What's on around Canterbury

Today to Mon 12 Jul, closest first.
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Saint Thomas Becket – World Celebrity Healer

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A major exhibition in the context of Becket’s story, Canterbury pilgrimage and health & wellbeing. 2020 marked the 900th anniversary of Thomas Becket’s birth, 850th of his death, and 800th of...
The Beaney 18 High Street Canterbury CT1 2RA
Today to Sun 4 Jul

Beaney Bingo

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Celebrate getting back to museums with our new free Beaney Bingo game! A trail to get you exploring the museum in a whole new way.
The Beaney 18 High Street Canterbury CT1 2RA
Tue 15 Jun to Sun 20 Jun, Tue 22 Jun to Sun 27 Jun, Tue 29 Jun to Sun 4 Jul, Tue 6 Jul to Sun 11 Jul

McDonald’s Fun Football - Canterbury

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At Fun Football, we create a fun, friendly and safe environment, for boys and girls aged 5 – 11 to try football for the first time.
St Edmunds School, St Thomas Hill CT2 8HU
Sat 19 Jun, Sat 26 Jun

Family Film: Peter Rabbit

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In ’Peter Rabbit 2’, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous...
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sun 20 Jun

Family Film: Cruella

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Cruella, which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sun 27 Jun

Zog

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Large in size and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon’s school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Mon 5 Jul and Tue 6 Jul

Nature Walk: Chalk Streaming - River Stour

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This spring we invite you to walk the waterways of England, navigating their gentle wildness alongside Sam Lee and special guest ecological pioneers.
Sturry Station, Island Road, Sturry CT2 0ED
Sun 27 Jun

Avalon - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre sheltered woodland garden planted for all seasons on a NW slope with views of Thames estuary. Collections of roses, hostas and ferns plus rhododendrons, shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruit,...
Avalon, Dunkirk ME13 9TN
Wed 16 Jun to Sat 19 Jun

Avalon - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre sheltered woodland garden planted for all seasons on a NW slope with views of Thames estuary. Collections of roses, hostas and ferns plus rhododendrons, shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruit,...
Avalon, Dunkirk ME13 9TN
Thu 24 Jun to Sun 27 Jun, Fri 20 Aug to Sun 22 Aug

43 The Ridings - Open Garden for NGS

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Delightful small garden brimming with interesting plants both in the front and behind the house. Many different areas.
43 The Ridings, Whitstable CT5 3QE
Sun 11 Jul

23 Seafield Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Small loved garden. Featuring a tropical bed with exotics and cannas. Mixed borders. Two circular beds planted with perennials, shrubs and bedding. Ornamental pond and rockery.
23 Seafield Road, Whitstable CT5 2LW
Sun 11 Jul

Womenswold Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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A diverse variety of cottage gardens in an idyllic situation in an unspoilt hamlet, mostly surrounding C13 Church.
Womenswold Gardens, Canterbury CT4 6HE
Sat 26 Jun and Sun 27 Jun

3 Bramble Close - Open Garden for NGS

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A very wild, experimental garden sown from seed 1987-89. wildflower meadow, pond and ditches, mown paths, native copse and hedges buzzing with wildlife - a unique experience.
3 Bramble Close, TN25 5QA
Sun 11 Jul

Downs Court - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acre downland garden on alkaline soil with fine trees, mature yew and box hedges, mixed borders. Shrub roses and rose arch pathway, small parterre.
Downs Court, Ashford TN25 4EU
Sun 20 Jun

Pheasant Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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Series of smallish gardens around award-winning converted farm buildings in beautiful situation overlooking Oare Creek.
Pheasant Barn, Oare ME13 0QB
Fri 25 Jun, Tue 29 Jun to Thu 1 Jul, Tue 6 Jul to Thu 8 Jul, Sat 10 Jul, Sun 11 Jul

Belmont - Open Garden for NGS

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Belmont House is surrounded by large formal lawns that are landscaped with fine specimen trees, a pinetum and a walled garden containing long borders, wisteria and large rose border.
Belmont, Faversham ME13 0HH
Sat 3 Jul and Sun 4 Jul

Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and
Haven, Ramsgate CT12 4BZ
Sun 20 Jun

Rachel Podger - The Guardian Angel

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Arguably the world’s foremost Baroque violinist, Rachel Podger performs dazzling and virtuoso works for solo violin by Bach, Tartini, Biber and Matteis.
St Mary’s Arts Centre 131 Dover Rd, Sandwich CT13 0DA
Fri 9 Jul

Sandwich Local History Society Walk

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Meet at the Guildhall, Sandwich. Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Becket, discover where the first elephant landed in England, archers trained for Agincourt, Kings and Queens embarked for France.
Cattle Market, Sandwich CT13 9AH
Thu 8 Jul

Polaris Duo

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Saxophonist Gillian Blair and Harpist Elinor Nicholson perform music from CPE Bach to Andy Scott. Support from Cavatina Trust
St Clement’s Church Church Street, Sandwich CT13 9EH
Thu 8 Jul

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