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A recap of Penshurst Festival 2019

See below some of our exciting performers and events from last year's festival!

 
 
 
 
Opening party with Daisy Goodwin

Opening party with Daisy Goodwin

04 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Baron's Hall, Penshurst Place

Drinks & canapés, followed by Daisy Goodwin discussing writing and producing TV's Victoria  with James Lee.

 
Simon Wallace Sarah Moule and Shireen Francis

Simon Wallace, Sarah Moule and Shireen Francis

04 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Leicester Arms Hotel

Two course supper & a performance of When Peggy Met Ella  by Ronnie Scott's pianist and two leading UK jazz vocalists.

 
Deborah Lawrenson amp Robert Rees

Deborah Lawrenson & Robert Rees

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

Writing Crime and Tasting Wine - while trying to stay married! Deborah Lawrenson and Robert Rees discuss the challenges with David Lough

 
Ensemble Frisson

Ensemble Frisson

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

In association with Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival

Karen Jones (world-class flautist who played the instrument for the Harry Potter films and at Prince William's wedding) plays music by Debussy and Takemitsu written for the flute, harp (Hugh Webb) and viola (Ann Bailey), together with Preludes by J S Bach and debussy arranged for the trio of instruments. 

£18
All day Saturday ticket £90

 
Loyd Grossman

Loyd Grossman

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

TV food star, musician, author, entrepreneur and heritage expert Loyd Grossman discusses Five Books That Changed My Life with James Lee

 
Nicholas Shakespeare

Nicholas Shakespeare

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Village Hall

Prize-winning novelist and literary editor Nicholas Shakespeare discusses his recent conversion to historian with Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister  with James Lee.

 
Sara Wheeler amp Hugh Thomson

Sara Wheeler & Hugh Thomson

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Village Hall

Two seasoned travel-writers discuss the secrets of their trade and their latest books Mud & Stars  and One Man & His Mule  with David Lough.

 
Sonia Purnell

Sonia Purnell

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

Biographer of Boris Johnson, Clementine Churchill and now SOE spy Virginia Hall - A Woman of No Importance  - Sonia Purnell discusses her work with David Lough.

 
Comedy Nightcap with Kelly Convey amp Marlon Davis

Comedy Nightcap with Kelly Convey & Marlon Davis

05 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Village Hall

Unwind after the day's events with some drinks (cash bar), cheese, cake and comedy - from one of the year's picks from the Edinburgh Fringe - Kelly Convey and Marlon Davis Stand Up Comedy

 
2019 Harvest Festival

2019 Harvest Festival

06 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

Join farmers, villagers and children of Penshurst celebrating the gathering of this year's harvest in the 12th century grade 1 listed church, followed by coffee and croissants from 11 - 11:30.

 
Poetry amp Ploughmans Lunch

Poetry & Ploughman's Lunch

06 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

Philip Sidney, descendant of famous Elizabethan poet Sir Philip Sidney, introduces an anthology of autumnal poetry readings - plus the short-listed entries for the inaugural Sir Philip Sidney Poetry prizes.

FREE