What's On in 2020 (update coming shortly)

 

This page lists a selection of local events. Information was based on best knowledge at the time of writing but things can change. The Coronavirus situation has already resulted in cancellation of some events. 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 2020

 

Wed 15/1: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich 

 

February

 

Wed 12/2: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Fri 21/2 to Sun 23/2: Broadstairs Blues Bash

 

Mon 24/2 to Sat 29/2: We Will Rock You, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 

March

 

Wed 11/3: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

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Sat 28/3: German Music Night, St Mary's, Sandwich. Foot stomping and thigh slapping.

April

 

Wed 8/4: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich. CANCELLED.

 

 

 

 

May

 

Fri 8/5 to Sun 10/5: Sandwich Salutes the 40s. Entertainments and re-enactments of the 1940's. CANCELLED.

 

Sat 9/5: Walmer Brocante, Walmer sea front. POSTPONED. New date to be confirmed.

 

Wed 13/5: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich. CANCELLED.

 

Sat 30/5 and Sun 31/5: Sandwich Food Fayre. CANCELLED.

 

 

June

 

Sun 7/6: The Little Gardens of Sandwich.

 

Wed 10/6: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Sat 13/6 and Sun 14/6: Le Weekend, Sandwich. French market, street entertainment and lots more.

 

Tue 16/6 to Sat 20/6: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

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

 

Tue 23/6 to Sat 11/7: Mamma Mia!, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

July

 

Fri 5/7 to Sun 7/7: Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival

 

Wed 10/7 to Fri 12/7: 

Kent County Show, Detling, nr Maidstone

 

Wed 8/7: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

Fri 10/7 - Sun 12/7: Kent County Show, Detling, Maidstone

 

Sat 11/7: Leeds Castle Classical Open Air Concert, Leeds, near Maidstone

 

Sun 12/7 to Sun 19/7: Open Golf, Royal St George's, Sandwich. POSTPONED TO 2021.

 

Sun 26/7 to Fri 31/7: Ramsgate Regatta Week

 

Mon 27/7 (tbc): Whitstable Oyster Festival 

August

 

Fri 7/8 to Fri 14/8: Broadstairs Folk Week

 

Wed 12/8: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich.

 

Fri 28/8 to Mon 31/8: Sandwich Festival

 

 

 

September

 

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

 

Sat 12/9 to Fri 16/9: Festival of Flowers, Leeds Castle, near Maidstone

 

Sat 19/9 to Sat 26/9: Sandwich Arts Week

 

Fri 25/9 to Sat 24/10: Les Miserables, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

October

 

Fri 25/9 to Sat 24/10: Les Miserables, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

 

Wed 14/10: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

Tue 3/11: The Australian Pink Floyd, Winter Gardens, Margate

 

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

 

 

 

December

 

Wed 9/12: Antiques and collectables auction, St Mary's, Sandwich