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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 flowers by special guests at the end of the parade on the pier stage.
Samba Pelo Mar will bring vibrant sounds to the pier and see the giant flowers before the Summer Trail opens!
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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
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 two guided walks during the day along Herne Bay seafront from the clocktower to the pier led by knowledgeable local historians dressed in traditional costume.Free handouts of more detailed history will be available to all visitors.
Volunteers will be on hand all day to answer any questions relating to Herne Bay local history including local families houses etc.
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.
Meet Phil Hadland, fossil expert to learn more about the fossils found at Herne Bay and Hunt for sharks’ teeth and other interesting things on the shoreline.
Wear suitable clothing for the weather including wellington boots or beach shoes.
Bring something to take your finds home in.
Children must be accompanied.
Bring your fossils along to The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay for identification. Phil Hadland, fossil expert, will be available to answer questions about the fossils of prehistoric monsters that lived in Herne Bay 56 million years ago.
All ages and abilities are invited to The Seaside Museum to find out about seaweed and make a seaweed collage.