Forthcoming Events

Wednesday 14th March 2018 - Bath Bombs, candles, rendering wax, soap making and more.....

Our guest speaker will be Linda Hamling who will instruct us on the making of bath bombs, candles, rendering wax, soap making and more. Meet in our usual room, HG21 at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.


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Wednesday 18th April, 2018 - Donkeys with Jade

Jade breeds donkeys and is also a qualified donkey judge. She has lots of stories to tell whilst educating us on an animal ideally suited to smallholding. Please meet in our usual room, HG21 at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.



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Sunday 6th & Monday 7th May 2018 - Spring Show at Ardingly

Come visit our Kent Smallholders stand in the Abergavenny Building at the South of England Showground, Ardingly RH17 6TL.

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Wednesay 9th May 2018 - Ratcatchers


Our guest speaker is David Cufley, President of the North West Kent Family History Society. Please meet in our usual room at the college, HG21 at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.


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SATURDAY 16th June, 2018 - Hens and Gardens


Smallholders Stand at Great Comp Gardens for their Hens and Gardens Event -
Comp Lane, Platt, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 8QS.
Home to the Dyson Salvia Collection www.greatcompgarden.co.uk

Kent Smallholders Stand will be on the lawn, as usual. Opening times from 11am to 5pm. No dogs.
The show is designed to celebrate poultry-keeping in the home garden


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Wednesday 20th June, 2018 - A tour of Princess Christian's Farm



A tour of Princess Christian's Farm with Liz Read. Meet at the farm at 7.30pm - Riding Lane, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9LP.

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Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July, 2018 - Smallholders Show


Smallholders Show at Ardingly Showground, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
The best day out for you to find everything for your smallholding or garden.

Free parking, level access for disabled and dogs welcome.
9.30.am to 5pm both days. For more information see www.smallholdershows.co.uk

Our stand can be found at the front of the Robins Building, as usual

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Wednesday 25th July, 2018 - Visit to Bore Place


Please pre-book your place for a visit to Bore Place, home to the Commonwork Trust and its organic gardens. They aim to work towards sustainable solutions in farming, food and education. To include a tour of the organic vegetable gardens. Meet at 7.30pm at Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, TN8 7AR.


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WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2018 - AUCTION EVENING

MEET IN OUR NORMAL ROOM AT THE COLLEGE HG21 for our Auction Evening.
Robert Hutty, our President, will Auction smallholder items and surplus produce to help club funds.
A good social evening, with drinks and nibbles. No need to bring anything to donate unless you wish to and no need to buy anything unless you feel the urge!
An entertaining evening for all.

MEET IN ROOM HG21 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm.


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SUNDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 2018 - CHIDDINGSTONE CASTLE COUNTRY FAIR

Kent Smallholders Stand at Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair, Chiddingstone Castle, Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone TN8 7AD.
11am to 5pm to include dog show, terrier racing, laser clay pigeon shooting, vintage tractors, horses and hounds, fly fishing, donkeys, Shetland ponies, working dogs, music, shopping and food.
Adults 5, Children 5-13 2 and free for under 5's



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Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 - SOUTH OF ENGLAND AUTUMN SHOW & GAME FAIR

Kent Smallholders stand will be in the Abergavenny building for this Autumn Show at Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.
Please feel free to come and chat to us.


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Saturday 13th October, 2018 - Cider Making and barbecue


A members only event - Cider Making and barbecue.


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Wednesday 14th November, 2018 - BEES


All you need to know about bee-keeping with Jane Rosam.
Meet in Room HG21 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm.

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Wednesday 5th December, 2018 - Christmas Meeting


Christmas Meeting with drinks and nibbles.

Meet in Room HG21 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm
Kent Smallholders 2019 Events for the complete year will be available at this meeting

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Should you have any queries please e.mail christine-fuller@live.co.uk or
phone Suzie on 01959-523098. -