Molly Miller’s edit of the month’s most entertaining events happening in September.
Do brain teasers, mind melters and impressive cocktails sound like your idea of a top night in town? If you’re all about putting your noggin’ to the test, The Green Duck Emporium’s Big Duck Quiz Night should be on your radar.
With a £50 cash prize up for grabs and some other surprises along the way, teams of up to six people will go head-to-head in eight rounds of challenging and fun questions this Friday. (September 9)
Doors open at 6.00pm giving you plenty of time to grab a drink or two before its pens at the ready at 7.00pm.
Registrations can be made on Eventbrite.
IN THE NAME OF LOVE
Experience a world premier show at Assembly Hall Theatre this Saturday (September 10) as Ellis Live presents The Diana Ross Story – a celebration of Diana Ross and The Supremes. Prepare to be taken on a spellbinding journey through a history of hits by two international Diana Ross performers Cheri Jade (The Supremes) and Tameka Jackson (Solo Career) in one of the greatest musical stories ever told. Expect a host of hit tracks including ‘Where Did Our Love Go’, ‘Baby Love’, ‘Stop in The Name of Love’ and many, many more!
Tickets cost £27.50 but prices may increase with demand, so don’t wait to book.
THE MAGIC OF MINDFULLNESS
September 15, 22, & 29
Join Lisa Whitehouse, highly qualified mindfulness coach for an eight-week Mindfulness in Nature course at Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest this September. The evidence-based programme has been created to help those suffering with stress, anxiety and low moods experience the value of nature and its mental and physical wellbeing benefits. Escape the noise of everyday life and look forward to 1:1 support, guided audio recordings, learning resources, group discussions, meditation development and home assignments in these weekly, 2-hour sessions.
Booking is essential and course dates include September 15, 22, and 29.
A WEEKLY DOSE OF GIGGLES
Looking for a hilarious hangout and some of the best comedy nights in Tunbridge Wells? Make your way to EM Forster Theatre next Friday (September 16) for a night of thigh-slapping laughs thanks to top comedians Sindhu Vee, Yuriko Kotani, and Josh James (below). Get ready for 120 minutes of top-notch comedy and be sure to book early www.emftheatre.com
Enjoy FOUR-WHEELED FUN
September 16 – 18
Built on the laid-back attitude of the VW family, Grill n Chill is back on September 16 – 18 at The Hop Farm. Pair a passion for great food with vintage cars and you’re in for a winner of a weekend. Perfect for families and groups alike, this event promises nothing but ‘chilled vibes’ as classic car enthusiasts mingle over three days of four-wheeled fun, mouth-watering eats and banging music.
This all-day event is a showstopper so don’t miss out and grab your tickets from https://thehopfarm.co.uk/events/grill-n-chill
Leave your typical clubbing playlist at home this weekend and let a line-up of rising stars soundtrack your night out on September 17. Known for her popular streams on Youtube, Spotify, and Apple Music, Biddle (AKA Molly Walford, above) will be returning to The Forum where she first launched her singer/songwriter career back in 2018. The up-and-coming artist who has performed with the likes of Jerry Williams and Chloe Moriondo will have audiences lost in the sound of indie/pop in this fantastic evening of fresh talent as Mimi Rae, Katie Kittermaster, Amber Titchener, Lauren Sofia,
and Sofia Lovell all join
TIME FOR TEA
Pour a cup of kindness and raise money for charity on September 17 at Tonbridge Castle’s (free!) Teafest. Round up your loved ones and soak up the sunshine in this feelgood afternoon of live music, great tea, and ‘kake’ – a delicious type of cake made from kale, (trust us, it’s delicious) all whilst supporting three incredible organisations: brainstrust, Matthews Friends and Lifestyle Health Foundation. Help bring the community together and show the world that a cuppa really can count.
A ROMAN TRAGEDY
September 21 & 22
This September (21 and 22), Shakespeare’s Globe brings a startlingly relevant new production of epic tragedy Julius Caesar to The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle as part of their nationwide ‘Globe on Tour’ series. Conspiracy to kill, cunning rhetoric, a divisive fight for Greatness: Ancient Rome has never felt closer to home. When Cassius and Brutus decide Rome’s leader Caesar poses a political threat to their beloved country, there’s only one solution…
Grab your tickets from www.heverfestival.co.uk/index.php/julius-caesar and get ready for award-winning Director Diane Page’s fresh take on this classic tragedy.
END SUMMER WITH A BANG
Make the most of the last few weeks of summer at Bewl Water Reservoir where families can enjoy up to 20% off selected activities. Throughout September, visitors can enjoy the Aqua Park for £18 (was £21), laser challenge for £12 (was £15), child cycle hire for £5 (was £10), and camping for £11 per night (adult price, minimum two nights required, was £14). All bookings must be made online by September 10, 2022. Sessions however can take place on any date throughout the month.
DID YOU KNOW?
Mindfulness has been associated with the perceived reduction of pain in participants by upwards of 50%. The practice of mindfulness helps us gain control over our thoughts and emotional reactions, which can shift our relationship
DID YOU KNOW?
Shakespeare cursed his own grave, daring anyone to move his body from that final resting place. His epitaph read:
Good friend for Jesus’ sake forbear,
To dig the dust enclosed here:
Blest be the man that spares these stones,
And curst be he that m