19 October 2019 - 2 November 2019

 
 

The Festival Spiegeltent

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

Canterbury Coach Park
CT1 1BW

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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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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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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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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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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St Dunstan's Church

St. Dunstan's is an Anglican church in Canterbury, Kent, at the junction of London Road and Whitstable Road.

80 London Road
Canterbury
CT2 8LS

01227 786109

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Sidney Cooper Gallery

The Sidney Cooper Gallery is a contemporary gallery housed in the historic building originally set up as a gallery and School of Art by renowned painter Thomas Sidney Cooper in 1868.

Sidney Cooper Gallery
St Peters Street
Canterbury
Kent CT1 2BQ

 

St Paul's Church, Canterbury.

St Paul's Church, Canterbury.