What’s On – August

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.

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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.

Until 1 September – Sunday

Ant Trail 2019 10am – 4pm

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks TN14 6BA

Explore Emmetts Garden to discover Amet the Ant and his amazing colony of ants hidden around the garden. Admission applies, trail £1

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/emmetts-garden

Until 1 September – Sunday

Butterfly Trail 10am – 4pm

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham TN16 1PS

Explore the garden and woodland of Chartwell to discover all about Winston Churchill’s favourite butterflies. Trail £1, admission applies

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell

1 August – Thursday – 4 August – Sunday

Coolings Celebration of the Chilli 9am – 5pm

Coolings, Rushmore Hill, Sevenoaks TN14 7NN

Coolings are spicing things as they celebrate growing the hottest Chilli in the world! View the prized specimen, peruse all the Chilli varieties in the glasshouse and enjoy some ‘hot’ flavours on the menu in Arthurs. Enjoy a wander and soak up the atmosphere! Free entry

www.coolings.co.uk

1 August – Thursday

Family Fun Day 10.30am – 1pm

King George’s Field, Westerham

There will be inflatable fun and a National Trust raft table, as well as a Magician. If the weather is wet, sessions will be held in the Sports Association. No need to book, just turn up. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Event sponsored by the Town Council

www.visitwesterham.org.uk

1 August – Thursday – 4 August – Sunday

Potion Making 11am – 4pm

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Summer holiday fun making potions. Admission applies

www.riverhillgardens.co.uk

1 August – Thursday

Music Concerts 6pm – 8.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by Mainly Sax. Free entry

1 August – Thursday

Meet the Maker 7pm – 10pm

Westerham Brewery Tap Room & Shop, Beggars Lane, Westerham TN16 1QP

Taste the beer and meet the Brewery Team who make it. The evening includes a talk / tour at 8pm about the history of the brewery and how the beers are made. You could be one of the first to try some of their newest brews. Tickets from £10.50

www.westerhambrewery.co.uk

2 August – Friday

Outlet Sale Hospice in the Weald 10am – 4pm

Hospice in the Weald Sevenoaks Warehouse, 3 Lime Tree Walk, Sevenoaks TN13 1YH

Clothes, books, dvds, games, jigsaws everything is £2 or less. Yes, EVERYTHING! Visit on the first Friday and Saturday of every month. Check the website for more information

www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/fundraise/event/2-outlet-sale1

2 August – Friday

Vintage Fair, Le Brocante French Style Market 10am – 5pm

Kings Arms Hotel, Market Square, Westerham TN16 1AN

Carefully selected stall holders selling genuinely antique, vintage and retro items, ensures this will be a unique market experience. Featuring furniture, collectables, clothes, jewellery, kitchenalia, gardenalia, ornaments and much more. Free entry

www.vanityfairs.co.uk

2 August – Friday

Forget-Me-Not Cafe 10.30am – 12pm

The Hayloft, Knole, Sevenoaks TN13 1HU

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

2 August – 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

2 August – Friday

The Johns 8.30pm

The Chequers, 73 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LD

“Kicking Ass Since 2018″ sounds painful, but these guys will give you that Friday night feeling. Free entry

www.chequerssevenoaks.co.uk

3 August – Saturday

Woolcraft for Children 9.30am – 11.30am

Sevenoaks Library, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ

Wild about weaving, fond of finger knitting, crazy about cross stitch? For anyone aged 4 and over. Free entry

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

3 August – Saturday

Outlet Sale Hospice in the Weald 10am – 4pm

Hospice in the Weald Sevenoaks Warehouse, 3 Lime Tree Walk, Sevenoaks TN13 1YH

Clothes, books, dvds, games, jigsaws everything is £2 or less. Yes, EVERYTHING! Visit on the first Friday and Saturday of every month. Check the website for more information

www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/fundraise/event/2-outlet-sale1

3 August – Saturday

Outdoor Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody 7pm – 11pm

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

Bohemian Rhapsody has gripped audiences and scooped the highest of awards, so why not show it on the big screen! Remember layers to wrap up warm and something to sit on!

www.nizelsgolfandcountryclub.com

3 August – Saturday

Best of 60’s, 70’s and 80’s Evening & Dinner 7.30pm

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

Natalie with her saxophone has talent, professionalism and a bubbly personality, with a wide repertoire of songs from the 60’s to present day. Price per person inclusive of 3 course meal £36

www.giacomos.uk.com

4 August – Sunday

Summer Sunday Events 10.30am – 6pm

Penshurst Place, Penshurst TN11 8DG

Settle into summer with the whole family in these wonderful Summer Sunday events! With garden pantomimes to laugh out loud at, crafts to create, and falconry to be fascinated by, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day! Admission applies

www.penshurstplace.com

4 August – Sunday

Music Concerts 3pm – 5.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the Oxted Band. Free entry

5 August – Monday

The University of the Third Age Coffee Morning 10.30am

The Grasshopper on the Green, 4 The Green, Westerham TN16 1AS

Learn, laugh and live! Are you retired or semi-retired? Are you looking for new friends? Go and chat to members and see what’s new at Westerham U3A. Non-members welcome. A small charge is levied by the Grasshopper for teas/coffees.

www.westerhamu3a.org

5 August – 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

6 August – Tuesday

Coffee Morning for the Over 65’s 10am – 11.30am

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

The Bricklayers Arms are hosting a coffee morning for the over 65s to bring together the local Chipstead community, offering the opportunity to meet new friends and old. Join them for a tea, coffee, cake and a chat on the first Tuesday of every month.

www.the-bricklayers-arms.co.uk

6 August – 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

6 August – 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

6 August – Tuesday

National Garden Scheme Open Day 11am – 3.30pm

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

Lord Sackville’s private garden at Knole are proud to be opening in aid of the National Garden Scheme. All ticket entries on this day will be donated to this fantastic cause so please go along and help support their work whilst enjoying the fabulous gardens! The NGS raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions. Tickets from £7.50

www.ngs.org.uk

6 August – 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

6 August – Tuesday

Rock Choir 8pm

Vine Baptist Church, Park Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UP

If you love to sing, you’ll love Rock Choir! Pop, rock and chart singing for adults and teenagers. No auditions and no need to read music. Enjoy a free taster session at this brand new choir

www.rockchoir.com

7 August – 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

7 August – Wednesday

Business Networking 10.30am – 12.30pm

The Pavilion, Sevenoaks Vine Cricket Club, Hollybush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

Join the Sevenoaks Chamber of Commerce for a business networking meeting, help to raise awareness and money for their chosen Charity of the Year – Alchemy Charitable Trust. Non-members £15

www.sevenoakschamber.com

7 August – Wednesday – 11 August – Sunday

Magical Face Painting and Nail Art 11am – 4pm

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Summer holiday fun with magical face painting and nail art. Admission applies

www.riverhillgardens.co.uk

7 August – Wednesday

Summer Play Dates 2pm – 5pm

Hillingdon Rise Play Area, Sevenoaks TN13 3RF

Free days of bouncy castles, crafts, games and more organised by Sevenoaks Town Council

7 August – Wednesday

Classic Car Meets 6pm

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

Have your picture taken for the Hall of Fame and enjoy 10% discount off your food bill for all classic car owners.

www.7hoteldiner.co.uk

7 August – 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

8 August – 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

8 August – 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

8 August – Thursday

Family Fun Day 10.30am – 1pm

King George’s Field, Westerham TN16 1BT

There will be inflatable fun and a National Trust raft table, as well as face painting. If the weather is wet, sessions will be held in the Sports Association. No need to book, just turn up. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Event sponsored by the Town Council

www.visitwesterham.org.uk

8 August – 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

8 August – Thursday

Music Concerts 6pm – 8pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the East Peckham Silver Band. Free entry

9 August – Friday

Outlet Sale Hospice in the Weald 10am – 4pm

Hospice in the Weald Sevenoaks Warehouse, 3 Lime Tree Walk, Sevenoaks TN13 1YH

Clothes, books, dvds, games, jigsaws everything is £2 or less. Yes, EVERYTHING! Visit on the first Friday and Saturday of every month. Check the website for more information

www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/fundraise/event/2-outlet-sale1

9 August – 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

10 August – Saturday

Outlet Sale Hospice in the Weald 10am – 4pm

Hospice in the Weald Sevenoaks Warehouse, 3 Lime Tree Walk, Sevenoaks TN13 1YH

Clothes, books, dvds, games, jigsaws everything is £2 or less. Yes, EVERYTHING! Visit on the first Friday and Saturday of every month. Check the website for more information

www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk/fundraise/event/2-outlet-sale1

10 August – Saturday & 11 August – Sunday

Jousting Events 1pm

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

The Knights of Royal England will be entertaining the crowds with exhilarating displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with a Royal Box. Tickets from £8.90

www.hevercastle.co.uk

11 August – Sunday

Summer Sunday Events 10.30am – 6pm

Penshurst Place, Penshurst TN11 8DG

Settle into summer with the whole family in these wonderful Summer Sunday events! With garden pantomimes to laugh out loud at, crafts to create, and falconry to be fascinated by, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day! Admission applies

www.penshurstplace.com

11 August – Sunday

Music Concerts 3pm – 5.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the Biggin Hill Concert Band. Free entry

12 August – 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

13 August – 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

13 August – 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

13 August – 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

13 August – Tuesday

Rock Choir 8pm

Vine Baptist Church, Park Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UP

If you love to sing, you’ll love Rock Choir! Pop, rock and chart singing for adults and teenagers. No auditions and no need to read music. Enjoy a free taster session at this brand new choir

www.rockchoir.com

14 August – 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

14 August – Wednesday – 18 August – Sunday

Wizard Wands 11am – 4pm

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Summer holiday fun making wizard wands. Admission applies

www.riverhillgardens.co.uk

14 August – Wednesday

Summer Play Dates 2pm – 5pm

Vine Gardens, Vine Avenue, Sevenoaks TN13 3SY

Free days of bouncy castles, crafts, games and more organised by Sevenoaks Town Council

14 August – 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

15 August – 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

15 August – 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

15 August – Thursday

Family Fun Day 10.30am – 1pm

King George’s Field, Westerham

There will be inflatable fun and a National Trust raft table, as well as African drumming. If the weather is wet, sessions will be held in the Sports Association. No need to book, just turn up. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Event sponsored by the Town Council

www.visitwesterham.org.uk

15 August – 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

15 August – Thursday

Classic Cars & Curry 6pm – 10pm

Westerham Brewery Tap Room & Shop, Beggars Lane, Westerham TN16 1QP

Curry & Classic Cars at the Brewery with Shampan Westerham, one of the UK’s premier Indian restaurants voted the 5th best in the country by The Telegraph newspaper.

www.westerhambrewery.co.uk

15 August – Thursday

Music Concerts 6pm – 8.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by Il Quarteto. Free entry

16 August – 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

17 August – Saturday & 18 August – Sunday

Festival Flight Biggin Hill 2019

London Biggin Hill Airport, Biggin Hill TN16 3BH

The world-famous air show at Biggin Hill Airport is not to be missed, with the opportunity to see exhilarating flying displays and 2019 will be no exception. A D-day Tribute Display will honour the 75-year anniversary of the Normandy landings, the Breitling Jet Team will return for the first time since 2008 and The Blades Aerobatic Display Team will amaze the crowds with their close formation aerobatic feats. Tickets from £23.50

www.yourairport.co.uk

17 August – 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

17 August – Saturday & 18 August – Sunday

Jousting Events 1pm

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

The Knights of Royal England will be entertaining the crowds with exhilarating displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with a Royal Box. Tickets from £8.90

www.hevercastle.co.uk

17 August – Saturday

Groove Hoover 8.30pm

The Chequers, 73 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LD

Performing a wide range of classic rock/pop songs that you might not typically hear from your usual cover bands, it’s gonna be a good’n! Free entry

www.chequerssevenoaks.co.uk

18 August – Sunday

Penshurst Summer Fair 10am – 2pm

Kingdom, Grove Road, Penshurst TN11 8DU

The Summer Fair is back and bigger than ever. Taking place at the stunning Kingdom in Penshurst, you’ll be able to shop a handpicked selection of products from small businesses in Kent and East Sussex. Free entry

www.supportlocalpopup.co.uk

18 August – Sunday

Summer Sunday Events 10.30am – 6pm

Penshurst Place, Penshurst TN11 8DG

Settle into summer with the whole family in these wonderful Summer Sunday events! With garden pantomimes to laugh out loud at, crafts to create, and falconry to be fascinated by, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day! Admission applies

www.penshurstplace.com

18 August – Sunday

Music Concerts 3pm – 5.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the London Saxophone Choir. Free entry

19 August – 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

20 August – 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

20 August – 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

20 August – 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

21 August – 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

21 August – Wednesday – 26 August – Monday

Sticky Seed Owl Art 11am – 4pm

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Summer holiday fun making owls from seeds. Admission applies

www.riverhillgardens.co.uk

21 August – 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

22 August – 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

22 August – 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

22 August – Thursday

Family Fun Day 10.30am – 1pm

King George’s Field, Westerham

There will be inflatable fun and a National Trust raft table, as well as additional play activities. If the weather is wet, sessions will be held in the Sports Association. No need to book, just turn up. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Event sponsored by the Town Council

www.visitwesterham.org.uk

22 August – 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

22 August – Thursday

Music Concerts 6pm – 8.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the Night Owls. Free entry

22 August– Thursday

Sus4Sessions Live Music Showcase 7pm – 10.30pm

Westerham Brewery Tap Room & Shop, Beggars Lane, Westerham TN16 1QP

Featuring the finest of local musical talent, 3 different acts, 5 tracks each with breaks between each set to grab a drink. Street food will also be available. Tickets from £12

www.westerhambrewery.co.uk

23 August – 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

23 August – Saturday – 26 August – Monday

Jousting Events 1pm

Hever Castle, Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NG

The Knights of Royal England will be entertaining the crowds with exhilarating displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with a Royal Box. Tickets from £8.90

www.hevercastle.co.uk

25 August – Sunday

Summer Sunday Events 10.30am – 6pm

Penshurst Place, Penshurst TN11 8DG

Settle into summer with the whole family in these wonderful Summer Sunday events! With garden pantomimes to laugh out loud at, crafts to create, and falconry to be fascinated by, you’ll be sure to have a fantastic day! Admission applies

www.penshurstplace.com

25 August – 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

25 August – Sunday

Music Concerts 3pm – 5.30pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the Bosville Valley Stompers. Free entry

25 August – Sunday

Twice 3.30pm

The Chequers, 73 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LD

Twice will play a range of laid back acoustic covers becoming more upbeat as the afternoon goes on. Perfect entertainment for a lazy Sunday afternoon with the family. Lunch menu served 12-5pm. Live entertainment from 3:30pm. Free entry

www.chequerssevenoaks.co.uk

25 August – 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

27 August – 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

27 August – 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

27 August – 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

28 August – 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

28 August – Wednesday – 1 September – Sunday

Spell Books 11am – 4pm

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Riverhill, Sevenoaks TN15 0RR

Summer holiday fun making spell books. Admission applies

www.riverhillgardens.co.uk

28 August – Wednesday

Summer Play Dates 2pm – 5pm

Pontoise Close Play Area, Sevenoaks TN13 3ES

Free days of bouncy castles, crafts, games and more organised by Sevenoaks Town Council

28 August – 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

29 August – 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

29 August – 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

29 August – 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

29 August – Thursday

Music Concerts 6pm – 8pm

The Vine Bandstand, Sevenoaks TN13 3UH

On selected dates throughout the summer, Sevenoaks Town Council will host concerts at The Vine Bandstand. This performance will be by the Orpington Band. Free entry

30 August – 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

30 August – 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

30 August – Friday & 31 August – Saturday

Guided Walk: Bat Spotting 7.30pm – 9.15pm

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

Set off on a dusk walk in Knole Park to find the resident bats with an expert ecologist. Warm up with hot chocolate and marshmallows afterwards and put your questions to the bat expert. Tickets £10

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/knole

31 August – Saturday

The Great Comp Music Festival – The Dominic Alldis Trio 7.30pm

Great Comp, Platt, Borough Green TN15 8QS

Following in the tradition of the hugely popular Jacques Loussier Trio, Dave Brubeck Quartet and Modern Jazz Quartet, the Trio brings a fresh and contemporary approach to works from classical music and opera. Tickets £23

www.greatcompmusic.org

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