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'We've got to laugh again'

'We've got to laugh again'

Masked Singer star Bonnie Langford, who joins Lee Mead in panto this Christmas, says panto will be a chance to laugh again and enjoy some escapism.

Donate your old LEGO for festive exhibition

Donate your old LEGO for festive exhibition

Organisers of a Christmas exhibition are appealing for people to donate their old LEGO bricks to help build a series of festive models.

Our guide to pantos in Kent this Christmas

Our guide to pantos in Kent this Christmas

Thinking of picking your panto tickets for this year? Here's our guide to the shows set to entertain us this Christmas across the county:

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego advent calendars go on sale - but two are already out of stock

Lego's advent calendars have gone on sale, and despite this week's mini heatwave, two are already sold out online.

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Festive experience first at town's castle

Festive experience first at town's castle

A new festive experience including an Igloo Theatre and shop local Christmas market are coming to one of the county's castles for the first time.

Town's Christmas market dates confirmed

Town's Christmas market dates confirmed

The return of a town's Christmas market has been confirmed with dates for the popular events revealed.

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Morrisons to close on Boxing Day

Morrisons to close on Boxing Day

One of the UK's largest supermarkets is set to remain closed on Boxing Day, a move being welcomed by many who say key workers deserve a break.

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Highlights for festive trail revealed

Highlights for festive trail revealed

It may be midsummer, but highlights of a Christmas light trail which had to be cancelled mid-run last year, have been revealed as tickets are on sale.

It's Christmas! Have you received your invitation yet?

It's Christmas! Have you received your invitation yet?

We aren't even out of May yet organisations are already issuing invitations to Christmas events still seven months away. Is this a record?

Register now for The Polar Express Train Ride

Register now for The Polar Express Train Ride

The Polar Express Train Ride, based on the popular children's story, is pulling into Kent this Christmas. Here's how to get your golden tickets:

Anger over Winter Wonderland refunds

Anger over Winter Wonderland refunds

Customers say they have still not received refunds from a Winter Wonderland of woe which caused traffic chaos in Kent.

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'Grinchy' vandal cuts outdoor Christmas lights

'Grinchy' vandal cuts outdoor Christmas lights

A mean-spirited vandal has left families scratching their heads after snipping outdoor Christmas lights using wire-cutters in the dead of night.

Never mind Banksy, we’ve got our Knitsy!

Never mind Banksy, we’ve got our Knitsy!

A secret guerilla knitter has put his or her stamp on a village by decorating a bright red pillar box.

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Railway staff deliver to stranded lorry drivers on M20

Railway staff deliver to stranded lorry drivers on M20

Two train companies worked late into the night on Christmas Eve to deliver food to stranded lorry drivers.

Christmas joy with Santa visit

Christmas joy with Santa visit

There were tears of joy this Christmas as children who couldn’t see Santa due to coronavirus restrictions were visited by Saint Nick and his sleigh.

Friends get festive tattoos after charity song raises £1k

Friends get festive tattoos after charity song raises £1k

Two musicians from Kent have gone under the needle after their catchy Christmas song raised more than £1,000 for charity.

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Review of Jingle Jangle on Netflix

Review of Jingle Jangle on Netflix

It only takes a minute to read our review of Jingle Jangle, now streaming on Netflix. Hear it here:

Dog saved by vets after eating 3ft-long tinsel

Dog saved by vets after eating 3ft-long tinsel

Vets miraculously pulled tinsel out from a dog in one piece after he swallowed the Christmas decoration at home.

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Student alone for Christmas is touched by strangers' kindness

Student alone for Christmas is touched by strangers' kindness

A university student who was nervous about spending the festive season on her own has been bowled over by an outpouring of support from the community.

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Take our festive film quiz

Take our festive film quiz

With just one more sleep to the big day, you can fit in a few more Christmas films - but how's your movie knowledge? Take our quiz and find out:

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