Weald of Kent Country Craft Show
 

30 August-1 September 2019 · Penshurst Place · Tonbridge

Opening times 10am - 5pm

Discover delightfully crafted products and soak up the atmosphere with 150 stands and activities to experience and enjoy. Craft Workshops, demonstrations and live music run throughout the day in the striking landscape of Penshurst Place – a truly special day for you and your family.

 Dogs are welcome at the Fair, but cannot enter the Food Hall or children’s play areas (with the exception of assistance dogs).

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At the show

Craft’d bus

All aboard the Craft’d bus! Get stuck into a range of different workshops from dreamcatcher making to slime, bath bombs to tote bag printing. No need to book, just turn up!

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Street Food Market

Soak up the atmosphere and take in the irresistible aromas as you dig in to everything from gourmet barbecue to vegan treats, artisan coffee to homemade ice cream. Perhaps enjoy a sneaky tipple or a cold refreshment if you prefer!

House, Gardens & Grounds

Discover the beauty and tranquillity of Penshurst Place with a combined Show & House ticket. With a unique medieval Baron’s Hall and grand staterooms, there’s plenty to explore. Not forgetting the beautifully colourful walled gardens!

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Pop-up Petting Zoo

Feed, pet and brush all your favourite animal friends. Make some special memories and get acquainted with ponies, donkeys, goats, lambs, ducks, chickens, rabbits, guinea-pigs and more!

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Clay pigeon shooting

This fun, totally safe and risk free sport is suitable for all ages to join in the fun. Using infra-red technology, your gun will fire a beam at the clays, and let you know instantly if you’ve hit your target!

WATCH CLAYZER IN ACTION

Bring our bees back!

Help create a buzz about the decline in our bee population with Park View 4U. Grab a beebomb courtesy of Beebombs – wildflowers which let bees spread their magic! If you’re feeling creative, needlefelt a cute bee in Marquee F with Grans on the Make.

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Maize Maze @ Penshurst

Get lost in the exploration-themed puzzle that is the maize maze! Taking around 40 minutes to complete in most cases, the eco-friendly maze is great fun for children and adults alike. Wind your way through, collecting clues and stamps as you go! Enter for free with a valid show ticket.

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COLOUR-IN CARAVAN

Introducing Bertha the Colour-in Caravan, created by Kate Edmunds, designer and founder of EggNogg. Kate lovingly restored ‘Bertha’ as a colouring-in extravaganza. Whether you are 5 or 65, drop by to help bring it to life!

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adventure playground

Endless entertainment for children, while parents can sit and relax! The playground has swings, balancing bars, climbing nets, a giant 30ft zip wire, specially-made obstacle challenge and a junior play area for younger children.

Weaving Workshops

Join experts Steve and Simone from Willowpool Designs for one of their wonderful willow weaving workshops. Create a dreamcatcher, a lantern, or let your imagination take hold and create a unique sculpture of your own!

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Workshops

Take some time out to learn a new skill or perfect an existing one. Get stuck into sand art, pottery throwing and more! Workshops on all weekend, with no need to book in advance – more information available on the day.

vintage swing boats

Based on a set of traditional swing boats, these are sure to keep children and adults alike entertained. Built from original period materials and painted by hand they are an experience not to be missed.

TOOLEY’S SWING BOATS

heritage Craft Demos

For those looking to learn more about the art of crafting, here’s your chance! Have a go at traditional crafts as well as contemporary handicraft including willow weaving, raku firing demonstrations and pole lathe.

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Getting There

Penshurst Place, Tonbridge · TN11 8DH

Sat Nav postcode TN11 8DH

From M25
Junction 5, follow A21 to Tonbridge leaving at the Hilenborough exit, then follow the brown tourist signs.

From M20/M26
Junction 2a, follow A25 (Sevenoaks & then A21 for Hildenborough, then follow the brown tourist signs.