FRI 14 - SUN 16 SEPT 2018
Heritage Open Days, Various Locations, 13 – 16 Sept
Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, it basically means every September, National Trust and various other places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate heritage and history. It’s the perfect chance to see hidden places and try out new experience – did we mention it’s absolutely free? So on the 13-16th of September in Kent you can visit High Rocks completely free! Plus you can take a free tour of the Assembly Hall, explore the old Victorian gothic school: Skinner’s, The Opera House (aka Wetherspoons), you can discover the King Charles the Martur Church, the Tunbridge Wells Forum, Trinity Theare or take part in a walking tour of The Pantiles – don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Fashion Pop-Up, Hamerton + Jones Café, Fri 14 Sept
Don’t you just love it when London comes to the rural sticks? One of our fave Kent countryside cafés Hamerton + Jones invite you all to a pop up featuring the gorgeous fashion blogger Bricks&Stitches and fabulous new fashion label, Miranda Dunn London, this Friday, 14 September, 9am – 2pm. Kickstart your AW18 wardrobe with luxe cashmere sweaters, gorgeous fully customisable faux fur coats (like this navy one above that I’m totally crushing on) and more fashion treasures besides. Then treat yourself to coffee and smashed avocado on toast, you multi-tasker, you.
Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman, Knole Park, Fri 14 Sept
Enjoy a fantastic film in a historic location and see The Greatest Showman on the big screen in Knole’s Green Court. Watch the film under the stars and sing along with some of the best-ever songs from a musical! Tonbridge Old Fire Station will have a pop-up bar selling alcoholic and soft drinks. Even a popcorn machine! Pop this one in your diary.
Into The Trees, Pippingford Park, Fri 14 – Sun 16 Sept
Into The Trees returns this September in Pippingford Park to take you on a fascinating journey through one of the South East’s most unique landscapes. Camp under the stars, enjoy the enterainment and get the chance to relax and actively explore the natural surroundings with your family.
Clothes Swapping Party, Lily’s Bistro, Sat 15 Sept
Got clothes too good to give away? Looking for an ethical way to get rid of unwanted clothing? Look no further! Lily’s bistro in Canterbury are holding their first Clothes Swapping Party. Bring your unanted clothes and swap them! Book your tickets as we have a have a feeling this will sell out, come for nibbles and a glass of wine.
The Historic Dockyard, Salute To The 40s, Sat 15 – Sun 16 Sept
Join the Historic Dockyard in Chatham for one of Britain’s Best Vintage Festivals! The line-up is as jam packed as ever, with live music and a special performance from The D-Day Darlings as seen on Britain’s Got Talent. Expect a retro fashion fair, cocktails, vehicle displays and lots more fun!
Festival of Flowers, Leeds Castle, Sat 15 – Thurs 20 Sept
See incredible floral displays inside the Castle, themed this year to ‘Ladies Day’, taking inspiration from high fashion, high society and high-stakes horseracing. Be inspired by the creativity of international award-winning floral designers and enjoy a programme of specialist talks and demonstrations.
Day Retreat with Yoga, Green Farm Spa, Sun 16 Sept
Are you after a day of relaxtion in the beautiful Kent countryside? Green Farm Spa is the place to go! This privately run wellbeing day combines the beauty and simplicity of Yoga in a natural setting. Starting at 9am til 5:30, there are a bunch of activities you can enjoy. An Energising Yoga class, time to relax in their award-winning spa, a guided country walk and a Relaxing and Restorative Yoga Class. You’ll leave feeling, refreshed, nourished, stress-free and ready for a new week ahead – sign us up!
Music@Malling, West Malling, Sun 16 – Sat 29 Sept
A festival that brings international artists to historical venues in and around West Malling, Kent. Celebrating an eclectic mix of fabulous music; classic, jazz, vocal, world and film music. Music@Malling aims to create an outstanding artistic resource for the local area, region and beyond. Their eighth festival promises to be a special and memorable series of events in an area rich with history and outstanding natural beauty.