Please note that Southons Field will be closed every year on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Marden Parish Council owns Southons Field and is responsible for its upkeep and can be hired out by Marden village organisations or residents and all requests should be put in writing to the Parish Office - final decision is at the discretion of the Parish Council.
The Community Warden has put together a lot of games equipment which is stored at Southons Field and if your organisation, or family, is interested in borrowing these for events/games on the field please let the Parish Office or the Community Warden know. The Warden can be contacted on 07969 584179.
The field is covered by a Premises Licence on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 2pm and 10pm for the playing of music, plays, dance and the selling of alcohol. For further information please contact the Parish Office.
The access is via the driveway off of Maidstone Road (pedestrian only) vehicles are not allowed on the field without prior authorisation from the Parish Council.
The access gate will be locked during the hours of darkness as follows:
April to August 7am to 8pm
September to October 7am to 7pm
November to January 8am to 4pm
February and March 8am to 6pm (or dusk if earlier)
EVENTS TO BE HELD AND OTHER USAGE OF THE FIELD LISTED BELOW:
Marden Motor Show - Saturday 28th May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Lighting of Beacon - Thursday 2nd June 2022 (evening)
Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Celebration - Saturday 4th June 2022
Rude Mechanicals - 15th June 2022
Wedding set up - Friday 1st July 2022
Wedding reception (field closed) - Saturday 2nd July 2022
Wedding clear up - Sunday 3rd July 2022
Marden Festival - 27th August 2022
Photos of the field and events held are at the bottom of the page