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

02
AUG
Fremlin Walk Festival: Beauty In The Walk
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

Pamper yourself in the sunshineFremlin Walks Summer Festival is now on July 19 ‐ August 9 and were bringing you three weeks of free summer‐inspired eventsThis Saturday were hosting a very special free event with House of Fraser ‐ youre invited to…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01494 768068
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02
AUG
The Screaming Woods - Pluckley Investigation
Dering Woods

We will be conducting a Paranormal Investigation into the Screaming Woods...Who knows what horrors we will be facing in another one of the UKs top 10 haunted places in the heart of Kent. Who will be brave enough to endure it with…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07812 566438
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05
AUG
Fremlin Walk Festival: Storytelling In The Walk
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

Fremlin Walks Summer Festival is now on July 19 ‐ August 9 and were bringing you three weeks of free summer‐inspired events.Each Tuesday during the festival is dedicated to the little shoppers of MaidstoneThis Tuesday 5th August Waterstones is hosting a special…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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08
AUG
Fremlin Walk Festival: Bag 4 Life Giveaway
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

Fremlin Walks Summer Festival is now on July 19 ‐ August 9 and were bringing you three weeks of free summer‐inspired eventsTo round off the second week of our festival were holding a green event with a twistBring us 5 of your…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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16
AUG
Extreme Torque Show
The Hop Farm Family Park

An all day spectacular of adrenalin fuelled entertainment to keep all the family busy.Whether you're a fan of monster trucks motorbikes or the more urban sports of BMX and parkour the Extreme Torque Show is the place to be.With performances staggered and…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02033 756506
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23
AUG
Tractorfest and Country Fair
Biddenden

This is the second year that Tractorfest will be held following on from its very popular first year 2014 will be even bigger and better . More tractors will be shown more events such as ploughing and cultivation using vintage machinery.…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07956 827377
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23
AUG
Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair 2014
Biddenden

Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair 2014 will build on its success from 2013 with an even bigger and better show more tractors and vehicles more attractions and loads more exciting things to do.Over the coming months we will be building…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07956 827377
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29
AUG
Tropicana Nights
The White Rock Theatre

The Ultimate 80s party night for the over 25sA fantastic night out for Hen parties birthday groups or just a group of friends who fancy a good boogiePrizes for best fancy dress and give‐aways on the night …

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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12
SEP
Pure Autumn Art Fair 2014
Powdermils Hotel

The Fifth edition of the PURE Autumn Fair will once again take place at the beautiful and historic PowderMills Hotel Battle this September. Presenting a bold exciting and provocative collection of artwork across an extensive range of media this exhibition will as…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Maidstone Rock Choir
The Gallery (Arts Centre)

Your local Maidstone choir is run by vocal teacher Nik Haley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Nik. Rock Choir…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
SEP
The Rain That Washes at Rye Arts Festival
Rye College

Actor Ashley Maynard enacts Christopher Maphosas true life story of leaving Zimbabwe aged 14 to join the revolution against white rule. Dave Carey has created a provocative tense and dramatic story.We are instantly plunged into the compelling tale of growing up in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01797 224442
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Ashford Rock Choir
Willesborough Junior School

The local Ashford choir is run by Kent based musician Jonathan Grosberg. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
Gruff Rhys
St Mary The Virgin

Gruff Rhys shouldnt require much introduction. Not only has he fronted Welsh legends Super Furry Animals who are currently on hiatus for 17 years hes lately been responsible for some supremely innovative solo records and…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
SEP
Lydd Bagpipe and Hurdy Gurdy Fest. 2014
All Saints' Church

You are invited to an evening party of FolkWorldMedievalEuro Ceilidh.... music dance and songs in the atmospheric and acoustically splendid venue of All Saints Church Lydd. A diverse mixture of local and international performers including Bombus Lucorum Woodwose Simon Raine and Christine…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01797 320152
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01
OCT
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Hazlitt Theatre

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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04
OCT
Katherine Ryan
Hazlitt Theatre

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
OCT
Hairspray
The Hazlitt Theatre

IF LIFE WERE EVERYTHING IT SHOULD BE IT WOULD BE MORE LIKE HAIRSPRAY.Hairspray tells the story of overweight Baltimore girl Tracy Turnblad. Shes never been part of the in crowd until winning a coveted spot on the local TV dance program The…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07969 610861
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30
OCT
10cc
White Rock Theatre

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Omid Djalili
White Rock Theatre

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
NOV
Psychic Gold's Halloween Psychic Fair
The Orchard Spot

Psychic Gold are fast becoming the UKs leading psychic event organisers they bring together at their events the very highest quality psychics mediums card readers and healers all of which are at the very highest level of their gift. Psychic Gold Events…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07724 364333
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15
NOV
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Hop Farm
The Hop Farm

Youre in for a totally different running experience which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. Its so good its scary.Choose your distance and join us when the sun goes down at The Hop Farm. Bring along your little monsters…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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15
NOV
Spooky Sprint Kent 2014
The Hop Farm

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a race in the dark with only a head torch to light your way. Up for it You're in for a totally different experience which will test your nerve as well as…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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16
NOV
Paul Carrack
White Rock Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Ghost Hunt at Yesterday's World
Yesterdays World

Join us at the unique Yesterdays World Well yake you back in time with this ghost hunt. You will be able to discover the ghosts of Yesterdays World using experiments and equipment as seen on TV. This event will include:‐ A full…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07739 844900
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05
MAY
Stewart Francis
Hazlitt Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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