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The Beach returns to Bluewater with new attractions

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Bluewater is the ultimate destination for all the family this summer and forming part of their Summer ‘Lollydays’ campaign, The Beach will return for the sixth consecutive year!
Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhithe, Kent DA9 9ST
Today to Sun 4 Sep

Active Camps - Junior King's School, Canterbury

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Our Active Camps are ideal for children between 3-14 who enjoy lots of variety. No two days are the same!
Milner Court Canterbury Kent CT2 0AY
Today to Fri 12 Aug, Mon 15 Aug to Fri 19 Aug

Hop Farm Family Park

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Come and join in the Summer Holiday Fun with activities and more for all the family. The Hop Farm Family Park, is open every day from 10am and we have some special treats in store for the...
Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6PY
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Roman Coin Bash Activity

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Explore Roman Canterbury for less this Summer Half Term with our Kids Go Free offer! Learn all about Roman money and mint your own Roman coin with our new Coin Bash Half Term activity.
Canterbury Roman Museum CT1 2JR
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Camp Wilderness Kent

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Experience the outdoors in our Safari-Style Tented Village Our residential summer camps, for children aged 8 – 14, are held in safari-style tented woodland camps, with beautiful bell tents, large
Penshurst Place, Leigh, Tonbridge TN11 8HX
Today to Sat 27 Aug

Becoming Anne - Dr Owen Emerson & Kate McCaffrey

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To celebrate 500 years since Anne Boleyn made her glittering debut at the court of King Henry VIII in 1522, historians Kate McCaffrey and Owen Emmerson will spend an evening charting the history of
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle TN8 7NG
Today

Sea Wall

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The first queer production of critically-acclaimed Sea Wall will premiere at the Turner Contemporary in collaboration with Margate Pride this August.
Foyle Room, Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous Margate CT9 1HG
Today

Summer Adventures - KIDS FOR A QUID Kent and East Sussex Railway

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SUMMER ADVENTURE Amazing new offer! KIDS FOR A QUID From the 1st of August to the 31st. This August, come and join us as we take you back in time on our beautiful Heritage Steam and Diesel...
Kent & East Sussex Railway Tenterden Town Station Station Road Tenterden TN30 6HE
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Broadstairs Folk Week

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Folk Week takes place in a beautiful town with sandy beaches, a timeless Edwardian atmosphere and lots of cute shops, buzzy restaurants and vibrant cafes.
Broadstairs, Kent CT10 1JX
Today to Fri 12 Aug

Chartwell highlight tours (Churchill the artist)

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Running Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), our highlight tours take you around Chartwell house with one of our knowledgeable volunteer guides, including into Sir Winston Churchill's
Chartwell Mapleton Road TN16 1PS
Today to Fri 12 Aug, Mon 15 Aug to Fri 19 Aug, Mon 22 Aug to Fri 26 Aug, Tue 30 Aug to Fri 2 Sep

Summer Holiday Fun

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Our Summer holiday schedule is packed full of entertainment - have a go on the hand powered paddle boats, enjoy an owl flying demonstration, join in with animal feeding sessions or catch a show in
Kent Life, Lock Lane, Sandling, Maidstone ME14 3AU
Today to Wed 31 Aug

Canterbury Outdoor Cinema: Frontier Sapiens Adventure Film Festival

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Outdoor cinema, but not like you’ve seen before! Coming to Canterbury this summer (10th of August), the Frontier Sapiens Film Festival is the only adventure film festival of its kind in the UK and is...
St Edmund’s School, St Thomas Hill, Canterbury CT2 8HU
Today

Lollydays Are Here: Summer Arrives at Bluewater

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Bluewater has been taken over by giant ice lollies and floral displays this summer as it welcomes the gorgeous and colourful Lollydays installation.
Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhithe, Kent DA9 9ST
Today to Thu 1 Sep

Come out and play at Quebec House

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Join us at Quebec House this summer for games and activities in our garden. Try your hand at some traditional games such as quoits, Jenga and hobby horses as well as special archery sessions on...
Quebec Square Westerham TN16 1TD
Today to Sun 14 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Sun 28 Aug, Thu 1 Sep, Fri 2 Sep

Into the Fairy Kingdom at Emmetts Garden

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Help our favourite character, Puck, as he prepares to throw the best summer party for everyone in the Fairy Kingdom, exploring the gardens and taking part in all sorts of different activities as you
Emmetts Gardens TN14 6BA
Today to Fri 2 Sep

Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2022

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The Canterbury Shakespeare Festival returns this summer! With productions of Henry IV, Part One; Richard II; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Sir Thomas More and a brand new piece of writing, Peter...
The City of Canterbury CT1
Today to Sun 14 Aug

A guided walk around Old Hythe

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A guided walk around Old Hythe, taking in the Town Hall, historic High Street, Royal Military Canal, St Leonard's Church, Ossuary and lots more….
Town Hall, High Street,Hythe CT21 5AJ
Thu 11 Aug, Thu 18 Aug, and more dates until Thu 29 Sep

As You Like It by The Lord Chamberlain’s Men

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Separately, Rosalind and her dear friend Celia, the noble Orlando, and the usurped Duke Senior and his courtiers get banished and set up new lives in the Forest of Arden.
Emmetts Gardens TN14 6BA
Thu 11 Aug

Blood Donation Session

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We are holding a blood donation session at Holiday Inn The Coniston Hotel, 70 London Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 1NT on Friday 12th August and have appointments available between 13:30 - 20:00.
Holiday Inn - The Conniston Hotel, 70 London Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1NT
Fri 12 Aug

Film: The Duke (2020)

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In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.
Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8RA
Sat 13 Aug

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