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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Kent

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Kent

Chinese New Year begins this Saturday. Celebrate the Year of the Rat with these events in Kent.

Theatre to throw Ugly Bug Ball

Theatre to throw Ugly Bug Ball

A Kent theatre is throwing its very own Ugly Bug Ball - complete with real bugs! Ticket details for this unusual event here:

Make your own Shaun the Sheep in half term

Make your own Shaun the Sheep in half term

Children can make their own models of Aardman Animations' characters at a day of special workshops this half term.

Things to do with the kids this weekend

Things to do with the kids this weekend

Get set for a family outing with one of these child-friendly events happening this weekend.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

If you're on the lookout for something to banish the January blues - here's our pick of the family events happening this weekend.

War Horse author to join Kent VE Day event

War Horse author to join Kent VE Day event

Michael Morpurgo will be in Kent on VE Day's 75th anniversary to talk to children about the importance of writing about war. Ticket details here.

Final weekend for popular attractions

Final weekend for popular attractions

There are just a few days left to enjoy two temporary children's exhibitions which both wave goodbye to the county after this weekend.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

It's the first weekend of the new year and the last weekend before the kids go back to school. Make the most of it with one of these suggestions...

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

Family raves, hungry tigers and plenty of opportunities for a winter walk. Here's some suggestions for the last weekend of 2019...

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

We're racing towards Christmas but here's our pick of the best events to enjoy with the kids on the final weekend before the big day.

Meet and greet with Dr Ranj

Meet and greet with Dr Ranj

If your kids are fans of Cbeebies' Dr Ranj, here are some details of a special meet and greet.

Stars come out for festive Cbeebies stories

Stars come out for festive Cbeebies stories

Cbeebies has unveiled the list of famous faces that will read a bedtime story over the festive period.

Christmas party for prospective pupils

Christmas party for prospective pupils

Families interested in sending their children to one of Kent's newest schools are being invited to a Christmas party so they can find out more.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

Santa runs, real camels carrying Wise Men and after dark processions. Here's your round-up of the best festive events for families this weekend.

Free (or very cheap) things to do in Kent this Christmas

Free (or very cheap) things to do in Kent this Christmas

Looking for a festive family outing that won't break the bank? Here's our guide to some of the events or activities you could enjoy.

All the festive feels at a Christmas market

All the festive feels at a Christmas market

Unique gifts, festive food, music and carols, a chance to see Santa and fairground rides. Here's a guide to Kent's Christmas markets this weekend:

Half price panto tickets

Half price panto tickets

One of Kent's biggest pantomime productions has unveiled a ticket offer for its next show.

A Dickensian Christmas celebration

A Dickensian Christmas celebration

Costumed characters, candlelit parades, carols and Christmas markets. Here's our guide to this weekend's Dickensian Christmas in Kent.

Festive fun for all the family

Festive fun for all the family

If you're looking for a Christmas-themed weekend in Kent with the kids, don't miss our pick of the best events.

How to take part in Christmas Jumper Day

How to take part in Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day takes place this year on Friday, December 13. Here's everything you need to know about taking part.

24 Elf on the Shelf adventures

24 Elf on the Shelf adventures

Homes across Kent are about to witness an invasion of pint-sized pixies. Here's a guide to some of the mischief you may face.

More play sessions for train-mad tots

More play sessions for train-mad tots

A company which launched train-themed play sessions in Kent two months ago is now expanding with more sessions across the county.

Free storytelling with Santa

Free storytelling with Santa

Children can settle down in a magical log cabin for storytelling sessions with Father Christmas - and the entire experience is free.

Little Mix announce Kent date

Little Mix announce Kent date

Girl group Little Mix have announced they will play in Kent next year as part of their Summer 2020 tour.

Festive fun for your weekend

Festive fun for your weekend

Give your family all the festive feels with one of these fantastic Christmas events happening this weekend.

Voice of Elsa to read Cbeebies Bedtime Story

Voice of Elsa to read Cbeebies Bedtime Story

Free advent calendars and the announcement that Idina Menzel will read a Bedtime Story - we took ahead to the release of Frozen 2 this weekend.

John Lewis dragon arrives at Kent store

John Lewis dragon arrives at Kent store

Families can have their photo taken with Excitable Edgar - the star of the latest John Lewis advert - at a Kent store in the run-up to Christmas.

Mums invited to Clip n Climb

Mums invited to Clip n Climb

If you're a mum who has always fancied trying out the indoor climbing centres you take the kids to - now's your chance with ladies-only sessions.

Things to do this weekend

Things to do this weekend

There's some top theatre shows in the county this weekend and the Christmas lights are going up. Here's our pick of the best events for families.

Visit Santa in Kent

Visit Santa in Kent

If you've yet to book your family's visit to Father Christmas, here's our guide to Kent's grottos and how to get your tickets.

Relaxed performance of panto

Relaxed performance of panto

A panto is putting on a 'relaxed performance' amongst its shows to help those with additional needs enjoy some festive fun with their families.

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