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   Heart of Kent Hospice - Upcoming Events and Fundraisers    August 2, 2018

Heart of Kent Hospice Volunteer Open Morning – 11th August from 1000 - 1300


Could you spare a few hours a week or on an occasional basis and want to do something rewarding while supporting an important local cause?  Heart of Kent Hospice offers a range of volunteering opportunities from waitressing at one of our two cafes, a shift in one of our 14 shops to patient support, complementary therapies or gardening.   If you do not have a particular interest but want to help us why not join our flexible team who assist with marshalling, car parking or refreshments at weekend events


To find out more why not attend one of our volunteer open mornings at the Hospice (Preston Hall, Aylesford ME20 7PU). 



Charity Cider, Beer and Music Festival, Saturday 1st September - 1pm - 9pm

The Spitfire, Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4AU


Following the huge successes of previous years, Kings Hill Rotary Club are organising another fantastic Ciderfest event for 2018.    Come along and enjoy a delicious range of ciders and craft beers on sale at 3 pints or 6 half pints for £10.00.   There will be BBQ, live music and raffle with all proceeds being donated to Heart of Kent Hospice and Rotary Charities.


For further details email ciderfest@kingshillrotary.org




Open Garden - Knowle Hill Farm, Ulcombe, ME17 1ES

Sunday 2nd September 12.00 – 5.00 pm


The owners of these beautiful two acres, which are divided into a series of garden rooms invite you to enjoy their garden created over 30 years.


The garden is high on a south facing slope of the North Downs with spectacular views towards the coast.  Mediterranean and tender plants, roses, agapanthus, verbenas, salvias and grasses flourish on the light soil, as well as many unusual plants.  Lavender ribbons are magnets for bees.  A pool and rill are enclosed in a small walled garden planted mainly with white flowers. The garden continues to evolve with both topiary and a new ‘green garden’ is taking shape. 


Limited wheelchair access, parking, toilets, refreshments, dogs on leads welcome.


Entry is by suggested donation of £5.00 per adult, £1.00 per child – pre-school children free.

For further information visit www.hokh.org or contact Karen Newton on 01622 790195.



Charity Golf Day 2018 – 7th September 2018

Chart Hills Golf Club, Biddenden, Kent TN27 8JX


Join us for our Charity Golf Day at Chart Hills Golf Club situated in the heart of Kent’s countryside.  The course, which was designed by Sir Nick Faldo in 1993, has received countless accolades and is now getting back to its former glory after the completion of renovation works.   The course has several feature holes including the Island at the 17th and the longest bunker in Europe, the Anaconda, on the 5th.


The day starts at 8.00 am with a full English breakfast before golfers take to their designated holes for a shotgun start at 10.00 am.  Are you brave enough to take on the course Pro – if so test your skills by entering the Beat the Pro competition or compete for the longest drive or nearest the pin and you and your team mates will have an opportunity to purchase Mulligans at registration – just in case!


The fun doesn’t stop there. After a two-course meal, take part in our raffle and auction before we award the prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places, Nearest the Pin and the Longest Drive.


A great day out and way of entertaining your important clients and thanking your team.  £350.00 per team of four.



Cyclo Sportive - Sunday 23rd September


Get pedalling in support of Heart of Kent Hospice.  Starting at East Malling Research Centre (ME19 6BJ) join one of our circular cycle routes taking you through the heart of the Kent countryside.


You have a choice of three chip timed routes:

104km - Registration from 7.30 am, start 8.30 am (Entry £35.00)

65km - Registration from 8.30 am, start 9.00 am (Entry £30.00)

36km - Registration from 9.00 am, start 9.30 am (Entry £25.00)


Over 18s only


Each route includes – refreshment stations, comprehensive signage, marshals, first aid and vehicle support, professional chip timings, special finishers medal.


To further information visit  www.hokh.org or call 01622 790195

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