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

More details - Vinters Valley ghost hunt
Experience a night of ghost hunting at Vinters Park with Ghost Hunt Events on 21st April 2018. Participate in Séances, Vigils, EVP Experiments and much more.
Vinters Valley Nature Reserve
Today

More details - BROWSE 'N' BUY sale and coffee morning
An eclectic mixture of new, nearly new and pre-loved items, different each month - ranging from household to gift items, leisure oddments to ornaments, toys and jigsaws -. something for everyone, including books and CDs. china, bric-a-brac and jewellery!
St David’s Church, Newton Close, Lordswood Chatham (off Sultan Road)
Today

More details - Mum2mum Baby and Children’s Nearly New Sale Sidcup, BEXLEY - 21st April
We are so excited to have another Mum2mum Nearly New Market in Sidcup, BEXLEY this April! BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 21st April, 2 - 4pm WHERE?
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Davis Way, Sidcup
Today

More details - Ashtones Band
ashtones band
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Today

More details - Coffee Morning
We hope that you can join us for our first Coffee Morning of 2018 on Saturday 21st April! Taking place at the Hospice between 10am – 1pm, you can enjoy some of the finest homemade cake in Greenwich (and Bexley!) over a nice cup of tea.
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice 185 Bostall Hill Abbey Wood London
Today

More details - Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Get off the beaten track and discover this beautiful ½ acre cottage garden in the heart of the Kent countryside. This plantsman’s garden is filled with unusual and interesting perennials, incl a wide range of salvias. There is a small specialist nursery packed with herbaceous perennials.
Oak Cottage, Ashford
Today, Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May

More details - John Lawsons Circus
Roll up to Englands favourite family circus! Once again John Lawsons Circus is touring near you! Come and be amazed by Artites from all over the world.
The Green Bearsted
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Santus Circus 2018
Traditional circus with a French flavour. The 2018 all-human production includes top international artistes from Mongolia, Hungary, Morocco, Switzerland, and of course Britain and France.
Marsh Farm Circus Site, Sturry Rd. CANTERBURY
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Relaunch of Samson
Locomotive no.6 - Samson is now back from a full overhaul after last riding the rails in 2013
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Today

More details - Knole - RSPB and birdsong walk
Spring is a beautiful time for discovering the birds of Knole Park. Join us for a bird and birdsong day, led by the Sevenoaks RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) local group. The local RSPB group will be on-hand to answer all your questions on their work and local bird life.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Today

More details - Knole - Workshop: Beginners patchwork and quilting
Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful patchwork quilts by hand with Cowden Quilt School. Over two days you’ll work through every stage of the process to create your own modern family heirlooms, starting with a unique cushion cover.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Today

More details - Hanami Festival 21st April
Hanami Festival – 21st April 2018 During April Brogdale will also celebrate Hanami – the Japanese festival of blossom with a packed Hanami festival day on 21st April and Hanami Picnic experiences available throughout the whole of April.
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent ME138XZ
Today

More details - Scotney Castle - Betty's flower festival
Come and celebrate Betty Hussey’s love of flowers. Visit the house decorated with floral displays as well as stepping out in our picturesque gardens this spring with other events. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Spring guided walk
Catch a glimpse of the first signs of spring on the Scotney estate. Walk with our volunteer estate guides to see what delights the changing season has brought across the Scotney Castle estate. Smell the scent of the bluebells and see the dazzling white wood anemones.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sun 29 Apr

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

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,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Alexander Centre,15 Preston Street, Faversham
Today, Sat 19 May, Sat 16 Jun

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

More details - Hair & Make-up Masterclass
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*
pin Sun Pier House Medway Street, Chatham
Today

More details - Great British Dog Walk at Ightham Mote
Please join us for Hearing Dog for Deaf People’s annual Great British Dog Walk at Ightham Mote. Choose between a 3km or 8km walk in the grounds of this beautiful National Trust property.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent
Today

More details - St Georges Day Concert
Wittersham Church Choir and Guests present a St George’s Day Concert in aid of The Friends of Wittersham Church. The Genius Of Handel with our singers and players and Steve Hollamby solo trumpet. The Genius of Gilbert and Sullivan with Vincent Daniels, a noted G & S soloist
St John the Baptist Church Wittersham
Today

More details - Scotney Castle - Children's flower pot decorating
Why not complete one of our 50 things to do before you are 11 3/4 and choose a vegetable seed to plant, grow and eat. You can even have a go at decorating your own unique flower pot to take home. 2. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Join Sevenoaks care home for a royal celebration this Care Home Open Day
A care home in Sevenoaks is inviting local people to join in celebrations for Care Home Open Day. The Care UK team at Weald Heights will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event.
Weald Heights, Bourchier Cl, Sevenoaks
Today

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
Today

More details - Tonbridge Market & Bootfair
Tonbridge Market and hard standing Bootfair, Every Saturday we have the biggest Fruit & Veg stall in Kent, we also have Pet food, Household, Plant and Flower stall, we have Hot food and Luggage and Fishing tackle stall, a knitting wool stall, a food stall and many more, parking is free come down every Saturday 07:00
Tonbridge Market, Angel lane, TN91SF
Today, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 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
Today to Sun 3 Jun

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,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bridge Works: Crossing the River Medway – A story of the Rochester Bridge Trust
The Rochester Bridge Trust has provided and maintained crossings of the River Medway for more than 600 years - with the first bridge on the site built almost 2,000 years ago - but there is still much that remains unknown about the organisation among the general public, as visitors to the Bridge Works exhibition will
The Crypt, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester
Today to Thu 24 May

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,
Today

Martello Tower No.24 More details - Martello Tower No.24
Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch High Street was one of 74 towers built along the south coast between 1805 and 1812 to resist the threatened French invasion. It has been restored to its original design and contains replica gunpowder barrels and a 24 pounder muzzle-loading cannon on the gun platform.
High Street Dymchurch
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May
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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
Today, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Chartwell - House timed tickets - April
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 & Easter holiday weekends). Please book at least 24 hours in advance and arrive at least 30 minutes early on the day.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Today to Mon 30 Apr

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

More details - Quebec House - Centenary of Change
Quebec House was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1918. This year we celebrate the 100th year anniversary with a number of events and new interpretation. Keep checking back for further details and events for our Centenary of Change. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Quebec House, Quebec Square, Westerham,
Today to Sun 13 May

More details - Plant Fair Roadshow - Spring Show
Held in the grounds and garden of Hall Place this is a very popular spring event with a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs, shrubs and trees. Also attending is our own popular Plant Doctor who can offer advice on a wide range of horticultural matters.
Hall Place and Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 22 Apr

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 22 Apr

More details - Spring Food Festival & VW Camper Show
Please join us at our Spring Food Festival - the Castle & gardens will be filled with an abundance of local Kentish produce to buy & sample. Plus we have some classic VW Campers & Beetles on display from the Kentish VW Klub for you to enjoy!
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Fireside Sparks: Jonny Hepbir Duo- Hepbir & Henson
In the UK, Jonny Hepbir is regarded as one of the few authentic players on the British Gypsy jazz scene. His background has seen years of experience playing amongst some of the top Gypsy guitarists in the world including Bireli Lagrene, Lulu Reinhardt and John Etheridge amongst others.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Penshurst Brocante
Bringing beautiful Vintage and Artisan products to The Village Hall Penshurst in the style, atmosphere and flavour of a French Brocante. Refreshments available throughout the day. Next Fair Sunday April 22nd at Penshurst Village Hall , Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8BP
Penshurst Village Hall
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Plant Fairs Roadshow
Join a collection of small specialist nurseries for a spring plant fair with a difference. Find interesting perennial plants, shrubs and grasses. Ask the ’Plant Doctor’ your gardening questions and chat to the growers for expert advice.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 22 Apr

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 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Concert of Favourite Piano Concertos in support of Heart of Kent Hospice
Come along and enjoy an evening of Favourite Piano Concertos performed by Simon Proctor. This year along with favourites such as the Warsaw Concerto, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2, Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Simon will be performing his new Queen Piano Concerto.
Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone
Sun 22 Apr

More details - You've Got Dragons
"Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there." Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
E.M. Forster Theatre High Street Tonbridge
Sun 22 Apr

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 22 Apr, Sun 27 May

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

More details - 34 Cross Road - Open Garden for NGS
An exciting and lovely garden combining great artistic sensibility with an extensive and fascinating variety of plants. acre plantsman’s garden. Collection of daphnes, hardy geraniums, herbaceous beds, unusual trees, shrubs and alpines.
34 Cross Road, Walmer
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Big family country boot sale market Southfleet Kent
New 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.
New site fox hounds lane , Southfleet
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Bilting House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden with ha-ha set in beautiful part of Stour Valley. Wide variety of rhododendrons, azaleas and ornamental shrubs. Woodland walk with spring bulbs. Mature arboretum with recent planting of specimen trees. Rose garden and herbaceous borders. Conservatory.
Bilting House, nr Ashford
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 20 May

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 22 Apr

More details - The Word Forest Organisation #ConservationConversation
The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of #ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.
The Big Cat Sanctuary, Headcorn Rd, Smarden
Sun 22 Apr

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

More details - One Day a FREE creative workshop for Mothers of any age
A day long workshop with artist Alinah Azadeh looking at how we can work together creatively to celebrate being mums and women in Kent in 2018.
The Grand, 6 King Street, Gravesend, Kent
Mon 23 Apr

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 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Sweet pea planting demonstration
Meet at the walled garden gate and learn from our garden team how we plant and grow Betty Hussey’s favourite flower. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Art and Music Appreciation: Anniversaries and Exhibitions 2018
This WEA course, led by a well qualified tutor, will explore works of art and music, their creators and context, linked to anniversaries of births and deaths and to current exhibitions in London. We look at paintings and, sometimes, sculpture and architecture and listen to music.
Learning and Enterprise College Bexley, 5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun

More details - Riverhill Himalayan Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful hillside garden, privately owned by the Rogers family since 1840. Extensive views across the Weald of Kent. Spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas and fine specimen trees. Bluebell and natural woodland walks. Rose garden. Walled garden has extensive new planting, terracing and water feature.
Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Sevenoaks
Tue 24 Apr, Wed 16 May

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 25 Apr, Wed 23 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Growing cut flowers
Join us for our special talk on growing cut flowers, as part of our 2018 flower festival. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 25 Apr

More details - The Jungle Book
An exciting new adaptation of Kipling’s classic. The Jungle Book comes to life in this colourful new show brought to you by the team behind Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild.
The Marlowe The Friars Canterbury
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Easter Reminiscence Tea
Join us for an afternoon of fun and reminiscence. Relax with tea and cake and tell us about your Spring, Easter and sweet memories from 50 years ago, advance booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 25 Apr

More details - West Wickham Indoor Market
Weekly market selling Crafts, Collectables, Italian Ladies Fashion, Greeting cards, Very collectable Dinky models, Handbags and much more. Light refreshments, Very yummy homemade cakes. Supporting SE Cancer Help Centre.
St Francis Church Hall, Ravenswood Ave, West Wickham
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Kentish Coach Trip
Our Kentish Coach Trip on Thursday 26th April will set off from the Kent MS Therapy Centre at 11am onboard a luxury 49-seater coach from YMS Travel. The coach is fully air-conditioned with on board toilet facilities.
The Kent MS Therapy Centre, Merton Lane North, Canterbury
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Family History Day
Do your family have relatives on Sheppey? Were the employed on the island in the the navy or dockyard? The museum has a collection of the local newspapers from 1860, parish registers and archives. The Sheppey Local History Society’s genealogist is available.
Minster Gatehouse Museum Union Road Minster-on-Sea Isle of Sheppey
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : Carl & Karin Larsson and the Ikea Effect
Carl Larsson (1853 - 1919) is Sweden’s best known artist and together he and his wife Karin blended traditional native designs with the then unfashionable Gustavian style and the newly emerging Arts & Crafts influences. This eclectic approach resulted in a distinctive and influential style.
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Golden Birdies of Beni Mazar - Solo art exhibition
Visual Storyteller, Robert Lamoon, brings his touring, solo exhibition ‘The Golden Birdies of Beni Mazar’ to The Halpern Gallery, Chatham. This is an eclectic show of new myths and stories told in paint, photography, print and sculpture.
The Halpern Gallery Nucleus Arts High Street Chatham
Fri 27 Apr to Tue 8 May

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

More details - Scotney Castle - Flower arranging workshop- Basket of flowers
Alongside our annual flower festival, we are offering the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create your own floral displays. This workshop will teach you how to construct a flower arrangement in a basket, to take home with you. The price per person also includes refreshments. Booking Essential.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Katie sparkes singer
katie sparkes
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 28 Apr

Haydn Theresa Mass+Mozart Vespers-Caritas Chamber Choir More details - Haydn Theresa Mass+Mozart Vespers-Caritas Chamber Choir
Caritas-directed by Benedict Preece- present Haydn Theresa Mass and Mozart Solemn Vespers in St. Alphege Church, Whistable. Accompanied by our professional orchestra, Caritas Sinfonia.
High St, Whitstable
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Edenbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Saturday 28 April 2018 2pm-4pm Edenbridge Leisure Centre, Stangrove Park, Edenbridge TN8 5LU BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *25 stalls with lots of bargains!
Edenbridge Leisure Centre
Sat 28 Apr

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

More details - Sidcup Symphony April Concert
Join Sidcup Symphony Orchestra (Conductor James Ross) for our April Concert on Saturday 28th April. Programme Smetana Sarka from Ma Vlast Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 (Soloist Thomas Kelly winner of the 2017 Purcell School Concerto Competition) Elgar Enigma Variations (This concert is given in partnership...
St. John’s Church, Church Road, Sidcup
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Kindown Craft Fair
Craft Fair - various stall holders selling pottery, cards, artwork, quilts, hand knits and more.
Kilndown Village Hall
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Guildhall ghost hunt
Experience a night of ghost hunting at The Guildhall, Sandwich, Kent with Ghost Hunt Events on 28th April 2018. Participate in Séances, Vigils, Table tilting, Glass moving, Ouija boards, EVP Experiments, Automatic writing and much more.
The Guildhall, Sandwich
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Murder Mystery Evening @ Whitstable Castle
TIL DEATH US DO PART St Mary’s bells are ringing for Lady Penelope Pollock’s happy day… but is it? Join 368 Theatre Company and help them solve the latest Morlington Mystery… and maybe win your table a bottle of bubbly into the bargain!
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Watergate House - Open Garden for NGS
Magical walled garden by the River Stour: Defined areas of formal, spring, woodland, vegetable and secret garden reveal themselves in a naturally harmonious flow, each with its own colour combinations. Ancient walls provide the garden’s basic structure, while a green oak pergola echoes a monastic cloister.
Watergate House, Canterbury
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Antique, Retro, Craft & Gift Fair
2018 Calendar: 3 March, 28 April, 26 May, 23 June & 28 July.
The Centre Birchington Alpha Road Birchington
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Knole - Spring and bluebells family walk
Discover the joys of spring with beautiful views over the Weald on this family walk. This walk will take us along the Greensand Way through Knole’s 1,000-acre deer park to One Tree Hill with its profusion of bluebells. Weather permitting, there will be some great views over the Weald.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May

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 28 Apr

More details - Kent Mind, Body, Spirit Festival
Join us for Kent’s biggest festival for the mind, body & spirit; this 2-day Mind Body Spirit Festival brings together an array of exhibitors covering a wide range of aspects of the spiritual arena, come along to get information & knowledge on ancient wisdom, & practices combined with innovative modern ideas, products,
The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood,
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Cranbrook (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 29 April 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 29 Apr

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 29 Apr

More details - Balmoral Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
An owner created and maintained garden now 33yrs mature. Varied, romantic and extensive topiary form the backbone for mixed borders. Vegetable garden, organically managed. Particular attention to the needs of nesting birds and small mammals lend this artistic plantswoman’s garden a rare and unusual quality.
Balmoral Cottage, Cranbrook
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May

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 29 Apr

More details - Ladham House - Open Garden for NGS
Ten acres of garden with many interesting plants, trees and shrubs, incl rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas and magnolias. A beautiful rose garden, arboretum, an Edwardian sunken rockery, a woodland walk leading to bluebell woods, ponds & a vegetable garden.
Ladham House, Goudhurst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - 43 The Ridings - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful small garden brimming with interesting plants both in the front and behind the house. Many different areas. Dry gravel garden in front, raised beds with alpines and bulbs and borders with many unusual perennials and shrubs.
43 The Ridings, Whitstable
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Spring Concert with Jamie Moore at St Nicholas-at-Wade church
Jamie Moore is an accomplished guitarist who has performed throughout the world in a wide variety of settings including television, radio, West End theatre, touring stage productions, summer seasons, recording studios, concert halls and cabaret.
St Nicholas church, The Street, St Nicholas-at-Wade, Thanet
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bluebell Walk
On Sunday 29th April, Swanley & North Downs Lions are running a six mile circular walk from Stansted Village through Kent’s most beautiful countryside, followed by a free Ploughman’s Lunch.
Stansted Village Hall Malthouse Road, Sevenoaks
Sun 29 Apr

More details - House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is the ’Comedy Assassin’ and Star of BBC’s 3 Non-Blondes - Ninia Benjamin! As always there’s a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit! Limited Ticket Availability!
151 Broadway, Bexleyheath
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Copton Ash - Open Garden for NGS
Garden grown out of a love and fascination with plants. Contains very wide collection incl many rarities and newly introduced species raised from wild seed. Special interest in woodland flowers, snowdrops and hellebores with flowering trees and shrubs of spring.
Copton Ash, Faversham
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 13 May

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 29 Apr, Sun 27 May

More details - Frith Old Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
A riot of plants growing together as if in the wild, developed over 40 yrs. No neat edges or formal beds, but several hundred interesting (& some very unusual) plants. Trees and shrubs chosen for year-round appeal. Special interest in bulbs and woodland plants. ’Wild about Gardening’ Gold award.
Frith Old Farmhouse, Faversham
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Hanami Experience
Hanami is the Japanese festival dedicated to cherry blossom (sakura) and is celebrated across Japan every year. Brogdale is one of the only places in the UK to celebrate Hanami and with the largest collection of fruit trees in the world, we really do have a sight to see!
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Chartwell - House timed tickets - May
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 & May half-term weekends). Please book at least 24 hours in advance and arrive at least 30 minutes early on the day.
Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Ightham Mote - My favourite item - Books
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 books.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - 14 Anglesey Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Plantsman’s 120ft x 30ft garden created over 4 years with many unusual plants. Raised beds, rockeries and troughs accommodating alpine/rock garden plants. Herbaceous and shrub borders plus a shady woodland area at the end of the garden with Hellebores, Erythroniums, Trilliums, Anemones etc.
14 Anglesey Avenue, Maidstone
Tue 1 May to Thu 3 May, Tue 5 Jun to Thu 7 Jun

More details - Bessarabia
The last wave of immigration from the Soviet Union created a significant number of musical ensembles in Israel. Many of these groups didn’t survive beyond the first night, yet Bessarabia has been performing concerts for the past 21 years, to great acclaim in Israel and abroad.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Wed 2 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Supporting and staking plants
Come and learn about plant supports, using different materials for different vegetables and herbaceous plants. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 2 May

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 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - 1 Brickwall Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Although less than ¼ acre, the garden gives the impression of being much larger as it is made up of several rooms all intensively planted with a wide range of hardy perennials, bulbs and shrubs, with over 100 geums which comprise the National Collection planted throughout the garden.
1 Brickwall Cottages, Cranbrook
Wed 2 May, Sun 6 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May

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
Wed 2 May

More details - Great Dixter - Christopher Lloyd's Well Tempered Garden
Maidstone Horticultural Society are hosting a talk by Chris O’Donoghue, "Great Dixter - Christopher Lloyd’s Well Tempered Garden". The talk will be held in the Baptist Church, Knightrider Street at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday 3rd May.
Baptist Church Hall, Knightrider Street, Maidstone
Thu 3 May

More details - Drive In Open Air Cinema Night - Star Wars The Force Awakens
Drive In Cinema Night A Screening of Star Wars The Force Awakens £20.00 per car - includes popcorn BBQ food available to purchase on the night
Ramsgate Road Sandwich
Fri 4 May

More details - Film Star's Don't Die in Liverpool (15)
Screen @ The Avenue ’Film Star’s Don’t Die in Liverpool’ (15) A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. Stars Stephen Graham, Jamie Bell, Annette Bening 1hr 45mins Biography/Drama/Romance
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 4 May

More details - Knole - Behind the scenes tours
Join Knole’s project team for a special tour through the showrooms that are closed this year, so that specialist building and conservation work can take place.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 25 May

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

The Occasional Orchestra More details - The Occasional Orchestra
Younger than the Rolling Stones but older than Cold Play. The Occasional Orchestra are a band hailing from across the country who get together, on occasion, to produce some of the finest and most distinctive Indie Pop Folk music available in the UK.
Godmersham & Crundale Village Hall The Street Godmersham Canterbury Kent
Sat 5 May
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More details - Film: Paddington 2 (2017; Cert. 15;  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy)
Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville star in this family comedy sequel based on the popular children’s books written by Michael Bond.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 5 May

More details - Shalamar
Shalamar Plus Natasha Watts. Artists performing: Shalamar.: Tickets avaiable.
Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Sat 5 May

More details - Boot & Spring Fayre
Boot Fair from 8am (cars £7 / vans £10) Entertainment from 12 noon. East Kent Piping Society ~ The Hawkinge Flyers "Froojamaflip and Fred" (in association with Applause Outdoors) Tombola ~ Hot & Cold Refreshments ~ Bouncy Castle ~ Face Painting ~ Classic Cars Welcome Admission by donation ~ Ample free...
Park House, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury
Sat 5 May

More details - Organ Concert
Organ recital given by DAVID PARRY-SMITH, from Linton, Cambridgeshire. He will be playing the 1916 organ by William Hill and Son.
Holy Trinity Church, Nelson Place, Broadstairs
Sat 5 May

More details - Margate Food & Drink Festival
A first for us in the up and coming Kent Coastal resort of Margate home to the Turner Gallery, rejuvenated Dreamland Leisure Park and the iconic Winter Gardens - one of Kent’s premier entertainments venue.
Fort Crescent Adjacent to Winter Gardens
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Margate Bookie literary festival
Novelist Louis de Bernières, author of the best-seller Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is headlining the Margate Bookie from 5-7 May. He will discuss his career, read from his novels and answer questions from the audience. He is one of thirty authors taking part in the event.
Various locations in Margate
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Ash Art Exhibition & Sale 2018
The Friends of St. Nicholas Church, Ash are holding their 16th Annual Art Exhibition in the Church over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 5th May to Monday 7th May 2018.
St Nicholas Church, The Street, Ash (near Sandwich), Canterbury
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Broadstairs May Fair
Come & join us at Kents Best Beach & Seaside Resort. Join in All the Fun of the Fair & help support Broadstairs Water Gala. Live music at the Band Stand. Family Fun Fair Rides for all ages including one of the UK’s few Steam Driven Gallopers (Carousel).
Victoria Parade & Promenade Broadstairs
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

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

More details - Adventures
2 weekends of adventure games to play on the Museum’s classic games consoles.
The Micro MuseumChurch Hill Ramsgate
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May

More details - Chelsea and Cheryl live singers
chelsea & Cheryl singers
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 5 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Little Gables - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre plant lover’s garden extensively planted with a wide range of trees, shrubs, perennials etc, incl many rare ones. Collection of climbing and bush roses. Large pond with fish, water lilies and bog garden. Fruit and vegetable garden. Large greenhouse.
Little Gables, Westerham
Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

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

More details - Knole - Hand stitched leather workshop
Create a bespoke leather wallet or purse using a variety of colours, decorations and embossing at this workshop with expert Rosanna Gethin.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 5 May

More details - Canterbury Record and CD Collector Fair
This event is now being held at the Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury City Centre. (next to Curzon Cinema) Doors are open from 9.30am to 3.30pm and admission is free. All genres of music from days gone by to the present day.
Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury
Sat 5 May

More details - Bluebell Walk in Support of Heart of Kent Hospice
Starting and finishing at Harrietsham Village Hall, the walk follows the traditional 6 mile route amongst the bluebells on the North Downs and through some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside. Begin your walk anytime between 8.30 am and 10.
Harrietsham Village Hall, Harrietsham
Sun 6 May

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

More details - 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 6 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 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 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge
Kent’s biggest charity ride is back for its 9th year! Get on your bike and explore the beautiful Kent countryside with friends, family and colleagues. Attracting more than 1,200 riders every year, our Cycle Challenge is designed for cyclists of all abilities.
University of Kent Sports Pavilion Canterbury
Sun 6 May

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 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 27 May

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 6 May

More details - The 10th Annual Cloisters Bike Ride
Calling all cyclists. The 10th Annual Cloisters Bike Ride in aid of St. Mary’s Church , Stansted , Fabric and Improvement Fund and Heart of Kent Hospice takes place on Monday 7th May and offers a choice of 3 glorious bike rides through the quiet leafy lanes and charming villages of the North Downs of West...
Stansted Village Hall
Mon 7 May

More details - Beating the Bounds of Westerham May 7th 2018
Westerham is delighted to welcome families, groups, friends and visitors to join the residents in checking our boundaries are still in place on Monday 7th May from 8am!
Westerham
Mon 7 May

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 7 May

More details - The Chimney Sweeps: A Family Business
The Rochester Sweeps Festival in Medway runs from the 5th to the 7th of May, on the High Street and on the Castle grounds. "The Chimney Sweeps" will play on Bank Holiday Monday on the 7th of May in the Castle grounds.
Rochester Sweeps Festival Rochester
Mon 7 May

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 9 May, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Railway Swing Band Concert
Capel le Ferne Village Hall is hosting the Railway Swing Band in concert to raise funds to refurbish the hall Over 40 musicians perform music from the big band era.
Capel le Ferne Village Hall Lancaster Ave, Capel le Ferne
Wed 9 May

More details - Ightham Mote - Walk with the ranger
Find out more about the flora and fauna on the estate, as our Lead Ranger takes you on a guided walk. 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,
Thu 10 May

More details - Kendal Mountain Tour - Tales of Adventure - Canterbury
A one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. For our Canterbury tour date we have two incredible speakers lined up: Jack Harries and Beth French.
Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent,
Fri 11 May

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

More details - Love music with Owen Donovan
owen donovan
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 12 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Hedges of Scotney guided walk
With the hawthorn in flower and butterflies dancing up the hedgerows learn about wildlife corridors and history on the Scotney Castle estate. Scotney’s hedgerows tell a great story and are of interest to those fascinated in ancient land use as well as wildlife.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - An Evening with Joe Sheperd
Forget the worries of the week and join local singer/teacher Joe Sheperd and his friends young and old for a feel-good evening of words, music and fun. Sure to put a smile on your face!
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Sat 12 May

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Maidstone
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.....
Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone
Sat 12 May

More details - Steam and Diesel Gala
Stream and Diesel Gala
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Big Breakfast
Wittersham Church Invites you to a Big Breakfast Full English or Continental in aid of Pilgrim’s Hospice on Saturday 12th May
Wittersham Village Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - West Kent Garden and Craft Show
A great event for gardeners, craft devotees, families and children. The Main Arena has a variety of plantsmen and nurseries, building supplies, garden furniture and more. All you need to make your garden look great for the summer.
Longmead Stadium, Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Sevenoaks Food and Drink Festival
Now into its 4th year, the Sevenoaks Food and Drink Festival is firmly established in the community diary as popular family event attracting strong visitors numbers throughout the event.
Vine Gardens
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Stag Plaza , London Rd, Sevenoaks
Sat 12 May

More details - Highbury Hall Craft Market
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month,Highbury Hall Craft Market offers a wide variety of Crafts and Produce from local artists,craftsmen,producers and retailers. All our Stallholders are from Kent & East Sussex and offer something for everyone.
Highbury Hall,Highbury Lane,Tenterden Kent
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

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 12 May

More details - House of Stand Up Presents Orpington Comedy
Orpington Comedy is on the second Saturday each month and starts at 8:00pm with great nosh served from 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm with a fully licensed bar at club prices. Our headliner this month is Irish Comedian, Paddy Lennox.
Rosecroft Social Club, 269 High Street, St. Mary Cray
Sat 12 May

More details - Elgin House - Open Garden for NGS
Victorian family house surrounded by a garden which has evolved over the last 49yrs - rhododendrons, azaleas, wisteria, camellias, magnolias, mature trees, incl a magnificent cedar tree, and spacious lawns. This garden is on the top of the North Downs.
Elgin House, Sevenoaks
Sun 13 May

More details - Sidcup Symphony Orchestra
We are delighted to welcome back the SSO. They will be performing their favourite summer repertoire in the Great Hall. Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Sun 13 May

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 13 May 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 25 stalls with lots of bargains!
Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 13 May

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 9.30am -1.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 13 May

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 13 May, Sun 10 Jun

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 13 May

More details - Boughton Monchelsea Place - Open Garden for NGS
150 acre estate mainly park and woodland, spectacular views over own deer park and the Weald. Grade I manor house (not open). Courtyard herb garden, intimate walled gardens, box hedges, herbaceous borders, orchard. Planting is romantic rather than manicured.
Boughton Monchelsea Place, Maidstone
Sun 13 May, Sun 10 Jun

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 14 May, Mon 21 May

More details - Outside the Box - A live show about death
Heart of Kent Hospice is celebrating Dying Matters week by hosting OUTSIDE THE BOX - a Live Show about death. We have invited performer, celebrant and award winning burial ground owner , Liz Rothschild, to bring her unique one woman show to Kent to inspire local people to talk more openly about death.
K Sports, Cobdown,Station Road, Ditton Maidstone
Mon 14 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Open Garden for NGS
The medieval moated Old Scotney Castle lies in a peaceful wooded valley. In C19 its owner Edward Hussey III set about building a new house, partially demolishing the Old Castle to create a romantic folly, the centrepiece of his picturesque landscape.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst
Tue 15 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Hardening off and planting out
Plants grown in protected conditions will need hardening off before planting out. This is the time we plant out Dahlias and this year’s annuals. Join our gardeners to hear about timing and avoiding frosts. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 16 May

More details - Ightham Mote - Conservation in Action - Books
Find out how the conservation team care for the books 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 books. Booking Not Needed.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Wed 16 May

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

More details - Kent Vision LIVE 2018
Now in its thirteenth successful year, Kent Vision LIVE is the South East’s premier business showcase and the largest event of its kind in the UK: with over 3,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors coming together for the year’s most important business gathering.
Kent Event Centre Kent Showground Detling Maidstone
Wed 16 May

More details - Tenterden Food & Drink Festival
This will be Market Square Group’s second Food and Drink Festival in Tenterden following our successful launch in 2017. It has all the right ingredients for an excellent weekend of trading, with an informed and enthusiastic public, a family friendly environment and backdrop of independent retail shops.
The Recreation Ground
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

The Pete Cater Big Band More details - The Pete Cater Big Band
The UK’s premier big band, led by drum legend Pete Cater, featuring music made famous by Buddy Rich. Pete Cater has played with jazz greats past and present, from Harry Edison and Benny Carter, to Johnny Dankworth, Tom Jones, Jamie Cullum and many others.
Frant Church, High Street, Frant, near Tunbridge Wells
Fri 18 May
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More details - Guy Tortora and Ben Tyzak concert
Brilliant blues/slide guitar duo appearing for one night only !
The Liberal Club, Station Road, Orpington
Fri 18 May

More details - Roots Gathering
The Roots Gathering is a micro festival, celebrating the magical and mythical memories of this ancient land. Kept small, secure and personal and with lots of activities for the whole family to experience.
Hole Park, Benenden Road, Rolvenden, Kent
Fri 18 May

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

More details - The Greatest Showman (PG)
Screen @ The Avenue ’The Greatest Showman’ (PG) Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 18 May

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 18 May, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY – 19th May
We are so excited to have another great Mum2mum Nearly New Market in Sidcup, BEXLEY this May! BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 19th May, 2 - 4pm WHERE?
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre 1 Davis Way Sidcup Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - Medway Baby and Children's Market
**NOW OPEN FOR SELLER STALL BOOKINGS** What’s on offer? Lots of stalls bursting with top quality LIKE NEW and NEW baby & children’s items from birth to 8 years.
Parkwood Community Centre, Parkwood Green, Rainham, Gillingham
Sat 19 May

More details - Charlotte FM Cosmetics family Fun day
We have things going on for everyone; Over 20+ Stalls & More Still Booking - Beauty Stalls - Gifts - facials and massages - angel cards & healing / Tarrot Readings - Charities - Local ponies, Help for Heroes - Ice Cream Vans - kids stalls - and rides outside. - So much more!!
Aylesford Community Centre 25 Forstal Road Aylesford Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - Table Top Sale
Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning where we will have a variety of stallholders including bric a brac and a large quantity of material for sale. If you would like to have a table then please contact us.
Wittersham Village Hall
Sat 19 May

More details - Children character day
details to follow
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Birdwatching at Rainham Marshes with Tonbridge RSPB
Join us on an all day birdwatching trip, hoping to see a variety of warblers, swallows and martins, wheatears, snipe, and raptors including hobbies at this RSPB reserve with good facilities just across the Thames. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather, stout shoes, binoculars and a packed lunch.
Rainham Marshes RSPB reserve
Sat 19 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Smallhythe Place - Wuthering Heights
When Cathy’s father brings home an orphaned Heathcliff, the effect will echo for generations. Emily Bront’s only novel is a timeless Gothic classic of passionate love, revenge and despair. ’He’s more myself than I am.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - 1940's Weekend
Another action packed 1940s weekend at the Kent & East Sussex Railway Magnificent steam trains will be joined by a Spitfire flying display, vintage military vehicles and even an appearance by Winston Churchill at this year’s Kent & East Sussex Railway 1940s weekend.
Kent and East Sussex Railway Station Road Tenterden Kent
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Dungeness Diner
Dungeness Diner - Pre Booking Essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - Alex Payler Electone Player 'Full Body Music'
Alex’s performance instrument is the state of the art YAMAHA Electone STAGEA ELS-02C and is the leading exponent of this particular model in the UK and Europe. This instrument is at the apex of technological innovation and is the most infinitely expressive electronic instrument ever created.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 19 May

More details - Our Browse 'n' Buy sale and Coffee Morning
We sell an ever changing mixture of new, nearly new and pre-loved items, different each month - ranging from household to gift items, leisure oddments to ornaments, toys and jigsaws, books and CDs. Even we don’t know till the last minute what will be there so why not come and explore for yourself!
St David’s Church, Newton Road (off Sultan Rd) Lordswood, Chatham
Sat 19 May

More details - An Audience with Ann Widdecombe
We are delighted to announce that former Conservative Shadow Home Secretary, author and ‘Strictly’ star, The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG, is coming to Canterbury to share stories about her life in order to help raise funds for the Kent MS Therapy Centre.
St Thomas’ Catholic Church, The Presbytery, 59 Burgate, Canterbury .
Sat 19 May

More details - Film: Victoria & Abdul (2017; Cert. 12;  Biography, Drama, History)
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 19 May

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 20 May

More details - Paws around the Park, a Dog Walk and Fun Dog Show in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind
On 20 May 2018, there will be a guided walk around the estate of Godmersham Park CT4 7DT. This event takes place on private land surrounding a Grade 1 listed building in a wonderful part of Kent, not normally open to the public – we have been given special access to the lovely grounds, to enjoy them for just one...
Godmersham Park, Godmersham
Sun 20 May

More details - Peggy Lee & Friends
A celebration of one of the most influential female jazz singers of the 20th Century performed by Brigitte Baden-Rennie & The Mosaic Cat Band with special guest Jason Allen.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sun 20 May

More details - Children are Stinky
High Brow Toilet Humour For Kids Fresh from Edinburgh Fringe with five stars and The Children’s Choice award, Children are Stinky is an exciting new comedy by Circus Trick Tease.
Theatre Royal Margate Addington Street Margate
Sun 20 May

More details - May Fayre 2018
Starting at 12 noon a Fun Day for the whole family! FREE ENTRY [although a donation would be gratefully received!] Live music all day; bring your pooch and enter him or her in the Dog Show; lots of attractions; masses of stalls; choice of different street foods; bar; and much more.
Ellington Park Ramsgate CT11 9QT
Sun 20 May

More details - Its a Knockout
Government Acre, Ramsgate
Sun 20 May

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 20 May

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
Sun 20 May

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
Sun 20 May

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 20 May

More details - St Clere - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden, full of interest. Formal terraces surrounding C17 mansion (not open), with beautiful views of the Kent countryside. Herbaceous and shrub borders, productive kitchen and herb gardens, lawns and rare trees.
St Clere, Sevenoaks
Sun 20 May

More details - AGM and Members night - Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society meeting
Established in 1920 Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society (Registered Charity no. 802043) meets monthly at 7.30pm on the third Monday of September to May at the Quaker Meeting House.
Quaker Meeting House, Albert Road, Ashford
Mon 21 May

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
Tue 22 May

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 22 May

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Leas Cliff Pavilion, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent
Thu 24 May

More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : The Story of Russian Art
Lecturer: Rosamund Bartlett
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 24 May

More details - Spring Garden Walk
Join our Estates Manager for a gentle 45 minute walk around the Hall Place grounds. Listen to him as he explains how the new season will affect the site and the changes the team are making to ensure we have year round colour and interest. Pick up some good gardening tips from the expert as you wander.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Thu 24 May

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 25 May

More details - Knole - Beastly bugs trail
Pick up our beastly bugs trail when you visit the showrooms and see if you can spot the replica bugs hidden amongst Knole’s renowned collection of paintings, silver and furniture.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Family fun guided walk
All ages family walk. Join our estate guides for a walk around the Scotney Castle estate, which is very much family friendly. This walk will incorporate a visit to our Wilderness Camp and our natural play trail.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - What the Ladybird Heard
  Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun direct from the WEST END!! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: the Ladybird has a plan of her own!
E.M. Forster Theatre High Street Tonbridge
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Knole - Age of Opulence: A fashion exhibition by West Kent College
Join us for a fashion exhibition in the Hayloft Learning Centre, as we showcase and celebrate the work of fashion students from West Kent College.
Knole, Sevenoaks
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Angel Centre,Angel Lane ,Tonbridge
Sat 26 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 14 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 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Ightham Mote - Half-Term family fun
Using a compass, follow our Billy Goat Gruff trail and tick off one of your 50 things. On Thurs 31 May, there will also be a Billy Goat craft in the Squire’s Room. Booking Not Needed.
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Star Wars
Themed Games Event 2 weekends of the ever-popular Star Wars games on classic consoles for the local half term holidays.
The Micro Museum Church Hill Ramsgate
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Tonbridge Food and Drink Festival
Fire up your taste buds at this year’s fabulous Tonbridge Food & Drink Festival in the town’s beautiful castle grounds close to the banks of the picturesque River Medway.
Tonbridge Castle
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Smallhythe Place - My Dog's Got No Nose
Following their sell-out performance of ’Old Herbaceous’ at Smallhythe Place last year, Kick In The Head Productions return with a play by Ron Aldridge. Performed by Giles Shenton.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 26 May

More details - Manwood House - Open Garden for NGS
The abundantly planted gardens of Manwood House (not open) built in 1564 as the first home of the free school founded by Sir Roger Manwood, a favourite of Elizabeth 1.
Manwood House, Sandwich
Sat 26 May

More details - Canterbury Cathedral Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A wonderful opportunity to visit and enjoy 5 Canonical gardens within the historic precincts of Canterbury Cathedral.
Canterbury Cathedral Gardens, Canterbury
Sat 26 May

More details - MacLENNAN SCOTTISH GROUP 37th INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
International Folk Dance and Ceilidh Join in an evening of international music and dance
Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks
Sat 26 May

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 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - 3 Post Office Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Small, but charming cottage garden, showing good use of space. With large selection of clematis and over 30 varieties of roses. Herbaceous borders filled with colour in May. Several seating areas and small water features.
3 Post Office Cottages, Tonbridge
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Karaoke night
karaoke
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 26 May

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Gillingham
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.
Great Lines Park Great Lines Gillingham
Sun 27 May

More details - MacLENNAN SCOTTISH GROUP 37th INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
International Folk Dance Concert Sit back and enjoy performances by all the groups
Knole Academy, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks
Sun 27 May

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 27 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Coach House - Open Garden for NGS
The ¾ acre garden has views over surrounding fruit producing farmland. Sloping terraced site, and island beds with yr-round interest, a pond room, herbaceous borders containing bulbs, shrubs, perennials, and a tropical bed. The different areas are connected by flowing curved paths.
The Coach House, Faversham
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is American comedian and the Ferrari of comedy - Tanyalee Davis! 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 27 May

More details - Canterbury Cathedral Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A wonderful opportunity to visit and enjoy 5 Canonical gardens within the historic precincts of Canterbury Cathedral.
Canterbury Cathedral Gardens, Canterbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Grange Oast - Open Garden for NGS
A front garden approx 15x40m built in 2014 for a recently restored property. A formal layout with mixed informal planting incorporating many unusual plants. Located on an exposed site where plants have to cope with hot summers and wet winters.
Grange Oast, Maidstone
Sun 27 May

More details - Copton Ash - Open Garden for NGS
Garden grown out of a love and fascination with plants. Contains very wide collection incl many rarities and newly introduced species raised from wild seed. Special interest in woodland flowers, snowdrops and hellebores with flowering trees and shrubs of spring.
Copton Ash, Faversham
Sun 27 May

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
Mon 28 May, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 13 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
Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Annual Duck Race
Plastic duck race along The Brook, Loose. Punch and Judy, Face Painting, Fairground rides, Craft stall, tea tent and beer tent.
Brooks Field, Loose Village.
Mon 28 May

More details - Dino May
Come and have a ROARING time with us this May! Includes a hilarious story and dinosaur craft to take home. Advance booking required.
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Discover Dungeness Day
Pre booking essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Tue 29 May

More details - Introduction to Small Mammals
During this guided session, you’ll check our humane traps and hedgehog tunnel to see small mammals close up, and learn how to identify differences between mice, voles and shrews.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Wed 30 May

More details - Awful Auntie
David Walliams’ amazing tale, live on stage! When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
The Marlowe The Friars Canterbury
Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Penguin
Ben is delighted when he rips open his present, inside is a penguin. ’Hello Penguin!’ says Ben. Penguin says nothing. Ben tickles Penguin; he pulls his funniest face; he puts on a happy hat, sings a silly song and does a dizzy dance.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Wed 30 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Vegetable maintenance
Once the frosts are finished it is time to plant out. Come and hear about bed preparation and our ’no-dig’ alternative method of maintenance to get the most out of your plot. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 30 May

More details - David Starkey- Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer?
English constitutional historian and presenter David Starkey, best known for Channel 4‘s ‘The Six Wives of Henry VII’ and ‘Monarchy’, presents this insightful talk on Henry VIII and history repeating itself in Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer? Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Thu 31 May

More details - SKIES
SKIES + support. Artists performing: SKIES.: Tickets avaiable.
Lilford Gallery, Folkestone
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Maidstone Food & Drink Festival
Market Square Group is very excited to be returning to Maidstone with our Food and Drink Festival, following a successful launch in 2017. Located in Mote Park, close to the Bowls Club and Leisure Centre.
Mote Park
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - 'Finding Your Feet' (12A)
Screen @ The Avenue ’Finding Your Feet’ (12A) On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Cabaret Club - 5 Year Birthday Bash
We’re back and ready for action! And we’re thrilled to announce that our new home will be the St George Hotel, the space is HUGE and absolutely perfect for our cabaret shows!
St George Hotel, 8 New Road, Chatham, Medway
Sat 2 Jun

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 2 Jun

More details - Film: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017; Cert. 15; Crime, Drama)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES).
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Postling Gardens Open
I am part of a group of enthusiastic gardeners in a beautiful village of outstanding natural beauty called Postling near Hythe (CT21 4..). Every two years we open a number of our gardens to the public, to raising money for the upkeep of our lovely church. There will be a plant sale.
Postling near Hythe
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 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 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, 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 - 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
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wyckhurst - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful C16 Kent Cottage (not open) nestles in romantic seclusion at the end of a drive. This enchanting 1 acre garden is a mixture of small mixed herbaceous borders, roses and much unusual topiary incl a wildflower meadow.
Wyckhurst, Ashford
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Westerham Rotary Fair
Edenbridge & Westerham Rotarians would like to thank all the stallholders, entertainers, and visitors who come together on The Green to make our Charity Fair such a success.
The Green
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Faversham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 distinctive walled gardens in historic Faversham. Start at 54 Athelstan Road. Newly planted on a neglected site, the garden mirrors the angular 1922 house. Ornamental vegetable beds take centre stage.
Faversham Gardens, Faversham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Randy and the rockets live music
randy and the rockets
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Murder Mystery Night
Team up and solve the clues to catch the killer. Join us for a meal in the last dates restaurant, most people will have love on their minds with the exception of just one, who only has murder on their menu
Comfort Inn Ramsgate
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Lord Whisky Dog & Owners Fun Day
Boot Fair from 8am (cars £7 / vans £10) Entertainment from 11am: Southern Golden Retrievers ~ Swalecliffe & District Dog Training Society ~ Samphire Dog Training Companion Dog Show with Pedigree & Fun Classes. Entries from 12noon, judging from 2pm.
Park House Animal Sanctuary, Stelling Minnis, Nr Canterbury
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Eynsford Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Eynsford Village Hall,High Street, Eynsford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - RPR (Ritchie, Parrish, Ritchie)
They rocked the folk/roots music scene as the rhythm section of Tanglefoot, a hard-working band with a massive presence and a fanatically loyal following throughout Canada, the US & Britain.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Godmersham Park - Open Garden for NGS
24 acres of restored wilderness and formal gardens set around C18 mansion (not open). Topiary, rose garden, herbaceous borders, walled kitchen garden and recently restored Italian garden. Superb daffodils in spring and roses in June. Historical association with Jane Austen. Also visit the Heritage Centre.
Godmersham Park, Godmersham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Tunbridge Wells
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.
Dunorlan Park Pembury Road Tunbridge Wells
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Rainham
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 Howard School, Derwent Way, Rainham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Chevening - Open Garden for NGS
The pleasure grounds of the Earls Stanhope at Chevening House are today characterised by lawns and wooded walks around an ornamental lake. First laid out between 1690 and 1720 in the French formal style, in the 1770s a more informal English design was introduced.
Chevening, Nr Sevenoaks
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 12 The Meadows - Open Garden for NGS
Front garden Mediterranean style gravel with sun loving plants. Rear ¾ acre garden in 2 parts. Semi-formal Japanese style area with two ponds, one Koi and one natural (lots of spring interest).
12 The Meadows, Orpington
Sun 3 Jun

More details - West Malling Early Summer Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
West Malling is an attractive small market town with some fine buildings. Enjoy seven lovely gardens that are entirely different from each other and cannot be seen from the road.
West Malling Early Summer Gardens, West Malling
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Ivy Chimneys - Open Garden for NGS
Town centre garden with herbaceous borders and masses of roses set on three layers of lawns enclosed in an old walled garden. This property also boasts a large vegetable garden with flowers for cutting and chickens for eggs! The property dates back to the late 1600’s.
Ivy Chimneys, Tunbridge Wells
Sun 3 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
Mon 4 Jun to Thu 2 Aug

More details - A 'Tour' of Elizabethan London
Join Nick Dobson for his talk as you travel back to the year 1600 to take a virtual trip around our capital as it looked 400 years ago. You’ll see a few familiar landmarks, but be prepared to experience the sights of a city very different to modern London. Advance booking required
Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Chartwell - Open Garden for NGS
Informal gardens on hillside with glorious views over Weald of Kent. Water features and lakes together with red brick wall built by Sir Winston Churchill, former owner of Chartwell. Lady Churchill’s rose garden. Avenue of golden roses runs down the centre of a must see productive kitchen garden.
Chartwell, Westerham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - a-ha Electric Summer 2018 Tour
Iconic Norwegian trio a-ha are bringing their Electric Summer Tout 2018 to Kent joined by special guests OMD and the Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey.
The Spitfire Ground Old Dover Rd, Canterbury
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Wealden Times Midsummer Fair
Wealden Times Midsummer Fair, set in the stunning grounds of the Hole Park estate near Tenterden, will be showcasing over 250 handpicked exhibitors selling contemporary and vintage home wares, garden accessories, fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan food and drink.
Hole Park, Rolvenden, Kent
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Painting the Place 1) Pen & Wash
The first in a series of art classes run by our very own accomplished artist Anthony Nield. Understand the techniques behind ‘Pen & Wash‘. Complete your own masterpiece of the Jacobean Barn 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 7 Jun

More details - a-ha: Electric Summer
a-ha: Electric Summer Plus OMD. Artists performing: A-Ha, OMD.: Tickets avaiable.
The Spitfire St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Trieston House - Open Garden for NGS
C14th Trieston House (not open) is a charming new ½ acre garden nestled in Romney Marsh. An extensive rose garden (over 200) sits alongside formal lawns and herbaceous beds where peonies, salvias, heucheras, hostas and friends jostle for attention.
Trieston House, Romney Marsh
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - La Mouette - Open Garden for NGS
Interestingly designed densely planted small south facing garden making the most of the available space to create different areas and microclimates. Mixed planting within the constraints of the dry, windy coastal location to provide all year interest. Many grasses and Med. plants.
La Mouette, New Romney
Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - WOODLANDS FESTIVAL - in aid of Alzheimer's Society & Macmillan Cancer Support
Woodlands Festival is an intimate, family festival set in secluded fields surrounded by woodland; where you feel you can relax, unwind, meet new people or reconnect with old friends.... & where kids can be kids again!
Elm Wood off Risden Lane, Hawkhurst KENT
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Home Service
The reunion of this classic band came about after the discovery of some previously unheard live recordings in early 2011 that had languished in the back of a wardrobe for the last 25 years. Home Service is once again back in business.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Hush Heath Wine Dinner
Following English wine week, join us and legendary local producers Hush Heath as they take us around their wines. Enjoy an aperitif and canapés in the beautiful gardens, followed by a bespoke three course dinner – all paired to Hush Heath’s finest.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Quiz Night
Bring your friends and test your general knowledge at our summer quiz night.
Baypoint Sports Club Ramsgate road
Fri 8 Jun

More details - The Old Palace - Open Garden for NGS
The site of Thomas Cranmer’s Old Palace and home of Ian Fleming. 4 acre garden created by present owner with many interesting features. A natural pond, planted to encourage wildlife. 100yr old Scots pines, other specimen trees incl large flowering tulip tree.
The Old Palace, Canterbury
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Dj val
dj val
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bishopscourt - Open Garden for NGS
The residence of the Bishop of Rochester, this 1 acre historic walled garden is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Rochester with views of the castle from a raised lookout. Mature trees, lawns, yew hedges, rose garden, sculptures, fountain, wild flowers and mixed borders with perennials.
Bishopscourt, Rochester
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
The Stag Plaza , London Rd, Sevenoaks
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Discover Dungeness Day - Adults Only
Adults Only - Pre booking essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Company and RHDRA AGMs
Company and RHDRA AGMs
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tea, cakes and music
The Canterbury Singers, director Adrian Bawtree. A mixture of secular and sacred works to include Chilcott - "Fragments from his Dish" and Stanford - "Three motets", Opus 38. Details of other works tba.
St Peter’s Methodist Church, St. Peter’s Street, Canterbury
Sat 9 Jun

More details - St Christophers Food festival
Our fabulous Food Festival is back again on Saturday 9 June 2018 Save the date for St Christopher’s Food Festival 2018!
The Green , Green Street Green, Orpington Kent
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bore Place - Keeping Chickens
If you’re considering keeping chickens, curious about what’s involved or are new or inexperienced and would like to gain confidence, this informal course provides an eggs-cellent (sorry!) introduction to the popular hobby of poultry keeping.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Folkestone
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.
The Leas (outside the Metropole) Folkestone
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Strawberry Fair
Strawberry Fair – 10th June 2018 A real English country fair, celebrate some of the first fruits of summer at Brogdale with entertainment, music, local producers, family fun, kid’s activities and delicious local strawberries!
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent ME138XZ
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Farm Sunday at Solley's Ice Cream Parlour
Join us to find out more about our family farm for our second Open Farm Sunday. We are planning to run tours of the dairy to show how the ice cream is made, as well as a tour demonstrating the crops that we grow, explaining what we do, why we do it and where the finished crop goes.
Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, The Dairy, Church Lane, Ripple, Deal, Kent
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Folkestone
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.
The Leas (outside the Metropole) Folkestone
Sun 10 Jun

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 10 Jun, Sun 15 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 10 Jun, 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 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 10 Jun

More details - Chantlers - Open Garden for NGS
One acre informal garden around C16 Wealden farmhouse, developed over 15 years. Divided into different areas, with views and seating. Mixed borders, prairie garden, small haha, pond and vegetable potager.
Chantlers, Edenbridge
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Whitstable Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy a day of eclectic gardens by the sea. 10 people are showing off their gardens, but others, marked with yellow balloons, are there to admire from the street.
Whitstable Gardens, Whitstable
Sun 10 Jun

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 10 Jun

More details - Bore Place - Open Farm Sunday
Visit our farm on Open Farm Sunday and discover the world of farming. Open Farm Sunday is a national event and farms all over the country will be opening their gates and welcoming visitors to see their farm in action.
Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Meopham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Meopham Village Hall, Wrotham Rd, Meopham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Cranbrook (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 10 June 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 10 Jun

More details - Norton Court - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden within parkland setting. Mature trees, topiary, wide lawns and clipped yew hedges. Orchard with mown paths through wild flowers. Walled garden with mixed borders and climbing roses. Pine tree walk. Formal box and lavender parterre. Tree house in the Sequoia.
Norton Court, Sittingbourne
Mon 11 Jun and Tue 12 Jun

More details - Tawnyhill Kennels - Open Garden for NGS
The garden started off as an overgrown orchard in 2002. of an acre and is all on one level. The soil is Faversham brick earth. The garden consists of two man made ponds linked by a stream.
Tawnyhill Kennels, Sittingbourne
Mon 11 Jun and Tue 12 Jun

More details - Linocut printing workshop
This is potato printing for grown-ups! In this workshop you’ll learn how to create a linocut to produce a repeat pattern or a one-off motif onto fabric or paper. Experiment with overlays in different colours and at the end of the workshop take your stamps home to use again and again.
House of the Crafty Fox 104 West Street Faversham
Tue 12 Jun

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
Wed 13 Jun

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

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
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Stronger Kent Community Fair in Canterbury
FREE ENTRY, EVERYONE WELCOME, INFORMATION & EXHIBITION STALLS, STALLHOLDER ACTIVITIES, ENTERTAINMENT, FREE TEA & COFFEE, PRIZES TO WIN. Stronger Kent Community Fairs promote and celebrate the community.
Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Rd, Canterbury
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Plaza Theatre, London Rd, Sevenoaks
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour
Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Goudhurst, Kent
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Film: Call Me by Your Name (2017; Cert. 15;  Drama, Romance)
It’s the summer of 1983 in northern Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a 17-year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family’s seventeenth century villa lazily transcribing music and flirting with his friend Marzia.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 16 Jun

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
Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Elham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Elham has a thriving community of amateur gardeners, many of whom will open their gardens in this idyllic setting. The wide range of styles of garden are all within easy walking distance of each other and owners will be on hand to ensure you make the most of your visit.
Elham Gardens, Elham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott plus special guest Billy Bragg. Artists performing: Jacqui Abbott, Paul Heaton.: Tickets avaiable.
Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Goudhurst, Kent
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Plant Auction South East Orchid Society 17th June 2017
On 17th June 2018 the South East Orchid Society invites anyone who is interested to our Annual Plant Auction. Entry to the meeting is free for all SEOS members.
Ashford Rail Staff Club, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent. TN23 7RR
Sun 17 Jun

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 17 Jun

More details - Me & My Bee
Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world – one bee at a time. A new comedy for children and adults alike.
E.M. Forster Theatre High Street Tonbridge
Sun 17 Jun

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 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

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
Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

More details - The World Garden at Lullingstone Castle - Open Garden for NGS
Interactive world map of plants laid out as a map of the world within a walled garden. The oceans are your pathways as you navigate the world in one acre. You can see Ayers Rock and walk alongside the Andes whilst reading tales of intrepid plant hunters.
The World Garden at Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Elham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Elham has a thriving community of amateur gardeners, many of whom will open their gardens in this idyllic setting. The wide range of styles of garden are all within easy walking distance of each other and owners will be on hand to ensure you make the most of your visit.
Elham Gardens, Elham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wye Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
There are four very different gardens open in the village this year including two new and interesting locations. At Orchard Drive, the owner has been busy planting out her new garden, an exciting project. In her own words A new garden based upon the good bones established by the previous owner.
Wye Gardens, Wye
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Elham SUMMER Food & Craft Festival
Our historic Square and Norman Church create the perfect setting for our lively Summer market, which we share this year with Father’s Day and Elham Open Gardens weekend so there’s lots to celebrate and enjoy. Our Church bellringers will open the market and then offer tours of the Church tower.
THE VILLAGE SQUARE
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fathers Day
Model Trains and Beer Festival. Enjoy an array of model trains plus locally brewed ales and ciders
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fathers day meals
fathers day
the cock inn, shoreham lane, halstead, kent tn147dd
Mon 18 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Purple 10k Castle Walk
Walking toward a world which enables young people with epilepsy to thrive and achieve their ambitions. Soak up the historic atmosphere on our 10k circular walk starting at Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. Enjoy afternoon tea in the castle tearooms or stop for a refreshing drink at Hever’s Henry VIII Inn.
Chiddingstone Castle, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge
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 - 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

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 - 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

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

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

Unwind Festival More details - Unwind Festival
Unwind Festival is a new wellbeing festival in Meopham, Kent. Enjoy two days of calm and rejuvenation practicing yoga and meditation, painting and stitching in craft workshops, listening to inspirational speakers and unwinding with beauty and holistic treatments.
Ashmere Farm, Camer Park Road, Meopham
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul
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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 - Battle of Britain Air Show
Battle of Britain Air Show: Tickets avaiable.
Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dungeness Diner
Pre booking essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - Summer Serenade
The Canterbury Singers, directed by Elizabeth Jenkins, with Emily Hopper, harp. A selection of lighter repertoire, including madrigals, folk songs including arrangements by Cecilia McDowall, part songs and readings.
All Saints’ Church, Seasalter Rd, Graveney
Sat 7 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Bidborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The Bidborough gardens (collect garden list from Boundes End) 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 - 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 - 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 - '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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 Warplane 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Fri 3 Aug to Mon 1 Oct

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 3CIG & 73140 Push/pull day
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Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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

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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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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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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