It’s that time of year where Kent Life looks strikingly at its best just in time for the Easter holidays! There is always a baby boom during spring time so come on down and meet the baby lambs and wiener piglets, plus the young calves and Easter chicks. Have a go at bottle–feeding the new born lambs, hop on a tractor for a ride around the grounds, paint a pot in the art studio and have a cuddle with other furry farmyard friends.
Lambing Weekend, 6 – 9 April
During the Easter weekend visitors will have the opportunity to see Kent Life’s ewes give birth and bottle-feed the older lambs, whilst a traditional spring fete will be in full swing in the village hall.
Peppa Pig, 14 – 15 April
Peppa Pig returns for a third year and for the first time is bringing her brother George along to enjoy the sights, sounds and activities at Kent Life. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet Peppa and George at intervals throughout the day. The weekend will also include the usual activities that Kent Life has to offer.
May Day Bank Holiday, 7 May
Visitors are invited to experience a traditional May Day bank holiday with maypole and Morris dancers providing entertainment along with a large range of fun activities including a grand tug of war competition, children’s quad bikes and the last chance to feed our lambs. All of this can be enjoyed whilst listening to our steam organ which will be playing songs from way back when throughout the day.
The Twits, 3 June
The second of the touring theatres to visit Kent Life in 2012. Illyria a touring open air theatre will be performing a fantastic adapted version of Roald Dahl’s The Twits. The performance will be fun for all the family, and will certainly include a few gruesome bits! For more information please contact 01622 763936.
Jubilee Celebrations, 4 June – 5 June
The Diamond Jubilee will be celebrated at Kent Life with a 1952 style retro street party, come and join in the celebrations with a wide range of traditional fete activities and stalls for the whole family to enjoy. The Jubilee will be a great occasion and there is no better place to celebrate than at Kent Life.
All activities are subject to availability and adverse weather conditions.
*Additional fees apply
For more information on Kent Life please visit www.kentlife.org.uk or call 01622 763936.
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AU.
Adults £8.95, Concessions £7.75, Children £6.50, Under 3s FREE.
Opening times: (31 March – 4 November): Weekends and School Holidays 10am to 6pm, last entry 5pm; Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm, last entry 4pm.