Events 2018

Charlton Park is well known in Canterbury for hosting a variety of events including Open Air Theatre, Musical Concerts and various Charity Events. The pictures below are of the Black Ram Theatre Group, Illyria Theatre Company, Circus Bezercus and Changeling Theatre

If you want to know what's on in Canterbury, just bookmark this page for the latest theatre, concerts, comedy and more
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Sunday 18th February, 3:15pm: Concert by Primavera Chamber Ensemble
Paul Manley (violin), Martin Smith (violin) and Jonathan Barritt (Viola) are a small chamber band who have recorded highly appraised CDs, toured across Europe and received new commissions from leading composers such as Malcolm Lipkin & Phillip Glass. The programme:
Beethoven’s Trio in C Op. 87, Kodaly’s Serenade Op. 12, Ysaye’s Trio movement from Le Londres and Dvorak’s Terzetto Op. 74
Tickets: £25 to include wine/soft drinks at interval. Online bookings: or call 01233 622971
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Friday 23rd February, 6:30pm: Forest of Blean Rotary ‘Auction of Promises’
Forest of Blean Rotary will be holding a fund-raising Auction of Promises. Drinks at 6:30pm followed by auction.
(note: we have a ‘Swing Dance’ class at the same time - this will be in the Conrad Hall)

Contact: Les Leslie
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Saturday 24th February 10.30am-1pm: COFFEE & COLOUR ME BEAUTIFUL
Come along and try the new cruelty and paraben-free Colour Me Beautiful cosmetics, and get Olwen Shaw to check which colours suit you best. Suggested minimum donation of £2.50 for Coffee & “Colour me Beautiful” with Olwen in aid of St. Mary’s Church, Bishopsbourne
Bookings: 01227 831355
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Sunday 25th February 2.30-6.30: West Coast Swing classes with Greg.
Suitable for beginners and improvers, flat shoes recommended, no partner needed, £8 including tea/coffee and cake
Bookings: 07762 931347 or
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Sunday 25th February 10am-2pm: SNOWDROP WOOD OPEN
Come and enjoy the mass of 200 year old double snowdrops planted in the wood next to Charlton Place manor house.
Visitors will be able to have fresh coffee or tea and biscuits in the Drawing Room after visiting the snowdrops and taking their photos, and people will be asked to make a minimum donation of £2.50 towards the upkeep of Bishopsbourne’s Church. (Dogs on leads welcome).
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‘Whitechapel Freaks’ Sat 10th March @ 7:30pm by Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Co.
A macabre cabaret of Victorian songs, weird skits and disturbing vignettes wherein you will meet a miscellany of suspects in unfamiliar guises. But which one is the Ripper?
Cabaret Tickets: £15, £12.50 (Concs), £10 (Groups of 6+)
Bookings or Enquiries: 01227 831355
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