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Queenborough Independence Day

Written by on 16 June 2017

Saturday 17th June 2017

To Celebrate Queenborough Independence Day from The Dutch we are organising a funday in Queenborough.  All donations collected on the day will be going towards the local Lifeboat Association.

There will be a number of boats coming to shore with a hand over ceremony. After this we have performances throughout the day in Elephant Park.  Dance Acts, Magicians, Singers.  We have bands in all the local public houses.



It’s going to be a funday NOT to be missed.


Events in the park:
11:30 – 12:30 Flotilla sail by – expect loud explosions!
12:40 Big Fish Arts – dramatic re-enactments
13:00 Hand Over Ceremony – Mayors of Queenborough, Brielle and Swale
13:30 Sheppey Pirates
14:00 David Masters Magician
14:30 Helen K Dance
15:00 Sheppey Pirates
15:30 Eden Dance
15:45 Helen K Dance
16:30 Allan Milton as Roy Orpington
17:00 David Masters Magician
17:30 Helen K Dance
18:00 Live Band – Beggars Belief

Bouncy Castle
Face painting
Sweet Stall
Raffle – draw at end of day

Events around Queenborough:
09:00 – 18:00 Street market in the High Street – all welcome
09:00 – 18:00 Flower Festival in the Church
10:30 Mayors leave the Guildhall
10:30 – 18:00 Guildhall and Museum open
12:00 – 12:40 Quarter peal of bells at Holy Trinity Church
12:00 – 18:00 BRFM in the Park
13:00 – 18:00 Church tower trips (small charge applies)
13:30 – 18:00 Queenborough Rowing Club – excursions
14:00 – 15:00 Treasure Trail – meet at the Flying Dutchman
15:30 – 16:30 Treasure Trail – meet at the Flying Dutchman
Ice Cream Van

Live bands:
13:00 Brad Pittance & The Pirates in The Rose
14:00 Brother Jake – Blues Brothers in The Flying Dutchman
16:00 Malarky in Queenborough Yacht Club
17:00 Sea Shanties in The Admiral’s Arm
18:00 Beggars Belief in the park
20:00 Keval in The Old House at Home

Food outlets:
The Flying Dutchman – Restaurant & bar meals
Queenborough Yacht Club – BBQ
Admiral’s Arm – Hog Roast
The Philippa – BBQ & Bistro