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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.


Bringing stories to life

A new exhibition at the Chatham Dockyard features the work of children's author Michael Foreman

26 September 2017

A special exhibition celebrating the world of storytelling through the work of an award-winning children's illustrator is coming to Kent.

Flower magic at enchanted castle

The Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle Picture: Andy Jones

26 September 2017

An annual flower festival is transforming Leeds Castle into an enchanted castle.

The stars come out for panto launch

Louie Spence, Michelle Collins, Jayne Wisener and Luke Kelly who will all star in Cinderella at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford

24 September 2017

The stars came out to launch panto in Dartford as theatre bosses revealed more than half the tickets have already been snapped up.

The countdown to Christmas starts here

Michael Greco as Abanazar with the cast of Aladdin Picture: Phil Lee

22 September 2017

The cast of a panto which promises plenty of slapstick comedy, laughs and a flying carpet, got together to launch the countdown to Christmas.

Time to get your game on

Star Wars features in Game Plan

22 September 2017

A new exhibition celebrating board games through the ages will have us all reaching for the dice and arguing over which colour we want to be.

Michael's beloved War Horse

The National Theatre's War Horse is at the Marlowe for its 10th anniversary

22 September 2017

Author Michael Morpurgo talks War Horse, his love for writing, and Kent, where it all began, teaching in a mobile classroom in a village school.

Join us for Gazette's 300th birthday

Canterbury Cathedral will host the Gazette's 300th anniversary celebrations

22 September 2017

Canterbury Cathedral will be the setting for celebrations to mark the Kentish Gazette's forthcoming 300th anniversary.

EXCLUSIVE: New location for town's Banksy revealed

The Art Buff piece created by Banksy in 2014

21 September 2017

A piece of artwork that became a huge tourist attraction before being ruined by graffiti is being specially built into the new building.


Robots rule with metal mayhem

Extreme Robots is coming to Medway and Maidstone Picture: Menthorn Media Scotland

21 September 2017

Let battle commence as the mechanical monsters from Robot Wars take it to the extreme with two visits to Kent, the first of which is this weekend.

TV legend tempted out of retirement for panto in Kent

Tiswas legend Bob Carolgees and Spit the Dog will star in the Sevenoaks panto this year

21 September 2017

Tiswas star Bob Carolgees - and his sidekick Spit the Dog - have been tempted out of retirement to take on panto in the county this year.


Rock band buys seaside hotel

The Libertines

20 September 2017

A popular rock band has reportedly bought a seafront townhouse with plans to turn it into a hotel and recording studio.


Town selected for filming role

Vanity Fair will be aired next year on ITV

20 September 2017

TV crews have descended on a Kent town today for the filming of a new seven-part drama.


An enchanted castle

Leeds Castle holds its Festival of Flowers

20 September 2017

Leeds Castle is set to get lovelier as its Festival of Flowers comes into bloom this weekend.

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