New delivery partner

Canterbury City Council have appointed Continental Drifts to manage the festival between 2014 – 2016. Continental Drifts are an event management company based in North London. They work on a variety of community festivals and events including GLA Feast of St George, Festival 2012, Lewisham peoples Day, Bermondsey carnival, Enfield autumn show and Elephant and the Nun festival. As well as this they have in house music and street theatre agencies.

Mandy Janes Festival Director says “We are really excited to have been appointed as the event managers of this event and we’re looking forward to working on this wonderful Community festival”.

Festival Friends

If you want to become a friend of the festival and support your local community events please email for details. You will receive a festival friends sticker for your window as well as logos on key event publicity. Click on ‘Festival Friends’ to meet this year’s brilliant supporters!

Get involved

Would you like to be the official Herne Bay Festival photographer?  We are looking for a lover of local events to help us capture the myriad of activity throughout the festival. Have a look at the Photography Brief for more information.

Are you crazy about social media?  Spend all your time on Facebook and Twitter?  We are looking for a festival volunteer to work with us from now right through to the festival, so if that’s you, contact for more information.

We are on the look out for local talent, workshop leaders, volunteer stewards, local photographers and anyone who might like to get involved and run an event during the festival period. Don’t delay email to get involved.

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