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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. Escape Plan LIVE

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    Other

    Chatham

    It's only a game... but that's easy to forget at Escape Plan LIVE.

    You'll have to work together using the clues that surround you to solve the mystery!

    You have just 60 minutes to do so and the question always remains the same…

    The clock is…

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    From:
    18 July 2019to18 July 2021Open 10:30 - 22:00
  2. Call the Midwife Official Location Tours

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    Tour

    Chatham

    Two National Treasures have come together to launch the Official Call the Midwife tours.

    Come and explore where the real drama happens as a costumed midwife takes you on a walking tour of our historic site. With a picture book to help trigger your…

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    From:
    6 Mar 2020to31 Oct 2020
  3. Fitness Welly Walks

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Sevenoaks

    Join us in the top carpark, 9.20am for our fitness Welly Walks, dogs welcome. Please check our website for dates.

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    20 Mar 2020to9 Oct 2020Open 17:30 - 20:00
  4. Summer Family Fun: Army Sports

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    Childrens Events

    Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham

    This summer the 2020 Olympics takes place in Tokyo, Japan. At the same time the Royal Engineers Museum is celebrating the Army's participation in sporting events throughout its 300 year history in a special exhibition.

    Join us each week of the…

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    From:
    21 July 2020to28 Aug 2020Open 11:00 - 15:00
  5. Deal Music and Art Festival

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    Music

    Deal

    Deal Music & Arts has been bringing the best in arts and culture to East Kent for over 37 years, and in that time we have welcomed many of the world's greatest artists.

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    From:
    26 July 2020to11 Aug 2020
  6. Summer Holidays; Wild Leaf Cards

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    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    Summer Holidays: Organic activities for Free Range Families...come and make some amazing Wild Leaf Cards with us at Riverhill. (11-4pm)

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    5 Aug 2020to9 Aug 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  7. Summer Holidays; Nature Crowns & Bracelets

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    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    Summer Holidays: Organic activities for Free Range Families...come and make some amazing Nature Crowns & Bracelets with us at Riverhill. (11-4pm)

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    From:
    12 Aug 2020to16 Aug 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  8. Summer Holidays; Lavender Bags

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    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    Summer Holidays: Organic activities for Free Range Families...come and make some beautiful Lavender Bags with us at Riverhill. (11-4pm)

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    19 Aug 2020to23 Aug 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  9. Summer Fayre

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    Free Event

    North Camterbury

    Join us for the Kent MS Therapy Centre Summer Fayre on Saturday 22 August!
    There will be a variety of stands on the day offering everything from jewellery, handmade cards, plants, preserves, knitted items and sweets.All sorts of refreshments will be…

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    22 Aug 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
  10. Summer Holidays; Mud Pie Potions

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    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    Summer Holidays: Organic activities for Free Range Families...come and make some amazing Mud Pie Potions with us at Riverhill. (11-4pm)

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    From:
    26 Aug 2020to31 Aug 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  11. Jane Eyre

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    Theatre

    Wingham, Canterbury

    Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece is brought vividly to life in this new stage adaptation of a well-loved English classic. This bold and enduring novel is full of gothic drama and heart wrenching choices that translate onto the stage in a powerful…

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    29 Aug 2020Open 06:00 - 09:00
  12. The Kent Country Show

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Birchington

    The Shows with something for everybody

    Whether you be a Country Show fan, an avid foodie, a dog lover, want loads for the kiddies to do, love living history or simply want a fun filled day out, our shows are for you. Support small producers and…

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    30 Aug 2020to31 Aug 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. Deal Food & Drink Festival

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    Festival

    Deal

    Deal hosts its fourth annual Food and Drink Festival. It attracts a great selection of local, national and international stalls to an historical location in front of the 16th Century Castle.
    The excellent shopping experience is complimented by a…

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    From:
    4 Sept 2020to6 Sept 2020
  14. Medway Model Show 2020

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    Special Events

    Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham

    Join us this weekend as the Medway Modellers take over the Museum's Courtyard with an array of brilliant handmade models.

    There's something for everyone at the show, from musical Meccano to classic cars and a war gaming area. You can also vote for…

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    From:
    5 Sept 2020to6 Sept 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Family Dog Show & BBQ

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Sevenoaks

    Family Dog Show & BBQ, classic family dog show with fund classes for all abilities, 12.00 BBQ & entries open, 1pm Classes start (see website for schedule)

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    From:
    6 Sept 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  16. Summit Sculpture

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    Arts

    Sevenoaks

    Contemporary sculpture exhibition in the gardens.

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    From:
    12 Sept 2020to11 Oct 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00
  17. Salute to the '40s

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    Special Events

    The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chatham

    Get ready for our biggest celebration yet! Described as one of Britain's best vintage festivals, our popular annual Salute to the 40s event will take place on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2020. We'll be celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE…

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    From:
    19 Sept 2020to20 Sept 2020
  18. The 4 Castles Challenge 2020

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    Sporting Events

    Dover

    The 4 Castles Challenge is a brand-new half marathon along the coastline in East Kent. Starting at Sandown Castle on the edge of the town of Deal, the route goes past Deal Castle and onto and through the grounds at Walmer Castle, before finishing at…

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    From:
    27 Sept 2020Open 10:00 -
  19. Kent Glitter Run

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    Run / Rally

    Canterbury

    Join us for Kent's one and only BIODEGRADABLE Glitter Run!

    The 5k run will have dazzling non-toxic, bio-degradable glitter stations throughout the course, making sure that no one crosses the finish line without a shower of shine and glam! It will…

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    From:
    11 Oct 2020Open 11:00 - 15:00
  20. Pumpkin Festival

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    Childrens Events

    Sevenoaks

    Pumpkin hunt around the gardens and carving in the cosy grotto (bring or buy pumpkins from us) 11am-4pm

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    From:
    17 Oct 2020to1 Nov 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00

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