As we dive into the heart of the holiday season, these events not only offer a chance to celebrate but also to connect with our community. From the timeless charm of Victorian festivities in Rochester to the energetic fun runs in Chatham, each event brings its unique flavour to our Christmas celebrations.
Medway’s Christmas line-up is more than just a series of events; it’s a canvas of our community’s warmth and diversity. Whether you’re meeting beloved characters in Gillingham and Rainham or indulging in the arts in Rochester, there’s something for everyone.
🌟 Chatham’s Festive Cheer
“That’ll Be The Day” Christmas Show (12th Nov): Kick off the holiday season with a rocking start at this vibrant Christmas show.
Santa Parade (18th Nov): Witness the magical Santa Parade, a delightful experience for families.
Aladdin at The Central Theatre (8th – 31st Dec): Dive into the world of Aladdin, a must-see Christmas pantomime.
Candlelight Christmas Love at The Corn Exchange (19th Dec): Experience the joy of Christmas classics under the soft glow of candlelight.
Santa Fun Run at Chatham Historic Dockyard (3rd Dec): Participate in a festive 5K run, bringing joy and health together.
🎷 Gillingham’s Paw-tastic Event
Meet Chase from Paw Patrol (24th Nov): A dream come true for kids, meet Chase, the beloved Paw Patrol character.
📚 Rochester’s Winter Wonderland
Jazz and Blues Festival (15th – 18th Nov): Groove to the soulful tunes of jazz and blues in this musical extravaganza.
Christmas Market (25th Nov – 10th Dec): Explore the charming Christmas market, a perfect place for unique holiday gifts.
Dickensian Christmas Festival (2nd – 3rd Dec): Step back in time and celebrate Christmas in true Dickensian style.
Victorian Christmas at Eastgate House (2nd Dec – 7th Jan): Experience a traditional Victorian Christmas, complete with historical charm.
Costume Sale for Dickensian Festival (18th Nov): Get your perfect Dickensian attire at this special costume sale.
The Mistletoe Ball (1st Dec): Dance the night away at this elegant, costumed Christmas ball.
Christmas Carol Concert at the Cathedral (16th Dec): Join in the festive spirit with heartwarming Christmas carols.
Storytelling with Victorian Father Christmas (18th – 23rd Dec): Enjoy enchanting stories told by Father Christmas himself.
📘 Rainham’s Animated Adventure
Meet Bluey at Rainham Library (1st Dec): An exciting meet-and-greet with Bluey, the adorable animated character.
🏃♂️ Strood’s Superhero Encounter
Meet Miraculous Ladybug (17th Nov): A special opportunity for kids to meet their favourite superhero, Miraculous Ladybug.
Medway is all set to light up with joy and festivities this Christmas season. These events are a testament to the vibrant community spirit and the rich cultural tapestry of Medway. Don’t forget to check the official sources for the latest updates on dates and times. Let’s embrace the season’s spirit and make lasting memories!