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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.

National Meadows Day

Sat, 04 Jul 2020

National Meadows Day

National Meadows Day is an annual celebration of wildflower meadows across the UK. The event takes place on or around the first Saturday of July each year. 'Meadows and other species-rich grasslands are an intrinsic part of the UK's natural and cultural heritage - rich in landscape character, farming, folklore and history, they are as much a part of our heritage as the works of Shakespeare.

There were once natural wildflower meadows in every parish – today only 2% of the meadows that existed in the 1930's remain.' Plantlife

Venue:
flower-rich grasslands
Contact:
Plantlife, 2nd Floor, Brewery House 36 Milford Street, Salisbury Wiltshire SP1 2AP

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

The Wye Farmers' Market returns to The Green, on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Please observe notices that may control entry and exit, and observe social distancing wherever possible.

For details of the new one-way system and to keep up to date with the changing situation, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

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

Canterbury Cathedral reopens to visitors

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:00

From Saturday 4th July 2020, the Cathedral will reopen to visitors and, from Sunday 5th July, for services of worship.

  • Monday to Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00 (Last admission at 15.00)
  • Sunday: 12.30 - 16.00 (Last admission at 15.00)

There is a range of new safety measures to ensure visitor's wellbeing, including one-way routes, enhanced cleaning regimes, hand sanitiser stations, distanced seating, additional signage and floor markings, and PPE for Cathedral staff, volunteers and Constables as appropriate.

We've also made several other changes, including the introduction of pre-booked tickets, and free entry for children and reduced charges for adults until September. Opening times may change at short notice due to funerals, weddings, services or exceptional circumstances. Please check the Cathedral website regularly prior to your visit. Please note that in line with Government guidance the Cathedral staff will collect visitors' personal details during the online booking process to keep a temporary record of our visitors for 21 days to assist NHS Test and Trace requests, if required.

Venue:
Canterbury Cathedral
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Parish Council (virtual meeting)

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:30

July Parish Council (virtual meeting)

18.30

Venue:
Virtual Meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2020-0707 Council (PDF, 213 Kb)

Kent County Show CANCELLED

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:00

The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England' has to offer. Experience the Flower Show, Food Tent, Canine area, show jumping, vintage vehicles and hundreds of cattle, sheep and goats. Meet Titan the Robot, watch the Metropolitan Police Horses, listen to live music and see the Kent Spitfire flying overhead.

Tickets are available online, however if you would like to book by phone, please ring the Show Office on 01622 630975

Organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society. Registered charity no: 1001191

Venue:
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
Contact:
Ticket Hotline: 01622 633060

Kent County Show CANCELLED

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 08:00

The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England' has to offer. Experience the Flower Show, Food Tent, Canine area, show jumping, vintage vehicles and hundreds of cattle, sheep and goats. Meet Titan the Robot, watch the Metropolitan Police Horses, listen to live music and see the Kent Spitfire flying overhead.

Tickets are available online, however if you would like to book by phone, please ring the Show Office on 01622 630975

Organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society. Registered charity no: 1001191

Venue:
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
Contact:
Ticket Hotline: 01622 633060

Kent County Show CANCELLED

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:00

The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England' has to offer. Experience the Flower Show, Food Tent, Canine area, show jumping, vintage vehicles and hundreds of cattle, sheep and goats. Meet Titan the Robot, watch the Metropolitan Police Horses, listen to live music and see the Kent Spitfire flying overhead.

Tickets are available online, however if you would like to book by phone, please ring the Show Office on 01622 630975

Organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society. Registered charity no: 1001191

Venue:
Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
Contact:
Ticket Hotline: 01622 633060
Hi-Kent hearing aid and other services available by post only during the lockdown. Click on the image to follow the link to the Hi-Kent website

Hi Kent free hearing aid clinic - Wye Library (OUTREACH SERVICE SUSPENDED)

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:30

Hearing Aid clinic (video with subtitles) OUTREACH SERVICE SUSPENDED Click on the image to follow the link to the Hi-Kent website to access alternative services by post

Hi Kent runs free hearing aid aftercare clinics in towns, villages and communities throughout Kent. The clinics are run by trained volunteers and they will be able to change batteries, clean and re-tube hearing aids free of charge, while you wait.

Volunteers will ensure your hearing aid works well for you and give advice about Hi Kent's extensive range of specialist equipment, free assessment service for the over 65's and lipreading, sign language and deaf awareness classes and tinnitus support groups.

If you are housebound and cannot get to your local clinic, please ask Hi Kent to visit you in your home. Hi Kent is a registered charity for deaf and hard of hearing people. Established since 1986, Hi Kent received the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2007. Hi Kent aims to provide a full range of services that meet the needs of anyone with hearing difficulties, and those who have an interest in their welfare.

Venue:
By post
Contact:
Hi Kent Information Tel 01227 760 046 Email enquiries@hikent.org.uk

ABC Planning Committee - (virtual meeting)

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:00

Agenda (see ABC website for agenda and minutes)

Please note that any member of the press and public may listen-in to proceedings at this 'virtual' meeting via a weblink which will be publicised on the Council's website at www.ashford.gov.uk at least 24 hours before the meeting.

Link to Teams Meeting

Venue:
Virtual meeting
Contact:
Rosie Reid

The Big Butterfly Count - START

Fri, 17 Jul 2020

The Big Butterfly Count

Starts Friday 17th July and runs until Sunday 9th August 2020.

You can see the results of the 2019 count here.

Venue:
UK
Contact:
Butterfly Conservation

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

The Wye Farmers' Market returns to The Green, on the first and third Saturdays, every month.

Please observe notices that may control entry and exit, and observe social distancing wherever possible.

For details of the new one-way system and to keep up to date with the changing situation, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

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

Night of the Cathedral (POSTPONED)

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 17:30

Night of the Cathedral

Venue:
Canterbury Cathedral
Contact:
Canterbury Cathedral
Kent Association of Local Councils' logo

Councillors' Conference (cancelled)

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

Councillors' Conference

Venue:
Ditton Community Centre n/a
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Tags: KALC, Training

NALC Open Day POSTPONED to 22nd July 2020

Wed, 22 Jul 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