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What's On in Kent

Kent is known as the Garden of England and its natural landscape makes for an array of top quality outdoor events all year round. Featuring a UNESCO World Heritage Site, numerous Blue Flag Beaches and historical links, seasonal events will ensure something different for every visit. 

What's on in Kent this weekend?

To find out what's on in Kent today or this weekend, use the search box on the left side of this page to narrow down your required date. Kent is a popular destination for day trips from London and also European travellers arriving into the UK by sea so events celebrating culture, food and music are never far away,

Family-friendly coastal seaside resorts such as Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate have events calendars geared for keeping kids entertained whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

There's plenty for adults too with castles, gardens and museums providing a year-long supply of exhibitions, festivals and seasonal entertainment, none more so than at more than a dozen National Trust locations in Kent which display the Garden of England in all its glory.

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Enchanted Garden - Halloween Fun

Step in to The Historic Dockyard Chatham's Enchanted Garden this October half term, for a week full of magic, myths and captivating fun! The...

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  1. Add Footsteps in Time - costumed guided tour to your Itinerary

    Footsteps in Time - costumed guided tour

    Type

    Guided Walk

    Location

    Rochester

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2017To24 Nov 2017

    Footsteps in Time are offering their costumed guided tours to the general public on a "turn up and go" basis.

  2. Add Painting with Rainbows - A Michael Foreman Exhibition originated by Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books' to your Itinerary

    Painting with Rainbows - A Michael Foreman Exhibition originated by Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books'

    Type

    Childrens Events

    Location

    Chatham

    Dates

    From:
    29 Sep 2017To26 Nov 2017

    Michael Foreman is one of Britain's best-known and internationally acclaimed creators of books for children. A multi award winning author, he has been illustrating for children for over 50 years. With original artwork on show alongside playful props and costumes, Seven Stories' exhibition,...

  3. Add Autumn Colour at Hever Castle to your Itinerary

    Autumn Colour at Hever Castle

    Type

    Gardens

    Location

    Edenbridge

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    Embrace the great outdoors this autumn and head along to Hever Castle & Gardens to discover one of the best places to see autumn colour in Kent.

    The Castle is arguably at its romantic best in the autumn when the Boston Ivy adorning the front of the Castle turns a vivid shade of red.

    Visitors...

  4. Add Screamland at Dreamland to your Itinerary

    Screamland at Dreamland

    Type

    Festival

    Location

    Margate

    Dates

    From:
    13 Oct 2017To28 Oct 2017

    This Halloween Dreamland Margate, The UK’s original pleasure park transforms into a world of nightmares as it launches its first ever, major scare festival ‘Screamland’.

  5. Add Canterbury Festival to your Itinerary

    Canterbury Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Location

    Canterbury

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2017To4 Nov 2017

    Canterbury Festival is Kent's International Arts Festival, the largest festival of arts and culture in the region, and one of the most important cultural events in the South East.

  6. Add Halloween Half Term Fun at Hever Castle to your Itinerary

    Halloween Half Term Fun at Hever Castle

    Type

    Participatory Event

    Location

    Edenbridge

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    As the blood-red Boston Ivy ‘drips’ down the Castle exterior, enjoy fang-tastic fun for all the family this Halloween half term at Hever Castle & Gardens. Halloween Highlights:

  7. Haunted Castle

    Add Haunted Castle to your Itinerary

    Haunted Castle

    Type

    Other

    Location

    Dover

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    Feeling brave enough to take on Kent's most haunted castle?

    Prepare to be scared this autumn half term as a frighteningly fun day out awaits you. Are you brave enough to enter the tunnel of terror or say boo to a ghost or two?

    Have a go at creating creepy crafts, and see if you can scare us...

  8. Enchanted Garden - Halloween Fun

    Add Enchanted Garden - Halloween Fun to your Itinerary

    Enchanted Garden - Halloween Fun

    Type

    Childrens Events

    Location

    Chatham

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    Step in to The Historic Dockyard Chatham's Enchanted Garden this October half term, for a week full of magic, myths and captivating fun!

    The magnificent grounds of the Commissioners House will be transformed in to an Enchanted Garden from 21st to 29th October 2017 with pumpkin carving taking...

  9. Add Halloween at Penshurst to your Itinerary

    Halloween at Penshurst

    Type

    Childrens Events

    Location

    Tonbridge

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    The Wicked Witch of the Wild Wood

     23rd Oct - 27th Oct from 2.00pm - 3.30pm

    Showings at 2pm, 2.45pm and 3.30pm on the Woodland Trail. Spaces are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please arrive early to secure your spot.

    Step along the Woodland Trail and prepare for a...

  10. Add Wacky Witches and Wizards at Half Term to your Itinerary

    Wacky Witches and Wizards at Half Term

    Type

    Childrens Events

    Location

    Maidstone

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017To29 Oct 2017

    Find our wacky witches and wizards around the Castle grounds and listen to their spooky tales although beware, they often get themselves in a monster muddle. Our silly sorcerers are making big mistakes, note them on your trail card to be rewarded with a chocolate prize. A spooky quest is available...