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 know.
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:
Private event - Sunday 16th April - field will be closed until 1.30pm
Coronation Event - Monday 8th May 2023
Marden Motor Show - Saturday 27th May 2023
Rude Mechanicals - Friday 23rd June 2023 Exclusive use from 5pm
Hazlitt Theatre (outdoor production) - Tuesday 15th August - time tbc
Photos of the field and events held are at the bottom of the page