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Half term and Halloween fun at Ightham Mote

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10:53am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

An internationally acclaimed artist from Kent will make some sculptures that will you can even admire in the dark this half term.

5 things to see and do in...Cobham

News Shopper: Picture by Mary Allwood

3:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Cobham may be small but it is loaded with places of historical importance and beautiful spots for a day out. Here’s five things you might love...

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)

Ghostly pirates to haunt north Kent adventure golf course this Halloween

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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.

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...

TOWIE star helps relaunch Dartford nightclub

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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

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4:03pm Monday 13th October 2014

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

Tricky half term mission awaits in Eltham

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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.

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

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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)

What's on this Halloween

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1:52pm Friday 10th October 2014

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

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

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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.

13 things to see or do this week (October 8 to 15)

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9:59am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Vibe's picks of what's going on in south east London and north Kent this week (October 8 to 15)

Sydenham illustrator writes comic about having cancer while being 17 weeks pregnant

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11:48am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A Sydenham artist has revealed how she turned her experiences of having cancer whilst pregnant into a comic.  

What's on this weekend (October 4 and 5)

News Shopper: Lee Evans is performing at The Anvil on Tuesday

5:20pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at what's going on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 4 and 5).

5 things to see and do in...Orpington

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1:43pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Orpington’s a busy town with no shortage of things to keep you occupied. We picked out five things to see and do if you’ve got an hour or so to spare.

Continental market to return to Bromley

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10:34am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Shoppers will be able to enjoy flavours from around the world when a continental market arrives in Bromley next week.

VIDEO: Stars design bears for London-wide Paddington Trail

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10:29am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Film stars, musicians and other big-name celebrities have joined forces with the NSPCC and Visit London for a walking trail which goes across the capital, including Greenwich.

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.

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

News Shopper:

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Orpington High Street to close for Cycle Mania fun day

News Shopper:

8:38am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

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

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.

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?

5 things to see and do in...Lee

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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...

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

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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

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10:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Organisers celebrate Chislehurst Rocks festival success

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11:37am Tuesday 9th September 2014

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

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.

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

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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.

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.

Free entry to celebrate rescue of Cobham Mausoleum

News Shopper: Picture by Mary Allwood

4:49pm Thursday 4th September 2014

An historic Cobham landmark will be opened to the public for free to celebrate its rescue.

Footgolf comes to Bromley: Weird sport is sweeping the nation

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10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The UK’s fastest growing sport, footgolf, has arrived in Bromley. Hatty Collier visits a course in Downe to try out a hole new ball game.

5 things to see and do in...Bexley Village

News Shopper:

9:51am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Bexley is the perfect place to spend an hour or two.

VIDEO: Dartford Market moves this week

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4:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dartford Council is reminding people about the Thursday’s Market’s move this week with a video featuring the traders themselves.

7 things to see at upcoming Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

News Shopper: Greenwich Council leader's £10,000 French tall ships visit branded 'ridiculous jolly'

1:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

More than 50 vessels are racing from Falmouth to the Isle of Wight before they reach Greenwich for the Tall Ships Festival - billed as the biggest such event on the Thames for 25 years.

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