Events of interest

(Updated 6th  February 2017 by JW)

Looking ahead to events of interest to photographers.

If you have any events that you know of which should be added to this list please email them to John:

All of the highlighted links open on separate pages.

Visit Medway – Look for lots of ideas here

Festival of Steam & Transport – Chatham Dockyard – 16th – 17th April

English Festival – Riverside Country Park – Saturday 22nd April

Sweeps Festival Rochester – 29th April – 1st May

Dickens Festival Rochester – 9th June to 11th June

Battle of Medway – Celebrating the 350th anniversary – lots of activities PDF

It is well worth downloading the PDF as it details lots of activities culminating in a River Fireworks Display on 17th June.

Armed Forces Day – 24th June

The Will Adams Festival – Gillingham Park – Saturday 9th September

Salute to the 40’s – Chatham Dockyard – 16th – 17th September

Capstone Festival – Saturday 24th September

Bonfire Night Display – Saturday 4th November – Gillingham Great Lines

Christmas in Medway – List of events Here

Events in Kent – Look for lots of ideas here

Heritage Transport Show – Detling Showground – 1st April

Broadstairs Spring Fair – 15th – 17th April

Brands Hatch Calendar 2017 – The Masters Historic Car Festival is on 27th – 28th May (details here)

Classic Music and Motor Shows – Deal Classic Motor Show: Saturday 27 May 2017

Spring Spectacular – Defence of the Nation Museum, Ramsgate (Free Aerobatics display & Spitfire) – 29th May

Folkstone & Ashford Military Show – 9th – 11th June

Classic Music and Motor Shows – Quex Park Classic Motor & Military Show: 17 & 18 June 2017 (Birchington on Sea)

Classic Music and Motor Shows– Whitstable Classic Motor Show: Sunday 16  July 2017

Broadstairs Dickens Festival – 17th – 23rd June

Darling Buds Classic Car Show – Saturday 9th July – Darling Buds Farm Bethersden

Faversham Nautical Festival – 22nd – 23rd July

Kent’s Kit Custom & American Car Show – Saturday 23rd July – Aylesford Priory

War & Peace Revival – Hop Farm Paddock Wood – 25th – 29th July

Ramsgate Festival – 22nd – 30th July

Broadstairs Folk Week – 11th – 18th August

Biddenden Tractorfest & Country Fair – 19th – 20th August

Classic Music and Motor Shows: -Herne Bay Classic Motor Show: Sunday 20 August 2017

Kent Chrome & Cruiser Show – Faversham – 28th August

Heritage Open Days – 7th – 10th September 2016

A four-day festival celebrating England’s local history and giving access to thousands of places usually closed to the public. This is country wide. The website to find all local events is here.

Canterbury Festival – 14th October – 4th November


Military Air Show Diary

Herne Bay Air Show – 14th August

Battle of Britain Air Show – Headcorn – 8th – 9th July

Combined Ops – Headcorn – 13th – 14th August

Biggin Hill Festival of Flight – 19th – 20th August

Are there any events you think should be added ?  Let us know.

Check back regularly for updates.