What's On In and Around Kent

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Leydens - Open Garden for NGS

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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
Leydens, Edenbridge TN8 5NH
Sun 7 Aug

Linton Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Overlooking the Weald of Kent this south facing, hillside garden is set in 450 acres of parkland. Re-imagined over the last 35 years, using original J C Loudon plans and historic maps, it boasts...
Linton Park, Maidstone ME17 4AB
Sun 7 Aug

Frontier Sapiens Film Festival

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Returning to Hever with a new line up of extraordinary films in 2022, the Frontier Sapiens Film Festival showcases inspirational human adventure stories on the big screen.
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Tue 9 Aug

Becoming Anne - Dr Owen Emerson & Kate McCaffrey

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To celebrate 500 years since Anne Boleyn made her glittering debut at the court of King Henry VIII in 1522, historians Kate McCaffrey and Owen Emmerson will spend an evening charting the history of
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Wed 10 Aug

Film: The Duke (2020)

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In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8RA
Sat 13 Aug

69 Capel Street - Open Garden for NGS

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A contemporary urban cottage garden. A clever use of traditional and modern planting providing colour throughout the seasons.
69 Capel Street, Folkestone CT18 7LY
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

Tram Hatch - Open Garden for NGS

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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...
Tram Hatch, Ashford TN27 0BN
Sun 14 Aug

Cliff Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acre garden surrounding an C18 barn. Designed in 2013 by award winning, Marian Boswall, and planted by the owner. Positioned on the old cliffs overlooking Romney Marsh and the sea beyond.
Cliff Barn, Tenterden TN30 7JX
Sun 14 Aug

Cobham Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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1584 brick mansion (open for tours) and parkland of historical importance, now a boarding and day school for girls.
Cobham Hall, Cobham DA12 3BL
Sun 14 Aug

Tonbridge Farmers Market

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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.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent. TN9 1RG
Sun 14 Aug

Show Tunes Sleepover - Avenue Theatre Productions Junior

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The second production from the Avenue Theatre's Junior Group sees Charlie, Alex, Jo and Sam lead you on a lively, musical sleepover adventure journeying through The School of Rock, Matilda,
Avenue Theatre Central House Central Avenue ME10 4DN
Thu 18 Aug to Sat 20 Aug

The Silk House - Open Garden for NGS

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A calm and gentle, Japanese stroll garden, Koi and wildlife ponds, unusual evergreen trees and bamboos, small woodland walk, kitchen garden, Mediterranean dry bank, new cloud garden, almost 2 acres
The Silk House, Tunbridge Wells TN12 6PA
Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug, Sun 16 Oct

Wing Walk for Chestnut Tree House

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Event details Get ready to soar through the skies whilst helping local people and their families live life as fully as possible, for the time they have left together.
Headcore Aerodrome, Ashford TN27 9HX
Sun 21 Aug

Late Summer Plant Fair

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Late Summer Plant Fair An outstanding collection of specialist nurseries from across the South East of England offering a wide range of mouthwatering plants set in the wonderful garden and grounds of Hole Park Gardens.
Hole Park Garden, Rolvenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4JA
Sun 21 Aug

Wing Walk for St Barnabas House

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Event details Get ready to soar through the skies whilst helping local people and their families live life as fully as possible, for the time they have left together.
Headcore Aerodrome, Ashford TN27 9HX
Sun 21 Aug

Aylesford Farmers Market

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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.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX
Sun 21 Aug

Association of Bexley Charities '78 Toy and Train Fair

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The Association of Bexley Charities ’78 will hold a charity Model Train and Toy Fair at the Falconwood Community Centre, The Green, WELLING, Kent, DA16 2PG.
Falconwood Community Centre 32 Falconwood Parade DA16 2PG
Thu 25 Aug

Alfresco Festival 2022

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Alfresco Festival 2022 Alfresco Festival is an award-winning, independent, family-friendly electronic music festival based in Edenbridge, Kent, returning on the August bank holiday weekend this year.
Wilderness Lane, Edenbridge TN8 7LP
Thu 25 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Film: West Side Story (2021)

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From producer and director Steven Spielberg, with a script by screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner, comes West Side Story.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8RA
Sat 27 Aug

Film: Children of Heaven (1997)

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Two children concoct an elaborate scheme to cover up the loss of a pair of shoes in this family drama from Iran.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8RA
Sat 27 Aug

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