Summer fun to book now!
Are you ready for a summer you won't forget? Book these HOT Kent events for the best summer we've had in a long time.
Pub in the Park, Fri 9 – Sun 11 July 2021
Get ready for this! The massively popular sell-out Pub In The Park event is coming back to Tunbridge Wells this summer. In case you haven’t heard of it, Pub in the Park is Michelin-starred chef and TV personality Tom Kerridge’s food and music festival, celebrating the very best culinary delights the country has to offer, combined with great live music, chef demonstrations, top quality shopping and other festival fun.
It’ll be at Dunorlan Park on Fri 9 – Sun 11 July 2021 with amazing music acts such as Craig David, Beverley Knight, James Blunt plus nationally-famous chefs such as James Martin and brilliant local pubs and foodie heroes like Will Devlin owner of award-winning The Small Holding. Get your tickets now!
Black Deer Festival, 25 – 27 June 2021
For the third year running, the UK’s only Americana and country music festival is back. It promises once again to be all kinds of swing jive and Texas Two Stepping cool. Black Deer Festival will take place on this June in Eridge Park, Britain’s oldest deer park.
This family-friendly festival celebrates the best of a bygone rural age and way of life, it has sections dedicated to music; food (think classic American smokehouse BBQ); motors (showcasing all the best mean machines from classic American trucks to custom vintage motorcycles); traders (get loads of Black Deer Mercantile offering authentic wares from quality textiles and original printed posters to handmade surfboards and banjos) and plenty of fun for the young folk! (lots of fun children’s activities here).
The Festival Theatre at Hever Castle, Summer Events 2021
For your guaranteed summer of fun, you’ll want to know about The Festival Theatre which is an open air venue set in the gardens of Hever Castle. They plan music acts, operas, films, plays and family shows every year all summer long and this year will be no different! They have a whole calendar of exciting events, from sing-a-long movie nights, The Greatest Showman (30 May 2021) and Rocketman (31 May 2021), drama with Shakespeare’s Macbeth (13 June 2021) and a night of wonder with Britain’s Got Talent 2019 finalist; award-winning magician Ben Hart (23 July 2021) – and oh so much more!
Chase & Status, Dreamland, Sat 6 Nov 2021
After selling out almost instantly in 2018 and 2019, Chase & Status are back at Dreamland in Margate! Dreamland is fast becoming the UK’s coolest music venue with big names set to headline this year. Don’t miss the Drum and bass pair Chase & Status who will perform alongside special guests, Rage + Bou, Harriet Jaxxon and Kazans. Leave the kids at home and buy your tickets now.
Leeds Castle Concert, 10 July 2021
The iconic event has already established itself as one of the highlights of the summer season, set in the most stunning location and natural amphitheatre in front of the beautiful Leeds Castle. People in their thousands have attended the stunning setting for over forty years to be entertained by this amazing open-air musical delight. The Leeds Castle Concert is back on Sat 10 July 2021 with world-classic music, a spectacular fly-over with a Spitfire and a fireworks finale. Bring the champagne and snap up your spot now!
Olly Murs and Sir Tom Jones, The Hop Farm, 18 – 19 Sep 2021
We couldn’t think of anything better than being surrounded by friends and other music fans, singing and dancing along in the summer weather. Don’t miss Olly Murs and Sir Tom Jones who will be playing at The Hop Farm Family Park in Beltring, Paddock Wood this September. It promises to be an unforgettable weekend of entertainment. Book your tickets here.
BOOK AHEAD: An Evening With Michael Bublé, Canterbury, Sun 24 July 2022
Grammy-award winning singer and global superstar and he’s set to bring a show with Everything to Kent next year! Michael Buble will be performing at the open-air Spitfire Ground in Canterbury in July 2022. Have something to look forward to next year and don’t miss dancing to his hits Home and Haven’t Met You Yet. Book your tickets here.