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Sellers launch online Christmas market

Sellers launch online Christmas market

Over 60 sellers have come together to launch an online Christmas market, and hope it will encourage people to forgo Amazon and shop local instead.

Pictures of best celebrity switch ons as Kent prepares for biggest yet

Pictures of best celebrity switch ons as Kent prepares for biggest yet

While Covid has derailed switch ons this year, kmfm is aiming to create the county's biggest ever - to celebrate here's some blasts from the past.

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Youngsters to receive gifts following heartwarming response to appeal

Youngsters to receive gifts following heartwarming response to appeal

A heart-warming response to a toy appeal means hundreds of children will receive 'good as new' gifts this Christmas.

Keeping it real this Christmas

Keeping it real this Christmas

If you're buying a real Christmas tree, we have details of where to get yours in Kent, plus expert advice on making it last all through the season.

Christmas is coming to the castle

Christmas is coming to the castle

A festive array of bespoke Christmas trees will go on show to visitors to a Kent castle this weekend.

Three households can meet at Christmas

Three households can meet at Christmas

A deal on who people can visit during Christmas has been agreed by the four nations.

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Book your doorstep visits from Santa through theatre

Book your doorstep visits from Santa through theatre

A theatre closed because of Covid is helping Santa Save Christmas by taking care of his diary and booking personal visits where grottos can't open

Teen hosts Christmas light switch-on for homeless charity

Teen hosts Christmas light switch-on for homeless charity

A 14-year-old boy has pulled out all the stops with his annual Christmas lights display to raise money for a homeless charity.

Bake Christmas treats with GBBO finalist

Bake Christmas treats with GBBO finalist

A Great British Bake Off finalist from Kent will be teaching people to make festive goodies at at a virtual charity cooking event.

Decorations go up as town prepares for virtual switch on

Decorations go up as town prepares for virtual switch on

The pandemic, PPE and problematic gales have not been enough to stop Christmas lights organisers from preparing a town for its annual switch on.

Colleges team up for Christmas gift appeal

Colleges team up for Christmas gift appeal

Two college principals are asking people across the county to play Santa this festive season by donating a gift to brighten up a child's Christmas.

Christmas events taking place in Kent this year

Christmas events taking place in Kent this year

From illuminated trails to ice skating and chances to see Santa this Christmas - here's what's on this festive season across the county:

Let there be Christmas lights

Let there be Christmas lights

Christmas is coming early across the county as towns switch on their lights, virtually, earlier than ever. Take a look at some sparkling already:

Bikers' bid to spread festive joy to poorly children

Bikers' bid to spread festive joy to poorly children

As a Christmas toy run has been cancelled due to the pandemic, organisers are appealing for donations so they can still send gifts to ill children.

Getting all stirred up for Christmas

Getting all stirred up for Christmas

Stir Up Sunday - the day when families traditionally make their Christmas puddings - is coming. Here's how to get stuck in:

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Blue Peter star's panto to be screened

Blue Peter star's panto to be screened

A panto made by Blue Peter star Peter Duncan in his own garden will be screened at a cinema in the county this Christmas.

Santa's grotto comes to Kent caves

Santa's grotto comes to Kent caves

Father Christmas will be setting up a Covid-safe grotto inside some caves on the Kent coast this Christmas.

The socially distanced show will go on

The socially distanced show will go on

Theatre managers have started rehearsals for their Christmas panto and made a video explaining how they are able to make sure the show goes on.

Make a Christmas wish at this attraction

Make a Christmas wish at this attraction

A Kent attraction will have a wishing tree to place wishes on, and the chance to catch a glimpse of Santa, as part of its outdoor festive event.

How you can help the foodbank this Christmas

How you can help the foodbank this Christmas

This foodbank has launched a reverse advent calendar appeal ahead of a challenging Christmas for thousands of families.

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