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An internationally-renowned contemporary dance company has won an Arts Council grant to establish what it calls a ‘creative laboratory’ in Ashford, Kent, consolidating the town’s position as a home for the arts. The capital grant of £3 million will enable...
The Mountfield Park development in South Canterbury has been presented with the inaugural Best New Neighbourhood award at the prestigious annual Housing Design Awards. Over the next 15 years, up to 4,000 new homes will be built at Mountfield Park...

Simply Ice Cream

There’s ice cream, and then there’s Kent’s own Simply Ice Cream; a truly indulgent dessert, luxurious enough by itself, or exceptional as an accompaniment. The award-winning Kentish ice cream maker launches its coffee flavour this summer at Waitrose for a limited time only. The...
Rio Ferdinand was a surprise visitor at the Snodland Football Tournament. No one could quite believe it when the former Manchester United and England defender arrived at Potyns Sportsground. He was there to watch his son, who played for a young Sevenoaks team, and happily posed...
Every Friday night, TOPES turns into Rochester's first Gin Palace. With over 40 Premium Gins, Fever-Tree tonics and full bar, wine list, cocktails and beer on tap for non-Gin lovers, Topes opens at 6:30 for grown-up drinks and bar food. Bookings...
The Big Cat Sanctuary were most proud to be awarded the Animal Charity of the Year in the Kent Charity Awards for 2017. They were among many other deserving nominees doing fantastic work, all of which are also worthy...
Robin J Brooks reflects on the closure of the airport after 100 years and why the museum must remain at Manston The story of the museum began in April 1944 when a Spitfire Mark XVI bearing the serial number TB752 was...
Lucy Porter has announced a new UK tour for 2016/2017 titled ‘Consequences’. It’s a heart-felt and hilarious show that includes personal revelation, political observation and general reflection. This tour follows a month-long run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this...

KENT Garden of England

Monday, 12th December 2016. Celebrating The Garden of England’s Heritage Railways. It’s full steam ahead for a new campaign to bring more visitors on board Kent’s beautiful network of heritage railways. Visit Kent officially launched its Connecting Kent’s Heritage Railways...
Ashford’s visitor economy continues to thrive, with research commissioned by Visit Kent showing that Ashford saw a 6% increase in attraction spend in 2015.  Visits to the district rose to 4.3 million trips, with 3.9 million day trips and...

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