Royal Tunbridge Wells is a vibrant town, our long history of leisure and recreation is alive and kicking! With 2 theatres, a gem of a live music venue, a heritage steam railway, a large and thriving hotel and restaurant sector and a huge amount of green open space, Royal Tunbridge Wells has been welcoming visitors for over 400 years. We produce quarterly What’s On Guides to encourage visitors from further afield to visit, if you want to find out more about our local visitor attractions, check the links below.
There is a busy calendar of events all year round in The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells. The long colonnade, built hundreds of years ago as a place to parade and be seen in, is today full of small businesses, retailers and restaurants. Markets take place every other Saturday and live music events throughout the late spring and summer months. The Pantiles is also the place to hop on The Spa Valley Railway for a scenic trip through the High Weald. Go to The Pantiles website to see an up to date calendar of events for 2018.
Tunbridge Wells Assembly Hall Theatre has a packed calendar of events all year round – classic pantomime at Christmas, drama, family shows, opera and comedy – visit their website to see what’s coming up.
Trinity Theatre is a vibrant venue, a Grade II listed, converted church, hosting around 600 events annually of drama, comedy, music, cinema, dance and live broadcasts of performances from around the world. Go to the their website to see what’s coming up.
The Forum has been hosting live music for 25 years, it’s an absolute gem. Showcasing up and coming musicians, in the past Adele, Coldplay and Oasis have been lucky enough to perform here. A busy calendar of forthcoming gigs – you will see them all on their website.
To see exactly what’s on in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area, there’s a really comprehensive and easy to use website where you will see a day by day line-up of what’s on with links to ticketing information and prices.
Finally, the official Tourist Information Centre can provide you with details about what’s on across the borough as well as accommodation options and advertising features on their website. Drop in to the office at:
Tunbridge Wells Tourist Information Centre, 2 The Corn Exchange, The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. TN2 5TE or go to their website.