Events for 28/09/2023

All Day

Bavarian Curling

Outdoor, Participatory Event
Calverley Grounds Mountfield Gardens, Tunbridge Wells

A game on ice for up to eight people! Just like curling but with Ice Stocks instead of stones.


The Polar Express™ Train Rides at Spa Valley Railway

Participatory Event
Spa Valley Railway Neville Terrace, Tunbridge Wells

After much success last Christmas, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride returns to Spa Valley Railway, Tunbridge wells, for another magical family experience this November and December.


Santa at Skate

Participatory Event
Calverley Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells Calverley Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Santa comes back to the ice rink in Royal Tunbridge Wells this year.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Show/Display, Theatre/Drama

Tunbridge Wells is in for some fun! This holiday season, the award-winning Little Wolf Entertainment are here with Jack and the Beanstalk, the biggest panto of them all!

£17 – £45

The New Muskateers at Trinity

Performance, Theatre/Drama
Trinity Theatre Trinity Theatre Church Road, Tunbridge Wells

The New Musketeers is a rip-roaring comedy adventure with brilliant music, terrible sword fighting and magical designs.

£18 – £23

Miracle on 34th Street at Trinity

Concert/Music, Performance, Theatre/Drama
Trinity Theatre Trinity Theatre Church Road, Tunbridge Wells

Trinity presents a live version of the classic story, Miracle on 34th Street. Peppered with Christmas carols in stunning four-part harmony and all backed by live piano accompaniment, you’ll watch in awe as seven actors perform every character, and live sound effects are created in front of your eyes.

£18 – £23

The Aliens Who Saved Christmas at Trinity

Performance, Theatre/Drama
Trinity Theatre Trinity Theatre Church Road, Tunbridge Wells

Winnie Southgate’s new play for young audiences is sure to fill the spot. Zany, interactive and downright joyous, The Aliens Who Saved Christmas will have your little ones entranced as they (alongside the lovable, bonkers characters) help the elves in the North Pole build presents in time for Christmas Eve

£18 – £23

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Wish Tree at Bewl Water

Concert/Music, Performance
Bewl Water Bewl Water Estate Office, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst

Tunbridge Wells fundraiser Sally Cranham will put on a festive performance at Bewl Water as the reservoir launches its Christmas Wish Tree to raise vital funds for the British Heart Foundation.


Hire a bike and enjoy 50% off until February

Bewl Water Bewl Water Estate Office, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst

This November families can enjoy 50% off cycle hire at Bewl Water!

£5 – £10

Fairfax Gallery 27th Christmas Art Exhibition

The Fairfax Gallery 23 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells

The Fairfax Gallery holds its 27th Christmas Exhibition featuring over 100 original contemporary paintings and sculptures juxtaposed with its spacious listed building on The Pantiles Lower Walks, Tunbridge Wells.

Christmas with the Churchills at Chartwell

Christmas with the Churchills at Chartwell. A warm welcome awaits when you experience how the Churchills celebrated the festive season at their family home, with the grounds and house beautifully decorated.

£7 – £14

Christmas at Bedgebury 2022

Outdoor, Show/Display
Bedgebury Pinetum Lady Oak Lane, Goudhurst

See the Pinetum as never before, discover glittering tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour.

£14.50 – £21.50

Scotney Castle: Roaring Twenties Christmas

Outdoor, Show/Display
Scotney Castle Finchcocks, Lamberhurst

Step back into the glamour of the roaring twenties Christmas at Scotney Castle. Experience the atmosphere of the house illuminated in the evenings or follow the ‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’ outdoor family trail.

£7 – £14

A Tudor Christmas at Ightham Mote

Concert/Music, Religious Event
Ightam Mote Mote Road, Ivy Hatch,, Sevenoaks

Immerse yourself in a Tudor Christmas at Ightham Mote, with festive music, twinkling lights and seasonal scents, inspired by the rich and colourful history of the property.

£5 – £10

The Machine That Goes Wrong at Penshurst Place

Performance, Theatre/Drama
Penshurst Place Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge

Come and enjoy the new panto-style performance The Machine That Goes Wrong in the medieval Baron's Hall at Penshurst Place


Santa’s Grotto at the Amelia Scott

Fete/Fair, Participatory Event

Christmas is coming and we're delighted to announce that Santa will be visiting The Amelia Scott between the 10th and 24th of December.

Christmas at Groombridge Place 2022 – The Enchanted Forest

Fete/Fair, Markets, Participatory Event, Show/Display
Groombridge Place and Enchanted Forest Groombridge Place, Groombridge Hill,, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells,

Visit Groombridge Place near Tunbridge Wells and experience the magic of Christmas as the attraction is turned into a winter wonderland with beautifully decorated trees and exquisite lighting.

£3 – £20

Breakfast with Santa- Bewl Water

Breakfast, Participatory Event, Show/Display
Bewl Water Bewl Water Estate Office, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst

Indulge in a hearty breakfast as Santa makes his way round sharing his Christmas stories and magical adventures before the little ones can head over to soft play for 60 minutes of fun!


Southborough Christmas Craft Fair

The Ridgemont Football Pavillion The Ridgemont Football Pavillion, Southborough

Come and do your Christmas shopping while supporting local businesses at the Southborough Christmas Craft Fair. Find gifts, food, drink and more in the Ridgemont Football Pavillion. 

Pantiles Market

The Pantiles The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells

Featuring a wide variety of local produce, tasty treats, antiques and artisan crafts, there is something for everyone at our outside markets that run most weekends throughout the year.


Once Upon a Wish Events present: Fairy Tales on Ice

Outdoor, Participatory Event, Performance, Show/Display
Calverley Grounds Mountfield Gardens, Tunbridge Wells

Join The Mermaid Princess and The Sleeping Princess on the Ice at SKATE!! Listen to LIVE vocal performances and sing along with your favourite fairytale characters!

Christmas Fair- King Charles the Martyr Church

King Charles the Martyr Church 3 Warwick Park, Tunbridge Wells

King Charles the Martyr Church has unveiled a special Christmas Fair for the enjoyment of both local residents and tourists to Tunbridge Wells. The Fair will include toys, gifts, crafts, preserves, cakes, tombola as well as vintage treasures, plus appearances from Father Christmas himself, and is open to the whole community to visit.

Mark Hill – Curved, Coloured and Cool

Demonstration, Lecture
The Pantiles Arcade The Corn Exchange, 49 Lower Walk, The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells

This practical and inspirational lecture looks at furniture, ceramics, glass, lighting and metalware, identifies key designs and designers, and the examines the revolutionary design movements they began.

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