Shopping & Eating out


The proceeds from a concert held to celebrate the life of Martin Salisbury, the founder and proprietor of The Sevenoaks CD Shop, have been presented to the British Heart Foundation.

THE White Hart in Sevenoaks has teamed up with the Greensand Ridge distillery to hold a gin tasting evening at the historic pub and restaurant.

TINA Fenner, one of the partners at the Chocolate Shop in London Road, Sevenoaks, will be jumping out of a plane with her daughter Cecilia and their Afghani foster boy Wali next month to raise money for a children’s mental health charity.

THE Pavilion Restaurant near Sevenoaks is now open to the public. Here we talk to head chef Nasri Mhamed about his career and what diners can expect when they visit the restaurant set in the grounds of Wildernesse House which has been transformed into a luxury retirement community.

BUSINESS owners from all over the Sevenoaks area were able to see first hand the impressive refurbishments that have been carried out at the historic Wildernesse House near Sevenoaks when they attended the Sevenoaks & District Chamber of Commerce summer reception at the historic property recently.

Noel and Trudy Payne have now been running the Hollybush Launderette in Sevenoaks together for a quarter of a century.

THE future of the High Street was the main topic of discussion at a Sevenoaks Retailers Forum held at the Stag Community Arts Centre on Tuesday.

THE Sevenoaks Town Partnership is aiming to raise awareness of the fantastic array of independent shops in Sevenoaks and the great products they have to offer visitors to the area by holding an Independent Shopping Day on Thursday 4 July.

HOSPICES of Hope is holding its first cider tasting evening in Otford to raise funds for hospice care in southeast Europe.

THE White Hart in Sevenoaks is holding another of its popular monthly dog walk's this Saturday (25 May) and landlord Tom Dennis is inviting anybody who would like to come along to stretch their legs and enjoy Knole Park.

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