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Your guide to events in the Swale area of North Kent

Like those early travellers found in the Canterbury Tales, there is a wealth of rich stories to uncover in Swale. From small community events to large-scale conferences, there’s a story to be told every week across the towns of Faversham, the Isle of Sheppey and Sittingbourne,

Get out and about on the unrivalled marshes on the Isle of Sheppey for instance, or join in on the huge range of outdoor events which include guided walks, fairs and music festivals. Catch a show in Sheerness’ The Criterion Music Hall; enjoy the colour and flamboyance of a carnival parade or spark your curiosity with one of the many lectures, art exhibitions or live performances.

Loyal foodies will love the range of food and drink events that are forever taking place, ensuring there’s always something good to eat and new tastes to explore. There’s also a host of seasonal events to celebrate the biggest holidays of the year, such as Guy Fawkes Night, Christmas, New Year, Easter and Valentine’s Day. With so much going on during these periods, these are the ideal times to treat a loved one to a welcome break away.

Use the search function at the bottom of this page to find what's going on in your part of Swale.

Kent County Show

Many Swale businesses and residents will be attending and participating in the Kent County Show which takes place just outside the Swale area on the A249 near Maidstone.

The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day Show brings together the very best of Kent with animals, food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what ’The Garden of England’ has to offer. 

Opening Times:  8.00am – 6.00pm every day.

Venue: Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF

Website and Online Tickets:  www.kentshowground.co.uk

Telephone: 01622 630975

Email: info@kentshowground.co.uk 

Kent County Show Logo and 2017 Dates 7 - 9 July