Sorry that the visit to Foshan China for the 2017 Autumn festival did not go ahead, I hope as we have a longer time frame to get things organised it will happen, I have been given dates of either 27th and 28th Oct or 3rd and 4th Nov, Dickens characters welcome, e.g. 2 sailors and their ladies, Fagin and Nancy, plus ballroom dancers( able to waltz ) 5 couples, 2 Victorian policeman, there will be 1 nights stay in Hong Kong going out and as many nights as you wish to stay after,
these are at your ex spence as will visas and train fare to China , you will get discounted flights plus free accommodation and food in Foshan. If you'd like to know more please email me firstname.lastname@example.org,
Dates for Dickens events in 2018
(and other events of interest)
Please check on the organisers' official websites by clicking on the links
The Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship holds regular meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month, normally in Gads Hill
School, Higham ME3 7PA. Non-Members are welcome for a small fee payable on the door but advanced booking is essential. Further details from Hon Secretary
The Rochester Flea is a monthly fleamarket which has been one of our favourite local venues when we can get to it.
20-26 August 2018 The Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival 2018 Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5DY
Provisional schedule -
This year the funfair will comprise a Helter Skelter, Big Wheel, Steam Organ, Flying Chairs, Cup and Saucer plus two others; please check the local papers from 1st August for free ride coupons. Old favourites such as Gypsy Rose will be back plus stalls a Military Enclosure and Archeology Cymru with their Ghost Walks. The Suffragette Demonstration and Mardi Gras will also be part of the week's activities.
Saturday 1st December and Sunday 2nd December 2018 Rochester Dickensian Christmas Preliminary information from Medway Council here We expect more detailed information nearer the event, and we will update our links as we hear.
Let us know if you want to see your event here
News of similar events round the country will be posted here as they become available. The 'Victorian Strollers' website has an events page for most of the country.