Newington Village Festival
/ Newington Village Festival
The annual festival is on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from Noon until 6pm on the school field ME9 7LB.
A family-friendly afternoon packed with attractions, including children's fancy dress and magician, tug-of-war, dance and gymnastics displays, sideshows and a fairground.
The parish-council event, organised in conjunction with Demelza, is one of the largest events of its kind in Swale.
It features five top Kent bands: Jamie and the Jets (Elton John tribute), the KickBacks, Marylebone Jelly, the Stress Monkeys and Key Street.
There will be a WWI living history group, a chainsaw carver, birds of prey, display of classic cars, craft demonstrations, and stalls plus BBQ, curries, tea tent, real ales, Pimms and ices.
The men's tug-of-war tournament (1pm) will be followed by, for the first time, a women's contest (2.15pm). Entry for teams of 8-10 people, aged 18+, is free and no experience is necessary.
The fancy dress for Years 2 and under, and Years 3-6, is free and there will be a gift for all entrants and prizes for the winners. It's at 3pm and will be followed by Mrs Dolly Mixture's Magic Show at 3.30pm.
General admission is £2 with under 16s free.
For more details contact email@example.com or 07719 942782. For updates: Facebook/Newington Festival or @NewingtonFest.
Please note that dogs [except guide dogs], smoking and alcohol not bought on the site are not allowed on the school premises.
Where: Newington School Field, ME9 7LB.
When: Noon until 6pm
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07590 464700.