20 October 2018 - 3 November 2018

 
 

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The 2018 Festival Programme is now live! See What's On for details or download our brochure here.

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 brings a rich mixture of performing arts from around the world to surprise and delight audiences each October.

 

Make the most of your visit to Canterbury

Canterbury Festival has teamed up with local businesses across the city to help make your trip to Canterbury the best it can be.

The Big Day Out listing includes some brilliant activities for your trip to Canterbury, from vineyards, to Medieval time travel, to a boat tour along the River Stour, you'll find something to keep you entertained whilst you're here for the Festival.  Click here to see the full listing >>

The Big Eat shows off the wide variety of cuisine on offer in our wonderful City.  With deals to be had in many restaurants, it's the perfect way to prolong your visit.Click here to see the full listing >>

We're inviting you to the Big Sleepover! Stay in one of the hotels, guest houses or holiday lets and really enjoy your time at Canterbury Festival with some great Kentish hospitality. Click here to see the full listing >>

 

 

 

The Festival inspires artists to create and perform. It commissions new work, champions emerging talent and supports those seeking careers in the cultural industries. It adds financial and cultural wealth to the Canterbury District and contributes to the wellbeing of its citizens. The Festival is enthusiastic about reaching new audiences, encouraging participation, providing opportunities for learning and making sure everyone can be a part of the biggest Arts Festival in the region. Discover more by clicking on Made in Kent

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