15 Oct - 5 Nov

Explore our 2022 programme!

20-24 July

Summer in Barham

Shakespeare's Globe presents

Julius Caesar

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Welcome to Canterbury Festival

Canterbury Festival will return 15 October – 5 November 2022 for a three-week extravaganza of music, performance, talks, family events, science and more in the heart of Kent. We’ll be announcing our dates very soon, so keep your eyes peeled and your ears to the ground!

Canterbury Festival activities also 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.



Festival Fundraiser 2022

Fri 14 Oct

Westgate Hall

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ORA Singers: Elizabeth, Our Queen

Sat 15 Oct

Canterbury Cathedral

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Luxmuralis, Performance

Luxmuralis presents

Shine: Let There Be Light!

Thu 3 Nov - Sat 5 Nov

Canterbury Cathedral

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Festival Friends


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