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Dickens Festival 2018

Dickens Festival for 2018 takes place on Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 June 2018.

More details coming soon...


Travelling to the Dickens Festival

Park and walk

Park and walk will be available from Jackson's Field. Price £2 per vehicle.


Car and coach parking

Limited car parking is available near the centre of Rochester and at the Civic Centre, Strood which is only a short walk away.

The Rochester multi-storey car park provides 321 bays and 18 disabled bays for long stay parking ideal for visitors, shoppers and commuters using the new Rochester Station.

Coach parking is free and coaches may use the drop-off and pick-up points. Please email visitor.centre@medway.gov.uk if you plan on bringing a coach.



Rochester train station is only a short walk from Rochester High Street and has excellent links between London and the coast. For information on planning your journey visit the South Eastern website.



There are many local buses that will drop you near the event area, visit our bus services page for more information. 


Further Information

Medway Visitor Information Centre, 95 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX

Phone: 01634 338141

Email: visitor.centre@medway.gov.uk