Holiday Club Visit to Amsterdam 2019

Holiday Club Visit to Amsterdam 2019

Flying into Amsterdam Airport in April 2019, we could clearly see bold strips of colour below us.  We realised these were the famous Dutch Bulb Fields. Our first morning was spent at the Ann Frank house. We know the history and it was a very moving experience to see...
Visit to Eltham Palace 2019

Visit to Eltham Palace 2019

On a sunny Wednesday in March 2019 I went to the Eltham Palace and Garden visit along with some lovely KIC ladies. We arrived in time to have a coffee in the bright greenhouse café and once everyone had arrived, we started the tour. At the entrance we had the option...
Fermentation Workshop 2019

Fermentation Workshop 2019

In January 2019 a large group of us, interested in learning about fermented foods and how to make them at home, gathered for a talk and demonstration by Katharine and Val of The Health Boost in Sevenoaks.  They did a wonderful job of explaining the benefits of adding...
Ladies to London Visit Pop-Up Vintage Fair

Ladies to London Visit Pop-Up Vintage Fair

The Ladies to London group recently visited the pop-up vintage fair at Wilton’s. Tucked away in the back streets in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and easy walking distance from Tower of London is the historic Wilton’s Music Hall.    It is one of very few...
Coffee At Dame Kelly Holmes’s Café

Coffee At Dame Kelly Holmes’s Café

Dame Kelly Holmes is surprisingly petite in real life but still manages to fill the room with her personality. On a gloriously sunny morning, in May 2016, we received a warm welcome from the friendly young staff at Café 1809, named after Kelly’s Olympic number from...
Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden

Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden

The Ladies to London outing in June 2016 was a behind the scenes visit to the Chelsea Physic Garden.  And, despite being 2nd June, it was freezing cold with a bitter wind. However our guide, the Head Gardener, Nick, was so enthusiastic and full of information that we...
A Short History of St Julians

A Short History of St Julians

People often ask about the history of St Julians, where Kent International Club (KIC) hold our monthly coffee mornings. Some people who have lived in Sevenoaks for a long time, as I have, may have some hazy background knowledge but a little research has showed what an...
New KIC Website for the New Year

New KIC Website for the New Year

As we begin 2016 we say goodbye to the Kent International Club’s old website and a warm welcome to our brand new one. Although the old website has served us well, we felt it was time to modernise. In this ‘modern’ era a website needs to work well on a smartphone,...