Cranbrook Active Retirement Association (CranARA)

Are you new to the area or just looking for something different to do and new friends to meet? If you are aged 55 or over, why not give CranARA a try.  We meet on the 3rd Monday of every month at 2.15pm in the Vestry Hall in Cranbrook (there ...

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Cuppa & Company

Enjoy a good cuppa with cake & time to chat starting Sunday 5th October, 3.30pm at Cranbrook Primary School Hall including a brief epilogue to end the hour. If you would like a lift, call us on 01580 712505/713035/712604. Sponsored by The Vine Church 1st Sunday afternoon monthly for everyone.

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Kitsch and Stitch Vintage and Makers' Fair

Saturday 4th October 10.00am - 3.00pm at The Vestry Hall, Cranbrook. Free admission. Refreshments in aid of The Hospice in the Weald.  

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Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee & Cake Afternoon

Is being held in the Vestry Hall, Cranbrook on Friday 26th September from 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Donations of cakes can be taken to the Weald Information Centre on the day. Everyone is welcome, enquiries to Nita Chandler - 01580 713337  

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The Community Centre Project

The Community Centre is the Parish Council’s exciting project. The plan is to provide a flexible and multi-use building for the local community, comprising of meeting and recreational halls and public service offices. The timescale is as follows: August/September 2014 – Public Consultation. October 2014  - Submission of Planning Application. 2015  - Fund Raising. 2015/2016  - Build. Please ...

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Welcome

Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council serves an exceptionally beautiful and commercially significant swathe of the Weald of Kent.  

The attractive market town of Cranbrook and the nearby pretty village of Sissinghurst form the nucleus of a vibrant and diverse community bounded by ancient woods and forests and enclosing rich farmland.

The varied landscape and the vagaries of history have shaped both the character and appearance of the area. The Union Windmill symbolises the crucial role of agriculture in the region while the magnificent St Dunstan’s Church recalls the prosperous medieval cloth industry. Cranbrook School, founded in 1518, is a powerful presence in the town, a constant reminder of the importance of youth and the future within a historic context. The potent attraction of historic buildings is perfectly exemplified by Sissinghurst Castle Gardens – a world famous, much visited National Trust property with a fascinating past.

Cranbrook and Sissinghurst Parish Council is dedicated to preserving its remarkable legacy by fostering an environment in which farming, education and tourism can continue to thrive and benefit local businesses and services.