Saturday 17th to Sunday 25th August 2024

Many events are planned for Open Faversham 2024 and details are being added to the web site as and when the details are finalised with the organisers. There are also some events taking place prior to or after the main Open Faversham week in August, and these are also added as and when they are finalised.

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An illustrated Heritage Town Map can be found here which may be useful in locating some events.

The listings below include ALL event categories.  If you are looking for a particular type of event you can select from any of the individual categories below.

All event times are displayed based on Europe/London timezone.
St Mary of Charity
Sat, 17 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
Ospringe Church
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
Church open from 10 to 4pm. Guided tours at 10, 11, 1pm, 3pm.
 
Ospringe Church
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
There will be 4 guided tours during the day. These will start at 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Each tour…
 
 
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
A self-guided walk between the 4 Church of England churches in Faversham. A map and detailed route will be available…
 
All Saints Church, Graveney
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Friends of All Saints’ Church are arranging a history of Goodnestone & Graveney event which features both villages since…
 
Purifier Building
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
Headquarters of the Faversham Creek Trust and once part of the town’s Gas Works, which originally held the meters for…
 
Faversham Recreation Ground
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
‘Celebrate natural heritage. Search for bugs and create a clay creature to take home.’ Meet at Anna Outdoors flag by…
confirmation_number £0.00
St Mary of Charity
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
Come and join us at St Mary of Charity church where we have a range of interesting things for you…
 
Kent Police Museum
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Kent Police Museum is a free educational and fun experience for the whole family, which looks at the history…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Sat, 17 Aug, 10:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
Fleur de Lis Museum
Sat, 17 Aug, 11:00 AM
Come and see some of the items that FSARG (Faversham Society Archaeological Research Group) have found on their digs in…
 
Fleur de Lis Museum
Sat, 17 Aug, 11:00 AM
Covering world and local history from the early 19th century onwards. You can have a look through the reports of…
 
Faversham Creek Quayside
Sat, 17 Aug, 11:00 AM
REPERTOR is a fully operational traditional Thames Sailing Barge, typical of those which used to trade up Faversham Creek for…
 
Railway Hotel
Sat, 17 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
Doddington Village Hall
Sat, 17 Aug, 02:00 PM
An afternoon singing workshop. Songs from 1974! Come and join Lissie & Christine for an afternoon of songs. Both very…
 
The Guildhall
Sat, 17 Aug, 02:00 PM
The Mayor of Faversham, Cllr Josh Rowlands and the previous Mayor, Cllr Trevor Martin will talk about Faversham Treasures including…
confirmation_number £0.00
Chart Gunpowder Mill
Sat, 17 Aug, 02:00 PM
Part of the Home Works, come and have a look around the mill remains. It would have provided gunpowder for…
 
Maison Dieu
Sat, 17 Aug, 02:00 PM
Originating as a 13th-century wayside hospital, this flint and timber-framed building now displays Roman objects from nearby sites. The Maison…
 
The Guildhall
Sat, 17 Aug, 03:30 PM
The Mayor of Faversham, Cllr Josh Rowlands and the previous Mayor, Cllr Trevor Martin will talk about Faversham Treasures including…
confirmation_number £0.00
The Guildhall
Sat, 17 Aug, 05:30 PM
Sheila's talk will explore some of the aspects of living, working and going to church in late medieval Faversham using…
confirmation_number £3.00
St Mary of Charity
Sat, 17 Aug, 07:00 PM
In 1966 Kent County Council wanted to build an inner ring road for lorries that would have devastated the centre…
confirmation_number Starting £0.00
St Mary of Charity
Sun, 18 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
The Old Grammar School
Sun, 18 Aug, 10:00 AM
FREE EVENT. This former Elizabethan Grammar School, built in 1587, now used by local Masonic Lodges, will be open to…
 
Faversham Recreation Ground
Sun, 18 Aug, 10:00 AM
‘Arts and crafts to explore the Rec.’ Use natural materials to celebrate the sporting heritage of the Recreation Ground. Meet…
confirmation_number £0.00
Visitor Information Centre
Sun, 18 Aug, 11:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
Faversham Creek Quayside
Sun, 18 Aug, 11:00 AM
REPERTOR is a fully operational traditional Thames Sailing Barge, typical of those which used to trade up Faversham Creek for…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Sun, 18 Aug, 11:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
Oare Gunpowder Works
Sun, 18 Aug, 11:00 AM
The site of the Oare Gunpowder Works, sometimes known as Davington Wood Mills, is situated near the western boundary of…
 
All Saints Church, Graveney
Sun, 18 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Friends of All Saints’ Church are arranging a history of Goodnestone & Graveney event which features both villages since…
 
Railway Hotel
Sun, 18 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
Maison Dieu
Sun, 18 Aug, 02:00 PM
Originating as a 13th-century wayside hospital, this flint and timber-framed building now displays Roman objects from nearby sites. The Maison…
 
St Mary of Charity
Mon, 19 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
All Saints Church, Graveney
Mon, 19 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Friends of All Saints’ Church are arranging a history of Goodnestone & Graveney event which features both villages since…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Mon, 19 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
St Mary of Charity
Mon, 19 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Kent Archaeological Society (KAS) will be attending Open Faversham on the 19th, 21st and 23rd August. The team will…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Mon, 19 Aug, 10:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
Shepherd Neame Brewery
Mon, 19 Aug, 10:30 AM
Shepherd Neame Brewery is England’s oldest Brewery, It has been operating on the same site, producing the same product and…
 
Railway Hotel
Mon, 19 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
All Saints Church, Graveney
Mon, 19 Aug, 07:00 PM
A talk on the History of All Saints’ Church Graveney. Also a chance to look at an exhibition on the…
confirmation_number Starting £0.00
The Guildhall
Mon, 19 Aug, 07:30 PM
For a town of its size, Faversham has a remarkably rich collection of archives some held in the town, others…
confirmation_number £0.00
St Mary of Charity
Mon, 19 Aug, 08:15 PM
An opportunity to learn about bats and to see them in action; if they are about, you will be able…
confirmation_number £3.00
St Mary of Charity
Tue, 20 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Tue, 20 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Tue, 20 Aug, 10:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
Shepherd Neame Brewery
Tue, 20 Aug, 10:30 AM
Shepherd Neame Brewery is England’s oldest Brewery, It has been operating on the same site, producing the same product and…
 
Faversham Market Place
Tue, 20 Aug, 10:30 AM
After a hugely successful visit in 2022, The Alexander Centre is delighted to welcome back Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and…
 
The Guildhall
Tue, 20 Aug, 11:00 AM
A talk by Griselda Mussett Faversham’s many esteemed history books are no exception in excluding women from their accounts. The…
confirmation_number £5.00
Railway Hotel
Tue, 20 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
Faversham Market Place
Tue, 20 Aug, 12:30 PM
After a hugely successful visit in 2022, The Alexander Centre is delighted to welcome back Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and…
 
Faversham Umbrella Centre
Tue, 20 Aug, 02:00 PM
Learn to edit Wikipedia, one of the ten most visited websites in the world! As part of Open Faversham, Wikimedia…
confirmation_number £0.00
The Alexander Centre
Tue, 20 Aug, 07:00 PM
A talk by journalist and former editor of our local paper, Christine Rayner. In this digital age, Christine's entertaining talk…
The Guildhall
Tue, 20 Aug, 07:30 PM
Marlowe was born in Canterbury in 1564 of a family that originated in Ospringe, now part of Faversham. "Civic records…
confirmation_number £3.00
St Mary of Charity
Wed, 21 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
Faversham Almshouses
Wed, 21 Aug, 10:00 AM
FREE EVENT - Come and enjoy a leisurely walk around the beautiful grounds of Faversham Almshouses and visit the Almshouse…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Wed, 21 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
Faversham Umbrella Centre
Wed, 21 Aug, 10:00 AM
Learn to edit Wikipedia, one of the ten most visited websites in the world! As part of Open Faversham, Wikimedia…
confirmation_number £0.00
Visitor Information Centre
Wed, 21 Aug, 10:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
Shepherd Neame Brewery
Wed, 21 Aug, 10:30 AM
Shepherd Neame Brewery is England’s oldest Brewery, It has been operating on the same site, producing the same product and…
 
Fleur de Lis Museum
Wed, 21 Aug, 11:00 AM
Come and see some of the items that FSARG (Faversham Society Archaeological Research Group) have found on their digs in…
 
Fleur de Lis Museum
Wed, 21 Aug, 11:00 AM
Covering world and local history from the early 19th century onwards. You can have a look through the reports of…
 
Railway Hotel
Wed, 21 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
Faversham Swing Bridge
Wed, 21 Aug, 01:00 PM
View the creek from a different perspective! Opportunity to row in a St Ayles skiff (a wooden, fixed-seat, four-person rowing…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Wed, 21 Aug, 02:00 PM
Join this guided walk to fully appreciate the old stones that have been used for paving our streets around the…
 
St Mary of Charity
Wed, 21 Aug, 06:00 PM
Shanties and Songs of the Sea - Upping The Shanty and Lowering The Tone give a concert at August 21st…
The Guildhall
Wed, 21 Aug, 07:30 PM
Angela Websdale: I am in the process of completing my PhD on the wall paintings in the Thomas Becket Chapel,…
confirmation_number £3.00
St Mary of Charity
Thu, 22 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
St Mary of Charity
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
In 1865 to 1867 the Ordnance Survey published a map that is unsurpassed, both in its scale and detail. This…
 
St Mary of Charity
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Kent Archaeological Society (KAS) will be attending Open Faversham on the 19th, 21st and 23rd August. The team will…
 
Kent Police Museum
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
The Kent Police Museum is a free educational and fun experience for the whole family, which looks at the history…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
Faversham is one of a tiny handful of English towns which can boast a medieval version of the famous Magna…
 
St Mary of Charity
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:00 AM
In 1865 to 1867 the Ordnance Survey published a map that is unsurpassed, both in its scale and detail. This…
 
Shepherd Neame Brewery
Thu, 22 Aug, 10:30 AM
Shepherd Neame Brewery is England’s oldest Brewery, It has been operating on the same site, producing the same product and…
 
Railway Hotel
Thu, 22 Aug, 12:00 PM
The Railway Hotel is hosting an exhibition of Faversham's Railway Heritage during Open Faversham. Faversham has a remarkably rich collection…
 
Abbey Physic Community Garden
Thu, 22 Aug, 05:00 PM
Come and Relax in the garden and enjoy food and drinks, (prices on the day) music and the beautiful garden.…
 
The Guildhall
Thu, 22 Aug, 06:00 PM
The listed Grade II Engien Shaeds can be seen on the Log Footbridge and at the East end of the…
confirmation_number £0.00
St Mary of Charity
Thu, 22 Aug, 07:00 PM
Renowned local conservation architect Jonathan Carey will lead you around the church and in conversational style, share with you his…
confirmation_number £3.00
The Guildhall
Thu, 22 Aug, 07:30 PM
Boats - Raybel – Paul Stephen Boats Faversham - speaker to be confirmed Trains – Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway…
confirmation_number £3.00
St Mary of Charity
Fri, 23 Aug, 09:00 AM
‘Think that the WI ( Women’s Institute ) is all about Jam and Jerusalem still?" Come and visit ‘A Year…
 
Visitor Information Centre
Fri, 23 Aug, 10:00 AM
In the exhibition room at 12 Market Place, Faversham Charters will have several photo opportunities: -Stocks with medieval scene behind…
 
The Alexander Centre
Fri, 23 Aug, 10:00 AM
Take a step back in time with Faversham Hop Festival. Learn a bit about the history of hop picking in…
 
St Mary of Charity
Fri, 23 Aug, 10:00 AM
In 1865 to 1867 the Ordnance Survey published a map that is unsurpassed, both in its scale and detail. This…
 
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