'Hugely proud' Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar celebrates Petts Wood's Indian Essence's Bib Gourmand

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5:32pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

As the first Indian chef to be awarded a Michelin star, Atul Kochhar’s contribution to curry culture in Britain is huge.

New celeb-endorsed festival coming to Penge

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2:44pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A new festival is coming to Penge with the aim to breathe new life into the area.

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

2:14pm Wednesday 1st October 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.

14 things to see and do this week (and next) in south east London and north Kent

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9:17am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Vibe's picks of what to get upto over the next week or so across south east London and north Kent.

Green chain events to get Bexley people walking this Autumn

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4:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A number of green chain events will help walkers get into the Autumn mood.

Top 5 EGX London highlights: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Minecraft Hunger Games and more

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4:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Leighton Bellamore was our man at EGX, the new name for Eurogamer Expo.

PubSpy reviews The Gipsy Moth, Greenwich

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12:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Perhaps the best-placed pub in the whole of south east London is The Gipsy Moth in Greenwich.

WIN a £300 voucher to spend on designer shoes courtesy of Cloggs

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12:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

News Shopper has teamed up with to offer one lucky winner the chance to win a £300 gift voucher to spend on anything on the site.

Millwall and Charlton do their (mega)bit to beat cancer on FIFA 15

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11:45am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Millwall and Charlton are doing their (mega)bit to beat cancer, even in a computerised form.

Deptford to host South African arts festival on 20th anniversary of democracy

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11:32am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A festival celebrating South African arts and culture will begin in Deptford before heading off around the country.

Dartford to host 1940s-themed events ahead of Lotty's War performance

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10:25am Tuesday 30th September 2014

War-time themed events are being planned around Dartford throughout October to coincide with a play about the period coming to town.

Dartford's Orchard Theatre to open doors for free tours, workshops and fun this weekend

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5:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

Dartford’s Orchard Theatre will throw open its doors for some access all areas fun this weekend.

Queen and Adam Lambert to rock Greenwich

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4:57pm Monday 29th September 2014

Rock icons Queen will are getting to bring their kind of magic to Greenwich next year with American Idol Adam Lambert.

Moving drama Orphans opens in Erith tonight

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4:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

An award-winning, thought provoking drama with comedy and a powerful finale opens in Erith tonight.

Greenwich Theatre unearths a Pearl for 12 and 13-year-olds

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3:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

Greenwich Theatre’s search high and wide to find a pearl of a show that would appeal to a group who often miss out when it comes to family entertainment.

Comedian Arthur Smith to host new Blackheath variety show

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2:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

Blackheath Halls is set to host a riotous new variety show, with Arthur Smith as the compere.

10 things to look forward to at BFI London Film Festival

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12:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jon Stewart are just some of the names heading to the capital when the BFI London Film Festival returns this month.

Usher headed for Greenwich

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9:51am Monday 29th September 2014

Pop superstar Usher has announced a European tour which will reach its finale in Greenwich.

Young actors to get amazing chance to get on professional stage in Bromley

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9:26am Monday 29th September 2014

Young actors will get the chance to tread the boards at The Churchill Theatre in Bromley and other professional stages in London.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (September 27 and 28)

News Shopper: Sell-out gig of Jones the Jeep

3:05pm Friday 26th September 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn guides you through some of the best things to see and do this weekend.

Game of Thrones star to direct hit Irish play

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2:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

A Game of Thrones star is set to swap the swords and sex for quaint Irish comedy when he directs a multi-award winning show in Dartford, Bromley and Croydon this month.

WIN! A week's adventure camp worth £539 with Camp Beaumont

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1:17pm Friday 26th September 2014

The summer holidays may already seem like a distant memory but half term is on its way and we have a great prize up for grabs to make it the best ever.

REVIEW: David O'Doherty, Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster at Magners Greenwich Comedy Festival

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11:41am Friday 26th September 2014

David O’Doherty uses music throughout as a kind of mood-dictating undercurrent, though the real bass line to his set is a constant soundtrack of guffawing supplied by the audience.

RECIPE: Fabulous Baker Brothers' classic bread and butter pudding

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10:27am Friday 26th September 2014

To celebrate National Craft Bakers’ Week, TV’s Fabulous Baker Brothers Tom and Henry Herbert shared their recipe for classic bread and butter pudding.

Author Stella Duffy discusses action-packed Fun Palaces and shares writing tips

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10:10am Friday 26th September 2014

When Vibe catches up with Stella Duffy, it’s clear the Woolwich-born writer and theatre-maker is on a serious mission to have fun.

PICTURED: 10 birds most likely to be in your garden and 10 tips for attracting them

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9:20am Friday 26th September 2014

One of the joys of having a garden is seeing wildlife up close.

UPDATED: 9 amazing cakes and why you should support your local baker

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4:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Get ready to increase your carb and sugar intake because bakers across south east London and north Kent are getting ready to celebrate National Craft Bakers’ Week (September 29 to October 5).

VIDEO: Andrew Maxwell discusses Magners Greenwich Comedy Festival

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1:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Magners Greenwich Comedy Festival kicked off in some style last night (September 24) with a show including Stewart Lee and Josie Long.

5 things to see and do in...Crayford

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1:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

You’re in Crayford with a couple of hours to spare but no idea what to do. Vibe’s Emma Supple has some answers...

PubSpy reviews The Yacht, Greenwich

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1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Never underestimate the power of good staff, particularly in a pub.

REVIEW: Stewart Lee, Josie Long, Tony Law and Ed Gamble at Magners Greenwich Comedy Festival

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11:18am Thursday 25th September 2014

If there’s one thing we all wished Stewart Lee would do more of in his routine, he tells us, it was anti-Islam material.

Stat Chat: London is gym-going capital of the UK but overall do we get enough exercise?

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6:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How much exercise are we getting?

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

11:59am Wednesday 24th 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.

15 things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this week

News Shopper: Kylie MInogue

11:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Vibe's Jessy Parker Humphreys takes a look at some of the best things going on in south east London and north Kent this week:

Belgian trenches and memorials a solemn reminder of Great War centenary

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9:45am Wednesday 24th September 2014

With a century having passed since the outbreak of the First World War, 2014 has sparked renewed interest in the conflict.

Stat Chat: Where is London's best live music scene?

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6:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Where to find live music in London.

PICTURED: British Queen returns to reign in Locksbottom

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5:21pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A Locksbottom pub has reopened to give people a right royal welcome.

Date set for Blackheath Fireworks

News Shopper: Fireworks to Music Spectacular

5:15pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Blackheath Fireworks are back in November and expected to attract around 100,000 people.

10 essential student buys to pick up at Bluewater, Bexleyheath and Intu Bromley student discount nights

News Shopper: The name of The Glades Shopping Centre is being changed to intu Bromley

3:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Being a student brings many benefits – access to high quality learning, the chance to meet new people, cheap beer and, most importantly, tonnes of discounts.

PICTURED: Rio Ferdinand, Crystal Palace stars and Greenwich's Inbetweener at FIFA 15 launch

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12:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Premier League stars including Rio Ferdinand and a swarm of Crystal Palace players attended the star-studded launch of FIFA 15 yesterday.

Strictly Come Dancing live tour announced featuring Greenwich shows

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11:21am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Strictly Come Dancing returns in earnest with a fresh batch of celebrities taking to the dance floor this weekend and you can already book your tickets to see them live once the winner has been crowned.

West Wickham Operatic Society bags seven international awards

News Shopper: Bromley Gilbert and Sullivan show features genuine peg-leg pirate

9:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A well-loved amateur dramatics group has won a clutch of international awards.

Orpington High Street to close for Cycle Mania fun day

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8:38am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Leave the car behind on Sunday as Cycle Mania hits Orpington.

Lionel Richie, Mark Knopfler heading to Greenwich's O2 next year

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3:28pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO seventies and eighties superstars have announced arena shows in Greenwich.

Paul Simon and Sting add second Greenwich show following sell out

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1:57pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Musical heavyweights Paul Simon and Sting have added a second Greenwich show to their On Stage Together tour.

Crayford couple open The Penny Farthing - Bexley's second micropub

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12:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A Crayford husband and wife have stepped back behind the bar after more than a quarter of a century away to open the borough’s second micropub.

WIN! Tickets to West End hit Memphis the Musical

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10:39am Monday 22nd September 2014

British soul queen Beverley Knight is set to wow audiences in the West End in her latest show, Memphis the Musical.

Stat Chat: What do people think about driverless cars?

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6:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What people think about driverless cars.

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

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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.

PICTURES: Huge queues for launch of iPhone 6 at Bluewater and intu Bromley

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4:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

Hundreds of people queued outside Bluewater and intu Bromley shopping centres last night, as iPhone 6 fever gripped south east London and north Kent.

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