What's on Spring 2024

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What's On

See all that's coming in the Music Department Feb - May 2024

Upcoming events

All event details were correct at time of publishing, however some may change as the term progresses; all updates will be published here.

Download the new brochure (PDF) here.

Forthcoming events:

Summer Music Week

Friday 1 - Sat 8 June

Annual music festival celebrating the end of the academic year, featuring Scholars' Recitals, Concert Band and Big Band Gala, Big Band at Deal Bandstand, the Chamber Choir at the Cathedral Crypt, and the closing Saturday Gala featuring Chorus, Orchestra and the Cecilian Choir.

More details coming in April...

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

For information about accessibility and support around Gulbenkian / Colyer-Fergusson, please see information on the Gulbenkian website here.

Tickets and information

01227 769075


Tickets for Colyer-Fergusson and Music Department events from: 
Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NB 
Tel: 01227 769075 
Free Online Booking 

Opening hours 
Monday to Saturday 12pm-7pm 
Sunday 1pm-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. 

Family concerts 
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. 

Disabled access 
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. 

Visitor parking 
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 transportteam@kent.ac.uk or +44 (0) 1227 823609. 

Free motorcycle parking is available in motorcycle bays only. 

Parking Enforcement is in operation 24hrs

Satellite navigation postcode CT2 7NB 

Further information 

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If you would like to be included in our e-mailing list, to be kept up-to-date with our musical events at the University, please contact us at music@kent.ac.uk