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30
AUG
Drama Taster
Arden Theatre, Leslie Smith Drive, Faversham
One of an Arden Theatre programme of play readings and drama workshops on Tuesday evenings from 23 August to 27 September, all at 8pm at the Arden. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, or just have an interest in amateur theatre, you will be welcome. There is no charge for these sessions.
When: 8pm      Contact: Mary Caryer, 01795 531600
31
AUG
Bat Walk
The Freewheel, Graveney
Join a bat walk whose leader will have her bat detector ready to help to identify the species that are swooping around. Listen to the bats “chattering” as they hunt for food. The walk starts from the Freewheel at 8pm.
When: 8pm to 10pm      Contact: Adrian Oliver
2
SEP
4
SEP
HopFestFringe
Arden Theatre, Faversham, and Purifier Building, Faversham
A small festival of performing arts on the fringe of Faversham Hop Festival. The programme includes new writing, musicals, stand-up, sketch comedy, drama, poetry and family-friendly shows. Details and ticket information are available at www.hopfestfringe.co.uk.
When: Events from 7pm on Friday until 8pm on Sunday      Contact: Ribs Norman or Jude Sach
2
SEP
FILM: Dad’s Army
The Freewheel, Graveney
The Freewheel pub starts a short season of Second World War-based films with a showing of the 2016 “Dad’s Army” film. Films are shown on the big screen in The Workshop at The Freewheel and are free.
When: 7.30pm      Contact: adrian oliver
3
SEP
4
SEP
Craft and Collectables Fair
Assembly Rooms, Preston Street, Faversham
Locally made handicrafts and collectables for sale. The event is taking place during the Faversham Hop Festival.
When: 10am to 5pm      Contact: Anita Walker, 01795 531192
3
SEP
4
SEP
Faversham Hop Festival
Faversham town centre
The annual Faversham hop festival, commemorating the golden days of hop picking in Kent, with bands, morris dancing, parades, a market and a funfair. There is a park-and-ride facility at the Abbey School, on the A2, and Faversham Railway Station adjoins the festival area. See www.favershamhopfestival.org.
3
SEP
4
SEP
St Laurence Church, Leaveland
St Laurence Church, Leaveland, a tiny medieval church four miles from Faversham off the A251, will display more than 60 varieties of chilli plants, all for sale, and offer teas and homemade cakes, a chilli-themed tombola and advice and conversation on the chilli theme.
When: 10.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: 01795 890210

6
SEP
Wine and Wisdom
The Assembly Rooms, Preston Street, Faversham
The Kent branch of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management holds a quiz competition. The cost is £50 for a table of six, and includes nibbles and two bottles of wine. Book through kentbranch@cicm.com or call Simon Paterson on 07775 195727 or Kevin Artlett on 07905 611186.
When: 7pm to 11pm      Contact: Pierre Haincourt
6
SEP
Drama Taster
Arden Theatre, Leslie Smith Drive, Faversham
One of an Arden Theatre programme of play readings and drama workshops on Tuesday evenings from 23 August to 27 September, all at 8pm at the Arden. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, or just have an interest in amateur theatre, you will be welcome. There is no charge for these sessions.
When: 8pm      Contact: Mary Caryer, 01795 531600
10
SEP
11
SEP
Belmont House and Gardens, Throwley
Belmont this year combines its two biggest events, promising plenty to see and do for the whole family. Exhibitors from the world of wood will be demonstrating traditional skills and craftsmanship, including chainsaw demonstrations, horse logging, willow weaving, pole-lathe turning, and steam engines cutting kindling and logs.
When: 10am to 5pm both days      Contact: 01795 890228

10
SEP
Race Night
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Have a flutter on racecourse films at West Faversham Community Association’s race night. Included in the evening is a fish-and-chip supper. The bar will also be open. Places £8 per person. Book on 01795 537321.
When: 7pm to 10.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
10
SEP
11
SEP
St Peter’s Church, Oare
Flower festival on the theme of a year in the life of Oare Church. Refreshments, raffle, tombola, cake stall, books and bric-a-brac. Have tea and cake while enjoying wonderful views over Oare Creek.
When: Saturday, 10.30am to 4pm; Sunday, 11am to 4pm      Contact: 01795 531527

12
SEP
Dahlia Show
Lorenden School Hall, Painters Forstal
The Painters Forstal Gardeners’ Club holds its autumn dahlia show, followed by a talk on dahlias by Quentin Stark, head gardener at Hole Park, Rolvenden, who is the judge for the show. For details, call 01795 537622 or see www.paintersforstalgardenersclub.org.uk.
When: 6pm to 9pm      Contact: 01795 537622 or 01795 480431
12
SEP
The Literature Lover
Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham
Frank Foley offers a free course preview at which he will discuss his course, his love of literature, and the proposed course reading list (plus, there will be coffee and biscuits). All welcome.
When: 9am to 1pm      Contact: 07771 966111
13
SEP
Faversham Flower Club
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
This month’s Faversham Flower Club meeting is a DIY workshop. Take your own flowers, foliage and container.  A sales table will be open for purchase of flower foam, etc.
When: 7.30pm to 9.15pm      Contact: julie@juliedaviesflowerworkshops.co.uk
13
SEP
Drama Taster
Arden Theatre, Leslie Smith Drive, Faversham
One of an Arden Theatre programme of play readings and drama workshops on Tuesday evenings from 23 August to 27 September, all at 8pm at the Arden. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, or just have an interest in amateur theatre, you will be welcome. There is no charge for these sessions.
When: 8pm      Contact: Mary Caryer, 01795 531600
16
SEP
18
SEP
Various Faversham venues
The third Faversham Food Festival takes place over three days at a variety of venues, starting on Town Quay with the landing of fish on Friday, stalls, music, bar and demonstrations. More details nearer the day, or check www.favershamfoodfestival.co.uk.
When: Friday night to Sunday night      Contact: David Selves, 01795 534689

16
SEP
Murder Mystery Night
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Murder Mystery Night, at which you and your table try to figure out “whodunnit”. Included in the night is a two-course meal. The bar will also be open. Places £15 per person. Tickets are available from West Faversham Community Centre or call 01795 537321.
When: 8pm to 11pm      Contact: 01795 537321
17
SEP
18
SEP
Lynsted – Place of the Limes
In and around Lynsted Church, The Street, Lynsted, Kent ME9 0RH
Festival for all ages and interests celebrating the Parish of Lynsted with Kingsdown, featuring free events and entertainments. It includes stalls, children’s art, a guided walk, small collectibles valuation by television’s Clive Attrell, a presentation by local historian Helen Allinson on “Crime in Victorian Kent” and, on Sunday, services of celebration. Details at www.lynsted.com/lime.
When: See www.lynsted.com/lime      Contact: John Huggins, assistant curate (john.p.huggins1@gmail.com)
17
SEP
‘Best of Faversham’ Market
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts, crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock
18
SEP
Charity Carwash
Faversham Fire Station, Ashford Road, Faversham
Firefighters at Faversham Fire Station hold a charity carwash to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity (www.firefighterscharity.org.uk).
When: 11am to 3pm      Contact: Hannah Poole, hannah.poole@kent.fire-uk.org / 01622 692121 x6907
20
SEP
Drama Taster
Arden Theatre, Leslie Smith Drive, Faversham
One of an Arden Theatre programme of play readings and drama workshops on Tuesday evenings from 23 August to 27 September, all at 8pm at the Arden. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, or just have an interest in amateur theatre, you will be welcome. There is no charge for these sessions.
When: 8pm      Contact: Mary Caryer, 01795 531600
23
SEP
Wine and Wisdom
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
A lively and fun quiz night. Tickets are £8 per person. The bar will be open.
When: 8pm to 10.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
27
SEP
Drama Taster
Arden Theatre, Leslie Smith Drive, Faversham
The last of an Arden Theatre programme of play readings and drama workshops on Tuesday evenings from 23 August to 27 September, all at 8pm at the Arden. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced actor, or just have an interest in amateur theatre, you will be welcome. There is no charge for these sessions.
When: 8pm      Contact: Mary Caryer, 01795 531600
30
SEP
Bingo
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Popular monthly bingo evening run by West Faversham Community Association at its West Faversham Community Centre. Licensed bar plus teas and coffees for just 50p. Two bingo sessions, each costing £5 or £9, depending on how many games you play, plus a big prize raffle at halftime. Run by volunteers in aid of the community centre.
When: Doors open, 6.30pm. Eyes down, 7.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
1
OCT
‘Best of Faversham’ Market
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts, crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock
2
OCT
Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market
Market Place and Court Street, Faversham
Antiques market held in Faversham’s beautiful town centre. The market offers a wide range of vintage and antique items, including clothing, collectibles, jewellery, paintings and furniture.
When: 9am to 3pm      Contact: Grahame Kane
6
OCT
Faversham Mission Brass in Concert
Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham
Faversham Mission Brass performs in aid of the Royal Air Forces Association Wings Appeal.  Admission is £5 on the door.  Raffle.
When: 7.30pm      Contact: fmbrass@gmail.com
8
OCT
If Music Be the Food of Love ...
The Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham
Faversham Choral Society’s Autumn Concert marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with sonnets, madrigals and excerpts from musicals such as “Kiss Me, Kate” and “West Side Story”, with their links to plays by the Bard. Tickets £12 (under-16s free). Bar from 7pm and at the interval.
When: 7.30pm      
11
OCT
Faversham Flower Club
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
This month’s Faversham Flower Club meeting is a DIY workshop to create your own arrangement (with no flowers allowed). Take foliage or berries and a container.  A sales table will be open for purchase of flower foam, etc.
When: 7.30-9.15pm      Contact: julie@juliedaviesflowerworkshops.co.uk
12
OCT
TALK: Wandering the Somme
Fleur de Lis Hall, Gatefield Lane, Faversham
A talk by Melanie Gibson-Barton organised by the Faversham branch of the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men. Non-members welcome at £1 per person.
When: 8pm, for about 90 minutes      Contact: Anne Salmon, 01795 537701 / annesalmon62@hotmail.co.uk
14
OCT
Seventies and Eighties Night
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Boogie on over to West Faversham Community Centre to dance the night away. Entry, £8, includes a buffet and welcome drinks. Buy tickets from the centre reception desk or call on 01795 537321.
When: 8pm to 10.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
15
OCT
Craft and Collectables Fair
Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham
Locally made handicrafts and small collectables for sale at a fair taking place on the day of Faversham Carnival.
When: 10am to 3.30pm      Contact: Anita Walker 01795 531192
15
OCT
16
OCT
Brogdale Farm, Brogdale
Display of 1,000 varieties of apple. Taste and buy rare varieties and find apples with fascinating stories and associations. Enjoy live music and local food. Tractor trailer and walking tours of orchards will be running and a craft and produce village offers unique gift ideas.
When: 10am to 5pm      Contact: 01795 536250

15
OCT
‘Best of Faversham’ Market
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts-and-crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock
17
OCT
Lorenden School Hall, Painters Forstal
Painters Forstal Gardeners’ Club hosts as its guest speaker Andy Sturgeon, winner of the Best Show Garden category at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Tickets £10. Details are on the club website (www.paintersforstalgardenersclub.org.uk) or can be obtained by telephone.
When: 7.30pm to 9.30pm      Contact: 01795 537622 or 01795 480431

28
OCT
Bingo
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Popular monthly bingo evening run by West Faversham Community Association at its West Faversham Community Centre. Licensed bar plus teas and coffees for just 50p. Two bingo sessions, each costing £5 or £9, depending on how many games you play, plus a big prize raffle at halftime. Run by volunteers in aid of the community centre.
When: Doors open, 6.30pm. Eyes down, 7.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
30
OCT
Hallowe’en at Belmont
Belmont House and Gardens, Throwley
Hallowe’en event with lots of tricks and treats for all the family. Children can reveal their inner artist with pumpkin carving and creepy craft making, aided by Hand Crafted Events. There will also be a spooky trail around the gardens. Fancy dress is most welcome. The tearoom will be open from 12 noon for soup and sausage rolls, cream teas and homemade cakes. Children, £5. Adults, £1.
When: 12 noon to 3pm      Contact: 01795 890228
5
NOV
Race Night
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Have a flutter on racecourse films at West Faversham Community Association’s race night. Included in the evening is a fish-and-chip supper. The bar will also be open. Places £8 per person. Book on 01795 537321.
When: 7pm to 10.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321
5
NOV
‘Best of Faversham’ Market
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts-and-crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock
6
NOV
Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market
Market Place and Court Street, Faversham
Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market, held on the first Sunday of the month in Faversham’s historic town centre, offers a wide range of items, including clothing, collectibles, jewellery, paintings and furniture.
When: 9am to 3pm      Contact: Grahame Kane
9
NOV
TALK: Dickens in Kent
Fleur de Lis Hall, Gatefield Lane, Faversham
A talk by Christoph Bull organised by the Faversham branch of the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men. Non-members very welcome for £1.
When: 8pm, for about 90 minutes      Contact: Anne Salmon, 01795 537701 / annesalmon62@hotmail.co.uk
19
NOV
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts-and-crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock

25
NOV
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Popular monthly bingo evening run by West Faversham Community Association at its West Faversham Community Centre. Licensed bar plus teas and coffees for just 50p. Two bingo sessions, each costing £5 or £9, depending on how many games you play, plus a big prize raffle at halftime. Run by volunteers in aid of the community centre.
When: Doors open, 6.30pm. Eyes down, 7.30pm      Contact: 01795 537321

3
DEC
Christmas Craft and Collectables Fair
Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham
Locally made handicrafts for sale, including Christmas crackers. Also, small collectables for sale.
When: 10am to 4pm      Contact: Anita Walker, 01794 531192
3
DEC
Friends of the Cottage Hospital Christmas Stall
Market Place, Faversham
The Friends of Faversham Cottage Hospital and Community Health Centres run a Christmas stall at Faversham Market.
Contact: Sue Grove, 01795 533818
3
DEC
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts, crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock

4
DEC
Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market
Market Place and Court Street, Faversham
Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market, held on the first Sunday of the month in Faversham’s historic town centre, offers a wide range of items, including clothing, collectibles, jewellery, paintings and furniture.
When: 9am to 3pm      Contact: Grahame Kane
16
DEC
Bingo
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham
Bingo evening run by West Faversham Community Association at its West Faversham Community Centre. Licensed bar plus teas and coffees for just 50p. Two bingo sessions, each costing £5 or £9, depending on how many games you play, plus a big prize raffle at halftime. Run by volunteers in aid of the community centre.
When: Doors open, 6.30pm. Start, 7.30pm       Contact: 01795 537321
17
DEC
‘Best of Faversham’ Market
Preston Street, Faversham
Town-centre market selling the best arts, crafts and food products from the Faversham area. Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the ‘Best of Faversham’ Market. It includes produce, jewellery, textile art, pottery, paintings and clothing.
When: 9.30am to 3.30pm      Contact: Rosina Sharrock