It’s the last week before half term, which is when the family fun really begins. But if you’re looking for some events or attractions to ease yourself into the upcoming week of excited children, family time, and the not-so-exciting daytime traffic, then you’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a fair amount going on in Kent this week.
Canterbury Festival 2017
When? 14th October – 4th November
Where: Various venues across Canterbury
The Canterbury Festival 2017 kicked off last week, and after a successful start, it’s now in full swing.
There are several entertaining events coming up in different venues across Canterbury. So if you’re looking for something to do over the next couple of weeks, it’s worth seeing what this festival has got going on. There are events scheduled until the 4th November.
The Chinese State Circus
When: 17th-22nd October
Where: Jackson’s Recreation Ground, Rochester, ME1 1DU
The Chinese State Circus is a renowned circus that gives a show ‘like no other’. You’ll be impressed, excited, thrilled and in absolute awe.
The circus comes to town in Rochester, as part of its UK tour, so you can see the circus in Kent from Tuesday 17th to Sunday 22nd October. There are both afternoon and evening shows, so it’s a fun day out for everyone, no matter what age!
Fleetwood Bac The Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show
When: 20th October
Where? Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent
With the slogan ‘Mac is Bac’, Fleetwood Bac is a popular Fleetwood Mac tribute act, and you’ll have the chance to see the band live at the Alexander Centre in Faversham.
This is a great event for that love a good sing-along and boogie to some well-loved music.
Creepy Castle Trail
When: 21st-29th October
Where: Rochester Castle, Kent
For those that want to start the halloween celebrations early, the creepy castle trail at Rochester Castle opens this week.
Whilst the name of the event might sound a little spooky, this is a great day out for the kids. Entrance is only 80p, and there’s history to be learnt as well as prizes to be won.
Haunted Castle – Dover Castle
When: 21st-29th October
Where: Dover Castle, Kent
This is another halloween events that opens this week, and it’s sure to be a fun day full of fancy dress, arts and crafts, and spooky ghost stories. What better place to get in the halloween spirit than a castle?
Dover and District Beekeeper’s Association Honey Show
When: 21st October
Where: Shepherdswell Village Hall, Cox Hill, Shepherdswell, Dover, CT157N
If you fancy some local honey, or if you’re a beekeeper at heart, this is the perfect event for you. Local beekeepers and their honey will compete for trophies, and you can buy local products and beekeeping related items as well.
This event is a great way to show support for local businesses, and get involved with the community.