A Romney Marsh  community festival - all free, all inclusive and all indoor.

Dymchurch, 18th, 19th & 20th October 2019.


Saturday October 20th & Sunday October 21st


See you there?!

News Flash!!

We're delighted to announce that Oyster Opera will be returning!! See them at this year's Turn The Tide - details tbc.  Yay!

It's not just opera!  This year's line-up includes aerial performance experts Teardrop Circus who will be performing, demonstrating and YES - you can have a go too!  Also, award-winning street performer 

Jason Maverick - mime artist and juggler extraordinaire.   Zimbaremabwe will be bringing  the spiritual values and music of traditional Zimbabwean culture to our lovely local St Peter & St Paul's church, 

Plus, come and try your skills against the panna footie experts from Yo Street Zone!  

More to be announced soon!


We're adding more acts as the funding comes in.... watch this space!

Festival Film 2019 - we need your help!

This year's theme is Wildlife of the Romney Marsh 

Send us your clips of the Marsh's natural world and together we'll create a unique collage of Romney Marsh wildlife.  Click here to get involved a be a part of this year's festival film.

Art Competition 2019 

This year the theme of the Turn The Tide art competition is 'Wildlife of the Romney Marsh'.

Get your thinking caps on - we're looking for the photos, paintings, drawings, models or sculptures that best represent our beautiful natural heritage.  Closing date is 12th October - full details on the Art Competition page.

Good luck everyone!

The funding is coming in!! Thank you so much to the organisations and individuals who are making this year's Turn The Tide Festival happen x

Thank you to Linda Hogan Community Fund, managed by West Kent Housing Association for their generous donation towards this year's Turn The Tide Festival!

Thanks also to Councillors Martin Whybrow & Tony Hills, who are supporting us with their KCC Combined Members Grant, and also Roger Wilkins, whose parting gesture before he left Dymchurch Parish Council was very much appreciated xx


Whether you're into bands or beat box, workshops or dancing - there's something at Turn The Tide Festival for everyone of all ages 

All free, all indoor, all friendly & with members of your own community

Watch the festival films

Click HERE to watch the Fake News video from 2017

Get involved:

Click HERE to become part of the Turn The Tide team