Social Events

UPCOMING EVENTS 2019

Wednesday 27th February – 3 course lunch at London Beach Hotel, Tenterden, discounted price of £25.  Sadly Alex Preston is unable to speak at the forthcoming lunch, but promises to speak at a future one.  We have been very fortunate to procure Alastair Fairley MA FRSA, Chairman of the Appeal Board, Rye Harbour Discovery Project at Sussex Wildlife Trust who will talk on how they are working to promote green and eco-tourism in the region.

Friday 26th April – Tour of Boldshaves Garden followed by Wine tasting by Sedlescombe Master of Wine, John Brownsdon, themed French “Boozecruzes”.  These two events can be booked together or separately.

Wednesday 8th May – Nightingale eve, starts at 6.30pm.  A talk on conservation followed by a rare treat to hear nightingales sing

Thursday 13th June, WKPS Annual General Meeting @ Weald of Kent Golf Club

29/30th June, Wealden Literary Festival

To book contact secretary@wkps.org.uk

 

A ROUND UP OF 2018 

Thursday 8th February, lunch at London Beach Hotel.
A great occasion with 63 attendees.
Judge James Carey gave a witty and informative speech and the lunch raised £1,575 for the Charity and the raffle, kindly organised by Willy and Caroline Everett raised £355.
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Thursday 24th May “A Nightingale Evening with the Chairman at Moat Farm, Shadoxhurst”

Fantastic evening with about 30 attendees, we saw a Barn Owl, had a very informative talk on conservation and enjoyed the lovely song of the nightingales.  The event also raised £73.23 for the Kent Wildlife Trust and £150 for WKPS.

To be repeated next May

 

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7-9th June Wealden Times Mid-Summer Fair, Hole Park Rolvenden WKPS had a stand
Thursday 14th June, AGM at the Town Hall, Tenterden, AGM included a talk by Peter Allen on Cranbrook: a Weald of Kent School’s 500-year history and was followed by drinks in a local hostelry.
Saturday 30th June / Sunday 1st July Wealden Literary Festival at Boldshaves Garden, Woodchurch, Kent, WKPS had a stand.
Wednesday 31st October lunch at London Beach Hotel, Tenterden.  Guest Speaker was The Rt Hon The Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony.

 

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