Kent may only be a short distance from our great capital, but in so many ways it feels a world apart.
From its fabulous 350 mile coastline to stunning areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as the Kent Downs and the High Weald, an historic area with many famous gardens and castles, need we say more?
Here’s a selection of upcoming events in Kent this summer for your enjoyment that have caught our eye…
14 Aug –‘Peter Pan’ at Belmont House
Enjoy a brand new adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s classic, Peter Pan, performed by The Chapterhouse Theatre Company. Bring your own picnic, sit back, relax and enjoy!
16 Aug to 20 Aug – ‘Secret Science’ at the Home of Charles Darwin
For something truly different, visit the home of Charles Darwin, Down House, Downe and join in Science Workshops where you will get the chance to carry out some of Charles Darwin’s more gruesome Victorian experiments for yourself!
Throughout Aug – ‘Medieval Story Garden’ at the Canterbury Tales Attraction
Step back into medieval times and immerse yourself in the world of Chaucer at the Canterbury Tales Attraction. Throughout the month of August, the ‘Medieval Story Garden’ is the venue for a host of additional activities such as Maypole Dancing, Knights School and even the intriguing Art of Alchemy!
27 Aug to 29 Aug – ‘Castle Live!’ at Dover Castle
Visit the great fortress of Dover Castle known as the ‘key to England’ in view of its significant role in the country’s defences throughout history. Experience an historical adventure action enactment of events from across England, an amazing journey through time.
11–14 Aug,18–21 Aug,23-28 Aug – The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle
Enjoy a perfect summers evening at The Festival Theatre, an open-air venue, located in the stunning gardens of Hever Castle, Edenbridge. With a wide range of productions, culminating, by popular demand, with ‘The Last Night of the Hever Proms’, this magical setting is sure not to disappoint.
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