Dover was awash with colour as the town celebrated its fourth Pride festival on 27th August 2022. Organisers set out with the aim to “POP with pride”, with a Dover Pride festival themed around pop art and pop music to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. The Dover Pride march. Photo: Dover Pride/David Goodson Photography Celebrations began…

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On the 7thJuly, in conjunction with the Commonwealth games, the Queens Baton relay arrived at Dover Castle after its arduous yet inspiring journey around the Commonwealth. The event not only created a way for the people of Dover to celebrate the collective effort of the nations involved but also allowed Dover to be significantly represented…

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Queen Elizabeth ll ~ Platinum Jubilee picnic a resounding success !!!   by Town Council – 08/06/2022   The atmosphere was certainly exciting last Sunday 05/06/2022 as Dovorian families came together for a picnic at Pencester Square to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  This super-festive event organised by Dover Town Council and Destination Dover featured live music, a host…

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To mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, you are invited in witnessing the ceremonial lighting of two Beacons located at Clocktower Square / Dover Marina (public access) and at Dover Castle (via live video feed here: https://youtu.be/fgKVlAiJXf8). DOVER TOWN BEACON – CLOCKTOWER SQUARE / DOVER MARINA Witness the ceremonial lighting of the beacon…

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The White Ribbon Campaign aims to end violence against women.  Statistics show that 20% of women have experienced sexual assault and 2 women are killed by a current or former partner every week. 6 out of 7 victims of domestic violence are women. The Campaign engages men and women by inviting them to take the…

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