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UPCOMING EVENTS IN AND AROUND FAVERSHAM - Issue 15

FEATURES


Faversham Fringe

Tuesday, October 25th – Sunday, October 30th, 2022


Faversham Fringe is a festival featuring all genres of the performing arts including theatre, comedy, magic, mentalism, dance, poetry, spoken word, storytelling, improv and hypnotism.


Here’s what you can see at this year’s festival — a whopping 72 shows to choose from! See the full programme at Faversham Fringe 2022 Programme. @favershamfringe

Secret Treasures

An exhibition of curious collections to celebrate 60 years of the Faversham Society (see flyer for details).


Kent Creative Show

A Podcast roaming the fields of creativity in Kent and recording stories told by interesting people engaging with arts and culture. The show offers honest conversations with great creatives who share their experiences, journeys and creative work. Each show gives an insight into the people and how they work.

 

ARTS



‘The Friday Afternoon Tea Parties’ Exhibition Lamoon & Lamoon #JointShow. 52 weeks of Lockdown Tea Parties (Photographs, Costumes, Props & Artifacts)


Corresponding Narritives (25 Oct – 6 Nov)


Christmas Emporium (29 Nov – 23 Dec

 

COMEDY


Alfie Moore 7:30pm on 30 Oct at The Alexander Centre

Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Fair Cop Unleashed is based on a dramatic real-life incident from Alfie’s police casebook. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is! Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of humour hilariously woven together with his personal insights into his life on the front line of the police force. £17.50


Comedy Lock-in 6pm on 13 Nov and 11 Dec at The Alexander Centre

Faversham‘s monthly night of stand-up comedy from the best new and up-and-coming acts on the UK comedy circuit comes to The Alex on the second Sunday of each month.


Andy Parsons - Work in Progress – 8pm on 30 Nov at The Alexander Centre

Join Andy Parsons as he warms up for another national tour with this intimate airing of a brand new show. Age guidance 14+ £12.50

 

FAMILY


Halloween Spooktacular - 26 & 27 Oct at The Alexander Centre


The Alex Santa's Grotto & Festive Fun - 17 & 18 Dec at The Alexander Centre

 

MARKETS, FAIRS & JUMBLE


Faversham Charter Market every Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, in and around the Market Place

Best of Faversham Market - 1st and 3rd Sat of every month on Preston Street

Antiques & Vintage Market - 1st Sunday of every month in the Market Square

Artisan Craft and Gift Fairs - 5, 26 & 27 Nov and 4 Dec at the Alexander Centre

St Catherine's Church Victorian Christmas Fayre - 27 Nov at the Alexander Centre

Christmas Craft Fair - 10am – 3pm on 3 Dec at the Alexander Centre

Christmas Bazaar - 10am – 3pm on 10 Dec at the Alexander Centre

Christmas Market - 10am – 3pm on 17 Dec at the Alexander Centre

 

MUSIC


Orbi Playa Big Band directed by Steve Waterman - 8pm on 5 Nov at The Alexander Centre £12.00. Swing music


Betty Baker and The Swingtones - 2pm on 6 Nov at The Alexander Centre £12.00. Betty

Baker and her band The Swingtones join forces with the Swaggerjacks to create an afternoon of energetic Rock ‘n’ Roll, Jive and Swing. Betty Baker and the Swingtones are a five-piece swing and jive band playing songs from the post-war era, as well as adding a swing twist to recent pop tunes.


Nearly Elton – The Ultimate Tribute Show to Elton John - 8pm on 18 Nov at The Alexander Centre £21.50


Abba Chique – ABBA Tribute Band - 8pm on 25 Nov at The Alexander Centre £15


Curb Pilots and Gumboots Reggae Band - 8pm on 3 Dec at The Alexander Centre £15


DS:UK - in tribute to Dire Straits - 7:30pm on 10 Dec at The Alexander Centre £20.90


Christmas Jazz at the Alex - 8pm on 16 Dec at The Alexander Centre £16.26

 

OTHER


Autumn Wreath Making 7.00pm on Weds 2, 30 Nov, 7 Dec at The Alexander Centre

In this workshop, we will be making a stunning autumnal wreath. Learn how to create your very own unique wreath with dried flowers and autumnal flora. Tutoring is provided by Kim Barnicott of Bee Street Flowers. Experience a fun and creative class suitable for all skill levels with expert tuition and guidance. All materials and light refreshments are provided. Tickets

£45


An Evening With Philip Neame MBE - 7.00pm on Fri 4 Nov at The Alexander Centre £5

An Evening With Neil “Razor” Ruddock - 8.00pm on 12 Nov at The Alexander Centre £25


Memoir Writing Course - 7.00pm on 21 Nov at The Alexander Centre £16


Psychic Evening with Tracey May - 7.00pm on 1 Dec at The Alexander Centre £15


An Evening With John H Stracey - 8.00pm on 2 Dec at The Alexander Centre £20


Handprinted Christmas wrapping paper workshop - 10.00am on 3 Dec at The Alexander Centre £30


Animate Arts Christmas wreath making workshop - 10.00am on 10 Dec at The Alexander Centre.

Join this festive workshop from Animate Arts to make a beautiful, traditional Christmas wreath for your front door, from crafting the willow base to decorating it with wintery foliage. This environmentally friendly workshop is led by willow sculptor Sharon Potter. Sharon is a whizz at all things willow and she loves creating beautiful things from natural materials. With all the materials provided, this workshop is close enough to Christmas to ensure that you have a super fresh, vibrant door wreath to impress your visitors. This is such a Christmassy workshop with the smell of evergreen, Christmas vibes and maybe even a mince pie to fuel the creativity! £30

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