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Lighting the Fuse

Get into the Fuse feeling with some fun workshops pre the festival:

Rising TideĀ 

Rising Tide

A free family-friendly, open-air theatre show presented by Students of Drama, Applied Theatre and Education at London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.Embark on an epic outdoor adventure with curious stories, colourful characters, songs, fun games and plenty of audience participation. Just turn up, join in the fun and prepare to be entertained.

Tuesday, 9 June, from 3.30pm at Hillyfields, Parr Avenue, Gillingham

Thursday, 11 June, from 4pm at the junction with Saxton Street on High Street, Gillingham

Welcome to Home Art Trail

Welcome Home Art Trail

Emergency Exit Arts and University of Kent venture into Gillingham and discover an array of imaginative wonders and adorning shops, trees and lampposts. Look out for magical clocks, miniature ships, nesting birds, dancing silhouettes an ornate chandeliers around the High Street.

The Welcome Home Art Trail has been designed by University of Kent students in partnership with Emergency Exit Arts and created by local residents and children.

Thursday, 11 to Sunday, 14 June at High Street, Gillingham

Apertures of Light

Tracing Footprints of Light II

Ktayoun Dowlatshahi is a contemporary artist working with the Medium of print, drawing, photography, time-based media and architectural glass. She creates work for public and private commissions as well as gallery-based exhibitions.

Tuesday, 11 to Sunday, 16 Augusts at Rochester Art Gallery, Visitor Information Centre, High Street, Rochester