23 - 25 October

Joanna MacGregor plays Beethoven's 32 Sonatas

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Welcome to Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival 2020 will take place from 17 October – 31 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.



Bumper Blyton

Wed 28 Oct

Great Hall, Kent College

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Wed 28 Oct

Westgate Hall

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Joglaresa: Boogie Knights

Wed 28 Oct

Canterbury Cathedral

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