What's on in Gravesend and Gravesham

christmas events in Gravesend, Gravesham, Kent

Find out what's on in Gravesend and Gravesham today and in the weeks to come. From local talks and walks to major seasonal Kent festivals and entertainment, the borough hosts a huge range of events all year round.

Participate in the significant Kent events linked with festivities, culture and faith - the thought provoking Good Friday Pageant, the distinctive celebrations of the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi and the colourful St George's Day Parade, led by Gravesham school children. The summer festivities draw together the Party on the Prom Festival, the Northfleet Carnival and Town and Riverside Regattas.

And when the nights draw in, the annual free Riverside Firework Festival, the vibrant Festival of Light parade and the switch-on of the Christmas Lights in Gravesend Town Centre will brighten up the darker evenings.

Alongside these, experience programmes of arts and entertainment at many venues within the borough, including the St Andrew's Arts Centre and the Woodville Theatre.


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  • Christmas Opening Hours

    Christmas Eve - 9am - 4pm
    Christmas Day - CLOSED
    Boxing Day - CLOSED
    27th 28th December - CLOSED
    29th 30th 31st  Decemebr  - 9am - 4pm
    1st January - CLOSED

    We would like to wish all of our customers a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year


    Due to the unavailability of the Tilbury Pontoon it will be necessary to suspend operation of the Tilbury – Gravesend Ferry service on the following dates: 11th 12th 13th 15th 18th and 19th December 2014

    To find out more information about the free replacement bus which please click here.


    We have now changed our opening hours for the Winter season.
    Hours will be as follows:
    Mon - Sat: 9am - 4pm
    Sunday: Closed 
    Bank Holidays: Closed

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    Gravesham's White Christmas Events

    Lights switch on Friday 14 November, World Record Attempt, Fayre on the Square and much more to enjoy in Gravesend!

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