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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. Hush Heath Winery

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    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
  2. Primed

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Gillingham

    The Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham is set to host 'Primed', an exhibition in collaboration with four unique photographers graduating from the University for the Creative Arts in Rochester. The exhibition, which opens on Thursday January 10th,...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jan 2019to21 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 05:00
  3. Curious About Canterbury

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    Type:

    Tour

    Sun Street, Canterbury

    Have fun discovering Canterbury with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Canterbury? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jan 2019to23 Mar 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Michael Jackson dance workshop

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    Type:

    Dance / Dancing

    Rochester

    An exclusive 2 hour Michael Jackson dance workshop with LaVelle Smith Jr. Michaels's choreographer,dancer and friend of over 23 years. Learn signature routine moves and a mini presentation of what it was like working alongside the King Of Pop...

    Dates

    From:
    25 Jan 2019Open 18:30 - 20:30
  5. Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Cantata Chamber Choir

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    Type:

    Music

    Canterbury

    Canterbury Cantata, the chamber choir of Canterbury Cantata Trust, led by Emily Renshaw and supported by the Leon Quartet, perform Purcell's perennial favourite Dido and Aeneas. This intimate performance of this three act short opera will be...

    Dates

    From:
    26 Jan 2019Open 19:30 - 21:30
  6. Snowdrop Walk at Hever Castle

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    Type:

    Gardens

    Edenbridge

    A heavenly carpet of snowdrops will provide a magical trail for visitors to follow at Hever Castle & Gardens from 09 February 2019 (select dates).

    Around 80,000 snowdrop bulbs have been planted in the Gardens over the past few years including a mix...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2019to3 Mar 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  7. Mammy's Boys: A comedy dinner show and tribute to Mrs Brown - 3-course feckin' meal included!

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    Type:

    Comedy

    Maidstone

    The Dining Event of the Decade: Friday 15th February, 2019
    Mammy's Boys: A comedy dinner show and tribute to Mrs Brown - 3-course feckin' meal included!

    Come and join us in Foleys!
    Mrs Brown will entertain you with the help of Rory, Buster, Dermot,...

    Dates

    From:
    15 Feb 2019Open 18:00 - 23:00
  8. Half Term Hunters at Leeds Castle

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    Childrens Events

    Maidstone

    Become a first-class junior hunter this half term on the grounds of the Castle. Families can throw on their wellies and thinking caps as they venture through the Leeds Castle estate on a special trail.

    With an exciting activity booklet on-hand to...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019to24 Feb 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    16 Feb 2019to24 Feb 2019
  9. Living with Nature at Hever Castle

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    Childrens Events

    Edenbridge

    Discover more about conservation and local wildlife as part of Hever Castle's February half-term event, Living with Nature.

    Families and individuals are invited to visit the historic castle in Kent between 16 – 24 February to enjoy 'Living with...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019to24 Feb 2019Open 10:30 - 16:30
  10. 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 2019to24 Nov 2019
  11. Jon Boden and the Remnant Strings

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    Type:

    Music

    Ashford

    Legendary performer Jon Boden returns to Revelation, this time with his latest band The Remnant Strings. This select ensemble cultivated from the string section of the super group The Remnant Kings features Jon Boden (fiddle, guitars, concertina,...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Mar 2019Open 19:40 - 22:00
  12. Jon Boden and The Remnant Strings

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    Type:

    Music

    Ashford

    "fast emerging as a modern day Richard Thompson… He may even have emerged as the premier UK folk artist of his generation" efestivals

    In 2017 former Bellowhead front-man and multiple BBC Folk Award winner Jon Boden introduced the new big band Jon...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Mar 2019Open 19:00 - 22:50
  13. Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

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    Music

    Ashford

    'It's Folk music for the modern age' - * * * * THE TELEGRAPH

    Duos come and duos go... And some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original, captivating and award-winning. Bonded by an unseen alchemy, Kathryn...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2019Open 19:00 - 22:50
  14. Hole Park Gardens

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    Gardens

    Nr Cranbrook

    Delightful private gardens in a beautiful parkland setting reflecting four generations and over 100 years of the Barham family's ownership. Renowned for yew topiary they feature formal, walled, meadow and woodland gardens, alongside one of the very...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2019to8 June 2019Open 11:00 - 06:00
    From:
    12 June 2019to13 June 2019
  15. Enjoy a Bluebell Walk at Hole Park Gardens

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    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 2019to8 June 2019
  16. Bluebell Spectacular at Hole Park Gardens

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    Type:

    Gardens

    Hole Park, Nr Benenden

    Hole Park gardens are well known for having a spectacular display of bluebells in April and early May.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2019to10 May 2019Open 11:00 - 18:00
  17. Easter Fun with the Junk Orchestra at Leeds Castle

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Maidstone

    Join the Junk Orchestra on the Pavilion Lawn for daily musical 'jamming sessions'. Children can make and play instruments constructed from bits of old rubbish. Add your litter to an incredible sculpture created by award winning eco-artist Sarah...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Apr 2019to22 Apr 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  18. English Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Gillingham

    Riverside Country Park in Lower Rainham transformed into a trio of exciting zoned areas for the annual English festival, which will be held on Saturday, 20 April from 11am to 5pm.

    The English Festival is a fun-packed free day out for the whole...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Apr 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
    From:
    20 Apr 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  19. Sweeps Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Rochester

    Medway's annual Sweeps Festival recreates the joy and laughter enjoyed by the chimney sweeps from 4 to 6 May; the one time of the year the sweeps could leave the soot behind and have some fun. Their fun included the Jack-in-the-Green ceremony, a...

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2019to6 May 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
  20. Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival 2019

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Edenbridge

    Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival 2019

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2019to7 May 2019Various Opening Times

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