The Friars - Aylesford

- encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

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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
















Autumn Newsletter

Events coming up

Saturday 9 Sept
South East New Dawn Day of Renewal
9am-5pm. Mass 4.15pm

Sunday 10 Sept
Gatehouse Open Day

Kent's Classic Car Show

Wednesday 13 Sept
Evening talk - Living as a Disciple. 6.30 - 9pm

Sunday 17 Sept
Polish Scout & Guides Pilgrimage
11.30am Rosary, 12 noon Mass, 2pm Games & activities

Wednesday 20 Sept
Evening talk - How do we Serve? 6.30 - 9pm

Wednesday 27 Sept
Evening talk - What does Humility mean? 6.30 - 9pm

Fri 29 Sept
Archbishop's Day for Religious
10am - 4pm

Sunday 1 Oct
Little Flower Society St Therese Pilgrimage
12 noon Gathering Service & blessing of prayer banner, 2.15pm Blessing of Roses, 3pm Mass. Exhibition of Mission's work


Farmers' Market here every third Sunday of the month








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.