The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Arts at Canterbury
The Canterbury campus hasa thriving arts scene with theGulbenkian, the University ofKent’s arts centre, offering a wideand vibrant range of high-qualityarts events to the public, staff andstudents.
An innovative arts centre featuring a 340 seat theatre, 300 seat cinema and café/cabaret space. We are committed to employing students in all areas of the organisation.Opportunities to get involved include performing and internships.
Performances include stand-up comedy, theatre, dance and music with particular emphasis on young contemporary work.
Films include broadcast screenings from the National Theatre and Royal Opera House, blockbusters, 3D, independents, art-house and foreign language.
The licensed café uses locally sourced and seasonal ingredients and hosts performances in its very own cabaret space.
Studio 3 Gallery, located in theSchool of Arts’ Jarman Building,regularly hosts major exhibitionsby internationally acclaimedartists. Studio 3 runs an activevolunteer programme wherestudents get involved in allaspects of the gallery’s work.
Other exhibition spaces oncampus include the GulbenkianCrossover Gallery, Keynes Atriumand Gallery, and the RutherfordPanopticon.
The annual WorldFest at theUniversity, which celebrates Kent’sinternational community and ethos,features many activities andevents, all with an internationaltheme.
Other events includeregular Open Lectures, given bya mixture of public figures andnewly appointed professors, andWorldFest Bitesize.
Kent's popular Open Lecture series covers a range of topics; from comedy to politics, science to the arts. Lectures are free, open to all and no booking is needed.