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events in Kent this summer

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June 3, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Have some summertime fun with family and friends this year in Kent.

We have done some research and put together a list of a range of different events in Kent this summer. Have a read and see if any take your fancy and you want to add them to your time in Kent. If you are looking at heading down to Kent during the summer and need a place to stay our stunning Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat would be the perfect choice whether you are going as a family, a couple or a group of friends.

Kent County Show

where? Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone ME14 3JF

when? 8th July – 10th July 2022

time? 9am – 5pm

how much? from £19.50, kids go free

other info:

  • Showcasing farming, countryside and rural life
  • Large displays of cattle, sheep, goats and poultry
  • Entertainment and local food throughout the weekend

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Kent Gin Fest

where? Tonbridge Castle, Castle St, Tonbridge, TN9 1BG

when? 23rd July – 24th July 2022

time? 12pm – 9pm

how much? from £16.20 per day

other info:

  • UK’s biggest outdoor gin festival
  • 18s and over
  • Gin fest’s 5th year

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Scallywag Party

where? Crescent Rd, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2LU

when? 22nd July – 25th July 2022

time? 12pm till late each day

how much? 2nd tier adult weekend – £100 (£108), full price adult weekend – £TBA, kids ticket (5-12yrs) – £20 (£22) (under 5s FREE)

other info:

  • Over 30 music acts across the weekend
  • Food and drink
  • Camping available

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Comedy on the Farm

where? Little Elses, Morleys Road, Sevenoaks Weald, TN14 6QX

when? 30th July 2022

time? 3pm – 9pm

how much? from £22

other info:

  • Comedians and musicians
  • Street food and pizza van
  • Perfect for comedy fans

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Folkestone Music Festival and Air Show

where? The Bandstand, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2EB

when? 21st August 2022

time? 11am – 6pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Red Arrows air display
  • Various food and drink stalls
  • Various arts and craft stalls

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Pub In The Park

where? Pembury Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3QN

when? 8th July – 10th July 2022

time? 12pm – 7pm

how much? from £40 per person

other info:

  • Largest UK tour of its kind
  • Best music, food and drink
  • Award winning pubs

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CSP In The Park 2022

where? Dane John Gardens, Canterbury, CT1 2QS

when? 27th August – 28th August 2022

time? 12pm – 8pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Canterbury’s biggest music event
  • Local & internationally recognised bands artists and DJs
  • Bars, street food and more

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Kent VW Festival

where? Coldred, Dover, Kent, CT15 5AH

when? 5th August – 7th August

time? 11am – late

how much? from £35 adult weekend camping

other info:

  • Live music and DJs
  • Camping, classic cars and more
  • Fun fair and free kids entertainment

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start planning your trip to Kent for the summer today.

Our Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat in Kent is the perfect base for exploring the area and having fun this summer.

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