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Make Music Day

Friday 21 June
St Mildreds Church, FREE event
Pop into the church at any time & listen to the music, refreshments available. The opening event of the Tenterden Festival. The schedule:
9:30 – 12:30 Homewood Students – 6th Form End of Year Showcases
2:00 Matthew Meredith (voice)
3:00 Rebekah Kennett (piano)
4:00 Jacky Purser (guitar)
5:30 Benenden and Iden Green Jam (Ukelele Orchestra)
6:30 New Frontier (Americana Band)
7:30 Compass Choir
8:30 The Salts (Modern Folk Band)
Make Music Day is the world's largest annual music festival with free events in more than 800 cities across 120 countries. As part of the celebrations St Mildred's will be hosting a whole day of music in the church. >>> more
Make Music Day Tenterden

Annual Town Meeting

Monday 24 June, 7.30pm
Tenterden Town Hall
All members of the public welcome, questions, comments and suggestions welcome from residents. Download the agenda and the minutes of last year's meeting >>> here
Annual Town Meeting - Tenterden Town Hall

Tenterden Town Council Newsletter

Just out. Read the latest Tenterden Town Council newsletter >>> here
Tenterden Town Council newsletters

Tenterden 2030 Forum

Wednesday 25 June 2019, 6-8.30pm
Tenterden Town Hall
Please come and join us to discuss the future of our lovely town and what we can do together. Volunteer groups, church leaders, businesses, residents, sports club representatives, young and old welcome. Get involved in Tenterden 2030. Light refreshments provided so please advise of your intention to attend, more info here >>> more
Tenterden 2030 Forum

Tenterden Hopper Service

If you are wondering what the Tenterden Hopper Service looks like! It's just like an ordinary bus but with lots of room on-board & easy access for wheelchair users & anyone with a shopping trolley (ask the driver to lower the ramp for you). Connecting the rural local villages to Tenterden, a Kent Count Council pilot scheme run by the Tenterden Social Hub >>> download your timetable here 

Tenterden Hopper Service
Tenterden Hopper Service
Tenterden Hopper Service

Spirit of Tenterden Festival

Friday-Sunday 5-7 July, starts two weeks today!
Tenterden Recreation Ground - grab your space early, bring your fold-up chairs, picnic rugs and shade for the kids. Fri 4pm-10pm; Sat 10am-10pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Check out some of the fantastic street food trucks & craft stalls, beer festival list, gin bar list, which music bands are playing, book your open mic slot, find out about the street piano, & there's even a dog show  >>> more
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival HQ Jerk Shack
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival Tipsy Texan Food Truck
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival Liza Townsend Stained glass
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival Jenni Rogers Jewellery
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival dog show
The Spirit of Tenterden live music

Tributes in the Park

Saturday 13 July from 12 noon - 7.30pm
St Michaels Recreation Ground
12 noon Tributes opens; 12.20pm Maddie, sounds of the 60s; 1.15pm Elvis in the Park; 2.15pm Natalie Ward; 3pm Tom Jones; 3.50pm Rhythm of Life Choir; 4.15pm Abba; 5.30pm Grand Raffle Draw; 5.45pm Freddie Mercury & Brian May; 6.30pm Freddie will be accompanied by Homewood School in a rendition of "We will Rock You"; 7pm Join in with Natalie for a special Tributes Prom finale with Rhythm of Life Choir and Homewood School; 7.10pm Freddie will close the afternoon's entertainment with the National Anthem
 >>> more
Tributes in the Park

Business & Community News

Snippets & info
  • From 5 August Santander In Tenterden will no longer be open on Saturdays, so that makes Saturday 3 Aug the last Saturday, and then it’s the ATM only
  • Bring your dog to church "we invite you to bring your dog to St Mildred’s Church on Sunday 7th July at 9.30am. Along with the bacon rolls and the coffee and the tea, we will serve a full range of doggy treats" Then pop along to the Spirit of Tenterden Festival dog show (it's the same day!) registration from 11am, judging starts at 12 noon
  • Minibus drivers and volunteer drivers wanted at the Tenterden Social Hub >>> more
  • Smallhythe Foundation Trust Grants for Further Education - applications are now open for 2019. "If you are going to University or College this Autumn, are a resident of Tenterden and under the age of 25, we may be able to help you with a small grant to assist with academic expenses">>> more
  • Old Dairy Brewery Bar open today Fri 21 June, from 5pm, Tenterden Station Yard >>> more
  • Live music White Lion, Sat 22 June, Coda Kings >>> more
  • Tenterden Horticultural Society Summer Show, Sat 22 June >>> more
  • Frank Sinatra Tribute Night at The Raja of Kent, Thurs 27 Jun >>> more
  • Montalbano Italian Restaurant,  Thurs  27 June, meal and Paul Cantara - The Legends Show >>> more


More events in Tenterden listed here 

Tenterden Festival

Various venues
21 Jun -14 Jul

Make Music Day

St Mildreds Church
21 June
Make Music Day Tenterden

Year 5 Open Day

Sat 22 Jun
Homewood Year 5 Open Day

Town Meeting

Tenterden Town Hall
Mon 24 Jun
Annual Town Meeting 2019  Tenterden Town Hall

Real Ale Trains

From Tenterden Stn

Charity Quiz

London Beach
Fri 28 Jun
Quiz for Paula Twycross Memorial Bench
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