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Festival's 40th year looks to the future

Festival's 40th year looks to the future

13 November 2019

A book festival featuring TV stars, Booker Prize-winning authors and a Hollywood screenwriter has the future as its theme this year.

David Walliams' Billionaire Boy on stage

David Walliams' Billionaire Boy on stage

12 November 2019

Author, actor and presenter David Walliam's bestselling children's book Billionaire Boy comes to the stage in the county this week.

A tiger's coming to tea

A tiger's coming to tea

06 November 2019

An exhibition celebrating 50 years since classic children's book The Tiger Who Came To Tea was published is coming to the county.

Author HG Wells inspires book festival's 40th year

Author HG Wells inspires book festival's 40th year

04 November 2019

A Booker Prize winner, Line of Duty star and Hollywood screenwriter are part of a book festival's 40th year line-up, inspired by the work of HG Wells.

The joy of the Great British Bake Off

The joy of the Great British Bake Off

25 September 2019

Bake Off star Kim-Joy Hewlett will be at Bluewater this weekend, meeting fans and signing copies of her first cookbook.

Bake Off is back

Bake Off is back

27 August 2019

Judges Prue Leith and Kent's Paul Hollywood say the success of the Great British Bake Off still surprises them, as the show returns to our screens.

Dr Ranj waltzes in to book shop

Dr Ranj waltzes in to book shop

14 August 2019

Medway doctor, Dr Ranj Singh, will be at a Kent shopping centre this weekend signing copies of his new book and meeting fans.

The Handmaid's Tale sequel launch to be screened live

The Handmaid's Tale sequel launch to be screened live

13 August 2019

Fans of The Handmaid's Tale can see a live screening of author Margaret Attwood reading some of her long-awaited sequel at cinemas across the county.

'I've got no sympathy for them whatsoever'

'I've got no sympathy for them whatsoever'

30 July 2019

A new book has detailed the story of a year-long strike that changed the newspaper industry forever.

Dickens' David Copperfield brought to life

Dickens' David Copperfield brought to life

29 July 2019

A new adaptation of Charles Dickens' David Copperfield will premiere later this year, but will not feature any scenes filmed in the county.

Hot summer reads: books to take on the beach

Hot summer reads: books to take on the beach

28 July 2019

All packed for holiday, but just room to squeeze a new book in your suitcase? Check our top 10 summer reads before you head to the airport.

Adventurer Steve brings his Expedition to Kent

Adventurer Steve brings his Expedition to Kent

16 July 2019

Adventurer and Deadly 60 star Steve Backshall will be talking about his new TV show and book and meeting fans at a Kent shopping centre.

The Tiger drops in for tea again

The Tiger drops in for tea again

05 June 2019

The stage adaptation of Judith Kerr's much-loved The Tiger Who Came to Tea is coming to Kent theatres.

Lost Voice Guy cancels Kent visit

Lost Voice Guy cancels Kent visit

16 May 2019

Britain's Got Talent winner comedian Lee Ridley has had to cancel his visit to the county at short notice.

Lenny Henry brings tour Who Am I, Again? to Kent

Lenny Henry brings tour Who Am I, Again? to Kent

16 May 2019

Comedian and actor Sir Lenny Henry has announced his tour this year will come to one Kent theatre.

Images help set the crime scene

Images help set the crime scene

08 May 2019

Murder most foul comes under the spotlight in a Kent town this weekend - but it’s the work of fiction, thanks to a local author.

EastEnders' Samantha on board for gripping thriller

EastEnders' Samantha on board for gripping thriller

05 May 2019

EastEnders star Samantha Womack is set to star in the stage version of the gripping thriller The Girl on The Train.

Wallace and Gromit, wine and words at literature festival

Wallace and Gromit, wine and words at literature festival

30 April 2019

Wine expert Oz Clarke, Gogglebox stars Giles and Mary and Wallace and Gromit animators will be at a festival this bank holiday weekend.

SAS star to swoop in to shopping centre

SAS star to swoop in to shopping centre

30 April 2019

SAS: Who Dares Wins star Ollie Ollerton will be meeting Kent fans and sharing his secret to coping under stress.

Seven 'secret' facts about the County Town

Seven 'secret' facts about the County Town

11 April 2019

A Kent town can call itself the birthplace of a sporting revolution and home to some pretty strange events.

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