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This Weekend

FRI 26 - SUN 28 OCT


Here’s Muddy’s Half Term Guide swooping in to the rescue with 20+ things to do these hols…

Halloween Michael Jackson Tribute Ball, Mercure Hotel, Fri 26 Oct

Go and enjoy a thrilling evening of Michael Jackson alongside a 2-course meal and Halloween themed ball at the Mercure Hotel in Pembury. The ultimate party to get you started for Halloween! You won’t be able to beat it.

Fireworks Spectacular, The Hop Farm, Fri 26 – Sat 27 Oct

Oh yes, there’s no escaping it. Remember, remember, is nearly upon us. Kick off fireworks season at the Hop Farm where, as well as animal farm, outdoor adventure play area, and magic castle there’s a whole bunch of Halloween Half Term fun to be had. It’ll all be extra spooky including a ghostly disco, pumpkin carving and scary stories…

Wild Foraging & Cocktail Workshops, Reuthes Sevenoaks, Sat 27 Oct

Join Sarah, an experienced and qualified member of the Association of Foragers on a memorable experience involving a walk through the Lost Gardens and enjoy a creative wild cocktail and canapes. The session will start with a welcome and introduction covering the law around foraging for wild food, responsible foraging and plant identification. Children’s session begins at 11am and the adults begin at 2pm!

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Marlowe Theatre, Sat 27 Oct
 As part of The Canterbury Festival, The Brit Award nominated singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be performing at The Marlowe Theatre in October! Accompanied by a full band and string section, see Ellis-Bextor perform your favourite hits (Murder on the Dancefloor is ours) with added oomph.

Wedding Open Day, Mount Ephraim Gardens, Sun 28 Oct

Are you planning your Big Day? Or know someone who is? Visit the Mount Ephraim Gardens and enjoy the 10 acres of beautiful gardens with amazing views, photogenic sweeping staircases and luxurious wedding suite and guest rooms. You can relax, take your time, enjoy your moment. Come and meet their experienced wedding team to find out how they can create your dream wedding!

Wind In The Willows, Hazlitt Theatre, Sun 28 Oct

Join in on an exciting adventure along the riverbank with a brand new staging of Kenneth Grahame’s family classic ‘The Wind In The Willows.’ Meet all your favourite characters including loyal Mole, faithful Ratty and wise old Badger as they do their best to keep the mischievous Mr Toad out of trouble. Will they be able to stop the Wicked Weasel from taking over Toad Hall?

Autumn Colour Trail, Hever Castle, Sat 1 – Fri 28 Oct

As the air turns crisp and a rich display of autumn colour envelops the countryside, pack your walking boots or wellies and head to Hever Castle to enjoy the crunch of leaves underfoot and spectacular autumn tints. Plus learn how to plant a winter hanging basket and stock up on spring bulbs.

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