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Stay indoors this Halloween say councils

Stay indoors this Halloween say councils

Families in Kent and Medway are being urged to stay home and not trick or treat on Halloween, despite government rules allowing for celebrations.

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Get your spook on for the remainder of the half term holiday with one of these events happening in Kent this weekend.

Drive-in fireworks display to go ahead

Drive-in fireworks display to go ahead

After most 2020 displays were cancelled due to Covid, this might be one of the only ways to see fireworks this November.

Bluewater confirms ice rink's return

Bluewater confirms ice rink's return

Bluewater's ice rink is back this Christmas and tickets are now on sale.

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

Looking to make the most of the half term holiday in Kent? We've a run down of things to do, events you can book and the days out on offer...

Halloween happenings at Bluewater

Halloween happenings at Bluewater

From an spooky outdoor trail to magical film screenings, Bluewater is offering families a Halloween-themed half term adventure.

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S has unveiled its biggest ever Halloween range to help families enjoy a fright night in this year, including this themed Colin the Caterpillar.

Rush expected for garden centre grotto tickets

Rush expected for garden centre grotto tickets

An extremely popular grotto, which always experiences a rush for tickets, has announced when tickets will go on sale this year.

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Feeling organised? Restrictions mean many half term and Halloween events are pre-book only. We've rounded up those with tickets now on sale:

Olly Murs announces Kent concert

Olly Murs announces Kent concert

Singer and TV star Olly Murs announced on kmfm that he will bring his 2021 summer tour to the county.

Kent's biggest theatre announces panto will go ahead

Kent's biggest theatre announces panto will go ahead

A major theatre has revealed surprise plans for a socially distanced pantomime - after scrapping its annual festive show due to the pandemic.

Inflatable park ready to reopen

Inflatable park ready to reopen

Kent's first indoor inflatable park, which shut six months ago because of coronavirus, will reopen this month.

Take on Kent's Where's Wally search

Take on Kent's Where's Wally search

A real-life Where's Wally search is being launched in Kent for Halloween.

Battle re-enactment event cancelled

Battle re-enactment event cancelled

One of the biggest living history battle re-enactment events for Kent has been cancelled.

See Santa in his grotto, your home or by Zoom!

See Santa in his grotto, your home or by Zoom!

Tickets for a Kent grotto have gone on sale and there's some very different options for families this year.

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

From wartime air displays to live music, Kent is gearing up for an action-packed weekend. Here's how your family can be part of it:

Town cancels fireworks display

Town cancels fireworks display

A fireworks display which attracts thousands of families to a town centre park every November has been cancelled because of coronavirus.

New attraction to replace Bluewater grotto

New attraction to replace Bluewater grotto

Bluewater, which admits things will be a little different this year, has revealed how it plans to bring festive magic to families this Christmas.

Free ticket offer from ice rink

Free ticket offer from ice rink

Tickets have gone on sale for ice skating this Christmas - and there's a special treat for young skaters who turned 10 this year.

Be the first to get Bluewater Christmas tickets

Be the first to get Bluewater Christmas tickets

Bluewater is preparing to unveil its Christmas plans and families can now sign up for exclusive access to tickets. Here's how:

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

Looking for something fun to do outdoors this weekend? There's plenty happening in the county on Saturday and Sunday...

Panto tickets now on sale

Panto tickets now on sale

Two weeks of socially-distanced panto shows are taking place at one Kent theatre and tickets are now on sale.

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

A full week of school and back to routine? If you're ready for the weekend, we've some suggestions of ways to spend it:

Family-friendly festive lights trail proves popular

Family-friendly festive lights trail proves popular

Tickets for a Christmas illuminated trail are selling more quickly than previous years.

Popular Christmas events cancelled

Popular Christmas events cancelled

A town's Christmas festival, market and lights switch-on have all been forced to cancel this year because of coronavirus and social distancing.

Things to do in Kent this weekend

Things to do in Kent this weekend

Make the most of your weekend with the kids with some of these suggestions for Saturday and Sunday...

How to watch Mulan online from Friday

How to watch Mulan online from Friday

The latest Disney live action remake is going straight to Disney+. Here's how to watch Mulan online from this Friday...

Attraction confirms Christmas plans

Attraction confirms Christmas plans

A Kent attraction has put tickets on sale tickets for it's festive meet and greet events with Santa this Christmas.

Soldiers prepare for Kent battle

Soldiers prepare for Kent battle

Soldiers are set to do battle in one of the biggest re-enactment events to happen in Kent. Here's how to take the kids along:

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

See out the last of the summer holidays in style with one of our suggestions for the August bank holiday weekend.

Marshmallow pool at new selfie spot

Marshmallow pool at new selfie spot

An attraction to help social media fans take the best selfies is open at a Kent shopping centre and includes a pool of 65,000 marshmallows.

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