Canterbury Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Canterbury, Kent, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Canterbury Festival
8 Orange Street
Canterbury CT1 2JA England UK
Phone: (44) 1227-452-853
Fax: (44) 1227-781-830

Festival Description

Canterbury Festival takes place annually in October at venues in and around Canterbury, Kent. 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. Revived in 1984, the annual Festival attracts an audience of over 70,000 people of all ages to free and ticketed events, drawn from across Kent, London and the South East. With over two hundred events in two weeks the Festival has something to offer to everyone from classical music to contemporary dance, comedy to world music with theatre, walks, talks, visual arts and much more.

Festival Dates October 13 - 27, 2012
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Social networks:
  • The Greyhounds
  • The Paper Cranes
  • Jeff Bell
  • No Sax or Violins
  • Sus4
  • Bill Baritompa
  • Fiona Cambridge
  • David Evison
  • Rachel Dawick
  • and more…


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Social networks:
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Twitter!/CanterburyFest
  • YouTube


Practical Info:

Slideshow photo credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • Beach Road
    • Beach Road
    • Caravan
    • Nikita Boriso-Glebsky soloist Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Piaf - The Songs
    • Robert Winston
    • Romeo and Juliet by Night Light Theatre
    • Sausage & Samosa
    • Soweto Gospel Choir
    • The Boy with Tape on his Face
    • The Dark Entry
    • Trondheim Soloists, Photo credit Jorn Adde
    • Festival Logo
  • By phone
    +44 (0)1227 787787
  • Online


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