Theatres in Kent

Theatre Visits

Whilst visiting Kent, there’s endless possibilities when it comes to things to do. However, if you’re looking for some entertainment, why not discover the delights of some of Kent’s local theatres. Whether seeing a matinee or creating a memorable evening out, there’s plenty on offer. The Marquis at Alkham is in a fantastic location suited between Folkestone and Dover, within easy reach of all local spots. Let’s take a look at some of the theatres you may like to visit.

People at the theatreTheatre Royal Margate

Margate’s Theatre Royal has a huge range of entertainment on offer, putting on various shows, artistic performances and festivals. This converted Georgian boxed Playhouse puts on a programme of various dance, dramatic and comedy performances, so there’s something to cater for every taste. To find out what’s on, click here.

Addington St, Margate CT9 1PW

Theatres in DartfordOrchard Theatre

The Orchard Theatre in Dartford supports both emerging talent and established acts, putting on a wide range of entertainment options. There’s stand up comedy, west end musicals and a whole host of drama and musical performances. Take a look at what’s coming up here.

Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED

Shopping in CanterburyMarlowe Theatre

Situated in the heart of Canterbury, The Marlowe Theatre is now one of the UK’s leading regional theatres. With a capacity of 1,200 seats, you can soak up the incredible atmosphere of the entertainment on offer, including orchestral performances and dramatic pieces. They also house the popular Marlowe Studio in which you’ll find a range of creative workshops, smaller performances and gigs. For upcoming performances, click here.

The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS

QuaFolkestone Theatresrterhouse

Folkestone’s Quarterhouse is worth checking out for its creative foundation projects. In a series of festivals, the venue combines theatre, workshops, performances, talks and even walks across Folkestone, to create a truly unique experience. Take a look at upcoming festivals here.

49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1BN

Visit FolkestoneLeas Cliff Hall Theatre

Another of Folkestone’s great entertainment venues is Leas Cliff Hall Theatres. Their Grand Hall seats 900 and has fantastic choices on offer from musicals to circus shows and even ballet performances if that’s what you’re interested in. For a full listing of upcoming shows, check out their site.

The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ

Folkestone TheatresThe Tower Theatre

For a more intimate performance, Folkestone’s community Tower Theatre is well worth a visit. Seating 300, this theatre is a converted garrison church, creating the perfect setting for the Folkestone and Hythe Operatic and Dramatic Society(FHODS), a local charity, to put on delights for all who visit them.Their full range of upcoming events can be found here.

The Tower Theatre, North Rd, Folkestone CT20 3HL

Contact The Marquis at Alkham

Whether you want a special night away at the theatre or a longer stay whilst you’re visiting Kent, the Marquis at Alkham is the perfect place to be and within easy reach of various entertainment venues. Our luxury boutique rooms add a touch of magic to our beautiful setting, with stunning views across Dover’s countryside. Experience fine dining in our restaurant and taste our delicious seasonal menus.

To book, phone us on 01304 873410, email reception@themarquisatalkham.co.uk or use our online booking facility. We look forward to welcoming you.