Support the East Kent bid for UK City of Culture 2017!

The UK City of Culture is a nationwide competition run by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and aims to use creativity as a tool for cultural regeneration and grow the area in cultural, economical, personal and social aspects. Taking place every four years, the winner hosts a year of mayor cultural events, with […]



Canterbury Anifest wins Destination Canterbury Award at The Culture Awards!

Anifest logo

  Massive congratulations to animation festival Anifest, which has been nominated for a Destination Canterbury Award at The Culture Awards which highlight achievements that showcase the quality and diversity of the local cultural scene in Canterbury and East Kent. The Destination Canterbury Award is given to any organization, group or individual who has in the […]



Don’t miss the Margate Easter Bank Holiday Comedy Weekender in aid of Comic Relief!

Fans of comedy – don’t miss out on the Margate Easter Bank Holiday Comedy Weekend In support of Comic Relief brought to you by Beeping Bush Productions, The Dreamland Trust and Tom Thumb Theatre. This Bank Holiday weekend, Margate’s historic Theatre Royal will host a selection of classic comedy, new stand-up acts and short comedy […]



Quadrangle Film Festival returns for another year!

Speakers in front of an audience

  Dates: 6th– 8th September 2013 Price: £80/£60 concessions  Returning for its third year in September 2013 is the Kent-based Quadrangle Film Festival which showcases local filmmaking talent and brings together both emerging documentary filmmakers and established field professionals in a shared space to discuss creative projects, be inspired and experiment with new ideas away […]



Call the Midwife guided tours at the Historic Dockyard Chatham!

Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine) riding a bike with boys looking at her

  Popular BBC drama Call the Midwife has filmed at the Historic Dockyard Chatham for the past two series, as well as the 2012 Christmas Special and the Dockyard is now offering group tours for fans of the show to explore the areas used in the much loved TV series.  An instant hit, the drama is […]



Mountain Film Festival comes to Canterbury for the first time!

Matjaz Wiegele on Planjava - Kamnik and Savinja Alps

UK and Ireland Banff Mountain Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival and as part of its tour will be heading to Canterbury for the first time. Expect a selection of extraordinary short films from the world’s leading adventure film makers which will be exhilarating and thought provoking and a must-see for […]



Nick Minaj shoots music video in Kent!

  American Pop star Nicki Minaj visited Kent to shoot at Dungeness for her latest music video ‘Freedom’. The stunning video starts with a shot of a staircase on the beach leading up into the sky before showing Nicki performing on the shingle coast of Dungeness and in front of the unique Dengemarsh sound mirrors. […]



Anifest 2012 – Canterbury gets animated!

Ardman talk

Animation fans were spoilt for choice at this year’s sixth annual Anifest at the start of October, with over 2,000 people visiting the Canterbury festival to enjoy talks, screenings and workshops from some of the biggest names in animation.  Anifest is the South East’s only annual animation festival and invites people of all ages to come […]