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Beer festival hunts for new home after venue calls time

Friends chat over a beer at a previous Kent Beer Festival held at Merton Farm in Canterbury

12 January 2018

Organisers of one of county's top beer festivals face race to find new home ahead of July event.


Take That musical The Band announces second Kent date

The Band from the show featuring the music of Take That

11 January 2018

Organisers of the tour of The Band, which features the music of Take That, have added an extra date in Kent, due to popular demand.

Americana music festival to come to Kent

Black Deer festival at Eridge Park in Kent

11 January 2018

A taste of all things Americana will be riding in to Kent this summer as new music festival Black Deer launches.

Destination Kent poised for return

The 2018 edition of Destination Kent will be released before Easter

11 January 2018

A guide to family days out and the best-kept secrets in the county is due to launch before Easter.

Dancing On Ice star Candice's hot festival ticket to Kent

British Bake Off star Candice Brown, currently starring in Dancing On Ice, will be at Pub in the Park in Tunbridge Wells Picture: ITV

10 January 2018

Dancing On Ice and Bake Off star Candice Brown will be cooking up a storm at a food and drink festival in Kent this summer.

Catch them while you can: exhibitions to see

Tracey Emin's My Bed

10 January 2018

See a famous artist's bed, childhood TV stars and panto paraphernalia in six stimulating exhibitions across the county before they close for good.

Stand and deliver: The Highway Rat's woodland trail for kids

The Highway Rat (voiced by David Tennant) and the Squirrel (voiced by Tom Hollander) Picture: PA Photo/BBC/Magic Light Pictures

10 January 2018

Two Kent forests have launched a fun kids' trail from the pen of author Julia Donaldson featuring a caped crusader - who's after your biscuits!


Run for it: parkruns and clubs to get you moving in 2018

Don't just think about it: get running this year

10 January 2018

Resolved to get fit or fitter in 2018? Here’s how to do it with running in Kent – it just takes a bit of motivation to get you moving.

Planning a summer of love? Try these winter wedding open days

Couples hoping to tie the knot can register for the Penshurst Place wedding open day

09 January 2018

Dreaming of a sumptuous, summer wedding? For couples planning their big day, 'tis the season to step out and visit venues.

The Sound of Music stage show makes two Kent stops

Lucy O'Byrne in the Sound of Music, coming to Bromley and Tunbridge Wells

09 January 2018

The Bill Kenwright version of the timeless classic The Sound of Music comes to Kent, with fresh face, and former EastEnder Neil McDermott.

Get your game on as GEEK returns to the county

GEEK is coming to Dreamland in Margate

09 January 2018

Gaming festival GEEK will have a Space Invaders theme when it returns to Kent, to mark the 40th anniversary of Space Invaders.

Your chance to see dinosaur footprint

Steve Friedrich, local fossil collector, with his discovery.

09 January 2018

A museum has just added a dinosaur footprint to its collection, found on the beach of a town in Kent.


Read all about it in 2018: Here's nine books to pick up

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Engagement Picture: Pitkin/PA

08 January 2018

From royal engagements to one woman's cancer battle told by her brother, and the lives of suffragettes: here's nine books to read in 2018.

Latest star announced for Thronefest

08 January 2018

A Game of Thrones star will be flying in from Germany to be part of an event inspired by the show.

Veganuary: where to try vegan foods across Kent

Tasty vegan options by Ponga Foods in Maidstone

08 January 2018

Looking for a change for the New Year? Here's six ideas for where to try tasty vegan food across Kent during Veganuary.


The bright lights of the city - but even brighter

Umbrella Project by Cirque Bijou Picture: Artichoke

08 January 2018

The UK's largest light festival, Lumiere London, will recreate the Northern Lights among its installations in the capital.

Panto fun from Robin Hood

The pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the wood with characters Friar Tuck, Robin, Alan-a-Dale and Little Joan. Picture courtesy of Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society

06 January 2018

An amateur dramatics group opens its latest show this week.

MasterChef's Marcus set to farm in Kent

Chef Marcus Wareing has bought a farm in Kent Picture: PA Photo/Jonathan Gregson

06 January 2018

MasterChef: The Professionals chef Marcus Wareing has found a farm in Kent to develop to help him go back to his roots.

Kent girls hope for dates on Take Me Out

Take Me out presenter Paddy McGuinness Picture: Thames/ Fremantle

05 January 2018

Two Kent girls are joining the line-up hoping to bag a date in the Isle of Fernando's when dating show Take Me out returns this weekend.


A look back at the weirdest, wackiest fad diets in history

A number of celebrities embraced the raw food movement and credited the diet with giving them more health and vitality

04 January 2018

Remember when people had a grapefruit before every meal or went mad for the Atkins diet? KentOnline delves into diet trends of the past.

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