Posted in August 2013

Bank Holiday week….

A bank holiday week is always a funny one, no one is sure what day it is, when they were last at work, when they saw everyone, and in the blink of an eye it’s nearly Friday again…. So, what’s been going on after the ‘Tunbridge Wells weekend of music’? Well, don’t think many of … Continue reading

Bank Holiday Highlights

It’s Monday afternoon, and there’s a spare few minutes to write a blog that can go into Monday Club… but what to write? If you don’t know my blog and you don’t know Tunbridge Wells, you probably won’t know that for the last seven years there has been a free music festival on The Pantiles, … Continue reading

Bank Holiday Sunday

Just about noon on Sunday and the sun started shining. You could hear event organisers around the town breath a sigh of relief. By 1.30 ‘Music on the Tiles’ was in full flow, with people sitting at the restaurant tables eating lunch and chatting. The Forum and pubs based event ‘heaTWave’ was singing away in … Continue reading

Two evenings of Local and Live

KING JESUS It’s the early hours of Sunday morning, and I’m writing this because someone else, who is probably tucked up in bed by now, told me to. There is no photo, but I offer a link to a video of “King Jesus” by My Preserver. Please watch. After sponsorship failed to materialise the by-now-annual-on … Continue reading

Sparrow Stories, and more art…..

This week ‘Art Pull’ features several artists in the third ‘Mix It Up’, one of whom is Anne Kelly Textiles, who I met in June (top photo) at her South East Open Studio. Anne is still collecting her ‘Sparrow Stories’ for her solo show ‘Small Worlds’ coming up at Trinity Theatre gallery in September. So, … Continue reading

The weekend in the Big Top

Trinity Big Top saw a range of events over the weekend – we went along to two…. Saturday evening saw the show that is produced from the memories collected as ‘Bring the Happy’. Tunbridge Wells is the third town to be visited so memories of Leeds and Coventry were mixed with four days in Tunbridge … Continue reading

National Playday

A belated blog. The first Wednesday in August is National Playday, an event taken on in Grosvenor and Hilbert Park by the Kent High Weald Partnership, as in previous years. Using local wood various ‘making’ activities were available such as wands, dream catchers, bug boxes and Bows and Arrows. There was also face painting, bug … Continue reading

Word Up! in The Big Top

Wednesday, early evening, and Word Up! Poetry Slam came to Trinity Big Top. Lots came along to watch the seven poets slam, hosted by Dan. Alison was the winner with a very emotional poem about her mother, who isn’t naughty. The Big Top has a lovely atmosphere, and still to come is Breakfast at Trinity’s, … Continue reading