What’s on in Ashford Kent and ‘Roundabout’.

What’s on in Ashford Kent is the guide to gigs, events and things to do in Ashford and the surrounding area.

Welcome to TiA’s what’s on in Ashford, Kent, covering events, gigs and things to do in Ashford and the surrounding area ‘Roundabout’ over the coming weeks.
Right, let’s get started –

Whats on in Ashford Kent June 2019

Friday 21st to Sunday 30th June:
Stour Music 2019 – Festival of concerts. TN25 4EY
Held at Pilgrims Church, Boughton Aluph, Ashford. There are a number of concerts starting with two on the 21st June, one at 7.00pm followed by another 10.00pm. you can view everything by visiting here

Monday 24th June until 5th July:
The Art & Technology Show @ Ashford College, Elwick Road TN23 1NN. Open from 10am to 4pm each day.

Wednesday 26th June:
EVENT – Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB
£5 per person, including meal and with cash prizes.

Friday 28th June:
GIG – Top Guns @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford 9pm

Friday 28th June:
GIG – Live Jazz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY 8pm

Friday 28th June:
GIG – Unofficial Red @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Friday 28th June:
EVENT – Poetry Workshop @ Singleton Lake. A FREE event starting at 6pm, just bring a notepad and a pen along with yourself. Booking is required so email friendsofsingletonlake@outlook.com

Friday 28th June:
EVENT – The Comedy Club @ Ashford International Hotel, TN24 8UX. From 7pm to 1am this time round featuring Danny Ward along with Carey Marx & The Kagools. With a 2 course meal and a wiggle after the giggle tickets are £28 p.p. Phone to book on 01233 219988 or book online here

What’s on in Ashford Kent this weekend to finish June…

Friday 28th June:
EVENT – Ricky & Ellie Fontayne (Dreamboats & Petticoats tribute) @ Sandyacres Social Club, Kennington, Ashford TN25 4PE. Starts at 8.45pm Tickets are £10. Telephone 01233 627373

Friday 28th June to Sunday 7th July:
Happening ‘Roundabout’ just down the road at The Tower Theatre, North Road, Shorncliffe/Cheriton CT20 3HL is The Sound Of Music, with an exclusive sing a long performance on the 7th. Tickets are £16 adults & £10 children (under 14). Concession tickets are £14. You can book here

Saturday 29th June:
Kennington Summer Fayre, running from 12pm to 4pm. Another FREE event with loads going on from arena events and cheerleaders to try bushcrafts and a doggy show.

Saturday 29th June:
Summer fete @ Kingsnorth Golf & Driving Range, Ashford TN26 1NJ. Running from 10.00am until 3.00pm, it’s in aid of Daisy Washington Memorial Fund.

Saturday 29th June:
EVENT – Dino Mania. A FREE event taking place across Park Mall Shopping Centre, County SquareShopping Centre and Elwick Place. Featuring a dinosaur trail ( you’ll need a map) along with a host of goings on across all three venues, the fun starts at 11am and lasts all day.
Full details here

Saturday 29th June:
EVENT – Family quiz night @ Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road, TN23 5LW. Teams of 4 to 6, bring your own snacks & soft drinks. Teas and coffee will also available. £5 per head. From 7.30pm

Saturday 29th June: Happening ‘Roundabout’, if you fancy a short trip there is the ‘St.Leonards Festival’ in St. Leonards, Hastings TN37 6DF. Attracting over 10,000 visitors each year, there is street art, a festival market, bands, food, a parade and much more.

There’s more…

Saturday 29th June:
GIG – AC/Dizzy @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford 9pm

Saturday 29th June:
GIG – The Patinas @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Saturday 29th June:
EVENT – Sk8side’s All About Movies Quiz @ Ashford North Youth Centre Marbledon Road, Ashford TN24 8BJ
Time 7.30pm ’til late with teams of max.6. Cost is £10. If you want info or to book then email deidre@sk8side.org

Saturday 29th June:
EVENT – Recycle Bike Sale @ Goldwyn School TN23 3BT
Running from 10am to 1pm, all bikes have been serviced and are ready for a new home. So if you don’t have one already then get one here.

Saturday 29th June:
EVENT – Lady Jayne Thornhill School Summer Fair in Wye TN25 5EA
All the fun starts at 12pm and lasts until 4pm.

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June:
EVENT – Wealden Literary Festival, Boldshaves Garden, Woodchurch, Ashford. this popular event held in beautiful surroundinga features workshops, childrens events, demonstrations, activities and so much more. For full details visit the website here

Sunday 30th June:
EVENT – Quiz Night @ The Farriers Arms, Mersham TN25 6NU. The fun starts at 8pm and is held in aid of Pilgrims Hospice.

Whats on in Ashford Kent – July gigs and events and things to do.

This month sees not one, or two, but three festivals happening in Ashford. No other town in Kent has so many festival musical events going on in one month.

Monday 1st July:
There is a a Career Open Day @ The Hair Academy, 7 Churchyard, Ashford TN23 1QG. Running from 9.30pm to 12.30pm and then 1.30pm to 4.30pm if you are looking for a career in hairdressing then you can discuss apprenticeships and training options.

Tuesday 2nd July:
EVENT – Family Quiz night @ The Albion, South Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0BU. £2 per person, max 6/team, 50% of pot to the winners.

Wednesday 3rd July:
Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £5 per person incl.meal with cash prizes.

Thursday 4th July:
Open mic night @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 8pm

The weekend starts here…

Saturday 6th July:
EVENT – Singleton Environment Centre, TN23 5LW, are holding their Open Day. A FREE event running from 10am to 3pm with lots of nature based activities and demonstrations.

Saturday 6th July:
EVENT – In the woodlands @ Evegate Business Park, Smeeth TN25 6SX is ‘Forest Families’. Running from 10am to 1pm it’s where children can learn various natural crafts, such as den building, making a camp fire and lots more. Accompanying adults go free.
Booking is essential- you can book here .
Any questions just email laura@step-out.eu

Saturday 6th July:
GIG – The Hangover @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Sunday 7th July:
GIG – Rocker Roller @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 3pm

Wednesday 10th July:
Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £5 per person incl.meal with cash prizes.

Friday 12th July:
GIG – Live Jazz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Friday 12th July:
GIG – Rockitmen @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Friday 12th July:
GIG – The Bones @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford 9pm

What’s on in Ashford Kent this weekend… Festival !

Friday 12th/ Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July:
FESTIVAL – ASHFORD FESTIVAL IN THE PARK
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North Park, Tannery Lane. Ashford (next to The Stour Centre)
The first of Ashford’s festivals this month. Free festival for all the family & dog friendly. Three days of music and more at this cool event.

Saturday 13th July:
EVENT – Revelation Local Talent @ The Bandstand, Ashford Town Centre. From 11am to 2pm

Saturday 13th July:
GIG – Tate @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford 9pm

Saturday 13th July:
GIG – Weekend Play @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Sunday 14th July:
GIG – Dune @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 3pm

This week is the start of Ashford Create’s Platform Week.
A series of ‘mini events’ leading up to the FREE family orientated “Create Music Festival” in Victoria Park.

Monday 15th July:
Circo Rumbaba (Street Theatre) @ The Bandstand, Ashford Town Centre from 12pm to 3.30pm.

Monday 15th July:
Joe Garbett Dance (Street Performance) @ Park Mall Shopping Centre, Ashford. From 3.45 until 6.30pm

Tuesday 16th July:
Dizzy O’Dare (Roaming Performer) in County Square Shopping Centre, Ashford between 12pm and 2pm.

Tuesday 16th July:
Bootworks Theatre (Street Theatre) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. Running from 3.30pm until 5.15pm

Wednesday 17th July:
Same Sky (Roaming Performance) all around the town centre, Ashford.
Happening between 11am and 3pm.

Wednesday 17th July:
Confico (Street Performance) @ Park Mall Shopping Centre, Ashford from 11am until 12pm followed by
Eric MacLennan (Interactive Theatre) @ The Bandstand, Ashford town Centre from 12pm to 2pm

Wednesday 17th July:
Acrojou (Street Performance) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. Two performances, the first at 1pm and then again at 3.30pm.

Wednesday 17th July:
Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £5 per person incl.meal with cash prizes.

Wednesday 17th July:
EVENT – Huey Morgan DJ Set @ Revelation, Ashford TN23 1AS. Doors open 6.45pm: 7.30pm. £22 on the door. Advance tickets online £18 – Book Here

Thursday 18th July:
Joe Garbett Dance (Street Performance) @ Park Mall Shopping Centre, Ashford. Happening between 1pm to 4.15pm

Thursday 18th July:
Errant (Street Theatre) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. Performances at 3.30pm and 4pm.

Thursday 18th July:
EVENT – Terry Hall DJ Set @ Revelation Ashford TN23 1AS. Doors open 6.45pm, starts 7.30pm £22 on the door. Advance tickets £18 – Book Here

There’s more…

Friday 19th July:
Animal Arts (Street Art) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. From 10am until 4pm
4×4 Bhangra (Street Performance) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. Performance between 3pm to 3.30pm.
Bootworks Theatre (Street Theatre) @ Elwick Place, Ashford. From 3.30pm until 5.15pm

Friday 19th July:
Errant (Street Theatre) @ Park Mall Shopping Centre, Ashford. Takes place between 12.30 to 1pm

Friday 19th July:
4×4 Bhangra (Street Performance) @ The Bandstand, Ashford Town Centre. Performance from 1.30 to 2pm.

Friday 19th July:
GIG – Live Blues @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Friday 19th July:
GIG – Heroes @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

And in Ashford Kent this weekend – Another festival!

Saturday 20th July:
FESTIVAL : CREATE FESTIVAL in Victoria Park, Ashford
TN23 4QD
The second of Ashford’s festivals and one of the biggest Free festivals around Kent. From 11.30am onwards – for lineup details across several stages you can visit the website here

Saturday 20th/ Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd July:
Running over three days it’s only THOMAS & FRIENDS at the Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden, TN30 6HE.
Once booked you have have unlimited rides, with face painting, balloon modeling,a bouncy castle and so much more. For details and to book before it’s too late – you need to tap/click here

Saturday 20th July:
GIG – Lonnie Donegan + Friends @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL. Starts at 9.30pm

Sunday 21st July:
The Gusbourne 5k and 10k vineyard runs are happening. Both routes will be offering plenty of opportunities to sample some of their sparkling wines. Could possibly take a while to get round then. You can book your place now here

Sunday 21st July:
Mr.Harpers Birthday Party @Victoria Park, Ashford TN23 4QD
A now regular family event with music, dance, street performers and a birthday cake race. Bring a picnic and enjoy the Victorian extraveganza. From 10.30am to 3pm

Sunday 21 July:
GIG – Vicki’s Vocals @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 3pm

The last week of July’s gigs, events and things to do in Ashford Kent.

Wednesday 24th July:
Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £5 per person incl.meal with cash prizes.

Thursday 25th July:
EVENT – The Pub Quiz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY. £2 per person, max 6/team. £70 first prize, £30 second prize.

Friday 26th July:
EVENT – Ian Parker (Hollies) + Support @ Sandyacres, Kennington, Ashford TN25 4PE. 8.15pm Tickets £10, telephone 01233 627373

Friday 26th July:
GIG – Live Jazz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Saturday 27th July:
GIG – Dr.Syn @ The Glass House, Ashford TN24 8SL 9pm

Saturday 27th July:
EVENT – Open mic night with CJ & Friends @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July:

FESTIVAL: The Farriers Arms, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NU
The third and smallest of Ashford’s festivals takes place in the village of Mersham, just on the outskirts of Ashford town. Now in its 10th year is the extremely popular Beer, Cider and Music Festival @ The Farriers Arms. Day entry for adults is £8 or a weekend entry of £14 per person.

There is FREE entry on the Sunday as it’s Family Fun Day. Camping is also available over the weekend for those seeking the full festival experience. Just £15 all weekend be that for a caravan, a campervan or tents, all in the riverside meadow. Advance booking is required so email info@farriersarms.com.

and finally…

Wednesday 31st July:
Quiz Night @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £5 per person incl.meal with cash prizes.

That’s all for now, but check back regularly for updates on what’s on in Ashford Kent and ‘Roundabout’.

If you have a gig, event or something happening within the borough coming up and would like it included in our what’s on in Ashford, Kent guide, just drop us an email at –
events (at) thisisashford.co.uk with all the details and we’ll list it.

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