New Home 2017


Member of the Association of Independent Festivals


Upping our game year on year, putting experience before profit while bringing the best in new breaking artists alongside established bands. All in a family friendly environment on the banks of the river Medway. We are fiercely proud of bringing the best growing event to Kent organised by the people of Kent.

Brief History

Some years ago, a group of friends missed out on tickets to the Glastonbury Festival. Commiserating over a few pints, then a few pints more, they decided to host their own festival and The Vicar’s Picnic was born. Named because of it’s original location on Vicarage Road, a back of the beer mat sketch anticipated a one-off garden party that would showcase great music as well as raising money for local causes. So, completely by accident, our brilliant festival was born.


Dandelion Time provides troubled families with an individually focused therapeutic undertaking. Given time and space in the natural environment and support from therapeutic practitioners, families work together to find ways to restore trust, gain strength and make positive and sustainable changes in their lives.

The Vicar’s Picnic Supports Dandelion Time And Other Local Charities

Our Local Sellers
Yalding Post Office
The Chequers pub, Laddingford
The Walnut Tree Pub, Yalding
Tea Rooms,

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1. Appreciate the beauty and fresh information of our updated poster
2. Notice that our early bird tickets offer ends this month
3. Buy your early bird tickets today...Then tag a friend so they can do the same

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We're thrilled to announce our Friday night headliner in The FNUK Altarnate Secret Disco is the legendary SEB FONTAINE!

He's been at the pinnacle of the dance scene for over fifteen years and maintains his status as one of the world’s best DJs. Through his high-profile and long-standing residencies, radio shows and compilation CDs, Seb continues to showcase his electronic house grooves at high-profile gigs around the world - including The Vicar's Picnic!

Early bird tickets are only available until the END OF THE MONTH so get your glow sticks out, tag your friends and buy!
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