Sandgate Parish Council and Library Christmas Closures 2016

Sandgate Parish Council will be closing its offices at 1pm on Friday 23rd December and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.We then return to our usual schedule of being available 9-1pm every weekday. Sandgate Library will be open on: Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th), Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and Saturday 30th December. It will then […]

Sandgate Christmas Events 2017

There are a range of Christmas based events across Sandgate in the run-up to Christmas. We hope to see you at some or all of them! Sandgate Craft Club At Sandgate Library, Saturday 10th December, 10am to 12.00. Children of all ages welcome; must be accompanied by an adult. Complimentary refreshments available. Theme: ‘Christmas’! Sandgate Arts & […]

Sandgate News – Events in December

Forthcoming Events for your Diaries:

Saturday 10th December, 10am to 12.00: Sandgate Craft Club at the Sandgate Library. Children of all ages welcome; must be accompanied by an adult. Complimentary refreshments available. Theme: ‘Christmas’!!

Saturday 10th December, 10am to 4pm: Sandgate Arts & Crafts Christmas Fair,

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Free Saturday parking this Christmas

You can park for free in Sandgate’s Castle Road Car Park on the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas. To encourage people to shop locally, Shepway Council are not charging people to park in any of the Council’s pay and display car parks and on-street bays for the three Saturdays before Christmas: 10 December, 17 December and […]

Sandgate Business Forum Update: Edition 5 (December 2016)

Welcome to the latest Sandgate Business Forum update. Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of an update since September but, to be honest, there hasn’t really been a massive amount of information that I have been able to pass around.  Having said that, if you ever have any specific information requests or […]

Sandgate News – Christmas ‘Switch On’

The Sandgate Christmas ‘Switch On’ takes place Friday 25th November at 6.00pm, at the Saga Pavilion.

There is free entry to the Pavilion, where you will be greeted by Christmas Carols sung by the Sandgate Gospel Choir and there will be mulled wine and mince pies available for purchase

All children are invited to visit Father Christmas in his grotto to receive their free Christmas gift and at 6.45pm the Sandgate Chirstmas ‘switch on’

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Sandgate News – Diary of Events


TONIGHT – there will be a temporary road closure of the A259 Seabrook Road from 7pm through to 5am tomorrow morning. Seabrook Road will be closed between the junctions with Saxon Close and Ferguson Close. There will be no direct access between Folkestone and Hythe during these works.

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Sandgate News – 25th October 2016

Sandgate Library Activities:

Monday mornings – Read & Rhyme 10am to 11am

We are delighted to inform everyone that we are re-instating the Monday morning Read & Rhyme sessions in the library. Amanda Hav has kindly offered to run the sessions every Monday from 10am to 11am. The first half hour will be for informal socialising and browsing the amazing collection of children’s library books then,

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Sandgate Events – Music Festival

The first Music Festival took place this year and now planning has started for the next which will take place between May 25th 2017 and 29th May 2017. A meeting of all interested parties will be held on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at 6.00pm at the Parish Office / Library- everyone is welcome.

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And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is… The winner of the 2016 Sandgate Sea & Food Festival “Barrow of Booze” competition was drawn at noon on Tuesday 30th August. The winning ticket number is 0487 – if you have that ticket, you’ve won the contents of the “Barrow of Booze” – congratulations! To cliam your prize, please contact […]