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Today to Sun 20 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Orchard House, Spenny Lane - Open Garden for NGS
A relatively new garden created within the last 12yrs. Gravel garden with potted tender perennials, cottage garden and herbaceous borders. Potager with vegetables, fruit and flowers for cutting. Bee friendly borders. Hornbeam avenue underplanted with camassia.
Orchard House, Spenny Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 20 May

More details - Boughton Monchelsea Place - Open Garden for NGS
150 acre estate mainly park and woodland, spectacular views over own deer park and the Weald. Grade I manor house (not open). Courtyard herb garden, intimate walled gardens, box hedges, herbaceous borders, orchard. Planting is romantic rather than manicured.
Boughton Monchelsea Place, Maidstone
Sun 13 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Ladham House - Open Garden for NGS
Ten acres of garden with many interesting plants, trees and shrubs, incl rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas and magnolias. A beautiful rose garden, arboretum, an Edwardian sunken rockery, a woodland walk leading to bluebell woods, ponds & a vegetable garden.
Ladham House, Goudhurst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Kindown Craft Fair
Craft Fair - various stall holders selling pottery, cards, artwork, quilts, hand knits and more.
Kilndown Village Hall
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Kent Mind, Body, Spirit Festival
Join us for Kent’s biggest festival for the mind, body & spirit; this 2-day Mind Body Spirit Festival brings together an array of exhibitors covering a wide range of aspects of the spiritual arena, come along to get information & knowledge on ancient wisdom, & practices combined with innovative modern ideas, products,
The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood,
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - 1 Brickwall Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Although less than ¼ acre, the garden gives the impression of being much larger as it is made up of several rooms all intensively planted with a wide range of hardy perennials, bulbs and shrubs, with over 100 geums which comprise the National Collection planted throughout the garden.
1 Brickwall Cottages, Cranbrook
Wed 2 May, Sun 6 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May

More details - An Evening with Joe Sheperd
Forget the worries of the week and join local singer/teacher Joe Sheperd and his friends young and old for a feel-good evening of words, music and fun. Sure to put a smile on your face!
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Sat 12 May

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Cranbrook (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 29 April 2018 2pm-4pm The Weald Sports Centre, Angley Road, Cranbrook TN17 2PN BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *25 stalls with lots of bargains!
The Weald Sports Centre
Sun 29 Apr

More details - 14 Anglesey Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Plantsman’s 120ft x 30ft garden created over 4 years with many unusual plants. Raised beds, rockeries and troughs accommodating alpine/rock garden plants. Herbaceous and shrub borders plus a shady woodland area at the end of the garden with Hellebores, Erythroniums, Trilliums, Anemones etc.
14 Anglesey Avenue, Maidstone
Tue 1 May to Thu 3 May, Tue 5 Jun to Thu 7 Jun

More details - Scotney Castle - Spring guided walk
Catch a glimpse of the first signs of spring on the Scotney estate. Walk with our volunteer estate guides to see what delights the changing season has brought across the Scotney Castle estate. Smell the scent of the bluebells and see the dazzling white wood anemones.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Betty's flower festival
Come and celebrate Betty Hussey’s love of flowers. Visit the house decorated with floral displays as well as stepping out in our picturesque gardens this spring with other events. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Children's flower pot decorating
Why not complete one of our 50 things to do before you are 11 3/4 and choose a vegetable seed to plant, grow and eat. You can even have a go at decorating your own unique flower pot to take home. 2. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Today

More details - Scotney Castle - Sweet pea planting demonstration
Meet at the walled garden gate and learn from our garden team how we plant and grow Betty Hussey’s favourite flower. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Growing cut flowers
Join us for our special talk on growing cut flowers, as part of our 2018 flower festival. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Flower arranging workshop- Basket of flowers
Alongside our annual flower festival, we are offering the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create your own floral displays. This workshop will teach you how to construct a flower arrangement in a basket, to take home with you. The price per person also includes refreshments. Booking Essential.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Supporting and staking plants
Come and learn about plant supports, using different materials for different vegetables and herbaceous plants. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 2 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Hedges of Scotney guided walk
With the hawthorn in flower and butterflies dancing up the hedgerows learn about wildlife corridors and history on the Scotney Castle estate. Scotney’s hedgerows tell a great story and are of interest to those fascinated in ancient land use as well as wildlife.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Open Garden for NGS
The medieval moated Old Scotney Castle lies in a peaceful wooded valley. In C19 its owner Edward Hussey III set about building a new house, partially demolishing the Old Castle to create a romantic folly, the centrepiece of his picturesque landscape.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst
Tue 15 May

More details - Scotney Castle - Walled garden Wednesday- Hardening off and planting out
Plants grown in protected conditions will need hardening off before planting out. This is the time we plant out Dahlias and this year’s annuals. Join our gardeners to hear about timing and avoiding frosts. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells
Wed 16 May

More details - Great Dixter - Christopher Lloyd's Well Tempered Garden
Maidstone Horticultural Society are hosting a talk by Chris O’Donoghue, "Great Dixter - Christopher Lloyd’s Well Tempered Garden". The talk will be held in the Baptist Church, Knightrider Street at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday 3rd May.
Baptist Church, Knightrider Street, Maidstone
Thu 3 May

More details - Concert of Favourite Piano Concertos in support of Heart of Kent Hospice
Come along and enjoy an evening of Favourite Piano Concertos performed by Simon Proctor. This year along with favourites such as the Warsaw Concerto, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2, Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Simon will be performing his new Queen Piano Concerto.
Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone
Today

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Maidstone
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone
Sat 12 May

More details - The Word Forest Organisation #ConservationConversation
The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of #ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.
The Big Cat Sanctuary, Headcorn Rd, Smarden
Today

More details - John Lawsons Circus
Roll up to Englands favourite family circus! Once again John Lawsons Circus is touring near you! Come and be amazed by Artites from all over the world.
The Green Bearsted
Today

More details - Balmoral Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
An owner created and maintained garden now 33yrs mature. Varied, romantic and extensive topiary form the backbone for mixed borders. Vegetable garden, organically managed. Particular attention to the needs of nesting birds and small mammals lend this artistic plantswoman’s garden a rare and unusual quality.
Balmoral Cottage, Cranbrook
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May

More details - Outside the Box - A live show about death
Heart of Kent Hospice is celebrating Dying Matters week by hosting OUTSIDE THE BOX - a Live Show about death. We have invited performer, celebrant and award winning burial ground owner , Liz Rothschild, to bring her unique one woman show to Kent to inspire local people to talk more openly about death.
K Sports, Cobdown,Station Road, Ditton Maidstone
Mon 14 May

More details - 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. There are normally more than 45+ stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Aylesford Farmers Market Twitter - @AylesfordFmMrkt www.aylesfordfarmersmarket.co.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent
Sun 20 May

More details - Charlotte FM Cosmetics family Fun day
We have things going on for everyone; Over 20+ Stalls & More Still Booking - Beauty Stalls - Gifts - facials and massages - angel cards & healing / Tarrot Readings - Charities - Local ponies, Help for Heroes - Ice Cream Vans - kids stalls - and rides outside. - So much more!!
Aylesford Community Centre 25 Forstal Road Aylesford Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - West Malling Farmers Market
The farmers market in West Malling is held on the 4th Sunday of the month. The farmers market is open between 9.30 and 1.30 and a wide variety of local produce from the area is available including fish, cakes, pies, bread, wines, fruit juice and much more.
West Malling High Street, West Malling, Kent,
Today, Sun 27 May

More details - Girls Golf Rocks - Dale Hill Golf Club
5 Weeks of coaching, your own 7 iron to keep and entry into the Par 3 event. All for only £14! Girls Golf Rocks Coaching Days: Sunday 29th April : 2pm - 3pm Sunday 6th May: 2pm - 3pm Sunday 13th May: 2pm - 3pm Sunday 20th May: 2pm - 3pm Sunday 27th May: 2pm - 3pm A great way for girls to learn to play golf...
Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club, Ticehurst, Wadhurst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Hole Park - Open Garden for NGS
Hole Park is proud to stand amongst the group of gardens which first opened in 1927 soon after it was laid out by my great grandfather.
Hole Park, Cranbrook
Wed 2 May

More details - Roots Gathering
The Roots Gathering is a micro festival, celebrating the magical and mythical memories of this ancient land. Kept small, secure and personal and with lots of activities for the whole family to experience.
Hole Park, Benenden Road, Rolvenden, Kent
Fri 18 May

More details - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : Carl & Karin Larsson and the Ikea Effect
Carl Larsson (1853 - 1919) is Sweden’s best known artist and together he and his wife Karin blended traditional native designs with the then unfashionable Gustavian style and the newly emerging Arts & Crafts influences. This eclectic approach resulted in a distinctive and influential style.
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Tonbridge Market & Bootfair
Tonbridge Market and hard standing Bootfair, Every Saturday we have the biggest Fruit & Veg stall in Kent, we also have Pet food, Household, Plant and Flower stall, we have Hot food and Luggage and Fishing tackle stall, a knitting wool stall, a food stall and many more, parking is free come down every Saturday 07:00
Tonbridge Market, Angel lane, TN91SF
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

More details - MUM2MUM MARKET - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Sunday 13 May 2018 10am - 12pm Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF BUY top quality pre-loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. *Over 25 stalls with lots of bargains!
Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Sun 13 May

More details - 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. There are normally more than 70 stalls Find us on FACEBOOK - Tonbridge Farmers Market Twitter - TonbridgefmMrkt www.tonbridgefarmersmarket.co.uk Contact Steve Wood 07876 685853 9.30am -1.
Long Stay Car Park, Sovereign Way. Tonbridge, Kent.
Sun 13 May

More details - You've Got Dragons
"Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there." Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
E.M. Forster Theatre High Street Tonbridge
Today

More details - Beneath the Canopy
An enduring fascination with trees: their majestic forms and graceful branches, the abundant wildlife they support. A mixed exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery inspired by our love of trees, birds and insects
Artichoke Gallery, Church Street, Ticehurst
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May, Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Bluebell Walk in Support of Heart of Kent Hospice
Starting and finishing at Harrietsham Village Hall, the walk follows the traditional 6 mile route amongst the bluebells on the North Downs and through some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside. Begin your walk anytime between 8.30 am and 10.
Harrietsham Village Hall, Harrietsham
Sun 6 May

More details - Birdwatching at Rye Harbour with Tonbridge RSPB
Join us on an all day birdwatching trip, hoping to see a good variety: from ducks like pintail and garganey, Mediterranean gull, common and Sandwich terns, lots of waders, many species of warblers, wheatears, stonechats and more. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather, stout shoes, binoculars and a packed lunch.
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye Harbour, near Rye
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Birdwatching at Rainham Marshes with Tonbridge RSPB
Join us on an all day birdwatching trip, hoping to see a variety of warblers, swallows and martins, wheatears, snipe, and raptors including hobbies at this RSPB reserve with good facilities just across the Thames. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather, stout shoes, binoculars and a packed lunch.
Rainham Marshes RSPB reserve
Sat 19 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Detling International Antiques & Collectors Fair
Visit this cosmopolitan fair in the Garden of England. Discover goods from across the UK, continent and further afield. Everything from gardenalia, vintage homewares and toys, to clothing, accessories, jewellery and general antiques. Up to 300 exhibitors in two halls, marquees and outside pitches.
The Kent County Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent,
Today, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Kent Vision LIVE 2018
Now in its thirteenth successful year, Kent Vision LIVE is the South East’s premier business showcase and the largest event of its kind in the UK: with over 3,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors coming together for the year’s most important business gathering.
Kent Event Centre Kent Showground Detling Maidstone
Wed 16 May

More details - West Kent Garden and Craft Show
A great event for gardeners, craft devotees, families and children. The Main Arena has a variety of plantsmen and nurseries, building supplies, garden furniture and more. All you need to make your garden look great for the summer.
Longmead Stadium, Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Super Douro’s Wine Dinner with Head Sommelier Victor Amaro
Our Head Sommelier guides us through a selection of single vineyard wines from some of Portugal’s most renowned wineries. Anyone who knows Victor will be aware of his love for the Douro and wines of his home-country. Join us for a night of great food, infectious enthusiasm and beautiful wines.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Burgundy Wine Dinner with Nigel Wilkinson, Master Sommelier
Join us as Nigel Wilkinson, Master Sommelier introduces some of Burgundy’s finest producers and most interest Appellations. Paired to a bespoke 3 course meal, an evening with Nigel always promises to bring equal levels of intrigue, laughter and appreciation.
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Tunbridge Wells, Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells
Fri 18 May

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Snodland
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Lenham Country Market
Lenham Country Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. It’s open to the public between 9am and 1pm and is held in Lenham Square. There a variety of local food, drink and crafts available
Lenham Square, Lenham, Kent,
Sun 13 May

More details - A Day out with Thomas and friends
Come and meet Thomas and his friends together with Sir Topham Hat
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Today

More details - Bank holiday steam weekend
Come along and enjoy the bank holiday weekend at the Spa Valley Railway
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May