What's on

Pop art artwork.
Nicholas Collon.

Brahms from memory - Aurora Orchestra

Brahms’ monumental First Symphony played from memory. A unique performance style which conveys an electrifying sense of adventure, intimacy and heightened communication.

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Still from the film, Dity Dancing.

Drive-in movie - Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing, the Oscar-winning summer love story, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Join us for this drive-in movie at the Gulbenkian.

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Artwork by School of Music and Fine Art students.

Degree show: Medway

Graduating music, fine art and event design students at the University’s Medway campus will be exhibiting their work this May.

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Cityscape of Istanbul.

Public talk: Turkey's state of emergency

Dr Darren Dinsmore from the Centre for Critical International Law will discuss the state of emergency in Turkey.

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University staff arranged in the shape of a giant number 50.

Rutherford alumni reunion - tickets on sale now

We are delighted to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Rutherford College, which was founded in 1966. All alumni are invited to attend.

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Social Quote from twitter

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



Gulbenkian logo

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

Don't miss: Bambert's Book of Lost Stories – the story of Bambert, an impossibly small man with an enormous love of writing.


Theatre and dance




Live screening

Bambert, the puppet, wearing a hat made of folded paper, attended to by a man.

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.