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Gok Wan bares all in the county

Gok Wan will be baring all

12 November 2017

Who doesn’t want to look good naked? The man who made us all feel we could, Gok Wan, is at it again – and he’s doing it in the county.

The Little Mermaid and her enchanting tail

Abigail Prudames gets ready to play Marilla

11 November 2017

The underwater world of The Little Mermaid we all know and love comes to life in a new Northern Ballet production coming to Kent.

I almost live in Britain, says soul star Martha

Martha Reeves, right, onstage at the Astor theatre with sister Lois

10 November 2017

Motown legend Martha Reeves has told of her love of the UK and her passion to perform.


Fatboy Slim's Christmas party in Kent

DJ Fat Boy Slim will play at the Source Bar in Maidstone

09 November 2017

DJ Fatboy Slim will play an extended set at a street party in the centre of a Kent town in the run up to Christmas.


Hendrix festival to celebrate links with town

Jimi Hendrix

09 November 2017

A weekend of entertainment is being laid on to honour one of the world's most famous musicians who frequently visited Kent.


TV favourites Bagpuss & Co return to the county

The Clangers and Bagpuss exhibition with the V&A Museum of Childhood will be at Sissinghurst Picture: ©Smallfilms, ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London

08 November 2017

A major new retrospective looking at some of our favourite children’s TV shows, such as The Clangers and Bagpuss, opens this weekend.

Seeing stars: Pantomimes across Kent this Christmas

Amelia Lily as Tinkerbell and Lloyd Daniels as Peter Pan, appearing at Maidstone Studios this Christmas

08 November 2017

See the stars, boo and hiss and enjoy some festive happy endings: here's our guide to pantomimes across Kent this Christmas.

Panto stars and Santa will kick off the Christmas countdown

Members of the Aladdin cast Picture: Phil Lee

08 November 2017

Christmas will kick off in one Kent town with a family day featuring panto stars, a themed Santa's grotto - and free parking.

They're still fizzing: former Bucks Fizz stars play the county

The Fizz band members (L to R): Jay Aston, Bobby McVay, Cheryl Baker and Mike Nolan. Picture: PA Photo/MPG Records

08 November 2017

Re-branded former Bucks Fizz stars The Fizz come to Kent, minus their famous skirt-ripping routine, but confess “we’re not really cool.”

Paddington Bear 2: the review

Paddington Bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) Picture: PA Photo/StudioCanal/Jay Maidment

08 November 2017

The much-anticipated second outing for the loveable Peruvian bear Paddington is out in cinemas this weekend: here's our review.

Family-friendly monkey business

The Hartlepool Monkey is coming to Margate. Picture: The Other Richard

08 November 2017

The puppeteers who helped bring War Horse to life are bringing a new family-friendly play, based on a 200-year-old legend about a monkey, to Kent.

The Original Rudeboy brings 2-Tone to Tunbridge Wells

Neville Staple and his band will play at Tunbridge Wells Forum Picture: John Coles

08 November 2017

Giant of 2-Tone, Neville Staple, who found fame with The Specials and FunBoy3, will play a date in the county this weekend.

A festive fiesta time

Cuban Brothers when they performed at the Kent Showground Picture: Gary Browne

08 November 2017

There may be a chill in the air and weeks to go before Christmas, but one Kent attraction is planning its first fiesta this weekend.

Singer Charlie Puth talks to kmfm

Charlie Puth will be on kmfm's Hit List Picture: Jimmy Fontaine

07 November 2017

Singer and producer Charlie Puth will be talking about his new single and album, plus his humble YouTube beginnings, on kmfm's Hit List.

Will's dates with his home turf

Will Whisson is playing around Kent this month and next

06 November 2017

Musician Will Whisson gave up everything to pursue his dream - now he's back, with an EP, playing dates in the run-up to Christmas.

Let there be festive lights: switch-ons near you

Christmas lights will be switched on across Kent

05 November 2017

It's not long before festive lights begin to twinkle: here's our guide to where to see them switched on near you.


From the stage door to the stage: a dream come true

Ben Forster and Celinde Schoenmaker in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End

04 November 2017

From autograph hunter 18 years ago to now: Kent actress Hannah Grace has joined the cast of the West End production, The Phantom of the Opera.

Review: The Addams Family at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Cameron Blakeley as Gomez and Samantha Womack as Morticia in The Addams Family

01 November 2017

Monster musical leaves the audience screaming for more after spooky night of Halloween fun. But star Les Dennis "indisposed."

Almost time to call time on the Triennial

Antony Gormley's Triennial piece at Folkestone Picture: Gary Browne

01 November 2017

There's not long left to catch the fantastic, free Folkestone Triennial artworks, but which ones might get to stay on beside the seaside?

Elvis on Tour: The Exhibition to open

Elvis in 1972, one of the images on show at the Elvis on Tour exhibition at The O2

01 November 2017

Far from leaving the building, Elvis is returning this weekend, for the launch of a new exhibition, Elvis On Tour.

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