Calendar

Oct
16
Wed
Auditions for the 2020 Hollingbourne Village Pantomime of Dr Hollingstein of Frankenbourne. @ Hollingbourne Village Hall,
Oct 16 all-day

It’s Nearly Pantomime Time Again !!

Your favourite piece of local theatre returns for another season and now is your chance to get involved. If you’ve been involved before of just thought about it we’d love to see you on stage or behind the scenes.
This year’s show, as always is new and entirely original with script by Jonathan Barry and songs by David Head and this time we bring you the story of……

Dr Hollingstein of Frankenbourne

Yes, you’re right, it is Frankenstein the Pantomime but this is still the traditional village show and will have all the fun you have come to expect from the Hollingbourne stage.

The AUDITIONS are on Sunday 13th and Wednesday 16th October (Sunday at 7.30pm Wednesday at 8.00pm) in the village hall
AUDITIONS for children’s parts on Sunday 10th November at 6.30pm
We look forward to seeing you!!

The 2020 Pantomime of Dr Hollingstein of Frankenbourne will be performed in Hollingbourne Village Hall from Wednesday 12th to Saturday 15th February.

Oct
17
Thu
Thursday Night is Quiz Night. @ The Sugar Loaves PH in Eyhorne Street.
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Are you Mensa or Densa? The Sugar Loaves hosts a weekly quiz night with an entry fee of £1.

Other regular events are Fish Nights every Friday from 5pm to 9pm, a Cheese Club on Saturdays at 1pm, and Vinyl Record Nights on the first Saturday of each month.

For more information about the Sugar Loaves please go http://www.sugarloaveshollingbourne.co.uk/index

Hollingbourne is fortunate to have three pubs and other two have steak nights on Tuesdays and the Windmill has fish and chips on Thursdays for £7.50.

For more information about the Windmill in Eyhorne Street please go to http://www.thewindmillbyrichardphillips.co.uk/

For more information about the Dirty Habit in Upper Street on the Pilgrim’s and North Downs Way please go to http://www.elitepubs.com/the_dirtyhabit/

Pictured below is Steve Thomas who is the licensees of the Sugar Loaves which offers darts, pool, and bat and trap games as well as traditional pub food.

 

Oct
18
Fri
Hollingbourne County Primary School Term 1 ends @ Hollingbourne County Primary School
Oct 18 all-day

Please see http://www.hollingbourne.kent.sch.uk/ for more information about Hollingbourne County Primary School (Tel 880270) or go to http://www.kent.gov.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/71850/Term-Dates-2019-20.pdf

A selection of views of Hollingbourne.[4]
Hollingbourne County Primary School in Eyhorne Street.
Oct
19
Sat
Canterbury Festival @ Canterbury and throughout Kent
Oct 19 – Nov 2 all-day

Kent’s International Festival of the Arts with concerts, plays, music, art exhibitions, dance, and other events. Tel 01227-787787 for further details.

For further information, please visit the Festival website http://www.canterburyfestival.co.uk/home.asp

A picture of Canterbury Cathedral at night where some of the Festival events take place appears below.

canterburycathedral

Oct
20
Sun
Sung Eucharist Church Service. @ All Saint's Parish Church
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

A traditional Sung Eucharist Church Service. All are welcome. More information is at https://www.pilgrimswaychurches.org/

Pictured below is the interior of All Saints’ Church.

The interior of All Saint’s Church in Hollingbourne.
Les Batons – Monthly Informal Bal @ Village Hall
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

An afternoon of French music and dance. New members welcome.

For more information please go to : https://www.facebook.com/Les-Batons-1435926823339543/ and https://sites.google.com/site/lesbatons/

Pictured below are Les Batons in the Village Hall.

les-batons

Hucking Harvest Songs of Praise and Buffet Supper. @ St. Margaret's Church,
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hucking Church which is one of the Pilgrims’ Way Parishes with Hollingbourne in the North Downs Benefice is holding their annual Harvest Songs of Praise and Buffet Supper. For more details please contact David and Janette Silsbey  on Tel 884631. Please bring your own wine.

Services are held once a month in Hucking and the following two are Evensong in November and Christmas Carols in  December. The Carol service will be followed by mince pies and mulled wine. All are welcome.

Pictured below is Hucking Church which can be reached by going up Hollingbourne Hill and turning left at the top followed by a left turn near the Hucking Estate of the Woodland Trust. The Hook and Hatchet PH and campsite is further on. 

Saint Margaret’s Church in Hucking. There is no car park although it is possible to park on some of the verges and in the Woodland Trust Car Park which is on the left just before the church if driving from the top of Hollingbourne Hill.
Oct
21
Mon
Film Night at the Hazlitt Theatre. @ Hazlitt Threatre
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Maidstone Film Society shows films on Monday nights in the Hazlitt Theatre that might not be presented at the Odeon in Lockmeadow or at the Cineworld in Ashford. More information is on the website of the Society at http://maidstone-film-society.org.uk/

The current programme appears below.

Maidstone Film Society Autumn 2019 Programme.
Oct
23
Wed
Fortnightly visit of the Mobile Library Van. @ Village Hall Car Park
Oct 23 @ 11:55 am – 12:25 pm

Kent Council Council Libraries Department has decided to reduce the visits of the mobile library service to Hollingbourne to just one per fortnight on a Wednesday lunchtime.

The county wide service has been drastically reduced to save £150,000 a year. The date of the last weekly visit was on 30th June 2016 and the first fortnightly visit was on 20th July. The stops at Troys Mead and Church Approach have been abandoned.

For a list of the future dates pleases go to the Regular Events page at http://www.hollingbournepc.kentparishes.gov.uk/regular-events-and-meetings-not-listed-in-diary-dates/

 

Pictured below is the library van outside the Village Hall.

MobileLibraryvanoutsidetheVillageHallJune2016

Oct
24
Thu
Thursday Night is Quiz Night. @ The Sugar Loaves PH in Eyhorne Street.
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Are you Mensa or Densa? The Sugar Loaves hosts a weekly quiz night with an entry fee of £1.

Other regular events are Fish Nights every Friday from 5pm to 9pm, a Cheese Club on Saturdays at 1pm, and Vinyl Record Nights on the first Saturday of each month.

For more information about the Sugar Loaves please go http://www.sugarloaveshollingbourne.co.uk/index

Hollingbourne is fortunate to have three pubs and other two have steak nights on Tuesdays and the Windmill has fish and chips on Thursdays for £7.50.

For more information about the Windmill in Eyhorne Street please go to http://www.thewindmillbyrichardphillips.co.uk/

For more information about the Dirty Habit in Upper Street on the Pilgrim’s and North Downs Way please go to http://www.elitepubs.com/the_dirtyhabit/

Pictured below is Steve Thomas who is the licensees of the Sugar Loaves which offers darts, pool, and bat and trap games as well as traditional pub food.