Calendar

Nov
15
Fri
Folkestone Book Festival @ Quarterhouse
Nov 15 – Nov 24 all-day

Kent’s leading literary festival and just over half an hour along the M20 from Hollingbourne (Junction 8). All are welcome.

 

Folkestone Book Festival 2019.

 

 

 

                                                             For more information and ticket booking please call the Box Office on 01303 760 750.

For further details please follow the link: https://www.creativefolkestone.org.uk/folkestone-book-festival/

Pictured below is Folkestone.

Folkstone from the Harbour Arm, formerly the cross Channel ferry terminal, looking towards the Leas.

 

 

 

Nov
17
Sun
Sung Eucharist Church Service. @ All Saint's Parish Church
Nov 17 @ 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
Nov 17 @ 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.

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Nov
19
Tue
Two Wheeled Tuesday on the North Downs. @ The Hook and Hatchet PH
Nov 19 all-day

The Hook and Hatchet Public House in Hucking can be reached by going up Hollingbourne Hill and then turning left and then left again past Hucking Church. Alternatively it can be reached by going up Broad Street Hill from the Pilgrim’s Way. It is also next to the Hucking Estate of the Woodland Trust which is popular with dog walkers. The PH holds a number of regular events. Please Read More for further information.

The Hook and Hatchet programme of events – October 2019.

The website of the Hook and Hatchet is https://www.hookandhatchetpub.co.uk/

Women’s Institute Monthly Meeting for November @ Village Hall
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The monthly meeting of the Women’s Institute with a talk about the poetry of Pam Ayres. New members welcome.

Val Williams writes:

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POETRY OF PAM AYRES
This will be an evening of pure entertainment which will lift the spirits and set us right to face the winter ahead. Do join us in this celebration of one of our favourite poets.
Tickets are £3 on the door at 89pm for 8.15pm

 

For further information about Hollingbourne WI please contact Val Williams Tel 880433

The Hollingbourne WI website is http://hollingbournewi.blogspot.co.uk/

 

Nov
20
Wed
Fortnightly visit of the Mobile Library Van. @ Village Hall Car Park
Nov 20 @ 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

Nov
21
Thu
Open Mic Thursday on the North Downs. @ The Hook and Hatchet PH,
Nov 21 all-day

The Hook and Hatchet Public House in Hucking can be reached by going up Hollingbourne Hill and then turning left and then left again past Hucking Church. Alternatively it can be reached by going up Broad Street Hill from the Pilgrim’s Way. It is also next to the Hucking Estate of the Woodland Trust which is popular with dog walkers. The PH holds a number of regular events. Please Read More for further information.

The Hook and Hatchet programme of events – October 2019.

The website of the Hook and Hatchet PH is https://www.hookandhatchetpub.co.uk/

Thursday Night is Quiz Night. @ The Sugar Loaves PH in Eyhorne Street.
Nov 21 @ 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.

 

Nov
23
Sat
Christmas Market, New Year, and other seasonal events at Leeds Castle @ Leeds Castle
Nov 23 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day

Leeds Castle is hosting a Christmas Market with stalls offering festive food and drink and Christmas gifts. Admission is £26 for adults (with concessions for children and seniors) for access to the Market and Castle Grounds but free to existing holders of an Annual Key to the Castle ticket. The market is open on selected days as listed below.

There will be a series of other events including the Traditions of Christmas, an opportunity to meet the reindeer, and a Winter Trail up to 1st January 2020 and more information is at https://www.leeds-castle.com/

 

The dates when the market will be open from 10am to 5pm are as follows:-

Saturday 23rd November

Sunday 24th November

Saturday 30th November

Sunday 1stDecember

Saturday 7th December

Sunday 8th December.

Saturday 14th December

Sunday 15h December

 

For further details please call Tel 880008.

Pictured below is Leeds Castle in the Snow.

Leeds Castle in Kent in the winter snow.

 

 

Saddle Up Saturday on the North Downs. @ The Hook and Hatchet PH,
Nov 23 all-day

The Hook and Hatchet Public House in Hucking can be reached by going up Hollingbourne Hill and then turning left and then left again past Hucking Church. Alternatively it can be reached by going up Broad Street Hill from the Pilgrim’s Way. It is also next to the Hucking Estate of the Woodland Trust which is popular with dog walkers. The PH holds a number of regular events. Please Read More for further information.

The Hook and Hatchet programme of events – October 2019.

The website of the Hook and Hatchet PH is https://www.hookandhatchetpub.co.uk/