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

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

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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 -'Wildlife of the Romney Marsh' 

Loads of you have been sending us your clips of the Marsh's natural world and we've now created a unique collage of Romney Marsh wildlife.  This entirely community-made film will be premiered at the art exhibition over the festival weekend - see you there!

Art Competition 2019 

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

The art competition has now closed and the judges will be casting a careful eye over all of the entries on Sunday 20th October - winners to be announced at 4pm.

Full details on the Art Competition page.

Good luck everyone!


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