Unusual French farce opens in Erith tonight

News Shopper:

3:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A French farce will be delivered in truly unique and no doubt hilarious style at Erith Playhouse.

X Factor: Charlie Jones from Welling's Stereo Kicks saved in sing-off

News Shopper: Stereo Kicks have survived the latest X Factor sing-off

3:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

Stereo Kicks, the eight-piece X Factor boyband containing Welling’s Charlie Jones, have vowed to work extra hard over the next week in order to avoid landing in the bottom two again.

WIN! An LG G Tablet plus get loads of discounts with Nationwide

News Shopper:

1:16pm Monday 20th October 2014

With the expensive summer months over, many people will be looking forward to a frugal autumn ahead.

PICTURED: Orchestra travel by air, land and water to launch Classical season

News Shopper:

12:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

Londoners got a little musical treat on their travels last week as an orchestra made its way to Greenwich by land, air and water to launch the O2’s classical season.

PICTURED: Shampan celebrates 25 years and plans new restaurant

News Shopper:

10:59am Monday 20th October 2014

Multi award-winning south east London curry house group Shampan celebrated its silver anniversary with a black tie gala event.

Greenwich Theatre takes on West End and Broadway theatres for awards

News Shopper:

9:40am Monday 20th October 2014

Greenwich Theatre is competing with the big guns from the West End and Broadway after being nominated for a hat trick of prestigious awards.

Awards glory in memory of Ed and a gig with Beth Orton for musicians

News Shopper: Songbird Beth Orton's sweet dreams

9:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A pair of talented young musicians from south east London have been given a leg-up in the music industry and will perform alongside Beth Orton this weekend.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

News Shopper: We Love Comedy at Balham Bowls Club Free: Simon Munnery and more

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)

Interview: Zom-B author Darren Shan talks to Vibe ahead of Bromley signing

News Shopper:

4:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

Master of children’s horror Darren Shan has sold more than 25 million books in 39 different countries, but he’s not resting on his laurels.

WIN healthy living hamper from Glenryck Foods

News Shopper:

3:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

The key to a happy heart is a healthy lifestyle and with this month being National Cholesterol Month, what better time than the present to raise awareness of the benefits of a healthy diet and what we can do to help you achieve it.

Comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aida head for Dartford's Orchard Theatre

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11:17am Friday 17th October 2014

Treasured comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aida are preparing to bring their witty mix of songs and entertain,ent to Dartford’s Orchard Theatre on Monday, November 3.

Sir Derek Jacobi speaks at Bromley Little Theatre Gala evening

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9:14am Friday 17th October 2014

One of Britain’s best-loved actors paid a visit to Bromley Little Theatre last weekend to help raise money for charity at a gale evening.

Stat Chat: London’s top 5 favourite restaurant cuisines

News Shopper: Ahead of National Curry Week (7-13 October) NILIMA MARSHALL explores the hidden health benefits of the humble curry.

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Our favourite places to dine out.

Pet of the Day: Ellie the loving lurcher

News Shopper:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Poor Ellie the giant lurcher was rescued after being left tied up at a shop at only nine months old.

Festival at former trading estate celebrates Deptford Stories

News Shopper:

4:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An arts festival will celebrate the lives and legends of Deptford’s past.

'Very dark and dangerous': Steve Carell as you have never seen him in Foxcatcher

News Shopper:

3:28pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Chances are when you think of Steve Carell, his comedic turns in the US version of The Office, Anchorman or The 40-year-old Virgin spring to mind.

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart talks to News Shopper about new film Rosewater at the BFI London Film Festival

News Shopper:

5:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Jon Stewart is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show - the success of which has seen him become one of the most influential figures in US politics and media. He spoke to PATRICK GRAFTON-GREEN about his new film Rosewater - his first as a writer and director - which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on Sunday.

PubSpy reviews The Bickley in Chislehurst

News Shopper:

3:46pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Sat in an intensely comfortable tweed wing-back chair in a sunny atrium under a lofty ceiling and vast skylight, it felt remarkably like I had wandered into a nineteenth century novel.

10 weird McDonald’s facts as chain celebrates 40 years since opening first UK branch in Woolwich

News Shopper:

3:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Forty years ago the world-famous Big Mac hit the UK streets and it all started in Woolwich. Carly Read reports.

Strictly Come Dancing's Len Goodman to sign new book at Bluewater

News Shopper: Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman says he'll go on X Factor if Simon Cowell signs up for Strictly

2:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman will make the short trip to Bluewater on Thursday, October 30, to sign copies of his new book.

Ghostly pirates to haunt north Kent adventure golf course this Halloween

News Shopper:

12:49pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The eerie Pirate Cove Adventure Park at Bluewater is cooking up a Halloween treat that will really shiver your timbers.

Bromley-born author Victoria Hislop: 'I'm sceptical about women writers getting fewer prizes'

News Shopper: Crete life: Victoria Hislop is working on another book about Greece

5:35pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Bromley-born bestselling author Victoria Hislop has spoken out against women-only literature prizes.

5 things to see and do in...Gravesend

News Shopper: Gravesend town centre is now an Alcohol Action Area.

3:07pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Historically significant, oft-mentioned in literature and right at the mouth of the Thames, Gravesend has plenty of things to keep you occupied. We just picked five of them...

Former hooligan goes back to Slade Green and Erith roots with new film

News Shopper:

3:03pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Well-known former football hooligan Cass Pennant has gone back to his roots in Slade Green and Erith for his latest film project.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds set to swoop in to Greenwich next year

News Shopper:

9:15am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Noel Gallagher has announced an arena tour for next year, which culminates at the O2 in Greenwich.

TOWIE star helps relaunch Dartford nightclub

News Shopper:

5:28pm Monday 13th October 2014

Glamorous stilt walkers, dancers and a magician helped the reopening of a revamped Dartford nightclub go off with a bang.

Orchard lines up workshops and Big Draw for half term in Dartford

News Shopper:

4:03pm Monday 13th October 2014

Youngsters will have a chance to get theatrical in Dartford this half term.

WIN! Family tickets to Continental Circus Berlin in Blackheath

News Shopper:

3:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

In an age where so much entertainment is made up of special effects, CGI or virtual reality, Continental Circus Berlin continues to bring authentic live thrills.

Popular comedy nights to return in Erith and New Cross

News Shopper: Free Comedy Tuesday Night - Soho

12:46pm Monday 13th October 2014

A pair of popular comedy clubs are set to return in Erith and New Cross this month.

Spandau Ballet coming to Greenwich on arena tour

News Shopper: ELM/SC Spandau Ballet play to packed Sandown Park

12:05pm Monday 13th October 2014

Yes, it’s true – Spandau Ballet are heading to Greenwich.

Tricky half term mission awaits in Eltham

News Shopper:

11:40am Monday 13th October 2014

Another tricky mission is set to challenge kids in Eltham this half term.

Creepy crawlies lead Halloween half term fun in Swanley

News Shopper: SC/ELM Scorpion eater 'should take pyschological tests' animal campaigners say

11:26am Monday 13th October 2014

Half term is set to be fun-filled in Swanley as White Oak Leisure Centre has announced its programme of events.

You won't believe what Ed Sheeran had to do for award in Greenwich

News Shopper:

11:03am Monday 13th October 2014

You won't believe what Ed Sheeran had to do to bag his latest in a long line of awards.

The Hunters Grimm collect creepy tales in Deptford's streets this Halloween

News Shopper:

10:33am Monday 13th October 2014

Dark winter evenings in Deptford are set to be filled with weird and wild characters to give you a chill.

'Turner was a genius and I'm not': Forest Hill's Timothy Spall gets to grips with Mr Turner

News Shopper:

2:48pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Crystal Palace are unlikely to win many trophies this year, but one high profile fan may well be up for the cup come the end of the season.

What's on this weekend (October 11 and 12)

News Shopper:

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at what's happening in soth east London and north Kent this weekend (October 11 and 12)

Bromley-born writer Victoria Hislop does book signing at intu Bromley

News Shopper: Author Victoria Hislop whose novel, The Island, is being given away

2:25pm Friday 10th October 2014

Bromley-born writer Victoria Hislop will return to her home ground next Wednesday (October 15) when she does a signing of her new book, The Sunrise.

What's on this Halloween

News Shopper:

1:52pm Friday 10th October 2014

Things are set to get spooky in north Kent and south east London this Halloween.

Celebrity chefs Chris and James Tanner officially open Orpington's new hospitality college

News Shopper:

12:46pm Friday 10th October 2014

Orpington College has officially opened its new training kitchens with help from celebrity chefs Chris and James Tanner.

VIDEO: Masterchef v Bake Off – the ultimate challenge for charity

News Shopper:

10:50am Friday 10th October 2014

Champions of the Great British Bake Off and Masterchef went head-to-head to win money for charity.

PICTURED: Stars come out for Bromley's panto launch

News Shopper:

10:56am Friday 10th October 2014

The countdown to Christmas is on.

15 reasons why Football Manager 2015 may be best game in the series yet

News Shopper:

10:45am Friday 10th October 2014

Football Manager 2015 will hit the streets on November 7 – and here are 15 reasons why this year’s instalment may be the best in the series yet.

Poet and performer Patience Agbabi reveals how she's Telling Tales on Gravesend

News Shopper:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Gravesend poet and performer Patience Agbabi has made waves with her new book, Telling Tales, a retake of Chaucer’s 14th century Canterbury Tales. She tells reporter HELOISE WOOD why she wanted to put Kent back on to the literary map.

Stat Chat: More children are getting their own tablet and going online

News Shopper:

6:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How children are embracing technology.

MAPPED: Firework displays 2014


3:52pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Firework season is upon us again, so get ready for some whizz bangs, sparklers and candy floss.

8 stunning secret London rooms you've probably never seen

News Shopper:

3:42pm Thursday 9th October 2014

From Crossness pumping station to Whitechapel bell foundry, a new book is taking readers inside some surpising London rooms which most people never get to see.

Drink Me Chai: London's Bromley-based train station pop-up that went international

News Shopper:

2:44pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A trip to India can be eye-opening and for Bromley entrepreneur Amanda Hamilton, it certainly was, inspiring her to set up Farnborough-based Drink Me Chai.

First look at the new Paddington movie

News Shopper:

6:10am Thursday 9th October 2014

Vibe could bear-ly believe its eyes as top secret footage of the new Paddington film was revealed last week.

Racism at Millwall and Charlton and snogging in Blackheath: 5 claims from Rio Ferdinand's book

News Shopper: CONTRACT PRESSURE: Rio Ferdinand

4:50pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Rio Ferdinand’s new autobiography #2Sides has already caused ripples in the national press with his views on Manchester United, David Moyes and John Terry - but what does he have to say about south east London?

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

3:25pm Wednesday 8th 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.

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