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On This Day: 22 June 1699

On this day in 1699, Thomas Bowrey and his wife, Mary, were staying in Bath for four weeks. There is some evidence that both Thomas and Mary suffered poor health and spent spells in both Bath and Tunbridge Wells in the hope of some healing. 65 more words

Imperial Pharmacy

Imperial Pharmacy, 4 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 2014 • Grand drugstore in an 1804 Georgian bath house; a niche housing the chalybeate (iron-rich) spring that gave the town its Wells status is just round the back.

Shopfront Elegy

A Steam Train Journey on the Spa Valley Railway

Here are some photographs I took during a steam train journey on the Spa Valley Railway in Kent.  The Railway is staffed entirely by volunteers who give their time to keep this piece of history alive.   59 more words

TWYard Sale...

Well this initiative by the “Popes of TW” is a really simple and great idea. Nick & Ingrid saw something similar whilst on holiday in the US and thought it would translate well to the their local community in Tunbridge Wells. 221 more words


4/4 A Brief Summary of the Afternoon Session

A scorching day in Tunbridge Wells,
The crowd inside the Nevill swells,
and Kent are bowling seven bells,
from Sussex’s lower order.

Darren Stevens never wavers, 19 more words

Summer menu excites at Hotel du Vin

Taking your taste buds into new, exciting, surprising places where your expectations are met and hopefully surpassed is essential when dining out.

Menu choices should be exciting, teasing and desirable – making a choice from a list of ‘must haves’ should be a fun challenge. 1,148 more words

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Rent: The Musical

Sometimes it takes a second viewing of a particular show for me to really love it. I saw the Tabard Theatre’s production of Rent in 2013, so I wasn’t going to bother with the 20th anniversary UK tour, directed by Bruce Guthrie. 268 more words