Hythe is one of the famous historic Cinque Ports. Its impressive historic Parish Church, St. Leonard’s, famous for its ossuary, and old houses in the narrow hilly streets above the town, contrast with the spacious promenade overlooking the vast expanse of safe bathing and fishing beaches.
Renowned in the past for its Cinque Port Fleet, providing ships for king and country, fishing boats still come in every day bringing fresh fish that can be purchased at Fisherman’s Beach.
In our High Street and surrounding areas shops large and small will attract you with their choice and courtesy as will the numerous selection of hotels, restaurants and pubs attract you with their quality accommodation, food and drink.
Recreational facilities to suit all tastes are to be found in and around Hythe – golf, tennis, bowls, swimming and boating, or for the less energetic take a stroll along the banks of the Royal Military Canal or a ride on the world’s smallest public railway.
The 2018 Festival will be featuring Arts and Heritage from the town and its surrounding area. Planing is underway for many events throughout the festival period.
Regular news and updates will be made on this website. Please return frequently to see updates on the many and varied events plus the sponsors who will be working with us to make the festival a success
The Hythe Festival committee aims to provide a fully accessible festival. Hythe is working towards being a Demelza Friendly Community. If you have any special needs or require further advice or assistance when visiting the festival, please contact us via email: email@example.com
SAFETY POINTS AND THINGS TO REMEMBER
There will be Raynet marshalls and security at all major events throughout the festival.
Please be aware of the following:-
- NO DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY IS PERMITTED.
- DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON SHORT LEADS AT ALL EVENTS
- WE WORK HARD TO KEEP THE FESTIVAL FREE OR AT NOMINAL COST, SO VENDORS UNAUTHORISED BY HYTHE FESTIVAL ARE DISCOURAGED.
- PLEASE USE THE RUBBISH BINS PROVIDED.
- PLEASE NO BBQ’s AT EVENT SITES
- MARSHALLS WILL BE ON DUTY THROUGHOUT MAIN EVENTS
- AN INFORMATION DESK WILL BE AT ALL MAIN EVENTS FOR:-
- REPORTING INCIDENTS
- LOST CHILDREN
- INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT OR OTHER EVENTS