Shrimpers Regatta and Gravesend Mela Festival this weekend

PUBLISHED: 13:00 08 August 2012

England’s strongest men will compete on Gordon Promenade in Gravesend on the weekend of August 18-19 for the annual Shrimpers Regatta.

Other attractions include river racing, a funfair, RNLI display and live music.

On the Saturday the regatta will run alongside the Gravesend Community Mela Festival that had to be cancelled last month due to rain.

Jazzy B will perform alongside other new talent in the Bhangra music scene at Fort Gardens from 2pm to 5.30pm.

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