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Sandwich Festival continues this weekend

23 August 2014
by Emily Stott

Sandwich Festival continues this weekend with music, stalls and activities for all the family.

On Saturday there will be a range of stalls in St Peter’s Gardens from 10am to 4pm.

Later, on the Quay Green there will be a circus workshop, teaching stilt walking, magic, juggling and balloon modelling from 10.30am.

Sandwich Festival

Sandwich Festival

Also on Saturday, there is a free barn dance in Market Street from 6pm to 9pm, with music from the Smalltown Romance and caller Sue Hudson.

Later on Saturday night, the illuminated boat parade will light up the water at the Quay at 9pm.

Bright and early on Sunday morning there will be a motorcycle meet at Guildhall Forecourt at 9am.

Also on Sunday there will be an Italian market in Market Street, the Futures For Dogs family fun dog show and music on the Quay Green from noon.

Quay Green acts include Magga Tiempo, Chris Kennedy, Thomas Abrahams, Dulcie May and the Mystery Cats, Scarlett Rae and the Cherry Reds and Funky McJunk.

On bank holiday Monday there will be an international food and gift fair in Market Street from 9am until 5pm, and stalls on the Quay Green. There will also be a classic car collection from 11am.

Then, there will be more music on Monday afternoon at the Guildhall Forecourt from Gabe Sutton and the Ottermen, The Barrett Brothers, The Accidents, Seremas, The Chris Corcaran Trio and The Jazz Police.

The festival will conclude with the annual duck race, starting at 3.30pm on the Quay and hosted by the Rotary Club of Sandwich.

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