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University of Kent

A week-long music festival celebrating the end of the extra-curricular musical year is being held at the University of Kent. The Summer Music Week is running from Sunday 5 - Saturday 11 June and features a wide variety of music acts such as a beachside Big Band, recitals, choirs, a 'Music for a Summer's Day' concert plus much more. For more information please click HERE

NEW BID TRAINING – Newsletter Writing Masterclass

Online via Zoom

Join Stephanie Martin for an business email newsletter writing masterclass on Wednesday 8 June, 9-10am, via Zoom (and yes, we will be picking up tips too!). The session will cover what makes a good email strategy; how to choose and present content; how to maximise open rates and why email newsletters are so important when it comes to communicating with our audiences. To book please email Emily Wells

Canterbury Auction Galleries Antiques Awareness Evening

Canterbury Auction House

Each auction specialist will give a 20 minute Mini Master Class on their subject after which the tables will rotate giving each group of ten the opportunity to engage in each topic. Numbers strictly limited to 30 guests.  Please apply to by the 3rd June for tickets at £10 payable by cash or card on the door. Drinks and nibbles will be freely provided by the Canterbury Auction Galleries. All proceeds to Canterbury Society funds.


Baptist Church, St George's Place

Repurpose and re-use broken items, appliances and more by repairing and fixing them (where possible) next Saturday 11 June, 10am-12.30pm at the Baptist Church, St George’s Place (opposite Waitrose). The Repair Café is a free community service, run entirely by skilled volunteers, who fix up a multitude of items including clothing, electricals, pottery, computers and bikes. Find out more HERE

CCCU Vice-Chancellor’s Business Games -Jubilee Edition

Polo Farm

LET THE BUSINESS GAMES COMMENCE! On the 16 June, as part of Canterbury Christ Church University’s Diamond Jubilee, the Vice-Chancellor’s Business Games will be taking place. It is a fantastic opportunity to gather together outside of the work environment and enjoy some friendly competition. There will be a wide range of exciting sporting activities such as; Ultimate Frisbee, Sports Day Races and an Inflatable Obstacle Course. Find out more HERE

CCCU Diamond Netwalking Club – Walk Two

Canterbury Christ Church University

Business partners, staff and students are invited to join the Enterprise Team in the second of four themed walks throughout our Jubilee year. Themed around Summer Solstice, the walk will involve meandering through our campus, learning about our facilities and exploring our green spaces, many of which are hidden and nestled away. We will talk about Canterbury Christ Church University’s commitment to sustainability and stroll past our campus hops, acting as a fitting precursor to the third walk in the Netwalking series. Finally, we will conclude by walking past our new Verena Holmes building and around the perimeter of the prison, before heading to our beautiful St Martins Priory Garden for an opportunity to network and enjoy tea and scones on the lawn. Where to meet: Outside the front of St Martins Priory - North Holmes Rd, Canterbury CT1 1PW Date and time: 21 June, 15:00 start, 17:00 finish

Canterbury Wine Festival

Westgate Hall

Canterbury Wine Festival™ - a celebration of Kent's award-winning wines at Westgate Hall About this event Discover Kent's world-renowned vineyards all in one place at Westgate Hall's Canterbury Wine Festival™. The "Vineyard of England" comes to Canterbury for a one-day wine-tasting event with Master of Wine Clive Barlow. Indulge in our county's vibrant viticulture, meet the vineyards, try a range of sensational locally produced wines and buy your favourites to take home. Plus Clive will share his insights and expertise to enhance your experience and burgeoning wine collection. Find out more about this fantastic event and buy tickets HERE