What's on inCanterbury


Welcome to Canterbury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Canterbury - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Canterbury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Canterbury

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Canterbury as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Canterbury

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FEB
ANDREW MAXWELL SHOWTIME TOUR 2019
Marlowe Studio

Channeling the spirit of his breakthrough award winning show This is my Hour ‐ Showtime matches that burning sense of urgency that we deserve entertainment in the times we live in.If weve learned anything over the last year or two…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01227 787787
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16
FEB
February Half Term at Howletts
Howletts Wild Animal Park

Enjoy wild family days out this February half term and discover fascinating facts and amazing animals as you explore our 100 acre historic wildlife park.With a focus on Rangers On Patrol you are invited to join our park rangers for a daily…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01227 721286
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01
MAR
The Jessica Lauren Naga 5
The Gulbenkien Theatre

Margate‐based London‐ born pianist Keyboard player and composer Jessica Lauren has been a cult figure on the UKs Soul and Jazz scene since the early 1990s. Drawing on a wide range of influences she has forged her own distinctive sound and musical…

TEL: 01227 769075
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APR
Tom Stade: I Swear To...
Gulbenkian

Following last years smash‐hit UK tour the Canadian comedy legend is back on the road with a brand‐new show.Welcome back to I SWEAR TO picking up just where he left off as an hour simply wasnt long enough.Direct from the…

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Tourist Attractions


Canterbury Tales

A visit to The Canterbury Tales, one of Kent's most popular attractions, with its stunning reconstruction of 14th century England, is just like stepping into the Middle Ages. Inside the historic building of St. Margaret's Church you can step back over 500 years to join Geoffrey Chaucer England's…

Howletts Wild Animal Park

The Parks were started by John Aspinall more than 40 years ago to conserve and breed rare and endangered wild animals with the intention of returning them to safe areas in their natural habitat. The animals are looked after in our two parks that cover over 450 acres…

Farming World

Set deep in the heart of the Kent countryside, Farming World is an unbeatable day out for all the family. There's lots of GREAT THINGS TO SEE & DO, with a big emphasis on getting involved, have a go sessions and unique animal encounters...‐ Explore the farm, say…

East Kent Railway

The East Kent Railway was constructed between 1911 and 1917 to serve the growing number of coal mines that were being sunk in the East Kent area. The consortium of mine and land owners envisaged a line that would link the collieries with the main line and a…

Museum of Canterbury

The existing, much‐praised Museum has been extended and recreated as a 21st century interactive museum, whose revitalised theme is the city itself and its often turbulent story.Hands‐on activities have been specially designed to appeal to family groups ‐you can look at gold thread and medieval poo under the…

The Butterfly Centre

Mcfarlane's Butterfly Centre: colourful butterflies from all over the world, flying free in their natural habitat of tropical greenhouse garden.Tropical greenhouses, amongst scores of lovely free flying butterflies, how wonderful. The species change constantly through the different seasons. You may witness, Swallow Tails, Owl Butterflies, and the gigantic…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Canterbury? See our list of attractions in Canterbury, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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