There’s a whole range of events on in Kent this week, from art displays to Christmas Lights celebrations. Here’s a list of some of Kent’s top events this week.
hART SPLASH 2017
When: 11th-19th November, 10am-4pm
Where: The Old Pool Studio, Hythe
hART is a group of professional artists from Hythe and Romney Marsh, and hART SPLASH 2017 is their annual showcase event. You can view a range of original paintings and you’ll have the opportunity to buy prints and cards (at a good price!).
It’s free to enter, and 10% of the sales made will be donated to the Pilgrims Hospice Charity in Ashford.
Shakespeare Schools Festival
When: 16th-17th November 7pm-9pm
Where: Theatre Royal, Margate
Shakespeare’s stories are being brought to life in Margate by 7 different schools. The festival will run from Thursday 16th November to Friday 17th November, and it’s a must see for Shakespeare enthusiasts and those looking to support the young performers.
KM Big Charity Quiz
When: Friday 17th November
Where: Maidstone Leisure Centre
This is a fun event for you to do with your family or friends. Everyone loves a quiz, and at the KM Big Charity Quiz you’ll have the chance to have a drink at the same time, and raise money for charity by doing so!
Christmas Fair In Aid Of Hospice In The Weald
When: Saturday 18th November, 10am-12pm
Where: URC Church Hall, Rusthall
If you’re ready to start getting in the Christmas mood, this might be the perfect way to spend your Saturday. Enjoy lucky dips, raffles, Christmas goodies and gifts to browse and buy, and of course, there are delicious festive refreshments on offer. As if all that wasn’t appealing enough, the entire event is in aid of Hospice In The Weald.
Dartford Christmas Lights
When: Saturday 18th November, 2:15pm-6pm
Where: Dartford High Street
Now that Halloween and Bonfire night are over, the countdown to Christmas has begun. And this event is a countdown to the moment that Dartford switches on its Christmas lights. There will be performances and family entertainment throughout the High Street, and giveaways and activities to take part in. It’s a great family afternoon and evening.
Women’s Stories: A Day Of Mindful Writing, Yoga and Meditation
When: Saturday 18th November, 10am-4pm
Where: Canterbury Yoga, Highfield House, Summer Hill, Harbledown
If you fancy yourself the mindful or creative type, this could be the perfect day for you. This is an event where you can reflect, relax, and get creative in mindful writing exercises.