Weald of Kent Country Craft Show
 

4-6 May 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

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!

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.

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 or missed your target!

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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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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.

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Get buzzy!

Join Blockcraft in Marquee F to have fun with some bee themed craft. Choose your favourite stamp and take away your very own tote bag. And there will be someone on hand to help you get the best results!

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Sugartots Sand Art

Create beautifully colourful sand pictures with this modern adaptation of a good old-fashioned creative activity.  Suitable for children aged three and over; have a go and take home your fabulous masterpiece!

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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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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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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

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.

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.

Stalls & Shopping

Stalls & Shopping

Handmade, homemade and lovely! Unique gifts, crafts and homewares created by British craftsmen and women. Find everything from garden accessories to jewellery and so much more.

 

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.