This event is one that shouldn't be missed, with activities ranging from live music, to water activities to fireworks displays - so there truly is something for everyone to enjoy.

  • 3pm onwards
  • Chatham

Medway in Flames

Celebrating 350 years of friendship and co-operation between our two nations since the conclusion of the Anglo-Dutch wars, Medway in Flames will be a sensational finale to our festival of cultural, sporting and educational events.  This is a major public event depicting the Dutch Raid on the River Medway and Chatham Dockyard.

This event is one that shouldn’t be missed, with activities ranging from live music, to water activities to fireworks displays – so there truly is something for everyone to enjoy.

LOCATION: The Water Basins at St Mary’s Island, the Ship & Trades, the Outlet Centre and Chatham Historic Dockyard.

Water Activities

Take the opportunity to take part in water activities including: dinghy rides, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, bell boating and stand up paddle boarding.

All of these activities are being offered FREE of charge from the Arethusa Venture Centre and Medway Watersports Trust (bring a towel if you can).

3.15pm – Splash Dog water display

4.00pm – Water activities

5.30pm – River activities – Sail Past outbound from Chatham Ness to Upnor

6.30pm – Fly boarding / jet ski demonstration

7.00pm – GPS tug display

7.30pm – Display by Royal Engineers Boat Operations Troop

8.00pm – Fly boarding / jet ski demonstration

8.30pm – Display by Royal Engineers Boat Operations Troop

9.00pm – Fly boarding / jet ski demonstration

NOTE: Water activities timings are subject to change due to weather, tides or operational issues.  These events will take place in Basin 2 of St Mary’s Island.

 

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