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April Marathons

This month has been another first for Dandelion Time and it’s supporters. We had a team of 9 runners at the Brighton Marathon: thank you Toby, Stella, Claire, Carola, Paul, Julie, Joe, Simon and Felix. This team was followed a

Vicars Picnic 21 & 22 July 2018

We are so pleased to be invited along to the Vicars Picnic again.  It’s a great family festival. This will be it’s sixth year, and it gets bigger and better each time. 2017′s Festival was a great success and as it’s

Lord Raglan Onion Festival 27 August 2018

The Lord Raglan in Staplehurst will again be hosting this fabulous annual event.  It’s a wonderful family day out, in the beautiful countryside, amongst the hop fields. Each year, keen horticulturalists compete for the various challenges in the Onion  Competition,

Chris Packham endorses Dandelion Time

Dandelion Time is delighted to announce that our work is endorsed by celebrated naturalist and author Chris Packham.  Chris is renowned for his fantastic work for wildlife as seen on TV (Springwatch, Autumnwatch, Winterwatch and many others) but more recently 

Quiz Night 2018

Join us on Friday 9 March, at 7pm at Coxheath Village Hall £15 per person (8 per table), includes delicious 2 course supper, kindly donated by our Sponsor, Cook Food. There will be a cash bar and auction. To book

May Fair 2018

Dandelion Time’s annual May Fair will be back this year on Saturday 12 May, from 12 till 3pm. Please do join us for this fun family day, where you can see the house and grounds here at Elmscroft House, Charlton Lane.

Amy, a troubled start in life

Amy was troubled and very sad when she came to Dandelion Time.  Her progress is a testament to the work that she, her carers and the Therapeutic Team did to help her move into a more hopeful and trusting future.

Hair-raising Antics

Yvonne Mercer had a very troubled childhood and wanted to do something to support children in a similar situation. She decided to dye her hair all the colours of the rainbow, as a celebration of life and happiness … raising

Green Woodworking: Workshop 4 November 2017

On Saturday 4 November, starting at 9:30, we will be running a Workshop here at Dandelion Time in the Shepherd’s hut. Using traditional tools and wood from our grounds, you will make something beautiful to take home at the end of

Green Woodworking: Workshop 2 December 2017

On Saturday 2 December, starting at 9:30, we will be running a Workshop here at Dandelion Time in the Shepherd’s hut. Using traditional tools and wood from our grounds, you will make something beautiful to take home at the end