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Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books 10:30 am
Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
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.
Make a Smuggler’s Hide 11:00 am
Make a Smuggler’s Hide @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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.
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Rockpooling at Reculver 9:45 am
Rockpooling at Reculver @ Public car park
Aug 2 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 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.
Adventure into Magic 2:00 pm
Adventure into Magic @ Beach Creative
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/ My Adventure into Magic will amaze you
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Storytelling at A Bundle of Books 11:00 am
Storytelling at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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.
Cartoon Festival – The Surreal McCoy and Rachael Ball 5:30 pm
Cartoon Festival – The Surreal McCoy and Rachael Ball @ Over Sixties Club
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm
Cartoon Festival - The Surreal McCoy and Rachael Ball @ Over Sixties Club | England | United Kingdom
Q&A With cartoonists The Surreal McCoy and Rachael Ball about their Wolf related graphic novels.
Cartoon Festival – Private View for the Funny Women exhibition 6:30 pm
Cartoon Festival – Private View for the Funny Women exhibition @ Bay Art Gallery
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cartoon Festival - Private View for the Funny Women exhibition @ Bay Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Private View for the Funny Women exhibition  
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Coastal Funday 11:00 am
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
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!
Discovering Herne Bay’s History 11:00 am
Discovering Herne Bay’s History @ The Heritage Centre
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Discovering Herne Bay's History @ The Heritage Centre
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
Cartoon Festival – Kids Workshop 11:30 am
Cartoon Festival – Kids Workshop @ Beach Creative
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Cartoon Festival - Kids Workshop @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
FREE but Booking advised
Cartoon Festival – History of the Caricature 1:30 pm
Cartoon Festival – History of the Caricature @ Beach Creative
Aug 4 @ 1:30 pm
Cartoon Festival - History of the Caricature @ Beach Creative | England | United Kingdom
Heads of Clay! (But no feet) This year, the cartoon festival is delighted to host two workshops by the very fabulous caricaturist, Roger Todd. On Sat Aug 4th @ 1.30pm @ Beach Creative, Roger will take us through the history of sculpted caricatures from Dantan and Daumier in the 1840s to France’s Les Guignols de l’Info, Russia’s Kukly, and South Africa’s online spoof show. ZA News. Ending with a lump of wet clay, so each participant can fashion their very … Read More
Cartoon Festival – Caricature Workshop 2:30 pm
Cartoon Festival – Caricature Workshop @ Over Sixties Club
Aug 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Cartoon Festival - Caricature Workshop @ Over Sixties Club | England | United Kingdom
Caricature Workshop with Guardian Cartoonist Martin Rowson, at Pettman House, Hanover Square.
Cartoon Festival – Private View for the Turning the Tide exhibition 6:30 pm
Curb Pilots 8:00 pm
Curb Pilots @ Theatre in the park
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Curb Pilots @ Theatre in the park | England | United Kingdom
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
Open Air Cinema 8:00 pm
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
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
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Reculver Junior Parkrun 9:00 am
Reculver Junior Parkrun @ Reculver Junior School
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:35 am
FREE EVENT PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED http://www.parkrun.org.uk/reculver-juniors/ A free timed run/walk/sprint/jog for those aged 4-14 years over a 2km course. Parents can take part if they wish. Please register child before taking part if not already done so. Post run coffee at Hathats Play park Pub/restaurant https://www.facebook.com/reculversjuniorparkrun/  
Balloon Modelling and Magic 11:00 am
Balloon Modelling and Magic @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Balloon Modelling and Magic @ Herne Bay Pier
Balloon modelling and the fantastic Magic show. 2 performances one at 11am and one at 2pm
Herne Bay Cartoon Festival 12:00 pm
Herne Bay Cartoon Festival @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 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.
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SUMMER TRAIL
SUMMER TRAIL @ Herne Bay Various Locations
Aug 6 all-day
Download a map from http://bit.ly/summertrail_MAP This event takes place every day during the festival. 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, … Read More
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A Bundle of Books Craft Activities 10:00 am
A Bundle of Books Craft Activities @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
A Bundle of Books Craft Activities @ A Bundle of Books | England | United Kingdom
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/
Pirate story and Craft 11:30 am
Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.
Pirate story and Craft 11:30 am
Pirate story and Craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A Story and craft session for the over 5s. Free event but booking advisable.
The Magic Show 3:15 pm
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
The Magic Show @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
The Magic Show to make you marvel. https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/  
Pavement Art Competition 4:00 pm
Pavement Art Competition @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come and join in with the Pavement Art competition . Register before 4pm
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Storytelling at A Bundle of Books 11:00 am
Storytelling at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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!  
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 1 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 1 @ The Divers Arms
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 1 @ The Divers Arms | England | United Kingdom
Heat 1 with 4 Bands on tonight . Free entry , all ages welcome. https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/
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Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning 9:30 am
Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
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  
Fun Food Fest 11:00 am
Fun Food Fest @ Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm
Fun Food Fest @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
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.  
Make a Carnival Mask 11:30 am
Make a Carnival Mask @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
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.
Choc-O-lympics 2:00 pm
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
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
Balloon Modelling 6:00 pm
Balloon Modelling @ Herne Bay
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Balloon Modelling @ Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
Balloon modelling. Come and see me Balloon modelling during the Carnival Parade   2 performances one at 11am and one at 2pm
Herne Bay Carnival 6:00 pm
Herne Bay Carnival @ Herne Bay
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm
For more information, please visit https://hernebaycarnival.weebly.com/
Charity Variety Show 7:30 pm
Charity Variety Show @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm
See https://www.facebook.com/Herne-Bay-Pier-869175733148774/ for further information
Classical Piano Recital 7:30 pm
Classical Piano Recital @ Mortimer Street
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 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 7:30 pm
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
Heat 2 with 4 more great bands. Free event and all ages welcome
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Funday Sunday 11:00 am
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
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/  
Punch and Judy with Pip the Clown 11:00 am
Punch and Judy with Pip the Clown @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Punch and Judy with Pip the Clown @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
That’s the way to dot it !!!!! Come and meet Punch and Judy https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/
Oh So Vintage Tea Party! With Kai Hofman 2:30 pm
Oh So Vintage Tea Party! With Kai Hofman @ Theatre in the Park
Aug 12 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Oh So Vintage Tea Party! With Kai Hofman @ Theatre in the Park
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/Strodepark
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 3 7:30 pm
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
Heat 3 with 4 more fabulous bands . Free entry and all ages welcome https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/    
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SUMMER TRAIL
SUMMER TRAIL @ Herne Bay Various Locations
Aug 13 all-day
Download a map from http://bit.ly/summertrail_MAP This event takes place every day during the festival. 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, … Read More
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 4 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 4 @ The Hampton Inn
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 4 @ The Hampton Inn | England | United Kingdom
Heat 4 with again 4 brilliant bands on. Free entry and all ages welcome
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Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 5 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 5 @ The Rodney
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Heat 5 @ The Rodney | England | United Kingdom
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.
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Sea Creatures story and craft 11:30 am
Sea Creatures story and craft @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sea Creatures storytime and craft for the under 7s
‘MIMS’ BayFest Lunchtime Recital 12:30 pm
‘MIMS’ BayFest Lunchtime Recital @ United Church
Aug 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT “THE CLASSICAL AND ROMANTIC CELLO” Wonderful music brought to you by Adrian Cole (Cello), accompanied by David Ruddock (Piano) will include items by Bach, Breval, Dvorak, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens, Elgar, Frank Bridge, Pablo Casals and Claude-Michel Schoenberg, enhanced by the atmospheric acoustics of this town-centre church.  
Adventure into Magic 2:00 pm
Adventure into Magic @ Beach Creative
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/Pip-The-Magic-Clown-282068131815574/ My Adventure into Magic will amaze you
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic 1 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic 1 @ The Ship
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic 1 @ The Ship | England | United Kingdom
First night of Acoustic music with 6 more amazing acts. Tonight we announce the winner of the Acoustic competition. Free entry and all ages welcome
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‘MIMS’ Bay-Fest Lunchtime Concert – Classical Guitar Recital 12:30 pm
‘MIMS’ Bay-Fest Lunchtime Concert – Classical Guitar Recital @ United Church
Aug 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
ADRIAN-CRISTIAN MIREA, an accomplished Romanian Guitarist makes a welcome return to Herne Bay to entertain us with a selection of Spanish, Latin American and German classics enhanced by the excellent acoustics in United Church. This is a FREE concert  
Alice’s Curious Day Out 1:00 pm
Alice’s Curious Day Out @ Strode Park
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alice's Curious Day Out @ Strode Park | England | United Kingdom
Notes about times Event runs between 1 and 4pm with last entry at 3pm Join us on a curious day out this summer holiday with Alice and her friends! Hunt for clues and take part in tasks so that you can join in the fun at our tea party! Each ticket purchased includes a drink and cake – any additional refreshments can be purchased from our Theatre bar. Event runs between 1pm and 4pm with last entry at 3pm. Children’s … Read More
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic 2 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Acoustic 2 @ Heron Angling Club
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Acoustic 2 @ Heron Angling Club | England | United Kingdom
Second night of Acoustic music with 6 more amazing acts. Tonight we announce the winner of the Acoustic competition. Free entry and all ages welcome
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Storytelling at A Bundle of Books 11:00 am
Storytelling at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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.
Herne Bay Rocks – Finals Night! 7:30 pm
Herne Bay Rocks – Finals Night! @ The Kings Hall
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Herne Bay Rocks - Finals Night! @ The Kings Hall | England | United Kingdom
Its Finals night and the top three scoring acts from the 5 heats will each perform a 40 minute set judged by our 4 independent judges. Free entry and all ages welcome https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/
Organ Recital 7:30 pm
Organ Recital @ United Church
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Having recently completed a tour of United States and Russia, celebrated international organist, ALESSANDRO BIANCHI returns to Herne Bay to perform on the wonderful organ in United Church. Born in Como, Italy, Alessandro has performed more than 2000 recitals worldwide and his programme this year will, once again, demonstrate the versatility of his playing. Works by Hielscher, Mendelssohn, Bonnet, Bach, McLagan, Hesford, Cooman, Michel, Nevin and Mushel cover music from the 17th through to the 20th century and should include … Read More
Legend – The Bob Marley Experience 8:00 pm
Legend – The Bob Marley Experience @ Theatre in the Park
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Legend - The Bob Marley Experience @ Theatre in the Park
Licenced bar on site Carribean food available Legend are seven great musicians and singers dedicated to the life and music of the late, great Bob Marley. This dynamic band’s show covers the very best of Bob Marley and the Wailers timeless classics brought to you in this fantastic tribute to the acknowledged ‘King of reggae’. The musicianship are flawless, with that irresistible reggae groove compelling you to move and the presence of Bob Marley him self invoked in the skilled … Read More
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Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning 9:30 am
Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol
Aug 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sol Good Coffee & Tea Morning @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
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  
Hunt for sharks’ teeth 11:00 am
Hunt for sharks’ teeth @ Reculver Drive Car Park
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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.
Hampton Inn Music Festival 12:00 pm
Hampton Inn Music Festival @ The Hampton Inn
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The FIRST Hampton Inn Music Festival. Bands commencing at midday covering a variety of music styles and tastes. Check out our website @ www.hamptoninnhernebay.com or our facebook page for full lineup and timings. Food served from midday til 8pm. Dogs and children welcome. Free Entry. http://facebook.com/thehamptoninn
Choc-O-lympics 2:00 pm
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Choc-O-lympics @ Sweet Sol | England | United Kingdom
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
Fossil Identification 2:00 pm
Fossil Identification @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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.
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest ’18 4:00 pm
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest ’18 @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
See https://www.facebook.com/Herne-Bay-Pier-869175733148774/ for more information.
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest at the Pier 4:00 pm
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest at the Pier @ Herne Bay Pier
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest at the Pier @ Herne Bay Pier | England | United Kingdom
Bringing the very best of jazz & swing music to Herne Bay Pier for the 2nd year running, this one-day free festival is sure to get your toes tapping with over six hours of high quality live music. With top-line performers selected from their appearances at Ronnie Scott’s, the London Jazz Festival and more, as well as a performance from Kai Hoffman’s Herne Bay Jazz Choir, a local community group, the Herne Bay Jazz & Swing Fest at the Pier … Read More
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Herne Bay Classic Motor Show 2018
Herne Bay Classic Motor Show 2018 @ Central Parade, Herne Bay
Aug 19 all-day
Herne Bay Classic Motor Show 2018 @ Central Parade, Herne Bay
Herne Classic Motor Show is on Herne Bay seafront with 500+ classic vehicles on display. The Classic Music Show with great entertainers, Retro Stalls, children’s entertainment and lots more.
Balloon Modelling 11:00 am
Balloon Modelling @ Herne Bay
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Balloon Modelling @ Herne Bay | England | United Kingdom
Balloon modelling. Come and watch me Balloon Modelling during the Classic Car Show on the seafront   2 performances one at 11am and one at 2pm
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SUMMER TRAIL
SUMMER TRAIL @ Herne Bay Various Locations
Aug 20 all-day
Download a map from http://bit.ly/summertrail_MAP This event takes place every day during the festival. 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, … Read More
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Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books 10:30 am
Craft Activities at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
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. Come along and make sea creature masks!
All about seaweed! 11:30 am
All about seaweed! @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
All ages and abilities are invited to The Seaside Museum to find out about seaweed and make a seaweed collage.
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Josie to the Rescue 2:00 pm
Josie to the Rescue @ The Seaside Museum
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Come to The Seaside Museum to take part in a dramatic re-telling of a true seaside rescue that happened in Herne Bay in 1845.
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Storytelling at A Bundle of Books 12:00 pm
Storytelling at A Bundle of Books @ A Bundle of Books
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
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.
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Main Stage Finale & Fireworks 12:00 pm
Main Stage Finale & Fireworks @ Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Main Stage Finale & Fireworks @ Clock Tower Plaza | England | United Kingdom
Herne Bays biggest music event of the year. Just over a week to go and here is the running order for the festival main stage on Saturday 25th August. No excuse to not be there, there’s something for everyone! Show starts at 12:00pm at the Clocktower Plaza and the programme is as follows – Live Music: 12:15pm – The Silent Companions 13:25pm – The Peaks 14:35pm – Kavanagh 15:50pm – The Pinnochios 17:00pm – Crybaby Special 18:00pm – Winners of … Read More
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Heron Model Boat Club Regatta 10:00 am
Heron Model Boat Club Regatta @ Memorial Park, Herne Bay
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heron Model Boat Club Regatta @ Memorial Park, Herne Bay
Over 150 radio controlled model boats on display and sailing on the lake. This is our annual club event with visiting clubs coming from all over the southeast to display their models. We will have several speed boat races throughout the day and have an area for children (big and small) to have a go at controlling a boat them selves. http://Facebook.com/heronmodelboatclub  
Kent Tribute Festival 2018 11:15 am
Kent Tribute Festival 2018 @ Strode park
Aug 26 @ 11:15 am – 9:30 pm
Kent Tribute Festival 2018 @ Strode park
 The UK’s TOP tributes to George Michael, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, Queen, Bon Jovi, Michael Buble & Oasis come to Herne Bay for one day only – The Kent Tribute Festival 2018. Receiving 5-Star Reviews in 2017, and set in the stunning grounds of Strode Park, Herne Bay this family-friendly all-day tribute festival on Bank Holiday Sunday 26th August should not be missed! Treat yourselves to our VIP area which is a seated, covered area with private bar and toilets, … Read More
Demelza at the bandstand 1:00 pm
Demelza at the bandstand @ Herne Bay Bandstand
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A free concert with fund raising stalls, auction and bucket collection for and on behalf of Demelza house children’s hospice. We ran the event last year and raised over £2000. MAKCARIS are our sponsors.  
Sharks’ Teeth at Sunset 5:45 pm
Sharks’ Teeth at Sunset @ Bishopstone Glen Car Park
Aug 26 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Hunt for sharks’ teeth and other fossils with Phil Hadland, fossil expert. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book in advance from The Seaside Museum, 12 William St. Herne Bay Tickets Adults £3.50 Children £1.00 Family £5.50
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