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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.

Secret Drinker: Blood, Sheps and beers

Secret Drinker: Blood, Sheps and beers

07 August 2020

Our undercover reporter finds out more about the family carving out a dynasty at one of Kent's oldest pubs

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Walk in to the drive-in

Walk in to the drive-in

07 August 2020

Don't fancy driving to a drive-in? Chef Tom Kerridge launches his new walk-in tickets for his garden party next month, with food and live music.

All set to steam into summer

All set to steam into summer

05 August 2020

Head into summer in style with a trip on a steam train. Here's our guide to where you can get on board:

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Go glamping and sleep under the stars

Go glamping and sleep under the stars

05 August 2020

The temperature's rising, there's a meteor shower coming, and it's Global Sleep Under the Stars Night - here's where could glamp to enjoy all three.

Chicken wing restaurant opens at Bluewater

Chicken wing restaurant opens at Bluewater

05 August 2020

A chicken wing shop has opened its third store in the UK at Kent's biggest shopping centre.

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More sites set to reopen

More sites set to reopen

05 August 2020

Wondering where to head this weekend? Here's some more venues which are reopening across the county.

Leeds Castle set to reopen

Leeds Castle set to reopen

05 August 2020

An historic castle which has opened its grounds, play areas and part of its gardens, is now set to allow visitors back inside the castle itself.

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.

Fire service to hold second online open day

Fire service to hold second online open day

05 August 2020

After the success of its first, Kent Fire and Rescue is to hold a second online open day, with videos, tours and prizes.

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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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Parents facing The Nightmare Before Christmas

Parents facing The Nightmare Before Christmas

05 August 2020

Pantos and firework displays are collapsing like dominoes amid the pandemic - we look at what events might actually still go ahead this year.

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Fancy a holiday in a prison cell or a church?

Fancy a holiday in a prison cell or a church?

04 August 2020

You can enjoy a unique staycation in Kent with some of these quirky holiday lets.

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Kent's biggest panto cancelled

Kent's biggest panto cancelled

03 August 2020

Kent’s biggest pantomime has been cancelled for the first time amid uncertainty surrounding the reopening of theatres.

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New steak and lobster joint opens

New steak and lobster joint opens

03 August 2020

A new restaurant serving steak, lobster and burgers has opened its doors on a seafront.

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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.

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

Castle cafe plans granted despite traffic fears

03 August 2020

English Heritage is celebrating after its plans were approved allowing it to open a cafe opposite one of its castles.

Get a room! Secret Drinker and the loved up couple

Get a room! Secret Drinker and the loved up couple

31 July 2020

Our undercover reporter finds a bit too much summer loving on his latest pub visit

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Family park set to reopen

Family park set to reopen

31 July 2020

A popular family attraction, which has been closed throughout lockdown, is to reopen its doors to the public this weekend.

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