The Friars - Aylesford

- encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

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Christmas Fayre Saturday & Sunday 25th & 26th November

Seasonal entertainment, Polar Express Train, Ice Rink, Craft & Gift Stalls

Entry £4.50 adults, children under 12 free

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

2018 Retreat Programme

Events coming up

Saturday 21st October
Wellbeing Day Retreat

Wenesday 1st November
All Saints
Masses 7.30am & 12 noon

Thursday 2nd November
All Souls
Masses 7.30am & 12 noon

Saturday 4th - Sunday 19th November
Woodturners Exhibition

Saturday 11th November
St Teresa of Avila Day Retreat

Farmers' Market here every third Sunday of the month


Please note: From Monday 30th October the Shop and Tearooms will be closing at 3.30pm












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.