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What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (September 20 and 21)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at what's on this weekend in north Kent and south east London.

Expert fashion advice on buying jeans to suit your body shape

News Shopper: Perfect jeans don't have to be a dream

10:40am Friday 19th September 2014

It’s Jeans for Genes Day today, which means we should all be sporting denim to support a good cause, but what sort of jeans should you wear to suit your body type?

Refurbishing a bathroom: expert home decorating tips from interior designer Jeni Madden

News Shopper:

10:05am Friday 19th September 2014

When refurbishing a bathroom the first thing to consider is layout, writes Jeni Madden, owner of Bromley-based interior design consultancy.

PubSpy: Bright young things and happy hipsters at Job Centre, Deptford

News Shopper:

9:09am Friday 19th September 2014

It is fashionable these days, among the consciously unfashionable, to give hipsters a hard time.

Stat Chat: Why are more women than men playing video games?

News Shopper: Women are playing games on mobiles

6:30am Friday 19th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Who’s playing video games?

Review: 10 things to like or not like about Destiny, the most expensive game ever

News Shopper:

4:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Whichever way you look at it, Destiny is a big game.

REVIEW: Merrell Annex GTX walking boots

News Shopper:

3:29pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The best thing about owning walking boots is actually hunting down (light) mud and craggy rocks to stomp over and through while humming Nancy Sinatra’s These Boots Are Made For Walking.

Autumn's a good season to ramble - walking tips, routes and resources

News Shopper:

3:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Kicking through leaves, admiring the beauty of nature or architecture and getting the blood pumping in a gentle way, what’s not to love about going for a walk?

WIN new ASUS Memo Pad 7 tablet

News Shopper:

12:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The summer holidays are over and for many it is back to school or university after weeks of blissful relaxation.

WIN sat nav system from Garmin

News Shopper:

11:41am Thursday 18th September 2014

Can you remember life before the sat nav? When driving aided by a map would cause endless arguments? Having to pull over to read directions or even worse driving whilst reading a map?

REVIEW: Belarus Free Theatre's Price of Money at The Albany, Deptford

News Shopper:

11:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

If you bought a ticket for Price of Money at The Albany for an evening of distraction and escapism from days of deeply political news and conversation then you’re off to the wrong show.

5 things to see and do in...Lee

News Shopper:

9:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

You’re in Lee with an hour or two, where should you go and what should you see? Vibe’s Jessy Parker Humphreys found out...

Dartford's Mackenzie Crook talks about his new BBC sitcom Detectorists and reprising The Office role

News Shopper:

4:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Long days off while filming on the other side of the Atlantic were put to good use by Dartford-raised Mackenzie Crook, who wrote his own sitcom which is now on the verge of its TV debut.

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

11:50am Wednesday 17th September 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.

Make your wardrobe a winter wonderland with expert fashion advice

News Shopper:

11:29am Wednesday 17th September 2014

With the temperature dropping outside and autumn colours beginning to appear, we’re waving goodbye to the spring and summer -  the crops and Daisy Duke Denims – and are making space in or wardrobes for some winter warmers.

Chance to explore London's stunning architecture at Open House weekend

News Shopper:

10:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

This weekend, 800 striking buildings – including the Gherkin, City Hall and the Bank of England - across the capital will be opened for free for people to explore amazing architecture and design on their doorsteps.

Robot Wars programmed for battle at Bluewater

News Shopper: Admire Major Damage as Robot Wars comes to Forge Mill. SP

10:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Prepare for some hot metal-on-metal action as late nineties TV favourite Robot Wars crunches into Bluewater this weekend.

Tennis stars to join celebrities on court in Greenwich for ATP tour curtain-raiser

News Shopper:

10:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Celebrities will take to the court in Greenwich alongside the world’s greatest tennis stars in November.

New Cross' The Royal Albert to serve up Kent ales at Octopump festival

News Shopper:

4:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A three-day New Cross real ale and cider festival will celebrate Kent brewers.

WIN! Sports Direct vouchers as Hankook celebrates Europa League football

News Shopper:

4:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

After a thrilling summer of international football the attention of football fans across the country returns to their domestic club’s exploits in Europe and the UEFA Europa League.

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo cooks up a feast at Bromley food festival

News Shopper:

1:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Former south east London resident and celebrity chef Rachel Khoo showed off her skills at intu Bromley’s Great Taste Food Festival on Saturday (September 13).

PubSpy doubles up: The Pier and Sir John Franklin in Greenhithe

News Shopper:

11:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Two for the price of one this week as Greenhithe’s two waterfront pubs battle it out.

Bollywood superstars set to dazzle on stage in south east London

News Shopper:

10:28am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Bollywood’s biggest stars are set to descend on Greenwich for a breathtaking live extravaganza.

Bromley Comedy Club returns this weekend

News Shopper: Crack Comedy Club

9:42am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Stand up comedy returns to Bromley this weekend, with 3 Non-Blondes star Ninia Benjamin headlining the first show.

Greenwich Market goes green this Friday

News Shopper: Focus on...Greenwich Market

9:09am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Greenwich Market will go green this Friday to encourage Londoners to do the same.

5 things to see and do in...New Eltham

News Shopper:

7:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Locked in an intense rivalry with nearby Sidcup, New Eltham is a fun place to live.

Charity cycle set to wheel through south east London next month

News Shopper:

5:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

Hundreds of cyclists are set to get on their bikes in south east London for charity.

Interactive children's show to bring National Maritime Museum to life

News Shopper: Sunrise at the nearby O2

4:41pm Monday 15th September 2014

An innovative theatre company will take youngsters on an exciting journey through Greenwich’s naval history.

Lauryn Hill adds a second intimate Greenwich date

News Shopper: Lauryn Hill

5:02pm Monday 15th September 2014

Due to enormous demand, Hip Hop legend Lauryn Hill has booked a second intimate evening of killing audiences softly with her songs in Greenwich.

REVIEW: Belly dancing and Lebanese food at Comptoir Libanais, Bluewater

News Shopper:

3:09pm Monday 15th September 2014

I must have led a sheltered life. I can’t believe I’ve reached my age and never witnessed belly dancing. I can’t believe no-one has invited me before.

Paul Simon and Sting, The Vamps, Paloma Faith, You Me at Six all book Greenwich O2 shows

News Shopper: North East Live at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland.  Some of the crowd in the stadium.  The Vamps performing. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (7393338)

12:21pm Monday 15th September 2014

Musical titans Sting and Paul Simon have joined forces for a European tour which ends in Greenwich on April 15 next year.

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

News Shopper:

11:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March.

2-for-1 tickets to see the world's best Eagles tribute at Greenwich's IndigO2

News Shopper:

11:21am Monday 15th September 2014

The World’s Official number one Eagles tribute band are coming to Greenwich’s Indigo2 for one night only on October 4 – and we’re giving away 2-for-1 tickets.

REVIEW: Smiles all round at OnBlackheath music and food festival

News Shopper:

11:14am Monday 15th September 2014

If there was one moment which summed up the spirit of the inaugural OnBlackheath Festival it came midway through Aloe Blacc’s hour-long set on Saturday afternoon.

Thousands descend on Blackheath for inaugural music and food festival

News Shopper:

10:54am Monday 15th September 2014

Thousands of music lovers descended on Blackheath at the weekend for the inaugural OnBlackheath festival.

Grand Theft Auto V coming to next-gen in November with new content

News Shopper:

1:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

The epic open-world crime adventure Grand Theft Auto V and its creator Rockstar Games will be making their highly anticipated next-gen debuts just in time for Christmas.

Tenerife: Sea, sun, sand and seafood at the 5-star Jardines de Nivaria

News Shopper:

5:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Tenerife has long been known, for sun, sand and parties, but as DAN KEEL discovers there is a new wave of high quality rustic eateries and five-star hotels which make it a must-visit destination for hip and trendy travelers.

15 things you need to see or do this week

News Shopper:

6:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Vibe's Sofia Sims takes a look at what's on this week in south east London and north Kent.

Sales of PlayStation (PS4) pass one million in UK, Sony announces

News Shopper: The PS4 games console from Sony

1:09pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Sales of the PlayStation 4 games console have passed the one million mark in the UK.

Organisers celebrate Chislehurst Rocks festival success

News Shopper:

11:37am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Organisers are celebrating the success of the fourth annual Chislehurst Rocks music festival.

Destiny: Our quick guide to most expensive video game ever made

News Shopper:

10:59am Tuesday 9th September 2014

The most expensive video game in history – and one of the most anticipated of all time – is finally available to players.

Stat Chat: Can you cope without your mobile phone?

News Shopper: A woman using a mobile phone

6:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Are we a bit too obsessed with our mobiles?

5 things to see and do in...Petts Wood

News Shopper: 'Mini earthquake' felt in Petts Wood by worried resident

6:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

‘If you can’t do it in Petts Wood, it isn’t worth doing’ is what they say.

James Bond suffers burning bum in stunt accident

News Shopper: Roger Moore as James Bond 007 and Richard Kiel as Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me

10:23am Monday 8th September 2014

Former Bexley resident and James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has described how an accident on set once left him with a burning bottom.

Greenwich Tall Ships day 3 - See Queen's barge Gloriana lead royal Thames pageant

News Shopper:

7:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

Visitors to day three of the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival can see The Queen’s row barge Gloriana leading a royal pageant up the Thames.

What's on this weekend (September 6 and 7)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn rounds up the best of what's going on this weekend in and around north Kent and south east London.

Hayes actor in bid to raise £300K to shoot horror movie in Bromley

News Shopper:

5:03pm Friday 5th September 2014

A Hayes actor has launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise £300,000 to film a horror movie set in Bromley.

WIN! Tickets to see West End smash Once

News Shopper:

11:51am Friday 5th September 2014

Once is the smash-hit, award-winning musical that will capture your heart like no other.

From X Factor to Joseph, 2009 finalist Lloyd Daniels discusses stage debut and Cheryl

News Shopper:

10:26am Friday 5th September 2014

Barring a few notable exceptions, most X Factor finalists have long disappeared within a couple of years of leaving the show.

Spectacular start expected for Greenwich Tall Ships Festival today

News Shopper:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

The Greenwich Tall Ships festival 2014 gets off to a spectacular start today, marking the beginning of a weeklong festival filled with wonderful displays on the River Thames.






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