The Mayor of Swale, Councillor Lesley Ingham, will attend or be represented by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Colin Prescott, at the following:
6.30pm to 9.45pm Carnival Selection Dance. The Mayor will attend the Faversham Carnival Selection Dance at the Alexander Centre, Preston Street in Faversham to help with judging the contestants hoping to form the senior Faversham Carnival Court for 2016-17. The junior selection will have taken place earlier in the afternoon.
Contact: Mrs Sylvia Lawrence, Secretary, Faversham Carnival Club - 01227 752908.
3.45pm for 4pm to 5pm Annual Horticultural Show. At the invitation of Mr Brian Williams, the Show Secretary for the Sheppey Horticultural Society, the Mayor will be at the DeLacey Hall in Sheerness, to present the prizes at the Society’s Annual Horticultural Show.
Contact: Mr Brian Williams, Show Secretary, Sheppey Horticultural Society - 07851 253693.
10.30am for 11.30am Opening Ceremony - International Hop Festival. The Mayor, accompanied by Mayoress Miss Ashlee Brawn, will join the Town Mayor of Faversham, Councillor Mrs Shiel Campbell and her Consort, Mr Roy Campbell together with other civic guests for morning coffee at Shepherd Neame Brewery’s Visitor Centre in Court Street, Faversham. From there they will walk to The Guildhall in the Market Place for the Opening Ceremony of the ‘International Hop Festival’ at 11.30am. After the formalities, the civic party will embark on a tour of Faversham to 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 a buffet lunch.
Contact: Adrienne Begent, Deputy Clerk, Faversham Town Council - 01795 503286.