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White Christmas odds slashed as icy snap is forecast

White Christmas odds slashed as icy snap is forecast

Bookmakers have slashed the odds of snow on December 25 as longer range forecasts now warn of sub-zero conditions ahead.

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Huge crowds enjoy town's lights switch-on

Huge crowds enjoy town's lights switch-on

Huge crowds descended into a town centre for its annual Christmas lights switch-on festivities with a host of activities and entertainment.

Thousands flock to Christmas lights switch-on

Thousands flock to Christmas lights switch-on

Santa and two primary school pupils were the stars of the night when this town turned on its Christmas lights.

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Preparations complete for Christmas lights switch-on

Preparations complete for Christmas lights switch-on

More than 100 trees have been erected on shop fronts as part of the final preparations before a town's Christmas lights switch-on.

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Let there be light!

Let there be light!

Hundreds took part in a lantern parade to mark the countdown to Christmas.

Panto-style festive show comes to historic setting

Panto-style festive show comes to historic setting

A Kent stately home has announced its festive experience for children this year, which includes a panto-style show and a visit to see Santa.

Christmas at Bedgebury: don't fight the feeling

Christmas at Bedgebury: don't fight the feeling

The one-mile illuminated festive forest trail at Bedgebury opened to visitors last night. Here's what we thought of the experience:

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Christmas countdown kicks off town lights switch-on

Christmas countdown kicks off town lights switch-on

With just over a month to go until the big day, the festive fun saw a host of performances from groups and a town's lights switched on.

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The growing need for reverse advent calendars at Christmas

The growing need for reverse advent calendars at Christmas

Reverse advent calendars are set to support a number of food banks with their preparations for Christmas but what are they and how do you make one?

Devastating fire does not stop teen's Christmas light display

Devastating fire does not stop teen's Christmas light display

A teenager who holds an annual Christmas lights display for a homeless charity, had to start from scratch, after a fire destroyed the decorations.

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Town gets festive with Christmas lights switch on

Town gets festive with Christmas lights switch on

Families and entertainers are gathering for a town's Christmas lights switch on, after last year's event was cancelled because of Covid-19.

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Festive film screening coming to your car

Festive film screening coming to your car

A drive-in movie company has announced two nights of feel-good festive films being screened at a venue in Kent.

Lighting up the towns for Christmas

Lighting up the towns for Christmas

Full details of festive lights switch-ons in Sittingbourne and on Sheppey.

Am dram group return to stage with Snow White panto

Am dram group return to stage with Snow White panto

St Margaret's Players is marking its return to theatre with a festive rendition of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Christmas isn't just for humans

Christmas isn't just for humans

A festive dog fete, including a chance to meet Santa Paws, is on offer for pet pooches this weekend.

Festive forest lights trail is back this week

Festive forest lights trail is back this week

One of the county's must-see Christmas attractions opens in a Kent forest this week - but only a handful of tickets are left. Find out more here:

Christmas lights switch-ons across Kent

Christmas lights switch-ons across Kent

Festive lights are starting to twinkle across the county. We take a look at where you can see lights switch-ons near you in Kent this year.

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Kent's Christmas tea parties

Kent's Christmas tea parties

Ditch the cold festive fairs for a warm cup of tea and scones - the Christmas tea party is a new phenomenon taking over the county.

Is this Kent's most festive high street?

Is this Kent's most festive high street?

Featuring five miles of twinkling LED lights switched on after a lantern-lit parade, is this the county's most Christmassy high street?

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All you need to know about town's Christmas lights switch-on

All you need to know about town's Christmas lights switch-on

Two young girls will be joining a Holby City and former Joseph star as guests of honour at a town's Christmas lights switch-on.

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