Covering
Rochester, Strood, Chatham, Gillingham,
Rainham & Walderslade.


 
 
 

 

Calendar

Date
Event
Details
Time
Link
November
16th Nov
The Rochester High Street Traders Parade and Christmas Lights Switch On
The parade will start from the "Crown end" of the High Street. There will be entertainment on the main stage from 1pm leading to the celebrity switch on by James Argent from TOWIE at 5pm. Don't forget,
12pm
17th Nov
'Recollect' Record Fair
Rainham Mark Social Club, 56 London Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6Y
10am-4pm
30th Nov til 1st Dec
Rochester Christmas Market 2013
Set in the picturesque Rochester Castle Gardens. Enjoy a hog roast, hot chocolate and roasted chestnuts as you browse the wide range of stalls for those last minute gifts or just get in the Christmas mood with our Yuletide festivities. FREE Christmas parking on Sat, 30 Nov and Sun, 1 Dec
10am - 6pm
December
6th Dec
The Christmas Mistletoe Ball
Rochester Corn Exchange: A traditional Christmas Dinner followed by dancing to The Tony Ellingham Band. Dress code Victorian. Tickets cost £24.50
6th Dec - 8th Dec
Rochester Christmas Market 2013
Set in the picturesque Rochester Castle Gardens. Enjoy a hog roast, hot chocolate and roasted chestnuts as you browse the wide range of stalls for those last minute gifts or just get in the Christmas mood with our Yuletide festivities.
10am - 6pm
7th Dec - 8th Dec
Rochester's Dickensian Christmas
Each year, during the first weekend of December, Dickensian Christmas comes to Rochester,where the streets are alive with entertainment, readings, song and dance.Packed with shopping stalls, Rochester becomes a feast of Victorian delights. There are lamp-lit parades, carols to be sung, Father Christmas to be met and even a guaranteed snowfall, framed by Rochester’s fairytale cathedral and castle. You’ll also see some familiar, fabled characters from Dickens’ much-loved stories.
13th Dec - 15th Dec
Rochester Christmas Market 2013
Set in the picturesque Rochester Castle Gardens. Enjoy a hog roast, hot chocolate and roasted chestnuts as you browse the wide range of stalls for those last minute gifts or just get in the Christmas mood with our Yuletide festivities.
10am - 6pm
14th Dec
Rochester Cathedral Christingle Service

Located in the Nave of the Cathedral, this service is essentially a children’s service. During the service every child receives the gift of a Christingle, a little lighted wax candle tied round with a red ribbon. In the darkened church, this is wonderful moment for all.

3:15pm
14th Dec - 15th Dec
Make-Do and Mend Christmas on the Home Front
Join us this Christmas at the Royal Engineers Museum to find out how Christmas time was celebrated during the Second World War.
10am - 4pm
 




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