Appledore Summer Festival returns this weekend with an action-packed three days.

Appledore summer festival returns. Picture: ContributedAppledore summer festival returns. Picture: Contributed

On Friday the West Quay Fundraisers will be presenting a film night at St Mary’s Church Hall.

On Saturday evening there will be music by Appledore Silver Band at 7pm in St Mary’s Church, entry is free.

On both Saturday and Sunday, Appledore Quay will once again be the centre of activity with street performers including dancers, buskers, street artists, musicians – and some super costumes.

This year’s festival theme is magical sea creatures and everyone is invited to arrive dressed in appropriate sea/beach-themed costumes.

The villagers are again invited to enter the traditional decorated door knocker and doorways competition.

A food and craft market will be held in St Mary’s Hall on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm, and there will be circus skills workshops in the community hall from 11am-1pm daily.