Talks, music, plays and more
Bringing a creative woman’s achievements back to life.
Aphra Behn, born Aphra Johnson in Harbledown, just outside Canterbury, in 1640. After her Canterbury childhood and youth, she became famous as the first professional woman writer in English.
In her own day, she was celebrated, author of
After her death, she disappeared from sight. Now, Canterbury’s Aphra Behn is working to bring her the fame she deserves, and restore her as a Daughter of Canterbury. Watch this page for our programme of events and all things Aphra.
Whether it’s music, drama, walking tours, or learning about the past that you enjoy, there will be something here for you.