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MON 5 - SUN 11 NOV

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 and then on the Wednesday Will Devlin of The Small Holding will be hosted at Sankeys. The best seafood in Kent paired with produce from award-winning 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. Additonal wine paring available on the night for £35. There are only 22 seats available for each evening – so book quick!

Entrepreneur Socials, Framptons in Tunbridge Wells, Weds 7 Nov

If you’d like to learn more about running a successful, profitable and ethical business head on down to Frampton’s for the Entrepreneur Socials evening! No membership needed, these events are held on every 1st Wednesday throughout the year. On the 7th of November, they will be welcoming Head of Social Impact from Kent based success story ‘Cook’. Cook have grown from strength to strength since they opened 20 years ago, they’re leading the way in showing how business can be a force for good. Starting at 5:30 enjoy the talk, light bites and cocktails.

“Art into Industry” with Margo Selby, Antoine Et Lili, Thurs 8 Nov

Don’t miss Antoine Et Lili’s third ever Fashion Event in Canterbury this time with Margo Selby! Margo will be talking about her career as a woven textile designer and artist and will be giving some insight into her commercial collaborations with partners including Osborne and Little, John Lewis and Transport for London. Tickets are a bargain at only £5 each!

Mum’s The Word: From Bump to Business, One Warwick Park, Thurs 8 Nov

Mum’s The Word next event is a Bump to Business Special in collaboration with the fabulous Louise Mum of Boys & Mabel as she introduces us to some of her favourite mum run brands… Also joined by Jo Tutchener Sharp from Scamp & Dude, Coral from Velveteen Babies and Jewellery Designer Catherine De Crèvecoeur-Melia. This is the perfect session for anyone who wants to find out what it takes to create and run a business or blog with babies, toddlers, children on board! These stellar business women will be imparting their experiences (good and bad) and advice for making it work. Grab your girlfriends and see you there for 7:30 at One Warwick Park in Tunbridge Wells.

Personalise A Gift Workshop, Elvis & Kresse, Tonge Mill, Thurs 8 Nov

Elvis & Kresse are holding a very special event for you to personalise your Elvis & Kresse piece. You can add a name, date, initials, phrase or even a symbol. Whatever you choose, it will be entirely your own. One of our experienced team members will help you with your choice and you will be able to watch the laser etching process. All personalisations at this event will be free. A perfect gift just in time for Christmas!

Cranbrook Art Show, The Vestry Hall, Cranbrook, Thurs 8 – Sat 10 Nov

Cranbrook Art Show showcases 23 artists, expressing themselves in a variety of styles and processes including painting, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery and photography. Entry is free so feel free to pop in! Runs 10am-5pm (7pm on Friday).

Hamerton & Jones Pop-Up, Goudhurst, Fri 9 Nov

Bright eyed and bushy tailed for Hamerton & Jones’ pop up this Friday, 10 – 2pm! Come along to check out Rikke Line Danish Design Jewellery and Atelier Kika.B Italian bags – wallow in coffee and gorgeousness.

Secret Supper Club, The Old Fire Station, 9 & 10 Nov

The Old Fire Station are launching their first ever ‘TOFS SECRET SUPER CLUB’ and with only 20 places at each dinner, you gotta move quick if you’d like a ticket! They’ll be a different chef on the 9th and 10th of November serving a 5 course dinner at a secret location which you will be told about 2 days before the evening you book on (Within 3 miles of Tonbridge Town Centre). Tickets are £45 each, follow the link to book now – go go go!

Italian Feast of Kings, Macknade Fine Foods, Faversham, 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…

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers Tribe, Trinity Theatre, Sat 10 Nov

This autumn, the UK’s original touring taiko Tribe will be performing at Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells with a brand new show of skill, stamina & red-hot rhythms to stir your soul! As Mugenkyo approach their 25th year as Europe’s longest established taiko organisation, they celebrate the growth of their Tribe of performers from across the globe, with the latest captivating performance of sharp synchronisation, mysterious masked choreography and sumptuous soundscapes, all wrapped up in a breath-taking display of high energy and powerful rhythms on huge taiko drums.

Canterbury Vintage Kilo Sale, The Westgate Hall, Canterbury, Sat 10 Nov

The UK’s first and largest kilo sale is coming to Kent! Partnering with Europe’s largest vintage wholesaler, pick from thousands of vintage, retro and branded items from 70s and early 00’s! Roll up your sleeves and rummage through tonnes of vintage and you’ll be charged £15 per kilo. They’re back in Canterbury for the last time this year so if you haven’t been yet now is your chance! Earlybird tickets are £3 or general admission on the door is £1.50 after 12pm.

Commando, Hever Castle, 10 & 11 Nov

The Commando Series is returning to Hever Castle for another weekend of fun, challenging obstacles. Pick your experience from the toughest level ‘Treat Me Like A Commando’ – to the more supportive ‘Just Get Me Round’ and ‘We Are Family’. The event is open to everyone from 8 years of age. As the course circumnavigates the Hever Castle Estate, there are several spectating areas along with retail outlets, music and food vendors. Immerse yourself by taking part in this survival experience, a guaranteed weekend full of fun!

Food & Mood: The Menopause, Flow Tunbridge Wells, Sun 11 Nov

Yoga and wellbeing studio Flow Tunbridge Wells have launched a series of Food & Mood workshopsco-hosted by founder of Flow, Lucy Parker, and Annie Gill from Healthsmart Nutrition. Here you’ll learn loads of diet and yoga tips – and create tasty, healthy dishes for boosting wellbeing (and then chow down on them!). The workshops which will be offering practical dietary advice on helping your body through the hormonal changes associated with this time. Flow is a welcoming, small studio set in the garden haven of owner Lucy Parker’s home in the heart of Tunbridge Wells, don’t miss this one on the 11th!

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