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Jul
26
Thu
Lantern Art Workshop – SOLD OUT @ Beach Creative
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SORRY!  THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

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 project?

• This is a family workshop, suitable for children ages 7-12 and accompanied by an adult.
• Participants must be available for the workshop AND lantern event on Saturday 28th July evening

 

Jul
28
Sat
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

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/

Balloon Modelling and Magic @ Herne Bay Pier
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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/

 

 

Beach Fun Day @ Herne Bay Beach
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE THE SANDCASTLE COMPETITION AND BEACH FUN DAY ON SATURDAY JULY 28TH IS ON THE BEACH OPPOSITE CAIN’S AMUSEMENTS NOT HAMPTON PIER AS STATED IN THE PROGRAMME.

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 competition
  • 2.30pm sandcastle competitions finish
  • 3-5pm collect your treasure hunt sheet from the event gazebo

Please also see the events The Pier are running on this day

https://www.facebook.com/HerneBayFest/

 

Make wooden spoon mermaid and pirate puppets @ Herne Bay Pier
Jul 28 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

No further details available.

BAYFEST OPENING EVENT & LANTERN PROCESSION @ Herne Bay
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 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 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!

Social media 1 http://www.facebook.com/animateartscompany
Social media 2 http://www.twitter.com/animate_arts