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Faversham Hat Festival

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Everyone loves a hat!

The popular Hat Festival and Hat parade are back: Saturday 15th April, 2017

The essence of the Festival is to encourage community involvement in a fun, creative and interesting way – centred round the theme of hats. Whether you want to make headwear, dress up a hat or just wear a well loved favourite. It's all about the hat!

Activities include: 

  • Hat-making workshops -  awaiting details
  • The Hat Parade, starts at 11am from the Hat Shop, West Street.
  • Prizes awarded for the best hat in each of the categories (see list below) 

Easter Hat Workshops

Details to be confirmed.

Best Hat Competition

Faversham Hat Festival will be inviting local schools, the public and even local dogs to participate in the hat competition. The Hat Parade starts in West Street at the Hat Shop and weaves through Faversham town centre. Judging takes place at the Alexander Centre.


Best Ladies hat  - Prize sponsored by
Best Men’s hat - Prize sponsored by
Best Shop window - Prize sponsored by
Best Hatted dog - Prize sponsored by
Best School parade - Prize sponsored by
Best Girl’s hat - Prize sponsored by
Best Boy’s hat - Prize sponsored by 
Best Innovative fantastical hat - Prize sponsored by
Best Carmen Miranda hat - Prize sponsored by
Best Trader’s hat - Prize sponsored by

Rachel would be pleased to hear from you, if you wish to sponsor a Hat category in the Hat Parade.

More information

For updates please see The Faversham Hat Festival Facebook page:
Please contact Rachel Thapa-Chhetri at the Hat Shop for more details. Tel: 01795 227071.