Annual Dickens festival takes over Medway streets

The annual Dickens Festival lights up the streets with colourful costumed characters, street theatre, music and dancing.

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Annual Dickens festival takes over Medway Streets

Annual Dickens festival in Medway Credit: ITV NEWS

The annual Dickens Festival has taken over the streets in Medway. Street theatre, music and dancing are just some of the things taking place to celebrate Medway's associations with Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens festival Credit: ITV NEWS

The author is believe to have based many of his characters and settings for his novels from the time he spent living in the area. The event has been held every year since 1978.

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