Aug
5
Sat
Flogging a Dead Horse @ Herne Bay Hockey Club
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm

Workshops 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm — to book go to http/flogging-a-dead-horse-the-big-picture.eventbrite.com

Dates and times are subject to weather conditions and availability of artists
Help to create the UK’s largest painting on the astro turf of Herne Bay Hockey Club. Artist led workshops will help all age groups make a giant painting celebrating Herne Bay’s amazing DAWN HORSE. For more details contact info@beachcreative.org This is a FREE event but donations are gratefully accepted at Beach Creative. Workshops start on August 5th through to August 27th with The Grand opening on Monday August 28th at 11am.

Aug
21
Mon
Herne Bay Rocks – Band Heat 4 @ Hampton Inn
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks is a live music showcase and competition spanning 7 heats in 7 different local venues known for hosting regular live entertainment and featuring over 30 acts! The heats are followed by a final at the magnificent Kings Hall featuring the 3 highest scoring acts from throughout the week to compete in a ‘Playoff’ to win recording studio time, 100 CDs of their finished recording, a professional photo-shoot from a respected music industry photographer, and a live performance on the main stage finale event of Bayfest.
There are 2 categories: Full bands, and Acoustic, and every year the competition introduces us to a real mix of different genres that you may not get the chance to see in the Bay otherwise. There’s always some real talent and some surprises on offer, with previous winners going on to gain record contracts, supporting major named artists on tour, TV appearances, and winning prestigious BBC Music Awards. So to coin a phrase; see them here first!
All events including the final at the Kings Hall are free entry and family friendly, so there is no reason to not experience Herne Bay’s most popular and successful annual live music experience. Brought to you in partnership with the Kings Hall and Radio Cabin 94.6FM.
Aug
22
Tue
Herne Bay Rocks – Band Heat 5 @ Rodneys Sportsbar
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Finalists announced

Herne Bay Rocks is a live music showcase and competition spanning 7 heats in 7 different local venues known for hosting regular live entertainment and featuring over 30 acts! The heats are followed by a final at the magnificent Kings Hall featuring the 3 highest scoring acts from throughout the week to compete in a ‘Playoff’ to win recording studio time, 100 CDs of their finished recording, a professional photo-shoot from a respected music industry photographer, and a live performance on the main stage finale event of Bayfest.
There are 2 categories: Full bands, and Acoustic, and every year the competition introduces us to a real mix of different genres that you may not get the chance to see in the Bay otherwise. There’s always some real talent and some surprises on offer, with previous winners going on to gain record contracts, supporting major named artists on tour, TV appearances, and winning prestigious BBC Music Awards. So to coin a phrase; see them here first!
All events including the final at the Kings Hall are free entry and family friendly, so there is no reason to not experience Herne Bay’s most popular and successful annual live music experience. Brought to you in partnership with the Kings Hall and Radio Cabin 94.6FM.
Aug
23
Wed
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic Heat 1 @ The Four Fathoms
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic Heat 1 @ The Four Fathoms | England | United Kingdom

Herne Bay Rocks is a live music showcase and competition spanning 7 heats in 7 different local venues known for hosting regular live entertainment and featuring over 30 acts! The heats are followed by a final at the magnificent Kings Hall featuring the 3 highest scoring acts from throughout the week to compete in a ‘Playoff’ to win recording studio time, 100 CDs of their finished recording, a professional photo-shoot from a respected music industry photographer, and a live performance on the main stage finale event of Bayfest.

 There are 2 categories: Full bands, and Acoustic, and every year the competition introduces us to a real mix of different genres that you may not get the chance to see in the Bay otherwise. There’s always some real talent and some surprises on offer, with previous winners going on to gain record contracts, supporting major named artists on tour, TV appearances, and winning prestigious BBC Music Awards. So to coin a phrase; see them here first!
All events including the final at the Kings Hall are free entry and family friendly, so there is no reason to not experience Herne Bay’s most popular and successful annual live music experience. Brought to you in partnership with the Kings Hall and Radio Cabin 94.6FM.
Aug
24
Thu
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic Heat 2 @ Heron Angling Society
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic Heat 2 @ Heron Angling Society | England | United Kingdom

Winner announced

Herne Bay Rocks is a live music showcase and competition spanning 7 heats in 7 different local venues known for hosting regular live entertainment and featuring over 30 acts! The heats are followed by a final at the magnificent Kings Hall featuring the 3 highest scoring acts from throughout the week to compete in a ‘Playoff’ to win recording studio time, 100 CDs of their finished recording, a professional photo-shoot from a respected music industry photographer, and a live performance on the main stage finale event of Bayfest.

 There are 2 categories: Full bands, and Acoustic, and every year the competition introduces us to a real mix of different genres that you may not get the chance to see in the Bay otherwise. There’s always some real talent and some surprises on offer, with previous winners going on to gain record contracts, supporting major named artists on tour, TV appearances, and winning prestigious BBC Music Awards. So to coin a phrase; see them here first!
All events including the final at the Kings Hall are free entry and family friendly, so there is no reason to not experience Herne Bay’s most popular and successful annual live music experience. Brought to you in partnership with the Kings Hall and Radio Cabin 94.6FM.
Aug
25
Fri
Herne Bay Rocks Band Final @ The Kings Hall
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks Band Final @ The Kings Hall | England | United Kingdom

Final!

Herne Bay Rocks is a live music showcase and competition spanning 7 heats in 7 different local venues known for hosting regular live entertainment and featuring over 30 acts! The heats are followed by a final at the magnificent Kings Hall featuring the 3 highest scoring acts from throughout the week to compete in a ‘Playoff’ to win recording studio time, 100 CDs of their finished recording, a professional photo-shoot from a respected music industry photographer, and a live performance on the main stage finale event of Bayfest.

 There are 2 categories: Full bands, and Acoustic, and every year the competition introduces us to a real mix of different genres that you may not get the chance to see in the Bay otherwise. There’s always some real talent and some surprises on offer, with previous winners going on to gain record contracts, supporting major named artists on tour, TV appearances, and winning prestigious BBC Music Awards. So to coin a phrase; see them here first!
All events including the final at the Kings Hall are free entry and family friendly, so there is no reason to not experience Herne Bay’s most popular and successful annual live music experience. Brought to you in partnership with the Kings Hall and Radio Cabin 94.6FM.
Aug
26
Sat
Herne Bay Rocks Main Stage Finale @ Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 26 @ 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks Main Stage Finale @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
Rounding off what promises to be over a week of fantastic live music Herne Bay Rocks is proud to present this year’s main stage finale event featuring live entertainment from 12noon until 9.30pm.
The music on offer will be a great mix of up and coming local bands and dance performances from local dance groups, and featuring both the acoustic and full band winners of the Herne Bay Rocks competition which takes place throughout the weeks leading up to the main stage event. We are also proud to present this year’s headline act ‘Hussy’, without a doubt one of the UK’s finest contemporary cover bands, with a wealth of experience having performed at places such as the Millennium Stadium to the Formula 1 Bahrain, and featuring musicians that have collaborated with several major artists. They will be storming through a set of your favourite festival anthems from 8pm before the night is closed with a spectacular fireworks display over the sea!
Herne Bay Rocks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/
Herne Bay Rocks Website: www.hernebayrocks.co.uk
Festival Fireworks @ Neptune's Arm
Aug 26 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Aug
27
Sun
Model Boat Regatta @ Memorial Park
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Check actual times with organisers.

A day of radio controlled model boats sailing on the Memorial Park Lake with boats from Clubs from all over Kent.

Weather permitting!

Crab catching competition @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 27 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Crab catching off Herne Bay Pier — come early to register

Aug
28
Mon
Herne Bay’s Got Talent @ Herne Bay Pier Stage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you have the voice of an angel? Can you dance like J-Lo? Or are you the next Michael Macintyre? Whatever your talent, if it is entertaining, we want to see it! Enter the annual Herne Bay talent show. For the first time ever the event is being broadcast live on Herne Bay’s very own Radio Station. With a whole afternoon of singing, dancing, comedy, magic and music- it’s the one event you won’t want to miss