Sweeps Festival for 2016 will be held on Saturday 30 April, Sunday 1 May and Monday, 2 May.

The festival celebrates the traditional holiday chimney sweeps enjoyed on the 1 May each year.  Locally, they used to mark the occasion by staging a procession through the streets of Rochester.

Hundreds of Morris dancers decend on Rochester for a festival of traditional morris dancing and music

 

You can find our more about the Rochester Sweeps Festival here

http://www.medway.gov.uk/leisurecultureandsport/events/sweepsfestival2016.aspx

Rochester Sweeps festival 2016

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