What's on inTenterden

Welcome to Tenterden

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Tenterden - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Tenterden to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Tenterden

11
SEP
Leeds Castle Food Festival
Leeds Castle

The delicious Leeds Castle Food Festival returns this September.Food and drink producers including artisan bakers local micro‐breweries and pulled pork barbecues will set up their stalls in the Castle grounds. Delicious global dishes will be available alongside Kent Cider marshmallows cheese cakes…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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12
SEP
Truckfest South East
Kent Showground

We are happy to announce Truckfest South East is returning this year Truckfest has been ongoing since 1983 and has reached national status. We have Truckfest shows all across the UK.All information and tickets can be found at www.truckfest.co.uk.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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18
SEP
Tabanca Weekender 2015
Pontins

Tabanca 2015 is the biggest Soca Carnival weekender in the UKIt the UKs largest Soca based weekender where thousands of people from across the UK and Europe will come together to enjoy themed party nights and other activities over 3 nights in…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07950 715598
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22
SEP
Festival of Flowers
Leeds Castle

Celebrity garden designer Diarmuid Gavin will be joining us on the opening day of this years Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle. Once again the Castle will be transformed for a week by professional florists flower arrangers and award winning floral designers…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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25
SEP
The Comedy Club Ashford
Ashford International Hotel

The Comedy Club Ashford at the International Hotel on Friday 25th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian Mark Dolan:Host of the iconic Channel 4 comedy show Balls of Steel.Mark Dolan is a comedian writer and TV presenter.Most recently…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01233 219988
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11
OCT
BIG Wakies Maidstone
Mote Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Mote Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty. Take…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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17
OCT
Chocolate Celebration at Castle View Restaurant
Leeds Castle

Celebrate the world of fine chocolate at Castle View Restaurant during Chocolate Week 2015. Our menu explores the indulgent taste of the nations favourite guilty pleasure Our chefs will become artisan chocolatiers for the evening and subtly introduce delicious bitter and sweet…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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17
OCT
Spooky Sprint Kent
The Hop Farm Family Park

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a spine‐tingling different race A run in the dark with only a head torch to light your way which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. Its so good its…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321314
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20
OCT
Tim Vine
White Rock Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Witches and Wizard Academy at Half Term
Leeds Castle

Children will be spellbound at the Witches and Wizard Academy during October Half Term. A childrens trail will take place throughout the grounds with a chocolate prize at the end. A fancy dress competition takes place daily while spellbinding stories will entertain…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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28
OCT
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra
St Mary In The Castle

A very special concert from acclaimed trumpeter composer and bandleader Matthew Halsall and the remarkable Eastern‐tinged hard grooving Gondwana Orchestra. Featuring string quartet and very special guest vocalist Josephine Oniyama expect an unforgettable night of soulful string‐laden and deeply spiritual jazz.A great…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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06
NOV
James Arg Argent Live
Victorias Cabaret Club

The BandStaring James Arg Argent From ITVBes The Only Way Is EssexThe Arg Function Band is a 5 piece that can be tailored to a 12 piece band 100 live Sound Band That Covers All GenresIncluding Swing Pop Rock RandB Disco…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01622 859331
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07
NOV
Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular
Leeds Castle

There will be lights camera action for the biggest and best firework display in the South East of England. The incredible fireworks will this year be timed to music from the movies. Lookout for scenes from the silver screen projected onto the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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12
NOV
Lau
St Mary In The Castle

Modern folk music's most innovative band return in 2012 with their third album Race The Loser to be released 01 Oct. The trio's captivating live and studio performances have seen Lau pick up three consecutive…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
The Christmas Market
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle hosts the annual Christmas Market on the Cedar Lawn overlooking the Castle. Discover an array of seasonal gift ideas toys decorations food and drink. Visit the Leeds Castle reindeer and birds of prey in the animal area.Enjoy our nostalgic fairground…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Tourist Attractions


Bodiam Castle

One of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain, Bodiam was built in 1385, as both a defence and a comfortable home. The exterior is virtually complete and the ramparts rise dramatically above the moat. Enough of the interior survives to give an impression of castle life.…

Highlands Farm

Located deep in the heart of the glorious Kent country side the Centre is an unbeatable family day out. With lots of new attractions have opened for Easter 2004' plus all the old favourites, no other attraction offers so much to see and do for all ages…

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Less than an hour from the M25 lies an area of gentle hills, woods and marshland where friendly olde world charm of a past age await to greet you. Our line joins together the jewels of the Weald, Tenterden Town and Bodiam Castle, brushing past the quiet Sussex…

Sissinghurst Castle

One of the world's most celebrated gardens, the creation of Vita Sackville‐West and her husband Sir Harold NicolsonDeveloped around the surviving parts of an Elizabethan mansion with a central red‐brick prospect tower, a series of small enclosed compartments, intimate in scale and romantic in atmosphere and including the…

Smallhythe Place

The half‐timbered house, built in the early 16th century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding yard, was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 to 1928 and contains her fascinating theatre collection. The cottage grounds include her rose garden, orchard, nuttery, a wonderful display of…

Ballooning Partnership

Hot Air Balloons at Ballooning Partnership in Cranbrook, Kent. Contact venue on 01580 850880 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Tenterden? See our list of attractions in Tenterden, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.