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Electro-rockers Metronomy headline seaside festival

Frontman Joseph Mount. Picture: Joseph Singh.

01 October 2017

Metronomy blew the roof off a striking venue at Margate's Dreamland as they headlined the second day of By the Sea Festival to a rapturous reception.

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Fright night film screenings

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in IT Picture: PA Photo/Warner Bros

29 September 2017

No longer just for trick-or-treaters, there's Halloween horror for grown-ups with fright night film screenings across Kent.

Seven things to make your weekend

The Medieval Mops Fair comes to Sitingbourne. Picture: Tony Stigle

29 September 2017

We've come up with seven spot-on ideas to try with the family this weekend.

Pictures: See Leeds Castle rooms burst into bloom

Simon Lycett with his display in the Banqueting Hall. Picture: www.matthewwalkerphotography.com

27 September 2017

Designers descend on castle to create floral masterpieces as part of the venue's fifth flower festival.

Dream line-up to play by the sea

The Libertines' gig at By the Sea will be at Margate Winter Gardens

27 September 2017

Over three days and with headliners Everything Everything and The Libertines, the By the Sea festival promises to be the biggest yet.

Autumn's in the air

Take a family walk through the Kent countryside this autumn

27 September 2017

There’s a feast for your senses awaiting this autumn: step outside and try our pick of the seasonal walks across Kent and East Sussex.

A market for art

The Art Market at Lockmeadow in Maidstone Picture: Andy Jones

27 September 2017

Contemporary art comes hand in hand with live music, dance, poetry and antiques at a town's third annual Art Market.

A feast of a festival

Tuck in at Victoria Gardens this weekend

27 September 2017

An annual food festival will bring more than 100 stalls selling regional produce, a chef's theatre and family activities, returns this weekend.

Game of Thrones festival comes to Kent

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Ser Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones

27 September 2017

A festival is being held next year - with plans to host a top jousting team.

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Bringing stories to life

A new exhibition at the Chatham Dockyard features the work of children's author Michael Foreman

26 September 2017

A special exhibition celebrating the world of storytelling through the work of an award-winning children's illustrator is coming to Kent.

Eat, sleep, see the sights

Canterbury historic river tours

22 September 2017

Looking for culture, to see the sights and find the best places to eat, drink and sleep? We have a guide to all you need to know about Canterbury.

A food and drink festival to feast on

Carluccio's Mushroom Market

22 September 2017

An annual food and drink festival will include a visit from Italian chef Antonio Carluccio and launch the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight this weekend.

Time to get your game on

Star Wars features in Game Plan

22 September 2017

A new exhibition celebrating board games through the ages will have us all reaching for the dice and arguing over which colour we want to be.

Meet The Gruffalo - and two tiny new arrivals

The baby meerkats Goldie and Fuggle with their mum Jess

21 September 2017

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

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Robots rule with metal mayhem

Extreme Robots is coming to Medway and Maidstone Picture: Menthorn Media Scotland

21 September 2017

Let battle commence as the mechanical monsters from Robot Wars take it to the extreme with two visits to Kent, the first of which is this weekend.

An enchanted castle

Leeds Castle holds its Festival of Flowers

20 September 2017

Leeds Castle is set to get lovelier as its Festival of Flowers comes into bloom this weekend.

Hot tips from safety chiefs

Thames-side Fire Station in Northfleet

19 September 2017

A fire station will open its doors for a community safety day for the first time in 10 years this weekend.

A slice of family fun down on the farm

Meet piglets and see pig racing at Lake Farm near Maidstone this weekend. Picture: Matthew Walker

19 September 2017

Enjoy a slice of rural life as a family-run farm holds a harvest festival with pig racing, apple bobbing and live music by day and night.

Beat the drop and boost a charity pot

Mike Startup and the Wilkins Kennedy team are supporting the KM Abseil Challenge.

18 September 2017

Brave fundraisers can support their favourite good cause by taking part in the KM Abseil Charity Challenge.

Festival favourites at a historic home

World famous cellist Richard Harwood is a regular performer at Music@Malling Picture: Martin Apps

18 September 2017

Churches, chapels, abbeys and schools all play host to world class music for the annual Music@Malling festival.

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