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Gravesend Garden for Wildlife - Open Garden for NGS

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Features and planting designed to attract and feed wildlife with borders containing a colourful mix of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs, grasses, wildflowers, fruit and vegetables.
Gravesend Garden for Wildlife, Gravesend DA12 1JZ
Sun 3 Jul 22

Goddards Green - Open Garden for NGS

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Gardens of about 5 acres, surrounding beautiful 500+yr old clothiers hall (not open), laid out in 1920s and redesigned since 1992 to combine traditional and modern planting schemes.
Goddards Green, Cranbrook TN17 3LR
Sun 3 Jul 22

Chiddingstone Castle Summer Vintage Fair

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Chiddingstone Castle Summer Vintage Fair The Summer Vintage Fair returns to Chiddingstone Castle for its seventh year and takes place on Sunday 3rd July in the Castle grounds from 11.00am to 4.30pm.
Hill Hoath Road, Edenbridge TN8 7AD
Sun 3 Jul 22

Whitstable Town Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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From fishermens yards to formal gardens, the residents of Whitstable are making the most of the mild climate.
Whitstable Town Gardens, Whitstable CT5 1HJ
Sun 3 Jul 22

Bidborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The Bidborough gardens (collect garden list from Boundes End, 2 St Lawrence Avenue) are in a small village at the heart of which are The Kentish Hare pub (book in advance), the church, village store
Bidborough Gardens, Tunbridge Wells TN4 0XB
Sun 3 Jul 22

Psychic, Health & Beauty Fair - Longfield

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If you need guidance for your personal life, career or business, then our readers offer a range of tarot, angel, oracle, mediumship, numerology and astrological guidance.
Longfield Academy, Main Rd DA3 7PH
Sun 3 Jul 22

Psychic, Health & Beauty Fair - Longfield

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If you need guidance for your personal life, career or business, then our readers offer a range of tarot, angel, oracle, mediumship, numerology and astrological guidance.
Longfield Academy, Main Rd DA3 7PH
Sun 3 Jul 22

Royal Fireworks and Water Music

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The Academy of Ancient Music and the Guildhall School of Music’s Historical Performance Department join forces at the Deal Festival to perform Handel’s two glorious orchestral masterworks, the
St Mary’s Art’s Centre, Sandwich CT13 9HN
Sun 3 Jul 22

Swinging at the Cotton Club

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For one night only, the Pamoja Hall will be transported into 1920s New York City for an evening at Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club!!
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School TN13 1HU
Sun 3 Jul 22

Film: King Richard (2021)

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From Warner Bros. Pictures comes King Richard, starring two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith (Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness, Bad Boys for Life), under the direction of Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters...
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8RA
Sat 2 Jul 22

Maidstone Choral Union present A Concert of Nations

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Maidstone Choral Union  present   A Concert of Nations Maidstone Choral Union under Martin Hindmarsh and with the MCU Sinfonia will perform Mozart’s wonderful Requiem. We will be joined by top class soloists.
All Saints Church, Mill Str. Maidstone ME15 6YE
Sat 2 Jul 22

Jess Gillam and the London Mozart Players

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The London Mozart Players, one of the UK’s longest established chamber orchestras, celebrated its 70th birthday last year.
St George’s Church, Deal CT14 6BA
Sat 2 Jul 22

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Bowler Crab are back for one night only in July at Trinity Theatre, Royal Tunbridge Wells following the sold out success of our tour across the 1066 area in spring 2022.
Trinity Theatre, Church Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JP
Sat 2 Jul 22

Thanet Festival Choir Summer Concert

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Clifford conducts Thanet Festival Choir singing Puccini's Messa di Gloria - a seldom-performed piece that is an absolute joy.
St Lawrence College Chapel, Ramsgate CT11 7AE
Sat 2 Jul 22

Psychic, Health & Beauty Fair - Maidstone

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If you need guidance for your personal life, career or business, then our readers offer a range of tarot, angel, oracle, mediumship, numerology and astrological guidance.
Snowfields Academy, Popesfield Way, Weavering ME14 5GA
Sat 2 Jul 22

If Peter Cook Had Played The Bass

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Top-class musicians and humourists Roger Carey and Mike Hatchard bring to life the much-loved leading figure of 60s British satire, Peter Cook and jazz partner Dudley Moore.
Walthamstow Hall (Main Hall) Holly Bush Lane Sevenoaks TN13 3UL
Sat 2 Jul 22

Ightham & District Gardeners' Club Summer Show

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The Club Summer Show is back at Ightham Mote (National Trust). Marquees on the north lawn displaying all the home grown veg, fruit, flowers and find out who baked the best madeira cake, or made...
Ightham Mote National Trust Mote Road Ivy Hatch Sevenoaks TN15 0NT
Sat 2 Jul 22

Allington Community Market

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Wonderful pop up tearoom from Jane at The Fat Carrot and lovely stalls to browse. Do come along for refreshments, local produce, plastic free refills, Mid Kent baby wearing library, clever crafts and...
St Nicholas Church Hall, Poplar Grove Allington ME16 0DE
Fri 1 Jul 22

Alim Beisembayev and The Purcell School

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The remarkable pianist Alim Beisembayev won first prize at the 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition, following in the footsteps of such great artists as Murray Perahia and Sir Andras Schiff.
St George’s Church, Deal CT14 6BA
Fri 1 Jul 22

Mrs Churchill - My Life with Winston

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They say that behind every great man, there is a great woman. Was this true in Churchill’s case? What of Clementine, his wife for 56 years? Did he bully her like he did so many other people?
Stag Plaza (Stag Theatre) London Road Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ
Fri 1 Jul 22

Calendar Girls - The Musical

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Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls The Musical is inspired by the true story of a group of ladies, who decide to appear nude for a Women’s Institute calendar in order to raise funds to buy a
Central Theatre, 170 High Street, Chatham ME4 4AS
Thu 30 Jun 22

Annual charity concert

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An eclectic variety of piano music, songs and music for clarinet, horn, guitar, harmonica and other instruments: from Dowland to Dvorak, and via musicals to the present day, all performed by members
St. Stephen’s Church, Hales Drive, Canterbury CT2 7AB
Thu 30 Jun 22

Blood Donation Session

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We are holding a blood donation session at Seasalter Christian Centre, 49 Faversham Road, Seasalter, Whitstable CT5 4AX on Thursday 30th June and have appointments available between 14:30 -
Sesalter Christian Centre, 49 Faversham Road, Whitstable CT5 4AX
Thu 30 Jun 22

Zog and the Flying Doctors

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Zog, super keen student turned air-ambulance, still lands with a crash-bang-thump. Together with his Flying Doctor crew, Princess Pearl and Sir Gadabout, they tend to a sunburnt mermaid, a unicorn...
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Tue 28 Jun 22

Blood Donation Session

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We are holding a blood donation session at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5 Pelham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0HN on Monday 27th June 2022 and have appointments available between 13:30 -
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5 Pelham Road, Gravesend DA11 0HN
Mon 27 Jun 22

Wye Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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A diverse selection of gardens in historic Wye, all very different in character; inc a wild experimental garden buzzing with wildlife; a large country garden full of colour featuring a lake, pond and
Wye Gardens, Ashford TN25 5BP
Sun 26 Jun 22

Antiques, Collectables, Books & Record Boot Fair

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Antiques, Collectables, Books & Record Boot Fair Bring your Antiques, Collectables, Books & Records to St Radigund's Community Centre in Dover, on 26th June 2022 an excellent opportunity to
St Radigunds Community Centre, Poulton Close, Dover CT17 0HL
Sun 26 Jun 22

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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A delightful mature garden of just under 3 acres, inc an arboretum with some unusual trees, for example a tulip tree, a magnificent cedar, and ancient yews.
The Old Vicarage, Sittingbourne ME9 9NP
Sun 26 Jun 22

Deal Town Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Start from any town car park (signs from here). 88 West Street: A non water cottage garden with perennials, shrubs, clematis and roses and shade garden.
Deal Town Gardens, Deal CT14 6EB
Sun 26 Jun 22

Smiths Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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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...
Smiths Hall, West Farleigh ME15 0PE
Sun 26 Jun 22

Faversham Open Gardens

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SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2022 A large selection of private gardens open all over the market town of Faversham Kent. Garden Market in town centre.
Faversham, Kent ME13
Sun 26 Jun 22

The Friars Aylesford, Summer Fayre

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THE FRIARS SUMMER FAYRE - SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2022 THE FRIARS AYLESFORD MAIDSTONE KENT ME20 7BX SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2022 11.00 - 4.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Maidstone, Kent ME20 7BX
Sun 26 Jun 22

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing Showcase Event

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The Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing Showcase Event, will be held in the grounds of Knole academy on Sunday 26th June, from 12pm to 4pm.
Knole Academy, Sevenoaks TN13 3LE
Sun 26 Jun 22

Open Mic Night @TheAlex

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As part of The Alexander Centre's new 2022 programme of Sunday Sessions – come along and enjoy Open Mic sessions for a relaxed evening of upcoming musical talent. Free Entry.
The Alexander Centre, 15 - 17 Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NZ
Sun 26 Jun 22

House of Stand Up Presents Chislehurst Comedy with Simon Evans

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Simon is one of the UK’s most respected and established comedians. He is a regular on TV and radio and particularly popular on the corporate and after dinner circuit.
The Beaverwood Chislehurst BR7 6HF
Sun 26 Jun 22

An Evening with David Gower

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David Gower, the legendary former England cricket Captain, will be taking guard at the Sevenoaks Summer Festival being interviewed by agent and friend Ralph Brünjes.
Pamoja Hall, The Space, Sevenoaks School TN13 1HU
Sun 26 Jun 22

Beechmont Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Panoramic views across the Weald towards Ashdown Forest create a spectacular borrowed landscape for the sweeping curves of this award-winning modern garden.
Beechmont Hall, Sevenoaks TN13 1TH
Sat 25 Jun 22

BEXLEY Mum2mum Nearly New Market 25th June 2022

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*BEXLEY Mum2mum Nearly New Market* BUY top quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at our Award Winning pop up market. WHEN? Saturday 25th June 2022, 10.
Falconwood Community Centre 31-39 Falconwood Parade DA16 2PG
Sat 25 Jun 22

Murder Mystery Evening @ Whitstable Castle

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Til Death us Do Part  A nun, Sister Jeanette, has been horribly murdered to death in Boothby Hall, walloped over the head with the only remaining piece of the late Duchess Dowager Daphne's
Whitstable Castle & Gardens CT5 2BW
Sat 25 Jun 22

Sir John Hawkins Hospital - Open Garden for NGS

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Built on the site of Kettle Hard - part of Bishop Gundulph's Hospital of St Bartholomew, the Almshouse is a square of Georgian houses dating from the 1790s.
Sir John Hawkins Hospital, Chatham ME4 4EW
Sat 25 Jun 22

See The Gruffalo!

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The Gruffalo makes a return visit to Kent Life. You can also see our resident owls and other animals that appear in the Gruffalo's story.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU
Sat 25 Jun 22

Psychic,Health & Beauty Fair - Rainham

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If you need guidance for your personal life, career or business, then our readers offer a range of tarot, angel, oracle, mediumship, numerology and astrological guidance.
The Leigh Academy, Otterham Quay Lane ME8 8GS
Sat 25 Jun 22

Psychic,Health & Beauty Fair - Rainham

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If you need guidance for your personal life, career or business, then our readers offer a range of tarot, angel, oracle, mediumship, numerology and astrological guidance.
The Leigh Academy, Otterham Quay Lane ME8 8GS
Sat 25 Jun 22

Among The Wolves of Court by Lauren MacKay

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Among The Wolves of Court by  Lauren MacKay Anne Boleyn’s story is famous, but that of her father, Thomas Boleyn, is less known. Thomas is usually portrayed as a grasping courtier who sacrificed his daughters to the royal bedchamber but there...
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Sat 25 Jun 22

Angels

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Angels - Messengers, Warriors, Guardians, portrayed through music from Weelkes to Whitacre. This concert by Temenos Chamber Choir, conducted by Patrick Craig, will explore music inspired by angels,...
St Bartholomew’s Church, Otford, Near Sevenoaks TN14 5PD
Sat 25 Jun 22

Mid-Kent Astronomical Society. Prof David Southwood CBE

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Prof David Southwood CBE - The Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Mars Exploration. Come along and hear Professor Southward as he explains ‘The trials and tribulations of exploring Mars’.
Bredhurst Village Hall. Hurstwood Road. Gillingham ME7 3JZ
Fri 24 Jun 22

House of Stand Up Presents Bexley Park Comedy with Rudi Lickwood

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Rudi is a performer with a remarkable track record providing over 25yrs of hilarity entertaining in a variety of settings and at some of the most prestigious venues around the world.
Bexley Park Sports & Social Club Calvert Drive DA2 7GA
Fri 24 Jun 22

No Frills Theatre Company Presents TWINKLE by Phillip Meeks

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Twinkle is a one man revengers comedy focusing on an aging pantomime dame called Harold Thropp.As the play progresses we discover the startling truth behind Harold's traumatic past as he...
No 84 Tea Room,84 Parrock Road,Gravesend DA12 1QF
Fri 24 Jun 22

The Arts Society Tonbridge Talk: The Art of William Hogarth: Gin and Harlots by Sarah Stopford - Cancelled

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Variety is the hallmark of William Hogarth’s work. Whether elegant conversation pieces or salacious brothel scenes, the scenes and characters he creates seem ready to step out of their pictures and...
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF
Thu 23 Jun 22

Kendal Mountain Tour Canterbury

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The Kendal Mountain Tour is heading to venues up and down the UK, a chance to celebrate adventure stories from the most spectacular places on earth.
Gulbenkian CT2 7NB
Wed 22 Jun 22

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