What's on

Astronaut - Tony Antonelli
New Canterbury Sound

New Canterbury Sound

Founded by Syd Arthur, Dawn Chorus Recording company are proud to present a specially curated evening of music in celebration of 50 years of the Gulbenkian.

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In Conversation with Alan Davies.

In Conversation with Alan Davies

Series four of In Conversation continues with Gavin Esler meeting comedian, actor and author, Alan Davies.

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Monteverdi's Orfeo

Monteverdi's Orfeo is by many regarded as not just the greatest early opera, but the finest opera of all time.

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Russell Howard and Friends

Russell Howard & Friends

Russell Howard is back to test out some brand new material in intimate surroundings alongside some of his favourite comedians.

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Inside Out.

Inside Out

A presentation of the string quartet as you’ve never experienced it before.

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Missed any of the In Conversation events? You can watch them again on our YouTube playlist: http://ow.ly/frsn309sSMw #GavinAsks



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Visit our modern arts venue with theatre, cinema, comedy stage, cafe/bar and gallery.

Don't miss: Stour Music 2019

On screen

Theatre and dance




Free visitor parking after 5pm and at weekends.

How to find us, plus parking information.

Free shuttle bus for students and staff between our campuses.

Alumni events and reunions in the UK and around the world.

Kent Union sports team

Sport and fitness

We are committed to a 'sport for all' philosophy at Kent and encourage you to be more active, get fit and have fun.

Drama class dancers

Arts and culture

Our thriving arts programme includes our own cinema, live performance spaces and Gulbenkian arts centre.

Brass section performing live

Musical community

Music is a big part of the Kent experience. We have fantastic facilities on-campus and a vibrant local music scene.

Kent Union students

Clubs and societies

Student societies give you the chance to meet like-minded people, share your interests and make lifelong friends.