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Events Diary

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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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

Mon, 27 Jan 2020

Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 will take place from Saturday 25th January until Monday 27th January. It's so easy to make a difference for nature.

Big Garden Birdwatch helps the RSPB to build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK. The annual survey can identify what is in danger - and how we can help. you can submit your results up until 17th February.

Click to find out All about the Big Garden Birdwatch

Join in the world's largest garden wildlife survey

Venue:
National
Contact:
RSPB

Breathing Space

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 27 Jan 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

Finance Working Group

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:00

Finance Working Group meeting

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
NEW - Wye Badminton Club

NEW - Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:30

Wye Badminton Club

19.30

Monday 27th January is the first formal meeting... when you get 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 Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 28 Jan 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, 28 Jan 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 Moves Working Group

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:00

Wye Moves Working Group

First meeting

Venue:
Pavilion,
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Options Club

Wed, 29 Jan 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 Community Lunch

Wed, 29 Jan 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

Options Club

Thu, 30 Jan 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.

Note: Date of the next Options Club meeting: Thursday 8th January

Venue:
Wesley Room
Contact:
John Makey

Bumps and Babies

Thu, 30 Jan 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

Wye Flyer Working Group

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:00

Wye Flyer Working Group

Venue:
Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk

ABC Cabinet

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 19:00

ABC Cabinet meeting - agenda to follow

Venue:
Council Chamber Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford TN23 1PL
Contact:
Keith Fearon 01233 330564
Woodchurch Wagon outing to Tunbridge Wells and The Pantiles

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Tunbridge Wells and The Pantiles

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:00

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

The Pantiles was a finalist in the Great British High Street Awards 2016 and 2018.

'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

Talk Time

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:30

Talk Time an informal weekly drop-in session, held in Wye Library.

Every Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Venue:
Wye Public Library, Upper Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Duty Librarian 01233 812699

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 01 Feb 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 Exhibition: The Other Wye

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition: The Other Wye

Old Wye Church, Maryland USA

(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)

Wye Footpath Preservation Society - North Downs Way Walk

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 14:00

Meet at Wye Church - for a North Downs Way Walk

Walk programme email

Venue:
Meet at Wye Church
Contact:
Walk leader: Tony Gowers

Staffing Working Group

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:15

Staffing Working Group

9.15 - 09.45

Training budget review meeting

Venue:
Parish Office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Breathing Space

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 03 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
Wye Badminton Club

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 03 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)

Wye Arts Association Cinema Club

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Arts Association Cinema Club - members free

'Yesterday' 2019

Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis. Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC's Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed... and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.' Rotten Tomatoes

Under the terms of the film licence, only WAA members may attend the Cinema Club. Raffle tickets and free drinks available before the performance

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

Story Time

Tue, 04 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

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 04 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)
Parish Council

Parish Council

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 18:45

February Parish Council meeting

18.45

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2020-0204 Council (PDF, 185 Kb)

Parish Council office closed for training

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:00

Parish Council office closed.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 05 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

Wye Historical Society

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Historical Society

19.30 (doors open at 19.00)

Emma Hanna: 'Sounds of War: Music in the Armed Forces during the Great War 1914 - 1918'

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

KALC Health and Wellbeing Conference

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:30

KALC Health and Wellbeing Conference

09.30 - 16.00

To explore the progress, improvements and best practice both nationally and locally in health and wellbeing, and the role of local councils.

Venue:
The Alexandra Suite, Swanley Town Council, St Mary's Road, Swanley BR8 7BU
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Options Club

Thu, 06 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

Bumps and Babies

Thu, 06 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

Agnostics Anonymous

Thu, 06 Feb 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, 07 Feb 2020 09:00

Parish Council office closed.

Venue:
Parish Council office
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Woodchurch Wagon outing to  Tenterden

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Tenterden

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:00

Outing to Tenterden 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

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Men's Breakfast

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 08:30

Men's Breakfast with Full English Breakfast £8.50

Speaker:

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

Challock Snowdrop Teas CANCELLED DUE TO STORM CIARA

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

Challock Snowdrop Teas

12.00 - 17.00

The churchyard is carpeted with snowdrops

Homemade teas, cakes, bric-a-brac and tombola.

The heating will be on!

Venue:
Ss Cosmas and Damian, Challock
Contact:
Churchwarden

Visiting Preacher: Rector of Wye, Maryland USA

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 10:00

Visiting Preacher: Rev'd Charles Osberger

Rector of Old Wye Church, Maryland, USA

10.00 Wye parish church

16.00 Wye Methodist church: Tea Service

'...While in the United Kingdom, we'll be reconnecting with long time friends at Wye, Kent and a day at Canterbury Cathedral. Then on to the Wye Valley and connections there with local village churches and time with good friends of Old Wye who now reside in Ross-on-Wye. I'll bring greetings from our Books Cafe to the word renowned used book shoppe Hay-on- Wye. Its what you do!...' extract from Word to the Wyes weekly newsletter

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Benefice office

Breathing Space

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 10 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

ABC Planning Committee

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

S2 Kennington (Conningbrook Park) deferred

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Planning Working Group

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:00

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

Venue:
Reece Pavilion
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye Badminton Club

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 10 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)

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 11 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, 11 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
Kent Resilience Forum logo

Wye Flood Working Group - Flood Warden Training

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:45

Wye Flood Working Group - Flood Warden training

Trainers: Environment Agency Flood Resilience Team, Kent Resilience Team

18.45

Flood wardens are volunteers trained to help and prepare people in local communities that are at risk of flooding. They play an important role in the preparing a community flood plan and putting it in to practice. Flood wardens also provide a vital link between a local community and those responsible for responding to a flood.

Contact the Parish Clerk to reserve a place or register interest

Venue:
Reece Pavilion, Wye Village Hall
Contact:
Parish Clerk 01233 812 459

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 19:00

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

19.00

Venue:
Councill Chamber, Civic Centre
Contact:
Clare Ricketts

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 12 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

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 13:00

Wye Surgery and Dispensary CLOSED for training

From 13.00

See our Out of hours page for full details, including NHS 111 and 999 Emergency

Venue:
Wye Surgery
Contact:
Wye Surgery

Options Club

Thu, 13 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

Elizabeth Barton: Maid of Kent

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:30

Elizabeth Barton: Maid of Kent Talk

Speaker: Melanie Gibson

4.30 - 16.30

'Born in 1506 in Aldington, Elizabeth Barton appears to have come from a poor background and was working for a farmer in her parish when she first claimed to have received divine revelations. Her visions led to her being known as the Nun of Kent and the Maid of London. But why did this young visionary become so dangerous to Henry VIII and two of his wives, Anne Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon, that she had to be executed? ' Canterbury Cathedral

£8.00 per person | Booking required

Venue:
Clagett Auditorium, Canterbury Cathedral Precincts
Contact:
Booking Required via friends@canterbury-cathedral.org or 01227 865292

KALC Joint Parishes Planning Committee

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:00

Kent Association of Local Councils (KALC)

Joint Parishes Planning Committee 18.00 (timing and venue TBC)

Venue:
Shadoxhurst
Contact:
KALC Ashford Area Committee Secretary

Public Meeting: Wye College Centre proposals

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 19:00

Public Meeting: Wye College Centre proposals

Venue:
Wye School, Main Hall, Olantigh Road
Contact:
wyeCRAG@gmail.com

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Bluewater FULLY BOOKED

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:00

Outing to Bluewater 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

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Wye Farmers' Market

Sat, 15 Feb 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 - Open

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:00

Wye Heritage Centre open to the public

10.00 - 12.00

Exhibition:

(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)

Wye Footpath Preservation Society - Challock Snowdrop Walk

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 14:00

A walk to Challock Church to see the snowdrops

Walk programme email

Venue:
Meet at Wye Church (check noticeboards first)
Contact:
Walk leader: To be confirmed

Talk and Walk in King's Wood

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 14:00

Talk and Walk in King's Wood

14.00 - 16.00

Venue:
Meet in Kings's Wood main car park, off White Hill TN25 4AR
Contact:
Friends of Kings' Wood: Diana Sawyer walk leader

Breathing Space

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

Lip Reading Class

Mon, 17 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
Wye Badminton Club

Wye Badminton Club

Mon, 17 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)

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 18 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, 18 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

Parish Council office closed

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:10

Parish Council office closed for staff training

Venue:
2B Briar Close
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Kent Association of Local Councils logo

Burial Law and Management Workshop

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:30

Burial Law and Management Workshop

09.30 (registration) 10.00 - 14.30

Trainers: Ian Davison and Roger Taylor, solicitors

The law surrounding burial grounds can be complex. The KALC workshop on Burial Law consists of two workshops:

  • History and Law
  • Management
Venue:
Ditton Community Centre, Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, ME20 6AH
Contact:
Kent Association of Local Councils

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 19 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

St Mary’s, Hinxhill Snowdrop Tour

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:30

St Mary's, Hinxhill Snowdrop Tour

15.30

A party of around 40 Dutch galanthophiles will visit St Mary's Church Hinxhill to see the snowdrops which carpet the churchyard.

Venue:
St Mary's Church Hinxhill
Contact:
n/a

ABC Planning Committee

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

Venue:
Civic Centre
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Wye Gardeners' Society

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Gardeners' Society

19.30

An illustrated talk by guest speaker Peter Golding:

Kent Trust Reserves: A geological Perspective

Raffle, refreshments, non-members £2

Venue:
Small Village Hall
Contact:
Jane Burnham

Options Club

Thu, 20 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

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Maidstone

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:00

Outing to Maidstone 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

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:30

Wye Bell Ringing Practice

19.30 - 21.00

Venue:
Wye church tower
Contact:
John Mansfield 01233 812519

Friends of Godmersham Church

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:30

Speaker: Mike Field 'It's Only Television - how to survive 50 years in the media, in newspapers, radio and television and live to tell the tale.'

19.30

Tickets £10 (unreserved) including a glass of wine or soft drink on arrival. All profits in aid of this historic church

Venue:
St Lawrence Church, Godmersham
Contact:
07713 643 985

Ancient Trees and Trackways of Folkestone Downs - Guided Walk

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:00

Ancient Trees and Trackways of Folkestone Downs

A guided walk across the Downs to uncover some of the hidden secrets of this dramatic landscape on Folkestone's doorstep.

DISTANCE: 1.5 miles (2 hours).

GRADE: 4, More difficult walks with steep hills or very muddy paths.

Free. Donations appreciated. Dogs on lead.

Venue:
Meet at the far end of Holywell Avenue (by kissing gate into field), Folkestone CT19 6SH
Contact:
Explore Kent walk leader: Alfie Gay, White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (07734 777380).
Map of railway engineering works in east Kent 22nd to 24th February 2020

Wye Level Crossing closed for engineering works from 23.00

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 23:00

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

Challock Snowdrop Teas

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

Challock Snowdrop Teas

12.00 - 16.00

The churchyard is carpeted with snowdrops

Homemade teas, cakes, bric-a-brac, tombola and music.

The heating will be on!

Venue:
Ss Cosmas and Damian, Challock
Contact:
Churchwarden

Wye Level Crossing closed for engineering works all day Sunday 23rd February

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

Wye level crossing will be closed all day Sunday 23rd February 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

Snowdrop Guided Walk

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 13:30

Snowdrop Guided Walk

13.30

An afternoon walk in the beautiful Alkham Valley up to the site of St. Radigund's Abbey to see the snowdrops.

LEADER: Marion Dowie for White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806).

MEET: Car park, Kearsney Park, Alkham Road, Kearsney, Dover (TR 288 438).

DISTANCE: 4 miles (2.5 hours).

GRADE: 4 (one steep hill).

Venue:
Meeet EET at the car park, Kearsney Park, Alkham Road, Kearsney, Dover (TR 288 438).
Contact:
Explore Kent walk leader: Marion Downie, for the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806).

Snowdrop Guided Walk

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 13:30

Snowdrop Guided Walk

13.30

An afternoon walk in the beautiful Alkham Valley up to the site of St. Radigund's Abbey to see the snowdrops.

LEADER: Marion Dowie for White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806).

MEET: Car park, Kearsney Park, Alkham Road, Kearsney, Dover (TR 288 438).

DISTANCE: 4 miles (2.5 hours).

GRADE: 4 (one steep hill).

Venue:
Meeet EET at the car park, Kearsney Park, Alkham Road, Kearsney, Dover (TR 288 438).
Contact:
Explore Kent walk leader: Marion Downie, for the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806).

Snowdrop Guided Walk - Alkham Valley

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 13:30

Snowdrop Guided Walk

13.30

An afternoon walk in the beautiful Alkham Valley up to the site of St. Radigund's Abbey to see the snowdrops.

DISTANCE: 4 miles (2.5 hours).

GRADE: 4 (one steep hill).

Venue:
Meet at the car park, Kearsney Park, Alkham Road, Kearsney, Dover (TR 288 438).
Contact:
Explore Kent walk leader: Marion Downie, for the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (01304 241806).

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

Breathing Space

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:00

Breathing Space

13.00 - 13.30

Half an hour of mindful quiet at the start of the week. Everyone is welcome. Relax in a safe and quiet space. There will be a hot drink on arrival and a short guided mindfulness exercise

Venue:
Wye parish church
Contact:
Nikki Holy or Linda Cross

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

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

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

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

Woodchurch Wagon outing to Hythe and Dymchurch

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:00

Outing to Hythe on the Woodchurch Wagon community minibus, returning via Dymchurch for fish and chips. (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