10 things to do in Kent - September 2016

There is always something to get up to in Kent! Here is our roundup of September's events, share any unmissable events with us in the comments below.

1)    2 - 10 September: Nightpiece Film Festival present Medway Visions

Love indie films? Show your support and catch some of the action with one or more of the screenings across three venues; the Huguenot Museum in Rochester, Sun Pier House in Chatham and the Avenue Theatre in Sittingbourne. 

2)    3 & 4 September: Faversham Hop Festival

Music, market stalls, food, fun fair and more! Something for everyone.

3)    9 & 10 September: The Social Festival

“- boutique music festival showcasing the world's greatest dance music acts in the idyllic setting of the Kent County Showground in Maidstone”

4)    9 - 11 September: Weald of Kent Craft and Design Show

Crafts, workshops, food stalls, live music and more all in the lovely location of Penshurst Place.

5)    9 - 11 September: Wheels and Fins Festival

A FREE, three-day, music, action sports & beach festival located on Joss Bay Beach in Broadstairs, Kent.

6)    22 - 25 September: The Roundabout Festival

Paines Plough’s beautiful pop-up theatre-in-the-round. The Roundabout programme comes to Margate directly from Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

7)    23 - 25 September: Margate Jazz Festival

Jazz lovers, this one is for you. As well as the ticketed shows there are free gigs and events happening all over Margate during the festival.

8)    24 & 25 September: Day Out with Thomas, Kent and East Sussex Railway

A must for Thomas the Tank Engine fans! Ride on a real steam train, Thomas-themed activities and shake hands with The Fat Controller.  

9)    Until 25 September: Seeing Round Corners Art Exhibition, Turner Contemporary

The Art of the Circle features over 100 works from 3000BC to present day including sculpture, film, painting and photography. An amazing opportunity to see diverse pieces of art from ancient Egypt to artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Barbara Hepworth, JMW Turner, Anish Kapoor and David Shrigley. 

10)    29 September - 2 October: Tenterden Folk Festival

Craft fair, street stalls, workshops, folk music (of course!), English barn dance and lots more!

Looking for something involving tea and scones? See our picks of where to have afternoon tea in Kent.

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