We have a packed schedule of special events that run throughout the year. Many are included in the price of a standard admission ticket / annual membership, and we do recommend booking online in advance.

15th - 23rd February

February Fun & Frolics

We have a packed programme of entertainment and plenty of animal encounters to enjoy!

14th - 15th March

Bugs & Grubs Weekend & Meet The Gruffalo!

Join us as we welcome back the Gruffalo to Kent Life on our Bugs & Grubs Weekend!

2nd - 15th April

Spring into Easter!

It’s our favourite time of year! Celebrate Easter and the baby boom that comes with Spring!

23rd - 31st May

Baa-rilliant Half Term featuring The Sheep Show!

Fabulous animal activities for the whole family to enjoy!

19th June

Psychic Audience Evening with Marcus Cinganelli

Join the renowned Kent Psychic Marcus Cinganelli for an evening of clairvoyance and entertainment.

31st August

Ice Cream Festival

Back for 2020 – enjoy over 20 varieties of ice cream, plus plenty of other sweet treats!

12th - 13th September

Hops ‘n’ Harvest Beer Festival

Enjoy the ‘festini’ atmosphere with a variety of live and local music! Join us in the beer tent to sample up to 50 varieties of beer and cider. See the last Coal fired Oast House in Britain and have a go at picking our hops by hand.

Earlybird tickets are now on sale! Save 50% on Saturday tickets, and 30% on Sunday tickets!


3rd - 4th October

Apple Weekend

Join us to celebrate our fruit harvest with our annual Apple Weekend.

24th October - 1st November

Halloween Spooktacular

A spooky week full of family fun and games.

29th - 30th October

Kent Life After Dark

Come along and join us after dark!

All tickets for this event must be pre-booked online in advance.


7th - 8th November

Fireworks Spectacular

Be amazed by our fireworks in our annual fireworks display.




21st - 22nd November

Christmas On The Home Front – WWII Experience

Step back into yesteryear and re-live the festive season in the 1940’s.