Great Events in East Kent 2015

Phoebe Shipton  ·  29th January 2015

 There are so many wonderful events coming up in South East Kent this year and we have picked a few of our favourites, ranging from half term fun for the children; a wonderful Festival of music in Deal; Folkweek in Broadstairs to Oyster Festival in Whitstable and much more…..

February Half Term Ideas

Dover Castle – Secrets and Spies – 14 – 22 February Secrets and Spies half term

A wonderful place to go with children and they are holding this special event for half term.

Tiger_Linda-DanceHowletts Zoo, Canterbury – Wild At Heart 16-22 February

Easter at BrogdaleHalf Term at Brogdale – 17th February Hunt for and collect bugs in the Orchards.


A little Valentine’s Day Treat

Chocolate Lovers’ Demo & Dine  – 14th February

Valentines Day photo

This Valentine’s evening we welcome all chocolate lovers for a sumptuous, chocolate-themed evening at Chequers Restaurant in Deal.

Calling all Walkers….

Weekend of Wonderful Walking 14th February & 15th Februarysnowdrops

Wingham & Ickham Walk – 14th Feb

Over gently rolling countryside to Ickham, on across slightly rising ground and skirting Wingham Well. Children over 7 welcome

Snowdrop Walk – Alkham Valley – 15th Feb

An afternoon walk in the beautiful Alkham Valley up to the site of St. Radigund’s Abbey to see the snowdrops



Easter at Brogdale – 3,4,5 April

May Bank Holiday in Deal

walmer brocante

Walmer Brocante – 4th May

Antiques, collectable and craft Fair held on Walmer Green.



Sandwich Food Fayre – 9-10 May

2 day Food fayre in the heart of this historic town with stalls focused on quality local production 10-4pm

Le Weekend – 6 & 7 June

French Market – an authentic Normandy Market all day Saturday and Sunday. ‘France at Home’ bring with them foods, cheeses soaps, leathers, clothing, and all the sights, sounds and smells of a genuine French Market. The aromas of tartiflette and crepes cooking always draws people in!

Wonderful Whitstable Literary Festival 12-17 May

whit litWhitstable Literary Festival – 12-17 May

Whitstable Oyster Festival – 25th -31st July


Deal Music Festival – 27th June – 12th July

Deal Music Festival

Broadstairs Folk Week – 7-14 August


Artisan Cider Festival 29-30 August


About Phoebe Shipton

Having studied Marketing at University of Manchester, Phoebe joined the family business in 2020 as Head of Marketing and Operations. Phoebe is focused on making Keepers Cottages stand out, as well as ensuring the bookings flood in!

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