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Today to Fri 25 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Today

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 - 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

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 - 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 - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Etchingham
Following the success from last year’s Open Garden, which raised over £36,000 for the Hospice, we are delighted to announce our Open Garden season for 2018.
King John’s Lodge, Sheepstreet Lane, Etchingham
Tue 15 May

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 - 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 - 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,
Today

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 - 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 - Bateman's - Paint the garden workshops, Sat 19 May & Sun 15 July, 11am-4pm
Discover the inner artist in you by joining one of our paint the garden workshops. Led by a local artist, John Wiltshire, these workshops will focus attention on the garden in all its glory. Paper, brushes and paint will be provided and a light lunch is included. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Bateman’s, Bateman’s Lane, Burwash,
Sat 19 May

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 - Children character day
details to follow
Spa Valley Railway Tubridge Wells
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

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
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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: Victoria & Abdul (2017; Cert. 12;  Biography, Drama, History)
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells
Sat 19 May

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 - 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 20 May

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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - The Arts Society Tonbridge (was Tonbridge DFAS) Talk : The Story of Russian Art
Lecturer: Rosamund Bartlett
Medway Hall, The Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge
Thu 24 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
Wed 2 May, Sun 13 May, Wed 23 May, Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - Bodiam Castle - Guided moat walk at Bodiam Castle : 26 March to 28 October 2018, 12.15 & 2.15pm
Get out and about with one of our guides on these short but informative walks around the castle grounds, where you will discover some of the secrets of Bodiam’s past.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Today, Sun 29 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Wed 2 May to Fri 4 May, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May, Mon 14 May, Wed 16 May to Fri 18 May, Sun 20 May, Mon 21 May, Wed 23 May, Thu 24 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Female suffrage: the other side exhibition; Sat 3 March to Mon 3 Sept;  11am-5pm
As part of the National Trust’s ’Women and Power’ programme in 2018, we take a look at Lord Curzon’s anti-suffrage stance.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Have-a-go archery and falconry, weekends & school holidays from 30 March to 3 Sept
Discover your hidden talents and try your hand at some medieval skills. Join the archers and falconers from The Hawking Centre and test your skill with a bow and arrow or try your hand at flying a bird of prey. Payment for these activities is made directly to The Hawking Centre staff.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Guided estate walks at Bodiam Castle : 1 May to 23 October 2018, 2.15pm
Most people know about the castle at Bodiam, but we are now offering the opportunity to find out more about the local area around the castle including the village, its church and the former Guinness estate.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Female suffrage: the other side exhibition; Sat 3 March to Mon 3 Sept;  11am-5pm
As part of the National Trust’s ’Women and Power’ programme in 2018, we take a look at Lord Curzon’s anti-suffrage stance.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Wed 2 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Suffragists vs Lord Curzon; Sats 12 May & 16 Jun, Suns 15 July & 2 Sept 2018
Part of the Women and Power programme. This year sees the Trust celebrating 100 years since women won the right to vote. Come and hear the views of those for and against this decision.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Sat 12 May

More details - Bodiam Castle - Guided moat walk at Bodiam Castle : 26 March to 28 October 2018, 12.15 & 2.15pm
Get out and about with one of our guides on these short but informative walks around the castle grounds, where you will discover some of the secrets of Bodiam’s past.
Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, near Robertsbridge,
Fri 25 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

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 - Bring Your Own Baby Comedy
Bring Your Own Baby Comedy is the UK’s number one baby friendly comedy club! With the funniest stars from TV and the comedy circuit for you, and soft flooring, toys and more for baby, our shows are the perfect treat.
The Plough, Leigh Road, Hildenborough
Wed 23 May

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 - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Benenden
Following the success from last year’s Open Garden, which raised over £36,000 for the Hospice, we are delighted to announce our Open Garden season for 2018.
Balmoral Cottage, The Green, Benenden
Tue 22 May