What are you up to this weekend? Take a look at 10 things to do in Kent
Wondering what to do in Kent this weekend?
There’s lots happening right here in the Garden of England and here are ten things you could get up to this weekend.
Comedian Dave Gorman brings his latest stage show to the Assembly Hall on Sunday evening – and he’s brought his projector with him. The man responsible for the Googlewhack adventure is asking his audience to put their prejudices aside and allow him to show them that PowerPoint isn’t just for business meetings. The show starts at 8pm and tickets are £20. For more information call the box office on 01892 530613.
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It’s been called ‘smart, sassy, spectacular’ and now the West End smash Legally Blonde: The Musical is on the stage at the Marlowe in Canterbury. The final shows of the run are happening today and tomorrow. For more information call the box office on 01227 787787.
Canterbury Society of Art is a well-known and respected group of Kent artists and they are back at the Horsebridge in Whistable to present their summer exhibition. The show mixes different styles and mediums, and it runs until June 26.
4. Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury
The Canterbury Players are bringing an amateur production of The Crucible by Arthur Miller, a play based on records of a series of witch trials in Salem, to the stage of the Gulbenkian this evening at 7.30pm. For more information call 01227 769075.
5. Charivari, Folkestone
This year’s colourful Charivari parade will leave The Stade at 2pm on Saturday and wind its way through the town to the Leas bandstand. The theme is My Big Fat Summer Carnival and the costumes are a tongue-in-cheek take on, among others, the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics. Don't miss this magical day out in Folkestone.
On Sunday motoring enthusiasts can enjoy an event celebrating vintage buses and commercial vehicles staged by the East Kent Railway and the Dover Transport Museum. For more information call 01304 832042.
7. Tonbridge Arts Festival
Throughout Tonbridge there will be a number of literary, visual and performing arts events during the festival which begins today. From workshops to parades and art displays, there is bound to be something for everyone. For more information about what’s on visit the festival website.
Hever Castle hosting a Best of British Garden Festival, which will be the final event in its Jubilee celebrations, and it starts today. Floral displays will fill the castle rooms with colour and fragrance, while guests can also enjoy the delights of a quintessential English rose garden. For more information call 01732 865224.
The Kent and East Sussex Railway is staging its annual Camra Real Ale & Cider Festival from 11am to 10.30pm, or until the beer runs out, on Saturday. The event is organised by the Ashford, Folkestone and Romney Marsh Branches of Camra and you can find out more by calling 01580 765155.
10. Teynham Library
On Saturday Maria C McCarthy, author of Strange Fruits, is leading a workshop that will help you create a character for writing a short story. For more information call 07986 840419.
Those are our suggestions, but have you got an event happening this weekend you would like to let the world know about? Then simply leave the details in the comments section below.
Have a great weekend!