5 things to do in Kent this weekend

PUBLISHED: 12:09 21 September 2020

Royal Military Canal, Hythe (c) Angus Willson, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Royal Military Canal, Hythe (c) Angus Willson, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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Kent’s typically busy events schedule is gradually returning, albeit in a socially-distanced form that we may not yet be used to. Here are 5 great events to consider this weekend

As we all know by now, all events mentioned are subject to cancellation at short notice so all links should be checked before you head out to the event

Hythe Late Summer Market - September 25 - 27

“Featuring delicious street foods, handmade groceries, a bar, artisan arts & crafts, clothing and accessories, this will be a relaxing, outdoor shopping experience.”

The market will be held at Holman’s Field.

Steam Train Rides with Spa Valley Railway - September 26 - 27

“Our standard Green timetable is back with Steam and Heritage Diesel trains in action but with a slight difference, for just £40 you can book a Private Compartment for up to six persons (you pay the £40 just once!) to travel from Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge and return.”

Click the link above for their full timetable.

Sailing Barge Raybel Pre-Restoration Tour, Sittingbourne - September 26

“Last chance to see 100-year-old Sailing Barge Raybel in its “authentic” state before major restoration begins. Pre-booked time slots featuring a 20-minute below deck tour of Sailing Barge Raybel.”

The tours are free.

90s and 00s Throwback Brunch, The Zoo Maidstone - September 26

“Join us on Saturday 26th September for an outdoor brunch with a throwback twist. Nothing but good vibes, friends brunching, drinking cocktails and 90s & 00s RnB throwbacks!”

Each ticket includes six drinks, a pizza and your table.

West Malling Farmers’ Market - September 27

“The market is open between 9.30am and 1.30pm and a wide variety of local produce from the area is available including fish, cakes, pies, bread, wines, fruit juice and much more.”

Entry is free.

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For more information about any of the events listed above; how to get there, how to book tickets and prices, please follow the links in the event name.

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