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

25
FEB
Fireside Sparks: Abigail Cardwell and Chris Ken
Revelation

Kent‐based Abigail Cardwell vocals and Chris Kennedy piano perform popular jazz standards new and old. Their repertoire includes a sophisticated mix of classic jazz songs from the great American songbook such as Embraceable You Feeling Good Sway Wonderful World At Last Misty…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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01
MAR
Jazz Supper at The Mermaid
Mermaid Inn

For decades bass player David Silk has been running and hosting an exciting array of unique jazz‐based events with a wide and varied roster of musicians and artists and is now running Jazz Concerts at The Mermaid Inn. This months special guest…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01797 223065
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02
MAR
Revels Comedy Club
Revelation

Revels Comedy Club returns to Revelation For the second time get up close and personal with some of the best comedy that Britain has to offer.El Baldiniho has seen a meteoric rise on the British comedy scene. He has appeared and disappeared…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 663201
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03
MAR
Knight and Spiers
Revelation

In the summer of 2016 the organisers of FolkEast Festival had the grand idea of pairing legendary fiddle layer Peter Knight ex‐Steeleye Span and melodeon player extraordinaire John Spiers ex‐Bellowhead for a special one off concert at that years festival.In the event…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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09
MAR
Evening of Clairvoyance with Pauline Mason & Tracy
Victorias Cabaret

An Evening of Clairvoyance with International Mediums Pauline Mason and Tracy Fance ‐ 9th March 2018 Ticket only event tickets £10 each to book contact Victorias on 01622 859331 Doors open at 7pm performance starts at 7.30pm Car Parking …

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01227 749759
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09
MAR
Tom Mcrae
Revelation

Tom McRae is an English singer song writer based in the California since 2003. His music is widely used by film and TV companies both in Britain and the States. He is the son of…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
The circus of Horrors- Voodoo
Hazlitt Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01622 758611
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21
MAR
Blood Donation Session
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

We are holding a blood donation session at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2 Ledsham Avenue St Leonards on Sea TN37 7LE on Wednesday 21st March and have appointments available between 13.30 ‐ 20.00.To book an appointment…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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24
MAR
Harriet Live In Maidstone
Maidstone Pizza Express

HARRIET ‐ a UK singer songwriter discovered on the Graham Norton show who brought tears to Gaby Roslins eyes was chosen by Denise Van Outen as An Artist To Introduce and whom global singer Rumer commented sounds a lot like Karen Carpenter.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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24
MAR
Long Nose Puppet Theatre: Penguin
Revelation

Presented by: ApplauseBen is delighted when he rips open his present inside is a penguin. Hello Penguin says Ben. Penguin says nothing. Ben tickles Penguin; he pulls his funniest face; he puts on a happy hat sings a silly song and does…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01233 663201
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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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14
APR
Highbury Hall Craft Market
Highbury Hall

Our Craft Market is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month and features a wide range of arts and crafts from local Stallholders. Admission is free and our caf is open all day providing drinks light lunches freshly cut sandwiches and…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07956 295076
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22
APR
Fireside Sparks: Jonny Hepbir Duo- Hepbir & Hen
Revelation

In the UK Jonny Hepbir is regarded as one of the few authentic players on the British Gypsy jazz scene. His background has seen years of experience playing amongst some of the top Gypsy guitarists in the world including Bireli Lagrene Lulu…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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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 presentations looks at the importance of reforestation and the resulting wildlife populations once this essential habitat is replaced with insights into conservation…

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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28
APR
Scott Matthews
Revelation

New Album The Great Untold out April 2018Putting my world on the lineTurning one leaf at a timeNever knowing what Ill findA man. A guitar. And a song.It sounds simple doesnt it And it is.Scott Matthews new record The Great Untold is…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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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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02
MAY
Bessarabia
Revelation

The last wave of immigration from the Soviet Union created a significant number of musical ensembles in Israel. Many of these groups didnt survive beyond the first night yet Bessarabia has been performing concerts for the past 21 years to great acclaim…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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12
MAY
Bewl Water 10k, Half-Marathon, Marathon
Bewl Water Visitor Centre

The 10k 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07984 540177
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25
MAY
Alfresco Festival 2018
Hop Farm

Alfresco is a festival designed for all the family with plenty of tasteful activities on offer to keep young ones busy as well as wonderful stage deigns and exotic arenas all splendidly decorated to provide safe spaces to dance the days and…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07584 072308
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31
MAY
9) David Starkey- Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer
Revelation

English constitutional historian and presenter David Starkey best known for Channel 4s The Six Wives of Henry VII and Monarchy presents this insightful talk on Henry VIII and history repeating itself in Henry VIII: The First BrexiteerHenry VIII like a colossus bestrides…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01233 663201
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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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02
JUN
10) RPR (Ritchie, Parrish, Ritchie)
Revelation

They rocked the folkroots music scene as the rhythm section of Tanglefoot a hard‐working band with a massive presence and a fanatically loyal following throughout Canada the US & Britain.Now Rob Ritchie Al Parrish and Steve Ritchie along with percussionistsingersongwriter Beaker Granger…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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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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08
JUN
Home Service
Revelation

The reunion of this classic band came about after the discovery of some previously unheard live recordings in early 2011 that had languished in the back of a wardrobe for the last 25 years. Home Service is once again back in business.Home…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01233 663201
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06
JUL
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 630975
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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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16
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
White Rock Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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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.…

Want more?

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.