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

19
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Belmont House & Gardens

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 9.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
AUG
Kent Autojumble
abbey school faversham

pitches only £10 any size payable on the day no booking needed 5000 punters to sell to stall holders on site b4 9am …

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07903 339466
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27
AUG
Matchbox Live on stage
abbey school faversham

The original Matchbox plus support band bamboozle at the kent chrome and cruisers customclassic vehicle show …

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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27
AUG
Kent chrome & cruisers custom / classic show
abbey school faversham

Customclassic vehicle show Carsbikesscooterstallsautojumbletrophies and all the usual goodies …

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07903 339466
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01
SEP
Learn Angel Reiki Levels I & II
Swalecliffe Community Centre

As a Reiki Master & Practitioner in both Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki & Angel Reiki I offer Angel Reiki Practitioner Training Courses in Levels I & II.Whether you already hold certification asa recognised Reiki Practitioner or wish to start your journey as…

Location: 6.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01227 749759
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13
OCT
Phil Nichol - Your Wrong! Tour 2018
The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury

The award winning and critically acclaimed Canadian comedian Phil Nichol has announced a UK Tour for 2018.Phil who is currently starring in the new West End musical Everybodys Talking About Jamie will be bringing his latest hour Your Wrong to…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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19
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
Leas Cliff Hall

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBAForever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest…

Location: 14.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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03
NOV
Fawlty Towers Dining Show
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

A must for fans of Fawlty TowersEat in restaurant run by Basil Sybil and Manuel where the characters serve their guests a hilarious 3 course dinner.The CHEFS DRUNK theres a RAT on the loose the HEALTH INSPECTOR is on his…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01303 234111
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03
NOV
Fawlty Towers Themed Evening at Port Lympne Hotel
Port Lympne Wildlife Park

Youre invited to join us at Port Lympne Hotel for an evening of entertainment alongside a delicious three course dinner which may or may not include a health inspector a rat on the loose and a gnome Prepare for a night where…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01303 234111
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02
DEC
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
Gulbenkian Theatre

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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31
DEC
New Years Eve Ball at Port Lympne Hotel & Reser
Port Lympne Wildlife Park

Celebrate the 2018 festive season in style at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and transport your party to the roaring 20s with our Gatsby themed shared party nights held in our new Lime Tree Avenue MarqueeSee in the New Year in style…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01303 234111
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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.


Updated: 19/08/2018 17:09:05