Things to Look Out For in May

By Matthew Hills

There are plenty of events going on in May!

Here are six events you cannot miss:

1. Jungle Book (2016) DRIVE-IN Cinema screening

The Jungle Book. Courtesy of Kent Attractions

Come and watch the latest adaptation of The Jungle Book with other Mowgli fans.

It will be held at Port Lympne Reserve – link on Friday 5th at 8:30pm .

It will cost £30 per car (free popcorn).

2. Conservation Heroes Series Talk: Uncovering wildlife trafficking and animal exploitation

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Nick Bruschi. Courtesy of Kent Attractions

Come and listen to Nick talk about how the poaching and smuggling of so-called non-charismatic species is no less important than the higher profile ivory crisis to understanding criminal methods, from exploiting poverty to bribing customs, and practising sophisticated tradecraft.

It will be held at Quex Park (Gallery 6- Powell-Cotton Museum) on Thursday 11th at 7pm

Cost – Adults £5.00; Students; £3.50; Adult Members free.

3. Motors by the Moat – Vintage Car Show

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Vintage Aston Martin in front of leeds Castle. Courtesy of

Come and see exquisite cars in the grounds of the beautiful castle. 

It will be held at Leeds Castle on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May.

The cost is included with the price of admission of castle.

4. Night at the Museum

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Quex Park Manor. Courtesy of Kent Attractions

Have you ever dreamt of sleeping under the watchful eyes of animals? Here’s your chance.

It will be held at Quex Park Powell-Cotton Museum, Galleries and Gardens at 8pm on Saturday 20th through to 9am on Sunday 21st.

It will cost adults £35.00, children £30.00 and a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £120.00.

5. Dino Day

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Tyrannosaurus Rex. Courtesy of Youtube.

If you like to be scared, come and see all the dinosaurs. 

It will be held at Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery on Saturday 27th.

It is free to attend.

6. The Beasts Roadshow

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Hedgehog. Courtesy of Kent Attractions

Here you can cuddle a hedgehog or hold a tarantula.

It will be held at Penshurst Place and Gardens on Sunday 28th and Monday  29th.

The costs are the price of a standard garden entry ticket – £9 adult; £6 Child.



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