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What's on this weekend (August 30 and 31)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this weekend (August 30 and 31).

Critically acclaimed movie shot in Charlton set for high definition re-release

News Shopper:

5:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

A south-east London filmmaker’s first feature is set to get a world premiere in London after being painstakingly remastered.

Comedian from Penge reaches final London-wide new talent contest

News Shopper:

3:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

Penge comedian Dan Green has beaten more than 160 new London comedians to book a place in the final of a comedy competition.

WIN! Family camping passes to Paws in the Park at the Kent Showground

News Shopper:

2:28pm Friday 29th August 2014

Paws in the Park brings four-legged fun to The Kent Showground on September 20 and 21.

Ruby Wax brings funny mental health show to Bromley

News Shopper:

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

Comedian Ruby Wax is bringing her one-woman show Sane New World to Bromley in September.

REVIEW: Richard 1st, Greenwich

News Shopper:

11:07am Friday 29th August 2014

Greenwich has no shortage of great places to get a bite, but for brilliant pub grub Royal Hill has arguably the best spot.

PubSpy reviews The Spanish Galleon, Greenwich

News Shopper:

9:38am Friday 29th August 2014

Foreign tourists visiting London will have two things high up on their hit lists: go to a pub and get fish and chips.

Young dancers wanted to join Strictly star in Dartford panto

News Shopper: Craig Revel Horwood

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Young dancers are being given the chance to work alongside Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood in pantomime in Dartford this winter.

Got to Dance success boosts career prospects for autistic Sydenham dancer Kaner

News Shopper:

4:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The career of an autistic dancer from Sydenham has gone into overdrive after he reached the semi-finals of a major TV show.

Terry Alderton talks about Greenwich Comedy Festival, EastEnders and people heckling his feet

News Shopper:

4:28pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Luckily comedian Terry Alderton is used to thinking on his feet because he certainly needed to the last time he played at Greenwich Comedy Festival.

New children's book based on Charles Darwin's adventures in Downe, Bromley

News Shopper:

3:18pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A children’s book based on the Bromley adventures of Charles Darwin is being released on the anniversary of when he moved to the borough.

VIDEO News Shopper editor takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

News Shopper:

2:25pm Thursday 28th August 2014

News Shopper and south London Guardian series editor Andy Parkes was the latest to get a soaking in the name of charity by taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

A perfect getaway at Center Parcs new Woburn Forest village

News Shopper:

12:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Want a perfect break? Center Parcs has just opened a new village and, if anything, it’s even better than the rest.

Club night celebrating learning disabilities returns to South Bank

News Shopper:

12:24pm Thursday 28th August 2014

London’s longest-running multimedia club night celebrating learning disability culture is returning to the South Bank on September 6.

Stuffed animals, book signings and sea shanties: Literary happenings across London

News Shopper: The walrus in the Horniman Museum and Garden Natural History Collection

12:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Four months into my lottery-funded Arts Council funding, I’ve written 40,000 words of the novel but am craving some creative inspiration.

Woolwich Arsenal to stage Brecht play Mother Courage about the human cost of war

News Shopper:

11:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

Woolwich’s historic First World War armaments factory will create a backdrop to a unique staging of Bertolt Brecht’s most famous play.

Welling's Kate Bush hailed after first live performance for 35 years

News Shopper:

5:27pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Welling's Kate Bush returned to the stage last night (August 26) - 35 years after her last live performance.

NBA All-star Luol Deng talks about inspiring kids and replacing LeBron James at Miami Heat

News Shopper: Luol Deng is the new patron for the London Youth Games

4:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Two –time NBA All Star Luol Deng was back where he grew up in south east London this month for two initiatives to bring basketball – and opportunity – to youngsters.

Bromley pop star Pixie Lott named 11th celebrity on Strictly Come Dancing 2014

News Shopper: STAR ACT: Pixie Lott

3:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Bromley pop star Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the eleventh contestant on the ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.

5 things to see and do in...Locksbottom

News Shopper:

3:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

You’re in Locksbottom and you’ve got an hour to spare, where should you go, what should you do?

Pop Idol Gareth Gates headed for Gravesend with Britain's Got Talent winner in tow

News Shopper: Gareth Gates will be playing at Bromley Football club next month.

11:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pop Idol and West End star Gareth Gates is set to take to the stage at The Woodville in Gravesend on September 28.

Frank Turner talks about On Blackheath, playing Greenwich's O2 and his new record

News Shopper:

10:39am Wednesday 27th August 2014

With a gig at the O2 and numerous festival gigs under his belt, not to mention an album virtually written and a forthcoming headline festival gig at Blackheath, folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner has had a ‘relaxed’ year.

16 things you MUST see or do this week

News Shopper: Psychic Sally On The Road

7:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s on in north Kent and south east London this week.

The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

News Shopper: Send your messages of gratitude for good deeds done and random acts of kindness to the Thank Bank

7:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

Carluccio's opens in Bromley

News Shopper:

4:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has landed in Bromley.

Morrissey announces Greenwich show

News Shopper: Morrissey

3:49pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Indie icon Morrissey has announced his first London show since 2011, and it will be in Greenwich.

Inbetweeners star applies for Crystal Palace job

News Shopper: 'Stick to the comedy, mate': Iain Dowie's son in bizarre Twitter row with Inbetweeners star James Buckley

12:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Sex-mad teen throws hat in ring to take reins of beleaguered club,

REVIEW: The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face at The Jetty, Greenwich

News Shopper: The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face

11:43am Tuesday 26th August 2014

“Do you want to go?” She asked me, after a more adventurous participant had ventured off down a long, whitewashed corridor.

Heavy rain and thunder forecast doesn't stop the party at South West Four

News Shopper:

11:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Even the Gods couldn’t stop the festival-goers at South West Four from enjoying the party this bank holiday weekend.

REVIEW: Let's Be Cops (15)

News Shopper:

10:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Let’s Be Cops follows a pair of roommates living in Los Angeles who’ve just hit 30 and are coming to terms with the fact they still haven’t ‘made it’ in the City of Angels.

Burger chain Five Guys plans Greenwich O2 branch

News Shopper: Five Guys launches in Bluewater

10:20am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Fast-growing burger chain Five Guys is set to open its 15th UK branch since launching a little over a year ago.

Welling's Kate Bush returns to the stage tonight

News Shopper: A video of Kate Bush lookalikes dancing to Wuthering Heights was our second most popular video of the month...

10:05am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Singer Kate Bush returns to the stage tonight - 35 years after her only tour.

Little Shop of Horrors opens in Erith next month

News Shopper:

9:43am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Erith Playhouse is gearing up for its second season opener with the popular Little Shop of Horrors.

WIN! Signed MotoGP supporters kit to mark Silverstone race day

News Shopper:

9:14am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The red letter day of the biking calendar is fast approaching at Silverstone on August 30 and 31.

REVIEW: Choco-heaven at Hotel Chocolat's Rabot 1745 Cafe, Borough Market

News Shopper:

8:56am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A meal at Rabot 1745 leaves you in a cacao-induced cacoon of contentment from which you only rouse yourself to plan the next visit.

Top 10 Dr Who in south east London and north Kent facts

News Shopper: Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who

1:02pm Thursday 7th August 2014

With the arrival of the new series of Doctor Who just around the corner on August 23, we’ve picked our top 10 bits of south east London and north Kent Dr Who trivia.

What's on this bank holiday weekend (August 22 to 25)

News Shopper:

5:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things going on in south east London and north Kent this bank holiday, so you won’t be stuck for things to see and do for the whole family.

COCKTAIL: Smirnoff Summer Punch

News Shopper:

5:16pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Enjoy the bank holiday weekend with friends and this fruity, boozy punch by the guys at thebar.com

Cannon and Ball team up with Su Pollard for Robin Hood comedy in Dartford and Bromley

News Shopper:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Veteran comedy duo Cannon and Ball will team up with Hi-de-Hi star Su Pollard for an outrageous Robin Hood farce in Bromley and Dartford.

Visit the Owletts as National Trust launches the Great British Walk

News Shopper:

4:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The National Trust is encouraging people in north Kent to get involved in the Great British Walk.

Give an actor a home during Deptford show run

News Shopper:

4:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A highly respected theatre company is set to bring an urgent exploration of theatre’s depiction of money through the ages to Deptford.

Traditional telling of Puccini's Madama Butterfly in Dartford

News Shopper:

2:03pm Friday 22nd August 2014

An extravagant, traditional telling of Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly will take over the stage at the Orchard Theatre in late September.

VIDEO: New Thames Clippers deal could see passenger numbers rocket

News Shopper:

1:22pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A deal has been struck which could see the numbers of people crossing the Thames by boat increase dramatically.

Kids' favourites come together for Milkshake Live show in Catford

News Shopper:

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The likes of Noddy, the Bananas in Pajamas and Pip from Pip Ahoy are just some of the larger than life characters set to join forces for a mega tour of children's TV favourites.

Millwall, Palace and Charlton snubbed as EA chooses Hazard and Messi for FIFA 15 cover

News Shopper:

4:47pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Sad news for fans of Palace, Millwall and Charlton – and everyone else except Chelsea – inexplicably none of your players made it onto the cover of FIFA 15.

Happiness captured to create theatre show in Deptford

News Shopper: Award-winning Deptford Lounge, designed by architects Pollard Thomas Edwards

4:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A national archive of happiness is being drawn up by a theatre company in Deptford.

Taming of the Shrew revival in Brockley

News Shopper:

4:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

One of Shakespeare’s most controversial comedies will get a darkly humorous transformation to sixties London at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre.

World’s greatest Elvis tribute to rock Dartford

News Shopper:

4:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Considered to be the best Elvis tribute act in the world, Lee Memphis King leads a fun Rock N Roll Heaven evening at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford on September 22.

Kaiser Chiefs book Greenwich date

News Shopper: What's On module top link image

3:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Indie rock band the Kaiser Chiefs will play in Greenwich’s O2 Arena next year.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

News Shopper:

3:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A one-woman show celebrating some of the greatest musical talent of the past century is set to tour care homes throughout south east London.






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