WHAT’S ON

The What’s On page covers all sorts of events across the Romney Marsh area. Click an event for more information and details of how to book. Where shown click the partner organisation link for the most up to date information.

 

 

Mar
3
Tue
RMCP – A Spring Clean
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am

Digging up the red valerian along Greatstone Dunes and doing a litter pick along the shoreline. LEADER: Steff D’Agorne, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07864 608825). MEET: The Varne Watersports and Supporters Club, Coast Drive, Greatstone, Kent, TN28 8NR. 

Mar
8
Sun
RMCP – Dungeness Guided Walk – Earn Your Pie!
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm

To celebrate British Pie Week, come and join us on a lovely walk around Dungeness discovering all the hidden history to work up an appetite for your favourite pie! Donations appreciated. LEADER: Jake Jones, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07969 822691). MEET: Dungeness Old Lighthouse/RHD Light Railway car park, Dungeness, TN29 9NP (TR 085 187). DISTANCE2 miles (2.5 hours). GRADE: 3 (walking on some sections of shingle).  Dogs on leads. 

Mar
14
Sat
Bee Safari
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for the St Mary in the Marsh Spring Fair and enjoy this short session talking all about bees and wildflowers. Over this hour you will get the chance to do the following:

  • Learn some basic bee identification skills and head out searching for the first bees of the year.
  • Taste some local honey
  • Have a go at creating a sustainable beeswax wrap
  • Learn about and plant some wildflowers which help local bees

Then enjoy some of the offerings of the spring fair after the session.

Suitable for: Children and Adults Aged 6+

Location: St Mary the Virgin Church, St Mary in the Marsh, TN29 0BX

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

The Stone Faces of Romney Marsh – Writing Workshop with Author Emma Batten
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ever wondered about the stone faces on churches and their stories?

Local author Emma Batten will take you through the steps to producing a historically accurate creative writing piece based on the stone faces of Romney Marsh churches. Learn about the history of the medieval marsh and then use this info to create your story.

Will you be the stone mason, the face or a visitor? Get creative and have a lot of fun.

Lunch and drinks provided for the day, biscuits also provided as snacks.

Suitable for: Adults of age 16+

Location: Ivychurch Village Hall, Brenzett Road, Ivychurch, Romney Marsh, TN29 0AN

Booking: Click here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Mar
31
Tue
RMCP – Newt or Nout
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am

Surveying the seasonal ponds for signs of newts and path clearance. LEADER: Steff D’Agorne, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07864 608825). MEET: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, between New Romney and St. Mary’s Bay, by railway bridge off A259, TN28 8AY.

Apr
3
Fri
EDF Energy – STEM Club Event
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

STEM CLUB EVENT 9.30am – 3pm  – “Inspiring the next generation” – plant tour & STEM activity. Minimum age 9 years old, bookings must be made by 10 03 20

Event are to be pre-booked by contacting DungenessBtours@edf-energy.com or 01797 343728. Places are limited on all our events; children must be supervised by an adult during all our events.

Booking and Leader: EDF Energy Dungeness 

Apr
4
Sat
RHDR – Kent Big Weekend
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm

For one weekend during English Tourism Week 2020, we are giving Kent residents the chance to enjoy an amazing day out in their county for free!

The ballot will open from mid-February for 4 weeks. You can apply for as many tickets as you like, and the winners will be selected at random.

https://www.kentbigweekend.co.uk/

CLICK HERE TO GO TO KENT BIG WEEKEND

Bugs and Bees of the Marsh – STEM Workshop
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Get involved with a huge range of activities focus on bugs and bees of Romney Marsh. Drop in and out throughout the day as you wish with any of the following sessions:

  • Making miniature bug hotels
  • Insect microscopy
  • Dyes from insects
  • Minibeast hunting
  • Worm charming
  • Soil invertebrate tests
  • Arts and crafts

Suitable for: Children and Adults Aged 3+

Location: St George’s Church, Ivychurch, TN29 0AR

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Apr
8
Wed
EDF Energy – Be Creative at Dungeness Easter
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

BE CREATIVE AT DUNGENESS EASTER /STEM EVENT 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Event are to be pre-booked by contacting DungenessBtours@edf-energy.com or 01797 343728. Places are limited on all our events; children must be supervised by an adult during all our events.

Booking and Leader: EDF Energy Dungeness 

Apr
18
Sat
Wildlife Gardening – Magnificent Moths
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hear from the experts from the “Wild about Gardens” workshop about how to arrange your garden in order to attract the range of amazing moths which can be found in the UK. Found out questions to answer such as:

Which flowers are best?

How to observe them?

What habitats to provide?

We will also be holding moth trapping the night beforehand to have some specimens available to look over and study on the day.

Suitable for: Adults Aged 14+

Location: St Mary the Virgin Church, St Mary in the Marsh, TN29 0BX

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

 

 

Programme of more events in 2020

There will be a number of other free events taking place during 2020, so please check back regularly.