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

Darling Buds Classic Car show
Buss Farm (The Darling Buds Farm)

SUNDAY 5TH JULY 201510AM TO 4PMCome and see 900 classic cars 60 trade stallsFunfair Childrens Play AreaNow in its 20th yearA perfick family day out in the Kent countryside with a warm friendly atmosphere featuring pre‐1990 makes and models of classic…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01233 226110
Striking Matches
St Mary The Virgin

Striking Matches at St Mary The Virgin in Ashford on Thursday 09 July 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Kent County Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals food fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England'…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 633060
Introduction to portrait and lighting photography
Lux Studios

Beginners Portrait Photography Course ‐ Maidstone Kent 1 Day.£125 ‐ A contemporary approach to taking stunning people portraits.Equally of value to an amateur keen to enjoy the experience of capturing great images of family and friends as it is to the budding…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01245 494258
Moscow State Circus
Kent County Showground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

The Comedy Club Ashford
Ashford International Hotel - QHotels

The Comedy Club Ashford at the International Hotel on Friday 31st July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV. Joe Rowntree: Daves One Night Stand Dave.Joe Rowntree is a stand‐up comedian actor writer and presenter. He graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2003…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01233 219988
The Secret Garden
Belmont House & Gardens

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01795 890202
The Vicars Picnic ( Yalding Music Festival )
Vicar's Island

Best independent festival on the banks of the river Medway. We put experience before profit bringing a slice of Glastonbury for the whole family to our corner of Kent. Camping and Glamping available. …

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

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

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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