What's on inTonbridge

Welcome to Tonbridge

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Tonbridge - 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 Tonbridge to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Tonbridge

17
SEP
FREE taster session at the East Grinstead Rock Cho
Zambezi Room

Your local East Grinstead choir is run by singerpianist Rebecca Clegg. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I dont…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Kings Hill School

Your friendly local Kings Hill choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Kings Hill Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Orpington Rock Choir
Orpington Methodist Church

The Orpington Rock Choir is led by choir leader Nik Haley. 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 dont…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
Cobham Hall

The Gravesend Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Katie Hockley. Youve probably heard of our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary but at Rock Choir…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Orpington/Petts Wood Ro
Christ Church United Reformed Church

The Orpington Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Michael Fricker. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by local musician Nik Haley. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and Eurodisney to raising money for some…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
The Comedy Club Dartford
Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel

The Comedy Club Dartford at the Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel on Friday 19th september. 3 Top Comedians as seen on TV.Host Comedian Bryan LaceyA genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future BBC6 MusicBryan found his true calling…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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20
SEP
Equestrian Tabletop Sale
Hodsoll Street and Ridley Village Hall

Equestrian Table Top SaleHodsoll Street Village Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near WrothamSaturday 20th September 9:00‐12:00 setting up from 8:00Tables £5 in advance ‐ phone 01732 823 175 to bookor Email: frank.cotteevirgin.netFree entry and parking; Refreshments availableClose to Village Green and PubGoogle…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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26
SEP
Ben Montague
Chequer Mead Theatre and Arts Centre

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 12.2 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: 12.2 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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07969 610861
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10
OCT
Mums Expo
Kings Hill Communty Centre

Mums Expo is an evening of shopping pampering and wine tasting. Its a free event and a great night out for you and your friends. Do a little christmas shopping while you sip and sample some great wines.Come along and see…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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11
OCT
British Touring Car Championship
Brands Hatch circuit

The traditional British Touring Car Championship season finale takes place on the majestic Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch scene of last years spectacular finale which saw Andrew Jordan crowned as the newest BTCC champion. Expect to see a champion crowned once…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08434 539000
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21
OCT
Hurried Steps: Autumn Tour 2014 early afternoon
The Angel Centre

The compelling hour‐long play examines violence against women by using testimonies from real women. Hurried Steps creator and Italy's foremost playwright Dacia Maraini was inspired by testimonies reported by Amnesty International and newspaper cuttings.The play raises awareness of violence against women and…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01732 359966
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21
OCT
Hurries Steps: Autumn Tour 2014
The Angel Centre

The compelling hour‐long play is based on testimonies from real women. The stories are inspired by testimonies reported by Amnesty International and newspaper cuttings. Dacia Maraini is Italy's foremost playwright nominated for the 21012 Nobel Prize for Literature. The play raises awareness…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
OCT
HORROWEEN- Nightmare Under the stairs
The Stag Theatre

The Play is on over 2 days at the STAG Theatre Sevenoks 2 matinee performances and and 2 evening ‐ Thursday 30th and Friday 31st OCTOBER Halloween5:30 ‐ 7:00pm and 7:30pm ‐ 9:00 on both daysSYNOPSIS: Chloe and Sebastians cat Puss…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02084 660558
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01
NOV
Truck Racing and Fireworks
Brands Hatch circuit

Expect fireworks on and off the track this November as the popular racing Trucks blast into Brands Hatch for their spark‐tacular season finale while on Sunday night the darkening skies will be lit up by our now customary dazzling fireworks display.Truck Racing…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08434 539000
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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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07724 364333
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08
NOV
Modified Live
Brands Hatch circuit

Modified Live is an interactive event for tuning enthusiasts showcasing the very best in souped‐up machinery and the latest performance products through a fusion of on track action demonstrations and expert advice on modifying your own vehicle.Highlights on the circuit include the…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08434 539000
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15
NOV
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Hop Farm
The Hop Farm

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

Location: 5.3 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: 5.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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20
NOV
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
The Trinity Theatre

A natural born performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Winning over UK audiences with his uncompromising stage presence unrivalled wit and…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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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: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Tourist Attractions


Hop Farm Country Park

Year round family visitor attraction featuring two museums; indoor and outdoor children's play area's; Shire horse stables; animal farm; pets corner; military vehicle museum; pottery workshop; gift shop and Cafe.…

Teapot Island

Come along and visit the amazing Teapot Island exhibition. With over 3500 teapots, each with it's own unique history, then enjoy yourself with a cream tea, or treat yourself to lunch or dinner in our riverside cafe.Take a walk along the beautiful Kent riverside, and maybe complete your…

Tonbridge Castle

When William the Conquerer came to England in 1066 he brought with him the concept of the castle. He and his men of which there were 12,000 at most, needed rapidly to make themselves secure amongst a potentially hostile population of one and a half million, and simply…

Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle, a squire's home with Tudor roots, hidden in lovely unspoiled Wealden countryside yet only 35 miles from London, was once the seat of the Streatfeilds, and has retained an intimate, timeless appeal through all changes. Chiddingstone Castle is open to the public during the summer…

Finchcocks Musical Museum

The Georgian manor of Finchcocks houses the magnificent Richard Burnett collection of historical keyboard instruments.…

Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway runs for 3 miles through the picturesque Kentish Weald countryside between the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the village of Groombridge, stopping off in between at High Rocks. Come and visit us and enjoy the delights of travelling behind a steam train, through…

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