2015 Key Events for Groups in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay
There are plenty of fun and interesting events and festivals that take place throughout the year. From week-long traditional festivals to day carnivals, classic car shows to international food fayres and live music to out-door theatre, there is something to suit everyone's tastes.
Please be advised that event details may be subject to change. Before making your travel plans we suggest you contact the event organisers to confirm details.
Magna Carta 800 Anniversary in Canterbury
To celebrate the anniversary of this momentous occasion, Canterbury will be holding a special programme of events.
Whitstable Oyster Festival
Thursday 23 July to Sunday 2 August 2015
Traditional events, such as the historic Landing of the Oysters, the colourful seafood themed Oyster Parade, as well as the bustling Harbour Food Fair and the Firework Finale.
Herne Bay Festival
Saturday 22 August to Sunday 30 August 2015
Herne Bay Festival 2015 is taking place from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th August. This year's theme is Victorian, the festival will be celebrating Herne Bay's vibrant Victorian heritage.
Canterbury Food and Drink Festival
Friday 25 September to Sunday 27 September 2015
Canterbury Food and Drink Festival will be returning to the Dane John Gardens, Canterbury in 2015.
Saturday 17 October to Saturday 31 October 2015
Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival, the largest festival of arts and culture in the region, and one of the most important cultural events in the South East.