Autumn Programme 2018

September
Saturday 15th Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Four Oaks Farm, Headcorn, all day
Thursday 27th, Visit to local butcher, Hawkhurst

October
Thursday 11th, Club AGM, Marden
Thursday 25th, Pumpkin Picking & Carving, Marden
Tuesday 30th, Club Officer Training, County Showground

November
Thursday 8th, Dream Teams, Marden
Thursday 22nd, Visit to a Sheep Farm, Headcorn
Monday 26th, Ashford Cattle Show

December
Thursday 6th, Club Social, Marden
Thursday 13th, Christmas trip Curling

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Summer Programme 2018

May
Thursday 10th, Dairy Stock Judging Training
Thursday 24th , Preparation for Open Farm Sunday

June
Saturday 2nd, National Sheep Association Next Generation Event
Saturday 9th, South of England Show YFC Day
Sunday 10th, Open Farm Sunday at Mote Farm
Thursday 14th, Visit to LJ Betts, salad farm
Thursday 28th Preparation for Kent County Show

July
Fri – Sun 6-8th Kent County Show, County Showground
Thursday 12th, Brattle Farm Museum, Staplehurst
Thursday 26th, Far Acre Vineyard, Marden

August
Thursday 9th Hammond Collection of Micro Cars, Staplehurst
Thursday 30th Business meeting, Marden

Winter Spring Programme 2018

January
Thursday 11th, Practice night, Marden
Saturday 13th, Kent YFC Winter Competitions Day and Junior Forum
Thursday 25th,  Visit to Kent Harvest Centre, Headcorn

February
Thursday 8th, Games Evening, Marden
Thursday 22nd 10 Pin Bowling Tunbridge Wells
Saturday 24th, The Big Farm Quiz, Marden, our annual fundraiser.

March
Saturday 3rd, Kent YFC County Dinner & Dance, Great Danes Hotel, Hollingbourne
Thursday 8th, Farm Safety Evening, Marden
Sunday 18th, Kent YFC Fundraising Training, Sutton Valence
Thursday 22nd Glow Stick Treasure Hunt, Staplehurst

April
Thursday 12th, Visit to Mote Farm, Ivyhatch
Thursday 26th, Hedge Foraging, Staplehurst

Autumn Programme 2017

September
Wednesday 27th, New Members Evening, Staplehurst

October
Monday 2nd, County Beef Stock Judging Competition, Sittingbourne
Wednesday 4th, Our 1st Annual General Meeting! Marden
Wednesday 18th, Lashenden Air Warfare Museum, Headcorn
Saturday 28th, County Navigation Challenge, Aylesford

November
Wednesday 1st, Board game evening, Marden
Monday 6th, Have a go at Lamb Stock Judging, Ashford Market
Monday 13th County AGM – County Showground
Wednesday 15th, Quad Maintenance, Haynes, Wrotham
Monday 27th, Ashford Cattle Show

December
Wednesday 6th, Have a go at cupcake decorating, MCHC 7.30pm,
Wednesday 20th, Christmas trip to Gravity in Maidstone

Summer Programme 2017

July
Thursday 20th, Welly Sports Night, Collier Street
Thursday 27th, visit to cider maker, Marden

August
Thursday 3rd, Driving Range, Maidstone
Thursday 10th, visit to Goat Sanctuary, Boughton Monchelsea
Thursday 17th, visit to Bardsley Farms, near Staplehurst
Thursday 24th, preparing stand for Weald of Kent Ploughing Match
Thursday 31st, Rounders & BarBQ, Marden

September
Thursday 7th, visit to Staplehurst Plant Nursery
Saturday 16th, Weald of Kent Ploughing Match, Marden

Easter update

The club entered their first competitions at Kent YFC Winter Competitions, turns out we’re quite good at baking!  Two seconds and a third were our rewards for the day, and two members also bravely competed in the Impromptu Public Speaking.  Over the Easter school holiday we visited Spenny Farm, Marden, to see the herd of South Devon suckler cows, and we also had an evening of NERF guns and fun in a friendly farmer’s grain store.  We arranged to meet up at Essex YFC show, and worked out what competitions we’ll enter in the YFC Section at the South of England Show.