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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.

Colourful world-class puppetry returns to town

Tunbridge Wells Puppetry Festival is in partnership with Disney's The Lion King

17 September 2017

A puppetry festival returns to a Kent town next month with a colourful line-up and a special partnership with Disney's The Lion King.

Art making waves in the air

Art buffs checking out Antony Gormley's work at the Harbour Arm in Folketone Picture: Gary Browne

17 September 2017

A burial ground bursting into musical life is among the highlights of the fourth Folkestone Triennial.

Beat the champs at the KM Charity Golf Challenge

The MHA MacIntyre Hudson team won the KM Charity Golf Challenge in May.

16 September 2017

Golfers with driving ambition can take on the reigning champions at a prize-packed charity challenge.

War Horse's special anniversary

13 September 2017

A story of unbreakable bonds, Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse, comes to Kent, where his writing began, for its 10th anniversary tour.

We salute you

Vintage music will fill the air at Salute to the 40s

13 September 2017

Attention! It’s time to feast on 1940s nostalgia, as the popular Salute to the 40s returns to the Chatham Historic Dockyard.

The Beaney's high five

Stormtroopers will return to The Beaney to mark the fifth anniversary since its reopening

13 September 2017

The Clangers and Bagpuss will rub shoulders with Stormtroopers as a city centre museum holds a fifth birthday bash.

Caring for our coastline

Join the Great British Beach Clean

13 September 2017

Forget sun cream and bikinis: this weekend's Great British Beach Clean means litter pickers and bin bags.

Start your engines

The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match will be held in Marden Picture: Matthew Walker

13 September 2017

Ploughing and rural pastimes will be celebrated at this weekend's Weald of Kent Ploughing Match.

Catch of the day

Sue McGuire of Granny's Kitchen at last year's Faversham Food Festival Picture: Chris Davey

13 September 2017

Freshly caught fish, oysters and local produce will all be on offer at an annual food festival this weekend.

Sail away

Bart's Bash comes to Bewl Water in Lamberhurst

13 September 2017

The world's largest sailing race is coming to the county this weekend, raising funds in memory of a double Olympic medallist.

A pawfect day

Robbie the labrador takes on the ever-popular Splash 'n' Dash Picture: Matthew Walker

12 September 2017

The annual celebration of canine capers, Paws in the Park, comes to Kent this weekend. Here's what's set to get tails wagging.

Swashbuckling adventure for charity

Participants will raise funds for causes all over Kent at the KM Assault Course Challenge staged in October at the MY/PT army assault course within Betteshanger Park near Deal.

12 September 2017

Adventurers will tackle tunnels, a tyre wall, rope walk, and more at the popular KM Assault Course Charity Challenge, now open for booking.

Scares in store as Screamland's return is announced

Screamland returns to Dreamland for a third year

11 September 2017

Screamland comes to the revamped Dreamland site this Halloween, promising to be its biggest and scariest version yet.

Do you have what it takes for Survival?

Survival: Kent's new obstacle course race opening at Betteshanger near Deal

09 September 2017

A new extreme obstacle course race, featuring 40 man-made and natural challenges on a former colliery site, is coming to the county.

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