14 October 2017 - 4 November 2017

 
 

The Festival Spiegeltent

The travelling 1920s dance hall is visiting Canterbury especially for the Festival.

Kingsmead Car Park
Kingsmead Road
Canterbury
CT1 1SZ

01227 787787

 

Canterbury Cathedral

The Cathedral is one of the most visited places in the country. Both a holy place and part of a World Heritage Site, its unique atmosphere adds to the enjoyment of Canterbury Festival’s concerts, seating 1100 people in the Nave.

Canterbury Cathedral,
Cathedral House,
11 The Precincts,
Canterbury,
CT1 2EH

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The Marlowe Theatre

The Marlowe Theatre opened in 2011 in the heart of Canterbury with 1200 seats in the main auditorium, with no seat in the house further than 25 metres away from the stage.

The Marlowe Theatre,
The Friars,
Canterbury,
CT1 2AS

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Augustine Hall

Augustine Hall is a large conference and event hall and is situated in one of Canterbury Christ Church University's newest buildings.

Canterbury Christ Church University Library,
Rhodaus Town,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT1 2YA

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Colyer-Fergusson Hall

An exciting new centre for music performance on the University of Kent campus, the Colyer-Fergusson Music Building is adjacent to the Gulbenkian Theatre and Cinema, creating an Arts complex, and houses the wide range of music-making at the University.

University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NB

01227 769075

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Gulbenkian Theatre

The Gulbenkian Theatre is a quality cultural hub seating 340 people which presents professional, amateur and student shows throughout the year. Free parking is available to Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.

Gulbenkian Theatre
University of Kent
Canterbury
CT2 7NB

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St Gregory's Centre for Music

This beautiful, 19th century building was transformed in 2012 to create an international centre for music education and performance. Situated just across the road from our Canterbury Campus, St Gregory’s seats 150, and has been designed to enhance the experience of both the audience and the performer.

Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Road
Canterbury
CT1 1QU

01227 767700

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Shirley Hall

Shirley Hall was built on the site of the King's School’s tennis courts and opened by the Queen Mother in 1957. Seating 730, Shirley Hall hosts headline Festival shows with a bar for interval drinks.

Shirley Hall
The King's School
through Mintyard Gate
The Borough
Canterbury
CT1 2EZ

 

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

The Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is a unique and contemporary venue housing a 250 seat auditorium with in-built audiovisual facilities. Situated in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral the Canterbury Festival Talks programme takes place in an unparalleled setting. There is a bar in the foyer for a pre-talk drink. Seating is unreserved, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
The Precincts
Canterbury
CT1 2EH

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St Mary’s Hall Studio Theatre

St Mary's Hall is a black-box drama facility seating 126, which was formerly part of St Mary's Church and has been much rebuilt over the centuries. It adjoined the city wall and the Northgate of the city, and there was a chapel over the roadway until it was demolished in the 1830s.

St Mary’s Hall Studio Theatre
The Borough
Canterbury
CT1 2EZ

 

Anselm Studio and Chapel, Canterbury Christ Church University

The North Holmes Campus provide several venues for events taking place during the Festival.

Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Campus
North Holmes Road
Canterbury
Kent

 

Stacey Building, University of Kent

The University of Kent is one of Canterbury's Universities and offers a range of spaces across their many facilities.

University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NJ

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Lanfranc Theatre

Canterbury College's Lanfranc Theatre is a fully equipped studio space that can host plays, dance shows and live music.

Canterbury College
New Dover Road,
Canterbury,
Kent
CT1 3AJ

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St. Mildred’s Church

St Mildred's Church is situated near Canterbury Norman Castle.

St. Mildred’s Church,
Church Lane,
Canterbury,
Kent,
CT1 2PP

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St Peter's Methodist Church

TBC

St Peter's Street
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2BE

01227 459449

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The Ballroom

A unique venue set in a listed 18th century ballroom, where opulence meets eclectic chic. Capacity 120, some seating available.

15 Orange Street,
Canterbury
CT1 2JA

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The Old Synagogue

Designed in Egyptian style by Canterbury architect Hezekiah Marshall, the Old Synagogue was opened in 1848. It was built to replace the earlier synagogue in St Dunstan's, demolished for the building of the railway. It was acquired by the King’s School in 1982, and is used for music lessons and small concerts. Seats approximately 100.

The Old Synagogue,
King Street,
Canterbury
CT1 2AJ

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Canterbury Cathedral Quire

The Cathedral is one of the most visited places in the country. Both a holy place and part of a World Heritage Site, its unique atmosphere adds to the enjoyment of Canterbury Festival’s concerts, seating 1100 people in the Nave.

Canterbury Cathedral,
Cathedral House,
11 The Precincts,
Canterbury
CT1 2EH

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Charlton Park

A Grade 2* listed mansion set in over 100 acres of English parkland.

Charlton Park
Bishopsbourne
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 5JA

01227 831355

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The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury.

18 High Street
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2RA

01227 862162

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St Paul's Church

Church Street (St Pauls)
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2NH

01227 768072

 

Canterbury Auction Galleries

Established in 1991, Kent’s leading Auctioneers & Valuers of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables can be found opposite Canterbury West Station.

The Canterbury Auction Galleries
40 Station Road West
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8AN

01227 763337

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The Foundry

The Foundry is unique craft brewery, restaurant and bar; located just off Canterbury high street in White Horse Lane.

The Foundry
White Horse Lane
Canterbury
CT1 2RU

 

Westgate Hall

The Westgate Hall is located in the centre of Canterbury, with ample public parking nearby and only a short walk from the High Street. There is a fully-stocked bar at the venue.

Westgate Hall Road,
Canterbury
CT1 2BT

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