Enjoy a Taste of Dickens while helping support the annual Broadstairs Dickens Festival in June. The Dickens Festival is staging a costume display with talks, which is free to enter but donations are welcome. Cream teas will be served at 3pm at £5 each. This event is sponsored by the Sarah Thorne Theatre Company and held at the theatre on Saturday, March 31. Doors open at 2.30pm. Book your cream tea by calling 01843 863701, pop in to Malcolm’s or Expression’s in the High Street, Broadstairs, or visit sarahthornetheatre.co.uk The Dickens Festival will be held from Friday, June 15 to Monday, June 18.