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Faversham Hop Festival Goes Ahead in 2022

Swale Tourism
17th March 2022

The local organisers of the Faversham Hop Festival released the following announcement 16 March 2022

"We are delighted to announce that our fund-raising appeal to the people and businesses of Faversham and beyond has been very successful. Hop Festival 2022 will go ahead!

This is testament to the enduring popularity of the Festival. We want to thank each and every person who responded to the appeal by donating a few pounds or considerably more.

We can also announce new Hop Festival sponsors to join our much valued mainstays Shepherd Neame and Swale Borough Council. They are:

Bridger’s Law
Faversham Town Council
HatHats Coffee Company
Keiths Motors and TMS Automotive
West Faversham Community Association

We would also like to thank Swale Borough Council for funding our new cyber-safe website which is now open for bookings for stall holders and campers.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the best Hop Festival ever on the weekend of 3-4 September!"

Sponsors Comments

Cllr. Richard Palmer, Cabinet Member for Community said ‘Swale Borough Council is delighted to see the popular festival returning after a two-year break due to the pandemic – it remains an anchor event for the area and one that sees resident as well as visitor support from far and wide. With so much to see and do in Faversham we know that many of the visitors to the Hop Festival return time and time throughout the year to enjoy the many experiences the town has to offer’.

Bridger’s Law Senior partner Duane Bridger said 'Bridger’s Law are so pleased the Hop Festival is going ahead this year, and to be able to support an event which is so important to the viability of many Faversham businesses.'

Follow Faversham Hop Festival's Facebook page for the latest news and go to the new event website for full contact details and how to get involved.

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