Archive for the ‘Leisure’ category

New Magix Photostory-Create Your Own Slideshow

Give your photos a new lease on life: Transform your photos and videos into interesting, creative slideshows with full 4K, HD and 3D support. MAGIX AG, One of the leading international providers of software, online services, and digital content, has announced the release of Photostory 2014 Deluxe. New features include the new 4K Ultra HD […]

Joseph back at The Marlowe

“H” is stepping back into the role of Joseph at The Marlowe Theatre later this month. Fresh from the hit television series STEPS: On The Road Again, and a subsequent arena tour, Ian “H” Watkins will be reprising the character he first played in London’s West End in 2005. Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice […]

Shepherd Neame Re-born In The USA

Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, has signed new agreements with Canada’s oldest independent brewery, Moosehead Breweries, to act as their distributors for the US and for Canada. The Kent brewery’s flagship beer, Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale, will be on sale across North America from September, with further products planned for 12 months’ time. Spitfire will […]

War & Peace Revival is a Big Success

The War and Peace Revival welcomed visitors from all over the world on Wednesday 17th July to Sunday 21st July, including one visitor and his son travelling from Perth, Australia – with another couple travelling from Perth in Scotland! This is the biggest show of its kind in the world, featuring action-packed battle re-enactments, static […]

Biggest Balloon Fiesta In Britain Comes To Kent

The skies over Kent look set to host one of the biggest displays of hot air balloons in Europe this autumn. It was announced earlier this summer that after a two year absence the Southern Model Fest was making a welcome return to the county on 14th and 15th September 2013, but in its new […]

Research reveals potentially life-changing legacy from London Olympics

The feel-good factor around the 2012 Olympics has helped millions of Brits take a step towards a healthier lifestyle, according to new research from comparison site Gocompare.com. The study of over 2,000 adults reveals that, a year on from the London games, 23% of Brits believe their lifestyle has changed for the better – with […]

Fangio’s Mercedes Becomes Most Valuable Car Ever Sold

Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale today, when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). The car becomes the most valuable motor vehicle ever sold at auction, beating the previous […]

A Shiatsu for a Shih Tzu?

A study by Gocompare.com has found that UK dog and cat owners could be missing out on alternative treatment cover included in their insurance policy – because they don’t know that they have it. The research found that even though more than half (57%) of cat and dog owners would consider using complementary treatments for […]

Pharon Supports The Philharmonia Orchestra At The Marlowe

THE PHILHARMONIA Orchestra’s next three seasons at The Marlowe Theatre will be supported by Pharon Independent Financial Advisers Limited. Chairman of the Canterbury-based company, Roger O’Shea, and Director, Nicholas O’Shea, were at the orchestra’s latest concert at the theatre last week, which featured one of Britain’s greatest conductors, Sir Andrew Davis. Director of Residencies at […]

The “virtual Philharmonia orchestra” is proving a great success in Canterbury

Hundreds of people visited the free attraction at Christ Church University’s Augustine House over its opening weekend. Weekdays are busy with school groups from across Kent. Visitors are able to “step inside” the orchestra, and see giant live 360-degree projections of Holst’s The Planets, conducted by the Philharmonia’s Principle Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen. […]