Upcoming Events in & around Faversham (September - November)

Updated: Sep 20, 2019

Faversham Food Festival (13st - 15th Sept)

The highlights of this year’s Faversham Food Festival are as follows:

Friday 13th September 13:00 – 15:00 Fresh Fish. Louise, Hollowshore Fishery’s trawler, will moor on Town Green beside TS Hazard and sell fresh fish for a couple of hours.  Louise then stays to be part of the Fish Night. 

18:30 – 22:00 Fish Night on Town Quay with Hollowshore Fisheries, with fresh barbecued fish, some food stalls, beer and wine, live music and some guests in medieval costume. Friday Fish Night is one of the highlights of the festival. 

Saturday 14th September – Festival events in the Abbey Physic Community Garden and Pudding Tasting and a Medieval Food Fayre at St Mary of Charity Church, as well as the regular Charter Market in the Market Place. 

19:00 Faversham Food Hero presentation and meal at the Carriage Restaurant in the Railway 

Sunday 15th September – A Special Festival Charter Market with a Medieval Food Fayre and a Drinks Pavillion in the Alexander Centre. And in the Abbey Physic Community Garden the Sausage and Ale Trail vegan and vegetarian dishes, cream teas and herbal teas.

For full details see https://favershamfoodfestival.co.uk/


Children’s Theatre for Half Term break – You’ve Got Dragons (Alexander Centre) & Spooky Stories Evening (Arden Theatre)

Taking Flight Theatre Company present 'You’ve Got Dragons' based on the book by Kathryn Cave & devised by Elise Davison. ‘Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn ‘round… and they’re there.’ Lots of people get them: bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?

A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their dragons told in Taking Flight’s unique style. With live, original music, this highly visual, sensitive production is a humorous and touching exploration of the dragons we all face.

All performances are relaxed & approx. 50 minutes long. Age recommendation: 3-10 and families; babes in arms welcome.


Spooky Stories Evening at the Arden Theatre is on at 5:30 pm on 30th October.

A pre – Halloween trick or treat evening of spooky stories for young and not so young. See https://ardentheatre.co.uk/ for more information.


Arts

Creek Creative (http://creek-creative.org/)

Norton Art Group Exhibition (20th Aug– 8th Sept)

Textiles from the Edge, CQ Kent, Upper Gallery (17th – 29th Sept)

Ed Kenny #SoloShow, Upper Gallery (1st – 13th Oct)

Centrepieces Exhibition, Christie Cassisa, Upper Gallery (15th – 27th Oct)

Jacqueline Summers (22nd Oct – 3rd Nov)

D. Harvey & Family (29th Oct – 3rd Nov)


Film

(see http://royalcinema.co.uk/faversham/now/ for Faversham Royal showtimes)

Market Day Matinee: Fisherman’s Friends – 2.00pm on Tuesday 17th Sept at The Alexander Centre

Silver Matinee: Singalong of Sixpence – 2.00pm on Tuesday 24th Sept at The Alexander Centre

Silver Matinee: The Lavender Hill Mob – 2.30pm on Friday 25th Oct at The Alexander Centre

Market Day Matinee: The Kindergarden Teacher– 2pm on Friday 4th Oct at The Alexander Centre

Market Day Matinee: Late Night – 2pm on Friday 29th Oct at The Alexander Centre


Markets, Fairs & Jumble

Faversham Charter Market (https://favershammarket.org/) every Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, in and around the Market Place.

Best of Faversham Market – 7th & 21st Sept & 5th & 19th Oct on Preston Street

Faversham & Villages Refugee Solidarity Group Women's Clothes Sale - 27th September, The Fleur Hall, Gatefield Lane.

Antiques & Vintage Market – From 9:30am on first Sunday of every month (6th Oct & 3rd Nov) in the Market Square.

Eventissima Artisan Craft, Vintage and Gift Fairs – 5th & 19th Oct & 2nd Nov at the Alexander Centre.

Craft & Gift Fair – 10am – 3pm on Saturday 14th Sept, Alexander Centre.


Music

(see https://www.playinginfaversham.com/ for pub bands)

Saturday 7th Sept

Ma Polaine’s Great Decline –7:30pm, The Hot Tin

Saturday 15th Sept

An Afternoon of Summer Parades –4:00pm, St Peter & St Paul Church, Boughton

Friday 27th Sept

Jazz @ the Alex – Julian Marc Stringer and the Dream Band, 8:00pm, The Alexander Centre

Saturday 19th Oct

A Band Called Malice – The Definitive Tribute to The Jam, from 7:00pm, The Alexander Centre

Freddie Mercury Band, from 7:30pm, The Old Brewery Store

Saturday 26th Oct

Samana –7:30pm, The Hot Tin


Other

Find in in Faversham – meet your local traders, 10:00am - 3.00pm on Saturday 7th Sept, The Alexander Centre

Faversham Town Council Surgery - from 10:00am on Sat 7th Sept, The Guildhall

Flemish Beer Tasting evening - from 7.30pm on Saturday 7th Sept, The Alexander Centre

Faversham Food Festival - 13th – 15th Sept (see features)

Faversham Horticultural Society Autumn Show - from 12:00pm on Saturday 14th Sept, West Faversham Community Centre

Model Railway Exhibition - from 10:00am on 14th & 15th Sept, The Abbey School

Pear Day – from 10:00am on 15th Sept, Brogdale Collections

Faversham Footpaths Group Walk. 10am on Sunday 15th Sept, meet outside Guildhall. 5 mile walk via Flower Festival at St. Peter’s Church in Oare. (Membership £5 per year http://www.favershamfootpathsgroup.org.uk/)

Apple Sunday – from 11:00am on 15th Sept, Mount Ephraim

Faversham Horticultural Society ‘Copton Ash from 1978 to the present’ - 7.30pm on 18th Sept, Age UK

Faversham Climate Surgery – from 10:00am on 21st Sept, 12 Market Place

Auction - from 9.30am on 6th October at Boughton Village Hall

Gravesend & Tilbury Ferry talk - at 8pm on 9th Oct at The Fleur de Lis Hall.

Faversham Horticultural Society ‘Setting up a Nursury’ - 7.30pm on 16th Oct, Age UK

Apple Festival – from 10am on 19th – 20th Oct, Brogdale Collections

Auction - from 9.30am on 3rd Nov at Boughton Village Hall

Theatre/Panto/Spoken Word/Dance

Arden Theatre

Picnic at Hanging Rock, 7.30pm on 12, 13th & 14th Sept

Wet Wet Wet – Graham Park, 7.30pm on 4th Oct

Bakehouse Studio’s Presents - Milestones, 2:00pm & 6:30pm on 12th Oct

Our Day Out, 7.30pm on 23rd – 26th Oct

Spooky Stories Evening – 6.30pm on 30th Oct

Alexander Centre

You’ve got Dragons, 2.00pm on Sunday 27th Oct




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