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Jul
28
Sat
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
Aug
5
Sun
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.

Aug
10
Fri
Herne Bay Rocks – Heat 1 @ The Divers Arms
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Heat 1 with 4 Bands on tonight . Free entry , all ages welcome.

https://www.facebook.com/hernebayrocks/

Aug
11
Sat
Fun Food Fest @ Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm

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.

 

Herne Bay Carnival @ Herne Bay
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm

For more information, please visit https://hernebaycarnival.weebly.com/

Aug
12
Sun
Funday Sunday @ Herne Bay Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:30 pm

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/

 

Aug
17
Fri
Herne Bay Rocks – Finals Night! @ The Kings Hall
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

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/

Aug
19
Sun
Herne Bay Classic Motor Show 2018 @ Central Parade, Herne Bay
Aug 19 all-day

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.

Aug
26
Sun
Heron Model Boat Club Regatta @ Memorial Park, Herne Bay
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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