There are several lovely Things to do with the kids in Tunbridge Wells this weekend – 26th & 27th September, including the last of the summer fairs and a theatre performance of one of my favourite childhood books.
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#1 St Barnabas School Summer Fair – Saturday 26th September
St Barnabas CofE Primary School is having a fantastic fair this Saturday which is’Alice in Wonderland’ themed and includes a whole host of exciting activities including face painting, tombola, a bouncy castle, flamingo tin can alley and meet the mock turtle.
Sankey’s will be there to serve their legendary paella and the fair is on from 11am to 2pm. Visitors are encouraged to come in fancy dress for a fantastic family day out at the school on Quarry Road, Tunbridge Wells!
#2 Wind in the Willows, Trinity Theatre – Sunday 27th September
One of my favourite books, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, with its unforgettable assembly of animals and humans is being performed by a trio of performers from the Cat’s Grin Theatre Company at Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells.
Meet Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad; and the Wild Wooders – Frightening Frank the Ferret, Sniggering Stan the Stoat and the Whining Chief Weasel in an enchanting production about selfless friendship in an idyllic riverside setting.
The performance is suitable for 4 years+. Visit the Trinity Theatre website here for more details.
#3 Odeon Kids – Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September
Tickets are from just £2.50 each when booked in cinema and can be booked online too. The films are chosen especially for children and change every six to eight weeks. Tickets can be purchased at the cinema or can be pre-booked up to four weeks in advance. Visit the Odeon website here for more information.
#4 Apple & Orchard Weekend at Ightham Mote – Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September
Ightham Mote is celebrating the bounty of apples from the Garden of England with their annual apple and orchard weekend.
There will also be a mini-market and children’s trail. Check out the Ightham Mote website for more information here.
#5 Medieval Mop Fair, Bodiam Castle – Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September
Bodiam Castle is hosting its annual Medieval Mop Fair – a hiring fair to discover some of the medieval jobs that were on offer for those who wanted to work in the castle. Would you make the grade to become a castle cook, servant or gong scourer?
The castle cooks will also be busy in the kitchen area preparing some medieval dishes, just as they would have done for Sir Edward and his guests. Visit Bodiam Castle from 11am to 4pm to experience this unique sounding event 🙂