Welcome to the Canterbury Festival, Kent's International Arts Festival, one of the most important cultural events in the South East. As an independent charity, the Festival takes great pride in bringing the arts to Kent. Canterbury Festival is an annual event devised to raise funds to further the work of the Canterbury Theatre and Festival Trust.
The Festival attracts an audience of 60,000 people of all ages to over 200 free and ticketed events, drawn from across Kent, London and the South East.
Every year festival fortnight includes a wide range of events, including Music, Theatre & Dance, Comedy, Science, Exhibitions, Walks and Talks.