Normandy Market all day Saturday and Sunday. ‘France at Home’ bring with them foods, cheeses, soaps, leathers, clothing, and all the sights, sounds and smells of a genuine French Market.
The aromas of tartiflette and crepes cooking always draws people in!
The market will be open Saturday from 9:00am and may still be open at 6.00pm
On Sunday it will trade from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
This very popular ride offers a choice of 3 distances through East Kent’s beautiful countryside, starting and finishing in Sandwich Town:
Red route: 100k - Starting time for Red Route is 9:00am
Blue route: 75k - Starting time for Red Route is 9:20am
White route: 50k - Starting time for Red Route is 9:45am
Refreshment stops en route and on completion included in entry price:
Pre registered £15.00 registered on the day £20.00. Medal for all finishers.
Registration for cyclists wishing to enter via British Cycling web site - By registering you will enjoy the benefits of British Cycling event insurance.
Le Tour de Sandwich is an important part of Le Weekend Festival. Cyclists are invited to join in the festivities on completion of the ride.
French Medieval re-enactors Les Chevaliers du Comte de Online will pitch up their tents alongside English Tents.
Participants include Rough Musycke, Middle Age Spread, Company of Strangers and Men of Bean.
The English and French re-enactors will pitch tents and live on the Quay Green for the duration of Le Weekend. They welcome visitors to meet and chat and be introduced to their wonderful skills and way of life.
Activities for juniors include archery
Le Weekend will feature two free open air concerts on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of June. There will be Breton Street Dancing and Can-Can on both days.
Performing primarily with bagpipes from central France, the band “Les Sonneurs De La Côte” is strongly influenced by traditional music. Enriched by the sounds of an accordion, a guitar, a violin, a clarinet and percussion, the band interprets traditional pieces, contemporary melodies and some compositions written by members of the band which all have a common point; music to dance to (waltz, bourrées, mazurkas, branles, scottisches…). The musicians are connected to their home port Calais.
Saturday - Relax with music from Paul Cornwall
Sunday - The incomparable Mike Appleton singing - Sinatra; Bublé & alike suring the afternoon
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