Illuminites Ashford

Ashford’s Winter Forest

Friday 6th December From 3pm-8pm
Saturday 7th December From 12pm-8pm
Ashford Town Centre

Come and experience Ashford’s enchanting Winter Forest—a trail of illuminated trees around the town centre. The trees are Ashford-themed, showcasing our rich history, famous landmarks, and illustrious residents for a striking installation that evokes a wintery woodland walk.

On display for two nights only, catch it while you can!

Glow International

Friday 6th & Saturday 7th December
4.30pm, 5.30pm And 6.30pm
International House
Dover Place • TN23 1HU

A 5-minute digital mapping projection on the side of International House, celebrating Ashford’s rich heritage and history with a festive twist. Watch in wonder as the building transforms before your eyes, falling away and reappearing in a kaleidoscope of imagery.

Coachworks will have food and drink, and a small market of local traders.

Carnival of the Baubles

14th December
Elwick Place, Bank Street and the Lower High Street

Starting at Elwick Place, this beautiful procession of giant illuminated baubles will make its way up Bank Street to the Lower High Street. Featuring processional bands, live dance and a giant mechanical puppet, this exciting winter carnival is not to be missed!

Keep your eyes peeled for the illuminated baubles as they pop up in shop windows in the weeks leading up to the event!

Asthma workshop

Do you want to have your say about new asthma services?

KSSAHSN* want to hear from you about your own experiences of healthcare and think about how technology could support you in managing and improving your health and well-being.

This workshop will be one of several, looking at new ways to improve the lives of people living with one or more conditions including asthma, cardiovascular disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

  • Thursday 26th September 2019,
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • The Kings Studio,
    Aylesford Village Community Centre,
    25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7AU

If you would like more information or to book a place, please contact:

  • designandlearningcentre
  • 07920873682

* Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network

What’s on in South Ashford – 3 September 2016

A schedule of events in and around South Ashford during the coming week.

Sat 3 Sep 10:00 – 13:00 Scrub Bashing Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road , ASHFORD, Kent, TN23 5LW
Sun 4 Sep 10:00 – 12:00 Bird Watch Singleton Lake
Mon 5 Sep 09:45 – 11:45 Buggin About Singleton Environment Centre Wesley School Road Singleton Ashford Kent TN23 5LW
Thu 8 Sep 17:30 – 20:00 CycleRide Norfolk Drive, Ashford, TN23 4FB
Sat 10 Sep 10:00 – 13:00 Open Enrolment day Ashford College Jemmett Road Ashford Kent TN23 4RJ
10:00 – 14:00 CycleWorkshop Norfolk Drive, Ashford, TN23 4FB
Sun 11 Sep 10:00 – 12:00 Litter Pick Car park opposite the Riverside Inn, Torrington Road, Ashford

Check our Calendar for details and new events

Victoria Park Fun Day Today

10am to 4pm

Watercress Fields, behind Heron House / Alder House,

Bouncy Castle, Soft Play Activities, Children’s face painting

NHS Health Checks
Advice from Police and Mediation Service
Chat to welfare reform team

Bowens Field Bridges

Important message for those coming to Create on foot

Please note that one of the footbridges in Bowens Field (no.2 on the left of the plan below) has had to be closed for urgent repair.

Boens Field Bridge

With Create coming up on Saturday, accessing Victoria Park from Beaver Road, access is still available through the footpath/cycle path in Bowens Field via the entrance into Godfrey Walk (marked no.1 on the right of the plan).

You can also walk through Bowens Field housing estate via the footways.

Ashford Borough Council 20 July 2016


Summer Activities for Children and Young People

Ashford Children’s Centres have published their Summer Programme of activities for children, primarily from 0 – 8 years of age but including some activities for all families. ➚ while Ashford Borough Council have published their Summer Activities brochure for young people aged from 11 – 18 years ➚.

Careers Fair at Designer Outlet

Ashford Designer OutletPassionate about a career in retail? Join Ashford Designer Outlet on 23rd June from 3pm to 7pm for their retail careers fair in the run up to the busy Summer period. They will be holding an exciting Careers Fair in the food court where you will have the opportunity to meet with a selection of our designer brands.

In addition, there will be a CV/Interview Workshop run in collaboration with the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and give you a competitive edge when applying for jobs. Confirm your place by sending your name, address & contact details to:  (more…)