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Wednesday 31st August 2016 - HOPPING DOWN IN KENT - at The Old Brewery Store

HOPPING DOWN IN KENT
COMMUNITY FOLK OPERA
Tickets £8            Doors 7pm

Hopping Down in Kent is a multimedia community-based folk opera, with songs old and new, interviews of people’s memories of hopping, and moving images and photography past and present.

It features a stellar cast of singers, musicians, actors and artists from Swale, mostly amateurs:

• traditional songs about hopping plus newly written songs

• audio interviews of those who’ve experienced hopping

• a new choir of local people

• projection of moving images and photographs“Won’t you follow me, follow me down / follow me down to Faversham townSee them hanging from the bines / help me pick those Kentish vinesWon’t you follow me, follow me down / follow me down to Faversham town”



Book your tickets online:

Wednesday 31st August 2016 - DAVEY RALPH & THE ROAD BAND at FAVERSHAM BLUES & JAZZ CLUB - The Railway

8.30
this month . . . . . 
Davey Ralph & The Road Band

Wednesday 31st August 2016 - SINGERS NIGHT - at Faversham Folk Club, The Limes

Faversham Folk Club - Singers Night 
8.00pm
Admission £1
"Bring your instruments, poems, stories and particularly your favourite songs and join in - or just listen and sing the choruses."

Thursday 1st September 2016 - MUSIC QUIZ - at The Anchor

8pm

The Faversham Hop Festival will be full of good times and some great music. Get in the mood with a special Pre-Hop Music Quiz at The Anchor on Thursday, September 1st. Bring your friends and form a team or join a team. 8.00 p.m. start. Get there early. Some great prizes and the emphasis is on fun.

Thursday 1st September 2016 - COMEDY CLUB - at The Old Brewery Store

6.30
Entry £5.00
The Old Brewery Store Comedy Club provides a platform for 7 brilliant up and coming Comedians from Kent and the South-East to showcase their comedic talent.
This month:
Chris Norton Walker, will take to the stage with 6 up and coming Comedians from Kent & the South-East. We also have an 'Introducing...' spot! The 'Introducing...' Spot is a chance for newer Comedians to perform infront of a live audience to see if they have what it takes to become a top comic!

Tickets are only £5. Buy online, call the Box Office on 01795 542285 or collect in person at the Brewery Shop (Court Street, Faversham)!

More details:

Friday 2nd September 2016 - THE SOOZUNS - at The George Inn, Newnham

8.30

Friday 2nd September 2016 - GUITARRA ROMANTICA with ROBERT DURY - at Doddington Church

7.30
THE ARDEN THEATRE
HOP FESTIVAL FRINGE
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY

7:30  - JEN BRISTER - comedy

8:30  - CITY- theatre
         - SAFE WORD - theatre

10:00 - HOLEY TRUTH - comedy

For more details about the Hop Festival Fringe including events at the Arden and the Purifier Building over Friday, Saturday and Sunday click HERE
THE BEAR INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY

8.30 - LABYRINTH
including a set from special guest . . . .  MARK LEES


For more details about The Bear, and to see what else is happening at this venue over Hop Fest weekend click HERE

THE MARKET INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY
8.30
RUBBER BISCUIT


For more details about the Market Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing here over the weekend as well - click:  HERE
THE PHOENIX TAVERN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY

7.00 to 9.30 - ROUGH COMMON


For more details about the Phoenix Tavern, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing here over the weekend as well - click:  HERE

THE PURIFIER BUILDING
HOP FESTIVAL FRINGE
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY

7:00  - NAKED AMBITION - theatre
         - BUTTERSCOTCH - theatre

9:30  - RISK ASSESSMENT- theatre
         - SWIFTS - theatre
         - A POCKETFUL OF SUNSHINE - theatre

For more details about the Hop Festival Fringe including events at the Arden and the Purifier Building over Friday, Saturday and Sunday click HERE
THE RAILWAY 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY
8.30 to 11.00 
KINGSIZE JONES

For more details about The Railway, band / artist information and to see who is performing here over the whole weekend as well - click:  HERE

THE SUN INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016 

FRIDAY

8.45 
BAD PANDAS

For more details about the Sun Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing here over the weekend as well - click:  HERE
THE VAULTS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
FRIDAY

9.00 - SUR LES DOCKS

For more details about the Vaults, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing here over the weekend as well - click:  HERE


ACOUSTIC & FOLK STAGE
WEST STREET     
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016

SATURDAY

11:00 - PORCHSWING BLUES

12:00 - SARAH McQUAID

1:00 -  MIKE NICHOLSON

2:00 -  VARIOUS GUISES

3:00 -  TROMMELFLUIT BAND

4:00 -  RELIG ORAN



For details of the music on the Acoustic & Folk Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
BREWERY STAGE
COURT STREET
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY


10:45 - CAPTAIN PATCH & THE MERMAID MOLLIES

11:45 - THE KICK-BACKS

12:50 - GREEN DIESEL

2:00 -  PARAGRAPH 1

3:15 -  SKATONICS

4:30 -  UNDER THE WOOD


For details of the music on the Brewery Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
HOPPERS MARKET STAGE
CENTRAL CAR PARK
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY


11:00 - VARIOUS GUISES

12:00 - DEAD MAN'S CORNER

1:00 -  SUR LES DOCKS

2:00 -  THE ANGELO TRISTAN BAND

3:00 -  HANNAH SCOTT

4:00 -  JOANNA McGOWAN

For details of the music on the Hoppers Market Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
MARKET PLACE STAGE 
                Spitfire Stage
               FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
                         
            
SATURDAY


10.15 - THE CARAMELLOS

11.00 - HOPPING DOWN IN KENT FOLK OPERA

11.30 - PROCESSION / OPENING CEREMONY

12.00 - PEARLY KINGS & QUEENS


12.45 - TROMMELFLUIT BAND

1.50 - THE NARRATONES

2.55 -  NARN

4.00 - SARAH McQUAID


For details of the music on the Market Place Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:

PRESTON STREET STAGE 
                     Master Brew Stage

                         FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016



SATURDAY
10:45 - JAMES BAXTER

11:50 - THOMAS ASHBY

12:55 - HOUSE POINTS

2:00 - MATT APPLEBY

3:05 - THE UNKNOWN

4:10 - CREEK

For details of the music on the Preston Street Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
THE ALBION TAVERNA 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY


4.00 - SUR LES DOCKS


For more details about the Albion Taverna, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE

THE ALEXANDER CENTRE 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016

SATURDAY

1.00 - THE TREBLE MAKERS (Abbey / QE students)

2.00 - FLAWLESS CARBON

3.00 - NEW OLD WORLD

4.00 - AB & THE UNDERCLASS

5.00 - PARAGRAPH 1

6 to 7.30 - GREEN DIESEL

For more details about the Alexander Centre, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Saturday as well - click:  HERE
THE ANCHOR 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

1.00 to 2.30 - THE BEN MILLS BAND

3.00 to 4.30 - THE OLD AVENGERS

5.00 to 6.30 - THE BAD BANDITS

7.00 to 9.00 - GROOVE ZOO

For more details about the Anchor, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
THE ARDEN THEATRE
HOP FESTIVAL FRINGE
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

12:30  - LITTLE GIRL - storytelling
           - BABY - dance

2:30   - BETTER TOGETHER - clowns

4:00   - WHITE LIES - theatre

5:30   - THE MYSTERY HOUR - theatre

7:00   - HARUN WITH A VIEW - comedy

8:30   - STANDUP TEMPEST - comedy

10:00 - GOOD WITH WORDS - comedy
          - TBC - comedy

For more details about the Hop Festival Fringe including events at the Arden and the Purifier Building over Friday, Saturday and Sunday click HERE

Saturday 3rd September 2016 - THE JOHNNY GREEN BLUES BAND - at The Chequers Inn, Doddington

8pm
BINELLA
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

Coco

Noel McCalla

Big Orange Head

Flawless Carbon

Jam Sandwich

(Timings not known)

For more details about Binella, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
THE MARKET INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY
12.00 -  WATERGRAIN

1.30 -    HAPPY TRAILS

3.00 -   KATIE BRADLEY AND BAND

5.00 -   THE LEIGH HIGHWOOD BAND

7.00 -   BIG ORANGE HEAD

For more details about the Market Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE OLD BREWERY STORE
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY
HOME OF THE HOP
Free Exhibition - Doors open 10:30am
including:
2pm - Kent Community Folk Opera will perform an excerpt from their acclaimed production “Hopping Down in Kent”

For more information on this event and to see what else is happening at The Old Brewery Store over HopFest weekend click HERE
THE PHOENIX TAVERN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

7.00 to 9.30 -  THE CROSSFIRE


For more details about the Phoenix Tavern, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE PURIFIER BUILDING
HOP FESTIVAL FRINGE
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

6:30  - FROM PSYCHOSIS TO ANTHESIS - poetry
         - TO CRITICISE A LIFE - poetry

8:00   - WATER WATCHER - poetry

9:30   - WORKING CLASS POET - poetry

For more details about the Hop Festival Fringe including events at the Arden and the Purifier Building over Friday, Saturday and Sunday click HERE
THE RAILWAY 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY

1.00 to 3.00 - CHILLBILLIES

3.30 to 5.00 - WE GHOSTS

5.30 to 7.30 - MOROCCAN MOLE


8.00 to 10.30 - LOOSE CHANGE


For more details about The Railway, band / artist information and to see who is performing on Friday and Sunday as well - click: HERE

THE SUN INN 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY


12pm (and all afternoon) - THE FEZ HEADS

8.45pm - WIRELESS

For more details about the Sun Inn, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE

THE THREE TUNS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016 
SATURDAY

3 to 5pm - THE NARRATONES


For more details about The Three Tuns and listings for the entire weekend click HERE



THE VAULTS 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SATURDAY


12.30 - CREEK

3.00 -   THOMAS ASHBY

4.40 -   MAT APPLEBY

6.00 -   THE NARRATONES

9.00 -   BEN RUSSELL & THE CHARMERS

For more details about the Vaults, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE
ACOUSTIC & FOLK STAGE
WEST STREET     
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016

SUNDAY

11:00 - FAVERSHAM FOLK CLUB RESIDENTS

12:00 - JOHN JAMES APPLEYARD

1:00 -  MOCKINGBIRD BAND

2:00 -  THE FOXGLOVE TRIO

3:00 -  CAMINE

4:00 -  APPLES . . . I'M HOME


For details of the music on the Acoustic & Folk Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
BREWERY STAGE
COURT STREET
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SUNDAY


10:30 - HOP BLESSING / HOP POCKET

11:10 - THE ROCKIN' DECADES

12:25 - LOOSE CHANGE

1:45 -  FLAWLESS CARBON

3:05 -  TAKING CARE OF VEGAS

4:20 -  GOOSEBUMPS


For details of the music on the Brewery Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
HOPPERS MARKET STAGE
CENTRAL CAR PARK
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SUNDAY

11:00 - MARK LEES

12:00 - BLIGHTY

1:00 -  LABYRINTH

2:00 -  JAZZ FUNK SHOWCASE with JOHN OSBORNE

3:00 -  BLUE SOUL TREE


4:00 -  BEN RUSSELL & THE CHARMERS


For details of the music on the Hoppers Market Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
MARKET PLACE STAGE 
                Spitfire Stage
               FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
                         
            
SUNDAY


10.00 - COFFEE & PAPERS

10.30 - PROCESSION

11.00 - PEARLY KINGS & QUEENS

11.45 - SWINGTIME SWEETHEARTS


1.00 -  INVICTA JAZZ ORCHESTRA

3.55 -  FAVERSHAM MISSION BRASS


For details of the music on the Market Place Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
PRESTON STREET STAGE 
                     Master Brew Stage

                         FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016



SUNDAY

10:00 - CANTIANA CHOIR

10:50 - FERAL GHOST

11:55 - NEW OLD WORLD

1:00 - NICK LAWRENCE & NATALIE MUZOS

2:05 - EMILY WATTS

3:10 - THE BREWDELICS

4:15 - MAKER

For details of the music on the Preston Street Stage over the whole weekend click HERE
or:
THE ALBION TAVERNA 
FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
SUNDAY


1:30 - PROJECT F


For more details about the Albion Taverna, band / artist information including video and sound clips and to see who is performing on Sunday as well - click:  HERE