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More details - Classical Concert for Kids - A Recipe For a Musical Feast - Kidenza
Presented by Kidenza - Classical Concerts for Kids. This is part of the internationally-renowned Mayfield Festival of Music and the Arts, and features the BBC Ten Pieces.
Concert Hall, Mayfield School, The Old Palace, Mayfield High Street, East Sussex.
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Stone Cross House - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 9 acre country property (not open) with gardens containing a delightful array of azaleas, acers, rhododendrons and camellias, interplanted with an abundance of spring bulbs. The very pretty cottage garden has interesting examples of topiary and unusual plants. Jacob sheep graze the surrounding pastures.
Stone Cross House, Crowborough
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

The Pete Cater Big Band More details - The Pete Cater Big Band
The UK’s premier big band, led by drum legend Pete Cater, featuring music made famous by Buddy Rich. Pete Cater has played with jazz greats past and present, from Harry Edison and Benny Carter, to Johnny Dankworth, Tom Jones, Jamie Cullum and many others.
Frant Church, High Street, Frant, near Tunbridge Wells
Fri 18 May
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More details - Bateman's - 'Birds and Bees' nature trail; Mon 16 Apr to Sun 20 May, 10am-4pm
Explore some of the nature around the garden at Bateman’s on our ’Birds and Bees’ nature trail. There’s lots to see out and about in the garden at Bateman’s. Pick up one of our ’Birds and Bees’ trail from visitor reception and explore the beauty of the garden.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Today to Sun 20 May

More details - Bateman's - Bluebell and wildflower walk - Fri 27 April; 10.30am-12.00 noon
Discover the magic of spring in Kipling’s Sussex. Join our Ranger as you venture out onto the Bateman’s estate to discover the beautiful colours of spring in the fields and woodlands of the Sussex countryside that surrounds us. Finish your walk with a cup of tea in our Mulberry tea room.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Bateman's - Just So weekend, Sat 12 & Sun 13 May 2018, 11am-4pm
Join us for a weekend celebrating Kipling’s ’Just So’ stories. This weekend we’re teaming up with Macmillan for a weekend centred on Kipling’s ’Just So’ stories. We’ll have garden games, face painting and colouring in sheets. Booking Not Needed.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Burwash Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Were all intrigued by a hidden garden arent we' Here in our beautiful village in the High Weald AONB the gardens are well concealed from public view located mainly behind centuries-old listed properties. They vary in style and planting, and range in size from a few square meters to three acres.
Burwash Hidden Gardens, Burwash
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Penns in the Rocks - Open Garden for NGS
Large garden with spectacular outcrop of rocks, lake, C18 temple and woods. Daffodils, bluebells, azaleas, magnolias and tulips. Old walled garden with herbaceous borders, roses and shrubs. Part C18 house (not open). Walls recently restored by Richard and Columba Strachey.
Penns in the Rocks, Tunbridge Wells
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 20 May

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
Today, Sat 21 Apr, 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 - King John's Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre romantic garden for all seasons surrounding an historic listed house (not open). Formal garden with water features, rose walk and wild garden and pond. Rustic bridge to beds of woodland perennials, large herbaceous borders, old shrub roses and secret garden. Further 4 acres of meadows and fine trees.
King John’s Lodge, Etchingham
Sat 5 May, Sun 6 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 to Sun 22 Apr

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

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 - 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 - Film: Ikiru (1952; Cert. PG,  Drama)
Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru details the existential struggle of one ordinary man in his desperate search for purpose. Upon learning he has terminal stomach cancer, a low-level government bureaucrat (Takashi Shimura) leaves his job of thirty years without a word to find meaning in the year he has left to live.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Film: Paddington 2 (2017; Cert. 15;  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy)
Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville star in this family comedy sequel based on the popular children’s books written by Michael Bond.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 5 May

More details - Film: 12 Angry Men (1957; Cert. U;  Crime, Drama)
12 Angry Men is a 1957 American courtroom drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 5 May

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
Sat 21 Apr 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
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

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
Sat 21 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

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 - Boutique and Artisan Shopping Fair
Get ready for Summer as we offer you a very special shopping experience. With over 50 hand picked Boutique Owners, Artisan Makers & Small Businesses offering a fabulous collection of clothing, accessories including jewellery, shoes, bags, plus homeware, gifts, children’s clothing, handmade items, food & drink -...
East Sussex National Resort, Uckfield
Thu 10 May

More details - The Wolf Run - Spring Wolf - East Sussex
England 2003 Rugby World Cup heroes Mike Tindall, Will Greenwood and Neil Back are getting back together to take part in a brand new Wolf Run obstacle challenge at Pippingford Park, East Sussex on Saturday 28th April.
Pippingford Park Manor, Nutley, Uckfield
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Wolf Run at Pippingford Park - Spring Wolf
The Wolf Run is an approx. 10k off-road run featuring a series of man-made and natural obstacles located throughout the course. We have four events throughout the year (Spring, Summer Autumn & Winter).
Pippingford Park, Pippingford Park Manor, Nutley, Uckfield
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Mayday Walk on the Ashdown Forest
Come and join us for a Mayday walk on the beautiful Ashdown Forest . Walk either 2 or 5 miles (3 or 8 Km). Refreshments available including a light lunch.
Holy Trinity Church Hall, Shepherds Hill, Coleman’s Hatch
Mon 7 May

More details - Clinton Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre formal and romantic garden overlooking parkland with old roses, William Pye water feature, double white and blue herbaceous borders, yew hedges, pleached lime walks, copy of C17 scented herb garden, Medieval style potager, vine and rose alle, wild flower garden.
Clinton Lodge, Fletching
Sun 29 Apr, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Windmill Hill Windmill Opening 2018
The windmill at Windmill Hill is a fully restored windmill on the A271 near Hailsham. There are guided tours, an information film and a virtual tour for anyone unable to climb the steps to the upper floors. Typically a visit lasts about and hour and a half.
Windmill Hill on A 271
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Mountfield Court - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre wild woodland garden; bluebell lined walkways through exceptional rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, and other flowering shrubs; fine trees and outstanding views. Beautiful paved herb garden.
Mountfield Court, Robertsbridge
Sun 6 May

More details - Yew Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Small, romantic cottage garden with steep hillside entrance. Lots of seats and secret corners, many unusual plants - hellebores, spring bulbs, old roses, many special perennials. Small pond; something to see in all seasons. Created and maintained by owner, a natural garden full of plants.
Yew Tree Cottage, Penshurst
Sun 22 Apr, Wed 2 May, Sun 13 May, Wed 23 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Holly House - Open Garden for NGS
An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest. A fish pond and a wildlife pond beside a grassy area with many shrubs and flower beds.
Holly House, Haywards Heath
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Wych Warren House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden in Ashdown Forest, AONB, much of it mixed woodland. Perimeter walk around property (not open). Delightful and tranquil setting with various aspects of interest, as works in progress incl a large pond, bog garden, Mediterranean and exotic garden and mixed herbaceous borders.
Wych Warren House, Forest Row
Wed 9 May

More details - Stonewall Park - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic woodland garden in historic setting featuring species rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas, bluebells, a range of interesting trees and shrubs, sandstone outcrops, wandering paths and lakes. Historic parkland with cricket ground.
Stonewall Park, nr Edenbridge
Sun 6 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Bluebells and beyond
Take a tour of the woods during this colourful season as our Woodland Officer points out the historical and natural highlights. The bluebells in Walk Wood are the best to be found at Sheffield Park.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Magnificent 120 acres (40 hectares) landscaped garden laid out in C18 by Capability Brown and Humphry Repton. Further development in early years of this century by its owner Arthur G Soames. Centrepiece is original lakes with many rare trees and shrubs.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Uckfield
Wed 9 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Bat walk
Learn about and have a go at detecting the bats living in our garden and parkland. Join us for a guided bat walk around the estate starting with a short talk about tracking, recording and identifying bats.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Thu 10 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Sheffield Park and Garden - Spring photography workshop
Capture our garden in its spring glory at our photography workshops. Includes; tea or coffee & cake. Come and join Roger Bloxham on a photography workshop and capture our spring flowers in full bloom. Includes tea and coffee with cake. Booking Essential. Phone: 01825 790231. Not suitable for children.
Sheffield Park and Garden, Sheffield Park
Wed 16 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Forest Row Market
The Forest Row Village Market is one of Sussex’ finest suppliers of good food and hand made crafts. Winners of Britain’s Best Small Community Market 2017.
Community Centre car park, Hartfield Road, Forest Row
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

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, NEWICK
Mon 30 Apr to Wed 2 May

More details - Penshurst Brocante
Bringing beautiful Vintage and Artisan products to The Village Hall Penshurst in the style, atmosphere and flavour of a French Brocante. Refreshments available throughout the day. Next Fair Sunday April 22nd at Penshurst Village Hall , Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8BP
Penshurst Village Hall
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Weald of Kent Country Craft Show
Discover delightfully crafted products and soak up the atmosphere with 150 stands and activities to experience and enjoy. Craft Workshops, demonstrations and live music run throughout the day in the striking landscape of Penshurst Place – a truly special day for you and your family.
Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Forest Players
Forest Players present a comedy farce, RUMOURS, by Neil Simon A 20th Wedding Anniversary party starts to go wrong as soon as the first guests arrive. Where are the host and hostess? Come along for an evening of fun and laughter.
Forest Row Large Village Hall, The Square
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 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 - Caxton Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 5 acre Japanese inspired gardens planted with mature rhododendrons, azaleas and acers surrounding large pond with boathouse, massive rockery and waterfall, beneath the home of the late Sir Archibald McIndoe (house not open). Japanese tea house and Japanese style courtyard.
Caxton Manor, Forest Row
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May