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The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Have you ever wondered how to tie knots? Or which knot to use? Join a family-friendly introduction to knot tying workshop with the Master Ropemakers on 21st August 10 am to 1 pm. During the three hour experience you will be taken on a behind the scenes tour of the working ropery, the last of…

Electric Medway

Electric Medway is a digitised arts festival taking place from Saturday 21st August to Monday 30th August every day from 10 am to 4 pm. A range of free works and activities including virtual reality, streamed performances, animation, projection and sound. For details click here. 

Medway Pride

Medway Pride takes place on Saturday 21st August at Rochester Riverside Walk, Doust Way, off Intra Old High Street Rochester ME1 1FG.  A colourful fun filled event for all celebrating diversity and supporting equality for all communities. Entertainment starts at midday and the event closes at 8 pm. Medway Pride tickets are free but must…

Watersports Adventure Day

Chatham Maritime Watersports Centre Basin 2, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Kent

An action packed day of instructor led activities including sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding for 10-17 year olds. Parent drop off at 9.30 am, pick up 4 pm.  Must be pre-booked.  Message or call Matt on 07538 964335.

Railway Days at The Historic Dockyard

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Railway Days 28th to 30th August Experience the bygone age of steam as the historic locomotives trundle through the Historic Dockyard.  History is kept alive by the wonderful group of volunteers who give their time and expertise to restore these locomotives, wagons and cranes.  Today the railway is purely for demonstration purposes; it does not…

Sticks & Stones Festival at Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst Dock Road, Chatham

Sticks & Stones Festival is a wellbeing event showcasing a range of Medway services. Entry is free with free activities - football, yoga, boxing; there will also be music and much more. This event takes place at Fort Amherst, Dock Road, Chatham on Saturday 28th August from 11 am to 6 pm.

‘Cloisterham’ at Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle Rochester

Cloisterham at Rochester Castle is a FREE event for all the family and is a celebration of Charles Dickens' life and work with a twist. This is a relaxed take-a-picnic event held in the Castle grounds.  'Cloisterham' is the name that Dickens gave Rochester. There will be different Dickens-inspired zones using drama and poetry, storytelling…

Leeds Castle Open-Air Concert

Leeds Castle open-air concert returns this year on Saturday 4th September with great music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra, a flyover with a Spitfire and a fireworks finale. If you have a ticket that was allocated last year then it will automatically be valid for the 4th September 2021. Tickets:  Picnic Ticket £53 and Seated…

SMIRA Formal Residents Meeting

SMIRA Meeting St Mary's Island Community Centre, Chatham Maritime

SMIRA's next meeting is scheduled for Monday 6th September from 8 pm to 9.30 pm via zoom.  The proposed agenda is as follows: Introductions Apologies for Absence Minutes of Last Meeting Guest Speaker – Paul Dawson – Development Director, Countryside Properties Stakeholder Q&A - CMT & Medway Council Stakeholder Q&A - Medway Practices Alliance Any…

Medway Mile

The Medway Mile is back! After a year off in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Medway Mile returns on Friday 10 September 2021. Join thousands of other runners, joggers and walkers for this free mass participation family event. This year’s Medway Mile will include: a mass mile around the streets of historic…

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