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More details - The Courtyard - 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. Our family garden has planted borders and raised beds.
The Courtyard, Sheerness
Sun 1 Jul

More details - A Little Light Music
Local theatre company Operama brings you an evening of music from some of your favourite West End and Broadway musicals new and old.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Sittingbourne
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.....
Fulston Manor, Brenchley Road, Sittingbourne
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Shoeburyness Philatelic Society Meeting
Harry Sheldrake Competition – Letters U and V. Organised by Shoeburyness & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Sue Stacey (Secretary).
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Church Road, Shoeburyness
Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Essex Soul Collective
60’s & 70’s Northern Soul Motown & RnB
Ambleside Social Club Ambleside Drive Southend on Sea Essex
Fri 29 Jun

More details - PREVIEW where LIVE MUSIC lives
PREVIEW is a FREE ’Live Music’ Showcase now running for 34 years. It has a friendly atmosphere with stage, lights & good surround sound. Each Friday a GUEST plus a Showcase of other great acts in a variety of styles **** 1st SIMON ROUTH A great guitarist/singer with passion.
REAR of THE RNA CLUB (You DO NOT have to be a member of the RNA) 73-79 East Street. Prittlewell, Southend.
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - 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 incl shrub roses, wild flower areas and vegetables. Extensive views to Medway and Thames estuaries.
Torry Hill, Sittingbourne
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Summer Concert directed by John Seeley MA BA Music
John Seeley’s Jazz and Saxophone Group present a Summer Concert An evening of Jazz and Popular tunes Thursday 21st June 2018 - 8pm to 10pm Free admission and refreshments Free parking Raffle
Main Hall, St. Michael and All Angels Church, 62 Leigh Rd, Leigh-on-Sea
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Doddington Place - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden, landscaped with wide views; trees and cloud clipped yew hedges; woodland garden with azaleas and rhododendrons; Edwardian rock garden recently renovated (not wheelchair accessible); formal garden with mixed borders. New gothic folly.
Doddington Place, Sittingbourne
Today

More details - Faversham Open Gardens and Garden Market Day
30+ public and private gardens open throughout the historic market town of Faversham along with a specialist garden market in the Market Place
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Saddlers - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre garden hidden behind mature yew and beech hedges. Features incl a box knot garden & topiary, wisteria clad ragstone pergola under planted with hostas & ferns. A variety of trees & shrubs, lawned areas, central gravel path edged with lavenders & pleached limes.
Saddlers, Sittingbourne
Today

More details - Calico House - Open Garden for NGS
The garden at Calico House was made over the past decade utilising yew hedges and topiary dating from the 1920s. Terraced lawns and themed flower borders are set within a traditional English garden framework of hedges and walks.
Calico House, Sittingbourne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Faversham Open House
This annual event will be held on the 7th, 14th & 21st July 2018. Organised by the Faversham Society, the event offers an opportunity to visit properties of historical or architectural interest. 44 properties including 6 new ones will be participating, many of which are not normally open to the public.
Faversham
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

A Night of Comedy with Matt Winning More details - A Night of Comedy with Matt Winning
Swale Friends of the Earth presents a night of comedy with popular Edinburgh Fringe comedian Matt Winning “Offbeat one-liners, strange observations and pure silliness” – Time Out. Plus support from Eleanor Morton. Saturday 14th July at 7.30pm at The Assembly Rooms, 66 Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8PG.
The Assembly Rooms, 66 Preston Street, Faversham
Sat 14 Jul
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More details - Cherry Fair
Cherry Fair – 15th July 2018 Cherries galore at Brogdale! Celebrate all things cherry with over 400 varieties of Cherry in the National Fruit Collection. Cherry Fair is packed with cherry entertainment including mess cherry pie eating contest and the cherry pip spit challenge, can you break the record?
Brogdale Collections Brogdale Farm Brogdale Road Faversham Kent
Sun 15 Jul

Bottleneck Blues Club More details - Bottleneck Blues Club
Kat & Co pioneer a music style which respectfully preserves the tradition of the Blues whilst focusing on the modernization of its sound.
St George Hotel, 8 New Rd Ave, Rochester, Chatham
Tue 26 Jun
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More details - Kent County Show
The Kent County Show is the region’s showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what ’The Garden of England’ has to offer.
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone
Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - 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
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Summer Serenade
The Canterbury Singers, directed by Elizabeth Jenkins, with Cherry Stone Duo. A selection of lighter repertoire, including madrigals, Irish and English folk songs including arrangements by Cecilia McDowall accompanied by harp, part songs by Parry, Pearsall and Wood, music for harp and guitar, and readings.
All Saints’ Church, Seasalter Rd, Graveney
Sat 7 Jul

Magic at the Barn More details - Magic at the Barn
Witness the best incredible illusions, mind-blowing impossibilities, award-winning magic and comedy from the last 15 years of MAGIC AT THE BARN. Guaranteed entertainment for all the family! Featuring multi-award winning magician & member of the Magic Circle Oliver Tabor.
Red Brick Barn, Sutton Hall, Shopland Road, Rochford
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul
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SPAMALOT - The Musical More details - SPAMALOT - The Musical
Presented by Kentish Players, and lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.
Central Theatre Chatham
Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Watercolour Workshop with Susan Clare: "Summer Avenue"
The fourth session of HOFS Summer Term 2018 watercolour sessions: enjoy the company of a small, friendly, group of painters, with demos, tips and individual guidance, as needed, from Susan Clare, SAA Professional Artist of the Year 2016.
HOFS (Hadleigh Old Fire Station)
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Lords - Open Garden for NGS
C18 walled garden and greenhouse. A herb terrace overlooks a citrus standing. Flowery mead beneath medlar and quince trees. Across a grass tennis court a cherry orchard grazed by Jacob sheep. A shady fernery, lawns, ponds and wild area.
Lords, Faversham
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Strood
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.....
Strood Academy, Carnation Road, Strood
Sat 7 Jul

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 8 Jul

More details - Leeds Castle Classical Concert
Now in its 40th year, the Leeds Castle Classical concert is a highlight of the summer season and is set against the stunning backdrop of Leeds Castle, reputed to be the loveliest castle in the world.
Leeds Castle, Penfold Hill (B2163), Maidstone
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Murder Mystery Evening @ Whitstable Castle
MURDER IS EASYISH On June 1st 1939, a chance encounter on a train leads to an investigation that will have deadly consequences for the sleepy little Cornish village of Morlington Hill… Join 368 Theatre Company and help them solve the latest Morlington Mystery… and maybe win your table a bottle of bubbly into the
Whitstable Castle & Gardens
Sat 30 Jun

More details - 262 Main Road - Open Garden for NGS
The garden comprises of 185 metres of island beds and borders sited on acre. Some of the borders are elevated from the house resulting in steep banks which provide a different and interesting aspect. Salvia, dahlia, hedychium, brugmansia peak in the summer months.
262 Main Road, Hockley
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Family Dog Show
Bring along man’s best friend to take part in our Family Fun Dog show. Enter the classes for £1 and win a rosette for your canine friend. Why not have a go on our agility course and peruse the doggy related stalls.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Teddy Bears Picnic & The Sooty Show
Take part in our Teddy Bears Picnic with your favourite Ted, every child visiting with their companion will receive a certificate. Listen to our story and meet Kent Life’s Teddy. The Sooty Show Izzy wizzy let’s get busy!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Rayleigh Philatelic Society Meeting
An Evening with Mac Nunn. Organised by Rayleigh & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Ray How (Secretary).
Parish Rooms, Rectory Garth, Hockley Road, Rayleigh
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Rayleigh Philatelic Society Meeting
Sokol (A.J. and Mrs. L. Bosworth). Organised by Rayleigh & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Ray How (Secretary).
Parish Rooms, Rectory Garth, Hockley Road, Rayleigh
Mon 9 Jul

More details - Lunch Club
Sissy’s lunch club come and chat with others like you with a drink if you wish
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Today, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Keith James
Live music to listen or dance to in our large ballroom
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Poker Night
John’s Poker Night
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Paul Jerome Singer
Live music to listen or dance to in our large ballroom
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Jive Night - 50s Record Hop
Come along and dance Jive and stroll at the 50s Record Hop. Everyone welcome - all types of jive are welcome. Playing rock n roll music from the 50s and current rock n roll bands. Lovely dance floor - car park bring your own drink. Soft drinks provided.
Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall Ashingdon Road Rochford
Wed 27 Jun, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 8 Aug

More details - Maidstone Art Society Annual Exhibition
MAIDSTONE ART SOCIETY is holding its Annual Exhibition for 2018 at The County Gallery, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent from Monday 9th July to Thursday 12th July The exhibition is open from 10.00am to 4.00pm each day and gives you a chance to see the varied talents of the society members .
The County Gallery, County Hall, County Road, Maidstone, Kent
Mon 9 Jul to Thu 12 Jul

More details - The Buster James Band
Formed in the Early ’70’s, Buster James Band came out of the British rock and blues scene. Playing to great crowd reaction, they supported many top name groups from that era.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Maidstone
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Maidstone
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy Kids - Maidstone
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K - Maidstone
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Mote Park Mote Avenue Maidstone
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Sunset Riverboat Cruise on the Kentish Lady
Join us for a Sunset Cruise in aid of the Kent MS Therapy Centre, onboard the Kentish Lady in Maidstone, on Sunday 24th June 2018 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. The cruise will feature a 6 mile round journey on the River Medway, a Finger Buffet, and Charity Raffle. Tickets are £25.
The Kentish Lady, Archbishop’s Palace Undercliffe Boathouse Maidstone
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society
Come and visit us and meet the ponies, pigs, goats, chickens and ducks. Grab a bargain in the newly refurbished Bric a Brac shop. Refreshments available in the information centre. Plenty of parking. We look forward to meeting you.
Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cobham Hall - Open Garden for NGS
1584 brick mansion (open for tours) and parkland of historical importance, now a boarding and day school for girls. Some herbaceous borders, formal parterres, drifts of daffodils, C17 garden walls, yew hedges and lime avenue. Humphry Repton designed 50 hectares of park, most garden follies restored in 2009.
Cobham Hall, Cobham
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Friars Summer Fayre
A fun-filled fayre for all the family. Be entertained by the Vander Super Heroes on their Wheel of Death; join in the fun provided by Mr Alexander’s Travelling Show, an energetic blend of magic, juggling, uni-cycling, acroblance and illusion.
The Friars, Aylesford Priory, AYLESFORD
Sun 24 Jun

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 15 Jul

More details - Knowle Hill Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden created over 30yrs on S-facing slope of N Downs. Spectacular views. Snowdrops and hellebores, many tender plants, china roses, agapanthus, verbenas, salvias and grasses flourish on light soil. Topiary continues to evolve with birds at last emerging. Lavender ribbons hum with bees.
Knowle Hill Farm, Maidstone
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Keeway - Open Garden for NGS
Large, mature country garden with stunning views over the R Crouch. Formal terraces surround the house with steps leading to sweeping lawns, mixed borders packed full of bulbs and perennials, formal rose and herb garden with interesting water feature. Further afield there are wilder areas, paddocks and lake.
Keeway, nr Burnham-on-Crouch
Fri 29 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

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