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Herne Bay Festival
21st July to 25th August 2024

Herne Bay Festival 2024 Starts In ...



Featuring for 2024 – Folk Festival, Baytastic, Herne Bay Carnival, Jazz Festival, Music, Fireworks and much, much more!

Support the Heart and Soul of Herne Bay: Let's Keep the Festival Alive!

Support the Heart and Soul of Herne Bay: Let’s Keep the Festival Alive!

Dear Friends and Supporters of Herne Bay,

In the charming seaside town of Herne Bay, our annual festival stands as a beacon of community spirit, a celebration of art, culture, and the unbreakable bond that unites us all. This festival is not just an event; it’s a part of our heritage, a symbol of what we can achieve when we come together.

But today, we find ourselves at a crossroads. The future of the Herne Bay Festival hangs in the balance, and we need your help. Funding is the lifeblood of this event, and without it, we risk losing this precious gem in our community’s crown.

This is where you come in. By donating to our Go Fund Me page, you’re doing more than just keeping a festival alive. You’re preserving a legacy, fostering local talent, and ensuring that the arts continue to thrive in Herne Bay. Every penny counts, and every donation brings us a step closer to another year of laughter, music, and shared memories.

So, we’re reaching out to you – our community, our friends, our family. Help us keep the heart of Herne Bay beating strong. Your generosity can make all the difference. Let’s not let this be the year the music stops. Let’s ensure that the Herne Bay Festival continues to be a source of joy and pride for years to come.

Donate now and be a part of something truly special. Together, we can make Herne Bay Festival great!

Next up at the Festival


Here, Now. Poetry Installation

@ All over Herne Bay Seafront
Sun July 21st @ 10:00
August 10th @ 17:00
Here you can find all the details of the magnificent events that are put on each year for the Herne Bay Community to enjoy and as ever the vast majority are FREE. This year we will again have a Folk Festival, Music and Fireworks, Cartoonists, Loads of artistic workshops, Jazz festival, Herne Bay Carnival, walks and talks, Herne Bay Pride Day, Beach scavenging, Monster crab catching, Foraging etc and much much more!

Calling all local comminty groups, organisations, venues etc.

If you’d like to get involved by staging an event for this year’s festival, we’d love to hear from you!  Just fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch!  We can’t wait to hear your ideas!

Community Groups

Sponsorship opportunities for 2024

We have some great sponsorship opportunities available to suit all budgets all of which offer excellent potential to grow local brand recognition and show you’re supporting our town.  Email [email protected] for more information or fill in the form below.

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Can you Help to Fund Herne Bay Festival this year?
We need to  raise around £20000 to put on the festival in 2024. You can help by —- Being a Sponsor Donate to our Go Fund Me page Advertising in the Programme You can contact us from this Website or Email to [email protected] Please help however you can – Thank...
February 19, 2024

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01227 372027

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