Thursday, September 19th, 2019

What’s On – September

Here is a taste of what’s going on in the Sevenoaks District. Please use the websites, or email and telephone contact details provided to check whether booking is required or if there are any special instructions or restrictions.

If you have any events or shows you would like considered for this section, fill in this form or send them to: editor@mysevenoakscommunity.com

If any of the details featured in ‘What’s On’ need amending or if your event is cancelled or postponed, please let us know so that we can remove the entry and avoid people being disappointed by turning up unnecessarily.

19 September – Thursday

Make Friends with a Book: West Kent Mind, for better mental health 2pm – 3.30pm

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

Enjoy a story and a poem in the company of others. Share your reflections over a tea or coffee. No preparation required – just take yourself! Contact West Kent Mind for further information

01732 744950

19 September – Thursday

Forget-Me-Notes 2pm – 4pm

Church Hall, Christ Church URC, 2 Littlecourt Road, Sevenoaks TN13 2JG

Sing-a-long with a cuppa! Open to anyone living with dementia and their carers. A fun afternoon of singing old favourites. Light refreshments provided. Meetings every third Thursday. Free entry

Kieron – 01732 447055

19 September – Thursday

Late Night Games Night 5pm – 10pm

Grumpy Pony, 48 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL 

Every Thursday Grumpy Pony will be open until 10pm. They will have their gaming tables and hobby stations available for booking and a selection of drinks and snacks to enjoy.

www.facebook.com/GrumpyPonyHobby/

20 September – Friday

Forget-Me-Not Cafe 11am – 1pm

The Congregational Church, Fullers Hill, Westerham TN16 1AB

Providing support and companionship to those who are recognising issues with their memory or cognition as well as their carers, family and friends. With a programme of activities to engage and stimulate attendees, including choirs singing, quizzes, percussion sessions, exercises, library services, Tai Chi and craft activities, whilst offering ‘time-out’ to loved ones and carers with facilitated discussion and information. Free entry

www.forgetmenotcafe.org.uk

20 September – Friday

Vine Singers 12pm – 1.30pm

The Vine Baptist Church, Park Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UP

Enjoy singing folk songs, rounds and popular melodies in a friendly, supportive group. Discover the benefits of singing for body and soul. Open to all over 18’s – no need to read music

nicolawydenbach@yahoo.co.uk

20 September – Friday

Youth Club 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Dunton Green Pavilion, Recreation Ground, London Road, Dunton Green TN13 2UR

New Young Independent Children’s Zone (YICZ) Youth club for 8 – 13 year olds in Dunton Green. Sports, Arts, Film Nights and lots more. Runs all year round, not just term time!! Entry £2.50

www.duntongreenpc.org.uk

20 September – Friday

The Orange Circus Band 7pm

St Edith’s Hall, High Street, Kemsing TN15 6NA

The Orange Circus Band are a raucous, footstompin’, unique Americana/Celtic collective, with transatlantic roots in the UK and in Virginia, USA. Concentrating on original songs and updating traditional music taken from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia blended with Celtic roots. Tickets £10

www.stedithfolk.co.uk

20 September – Friday

Jimmy C & The Blues Dragons plus Deli Truck Food 7.30pm

The Causeway Hall, Tonbridge Road, Chiddingstone Causeway TN11 8JS

Hailing from Vancouver, Jimmy mixes good time rock blues with late 60s psychedelia from Hendrix to Steppenwolf! – A great night’s rock and boogie. Go early and enjoy some tasty food from the fabulous Deli Truck. Tickets £7.50

www.facebook.com/TheCausewayHall/

21 September – Saturday – 3 October – Thursday

Sevenoaks Literary Festival 2019

Sevenoaks Literary Festival brings the brightest and best of current authors to Sevenoaks. 

Taking place over a period of two weeks, the Festival’s events and other talks – including an afternoon literary tea – are held at various venues throughout the town. See the full programme of events at:
www.sevlitfest.com

21 September – Saturday

Building Shelters – Family Forest Skills 10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Hosey Common, Sevenoaks TN16 1PL

Have fun outdoors with your family in beautiful woodland where you’ll be learning how to make a shelter using natural materials, tarps, tents and how to use knots. This is a great opportunity to explore one of the Sevenoaks Commons – Hosey Common. Free event

www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

21 September – Saturday

Gardening for Birds Course 10.30am – 4pm

Kent Wildlife Trust, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Jeffery Harrison Visitor Centre, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks TN13 3DH

Learn how to make your garden a haven for our garden birds. Subjects such as nesting habits, attractive garden features, different foods and more will be discussed.Tickets from £28

www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

21 September – Saturday

Dementia Friendly Cinema 10.30am

Rivermere Care Home, 64 – 70 Westerham Road, Chipstead TN13 2PZ

Enjoy dementia friendly cinema mornings with different films each session, in a small, comfortable environment. Light refreshments provided, Call for film information. Booking essential

Steph – 01732 748400

21 September – Saturday

Craft Group (Adults) 10.30am – 3.30pm

Age UK Centre, Hollybush Court,Hollybush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL

The Craft Group of Sevenoaks are a group who enjoy all aspects of hand crafts with the aim to share ideas, information and techniques to increase members’ skills to further their enjoyment of crafting. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

www.craftgroupsevenoaks.blogspot.com

21 September – Saturday & 22 September – Sunday

Mexican Celebration Weekend presents CactusWorld Live 11am – 5pm

Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford DA4 0JA

Lullingstone Castle are delighted to team up with the British Cactus & Succulent Society for CactusWorld LIVE – A succulent adventure! There will be a cactus show with stunning specimens, plants for sale from leading nurseries, a variety of stalls and children’s attractions, as well as authentic Mexican food and music from our very own Mariachi band! Adults £10

www.lullingstonecastle.co.uk

21 September – Saturday

Young Readers Festival 2019 12pm

Sevenoaks Young Readers Festival 2019 brings the best children’s authors to Sevenoaks for one day of talks, storytimes, music, face-painting and two disco parties. See the full list at:

www.sevenoaksbookshop.co.uk

21 September – Saturday

Fosse Bank School Open Afternoon 2pm – 4pm

Fosse Bank, Noble Tree Road, Hildenborough TN11 8ND

The Co-ed school for children aged 2-11 years old will hold their Open Afternoon on Saturday 21 September, no appointment needed. Appointments available from 23rd-27th at the Open Week. For further information visit

www.fossebankschool.co.uk / 01732 834212

21 September – Saturday

Introduction to Tabletop Games 2pm – 4.30pm

Grumpy Pony, 48 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL 

The perfect event for those looking to get started in building, painting and playing with their miniatures. In these sessions you will be able build and paint a model and then play a game. Perfect for anyone looking to get into table top games or introduce friends.

www.facebook.com/GrumpyPonyHobby/

22 September – Sunday

Mambo Jambo 7pm

The Bricklayers Arms, 39 – 41 Chevening Road, Chipstead TN13 2RZ

The acoustic due will be performing at The Bricks at 7pm. Homemade Pizzas will be available from 6pm! See you there!!

www.the-bricklayers-arms.co.uk

22 September – Sunday

The Great Comp Music Festival – The Mela Guitar Quartet 7.30pm

Great Comp, Platt, Borough Green TN15 8QS

Outstanding guitarists, who play with an ‘exalted level of perfection’ (Naxos), present an attractively varied programme, ranging from Bach to the present day.Tickets £23

www.greatcompmusic.org

23 September – Monday – 27 September – Friday

Fosse Bank School Open Week 9am – 3pm

Fosse Bank, Noble Tree Road, Hildenborough TN11 8ND

The Co-ed school for children aged 2-11 years old will be open all week, please book appointments online. For further information visit

www.fossebankschool.co.uk / 01732 834212

23 September – Monday

Storytime in Knole’s bookshop 11am – 11.30am

Knole, Sevenoaks TN15 0RP (Sat Nav TN13 1HU)

Join the storytime fun in Knole’s bookshop where little ones can enjoy short stories and nursery rhymes. Aimed at children under 5. Free event

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/knole

23 September – Monday

Independent Living Services 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

A weekly drop in service for adults with learning disabilities (appointments not necessary) organised by West Kent Housing Association. Free entry

www.local.kent.gov.uk/ 03000 41 31 31

23 September – Monday

Music Centre for Young People 3pm – 10pm

House in the Basement, Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

Providing a music hub for young people over 16 who have a love of music. A fully equipped centre with musical instruments and sound system to create a relaxed atmosphere to practice, rehearse, jam or just to have a coffee and listen. All young musicians are welcome. Free event

www.thelewisproject.org.uk

23 September – Monday

Sevenoaks Camera Club Meeting 8pm – 10pm

Mencap Hall, 71 Hitchen Hatch Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3AY

With 25 meetings a year, Sevenoaks Camera Club holds regular competitions, talks by well known visiting photographers, showing their work and explaining their techniques, as well as contests against other local clubs.

www.sevenoakscameraclub.org.uk

24 September – Tuesday

Every Step Counts Walking Group 10am

In front of Costa Coffee, TESCO Riverhead, Asher Way, Riverhead TN13 2QS

The wellbeing walks are led by qualified volunteers who will support and encourage you. They vary in time & distance to accommodate all abilities and last around 30 minutes. Whether you’re recovering from illness or operation, trying to lose weight or just need some company, everybody is welcome. Free entry

everystepcounts17@gmail.com

24 September – Tuesday

Sevenoaks Breast Cancer Support Group 10.30am – 12.30pm

House in the Basement, Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

Sevenoaks Breast Cancer Support Group hold a weekly meeting with regular guest speakers, treatments in relaxation and helping Lymphoedema and the best coffee and cake around.

council@sevenoaks.gov.uk

24 September – Tuesday

Badminton 2pm – 4pm

Donnington Hall, Barretts Road, Dunton Green TN13 2UN

Do you want to get back to badminton? Join this group of mixed ability players for an afternoon of Badminton. Returners and mature players are welcome. Only £2.50 per week. Pop along or call Jill for more info

07790 912741

24 September – Tuesday

Football Session 6pm – 7pm

Recreation Ground, London Road, Dunton Green, Sevenoaks TN13 2UR

Weekly football sessions funded by Dunton Green Parish Council. These sessions are run by the coaches who were involved with Kick Kent (a charity which has now folded); all Dunton Green young people are very welcome!! Boys and girls 7-16 years. Free entry

www.duntongreenpc.org.uk

25 September – Wednesday

Every Step Counts Walking Group 10am

Otford Memorial Hall Car Park, High Street, Otford TN14 5PQ

The wellbeing walks are led by qualified volunteers who will support and encourage you. They vary in time & distance to accommodate all abilities and last around 30 minutes. Whether you’re recovering from illness or operation, trying to lose weight or just need some company, everybody is welcome. Free entry

everystepcounts17@gmail.com

25 September – Wednesday

Forget-Me-Not Cafe 10.30am – 12pm

Rivermere Care Home, 64 – 70 Westerham Road, Chipstead TN13 2PZ

Providing support and companionship to those who are recognising issues with their memory or cognition as well as their carers, family and friends. With a programme of activities to engage and stimulate attendees, including choirs singing, quizzes, percussion sessions, exercises, library services, Tai Chi and craft activities, whilst offering ‘time-out’ to loved ones and carers with facilitated discussion and information. Free entry

www.forgetmenotcafe.org.uk

25 September – Wednesday

Ranger Roams 10.30am – 12.30pm

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT

Join the rangers for a series of themed guided walks on the Ightham Mote estate, discovering more about the history, flora and fauna. This month’s theme is autumn. Ticket £5

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote

25 September – Wednesday

After School Craft Club 4.30pm – 5.30pm

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

Go and create something fun! Make exciting new things every Wednesday at
Sevenoaks Library. Free entry

www.local.kent.gov.uk/ 03000 41 31 31

25 September – Wednesday

Burger & A Pint Night 6pm

Belvedere Restaurant and Wine Bar, 65 London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1AU

Treat yourself to a delicious homemade burger and a pint for only £10 at Belvedere Restaurant and Wine Bar. Book a your table now

01732 666769

25 September – Wednesday

Fracking – A Geologist’s View 7.15pm

Kent Wildlife Trust, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Jeffery Harrison Visitor Centre, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks TN13 3DH

Is fracking a new energy source or an environmental nightmare? This talk looks at hydraulic fracturing from its beginning and includes how gas and oil are generated, rock fracturing is achieved and how hydrocarbons are recovered. Donations welcomed

www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

25 September – Wednesday

Soul Train Choir 7.30pm

St Luke’s Hall, 30 Eardley Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1XT

If you love Soul music, love singing, love having fun – this is the choir for you! Every Wednesday, see online for more information

www.soultrainchoir.com

25 September – Wednesday

Quiz Night 8.30pm

The Chequers, 73 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LD

It’s Quiz Night every Wednesday night here at The Chequers, always good fun, 8.30pm for 9pm start.

www.chequerssevenoaks.co.uk

26 September – Thursday

The Market 9am – 11am

St Luke’s Church Hall, Eardley Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1XT

Visit the market every Thursday for locally grown and made cakes, savouries, preserves, fruit/veg, eggs, honey, bread, crafts, plants and much more. Tea & cakes also available. Free entry

26 September – Thursday

Every Step Counts Walking Group 10am

Opposite the Bricklayers Arms, 39 – 41 Chevening Road, Chipstead TN13 2RZ

The wellbeing walks are led by qualified volunteers who will support and encourage you. They vary in time & distance to accommodate all abilities and last around 40 minutes. Whether you’re recovering from illness or operation, trying to lose weight or just need some company, everybody is welcome. Free entry

everystepcounts17@gmail.com

26 September – Thursday

Make Friends with a Book: West Kent Mind, for better mental health 2pm – 3.30pm

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

Enjoy a story and a poem in the company of others. Share your reflections over a tea or coffee. No preparation required – just take yourself! Contact West Kent Mind for further information

01732 744950

26 September – Thursday

Late Night Games Night 5pm – 10pm

Grumpy Pony, 48 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL 

Every Thursday Grumpy Pony will be open until 10pm. They will have their gaming tables and hobby stations available for booking and a selection of drinks and snacks to enjoy.

www.facebook.com/GrumpyPonyHobby/

27 September – Friday

Reading Group 10am

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

If you enjoy reading and discussing books, then go along and join this friendly adult’s reading group. Free entry

www.local.kent.gov.uk/ 03000 41 31 31

27 September – Friday

Forget-Me-Not Cafe 10.30am – 12pm

The Eden Centre, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge TN8 6BY

Providing support and companionship to those who are recognising issues with their memory or cognition as well as their carers, family and friends. With a programme of activities to engage and stimulate attendees, including choirs singing, quizzes, percussion sessions, exercises, library services, Tai Chi and craft activities, whilst offering ‘time-out’ to loved ones and carers with facilitated discussion and information. Free entry

www.forgetmenotcafe.org.uk

27 September – Friday

Lunch Club – Age UK 11.30am – 1.30pm

Westerham Hall, Quebec Avenue, London Road, Westerham TN16 1BG

This lunch club by Age UK, runs every month except August and December. Go along and enjoy a lovely two course lunch with tea or coffee. It’s also a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and new! Raffle and quiz included, cost £5

01959 561302

27 September – Friday

Charity Golf Day 12pm

Hever Castle Golf Club, Hever Road, Edenbridge TN8 7NP

Enjoy 18 holes on the Championship course at Hever Castle Golf Club with a 2 course meal whilst helping to raise funds for Guide Dogs. There will be team prizes for longest drive, nearest the pin and rope. A charity auction and raffle too. Contact Don Baker to book a place.

donaldbaker747@gmail.com / 01732 750771

27 September – Friday

Vine Singers 12pm – 1.30pm

The Vine Baptist Church, Park Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UP

Enjoy singing folk songs, rounds and popular melodies in a friendly, supportive group. Discover the benefits of singing for body and soul. Open to all over 18’s – no need to read music

nicolawydenbach@yahoo.co.uk

27 September – Friday

Youth Club 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Dunton Green Pavilion, Recreation Ground, London Road, Dunton Green TN13 2UR

New Young Independent Children’s Zone (YICZ) Youth club for 8 – 13 year olds in Dunton Green. Sports, Arts, Film Nights and lots more. Runs all year round, not just term time!! Entry £2.50

www.duntongreenpc.org.uk

 

27 September – Friday

Paint Like Monet 7pm – 9.30pm

The Stag Plaza, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

A relaxed, creative evening, you’ll walk away at the end of the event with your very own “Monet”. All painting materials are provided and there will be guidance throughout with easy steps to follow. No painting experience is required! For more information visit www.alison-berry.com Tickets £20

www.stagsevenoaks.co.uk

27 September – Friday

Quiz Night 7pm – 10pm

Nizels Golf and Country Club, Nizels Lane, Hildenborough TN11 8NU

Eat, drink & tease your brain! Teams of 6-8, smaller groups or individuals welcome and will be teamed up! Includes a one course meal and donation to the Captain’s charity, Beams. Tickets £12

www.nizelsgolfandcountryclub.com

27 September – Friday – 29 September – Sunday

Oktoberfest

The Little Brown Jug, Chiddingstone Causeway TN11 8JJ

Celebrate Oktoberfest with traditional Bavarian food, many beers to try and superb live music. Free entry

www.thelittlebrownjug.co.uk

27 September – Friday

Lee Jacksons Country Show 7pm

7 Hotel Diner, London Road, Polhill, Halstead, Sevenoaks TN13 7AA

An epic, live music event packed full of memorable moments with the award winning Lee Jackson. Eat, drink and sing-a-long to your hearts content and let the Diner Team take care of the rest!

www.7hoteldiner.co.uk

27 September – Friday

Abba Evening & Dinner 7.30pm

Giacomo’s Ristorante Italiano, Morleys Road, Weald TN14 6QR

Abba Chique brings back the magic of Abba with their greatest songs guaranteeing a fun filled night of entertainment. Price per person inclusive of 3 course meal £36

www.giacomos.uk.com

27 September – Friday

Fnkhaus 9pm – 11pm

Oak Tavern and Tap House, 135 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1XA

Bringing the FNK to your Haus!

www.facebook.com/oaktavernandtaphouse

28 September – Saturday

Keep it Local Food & Produce Market 9am – 1pm

Coolings, Rushmore Hill, Sevenoaks TN14 7NN

Fresh meat, fish, bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables grown for flavour rather than volume, juicy jams and chutneys and varieties of locally brewed beers are just some of the delights you will find. Free entry

www.coolings.co.uk

28 September – Saturday

Charity Dog Walk 10am

The White Hart, Tonbridge Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1SG

The White Hart love their furry regulars just as much as their owners. Start off with a pastry and a coffee (on the house) at the pub, followed by a 3.5m Knole walk and then back to the pub for a pint! Raising money for Battersea Brands Hatch

www.brunningandprice.co.uk/whitehart/

28 September– Saturday

Apple & Orchard Day 10am – 4pm

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT

Celebrate the bounty from the garden of England with our apple and orchard day. With apple tasting and stalls. Free event, admission applies

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote

28 September – Saturday

Walthamstow Hall Open Morning 10am

Walthamstow Hall Senior School, Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL
The Senior School Open Morning will take place on 28th September with a further Sixth Form Information Evening on 3 October for those considering their options for Year 12.

Junior School parents are invited to book a tour of the Junior School directly. For more information visit

www.walthamstow-hall.co.uk / 01732 451334

28 September – Saturday

Greenwood Working Workshop 10.30am – 4pm

Kent Wildlife Trust, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Jeffery Harrison Visitor Centre, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks TN13 3DH

Make a shrink pot (an ancient type of storage container) from a combination of greenwood and dry wood. Tickets £55

www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

28 September – Saturday

Introduction to Tabletop Games 2pm – 4.30pm

Grumpy Pony, 48 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL 

The perfect event for those looking to get started in building, painting and playing with their miniatures. In these sessions you will be able build and paint a model and then play a game. Perfect for anyone looking to get into table top games or introduce friends.

www.facebook.com/GrumpyPonyHobby/

28 September – Saturday

Fungus Foray 2pm – 4pm

Bough Beech Nature Reserve, Winkhurst Green, Ide Hill TN14 6LD

A short walk in Winkhurst wood looking for Fungi, identified with English names where possible. Martin Allison is our expert for the day, expect to find 40+ species. Tickets from £3

www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk

28 September – Saturday

Weald Heights Coffee Club 2pm – 4pm

Weald Heights Care Home, Bourchier Close, Sevenoaks TN13 1PD

Join this monthly coffee club where you can relax in a warm and welcoming environment, meet other carers and share experiences. Providing advice and support for all, there will be informative talks, the opportunity to share ideas and plenty of cake and hot drinks. For more information or to book your free place:

Amelia – 01732 747700/ amelia.moore2@careuk.com

28 September – Saturday

The George Michael Story 7.30pm

The Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

The only touring show to perform George Michael’s hits in chronological order. The George Michael Story tells in detail, the career of George and his 100 million record selling history. Expect to be taken on a musical journey of George’s biggest hits celebrating his life and generosity. A percentage of ticket sale profits and merchandise sale profits from this show will be donated to George Michael’s Charities.

www.stagsevenoaks.co.uk

28 September – Saturday

Solid State 8.30pm

The Chequers, 73 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LD 

Solid State at The Chequers, Sevenoaks playing rock, pop, indie and party tunes to liven up your Saturday night. Free entry

www.chequerssevenoaks.co.uk

28 September – Saturday

Hever Castle Swim

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

Three different swimming distances are on offer – 5km, 2.5km and 1 mile. Enjoy what many triathletes describe as the ‘best open water swim ever completed’ without having to take part in a full triathlon.

www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk

28 September – Saturday & 29 September – Sunday

Hever Castle Triathlon

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

Challenge yourself in the annual Hever Castle Triathlon, with events suitable for beginners to elite athletes you are sure to find a race to tempt you

www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk

29 September – Sunday

Hever Castle Run

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

Enjoy the Hever Castle Run featuring a 10K and half marathon run without having to take part in a full triathlon.

www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk

29 September – Sunday

Hearts and Craft Fayre 1pm

The Stanhope Arms, Church Road, Brasted TN16 1HZ

The perfect place to buy beautiful and original hand made things, from jewellery to soft toys, photo frames to cosmetics and pictures to decorations. Free entry

www.the-stanhope-arms.co.uk

29 September – Sunday

Sunday Games Night 5pm – 10pm

Grumpy Pony, 48 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL 

On selected Sunday nights Grumpy Pony will be open until 10pm. They will have their gaming tables and hobby stations available for booking and a selection of drinks and snacks to enjoy.

www.facebook.com/GrumpyPonyHobby/

29 September – Sunday

Open Mic Night 6pm

The Bricklayers Arms, 39 – 41 Chevening Road, Chipstead TN13 2RZ

Whether you fancy getting up and showing the crowd what you’ve got or just fancy sitting back and listening to some great local artists, it’s definitely a night you won’t want to miss. Freshly made pizzas will be available.

www.the-bricklayers-arms.co.uk

29 September – Sunday

The Great Comp Music Festival – The Allegri String Quartet 7.30pm

Great Comp, Platt, Borough Green TN15 8QS

The Roderick Cameron Memorial Concert

It is 10 years since the death of Roderick Cameron, who with his wife Joy held the first Music Festival at Great Comp in 1973. Tonight’s concert features the work of some of his favourite composers of chamber music. Tickets £27

www.greatcompmusic.org

30 September – Monday & 2 October – Tuesday

Adult Mental Health First Aid

West Kent Mind Wellbeing Centre, St Johns’s Road, Sevenoaks TN13 3LW

The aim of a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training is to give everyone the knowledge and confidence to recognise signs of mental health problems, encourage someone to seek the right help, and to reduce the stigma around mental illness. This 2 day course costs £155, see website for full information

www.westkentmind.org.uk/training/mhfa

30 September – Monday

Storytime in Knole’s bookshop 11am – 11.30am

Knole, Sevenoaks TN15 0RP (Sat Nav TN13 1HU)

Join the storytime fun in Knole’s bookshop where little ones can enjoy short stories and nursery rhymes. Aimed at children under 5. Free event

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/knole

30 September – Monday

Independent Living Services 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

A weekly drop in service for adults with learning disabilities (appointments not necessary) organised by West Kent Housing Association. Free entry

www.local.kent.gov.uk/ 03000 41 31 31

30 September – Monday

Music Centre for Young People 3pm – 10pm

House in the Basement, Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

Providing a music hub for young people over 16 who have a love of music. A fully equipped centre with musical instruments and sound system to create a relaxed atmosphere to practice, rehearse, jam or just to have a coffee and listen. All young musicians are welcome. Free event

www.thelewisproject.org.uk

30 September – Monday

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone – The Ballroom Boys 7.30pm

The Stag Theatre, London Road, Sevenoaks TN13 1ZZ

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces with their brand new production – The Ballroom Boys. Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter!

www.stagsevenoaks.co.uk

30 September – Monday

Sevenoaks Camera Club Meeting 8pm – 10pm

Mencap Hall, 71 Hitchen Hatch Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3AY

With 25 meetings a year, Sevenoaks Camera Club holds regular competitions, talks by well known visiting photographers, showing their work and explaining their techniques, as well as contests against other local clubs.

www.sevenoakscameraclub.org.uk

 

* If any of the details featured in ‘What’s On’ change or need amending, organisers can let us know by emailing: editor@mysevenoakscommunity.com

Plus, if your event is cancelled or postponed for any reason please let us know so that we can remove the entry and avoid people being disappointed by turning up unnecessarily.

 

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