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What a feeling: Strictly star prepares to make a big splash

Strictly's Joanne Clifton in Flashdance the Musical

08 October 2017

From Strictly winner to Flashdance: Strictly star Joanne Clifton talks that water scene and her glitterball moment.

Oh no she isn't... Oh yes she is!

Claire Sweeney and Andy Moss meeting Lily and Sophia Kirk.

07 October 2017

Former Brookside actor and TV and stage star Claire Sweeney was in Chatham today to launch the Christmas pantomime.


The coolest tickets in town

Try ice skating in Tunbridge Wells this Christmas

07 October 2017

The coolest tickets around have gone on sale for ice skating sessions at one of the county's top annual ice rinks, plus live music and food and drink.

New exhibition promises to be a scream

06 October 2017

A scarily good exhibition dedicated to British horror films from the 1950s through to the 1970s and other creepy artefacts is set to open next week.


A very special anniversary for War Horse

Joey the War Horse Picture: Birgit & Ralph Brinkhoff

04 October 2017

Author Michael Morpurgo was in the audience for a special 10th anniversary showing of the National Theatre adaptation of War Horse in the county.

Folk with bells on at the Tenterden Folk Festival

Dancers went through an arch of fellow dancers at Tenterden Folk Festival last year Picture: Paul Amos

04 October 2017

Four days of festivities featuring more than 50 events will be on offer at Tenterden Folk Festival.

Want War Horse tickets? You'll need to be patient

Joey the War Horse Picture: Birgit & Ralph Brinkhoff

03 October 2017

Theatre bosses currently hosting the National Theatre's production of War Horse, have announced it will return - but it's a long wait!

Benedict gets a second encore

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in Hamlet with the National Theatre Live

03 October 2017

A Kent actor's starring role alongside Benedict Cumberbatch will get a second encore this week, due to popular demand.

Cafe's role in psychopath hunt drama

Cafe manager Sandra Hassan (second from right), with actors Darren Boyd, Sandra Oh (second from left) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (far right)

03 October 2017

A special agent was at Nell's Cafe on the hunt for a psycho killer - but don't worry, it was all part of a drama series being filmed for BBC America.

Blue visiting Kent

Blue in 2007

02 October 2017

A boy band are coming to the county to release what is said to be a startling memoir of their career.


Racing driving legend Jenson Button to visit the county

F1 star Jenson Button who will be visiting Bluewater

02 October 2017

Motor racing fans have the chance to meet Formula 1 superstar Jenson Button when he head to the county this weekend.


The Libertines close By the Sea

Libertines frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barât

02 October 2017

Rockers The Libertines closed the three-day By the Sea Festival with one hell of a raucous and rip-roaring performance at Margate's Winter Gardens.

Thrills and chills for hardened horror fans this Halloween

Kent Life will be over-run with zombies this Halloween

02 October 2017

From scare mazes to tunnels of terror, there are some terrifying ordeals for hardened thrill seekers across the county this Halloween.


Electro-rockers Metronomy headline seaside festival

Frontman Joseph Mount. Picture: Joseph Singh.

01 October 2017

Metronomy blew the roof off a striking venue at Margate's Dreamland as they headlined the second day of By the Sea Festival to a rapturous reception.


Fright night film screenings

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in IT Picture: PA Photo/Warner Bros

29 September 2017

No longer just for trick-or-treaters, there's Halloween horror for grown-ups with fright night film screenings across Kent.

Pictures: See Leeds Castle rooms burst into bloom

Simon Lycett with his display in the Banqueting Hall. Picture: www.matthewwalkerphotography.com

27 September 2017

Designers descend on castle to create floral masterpieces as part of the venue's fifth flower festival.

Big name DJs to play at Kent's biggest dance music event

Nic Fanciulli

27 September 2017

The Social music festival marks five years this weekend with top DJs and four different arenas appearing over two days.


Dream line-up to play by the sea

The Libertines' gig at By the Sea will be at Margate Winter Gardens

27 September 2017

Over three days and with headliners Everything Everything and The Libertines, the By the Sea festival promises to be the biggest yet.

A market for art

The Art Market at Lockmeadow in Maidstone Picture: Andy Jones

27 September 2017

Contemporary art comes hand in hand with live music, dance, poetry and antiques at a town's third annual Art Market.

Game of Thrones festival comes to Kent

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Ser Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones

27 September 2017

A festival is being held next year - with plans to host a top jousting team.

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