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Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

Wayne Fontana and his brush with death in Kent

07 August 2020

The death of 60s pop singer Wayne Fontana has brought back memories of the time he was rushed to hospital after appearing at a theatre four years ago.

Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

Author turns beach rubbish into treasure

07 August 2020

A new book by Lisa Woollett mixes tales of growing up in Kent with what she has found discarded on Britain's beaches.

A wartime weekend with the kids

A wartime weekend with the kids

05 August 2020

Kids can meet characters from the Second World War and join a new explorer quest at weekends at a castle this summer.

Still jamming behind closed doors

Still jamming behind closed doors

05 August 2020

An arts festival will go ahead online after its exhibitions and concerts were recorded live, behind closed doors with social distancing.

Marooned circus rolling again

Marooned circus rolling again

05 August 2020

After months of being stuck in a field - plus a tragic accident involving the boss - Santus Circus is on the road again.

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'Kent's Banksy' sprays new artwork on derelict store

'Kent's Banksy' sprays new artwork on derelict store

04 August 2020

A popular street artist who keeps his identity closely under wraps has struck again - with a new piece sprayed on a now-vacant Debenhams store.

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Festival to go ahead in 'bitesize' form

Festival to go ahead in 'bitesize' form

03 August 2020

A music and theatre festival has been scaled down and become an open-air event so that it can go ahead in a smaller form this summer.

Film star visits Kent landmark

Film star visits Kent landmark

01 August 2020

A film and tv star has been pictured visiting a Kent landmark while out on his travels.

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Love Island couple celebrate birth at Kent hospital

Love Island couple celebrate birth at Kent hospital

31 July 2020

A couple who met on ITV's hit show Love Island have thanked midwives at the Kent hospital where their second child has been born.

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Park here for the popcorn

Park here for the popcorn

29 July 2020

Pick up some popcorn and dust yourself down for a night out at the movies, the socially-distanced, 2020 way. Here's what's showing across this summer:

Outdoor theatre for the times we live in

Outdoor theatre for the times we live in

29 July 2020

A theatre, closed since March, is to stage three outdoor shows, which have all been touched by the effects of lockdown in a variety of ways.

Calling on the midwives again

Calling on the midwives again

29 July 2020

You can see behind the scenes of the popular BBC series, Call the Midwife, now that tours of the set are reopening.

Tattoo exhibition opens - after waiting four months

Tattoo exhibition opens - after waiting four months

28 July 2020

An exhibition on the history of British tattoo art, which was due to open when lockdown arrived, has finally opened, four months later than planned.

Band's ode to the summer of '98

Band's ode to the summer of '98

27 July 2020

A band founded by a former Medway man has penned a song to the 'lost' summer of 2020 - and even thrown in the 132 bus to Hempstead Valley Drive.

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TV star thanks 'amazing police saviours'

TV star thanks 'amazing police saviours'

26 July 2020

The host of Good Morning Britain has praised officers for rescuing her and her children after a 'terrifying' motorway ordeal.

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Live music is back

Live music is back

26 July 2020

Festivals may still be a no-no but live music is tentatively returning to pubs and clubs.

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Live on the Vine summer festival launches

Live on the Vine summer festival launches

24 July 2020

A new summer festival, bringing live entertainment outdoors each weekend, is set to launch tonight, raising funds for a local theatre and artists.

The studios responsible for TV gold

The studios responsible for TV gold

23 July 2020

We take a look behind the scenes of how a TV company put Kent on the map and became a regular home to Kylie Minogue and Take That.

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Unravelling river mysteries

Unravelling river mysteries

22 July 2020

Two Kent art projects have been awarded £15,000 each to explore the history of river heritage.

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Fleabag and more join cinema's screen line-up

Fleabag and more join cinema's screen line-up

22 July 2020

The play which the TV show Fleabag was based on is among a series of National Theatre Live shows set to be screened at a Kent cinema this summer.

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