MON 8 – SUN 14 MAY 2017

MON 8 – SUN 14 MAY 2017

Decorative Living Fair, Eridge Park, 12 & 13 May

Seventy exhibitors selling decorative antiques, vintage, artisan homewares and fashion. Gorgeous day out, beautiful gardens and cafe- a favourite fair in the vintage hunters diary.

decorativelivingfair.co.uk

Patience, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury,  Friday 12 May


Patience pokes fun at the eccentric affectations of barely-disguised Victorian celebrities, including Oscar Wilde. Willowy poets, sighing maidens, hearty milkmaids and burly officers – all become targets of Gilbert and Sullivan’s razor-sharp wit. Expect plenty of tunes and humour as fresh today as it was at the rest performance.

marlowetheatre.com

Novel Writing Course, Hever Castle & Gardens, Sat 13 May


Hever Castle has partnered with critically acclaimed author Mark Oldfield to host two one day novel writing courses on 13th May and 10th June 2017. Ideal for anyone wanting to write quality fiction, the day covers a variety of techniques and approaches to help aspiring writers develop storylines, structure and plan their book, write effective synopses and of course edit. You will need to book (boom boom) in advance with the link below. 

hevercastle.co.uk

Seal Safari, Canterbury, 14 May

Take a guided kayak tour, through Pegwell Bay Nature Reserve to see the seals and other wildlife. Suitable for all abilities including beginners, adults only.

canoewild.co.uk

Classic Motorcycle Show, Dover Transport Museum, Sun 14 May


Do you or the hubby fancy yourself as a motorbike enthusiast? Dover Transport Museum are holding a classic Motorcycle Show this weekend which will showcase some real classics in the motorcycling world and also there will be an opportunity to enjoy some other interesting artifacts and exhibits at the the museum currently hold.

dovertransportmuseum.org.uk

The Opera Boys, Hazlitt Theatre, Sun 14 May


Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between. Operatic arias and classical favourites from ‘Nessun Dorma’ to ‘Time to say goodbye’ are mixed with showstoppers from ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ right through to ‘Jersey Boys’. The show also features brand new classical arrangements of modern day pop hits, all performed in The Opera Boys inimitable style.

parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

One Night Of Queen, Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall Theatres , Fri 12 May


One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK you! n 2000, Gary Mullen won ITV’s Stars In Their Eyes Live Grand Final, with the largest number of votes ever received in the shows history. The record of 864,838 votes was more than twice that of the runner-up. Gary began touring on his own and in 2002 formed the band The Works, to pay tribute to rock legends Queen.

assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk

Adam Harrison, The Day I Woke Up Singing, Below 65 Gallery, Maidstone, 2 – 22 May

This is the first exhibition of collages by Kent based artist Adam Harrison – surreal & candid collage that give that smile-forming feeling of a super modern and fun exhibition for all.
You can also join them on the 11th May from 6-8pm for the private view of the exhibition and to meet the artist.

The Upstairs Tour, Leeds Castle, Wed 10 May

Did you ever fancy taking a snoop in the State & Battlement Bedrooms at Leeds Castle, which are not usually open to the public? Well now you can. See the rooms preferred by King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson during their stays, and more recently by Pavarotti and Cliff Richard. These truly magnificent rooms are not to be missed.

leeds-castle.com

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