In Ashford and Tenterden, revel in a vibrant arts scene. World-class dance, venues and festivals ensure plenty of culture to explore. The diverse list of What's On in Ashford and Tenterden ensures there is something to suit most tastes and interests.
Award-winning Revelation Ashford sits at the centre of Ashford's buzzing creative environment, Set in the beautifully restored St. Mary the Virgin Church, it's programmed numerous quality events since its opening. Musical offerings range from chamber through acoustic to folk. Highlights include The Lightning Seeds, Fairport Convention, Gaz Coombes and Beth Orton.
The range of exciting events is enough to inspire entire culture-based weekend breaks. Each June talented local artists showcase their works in South East Open Studios. July sees Ashford's Create free music festival mesh four music stages, headline acts, street performers and food stalls. The same month sees Tentertainment; Tenterden's free, family-friendly music fiesta, where hog-roasts, bars and food stalls surround the festival yurt and main stage.
The Tenterden Folk Festival in October, is a four-day celebration of traditional music and dance, and early music aficionados delight in June's Stour Music Festival; when world-class musicians deliver memorable performances in the 13th century Pilgrim church at Boughton Aluph.
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