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Eden Valley Museum
Town: Edenbridge
Event: Eden Valley Museum

Location: 72 High St, Edenbridge TN8 5AR
Date(s): 01/02/2018 - 21/12/2018

The Eden Valley Museum brings the history of the Eden Valley in Kent to life through the stories of its people, buildings and environment.

Located in an atmospheric medieval farmhouse in the heart of Edenbridge, our core collections consist of an extensive photographic and social history collection covering the Eden Valley area, incorporating the historic market town of Edenbridge and its surrounding villages.

Our wonderful collection of local artefacts, kindly donated by local residents past and present, tell the stories of the various trades and crafts that were, and in some cases still are, practised in the Eden Valley, along with stories of local communities and some of the individuals who were born or raised here.

Every object has a story to tell. If you would like to see an object that is not currently on display in the museum, you are welcome to make an appointment to view it.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 2pm - 4.30pm
Thursday | 10am - 4.30pm
Friday | 2pm - 4.30pm
Saturday | 10am - 4.30pm
Sunday (June, July & August) | 2pm - 4.30pm

FREE Admission

Please note that there is no wheelchair access to the upper floor due to listed building restrictions. However, folder versions of current and past exhibitions are available to view on the ground floor.


Telephone: 01732 868102, Email: curator@evmt.org.uk

Website: www.evmt.org.uk

Hever Castle
Town: Hever
Event: Hever Castle

Location: Hever Castle, TN8 7NG
Date(s): 19/02/2018 - 01/01/2019

Dating back to the 13th century, Hever Castle was once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII and Mother of Elizabeth I. It formed the unlikely backdrop to a sequence of tumultuous events that changed the course of Britain’s history, monarchy and religion

Hever Castle is what every child wants a castle to be: crenellated, moated and haunted. A permanent exhibition in the Long Gallery brings the 16th century to life with costumed figures illustrating key events in Anne’s life at the Castle

Grounds open at 10:30am – Castle opens at 12:00 noon
On arrival you will receive a leaflet with opening times for all attractions and amenities.

Admission:
www.hevercastle.co.uk/visit/prices/#prices


Tel: 01732 865224, Email: info@hevercastle.co.uk

Website: www.hevercastle.co.uk

Chartwell
Town: Westerham
Event: Chartwell

Location: Mapleton Road, Westerham, TN16 1PS
Date(s): 24/02/2018 - 31/12/2018

Discover the house that Churchill called home, where he brought up his young family.
Decorated as it was in the 1930s, make your way through rooms like the library, study, sitting room and dining room displayed as if the family have only just left the room.

Explore the museum rooms filled with gifts that Churchill received and see the original collection that Churchill and the family kept at Chartwell.
As you make your way around the house uncover the home and family man behind the statesman.

Entrance to the house is by timed ticket only, every 10 minutes, and these can be collected from the visitor welcome centre when you arrive. Please show these to the team at the front of the house in the allocated time. All visits to the house are self-guided as opposed to tours, but our friendly team of volunteers are on hand in each of the rooms to answer your questions.

Opening time may vary, please see: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/place-pages/72/pages/opening-times-calendar

Admission:
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell#Prices


Telephone 01732868381, Email chartwell@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell

Eden Valley Gold! ’Chiddingstone Hoard’
Town: Edenbridge
Event: Eden Valley Gold! ’Chiddingstone Hoard’

Location: Eden Valley Museum, 72 High St, Edenbridge TN8 5AR
Date(s): 11/04/2018 - 21/12/2018

A rare hoard of 10 gold coins were recently discovered in Chiddingstone, The Eden Valley Museum was then offered the chance to buy them and leapt at the opportunity!
This exciting and rare display is open to the public from 11 April 2018.

"These coins are an important part of the history of the Eden Valley. They show that the Valley was connected to great events in European History – the Gallic Wars. Whoever buried them may have been involved in those wars and was probably living here in the Valley." - Claire Donithorn BA, resident archaeologist at the museum.


01732 868102

Website: www.evmt.org.uk

Ide Hill Christmas Craft Fair
Town: Ide Hill
Event: Ide Hill Christmas Craft Fair

Location: 13 West End, Ide Hill, TN16 1JA
Date(s): 17/11/2018 - 18/11/2018

Handmade crafts - Gifts, toys, cards, fashion scarves & jewellery, Christmas ornaments, bath and body works USA, pet gifts, teachers gifts, tombola and more.....
Refreshments available.




The French Market
Town: Edenbridge
Event: The French Market

Location: Market Yard Car Park
Date(s): 25/11/2018

The popular French Market is back Sunday 25th November 2018 from 10am until 4pm




Twilight Christmas at Hever Castle
Town: Hever
Event: Twilight Christmas at Hever Castle

Location: Hever Castle, TN8 7NG
Date(s): 01/12/2018 - 21/12/2018

December 1, 8, 14, 20 & 21 (Evenings – from 6pm)
For a magical after dark experience, wrap up warm and enjoy a walk under the stars at Twilight Christmas. Witness the enchantment of the Castle and gardens festooned with fabulous colours and twinkling lights, capturing the spirit of Christmas.
Bring torches and pop on your wellies to see much loved landmarks uplight with glorious colour washes. Explore the captivating Christmas trail and meet characters from the Charles Dickens classic ‘A Christmas Carol’ as you wander around illuminated gardens.
Learn about the stories behind some Traditional Christmas Tales as you walk through the Castle adorned with beautiful decorations and welcoming log fires.
In front of the Castle, ride the carousel and enjoy vintage fairground stalls. There will also be seasonal dining options available in the café and restaurant.


Tel: 01732 865224

Website: www.hevercastle.co.uk

ECCA Christmas Extravaganza!
Town: Edenbridge
Event: ECCA Christmas Extravaganza!

Location: Edenbridge High Street
Date(s): 01/12/2018

Edenbridge Community Christmas Association have worked hard all year fundraising to bring us this festive event

2pm - 7pm High Street

Christmas Lights Switch on at 5pm

Featuring:
Father Christmas
Elf on the Shelf
Best Dressed Window
Stalls
Food
And plenty more!

Please come and support this fantastic event!


Facebook page: Edenbridge Community Christmas Association