FRI 24 - SUN 26 AUG 2018
Fame The Musical, Assembly Hall Theatre, Sat 25 Aug
Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name, Fame The Musical is coming to Assembly Theatre! Featuring the Oscar-winning title song and a cast of outstanding dancers, singers, musicians and rappers as they transform from star struck pupils to superstars. One not to miss if your little ones like to sing and dance.
Film Season, Hever Castle, 21 – 24 Aug
This year Hever Castle has chosen Nicole Kidman to lead their Film Season! Playing all of Kidman’s best films (in our opinion) over the course of 4 days: The Stepford Wives, Moulin Rouge, The Others and Eyes Wide Shut. Why not sit in Hever’s covered theatre for a night of fabulous entertainment?
Messy Art: Fruit & Veg Printing, Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, 22 – 27 Aug
Calling all budding artists to create their very own masterpieces down at Riverhill! Using fruits and vegetable accessories, let your little ones get messy and create some art.
bOing!, Gulbenkian, 24 Aug
The bOing! International Family Festival celebrates its 5th birthday this year! Travelling with companies from Australia, France, Denmark, Spain and across the UK to perform just for you. Don’t miss bOing! as it hits the streets of Canterbury this August. Cohesion Plus will be performing bangra, plus the Bollywood Brass Band and a hip-hop street battle all the way from Australia.
The Producers: the musical, Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, Wed 25 Aug – Thurs 2 Sept
Impoverished by a string of flops, New York producer Max Bialystock recruits timid accountant Leo Bloom to help him pull off Broadway’s greatest scam. Together they aim to produce the worst show ever and run away to Rio with millions. But the best laid plans and all that… The Producers is filled with fabulous costumes, spectacular sets, hysterical show tunes – including the classic Springtime For Hitler – and could well be the biggest, funniest Broadway musical of all time. Brought to you by the same team responsible for Monty Python’s Spamalot.
Daredevil Weekend, Betteshanger Park, 25 & 26 August 2018
Unleash your inner adrenaline junkie and head down to Betteshanger this Bank Holiday weekend! Take a leap of faith on the Free Fall Stunt Jump, tackle the Ninja Assault Course and brave Spider Mountain (spiders? We’ll be avoiding that one). Defeat the Lily Pad Run, try out land zorbing and test your aim at Combat Archery. But we must warn you: thrill-seekers and daredevils only!
Cider Festival, Brogdale Collections, 25 & 26 August 2018
The Artisan Cider Festival is back and better than ever! Local food and entertainment is up for grabs over the whole weekend. Excellent for the family with festival games, children’s activities and crafts. Enjoy the amazing range of the best local ciders, artisan food stalls and discover the fruit filled orchards with a free guided walking or tractor trailer tour – don’t miss this!
Temper Temper Chocolate Workshops, Southborough, 26th Aug – 23rd Dec
Move over kids! Adult workshops are now available in Temper Temper throughout August. Spend two hours making a delicious selection of goodies including fresh cream truffles, florentines, a moulded figure, lollipops and a decorated chocolate bowl. After wrapping and ribboning all your creations, you can take them home to show off and eat!