See all that's coming in the Music Department Feb - April 2023
All event details were correct at time of publishing, however some may change as the autumn progresses; all updates will be published here.
Our new series launches with the renowned ensemble kicking off its fortieth anniversary season celebrations. 1.10pm. T: free, suggested donation £3
Our upper-voices chamber choir sings at Canterbury Cathedral with contemporary settings by Jeremy Woodside and Justin Breame. Service begins at 5.30pm
The String Sinfonia performs at St Mary of Charity church, Faversham, exploring repertoire for string orchestra. 10.45am T: free
University Chorus and Orchestra in Shostakovich's Symphony 9 and 'Requiem for the Living' by Dan Forrest.
A new commission from composer Russell Hepplewhite as part of the ten-year anniversary celebrations of Colyer-Fergusson.
The University Concert Band and Big Band come together in a programme from showtunes and musicals to classic swing.
Music Department staff and Music Scholars in a concert exploring music of the Baroque. T: free
This page only contains information about Music Department concerts and events. For all other concerts and events in the Colyer-Fergusson Hall please visit the Gulbenkian website
Between Friday 2 June - Saturday 10 June, the Music Department's annual music festival celebrates the end of the musical year at the University, featuring performances by our ensembles and Music Scholars, from Deal Bandstand to the Cathedral Crypt, culminating in the Saturday Gala concert.
Details from mid-April
For information about accessibility and support around Gulbenkian / Colyer-Fergusson, please see information on the Gulbenkian website here.
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 email@example.com or +44 (0) 1227 823609.
Free motorcycle parking is available in motorcycle bays only.
Parking Enforcement is in operation 24hrs.
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