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Events 2021

Providing government guidelines allow, there are a number of events planned for this Summer for all to enjoy.

Dates and events are below:-

20 June, Cranbrook Concert Band, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

9 -11 July, Tonbridge Music Festival, Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Club

14 - 18 July, Luna Cinema, Tonbridge Castle Lawn,

25 July, Soul Knights Band Concert, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

30 July, Illyria Open Air Theatre – HMS Pinnafore, Tonbridge Castle Lawn,

1 August, Second Wind Concert Band, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

8 August, Jon Hamilton Big Band, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

15 August, East Grinstead Concert Band, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

22 August, Invicta Jazz Orchestra, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

27 August, Illyria Open Air Theatre, Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, Tonbridge Castle Lawn,

28 August, Illyria Open Air Theatre, Much Ado About Nothing, Tonbridge Castle Lawn,

29 August, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Concert Band, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 3-5pm

4-5 September, Food Festival, Tonbridge Castle Lawn, Free, 10am – 4pm

More information will follow.

Hosting an event

If you have any community events that you would like publicised please provide the details by emailing

If you are planning to hold any event, there are a number of organisations that you, as the event organiser, need to request permission from and consult.

If you are planning an event on a public open space owned by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council please complete an Event application form for public open spaces

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council cannot accept any responsibility for any errors, omissions or subsequent alterations.

Country Park events

Events take place in Haysden Country Park and Leybourne Lakes Country Park throughout the year.

View our Country parks events booklet.


EM Forster Theatre

The Box Office, EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, TN9 1JP

For a full list of shows visp;

Oast Theatre

London Rd Tonbridge Kent TN10 3AN

For a full list of show visit

Jane Austen's Connections to Tonbridge

You can have an MP3 audio guided tour of the monuments in the Church of St Peter & St Paul; these include the tomb of Jane Austen's grandparents, other Austens and people they knew narrated by Louise Jameson. You may also download this guide.

A circular walk of Tonbridge includes local links to Jane Austen. Download a copy of the leaflet.

Farmers' Markets

There are a number of Farmers Markets across the borough.

Tonbridge U3A

Tonbridge U3A welcomes new members. Time to spare or enjoying some retirement? Find some new friends and activities. We have a monthly newsletter and over a hundred groups and activities to inspire you (some currently on Zoom).

Membership £15 per year; £25 for a couple.

For more information visit or email:


Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media. If you are looking to use our site for commercial, corporate or professional photography please contact as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.