Salute to the 40s 1940s costume characters with bikes
Dickens' character Scrooge
Rochester Sweeps Festival female performer in costume
Dickens' character Fagin
Dickensian Christmas high street  by night
Dickensian Christmas

What's On

Medway has a thriving cultural and creative scene, so you'll be sure to find plenty of things to enjoy during your visit. 

Medway hosts more than 30 days of free festivals, events and cultural programmes each year, more than anywhere else in the south-east. These include the Rochester Sweeps, Dickens and Dickensian Christmas festivals, as well as the annual Christmas marketand an exciting arts events programme linked to Medway's bid to the UK City of Culture 2025

The Brook and Central Theatres have a great line-up of music, comedy, dance, drama and children's entertainment.  

Get healthy and active with programmes and major community events including the Medway Big Ride and Medway Mile, as well as major sports events hosted at Medway Park.

In addition, there are plenty of outdoor activities at our country parks that you and the family can take part, including fishing, bird watching, workshops and trails.  

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Festivals & Events