Thursday 9th June: Festival Heritage Evening in the Sunderland Room, Penshurst Place 7.00pm. Two eminent speakers describe Life in the Medieval Weald. In aid of Macmillan Nurses and Hospice in the Weald. Organised by Edenbridge & District Historical Society. Tickets £12 (adults) £6 (children/concessions) £10 for members of EDHS or Museum Trust – from Edenbridge Bookshop or 01892 870396. Includes coffee or tea.
Saturday 11th June **FREE OPEN AIR JAZZ CONCERT AND PICNIC** 6 - 9pm at Lingfield Road Recreation Ground.
The Eden Valley Summer Festival winds down with an early evening concert by Doctor Jazz, Kent’s leading swinging Trad/Dixieland Band.
Also featuring the Dollie Bergere cabaret and a SOLAR VIEWING event with Edenbridge & District Astonomers (look for the EDA gazebo!).
Bring your own picnic / chairs / rug. Bar available in the sports pavilion.
******************OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK********************
Taster events – come and have a go!
Clog Dancing Tuesday 7th June: 8pm in Edenbridge WI Hall *FREE*
Drama Workshop Thurs 9th June: 7.30pm in Edenbridge WI Hall £5 on the door
Handbell ringing Thurs 9th June: 8pm in Edenbridge Parish Church *FREE*
Sat 11th June: Four Elms Fete. Noon – 6pm. Church Meadow, Four Elms. Cars £3, pedestrians FREE.
Friday 3rd until Sunday 19th June: Artists Open Studios *FREE* entry to 10 studios showing the work of 19 local artists. Look for the ‘paint tube’ signs! Venues are listed in SEOS guides (from Edenbridge Library) or from www.seos.org.uk .
Glorious Open Gardens
Sat 4th and Wed 8th June: Old Buckhurst, Markbeech (NGS) 11am – 5pm Admission £3
Sun 5th June: Markbeech - Seven open gardens and *TEAS!* 2 - 6pm £6 (under16’s free)
Wed 8th June: Yew Tree Cottage, Penshurst (NGS) 12 - 5pm £2, children free
Sun 12thJune: Chiddingstone Garden Tour – several open gardens and *TEAS* 2 – 6 pm £6 (under 16’s free)
Half-term activities continue at Sencio Leisure centre, Edenbridge
Wed 8th June: Film Making Workshop in Lingfield Road sports pavilion: (film acting, storyboarding, filming, editing and more) *FREE*
5-6pm (age 8-12) and 6.30-8pm (age 13+).
History and Heritage
Exhibitions continue in the Eden Valley Museum.
Sat 11th June at 2pm: History Walk around the historic centre of Edenbridge *FREE* starting from Eden Valley Museum:
Sun 12th June: Bolebroke Vintage Bus Tour - departs at 10.45 and 1pm from Edenbridge Town Station, for a ride through country lanes to Bolebroke Castle. Returns at 12.30pm and 3pm. Call 01892 770061 to book. Bus FREE; Castle Tour £5.50 / £5.00/£2.50;
Train rides: £4.00 / £2.50.
Tues 7th June: Lunchtime folk session at Bridges with ‘Morris’s Friends’ 12-2pm *FREE* (Lunches available).
Fri 10th June from 8pm: An evening of *FREE* folk music at Haywards Cafe Bistro with ‘Round House Folk’. Licensed bar and light refreshments available.
>>>ALSO: PHOTOGRAPHIC EXIBITIONS AT TOP FOTO GALLERY (The fine art of food photography; 50 years of the Royal Ballet)--- HEVER OPEN AIR THEATRE (Sense and Sensibility / A Midsummer Night’s Dream)--- GLORIOUS GARDENS AT PENSHURST PLACE--- PENSHURST MARKET SAT 5TH ---EDENBRIDGE MARKET THURS 9TH ---CROCKHAM HILL WI MARKET SAT 11TH<<<