insideKENT Magazine insideKENT October 2018 Issue 79 - Page 21

EVENTS KENTEVENTS ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Turn to page 91 for our spooktacular guide to Kent’s best Halloween Haunts this All Hallows’ Eve… TRIUMPHANT WOMEN // UNTIL 28 OCT CLAY SCULPTURE // 3 OCT In 2018, Smallhythe Place is exploring women's history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote. Their new exhibition, Triumphant Women, will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. Edy Craig: Women, Suffrage and the Theatre will be on show in the Barn Theatre and green room, while The Shakespearean Lectures of Ellen Terry will be exhibited in the main house. The event is included in the main ticket price. From 11am. Price: £8.40 (children £4.20) Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG www.nationaltrust.org.uk/smallhythe-place / 01580 762334 Join professional artist Brenda Burgess to explore the wonderful qualities of clay sculpture. A real ‘get away from it all’ day with quality sculpture tuition. Suitable for all levels of ability from beginners wanting to have a go to experienced artists wanting to try a new medium. Small class sizes ensure plenty of time with each student. For more information visit www.brendaburgessartsuk.info. 10am. Price: £65 Godinton House, Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP www.godintonhouse.co.uk / 01233 643854 DIRTY DANCING // 1-6 OCT The inaugural Margate Film Festival launches 3rd – 7th October 2018, focusing on the themes of ‘outsiders’ and shifting attitudes to people and places. With over 15 events over five days, the festival celebrates Margate’s creative culture, as well as its rich past and diverse cultural identity. The festival sees new works from local artists, live performances, debut features from British and International filmmakers, shorts, archive footage, live film scores, talks, family workshops and more. Margate Film Festival is a not-for-profit, volunteer-led, grassroots community organisation. Various times. Price: from free Various Locations Across Margate www.margatefilmfestival.co.uk Dirty Dancing is back! Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring 35 hit songs, including Hungry Eyes, Hey Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life. Various times. Price: from £37 The Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED www.orchardtheatre.co.uk / 01322 220000 SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SIGN OF FOUR // 2-3 OCT Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, The Sign of Four is Arthur Conan Doyle’s epic second Sherlock Holmes tale, a breathtaking yarn brought to life in this spectacular new stage adaptation. When Mary Morstan arrives at 221B, Baker Street to request help with the mystery of her missing father, Holmes takes the case and together with his companion Dr Watson enters a murky world of deception and trickery, unravelling a complex plot involving murder, corruption and stolen jewels. Don’t miss Blackeyed Theatres stunning world premiere of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four. Original live music, stylish theatricality and magical storytelling combine for an unforgettable theatrical experience. The game’s afoot! 7.30pm. Price: £20 The Hazlitt Theatre, Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PL www.hazlitttheatre.com / 01622 758611 MARGATE FILM FESTIVAL // 3-7 OCT RESEARCH CENTRE TOUR // 4 OCT Discover the exciting history of fruit science at East Malling Research with fascinating guide, Pete Batty. A local renowned historian, Pete will p ݚYH[B][[\\[š[Y[B\X\][ۈݙ\H\ L YX\ˈ[]ST\š[YZ]X[ۈؘ[H[[Y\HH\[و[[[]]\^K[\\Hۈ[\\[X][H Z[]\ˈY[Z\]\\H]Z[XHY\]Z\Y [\]Z[XB^H]Hۜ]HYKL X[KXN0LX\X[[\X\ ]Y X\X[[QLNH ˙[\˛ܙ˝Z M̈ LMB(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((