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More details - Bishopscourt - Open Garden for NGS
The residence of the Bishop of Rochester, this 1 acre historic walled garden is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Rochester with views of the castle from a raised lookout. Mature trees, lawns, yew hedges, rose garden, sculptures, fountain, wild flowers and mixed borders with perennials.
Bishopscourt, Rochester
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cabaret Club - 5 Year Birthday Bash
We’re back and ready for action! And we’re thrilled to announce that our new home will be the St George Hotel, the space is HUGE and absolutely perfect for our cabaret shows!
St George Hotel, 8 New Road, Chatham, Medway
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Fabric and Film
A creative and fun afternoon for families with children (aged 5+) to explore textiles with artist-duo Kaleidoworks.  Taking place in Bow Arts’ outdoor covered courtyard, the afternoon will be a chance to explore hands-on textile processes alongside experimental moving-image.
Nucleus Arts Creative Riverside Hub 13 Military Road Chatham
Sat 26 May

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Gillingham
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.
Great Lines Park Great Lines Gillingham
Sun 27 May

More details - Bomb Disposal!
A special trail highlighting the Royal Engineers’ role in the investigation and disarming of explosive devices including special demonstrations from the Museum’s “Wheelbarrow Mk 7” robot. Included in standard admission prices.
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Half-Term Family Activities - Zulu Warrior!
Join us this holiday and transform yourself into a Zulu warrior in our family-friendly drop in events inspired by our fascinating collections. Tuesday 29 May –Zulu shields Design your own personalised shield to identify your regiment.
Royal Engineers Museum Prince Arthur Road Gillingham
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Rainham
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 Howard School, Derwent Way, Rainham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Grange Oast - Open Garden for NGS
A front garden approx 15x40m built in 2014 for a recently restored property. A formal layout with mixed informal planting incorporating many unusual plants. Located on an exposed site where plants have to cope with hot summers and wet winters.
Grange Oast, Maidstone
Sun 27 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 17 Jun

More details - Coalhouse Kite Making
Make a kite to fly in the park! Optional easy kite art for 3-5 years. No need to book in advance, just turn up and pay in the onsite café Last tickets sold at 3.30pm
Coalhouse Fort Princess Margaret Road East Tilbury
Mon 28 May and Tue 29 May

More details - Farmyard Fairy Tales
Take part in our may half term at Kent Life - Join our entertainers across the site in our fairy tale themed activities. Plant your very own beanstalk and join in as we build the three little pigs houses!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Family Friendly Barn Dance
Join us for a Barn Dance, it’s fun for all the family, our indoor and outdoor play areas will also be available when little feet get tired. The beauty of a Barn Dance is that everyone can take part, young or old, experienced dancers to beginners and even those with two left feet! No experience is necessary!
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Meopham Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Artisan Crafts Vintage & Gift Fair
Meopham Village Hall, Wrotham Rd, Meopham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Me and My Bee
A family show for children and adults. Recommended 5+ years. “A rarity… deliciously eccentric” Lyn Gardner for The Guardian Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.
The Woodville, Woodville Place, Gravesend
Sun 27 May

More details - Me And My Bee
Recommended 5+ years.“A rarity..deliciously eccentric” Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time.
Woodville Woodville Place Gravesend Kent
Sun 27 May

More details - Thumbelina
There was once a girl so small that she could float on a lily pad and ride on the back of a dragonfly. Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a girl no bigger than a thumb, and her encounters with a frog, mouse, mole and swallow is played gently amongst gardening tools.
Woodville Woodville Place Gravesend Kent
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 'Gravesend' by Chris Bennett  - book launch
Book lovers are welcome at the official launch of Chris Bennett’s debut novel ’ Gravesend’. Come and meet the author and hear readings from the book. Local writers can also meet the publishers and discuss their work with them.
Clarendon Hotel , Royal Pier Road , Gravesend
Sat 26 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,
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - West Malling Early Summer Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
West Malling is an attractive small market town with some fine buildings. Enjoy seven lovely gardens that are entirely different from each other and cannot be seen from the road.
West Malling Early Summer Gardens, West Malling
Sun 3 Jun

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,
Sun 27 May

More details - Big family country boot sale market Southfleet Kent
New field, large site, easy access , sits alongside Main A2 London / Kent. Very busy sale, unlimited space and car parking. Sell old or new, no booking required.
One Tree field fox hounds lane , Southfleet
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Big Bank Holiday Monday boot sale
One tree field, fox hounds lane , Southfleet DA139LH. Massive field, big sale on Bank holiday Monday. Unlimited space, very very busy.
Fox hounds lane Southfleet DA139LH
Mon 28 May

More details - Maidstone Food & Drink Festival
Market Square Group is very excited to be returning to Maidstone with our Food and Drink Festival, following a successful launch in 2017. Located in Mote Park, close to the Bowls Club and Leisure Centre.
Mote Park
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - St. Margaret's Church garden fete
Fun for all the family. Plants, cakes, refreshments, hog roast, tower tours, sweets, bottles, crafts, hoopla, darts, bowling for a pig, and many more.
St. Margaret’s Church, The Green, Stanford-le-Hope
Mon 28 May

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 5 Jun to Thu 7 Jun

More details - Canvey Island Wildlife Day
Come and explore RSPB West Canvey Marsh as part of a fun day out for the whole family. With lots of activities for children, craft and wildlife stalls, food and drink and the photography competition being judged by the BBC The One Show’s Mike Dilger. This is a day not to be missed!
RSPB West Canvey Marsh ,Canvey Island
Sat 26 May

More details - Annual Duck Race
Plastic duck race along The Brook, Loose. Punch and Judy, Face Painting, Fairground rides, Craft stall, tea tent and beer tent, Chainsaw demonstration, Birds of Prey.
Brooks Field, Loose Village.
Mon 28 May

More details - Penguin
Ben is delighted when he rips open his present, inside is a penguin. ’Hello Penguin!’ says Ben. Penguin says nothing. Ben tickles Penguin; he pulls his funniest face; he puts on a happy hat, sings a silly song and does a dizzy dance.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Wed 30 May

More details - 'Finding Your Feet' (12A)
Screen @ The Avenue ’Finding Your Feet’ (12A) On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 1 Jun

More details - 'What Moves Me' Dance Theatre
“Man has developed consciousness slowly and laboriously in a process that took untold ages to reach the civilized state. And this evolution is far from complete for large areas of the human mind are still shrouded in darkness.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sun 3 Jun

More details - A Night of Clairvoyance with Hazel Lee
Hazel Lee returns to the Avenue Theatre for another fabulous evening of clairvoyance. www.hazellee.com
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Screen @ The Avenue 'Darkest Hour' (PG)
During World War II, with the threat of a German invasion looming, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill faces some huge decisions as he plots to stop the Nazi advance.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Princesses of Pop
Miss Sammy J presents ’Princesses of Pop’. A high energy, fun show featuring three tributes to the following artists: Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift complete with many costume changes. Professional dancers will also be joining Miss Sammy J on stage. A show for all the family.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Nettlestead Place - Open Garden for NGS
C13 manor house in 10 acre plantsmans garden. Large formal rose garden. Large herbaceous garden of island beds with rose and clematis walkway leading to a newly planned garden of succulents. Fine collection of trees and shrubs; sunken pond garden, a maze of Thuja, terraces, bamboos, glen garden, Acer lawn.
Nettlestead Place, Nettlestead
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Glow-worms: Ecology, Habitat Management & Surveying
Glow-worms are one of the most intriguing beetles, with their green glow a magical feature of summer evenings throughout the UK. Come and learn about the lifecycle and ecology of Glow-worms and find out how to actively manage habitats to increase their numbers.
Chafford Gorges Nature Park
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Superhero Family Fun Run
We are looking for heroes to take on a 5k family fun run to support Kenward Trust and You Can Youth Cancer Support at Kenward Trust’s estate in Yalding on Sunday 8th July 2018. Take in stunning views as you take on a multi-terrain and undulating route through our beautiful country estate in Yalding.
Kenward Trust, Kenward Road, Yalding
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Shakespeare - A Midsummer Nights Dream
Have you ever seen a Shakespeare Play before? Well, this one is only one hour long and only has one act!!! The touring company ’This is my Theatre’ are performing this ’one-off’ short play A Midsummer NIght’s Dream inside Old Vange Church on Saturday 2nd June at 2:30pm.
All Saints Church, London Road, Vange, Basildon
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Ehpps BargainFridays
We are now holding our ‘ Bargain Fridays’ ‘ on the last day of the month. Come along and grab a bargain in our newly refurbished Bric a Brac shop, everything at knockdown prices including Books, Toys, Clothing, Home and Garden, Ornaments and much more.
Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex
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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 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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 10 Jun

More details - 10th Essex Big Beltane Pagan Picnic
Come and join Wild Warrior Events again for a wonderful magical day of fun, music, dancing, stalls and so much more!! as we celebrate our 10th year! Live music, tribal dancers, morris men, workshops, Punch & Judy, market stalls, Beltane ritual, ice creams & food, face painting, and much more!
The Roundhouse, Hadleigh Country Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh
Sun 27 May

More details - Blood Donation Session
We are holding a blood donation session at Sainsbury’s DHL Distribution Centre, Rennie Drive, Dartford, DA1 5FD on Monday 11th June 2018 and have appointments available between 13.00 - 16.00 & 17.00 - 19.00. To book an appointment please visit us at blood.co.
Sainsbury’s DHL Distribution Centre, Rennie Drive, Dartford
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Cats Protection Cat Homing Show
We have many cats of all ages and colours looking for new safe forever homes. Please come along and view our cats. Home checks apply. 01268 750831 for more information and to arrange the home-visit that will be needed before the cat or kitten is homed with you.
Hadleigh Methodist Hall, Chapel Lane Hadleigh
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Artist's Exhibition & Food Market
Sunday 27th May. 11am - 3pm. FREE ENTRY. This event will host a variety of local artist’s stalls inside. I welcome all types of artistic media from the traditional acrylic artists to the modern digital design work. Outside will see a variety of food stalls.
Hadleigh Old Fire Station, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex
Sun 27 May

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 29 May, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Family Roller Disco.
We’re delighted to announce that our popular Roller Disco sessions are back at The Place for 2018. Our 3rd Roller Disco session of the year will be on Thursday 31st May, with more dates to be announced. Suitable for the whole family.
The Place Pitsea Leisure Centre Northlands Pavement Pitsea Basildon
Thu 31 May

More details - Benfleet & District Philatelic Society Meeting
6Jun: Derek Connell with display "London Exhibitions"; 4Jul: Mark Routh will display "Titanic"; 1 Aug: Jeremy Gaskell will display "Edith Cavell, Queen Astrid and Fernando Poo". Organised by Benfleet & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Robert Herbert (Secretary).
Jubilee Hall, St Barnabas Church, Church Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

More details - Bedtime Reading Night
Join us at Leigh Library for our Bedtime Reading Night. Bring a pillow and a grown-up to enjoy the stories and games! Suitable for ages 6+
Leigh Library, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea
Tue 29 May

More details - Two Tree Gallery
Two Tree Gallery is in the main alleyway that links Rectory Grove to Broadway West. Located next to Ten Green Bottles, it is a co-operative of 8 local artists. All the artists live and work locally and share all aspects of running the gallery between them.
11 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Minster on Sea
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.....
Oasis Academy, East Campus, Minster Road, Minster on Sea
Sat 2 Jun

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