Eden Valley Summer Festival 24th May to 9th June 2013

Friday 24 May
7.30pm Edenbridge Follies Variety Show WI Hall, Edenbridge TN8 5LX. Tickets £7 from Edenbridge Bookshop.
8.00 pm ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles’ at The Festival Theatre, Hever Castle TN8 7NG. Runs from 23 to 26 May. Tickets £15-18 from Hever Box Office 01732 866114 or http://www.heverfestival.co.uk.

Saturday 25 May
9.30–11.30am FREE Welcome reception for Mont Saint Aignan Twinning Association, Rickards Hall, Edenbridge
12 noon-4 pm Spring Holiday Fun at Penshurst Place, TN11 8DG. Runs to 2 June. Tickets £8 (adult), £6 (child), £25 (family) includes admission to gardens and adventure playground. See www.penshurstplace.com
11am – 4pm Family Fun and Frolics at Chartwell, Westerham TN16 1PS. Runs to 2 June Tickets include admission to property £6.80 to £13.40 (adult) and £3.30 to £6.80 (child), from Chartwell visitor centre, or FREE to N.T. members
9-11pm FREE Live music with ‘Taylormade’ at The Royal British Legion Club, Edenbridge TN8 5AB.

Sunday 26 May
12noon-4 pm A Real Bushcraft Adventure, Penshurst Place, TN11 8DG. Runs to 27 May. Tickets £8 (adult), £6 (child), £25 (family) includes admission to gardens and adventure playground. See http://www.penshurstplace.com

Bank Holiday Monday 27 May
Edenbridge Fun Day, organised by the Chamber of Commerce
(Supporting the Henry Surtees Foundation, Edenbridge Hospital, and Eden Valley Museum Trust)
Note: Timings are approximate. Edenbridge High Street will be closed to traffic from approximately 9am – 6pm. Please co-operate with road marshalls
All day - Art Installation: ‘Scenes from Alice in Wonderland’ by Eden Valley Artists in the High Street.
All day - Childrens’ art and shop window safari competition: ‘Bees in Alice’s Wonderland’, with Sustainable Edenbridge.
All day – Alice Express Dotto train, food stalls
10am Peal of bells to herald the start of Fun Day, Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.
10am – 12.30pm Music and Dancing with Marlings Morris, around the High Street.
10–5pm Eden Valley Market (arts, crafts and food) at the, NatWest Bank Car Park, off the High Street.
10.30am – 6pm Bands on the Run (live youth music showcase) with the Edenbridge Bonfire Society, Church Street.
10.45 - Judging of fancy dress competition, outside Boots the Chemist
11am-12noon Edenbridge Town Band, High Street, by Paydens Chemists
11am – 3pm ‘Art in Wonderland’ – help Eden Valley Artists create a mural, in the Leathermarket
11am – 3pm ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ – an Alice in Wonderland adventure for children, by the Eden Valley Chamber of Commerce, Richards Hall courtyard.
11.30am–12noon Junior Pram Race, in the High Street.
12.30-1.30pm Adult / Youth Pram Race, from Leisure Centre to the Star Inn
1.30- 2pm Forge Singers
2.00-2.45 pm Team Surtees racing cars and Classic Vehicle Parade, Fircroft Way to High Street and Lingfield Road Recreation Ground.
2.30 - 7pm Beer Festival, Lingfield Road Recreation Ground
2.45-3pm Announcement of winners (pram race, fancy dress and art competitions)
3-7pm Static Display of vintage vehicles, Lingfield Road Recreation Ground
3.45-5pm onwards Model aircraft display, Lingfield Road Recreation Ground
7-10pm onwards FREE concert with ‘Protect the Beat’, Lingfield Road Recreation Ground

Thursday 30 May
9am-1pm Edenbridge Weekly Market, Market Yard, off High Street, Edenbridge TN8 5AN
12-4pm Urban Elements @ HOUSE (FREE urban music, art and dance for 12-19 year-olds),at the Eden Centre, TN8 6BY. BBQ and refreshments available to buy.
2.30pm ‘Babe the Sheep-Pig’ at The Festival Theatre, Hever Castle TN8 7NG. Runs to 31 May.Tickets £16.50 (adult) £12 (child) £40 (Family of 4) from Hever Box Office 01732 866114 or http://www.heverfestival.co.uk.
815pm Travelling Folk (informal folk evening) at the Kent Horse public house, Markbeech TN8 5NT. Entry: FREE
8pm ‘Dance ‘Til Your Trotters Shake’ - Barn Dance with Round House Folk, in aid of the Grant Rule Trust, Markbeech Village Hall TN8 5NT. Tickets £5/6 in advance from www.folkale.co.uk, £6/8 on the door.

Friday 31 May
12.30pm – 11pm Pigs Ear Folk Ale (Folk Music Festival), Kentish Horse public house, Markbeech TN8 5NT. Runs to 2 June. Day ticket £12, under 16’s free. Festival pass £25 in advance from www.folkale.co.uk or £30 on the door.

ALSO - EXHIBITIONS AT TOPFOTO GALLERY. BRIDGES CAFE, EDEN VALLEY MUSEUM

For more details go to http://www.edenvalleyfestival.org.uk