Autumn 2022

The club is currently operating a waiting list for members age 17 and under. Please get in touch on wealdofkentyfc@gmail.com to join the list.

All meetings are at Frittenden Memorial Hall, starting 7:30pm unless otherwise stated

September 2022
7th AGM at Frittenden Memorial Hall
17th Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, all day, New Barn Farm, Hawkenbury, Staplehurst – come find us on our stand!
29th Club Open Evening

October 2022
13th Pumpkin carving evening
20th Club Committee meeting
27th Pub meet for members age 18+, Peacock Inn, Goudhurst
November 2022
10th Mental Health Awareness session with Mid Kent Mind – note this will be held in STAPLEHURST, West Hall, Staplehurst Village Centre, TN12 0BJ, 7:30pm
17th NFYFC competitions taster evening 7:30pm
23rd YFC Stock judging, South of England Showground – not a club trip, but we can do entries and you make your own way there.
28th Ashford Cattle Show, Ashford Market – – not a club trip, but we can do entries and you make your own way there.
December 2022
1st Club committee meeting
8th Talk on Antarctica Scouting Expedition
18th Weald of Kent YFC Light It Up Tractor Run, through Goudhurst, Cranbrook, Staplehurst and Marden, 5pm to 7pm in aid of the Air Ambulance for Kent Surrey & Sussex
21st Club Christmas Dinner, Peacock Inn – it’s a WEDNESDAY!
January 2023
5th meeting about responsible dog ownership
8th Charity Christmas Tree Recycling, Marden, in aid of Marden Food Bank

Summer 22

May
5th Committee meeting
12th visit to Osmonds Planing, Paddock Wood
26th visit to cattle and sheep farm, Marden

June
9th visit to dairy farm, Biddenden
23rd County Show prep meeting
30th visit to regenerative mixed farm, Hawkhurst

July
8th-10th Kent County Show
14th Kent County Show shake out meeting
28th mystery visit

August
11th Rounders evening, Collier Street

September
1st Presidents BarBQ Hawkhurst
8th AGM, Marden
17th Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Staplehurst

Winter/Spring 2022

February
3rd Visit to Escape Room, Paddock Wood
17th Visit to Crawfords Machinery Dealer, Charing
24th Visit to cattle farm, Hawkhurst
March
4th Fifth Big Farming Quiz, Benenden
12th South East Area Spring Competitions
17th Visit to sheep farm, Sissinghurst
April
7th Auctioneering evening, Staplehurst
21st Visit to M & A Brown & Sons, Goudhurst
May
5th Committee Meeting

Autumn Winter 21

October
17th Litter Pick in Frittenden, 11am – 12.30pm, as part of the National YFC Litter Pick
21st Club Committee Meeting, Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm
28th Ernest Doe Power Open Evening, Woodchurch

November
11th Food for Thought, a fun workshop on reducing food waste, Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm
15th Kent YFCs Annual General Meeting
18th Happy Birthday – the club is five years old!
24th South East Primestock YFC Stock Judging Evening, South of England Showground
25th Ten Pin Bowling, Tunbridge Wells

December
9th Christmas Craft, Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm

January
6th Club Committee Meeting, Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm
13th Winter Competitions Day Practice, Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm
15th Kent YFC Winter Competitions Day
20th Fruity careers in Kent with the National Fruit Show Education Team and VR headsets! Frittenden Memorial Hall, 7.30pm

Autumn 2021

Please make contact before attending a meeting, using wealdofkentyfc@gmail.com or any of our social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, just in case we have moved or postponed.

September 9th, Annual General Meeting, Staplehurst
September 18th, Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Pluckley. We are on the YFC megastand, so come and see us for some fun with Mount Lodge YFC and Ashford YFC.
September 23rd, New Members Evening, Frittenden – find out what it’s all about, and meet our members
October 13th, Tag rugby session at Cranbrook Rugby Club, with Ashford YFC as more people is more fun!

Summer 2021

We are currently preparing for the Kent County Summer Fayre, on 10th and 11th July, organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society. We are not taking any new members at the moment, but once the show is done, we are happy to welcome new members. The next meeting will be a barBQ on Thursday 15th July at 7.30pm near Yadling. Anyone wishing to come should book in by sending an email to wealdofkentyfc@gmail.com. We will be visiting Clock House Farm, Coxheath on 29th. There will be a couple more fun meetings in August before the new YFC year begins in September 2021.

Programme Winter Spring 2021

January
14th Talk on Falconry by Dan Smith
28th Club to Club – a meeting with Cobtree YFC
February
11th Pancakes!
25th Deal or No Deal
March
11th Farming in Australia with Corrinne Watkins
25th GeoGuessr evening
April

1st meetings about reopening in a Covid secure way
8th Business meeting
22nd Games evening
May
13th Meet the Agronomist with Mike Simmons from Agrii.
27th Games evening
All meetings are on Zoom due to COVID lockdown 3.0

Autumn 2020

The club has reopened and is also welcoming new members. Here’s what we’re doing!

September 10 Maize maze, Goudhurst

September 24 Annual General Meeting (virtual)

October 8 Sports evening, Marden

October 22 Orienteering x Crystal Maze, Staplehurst

November 12 Talk on Machinery Careers with Claire Seymour of N P Seymour Ltd

November 26 YFC does Dragon’s Den, TBC, Staplehurst

December 8th Talk in Antarctica