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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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Ashford Borough Council logo

Community Governance Review

Mon, 27 Jun 2022

Community Governance Review consultation ends

Review of all parish boundaries, parish council structures and related matters. Including the creation of new parish councils in the remaining unparished areas of Ashford Town. Ashford Borough Council seeks the views of all interested parties about the existing parish, town and community council arrangements and if there are any changes they would like to see.

Venue:
Borough-wide review
Contact:
Ashford Borough Council - see link

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

09.45 for 10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Followed by coffee

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

CPFC Management Committee (virtual meeting)

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:00

CPFC virtual meeting 18.00 - 19.00

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Charity Correspondent

OS Data Hub for PSGA Members

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:00

OS Data Hub for PSGA Members

11.00 - 12.00

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk
National Association of Local Councils logo

NALC - Neighbourhood Plan Policy Review

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:00

Neighbourhood Plan Policy Review online event

12.00 - 13.15

Speakers: Tony Burton,  Tony Burton Consulting Ltd

Francis Shaw, neighbourhood planning programme manager at Locality.

Venue:
Online training
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Bumps and Babies

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 09:15

Bumps and Babies

09.15 - 10.30

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

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

HIP Working Group

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 09:30

Highway Improvement Plan (HIP) Working Group

09.30 - 12.00

Site meeting to review changes to the parking and traffic flow measures proposed following public consultation

Venue:
Wye
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Brook Village Coffee Morning

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:30

Brook Village Coffee Morning (first Friday of the month)

10.30 - 12.00

Venue:
Brook Village Hall, The Street
Contact:
N/A
Wye Farmers' Market logo

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

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

09.00 - 12.00

Please continue to respect the wishes of those who may choose, or need, to observe social distancing, or wear a face covering. Thank You Please observe social distancing and wear a mask wherever possible.

To keep up to date, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Market Manager 07804 652 156
Medieval Pageant procession leaving the Westgate Tower, Canterbury High Street. Image credit: Canterbury BID

Medieval Pageant and Trail

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 11:00

Medieval Pageant and Trail

11.00 - 11.45 (Pageant starts at Westgate Tower)

Full programme

Venue:
Canterbury city centre
Contact:
Email: enquiries@canterburybid.co.uk 2nd Floor, Graylaw House, 20-22 Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2UA
Kent Police logo

Police Engagement Meeting

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 09:00

Police Engagement Meeting

09.00 - 10.00

PCSO Hobbs

Venue:
Co-op, Churchfield Way , Wye
Contact:
Kent Police
Kent Police logo

Kent Police Open Day

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 10:00

Kent Police Open Day (ticketed event)

10.00 - 16.00

Live demonstrations

Venue:
Kent Police College, Coverdale Avenue, Maidstone ME15 9DW
Contact:
Kent Police website
Tags: Police

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

09.45 for 10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Followed by coffee

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

Rural Housing Week 2022

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 12:30

Rural Housing Week 2022

The theme for Rural Housing Week 2022 is 'levelling up rural communities'.

Presentations: Kent Housing Group, English Rural Housing Association, Kent Community Housing Hub, community led housing, Local Needs Affordable Housing - housing needs surveys and highlights from the updated Kent Housing Protocol

Q and A session with panel

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Action with Communities in Rural Kent
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Parish Council (Hybrid Meeting)

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 18:45

Parish Council meeting

The Microsoft Teams Live waiting room for this hybrid meeting will open to the public from 18.45 onwards. This virtual meeting can be viewed either via the Microsoft Teams app (free to download), or via the web, or attended in person.

However, space at Unit 2b Briar Close is restricted. To minimise risks during the pandemic it is necessary to distance the seats and increase room ventilation. Therefore this limits the number of people who can attend a meeting in person. Please contact the Clerk at least a day beforehand to reserve a seat.

Agenda below

Venue:
Hybrid meeting: 2B Briar Close, and online via Teams Live
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda 2022-0705 Parish Council (PDF, 368 Kb)

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 12:15

Wye Community Lunch

12.15 for 12.30

Two course meal, and coffee for £5.00

Please book in advance - call Richard Sinden 07969 583920

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden
Kent Association of Local Council's logo

KALC Area Committee

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 19:00

KALC Area Committee

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

Kent County Show

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 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 that 'The Garden of England' has to offer.

Tickets are available online.

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

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

Bumps and Babies

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 09:15

Bumps and Babies

09.15 - 10.30

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

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

Kent County Show

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 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 that 'The Garden of England' has to offer.

Tickets are available online.

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

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

Wye Churchyard Gardeners

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 10:00

Wye Churchyard Gardeners

10.00 - 11.00

Venue:
Wye Parish Church churchyard
Contact:
Teresa Redfern

Family BBQ

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 17:00

Family BBQ

From 17.00

Licenced bar, real ale, cider, Pimm's, prosecco and soft drinks. Quality meats plus vegetarian option. Live Music.

Entry £2.50 for adults, under 16's free.

Venue:
Brook Village Hall
Contact:
Brook Village Hall (see website)

Kent County Show

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 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 that 'The Garden of England' has to offer.

Tickets are available online.

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

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

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

09.45 for 10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Followed by coffee

Venue:
Walk starts from Wye Church
Contact:
Walk Leader: Jean Bowes (check poster in Church Street for any changes)
Ashford Borough Council logo

ABC Planning Committee (hybrid meeting)

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 19:00

ABC Planning Committee Wye applications listed for decision:

Venue:
Ashford Borough Council
Contact:
Rosie Reid

Bumps and Babies

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 09:15

Bumps and Babies

09.15 - 10.30

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

Venue:
Wye Church
Contact:
Drop-in, no need to book
Lady Joanna Thornhill  (Endowed) Primary School logo

Year 6 Leavers Disco and BBQ

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 18:00

Year 6 Leavers Disco and BBQ

18.00 - 20.00

Venue:
Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School
Contact:
Lady Joanna Thornhill (Endowed) Primary School
Wye Farmers' Market logo

Wye Farmers' Market - The Green

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 09:00

Wye Farmers' Market

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

Please continue to respect the wishes of those who may choose, or need, to observe social distancing, or wear a face covering. Thank You Please observe social distancing and wear a mask wherever possible.

To keep up to date, please check with the Wye Farmers' Market website

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

Wye Chess Tournament - The Green

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 09:00

Wye Chess Tournament

09.00 - 13.00

Entry: £5.00

Prize £100.00, and a hamper donated from the Wye Farmers' Market stands.

For information and to enter contact Etienne Pradier 07772 727 492

Venue:
The Green, Wye
Contact:
Etienne Pradier

Music for Everyone

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 19:30

Music for Everyone in aid of the church organ fund

19.30

Ashford Invicta Singers

Free entry, refreshments, retiring collection

Venue:
All Saints, Boughton Aluph
Contact:
Wye Parish Council's logo a green oval, with local symbols Wye Crown, The River Great Stour and Invicta

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

09.45 for 10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Followed by coffee

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

Wye Community Lunch

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 12:15

Wye Community Lunch

12.15 for 12.30

Two course meal, and coffee for £5.00

Please book in advance - call Richard Sinden 07969 583920

Venue:
Large Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
Richard Sinden
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Informal Project Briefing (virtual meeting)

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 18:00

Informal project briefing and COVID-19 update meeting for parish councillors

18.00 - 19.00

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Wye Gardeners Society

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 19:30

Wye Gardeners Society

19.30

Guest speaker: Martin Newcombe

"History of the Countryside"

All welcome. Non-members £3.00 entry (membership is £15 for the year)

Refreshments and raffle

Venue:
Small Village Hall, Bridge Street, Wye
Contact:
See noticeboard for event and contact details
Kent County Council logo

End of School Term

Thu, 21 Jul 2022

Term Six ends

See school websites to confirm dates times

See Kent County Council calendar for the 2022 - 2023 school term dates

Term one starts Thursday 1st September 2022

Venue:
Wye, Brook and Bodsham schools
Contact:
See school websites for details

Bumps and Babies

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 09:15

Bumps and Babies

09.15 - 10.30

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

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

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 19:30

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

Henry IV Part 1

"The second play in Shakespeare's first history cycle, Henry IV, Part I deals with the aftermath of Richard II. Henry Bolingbroke, now king, has been having a troubled reign, and increasing tensions with Hotspur and the Percy family suggests a rebellion is coming. The king is further troubled by Prince Hal's reckless behaviour in the company of the fat knight Falstaff…"

All tickets free

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 14:00

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 14.00 and 19.30

Henry IV Part 1

"The second play in Shakespeare's first history cycle, Henry IV, Part I deals with the aftermath of Richard II. Henry Bolingbroke, now king, has been having a troubled reign, and increasing tensions with Hotspur and the Percy family suggests a rebellion is coming. The king is further troubled by Prince Hal's reckless behaviour in the company of the fat knight Falstaff…"

All tickets free

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 14:00

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

Henry IV Part 1

"The second play in Shakespeare's first history cycle, Henry IV, Part I deals with the aftermath of Richard II. Henry Bolingbroke, now king, has been having a troubled reign, and increasing tensions with Hotspur and the Percy family suggests a rebellion is coming. The king is further troubled by Prince Hal's reckless behaviour in the company of the fat knight Falstaff…"

All tickets free

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society - Guided Walk

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 10:00

Wye Footpaths Preservation Society

Tuesday Walking Group

09.45 for 10.00 start. Visitors are always welcome

Followed by coffee

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

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 19:30

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

Peter and Ignez

"Our experimental show for the 2022 season. Peter & Ignez is based on a tragic Portuguese tale of forbidden love and revenge that clearly had an influence on the stories that Shakespeare and his contemporaries chose to tell. Join us this summer in celebrating new writing, and be the first to see this brand new play."

St Paul's Church - July performances

The Big Drum, 14 Rose Lane - August performances

Venue:
St Paul's Church, Church Street, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 19:30

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

Peter and Ignez

"Our experimental show for the 2022 season. Peter & Ignez is based on a tragic Portuguese tale of forbidden love and revenge that clearly had an influence on the stories that Shakespeare and his contemporaries chose to tell. Join us this summer in celebrating new writing, and be the first to see this brand new play."

St Paul's Church - July performances

The Big Drum, 14 Rose Lane - August performances

Venue:
St Paul's Church, Church Street, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

HIP Working Group

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 14:30

Highway Improvement Plan (HIP) Working Group

14.30 - 15.30

Online meeting with KCC Highways and Network Rail to review proposed road closure dates at Wye level crossing and options to minimise impact.

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk
Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council logo

Allotments Working Group

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 17:00

Allotments Working Group

17.00 - 18.30

Venue:
Online meeting
Contact:
Parish Clerk

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 19:30

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Love quadrangles, potions, fairies, and forests; Midsummer has it all and is a great introduction to Shakespeare's works! Meanwhile, the Mechanicals are busy preparing a play of their own... This summer we return to Athens for Shakespeare's great comedy!"

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Keep Britain Tidy - Love Parks Week

Fri, 29 Jul 2022

Love Parks Week

29th July - 5th August 2022

Venue:
National events
Contact:
Keep Britain Tidy

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 14:00

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 14.00 and 19.30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Love quadrangles, potions, fairies, and forests; Midsummer has it all and is a great introduction to Shakespeare's works! Meanwhile, the Mechanicals are busy preparing a play of their own... This summer we return to Athens for Shakespeare's great comedy!"

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 19:30

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Love quadrangles, potions, fairies, and forests; Midsummer has it all and is a great introduction to Shakespeare's works! Meanwhile, the Mechanicals are busy preparing a play of their own... This summer we return to Athens for Shakespeare's great comedy!"

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details
National Garden Scheme logo

National Gardens Scheme - The Orangery

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 13:00

The Orangery, Mystole, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7DB

13.00 - 18.00 (pre-book or pay on the day)

Home-made teas. Admission Adult £5 Child: Admission by donation

A six acre garden with ha-ha set in a beautiful part of the Stour Valley. The garden has a wide variety of rhododendrons, azaleas and ornamental shrubs and a woodland walk with spring bulbs. There is a mature arboretum with recent plantings of specimen trees, a rose garden, herbaceous borders and a conservatory.

Venue:
The Orangery, Mystole, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7DB
Contact:
Rex Stickland & Anne Prasse 01227 738348
National Garden Scheme logo

National Gardens Scheme - The Orangery

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 13:00

The Orangery, Mystole, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7DB

13.00 - 18.00 (pre-book or pay on the day)

Home-made teas. Admission Adult £5 Child: Admission by donation

1½ acre gardens around C18 orangery, now a house (not open). Magnificent extensive herbaceous border and impressive ancient wisteria. Large walled garden with a wide variety of shrubs, mixed borders and unusual specimen trees. Water features and intriguing collection of modern sculptures in natural surroundings. Splendid views from the terrace over ha-ha to the lovely Chartham Downs.

Venue:
The Orangery, Mystole, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7DB
Contact:
Rex Stickland & Anne Prasse 01227 738348

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 14:00

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 19.30

Henry IV Part 1

"The second play in Shakespeare's first history cycle, Henry IV, Part I deals with the aftermath of Richard II. Henry Bolingbroke, now king, has been having a troubled reign, and increasing tensions with Hotspur and the Percy family suggests a rebellion is coming. The king is further troubled by Prince Hal's reckless behaviour in the company of the fat knight Falstaff…"

All tickets free

Venue:
St Margaret's Churchyard, Canterbury
Contact:
See website for event and contact details