30 Nov 2018

The Strangest Myths and Legends around Kent

The UK is famous for its history, not least because of the strange and whimsical legends which that history holds. Kent is no exception to this, being home to several mysterious stories

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23 Nov 2018

5 Ideas for a Fun Weeknight Out in Medway

Source: Pixabay We’re all familiar with the phrase ‘living for the weekend’ and sometimes modern life can feel just like that. The daily grind of work often means that the one thing

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20 Nov 2018

How Have Seaside Amusement Arcades in Kent Changed over the Years?

“Childhood Revisited” (CC BY 2.0) by Sir Hectimere Despite perching proudly upon the piers and waterfronts of Kent, the history of our honoured amusement arcades often goes overlooked. Like many things in our county, it

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10 Apr 2018

SEVENOAKS IN BLOOM & RIBBON OF POPPIES

This year Sevenoaks Town Council wishes to plant Sevenoaks red to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1. Sevenoaks in Bloom will participate in the national scheme to create a

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11 Oct 2017

National Trust marks thirty years since the Great Storm

Three decades on, the effects endure in the landscapes – and memories – of places caught up in the eye of the Great Storm. Between 2am and 6am on 16 October 1987,

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27 Sep 2017

KENT ARTIST PROFILE: SHANE RECORD

Folkestone is in the midst of a huge regeneration, led mainly by the arts. This month, insideKENT spoke to one of the town’s artists, who also has his own gallery in Folkestone,

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27 Jul 2017

Forget Vacations, Why Not Staycation In Kent This Summer?

It’s no secret that holidays abroad for the whole family can get rather expensive, especially in a post-Brexit world where the exchange rates have made it difficult to get value for your

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26 Jul 2017

Town Spotlight: Sandwich

Sandwich may be small, but there is a lot packed into this little gem of a place on the Kent coast. A haven for bird watchers, a magnet for historians and definitely

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12 Jul 2017

Come and join us for bubbly and nibbles at art exhibition to celebrate architecturally unique New Ash Green

New Ash Green Youth and Community Centre will be brought to life on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July 2017 with ambitious art exhibition The Shape of New Ash Green celebrating the

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07 Jul 2017

Orpington Market launch to coincide with Food Festival

Orpington is getting a new market this Autumn. Owners Rockspring and partners have a vision to transform the market, which will see a fundamental change in the way it looks, feels and

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07 Jul 2017

New Book Takes a Fresh Look at Kent’s Vibrant Past and Resilient People

In her new book, author Anne Petrie explores Kent’s fascinating history from earliest times to the modern day. Combining a lively tone and authoritative research, The Story of Kent recalls pivotal moments from

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29 Jun 2017

Spotlight on Sittingbourne

Located 45 miles from London and found by the edge of the old Roman road, Watling Street, Sittingbourne is really a town in the middle of the countryside, although it never feels

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