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Great live music coming up

1 Feb 2022

We have a sensationally diverse live music offer for you in spring/summer 2022 including some of the biggest names across rock, folk and classical.

12 Mar, 7.30pm

Colyer-Fergusson Concert 2022

The University Chorus and Symphony Orchestra come together in Canterbury Cathedral for the annual Colyer-Fergusson Concert.

19 Mar, 8pm

Freedom Road: A Re-Imagining

An incredible live band bringing to life protest anthems, with photography from the esteemed Charlie Phillips and impactful monologues from young Black British voices.

1 Apr, 7.30pm

Brodsky Quartet

Including new work by our Composer-in-Residence, John Woolrich.

3 Apr, 3pm

Concert and Big Band Gala

The University Concert Band and Big Band return to Colyer-Fergusson Hall for their spring gala concert, featuring showtunes, film scores, and one or two surprises.

14 May, 7.30pm

An Evening with Kristin Hersh

Influential songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kristin Hersh, leader of the indie rock band Throwing Muses and the noise rock power trio 50 Foot Wave, is back on the road.

22 May, 7.30pm

Albert Lee

Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen, Double Grammy Award Winner Albert Lee is also an accomplished piano player and has a fine singing voice.

27 May, 8pm

Ghosts and Whispers

Pianist Clare Hammond combines incomplete movements by composers including Schubert, Mozart, Wagner, Janacek, Stravinsky, Jacquet de la Guerre and Schumann, interleaved with movements from John Woolrich’s Pianobooks.

26 Jun, 7.30pm


Classic songs from every era of a long and mighty career.


Plus our series of free lunchtime concerts: 

9 Feb, 1.10pm

Scholar’s Spotlight: Michael Lam

9 Mar, 1.10pm

Lunchtime Concert: London ConChord Ensemble

16 Mar, 1.10pm

Scholar’s Spotlight: Ridima Sur & Jonathan Mayer


ART31 takes its name from Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child, which states that ‘Children have the right to relax and play, and to join in a wide range of cultural, artistic and other recreational activities’.

ART31 is a vision created with, by, and for young people in Kent, championing the belief that all children and young people have an entitlement to access high quality arts and culture, to empower them to achieve their creative potential, and to genuinely engage young people as equal partners in any decision making that affects them.

The ART31 Youth Board is made up of young people from across Kent aged 13-25 who steer its governance, and influence policy and practice across the county and beyond, challenging the creative sector to examine existing ways of working and integrate young people into the core of their practice.

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