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Community engagement

Do you have questions about The Open and how it will affect you? 

Weekly information desk

We have an information desk at the Guildhall in Sandwich every Thursday from 9.30am to 10.30am until 9 July 2020.

Next community drop-in event

Our third and final community drop-in event will be held at Sandwich Guildhall from 11am-8pm  on:

  • Monday, 11 May 2020

The following organisations will be on hand to discuss the plans for the Championship and answer questions:

  • The R&A
  • Royal St Georges Golf Club
  • Dover District Council
  • Kent County Council
  • Network Rail
  • Southeastern Railway

Previous drop-in events

Previous community drop-in events were held on 30 May 2019, and on 10 February 2020.  

Business Toolkit

Want to know how your business can get involved and make the most of the opportunities from The Open?  See The Open Business Toolkit, packed with hints and tips on making the most of the commercial opportunities that come with hosting one of the world's greatest sporting events.

Buying Tickets for The Open

If you're planning a visit to The Open its important that you only buy tickets from official sources, including or The R&A's Authorised Ticket Providers.

Any tickets made available on websites such as Viagogo,, Stubhub, eBay and Gumtree are done so without the permission of The R&A and as such, may be refused entry to the Championship.


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