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Bromley: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast, Churchill Theatre, November 20-24

Step into a magical fairytale as Disney’s Beauty and Beast comes to life this week at the Churchill Theatre.

The enchanting performance is based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature and includes all the delightful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman along with charming new songs by Menken and Tim Rice.

West Wickham Operatic Society’s production is a perfect magical treat for the whole family and includes spectacular costumes, scenery and effects.

Eltham: Twilight Tours, Eltham Palace, November 25, 6-9pm

Now the cold winter nights have arrived Eltham Palace is opening its doors for an exciting Twilight Tour.

Explore the beautiful grounds after-dark and take the chance to discover the captivating historical facts of the beautiful interior. Purchase tickets by calling 0870 333 1183 or visit

Bexleyheath: Martina Cole book signing, WH Smith, November 24, 12noon

Top British female author of adult fiction, Martina Cole, will be in Bexleyheath to give fans and dedicated readers the chance to meet the star novelist and get a signed copy of her new book The Life.

The story is based on The Bailey brothers who run London’s East End from the late 70s. The Life is a gripping tale of a family torn apart by viciousness and brutal betrayal, but on the flip side are ultimately compelled by devotion, blood and a burning hunger for revenge.

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Books must be purchased from WH Smith and proof may be required. Check for more info.

Greenwich: Discover Sundays at the National Maritime Museum, 11.30am-1.30pm, 2-4pm

This Sunday the National Maritime Museum is giving you the chance to discover your own connection to the sea.

Families can get involved with activities and workshops and be inspired by their maritime past with this free event. Visit for more info.

Greenhithe: Winter Wonderland and 4D cinema at Bluewater

Christmas at Bluewater was officially opened last Friday, which means its fairytale Winter Wonderland is back!

Forget those winter blues and skate along to your favourite festive songs underneath the delightful snowfall on the real ice rink.

The festive fun-ground also contains a free magical Santa’s grotto, a 40-metre snow slide, exciting rides including dodgems and winter carousels plus much more and is suitable for the whole family.

Bluewater’s 4D cinema will be screening the heart-warming tale Boris and the Winter Forest. The enchanting story follows Boris the dog who tries to find his beloved teddy bear, who on Christmas Eve becomes lost in the forest, until a special Christmas friend comes to his aid!

Be prepared to be transported to a magical world of winter fun as snowfall and the pine-fresh scent of a festive forest fills the air.

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