Sandwich Festival

Friday 25th to Monday 28th August 2017

Plans are underway for 2017. more details to follow.

Here is what we did in 2016.

An extravanganza of free entertainment in the Town Centre and on the Quay Green.  Highlights included:

Friday Evening – concert in St Mary’s,

Saturday: Carnival Queens parade and free outdoor concert; Barn Dancing in the Street;

Sunday, ‘Let’s do Vintage’ outdoor Fayre; Italian Market; Dance Schools showcase; Futures for Dogs annual Fayre on Ash Road Showground, Salsa Dancing Bar and BBQ at the Beach Hut; Music on the Green with three live acts;  Illuminated boat parade.

Monday – Classic Cars on the Quay Green, Sandwich Town Centre: Food Fayre and Monday Funday plus the Sandwich Bites Competition.   A welcome late addition was the old horse-drawn Sandwich Fire Engine which will be on the Quay, pumping water from the river!

Click here for Saturday Programme

Click Here for Sunday Programme

Click Here for Monday Programme

Sandwich Magna Carta will also be on display. Click here for more details

Click Here to email if you would like to get involved.

Please click here for a programme of events overview for 2016.

For further info e mail


Friday 25th August

More details to follow soon.

Sandwich Festival 2017

Bank Holiday Sunday – Community Showcase Day

On Sunday 27th August, Sandwich Festival will bring back the popular free music and picnic on the Quay Green from 5.00pm followed by the illuminated boat parade .


throughout the day On the Quay Green we are showcasing all of our local clubs and societies.

Every local group is invited to have  a Static display

a gazebo or table top – to promote yourself to the public.

You could turn it into a fund raising stall as well as recruiting new members.

For those whose activities lend themselves, we will have a programme of

Live Displays – eg fencing, Zumba, boxing rugby, football etc

There will be some healthy eating and drinking stalls as well.

To get involved – phone Steve on 611 619 or email

There is no charge involved – we just want to promote to the public what we all do

See for the full festival programme