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HOME & AWAY: The Small Holding vs The Old Fishmarket by Sankey’s, Tues 6 & Wed 7 Nov

Foodie fans ahoy! Introducing this first evening of a series of collaborations with great small independant restaurants around the southeast.  The Small Holding Farm & Kitchen will be welcoming Sankey’s of Tunbridge Wells to their rural restaurant on the Tuesday (6 Nov) and then on the Wednesday (7 Nov) Will Devlin of The Small Holding will be hosted at Sankeys. The best seafood in Kent paired with produce from The Small Holding’s own farm. Food-lovers, you don’t want to miss this!

The price includes a five course tasting menu created by Will Devlin, Head chef & owner of The Small Holding & Caleb Hingley, Head chef of The Old Fishmarket by Sankey’s hosted by Matthew Sankey. And, as if you needed any more reason to go, The Small Holding’s Will Devlin has just been voted Chef of the Year 2018 (in the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards). Additional wine paring available on the night for £35. There are only 22 seats available for each evening – so book quick!

A/W18 COLLECTION: Catherine De Crèvecoeur Jewellery

Catherine is back with a brand new collection! With three different ranges from this autumn’s must-have trend leopard print, a gold and silver luna-inspired collection and a colour collection with greens, pinks and mustards. Catherine is a very-successful stylist, fashion and image consultant, based in Tunbridge Wells. Her earrings are gorgeously designed and are very light-weight – Muddy tried and tested. Cat sources her materials form the highest quality leather suppliers who comply with REACH standards. Check out her latest collection via the link below…

NEW: Kent Food Trails, Launching from the 1 Oct
Produced in Kent – the organisation dedicated to Kent’s food and drink – is launching Kent Food Trails and the first ever trail, Vineyards and Wines! Kent isn’t known as the Capital of English Wine for nothing, their brand new website will guide you through what to do with information on walking trails, maps, tasting rooms and even where to stay so you can make the most of ‘The Garden of England’. Let them inspire your taste buds and check out their website below!

FASHION: Vintage Fair, Tunbridge Wells, Sat 27 Oct

Vintage magpies, listen up! This quality vintage fair is coming to Tunbridge Wells, bought to you by Squirrel Vintage, and promises to be crammed full of beautiful vintage fashion from the 1920 to 1980s, antique jewellery, hats, handbags, period home-ware, original records, French brocante, menswear, and small furniture. Carefully chosen stallholders from all over the South East and London. DJ playing Northern Soul. Perfect time to snaffle a original coat for winter.

PANCAKE & WAFFLE HOUSE: Delaney’s Kitchen, Tunbridge Wells

Opening on the 9th October, brand new Delaney’s are offering crepes, waffles, galettes and American style pancakes containing unique and imaginative fillings and toppings, both savoury and sweet. To compliment the delicious savoury and sweet creations Delaney’s believes in only serving the best coffee. If hot drinks aren’t your thing, there’s also craft beers and ciders, locally produced fruit juices, soft drinks and not forgetting the all important bubbly and cocktails – we’ll see you there!

FOODIE: Italian Feast of Kings, Macknade Fine Foods, Sat 10 Nov

Back with a twist, Macknade are hosting their second Italian supper club of the year, cooked by the one & only Renato Cuomo. November’s supper club is a big Italian feast, featuring some spectacular ingredients and a whole host of Italian flair. Everybody is invited to usher in the festive period with a super laid-back event celebrating our Italian heritage. Expect three courses of authentic dishes that make the most of our huge selection of ingredients sourced from all corners of Italy and a welcome glass of fizz to get you started. Book your tickets now…

NEW: Treatment Studio at Fair Oak Farm, The Beauty Bar

Award winning salon, The Beauty Bar, has launched a new boutique treatment studio in the lush grounds of Fair Oak Farm, Mayfield. They’ll be offering facial therapies, a nail spa, massages and a full range of body and beauty treatments. The partnership of these two independent, award-winning business started over a year ago and together they’e created the most idyllic treatment studio, reached over a rustic bridge and under a canopy of mature trees – yes please! Book your pamper session in advance and see for yourself.

YOGA & PIANO TUITION: Historic Piano Museum, Finchcocks

New business in Kent, Finchcocks, the former historic piano museum is now offering world-class piano tuition. Following the renovation of the Coach House and the Old Dairy, Finchcocks will welcome up to eight visitors at a time through a series of regular residential piano courses, aimed at all ability ranges. They’ll also be hosting cultural retreats on yoga and mindfulness.
WINTER IS COMING: Ice Skating, Calverley Grounds, Fri 16 Nov – Weds 2 Jan
Winter is on its way! Join in from the 16th of November for some ice skating fun for all the family. They’ll also be live music nights from The Forum and even the chance to meet Father Christmas.
FESTIVE: Christmas Market, The Curious Eatery, Thurs 22 Nov
This festive Christmas market is a great opportunity to meet local suppliers, pick up some stocking fillers and enjoy some bubbly and nibbles! There will be a variety of stalls from gluten free Christmas treats to Gin and cider (from Turners) to Jewellery. Sue Davies, talented florist from Sutton Valance and owner of The Christmas Shop pop up will also have a stand where you will be able to book wreath-making and buy some of her beautiful Christmas decorations and flower arrangements.

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