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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.

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.

A festival of comfort food and autumnal treats

There will be plenty of food and drink on offer at the Leeds Castle Food Festival

06 September 2017

There's a foodies’ delight this weekend as a popular food festival cooks up a treat.

Stereophonics' one-off show sees tickets snapped up

Stereophonics Picture: Andrew Whitton

05 September 2017

Stereophonics bring those raspy vocals and heavy guitars to Kent this weekend, warming up for a big Hyde Park gig the following day.

Undercover Festival heads for the cover of Kent

Angelic Upstarts

05 September 2017

A two-day celebration of punk, ska and dub brings big music names to the Kent coast, after it chose to relocate to the county.

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.

Edge-of-your-seat family fun

The circus will be in Deal, Tunbridge Wells and Folkestone

29 August 2017

The world famous Moscow State Circus brings its nerve-tingling new show to a Kent town.

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.

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.


Time to sup some cider

Enjoy some brews at Brogdale

23 August 2017

Apples in their truly scrumptious form take centre stage for an annual cider festival this weekend.

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