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Herne Bay Festival
21st July to 25th August 2024


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An exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the British Cartoon Archive , University of Kent

Shop Window Art

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Check out the Shop windows around the Bay that have had wonderful images painted on them. More to come as they are completed

SUMMER OPEN STUDIO @ The Bay Collage Club

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You are invited to an Open Studio event with artist Alison Drewett on Saturday 10th August. Come and witness the magic of collage art as Alison works on her latest pieces right in front of you. Get a glimpse into Alison’s creative process and see how each piece comes to life.  But that’s not all – […]

Herne Bay Jazz 2024: Mardi Gras Parade Maker’s Workshop

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Creative seamstress and maker Denise leads this all-day drop-in making workshop to help YOU make your New Orleans Mardi Gras parade decoration (for our parade on Sunday 18th August), whether it’s a hat, a badge, a headdress, a cape, whatever makes it feel like a party to you! Location: Beach Creative Time: ALL DAY 10:00-17:00. […]

Here, Now.

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This exhibition is an addendum to my poetry installation “Here Now” part of Herne Bay Festival (21 July to 10 August) where you can find , chalk spray painted , poems across the Town. These invoke images of life, be that the joy of the Sea Swimmers, or losing a shoe while running for a […]

Baytastic Market

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Baytastic Market to accompany our Saturday shows at Wimereux Square, over 20 stalls, children’s activities, crafts, local suppliers and charities

Tales From The Arcade

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An Exhibition of Arcade Photographs from the Early 198’s in Herne Bay In 1981 and 1982 George Wilson a Graduate in Documentary Photography spent two seasons as a Bingo caller in Cain’s Amusements in Herne Bay. He documented the comings and goings at this typical Arcade

Herne Bay Jazz – Sketch Jam with the Jo Doolan Trio

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THE HERNE BAY JAZZ & SWING FESTIVAL 2024 SKETCH JAM!LISTEN TO LIVE JAZZ AS YOU DRAW, PAINT & SKETCHwith the Jo Doolan Trio featuring Richard Rozze on guitarat @beachcreativecic, Beach House, Beach Street, Herne BaySat 17 August 17:00-19:00If you like Jazz music, this evening is definitely for you!This event is ticketed at £6pp as spaces […]

People and Beasts of The Ice Ages

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Handle real tools by our prehistoric ancestors, and experiment using replicas. Find out more from researcher Pete Knowles, about how the museum’s collection is contributing to the understanding of the early human occupation of our corner of North Weest Europe.  

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