Archive for the ‘Leisure’ category

Gareth Gates & Toyah Wilcox to star in Sleeping Beauty at Marlowe Theatre

Gareth Gates and Toyah Willcox are the stars of this year’s Marlowe Theatre pantomime, Sleeping Beauty. Joining them are Katrina Bryan, better known as Nina from the CBeebies series Nina and the Neurons, and, making a welcome return, Ben Roddy. Gareth, who will play the Prince, was famously the runner-up to Will Young in the […]

Poult Wood Golf Centre open weekend

On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April, Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council’s Poult Wood Golf Centre, set in rural woodland just three miles north of Tonbridge, is opening its doors to anyone who would like to ‘have a go’. The Golf Centre’s ‘Experience Weekend’ is an opportunity for anyone who would like to try their […]

Paul Merton returns to The Marlowe Theatre

Paul Merton returns to stand-up comedy for the first time this century in Out Of My Head, at The Marlowe Theatre later this month. His first newly written show since 1998 promises a night of sketches, music, magic and variety – and an unprecedented insight into the workings of Paul’s head. During his stand-up sabbatical, […]

Bluewater “switched off” for Global Earth Hour Event

          BEFORE                                                                                       AFTER On Saturday 31st March, Bluewater the leading, fashion, leisure and events destination joined Earth Hour, a global environmental campaign for action on climate change, by turning off non-essential lights across the centre and around the site between 8.30pm – 9.30pm. Earth Hour is a worldwide event launched by […]

Open Day for Replica Bronze Age Boot Project in Dover

A special Open Day for the replica Bronze Age Boat project is being held on the Roman Lawn outside Dover Museum from 10am-4pm on Tuesday 10 April. The free event features a range of talks, demonstrations and activities, as well as the chance to see the archaeologists at work on the construction of the half […]

Jamie Oliver and Bluewater come together for the next Union Jacks restaurant

Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail, leisure and events destination, has been chosen by Jamie Oliver and Chris Bianco for the next Union Jacks restaurant. Located on Bluewater’s lower Thames Walk at the entrance to the recently opened Plaza, the 4,000 sq ft Union Jacks is also only the fourth in the UK and will open in […]

Soul superstar Alexander O’Neal completes line-up for Medway Soul Party

The final act to be announced for this year’s Castle Concerts series will be a fantastic Friday night Soul Party on 20 July, starring powerhouse singers Billy Ocean and Alexander O’Neal. Billy Ocean stormed through the 70s and 80s with hits like “Love Really Hurts Without You”, “When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get […]

Steps to perform at Castle Concerts in Kent

Newly reformed pop phenomenon Steps will perform at this year’s Castle Concerts, on Thursday, 19 July. The band who sung their way to success in the 90s became a household name, capturing the hearts of fans all over the world with their dance routines and catchy songs before famously breaking up ten years ago. The […]

Record breaking demand for My Kent Big Weekend tickets

Visit Kent is celebrating a record number of applications for free tickets to this year’s My Kent Big Weekend. More than 79,500 applications had been received by the time the website closed for new entries at midnight on Monday (February 13) – 27,800 more than last year. The applications will now be entered into a […]

Drive Down Love Lane In Kent This Valentine’s Day

From Love Lane to Darling Avenue, Kent is streets ahead when it comes to romantic roads. New research has found that the South-East county has more romantically named roads than anywhere in Britain. Sat nav firm TomTom used its map database to search for the most romantic roads throughout the nation and to find which […]