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

Autumn Programme 2019

September
5th Annual General Meeting, Matfield Village Hall
14th Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Horsmondon
26th New Members Evening, Marden Sports ClubDaniel's bachelor party copy

October
5th Ashford YFC Dinner and Dance, Headcorn
10th Cheese night!  Marden Sports Club
19th & 20th, Kent YFC Fence Erecting, Pasture Management and Biodiversity training, Maidstone
24th Pumpkin Picking and Carving, Collier Street

November
2nd Kent YFCs Night time Navigation, Canterbury
14th Visit to pig farm, Hawkhurst
18th TBC, South East Prime Stock YFC Stock Judging, Ardingly
25th Ashford Cattle Show
28th Farm Safety Talk, Marden Sports Club

December
12th Ice Skating, Tunbridge Wells

January
9th Competitions Practice, Marden Sports Club
11th Kent YFCs Winter Competitions Day, Sutton Valence
23rd Poultry butchery – bring an oven ready chicken!  Cranbrook

Summer 2019

May
9th Stock Judging Practice, including dairy, grain and hay, Staplehurst
23rd Weald Granary visit
30th Visit to mixed farm, Ivyhatch

June
8th YFC Day at South of England Show
13th Kent YFC Dairy Stock Judging competition
27th Visit to deer farm, Lye Green, Crowborough

July
5th-7th Kent County Show
11th Visit to strawberry farm, Mereworth
25th Visit to sheep farm, Headcorn

August
8th Summer Sporty Social, Collier Street
22nd Summer BBQ social with calf show preparation, Ivyhatch
25th & 26th Edenbridge Show

September
5th Annual General Meeting TBC, Marden
14th Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Horsmonden

Winter & Spring 2019

January
Thursday 10th, Practice for Kent YFC Winter Competitions Day, Marden
Saturday 12th, Kent YFC Winter Competitions Day, Sutton Valence
Thursday 24th, Jump In, Tonbridge

February
Thursday 7th, Cake Night, Marden
Thursday 21st, 10 Pin Bowling, Knights Park, Tunbridge Wells
Saturday 23rd, South East Area YFCs Spring Competitions, Hadlow College

March
Saturday 2nd, Weald of Kent YFCs Big Farming Quiz 2019, Marden
Thursday 14th, Talk on No Till Farming by Guy Eckley, Marden
Thursday 28th, Business Meeting, Marden

April
Thursday 11th, Visit to NP Seymour Ltd, Cranbrook
Thursday 25th, Mystery Evening, TBC.

May
Thursday 9th, Visit to dairy farm, Staplehurst
Thursday 23rd, Visit to grain store Mereworth TBC
Thursday 30th, Sussex cattle Ivyhatch TBC