Free events for kids

Events for kids in Medway

Medway Libraries holds events in all 16 libraries. From baby bounce to baby massage - storytime to homework club - keep your little ones happy and learning in Medway's libraries.

The Guildhall Museum offers free drop-in crafts during school holidays, linked to exhibitions and events. Come and get hands on with your local history and heritage, in the beautiful surroundings of one of Rochester's oldest buildings. Activities take place on weekdays, except for Bank Holiday Monday's, Monday's during the summer and Wednesdays, when artist Wendy Daws is in residence (a small fee is charged for these workshop).

Featured Events

Capstone Festival - 'a celebration of outdoor pursuits'

Sunday 23 September 2018

Capstone Farm Country Park 11am to 4pm

Organised by Medway Council, the festival is a free event offering displays and activities.

There will be something for all ages to enjoy, but the event will appeal particularly to children aged 8 to 14.

Arriving at the Capstone Festival

The Capstone Festival takes place on the event field which is located at the top of the hill via...

Saturday, 8 September 2018
Gillingham Park, 11am to 4.30pm

Celebrate the legacy of Will Adams

The festival celebrates the life of Will Adams, who grew up in Gillingham during the Tudor period before becoming an experienced sailor in the Royal Navy. After retiring from the navy, Adams navigated a fleet of five Dutch ships from West Africa; during this hazardous voyage his ship ran aground on the island of Kyushu in Japan, where he was captured, questioned and imprisoned as...

Riverside Country Park in Lower Rainham transforms into the annual English festival, which is being held on Saturday, 21 April from 11am to 5pm.

The English Festival is a fun-packed free day out for the whole family celebrating English traditions.

Cake decorating competition
The theme for 2018 is royal baby/royal wedding.

Bakers are invited to put their imagination and sugar craft skills to the test and enter the cake decorating competition.

Entries are...

Sat, 3 November 2018, from 7pm at Great Lines Heritage Park, Gillingham

Bursts of colour will fill the sky as flames flicker from the bonfire below at this free family event. A great way to enjoy the celebrations safely.

The Bonfire is lit by the Mayor of Medway at 7pm, followed by fireworks at 7.30pm.

Hot food and drink is available on site.

Please note the following:

- There are no public toilets
- No personal fireworks are allowed
- Pets are...

Stories and craft. Suitable for ages 4-10yrs.
Booking is essential for the free event.

Stories and craft. Suitable for ages 3-8yrs.
Booking is essential for the free event.

Our fun-filled cooking groups for children ages 2-4 years and their grown ups.

Gain confidence in your cooking skills and involving children in preparing food.

Find out where our food comes from and how it grows.

Why we need to eat a variety of foods and how much we need to be happy and healthy!

Our next courses start week commencing 19th February at:

All Saints Children and Family Hub– Monday afternoon
Strood Children and Family Hub- Wednesday...