July - August Events
Kent and Sussex is the ideal area for your summer holiday with plenty going on to occupy all the family. See our selection of events to enjoy during your holiday...
Leeds Castle Classical Concert, 8th July 2017
Enjoy a memorable summer's night at the beautiful Leeds Castle listening to some fabulous classical music with the castle as a backdrop. Either bring your own picnic or enjoy one of the hospitality and catering packages available. It will surely be a night to remember!
Kent Show, Detling Showground, 7th - 9th July 2017
The Kent County Show is a stand-out event for farming, countryside and rural life. With over 400 exhibitors and 300 competitions, activities and displays – there is something for everyone! Learn about bee keeping and taste the honey, visit the cattle and dairy marquee, watch canine and equine displays or taste the huge variety of local food and drink as well as much, much more!
Deal Festival of Music and the Arts, 1st - 16th July 2017
The Deal Festival of Music and the Arts is celebrating 35 years this year and still retains its core values which is to promote young talent. With a packed timetable of events ranging from opera to street music this is a fortnight not to be missed.
Whitstable Oyster Festival, 22nd - 24th July 2017
This celebration which has been revived and has a modern take now, used to be a Norman holy festival. Blessing the landing of the Oysters which are then distributed to local eateries in the town via a colourful parade full of singing, music and laughter, a fun filled weekend.
Ramsgate Regatta Week, 24th - 28th July 2017
Ramsgate Week, hosted by the Royal Temple Yacht Club is an annual event, with many activities taking place throughout the week. Often referred to as a friendly alternative to Cowes week which is one of the longest running regattas in the world – visitors can meet all the competitors, absorb the breathtaking views or take a stroll into town with Ramsgate Festival also happening at the same time.
Broadstairs Folk Week, 11th - 18th August 2017
The ever popular, annual Folk Week is held in Broadstairs where the whole of the town is bursting with music and dancing. There’s entertainment for all the family. A great traditional festival. Featuring Rusty Shackle, Granny's Attic, Justin and The Argonauts, and Bandanglo to name but a few.
Whitstable Regatta, 12th - 13th August 2017
A fun weekend for all the family to enjoy. Traditional fairground rides, learn circus skills, watch the sailing regatta whilst enjoying a cool drink, medieval re-enactments and much more.
Brogdale Cider Festival, 26th and 27th August 2017
A fun packed festival for all ages to enjoy. Sample traditional and new ciders, children's activities, Faversham's miniature railway, teddy bear's parachute plus arts and crafts for everyone. There is so much to see and do. Don't miss it.