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The Full Monty stage show is heartwarming and hilarious

The Full Monty stage show is heartwarming and hilarious

The Full Monty, playing at The Marlowe, will leave you whooping with joy and rooting for the ex-steel workers who form a stripping group.

'Bluey's theatre show is joyful, moving and all-too-relatable'

'Bluey's theatre show is joyful, moving and all-too-relatable'

Bluey’s Big Play, which comes to Kent this week, is every bit as hilarious, joyful and moving as the hugely-popular TV series, writes our reviewer.

‘This is some of the finest cooking happening anywhere in the county right now’

‘This is some of the finest cooking happening anywhere in the county right now’

Our reviewer visited a seafront Japanese-inspired restaurant and was blown away by the quality of the food on offer.

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We tried new restaurant with ‘gargantuan’ menu in old Debenhams

We tried new restaurant with ‘gargantuan’ menu in old Debenhams

A former Debenhams is being transformed – and the first new tenant is a restaurant with one of the biggest menus known to man.

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‘We’re spoiled for choice in Kent but this place will keep you coming back’

‘We’re spoiled for choice in Kent but this place will keep you coming back’

The food scene is thriving in Kent these days and our reviewer was blown away when he tried out one restaurant’s guest chef collaboration night.

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‘This £50 meat feast turned me into a savage and was well worth the money’

‘This £50 meat feast turned me into a savage and was well worth the money’

Sliced beef brisket, pulled pork, jalapeno smoked sausage, ribs, chicken and mac n’ cheese – this platter is certainly not for the faint of heart.

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‘It was an evening of constant comedy gold with Romesh’

‘It was an evening of constant comedy gold with Romesh’

The Weakest Link and A League of Their Own host ensured the audience in Canterbury were in hysterics throughout – here’s what our reviewer thought.

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'Mesmerising dance performance left me speechless’

'Mesmerising dance performance left me speechless’

A fearless show by Brazil’s São Paulo Dance Company brought the crowd to their feet as culture and movement collided at a Kent theatre.

‘Kent’s only horsemanship performance is spectacular’

‘Kent’s only horsemanship performance is spectacular’

We went along to Bravo, an emotional play all about a horse that wants to dance, to see how the county’s only equine show shapes up.

‘Faultless fine dining in the unlikeliest of places’

‘Faultless fine dining in the unlikeliest of places’

It might look unassuming, but this Indian restaurant was named best in the UK for its heavenly haute cuisine.

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‘Is this Folkestone? I thought it was France!’

‘Is this Folkestone? I thought it was France!’

Indie band The Vaccines pull out all the stops for their debut show at an intimate seaside venue as part of their current UK tour.

English Teacher deliver stunning lesson at intimate gig

English Teacher deliver stunning lesson at intimate gig

Hotly tipped band English Teacher played an intimate show and chatted chips to a crowd hungry for more.

‘Visit any time of the year and there’s something to do’

‘Visit any time of the year and there’s something to do’

Our reporter took the ferry across the Channel to visit Mons, Belgium, in celebration of its very first festival of lights.

Peter Pan with a twist will have you Hooked

Peter Pan with a twist will have you Hooked

A hilarious twist on the famous story about the boy who wouldn’t grow up will have you on the edge of your seats, says our reviewer.

‘This used to be town’s roughest pub – but it’s such a classy venue now’

‘This used to be town’s roughest pub – but it’s such a classy venue now’

When our reporter was last inside this building, the “air of menace” led to a swift exit – but his recent visit couldn’t have been more different.

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We tried the Kent bowling alley branded ‘worst in the UK’

We tried the Kent bowling alley branded ‘worst in the UK’

A “health hazard”, “simply dreadful”, “dire” and “an embarrassment” – surely this bowling alley couldn’t be as bad as the Tripadvisor reviews claim.

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Can trendy new Kent bar really beat a night out in London?

Can trendy new Kent bar really beat a night out in London?

We tried out a trendy new bar aiming to bring a slice of London nightlife to Kent.

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‘Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands is beautiful, emotional and spell-binding’

‘Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands is beautiful, emotional and spell-binding’

We review a dance adaptation of one of Tim Burton’s greatest gothic tales as it arrives in Kent.

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‘With five-star food like this, who knew eating healthy could taste so good?’

‘With five-star food like this, who knew eating healthy could taste so good?’

If it’s your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier, we might have found the perfect place in Kent to start.

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12 of the best Kent restaurants we’ve tried this year

12 of the best Kent restaurants we’ve tried this year

Each week we bring you the county’s most honest food reviews in our Eat My Words column – here are some of our favourite venues we visited this year.

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The Kent panto that could rival the Marlowe Theatre

The Kent panto that could rival the Marlowe Theatre

Our reviewer was won over by stepsisters named Shakira and Beyonce, and even a carriage mishap couldn’t dampen the audience’s joy at a town panto.

‘Against all odds, it’s panto to be proud of’

‘Against all odds, it’s panto to be proud of’

We review the panto that almost didn’t make it in time for Christmas. But, as they say, the show must go on…

‘We want to come back - this place is wild!’

‘We want to come back - this place is wild!’

Rock band Don Broco visited a seaside town for the first time as part of their UK tour and are already making plans to come back.

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‘It’s impossible to resist the silliness of it all’

‘It’s impossible to resist the silliness of it all’

Ridiculous puns, outrageous outfits and giant mummies – the Marlowe Theatre panto is back, and we went along to review it.

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The glitz and glamour of Dubai is dazzling – but comes at a price

The glitz and glamour of Dubai is dazzling – but comes at a price

Dubai has risen from a humble fishing port to become a favourite winter hotspot for sunseekers and those wanting to indulge themselves in luxury.

The magical world of Narnia at the castle is a delight

The magical world of Narnia at the castle is a delight

We stepped into the magical world of Narnia this Christmas at a caste and it was just amazing.

We kicked off Christmas with thousands of festive lights

We kicked off Christmas with thousands of festive lights

Our reporter visited a castle’s spectacular Christmas light trail on opening night to get into the festive spirit.

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‘Chandeliers and three courses for £15 – is this the best value meal in the UK?’

‘Chandeliers and three courses for £15 – is this the best value meal in the UK?’

In an era where eating out is increasingly expensive, we check out a restaurant where £15 gets you three courses of fine dining amid splendour.

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‘I was swept away on a wave of nostalgia’

‘I was swept away on a wave of nostalgia’

Our reporter is in the hotseat as he reviews game show play Quiz: The Coughing Major Millionaire Scandal.

We tried new virtual reality games room that could help revive town

We tried new virtual reality games room that could help revive town

Our reporter had a great time at a town’s new virtual reality gaming centre, where sessions cost £24.95.

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‘Emergency stop led us to this forgettable boozer...’

‘Emergency stop led us to this forgettable boozer...’

The Secret Drinker was unimpressed when a problem with his train led him to this town centre pub.

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‘No-one wants to see a hair sticking out of their tomato’

‘No-one wants to see a hair sticking out of their tomato’

Our reviewer heads to the coast and encounters dogs in “prison”, hair in his food and one of the great underwhelming burgers.

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‘The group in front lost two of their party as we went round’

‘The group in front lost two of their party as we went round’

An award-winning scare maze lives up to expectations as we braved Fort Amherst’s Halloween attraction.

The panic room ranked third best in the UK according to Tripadvisor

The panic room ranked third best in the UK according to Tripadvisor

A Kent tourist attraction has been ranked as one of the best of its kind across the country.

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'This tiny backstreet restaurant is a real hidden gem'

'This tiny backstreet restaurant is a real hidden gem'

It may be a little off the beaten track, but our reporter says this warm and welcoming spot will richly reward those who seek it out.

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