2024 Festival Now On Sale
JAM on the Marsh returns from 4-14 July with an exciting array of music, theatre, film, art and poetry (see below).
37min from London St Pancras
Take the Festival Shuttle Bus from Ashford International, only 20min to event venues. Book train tickets with Southeastern.
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Festival Events

JAM on the Marsh · 4-14 July 2024

4 July · Thursday · 1:30pm

Cinemarsh · New Romney

Uncover the writer behind The Railway Children with the Edith Nesbit Society

4 July · Thursday · 3:00pm

Cinemarsh · New Romney

Watch this iconic 1970’s family film starring Jenny Agutter OBE

4 July · Thursday · 5:30pm

The Assembly Rooms · New Romney

Hear Nicholas Cleobury’s vision for JAM on the Marsh 2024

4 July · Thursday · 7:00pm

Old School Garden · New Romney 

A light-hearted farce that celebrates playwright Noël Coward

5 July · Friday · 6:00pm

The Assembly Rooms · New Romney

John Frederick Hudson and Jago Thornton talk to Paul Mealor about their new works 

5 July · Friday · 7:00pm

St Nicholas Church · New Romney 

Mark Padmore and Ben Goldscheider join the London Mozart Players 

6 July · Saturday · 11:00am

St Clement Church · Old Romney

Rosie Moon performs on a 1732, 3-string Gagliano double bass

6 July · Saturday · 3:00pm

St Dunstan · Snargate

Chamber music from Elgar, Holst and Delius to Maxwell Davies

6 July · Saturday · 7:00pm

St Leonard · Hythe

British conductor Stephen Layton MBE makes his festival debut with the Holst Singers 

7 July · Sunday · 3:00pm

St Leonard · Hythe

Join Strauss and Haydn for a trip to the Austrian capital

9 July · Tuesday · 2:00pm

St Nicholas · New Romney

Hear our multigenerational choir come together for the first time

9 July · Tuesday · 7pm

St George · Ivychurch

Bach’s masterpiece performed on the harpsichord by Stephen Farr

10 July · Wednesday · 9:30am – 4pm 

Prospect Cottage · Romney Marsh

A chance to explore inside
Derek Jarman’s famous Dungeness home

10 July · Wednesday · 3:00pm

Cinemarsh · New Romney

A rare opportunity to watch one of Jarman’s finest films with music by Benjamin Britten

10 July · Wednesday · 7:00pm

Marsh Academy Theatre · New Romney 

A one-person play by Mark Farelly about the life of Derek Jarman 

11 July · Thursday · 7:00pm

Old School Garden · New Romney

One of Shakespeare’s great plays is given the ‘Changeling treatment’

12 July · Friday · 7:00pm

St Nicholas · New Romney

Takes on an audacious programme with the London Mozart Players with soloist Aki Blendis

13 July · Saturday · 11:00am

St Leonard · Hythe

A coffee concert with a ‘Super Group’ performing Mozart to Britten and Gershwin

13 July · Saturday · 3:00pm

St Nicholas · New Romney

Hear four new 15-minute operas about Derek Jarman, written during the festival 

13 July · Saturday · 7:00pm

St Leonard · Hythe

Canterbury Cathedral Choir joins the London Mozart Players in performing this masterwork

14 July · Sunday · 3:00pm

St Nicholas · New Romney

Nicholas Cleobury brings a symphony to the Marsh for the first time in his final concert as Festival Curator

4-14 July · 10am-5pm

St Leonard · Hythe

4-14 July · 10am-5pm

St Leonard · Hythe

4-14 July · 6:30am-10pm

Marsh Academy Leisure Centre · New Romney

4-14 July · 6:30am-10pm

Marsh Academy Leisure Centre · New Romney

4-14 July · 10am-5pm

Marsh Churches