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MON 8 - SUN 14 OCT


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.

FHODS: My Boy Jack, The Tower Theatre, Mon 8 – Weds 10 Oct

To mark the centenary of the First World War armistice this November, Folkestone and Hythe Operatic and Dramatic Society (FHODS) is honoured to present David Haig’s moving play ‘My Boy Jack’ at The Tower Theatre. The play ‘My Boy Jack’ depicts the devastating true story of how the Great War impacts one man and his family. FHODS has many plans in place to make this a very special production and an unmissable local event, it will run from November 8th to the 10th with a matinee – don’t miss!

Girl Tribe Gang, The Townhouse in Tunbridge Wells, Weds 10 Oct

Breakfast On The Slow with Mum’s The Word, Kingdom, Weds 10 Oct

The very first Dorset Cereals Breakfast on the Slow Session will take place on World Mental Health Day, at the beautifully tranquil setting of Kingdom in Penshurst. Join in as they speak to Clemmie Telford, Steph Douglas, Jo Love and Emma aka The Mumologist about modern motherhood, mental health, slowing down and ‘pulling up the drawbridge’. Also a guided meditation by Nikki from Ten of Zen, breakfast, workshop, a restorative Womankind yoga session and a goody bag! Phew! See ya there.

Open Evening, No6 Clinic, Thurs 11 Oct

Wiggle on down to the No6 Clinic in Tunbridge Wells for an evening of demonstrations and exclusive deals on new treatments! Meet reps from Obagi, 3D Body Contouring and special guest Jane Iredale who will be offering the best advice. Don’t forget the complimentary drinks! Hurry up and book your tickets now. If you miss this one, don’t worry they will be doing more in January – keeps your eyes peeled!

Oktoberfest, Mote Park in Maidstone, Fri 12 – Sat 13 Oct

This October experience the real traditional Oktoberfest experience as Kent’s Mote Park is transformed for one weekend into a traditional Bavarian bash! Top up your stein and step inside Europe’s biggest Bier tent and prepare to be entertained Bavarian style!

Spa & Yoga Retreat, Green Farm Spa, Fri 12 – Sun 14 Oct AND Fri 19 – Sun 21 Oct

Are you after a weekend of relaxation in the beautiful Kent countryside? Green Farm Spa is the place to go! Enjoy 2 nights luxury accommodation in their beautiful 15th century restored house. You’ll have the chance to take part in 3 rejuvenating, restorative Yoga sessions, a guided country walk and time to relax in their award-winning spa with one 55-minute ESPA treatment, use of sauna and 2 outdoor hot tubs. You’ll leave feeling, refreshed, nourished, stress-free and ready for a new week ahead – sign us up!

Apple Festival, Brogdale Collections, Sat 13 – Sun 14 Oct

Visit Brogdale for a breathtaking display of the apples ready to harvest and discover over 2000 varieties! Guided tours of the orchards, horticultural talks, apple pressing demos and a programme of cooking demos happening all weekend. Enjoy local food, browse the craft and produce and meet the experts – apples galore!

Family Inspired Training Free Community Session, Tunbridge Wells, Sun 14 Oct

F.I.T have just announced their FREE FIT & Mini FIT sessions one Sunday of every month! Each session includes a 45-minute outdoor workout on the Tunbridge Wells Lower Common for both men and women of all abilities and experience levels. It’s a session ideal for parents because you can bring your children with you for their own Mini FIT activity that runs at the same time! Mini FIT is for children aged over 30 months and it’s packed full of music, movement, games, hunts and fun.

The Big Dog Walk, Leeds Castle, Sun 14 Oct

Guide Dogs are back at Leeds Castle with ‘The Big Dog Walk’. This 2.5 mile walk will start at 11am (arrive by 10.30am) in the Upper Parkland of Leeds Castle. Entry is free but all dogs are encouraged to raise at least £35 which covers the cost of a guide dog harness.

Autumn Amble, Penshurst Place, Sun 14 Oct

Take a guided stroll through the changing colours of the Penshurst parkland and enjoy the opportunity to learn more about our ancient woodland and historic estate, all followed by a delicious two-course roast lunch in the Garden Restaurant.

Screamland, Dreamland, Sun 14 – Weds 31 Oct

The award-winning event is back for 2018! 7 scare mazes, 7 nights of fear – will you make it out of Screamland? This after-dark event is filled with interactive scare mazes plus with your ticket you get unlimited use of all the rides. This is not for the faint hearted.

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