Autumn, take a tractor trailer ride around the orchards and meet the experts who will tell you all you need to know!
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sun 16 Sep

More details - The Gruffalo's Child
Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child - with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her on tour this autumn. The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood. .
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent
Tue 18 Sep to Thu 20 Sep, Sat 22 Sep, Sun 23 Sep

More details - Bat Walk
Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Advance booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Tue 18 Sep

More details - The Salutation Garden - Open Garden for NGS
3½ acres of ornamental and formal gardens designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1911 surrounding Grade I listed house. Designated historic park and garden. White, yellow, spring, woodland, gardens, vegetable garden, herbaceous borders and exotic garden, Designed to provide yr-round changing colour.
The Salutation Garden, Sandwich
Wed 19 Sep

More details - Ightham Mote - Open Garden for NGS
14 acre garden and moated medieval manor c1320, open for NGS since 1927. Herbaceous borders, lawns, C18 cascade, pools, courtyard and cutting gardens provide formal interest, while the informal north lake, pleasure gardens, fernery, stumpery and orchard all contribute to the sense of charm and tranquillity.
Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Bore Place - Astronomy Evening
Join the Edenbridge and District Astronomers for an evening looking at the night sky. Fingers crossed for a clear night so you can look through powerful telescopes to seek out the Moon, Saturn and Jupiter.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Southbeats Festival 2018
Southbeats Festival 2018. Artists performing: Andy C, Bugzy Malone, Wilkinson, NOT3S , Route 94, Danny Howard, TQD, Delta Heavy, SASASAS.: Tickets avaiable.
Port Lympne, Kent
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Sittingbourne
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Fulston Manor, Brenchley Road, Sittingbourne
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Open House
Guided tours of Hall Place. Advanced booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Royal Tunbridge Wells Food and Drink Festival
Royal Tunbridge Wells Food and Drink Festival will be held in Calverley Grounds and is the culmination of Royal Tunbridge Wells Food Month. Royal Tunbridge Wells Food Month is run by Royal Tunbridge Wells Together and Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Calverley Grounds
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

The Little Welly More details - The Little Welly
The Little Welly is a fantastic full day event for children and their families! It aims to get children outdoors and active whilst having as much fun as possible.
St Clere Estate, Kemsing, Sevenoaks
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep
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More details - Film: Slumdog Millionaire (2008; Cert. 15; Drama, Romance)
This Mumbai-set, rags-to-possible riches tale, co-directed by Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan, was the winner of eight Oscars at the 2009 Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Director. Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is an 18-year-old street kid from the slums of Mumbai.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Little Welly Chidren's Obstacle Course and Festival
The Little Welly Goes Wild experience is all about getting kids outdoors to run, jump, climb and of course get muddy! Our events give children and their families new and exciting challenges and some quality time together outdoors.
St Clere Estate Kemsing Sevenoaks
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Scarecrow Festival
To be held in and around the gardens of Loose village.
Loose Valley, Maidstone
Sat 22 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Paw Patrol at RHDR
Come and see Marshall at intervals on each day. Pre booking essential.
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Stag Plaza , London Rd, Sevenoaks
Sat 22 Sep, Sat 20 Oct, Sat 17 Nov

More details - Ashford International Hotel Wedding Show
Why not pop along to the wedding show at The Ashford International Hotel, Ashford. Kent, this amazing venue has much to offer with it’s spacious function rooms and most importantly the care that is taken to look after every client for every event.
Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Heart of Kent Hospice Cyclo Sportive
Get pedalling for Heart of Kent Hospice Join one of our circular cycle routes taking you through the heart of the Kent countryside starting at East Malling Research Centre. You have a choice of three chip timed routes.
East Malling Research Centre
Sun 23 Sep

More details - See The Gruffalo!
The Gruffalo makes a return to Kent Life following the success of his previous visits. Why not take a visit to see some of our resident owls and other animals that appear in the Gruffalo’s story. Join in one of the many activities and get a bite to eat in Dotty’s tea rooms.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sun 23 Sep

More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge Talk : Celebrating The Royal Academy of Art : its 250th anniversary
Britain’s oldest fine arts institution will be celebrating its 250th Anniversary in 2018. The Royal Academy has an illustrious history that spans from the mid 18th century through to the 21st century.
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 27 Sep

More details - Dungeness Diner
Pre booking essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Day out with Thomas and friends
Come and meet Thomas and his friends together with Sir Topham Hat
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 29 Sep to Sun 7 Oct

More details - Kent Comedy Festival
Kent Comedy Festival is a new and exciting seven-day event, taking place in the award winning grounds of Maidstone’s Mote Park from Saturday 29th September to Saturday 6th October 2018.
Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent
Sat 29 Sep to Sat 6 Oct

More details - Eynsford Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Eynsford Village Hall,High Street, Eynsford
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Hair & Make-up Masterclass
BlackCherry Bridal Hair and Lucy’s Vintage Salon are pleased to announce. . . . Hair & Make-up Masterclass Demo shows and one to one advice/tips on Hair & Make-up from Vintage to Modern - Including bubbles and nibbles. *Limited Space Available*
Sun Pier House Medway Street, Chatham, Medway
Sat 29 Sep

More details - The Wedding Experience at The Hop Farm
The Hop Farm exhibition brings together the best local wedding specialists for the largest, most varied and inspiring wedding show in North Kent.
Maidstone Road
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Nettlestead Place - Open Garden for NGS
C13 manor house in 10 acre plantsmans garden. Large formal rose garden. Large herbaceous garden of island beds with rose and clematis walkway leading to a newly planned garden of succulents. Fine collection of trees and shrubs; sunken pond garden, a maze of Thuja, terraces, bamboos, glen garden, Acer lawn.
Nettlestead Place, Nettlestead
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Snodland
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Sweetbriar - Open Garden for NGS
An average sized back garden transformed into an exotic jungle paradise full of fabulous foliage. A real plantsman’s collection of many rare hardy and tender exotics to transport you into a lawn free tropical oasis.
Sweetbriar, nr Sandwich
Sun 30 Sep

More details - 12 Woods Ley - Open Garden for NGS
A tropical style showing what can be achieved in the smaller modern garden, filled with colourful flowers and unusual foliage. The front and side garden have an array of ferns and unusual shrubs.
12 Woods Ley, Canterbury
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Mount Ephraim - Open Garden for NGS
Herbaceous border, topiary, daffodils and rhododendrons, rose terraces leading to small lake. Rock garden with pools, water garden, young arboretum. Rose garden with arches and pergola planted to celebrate the Millennium. Magnificent trees. Grass maze. Superb views over fruit farms to Swale estuary.
Mount Ephraim, Faversham
Sun 30 Sep

More details - Sissinghurst Castle Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Garden created by Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson. Spring garden, herb garden, cottage garden, white garden, rose garden. Tudor building and tower, partly open to public. Moat. Vegetable garden and estate walks.
Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Sissinghurst
Mon 1 Oct

More details - Smallhythe Place - Triumphant Women
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. In 2018 we are exploring women’s history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Tue 2 Oct to Sun 28 Oct

More details - All About Chrysanthemums
Maidstone Horticultural Society will be hosting a talk by Martyn Flint entitled "All About Chrysanthemums". Martyn Flint was awarded a Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2017. If you want to learn more about the beautiful chrysanthemum and need some advice on growing them, join us for an interesting evening.
Baptist Church, Knightrider Street, Maidstone
Thu 4 Oct

More details - Bore Place - Bat Walk
A nocturnal quest to see bats and their amazing aerial acrobatics and other night time animals. After a short introduction about these fascinating creatures, you’ll be guided on a night walk around Bore Place farm, along farm footpaths, using bat detectors to listen out for bats as they leave their roosts and fly out...
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Fri 5 Oct

More details - Apple and Cider Fayre featuring Basil Brush!
Celebrating the Apple Harvest, the Apple and Cider Fayre showcases our amazing range of home grown apples. Both eaters and cookers will be handpicked from our historic orchards only days before the festival and will be on sale throughout the weekend. Don’t forget to visit the apple pressing demo.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 6 Oct and Sun 7 Oct

More details - Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Alexander Centre,15 Preston Street, Faversham
Sat 6 Oct, Sat 3 Nov

More details - Gareth Gates + Support
Find a Voice is a charity for people that struggle to communicate. So we are particularly pleased that an artist like Gareth Gates, who has his own communication challenges is doing a concert to help the charity.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years'
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
Trinity Theatre Church Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Strood
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Strood Academy, Carnation Road, Strood
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Hole Park - Open Garden for NGS
Hole Park is proud to stand amongst the group of gardens which first opened in 1927 soon after it was laid out by my great grandfather.
Hole Park, Cranbrook
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley
The Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley is held on the 1st Sunday of the month. The Farmers Market is open to the public between 10am and 2pm (ish) and is held in the Courtyard area. There is a variety of local produce available
Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent
Sun 7 Oct, Sun 4 Nov, Sun 2 Dec

More details - Holiday Inn Ashford North- A20
Pop along to the wedding show at Holiday Inn Ashford, North A20, this venue has much to offer especially with its expansion programme to offer marquee weddings.
Maidstone Rd, Ashford
Sun 7 Oct

More details - ABBA Chique
Popular Kent based ABBA tribute band ABBA Chique return to the Avenue Theatre for the second time this year for another fabulous evening full of all your favourite ABBA songs!
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Shades of Sinatra & A Portrait of Matt
Popular singer & entertainer Martin Farbrother makes another welcome return to The Avenue Theatre with his unique new show & tribute to the lives & music of Frank Sinatra & Matt Monro
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Marcus Cinganelli - Psychic Audience
Join the renowned Kent Psychic Marcus Cinganelli for an evening of clairvoyance and entertainment. Marcus’s shows are full of energy, humour and outstanding accuracy, making for a truly entertaining and thought provoking evening.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Fri 12 Oct

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Winter Gardens, Margate
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Jonny Hepbir Quartet
Following on from his trio’s outstanding show earlier this year, Jonny Hepbir is back ready to raise the roof in Ashford with The Jonny Hepbir Quartet.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Bore Place - Printmaking
Gather autumnal leaves from the grounds of Bore Place to inspire your printing. Elaine will introduce and demonstrate a number of different techniques and you will experiment with imprinting, stencilling, collage, drawing and layering colours and shapes, to produce some beautiful monoprints.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sat 13 Oct

More details - How the United States came into being
A WEA Day School discussing the genesis of the United States and the Revolutionary War. Led by Anne Stott.
The Angel Centre, Tonbridge
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Chris Difford
Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Up The Junction’, ‘Labelled With Love’, ‘Hourglass’ and ‘Tempted’.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sat 13 Oct

More details - National Apple Festival
13 & 14 October 2018 2017 the most infomative & educational Apple Display yet! Visit Brogdale for a breathtaking display of apple varieties and discover over 2000 varties in the Brogdale Orchards. Apples galore during this weekend celebrating over 2200 different varieties!
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Fiddle & Faff 2018 - Folk Concert
Fiddle & Faff is a duo of friends, Christine Adams and Lissie Bayford. Their finely crafted music is mostly drawn from the folk tradition, peppered with other influences that take their fancy and encompasses songs and tunes from the lyrical and lovely to the toe-tapping and quirky.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Tonbridge Farmers Market
Tonbridge Farmers Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month in Sovereign Way TN9 1RG between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 70 stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Tonbridge Farmers Market Twitter - TonbridgefmMrkt www.tonbridgefarmersmarket.co.uk Contact Steve Wood 07876 685853 9.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Lenham Country Market
Lenham Country Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. It’s open to the public between 9am and 1pm and is held in Lenham Square. There a variety of local food, drink and crafts available
Lenham Square, Lenham, Kent,
Sun 14 Oct, Sun 11 Nov, Sun 9 Dec

More details - St Augustine's Priory Wedding Show
Pop along to the wedding show at St Augustines’s Priory, Bilsington and see this fabulous priory. Having a marquee for your wedding reception is always a bonus and this can be themed according to your choice and style.
Bilsington Priory Estate, Priory Road, Bilsington, Near Ashford, Kent
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Eagleswood - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre plantsman’s garden situated high on N-Downs, developed over the past 30yrs. Wide range of trees and shrubs (many unusual), herbaceous material and woodland plants grown to give yr-round interest, particularly in spring and for autumn colour.
Eagleswood, Lenham
Sun 14 Oct

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 14 October 2018 10am - 12pm Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *Over 20 stalls with lots of bargains!
Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Auctioneers Valuation Day
BBC and local antiques expert Catherine Southon will be available with her team from 10am – 2pm to value your antiques and collectibles in the Visitor Centre. No appointment necessary.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 14 Oct

More details - 8th Real ale/cider festival & diesel gala
full running and ale lists available from web site
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Fri 19 Oct to Sun 21 Oct

More details - Dartford Farmers Market
Dartford Farmers Market held on the 3rd Friday of the month offers a variety of local produce including meat, bread, seasonal fruit and vegetables, jams and preserves, eggs and much more
Dartford High Street, Dartford Kent Da1 1DR
Fri 19 Oct, Fri 16 Nov

More details - Contemporary Craft and Design Fair
Purchase direct from the very best contemporary artists and craftmakers in the UK
Sevenoaks School, High Street
Fri 19 Oct to Sun 21 Oct

More details - Antiques & Collectables Fair
This FREE ENTRY Antiques and Collectables Fair runs from 10am till 4pm on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018 at Coolings Garden Centre, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt, TN14 7NN.
Coolings Garden Centre, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt, KENT
Sat 20 Oct and Sun 21 Oct

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Faversham
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Abbey Place, Faversham
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Magical Beasts
Themed Games Event There will be (videogame) dragons and other magical beasties at The Micro Museum for two weekends of the half term holidays.
The Micro Museum Church Hill Ramsgate
Sat 20 Oct to Mon 22 Oct, Fri 26 Oct to Sun 28 Oct

More details - Lord Whisky Boot Fair & Clearance Sale
Join us for our last boot fair of the year. Boots from 8am, just £5. Plenty of bargains plus Christmas cards and gifts. Refreshments, raffle and tombola. Ample free parking - admission by donation.
Park House Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury, Kent
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Halloween Spooktacular
A spooky week of pumpkin carving, trick or treating, creepy bugs and fancy dress competitions. Come along and trick or treat in our historic houses. There will also be a variety of shows in our Big Top, all included within the admission price.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 20 Oct to Sun 28 Oct

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
The Central Theatre, Chatham
Sun 21 Oct

More details - The Wedding Experience at The Kent Showground
The largest regional wedding show in the South of England with over 200 exhibitors and attracting over 1,200 couples planning their wedding day. Exquisite fashion show with entertainment, presentations and interactive entertainment on stage throughout the day, hosted by KMfm Radio presenters.
Detling
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Thanet 5K Colour Run
This family 5k run is an explosion of colourful fun. It Starts with a huge explosion of colour at the start, then you take your starting positions to continue to run through brightly coloured powder stations in white tee shirts and funky coloured glasses.
The Oval, Cliftonville, Margate
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Chislehurst Farmers Market
Chislehurst Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month and is open to the public between 10am and 2pm. The Farmers Market is held in a new location of Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AB.
Hornbrook House Car Park, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent
Sun 21 Oct, Sun 18 Nov

More details - Mere House - Open Garden for NGS
C18 landscape surrounding 6 acre garden, completely replanted since 1958, bounded to the south by lake created 1780. Increasing areas of snowdrops and daffodils in spring. Extensive lawns set off herbaceous borders, ornamental shrubs and trees with yr-round foliage contrast and striking autumn colour.
Mere House, Mereworth
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Aylesford Farmers Market
Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm. There are normally more than 45+ stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Aylesford Farmers Market Twitter - @AylesfordFmMrkt www.aylesfordfarmersmarket.co.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Apple Day Fun
This fun event includes baking tasty organic apple and oat muffins (to eat whilst warm or take home), visiting our orchard, vegetable garden and farm, tasting our apple varieties and apple juice, and enjoying some apple-themed crafts.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Mon 22 Oct

More details - Kent Life After Dark
Come along and join us after dark to explore the spooky sights that Kent Life has to offer. Venture on a spooky guided tour if you dare or visit the Ugly Bugs ball (6pm – 7pm, suitable for younger guests; 7pm – 8pm, suitable for ages 8 and up). Take a ride on our Land train and hear a ghostly tale or two.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Tue 23 Oct