What's On In and Around Kent

August events

Sweetbriar - Open Garden for NGS

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Exotic jungle garden of Steve Edney and Louise Dowle, multi gold medal winners at RHS Chelsea and Hampton court flower shows.
Sweetbriar, nr Sandwich CT3 2AX
Sun 17 Jul, Sun 21 Aug

Summer Holiday Fun

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Our Summer holiday schedule is packed full of entertainment - have a go on the hand powered paddle boats, enjoy an owl flying demonstration, join in with animal feeding sessions or catch a show in
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU
Fri 22 Jul to Wed 31 Aug

Active Camps - Junior King's School, Canterbury

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Our Active Camps are ideal for children between 3-14 who enjoy lots of variety. No two days are the same!
Milner Court Canterbury Kent CT2 0AY
Mon 25 Jul to Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug to Fri 5 Aug, Mon 8 Aug to Fri 12 Aug, Mon 15 Aug to Fri 19 Aug

Eureka - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 1 acre garden with a blaze of colourful displays in perennial borders and the eight cartwheel centre beds. Sculptures, garden art, chickens, lots of seating and stairs to a viewing platform.
Eureka, Westerham Hill TN16 2HR
Sat 30 Jul, Sun 31 Jul, Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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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
Haven, Ramsgate CT12 4BZ
Sun 31 Jul, Sun 28 Aug, Mon 29 Aug

Posting Letters To The Moon

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An afternoon of wartime letters between the actress Celia Johnson and her husband Peter Fleming read by their daughter, Lucy Fleming, and Simon Williams.
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Wed 3 Aug

Posting Letters to the Moon

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An evening of wartime letters between the actress Celia Johnson and her husband Peter Fleming read by their daughter, Lucy Fleming, and Simon Williams.
Two Sisters’ Theatre TN8 7NG
Wed 3 Aug

Firefly to the Rescue - Fluffy TOP Productions

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Fluffy TOP Productions present the premiere performances of “Firefly To The Rescue” an original children’s show full of singing, dancing and our adorable firefly puppet.
Avenue Theatre Central House Central Avenue ME10 4DN
Thu 4 Aug to Sat 6 Aug

The Wagon of Dreams

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Nerthus, Gorm and Baugi are three best friends who live in a caravan. Nerthus loves to read and dreams of writing stories.
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Thu 4 Aug

A guided walk around Old Hythe

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A guided walk around Old Hythe, taking in the Town Hall, historic High Street, Royal Military Canal, St Leonard's Church, Ossuary and lots more….
Town Hall, High Street,Hythe CT21 5AJ
Thu 4 Aug, Mon 8 Aug, and more dates until Thu 1 Sep

Rock the Mote Festival

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Rock The Mote gives both amateur performers and the UK’s best tribute acts the opportunity to perform in front of large scale audiences of up to 10,000 people.
Mote Park, Maidstone ME15 7RN
Fri 5 Aug to Sun 7 Aug

James Bond Concert Spectacular By Q The Music

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Calling All James Bond Fans! Formed in 2004 as the world’s first dedicated tribute to the music of 007, the group has established themselves, amongst Bond fan clubs around the world, as the finest...
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Fri 5 Aug

Broadstairs Folk Week

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Folk Week takes place in a beautiful town with sandy beaches, a timeless Edwardian atmosphere and lots of cute shops, buzzy restaurants and vibrant cafes.
Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1JX
Fri 5 Aug to Fri 12 Aug

Allington Community Market

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Wonderful pop up tearoom from Sonya's Barn Bakery and lovely stalls to browse. Do come along for refreshments, local produce, plastic free refills, Mid Kent baby wearing library, clever crafts...
St Nicholas Church Hall, Poplar Grove, Allington ME16 0DE
Fri 5 Aug

50 Pine Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

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The property sits on a steep ¼ acre plot with a swimming pool to the rear surrounded by tropical planting.
50 Pine Avenue, Gravesend DA12 1QZ
Sat 6 Aug

Sinatra, Sequins & Swing: The Capitol Years Live!

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Recommended by the Sinatra family’s Europe representative, this Frank Sinatra tribute musical-like-no-other, celebrates the iconic hits, vocal majesty and Hollywood glamour of Sinatra’s sensational
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Sat 6 Aug

12 Woods Ley - Open Garden for NGS

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A jungle style garden, showing what can be achieved in the smaller modern garden, filled with unusual foliage. The side garden has a selection of ferns and shade loving plants.
12 Woods Ley, Canterbury CT3 2HF
Sat 6 Aug

Priory Live Music Festival

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Priory Live Music Festival Scouting For Girls will headline this years Priory Live the music festival in Orpington Kent, that celebrates original creative & diverse artists with the spirit to step out of the box , described as
Priory Gardens High Street Orpington BR6 0HH
Sat 6 Aug
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Rock the Mote 2022

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Kent’s Biggest tribute festival Rock the Mote 2022. Which is more rock and roll than ever as we introduce the Thunder Dome our first heavy metal stage.
Mote Park Mote Ave ME15 7RN
Sat 6 Aug and Sun 7 Aug

A Star Is Born - Sing Along

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‘Lady Gaga mesmerises in Streisand’s shoes *****’ the Guardian ‘Lady Gaga electrifies in a Hollywood Musical for the Ages.
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Sun 7 Aug

Things to do in Kent