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Exclusive Homewares

We are proud to announce that Dandelion Time now has an exclusive range of homewares.  Designed by Paula George, these beautiful textiles both incorporate Dandelions, our favourite garden flower. The range comprises of oven gloves, aga tops, tea towel and make

A Tribute to Judy

From Graham Carpenter, Chief Executive at Dandelion Time: “Our dear friend and colleague Judy Jeffries passed away in June after a short illness. Judy’s great love of children and care for their families guided her in her work. She devoted

Dandelion Time Rowathon Launch Party

Come and join us on Friday 23 September 2016 at Frankie’s Farmshop in Staplehurst. The evening starts at 7pm with a welcome cocktail. There will be a superb dinner supplied by Cook Foods, our sponsor for the event. There will

World Photography Day 2016

Today is World Photography Day. So we are celebrating by sharing some of our favourite pictures with you from Dandelion Time. We hope we’ve featured some of your favourites too.  Remember if you #doit4dandelion and take part in any event

Lord Raglan Onion Competition 29 August 2016

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,

Dandelion Time on the Airwaves

It’s been a busy few weeks with lots of invitations to take part in radio shows.  We were very grateful to be invited by the Community Bunker Show and BBC Radio Kent to participate in their regular broadcasts.  These shows are

Kentish Gourmet Dinner September 2016

The Mulberry Tree, along with Biddenden Vineyard, are hosting a wonderful event on Thursday 15 September, 2016. The event is being hosted by Baronness Debbie Stedman Scott, the Deputy Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords. The Kentish Gourmet

Concert All Saints Church, Maidstone

Lunchtime Concert 1.00pm, All Saints Church, Maidstone on Thursday 28 July 2016 Bryan Gipps will play a programme of organ music for the Lunchtime Concert. Bryan is conductor of Sutton Valence Choral Society, which currently is supporting Dandelion Time as

Dandelion Time Indoor Rowathon 2016

2016 sees us once again taking to the rowing machines, our third year for running this fun indoor event starting 26 September for 2 weeks.  We have been inspired by our Olympic athletes and we will be rowing to Rio!  Please

Vikings rise to the challenge

As Kent Messenger’s Charity of the Year, we took part in the Dragon Boat Race at Mote Park, with a team of keen supporters. This is an annual event supporting local charities.  Our great team of vikings met to take part on a