Monday, November 18th, 2019

Eynsford & Farningham


FARNINGHAM & EYNSFORD LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY will be showing old films of the area during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s in Farningham Village Hall on Friday 6 December.Members free, non-members £2. Enquiries via email: or website: MARTINS CHURCH EYNSFORD CHRISTMAS FAYRE is on Saturday, 7 December from 11am – 3 pm in the church. There will be crafters’ stalls with children’s and adults’ gifts, jewellery, scarves, cards, book-marks etc. Plus, other stalls will offer home-made jam, food hampers and chocolate-filled mugs. There will also be a prize draw, a soft toy tombola and a chocolate tombola plus the

The churches in Eynsford and Farningham are both preparing for Christmas. St Peter and St Paul’s is holding a Christmas Market in Farningham Village Hall on Saturday 30 November from 11am – 3pm and St Martin’s is holding its Christmas Fayre on Saturday 7 December from 11am – 3pm in the Eynsford church.

STEAM train travel from a bygone era will be making an appearance in Eynsford on Saturday (26 October) when The Golden Arrow passes through the village,

Farningham & Eynsford Local History Society meets on Friday 8 November at 7.30pm for 8pm in Eynsford Village Hall

There are fears that Farningham could lose one of its village pubs if a planning application involving The Chequers Inn in The High Street is given the go-ahead.

Farningham Guitar Club are holding two charity concerts, and Polychor is performing a selection of anthems and carols.

Congratulations to Pauline Penny and her team of volunteers whose efforts saw them win a Gold Award for Eynsford in the annual South East In Bloom competition for the fifth year running.

The Eynsford Gardener's Club Autumn Show will be held on Sunday, 8 September, at Eynsford Village Hall.

A flytipper who dumped trade waste at the Eynsford Recycling Centre was filmed unloading it from his van despite warning signs that Sevenoaks District Council had CCTV in the area and that fly tipping is an offence.

A special reunion was held at Lullingstone Roman Villa recently to mark the 70th anniversary since excavations started at the historic site near Eynsford.

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