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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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.

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