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Welcome to Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival is an annual two week extravaganza of music, performance, talks, family events, science and more in the heart of Kent. Canterbury Festival 2020 will take place from 17 – 31 October.

With your support Canterbury Festival 2019 welcomed audiences of over 60,000 to ticketed and free events across the City and East Kent. Not only that, through the charity’s learning and outreach work, we engaged a multitude of emerging musicians, dancers, theatre makers, performers and writers of all ages, who actively participated and performed as part of the Festival programme.

Canterbury Festival activities take place throughout the year. Be sure to visit our What’s On section for the latest events and our Participate pages to find out more about opportunities and our extensive community programme.

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