What's on Tunbridge Wells

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See what's On in Tunbridge Wells. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.

Local News

Our What’s On Tunbridge Wells guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Tunbridge Wells – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Tunbridge Wells by checking out our News page.

Whats On In Tunbridge Wells Local News

Panto Returns to Southborough Today

The panto “Dick Whittington’s Adventures in Southborough” opens tonight in the new Southborough Football Pavillion promising fun for all ages. Starring Emily Cooper (pictured below) as Dick Whittington, it runs for 3 days starting on Friday 13 January with 5 performances including matinees at Noon on Saturday and Sunday. Dick Whittington travels “all the way … Continue reading Panto Returns to Southborough Today Southborough News …


Queen Jokingly Advised Kent Resident: “You Jolly Well Better Behave!”

Poignant tributes to the late Queen Elizabeth II from three Tunbridge Wells residents have been published on my new podcast, West Kent Talking. The three interviews were with the Mayors of Southborough and Tunbridge Wells and a former magistrate, Peter Blackwell. They were recorded for West Kent Radio in the days following the monarch’s death … Continue reading Queen Jokingly Advised Kent Resident: “You Jolly Well Better Behave!” Southborough News …


Pictures of the Snowy Hilly Fields

The wintry scenes were spectacular on the footpath down the “Hilly Fields” from Pennington Road during the week of snow on the ground which ended abruptly with the big thaw on Monday. Most stunning were the frosted glass-like shards and crystals on top of the snow.  The pictures don’t capture the full beauty of the … Continue reading Pictures of the Snowy Hilly Fields Southborough News …


Greg Clark to Contest Next General Election

Greg Clark has confirmed that he will be standing again at the next General Election in the Tunbridge Wells seat that includes Southborough that he has represented since 2005. He was speaking on my West Kent Talking Podcast in which we discussed a big range of topics – from building on green belt land, climate … Continue reading Greg Clark to Contest Next General Election Southborough News …


Brooklands School in Pennington Road

A reader of Southborough News has highlighted the importance of Brooklands School in the rich history of Pennington Road. The school was in Doon Brae – a large house (rear of it pictured below) which was demolished in the 1970s to make way for the new Doon Brae close and the current 13 and 15 … Continue reading Brooklands School in Pennington Road Southborough News …



Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells

The Conservatives had a dismal day in the local council elections across the Tunbridge Wells Borough and Southborough was no exception. The existing councillor for the Southborough North seat, Conservative Joe Simmons, was defeated by 24 votes. The opposition parties are likely to form a new administration in Tunbridge Wells Borough to replace the Conservatives … Continue reading Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells Southborough News …


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Event Calendars

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Upcoming Events

  1. Writing Workshop with Sarah Jane Butler: The Art of the short story

    2 March @ 10:00 am - 23 March @ 12:00 pm