Let's go fly a kite

Great family fun at the lighthouse © Chris Tapley

Great family fun at the lighthouse

Join us for a day of kite flying at the lighthouse. Bring your own kite, borrow one from us or just watch some of the professional kites from Kent Flyers, who'll be joining us for the day.

  • Sunday 7 June, 11-4pm. Free event in the grounds of the lighthouse, no booking needed.

The Big Lighthouse Dig

Uncovering the past © Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Uncovering the past

Discover the hidden archaeology of the lighthouse during this summer’s Big Dig. Volunteers from Canterbury Archaeological Trust will be running excavating the grounds to discover a hidden history. Come along and have a look their progress and speak to the volunteers about their latest discoveries.

You'll also be able to try your hand at archaeology by booking a special trench tour on 1 and 2 August, call 01304 853281 for more information and to make a booking.

  • 29 Jul – 9 Aug, 11am - 4pm. Free event in the grounds of the lighthouse.