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Events 9 July 2017

Date: 6 to 16 Jul

Time: various

JAM on the Marsh

JAM on the Marsh 2017 will be curated by the internationally renowned organist and conductor, Daniel Cook (Westminster Abbey). Music will feature strongly with performances by BBC Singers and London Mozart Players, including a Festival Commission commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge by Tom Harrold and Stuart Beatch, to words by Grahame Davies. There are two confirmed exhibitions by mixed media artist, Jillian Bain Christie and photographer, Tristan Fewings. Also planned is an outdoor performance of Hamlet by Changeling Theatre.
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Location: Romney Marsh
Contact: info@jamconcert.org
Date: 6 to 16 Jul

Time: 10AM - 5PM

Tristan Fewings, Photography – Inland Romney Marsh

Tristan Fewings returns to JAM on the Marsh for the second part of his 2-year photographic exhibition, following last year’s extraordinary show, Between the Sea and the Sky. Having based last year’s exhibition on the seawall from Hythe to Dungeness, this year he turns his amazing eye more inland.


More information

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
Contact: 0800 988 7984
Date: 6 to 16 Jul

Time: 10AM - 5PM

JAM on the Marsh: Susan Pilcher - Photography – Marsh at Night

Local photographer, Susan Pilcher makes her JAM on the Marsh debut with a unique photographic exhibition: All her shots are taken in the dead of night, giving her audience an unusual and intriguing view of the Marsh landscape and its distinctive structures.


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Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
Contact: 0800 988 7984
Date: 6 to 16 Jul

Time: 10AM - 5PM

JAM on the Marsh: Marsh Academy Students Photography Exhibition

One of the highlights of JAM on the Marsh last year was its mentorship programme and subsequent exhibition by a group of Marsh Academy photographic students. Last year this was led by Getty photographer Tristan Fewings, and for 2017 Tristan is joined by Justin Sutcliffe, a multiple award-winning photo-journalist from Kent. Over six months, the students will have created an exhibition of photographs of the Places and People of Romney Marsh

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Location: St Nicholas Church, New Romney & Dungeness Power Station Visitor Centre
Contact: 0800 988 7984
Date: 7 to 9 Jul

Time: Pub opening times

Beer Festival

Its back!!! The Bell Inn will be holding their annual Beer and Cider Festival again this year after a year off. Save the dates 7th, 8th and 9th July.

Find out about the Bell Inn

Location: Bell Inn, Ivychurch
Contact: 01797 344355
Date: 9 Jul 2017

Time: 10am

Romney Marsh 10k

The Romney Marsh 10k is now firmly established as a 'must do' race on the local running calendar and the race always gets great feedback. The course is pancake flat and is perfect for those looking to establish pb's - but great too for runners of all abilities, including beginners.

The course uses the flat country lanes around the pretty Kent town of New Romney.

The race carries a £50 cash prize for 1st man and 1st lady plus there are awards and prizes for leading runners - all finishers will receive a race memento. 

Refreshments available.

Event also includes a Wheelchair 10k race and a Children's Race.

Find out more

Location: St Martin's Field, New Romney
Contact: martin@nice-work.org.uk
Date: 9 Jul 2017

Time: 10AM - 4PM

JAM on the Marsh: Children’s Sunday


Another first for JAM on the Marsh: a mini-festival within the festival, especially designed around the community and its children. In keeping with the main festival, this will be a multi-art event, featuring music, art, theatre, story-telling and bugs!

Jump on a free steam train from New Romney station and hop off at the Romney Marsh Visitors Centre. Bring an instrument and some music and perform in our first Come and Play session, accompanied by festival Curator Daniel Cook in the relaxed café; let bugs roam over your hands; create collages and masks based on the bugs that you meet; come and create a story based around the world-famous Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway and the Railway Children with Bounce Theatre, and MUCH more… There’s a BBQ serving delicious food too. Older visitors can enjoy ‘down time’ by visiting the three exhibitions and the café at the Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, throughout the day.

All the events are free, but please note that there is LIMITED AVAILABILITY for the Bug Man sessions and the Bounce Theatre session. Please call 0800 988 7984 to reserve your place.


10.00 – 3.00 Litterbugs drop-in session
10.30, 12.30 & 2.30 Visit the Bug Roadshow
11.30, 12.30 & 1.30 Create collages and masks with Jillian Bain Christie
12.00 – 3.30 A bite of lunch from the BBQ
12.30 Come and Play session
2.00 – 4.00 Create a story with Bounce Theatre

More information

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
Contact: http://www.jamconcert.org/event/kids-event/
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