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The glorious outdoors: weekend walks to try

Take the dog on a family walk

12 November 2017

A winter walk provides the perfect antidote to days spent indoors: Here's some top trails to try which will get you out and about.


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.

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.

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.


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.

The hottest tickets around

Check out a fireworks display near you

29 October 2017

Add some sparkle to your weekend as we round up the finest firework and most banging bonfire night displays across Kent.

Changing times at the country's most famous garden

Troy Scott Smith at Sissinghurst Picture: Charlie Hopkinson

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.


Half term fun for all the family

Half term fun for Halloween across Kent

25 October 2017

Go all out for the final fling of half term with the help of our handy guide to what’s on across the county.

Catch a historic Battle for the Skies

Leeds Castle's Battle for the Skies

23 October 2017

Watch one of the greatest airborne British battles as it is recreated over the skies of the county.

Revealing the secrets of the mummy

Ta-Kush the mummy at Maidstone Museum Picture: Martin Apps

16 October 2017

The lives of ancient Egyptians and Greeks feature in a new museum gallery, and it’s all down to one woman – Kent’s only adult mummy, Ta-Kush.

Snaps of a picture perfect park

Roger Wilkins' picture won the Seasons category of the Mote Park photographic competition

13 October 2017

Stunning images showing a town centre park in all its glory have been chosen as winners in an annual photographic contest.

Get to the core of the Kent harvest

Faversham-based Brogdale holds festivals through the year, including the Apple Festival Picture: Tony Flashman

12 October 2017

Hundreds of varieties of apples will be on offer at an apple festival this weekend, along with peeling and eating contests, games and family fun.

What's hot in the bulb world

The Sea Breeze iris at Great Comp

12 October 2017

Get a splash of autumn colour with a gardens' Autumn Extravaganza, featuring two days of rare and unusual plants and top specimens in full bloom.

Don't hang around: a puppetry festival is back in town

Circle of Two will be at the Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival

11 October 2017

Bigger and brighter, a puppetry festival is back in town with puppets of all shapes and sizes that will sing, dance and make you laugh.

A portrait of life: Tracey Emin's My Bed comes to Kent

Tracey Emin at her exhibition Tracey Emin ‘My Bed’/JMW Turner. Photo: Stephen White, courtesy Turner Contemporary

10 October 2017

Kent artist Tracey Emin's famous My Bed artwork goes on show in her hometown this weekend, teamed with works by JMW Turner.


Get spooked with some Halloween happenings

Halloween fun in Kent this October half term

07 October 2017

Looking for some Halloween fun for your little monsters? Here's our guide to what's creepy and kooky across the county.

The coolest tickets in town

Try ice skating in Tunbridge Wells this Christmas

07 October 2017

The coolest tickets around have gone on sale for ice skating sessions at one of the county's top annual ice rinks, plus live music and food and drink.

Beastly family fun this half term

Hempstead Valley is teaming up with kmfm for this October half term

06 October 2017

It's not just pumpkin carving and spooky shenanigans this October half term: try circus shows, scarecrows, puppetry and beastly fun.

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