Festival Fever

Kent's festival season has arrived, and with it comes a whole host of not-to-be-missed events and celebrations for your diary. Whether you're looking for foodie treats, a little music to your ears, hopping heritage or a chance to rejoice in Kent's glorious coast, our round up of the top festivals in the Garden of England will soon have you out celebrating in the sunshine. 

Folkestone Triennial 2017

2nd September - 5th November 

Explore Folkestone and discover International artists works for the fourth edition of Folkestone Triennial, titled double edge. Presented by the Creative Foundation, Folkestone Triennial is one of the UK’s most ambitious public art exhibitions

Food Festival at Leeds Castle 

8th - 10th September

Tempt your taste buds with a delicious event for ‘foodies’ at the Leeds Castle Food Festival. See, smell and taste goods from local food and drink producers.

Hops and Harvest Boutique Festival at Kent Life

9th - 10th September

Discover the brand new Hops and Harvest Boutique Festival at Kent Life this summer, taking everything that was great about the original Beer Festival with all the Kentish Ales and local produce, hop picking and community activity.

Roundabout Festival

21st - 24th September 

Roundabout is the world’s first pop-up, plug-and-play theatre and is coming to Margate with a fantastic line-up. You’ll be seated around the stage with a great view of the actors!

Broadstairs Food Festival

29th September - 1st October

Broadstairs Food Festival, a popular three day food festival features a range of Thanet and Kentish foods including cheeses, meats, artisan breads, pickles, cakes and pastries, all washed down with Kent wines, ciders and ales.

Canterbury Festival

14th October - 4th November 

Canterbury Festival launches this October with three weeks of events, welcoming artists from across the globe to perform music, theatre, dance, comedy, circus, family friendly shows, science inspired events, walks, talks and exhibitions.