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On the trail of things to do this weekend

16 June 2021
On the trail of things to do this weekend

From colourful art trails to blooming gardens and bargain hunting, we've found five things to get out and do this weekend across Kent.

Just days left to get your free tickets

16 June 2021
Just days left to get your free tickets

There's just a few days left to enter the Kent Bigger Weekend ballot, which has more than 5,000 free tickets to county attractions up for grabs.

'We'll meet again' say summer concert organisers

15 June 2021
'We'll meet again' say summer concert organisers

One of the county's biggest summer concerts has been put back in the light of the Government's decision to delay lifting restrictions.

Wake up and smell the coffee at this festival

15 June 2021
Wake up and smell the coffee at this festival

A festival devoted to coffee, with a latte art zone and Espresso Martini bar, is coming to the county this summer.

Winning bookshop team pick their own winners

14 June 2021
Winning bookshop team pick their own winners

The team behind the UK's Independent Bookshop of the Year pick their favourite Kent books for us and share their top reasons to read.

Painting reveals the story of Kent's 7th century African abbot

11 June 2021
Painting reveals the story of Kent's 7th century African abbot

An English Heritage project highlighting the history of people of African heritage has seen a portrait of an abbot from the 7th century go on show.

Theatre reopens with award-winning musical

09 June 2021
Theatre reopens with award-winning musical

The county's biggest theatre has welcomed back audiences with a bang, with an award-winning musical, after being closed since March last year.

Which Kent gins to pick for World Gin Day

09 June 2021
Which Kent gins to pick for World Gin Day

To celebrate World Gin Day this weekend, we take a look at some of Kent's best gins, and where to taste and buy them.

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In the solitary footsteps of playwright Samuel Beckett

08 June 2021
In the solitary footsteps of playwright Samuel Beckett

As a literary festival returns, one event takes visitors on a journey in playwright and author Samuel Beckett's footsteps. Here's what we thought:

Own your own piece of English history

08 June 2021
Own your own piece of English history

Looking for a home packed with character? This beamed five-bedroom medieval building has its own place in the record books.

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Blooming June brings a bumper crop

07 June 2021
Blooming June brings a bumper crop

Kent farmers' markets have a bumper crop in June, with strawberries, raspberries and broad beans. Former MasterChef winner Julie Friend tells us more.

Call the Midwife stars spotted filming

05 June 2021
Call the Midwife stars spotted filming

Days after the latest series finale screened on TV, stars of the BBC's Call the Midwife have been back filming in Kent - and even posed for selfies.

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Free festival tickets for NHS and key workers

05 June 2021
Free festival tickets for NHS and key workers

Frontline workers are being offered free tickets to the county's first summer music festival - and there's just two days left to get them. Here's how:

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Firefighters free three from crash

05 June 2021
Firefighters free three from crash

Fire crews had to free three people from their cars after a crash involving two vehicles last night.

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Make Dad's day this Father's Day

03 June 2021
Make Dad's day this Father's Day

Wondering how to treat Dad this Father's Day? We've found days out from racing and railways to enjoying beer and the Euros across Kent to choose from.

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Five fun things to do this hot half term

02 June 2021
Five fun things to do this hot half term

From exploring cool caves to outdoor trails and bee walks, here's five family ideas for this half term week.

A crafty way to spend the weekend

02 June 2021
A crafty way to spend the weekend

Looking for something a little different to do this weekend? We've found six alternative events from antiques and artisan markets to craft fairs.

A bigger weekend of free tickets

01 June 2021
A bigger weekend of free tickets

The popular annual ticket giveaway to Kent's attractions, the Kent Big Weekend, is to return this summer and the ballot for free tickets is now open.

Book festival gets ready to turn over a new leaf

01 June 2021
Book festival gets ready to turn over a new leaf

A book festival returns this week after a year's absence, with its centrepiece inspired by novelist Samuel Beckett, plus outdoor live performances.

'There is literally nothing in the world better than having a dog welcome you home'

01 June 2021
'There is literally nothing in the world better than having a dog welcome you home'

Beloved cuddly toys, boundless energy and power naps - our Me & My Pet series continues with Leeds Castle chief Helen Bonser-Wilton and her dog Orla.

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