All event details were correct at time of publishing, however some may change as the autumn progresses; all updates will be published here.
Please note that entry to ALL concerts this term is by ticket only (free for the Lunchtime Concerts) and tickets must be booked in advance.
Our Lunchtime Concert series returns with sitartist / composer, Jonathan Mayer. 1.10pm. T: free (reserved), suggested donation £3: click for details
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra players and Pit Perfect Scheme including music by Stravinsky. 1.10pm. T: free (reserved), suggested donation £3
Asako Morikawa presents a programme of works for solo viol. 1.10pm. T: free (reserved), suggested donation £3, click for details
Our final Lunchtime Concert of the term. 1.10pm. T: free (reserved), suggested donation £3; click for details
A sequence of antiphons and carols by candlelight to usher in the Advent season at St Michael's Church, Hernhill, 7.30pm. T: free
Several Music Performance Scholars in an hour-long gig on the Gulbenkian Cabaret stage. Admission free
Directed by Floriane Peycelon, the String Sinfonia in an hour-long programme including works by Rutter, Elgar and Kalinnikov. 7pm. T: £5
University Chorus and Orchestra, Simon Thorpe (bass) in a seasonal programme with works by Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams. T: Full £13, student £7
Open to all students, staff and alumni; communal carols with the Brass Group on the Registry Lawn. 5pm.
The annual cracker of a gig with the Big Band, conducted by Ian Swatman. 5.15pm. T: £5
Tuesday 15 February, Canterbury Cathedral
Choral Evensong: University Cecilian Choir
Saturday 12 March, The Nave, Canterbury Cathedral
The Colyer-Fergusson Cathedral Concert
University Chorus and Symphony Orchestra
Haydn Nelson Mass
Mendelssohn Symphony no.1
Sunday 3 April, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 3pm
University Concert Band and Big Band
Ian Swatman conductor
Tickets for Colyer-Fergusson and Music Department events from:
Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NB
Tel: 01227 769075
Free Online Booking
Monday to Saturday 12pm-7pm
Opening hours can vary dependent on programme.
Special offers and discounts
Bringing a group? Call the Ticket & Information office for more information.
Where advertised apply to children under 16, full and part-time students, registered unemployed, senior citizens, disabled person and a companion. Proof of status may be required.
Apply to children under 16, full and part-time students.
Where appropriate we welcome children with a valid ticket and accompanied by an adult at all times. If a child’s behaviour starts to disrupt audience enjoyment we do ask that you take the child out of the auditorium until he or she is calmer. Age ranges can be provided as a guide and we ask you to consider whether the concert is suitable for your child.
To ensure the best use of our facilities please notify the Ticket & Information Office of your requirements when booking.
Wheelchair spaces available – advance booking essential.
Dedicated parking spaces
Level access through automatic doors to the foyer and bar.
Disabled accessible toilets
Assistance dogs welcome
Infrared audio system for hard of hearing people. Headsets available from the Front of House Team.
Local bus services
The UNIBUS runs every 8-15 minutes, Triangle bus 4X runs every 30 minutes from Canterbury Bus Station. Both services stop at the University campus.
Free parking is available to Colyer-Fergusson and Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.
Please note when parking in the Giles Lane Car Park after 5pm weekdays and at weekends, the car park barrier will lift automatically when a car approaches to allow access on entry and exit.
For customers attending concerts between Monday and Friday 8am to 5pm please park in the Visitor Pay and Display car parks on Campus. £2 for 3 hours and £6 all day. The nearest Visitor Pay and Display is the Central Car Park (formerly known as Gulbenkian Car Park).
Blue Badge holders must display their badge in the windscreen and free parking is available within marked bays.
Visitors with restricted mobility can reserve a parking bay by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 1227 823609.
Free motorcycle parking is available in motorcycle bays only.
Parking Enforcement is in operation 24hrs.
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