8 Kent Events to Send off Summer

8 Kent Events to Send off Summer

Summer is coming to an end, so make most of the last of the warmth! School Holidays have come to an end, the kids are back in school, the 9 to 5 job is still rolling, but don’t let go of the summer feeling yet.  We have taken the liberty of putting together a list of fun things you can still do this September. Whether you have been working all summer or you are reluctant to let go of the summer fun just yet, we have events for all. 

Watch ‘Dear Zoo’ live (4th- 5th September 2019)

Head to the Hazlitt Theatre in Maidstone to watch an adaptation of the classical lift the flap book ‘Dear Zoo’ by the best-selling author Rod Campbell. 

Kid Friendly: £1 a ride on the Spa Valley Railway (5th of September 2019)

Hop on the Spa Valley Railway! They have a fun attraction at every station so you can spend the entire day hopping on and off at your own whim. You can enjoy the scenic views of the High Weald Countryside with its many attractions.  Click here to see destinations for every station.

Hops ‘n’ Harvest Beer Festival (7th – 8th September 2019)

If you have an appetite for fermented alcoholic beverages, this one is for you. Visit Maidstone and enjoy the live local music, 60 varieties of beer and cider, and age-appropriate fun for the entire family. You have the opportunity to learn more about the beer-making process and pick some hops by hand.

Taste of Kent Food Festival (7th September 2019)

Celebrate the powers of flavour, spice and all things nice at this food festival in West Malling. This event will showcase not only the artisan culinary producers from Kent but also demos from top chefs and some stars from the great British Bake Off. There is also entertainment for kids and cookery masterclasses for adults and a range skilled performer.

Kids Create (12th September 2019)

The Arty Farty Retreat in Tunbridge Wells is a great place to take your kids this season to unleash their creative potential. They have a range of activities spread out across different days of the week. They have sessions for all levels of artistic ability, and a range of ages. Students can range from Primary school to key stage 3 and GCSE students.

Revival in the Park Festival UK 2019 (September 28th 2019)

Mote Park in Maidstone hosts this year’s Revival Festival. Enjoy a day of grooving to the impressive line up consisting of Baby D, DJ Luck & MC Neat, N-Trance, Ratpack, Rozalla and Slipmatt. Minimum age for entry is 18.

The Bluewater Gin Festival (27th-29th September 2019)

Wet your taste buds with 50 varieties of gin, vodkas and rums at Bluewater.  Your tickets include entrance fee, free welcome gin, a take-home glass and a gin festival booklet. There are tasters and masterclasses from reputable distillers and industry experts available.  This event is a must for gin lovers.

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