Bayfest set to go out with a bang

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Bayfest goes out with a bang this week­end.

The Herne Bay fes­ti­val, which en­ter­tained some 100,000 peo­ple with its air show fea­tur­ing the Red Ar­rows last week­end, has a range of events through­out the bank hol­i­day week­end as a last hur­rah for the sum­mer. On Satur­day, Au­gust 26, the Na­tional Coast­watch Sta­tion Open Day at Herne Bay sta­tion will run from 9am to 5pm, with the fes­ti­val fire­works ex­plod­ing at Nep­tune’s Arm that evening, be­tween 9pm and 9.30pm.

Grab your buck­ets and wel­lies on Sun­day, Au­gust 27, for the pop­u­lar crab catch­ing com­pe­ti­tion on Herne Bay Pier be­tween 3.15pm and 4pm. If you’d like a go, it’s best to get there early to reg­is­ter. Also on Sun­day will be the model boat re­gatta at Memo­rial Park be­tween 10am and 4pm, when the day will be de­voted to ra­dio con­trolled model boats put on the lake by clubs from all over Kent.

There will also be Herne Bay’s Got Tal­ent at the Herne Bay Pier stage on Bank Hol­i­day Mon­day from 1pm to 5pm. There are more events through to Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 30, in­clud­ing ex­hi­bi­tions and crafts.

For de­tails of all events go to hernebayfes­ti­

Young­sters can be fas­ci­nated by crab-catch­ing at Herne Bay

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