What's on?


The Sinden is a 290 seated venue located within the grounds of Homewood School in the heart of the Weald.
Opened in 2004, the venue is named after its patron, actor and former local resident, the late Sir Donald Sinden CBE.

As well as hosting regular school productions The Sinden provides a wide diversity of entertainment for the area, from standup comedy to drama and music. Artistes who have appeared here include Steven Berkoff, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bowjangles, the Reduced Shakespeare Company, The Fureys & Davey Arthur, Sunny Ormonde and of course Sir Donald Sinden.

The Sinden presents a wide variety of shows distributed throughout the year mingled between the vast array of private bookings for local Stage schools, Dance academies and Drama groups.

Whats On Brochure Spring/Summer 2023

Upcoming Shows:

  • Saturday 10th June 2:00pm

    Top Secret is fun and entertaining for the whole family to enjoy along with inspiring and educating every young budding magician and scientist.

  • Saturday 17th June 2:30pm to 7:15pm

    Rye Dance Centre Presents: Light & Magic

  • Friday 8th September 7:30pm to Saturday 9th September 7:30pm

    Some people just wish they lived in another era, the era of classic rock!
    Anthems of Rock takes you back to the heyday of 80’s rock. Telling the story of how 3 men born in the 90’s grew up listening to what they define as ‘real music’ and have to come to terms with the fact that not only were they born too late to experience it but the music industry has moved on; or has it?

  • Thursday 21st September 7:30pm

    The Award Winning tribute to the UK's biggest selling singles artist of the 1980's - WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN'- THE SHAKIN' STEVENS STORY is a nostalgic celebration, jam packed with feel-good Rock 'n' Roll!

  • Saturday 7th October 2:30pm to 7:30pm

    For one day only, Curtain Up! returns to The Sinden Theatre with a night of show-stopping hits from your favourite musicals, showcasing unforgettable performances and celebrating the very best of musical theatre.

  • Saturday 21st October 7:30pm

    Top vocalist Sue Caroline presents The Timeless Songs of Barbra Streisand, featuring a live band, creating a stunning and captivating showcase of one of the most iconic singers of our time.

  • Friday 27th October 7:30pm

    A two-hour uplifting show to celebrate the music of three icons of Rock n Roll

    Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, & Elvis Presley.

  • Thursday 2nd November 7:30pm to Sunday 5th November 7:30pm

    For the third consecutive year join The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

  • Saturday 11th November 7:30pm

    After a sell-out show last year, the Tennessee Country Christmas is returning to Celebrate the festive Season here at the Sinden.

  • Thursday 14th December 10:30am to Sunday 31st December 3:00pm

    Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect from a Tenterden Pantomime, Cinderella features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses.

    Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming. The clock is ticking, so book your tickets now to get the best seats in the house!