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Sam Lawrie

Sam Lawrie joined the KM Media Group in 2022, working as the Feature Writer for What's On, covering arts and entertainment. Sam previously worked at the Daily Telegraph as part of the Subscriptions team.

Celebrate the bank holiday with a feast fit for royalty

22 May 2022
Celebrate the bank holiday with a feast fit for royalty

Tuck into some of the county’s best dishes as this food and drink festival opens up over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend.

Kent’s most inspiring teachers are recognised with awards

21 May 2022
Kent’s most inspiring teachers are recognised with awards

The Kent Teacher of the Year Awards celebrated the hard work of dedicated teaching staff from across the county.

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Get your groove on at this funky weekend festival

21 May 2022
Get your groove on at this funky weekend festival

The Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender will see legends of funk, soul, disco and acid jazz take to the stage.

Our guide to a marvellous May half term

21 May 2022
Our guide to a marvellous May half term

Whether it's arts and crafts activities, nature trails or wildlife walks, we've got lots of ideas to keep your kids busy this half term.

Sugababes announced as headliners for Pride Festival

20 May 2022
Sugababes announced as headliners for Pride Festival

The Sugababes’ original trio will be bringing all their biggest pop hits to the pride celebrations this summer.

Uncover the secrets of Kent’s rebel poet

20 May 2022
Uncover the secrets of Kent’s rebel poet

The incredible life of wartime poet Siegfried Sassoon is being explored in one of this summer's biggest movies

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We had lunch at all-you-can-eat - despite online reviews

19 May 2022
We had lunch at all-you-can-eat - despite online reviews

This restaurant has racked up over 160 one-star reviews on Tripadvisor - but how did our writer rate it?

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FEASTival set to welcome foodies from across Kent

18 May 2022
FEASTival set to welcome foodies from across Kent

The FreeWheelin FEASTival will be serving unique street food, delicious drinks and artisan produce for the first time since the pandemic.

Stunning Earth art exhibition to open inside historic cathedral

18 May 2022
Stunning Earth art exhibition to open inside historic cathedral

Gaia, the latest breathtaking installation from Luke Jerram, uses NASA imagery and a seven-metre globe to capture our planet from a new perspective.

For sale: the mansion that was home to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

17 May 2022
For sale: the mansion that was home to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

This spectacular Grade II listed property, featuring seven bedrooms and 12 acres of land, was once home to one of the most famous cars in history.

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The mods are coming to town

17 May 2022
The mods are coming to town

Slip into your suit jacket and rev up your scooters as the Mods Mayday concert crash-lands in Kent.

Tuck in! 8 of the best veggie eats in Kent

16 May 2022
Tuck in! 8 of the best veggie eats in Kent

It's National Vegetarian Week, so why not treat yourself to a meat-free meal at one of these top restaurants, cafes and pubs?

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Comic book convention set to be a super day out

14 May 2022
Comic book convention set to be a super day out

Find yourself face-to-face with your favourite superheroes as stars from Avengers and Wonder Woman come to the Marvel and DC Comic Con.

Strictly legend waltzes onto the stage

13 May 2022
Strictly legend waltzes onto the stage

Join the king of the ballroom as he spills his showbiz secrets in An Audience with Anton Du Beke.

11 gigs and concerts not to miss for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend

12 May 2022
11 gigs and concerts not to miss for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend

From tribute bands to international DJs, here's the best live music in Kent over the four-day celebration

Alistair McGowan swaps punchlines for the piano

11 May 2022
Alistair McGowan swaps punchlines for the piano

The renowned comedian and impressionist has turned his hand to classical music in his new tour, the Piano Show.

Give your home a springtime spruce up

11 May 2022
Give your home a springtime spruce up

The Spring Home and Garden Event showcases everything from kitchen products and home technology to garden furniture and outdoor decor.

Raise a glass at these rooftop bars

10 May 2022
Raise a glass at these rooftop bars

Get ready for summer with an al fresco drink at some of Kent's trendy rooftop bars.

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Splash out! Seven homes for sale with super swimming pools

10 May 2022
Splash out! Seven homes for sale with super swimming pools

Summer is just around the corner, and these amazing homes are ready for the hot weather with their own private pools.

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Experience cinema like never before

09 May 2022
Experience cinema like never before

Win a pair of tickets to the incredible new 4DX, ScreenX and IMAX screens at Cineworld Ashford.

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