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Lantern Art Workshop @ Beach Creative
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
This is a FREE activity but you must reserve a place as spaces are limited. We are seeking creative families and kids to create glowing sculptures for a special BayFest project. In this FREE workshop with Animate Arts, you will make giant 3D flowers for the Summer Trail project and evening lantern event. Your amazing sculptures will be displayed in public locations across Herne Bay for the whole of the summer! Who will become our famous artist-families for this extraordinary … Read More
Herne Bay Rowing Regatta @ Herne Bay Amateur Rowing Club
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Herne Bay Rowing Regatta @ Herne Bay Amateur Rowing Club | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
This is Herne Bay Rowing Club’s annual regatta event, which involves racing from rowing clubs spanning from the South coast of England. Come and watch some fit, young rowers race from Hampton pier to Herne Bay pier. There will be a BBQ and refreshments available at the club on Spa Esplanade and the bar will be open upstairs to visitors and anyone welcome to join the club as a social or rowing member (please enquire within). https://www.facebook.com/HerneBayRowingClub/
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Balloon Modelling and Magic @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Two sessions – one at 11am and the other at 2pm Balloon modelling and extraordinary Magic show. https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/    Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Beach Fun Day @ Herne Bay Beach
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beach Fun Day @ Herne Bay Beach
11:00 am
The Beach Fun Day is part of a weekend celebrating both the opening of the festival and the annual Herne Bay Regatta held by the rowing club. The fun day will include the annual sandcastle competition and lots more fun. The timetable is: 11am registration for the 3-5s and 6-6s sandcastle competition 11.15am 3-5s sandcastle competition 12pm 6-8s sandcastle competition 12.30pm registration for the 9-11s and the family event 12.30pm onwards beach games 1pm 9-11s sandcastle competition 1.45pm family sandcastle … Read More
Jul 28 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
11:30 am
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Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BAYFEST OPENING EVENT & LANTERN PROCESSION @ Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
These amazing artworks have been made by families from Herne Bay and professional artists from Animate Arts and will be part of the Summer Trail displayed across Herne Bay, from 30 July onwards. Join the local community, musical Samba Pelo Mar and creative Animate Arts as they parade a bloom of giant, glowing 3D flowers along the pier to celebrate the start of BayFest 2018. There will be an official opening to the festival with the lighting-up of the glowing … Read More
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderband @ Theatre in the park
8:00 pm
Licenced bar on site Food available Join us to celebrate 40 years of disco with the UK’s number 1 live disco band! The musical perfection of Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband is matched with their outrageous costumes, slick dance moves and energetic show that will put smiles on faces and keep feet firmly on the dance floor. Uncle Funk & The Boogie Wonderband play a winning set of disco classics – think “The Greatest Hits Of Disco Volume 1” … Read More
Make a windmill @ Herne Bay Pier
Jul 29 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
11:30 am
Scratch a design on a pin wheel windmill with The Seaside Museum when you enjoy the fun and games on the Pier.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
SUMMER TRAIL @ Herne Bay Various Locations
Jul 30 all-day
12:00 am
Families! Join the quest for giant blooms, bugs and prizes in this treasure hunt. Planted across Herne Bay are giant, glowing, 3D flowers hand-crafted by artists and the local community. Grab the Summer Trail map from local outlets or download from the BayFest website to follow the trail. There are hidden clues to find in every window. Collect all the clues to enter the Summer Trail competition, and your family could win a special prize in the grand draw! MAPS … Read More
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
10:30 am
Come along and make a Diving Dolphin, suitable for children aged 3 – 6 years. A simple but effective moving craft. All resources will be made available. This is a drop-in activity between the advertised times. Please note, due to limited space during busy times, we will be handing out ‘timed tickets’ on the day so everyone can have a turn.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to … Read More
Make a Smuggler’s Hide @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
We are delighted to welcome Rob Turner (artist and map maker) to The Seaside Museum to look back into Herne Bay’s past and create a. Smuggling installation out of recycled cardboard. Drop in at any time, all ages welcome.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Rockpooling at Reculver @ Public car park
Aug 2 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
9:45 am
Meet in the car park near the King Ethelbert pub, Reculver at 9.45am Come rock pooling at Reculver with our expert, Ian Tittley (Seaside Museum and Natural History Museum). Tickets available from The Seaside Museum.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Adventure into Magic @ Beach Creative
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/ My Adventure into Magic will amaze you Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Come and listen to a story with a follow up craft activity! This event is for 3-6 year olds. Please note, due to limited space, you MUST book a place for this event.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Coastal Funday @ Herne Bay Infant School Field
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Coastal Funday @ Herne Bay Infant School Field | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Following the success of last years event, Coastal Funday is back and promises to be bigger and better! There will be plenty of free activities for families within the cost of their wristband and any additional cost activities will remain affordable. There will be inflatables, characters, food, junior driving experience, sports, crafts, music, dance performances and so much more! Come along for a fabulous community event and support our schools!Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click … Read More
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Discovering Herne Bay's History @ The Heritage Centre
11:00 am
A display of posters and images in The Heritage Centre featuring HERNE BAY’S CENTENARY CELEBRATION 1833-1933. These will comprise copies of completely original material not seen in public since its first production in 1933. There will be use of Interactive Display and Information touch screen point in the Centre enabling visitors to search images of local history interest taken from our own extensive archives and this will include facility to take digital copies of any item viewed There will be … Read More
Curb Pilots @ Theatre in the park
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Curb Pilots @ Theatre in the park
8:00 pm
Licenced bar on site food available The Curb Pilots are an exciting mix of two tone, ska and reggae with melodic vocals, driving guitar, retro keyboards and ska horn section featuring original material and songs by The Specials, Madness, The Beat and UB40. Social media 1 https://www.facebook.com/StrodeParkFoundation/ Social media 2 https://twitter.com/Strodepark Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share … Read More
Open Air Cinema @ Herne Bay Infant & Junior School PTA
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Open Air Cinema @ Herne Bay Infant & Junior School PTA
8:00 pm
Bring your blankets and get comfy to watch a film under the stars and let us take care of the rest! Forget the stress of bringing your own supplies as there will be very reasonably priced food and drink available to purchase and not forgetting popcorn and sweets for an authentic cinema experience. There will also be Herne Bay based alcohol vendors onsite so no need to bring a bottle! The money raised from the PTA food and drink sales … Read More
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Balloon Modelling and Magic @ Herne Bay Pier
11:00 am
Balloon modelling and the fantastic Magic show. 2 performances one at 11am and one at 2pm
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
Herne Bay Cartoon Festival Live Cartooning returns for the sixth year. This year’s event takes place on the Pier. Come and watch the professional cartoonists and caricaturists at work.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
A Bundle of Books Craft Activities @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Come along and make a Carnival Shaker! This activity is suitable for children aged 3 – 6 years. If you are available on Saturday 11th August come and join us in the carnival with your shakers. This is a drop-in craft activity taking place between the advertised times. Please note, due to limited space during busy times, we will be handing out ‘timed tickets’ on the day so everyone can have a turn. https://www.facebook.com/hernebaychildrensbookshop/Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook … Read More
Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
3:15 pm
The Magic Show to make you marvel. https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/  Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Come and join in with the Pavement Art competition . Register before 4pm
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
This event is for 3-6 year olds. Please note, due to limited space, you MUST book a place for this event in advance. Come and listen to a story with a follow up craft activity!  Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 1 @ The Divers Arms | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Heat 1 with 4 Bands on tonight . Free entry , all ages welcome. https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
9:30 am
Have a chat with friends and get some inspiration for cake making, birthdays or gifts plus a free slice of cake and a hot drink for ANY purchase. We have always got something to celebrate, and at this coffee morning, we are officially celebrating Herne Bay’s BayFest 🙂 Free coffee Free tea Free cake http://facebook.com/sweetsolshop https://twitter.com/sweetsweetsol  Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens … Read More
Fun Food Fest @ Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm
Fun Food Fest @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
To support carnival day we are introducing a fun food fest at The Clock Tower Plaza. Come along and sample an amazing choice of food and drinks, enjoy the entertainment and take part in the activities. A full timetable to be announced.  Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Make a Carnival Mask @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
11:30 am
Drop into the museum between 11.30 am and 3.30 pm to make a carnival mask. It’s Carnival day so make a carnival mask to join in the fun. Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
You must book in your space for this very popular event! Sweet Sol’s ChocOlympics 🙂 Join us as we get ready for the ChocOlympics. “What’s that?” you might ask. The ChocOlympics is an event played with, well… chocolate and marshmallows. From Smarties to Chocolate Buttons, we have an arrange of fun games to play. Heres a list of some of our exciting games… 1. Chubby Bunny – how many marshmallows can you put into your mouth without swallowing or chewing? … Read More
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Balloon Modelling @ Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
Balloon modelling. Come and see me Balloon modelling during the Carnival Parade   2 performances one at 11am and one at 2pm
Classical Piano Recital @ Mortimer Street
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
MIMS – Music in Mortimer Street David Ruddock, East Kent’s leading concert pianist,makes a welcome return to Herne Bay to entertain residents and visitors during BayFest 2018 with a Classical Piano Recital. His programme this year includes music by: Bach Prelude and Fugue in D minor Mozart Adagio for Glass Harmonica Haydn Variations in F minor/major Chopin Four Waltzes Godard Mazurka in B flat major Schubert To Music Liszt Liebestraum Beethoven Sonata in F minor (Appassionata) The concert will be … Read More
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 2 @ The Prince of Wales
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 2 @ The Prince of Wales | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Heat 2 with 4 more great bands. Free event and all ages welcome
Funday Sunday @ Herne Bay Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:30 pm
Funday Sunday @ Herne Bay Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Funday Sunday returns for a second year with entertainment, stalls, food and activities supported by the local business networking group Ladies Who Latte. Come along and enjoy an amazing range of products by local businesses, relax and watch the entertainment. https://www.facebook.com/HerneBayFest/  Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Punch and Judy with Pip the Clown @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
That’s the way to dot it !!!!! Come and meet Punch and Judy https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/ Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 12 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Oh So Vintage Tea Party! With Kai Hofman @ Theatre in the Park
2:30 pm
Licenced bar on site Vintage stalls Come join us for our Oh So Vintage! tea party, featuring the fantastic Kai Hoffman. Originally from Boston, MA, USA, Kai Hoffman is a blues, jazz & cabaret singer, songwriter, bandleader and recording artist based in the United Kingdom. Ticket price includes free tea and a piece of Victoria Sponge’s showstopping cake! https://www.facebook.com/StrodeParkFoundation/ https://twitter.com/StrodeparkShare with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share … Read More
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 3 @ Herne Bay Angling Association
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 3 @ Herne Bay Angling Association | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Heat 3 with 4 more fabulous bands . Free entry and all ages welcome https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/    Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 4 @ The Hampton Inn | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Heat 4 with again 4 brilliant bands on. Free entry and all ages welcome Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 5 @ The Rodney | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Heat 5 and final Bands heat with 4 more brilliant acts. The 3 top scoring bands that will play in the Final will be announced tonight. Free entry and all ages welcome. Share with friends...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)