What makes your nearest KAE centre stand out?

January 27th, 2017

If you're a devoted reader of the KAE Magazine site, you'll know that throughout the last year or so we've been taking you on a virtual tour of our many centres in Kent with the Our Centres articles. Of course, we…

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Deal – Coastal Courses

August 17th, 2016

For over a year now, we have been giving you a virtual tour of all of our fantastic  centres throughout Kent, but unfortunately the time has come that we've got just one more centre to show you! We will be sure to fill…

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Super Sittingbourne

July 8th, 2016

A fairly small town in the east of Kent, Sittingbourne got its name simply from the fact that there is a small stream, or bourne, running underground through part of the town. Sittingbourne was anciently written as Sedgingbourne or in Saxon, Saedingburga which means…

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Become inspired at Sevenoaks

June 23rd, 2016

Sevenoaks, a historical town which is home to what is widely regarded to be the oldest secular school in the UK as well as the Vine Cricket Ground, believed to be the oldest cricket ground in existence, games are reported…

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Amazing Ashford

May 13th, 2016

Ashford, one of the fastest growing towns in England, home to Ashford International station where you can get to London in under 40 minutes and some of Europe's most famous cities in just a few hours. Ashford is a town…

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Dover – Study by the sea

April 25th, 2016

Commonly known as "The Lock and Key of England" due to its position on the coast as the literal and symbolic gateway Britain and the rest of Europe, Dover is a very important part of Kent. It's a town rich with…

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Tunbridge Wells

Try Something New in Tunbridge Wells

March 31st, 2016

Tunbridge Wells Adult Education Centre was opened in Monson Road in 1902 as a Technical Institute sponsored by the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. Alongside other Victorian and Edwardian public-buildings it is the only building in Kent of its age that…

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Maidstone

Made in Maidstone: Craft, Calligraphy and Computing

February 17th, 2016

Maidstone – the county town of the garden of England. Home to Mackenzie Crook, William Hazlitt and Sir Thomas Wyatt, also home to one of our busiest adult education centres. Built between 1561 and 1577 by Maidstone MP Nicholas Barham,…

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Folkestone

Folkestone: Get creative at The Cube

January 14th, 2016

The seaside town of Folkestone is located on the southern coastal edge of the North Downs and was an important harbour and shipping port for most of the 19th and 20th century. It is most famous for The Folkestone Leas and…

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Tonbridge

Try Something New in Tonbridge

December 23rd, 2015

Tonbridge: A town that has often stood in the shadow of its neighbouring Royal Tunbridge Wells. This bustling market town stands on the marshy river Medway and is home to many famous sites, including Tonbridge Castle and Gardens, The River…

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Broadstairs

Breezin’ down Broadstairs

November 10th, 2015

Lying 20 miles from both Dover and Canterbury is Broadstairs, a picturesque coastal town on the fringes of the Isle of Thanet. Compared to other decaying British seaside resorts, Broadstairs is thriving, and not just in the summer months. The town hosts events…

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Dartford Adult Education Centre

Dartford – Delights, Design and Diplomas

October 14th, 2015

When most people think Dartford, they think of the Dartford Crossing. Made up of two tunnels and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, the crossing carries as many as 160,000 vehicles a day making it a major part of London’s orbital…

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