search

Download the FREE Visit Canterbury App

 

The Visit Canterbury App is free to download and available for iPhone and Android. 

The Visit Canterbury App provides all the information and tools you’ll need for a memorable visit to the Canterbury district, including:

  • A full events listing
  • Information about top attractions
  • Details of where to eat and drink whilst in the district
  • Accommodation providers
  • Special offers

Additional functionality includes:

  • Locate me
  • E-postcard
  • Notifications of the latest offers, events and news
  • Book a taxi from your current location
  • Share details of your visit on Facebook & Twitter
  • Barcode & QR scanner
  • Augmented reality

 

Book Your Stay

 

What's On

<September 2015>
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

01 July 2015 to 15 October 2015

Kent Wheel at University of Kent Wed 1 Jul - Thu 15 Oct 2015Enjoy panoramic views of the city of Canterbury and see from coast-to-coast, spotting local landmarks including Canterbury Cathedral and the Maunsell Sea Forts at Whitstable.

04 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

50th Festival at University of Kent Fri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015Join in a fun-filled weekend of activities at the University of Kent's 50th Festival on 4, 5 and 6 September. There is a packed programme of musical, sporting and academic activities.

01 April 2015 to 01 September 2015

New Park Trails! at Westgate GardensWed 1 Apr - Tue 1 Sep 2015Pick up our Spring and Summer trail sheets from the Canterbury Umbrella Centre, St. Peter's Street, Canterbury 10am - 3pm Monday - Saturday from 1st April to 1st September.

25 July 2015 to 02 September 2015

Create a Roman Laurel Wreath at Canterbury Roman MuseumSat 25 Jul - Wed 2 Sep 2015Create a Roman Laurel Wreath and dress as a Roman Emperor or Empress.

04 September 2015 to 04 September 2015

Beatles vs Stones at Theatre in the ParkFri 4 Sep 2015The VOX Beatles and Not The Rolling Stones!

11 September 2015 to 11 September 2015

CoCo and the Butterfields at Theatre in the ParkFri 11 Sep 2015Colourful, energetic and crowd-stamping, CoCo and the Butterfields express the intimate vibrancy of a village folk fair with powerful vocal melodies and an undercurrent of driving beatbox to deliver catchy songs.

24 August 2015 to 06 September 2015

Elaine Newman, Rob Tunrer and Derek Wright at Bay ART GalleryMon 24 Aug - Sun 6 Sep 2015Elaine Newman, Rob Turner and Derek Wright 'The Artist Next Door'. The work of 3 artists living in the same street ... The Painter, The Photographer, and the Map Maker.

14 September 2015 to 14 September 2015

Helen Link at Bay ART GalleryMon 14 Sep 2015Helen Link - Paintings.

25 July 2015 to 02 September 2015

Create a Medieval pilgrim badge at Canterbury Heritage MuseumSat 25 Jul - Wed 2 Sep 2015Discover the colourful story of Thomas Becket, explore the interactive Medieval Discovery Gallery and create a fun pilgrim badge to take home inspired by those on display.

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Wedding Fayre at The Kings HallSat 12 Sep 2015With up to 50 exhibitors ranging from classic car hire to bridal gowns and make up artists, you will be sure to find all the information you need to make your special day. Free goody bag and glass of bubbly on arrival.

09 July 2015 to 27 September 2015

Whitstable's Rich Heritage at Whitstable Museum and GalleryThu 9 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015Shipbuilding, the first passenger railway and Whitstable as a popular leisure destination are explored in this new exhibition. Whitstable Museum’s archive has been raided to link early photographs, maps and artefacts with family memories i

13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015

Dog's Trust Sponsored Walk at The Kings HallSun 13 Sep 2015Enjoy a fun and sociable coastal dog walk from The King's Hall to The King Ethelbert Inn (Reculver Towers) and back to help raise mooney for the Canterbury Dog's Trust.

02 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

06 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

RSC Live - Othello at Gulbenkian CinemaSun 6 Sep 2015After more than a decade working in film and television on projects from Star Wars to Holby City, Hugh Quarshie returns to the RSC to play Shakespeare's Othello.

25 July 2015 to 02 September 2015

Super Summer Holiday Events! at WildwoodSat 25 Jul - Wed 2 Sep 2015We have lots of fun events for the whold family at Wildwood during the Summer Holidays!

01 September 2015 to 01 September 2015

Bioblitz! at WildwoodTue 1 Sep 2015Join us in a quest to find and identify as many of the living things found in our woodland as possible.

08 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

The History Boys at Playhouse Theatre WhitstableTue 8 - Sat 12 Sep 2015An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the young and shrewd supply teacher.

16 September 2015 to 16 September 2015

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG) at Playhouse Theatre WhitstableWed 16 Sep 2015Movies at the Playhouse present... The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel A stellar British cast is back in this lively follow up to the original film.

13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015

London to Canterbury Cycle ChallengeSun 13 Sep 2015The London to Canterbury Cycle Challenge will take place on Sunday 13 September 2015, with its start line being at Greenwich Park, London.

10 September 2015 to 10 September 2015

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2015 at Canterbury CathedralThu 10 Sep 2015The Sixteen takes a trip back to 16th-century Spain and more specifically to one of the biggest, richest and most cosmopolitan cities on earth - Seville.

03 September 2015 to 03 September 2015

NT Live - The Beaux' Stratagem at Gulbenkian CinemaThu 3 Sep 2015Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash.

08 September 2015 to 08 August 2015

Slow West (15) at Gulbenkian CinemaTue 8 Sep - Sat 8 Aug 2015Michael Fassbender stars in John Maclean's terrific revisionist western.

26 August 2015 to 01 September 2015

MAHL at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreWed 26 Aug - Tue 1 Sep 2015Malone, Gadenne, Hughes and Livesey return for a third time with sculpture, landscapes, townscapes and figurative realism. The artists' work for the Hanami Cherry Blossom Festival at Brogdale is included.

01 September 2015 to 30 September 2015

Made in Whitstable at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreTue 1 - Wed 30 Sep 2015Makers and artists from the Whitstable collective come together to display a broad and exciting range of arts and crafts.

16 September 2015 to 22 September 2015

Captured - Moments in Time - Alan Wiltcher at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreWed 16 - Tue 22 Sep 2015Photographer Alan says 'When I hear the click of a camera shutter, then I know that a 'Moment in Time' has been recorded. I hope you will much to comment on in my exhibition.'

16 September 2015 to 22 September 2015

Vanitas Meets its Maker at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreWed 16 - Tue 22 Sep 2015Baroque Designs and Mitchell Original Art have combined in an eclectic and original exhibition, from the natural form to abstract, from traditional to challenging, in paint, print, collage and sculpture.

05 September 2015 to 05 September 2015

Home 3D at Gulbenkian CinemaSat 5 Sep 2015A funny, inventive and touching new animation featuring the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez.

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 3 D (PG) at Gulbenkian CinemaSat 12 Sep 2015The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese.

01 September 2015 to 01 September 2015

Bastards (12A) at Gulbenkian CinemaTue 1 Sep 2015Every child deserves a future. How an illiterate woman took on tradition, her own family and the Moroccan legal system for the sake of her illegitimate child.

02 September 2015 to 02 September 2015

Bastards (12A) at Gulbenkian CinemaWed 2 Sep 2015Every child deserves a future. How an illiterate woman took on tradition, her own family and the Moroccan legal system for the sake of her illegitimate child.

04 September 2015 to 10 September 2015

45 Years (cert tbc) at Gulbenkian CinemaFri 4 - Thu 10 Sep 2015Andrew Haigh's follow-up to his ecstatically received Weekend has been getting fantastic reviews.

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Fantastic Four 3D (tbc) at Gulbenkian CinemaSat 12 Sep 2015A reboot with Josh Trank's amped up re-envisioning of the Ultimate comics superheroes as youngsters who teleport to an alternate, dangerous universe.

13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015

Fantastic Four 3D (tbc) at Gulbenkian CinemaSun 13 Sep 2015A reboot with Josh Trank's amped up re-envisioning of the Ultimate comics superheroes as youngsters who teleport to an alternate, dangerous universe.

14 September 2015 to 14 September 2015

Fantastic Four 3D (tbc) at Gulbenkian CinemaMon 14 Sep 2015A reboot with Josh Trank's amped up re-envisioning of the Ultimate comics superheroes as youngsters who teleport to an alternate, dangerous universe.

11 September 2015 to 11 September 2015

The Old Vic's The Crucilble at Gulbenkian CinemaFri 11 Sep 2015From London's West End - Ricard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller's classic American drama, based on Salem's infamous witch trials, brought vivdly to life in this visceral new production.

01 September 2015 to 01 September 2015

Big Hero 6 at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreTue 1 Sep 2015Oscar-winning animation film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind Frozen: a special bond develops between inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who form a band of high-tech heroes.

09 September 2015 to 09 September 2015

Testament of Youth at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreWed 9 Sep 2015Heartbreakingly moving story of the young Vera Brittain's life-changing experiences in the First World War, based on her best-selling memoir. Alicia Vikander takes the title role.

10 September 2015 to 10 September 2015

Comic Book Club at Horsebridge Arts and Community CentreThu 10 Sep 2015A great monthly club for lovers of comics and graphic novels - a heady mix of industry professionals and fans of the artform. Have a beer and read great, inspiring, new or vintage graphic fiction. Contact the centre for future dates.

06 June 2015 to 06 September 2015

Canterbury in the Age of the Magna Carta at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeSat 6 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015This exhibition, organised in partnership with Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Canterbury Christ Church University sets the ground-breaking document in the context of Canterbury's people and places. I

01 May 2015 to 30 September 2015

Make a Flying Exotic Bird at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeFri 1 May - Wed 30 Sep 2015Create your own flying bird using foam and feathers. Can you make it fly from one end of the gallery to the other?

22 August 2015 to 13 September 2015

The Spectacle at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeSat 22 Aug - Sun 13 Sep 2015SKAR (South Kent Artists Reunited) are MA and BA Fine Art UCA graduates. They draw inspiration from the Beaney's long tradition as a Museum and Gallery and meeting place open to all, to create interpretations.

06 September 2015 to 06 September 2015

Gala Night At The Proms at The Marlowe TheatreSun 6 Sep 2015Join conductor John Perkins, soprano Kathryn Jenkin and The Kent Concert Orchestra in the great British tradition of patriotic 'last night; favourites, including Land Of Hope And Glory, Jerusalem and Sea Songs.

13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015

Love Is The Sweetest Thing at The Marlowe TheatreSun 13 Sep 2015Michael Law returns with a tribute to the crooners of the 1930s.

14 September 2015 to 16 September 2015

Blood Brothers at The Marlowe TheatreMon 14 - Wed 16 Sep 2015Have you ever heard the story of the Johnstone twins?

01 September 2015 to 05 September 2015

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at The Marlowe TheatreTue 1 - Sat 5 Sep 2015The legendary, record-breaking smash-hit thriller returns.

09 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Handbagged at The Marlowe TheatreWed 9 - Sat 12 Sep 2015A brilliant new comedy direct from the West End.

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Storm In A Teacup at The Marlowe TheatreSat 12 Sep 2015Cake, tea and good old anarchy!

16 September 2015 to 16 September 2015

Fred Macaulay: Twenty Fifteen at The Marlowe TheatreWed 16 Sep 2015The star Radio 4’s The News Quiz.

05 September 2015 to 05 September 2015

Sea Story at Gulbenkian TheatreSat 5 Sep 2015Combining dance, storytelling, and music broadcast through our very own 'pirate' radio station, expect storms, shipwrecks, mermaids, jellyfish and a very curious sea creature…

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Tommy Foggo - Superhero at Gulbenkian TheatreSat 12 Sep 2015Join Tommy Foggo and Destino as they recruit a gang of young helpers to travel with them through time and space and a sea of fire to find the Lost Queen of Atlantis.

13 September 2015 to 13 September 2015

Home Service at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 13 Sep 2015Originally evolved from Ashley Hutchings' Albion Band.

12 September 2015 to 12 September 2015

Moonlight Walk at The Kings HallSat 12 Sep 2015Pilgrims Hospice Moonlight Walk begins at The Kings Hall and takes in the seafront along to Whitstable and back as dusk falls – about a 10 or 15k stroll.

To see more events, search here...

You are accepting third-party cookies. powered by NVG