What's On in 2019

 

This page lists a selection of local events. It will be updated throughout the year. Information is based on best knowledge at the time of writing but things can change. To avoid disappointment, please check the relevant websites for current details.

 

Regular events

 

Sandwich Auction Room holds a monthly antiques and collectables auction at St Mary's on Strand Street. Dates are shown below. Viewing is on the day before each sale.

 

Giant boot fairs are normally held every Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays) from around Easter through to September at  Barrville Farm, Tilmanstone. It's just off the road towards Dover.

 

For performing arts, there is a choice of theatres with full programmes of events. We recommend you visit their websites to see what's on. The main ones are the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, the Astor Theatre in Deal, the Theatre Royal and the Winter Gardens in Margate.

 

January

 

Thu 10/1: The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Wed 16/1: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich 

 

February

 

Tue 5/2 to Sat 9/2: Saturday Night Fever, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Fri 8/2: Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond Tribute, Margate Winter Gardens

 

Wed 13/2: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Sun 17/2: Snowdrop Day, Goodnestone Park Gardens

 

Fri 22/2 to Sun 24/2: Broadstairs Blues Bash

 

Sat 23/2 to Sun 3/3: Rye Bay Scallop Week 

March

 

Wed 27/2 to Sat 16/3: War Horse, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Sun 3/3: Snowdrop Day, Goodnestone Park Gardens

 

Wed 13/3: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Thu 14/3: Fast Love - George Michael Tribute, Margate Winter Gardens

 

Fri 29/3: The Magic of Motown, Margate Winter Gardens

 

Sun 31/3: UB40, Margate Winter Gardens

April

 

Wed 10/4: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Fri 12/4: The Bootleg Beatles, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Sat 13/4: Ghost Hunt, Sandwich Guildhall Museum

 

Tue 23/4 - Sat 27/4: To Kill a Mockingbird, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

 

May

 

Tue 30/4 to Sat 5/5: My Fair Lady, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Sat 4/5 to Mon 6/5 (TBC): Sandwich Salutes the 40s. Entertainments and re-enactments of the 1940's.

 

Mon 6/5 (TBC): Walmer Brocante, Walmer sea front

 

Thu 14/5 to Sat 25/5: The Bodyguard, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Wed 15/5: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich.

 

Sat 25/5 to Mon 27/5: Kent Garden Show, Kent Event Centre, Detling

 

TBC: Sandwich Food Fayre

 

June

 

TBC: The Little Gardens of Sandwich.

 

TBC: Le Weekend, Sandwich. French market, street entertainment and lots more.

 

Wed 12/6: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's Sandwich.

 

Fri 21/6 to Sun 23/6: Broadstairs Dickens Festival

 

 

July

 

TBC: Sandwich Folk 'n' Ale Festival

 

Fri 5/7 to Sun 7/7: Kent County Show, Kent Event Centre, Detling

 

Wed 10/7: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Sat 13/7: Leeds Castle Classical Open Air Concert, Leeds, Maidstone

 

Sun 21/7 to Fri 26/7: Ramsgate Regatta Week 

 

August

 

Fri 9/8: That'll Be The Day, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Fri 9/8 to Fri 16/8: Broadstairs Folk Week

 

Wed 14/8: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich.

 

Fri 9/8 to Fri 16/8: Broadstairs Folk Week

 

TBC: Sandwich Festival

 

 

 

September

 

Tue 3/9 to Sat 14/9: Motown the Musical, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Wed 11/9: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich.

 

TBC: Sandwich Arts Week.

 

October

 

Fri 4/10 to Sun 6/10: Broadstairs Food Festival

 

Wed 9/10: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Wed 9/10 to Sat 12/10: Dracula, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Mon 14/10 to Sat 19/10: Annie, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

November

 

Wed 13/11: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Thu 28/11: Tina Turner Tribute, Margate Winter Gardens

 

December

 

Wed 11/12: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

TBC: King Street Xmas Party, Sandwich