A Selection of Main Events in Sandwich 2013
Also see Monthly Event Calendar for more events & details
Some events and times may change and additional events may be added.
Sandwich Community Christmas Fayre
Saturday 14th December from 10:00am
Music with Betteshanger Brass Band playing from 1.00pm.
Warm up for Christmas with the Community Fayre
Stalls, Christmas tree and music. Hot roast chestnuts, Christmas gifts, mulled wine, mulled cider and craft stalls. Plenty of opportunity to buy last-minute Christmas gifts without leaving Sandwich town.
Outdoors in the Guildhall square if fine, indoors at St. Mary’s Arts Centre if inclement.
ST CLEMENT'S AT CHRISTMAS
All will be welcome at any time - do share this information with your friends and neighbours
SUNDAY 22nd DECEMBER 6.30 pm
Festival of Nine Lessions and Carols
TUESDAY 24th DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE
5.00 pm Christingle Crib Service
7.30 pm Holy Communion (NB at St Clement's)
11.30 pm The Midnight Eucharist
The First Communion of Christmas
WEDNESDAY 25th DECEMBER CHRISTMAS DAY
8.00 am Holy Communion
11.00 am Christmas Morning Family Service
Write a Short Story - Cash prizes
Three age categories.
Write about any subject you like, or a story beginning with or including the words “… They found them in the library”
Closing date 8th March 2014
For forms, rules more information see:
The Sandwich Library Guild webpage
Click to see Monthly Event Calendar - For more events in Sandwich
Past Events with Photos:
Heritage Open Days 2013
Event organised by The Sandwich Society
14th & 15th September
Once-a-year chance to explore historic buildings unlocked and completely free of charge! Properties in Sandwich that are usually either not open to the public or charge admission, are open and admission free. Properties are open on various days & times between 6th & 9th Sept.
Sandwich Festival 2013
Sun 18th, Wed 21st, Thurs 22nd, Sat 24th to Mon 26th Aug
The August Bank Holiday Sandwich Festival will again run over several days and see a host of free outdoor concerts; motor cycle and classic cars meets; duck race; market; stalls; illuminated boat parade and family fun areas.
Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival
July 12th to 14th Friday to Sunday
Most events free to enjoy in pubs and on the outdoor stage on the Guildhall Forecourt, with a small number of ticketed events to complete the line up. Morris teams dance in the streets with busking and mummers.
Sandwich Medieval Fayre June 22nd and 23rd Sat & Sun
Presented by Middle Age Spread
Medieval encampment, market and fayre, including traditional crafts, living history, entertainments, food and drinks.
Le Weekend - annual 'Sandwich goes French' weekend
June 8th to 9th Saturday & Sunday
French Market will pack the Guildhall Forecourt with genuine Normandy products and foods plus music, dancing and cycling
Sandwich Competition & Food Fair up to May 2013
Stalls The Guildhall Forecourt selling locally sourced fresh produce, meats, breads, cheeses, wines, coder, hot food to eat and go and more.
The annual sandwich making competition held in Market Street to find the sandwich of Sandwich
Charitable 1940's event
Saturday 11th August 2012
T. R.& C. Carpenter's Annual Charity Event in aid of NACC Crohn's and Colitis UK
Fiona Harrison, 40's Sweet heart, Kas, Cinque Port Lindy Hoppers
Vintage Vehicles; Trade Stands;Charity bargain stalls; Food Stalls - Click Here for Photos
Sandwich Festival August 2013
Music, stalls, vintage cars and bikes, food, plus other events & activities - including chess tournament, Live music in the town and by the river.
Open Sandwich have published a programme of events and photos of Sandwich Festival for many years
More Event Photos:
Including Open Golf 2003 and 2011, Sandwich Festival, Folk & Ale Festival, Sandwich Celebration, Medieval Fayres, St. Peter's Procession, Festival of Trees, Matthew Ship, Celebrity Videos, Olympic Torch