Fort Amherst Presents Fantasy Fest!

On Easter Sunday and Monday, the historic tunnels of Fort Amherst will be transformed into a child-friendly fantasy world of make believe and science fiction!

The tunnels will be home to a mash-up host of fairies and goblins, Star Wars characters, Pirates of the Caribbean, Doctor Who players, Fantasy Creatures and Dragons, and other exciting characters.
Joining the fun will be the amazing wacky performers of the Kentspectations Steam Punk Group bringing a Victorian science fiction element to the festival. Alongside them will be the sinister figures of the Vader’s Raiders cosplay group.

On the Cave Yard lawns Captain Jack Sparrow will enthral visitors with his Black Pearl ship display and piratical activities. Little pirates will be able to brush-up on their buccaneering skills with sword fighting and lessons in talking like a Pirate!

There will be a number of other engaging activities such as tabletop wargaming, children’s activities, storytelling and more. There will also be several science fiction and fantasy world trade stands.
Children are encouraged to join in with the fun by dressing up as their favourite fantasy characters. Think Elsa and Anna portrayals, Captain Jack Sparrows, Harry Potters, Princess Leia, and others! Around every corner visitors will encounter creatures galore, all of whom will provide the perfect photo-opportunity for the young and at heart.

Getting to Fort Amherst:
Fort Amherst is located just off Dock Road Chatham. ME4 4UB.
Fort Amherst can only provide accessible parking for this event on site. There are public car parks nearby at Chatham Riverside, Chatham Town Hall, and at the Brook/Pentagon.
Fort Amherst is on main bus routes on Dock Road Chatham. The fort is just up the hill from the Chatham Bus Interchange. The fort is within a reasonable walking distance of Chatham Rail Station. There are pedestrian entrances to Fort Amherst from Brompton via Maxwell Road, and the Gillingham side from the Great Lines close to the Naval War Memorial.

Easter Sunday (31 st March) and Easter Monday (1 st April) – 10am to 4pm last entry

Fort Amherst, Chatham, Kent. ME4 4UB or 01634-847747

Early Bird Discount prices from £8.00

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