Events / Outings

STUDY DAYS

TWO NEW STUDY DAYS HAVE BEEN ARANGED. BRIEF DETAILS ARE SHOWN BELOW. FOR MORE INFORMATION FOLLOW THE RESPECTIVE LINKS

 

Words of Kent Study Day - Monday 4th February 2019 at East Malling Institute (behind The King & Queen pub) - 10.00am -3.00pm

Tickets £10 per head

Denyse Straker – ‘Inspired by Kent: Four famous writers’

Denise studied for her BA through the University of Kent’s part-time programme at the Tonbridge Centre and went on to do a research MA in Canterbury. She has been teaching at the University of Kent since 2001 on a wide range of topics including Charles Dickens, Gothic and Travel Literature.

David Barry

David is an Actor, radio broadcaster and Crime Writer, living in Tunbridge Wells. He has worked in television and has written several scripts for TV programmes

Roundel - Kent in Poetry’ Roundel Poets will read a selection of prose and poetry with a Kent focus.

WORDS OF KENT / DETAILS

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Gardening Study Day - Wednesday 27th March 2019 at Ryarsh Village Hall - 10.00am -1.00pm

Tickets £9 per head

Jim Buttress is a renowned horticulturalist, RHS judge and holder of the prestigious RHS VMH medal of honour. He recently took part in the successful TV series the Big Allotment Challenge, as one of the judges, and is a regular on BBC radio. His book “The Peoples Gardener” the story of his life was published in 2016. Jim regularly gives talks throughout the country on a range of topics including, his life in horticulture, his time managing the royal parks, as well as sharing his sound gardening advice. His talks are always amusing, informative and very well received.

Jean Griffin who likes nothing more than ‘talking plants’ and sharing gardening knowledge. Jean has been involved with Horticultural Education for most of her career and is a regular presenter on Radio Kent’s Sunday Gardening Show. An experienced reporter from the Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows as well as a very popular speaker who is prepared to answer lots of questions from the audience.

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