Village Diary

This page is to keep you up to date with events around Marden parish (in black) and a little beyond (in blue). If you know of an event that is not listed, please email the diary editor
Ongoing Events outside Marden are now grouped together at the foot of this page.

1. Regular Events

Church Services on Sundays  – See 'Current Services' for more details.
Every Wednesday in term time
9.30–11.30am 'Little Fishes' playgroup, Vestry Hall
Every Friday
10am  Coffee Morning in the Vestry Hall
Every Saturday
2.00 pm Marden Walking Group walks from the Library (approx 2–3 miles)

2. Diary Dates

15 – 21 May Christian Aid Week

Thursday 19 May 2.30 Come & Sing, Vestry Hall

Saturday 21 May 7.30 Kent Chamber Choir, Parish Church

Sunday 22 May 2.00 Rogation Walk, start outside Library

Wednesday 25 May 7.30 Marden Society, Vestry Hall

Saturday 28 May 1.00 pm, Marden Motor Club Annual Show, Southons Field

Sunday 29 May
     2.00 Bowls Club Open Day
     3.30 Messy Church, Vestry Hall

Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June Flower Display in Marden Church

Thursday 2 June
     2.30 Come & Sing (Jubilee event), Vestry Hall

     7.30 Picnic on Southons Field
     9.45 Lighting Jubilee Beacon, Southons Field

Saturday 4 June 2.00 Queen's Platinum Jubilee Fete, Southons Field

Sunday 5 June 6.30 Jubilee Evensong, Marden Church

Friday 10 June 12.30 Soup Lunch for Charity, Vestry Hall

Saturday 12 June 8.00–11.00 North Downs Charity Walk, Harrietsham Village Hall

Wednesday 15 June
     7.30 Evening with Valerie Taylor, Taj of Kent
     7.30 Rudes Theatre Company 'Gods and Dogs', Southons Field

Thursday 16 June 2.30 Come & Sing, Vestry Hall

Monday 20 June 12.30 Community Lunch, Vestry Hall

Wednesday 22 June Marden Society Summer Outing

Sunday 26 June
     K20 Cycling Club charity ride
     Marden in Bloom's Garden Safari

Thursday 30 June 2.30 Come & Sing, Vestry Hall

Saturday 9 July 10.00-4.00 Mid-Summer Market, Vicarage Garden

Thursday 14 July 2.30 Come & Sing, Vestry Hall

Saturday 15 July 10.00–4.00 Tennis Open Day, Sports Club

Monday 18 July 12.30 Community Lunch, Vestry Hall

Monday 25 July - Friday 5 August 9.30–3.30 Summer Play Scheme, Marden Primary Academy

Thursday 28 July 7.30 Come & Sing Summer Concert and Party, Vestry Hall

Saturday 10 September 9.00–12.00 Bulb Sale outside OneStop shop

Wednesday 28 September 7.30 Marden Society, Vestry Hall

Saturday 1 October Scarecrow Safari

Wednesday 26 October 7.30 Marden Society, Vestry Hall

Wednesday 23 November 7.30 Marden Society, Vestry Hall

3. Ongoing events in the area 

Maidstone Museum is now open, visitor slots can be booked on their web site.

Bedgebury Pinetum forest walks, play areas and 'Go Ape'

Sissinghurst Castle National Trust gardens and cafés

Scotney Castle National Trust house, gardens and café

The Vestry Hall in the centre of Marden Village is normally available for hire.
Click here for more information.

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