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More details - Familiarisation Session for children with ASD & their families
Head2Head offers a small group session for children with Autism and their families. Relax in a safe and secure environment while your children explore our sensory tent and have fun with games and craft activities. Please bring a picnic as this is a great opportunity for families to network and support each other.
Bradfields Academy, Chatham

More details - Summer Fun at the Farm!
Come and join Hopper the Rabbit for Summer holiday fun, activities and more for all the family. The Hop Farm Family Park, is open every day from 10am and we have some special treats in store during August. Summer School Holidays!
The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Fremlin Walk Summer Garden Party
Join Fremlin Walk for their Summer Garden Party from Saturday 18th- Sunday 26th August. Expect delicious summer themed street food, a grassed area designed for chilling out, garden games and interactive activities.
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre, 62 Earl Street
Today to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Brick History: a walk through history in LEGO® Bricks
Journey through pivotal moments in world history, modelled in LEGO® bricks by Warren Elsmore and his team of artists.
The Historic Dockyard Chatham The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Today to Sun 16 Sep

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.
Bradfields Academy, Chatham
Today and Tue 21 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
Today to Fri 31 Aug

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

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

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

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

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

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  half-day sensory fun for children with disabilities & their families
Monday 20 August, show at 2pm; Tuesday 21 August, show at 11.15am or 2pm (Lunchtime activities from 12.45-1.45pm).  Head2Head Theatre is a charity dedicated to the special needs’ community.  We present our whole family holiday activities throughout South London & South East England.
Bradfields Academy Churchill Avenue Chatham

More details - Outdoor Summer Season
This summer, as part of the Applause Outdoors Season 2018 six professional, exciting and unique performances have been developed specially for outdoor events, fetes and festivals. All the performances are interactive, family-friendly and suitable for all ages, and great fun.
Southborough The Yard, 2a Speldhurst Road Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sat 29 Sep

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

More details - Deal Breastfeeding Support Group
Join us at St George’s Church, Deal for Breastfeeding Support and information from our ABM Mother Supporters. Comfortable surroundings, playroom and refreshments available for a suggested donation of £1.50 per family. Siblings welcome.
St Georges Church, Deal, Kent.
Today, Mon 3 Sep, Mon 10 Sep, Mon 17 Sep, Mon 24 Sep, Mon 1 Oct

More details - Deal Sling Library
Deal sling library is a community project designed to share the joys and conveniences of babywearing with families in Deal and the surrounding area. Monthly meets are run by qualified Babywearing Consultants, Laura, Hayley and Amy.
St Georges Church, Deal, Kent.
Today, Mon 17 Sep

More details - Kids for a Quid - Summer Fun
This summer holiday the whole family can take a fun step back in time at Tenterden’s steam railway. We have a packed programme of weekday entertainment and offers to keep you all amused with activities that include magic shows, children’s character fun, face painting and much more.
Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Story of the Ladybird artists 1940-75
Step into the nostalgic world of Ladybird Books told through original artwork, books and objects.   Curated by The Beaney and Helen Day. Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm to 5pm and Closed Monday.
Beaney, House of Art & Knowledge 18 High Street Canterbury
Today to Sun 23 Sep

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
Today, Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Santus Circus 2018
Kent’s Favourite is back! 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.
Swalecliffe, Colewood Rd., WHITSTABLE

More details - Art and Creative Children and adult workshops
Creative workshops for children and adults, during Bayfest, in Herne Bay. Held every Tuesday during the festival. Celebrate the seaside and summer with these fun workshops for all. July 31st @ 10am to 4pm Doorstop workshop, based on a fish or beach hut from a plastic bottle and fabric.
Beach Creative, Beach House, Beach St, Herne Bay
Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 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 - 'Step In Time'
Over 50’s gentle dance exercise class. A Fun and relaxed class.
Nonington Village Hall
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Summer Family Activities @ Royal Engineers Museum
First World War This year marks one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this event you can visit our exhibition VC: For Valour – Sapper VCs of the First World War and join in hands-on family craft activities based around the First World War.
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent
Tue 21 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Tue 28 Aug to Fri 31 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

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