Your guide to Lark in the Park 2018

Fun at Lark in the Park

A huge programme of free events will take place at Government Acre in Ramsgate this week.

Lark in the Park, hosted by isle church groups, is back for its 16th year and is offering everything from art sessions to skateboarding, beach parties and games.


August 9-19 from 12.45pm each day

What’s on offer

Weekend family fun from 2pm-4.30pm

Bouncy castles, face painting, hair braiding, inflatable slides, assault courses, Gladiator podiums and more.

Park Life Live Stage hosting entertainment and music throughout the afternoon. The Art Tent, Fun Factory garden, The Vibe, The Chapel.

Fun Factory, ages 0-4,  weekdays 1.45pm-3.45pm

A large tent filled with noise, laughter, fun and colour for toddlers and their families.

Soft play activities, a new baby area, an outside garden for older ones to stretch their legs, bounce on the castle and trampoline, and get sand between their toes in the sand pit. Outside tent, the ‘Messy Church’ zone, where the children can do a different craft orientated around a different story and theme each day

HQ, ages 5-10, weekdays 1.45pm-3.45pm

Games, messy challenges, daily gunging and daring stories!

Children going to HQ will need to register

The Vibe, ages 11-16, weekdays 10am-noon and 1.45pm-3.45pm

There’s a lounge, Half Pipe, Consoles, Table Tennis, Pool table, café – and that’s inside! Outside; football cage, basketball, mini skatepark or just hang out in the garden area. In the evenings there’ll be silent disco, beach party and loads more.

Vibe evenings

Everyday at 8pm the Vibe put on events including a silent disco, beach party and more

Children need to register

Art Tent, all ages, under-11s to be accompanied by an adult, weekdays 1.45pm-3.45pm

Clay modelling to painting plates, bag decorating to specialist workshops. There will also be adult workshops.

Park life, all ages, 1.45pm-4pm

Outdoor stage, free tea, coffee and refreshments whilst watching a variety of local acts from live music, dance groups, cooking demonstrations, games and more!

Tea Rooms, over 60s, 1.45pm-4pm

Cream teas, going down memory lane, musical bingo and some good old fashioned sing ups

Evening events, all start at 7.15pm unless stated otherwise

August 9, Movie night, all ages

August 10, Bingo, all ages

August 11, Back to the 80s, all ages

August 12 ,5pm, Church in the Park, all ages

August 13, Quiz night, all ages

August 14, Ladies night

August 14,  Dads n kids

August 15, Thanet’s Got Talent, take part or watch, all ages

August 16, Youth night

August 16, Alpha Banquet

August 17,  Circus family fun

August 19, Family night out – TV gameshows

August 19, Church in the Park, 5pm, all ages

Find out more and register at the Lark in the Park website here