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The Griffin’s Head pub is set in a beautiful Kent Hall House.  It is the social heart of the village where locals from all walks of life come to meet up, chat, and generally put the world to rights.  And they have a jolly good time.  Serving Shepherd Neame fine ales, with an extensive wine, champagne and port list, and glorious food from the restaurant with locally sourced produce.  Summer weekend BBQs, and Vintage car rally 1st Sunday of the month.  Enquiries.

Chillenden Windmill is now closed for the winter and will re-open in May 2019, when it will be open on Sundays until September from 2 - 4.30pm. Local volunteer guides will be on hand to give you an interpretive tour round what is one of only 3 historic post mills in Kent. Admission is free but donations welcome.  Enquiries.

Village diary…..

Pub - vintage cars

The next pub vintage and classic car rally will be held at the Griffin’s Head on Tuesday 1 January 2019 from 11am.

New Year’s Day

The hamlet of Chillenden in East Kent, UK, lies midway between the historic cathedral city of Canterbury and the gateway port of Dover.  It lies in the rural landscape on the edge of the North Downs, surrounded by some wonderful English countryside.  It has a population of about 100 people living in 45 houses.  There is a church, a working farm, a village hall, a pond, a brilliant pub, and a windmill.

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Church Services in the beautiful 12th century All Saints Church are held twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 9.00am.  Everyone  welcome to attend.  For more information visit the All Saints page.

All Saints Church

The next service at All Saints Church will be on Sunday 16 December at 9am.  This will be the regular BCP service.  All welcome.  For details of other services please see here.

Sunday 16 December

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Holy Cross Goodnestone - Christmas Concert

In aid of the Church Interior Facilities Appeal. The choir will be singing a wide variety of Christmas music including works by Rutter, Berlioz and Tavener. The new facilities will be officially opened, and you will get a free glass of fizz.

Saturday 15 December.  7.30pm

All Saints Church - Carol service

The traditional way to start the Christmas celebrations!  All welcome to our service of nine lessons and nine carols.  Come early as we do fill up quickly.

Christmas Eve