What’s on in Swale this Bank Holiday Weekend

Events   |   Faversham   |   Sittingbourne   |   April 29, 2022   |   Liz


It’s another bank holiday weekend!!  Lots of events happening around Swale.  If we’ve missed any, please let us know!

Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway

Sunday 1st May

May Day Celebrations at the wonderful BWR! This Event Day on May Day enjoys the stunning spring spread of bluebells and forest flowers in the woodland and can be seen from the comfort of the train carriage. There will also be a Spring Treasure Hunt for the children with a prize for those who complete it. There’s also a fabulous tea room serving cakes, drinks and refreshments.  Tickets are £15 for adults, £7.50 for children over 5.  (Online booking prices)

The Warren, Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8AT   01622 884254

Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway

This fabulous historic railway will be open Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May.

For timetables and prices check out the website

Sittingbourne Viaduct Station, The Wall, Sittingbourne, ME10 2XD

The Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne – Charity Gig in Aid of Kent Air Ambulance

Saturday 30th April 2022 at 7.30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Alex Lane brings together 7 of the most talented artists in Kent! Martin Morris, Gianni Scalera, Grace Hilling, Lauren Bassett, Gina Uden, Patrick Fallaize and Alex himself will each perform a selection of songs for a great cause – Kent Air Ambulance. All money raised from ticket sales is going straight to the charity.  All tickets £5.00 BOOK TICKETS ONLINE (takes you to online booking page – 6.5% booking fee applicable)

Box Office:- 01795 471140

Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4DN


Comedy Club at The Old Brewery Store, Faversham

The Local Comedy Club is back! Lee Hurst & Guests bringing the funnies Bar Opens 6.30pm Show starts at 7.30pm

Mill Place,
Faversham, Kent
ME13 7DY


01795 542285


The Chill Billies at the Market Inn, Faversham

Friday 29th April

“This is Soul – funk – jazz – ska – blues – latin – rock’n’rollin’ crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance.” The Chillbillies put their own twist on covers of an eclectic mix of classic tunes, made up of a very versatile 4 piece rhythm section, with high energy vocals and featuring the infamous ‘Raging Horns’™. You’ll be amazed, amused, astounded!

The Market Inn, 42 East Street, Faversham

Merton Vintage Show

The biggest vintage show in Kent is back!  A great fun day out for all the family! Steam engines, tractors, vintage motorbikes and more!  Ferret racing and dog show, plus entertainment and lots of refreshments!

30th April, 1st and 2nd May.   Gates open at 10.00

Adults: £6.50 Children £3

Faversham Showground, Staple Street, Faversham, ME13 9HY

Spring Lambs at Mount Ephraim

1st and 2nd May 2022

Celebrate the joys of spring at Mount Ephraim this May bank holiday weekend.

Come see the gorgeous spring lambs, who will be visiting for the day, and find out more about sheep farming from farmer Alex who farms the lambs on the estate.

Take on the lamb trail and hunt for hand-painted little wooden lambs hidden in the garden.

Listen to the magnificent storyteller Raggedy Jack in the Topiary and meet the lovely Spring animals from Creepy Claws.

The restaurant and tea shop will be open.

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet Road, Hernhill, Faversham, Kent ME13 9TX

Belmont Spring Fair

Monday 2nd May, 11am-4pm

This event is the perfect way to spend a spring day, browsing the variety of plants on sale and gathering great ideas for your garden for the coming season. With a superb collection of local crafters and artisans, you can expect to find some unique, quality hand-made gifts for friends, family and maybe yourself.

£5.00 per person, garden entry included. Children under 16 are free of charge. Tickets available to book online.

Please note, the house will not be open for tours.

Belmont House, Throwley Road, Throwley, Faversham ME13 0HH


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