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We’re delighted to welcome Clare Lush-Mansell from My Tunbridge Wells as our expert guide to all the fantastic events happening in and around the town every month. Read on to discover her top picks for the next few weeks…

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 

29th May to 1st June

Experience the magic of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat during May Half Term when TWODS Musicals bring this smash hit musical to The Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. This  family-friendly show, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, features unforgettable songs like ‘Any Dream Will Do,’ ‘Close Every Door’ and ‘Go, Go, Go Joseph.’

Tiny Treasure Hunters at Riverhill 

5th to 30th June    

Aimed at younger visitors to the fabulous Riverhill Himalayan Gardens, Tiny Treasures is a lovely way to spark imaginations and keep little legs moving as you explore the gardens together. Collect an egg box on arrival, then find something for each compartment. Make sure you visit the adventure playground and maze while there too.

Wealden Times Fair 

6th June

Treat yourself to a day out with friends at the Wealden Times Midsummer Fair. Take your time browsing over 250 hand-picked exhibitors with gifts galore, summer fashion, handmade products and so much more. Sample a glass of some bubbly in one of the outdoor bars or enjoy something yummy from the many street food vendors. Always a lovely event…

Ibiza Orchestra 

14th June

The Ibiza Orchestra Experience arrives in Dunorlan Park for the very first time, with a brand new Ibiza Sunset Tour. On Friday 14th June, the orchestra will be performing live alongside a DJ celebrating some of the greatest music from the white isle in the past 30 years. Along with some super support acts! Over 18s only.

Sausage and Cider Festival 

15th June

The fun continues, but this time for all the family, at Dunorlan Park on Saturday 15th June, with an outdoor Sausage & Cider Festival. Look out for Scouting for Girls and Toploader as well as incredible tribute acts. Plus special guest…Barry from Eastenders with Barrieoke! Expect over 30 types of cider, 20 types of sausage, a festival market, glitter artists, children’s stage, silent disco and more…

Summer Sundays – Ocean Colour Scene, Embrace and Ash

16th June  

It’s all going on at Dunorlan Park with Summer Sundays Music Festival coming to Tunbridge Wells for the first time. Guests will get to see Ocean Colour Scene, Embrace, Ash and The View. There’ll be a silent disco, street food, craft beer, fresh cocktails and a festival market to enjoy.

Medway Gaming Festival 

15 and 16 June 2024

A bit further afield this time, get ready for an epic weekend of gaming madness at the Medway Gaming Festival across Father’s Day weekend. Immerse yourself in the ultimate gaming experience in a unique historic setting. The Medway Gaming Festival will take over the iconic Historic Dockyard Chatham for an unforgettable weekend of gaming, technology, and entertainment. The festival promises an array of adventurous activities that cater to every gamer’s interests including a gaming extravaganza, tech zone, military simulations, Esports tournaments, film and TV guests, Retroland exhibition and so much more! 

Tunbridge Wells SoapBox Race

22nd June

The Tunbridge Wells Soapbox Race is returns for its fifth year, boasting over 30 karts racing at Dunorlan. With over £120,000 raised for charities, this annual event draws 6-10,000 attendees. Celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager will kick off the festivities in her pie kart, joined by Panto legend Tom Swift. This year, SLM Suzuki Tunbridge Wells headlines, racing for The Sara Lee Trust, aiming to raise funds and awareness for Hospice in the Weald. This is always such a fun family day out!

Cirque – The Greatest Show 

23rd June

Step into the light at The Assembly Hall Theatre with Cirque. Escape into a show like no other, where you are taken into a world where the very best of musical theatre showstoppers meets jaw-dropping circus spectacular. A world that explodes into colour as everyone’s favourite West End and Broadway hits combine with breath-taking, amazing performances, incredible contortionists, and thrilling feats of agility and flair. We cannot wait for this!  

For more information on what’s happening where over the next few weeks and beyond make sure you visit www.mytunbridgewells.com or follow at @mytunbridgewells

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