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Lowry painting of Deal to go under hammer

Deal Beach painted by Lowry is to be auctioned off at Christie's in November

24 June 2013

A Lowry painting of Deal beach is expected to fetch around £250,000 when it goes under the hammer later this year.

Bloom to be given star on Walk of Fame

Hollywood heartthrob Orlando Bloom, who grew up in Canterbury, was voted Kent's Cultural Icon

23 June 2013

Kent-born actor Orlando Bloom will be among the celebrities who are honoured on Hollywood's famous streets next year.

Are you taking the pee?

The Fountain by Marcel Duchamp was exhibited in New York in 1917

23 June 2013

A giant urinal will be wheeled around a seaside town to celebrate artist Marcel Duchamp's visit to the county a century ago.

Students solve work experience puzzle

Billie-Jo Bryce, 17, and Jade Kitching, 17, painting

17 June 2013

Talented students put their skills to the test to revive children’s favourites in a mural.

Big screen beckons for best young film-makers

Swale Film Festival organiser Ken Rowles.

16 June 2013

Calling all aspiring young film-makers - entries are now being accepted for the Kent Film Awards this September.

Carl sings out to provide a secure future

Rapper Carl Smith, who is known as Roomah

15 June 2013

A security guard has released his first solo music video to make a “better life” for his daughter.

Medway singer knocked out of The Voice

Joseph Apostol singing End of the Road by Boyz II Men in the live semi-finals

15 June 2013

Medway's Joseph Apostol has been knocked out of the BBC talent show The Voice.

Pupils’ Voice of experience

Singer Adam Barron will be accompanying guitarist Dave Colwell on stage

13 June 2013

Memories of performing with Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton were rekindled as Gravesend The Voice contestant Adam Barron returned to school.

Wild at heart Sevina wins art hat-trick

Sevina Yates with David Shepherd and ex-England cricketer and wildlife lover, David Gower

12 June 2013

An artist from Sheppey has won a coveted award for the third year running.

Ballet turns to farce after 3D malfunction at special cinema screening

12 June 2013

Cinema-goers in Ashford were forced to wear their 3D glasses upside down, after a technical hitch at a special live screening of the ballet Swan Lake.

Seriously, you need a break after being dumped by the BF...

Stars from The Only Way Is Essex popped to Wilmington for a spa trip and to film part of an episode

12 June 2013

There was much excitement as members of the cast of The Only Way is Essex turned up at a luxury in Wilmington...

A room with a view to celebrate architecture

Christine Finn who is taking part in celebrating the Love Architecture Festival in Deal

10 June 2013

A chance to celebrate the national Love Architecture Festival is on offer in a suburban semi in Deal.

Sandwich goes French for Le Weekend

10 June 2013

BANDS, cars, dancing and a French food market - all part of the celebrations for Le Weekend in Sandwich.

Refugee children create art from the debris of tent city

Artist Paula Trower who was part of a group that took part in a project to bring art to a park in Beirut with at the exhibition of photographs of the trip at The Gateway in Sheerness High Street.

09 June 2013

A Sheppey sculptor hailed the unifying power of art after a project to teach refugee children in Beirut.

The Empire strikes back...

Empire cinema, Sandwich

09 June 2013

A cinema is set for a galactic battle - to raise the cash to enter the digital age.

Happy Mondays to kick off UK tour in Kent

Happy Mondays will kick off their UK tour in Herne Bay

06 June 2013

The Madchester legends are to begin their 25th anniversary gigs here in November.

Borden fete returns after 40 years

04 June 2013

Borden’s traditional full-scale village fete is back again.

Joe gets through on TV's The Voice

Joseph Apostol, 21, from Gillingham

02 June 2013

Two Medway singers went head to head in front of millions of viewers on hit talent show The Voice on Saturday night.

Rapper Chipmunk set to play at new Gravesend club

Rapper Chipmunk

31 May 2013

A nightclub is opening in Gravesend just months after another closed down. CCRooms is to open next month in the old Karma nightclub.

Maidstone Scouts' top performance

Rehearsals for the Maidstone Scout Gang Show

31 May 2013

Youngsters pull out the stops for their Gang Show

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