If you’re interested in the arts, Hadlow has a wide range of clubs and activities from calligraphy to amateur dramatics.

If you would like your club or society to appear in these listings, please contact the Parish Council office.

Due to changes as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, please be mindful that clubs and groups may not be fully operational. Please contact the group concerned to check before attending.

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Hadlow Amateur Dramatics

Hadlow Amateur Dramatic Society (HADS). As our title suggests we are an “Am Dram” society based in Hadlow in Kent. We have been established for over 30 years, with our first production being a pantomime in the local school hall. We have since grown to produce a variety of shows, ranging from Old Time Musical to Variety Shows and Comedy Plays to Sketch Shows. Every year we run a pantomime during early January and a “Spring Show” in May. We are incredibly passionate about bringing theatre to Hadlow, Tonbridge and the local areas. All our shows play at Hadlow Village Hall, but we also tour with our Murder Mystery Evenings, for which we are available for hire.

What do you call an amateur dramatic society that can’t do a pantomime? SAD HADS. But HADS will be back with a pantomime next January so look out for more information later in the year.”

We meet most Mondays at Hadlow Village Hall.

Email: hadsonline@gmail.com

Hadlow Historical Society

We will meet on Tuesday, September 28 at 8pm in St Mary’s Church when Anne Hughes will talk on ‘The Early Years of Hop Growing and the Tragic Accident at Hartlake Bridge’.

Every Monday at 8pm. Meetings to be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month from September to May in St. Mary’s Church Rooms, Church Street, Hadlow at 8pm unless otherwise stated.

Illustrated talks on subjects of local or general historical interest. New members and visitors welcome. Enquiries tto Anne Hughes on
hadlow12@mail.com or 01732 850214.


Hadlow Orchestra

Do you play a musical instrument, or are you learning to play?

Come and join us in the Hadlow orchestra!

Any standard, no audition – our aim is to have fun while making music together. Saturday evening practice once a month in St Mary’s Church.

Contact Anne on 850048 / email gghamlet@outlook.com or
Derek Wisdom on 850372.

Knit & Natter

The Knit & Natter group meets every Thursday from 2pm-3.30pm. Enquiries to the Library on 851794.

Help given to beginners! New members welcome.

Pile of books

Reading Group

The Library – Tel: 01732 851794

african drums

African drumming

African Drumming workshops in Hadlow! Satisfy your inner drummer and learn the basics of authentic West African rhythms at a beginner’s workshop series for adults. Great for mind/body coordination!

No experience necessary, just enthusiasm and energy.

Monthly in St Mary’s Church, Hadlow, Upper Rooms.

No experience needed just raw talent!

Contact Cheryl Blake, Katuka Beats.

Email: cheryl_blake@hotmail.com

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