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

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

What’s on in Ashford Kent this month, this week, this weekend or tonight. Whether you live locally or are visiting, here is the only guide you need to discover what’s happening.

Tuesday 14th January:
Open mic night @ The Fat Ox, Ashford Rd, St.Michaels, Tenterden TN30 6BT. From 9.00pm onwards

Wednesday 15th January:
It’s Jive Class @ The Glasshouse 7.30pm £6 on the door. All levels welcome, no partner required. Glasshouse,High Street,Ashford TN24 8TD

Thursday 16th January:
Jazz & Blues Open mic night 7.30pm @ The Glasshouse, High Street, Ashford TN24 8TD

Panto time in Ashford, oh yes it is!

Friday 17th January to Saturday 25th January
Celebrating 10 years – it’s pantomine time again in Ashford. This year Ashford Theatre present Snow White @ Christchurch Community Hall, Ashford TN23 7XB. Various performance times still available –
YOU CAN BOOK ONLINE HERE tickets £6 – £12

Friday 17th January:
GIG – The Fix 9.00pm @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford TN24 0QR

What’s on in Ashford Kent ? Have you got the ‘A’ factor ?

Friday 17th January:
Ashford United Football Club / Homelands Park presents “The ‘A’ Factor”. If you got singing talent you could be in with a chance to win £1000. Entry costs £5.00. To enter email benn.phillips@ashfordunitedfc.com Doors open 7.00pm / first performance at 8.30pm. There are four opportunities to make the final on 13th March – the other 3 dates are 31st January, 21st February & 28th February. Venue – Homelands, Ashford Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford TN26 1NJ

Friday 17th January:
Tunes with Live DJ @ The Pheonix, Tufton Street, Ashford TN23 1QP
Open until 2.00am. Drink deals available.

Friday 17th January:
It’s SOAP Ball Pit treasure Hunt @ Cameo. 9.30pm to 3.00am. Free entry b4 10pm/ £4 b4 11pm / £6 thereafter. Dress smart casual. Cameo Nightclub, Station Road, Ashford TN23 1EZ (opp. Ashford Int’l Stn)

Friday 17th January:
Live Blues @ The White horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Saturday 18th January:
GIG – Dimension X 9.00pm @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford TN24 0QR

Saturday 18th January:
GIG – Ozzie & the Uglies 9.00pm @ Glasshouse,High St, Ashford TN24 8TD

Saturday 18th January:
Tunes with Live DJ @ The Pheonix, Tufton Street, Ashford TN23 1QP
Open until 2.00am. Drink deals available.

Saturday 18th January:
Theme night – ‘No Tomorrow’ @ Cameo. 3 rooms playing different tunes from 9.30pm to 3.00am. Dress To Impress (no trainers). Free b4 10pm / £3 b4 11pm / £7 thereafter.

Sunday 19th January:
The Big Pub Quiz @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £2 per person, winner takes all.

It’s an ART exhibition…

Monday 20th January:
Ashford School present a collaboration between artist in residence – Joseph Dunkerly and Ashford School pupils, entitled ‘Reality Paradox’.
Running until 24th January the exhibition is open from 10am to 4pm. It takes place @ St.Mary’s Church, Tufton Street, Churchyard, Ashford TN23 1QG

Monday 20th January:
For your Monday wiggle there’s Spank’d @ Cameo 10pm to 3am. Free before 11pm.

Wednesday 22nd January:
It’s Jive Class @ The Glasshouse 7.30pm £6 on the door. All levels welcome, no partner required. Glasshouse,High Street,Ashford TN24 8TD

Up for a social jog…from the brewery and back?

Thursday 23rd January:
Like a social run or jog? Curious Runners is a new weekly running group. Suitable for all levels, it starts from…you guessed it, the Curious Brewery. Aim to get there for 7.15pm. Running between 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Thursday 23rd January:
Retro Games night @ TaproomTN23, Town Centre, Ashford TN23 1DQ From 4.00pm

Thursday 23rd January:
Pub Quiz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY. £2 per person, max.6/team. £70 first prize

Friday 24th January:
GIG – Shaken Albert 9.00pm @ The Glasshouse, High Street, Ashford TN24 8TD

Friday 24th January:
It’s SOAP @ Cameo. 9.30pm to 3.00am. Free entry b4 10pm/ £4 b4 11pm / £6 thereafter. Dress smart casual. Cameo Nightclub, Station Road, Ashford TN23 1EZ (opp. Ashford Int’l Stn)

Are you up for a giggle and a wiggle?

Friday 24th January:
It’s The Comedy Club @ Ashford International Hotel, Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford TN24 8UX. With 3 top comedians – Tim Clark, Javier Jarquin & Steve Gribbin – followed by food & a disco. Tickets £22 – £30 . Book by phone – 01233 219 988 or book online here

Happening ‘Roundabout’ in Folkestone…

Friday 24th January:
For one night only…Luther, Luther Vandross Celebration. Live at The Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone. The world’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band.
Tickets from £13 which you can book here

Friday 24th January:
Tunes with Live DJ @ The Pheonix, Tufton Street, Ashford TN23 1QP
Open until 2.00am. Drink deals available.

Friday 24th January:
GIG – Valentino 9.00pm @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford TN24 0QR

Friday 24th January:
Live Jazz @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Friday 24th January:
Mel Harris – Pure 60’s show 8.45pm@ Sandyacres Sports & Social Club, Kennington, TN25 4PE. £8 per person on the door.

What’s on in Ashford Kent – only a great FREE event…

Saturday 25th January:
Christmas/Greeting card upcycling workshop @ Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road, Ashford TN23 5LW. come and learn how to repurpose your cards into new cards for every event this coming year. A FREE event, just bring your christmas cards, all additional materials provided. Running from 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Saturday 25th January:
It’s a Vegan Market @ The Coachworks, Dover Place, Ashford TN23 1HU. Market runs from 10.00am to 2.00pm

Saturday 25th January:
Open mic nite with CJ & Friends @ The White Horse, Chilham CT4 8BY

Saturday 25th January:
GIG – Mustang 9.00pm @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford TN24 0QR

Saturday 25th January:
Tunes with Live DJ @ The Pheonix, Tufton Street, Ashford TN23 1QP
Open until 2.00am. Drink deals available.

Saturday 25th January:
Theme night – ‘No Tomorrow’ @ Cameo. 3 rooms playing different tunes from 9.30pm to 3.00am. Dress To Impress (no trainers). Free b4 10pm / £3 b4 11pm / £7 thereafter.

January’s almost over but you can still grab a bargain or have a whole day out at the Ashford Designer Outlet – details and information here

Sunday 26th January:
The Big Pub Quiz @ The Swan, Little Chart TN27 0QB. £2 per person, winner takes all.

Tuesday 28th January:
Open mic night from 9.00pm @ The Fat Ox, Ashford Rd, St.Michaels, Tenterden TN30 6BT

Wednesday 29th January:
It’s Jive Class @ The Glasshouse 7.30pm £6 on the door. All levels welcome, no partner required. Glasshouse,High Street,Ashford TN24 8TD

Allo Allo what’s this then ?

Thursday 30th January:
Allo Allo Dinner Show @ The Secret Garden, The Courtyard, Mersham Le Hatch, Ashford TN25 6NH. Tickets £48 per person, Tel 01233 501586 to book.

Friday 31st January:
GIG – Pop Nation 9.00pm @ The Glasshouse, High Street, Ashford TN24 8TD

Friday 31st January:
GIG – Dynamite Joe 9.00pm @ Woolpack, High Street, Tenterden TN30 6AP

Friday 31st January:
It’s SOAP @ Cameo. 9.30pm to 3.00am. Free entry b4 10pm/ £4 b4 11pm / £6 thereafter. Dress smart casual. Cameo Nightclub, Station Road, Ashford TN23 1EZ (opp. Ashford Int’l Stn)

Friday 31st January:
GIG – Heroes 9.00pm @ The Windmill, Hythe Road, Ashford TN24 0QR

Friday 31st January:
Tunes with Live DJ @ The Pheonix, Tufton Street, Ashford TN23 1QP
Open until 2.00am. Drink deals available.

Friday 31st January:
GIG – Rockitmen 9.30pm @ White Lion, High St, Tenterden TN30 6BD

Friday 31st January:
BloomsburySets Live music @ Bloomsbury Biddenden, TN27 8DQ
Doors open 7.30pm, admission £10 on the door, bar and food available.

That’s all for now for what’s on in Ashford Kent but check back regularly as this page gets updated throughout the month.

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