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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 today?

To find out what's on in Kent today or this weekend, use the search box above 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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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Hampshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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The guide below shows our calendar of events in Kent. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Illustrated Winter Bird Ringing

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    Type:

    Special Events

    Goudhurst, Cranbrook

    Bird ringing can help monitor changes in bird productivity, survival rates, dispersal and migration, enabling us to tackle conservation issues.

    Bedgebury’s bird ringer, Christine George, will be ringing birds at Bedgebury from November through...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2017to28 Feb 2018
  2. The River Project

    The River Project

    Type

    Type:

    Arts

    Medway Street, Chatham

    The River Project is a live collaborative art exhibition, led by six painters and made by you!

    You are invited you to join in on The River Project, a large-scale collaborative exhibition opening for three weeks in January 2018.

    Join us by...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Jan 2018to28 Jan 2018Open 11:00 - 03:00
  3. Dark Skies at Deal Castle

    Dark Skies at Deal Castle

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    Type:

    Other

    Deal

    Experience the starry night sky as expert astronomers reveal stargazing secrets. Unwind with a hot drink as you listen to talks and demonstrations. Have a go at gazing through telescopes and take in the beauty of the firmament.

    Weekends 3/2/18 -...

    Dates

    From:
    3 Feb 2018to25 Feb 2018Open 17:00 - 20:00
  4. Lallier Champagne afternoon tea

    Lallier Champagne afternoon tea

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    Type:

    Food

    Tunbridge Wells

    Lallier and Hotel du Vin invite you to 'enjoy the art of drinking well' (Lalliers' tagline).
    Be taken on a journey through one of Champagne's Grand Cru vineyards. Located in the heart of Champagne's birthplace, AŸ, Lallier has been producing...

    Dates

    From:
    3 Feb 2018Open 15:00 -
  5. PJ Masks

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells

    Travel by heritage train to see Children's favourites PJ Masks!

    Children's favourites from the PJ Masks will be on hand to see their fans arriving on trains hauled by a steam and diesel locomotive from Tunbridge Wells West on Saturday 10th &...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to11 Feb 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Snowdrop Walk at Hever Castle

    Snowdrop Walk at Hever Castle

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    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Edenbridge

    Follow a trail of thousands of snowdrops starting to emerge from their winter hibernation on our Snowdrop Walk – the first sign that spring is just around the corner. Then stroll through the gardens and enjoy the early blossoms of camellia and...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to25 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 16:30
  7. Leeds Castle Half Term Explorers

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    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Maidstone

    Become a junior explorer in the grounds of Leeds Castle! Visit the Castle from 10th – 18th February and follow an exciting, fun-packed activity booklet filled with clues to help you spot different birds and trees as you adventure through the Castle...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018to18 Feb 2018
  8. The Fairytale Castle

    The Fairytale Castle

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Dover

    Open the book on the characters from England's story and explore the tales of the castle.

    Step into the castle's real fairytales with storytelling brought to life in spellbinding adventures. Journey into our realm where fairytales and England's...

    Dates

    From:
    12 Feb 2018to16 Feb 2018Open 10:00 - 15:00
  9. Fairytale Castle at Dover Castle

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Dover

    Open the book on the characters from England’s story and explore the tales of the castle.

    Dates

    From:
    12 Feb 2018to16 Feb 2018
  10. GEEK at Dreamland

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    Type:

    Festival

    Margate

    GEEK is a festival of play and games. It brings together people to meet, make and play.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2018
  11. Point-to-Point Horse Racing at Charing Racecourse

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Charing, Ashford

    Point-to-Point Horse Racing at Charing Racecourse

    Dates

    From:
    18 Feb 2018
    From:
    4 Mar 2018
  12. FFX Tool Show at Kent Event Centre

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Detling Hill, Maidstone

    FFX Tool Show is returning for another year at the Kent Event Centre

    Dates

    From:
    23 Feb 2018to25 Feb 2018Various Opening Times
  13. Footsteps in Time - costumed guided tour

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Rochester

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

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2018to24 Nov 2018
  14. Spring Diesel Gala

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    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells

    The first diesel event of our 2018 season with all of our servicable homefleet in action on both days!

    Featuring all working locomotives from our home fleet, this will be the first diesel event to feature 73140 since 2015! With 3CIG 1497 now...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2018to11 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 22:00
  15. Mother's Day at Hever Castle

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    Type:

    Special Events

    Edenbridge

    Show your mum just how much you love her with a wonderful family day out on Mother's Day Weekend. Treat her to a delicious meal or simply enjoy quality family time together.

    Highlights:
    - Children can make a heart shaped keyring in a free craft...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2018to11 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 16:30
  16. The Social Festival at Kent County Showground

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Maidstone

    The Winter Social Festival is coming to the Kent County Showground once again.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2018Open 12:00 - 00:00
  17. Dazzling Daffodils at Hever Castle

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    Type:

    Gardens

    Edenbridge

    Feel uplifted this spring during Hever Castle's new Dazzling Daffodils event. With 14,000 daffodil bulbs set to bloom across the gardens, there will be a wide range of varieties to enjoy.

    The brand new daffodil event will throw the spotlight on the...

    Dates

    From:
    21 Mar 2018to25 Mar 2018Open 10:30 - 16:30
  18. Medway Comic & Screen Festival 2018

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Gillingham

    Medway Comic & Screen Festival 2018

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2018to25 Mar 2018Various Opening Times
  19. Easter specials

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells

    Visit the Spa Valley Railway at Easter to find the eggs around our line!

    We're operating a standard green timetable throughout the Easter period, with steam and heritage diesel trains in action. Our standard fares apply throughout the Easter period...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to2 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  20. Easter Family Fun at Hever Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Edenbridge

    For some magical family moments this Easter, hop through the grounds following the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny to claim your delicious chocolatey treat.

    ACTIVITIES
    • Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
    • Make and decorate an Easter bonnet at daily craft...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2018to15 Apr 2018Open 10:30 - 18:00