Welcome to the Lenham Family Festival Calendar Dates

Festival Dates 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th June

Laugh.Play.Sing.Dance … a celebration of fun for all the family

Lenham Festival is a four day family festival that takes place in various locations in Lenham.

The Festival started in 2012 and has gained momentum each year, in 2014 we raised £2,160 and with your help we hope to raise more this year for our chosen charities,

Alzheimer’s Society, Cancer Research UK and Demelza Hospice Care.

 

Please refer to our website for updates, times and a final line up http://lenhamfamilyfestival.co.uk/

Below is our current programme of events:Lenham Festival 2015

Thursday 11th

Social Club: entertainment from Swadelands School for the Age UK Hub with raffle prizes

From 2pm to 4pm

Friday 12th

Social Club: Musical mystery Quiz evening.

Main Event

Fun Day

Saturday 13th

Lenham Community Centre

12 noon till 9pm

Outside stages

The Invicta Ukulele Club – Ukulele and Banjo music for all tastes

Dirk Wickenden – Award-winning saxophonist

SamsandSon – Our local favourites

Bev Grove – Jazz & Classics

For the Kicks – A lively alternative rock band

Nathan Hood – A vocal talent not to be missed

Johanna Coulson – Singer and Ukulele player extraordinaire

Renegade – A young and upcoming rock/metal band

Students from Creative Arts Academy (CAA) – Pure quality for your ears

Jamie Middleton – talented local musician

Fred Clark – Fred Clark is one of the most exciting acoustic singer/songwriters in Kent

The Paul Kloppers band – Pop & dance to get you moving

Blackshot 21 – Our headliners from 2014 are back!

Inside the Community Centre

Fred Thurnham – light organ music

Lenham Players – our local Amateur Dramatic group will perform a ‘Talking Heads’ production

Charlie Hewish – junior magician

Music Mayhem with Steph – music and entertainment for babies and toddlers

Baby and Toddler group – arts and crafts

GDC Dancing School

Vivienne Lawrence’s Ballet School

The Lenham Ladies will provide delicious cakes & tea & coffee whilst you relax and enjoy the performances in the main hall.

Outside the Community Centre

Bouncy castle, egg & spoon, pony rides, children’s games area & fairground games.

Various stalls including: The 60+ club (darts), Age Concern (bowl a pig), Guides (tombola), Pick a straw, Alpaca woollen products, Messy Church balloons, Jubilee Church mini golf, nail bar & face painting, Gardening Society, Kent Crafts, Little Gem, Ann Clark Jewellery Stall, Greetings Cards and many more.

There will also be a selection of food stalls; White Horse at Sandway Hog Roast, Lenara Cakes, Sweets & Candy Floss, Ice Cream, Sandwiches & Marshmallow heaven, Lenham Social Club will be supplying a bar and our very own town crier

Gez Clark will be on the mic introducing acts throughout the day.

Sunday 14th June

The Square: Sixpenny Piece will play an acoustic mix of diverse styles with a rocky, folky heart during the Lenham Market.

In addition on Saturday 20th June

Hungarian soprano Andrea Turner and pianist John Summerfield will be giving a charity concert ‘Songs from the shows’ at 8pm at St. Mary’s church, Lenham.

All entry to the venues is free of charge, donation to charities only.

All contributors will be performing free of charge and funds raised will be donated to this year’s chosen charities:

Cancer Research UK, Demelza Hospice Care for Children and The Alzheimer’s Society.

There are no parking facilities (apart from disabled parking) on the Community Centre site in order to make the environment as child-friendly as possible.

Please do not bring your car if you are within walking distance.

Where is the Festival?

Lenham Social Club, High Street ME17 2QB

Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way ME17 2QT

Lenham Square/Lenham Market ME17 2PG

St Mary’s Church, Church Square ME17 2PJ

Stalls, acts and venues subject to change at committee’s discretion.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Lenham Festival Organising Group

 

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