Family & Children (71)

25
MAY

Friday Fun: Only One You

TW Library, Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 25th May

Monthly free drop-in art, craft and storytelling sessions for 2-5 year olds with an accompanying adult. Sessions run from 10.30 – 11.30am.

26
MAY
27
MAY

What The Ladybird Heard

E M Forster Theatre / Tonbridge School

Sat 26th May to Sun 27th May

Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun!

26
MAY
3
JUN

Edwardian Life

Hever Castle

Sat 26th May to Sun 3rd Jun

26
MAY
27
MAY

Beasts Roadshow

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 26th May to Sun 27th May

26
MAY
3
JUN

Snappy Spring Holiday

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 26th May to Sun 3rd Jun

Penshurst Place are running their Snappy Spring Holiday again with a new trail sheet bursting with new shots of the gardens, for you to find out where they were taken!

26
MAY
27
MAY

Alice In Wonderland

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Sat 26th May to Sun 27th May

26
MAY

My Dog's Got No Nose

Tenterden

Sat 26th May

My Dog's Got No Nose takes us on a journey through the events surrounding a stand-up comedian's first ever performance.

28
MAY
3
JUN

Fairytales and Fables

Groombridge Place

Mon 28th May to Sun 3rd Jun

29
MAY
31
MAY

Holiday Happenings: Crafting Calm

TW Library, Museum & Art Gallery

Tue 29th May to Thu 31st May

30
MAY

Indian Ink Art

Grosvenor & Hilbert Park

Wed 30th May

Make natural paintbrushes, then produce your own art work in the Park.

30
MAY

The Sea Show

Hever Festival Theatre

Wed 30th May

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Hever Castle, Hever Festival Theatre is a Summer celebration of all things British, from cream teas, a Time Machine and a trip to the seaside, to Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance Marches. The richly varied programme begins in May and extends throughout the Summer months until the August bank holiday.

1
JUN

Little Red Riding Hood

Hever Festival Theatre

Fri 1st Jun

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Hever Castle, Hever Festival Theatre is a Summer celebration of all things British, from cream teas, a Time Machine and a trip to the seaside, to Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance Marches. The richly varied programme begins in May and extends throughout the Summer months until the August bank holiday.

2
JUN

Dr Dolittle

Ightham Mote

Sat 2nd Jun

Pack a picnic and enjoy some early evening outdoor theatre as Illyria bring Hugh Lofting's classic tale to life.

10
JUN

Open Farm Sunday

Bore Place

Sun 10th Jun

Farm and market garden tours, meet the cheesemakers, walks, BBQ, homemade cakes...

10
JUN

Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea Party

Mercure, Pembury

Sun 10th Jun

16
JUN

Crazy Jeans Soapbox Extravaganza

Dunorlan Park

Sat 16th Jun

Postponed from 5th May

16
JUN
17
JUN

Father's Day Weekend

Hever Castle

Sat 16th Jun to Sun 17th Jun

16
JUN
17
JUN

A Weekend for Dad

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 16th Jun to Sun 17th Jun

Treat Dad to a musical performance unlike any other this Father’s Day, as we invite the hugely entertaining Junk Orchestra to play a tune or two on their musical junk-struments! The Garden Restaurant will also be laying on a special menu for families to enjoy together.

17
JUN

Austin 7 Rally

Bewl Water

Sun 17th Jun

The Austin Seven Rally returns to picturesque Bewl Water for Father’s Day,

17
JUN

Just For Dads

Bodiam Castle

Sun 17th Jun

Treat your Dad to an early start on his special day with a hot drink and breakfast bap in the tea room followed by an exclusive tour of the castle before official opening.

17
JUN

Me And My Bee

E M Forster Theatre / Tonbridge School

Sun 17th Jun

Me & My Bee is a show for children & adults, tackling a bigger issue in a more intimate manner.

17
JUN

The Groombridge Place Classic Motor Show

Groombridge Place

Sun 17th Jun

The Groombridge Place Classic Motor Show is a real family day out in the wonderful and stunning setting of Groombridge Place on Fathers Day.

17
JUN

Father's Day at Ightham Mote: Fishing, Beer ...

Ightham Mote

Sun 17th Jun

At Ightham Mote it’s time for fathers and grandfathers to relax with a spot of family fishing in the moat. Our popular fishing event is open to all the family, and our knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to offer advice and support. Rods and bait are supplied.

17
JUN

Dr Dolittle

Trinity Theatre

Sun 17th Jun

23
JUN
24
JUN

Hever's Home Front

Hever Castle

Sat 23rd Jun to Sun 24th Jun

23
JUN

Festival of Film – Concert of Film Songs

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Sat 23rd Jun

23
JUN

Goldifox

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Sat 23rd Jun

23
JUN

Snow Grey

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Sat 23rd Jun

23
JUN

Whispering Smith

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Sat 23rd Jun

23
JUN

Saturday Craft Club: The Summer Sunshine

TW Library, Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 23rd Jun

Monthly free drop-in craft sessions for all ages. Self led sessions from 10am – 12noon & 2 – 4pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

29
JUN

Friday Fun: Wooden Toys

TW Library, Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 29th Jun

Monthly free drop-in art, craft and storytelling sessions for 2-5 year olds with an accompanying adult. Sessions run from 10.30 – 11.30am.

30
JUN

Armed Forces Day

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 30th Jun

30
JUN
1
JUL

Summer Transport Festival

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 30th Jun to Sun 1st Jul

Special Events on the Spa Valley Railway

1
JUL

Tunbridge Wells Mela 2018

Calverley Grounds

Sun 1st Jul

The Mela Festival (the thirteenth) has established itself as one of the biggest culturally diverse festivals in Kent and has proved to be very popular with local residents with thousands in attendance every year.

14
JUL
15
JUL

Hever Castle Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 14th Jul to Sun 15th Jul

14
JUL
2
SEP

Maize Maze

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 14th Jul to Sun 2nd Sep

Back by popular demand, our Maize Maze this year features some new twists and turns, so if you think you cracked it last year, why not come back again and see if you can beat your time and find all the hidden checkpoints?

21
JUL
22
JUL

Hever Castle Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 21st Jul to Sun 22nd Jul

22
JUL

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 22nd Jul

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

24
JUL
25
JUL

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

E M Forster Theatre / Tonbridge School

Tue 24th Jul to Wed 25th Jul

Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's best-loved titles: Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Townand A Squash and a Squeeze.  Funky moves, toe tapping tunes and giggles are guaranteed!

26
JUL
30
JUL

The Big Cat Sanctuary Open Days

Out of Area

Thu 26th Jul to Mon 30th Jul

The Big Cat Sanctuary is once again holding its annual Open Days to support it's welfare, breeding, conservation and education programmes. The usually tranquil site will open its doors to host four days of family fun, with lots of entertainment for all.

28
JUL
29
JUL

Tudor Tales & Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 28th Jul to Sun 29th Jul

29
JUL

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 29th Jul

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

2
AUG

Peter Pan

Hever Festival Theatre

Thu 2nd Aug

3
AUG
5
AUG

Summer Diesel Gala

Spa Valley Railway

Fri 3rd Aug to Sun 5th Aug

Special Events on the Spa Valley Railway

4
AUG
5
AUG

Castle Canines

Hever Castle

Sat 4th Aug to Sun 5th Aug

4
AUG

The Reluctant Dragon

Scotney Castle

Sat 4th Aug

Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won't fight St George? Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of bravery and friendship.

5
AUG

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 5th Aug

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

7
AUG

The Snail and the Whale

Hever Festival Theatre

Tue 7th Aug

11
AUG
12
AUG

Hever Castle Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 11th Aug to Sun 12th Aug

11
AUG
12
AUG

Teddy Bears Weekend

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 11th Aug to Sun 12th Aug

Special Events on the Spa Valley Railway

12
AUG

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 12th Aug

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

18
AUG
19
AUG

Hever Castle Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 18th Aug to Sun 19th Aug

18
AUG
19
AUG

Truckfest

Hop Farm Family Park

Sat 18th Aug to Sun 19th Aug

19
AUG

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 19th Aug

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

23
AUG

Jay Foreman's Disgusting Songs for Revolting...

Hever Festival Theatre

Thu 23rd Aug

25
AUG
27
AUG

Journey Through History & Jousting

Hever Castle

Sat 25th Aug to Mon 27th Aug

26
AUG
27
AUG

August Bank Holiday

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 26th Aug to Mon 27th Aug

26
AUG

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 26th Aug

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

31
AUG

Bat Walk

Knole Park, Sevenoaks

Fri 31st Aug

Set off on a dusk walk in Knole Park to find our resident bats with an expert ecologist.

2
SEP

Summer Sundays

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sun 2nd Sep

Discover the brand new Falconry Show for Summer Sundays 2018, as The Hawking Centre demonstrate how different animals interact to hone in on their prey! We’ll also be welcoming back Aardvark Productions for new garden pantos and offering our popular children’s crafts.

8
SEP

Dragon Boat Racing

Bewl Water

Sat 8th Sep

The 21th annual Dragon Boat Festival at Bewl Water.

11
SEP
12
SEP

Bing Live!

Assembly Hall Theatre

Tue 11th Sep to Wed 12th Sep

Bing Goes to the Theatre

19
SEP
9
SEP

Steam Weekend

Spa Valley Railway

Wed 19th Sep to Sun 9th Sep

Special Events on the Spa Valley Railway

29
SEP
30
SEP

A Day Out With Thomas

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 29th Sep to Sun 30th Sep

Special Events at the Spa Valley Railway

6
OCT
7
OCT

A Day Out With Thomas

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 6th Oct to Sun 7th Oct

Special Events at the Spa Valley Railway

20
OCT
28
OCT

Halloween Half Term Fun

Hever Castle

Sat 20th Oct to Sun 28th Oct

20
OCT
28
OCT

Spooky Half Term

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Sat 20th Oct to Sun 28th Oct

Unravel ridiculous riddles and rambunctious rhymes during our Halloween Garden Trail as we get our spook on once again!

25
OCT
27
OCT

School of Witchcraft

Chiddingstone Castle

Thu 25th Oct to Sat 27th Oct

7
DEC
2
JAN

Sleeping Beauty

Assembly Hall Theatre

Fri 7th Dec to Wed 2nd Jan

15
DEC
6
JAN

Jack And The Beanstalk

E M Forster Theatre / Tonbridge School

Sat 15th Dec to Sun 6th Jan

Wicked Productions return to Tonbridge for their 3rd spellbinding year, with this GIANT of a pantomime ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’.

11
OCT
13
OCT

Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival 2019

Tunbridge Wells

Fri 11th Oct to Sun 13th Oct

Save the dates: details to follow.

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Tunbridge Wells Events is an independently run listings site, we gather our data and images from a wide range of public and private sources. Inevitably details change from time to time and we're not told, so we recommend you check with the venue or organiser before travelling to an event!
The Best of May

In the midst of various music acts the Assembly Hall has Grease (15-19 May), this production from TWODS will be excellent so worth checking out. This is followed (from 29 May) by Joe Pasquale as the hapless Frank Spencer in Some Mother Do 'Ave 'Em. If you hanker for a bit of slapstick this may be for you.

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The Forum

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The Best of May

In the midst of various music acts the Assembly Hall has Grease (15-19 May), this production from TWODS will be excellent so worth checking out. This is followed (from 29 May) by Joe Pasquale as the hapless Frank Spencer in Some Mother Do 'Ave 'Em. If you hanker for a bit of slapstick this may be for you.

Show more...

Contact Us
Tunbridge Wells Events is an independently run listings site, we gather our data and images from a wide range of public and private sources. Inevitably details change from time to time and we're not told, so we recommend you check with the venue or organiser before travelling to an event!