Coffee Shop Art Trail @ Participating Herne Bay Cafes, Tearooms and Coffee Shops
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Coffee Shop Art Trail @ Participating Herne Bay Cafes, Tearooms and Coffee Shops | Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
On all through August at participating venues A map of all coffee shops taking part will be available to the public and each café participating will display work from individual members of the Made in Herne Bay group. They will include prints, photographs, ceramics, jewellery, paintings, textiles and enamel art. Opening times as per individual venues.
Rotary Treasure Hunt Challenge @ Various across Herne Bay locations
Aug 1 – Aug 26 all-day
Rotary Treasure Hunt Challenge @ Various across Herne Bay locations | Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Collect your FREE entry form for each weeks event and hope to win the £25 weekly prize. Forms are available from — The Whitehouse on Herne Bay Pier Makcari’s in the Bandstand Kids Corner 98 Mortimer Street Beach Creative  in Beach Street Herne Bay Seaside Museum in William street The Kings Hall.
Eaten Fish @ Beach Creative
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm
Eaten Fish @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Beach Creative is closed on Mondays. Cartoonists around the world have been drawing fish in support of refugee cartoonists #EatenFish. This exhibition features some of the drawings, many by cartoonists attending this years Herne Bay Cartoonist festival
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm
End of the Pier Show - Exhibition @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Once again the professional cartoonists will be exhibiting new work at Beach Creative Galleries as part of our annual celebration of the art of cartooning. Our theme this year is “The End of the Pier Show”. https://www.facebook.com/HBCartoonFest https://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest  
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm
Exhibition of Martin Rowson Cartoons @ Bay Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
https://www.facebook.com/HBCartoonFest https://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest
Sole People @ Studd Hill Slopes
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm
Sole People @ Studd Hill Slopes | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Studd Hill Slope, Studd Hill, Herne Bay, CT6 8EH, United Kingdom An Outdoor Installation on the slope of Studd Hill, on the Oyster bay Trail between Herne Bay and Whitstable. Sole People are created from beachcombed shoes mostly found on the Studd Hill/Hampton stretch of beach. Where have they come from, how far have they travelled, what are their stories? you decide Twitter & Instagram @flotsamweave #solepeople #hernebayfestival https://www.facebook.com/ShoreisaLoadofRubbish/ https://shoreisaloadofrubbish.blogspot.co.uk/
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Balloon Modelling Practical Show with Pip the Clown @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Balloon Modelling Practical Show for Children 5+ with Pip the Magic Clown at Beach Creative 10am Free entry.
Craft activity @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
10:00 am
    Drop in anytime today between 10am and 3.30pm and make your very own Pirate face mask! £1 per child.  
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Morning Printing Workshop @ Studio | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
  A creative fun experience learning how to print using Herne Bay as inspiration. Using cyanotypes, solar printing, relief and collage techniques everyone can make a unique print to take home.
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday Afternoon Printing Workshop @ Studio | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
  A creative fun experience learning how to print using Herne Bay as inspiration. Using cyanotypes, solar printing, relief and collage techniques everyone can make a unique print to take home.
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sweet Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol Ltd | England | United Kingdom
9:00 am
  Kick start your day & enjoy a FREE piece of cake (hand selected from a local business source) & tea or coffee with ANY purchase. Get the inspiration for cake making, gift ideas for birthdays & special occasions. https://www.facebook.com/sweetsolshop https://www.twitter.com/sweetsweetsol sweetsolshop@gmail.com http://sweetsol.co.uk
Storytelling! @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
  Come along today for our Friday morning summer holiday storytelling! Today we will be reading a pirate story, with a craft to follow! This is a free event but due to limited seating PLEASE book your places! This activity is for children aged 3 – 6 years old.  
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Curb Pilots - Theater in the Park @ Theater in the Park | England | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
  Curb Pilots – A SKA…tastic night! The Curb Pilots are an exciting mix of two-tone ska and reggae. Formed in 2014 they have forged a huge fan base due to their unwavering dedication to the genre. A powerful mix of melodic vocals, driving guitar, retro keyboards and ska horn section featuring original material and songs by The Specials, Madness, The Beat, UB40 Hot food vendor and licenced bar on site Box Office – 01227 373292 www.strodepark.org.uk/index.php/tip/  https://www.facebook.com/StrodeParkFoundation/ https://www.facebook.com/events/669897696532617/
Flogging a Dead Horse @ Herne Bay Hockey Club
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm
Flogging a Dead Horse @ Herne Bay Hockey Club | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
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 … Read More
Cartoon Workshop @ Beach Creative
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cartoon Workshop @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
This is a free event where pre-booking is essential.  Please contact the organisers. https://www.facebook.com/HBCartoonFesthttps://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest https://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest  
Rowson on Rowson @ The Kings Hall
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Rowson on Rowson @ The Kings Hall | England | United Kingdom
3:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/HBCartoonFest https://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Reggae Evening On The Pier @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
5:30 pm
Live music from the wonderful Ben Russell and The Charmers. Authentic food available on the night. Fancy dress is optional but there will be a prize for the best dressed on the evening. BEN RUSSELL AND THE CHARMERS are one of the most respected, feel good, reggae bands in South East England, renowned for their unique and vibrant earthy sounds, a blended style of where European and Australasian reggae meet. Front man Ben Russell, is on a musical mission to … Read More
Cartooning Live @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cartooning Live @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
Cartooning Live returns to Herne Bay for the fifth year. This very popular annual event will take place on Herne Bay Pier this year. We are welcoming back the professional cartoonists who love to show how they create amazing artwork and draw unique caricatures for you. https://www.facebook.com/HBCartoonFest https://twitter.com/hbcartoonfest
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Beach Creative Writer in Residence Launch Event @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
    Beach Creative is pleased to welcome Nicky Thompson as their Writer in Residence for a month of Creative Writing. Join us at our Free launch event to share poems about the seaside, bring along a poem to read aloud, either one you’ve written, or one you love, or come along just to listen.   https://www.facebook.com/events/290787234699980 https://www.facebook.com/pebblepoetry/ nicky@pebblepoetry.co.uk http://www.beachcreative.org/
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Beach Walk & Cyanotype Workshop @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
£5 per person, £18 family group of four.   Join Beach Creative for a walk along Studd Hill beach to the vegetated beach, collecting leaves, flowers, feathers etc. on the way back to Hampton Green to create lovely Cyanotype Prints.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1884125968537031 karen@beachcreative.org http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Waterworks Writing for Well-Being Workshop @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
6:30 pm
£12 per session, £30 for all 3 sessions. Concessions available   Part of the Beach Creative Writer in Residence programme, Nicky Thompson is offering this 3 week writing for well-being course by giving you a safe, non-judgmental space to express yourself and develop self-awareness. No writing experience necessary. the other two sessions are Monday 14 Aug 2017 – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Monday 21 Aug 2017 – 6.30pm to 8.30pm ​   https://www.facebook.com/events/311274512635020 https://www.facebook.com/pebblepoetry/ nicky@pebblepoetry.co.uk http://www.beachcreative.org
Seaside Inspirations – Creative Writing @ Beach Creative (Check with organisers)
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seaside Inspirations - Creative Writing @ Beach Creative (Check with organisers) | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
£12 per session or £30 for all three, concessions available. These workshops are part of the Beach Creative Writer in Residence programme. Please note location to be confirmed – we may move one of them to the beach. Join Pebble Poetry for creative writing sessions designed to spark new ideas and creativity in your writing. The focus is on fun, informal writing to generate new ideas, using our wonderful seaside as inspiration. No writing experience necessary.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1923744601191851 https://www.facebook.com/pebblepoetry/ http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Beach Inspired Necklaces @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
Come and make a beach inspired necklace which would make a lovely treat for yourself or a wonderful gift.  Using soft summery colours and featuring gorgeous pearls, shells and semi-precious gemstones this multi layered necklace is surprisingly easy to make. http://facebook.com/makesomejewellery https://www.instagram.com/makesomejewellery/
Craft activity! @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Craft activity! @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Drop in anytimebetween 10am and 3.30pm and make a bouncing octopus! This activity is for children aged 3 – 8 years old. £1 per activity, per child.  
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Morning Printing Workshop @ Studio | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
  A creative fun experience learning how to print using Herne Bay as inspiration. Using cyanotypes, solar printing, relief and collage techniques everyone can make a unique print to take home.
Pirates and mermaids @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pirates and mermaids @ The Seaside Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Story time and Craft at the Seaside Museum – Make wooden spoon pirates and mermaids
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday Afternoon Printing Workshop @ Studio | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
  A creative fun experience learning how to print using Herne Bay as inspiration. Using cyanotypes, solar printing, relief and collage techniques everyone can make a unique print to take home.
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
3:30 pm
The Magic Show with Pip the Magic Clown at Pier entrance at 3.30pm.
Pavement Art Competition @ Herne Bay Pier Entrance
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pavement Art Competition @ Herne Bay Pier Entrance | England | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
Pavement Art Competition at Pier Entrance Register at 5pm create at 6pm
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Natures Paint Brushes & Paints @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
£3 per person/ £10 family group of 4, must include one adult. Have fun making and using paint brushes from twigs and feathers to use with vegetable, berry & soil paints and inks. Family Session.   https://www.facebook.com/events/672701082925792 karen@beachcreative.org http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 10 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Dress up in Victorian costumes @ The Seaside Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:30 am
Dress up in Victorian costumes at the Seaside Museum
Storytelling! @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Storytelling! @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
  Come along to our summer holiday Friday storytelling! Today we will be reading ‘Message in a Bottle’ by Matt Hunt! There will also be a craft activity to follow. This event is for children aged 3 – 6 years. This is a free event but due to limited space PLEASE book your seats!
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Rossetti’s in Kent @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Pre-booking essential.  Please contact the organisers.   A talk by Valerie Martin about the many connections, the Rossetti family had with Kent, including Dante Gabriels’ association with Herne Bay and his sister Christina who visited several times. https://www.facebook.com/events/422837921447874 info@beachcreative.org http://www.beachcreative.org
Ben Russell on the Pier @ Herne Bay Pier Stage
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Ben Russell on the Pier @ Herne Bay Pier Stage | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Seaside Sessions –Ben Russell on the Pier 7.30pm –blues/reggae and current chart covers Entrance fee £3
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Historical Records Society History Day @ Heritage Centre | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Historical records society history day at the Heritage Centre 81 Central Parade – Costumed History Walk-Carnivals past exhibition- Bring your old carnival photos
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sea Monsters and Mermaids @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
£5 per person or £18 for a family of four (children must be accompanied by an adult).   Part of the Beach Creative Writer in Residence programme, a story writing and art workshop for families. Join Pebble Poetry to explore the wonders of mythical sea creatures, and make your own book to take home. (children must be accompanied by an adult).   https://www.facebook.com/events/1825174724399901 https://www.facebook.com/pebblepoetry/ nicky@pebblepoetry.co.uk http://www.beachcreative.org
Local Smuggling Tales @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Local Smuggling Tales @ The Seaside Museum | England | United Kingdom
2:30 pm
Local Smuggling Tales with Storyteller Rob Masters Family activity at the Seaside Museum. Take part in a story about smugglers and smuggling.
Herne Bay Carnival @ Route through Herne Bay
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
Further details from organiser’s website at http://www.hernebaycarnival.weebly.com
Carnival Fireworks @ Neptune's Arm
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Carnival Fireworks @ Neptune's Arm | Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
The Carnival Fireworks Display
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Small Business Showcase & Picnic on the Plaza @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Showcasing some of Herne Bay’s best small businesses in a family friendly market style setting, complete with entertainment and hopefully lots of summer sunshine. Enjoy a drink or a snack at The Clock Tower and browse through an exciting range of arts and crafts, food and other great products. Music and Dance Performances Lily The Cocktail Campervan Local Arts and Craft Businesses https://www.facebook.com/events/115594819031306/   Plus … A great free day of events to raise money for the charity Reverse Rett … Read More

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