Award winning music, poetry, arts and film live events in and around Canterbury

About us

Free Range is an award-winning arts charity that presents adventurous music, film and dance events with a policy of free-entry*.

We are Canterbury’s best-kept secret. Since we began in 2012 we’ve delivered 226 extraordinary events and worked with over 1000 artists.

The purpose of adventurous culture is to help us see and hear familiar things in a new light. Cultivating an openness and curiosity toward difference is important in the world right now.

Free Range has helped to create a strong regional community of artists, audience members and organisations that care about adventurous culture. We do this through presenting genuinely independent cultural events of the highest quality in an informal, playful and provocative way with a policy of free entry.

Free Range events are for everyone.


Our purpose as a charity is to present free-entry high-quality adventurous culture to the people of East Kent. Like the NHS we are free at point of delivery but we rely on the donations of people who value our work.

Supporting Free Range is easy to do: if you'd like to help us to continue presenting extraordinary events that are free and accessible to all, just click the donate button above. 

You can also support our work by telling people about we do and sharing our posts on social media.

* The sharp-eyed among you will notice that we also offer some ticketed events with partners.  These special events tend to reach beyond what we could normally acheive by ourselves and backed by donations.   


Announcing our Autumn season!
Click Events to view the full line-up. 
More information to follow soon.

Our Variety Show & Open Mic continues every last Saturday of the month. 

FR#241 'Being a shepherd in Lithuania': interactive laughter yoga rituals and shamanic journeying with Kristin Fredricksson & William Rowlandson

Thu 03-11-22 7:30 pm 

Fruitworks Coworking
1-2 Jewry Ln, Canterbury CT1 2NP

Puppeteer and shepherdess, Kristin Fredricksson, teams up with expert on daimonic imagination and altered consciousness, William Rowlandson, to create a truly extraordinary event involving stories, shamanic journeying and sheep. With thanks to Verpėjos residency, Lithuania.

FR#242 UCA takeover

Thu 10-11-22 7:30 pm 
Tickets: £030

Fruitworks Coworking
1-2 Jewry Ln, Canterbury CT1 2NP

Students from the University for the Creative Arts create a collage of projections with improvised sound and live drawing
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