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Events Diary

Coronavirus COVID-19 national lockdown: please check future plans with individual club and event organisers, not the Parish Clerk. The Wye Events Diary can help bona fide community event organisers in the Wye area to publicise forthcoming events. This is a free public service for local voluntary sector organisations only. To advertise your community event, just click on the 'Add Item' button, located immediately below the diary. Please note: Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council accepts no responsibility for externally provided information, nor its accuracy, nor any links published on this website. Publication on this website does not signify any endorsement or responsibility. The site editors may decline to publish items or edit them.

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Wye Level Crossing closed for engineering works until 04.00

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

Wye level crossing will be closed for planned engineering works to the level crossing and other associated works between

23.00 Saturday 22nd February 2020

and approx

04.00 Monday 24th February 2020

There will be no train services between Ashford and Canterbury West stations. A replacement bus service will operate during Sunday, and some of the buses will call at Wye.

Bridge Street will be closed in the vicinity of Wye level crossing and there will be no direct access between the A28 and Wye during these works. Also on Sunday 23rd February High Speed services will also be replaced by buses between Ebbsfleet International & Ashford International. Additional fast trains will run between Ashford and Victoria via Maidstone East.

Venue:
Wye level crossing (Ashford to Canterbury West
Contact:
Southestern Trains

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:00

Lip Reading Class

13.00 - 14.00

Email Hi-Kent Canterbury office opening hours

Monday to Friday 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00

Hearing aid batteries available to collect during office hours

Venue:
Training venue: Canterbury Adult Education Centre Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury High School, Knight Avenue, Canterbury CT2 8QA
Contact:
Hi-Kent Tel 01227 760046 SMS 07939 593030 Address 46 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BE
Resources and General Purposes Committee

Resources and General Purposes Committee

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:45

Resources and General Purposes Committee

Note change of date

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2020-0224 Resources (PDF, 330 Kb)
Wye Badminton Club

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club

19.30

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

Shrove Tuesday

Tue, 25 Feb 2020

Shrove Tuesday | Pancake Day

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walks start from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Story Time

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:00

Story Time (term time)

10.00 to 10.30

Venue:
Wye Library, 6 Upper Bridge Street, Wye TN25 5AF
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Pancake Party

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:15

Pancake Party - Shrove Tuesday

15.15 - 16.30

Enjoy a pancake with a choice of toppings

Pancake flipping competition

Free event - all welcome

Volunteers needed before, during and after the event, please contact Lucy Carvill or Jo Rall

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
Lucy Carvill, Jo Rall

Wye Moves Working Group

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:00

Wye Moves Working Group

19.00

Draft Highway Improvement Plan meeting

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Ash Wednesday

Wed, 26 Feb 2020

Ash Wednesday

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

Summer Fete Group

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:30

Summer Fete Group meeting

Venue:
Small Village Hall Meeting Room
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Options Club

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

Speaker:

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey
An elderly couple sitting on a bench in a woodland garden, admiring the azaleas and birdsong

Sensory Garden Public Meeting

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:00

Sensory Garden: Public Meeting to discuss the design

10.00

'A sensory garden is a self-contained area that concentrates a wide range of sensory experiences. If designed well it provides a valuable resource for a wide range of uses, from education to recreation.' Sensory Trust

Wye Scouts aim to clear the land in March ready for spring planting.

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Richard Sinden 07969 583 920

Bumps and Babies

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies

10.30 - 11.30 (term time only)

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book

Planning Working Group

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:00

Site meeting with Network Rail regarding the level crossing, highway safety, parking, land and drainage maintenance issues

Venue:
Wye Station Car Park
Contact:
Parish Clerk

ABC Cabinet

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting - agenda to follow

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564

KALC Joint Parishes Transport Committee

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:00

Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC)

19.00 (timing and venue TBC)

Joint Parishes Transport Committee

Venue:
Shadoxhurst
Contact:
KALC Ashford Area Committee Secretary

Children's Playing Field Charity

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:15

Children's Playing Field Charity meeting of the trustees to appoint Cllr Penny Haynes.

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Hythe and Dungeness

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:00

Outing to Hythe on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus, returning via Dungeness for fish and chips at the The Pilot. (All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at 10.00
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Lent Quiet Day

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 10:00

Lent Quiet Day

10.00 - 15.00

A day of prayer and reflection for Lent with The Very Rev'd Dr Robert Willis, Dean of Canterbury.

£12.00 per person

Venue:
West Malling Priory
Contact:
Booking Required via emma.pennington@canterbury-cathedral.org

No trains through Wye - replacement bus service

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

Planned Engineering Works.

Southeastern Trains is operating a replacement bus service all day between Ramsgate and Ashford International on Sunday 1st March 2020 to enable Network Rail to undertake planned engineering work. For details see the Current Engineering Work area on the National Rail Enquiries website.

Please check your journey times with National Rail Enquiries

In summary: 'buses replace trains between Ashford International and Ramsgate.

Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West will run between London Charing Cross and Ashford International only.

Services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Margate will be amended to run between London St Pancras and Ashford International only.'

Venue:
Wye level crossing
Contact:
Network Rail

Lent Lunches

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 12:00

Lent Lunches

12.00 - 14.00

'A delicious soup lunch will be served every Monday throughout Lent to collect donations to charity at The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. All proceeds will be donated to Canterbury Food Bank and St Georges' Ramsgate Food Project'. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Food Bank works on a referral system but can also accept self referrals. For information on self referrals please phone 07718 108875.

Venue:
Kentish Barn at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 13:00

Lip Reading Class

13.00 - 14.00

Email Hi-Kent Canterbury office opening hours

Monday to Friday 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00

Hearing aid batteries available to collect during office hours

Venue:
Training venue: Canterbury Adult Education Centre Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury High School, Knight Avenue, Canterbury CT2 8QA
Contact:
Hi-Kent Tel 01227 760046 SMS 07939 593030 Address 46 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BE
Wye Badminton Club

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club

19.30

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

Wye Arts Association Cinema Club

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Arts Association Cinema Club

'Green Book' 2018

Directed by Peter Farrelly

Under the terms of the film licence, only WAA members may attend the Cinema Club. Free entry to members. Membership subscription £10 a year. Join on the night.

Raffle tickets and free drinks available before the performance

Venue:
Small Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
WAA committee members

Planning Working Group

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:00

Meeting with Network Rail regarding the level crossing safety and drainage maintenance (meeting date changed from 4th March)

Venue:
Wye Station
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walks start from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Story Time

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:00

Story Time (term time)

10.00 to 10.30

Venue:
Wye Library, 6 Upper Bridge Street, Wye TN25 5AF
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

Development and Infrastructure S106 and CIL Training

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 13:00

Development and Infrastructure Section 106 and Community Infrastructure Levy workshop - how to make these mechanisms work for you in delivering successful development and what are the problems and pitfalls.

13.00 - 16.30

This new Kent Association of Local Councils workshop 'will look at how the planning system tries to integrate development and infrastructure through the mechanisms of planning conditions, section 106 agreements, section 278 (Highways Act) agreements and the newer Community Infrastructure Levy' KALC

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre 12 Groom Way, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Parish Council

Parish Council

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 18:45

March Parish Council meeting

18.45

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2020-0303 Council (PDF, 165 Kb)

KCC ABC Joint Transportation Board

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 19:00

Joint Transportation Board

Agenda

Venue:
Council Chamber, Civic Centre Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL
Contact:
Danny Sheppard 01233 330349
Woodchurch Wagon outing to see the Museum of the Moon, in Rochester Cathedral

Woodchurch Wagon outing to see the Museum of the Moon, in Rochester Cathedral

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to see the amazing Museum of the Moon artwork, while it is in Rochester Cathedral.

Click on the heading above for more information.

(All seats on the The Woodchurch Wagon community minibus are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

The giant replica of the Moon has inspired audiences across the world is on display at Rochester Cathedral until Wednesday 4th March. Admission is free.

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at 10.00
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 19:00

Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC)

Joint Parishes Planning Committee

19.00

Venue:
The Pavilion, Hornash Lane, Shadoxhurst
Contact:
KALC Ashford Area Committee Secretary

Wye Historical Society AGM and meeting

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Historical Society AGM

19.30 (doors open at 19.00)

Peter Ewart: 'Smuggling in Kent'

The talk will cover the heyday of smuggling in Kent during the 18th and early 19th centuries and how smuggling came about. Descriptive accounts of the methods adopted by these 'Honest Thieves', the crimes committed by these large and violent gangs and how they covered them up, gives the lie to any romantic notions of smugglers as harmless, jolly rascals.

Annual subscription fees are payable from 1 October: £10.00 per person. This includes the annual journal Wye Local History. Meetings are held in the Lady Joanna Thornhill School at 19.30 on the first Wednesday of the month from October to April.

Members can also opt to receive the Journal of Kent History, published in March and September at a charge of £5, or £7 for those outside Wye. New members and visitors are welcome to join. Non-members may attend meetings at £2.00 per lecture. To join, simply turn up to a meeting or email enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk for more details.

Please see the WHS website for further details

For all enquiries please contact enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk

Venue:
Lady Joanna Thornhill School, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Via email link above

Options Club

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

Speaker:

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey

Bumps and Babies

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies

10.30 - 11.30 (term time only)

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book
Canterbury Festival logo

Tea and Talks

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 15:00

Tea and cake from 15.00

16.00 Conserving the Cathedral

Heather Newton, Head of Conservation at Canterbury Cathedral

17.00 Birds of the Cathedral

Andre Farrar, Canterbury RSPB

Tickets £15

Venue:
St Peter's Methodist Church CT1 2BE
Contact:
Canterbury Festival Box Office 01227 457568

ABC Council

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 19:00

ABC Council meeting - agenda see website

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564

Agnostics Anonymous

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 19:30

Agnostics Anonymous

Informal meetings held in the Latin School on the first Thursday of the month. Refreshments are provided.

Follow the link above to the United Wye Benefice website for more information.

Venue:
Latin School, High Street, Wye TN25 5AH
Contact:
Benefice Office

Parish Council office closed for training

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:00

Parish Council office closed.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Rye and Winchelsea

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to Rye and Winchelsea for fish and chips on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus. (All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at 10.00
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

Dynamic Councillor Workshop

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 09:00

The Kent Association of Local Council's 'Dynamic Councillor' workshop C111 and training module C101 are for new councillors and parish clerks, and those who would like a refresher. This three hour module workshop explores the changing roles and responsibilities of being a parish or town councillor.

09.00 (registration and light refreshments)

09.30 - 12.30 Training

The training programme includes the roles, duties and responsibilities of councillors, the chair, the clerk; council powers, duties and the precept and the budget; preparing and managing meetings; the council and the community, mapping the connections; the key players and the tools of engagement.

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre 12 Groom Way, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Heritage Centre - Open

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: Wye College Moroccan Expedition 1960

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market. Entrance via the Latin School Garden door).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)

Lent Lunches

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 12:00

Lent Lunches

12.00 - 14.00

'A delicious soup lunch will be served every Monday throughout Lent to collect donations to charity at The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. All proceeds will be donated to Canterbury Food Bank and St Georges' Ramsgate Food Project'. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Food Bank works on a referral system but can also accept self referrals. For information on self referrals please phone 07718 108875.

Venue:
Kentish Barn at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Planning Working Group

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 18:30

Planning Working Group informal meeting to consider current planning applications, pre-application plans and planning policy matters.

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye WI

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:15

Wye Women's Institute

'A Schoolgirl's War'

Speaker: Mary Smith

Venue:
Wye Small Village Hall, Bridge Street, TN25 5EA
Contact:
n/a

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club

19.30

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

Everything you wanted to know about murder, but didn't like to ask!

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:30

Godmersham WI

19.30

Guest speaker: the former head of forensic science at New Scotland Yard

Venue:
Godmersham and Crundale Village Hall
Contact:
Godmersham WI

NALC Lobby Day

Tue, 10 Mar 2020

NALC Lobby Day

Lobby Day is an integral part of NALC's advocacy programme aimed at promoting parish and town councils in Parliament.

Lobby Day involves representatives of county associations of local councils and NALC meeting with Members of Parliament. This is an opportunity to tell MPS about the great things local councils are doing and getting them to support the changes that NALC is calling for on behalf of all parish and town councils councils. The previous Lobby Day engaged with over 100 MPs, including ministers, shadow ministers and deputy speaker of the House of Commons. This year NALC has also invited a series of guest speakers on health and well-being, improvement and development, and tips on how to successfully engage with parliament

Venue:
House of Commons, London
Contact:
For more information on Lobby Day, contact NALC 020 7290 0314

Story Time

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:00

Story Time (term time)

10.00 to 10.30

Venue:
Wye Library, 6 Upper Bridge Street, Wye TN25 5AF
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walks start from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:00

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future

10.00 - 12.30 (Timing TBC)

Ashford Borough Council is working to shape an ambitious new vision for the borough. Ahead of the review of the Corporate Plan (2020-2025) and the Local Plan to 2030, the council has embarked on a major Futures Study, working in partnership with Work Advance Ltd and Experian PLC. We are exploring 'what do we want to achieve over the next decade' 'what steps do we need to take now to ensure a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future for Ashford, Tenterden and the surrounding villages and rural areas'.

A draft vision is being complied following a workshop in early February, where local councils were represented by the Chair and Vice Chair of Ashford KALC. The next stage is to test and refine the draft vision. This will be facilitated through a focused workshop. We have arranged 3 dates to undertake this exercise and would like to extend an invitation to local councils to attend one of these.

Venue:
Rare Breeds, Conference Centre, Woodchurch
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Stronger Kent Communities Annual Conference

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:00

Stronger Kent Communities Annual Conference

10.00 – 15.00

Three 2 hour interactive workshops will focus on:

  • Fundraising
  • Managing a robust organisation
  • Volunteering
Venue:
Orchards Conference Centre, East Malling
Contact:
Stronger Kent Communities CIC, Tower Works, Simmonds Road, Wincheap Business Park, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3RA Tel: 01227 467 230

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:00

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

19.00

Venue:
Councill Chamber, Civic Centre
Contact:
Clare Ricketts

Wye Flood Working Group

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group

19.00

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 12:30

Wye Community Lunch

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

KALC Ashford Area Committee

Wed, 11 Mar 2020 19:00

KALC Area Committee Agenda includes:

CI Sparkes – Ashford Police

Housing Improvement Plans – presentation by Wendy Boustead (KCC)

Overview of project to upgrade ABC-owned street lights to LEDs – presentation by Peter Budden

Election of an additional two representatives to the JTB

Government Housing Targets

Joint Transportation Board

Joint Parishes Traffic Committee

Joint Parishes Planning Committee

Venue:
Civic Centre, Ashford
Contact:
Wye PC / KALC representative)

Options Club

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

Speaker:

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Flyer Working Group

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Flyer Working Group

10.00

Community transport options meeting

Venue:
Parish Office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Bumps and Babies

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies

10.30 - 11.30 (term time only)

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

KALC Planning Conference 2020

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 09:30

KALC Annual Planning Conference

09.30 - 16.30

Review of the main strategic developments in Kent and the key issues for the county.

The afternoon will include foundation courses P101 and P111 for Local Councils and provide a comprehensive introduction to the planning system. This will cover development plans, planning applications and appeals, and planning enforcement. The sessions will include several workshop exercises where you will work in groups on practical planning problems

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, 12 Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Whitstable POSTPONED

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to Whitstable on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus POSTPONED.

(All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at a date to be advised
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

12.30 - 13.30

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 13 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Men's Breakfast

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 08:30

Men's Breakfast with Full English Breakfast £8.50

Speaker:

Venue:
King's Head, Church Street, Wye
Contact:
David Ross

Book Fair

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 09:30

Book Fair

09.30 -15.00

Free entry

Venue:
Alexander Centre, Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NZ
Contact:
Alexander Centre 01795 591 691

Wye Churchyard Gardeners

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Churchyard Gardeners: grounds maintenance

10.00 - 11.00

Please come along with gardening gloves, trowels, forks, shears and rubbish sacks. The more of us that come along to help, the quicker and easier the task and the more fun we have.

Venue:
Wye Churchyard
Contact:
Teresa Redfern

Lent Lunches

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:00

Lent Lunches

12.00 - 14.00

'A delicious soup lunch will be served every Monday throughout Lent to collect donations to charity at The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. All proceeds will be donated to Canterbury Food Bank and St Georges' Ramsgate Food Project'. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Food Bank works on a referral system but can also accept self referrals. For information on self referrals please phone 07718 108875.

Venue:
Kentish Barn at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club

19.30

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

NALC Spring Conference 2020 POSTPONED

Tue, 17 Mar 2020

National Association of Local Councils

Spring Conference 2020 POSTPONED

***Aviva has taken the responsible decision to cancel for the foreseeable future all internal and external events at Aviva due to the risk of Coronavirus. As a result, NALC's Spring Conference due to be held in the Auditorium of the Aviva City of London office is being postponed.***

At some point to be advised this conference will be rearranged and be a brilliant opportunity for councillors, clerks, county officers and members, exhibitors and sponsors to network, share good practice and be equipped with the best skills to face the future challenges of their communities.

Venue:
Aviva Conference Centre St Helen's, 1, Undershaft London EC3P 3DQ
Contact:
National Association of Local Councils

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Venue:
Walks start from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)

Lord Lieutenant of Kent’s Civic Service 2020

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:00

Lord Lieutenant of Kent's Civic Service 2020

11.00

Parish and town councillors in Kent are invited to attend the annual Civic Service in Canterbury Cathedral

Venue:
Canterbury Cathedral
Contact:
Jenny Ongley, Lieutenancy Officer 03000 416531

Planning Working Group - Site Visit

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:00

Planning Working Group - Site Visit

Venue:
9 Chequers Park
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future POSTPONED

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 14:00

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future POSTPONED

Shape the vision for the future of Ashford Borough.

Over the past decade, the Ashford Borough has witnessed considerable economic success and growth. But what do we want to achieve over the next decade? And what steps do we need to take now to ensure a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future for Ashford, Tenterden and the surrounding villages and rural areas?

Ahead of the review of the Corporate Plan (2020-2025) and the Local Plan to 2030, Ashford Borough Council is embarking on a major Futures Study, working in partnership with Work Advance Ltd and Experian PLC.

Following a large-scale process of evidence gathering and engagement, including a major visioning event in February 2020 attended by nearly 100 stakeholders from across the Borough, the research has developed an ambitious new vision for Ashford, Tenterden and the surrounding villages and rural areas. Through this 2.5 hour session we will discuss, debate and refine this vision; and explore the strategic priorities and actions necessary to make it a reality.

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Resources and General Purposes Committee

Resources and General Purposes Committee

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 18:45

Resources and General Purposes Committee

18.45

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2020-0317 Resources (PDF, 333 Kb)

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future POSTPONED

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 19:00

Ashford 2030: Priorities for the future

POSTPONED

Shape the vision for the future of Ashford Borough.

Over the past decade, the Ashford Borough has witnessed considerable economic success and growth. But what do we want to achieve over the next decade? And what steps do we need to take now to ensure a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future for Ashford, Tenterden and the surrounding villages and rural areas?

Ahead of the review of the Corporate Plan (2020-2025) and the Local Plan to 2030, Ashford Borough Council is embarking on a major Futures Study, working in partnership with Work Advance Ltd and Experian PLC.

Following a large-scale process of evidence gathering and engagement, including a major visioning event in February 2020 attended by nearly 100 stakeholders from across the Borough, the research has developed an ambitious new vision for Ashford, Tenterden and the surrounding villages and rural areas. Through this 2.5 hour session we will discuss, debate and refine this vision; and explore the strategic priorities and actions necessary to make it a reality.

Venue:
Council Chamber, Civic Centre
Contact:
Parish Clerk

SLCC Kent Branch AGM

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 10:30

Society of Local Council Clerks, Kent Branch AGM

Venue:
Singleton Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Withersdane Hall Site Meeting POSTPONED

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:00

Withersdane Hall site meeting with NCUIL directors from Rome

(Date changed from 4th March)

Venue:
Withersdane Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

ABC Planning Committee SUSPENDED

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

19/00025/AS Conningbrook Park (S2)

***Meeting suspended after 40 minutes without a vote, then RESCHEDULED to Monday 30th March at 19.00*** then CANCELLED until further notice***

The Council is aware of significant public interest in Agenda item 5a - Application 19/00025/AS, Land between railway line and Willesborough Road, Kennington, Kent. Accordingly the following special arrangements have been made for this Meeting

- The doors to the Civic Centre will open at 6 p.m.

- Upon arrival, members of the public will be asked which Application they wish to hear.

- The first 100 people attending for this Application, including public speakers, will be admitted to the Council Chamber to hear the debate in person.

- A further 100 people will be able to watch and hear the debate on this Application in another room, through a video link from the Council Chamber.

- We are sorry that we cannot admit more than 200 members of the public for this Application, for Fire and Health & Safety reasons.

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

10.30 - 11.30 (term time only)

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

CiLCA Workshop 1 POSTPONED

Fri, 20 Mar 2020

CiLCA Training Workshop 1 POSTPONED

Roles in Local Council Administration. Law and Procedures in Local Councils

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Hastings POSTPONED

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to Hastings on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus POSTPONED.

(All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at a date to be advised
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch CANCELLED

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch CANCELLED

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
Methodist Church Hall, Wye
Contact:
John Makey

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156

Wye Heritage Centre CANCELLED

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public CANCELLED

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: Wye College Moroccan Expedition 1960

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market. Entrance via the Latin School Garden door).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)

Faure's Requiem CANCELLED

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 19:30

Canterbury Choral Society will perform Faure's Requiem CANCELLED

Unreserved seat tickets from £11.25

Book Canterbury Choral Society concert tickets by phone or in person at The Marlowe Theatre Box Office

Venue:
Canterbury Cathedral, nave
Contact:
Booking required

Mothering Sunday

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

Mothering Sunday

(Fourth Sunday in Lent)

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
n/a

Lent Lunches CANCELLED

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:00

Lent Lunches CANCELLED

'A delicious soup lunch will be served every Monday throughout Lent to collect donations to charity at The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. All proceeds will be donated to Canterbury Food Bank and St Georges' Ramsgate Food Project'. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Food Bank works on a referral system but can also accept self referrals. For information on self referrals please phone 07718 108875.

Venue:
Kentish Barn at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Wye Badminton Club CANCELLED

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club CANCELLED

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

NALC Open Day POSTPONED to 22nd July 2020

Tue, 24 Mar 2020

National Association of Local Councils (NALC)

Open Days enable new staff at county associations of local councils, councillors on committees and new member councils to meet our officers and put names to faces as well as finding out more about NALC's work.

Venue:
National Association of Local Councils 109 Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3LD
Contact:
farhana.miah@nalc.gov.uk

Story Time CANCELLED

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:00

Story Time (term time) CANCELLED

Venue:
Wye Library, 6 Upper Bridge Street, Wye TN25 5AF
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699
Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting POSTPONED

Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting POSTPONED

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:45

Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting POSTPONED

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

Dynamic Councillor Workshop POSTPONED

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

POSTPONED The Kent Association of Local Council's 'Dynamic Councillor' workshop C111 and training module C101 are for new councillors and parish clerks, and those who would like a refresher. This three hour module workshop explores the changing roles and responsibilities of being a parish or town councillor.

The training includes the roles, duties and responsibilities of councillors, the chair, the clerk; council powers, duties and the precept and the budget; preparing and managing meetings; the council and the community, mapping the connections; the key players and the tools of engagement.

18.00 for registration and light refreshments.

Training 18.30 - 21.30

This training event is hosted by Kennington Community Council

Venue:
St Mary's Community Centre, Rylands Road, Kennington, Ashford TN24 9LH
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch CANCELLED

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:30

Wye Community Lunch CANCELLED

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

ABC Planning Committee POSTPONED

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Rosie Reid

ABC Cabinet POSTPONED

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

ABC Cabinet meeting POSTPONED to 30th April 2020

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564

Options Club CANCELLED

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

Speaker:

10.00 - 12.00 Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
John Makey

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

10.30 - 11.30 (term time only)

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Chatham POSTPONED

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to Chatham on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus POSTPONED.

(All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at a date to be advised
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch CANCELLED

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
John Makey

Annual Thomas Becket Lecture CANCELLED

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:30

'Bede and Canterbury' Beckett 2020 Lecture CANCELLED

'Annual Thomas Becket Lecture organised by Canterbury Christ Church University in collaboration with Canterbury Cathedral. The lecture will be given by Rowan Williams, the Right Rev'd Lord Williams of Oystermouth and 104th Archbishop of Canterbury.' Canterbury Cathedral

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Free

Wye Bell Ringing Practice CANCELLED

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice CANCELLED

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Parish Social and Annual Parish Meeting POSTPONED

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

Parish Social and Annual Parish Meeting POSTPONED

(Timing and details to follow)

Exhibition of current projects and community-led initiatives

Informal drop-in with refreshments and finger buffet

Venue:
Small Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Canterbury POSTPONED

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:00

Outing to Canterbury on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus POSTPONED.

(All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at a date to be advised
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat
Wye Ground Force Poster Great British Spring Clean event in Wye 28th March 2020

Great British Spring Clean CANCELLED

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:00

Wye Ground Force - Great British Spring Clean CANCELLED

Please take a little time out of your Saturday morning to help spruce-up our lovely village. This is not strenuous work and will be a chance to get some fresh air and have some fun too! Just come along, all equipment, high vis jackets, litter pickers, gloves etc. will be provided. Bring your family and friends along!

Meet at the Methodist Hall at 10.00 returning afterwards for some well-earned refreshments.

Venue:
Meet at the Wye Methodist Hall, Bridge Street
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Choral Concert CANCELLED

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 19:30

University of Kent Choral Concert CANCELLED

'Two monumental French masterpieces – Duruflé Requiem and Saint-Saëns Symphony No 3 in C minor – will fill the spectacular Cathedral Nave in this performance by the University of Kent Chorus and Symphony Orchestra.' Canterbury Cathedral

Venue:
Canterbury Cathedral
Contact:
Booking Required via www.thegulbenkian.co.uk or 01227 769075

British Summer Time Starts

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:00

The clocks go forward 1 hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back 1 hour at 2am on the last Sunday in October.

The period when the clocks are 1 hour ahead is called British Summer Time (BST). There's more daylight in the evenings and less in the mornings (sometimes called Daylight Saving Time). When the clocks go back, the UK is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Venue:
n/a
Contact:
n/a

Parish Newsletter 67

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:54

Parish Newsletter 67

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Lent Lunches CANCELLED

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:00

Lent Lunches CANCELLED

'A delicious soup lunch will be served every Monday throughout Lent to collect donations to charity at The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. All proceeds will be donated to Canterbury Food Bank and St Georges' Ramsgate Food Project'. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Food Bank works on a referral system but can also accept self referrals. For information on self referrals please phone 07718 108875.

Venue:
Kentish Barn at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

ABC Planning Committee POSTPONED

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

19/00025/AS Conningbrook Park (S2)

***RESCHEDULED from 18th March to Monday 30th March ***then POSTPONED***

The Council is aware of significant public interest in Agenda item 5a - Application 19/00025/AS, Land between railway line and Willesborough Road, Kennington, Kent.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Wye Badminton Club CANCELLED

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club CANCELLED

Club meeting with 90 minutes of fun physical exercise!

We will be pleased to welcome everyone aged over 14, regardless of whether you have played before or not. In the first months we'll help you with free coaching so you can improve as far as you wish.

  • You can wear any clothing that you will be comfortable playing in.
  • Some form of sports shoe with a good grip is required. Please note that shoes with black soles are not allowed.

This project has been set up by Racqueteers from Canterbury a Badminton England Premier Club. Wye Badminton Club is affilliated to Badminton England

Venue:
The Wye School Sports Hall, Olantigh Road TN25 5EJ
Contact:
John Copsey (via website link above)

Local Election purdah POSTPONED until March 2021

Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Local Election purdah POSTPONED until March 2021

NB. The six week pre election purdah period starts today across the borough of Ashford. The term 'purdah' is in popular use across central and local government to describe the period of time immediately before elections or referendums, when there are specific restrictions on the activities of civil servants, local authorities and other public bodies. The term 'pre-election period' is also used.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
N/A

Story Time CANCELLED

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:00

Story Time (term time) CANCELLED

10.00 to 10.30

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Flood Working Group POSTPONED

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:00

Wye Flood Working Group POSTPONED

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch CANCELLED

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:30

Wye Community Lunch CANCELLED

Two course roast meal and pudding £5 including tea or coffee. Bookings via Richard Sinden.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Richard Sinden, Community Connector 07969 583 920

Wye Historical Society CANCELLED

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:30

Wye Historical Society CANCELLED

Prof. Jackie Eales: 'Kent and Turkish Piracy in the 17th Century'

Annual subscription fees are payable from 1 October: £10.00 per person. This includes the annual journal Wye Local History. Meetings are held in the Lady Joanna Thornhill School at 19.30 on the first Wednesday of the month from October to April.

Members can also opt to receive the Journal of Kent History, published in March and September at a charge of £5, or £7 for those outside Wye. New members and visitors are welcome to join. Non-members may attend meetings at £2.00 per lecture. To join, simply turn up to a meeting or email enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk for more details.

Please see the WHS website for further details

For all enquiries please contact enquiries@wyehistoricalsociety.org.uk

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Via email link above

Options Club CANCELLED

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:00

Informal weekly social meeting with a variety of guest speakers or events.

Speaker: CANCELLED

Everyone is welcome - men, women, all ages.

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
John Makey

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:30

Bumps and Babies CANCELLED

An invitation to under 1s and their grown ups to join us for a cuppa, homemade cake and chat

Contact Beth the organiser here

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book

Agnostics Anonymous CANCELLED

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:30

Agnostics Anonymous CANCELLED

Informal meetings held in the Latin School on the first Thursday of the month. Refreshments are provided.

Follow the link above to the United Wye Benefice website for more information.

Venue:
Latin School, High Street, Wye TN25 5AH
Contact:
Benefice Office

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Notcutts Bearsted and Mote Park POSTPONED

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:00

Notcutts, Bearsted and Mote Park Cafe

Outing on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus POSTPONED.

(All seats are free for Wye residents, but they must be pre-booked).

'The Woodchurch Wagon is a community wellbeing initiative in conjunction with Woodchurch Parish Council and Ashford Borough Council. It's purpose is to provide the residents, through their local clubs and societies, better access to transport. Woodchurch Wagon is operated on a not-for-profit basis and is run by volunteers through the Woodchurch Hub. It is designed to cover the operating costs of the minibus, and should any profits be made through this scheme, these will be reinvested in full back into the village community.' Woodchurch Hub website

Venue:
Departs Wye at a date to be advised
Contact:
Call 07934 129 123 for details and to book your seat

Lent Lunch CANCELLED

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:30

Meet old friends and make new ones over a simple lunch CANCELLED

Voluntary donation to Kent Refugee Action Network.

Established in 2003, this charity supports young refugees and asylum seekers in Kent, and provides education programmes to help them integrate into the community.

'Migrants reaching Kent can apply for asylum as refugees and - if accepted - are given leave to stay in the UK for four years. Children under 18 who arrive unaccompanied, will be processed by police in Kent. They then spend six to eight weeks in a reception centre where they will receive health checks and be allocated a social worker. One of the largest centres is in Ashford. Refugee status is granted in accordance to the Geneva Convention and around 28 per cent of applicants were granted refuge in 2017.' Kent Live report

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
John Makey
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

CiLCA Workshop 2 POSTPONED

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:30

CiLCA Training Workshop 2 POSTPONED

13.30

CiLCA and Finance

Venue:
Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham ME17 2QT
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lecture CANCELLED

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:00

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lecture CANCELLED

Prof. Michael Wood

'The Happiest Time': Theodore, Hadrian and the School of Canterbury

Tickets £10

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Book tickets online

Wye Bell Ringing Practice CANCELLED

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice CANCELLED

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Village Hall Convention 2020 POSTPONED

Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Village Hall Convention 2020 POSTPONED

Open to members and non-members of village halls, parish councils and other interested parties

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Action with Communities in Rural Kent

Big Kent Weekend POSTPONED

Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Big Kent Weekend POSTPONED

'Due to the unprecedented events we are experiencing at the moment, the Big Weekend is on hold. We don't want to cancel; however, we also have the safety of the public and businesses at the forefront of our minds, we hope to go ahead at some point. Thank you for your patience. We will provide updates as we know more.' Visit Kent

Venue:
Attractions across Kent
Contact:
Visit Kent - see website link above

Wye Farmers' Market CHECK WITH MARKET MANAGER

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market - CHECK WITH MARKET MANAGER

Follow link to the Wye Farmers' Market website above

Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lecture CANCELLED

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:00

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lectures CANCELLED

Lecture programme

Tickets £10

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Book tickets online

Wye Heritage Centre CANCELLED

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre CANCELLED

Exhibition: N/A

(The Latin School is open on the first and third Saturdays each month, timed to coincide with the Farmers' Market. Entrance via the Latin School Garden door).

Recent accessions to the archive. See noticeboard in Church Street for details of current exhibitions and displays.

Filter coffee and home-made cakes available. Books, postcards and other items of local historical interest to view and buy. All funds raised support the work of Wye Heritage Centre.

Venue:
Wye Heritage Centre, Latin School, High Street, Wye, TN25 5AH
Contact:
01233 813 884 (answerphone)

Palm Sunday

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Palm Sunday (start of Holy Week)

Venue:
Wye Parish Church
Contact:
Benefice Office

Big Kent Weekend POSTPONED

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Big Kent Weekend POSTPONED

'Due to the unprecedented events we are experiencing at the moment, the Big Weekend is on hold. We don't want to cancel; however, we also have the safety of the public and businesses at the forefront of our minds, we hope to go ahead at some point. Thank you for your patience. We will provide updates as we know more.' Visit Kent

Venue:
Attractions across Kent
Contact:
Visit Kent - see website link above

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lecture CANCELLED

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:30

Canterbury Medieval Weekend Lectures CANCELLED

Lecture programme

Tickets £10

Venue:
N/A
Contact:
Book tickets online