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Mind boggling creative magic with bOing!

Shona Reppe brings The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean to bOing!

23 August 2017

Unleash your creative streak with some marvellous magical shows and experiences at this weekend's bOing! international family festival.


Let battle commence

The Military Odyssey comes to the Kent Showground

23 August 2017

An annual show which brings battle through the ages to the county marches in this weekend.

The 80s are in the air

The lights at Dreamland in Margate Picture: Gary Browne

22 August 2017

Movie nights head to a Kent attraction for the first time, marking the 30th anniversaries for two 80s classics.

A vintage day out

Salute to the '40s is a festival of vintage fun and nostalgia

21 August 2017

Let the Historic Dockyard Chatham transport you back in time with its vintage festival of fun, Salute to the '40s. Sponsored editorial.


Step out along our coast with the White Cliffs Walking Festival

Get walking Picture: National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

20 August 2017

It’s the coast with the most – so step out and explore with the annual White Cliffs Walking Festival's events from gentle town tours to epic treks.

Combining some military might for a spectacular show

The Tigers parachute team will be dropping in

19 August 2017

Thrilling airborne spectacles are set to parachute in for a popular summer show which packs a military punch this weekend.

Hiding in plain sight: Canterbury's peculiar relics

An unhappy gargoyle in Mercery Lane

18 August 2017

Thousands of shoppers and visitors walk past them every day, but Canterbury has many fascinating signs and relics. Find out the story behind them.


Days of old, when knights were bold

Dover Castle's grand medieval joust

17 August 2017

Knights in shining armour gave visitors to Dover Castle an adrenaline-fuelled taste of the past

A weekend down on the farm

Biddenden Tractorfest and Country Fair comes to the countryside this weekend. Picture: Martin Apps

16 August 2017

Enjoy the slower pace of life down on the farm this weekend as a tractorfest and country fair returns with some 100 tractors and fun family events.


Hold on to your hats for some high-flying action

Visitors at Herne Bay gather to watch the airshow

16 August 2017

Those magnificent men (and women) in their flying machines take to the skies above the county at high-flying air shows taking off this weekend.

Dream homecoming for forgotten artworks

Canterbury artist Barry Kirk's works were straight out of the 60s and captured Dreamland as it was then

15 August 2017

Art works discovered in a basement and showing Dreamland back in its 60s heyday are now back on show at the amusement park 50 years on.


New Henry VIII exhibition at castle

The World Map as known in 1539 is a very popular new feature

13 August 2017

A new exhibition reveals how Henry VIII’s fears for the safety and security of his realm shaped the country’s defences and his own married life.

Dinosaurs live on this summer

The T-Rex

12 August 2017

Dinosaurs are ruling the Earth all over again at a shopping centre in Kent throughout the summer holidays.

Summer lovin' across Kent

The Beach is at Bluewater this summer

11 August 2017

From battles to board games and beaches, dive into the school summer break with these events for all the family across Kent.


Five reasons to head to the Kent coast this weekend

Monster crab catching on Herne Bay's famous pier

08 August 2017

Fantastic seaside days out to keep all ages – and pockets – happy.

Head out on the open road

Hire a bike and head out on the open road with the family across Kent

06 August 2017

The open road beckons to explore the county's unspoilt sites with cycling this summer - you don't even need to own a bike to do it.

Take to skies and experience Hurricane challenge

The challenge of flying a Hurricane in the Battle of Britain has been brought to life in a new simulator. Picture: Battle of Britain Memorial

04 August 2017

Pilots can get behind the controls of a Hurricane and try their hand at battling the Luftwaffe in the skies above Kent.


A seaside special

Chris Burke paints at Herne Bay Cartoon Festival last year Picture: Andy Jones

04 August 2017

Caricaturists and cartoonists put pencil to paper at a cartoon festival by the sea this weekend.

Get set for a wet and wild weekend with the pirates

Water pistols at dawn at the Sheppey Pirates Festival

02 August 2017

Grab your water pistols, Sheppey Pirates are getting ready to hold the world’s biggest water fight.

A rally to get you steamed up

Jake Skinner, three, admires one of the many traction engines at the Weald of Kent Steam Rally at Woodchurch. Picture: Chris Davey

01 August 2017

The largest line-up of steam in the county thunders in this weekend for two days of family fun.

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