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What's On

Want to know what’s happening in the borough this month? Got a great event or meeting you want to promote? Then check out: ASHFORD’S EVENTS CALENDAR. Upload details of your event or simply browse to see what's on in your community this month.

You can also find out what's on in Tenterden every month with the TENTERDEN EVENTS DIARY


Murder Mystery evening

Tuesday 20 June, 7pm – 8.30pm
Ashford Gateway Plus, Church Road, Ashford, TN23 1AS

Solve the mystery of The Murder at the Oast House. Listen to the actors’ witness statements, read the crime report and deduce who committed this heinous crime. The audience member closest to guessing the murderer and motive will win a prize. Tickets cost £3 and booking is essential. For more information and to book your place contact Ashford Library.

Tentertainment 2017

30th June - 2nd July
Recreation Ground, Tenterden, TN306

Tentertainment celebrates 11years! Enjoy a weekend festival of local music, fun, food and drink for the whole family

Ashford Farmers' Market - 3rd birthday!

Sunday July 2nd, 10am - 2pm
Lower High Street, Ashford Town Centre, Ashford

Celebrate our 3rd birthday market! Grab tea, coffee, cake or breakfast from one of the many street-food stalls, pick up a diverse selection of tasty treats from local traders, and watch chefs create delicious dishes using fresh produce straight from the market.

Recycled bikes event

Saturday 8th July, 10am - 2pm
Goldwyn School, Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BT

Pick up affordable refurbished bikes as part of a new initiative by Kent County Council in partnership with Cycle Community CIC. You can also donate a bike, whether one that’s now too small or not being used, and get a 20% discount at the bike sale.  Drop your bike off at the Goldwyn School or call Spencer Morgan on 07762221024 to arrange a pick-up location.  

World in a tent

Saturday July 8th, 12pm - 10pm
North Park (next to Stour Leisure Centre), Ashford, TN231PL

World in a Tent is a new multicultural festival for Ashford where you can enjoy performances, workshops and food from around the world. There will also be a selection of international stalls featuring world cuisine, Iranian Persian glass painting, and Nepalese Crafts. What's more you can watch a variety of international performances including belly dancing, Indian drumming and African music.

Ashford Festival in the Park 2017

Friday July 14th -  Sunday July 16th
North Park, Tannery Lane, Ashford

Ashford Festival in the Park is a free Festival. Enjoy live bands, dancers, food stalls and a beer tent . There's plenty of family fun to be had at the kids funfair where there will also be a bouncy castle and bungee trampolines.

Tenterden Street Market

Every Friday, 8am - 2pm
Tenterden High Street, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6AN

Pick up tasty treats, fresh local produce and handmade arts and crafts, every Friday at Tenterden Street Market. You can also browse and buy flowers, fresh seafood, bread, cheese and organic meats. 

Relay for Life Ashford

Saturday 16th -  Sunday 17th September
Julie Rose Stadium, Willesborough Road, Kennington, Ashford, TN249QX

Help fundraise for Cancer Research UK in a 24-hour celebration. Relay For Life Ashford is a year-round team fundraising challenge bringing the community together to beat cancer. Email Lynette Farley for more information or call /07717 652679



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