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Christmas dates roundup in Aylesham

10 November, 2017

Christmas is getting ever closer – so we are pleased to bring you a list of festive events taking place in Aylesham over the next few weeks and hope you can support them where you can. If we have missed anything, please get in touch with us – details are below.

Saturday 25 November 7pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. Merry Little Christmas Quiz. Ideal for teams of between six and eight people, tickets £5 per person. Email Laura Moncaster via

Saturday 25 November Time TBC – Aylesham4Aylesham planting of a large Christmas tree in Market Place. Supported by Aylesham Parish Council.

Thursday 30 November, 6.30pm-9.30pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. Christmas Shopping Evening.  Featuring a variety of stalls selling Christmas gifts, mulled wine and mince pies.

Saturday 2 December 10am-2pm. St Peter’s Church, Dorman Avenue North. Christmas Coffee Morning  with mulled wine, mince pies, festive cakes and bakes, music and toy corner too.

Saturday 2 December 11am – 3pm. Ratling club, Ratling Road. Christmas Fair. Lots of home made craft items on sale, raffle, glitter tattoos and refreshments. Money raised will be used to support the local ambulance first responder service.

Saturday 2 December, 6pm –  Christmas tree lights switching on and carol singing event in Market Place. Organised by Aylesham4Aylesham with support from Aylesham Parish Council and Barrett Homes. Time may be subject to change.

Sunday 3 December 4pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. In Loving Memory Service which offers a chance to light a candle and remember those who won’t be with us this Christmas.

Wednesdays 6, 13 and 20 December 10am-12pm – Aylesham Heritage Centre, Dorman Avenue South. All are welcome to drop in between these times to enjoy mince pies with members of the local history group. The centre will be closed on Wednesdays 27 December and 3 January but will reopen as normal from Wednesday  10 January.

Saturday 9 December 11am-3pm – Roses Tearoom & Thrift Shop, Milner Crescent. Christmas Event. Your chance to get into the festive spirit with treats, cakes, mulled wine, craft and gift stalls. Father Christmas will be visiting too.

Saturday 9 December 6pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. Enjoy panto time with Snow White, featuring a cast of many, from five year olds to 86 years old. Tickets £3 adults and £1 children. You can book by emailing Laura Moncaster via Sorry, Sunday performances already fully sold out!

Tuesday 12 December 7pm, St Peter’s Church, Dorman Avenue North. Christmas Concert by Aylesham Ladies Choir with many favourite songs. Raffle and refreshments available.  Admission £5 by programme.

Sunday 17 December 5pm – Aylesham Baptist Church, Dorman Avenue South. Carols By Candlelight service with music played by Snowdown Colliery Band.

Thursday 21 December 6pm – Market Place, Christmas Carols on the Square.

Some dates and times are subject to confirmation at the time of writing so may change without prior notice. Please follow the Aylesham news feed on Dover District Council’s Keep Me Posted email messaging service and for any announcements nearer the time.

If you are holding a pre-Christmas event and it’s not listed here, please contact who will add it to the weekly What’s On listings at and the Keep Me Posted email messaging service.