Archive for the ‘Leisure’ category

Buzzlines Launches Eurostar Holiday Connections

Leading coach operator Buzzlines has introduced a number of luxury continental touring holidays to its diverse 2013 programme thanks to a unique road/rail travel alliance with Eurostar. Buzzlines’ new Eurostar Connection programme features relaxing summer vacations to scenic destinations across France and beyond including Reims and the Champagne region, Auxerre, The Loire Valley, the Costa […]

Dover Council Prepares To Freeze parking Charges

Residents and visitors to the Dover district are set to receive a New Year boost as the Council proposes freezing existing car parking charges in all Council car parks for the coming year. This is great news for the mix of shoppers, visitors and workers that use these car parks and will encourage people to […]

FTA Helps Drivers To Keep Moving On The UK’s Winter Roads

As the Met Office forecasting extreme winter weather is on the horizon, the Freight Transport Association is advising anyone who needs to keep their vehicles on the road to make sure they are prepared for freezing conditions. FTA’s own traffic service is once again providing vital amber and red alerts for winter weather, and now […]

Chris Hollins returns to Leeds Castle in 2013

Heritage Events are pleased to announce that Chris Hollins is returning as narrator, for next years Open Air Classical Concert, which takes place at Leeds Castle on Saturday 13th July. From the USA Masters Golf to the World Cup, to Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, and more recently the Olympics Chris Hollins is recognised as one of […]

Tonbridge Christmas Festival hits the spot

Thousands of people flocked to Tonbridge for an afternoon of festive entertainment in celebration of Tonbridge’s 2012 Christmas Festival when the celebrations on Sunday 25 November saw a whole host of musical performances from local bands followed by the big Christmas light switch on. The Mayor of Tonbridge & Malling Cllr Dave Davis was joined […]

Raymond Blanc Dishes Up High Praise for Biddenden Wine

Raymond Blanc, one of Britain’s most respected chefs, has described Biddenden Vineyards’ Pinot Noir 2011 as one of the best he has ever tasted. Mr Blanc, owner of Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saison hotel and restaurant which has two Michelin stars, is now planning to serve the red wine from Kent’s oldest commercial vineyards to […]

A Giant Poppy To Remember

British Airways will be shutting down its engines and asking customers and colleagues to observe two-minute’s silence for Remembrance Day, this Sunday 11 November at 11am. The airport is usually a bustling place, but for two-minutes on Sunday no aircraft engine at any UK station will start up and British Airways colleagues will join the […]

Uncle Vanya Comes to The Marlowe Studio

A new interpretation of Chekhov’s classic Uncle Vanya, comes to The Marlowe Studio this month. Inspired by the novel, Vanya tells the story of four people depressed and desperate with a whole lot of desire. Presented by The Underground Theatre Company, a new and emerging Kent-based company, it is both funny and powerfully moving. Artistic […]

Enjoy Safe Halloween and Firework Celebrations

The Dover District Community Safety Partnership is reminding people to stay safe during Halloween and firework festivities. The partnership – which sees Dover District Council, Kent Police, Kent Fire and Rescue Service and many other agencies working together – is asking for assistance from parents, young people, youth and community leaders, and shopkeepers to make […]

The Military Wives Choir return to Leeds Castle in 2013

Heritage Events are pleased to announce the date for next years Open Air Classical Concert at Leeds Castle – Saturday 13th July. The Military Wives Choir were a huge success this year and have agreed to return for 2013 ! The choir has had an extraordinary year, with their debut single and album reaching the […]