2017 Major Events in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay

Discover the major events in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay including the Whitstable Oyster Festival, Herne Bay Festival and Canterbury Festival.

book at wise words festival in Canterbury

Wise Words Festival

Friday 28 April to Sunday 7 May 2017

Inspiring wonder and encouraging curiosity through poetry, literature and discussion.

Wise Words Festival

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WhitLit 2017 - Whitstable Literary Festival

Saturday 13 May and Sunday 14 May 2017

Full programme of this years WhitLit to be announced in February 2017.


Sci-5 by the Sea in Herne Bay

Sci-5 By The Sea

Sunday 25 June 2017
Sci-5 By The Sea

Join BayPromoTeam for one of the biggest and best Sci-Fi offerings in the south east on Sunday 25 June 2017.

Sci-5 By The Sea

cars at the whitstable classic car show on tankerton slopes

Whitstable Classic Car Show

Sunday 16 July 2017

Whitstable Classic Car Show 2017 takes place on Tankerton Slopes.

Whitstable Classic Car Show

Whitstable Oyster Festiva1 2017

Saturday 22 July to Monday 24 July 2017

Whitstable Oyster Festival returns in 2017 between Saturday 22 July and Monday 24 July 2017.

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Herne Bay Air Show 2017

Saturday 19 August 2017

Bay Promo Team are delighted to announce that they have been able to secure the Red Arrows, Eurofighter and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight for the third successive year on Saturday 19th August 2017.

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car at the Herne Bay Classic Motor Show

Herne Bay Classic Motor Show

Sunday 20 August 2017

The Herne Bay Classic Motor Show will feature 100's of classic vehicles, live entertainment, retro market and much more.

Herne Bay Classic Motor Show 

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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 7 September to Sunday 10 September 2017

Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences.

Heritage Open Days

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Canterbury Food and Drink Festival 2017

Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September 2017

The annual Canterbury Food and Drink Festival 2017 returns to the city from the 22nd to 24th September 2017.

Canterbury Food & Drink Festival

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Canterbury Festival

Saturday 14 October to Saturday 4 November 2017

Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 70,000 visitors every year. Canterbury Festival brings internationally acclaimed artists to the city of Canterbury while also celebrating its home grown talent.

Canterbury Festival

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