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Sail away

Bart's Bash comes to Bewl Water in Lamberhurst

13 September 2017

The world's largest sailing race is coming to the county this weekend, raising funds in memory of a double Olympic medallist.

A pawfect day

Robbie the labrador takes on the ever-popular Splash 'n' Dash Picture: Matthew Walker

12 September 2017

The annual celebration of canine capers, Paws in the Park, comes to Kent this weekend. Here's what's set to get tails wagging.

Do you have what it takes for Survival?

Survival: Kent's new obstacle course race opening at Betteshanger near Deal

09 September 2017

A new extreme obstacle course race, featuring 40 man-made and natural challenges on a former colliery site, is coming to the county.

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Escape to the country

Serena Henderson from Kent Cider Company at Belmont House last year with a tawny owl Picture: Barry Duffield

08 September 2017

Go back to nature with our pick of the best rural events across the county this weekend.

Settle down for some autumnal storytelling

The Girl and the Giraffe is one of the puppet shows at a new season at Dreamland

08 September 2017

A Kent attraction is to launch its first puppetry season, with enchanting storytelling shows for all ages through the autumn.

Our man in Japan

The Will Adams Festival 2016

06 September 2017

From Medway boy to honorary Samurai, Will Adams lived an eventful life: join in the festivities in his honour this weekend.

A wave of creativity

Jonathan Wright's Fleet on Foot in Tontine Street, Folkestone Picture: Gary Browne

06 September 2017

From world firsts with mushrooms to seagull-proof seashells and colourful houses, there’s an eyeful of art on offer at the Folkestone Triennial.

Unearthing the county's rich past

Tonbridge Castle Medieval Fair coincides with Heritage Open Days

06 September 2017

Doors and gates will be flung open across the county this weekend as Heritage Open Days bring you a glimpse into the county’s past.

Popular hops festival gets the boutique treatment

Pearly kings and queens at Kent Life

06 September 2017

A festival is set to be sprinkled with a little something extra this weekend for two days of music, heritage and family fun down on the farm.

Small wonders and mighty models

The Southern Model Show at Headcorn Aerodrome

05 September 2017

Are you an avid aviation spotter or a model military devotee? Then there’s a mighty weekend in store for you at the Southern Model Show

Cute new arrivals need names

One of the new cheetah cubs at Port Lympne exercises his lungs

05 September 2017

Keepers have released pictures of cheetah cubs and a lemur, born at animal parks over the summer, and appealed for help with picking their names.

A life on the Kent coast

One of the images in the Life Along the Kent Coast exhibition at the Kent History and Library Centre: Mr Tim Burgess before his cross Channel swim

03 September 2017

From oyster farming to early Channel crossings and stories of shipwreck survival are all documented in an exhibition, Life Along the Kent Coast.

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Future of air show in doubt

Action from this year's air show. Picture: Adrian Bennett

02 September 2017

Organisers of one of Kent's most popular events say spiralling costs are threatening its future.

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One more weekend of fun (hopefully in the sun)

There's plenty of school holiday fun to be had at Chatham Historic Dockyard

01 September 2017

It’s the last gasp for the summer this weekend, before backpacks and school runs start: here's where to squeeze the last drops out of the holidays.

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Circus show to roll up at a castle

Award-winning Brothers Grimm fairy tale-inspired circus performances come to Walmer Castle and Gardens

31 August 2017

A magical circus show, inspired by the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm, comes to the Kent coast this weekend.

Triennial to bring its creative carnival to town

Antony Gormley's statue in Folkestone's Harbour Arm Picture: Thierry Bal

30 August 2017

The fourth Folkestone Triennial is set to launch, bringing world-class art to our coast and putting the town firmly in the art world spotlight.

Beaney birthday celebrations will be the cat's whiskers

Canterbury's own Bagpuss

29 August 2017

A museum and gallery's fifth birthday will be marked with Star Wars Stormtroopers, Bagpuss and a packed programme of activities.

A feel-good feast of a bank holiday weekend

Got a sweet tooth?

25 August 2017

It's a fun-for-all weekend whatever the weather in Kent with events from ice cream festivals to bouncy castles and meeting prehistoric prowlers.

Where to make a splash this summer

25 August 2017

Here's our guide to Kent's Blue Flag beaches to head for this summer.

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Flower power: gardens to put the colour back in your life

The National Trust's Scotney Castle

24 August 2017

Put some colour back in your life as Kent’s gardens burst into bloom: here's where to find six of the best across the county.

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