THE EVENT 2018-06-05T22:07:10+00:00




A family music event held on Bearsted Village Green. Great Music, Great Company, Good Beer and much more. Make a picnic, bring it down to the green, pick your spot to sit back and relax and be entertained. This year our one-day festival includes two stages, a Kids Zone,  Circus, Tipi Beer Tent and free face painting.

Music On The Green 2018 line up…


Music On The Green 2017 included…


Amazing Music  – Such as:


The Mofos are a highly experienced Maidstone-Based 3-piece Rock covers band, established in 1999 and come highly recommended.

The band adopt a highly adaptive approach to recreating tracks close to the originals and are available for hire for an assortment of events including pubs, clubs, weddings, parties, corporate events, student balls etc.

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The Kick-Backs are a six piece contemporary covers band, comprised of two female vocalists, guitar, keyboards, bass and drums. Our set list covers a wide variety of well known artists from genres of pop, rock, soul and funk. We cover contemporary, modern pop, soul, funk, motown and a handful of rock songs.

The Kick-Backs
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Jason Allen


Recently voted Best Male Singer at the National Entertainment Awards, Jason Allen is fast becoming one of the finest and most talked about singers in the UK. His debut single, I Close My Eyes, reached No1 on the ITunes jazz chart.

His tribute to The Great American Songbook includes some of the greatest swing songs ever written, performed by some of the worlds biggest  stars including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr and modern favourites Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum & Robbie Williams.

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Rosie Pennie

Rosie Pennie is a 20 year old singer/songwriter.

 ​Raised in a musical family she experienced an eclectic melange of musical influences, including jazz, soul and rock, which is now reflected in her songwriting.

 Rosie has a unique voice, and her love of a good melody sets her apart from many of her contemporaries.

Fronting her dynamic band comprising Isaac Truzzi Franconi (Keys), Samee Goosani (Guitar), Adam Thomas (Bass) and Oliver Dyer (Drums) – she has played many iconic venues such as The Hard Rock Cafe, The Pheasantry and The O2 Academy Islington.

 Her distinctive soulful voice and passionate performance serves to define her as an artist who demands to be heard.

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Old School Samba

Old School Samba is a friendly and enthusiastic samba band formed in 2014 and based at The Old School Hall in East Farleigh, Kent.

We are an amazing group of very friendly people and would love to share the vibrant infectious sounds of Samba with you

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REYES are a modern, up-to-date, 4 piece band covering songs by:

Kasabian, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Miles Kane, James Bay, Mumford & Sons, Stereophonics, Foo Fighters, Oasis, as well mastering classic bands like The Kinks, The Beatles and many more

With REYES playing regular gigs all over the UK and Europe for Private and Corporate clients such as the BBC. REYES create a live atmosphere and energy that is rarely seen or matched by other covers bands

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Fred Clark

Fred Clark is an exciting acoustic singer/songwriter from Maidstone, Kent who performs with incredible energy and writes with an upbeat, vibrant style.

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Vocademy Singing Classed for 7-18 year olds are all about building confidence, having fun and learning great vocal and performance techniques.

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Mandy Ellen Performing Arts

Mandy Ellen Performing Arts has been established for over 20 years. With classes available in dancing, singing and acting for ages 3 to 63

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Amazing Food & Drink  – Such as:


Vintage icecream and beverage vendors

The Tipi Bar Company

The Tipi Bar Company supplied by The Gardens Yalding and Holmsted Events offer the perfect addition to any wedding, event or festival. Stunning tipis providing unique space for people to enjoy themselves whatever the weather. Equipped with a licensed and fully stocked rustic bar, it is the perfect solution for any occasion

The Hog Shed

You gotta love a Hog Roast..and we have a great one coming! Here’s all about their offering…My mouth is watering!
“Tender slow roasted hog served in a soft baguette with sage and onion stuffing and bramley apple sauce, bbq pulled pork served in a soft baguette with homemade red cabbage coleslaw, 6oz British steak mince burgers seasoned with cracked pepper served with cheese, onions and rocket leaves in a delicious brioche bun, our famous ‘Piggyback’ burger – a 6oz steak mince burger topped with smokey bbq pulled pork and onions and served in a brioche bun, skin-on fries and a wide selection of hot and cold drinks.

An Amazing Time:

We had a fantastic day. Thank you so much to all of the organisers x


 brilliant!!! What a lovely day we had xxx


Just left after a fabulous afternoon and early evening. Thank you for organising the event. Very different to the first ones we attended when people walked round getting donations.


Great day! Can’t wait until next year,


Music on the Green proves a sell out success

The Downs Mail

We all had an amazing time and well done to you!! Not an easy event to organise but as far as we are concerned it was a brilliant day and can’t wait til next year!! Thank you and the rest of your helpers,


A fabulous event, well done to everyone involved x


Great event – obviously lots of hard work behind the scenes. Really good atmosphere with people of all ages. Definitely want a ticket for next year. Well done.


By far the best Music on the Green that we’ve been to. The music and atmosphere were excellent and the catering was fab. We are so looking forward to next year


Wow, what an absolutely amazing day. Thank you Ruth, Jo, Craig and Will for all your hard work, you should be so very proud, you totally nailed it – very much looking forward to next yea


We had a thoroughly good time today at MOTG. Loved our Handmade Bunting thank you Joanne it looked fab on our Gazebo. Great variety of music, we danced and the children enjoyed the ice cream, sweetie stalls, etc. All felt very Safe too.


So happy this is back on the Bearsted calendar – amazing job done by everyone involved ……. Catered to all ages – brilliant just brilliant


Well done!!! All very civilised and a great time had by all. Good work. Look forward to the next one!


Circus Sensible

Circus Sensible will be putting on 3 shows for the little ones with circus skills being taught in between shows too! Again, all included in your ticket cost!

Campervan Photobooth

We have an awesome camper van coming to take those all important photos in a booth setting. What better way to recall your day after the event complete with your face painted? Be sure to schedule in a little time to pay them a visit. Here’s what they have to say:-
“A stunning VW camper van which has been lovingly restored and modified into a quirky and fun photo booth by The Gardens Yalding. A great way to add that something special to any event, it looks great both on the outside and the inside too. It’s completely self contained and takes up very little space – the perfect accessory to make your event one to remember. Available to hire for festivals, weddings, parties and corporate events – in fact any event!”
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We are delighted to welcome back Dazzling Designs Face & Body Art this year. We know Emma and her team were totally inundated last year.
Face painting is included in your entry fee – it is very popular so all we ask is wait patiently and feel free to make an additional charitable donation if you wish.
Pictures courtesy of some of our 2016 attendees.