West Kent Family Grapevine


(We’ve got some great competitions on the way in our Summer edition, so check back regularly)

(Please do make sure you read our terms and conditions which apply to all competitions)

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Win a Family Ticket to Knockhatch Adventure Park

Come rain or shine, Knockhatch Adventure Park is the perfect place to visit in Sussex for a family day out!

For the animal lovers out there, we have a Children’s Farm and an Owl Sanctuary. Throughout the day we hold Owl Displays and Animal Encounters, where you can get up close to the animals and learn about them in a fun and safe environment.

If your family likes to have an adventure, we have several outdoor playgrounds and a boating lake amongst other outdoor activities.

There are also a number of large indoor adventure play areas including Froggies Soft Play Area, the Lost World Playbarn, The Dragon Castle and the Cannon Arena.

To win a Family Ticket head over to our Competitions Entry Page and tell us the name of the castle at Knockhatch:  Is it a) The Princess Castle, b) The Dinosaur Castle, or c) The Dragon Castle. Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 6th August.  Winners will be selected at random.



Win a Family Sunday Ticket to the Into The Trees Festival

Win a Sunday family ticket to Into The Trees on the 9th – 11th September 2022.  A weekend of discovery, outdoor adventure and inspiration for children and adults. Missing from our lives more than anything is time spent outdoors in nature… Into The Trees takes you on a fascinating journey through one of the South East’s most unique landscapes. A chance to relax and explore our natural surroundings with your family and connect with nature.

To win a Sunday Family Ticket (for two adults and up to three children) visit our Competitions Entry Page and tell us what type of tree is hidden in the name ‘Ashdown Forest’ enter your details. Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 19th August.  Winners will be selected at random.




Win a Family Ticket to ‘The Crow House’ at The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle

A derelict house appears in the middle of the street. The windows are shattered and a keep out sign bars the front door. A furious bird has taken up residency in the chimney and squawks territorially when anyone comes near the house.

One by one three very different characters arrive through the audience and try to take over the house. A battle of wills and skills ensues with ducking and diving, wheeling and dealing and ingenious plans evolving as each person tries to gain a room inside. Little by little in a choreographed frenzy of acrobatics, silks trapeze, hat juggling and slap stick they begin to accept each other and work to create a home, together, within the battered house. The only remaining problem … the furious bird in the chimney.

A wonderful silent movie inspired show using an eclectic mix of circus, puppetry, musical saw, harp playing and audience participation.

To win a family ticket for up to six people to this fantastic performance on the 17th August at 2.30pm, head over to our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details. Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 7th August.  Winners will be selected at random.



Win a Build Your Own STEM-Inspired Periscope

Elevate your vision with Build Your Own’s new eco-friendly, STEM-inspired Periscope and enjoy hours of sneak and peek fun!

Look over garden walls or peep around corners without being seen! Check out wildlife, discover hard to reach places or get a closer view at a football match. There’s lots of undercover fun to be had (no spying on your neighbours though!).

Lightweight and ergonomically designed with a wide viewing area and extendable telescopic tube, this innovative Periscope will open a whole new world.

Easy-grip handles make the Periscope super easy to use. Two high-quality mirrors ensure a bright, sharp image; also comes with a safety cap to protect the mirrors.

Straightforward to assemble using slot together techniques – there’s no glue, no mess, no fuss. Everything you need is provided in the kit – simply follow the instructions: press out the pre-cut parts, build and you’re ready to explore!

Stealth black with metallic silver detail, this fully functioning Periscope is sleek in design and will look great on the shelf when not in use.

The Periscope is suitable for children 8 years+ but is best enjoyed as a family experience.

Made using sustainable cardboard, Build Your Own’s Periscope is not only fun and engaging to play with, but also eco-friendly.

For your chance to win visit our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details. Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 7th August.  Winners will be selected at random.



Win a Copy of Poppy Loves Devon By Gillian Young

Get ready for the second in the Crazy Cream Adventure Series – following on from Poppy on Safari – the pampered life of this crazy cream retriever is turned upside-down when she discovers a lost puppy whilst on holiday with her family.

Poppy wants to befriend anything that moves, but she’s never successful. It seems all the other animals find her too big, loud and boisterous. Dad is convinced she needs a playmate, but Poppy’s unsure. She enjoys the fuss and attention from her family so much, she is not willing to share. The choice is taken away from her when one day a puppy comes along.

However, Poppy soon discovers the puppy is lost and alone. Her big heart and caring nature kicks in when she discovers a monster lurking in a nearby wood. Poppy must act fast to save the farm, her family – and the puppy. Meanwhile, a handsome border collie ticks all the boxes as the ‘perfect’ dog – but is he? Poppy Loves Devon follows her pursuit of making friends but not realising what’s under her very nose.

For your chance to win visit our Competitions Entry Page and enter your details. Closing date for entries is Midnight on the 3rd September.  Winners will be selected at random.




Win a Long Weekend Camping in Nature at The Good Vibrations Festival

But you can still get 10% off Day and Weekend tickets using the promo code ‘Grapevine10′ (valid until 31st July)

Good Vibrations Society is an event for old and young to enjoy music and wellness in the beautiful surroundings of the Ashdown forest. An invitation to experience community in all its glory, join us to celebrate friendship, expression, personality and Nature.

Dance to incredible musicians from around the world; wake up to wild swimming; free yoga and dance workshops; stimulate your mind with daily talks and conversation; play in an evolving playscape; explore the forest with guided walks and take the weight off with a cold beverage in our onsite pub or hearty meal in our seated restaurant.

A weekend of camping in nature to nourish the soul!








Win a Family Ticket to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at The E.M. Forster Theatre


Dive into Eric Carle’s bright and colourful world as his beloved stories are transformed from page to stage using a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and charming music. Featuring your favourite titles: Brown Bear, Brown Bear10 Little Rubber DucksThe Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar which celebrated its 50th Birthday in 2019.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is a vibrant celebration of Eric Carle’s adored classics and the perfect introduction to live theatre.

Will the Hungry Caterpillar ever be full?
Brown Bear, Brown Bear what do you see?
Where will the Little Rubber Ducks drift to in the big wide sea?
Will the Lonely Firefly find his friends?

★★★★★ ‘Beautiful, Rhythmic. A Triumph’ Time Out

★★★★ “Charming and ingenious” The Stage

★★★★ ‘Colourful, charming, perfect for children’ London Theatre

★★★★★ Live Theatre UK

This Competition has now ended.


Good Luck!!