What's on in Canterbury & the Surrounding Area

Canterbury events 2015 include; theatre, dance, week-long traditional festivals to day carnivals, classic car shows to international food fairs and live music to outdoor theatre, it's all here and awaiting your visit. Take a look through the events in Canterbury to find out what is coming up.

Please be advised that events in the Canterbury district may be subject to change. Before making your travel plans we suggest you contact the event organisers to confirm details.

Featured Events & Festivals

Kent Wheel © University of Kent

Kent Wheel

Wed 1 Jul - Thu 15 Oct 2015

Meet The Ancestors

The Ancestors

Mon 18 May - Sun 23 Aug 2015

Whitstable Oyster Festival

Whitstable Oyster Festival

Thu 23 Jul - Sun 2 Aug 2015

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2015

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2015

Fri 14 - Sun 16 Aug 2015

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2015

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2015

Fri 21 - Sun 23 Aug 2015

Herne Bay Festival 2015

Herne Bay Festival

Sat 22 - Sun 30 Aug 2015

Far Far Away, Aurora Orchestra

bOing! International Festival

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Aug 2015

50th Festival

50th Festival

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Canterbury Food and Drink Festival

Canterbury Food and Drink Festival

Fri 25 - Sun 27 Sep 2015

Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival

Sat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015

Do you have an event taking place in the Canterbury district you would like us to include in our events diary? Please send us the details.

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18 May 2015 to 23 August 2015

The Ancestors at Canterbury CathedralMon 18 May - Sun 23 Aug 2015This summer a collection of the Cathedral's earliest and most important examples of stained glass will go on public display. The Ancestors will exhibit a series of life-size figures representing the Ancestors of Christ.

04 May 2016 to 04 May 2016

09 May 2015 to 23 August 2015

Home and Away: Eduardo Paolozzi's General Dynamic at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeSat 9 May - Sun 23 Aug 2015Bringing together two bodies of work by British artists from the second half of the 1960s. General Dynamic F.U.N. is one of Eduardo Paolozzi’s great print series and Tony Ray-Jones was drawing on the example of the new American photography.

01 May 2015 to 31 August 2015

Armchair Artist in Residence - Rob Turner at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeFri 1 May - Mon 31 Aug 2015Rob will be making a series of new maps to form a local travelogue or living history inspired by the maps in The Beaney and Local Studies Collections.

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?

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