Many residents volunteered to be extras when one of the world's most famous bands showed up to make make a film in their town.
Kent has played host to some big name acts over the years and these superstars turned up to put on quite the show.
A look back at some of the very best nights out at the county's greatest clubs - and the D-list celebrities who joined the party.
A gone but not forgotten village shop has much to be remembered for, not least some of its celebrity customers – but its owners were the real stars.
From the Dartford Crossing to a house on Sheppey, Kent has it's fair share links to the wizarding world – although some are more tenuous than others.
We learn the secrets behind entertainer Michael Crawford's most daring stunt as Frank Spencer on Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.
From a £100 Led Zeppelin gig to its legendary 'grab-a-granny' nights, a mansion-turned-nightclub lives long in the memories of those who visited.
We look at how Kent helped hoist a young Davie Jones to super-stardom.
Vic Reeves and Julian Clary are among the comedians living in the county but they follow in a long line of funny people from Kent.
As one of the nation's favourite shows returns to our television, we look at the links The Great British Bake Off show has with Kent.
From Bowie to Band Aid, Kent's music stars have played a key role in some of the festive season's best known songs.
A controversial film in Kent about nuclear war was banned in the 1960s, so we took a look at the lasting impact it had on the world stage.
People have been remembering a high street nightspot once described as the brightest and most popular in the area.
We take a look at some of Kent's most prominent public art, exploring its origins and meaning.
"The biggest all-day open-air concert on the south coast" came to Kent in 1991.
We look at how the county played a huge role in the creation - and upbringing - of James Bond.
Noel wanted to 'buy the place and sack the barman', but the Gallagher brothers didn't yet have the cash when they played to 50 people at The Forum.
It's 50 years since Kent entertainer Rod Hull became an overnight sensation. But what did he and Emu do to the Queen Mum to create those headlines?
From national treasures to bankrupt boybands, we look back at some of the county's memorable contributions to the song contest through the years.
Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Flemming are among the authors inspired by the county's countryside.
As Doctor Who marks its half century, did you know that many episodes were filmed in the county? Find out where...
The Radio 1 Roadshow was synonymous with the summer and regularly visited Kent. We take a look back at its hey-day.
He is one of the most famous performers of all-time - but did you know Houdini brought his remarkable public stunts and shows to the county?
We take a look behind the scenes of how a TV company put Kent on the map and became a regular home to Kylie Minogue and Take That.
We take a look at the timeless story of one of Britain's most well-known and heartbreaking love triangles which left two of its protagonists dead.
As Rupert Bear celebrates his centenary, we look at the life of the Kent artist who gave birth to the iconic creation.
The world's most famous composer performed in Kent during his European tour - with tickets costing just £12.81 in today's money.
Some of the most celebrated authors of our time lived and worked in Kent and were inspired by their surroundings.
The Beatles and Stones came knocking when a small firm created an ear-busting device that would define the '60s - here's its little known tale.
From Amadeus to Atomics, the glory days of clubbing across the county have been captured on camera.
Did you catch any of these famous faces when they played in the county?
We take a look at the life and work of prolific writer HG Wells, who fell in love with a Kent seaside town.
Amazing pictures of packed dance floors and crazy antics show exactly why Amadeus has earned legendary status.
He's one of the most celebrated children characters of all time - we take a look at the men who created him.
Meet the son of Mr Men creator Roger Hargreaves, whose question sparked the inspiration for a cultural phenomenon.
We take look at a Kent branch of Cineworld in happier times at the turn of the millennium.
See how young fans in Kent celebrated the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 2001.
Some of the music world's biggest names have shot promotional films for their hits in the county - we take a look back at some of the biggest.
We take a look back at legendary 1980s quiz show Blockbusters, presented by former Kent schoolboy Bob Holness.
The man who booked Prince lifted the lid on the drama around securing one of the world's legendary performers to play in Kent.
You may be surprised to learn which black and white film stars lived in the county.
The man who invented iconic TV puppet Basil Brush became a millionaire but shunned the limelight - here's his remarkable story.
Controversial movie The Exorcist forced one cinema in the county to hire ambulance crews to treat those who kept fainting in shock.
Before smart phones, the playground was a simpler place – we take a look back at the fads which drained pocket money during the 80s and 90s.
It's been a real rollercoaster for the seaside amusement park but Dreamland has managed to make it to its 100th birthday.
From Frankie Say T-shirts to TV, games and music, the county's influence on the Eighties was significant.
Pictures and stories of partygoers throughout the years have emerged as a much-loved nightclub shuts its doors - are you in one of these photos?
A new TV version of Oliver Twist prompted us to find out about Kent's links to Charles Dickens' novel.
Fluorescent lights, pounding music and queuing in the cold are among the things people will remember from Maidstone nightclub Strawberry Moons.
What's for dinner? Plan meals, try new foods and explore cuisines with tested recipes from the country's top chefs.
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