1.30pm and 7pm to late - Carnival Club Selection Dance. The Faversham Carnival Club will hold a Selection Dance at The Alexander Centre in Preston Street, Faversham, to choose their new Queens and Princesses for 2015. The Juniors’ Selection will be held in the afternoon and Seniors in the evening from 7pm. The Mayor and Mayoress, Mrs Brenda Bobbin, and the Deputy Mayor will all take part in the selection process as judges.
Contact: Mrs Sylvia Lawrence, Faversham Carnival Club - 01795 538747.
3.30pm for 4pm to 5pm - Horticultural Society’s Annual Flower and Vegetable Show. At the invitation of the Sheppey Horticultural Society, the Mayor, accompanied by Mayoress, Mrs Brenda Bobbin, will be at the De Lacey Hall in Sheerness, to present the prizes at the Society’s Annual Flower and Vegetable Show.
Contact: Mrs Sue Underhill, Secretary, Sheppey Horticultural Society - 01795 661547.
2.30pm - Garden Fete at Residential Care Home. The Deputy Mayor, accompanied by Deputy Mayoress Mrs Sylvia Lawrence, will attend a ‘Tropicana Garden Fete’ at Pine Lodge Care Centre at 26-32 Key Street in Sittingbourne. Care home staff have organised the Fete for the residents, their families and the staff and there will be refreshments, flowers, costumes and a raffle and items for sale.
Contact: Mrs Carol Davis, Welfare Events Organiser, Pine Lodge Care Centre - 01795 423052.
9am for 10.15am - Opening Ceremony International Hop Festival. The Mayor accompanied by Mayoress Mrs Brenda Bobbin, will join the Town Mayor and Mayoress of Faversham, Councillor Nigel and Mrs Anne Kay, and their civic guests for morning coffee at Shepherd Neame Brewery’s Visitor Centre in Court Street, Faversham. From there they will ride on the Brewery Dray pulled by its Shire Horses, to The Guildhall in the Market Place for the Opening Ceremony of the ‘International Hop Festival’ at 10.15am. After the formalities, the civic party will view some of the many and varied activities taking place in the town throughout the day, before returning to the Mayor’s Parlour in the Alexander Centre, Preston Street for lunch.
Contact: Adrienne Begent, Deputy Clerk, Faversham Town Council - 01795 594442.