In and around Dartford: Week commencing Monday 23 February

Details of all of these events and more can be found on our Events Calendar.  The information regarding roadworks is according to roadworks.org ‘likely to cause delays’.

Monday 23 February

Bob Dunn Way, eastbound at junction with Joyce Green Lane, lane closure until 25 February.

A206 Crossways Boulevard, eastbound, lane closure until 25 February.

A2018 Shepherds Lane, multi-way signals until 17 July.

A226 East Hill, two-way signals until 27 February.

A226 London Road, Greenhithe, two-way signals until 24 February.

A225 Hawley Road, Wilmington, two-way signals until 25 February.

A225 Hawley Road, Sutton-at-Hone (various sites), two-way signals until 27 February.

Roman Villa Road, Darenth, road closed.

B260 Green Street Green Road, Darenth, two-way signals.

B260 Main Road, Longfield, two-way signals until 25 February.

Tuesday 24 February

Local and Family History Drop in Session at Dartford Library.  ‘Includes a look at the history of Dartford hospitals.

Der Fliedgende Hollander at Showcase Cinema, Bluewater.  ‘Via satellite from the Royal Opera House.’

Live music: Tannerhill Weavers at Dartford Folk Club.

Wednesday 25 February

A2026 Victoria Road, stop/go boards until 6 March.

Greenwich Borough v Deal Town.

Thursday 26 February

Blood Donor Session at Dartford Masonic Club.

Friday 27 February

Focus on the Arts Community Youth Arts Showcase at the Mick Jagger Centre.

Quiz Night at Fleetdown Primary School.

Saturday 28 February

Build It Live at Glow, Bluewater (and Sunday).  ‘Meet over 100 of the UK’s most innovative suppliers offering 1000s of products from architects to lofts, kitchens, underfloor heating, folding sliding doors, mortgages and much more.  Plus attend a range of inspiring seminars and workshops which cover specific problems and choices that self builders and renovators face every day.

Meet Holly Smale at Waterstones, Bluewater.  ‘The author of the award-winning ‘Geek Girl’ series, will be in store to sign the latest instalment, ‘All That Glitters‘.

Greenwich Borough v Rochester United – Southern Counties East Football League.

Talk about Propagation and Production at Hawley Garden Centre.

Live music:  Mississippi McDonald & The Cottonmouth Kings at The Ivy Leaf.  ‘A night of fabulous blues music.’

Live music: Habitats; Wondermoth; Kaleidos Eye; and The Alibi at Bar Mondo.

Mayor of Dartford’s Charity Ball.

Johnny Cash Tribute at Oddfellows Arms.

Live music: Skabretta at The Woodman.  ‘Performing the best of SKA, Reggae & Two Tone.’

Sunday 1 March

Live music: Simon Rawling at The Black Horse, Bean.  ‘The voice of the Big Bopper in the West End Hit Musical Buddy.

That’ll Be The Day at the Orchard Theatre

About the author

Andy Clark is retired after a long career at Lloyds Register and subsequently the Civil Service. He has lived in Dartford for his entire life.

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