Forthcoming Events

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MEETINGS AT HADLOW COLLEGE CANCELLED

HADLOW COLLEGE HAVE CANCELLED ALL OUR MEETINGS AT THE COLLEGE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

WE WILL KEEP THIS WEBSITE UPDATED AS ANY INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

BEST WISHES TO YOU ALL.


Wednesday 18th March, 2020 - Ancestry

Our guest speaker, David Cufley, President of the North West Family History Society, will speak to us on Ancestry in relation to Rural Life and Market Gardeners inthe 19th Century.
Please meet in Room HG22 at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.



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Wednesday 15th April, 2020 - Smallholder Crafts

Kent Smallholders will be discussing their crafts from Bread making, wine making, baling your own hay, knitting, carpentry, cheese-making and more..........
Meet in Room HG22 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.


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Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd May 2020 - Spring Live at the South of England Showground

Kent Smallholders Stand will be in the Abergavenny Building at the South of England Showground,
Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL. Please come and have a chat and see the pygmy goats and lots more.


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Wednesday 6th May, 2020 - Blossom Time

Blossom Time in the Apple Orchards.
Members only event. Please ask for more information.


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Thursday 11th, Fri 12th & Sat 13th June 2020 - SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW

South of England Show at The South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6TL.


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*** SUNDAY 21st June, 2020 *** - *** Hens and Gardens ***


Kent 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

Opening times from 11am to 5pm. No dogs.
The show is designed to celebrate poultry-keeping in the home garden with poultry for sale from numerous breeders and experts to answer any of your questions. Also beautiful gardens. Kent Smallholders stand will be on the lawn
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Wednesday 17th June, 2020 - A visit to an Apiary



Kent Smallholders visit to Laddingford Beekeepers Apiary at Yalding Organic Gardens, Benover Road, Yalding ME18 6EX.
Meet at 7.30pm with all your beekeeping questions.

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Wednesday 22nd July, 2020 - Visit to Falconhurst Farm Shop


Meet at Falconhurst Farm Shop, Pound Road, Cowden, Markbeech, TN8 5NR at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits and learn more about running a Farm Shop.

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SUNDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 2020 - CHIDDINGSTONE CASTLE COUNTRY FAIR

Kent Smallholders Stand at Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair, Chiddingstone Castle, Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone TN8 7AD.
11am to 5pm
A beautiful setting with dog show, terrier racing, dog agility, a chance to try fishing, food and drink, shopping, chldren's cookery workshops and the family giant woolsack race. The Castle's tea tent will be open for cream teas, ice creams and homemade cakes.



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Saturday 19th September, 2020 - Cider Making

Cider Making.

A Members only event. Please ask for more information.


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Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2020 - AUTUMN SHOW & GAME FAIR

Kent Smallholders Stand at the Autumn Show & Game Fair at the South of England Showground, Ardingly,
West Sussex RH17 6TL. Our stand will be in the Abergavenny Building.



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Wednesday 14th October, 2020 - Making therapeutic massage bars


Our guest speaker Linda Hamling will show us how to make therapeutic massage bars.
Meet in Room HG22 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.

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Wednesday 11th November, 2020 - Making the most of your produce


Making the most of your produce. Members will demonstrate and talk about how they preserve and store produce.

Meet in Room HG22 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits.

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Wednesday 9th December 2020 - CHRISTMAS MEETING

Meet in Room HG22 at Hadlow College at 7.30pm for our Christmas Meeting.

There will be our usual Christmas drinks and nibbles with chatter and optional 'Old fashioned games', such as Boules, Skittles, Bagatelle, shove ha'penny and old fashioned computer games including space invaders and pac man, and more..............


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