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Events at Charlton Park

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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 here include the Black Ram Theatre Group, Illyria Theatre Company, Circus Bezercus, Changeling Theatre, Three Inch Fools, Stringendo, Naomi Tag and Kentish Piano Trio.

We also have ad-hoc participatory events such as dancing, walks and relaxation sessions listed here. For regular classes please see our classes & sports page.
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If you want to know what's on in Canterbury, just bookmark this page for the latest theatre, concerts, comedy and much more. Forthcoming events are detailed below.
click the icon on any event for more information & booking details

Saturday 23rd November
10am & 11:30am

Look Fabulous Forever
with Olwen Shaw
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Make Up and Cosmetics
Captain Tortue Clothing

On Saturday 23rd November at 10am and 11:30am, Olwen Shaw will be holding “Look Fabulous Forever” Make-up and cosmetics group introductions in the Ballroom, along with a selection of lovely Captain Tortue clothes to browse.

Booking is essential, and the event is in aid of St. Mary’s Church Bishopsbourne.

Call 01227 831355 or email

Minimum suggested donations of £2.50 for tea & coffee.

Sunday 1st December

Theatre in the Ballroom
'Lady Bracknell's Confinement'
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Written & Presented by
Paul Doust


Written and Performed by Paul Doust, The Festival Friends present "Lady Bracknell's Confinement" as it parades its way to our Ballroom on Sunday 1st December at 3pm

Tickets £15 (including mulled wine and mince pies)
Available from the Festival Office
8 Orange Street
Canterbury, CT1 2JA.

01227 457568 or

Sunday 15th December

West Coast Swing
with Greg John Davy
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Suitable for beginners & experienced
No partner required

This brilliant class returns to Charlton Park on Sunday 15th December from 2:30-6:30pm.

The first class of each session is suitable for beginners - and no partner is needed for either session.

Flat or low-heeled shoes only please, no stilettos.

£8 full afternoon incl. tea or coffee
£6 freestyle only

or 07762 931347

Sunday 24th November 10-5pm
*Fully Booked*

Yoga Workshop
with Marie Cockerill
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For cancellation list email:

This Yoga Workshop is now fully booked.

To go the cancellation list, please email Marie directly: For

Saturday 7th December
10 - 4pm *Fully Booked*

Tai Chi Day
Dominic Shawcross
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Fully Booked but you can
join the waiting list


Dominic Shawcross holds his Tai Chi day here on Saturday 7th December from 10am-4pm.

Please note that is also FULLY BOOKED but you can join the waiting list by calling: 07989 905747

Saturday 21st December

Whizz Bang Pop
'Crackers for Christmas'
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Children's Show with
Traditional Songs and Custard Pies!


Whizz Bang Pop bring their Children’s panto “Crackers for Christmas” to Charlton Park at 2.30pm on Saturday 21st December.

Everything is in place for Christmas day - the presents are wrapped and the tree decorated.. However, Professor Crackers is cooking up a storm in this cake shop and plotting to take over the town. Join Nik Nak and Aunty Atkinson as they battle to save the day!

An upbeat bonanza with audience participation, traditional songs & a couple of custard pies!

Tickets: £10, £6 (Children), £26 Family (2 + 2), Babes in arms come free.

Bookings: 01227 831355

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