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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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Kent events near me

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. Little Ninjas (3-5yrs)

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Gillingham

    Dryside Sports Programme
    Little Ninjas (3-5yrs) held at Black Lion Leisure Centre.
    Held on Tuesday 5.30pm-6pm.
    For further information please contact reception on 01634 283700283700

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2009to1 Apr 2020
  2. Family Karate

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Gillingham

    Dryside Sports Programme
    Family karate held at Black Lion Leisure Centre Tuesday 6pm-7pm.
    For further information please contact reception on 01634 283700

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2009to1 Apr 2020
  3. Hush Heath Winery

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    Kent

    Winter Winery Tours
    Summer Evening Tours

    Winter Winery Tour & Tasting:
    £20 per person
    Join us inside on a guided tour of our state-of-the-art Winery where the process of still and sparkling winemaking is explained. The tour is followed by a tutored...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Feb 2018to7 Feb 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  4. Footsteps in Time - costumed guided tour

    Type

    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
  5. Enjoy a Bluebell Walk at Hole Park Gardens

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Cranbrook

    Often described as one of the best places to see bluebells in the country, Hole Park Gardens in Rolvenden, Kent, is also renowned for its mature rhododendrons and magnificent standard wisterias.

    Venue

    Hole Park Gardens, Ashford

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to8 June 2018
  6. Triumphant Women

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Tenterden

    In 2018 the National Trust is exploring women's history and suffrage through the anniversary of women gaining the vote. New exhibitions will be on display at Smallhythe Place celebrating the women of Smallhythe in the Suffrage movement. 'Edy Craig:...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Apr 2018to28 Oct 2018Open 11:00 - 17:00
  7. The Campfire Tales

    Type

    Type:

    Special Events

    Canterbury

    On Thursday evenings, we welcome you to join us in our Medieval Story Garden for this wonderful event. mmerse yourself in adventurous, intriguing and magical tales that allow you to seek your own path through the narration.

    Please see the website...

    Dates

    From:
    16 May 2018to30 Aug 2018Open 19:00 - 20:30
  8. Mods & 60's Festival

    Mods & 60's Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Margate

    The Mods & 60's Festival (25-27 May 2018)organised by GBMC have put together a program that will be sure to thrill you over three evenings and two daytime events with stellar live acts, internationally renowned & local DJ's, scooter run and show,...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2018to27 May 2018Open 12:00 - 00:00
  9. The Big Brocante

    Type

    Type:

    Antiques

    Paddock Wood

    Our Shows are all about finding the best Vintage & Antique treasures from French Furniture – Scandinavian mid-century - Decorative- Mirrors - Interiors - Retro Lighting – European Brocante - Haberdashery – Garden Designs - fashion – Industrial &...

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2018to27 May 2018Open 08:00 - 16:00
    From:
    21 Sept 2018to23 Sept 2018Open 08:00 - 16:00
  10. Sunset Session: David Rodigan & Adrian Sherwood

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Margate

    Bringing his encyclopaedic knowledge of reggae to Dreamland's Scenic Stage, join David Rodigan for a Sunset Session accompanied by Adrian Sherwood.
    For over 35 years David Rodigan has been the top dog of Britain's reggae dance halls. The key to his...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018Open 18:30 - 23:00
  11. May Half Term at Howletts Wild Animal Park

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Canterbury

    Become a Conservation Cadet This Half Term!

    Enjoy amazing days out this May Half Term, journey through a land, once frozen in time, as you join our free guided tours every day to discover Animals of the Ice Age at Howletts! Marvel at the mighty...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 09:30 - 17:00
  12. Open Day

    Type

    Type:

    Sporting Events

    Folkestone

    Open Day
    Free entry
    Join us for a fun family day
    Try your hand at bowls or simply enjoy the bar and food on offer
    Find out about all the other activities we have available including table tennis and darts
    Free tea and coffee for the event
    No need...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018Open 11:00 - 16:00
  13. Bomb Disposal!

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Gillingham

    A special trail highlighting the Royal Engineers' role in the investigation and disarming of explosive devices including special demonstrations from the Museum's "Wheelbarrow Mk 7" robot.

    Included in standard admission prices.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  14. The Beast

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Deal

    The Beast, our smash hit event of 2017, is back and it's going to be bigger and bouncier than ever before.

    The formidable inflatable obstacle course is returning to Betteshanger Park. And it's going to be a world-first, whopping 384m long course –...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 10:00 - 20:00
  15. WWII Weekend

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Dover


    The castle's renowned wartime event returns with more action than ever before! Witness an explosive battle, military encampments, talks, displays and live music. Immerse yourself in the spirit and explosive action of the 1940s.

    PRICES
    Member...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  16. Ightham Mote Half Term Family Fun - Billy Goat Gruff Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

    Using a compass, follow our Billy Goat Gruff trail and tick off one of your 50 things. Bring a compass or you can purchase one on arrival.

    On Thursday 31 May, there will also be a guided Billy Goat craft in the Squire's Room.

    With our natural play...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 11:00 - 16:30
  17. Howletts Wild Animal Park May Half Term

    Type

    Type:

    Other

    Canterbury

    Become a Conservation Cadet This Half Term!
    Enjoy amazing days out this May Half Term, journey through a land, once frozen in time, as you join our free guided tours every day to discover Animals of the Ice Age at Howletts! Marvel at the mighty...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 09:30 - 17:00
  18. Grand Medieval Joust

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Maidstone

    Grand Medieval Joust

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018
  19. Edwardian Life at Hever Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Edenbridge

    Step back in time to the early 20th century when the Astor family were in residence for half term family fun at Hever Castle with Edwardian Life.

    Highlights
    • Enjoy a traditional Punch and Judy show with a Tudor twist.
    • Try your hand at games...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 10:30 - 18:00
  20. Summer Lantern Workshop at Riverhill Gardens

    Summer Lantern Workshop at Riverhill Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    New this year, come and get creative as you make your own lantern, offering a fun packed experience to remember.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018Open 11:00 - 16:00