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
Social Club: entertainment from Swadelands School for the Age UK Hub with raffle prizes
From 2pm to 4pm
Social Club: Musical mystery Quiz evening.
Lenham Community Centre
12 noon till 9pm
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