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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.

Below we have a selection of school packs available for you to download.

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What's On

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01 July 2015 to 01 July 2015

An Evening With Marlene Dietrich at The Kings HallWed 1 Jul 2015Experience this brilliant musical theatre piece, written and performed by Anette Mutton and supported by Arts Council England. The suggested age for this show is 14+

01 July 2015 to 01 July 2015

ENO - Carman (LIVE) at Gulbenkian CinemaWed 1 Jul 2015English National Opera presents Carmen (LIVE) by Bizet. Probably the most popular opera in the world.

03 July 2015 to 03 July 2015

Blast into the Past - the Musical at Theatre in the ParkFri 3 Jul 2015A fun musical for all the family incorporating many popular songs: I Only Want To Be With You, The Wonders Of You, Rock Around The Clock, Stupid Cuipd and many more.

23 June 2015 to 04 July 2015

Barnum at The Marlowe TheatreTue 23 Jun - Sat 4 Jul 2015Barnum's the name, P T Barnum, and I want to tell you that tonight, on this stage, you are going to see - bar none - every sight, wonder and miracle that name stands for!

04 July 2015 to 04 July 2015

Grubby Gang! at WildwoodSat 4 Jul 2015Let your kids go wild in the woodland! Learn about animals and nature with different activities each week including games, dens, bushcraft and mud sculptures.

05 July 2015 to 05 July 2015

A Gloriously Vintage Day Out at Mount Ephraim GardensSun 5 Jul 2015Its back again!!! A Gloriously Vintage Day Out is back for 2015!!! Come along and enjoy a Vintage Day with Retro Clothing, Homeware Stalls and a Vintage Wedding Section for you brides to be!!

29 June 2015 to 05 July 2015

Pauline Doney and Friends at Bay ART GalleryMon 29 Jun - Sun 5 Jul 2015Pauline Doney and friends. Paintings, acrylics and watercolours.

05 July 2015 to 05 July 2015

Royal Opera House - William Tell (live) at Gulbenkian CinemaSun 5 Jul 2015The opera's theme is liberty, as exemplified in the struggle against Austrian occupation led by the Swiss archer and patriot Guillaume Tell.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Cafe Live - Digibury at Gulbenkian TheatreWed 8 Jul 2015Digibury is Kent's monthly meet-up event for digital and creative types

07 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

Dead Simple at The Marlowe TheatreTue 7 - Sat 11 Jul 2015From the creators of The Perfect Murder.

08 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

The Rights Of Others at The Marlowe TheatreWed 8 - Sat 11 Jul 2015It's a long walk to freedom. Are we nearly there yet?

11 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

Grubby Gang! at WildwoodSat 11 Jul 2015Let your kids go wild in the woodland! Learn about animals and nature with different activities each week including games, dens, bushcraft and mud sculptures.

11 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

The Friends of Westgate Parks Open Day at Westgate GardensSat 11 Jul 2015The Friends of Westgate Parks Open Day and Community Archaeological Dig Lots of activities and entertainment for all the family to enjoy including: Falconry Displays, Archery, Punch and Judy shows, Dance Displays and Live Music.

11 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

Stepping Out 2 Night at The Kings HallSat 11 Jul 2015Come and enjoy a social evening of Ballroom, Latin American, Argentine Tango and Sequence dancing.

11 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

Lost in Music at Theatre in the ParkSat 11 Jul 2015Lost in Music is a fully professional and really cool live party band who will be recreating the 80s era with all your favourite anthems and dance hits combined with lots of audience participation and dance routines.

12 July 2015 to 12 July 2015

Justin Hayward at The Marlowe TheatreSun 12 Jul 2015An intimate evening with music legend Justin Hayward.

12 July 2015 to 12 July 2015

Brilliant Bees at WildwoodSun 12 Jul 2015Make bee crafts including bee puppets and paper flowers for them to pollinate, play the pollination game to find out how pollination works and why it's so important.

06 July 2015 to 12 July 2015

CT6 Contemporary Art Group 'Little and Large' at Bay ART GalleryMon 6 - Sun 12 Jul 2015Contemporary work relating to 'Small' Sculptures/paintings/prints/textiles and also simultaneously at Beach Creative with the subject 'Large'.

07 July 2015 to 12 July 2015

'Large and Little' at Beach Creative Community Arts CentreTue 7 - Sun 12 Jul 2015'Large and Little' exhibition by CT6 Contemporary Art Group in both Beach Creative and our Little Sister Gallery - Bay Art Gallery. An eclectic mix of paintings/prints/photographs/textiles and sculptures.

13 July 2015 to 13 July 2015

The Canterbury Academy - The Wedding Singer at Gulbenkian TheatreMon 13 Jul 2015Love is all around at the Gulbenkian this July, and The Wedding Singer will have you laughing all the way down the aisle.

13 July 2015 to 13 July 2015

Kevin Bridges: A Whole Different Story at The Marlowe TheatreMon 13 Jul 2015Kevin Bridges returns to the road with a brand new show A Whole Different Story.

14 July 2015 to 14 July 2015

The Canterbury Academy - The Wedding Singer at Gulbenkian TheatreTue 14 Jul 2015Love is all around at the Gulbenkian this July, and The Wedding Singer will have you laughing all the way down the aisle.

14 July 2015 to 14 July 2015

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business at The Marlowe TheatreTue 14 Jul 2015Jimmy Carr brings his brand-new stand up show to The Marlowe.

15 July 2015 to 15 July 2015

The Canterbury Academy - The Wedding Singer at Gulbenkian TheatreWed 15 Jul 2015Love is all around at the Gulbenkian this July, and The Wedding Singer will have you laughing all the way down the aisle.

15 July 2015 to 15 July 2015

Tea Dance at The Kings HallWed 15 Jul 2015Come along and enjoy some classic entertainment! There'll be sequence and ball room dances, with music provided by Chris Housley.

15 July 2015 to 16 July 2015

Spires Academy Dance Showcase at The Marlowe TheatreWed 15 - Thu 16 Jul 2015The biggest and best dance showcase hosted by Spires Academy takes to the stage for the fourth year running.

16 July 2015 to 16 July 2015

NT Live - Everyman at Gulbenkian CinemaThu 16 Jul 2015BAFTA winner and Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama's oldest plays.

17 July 2015 to 17 July 2015

The Stage is Yours at Gulbenkian TheatreFri 17 Jul 2015ART31 present The Stage is Yours

17 July 2015 to 17 July 2015

That'll Be The Day at The Marlowe TheatreFri 17 Jul 2015The rock'n'roll variety show.

17 July 2015 to 17 July 2015

From The Jam: That's Entertainment Acoustic at The Marlowe TheatreFri 17 Jul 2015With Bruce Foxton & Russell Hastings.

14 July 2015 to 17 July 2015

WCCA 2015 at CanterburyTue 14 - Fri 17 Jul 2015Warnborough College's Third Annual Internation Conference on the Arts (WCCA 2015) will take place from the evening of 14 July through 17 July 2015. This year's conference theme is 'Art as Illusion'.

26 June 2015 to 17 July 2015

Room for Negotiation at Herbert Read GalleryFri 26 Jun - Fri 17 Jul 2015This exhibition is concerned with spatial relationships, interdisciplinary practices, and the negotiation of space itself.

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Frankly Sinatra at The Marlowe TheatreSat 18 Jul 2015Stephen Triffitt, the world's number one Sinatra, celebrates the centenary of the greatest singer of the 20th century.

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Mark Thomas: Trespass at The Marlowe TheatreSat 18 Jul 2015A preview of his latest show.

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Bee Hotels at WildwoodSat 18 Jul 2015Learn all about bees and make your very own bee hotel to take home and help bees in your garden.

15 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

The Glass Menagerie at Playhouse Theatre WhitstableWed 15 - Sat 18 Jul 2015The Lindley Players present... The Glass Menagerie The Lindley Players are proud to present this taut, family drama from the pen of playwright Tennessee Williams.

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Holding onto Hannah Concert at St Andrew's United Reformed ChurchSat 18 Jul 2015An evening of blues, folk, Irish music, modern classics, harp and harmonica, from acclaimed recording artists Katie Bradley, Brendan Powers and The Dooberrys, all in support of Reverse Rett Charity.

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Soul Ladies Collective at Theatre in the ParkSat 18 Jul 2015Three professional female vocalists who formed in 2012 and have performed at venues and festivals all around the UK. They have supported Billy Ocean, Alexander O'Neil and the Average White Band!

18 July 2015 to 18 July 2015

Andre Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert (12A) at Gulbenkian CinemaSat 18 Jul 2015One of the most popular live acts in the world, Andre will be working his magic to present an unforgettable evening full of humour, music and emotion for every age.

19 July 2015 to 19 July 2015

Dead Ivor And His Leading Ladies at The Marlowe TheatreSun 19 Jul 2015The Marlowe Friends Committee presents Dear Ivor And His Leading Ladies. An affectionate tribute to Ivor Novello, one of the best-loved figures in the history of British theatre.

19 July 2015 to 19 July 2015

Go Tribal Family Challenge! at WildwoodSun 19 Jul 2015Test your skills against other families in our fun outdoor challenge! Race to make a fire and build the best shelter, test your atlatl (spear) throwing skills and use a supersoaker to defend your territory whilst blindfolded!

13 July 2015 to 19 July 2015

Helen Link at Bay ART GalleryMon 13 - Sun 19 Jul 2015Helen Link - Paintings, prints, sculptures.

02 July 2015 to 19 July 2015

Magna Carta Rediscovered at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeThu 2 - Sun 19 Jul 2015On the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta Kent unveils one of its hidden treasures! Visitors will have the thrill of seeing an original reissue of the document from 1300 on display in the Beaney.

19 July 2015 to 19 July 2015

Andre Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert (12A) at Gulbenkian CinemaSun 19 Jul 2015One of the most popular live acts in the world, Andre will be working his magic to present an unforgettable evening full of humour, music and emotion for every age.

21 July 2015 to 21 July 2015

Faulty Towers Dining Experience at Gulbenkian TheatreTue 21 Jul 2015Following a tremendous year that included sold-out seasons in Canada, Sydney Opera House and Edinburgh Fringe, Australia's much feted tribute to the BBC's best-loved sitcom continues to tour the world.

20 July 2015 to 25 July 2015

Dreamboats And Miniskirts at The Marlowe TheatreMon 20 - Sat 25 Jul 2015The sequel to the smash-hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats.

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.

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.

28 May 2015 to 30 August 2015

Poet in Residence: Canterbury Roman Museum Thu 28 May - Sun 30 Aug 2015Gary Studley is a writer and visual artist with long-term connections to Canterbury.

28 May 2015 to 31 August 2015

Armchair Artist in Residence - Rob Turner at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeThu 28 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 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.

05 June 2015 to 06 September 2015

Canterbury in the Age of the Magna Carta at The Beaney House of Art & KnowledgeFri 5 Jun - Sun 6 Sep 2015To celebrate the anniversary of this momentous occasion, the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge will be opening a new exhibition 'Canterbury in the Age of the Magna Carta', which will run from 5 June to 6 September 2015.

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