Name: Leisure and culture

Leisure and culture

  • Performers

    Arts and entertainment

    As well as The Orchard Theatre, Dartford has a wide range of clubs, bars and pubs

  • Festival crowd


    Information about upcoming events run by the Council

  • Dartford Museum

    Museum Homepage

    Dartford Museum is located in the same building as Dartford Library at the entrance to Central Park

  • walking in woods

    Parks and open spaces

    There are many opportunities to take part in a wide range of activities in the Parks and Open Spaces in the Borough

  • Table Tennis Bats

    Fitness/Sports facilities and programmes

    Contact details and links to clubs and organisations in Dartford

  • Manor Gatehouse historic building

    Heritage and tourism

    Dartford has a rich and varied heritage and is home to Domesday churches and buildings with royal connections

  • Dartford Crest

    Dartford - Hanau and Gravelines twinning

    Town Twinning is a way of creating ties and friendships between towns of different countries

  • Peter Blake Gallery Dartford


    Sir Peter Blake Gallery is an exhibition space showcasing emerging and established artists, as well as provides exhibitions of interest to Dartford people

  • Question Mark

    Adult education

    For information about adult education in Dartford and the surrounding area visit: Kent Adult Education

  • e-alerts

    Stay Connected

    When you subscribe you choose which topic areas are of interest to you and we will let you know when these areas are updated. We will only update you on the topic areas you select

  • Community Group

    Community centres and facilities

    The Community Centre is managed by Dartford Borough Council and is available for hire at very reasonable rates

  • Countryside

    Conservation Areas

    A Conservation Area is an area designated by the Local Planning Authority as one of special architectural or historic interest

  • image of Dartford library

    Libraries within the borough

    All libraries within Dartford, including mobile libraries, records offices and archives, are managed by Kent County Council

  • Image of Dartford high street

    Licences and street trading

    All licenses for pubs, clubs, off-licences, late night takeaways and registered clubs, are administered by the Council

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