Canterbury Festival returns 16-30 October

Live music returns!

Baroque, Motown, Jazz and more

Enjoy a bite-size Festival 3-11 July

Summer in Barham

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Welcome to Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival will return in 2021 from 16 – 30 October. Join us for a two-week extravaganza of music, performance, talks, family events, science and more in the heart of Kent.

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.



Mozart to Motown via Getz

Sun 20 Jun - Sun 20 Jun

Great Hall, Kent College

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Good Gnus

Sat 10 Jul

Barham Court

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Become a friend

Festival Friends


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