Things to Do in and around Sandwich

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13th – 14th May

Sandwich Food Fayre Sandwich Town

Over 40 food and drink stalls from the UK and around the world, street music.

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26th – 28th May

Crabble Corn Mill Beer & Cider Festival Crabble Corn Mill, Dover

This year will be the 15th annual Crabble Corn Mill Beer & Cider Festival.

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27th – 29th May

WWII Weekend at Dover Castle

Experience military encampments, talks, displays and live music.

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26th – 29th May

The Beast - obstacle course Betteshanger Park, Near Deal

The ultimate bouncy castle experience for adults. At 272m The Beast is the worlds largest inflatable obstacle course.

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29th May

Margate Meltdown Margate seafront, Thanet

10th Annual ride out from Ace Café to Margate Harbour. See the 100’s of bikes, live music

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10th – 11th June

Le Weekend Sandwich Town

Sandwich goes French for the weekend! Market, music and Medieval encampment

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17th – 18th June

Gears of Change & Fought for Freedom Quex Park, Birchington, Thanet

Classic Motor and Military Show, attractions and exhibits including WW1 Trenches

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17th – 23rd June

Dickens Festival Broadstairs, Thanet

Commemorating the life of Charles Dickens with a week of plays, concerts, parades and parties

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7th – 8th July

Folk & Ale Festival Sandwich Town

Traditional & Modern Folk, dancing, music and Ale!

22nd – 23rd July

Ramsgate Carnival Weekend Ramsgate Town, Thanet

The Carnival itself takes place on Sunday 23rd with fairground, entertainment, stalls and music over the whole weekend

www.visitthanet.co.uk/events/223605/?key=ramsgate-carnival&micrositeid=210

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22nd – 30th July

Ramsgate Festival Ramsgate Town, Thanet

Events taking place all over the town of Ramsgate with music, crafts, art and much more

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28th – 31st July

Kent VW Festival Sandwich Showground, Sandwich

Live music, traders, entertainment, food and drink

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2nd August

Broadstairs Fireworks Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Fireworks over Viking Bay plus live music at the Bandstand.

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4th – 6th August

Margate Soul Festival Margate, Thanet

Kent’s soul music festival with events and performances being held in and around Margate Harbour

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12th – 13th August

Bikes at the Bay Sandwich Showground, Sandwich

Classic and vintage motorcycle event. Huge Collect of Classic Race Bikes.
BARRY SHEEN'S SUZUKI - Bike Club Displays - Live Music

Creative Quater - Loads of Food & Beers.

see: www.eastkentclassicmotorcycleclub.co.uk/bikes-at-the-bay.html

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11th – 18th August

Broadstairs Folk Week Broadstairs, Thanet

Folk music by the sea. Over 70 events – concerts, dances, workshop, childrens festival.

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23rd August

Broadstairs Water Gala Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Celebrating the best of traditional English seaside. All day entertainment, funfair, air display and fireworks

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24th – 30th August

White Cliffs Walking Festival Dover

Over 40 walks from 1 to 32 miles around the beautiful coast line and countryside.

25th – 28th August

Sandwich Festival Sandwich Town

Carnival, barn dancing, street traders, Italian market, classic cars, duck race and boat parade

http://sandwichevents.org.uk/sandwich-festival/

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8th – 10th September

Wheels and Fins Festival Joss Bay, Broadstairs, Thanet

Three day, action sports & music festival at Joss Bay Beach

Sandwich
All about Sandwich -
History; Events; Places to visit - www.open-sandwich.co.uk

Sandwich Events - http://sandwichevents.org.uk

Restaurants and Pubs in Sandwich - www.visitsandwich.co.uk

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich - www.the-secretgardens.co.uk

Sandwich River Bus - www.sandwichriverbus.co.uk

Canterbury www.canterbury.co.uk

Dover www.whitecliffscountry.org.uk

Beaches / Seaside Towns

Deal www.aboutdeal.co.uk

Broadstairs, Ramsgate & Margate www.visitthanet.co.uk

Guided walks and cycle rides plus other information - White Cliffs Countryside Project

Historic Buildings and Gardens

Canterbury Cathedral - www.canterbury-cathedral.org

Canterbury Roman Museum – www.canterbury.co.uk/musuems

Richborough Fort - www.open-sandwich.co.uk/town_history

Walmer Castle & Gardens - www.english-heritage.org.uk

Deal Castle - www.english-heritage.org.uk

Leeds Castle - www.leeds-castle.com

Goodnestone Park Gardens- www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

Quex House and Gardens – www.quexpark.co.uk

Nature Reserves/Wildlife

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory - www.sbbot.org.uk

Wingham Wild life Park - www.winghamwildlifepark.co.uk

Discover Wildwood - www.wildwoodtrust.org

Port Lympne & Howletts Animal Parks – www.aspinallfoundation.org

Royal St. George's
This is 2 miles from the centre of Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole championship course.
Sandwich Bay, Sandwich.
Tel: (01304) 613090 Web Site: Click Here

Royal Cinque Ports
This is 4 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Golf Road, Deal.
Tel: (01304) 374007 Web Site: Click Here

Walmer & Kingsdown
This is 8 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
The Leas, Kingsdown, Deal.
Tel: (01304) 373256 Web Site: Click Here

North Foreland
This is 9 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Convent Road, Broadstairs.
Tel:(01843) 862140 Web Site: Click Here

Canterbury
This is 11 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Littlebourne Road, Canterbury.
Tel:(01227) 453532 Web Site: Click Here

Chestfield
This is 14 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
103 Chestfield Road, Chestfield, Whitstable.
Tel:(01227) 794411 Web Site: Click Here

Pay & Play

Manston Golf Centre
4 miles from Sandwich
Manston Rd, Manston, Kent
Tel: 01843 590005 Web Site: Click Here

Prince's
This is 2 miles from the centre of Sandwich
Facilities: 27 hole Championship links course
Princes Drive, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich.
Tel: (01304) 613797 Web Site: Click Here

St Augustines
This is 4 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Cottington Road, Cliffsend, Ramsgate.
Tel: (01843) 5090333 Web Site: Click Here

Westgate & Birchington
This is 8 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
176 Canterbury Road, Westgate-On-Sea.
Tel: (01843) 831115 Web Site: Click Here

Broome Park
This is 10 miles from Sandwich
Facilities: 18 hole course
Canterbury Road, Barham, Canterbury.
Tel: (01227) 830728 Web Site: Click Here

Boughton G.C.
This is 14 miles from Sandwich
Brickfield lane, Boughton.
Faversham
Tel: (01227) 752277

Faversham
This is 17 miles from Sandwich
Belmont Park,
Faversham
Tel: (01795) 890251 Web Site: Click Here

Pay & Play

Stonelees Golf Centre
2 Miles from Sandwich
Ebbsfleet Lane, Nr Ramsgate, Kent
Tel: 01843-823133 Web Site: Click Here

Local information

Sandwich Town its History, Events and Places to visit

www.open-sandwich.co.uk

Sandwich Events http://sandwichevents.org.uk

Weddings at The Guildhall www.sandwichweddings.co.uk

Sandwich Tourist Information Office
The Guildhall, Sandwich 01304 613565 (winter 01304 617197)

website: www.sandwichtowncouncil.gov.uk

For Local Restaurants and Pubs

www.visitsandwich.co.uk

For information about taxi/mini cabs call

Sandwich Cars on 01304 617424
Website: www.sandwichcars.co.uk

Silver Cars on 01304 62022

For in formation about local bus services call

Stagecoach on 08702 433 711
website: www.stagecoachbus.com

For information about local train services call

National Rail enquiries on 0845 484 950

website: www.nationalrail.co.uk