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

21
DEC
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Maidstone
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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30
JAN
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
White Rock Theatre

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01424 462288
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03
FEB
Build It Live South East, Kent
Kent Event Centre

Build It Live South East will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th February 2018 and for a second successive year will be held at the award‐winning Kent Event Centre. The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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31
MAR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza 2018
Kent Event Centre

Following on from the amazing success we had with the first Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza we have secured the bigger Maidstone Exhibition Hall at the Kent showground for three days so please come and join in have more fun than this year watching…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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07
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show is for anyone with a passion or interest for vintage vehicles. The Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the vintage vehicles…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633058
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22
APR
The Word Forest Org #ConservationConversation
The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.The joint presentation looks at reforestation and the resulting wildlife populations with insights into conservation initiatives with our MD Giles Clark and Ru…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 771915
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22
APR
The Word Forest Organisation #ConservationConversa
The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.The joint presentation looks at reforestation and the resulting wildlife populations with insights into conservation initiatives with our MD Giles Clark and Ru…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 771915
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28
APR
Kent Mind Body Spirit Festival
The Hop Farm

Join us for Kents biggest festival for the mind body and spirit; this 2‐day Mind Body Spirit Festival brings together ancient wisdom and practices combined with innovative modern ideas products services insights allowing you the seeker space to relax unwind and expand…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441227 749759
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29
APR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
White Rock Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01424 462288
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12
MAY
Bewl Water Half-Marathon, Marathon & Ultra Maratho
Bewl Water Visitor Centre

The half marathon and ultra for this series is held annually in May and takes place at the Bewl reservoir which is set within 1000 acres of the picturesque Kent and Sussex countryside based in Lamberhurst Kent. All these trail routes follow…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07984 540177
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Kent Experiences
Kent

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Kent on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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07
JUN
Wealden Times Midsummer Fair
Hole Park

Wealden Times Midsummer Fair set in the stunning grounds of the Hole Park estate near Tenterden will be showcasing over 250 handpicked exhibitors selling contemporary and vintage home wares garden accessories fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan food and drink.…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01580 714705
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18
AUG
Truckfest South East 2018
The Hop Farm

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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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.