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The district’s attractions provide children with a wonderful opportunity to learn about our history, often with visual and hands-on activities and comprehensive educational packs.

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What's On

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  • Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Ed Byrne - Outside, Looking In at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 25 Oct 2015That bloke. You know. The Irish guy. No, not the bald one. The other one. You know him. The one Carol from work really likes. Wait, that might be Jason Byrne. Anyway. Funny chap. Has a new show!
    Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Dan Clark - Me, My Selfie & I at Gulbenkian TheatreMon 26 Oct 2015Dan Clark is back on the road with his critically acclaimed stand-up show – about love, death and crushing loneliness.
    Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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  • Scary Scavenger Hunt at Westgate GardensFri 30 Oct 2015Take part in our scary scavenger hunt! How many spooky things can you spot hidden around Toddler's Cove and the Westgate Gardens. Pick up your spotter sheet from the Friends of Westgate Parks information stand located in Toddler's Cove.
    King Charles III at The Marlowe TheatreTue 27 - Sat 31 Oct 2015The Olivier Award-winning play comes to Canterbury.
    Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.
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01 October 2015 to 01 October 2015

The Litvinenko Project at Gulbenkian TheatreThu 1 Oct 2015The day Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned, told through the cups of tea he drank that day.

01 October 2015 to 01 October 2015

Dara O Briain: Crowd Tickler at The Marlowe TheatreThu 1 Oct 2015The star of Mock The Week.

02 October 2015 to 02 October 2015

Patrick Kielty - Help at Gulbenkian TheatreFri 2 Oct 2015Patrick Kielty returns to his stand up roots with a brand new show. But he can't do it on his own - he needs your help.

29 September 2015 to 03 October 2015

Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks at The Marlowe TheatreTue 29 Sep - Sat 3 Oct 2015A show based on the phenomenally successful Horrible Histories books.

30 September 2015 to 03 October 2015

Horrible Histories: Incredible Invaders at The Marlowe TheatreWed 30 Sep - Sat 3 Oct 2015A show based on the phenomenally successful Horrible Histories books.

03 October 2015 to 03 October 2015

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But at The Marlowe TheatreSat 3 Oct 2015Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery offers up a new stand-up show.

03 October 2015 to 03 October 2015

Waverley - Great Days Out from Whitstable at Whitstable HarbourSat 3 Oct 2015Great days out from Whitstable. Celebrating 40 years of preservation. Fridays September 25 and October 9. Steam through Tower Bridge. Depart 11:00. Back by coach from London 19.30

04 October 2015 to 04 October 2015

Chris Ramsey - All Growed Up at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 4 Oct 2015Following sell-out runs of his last three UK tours, Chris is back with a brand new show for 2015.

04 October 2015 to 04 October 2015

Nina Conti: In Your Face at The Marlowe TheatreSun 4 Oct 2015The British Comedy Award-winner.

03 October 2015 to 04 October 2015

Craft and Gift Fair at The Kings HallSat 3 - Sun 4 Oct 2015A selection of the finest crafts and gifts Kent has to offer, with unique items to buy plus everything you need to start making crafts yourself.

28 September 2015 to 04 October 2015

Di Long at Bay ART GalleryMon 28 Sep - Sun 4 Oct 2015Di Long - fascinating photos.

05 October 2015 to 05 October 2015

Royal Opera House - Le nozze di Figaro (live) at Gulbenkian CinemaMon 5 Oct 2015Often considered a perfect opera, Le nozze di Figaro represents Mozart's genius at its most lively and delightful.

06 October 2015 to 06 October 2015

The Noise Next Door on Tour at Gulbenkian TheatreTue 6 Oct 2015The unstoppable comedy juggernaut that is The Noise Next Door are turning up the volume for their third national tour!

07 October 2015 to 07 October 2015

Pocket Merchant at Gulbenkian TheatreWed 7 Oct 2015Propeller presents Pocket Merchant. Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice Pocket-size.

09 October 2015 to 09 October 2015

Elves And The Shoemaker at The Marlowe TheatreFri 9 Oct 2015After the sell-out success of Ugly Duckling and Three Little Pigs, and the TV adaptations for CBeebies, Northern Ballet presents their latest ballet for children, Elves And The Shoemaker.

09 October 2015 to 09 October 2015

Waverley - Great Days Out from Whitstable at Whitstable HarbourFri 9 Oct 2015Great days out from Whitstable. Celebrating 40 years of preservation. Fridays September 25 and October 9. Steam through Tower Bridge. Depart 11:00. Back by coach from London 19.30

10 October 2015 to 10 October 2015

YolanDa Brown at Gulbenkian TheatreSat 10 Oct 2015Double MOBO Award Winning Saxophonist YolanDa Brown brings some sunshine to the Solihull Jazz Fest with a special set titled "Reggae Love Songs".

06 October 2015 to 10 October 2015

Wuthering Heights at The Marlowe TheatreTue 6 - Sat 10 Oct 2015A ballet version of the romantic masterpiece.

10 October 2015 to 10 October 2015

Scarecrow Trail at Westgate GardensSat 10 Oct 2015Members of the public, local schools and businesses have joined together to create Scarecrows of all shapes and sizes. Follow them on a trail through the Westgate Parks and don't forget to vote for your favourite!

10 October 2015 to 10 October 2015

An evening of Burlesque (18) at The Kings HallSat 10 Oct 2015Join the biggest burlesque stars from arounf the world on one stage!

10 October 2015 to 10 October 2015

Canterbury postcard & Collectors Fair at Westgate HallSat 10 Oct 2015Dealers selling Postcards, Stamps, Playing Cards, Militaria, Coins, Cigarette Cards, Books, Breweriana, Ephemera, Antiques and Small Collectables etc.

11 October 2015 to 11 October 2015

White Slate - Your Fragrant Phantom at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 11 Oct 2015In a life immortalised in fiction, F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald roared through the Jazz Age where dresses were shorter and liquor flowed longer.

05 October 2015 to 11 October 2015

Herne Bay Allotments - Photographic Club at Bay ART GalleryMon 5 - Sun 11 Oct 2015Herne Bay Allotments - Photographic Club.

12 October 2015 to 12 October 2015

Herne Bay Allotments - Art Club at Bay ART GalleryMon 12 Oct 2015Herne Bay Allotments - Art Club

14 October 2015 to 14 October 2015

James Acaster - Represent at Gulbenkian TheatreWed 14 Oct 2015Running his mouth off about a bunch of stuff nobody even cares about – it's James Acaster. Nifty. Snazzy. 30 years old.

13 October 2015 to 14 October 2015

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at The Marlowe TheatreTue 13 - Wed 14 Oct 2015Ballet as you have never seen it before.

15 October 2015 to 15 October 2015

Show Of Hands at The Marlowe TheatreThu 15 Oct 2015One of the acoustic roots scene’s major players.

15 October 2015 to 15 October 2015

NT Live - Hamlet (12A) at Gulbenkian CinemaThu 15 Oct 2015Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare's great tragedy.

16 October 2015 to 16 October 2015

The Edge at Gulbenkian TheatreFri 16 Oct 2015Award-winning theatre company Transport returns with a multi-media sea saga.

15 October 2015 to 16 October 2015

Macbeth: Blood Will Have Blood at The Marlowe TheatreThu 15 - Fri 16 Oct 2015Shakespeare for schools.

16 October 2015 to 16 October 2015

Philharmonia Orchestra at The Marlowe TheatreFri 16 Oct 2015Classical Encounters.

17 October 2015 to 17 October 2015

The RAF In Concert at The Marlowe TheatreSat 17 Oct 2015The Royal Air Force in concert.

17 October 2015 to 17 October 2015

Laid Bare Cabaret at The Marlowe TheatreSat 17 Oct 2015Laid Bare Cabaret returns to The Marlowe Studio following their 2014 sell-out productions.

18 October 2015 to 18 October 2015

Jason Byrne - 20 Years A Clown at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 18 Oct 2015Byrne's very own brand of verbose, organised chaos and near legendary stock-in-trade audience participation has seen him coined "the outright king of live comedy" by The Times.

18 October 2015 to 18 October 2015

Mad About The Musicals at The Marlowe TheatreSun 18 Oct 2015Starring Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney.

20 October 2015 to 21 October 2015

Phoenix Dance at The Marlowe TheatreTue 20 - Wed 21 Oct 2015A programme of exciting new dance.

25 October 2015 to 25 October 2015

Ed Byrne - Outside, Looking In at Gulbenkian TheatreSun 25 Oct 2015That bloke. You know. The Irish guy. No, not the bald one. The other one. You know him. The one Carol from work really likes. Wait, that might be Jason Byrne. Anyway. Funny chap. Has a new show!

26 October 2015 to 26 October 2015

Dan Clark - Me, My Selfie & I at Gulbenkian TheatreMon 26 Oct 2015Dan Clark is back on the road with his critically acclaimed stand-up show – about love, death and crushing loneliness.

29 October 2015 to 29 October 2015

National Theatre Live - Encore Hamlet at Playhouse Theatre WhitstableThu 29 Oct 2015Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare's great tragedy.

30 October 2015 to 30 October 2015

Scary Scavenger Hunt at Westgate GardensFri 30 Oct 2015Take part in our scary scavenger hunt! How many spooky things can you spot hidden around Toddler's Cove and the Westgate Gardens. Pick up your spotter sheet from the Friends of Westgate Parks information stand located in Toddler's Cove.

27 October 2015 to 31 October 2015

King Charles III at The Marlowe TheatreTue 27 - Sat 31 Oct 2015The Olivier Award-winning play comes to Canterbury.

31 October 2015 to 31 October 2015

The Marlowe Comedy Cabaret at The Marlowe TheatreSat 31 Oct 2015Our comedy and variety night brings you top stand-up comedy acts and a few surprises!

17 October 2015 to 31 October 2015

Canterbury FestivalSat 17 - Sat 31 Oct 2015Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival and attracts over 60,000 visitors every year to 200 events in two weeks.

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