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Christmas in Medway 2022

Every year at Christmas, Medway sparkles with glittering lights and the streets are filled with festive spirit.

Soak up the festive atmosphere at our Christmas Markets at Rochester Castle and mingle with the costumed characters at the Dickensian Christmas Festival. It's time to explore our Christmas events at our heritage attractions, the Christmas shows at the theatres and discover the magic Medway has to offer this Christmas.

Shop Local, Shop Medway & Park for Free: On selected days in December, to support local businesses, shoppers can park for free in council-run car parks. For details, click here

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Medway is bursting with so many things to see and do, you might want to extend your visit to fit more activities in. From fantastic festivals and events to unique experiences for days out or a short break, there are more reasons than ever to discover everything we have to offer... 

There’s no arguing that Rochester’s magnificent cathedral and the imposing castle that dominates the Medway skyline are on the must-see list when exploring the area. But are you aware of Medway's heritage attractions to visit? From Eastgate House, an amazing Tudor mansion, discovering the works of Charles Dickens at the 'Making of Mr. Dickens' exhibition at the Guildhall Museum, to our Christmas festivities taking place at the markets and festivals, to a great line-up of entertainment at the theatres.

Whether it's dining in a restaurant, sipping mulled wine at the Rochester Christmas Market, exploring the heritage attractions or catching a show at the theatre, you will find it here in Medway.

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