Get active!

Discover the best way for children to experience outdoor karting in a fun and safe environment at Buckmore Park near Chatham, where Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton learned to drive! As well as being great fun, the experience stresses the importance of teamwork and encourages young people to try something different; whilst parents can rest assured knowing that a Buckmore shaped safety net is there to catch them. Find out more at or call 01634 201562.

Expand your mind!

Located in the heart of Canterbury, The Beaney is an art museum and library that was re-opened last September to provide state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, learning facilities, events and activities. Discover a mummified ancient Egyptian cat, explore textiles, paintings and the history of world explorers and delve into the Cabinet of Curiosities! 01227 378100

Fly high!

RAF Manston Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum is home to original examples of these two infamous WW2 fighter aircraft and the stories behind the crews that flew and fought in them.

Be adventurous!

Arethusa Venture Centre, near Rochester, specialises in adventurous outdoor learning for all ages. Try your hand at climbing, abseiling, kayaking, archery, sailing and orienteering. For more info. see or call 01634 719933.

Add some drama!

Join an artistic community of young people who love to express themselves through the art of performance. Gain the confidence to perform and get involved in creative, innovative theatre. Drama classes take place each Friday during term time from 4.30-6pm at Sackville School in Hildenborough. See more at

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