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Panto postponed until next year

Panto postponed until next year

Another popular pantomime has been forced to postpone this year's shows due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Ice skating tickets go on sale

Ice skating tickets go on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for ice skating this Christmas - and there's a special treat for young skaters who turned 10 this year.

Charity's bid to save festive season with Christmas drive-ins

Charity's bid to save festive season with Christmas drive-ins

A charity has launched a new festive event in a bid to save Christmas 2020 for families.

Christmas lights switch-on will be virtual

Christmas lights switch-on will be virtual

A Christmas lights switch-on event will be held virtually with crowds discouraged from gathering to witness the action, it has been announced.

Popular Christmas attraction cancelled due to Covid-19

Popular Christmas attraction cancelled due to Covid-19

Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 has resulted in a popular Christmas event being cancelled.

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'It's like they don't give a stuff about the traders'

'It's like they don't give a stuff about the traders'

Business owners have hit out against Kent County Council over plans to shut off a major access route into a town in the lead up to Christmas.

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Ticket sales up for Christmas lights trail

Ticket sales up for Christmas lights trail

A festive illuminated trail, which is to return for a third year, is proving more popular than ever this year.

Santa set to steam in this Christmas

Santa set to steam in this Christmas

You can now book tickets for the chance to meet Santa on board one of the county's heritage railways this winter.

Appeal for unwanted dolls ahead of Christmas in a recession

Appeal for unwanted dolls ahead of Christmas in a recession

An appeal for unwanted dolls - including those with matted hair and pen tattoos - is to help families already worrying about Christmas after Covid-19.

Parents facing The Nightmare Before Christmas

Parents facing The Nightmare Before Christmas

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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Christmas ice rink cancelled

Christmas ice rink cancelled

Plans for an annual ice rink have been scrapped by the council as uncertainty over when the coronavirus pandemic will end continues.

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Coach firm offers free festive Bruges trip for NHS heroes

Coach firm offers free festive Bruges trip for NHS heroes

A coach company is asking people to nominate their NHS heroes for a free trip to the Bruges Christmas Markets.

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Time for a final festive curtain call

Time for a final festive curtain call

The longest-running pantomime production in the county is set for its final, festive curtain call and there's still time to catch some tickets.

'They both adore each other'

'They both adore each other'

Despite an age gap of more than a century, an eight-month-old and her 102-year-old great-great-grandmother have formed a special bond.

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Mountains of gifts for homeless

Mountains of gifts for homeless

Kind-hearted children helped fill a record number of boxes filled with essential items for people with no home of their own.

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Charity serves up Christmas lunch for 'those on their own'

Charity serves up Christmas lunch for 'those on their own'

Restaurants donated food and drink to ensure those on their own weren't left out this Christmas.

Perfect solution for all your unwanted Christmas gifts

Perfect solution for all your unwanted Christmas gifts

A jeweller has introduced a scheme to make sure no Christmas gifts are wasted in the new year.

Boxing Day Dip time change reminder

Boxing Day Dip time change reminder

A Boxing Day Dip will take place at 9.30am instead of 11am tomorrow due to high tide fears.

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Did Dickens spend his last Christmas turkey-less?

Did Dickens spend his last Christmas turkey-less?

A recently unearthed letter sent by the great author has thrown doubt on whether Dickens spent his last Christmas meal without a turkey.

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Hidden stories of the food bank

Hidden stories of the food bank

From a single mum with five children at home to the soldier suffering PTSD, we've spoken to those who rely on the food bank.

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