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What’s on around Tunbridge Wells this weekend – 14th and 15th March?

This weekend families can meet the Gruffalo and join in the bug hunt at an itinerary bursting with outdoor fun at Kent Life’s Bugs & Grubs Weekend. There’s newborn lambs and calves to visit at Tottingworth Farm, a nursery-rhyme brought to life at EM Forster Theatre – plus a Mum2Mum market, a new favourite place for family walks and more!

Bugs and Grubs Weekend featuring the Gruffalo

♥ Throw some wellies in the car and head over to Kent Life Heritage Farm Park for a jam-packed Bugs & Grubs Weekend. Plus look out for appearances from everyone’s favourite monster, The Gruffalo. Activities for your little monsters include critter & cuddle corners, face painting, tractor rides, a bug hunt, Gruffalo story time & nature trail, building a minibeast house and forest school. The fun starts at 10am and there’s plenty of places to grab drinks, snacks and lunches.

♥ Your child can join UAL Future Creatives for an exciting free taster for 7-11 year olds of the quality teaching and fun on offer from a full course, on Saturday 14th March. Future Creatives engaging project-based art and design classes start from age 7 at Hillview School for Girls in Tonbridge after school, on Saturdays and during school holidays and offer guidance on creative careers and increase a sense of well-being. Call 020 7514 7015 to book!

Little Forest Ponies

♥ Watch the Tonbridge Juddians AllStars take on the Weavering Warrior this Saturday for a very special charity Rugby match. All are welcome for an afternoon of fundraising and fun, where you’ll be treated to an average game of rugby. Skill level – mediocre but with 100% effort!

Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat, but bring your wallet as there’s a great raffle with loads of prizes to be won. Tickets are £5 (plus eventbrite charges). All proceeds from tickets, food and raffle sales will be split equally between Great Ormond Street Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Neonatal Unit. For more information on why these two hospitals are so dear to the O’Shea family, click HERE. Tickets for the event can be purchased HERE. Doors open from 12 noon with kick-off at 12.45pm.
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♥ Glorious mud! Wrap up in your oldest clothes and go along to the pop-up mud kitchen in the gardens at Sheffield Park this weekend! This is all part of the National Trust’s ’50 things’ activities on the weekends of 7/8, 14/15 and 21/22 March from 10am – 5pm. You are also invited to explore the parkland where you will spot signs suggesting more things to tick off your ’50 things’ list.

♥ Further afield at Tottingworth Farm near Heathfield, you can go along to see the new-born lambs and calves this weekend between 10am-2pm. The kids can let off some steam on the bouncy castle and Easter Egg Hunt, while the farm shop and café will be open, serving a special Lambing Day menu. Entry is free!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

♥ To find out why “There was an old lady who swallowed a fly”….join The People’s Theatre Company at EM Forster Theatre on Sunday 15th March. This amazing blend of live action, puppetry and animation promises to be a magical show that grown-ups can enjoy with children, complete with sing-a-longs, colourful animal creatures and heart-warming family fun!

♥  Windsor Tutoring are experts in helping children prepare to take the 11 Plus, supporting candidates at an individual level, giving them the skills and confidence to perform at their best in the exam room. Book now for the Diagnostic Mock Test for the Revision Course, on Sunday 15th March from 2-5pm in Langton Village Hall.

♥ Buy or sell pre-loved baby and children’s items at Tonbridge Mum2Mum Market at The Angel Centre this Sunday 15th March from 10am-12noon. There’s a free shopping bag for the first 100 shoppers, children are free and adults can get 2for1 entry by downloading this voucher.

What's on around Tunbridge Wells this weekend - 14th and 15th March?

♥ There was a break in the rain recently and so we hopped on over to Broadwater Warren, just off Broadwater Forest Lane. This very peaceful spot just on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells, is great for getting away from it all, with fun for the kids at the pond, spotting birds (it’s a RSPB reserve) and also wild ponies if you’re lucky. The trail takes about two hours, though we usually just do part of it when we go and if you go off the path sometimes get a bit lost – which can be all part of the fun! There’s plenty of parking and it’s free!

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