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Wealden Literary Festival: July 2017

Wealden Literary Festival Family-friendly festival celebrating nature and place through books, art, crafts and food. Near Tenterden in Kent. The Festival takes place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July. There is a great programme of events, some of which

Lord Raglan Onion Festival 2017

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,

Businesses across Kent volunteer 1,920 hours

Enthusiastic teams of volunteers have given 1,920 hours to Dandelion Time since the beginning of 2017!  They left their offices for the day, armed with tools and ready to take on the hard manual work needed around the house, farm

Day of Play Workshop October 2017

Come find that free, fun, spontaneous and playful part of you that copes with life without being concerned about getting it right or being clever all the time. Through play, games and short improvisations we will learn to let go

Kimberly Clark Community Day 2017

We were lucky once again this year to welcome an amazing team of 150 volunteers from Kimberly Clark, to Elmscroft. They came armed with supplies and copious enthusiasm for a day of hard work around the grounds of our charity.

Heartfelt Thanks

Our wonderful year as Heart Kent Radio’s Charity of the Year ended on an amazing high.   James and Becky, the Breakfast presenters, surprised us with a visit and presented us with a cheque for £58,600. Huge thanks to Heart Kent Radio

Dandelion Time voted Children’s Charity of the Year

We were delighted to be invited along to the Mercure Great Danes Hotel in Maidstone last night, for the Kent Charity Awards ceremony.  Kent Charity Awards showcases “the hard work and perseverance that charities and their staff undertake to make the

Green Woodworking Workshop

On Saturday 18 March, 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

Quiz Night March 2017

Join us on Friday 25 March, at 7pm for one of the highlights in our events calendar.  The Quiz Night returns at it’s usual venue: Coxheath Village Hall ME17 4PX.  £15 p.p, which includes a three course supper from Cook.

May Fair 2017

Our Annual May Fair will be back this year on Saturday 13 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.