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Canterbury Adult Education Centre


Situated off Rheims Way, the Canterbury centre offers a broad range of courses and a superb environment for learning.

Based in a modern, purpose-built venue with panoramic vistas of the city, including a magnificent view of Canterbury Cathedral. The Canterbury Adult Education Centre is within walking distance of the city centre and Canterbury East/West train stations. Highlights include Life Drawing, Oil Painting, Sewing and Languages.

Opening times

Term time

Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5pm

Friday 8.30am - 3pm

Outside term time

Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday 8.30am - 3pm

Saturday opening times vary, depending on which courses are running.


  • Limited disabled access and facilities. Please contact us for more information
  • Café/refreshments

Getting there

Public transport: Canterbury West train station and Canterbury East train station are within 15 minutes walk of the centre. There are good local bus links.

Nearest parking: While there is limited parking on site, the car park is very busy, and spaces cannot be guaranteed.

Parking costs: Free

Centre information

Find us

The Canterbury Academy
Knight Avenue

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