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More details - St Michael's Hospice Open Gardens - Winchelsea
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.
Winchelsea New Hall, Rectory Lane, Winchelsea
Tue 1 May

More details - Rye Market
Every Thursday rye market 52 weeks a year, you can get your weekly fruit and veg, bakery, fresh flowers, olives, 5 star catering unit, cards and gifts, garden goods, household items, and lots of different clothing stalls for all ages, material and book stall, hats, socks and underwear, bedding, luggage, shoe stall, a
Rye cattle market, rye
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun

More details - Fairlight End - Open Garden for NGS
Gardens Illustrated, June 2016, said ’The 18th century house is at the highest point in the garden with views down the slope over abundant borders and velvety lawns that are punctuated by clusters of specimen trees and shrubs.
Fairlight End, Hastings
Thu 3 May

More details - The Friday Club Live MayDay Bank Holiday Sunday Session
Sinatra to Sheeran. The Friday Club will make to laugh cry tap and dance your way through a fab afternoon of classic and Contemporay favourites. Book ahead for a fab pre show lunch or just come and enjoy the bar. Got a special request? Email us at fridayclubmusic@gmail.
The Owl Bar And Grill, 11 Old Lydd Road, Camber
Sun 6 May

More details - Big Breakfast
Wittersham Church Invites you to a Big Breakfast Full English or Continental in aid of Pilgrim’s Hospice on Saturday 12th May
Wittersham Village Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - Table Top Sale
Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning where we will have a variety of stallholders including bric a brac and a large quantity of material for sale. If you would like to have a table then please contact us.
Wittersham Village Hall
Sat 19 May

More details - 96 Ashford Road - Open Garden for NGS
Small (100ft x 52ft) Japanese inspired front and back garden. Full of interesting planting, with many acers, azaleas and bamboos. Over 100 different hostas, many miniature. Lower garden with greenhouse and raised beds. Also an attractive Japanese Tea House.
96 Ashford Road, Hastings
Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - " A night At The Movies"
A fabulous night of live Film Music including music from: The Mission, The Kings Speech, Dr Zhivago, Schindler’s List, 2001 A Space Odyssey and Pirates Of The Caribbean plus The James Bond Piano Concerto - a fabulous piece containing the themes from the James Bond Films composed by Simon Proctor who will be
Opus Theatre , Cambridge Road, Hastings East Sussex.
Sat 12 May

More details - A Fabulous Night Of Live Film Music
A Fabulous Night Of Live Film Music with the Hastings Sinfonia performing much loved music from the films.
Opus Theatre, Cambridge Road, Hastings
Sat 12 May

More details - Smallhythe Place - Triumphant Women
New exhibitions, Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre and The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. In 2018 we are exploring women’s history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Smallhythe Place - Costume Tours
Delve into the store for a peek of the delicate and lavish costumes once worn by Ellen Terry and her actor friends. With fascinating stories attached to each garment, costume tours are an opportunity to discover a rich theatrical history. Costume tours take place on Saturday afternoons at 1.15pm.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Smallhythe Place - Wuthering Heights
When Cathy’s father brings home an orphaned Heathcliff, the effect will echo for generations. Emily Bront’s only novel is a timeless Gothic classic of passionate love, revenge and despair. ’He’s more myself than I am.
Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 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,
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 - Great Maytham Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Lutyens designed gardens famous for having inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett to write The Secret Garden (pre Lutyens). Parkland, woodland with bluebells. Walled garden with herbaceous beds and rose pergola. Pond garden with mixed shrubbery and herbaceous borders. Interesting specimen trees.
Great Maytham Hall, Tenterden
Wed 23 May

More details - Highbury Hall Craft Market
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month,Highbury Hall Craft Market offers a wide variety of Crafts and Produce from local artists,craftsmen,producers and retailers. All our Stallholders are from Kent & East Sussex and offer something for everyone.
Highbury Hall,Highbury Lane,Tenterden Kent
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tenterden Food & Drink Festival
This will be Market Square Group’s second Food and Drink Festival in Tenterden following our successful launch in 2017. It has all the right ingredients for an excellent weekend of trading, with an informed and enthusiastic public, a family friendly environment and backdrop of independent retail shops.
The Recreation Ground
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - 1940's Weekend
Another action packed 1940s weekend at the Kent & East Sussex Railway Magnificent steam trains will be joined by a Spitfire flying display, vintage military vehicles and even an appearance by Winston Churchill at this year’s Kent & East Sussex Railway 1940s weekend.
Kent and East Sussex Railway Station Road Tenterden Kent
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

More details - Steam and Diesel Gala
Stream and Diesel Gala
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Dungeness Diner
Dungeness Diner - Pre Booking Essential
Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway New Romney Station New Romney Kent
Sat 19 May

More details - Two one act plays
The first performance entitled FETED is a spoof detective play not to be taken too seriously. Set in a small country parish where everybody knows everybody else and what they have been up to, the annual fete becomes the downfall of more than one individual, some more deserving than others.
Shepherds Theatre, Little Common Community Centre, Shepherds Close, Little Common
Fri 18 May and Sat 19 May

Martello Tower No.24 More details - Martello Tower No.24
Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch High Street was one of 74 towers built along the south coast between 1805 and 1812 to resist the threatened French invasion. It has been restored to its original design and contains replica gunpowder barrels and a 24 pounder muzzle-loading cannon on the gun platform.
High Street Dymchurch
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 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 - 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 - 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 - '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,
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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

Who Killed the Vicar More details - Who Killed the Vicar
A Murder Mystery Event where you are the detectives. Prizes to be had if you can work out Who Dunnit! Soft drinks available, bring your own refreshments.
Singleton Village Hall, Hoxton Close, Ashford
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May
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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 - 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 - Bessarabia
The last wave of immigration from the Soviet Union created a significant number of musical ensembles in Israel. Many of these groups didn’t survive beyond the first night, yet Bessarabia has been performing concerts for the past 21 years, to great acclaim in Israel and abroad.
St Mary the Virgin, The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent
Wed 2 May

More details - Godinton House & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
12 acres complement the magnificent Jacobean house. Terraced lawns lead through herbaceous borders, rose garden and formal lily pond to intimate Italian garden and large walled garden with delphiniums, potager, cut flowers and iris border.
Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford
Sun 20 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 - AGM and Members night - Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society meeting
Established in 1920 Ashford Archaeological and Historical Society (Registered Charity no. 802043) meets monthly at 7.30pm on the third Monday of September to May at the Quaker Meeting House.
Quaker Meeting House, Albert Road, Ashford
Mon 21 May