What's on in Kent

July events

“Fish and Chip Steam Special”

“Fish and Chip Steam Special” Fancy a night off cooking, would you like to let someone else clear up after your meal? Join us for a “Fish and Chip Steam Special” Spend a lovely summer evening travelling through the picturesque...
Kent & East Sussex Railway Tenterden Town Station Station Road Tenterden TN30 6HE
Wed 18 May, Wed 1 Jun, Wed 29 Jun, Wed 13 Jul

Avalon - Open Garden for NGS

½ acre woodland garden, for all seasons, on north west slope, something round every corner, views of surrounding countryside.
Avalon, Dunkirk ME13 9TN
Fri 20 May, Sat 21 May, Fri 17 Jun to Sun 19 Jun, Fri 8 Jul, Sun 10 Jul

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 ME13 0HH
Sun 22 May, Sun 3 Jul

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...
Tram Hatch, Ashford TN27 0BN
Sun 5 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

Old Bladbean Stud - Open Garden for NGS

Five 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 CT4 6NA
Sun 5 Jun, Sun 19 Jun, Sun 3 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, Sun 31 Jul

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 inc shrub roses,
Torry Hill, Sittingbourne ME9 0SP
Sun 12 Jun, Sun 24 Jul

Cherry Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

1 acre garden managed completely organically featuring a stream side woodland garden, mixed borders, gravel garden, ponds, orchards, Japanese garden and formal vegetable beds.
Cherry Tree Cottage, Canterbury CT3 2NP
Fri 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jul, Sun 24 Jul

Eureka - Open Garden for NGS

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 18 Jun, Sun 19 Jun, Sat 9 Jul, Sun 10 Jul

Hammond Place - Open Garden for NGS

A small village garden around a Scandinavian style house growing an eclectic mix of fruit, vegetables and flowers.
Hammond Place, Rochester ME2 4XG
Sat 25 Jun, Sun 26 Jun, Sat 16 Jul, Sun 17 Jul

Pheasant Barn - Open Garden for NGS

Series of smallish gardens around award-winning converted farm buildings in beautiful situation overlooking Oare Creek.
Pheasant Barn, Oare ME13 0QB
Sun 26 Jun, Tue 28 Jun to Thu 30 Jun, Sat 2 Jul, Sun 3 Jul, Tue 5 Jul, Wed 6 Jul

The Courtyard, Sheerness - 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.
The Courtyard, Sheerness, ME12 3SS
Sun 26 Jun, Sun 24 Jul, Mon 25 Jul

Allington Community Market

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 1 Jul

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 since 1992 to combine traditional and modern planting schemes.
Goddards Green, Cranbrook TN17 3LR
Sun 3 Jul

Bidborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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

Whitstable Town Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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

Gravesend Garden for Wildlife - Open Garden for NGS

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

The Beat

The Beat. Artists performing: The Beat. Tickets avaiable.
Dreamland, Margate CT9 1XJ
Fri 8 Jul

Lampkyns - Open Garden for NGS

3½ acre country garden evolving over 20 years. Yew topiary, vegetable and cut flower garden, pond, wild flower beds and walks and more formal flower beds.
Lampkyns, Tonbridge TN12 8BJ
Sat 9 Jul and Sun 10 Jul

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. Look out for the WW II aeroplane FLYPAST.
Four Elms, between HEVER Castle and Churchills CHARTWELL in Kent TN8 6NE
Sat 9 Jul

Leeds Castle Concert

The Leeds Castle Concert takes place on Saturday 9th July 2022. The concert is the highlight of the Kent social party calendar offering a mix of much-loved classical favourites alongside new...
Leeds Castle, Penfold Hill (B2163), Maidstone ME17 1RG
Sat 9 Jul

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