The Spirit of Tenterden Festival is a not for profit community group, run by the community for the community
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New Dates 1-3 July 2022
PRESS RELEASE June 2020
Spirit of Tenterden Receives a cash Boost from Waitrose
Although Covid-19 has forced the cancellation of this year’s Spirit of Tenterden family festival, the organisers planning ahead for 2021 received a welcome boost this week with a donation of £333 from Waitrose’s ‘Community Matters’ green token scheme.
A spokesman for Spirit said: “That’s great news, and reinforces our mission to make the 2021 festival better than ever.” The Recreation Ground has already been booked from Friday, 2- Sunday, 4 July, 2021 (NOW 1-3 July 2022) >>> read the full press release here
PRESS RELEASE May 2020
Spirit Festival is off, Planning begins for next year.
The Spirit of Tenterden community festival, scheduled to be held on the Recreation Ground from Friday, 21 - Sunday, 23 August, has been cancelled – but organisers are already planning the event for next year Friday-Sunday 2-4 July 2021 (NOW 1-3 July 2022).
Spirit chairman Justin Nelson commented: “It was becoming more and more difficult to plan for this year’s event, as there is so much uncertainty about rules surrounding lockdown >>> read the full press release here
March 2020 Join Us.
The Spirit of Tenterden is designed exclusively for the people of Tenterden and St Michaels, celebrating all that is great about The Jewel In The Weald. This is a true community event – and here’s how YOU can be involved... You can register as a volunteer or, better still, you can become a member of the Spirit of Tenterden Community Interest Company. This is a way of helping to build The Spirit of Tenterden, now and for the future, by forming a legal body in charge of organisation and funding, as well as ensuring that local people have a real say in how the event develops in years to come >>> read the join us brochure here fill in our online form here >>> more
February 2020 Fundraising Quiz Raffle.
Spirit of Tenterden Quiz February 2020 Raffle. Thanks to all the Tenterden businesses who gave raffle prizes for the Spirit quiz: The Woolpack Hotel, The White Lion Hotel, South East Timber & Damp, This Ancient Boro, 2n6 Sweets, Garden Room at Golden Square. Also thanks to Nelson McLean who gave a prize to the winning team
February 2020 Fundraising Quiz.
The winning quiz team. The quiz raised £1,259 for the Spirit of Tenterden Festival. Well done to the winning team "Tears for Beers" one of the regular quiz teams at This Ancient Boro's fortnightly Sunday evening quiz: Lynn Turner, Marian Macarthur, Richard Cordingley, Mike Turner, Shelagh Jackson, Vicky Cordingley. Huge thanks to everyone for coming.
PRESS RELEASE January 2020.
Join us! That’s the message from the organisers of the Spirit of Tenterden community festival, which is being staged at the Recreation Ground from Friday, 21-Sunday, 23 August (NOTE cancelled until 2-4 July 2021 - NOW 1-3 July 2022). The event – launched last year to wide community acclaim - is designed exclusively for the people of Tenterden and St Michael’s, and brings together the best in local craft ales, wines, gins, exciting street food, live music, antiques and collectables, and even a dog show >>> more
Richard Harvey PR
NEWS ARTICLE February 2020
Kentish Express. Festival to return as organisers put out call for help. The Spirit of Tenterden Festival is returning for a second year and organisers want residents to become a part of it >>> read more here
The Spirit of Tenterden Festival 21-23 August 2020, the second year of this successful Tenterden Festival (NOTE: now cancelled until 1-3 July 2022 and graphic changed over to new one!)