Image of stage with packed crowd

April 2021

Rochester Castle Concerts return July 2021

The view from the stage in the Castle Gardens

Medway Rocks!

Published 27 April 2021 

Medway’s musicians are being given the chance to perform alongside the likes of UB40, The Libertines and Soul II Soul. Medway’s UK City of Culture 2025 bid and Rochester Castle Concerts are offering Medway 2025 Homegrown Sets at this summer’s events. 

With the area preparing to submit its bid, now is the time to demonstrate why Medway should be UK City of Culture in 2025. With this in mind, local talent is invited to perform at one of Medway’s biggest summer events to show just why Medway deserves its moment in the national spotlight.

Find out more about how to apply

Diggerland in Strood ready to welcome back visitors

The award-winning outdoor space at the George Vaults in Rochester

Attractions re-open as restrictions ease

Published 12 April

Medway's outdoor attractions will welcome back visitors from today. 

Outdoor dining and drinking can also resume from today, with cafes, restaurants and pubs excited to welcome back customers. 

Sports centres and non-essential shops are also re-opening, in line with Government guidance for the easing of lockdown restrictions. 

Indoor visitor attractions are not due to re-open until at last 17 May. See our Coronavirus updates