What's on inDartford

Welcome to Dartford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dartford - 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 Dartford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dartford

Circus of Horrors
Orhard West

The jaw‐dropping show that rocked Britains Got Talent Circus of Horrors will take you on a whirlwind journey and send shivers down your spine with twisted contortionists hair hanging beauties flying aerialists sword swallowers and…

Tourist Attractions

Cutty Sark

Come on board and put yourself in the shoes of the crew who sailed this world‐famous ship around the world over a century ago.The ship has been raised over three metres allowing visitors the unique and jaw‐dropping experience of walking underneath a 19th‐century sailing ship, the last surviving…

Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory or RGO was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II, with the foundation stone being laid on 10 August.oday the buildings include a museum of astronomical and navigational tools, which is part of the National Maritime Museum, notably including…

National Maritime Museum

The 1.35 million visits recorded this year for the first time places the Museum among the top ten visitor attractions in Britain, with Grant‐in‐Aid per user now at its lowest‐ever figure of £2.55 per head from £3.53 last year. This year's Tintin exhibition has drawn in an increased…

Chislehurst Caves

Chislehurst Caves are a labyrinth of dark mysterious passageways which have been hewn by hand from the chalk, deep beneath Chislehurst. There are over 20 miles of caverns and passageways, dug over a period of 8000 years. The vast complex of caves are a maze of ancient mines…

Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College is the great baroque masterpiece of English architecture, set in landscaped grounds on the River Thames in the centre of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. Sir Christopher Wren planned the site, described as one of the most sublime sights English architecture affords,…

The British Music Experience

The British Music Experience has brought together all of the greatest artists and bands in the UK from the 1940s to the present day, so it is guaranteed that your dad will find many chances to reminisce about the first 7' single he bought, the first gig he…

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