Herne Bay Festival 2022

29th July to 31st August

Days until Herne Bay Festival 2022!

Updated Tuesday Jul 05

Welcome to the Herne Bay Festival 2022 website where you can find details of all the fabulous events, we have lined up for the 2022 festival.

Herne Bay Festival is a charity run by local people to advance the prestige of our wonderful town by bringing an annual festival of high-class events during the month of August.

This year our theme is “Try something New” so please join us and give it a go. We have something for everyone including Wild Geese Theatre, storytelling, foraging, music at the Clock Tower Plaza, Creative Writing, Baytastic in the Memorial Park, Herne Bay Carnival, Beach finds Artwork, Painty Things, Jazz and Swing on the Pier, Cartoonist weekend, Workshops, Exhibitions, Wrestling, Markets, seashore safari, etc. and of course the Grand Fireworks Finale.

On this website, you can leave your reviews against events and the overall festival, also from Instagram using the hashtag #hernebayfestival to get your festival photos automatically uploaded to the website. All the Events will be covid compliant in accordance with Government and local authority guidelines in force at the time.

Huge thanks to all our Sponsors, Grant providers and the General public who have contributed to making it happen. So, have a good browse through the Web site and choose the events you plan to go to, if you have any questions, you can use the “Contact the Organisers” button and we will do our very best to answer them.

We look forward to seeing you at all the events and hope you have a fantastic
August in our amazing Town!

Next up at the Festival


Cartoon Festival Exhibition – Crossing the Line

@ Beach Creative Beach Street Herne Bay
Fri July 22nd @ 10:00
July 30th @ 16:00

Expression Sessions with Wizard Stories

@ Beach Creative, Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay
Sat July 30th @ 10:00
July 30th @ 12:00

Cartoon Festival Exhibition From Bayeux to Nubia

@ Seaside Museum William Street Herne Bay
Sat July 30th @ 10:00
August 06th @ 16:00

What our visitors say

Joan Waterman

The fantastic events that are held each year to involve all ages and promote Herne Bay as a family orientated town

AJ Kemp

great fun for all the family

Caroline Roy

Something for all the family every day of the week. Love our town 🥰

Jackie King

Fantastic events Everyone included Diverse and inclusive Can not better the Bay

great day out for young,middle and old aged folk alikes

Dave Roughton

Great fun for all the family

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Featured sponsor

Divers Arms
Divers Arms
A traditional pub treasured by locals, the Divers Arms is a hotbed of live music
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