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Letters to Santa deadline warning

Letters to Santa deadline warning

Royal Mail is urging families to send their letters to Santa in plenty of time if youngsters wish to receive a reply this year.

When is Christmas Jumper Day 2021?

When is Christmas Jumper Day 2021?

Internet searches for Christmas jumpers are rapidly increasing, but when is Christmas Jumper Day and how can you take part?

Kent's Christmas markets and festive fairs

Kent's Christmas markets and festive fairs

Gifts galore, handmade crafts and winter warming food and drink. Here's our guide to Kent's festive markets and fairs this year.

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Artisan Christmas market to launch in town centre

Artisan Christmas market to launch in town centre

A festive programme of events which includes a new artisan market and musical performances has been revealed.

Crowds to parade through streets for Christmas lights switch-on

Crowds to parade through streets for Christmas lights switch-on

A Christmas lights switch-on event with a twist is set to kick off festivities on Friday.

Joseph and Holby City actor switching on Christmas lights

Joseph and Holby City actor switching on Christmas lights

The winner of BBC's Any Dream Will Do Lee Mead will be starting the Christmas festivities in one Kent town.

Will there be a white Christmas this year?

Will there be a white Christmas this year?

Bookmaker William Hill is now taking bets on whether the UK will see a white Christmas but who is favourite for a festive flurry?

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The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

The top 12 must-have Christmas toys revealed

Toy experts have revealed the top 12 toys, available to buy this Christmas, that they think will be this year's must-have items.

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Apply now for Aldi's surplus Christmas food donations

Apply now for Aldi's surplus Christmas food donations

Aldi will give away surplus food this Christmas to families in need and here's how groups and charities can now apply:

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Royal Mail unveils Christmas stamps with plea for people to post early

Royal Mail unveils Christmas stamps with plea for people to post early

Royal Mail, which today unveiled its Christmas stamp designs, says people should shop online and post cards early to avoid delivery disappointment.

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Countdown to Christmas with light switch-ons

Countdown to Christmas with light switch-ons

The countdown to Christmas will officially begin with light switch-ons across the county.

Get your skates! The ice rinks opening near you

Get your skates! The ice rinks opening near you

It feels like a festive experience, but some ice rinks are opening earlier than ever. We take a look at the rinks due to open across Kent and beyond.

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Christmas grottos across the county this year

Christmas grottos across the county this year

Wrap up tickets to that all-important family visit to see Santa with our guide to grottos across Kent this year.

It's a wrap! 47 Christmas gift ideas to suit every age and budget

It's a wrap! 47 Christmas gift ideas to suit every age and budget

Make your Christmas shopping trip easy with these top pressie picks. Just remember... the magic is in the opening.

Lighting the way to Christmas

Lighting the way to Christmas

A fairy village and a wonderland walkway are among treats in store for visitors to a popular park this festive season.

Santa Specials steaming in to Kent

Santa Specials steaming in to Kent

Climbing onboard a Santa Special has a special festive feeling. We round up the ones in Kent this year and how to get tickets before they sell out.

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Win a family ticket to Christmas at Bedgebury

Win a family ticket to Christmas at Bedgebury

We've teamed up with the organisers of a magical one-mile illuminated festive trail to give away five family tickets to the opening weekend.

Kent's Christmas lights and when they're being switched on

Kent's Christmas lights and when they're being switched on

As the most wonderful time of the year creeps ever closer, here are the places in Kent you can watch the festivities.

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Christmas lights switch-on event axed amid Covid fears

Christmas lights switch-on event axed amid Covid fears

Organisers say it would be "reckless" to stage a festive community event amid fears Covid cases could rise this winter.

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Festive film screenings at half term

Festive film screenings at half term

Christmas is coming early as one Kent cinema is set to screen festive films two months ahead, in half term.

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