Lantern Parade workshop booking open
Want to get involved in the fabulous Creatures of the Deep Lantern Parade leading to the Kraken Big Burn event on Saturday 17 August? There are free workshops to help you make your lantern and booking is now open…. Places are limited so reserve yours now! Check out what’s on offer in the Family Events section.
Check out our new t-shirts…..
In celebration of out Creatures of the Deep theme, artist Bec Britain has designed a bespoke t-shirt for the festival featuring ‘The Kraken’….. a mythical sea creature of gigantic proportions stealing the Herne Bay Clocktower! Check out the Festival Friends page for how to get your hands on one….
Brochures available Now!
We’re delighted that a rich and diverse programme of events for the festival is now finalised and a brochure with all the details is now available. The brochure is on sale for £1 (which goes directly to supporting festival events) in venues across Herne Bay. Grab one before they go!
2013 Programme coming soon!
This years program is on its way and we’re looking forward to a fun packed festival, so check back soon for a full list of events in this years line up.
Can you help us?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
New delivery Partner for Herne Bay Festival
Canterbury City Council have contracted Same Sky, a south east based community arts charity to deliver the 2013 festival working with local partners. Their work includes everything from street parades to water-based theatre, carnivals to choreography; sculpture trails to fire and light spectaculars; creative workshops and training opportunities. You can find out more about them at www.samesky.co.uk.
Evening Parade – Saturday 18 August
Ahoy matey! It’s the parade of the pirates!
Rock Around the Clock – Saturday 25 August
Live Music on the Main Stage