Most events in Downswood happen at the Community Centre, but this is certainly not always the case and things often go on slightly further afield.
If you have something of interest to the community, please let us know.
Rev David Bond is the main point of contact for weddings, baptisms and funerals - he can be contacted on 01622 202239. The church would also like to recruit new bell ringers - if you would like to learn this fascinating skill and keep this centuries-old tradition alive, please let the Church know.
The WI offers women the opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills and campaign on wide-ranging issues. Visitors always welcome. -meetings are held at 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. on the second Thursday in each month (apart from August) at Madginford Hall, Egremont Road, Bearsted. For more information call 01622 738455.
Downswood FC is our local football club. They have recently won the ‘Tournament of Kent’ which is the largest 11-a-side tournament held in Kent and is widely recognised. Congratulations to all the team!
Otham Bridge Club is a small but friendly Bridge Club meeting every Thursday evening at 7.30pm in Otham Village Hall. New members are welcome - even if you’ve never played before and are interested in trying it out for the first time. For further information please call 738218.
The Len Valley Angling and Preservation Society maintain the Mallards Pond. Please view their website, www.lvaps.co.uk gives further information about who to contact for fishing or to report a problem.