#WhoKnew - It's time to rediscover Medway
With travel outside the UK remaining ever uncertain this half term and summer, residents are being reminded that there’s so much to discover and enjoy on our own doorsteps.
UCA’s textile flair showcased in Rochester Gallery
University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a specialist art and design university, is holding 'Pattern and Beyond' at Rochester Art Gallery, in the visitors centre.
Medway Rapture Gaming and Creative Festival
*NEW* date confirmed for the most unique gaming festival the UK has ever seen.
Spring events cancelled to keep Medway residents safe
Medway’s spring festivals and events will not go ahead this year amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Medway will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day virtually
Medway’s communities will come together virtually this year to commemorate the millions of people who lost their lives during the Holocaust.
Update on Medway Rapture Gaming and Creative Festival
The most unique gaming festival the UK has ever seen has been postponed to May 2021, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Remembrance events in Medway
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and new national lockdown, Medway will mark Remembrance Day slightly differently this year.
Update on Christmas events in Medway
We've taken the difficult decision not to hold the Rochester Christmas Market, Dickensian Christmas Festival or Christmas light switch-on events this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
New digital arts festival, Electric Medway, set to launch this autumn
SparkedEcho will present Electric Medway, a brand-new digital arts festival which will take place from Friday, 28 August to Sunday, 6 September 2020.
Update on bonfire night event
We have taken the difficult decision to not hold a fireworks display in November this year, in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Medway Rapture – Gaming and Creative Festival
Medway is set to host the most unique gaming festival the UK has ever seen, in March 2021.
Coronavirus service update – Focus On Will Adams festival and Focus on Strood
Focus On Will Adams festival and Focus on Strood will not take place this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Armed Forces Day message from the Council Leader
Cllr Alan Jarrett pays tribute to our armed forces
Medway to mark 150th anniversary of Dickens’ death virtually
Medway will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens virtually.
Theatre company commissioned to create spectacular Will Adams performance
Medway Council is delighted to announce that Play on Words Theatre has been commissioned to create a spectacular performance to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Will Adams.
Castle Concerts update
We are pleased to confirm that AGMP Ltd has taken over the full running of Castle Concerts, which will be held in Rochester Castle Gardens, in July 2020.