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.
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/
Flogging a Dead Horse @ Herne Bay Hockey Club
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – Aug 28 @ 2:00 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
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 10:30 pm
Model of proposed kinetic sculpture for Neptune's Arm @ Herne Bay Pier Village | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Come along to Herne Bay Pier and see a working scale-model of the Heron installation proposed for Neptune’s Arm.
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm
Herne Bay Art Group Summer Exhibition @ Baptist Church | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Herne Bay Art Group Summer Exhibition at Baptist Church An annual exhibition is held during the Herne Bay Festival week at the Baptist Church in the High Street, for which members can submit up to 4 paintings. A hanging fee is charged and commission of 10% is taken for all artworks sold. A judge is appointed to assess the paintings, with cups and certificates awarded to the winners in each category.
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm
Watercolourist Exhibition by Bob Male @ Bay Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
At Bay Art Gallery an exhibition of Watercolourist by Bob Male until August 27th
Aug 21 @ 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.   https://www.facebook.com/events/311274512635020 https://www.facebook.com/pebblepoetry/ nicky@pebblepoetry.co.uk http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Band Heat 4 @ Hampton Inn | England | United Kingdom
7:00 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 … Read More
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm
Chris Millbank presents Original Prints @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
At Beach Creative Chris Millbank presents Original Prints of well-known artists  until August 27th
Seaside Inspirations – Creative Writing @ Beach Creative (Check with organisers)
Aug 22 @ 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 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Punch and Judy with Pip the Clown @ The Seaside Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
  https://www.facebook.com/seasidemuseumhernebay
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Band Heat 5 @ Rodneys Sportsbar | England | United Kingdom
7:00 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 … Read More
Balloon Modelling @ Beach Creative
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Balloon Modelling @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Balloon Modelling Practical Show Beach Creative – Balloon Modelling Practical Show for Children 5+ with Pip The Magic Clown 10am Free entry
Aug 23 @ 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.
Story time and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story time and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
11:00 am
  Clay printing https://www.facebook.com/seasidemuseumhernebay
Aug 23 @ 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 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic Heat 1 @ The Four Fathoms | England | United Kingdom
7:00 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 … Read More
Lotions & Potions @ Beach Creative
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lotions & Potions @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
Family session £3 per person/ £10 family group of 4, must include one adult. Come and learn about the lore, history & uses of some of the Beach Creative garden plants and how to make lotions, potions, creams, herb teas etc.…participants get to make a small soap and pot of cream to take home. Family session.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1716048435368295 karen@beachcreative.org http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
'Mr Punch' puppet making workshop @ The Seaside Museum | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
  ‘Mr Punch’ puppet making workshop at the Seaside Museum Part 2 Make Mr Punch Children must be accompanied by an adult https://www.facebook.com/seasidemuseumhernebay info@theseasidemuseumhernebay.org http://theseasidemuseumhernebay.org/
Lotions & Potions @ Beach Creative
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Lotions & Potions @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
  Come and learn about the lore, history & uses of some of the Beach Creative garden plants and how to make lotions, potions, creams, herb teas etc.…participants get to make a small soap and pot of cream to take home. Family session.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1716048435368295 karen@beachcreative.org http://www.beachcreative.org
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic Heat 2 @ Heron Angling Society | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
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 … Read More
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
There is a pig up my nose - Storytelling @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
This event is free but PLEASE book your places by phoning: 01227 373 802 or emailing: abundleofbooks@yahoo.co.uk Come along today to our Friday morning Summer Holiday storytelling! Today we will be reading ‘There’s A Pig Up My Nose!’ by John Dougherty, all about a little girl called Natalie who wakes up one morning to find she has a pig up her nose! Can she and her class come up with a solution to get the pig out? There will also … Read More
Just Earrings Workshop @ Beach Creative
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Just Earrings Workshop @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
Do you have difficulty finding earrings you can wear due to allergies? If so, this is the workshop for you. Not only will you learn how to make 3 styles of earrings which you can customise to suit any occasion but by learning these techniques you will also be able to change most earrings to ones which you can wear. Would you like to know how? Join us for this fun evening and you will be amazed at just how … Read More
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks Band Final @ The Kings Hall | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
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 … Read More
National Coastwatch Station Open Day @ Herne Bay National Coastwatch Station
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
National Coastwatch Station Open Day @ Herne Bay National Coastwatch Station | England | United Kingdom
9:00 am
Visit us on Saturday 26th of August for a fascinating insight into the important and vital work undertaken by the Coastwatch volunteers. The station is situated along Herne Bay sea front in the direction of Reculver Towers just past Kings Hall and the Herne Bay Yacht Club. There is a flag pole with the NCI flag flying when the station is open. Access to the station for visitors and watchkeepers is via a steep slope or steps. The idea of … Read More
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Sweet Sol Story Time @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
Booking required. *£5 + Sweets + Drink £10 + Sol Surprise™  Andrea from A Bundle of Books will be reading this months exciting story, with props! This is a really fun story time. Book your place now or see if we have spaces on the day. We’ve got everything you need,sweets, drinks and something to do! Check out www.facebook.com/sweetsolshop “events” for further info 🙂 £5 + Sweets + Drink £10 + Sol Surprise™ http://sweetsol.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/sweetsolshop/   Check out www.facebook.com/sweetsolshop “events” … Read More
Aug 26 @ 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks Main Stage Finale @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
12:30 pm
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 … Read More
Model Boat Regatta @ Memorial Park
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Model Boat Regatta @ Memorial Park | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
  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!
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Seaside Slam & Mini Lit Fest @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
  Neanderthal Bard and Connor Sansby – Word Stuff have come together with Beach Creative to bring you a Seaside Slam and Mini-LitFest. FREE Workshops begin at 11am and are suitable for ages 13+ The Hero’s Journey – An introduction to plots Often the hardest part of writing is making sure your story flows, instead of meandering through a series of disconnected scenes. This workshop is designed to demonstrate the role of plot structures as well as familiarising yourself with … Read More
Aug 27 @ 11:15 am – 8:30 pm
Kent Tribute Festival @ Strode Park | England | United Kingdom
11:15 am
Gates open 11.15am. Finish Time 8.30pm. NO parking on site. Good transport links nearby. Limited on street parking nearby. The UK’s top tribute bands and artists come to Herne Bay for one day only on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th August for the Kent Tribute Festival. Tributes to Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston, Michael Buble, Queen, Bon Jovi, UB40, The Beautiful South, and Gary Barlow will take to the main stage for this all-day trib-fest extravaganza.  With licensed bars and food court … Read More
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Demelza at the Bandstand @ The Bandstand | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
A free charity concert and auction to raise funds for Demelza childrens hospice. This will include about 7 different musical and dance acts followed by an auction. there will also be charity stalls a raffle and tombola.
Aug 27 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Crab catching competition @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
3:15 pm
Crab catching off Herne Bay Pier — come early to register
Aug 28 – Aug 31 all-day
Other Horses of Different Colours @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
12:00 am
Tues – Sat 10-4, Sun 10-1, Mondays closed. An exhibition examining the horse and its evolution and interactions with humans. The history of the horse from the earliest named horse fossil found in the Studd Hill cliffs in 1838 until the present day and the future. The horse – artistically, practically, in myth, in language and metaphorically. A fascinating exhibition which will appeal to all. Talks and special events. Keep a look out, they will be well publicised.  
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Flogging a Dead Horse -Grand Opening @ Herne Bay Hockey Club | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
The Grand Opening — after 4 weeks creative work come and see the final result celebrating Herne Bay’s amazing DAWN HORSE  painted on the Hockey pitch.
Herne Bay’s Got Talent @ Herne Bay Pier Stage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Herne Bay's Got Talent @ Herne Bay Pier Stage | England | United Kingdom
1:00 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
Aug 30 @ 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 30 @ 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.

Herne Bay Festival website and calendar of events built and maintained by Grass Media Web Design, Herne Bay