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From Russia with love: the Folkestone Book Festival

22 November 2017

A day discussing all things Russian joins comedy, mindfulness and creative writing at this year's Folkestone Book Festival.

Book in for a lit festival

15 November 2017

Sixties celebrities, being a baroness and books: author Sandra Howard on her life as this year's Folkestone Book Festival gets set to launch.

Giovanna Fletcher's wonderful visit to Kent

15 November 2017

Actress, presenter, vlogger and wife of McFly's Tom, Giovanna Fletcher will meet fans at a Kent shopping centre this weekend.

Changing times at the country's most famous garden

28 October 2017

It is brave to consider changing world famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, and a new book asks whether a man can do it.

Gogglebox's Scarlett to come to the county

24 October 2017

She’s the lass that watched the stars on telly – and now she’s one herself: down-to-earth reality star Scarlett Moffatt is coming to Kent.

All Rise: it's your chance to meet the boys from Blue

18 October 2017

The boys from 90s band Blue talk coping with fame, their highs and lows and the future as they head to the county this weekend to meet fans.

The story of a star: The Sportsman pub

15 October 2017

The story of Michelin starred restaurant The Sportsman from boozer to internationally acclaimed eaterie is told by the man who did it in a new book.

A night in a haunted castle to become a ghost writer

14 October 2017

Kent’s most haunted castle has a starring role in a new set of ghost stories - and author Stuart Evers braved a night there for his inspiration.

Boxing legend Frank Bruno to meet fans in Kent

09 October 2017

Boxing legend Frank Bruno is to visit a Kent shopping centre to meet fans and sign copies of his new and deeply personal book, Let Me Be Frank.

YouTube sensation heading to Bluewater

04 October 2017

One of the biggest names on the internet will be meeting fans at the shopping centre this weekend

Blue visiting Kent

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

02 October 2017

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

Michael's beloved War Horse

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.

Meet The Gruffalo - and two tiny new arrivals

21 September 2017

A farming attraction, which welcomes The Gruffalo this weekend, is also celebrating the arrival of its first baby meerkats.

Book in for a literary line-up to relish

26 July 2017

The Folkestone Book Festival line-up this year focusses on politics to positive thinking, and tales of beating the odds.

For the love of writing

18 July 2017

Go on the trail of author Jane Austen and her family links across Kent during the 200th anniversary of her death.

Bethany at Bluewater

27 June 2017

Fans get the chance to meet Youtube sensation Bethany Mota on her Make Your Mind Up book tour.

Tragedy inspires an animal tale

28 May 2017

The tragedy of the 2004 tsunami is brought to life in a children's show of Michael Morpurgo’s book, Running Wild, featuring life-sized puppets.

Page turners at "green fingered" festival

10 May 2017

Some big literary hitters will be at the fourth WhitLit festival, celebrating Kent's status as the Garden of England, this weekend.

Dickens: the campaigner

06 May 2017

The campaigning journalism behind the stories of Charles Dickens is being highlighted in a new exhibition.

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