Medieval Farmers’ Market – 5th June 2016

Glorious sunshine came out to support Ashford’s historical farmers’ market yesterday.  The bustle and banter of the traditional market town, with people milling about the stalls, trying delicious cakes, herbal teas and traditional icecream, made Ashford come alive.  But it also made one imagine what it might’ve been like hundreds of years’ ago. The Romney … More Medieval Farmers’ Market – 5th June 2016

Ashford Heritage Trail – Sunday, 5th June

The Farmer’s Market, this Sunday, will be a fantastic Ashford Heritage showcase.  There will be a guided Heritage Trail – at 10.30, 11.30 and 12.30.  Click on the link below to gain access to the PDF leaflet. Ashford-Heritage-Trail-web (2) The trail takes you from St Mary’s Churchyard to Middle Row, Lower High Street, Martyrs’ Field, … More Ashford Heritage Trail – Sunday, 5th June

Simone Weil in Ashford

Thinking philosophically does not come naturally as one travels along the A20 in Ashford.  It is a fairly anonymous stretch of road, punctuated, as you drive towards the ‘Cow’ roundabout, with the Ashford International Hotel and Sainsbury’s Superstore on the right; the left side bordered by trees, behind which are modern houses and flats.  Yet, … More Simone Weil in Ashford