The Friars - Aylesford

- encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

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Forthcoming events:
Christmas Fayre - 29-30 November 10am-4pm
Free skating rink, bouncy castle, entertainment, gifts, refreshments.
Adults £3, children £1

A Midwinter Concert by MAOS - 6 December. 7.30pm Relic Chapel
An evening of songs from the shows and seasonal music. Tickets £8 to include refreshments. Book via Reception.

Light Up A Life - 7 December 4.30pm Shrine
HOKH Candlelight Procession and Service of Remembrance

Carols by Candlelight - 12 December. 7.15pm Relic Chapel
Annual carol concert. £3 adults only. Pay on door.

Welcome to The Friars

Set in the heart of Kent, England, The Friars - Aylesford Priory - is an ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites dating back to the 13th Century. Over the centuries and now today The Friars has become for thousands of visitors

  • a place of peace
  • a community of prayer
  • an experience of God
  • a centre of welcome
  • a venue for gathering
  • a work of art

Winter Newsletter
out now


Farmers' Market here every third Sunday of the month

The Bookshop and Coffee Shop will be closed from Monday 1st December 2014
until Saturday 28th February 2015














The Friars, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX
Tel: 01622 717272 Fax: 01622 715575 Email: contact
Please note that dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the grounds of the Priory

The Friars Aylesford (Limited by Guarantee. Incorporated 1997. Registered in England No. 3487590. Charity No. 1068518. Registered office, The Friars, Aylesford, Kent. ME20 7BX. England.