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Special anniversary date for The Levellers

The Levellers are coming to Kent

01 January 2018

The Levellers will mark their 30th anniversary with a special gig in Kent in the summer.

Father and son go on the run

Father and son fugitives Bob and Alex Ayling on reality TV programme Hunted. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

29 December 2017

A father and his son went on the run for 25 days as part of the paranoia-inducing Channel 4 reality TV programme Hunted


Out with the old and in with the new: how to mark New Year

Enjoy the fireworks at New Year in Kent

29 December 2017

How will you say farewell to 2017 and welcome in 2018? Here's eight ideas to mark New Year in style.

Holding onto your dreams: Of Mice and Men to come to Kent

John Steinbeck's classic is coming to two Kent theatres

28 December 2017

One of the most powerful portraits of the human spirit, and holding onto your dreams, is coming to Kent.

Council chiefs predict dip in figures as fee for proms introduced

Proms in the Park, Whatman Park, Maidstone. The Invicta Jazz orchestra play.

24 December 2017

Council chiefs say there will be a dip in attendance at next year’s Proms in the Park after they unanimously approved plans to charge an admission fee


Christmas Day with the stars: panto stars tells us about theirs

Michael Greco is playing Abanazar in panto in Tunbridge Wells Picture: Phil Lee

24 December 2017

Does your Christmas Day include presents and pigs in blankets? Stars of panto across the county have been telling us what they're hoping for.

Call the Midwives' Christmas freeze, from Kent's springtime

The cast of the Call the Midwife Picture: Neal Street Productions, Nicky Johnston

22 December 2017

There is plenty of snow in the Call the Midwife Christmas special, but filming took place in Kent back in the spring, actress Jenny Agutter reveals.

A day for dancing: Boxing Day Morris dancing across Kent

Hartley Morris will be out on Boxing Day

21 December 2017

After all the excitement of Christmas Day, drink in some tradition this Boxing Day by watching local Morris sides dancing at pubs across Kent.

Review: Peter Pan at the Maidstone Studios

Plenty of Hook action is James Sutton in Peter Pan at the Maidstone Studios

20 December 2017

X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels flies high as Peter Pan in Kent TV studios' first panto.

Bag a stocking full of Kent Christmas goodies

Treat someone to some Leeds Castle Classical Concert tickets this Christmas Picture: Andy Jones

20 December 2017

All out of festive gift ideas? Let Kent come to your Christmas rescue with some alternatives to soaps and socks.


Theatre audiences pick plays for tour

The Changeling Theatre Company, who staged Hamlet for their 20th anniversary, will present two plays in 2018

19 December 2017

Popular theatre company announce two plays they will stage at open air venues across Kent next summer, chosen by their audiences.

Stand and deliver: The Highway Rat on Christmas TV

The Highway Rat (voiced by David Tennant) and the Squirrel (voiced by Tom Hollander) Picture: PA Photo/BBC/Magic Light Pictures

19 December 2017

As The Highway Rat is set to deliver his animated charms this Christmas, children's writer Julia Donaldson explains why he is impossible to resist.

Kent singer steals crown from Essex

Sheppey singer Alex-Nicole Jamieson

18 December 2017

Cannonball song fires teen into the mix for singing fame.

Death In the Ice - a maritime mystery

Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic Picture: PA Photo/Mark Robinson OOE

17 December 2017

The shocking story of a doomed expedition to the Canadian Arctic includes some grim discoveries, but does it answer what happened to the 128 lost men?

Are you a die-hard film fan? Try our Christmas TV film guide

Carey Mulligan and Leonard DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby Picture: Warner Bros Pictures

16 December 2017

Grab your festive slippers, put your feet up and take a break with our pick of the films on TV over Christmas.

Pick of the flicks: the top 10 films of 2017

La La Land Picture: PA Photo/Lionsgate

16 December 2017

Did you go gaga for La La Land, get swept away by Dunkirk and wonder at Wonder Woman? Here's our pick of the top films in 2017.

High-flying panto Peter Pan set for curtain up

Lloyd Daniels and James Sutton get into character for Peter Pan Picture: Gary Browne

15 December 2017

A panto being staged where high-profile TV shows are filmed, promises flying, stunning special effects - and a star-studded cast who can't wait.

Shane to bring a second helping of Love Always to county

Former Westlife singer Shane Filan

14 December 2017

Former Westlife singer Shane Filan has announced the second leg of his popular Love Always tour will include a date in Kent.

Save Santa: the mission facing kids at one county grotto

Children need to help save Father Christmas in the Canterbury Tales' Magical Medieval Christmas this year

13 December 2017

A visit to Santa at one Kent attraction this weekend will be no ordinary grotto experience, as creator CBeebies star Callum Donnelly tells us.


Kent festive events through to Christmas Day

The animals also enjoy Christmas at Howletts near Canterbury

13 December 2017

From fireside treats to adrenaline-rush snow tubing, and shopping and skating to meeting reindeer it's all here: your guide to Kent Christmas events.

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