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Easter fun ahead at Bluewater

News Shopper: Easter fun ahead at Bluewater

3:57pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A TOWIE star, Easter egg hunts and fashion events are among the activities lined up at Bluewater this Easter.

Venues announced for New Cross and Deptford Film Festival

News Shopper: Venues announced for New Cross and Deptford Film Festival

4:29pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Venues for the New Cross and Deptford Film festival have been announced.

Stamp club to celebrate 50 years

News Shopper: Club president Graham Brown with his grandchildren

8:58am Friday 11th April 2014

A Bexley stamp society is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an all day stamp fair next month.

Get an alternative view of Greenwich on London Detour

News Shopper: Get an alternative view of Greenwich on London Detour

8:49am Friday 11th April 2014

ALTERNATIVE  walking tours of London  by a former Eltham resident aim to give tourists and locals alike a unique and ‘off the beaten track’ view of Greenwich.

What's on this Easter? Egg hunts and more

News Shopper: What's on this Easter? Egg hunts and more

2:43pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CADBURY has teamed up with the National Trust to create tasty Easter egg hunts at around 300 of its properties.

Easter chair lifting in Greenwich is an ancient Easter tradition with a difference

News Shopper: Easter chair lifting in Greenwich is an ancient Easter tradition with a difference

2:26pm Thursday 10th April 2014

LONG before the first chocolate Easter Egg was cast, another seasonal tradition was commonplace across the country.

Jordan and Perri from Diversity spend day at Beckenham play centre

News Shopper: Jordan and Perri with their adoring fans on Saturday

1:48pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Jordan and Perri from Britain's Got Talent winning dance troupe Diversity visited Beckenham for the official opening of the Maypole Project's Gambado indoor play and party centre.

'I'm the Ian Beale of TOWIE': Arg on his new book, naked selfie and Bluewater signing

News Shopper: 'I'm the Ian Beale of TOWIE': Arg on his new book, naked selfie and Bluewater signing

11:22am Thursday 10th April 2014

As you would expect from someone whose naked selfie is swirling around the depths of the internet, James Argent doesn’t feel the need to hide anything.

Stamp society in Bexley celebrates 50th anniversary with all day fair

News Shopper: First class service in LA postcode area

12:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A Bexley stamp society is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an all day stamp fair next month.

Interactive Dulwich arts labs let will allow you to unleash creativity

News Shopper: Interactive Dulwich arts labs let will allow you to unleash creativity

1:55pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

EXPERIMENT with your creativity at a collection of free arts labs for all ages in Dulwich on Thursday, April 17.

Design guru's work gets display at Design Museum

News Shopper: Design guru's work gets display at Design Museum

1:45pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

IN THIRTY years at the forefront of design Daniel Weil has worked with the likes of Lego, Swatch, Benetton, Coca-Cola, the Pet Shop Boys and Grey Goose.

Rescued and restored Cobham Mausoleum gets public opening

News Shopper: Picture by Mary Allwood

3:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

AN HISTORIC landmark in Cobham will open to the public after months of rescue and restoration.

PICTURED: Tracy Chevalier unfurls the secrets of quilts at Bexley's Danson House

News Shopper: PICTURED: Tracy Chevalier unfurls the secrets of quilts

5:02pm Monday 31st March 2014

Blood, sweat and sex are not things you might associate with quilting but world-famous author Tracy Chevalier has uncovered the craft's racy side in a new exhibition at Danson House in Bexleyheath.

'My dog won't stop licking people': Help from canine behaviour expert

News Shopper: Laura and Sid

9:41am Thursday 20th March 2014

'My dog, Sid, has a habit of licking people’s hands while they’re stroking him.' Laura gets help from canine behaviour consultant Sophie Marriott of Endless Pawsibilities.

Children's play centre in Beckenham to reopen with help from BGT's Diversity

News Shopper: Gambado was devastated at the closure

11:57am Wednesday 19th March 2014

A CHILDREN’S indoor play centre is set to reopen with the help of members of Britain’s Got Talent stars Diversity.

Top 10 pleasures and hidden gems of Bromley

News Shopper: The Star & Garter in Bromley is one of the borough's top 10 pleasures, says Simon Clark. Pic by by Ewan-M, via Flickr

6:30am Friday 14th March 2014

Here is a top 10 list of pleasures and treasures to be found within Bromley.

Thorpe Park to give free entry for Happy Height Day

News Shopper: Thorpe Park to give free entry for Happy Height Day

11:39am Tuesday 11th March 2014

GROWING up has lots of milestones and one of which, according to research, is being tall enough to go on the best rollercoasters.

The Seven Wonders of Childhood revealed

News Shopper: The Seven Wonders of Childhood revealed

11:23am Tuesday 11th March 2014

MACHU Picchu, the Great Wall of China, Christ the Redeemer and, er, Legoland. Who’d have thought kids have different views to grown-ups when it comes to the seven wonders of the world?

Review: UFC Fight Night London at the O2, Greenwich

News Shopper: Jimi Manuwa enters the ring at UFC Fight Night London at the O2

2:06pm Monday 10th March 2014

INSIDE the world’s most intimidating bike shed, these guys may sometimes look like they’re cuddling but they sure ain’t kissing.

COMEDY: Laughs all round at Up The Creek in Greenwich

News Shopper: COMEDY: Laughs all round at Up The Creek in Greenwich

10:23am Monday 10th March 2014

Comedy performances fill me with a mixture of excitement, happiness and fear. The excitement comes from the anticipation of seeing a fresh original show where anything could happen or go wrong.

Greenwich gears up for Pancake race

News Shopper: The traditional lemon and sugar pancake

11:03am Monday 3rd March 2014

PREPARE for some flipping good fun at Greenwich Market’s pancake race tomorrow (March 4).

11 reasons you know you grew up in Beckenham in the 2000s

News Shopper: The restoration of the bandstand will be discussed at next week's Friends of Croydon Road Recreation Ground meeting

6:10am Friday 28th February 2014

Not quite in London, not really part of Kent, growing up in Beckenham can be an awfully confusing time. And if growing up in Beckenham wasn't fun enough at the time, here are ten reasons to remember that magical time...  

Samba football dances into Welling

News Shopper: Samba football dances into Welling

5:47pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Children aged between four and 18 have been engaging in football’s newest trend, in Welling.

Chislehurst nightclub brings back classic Bon Bonne night

News Shopper: Chislehurst nightclub brings back classic Bon Bonne night

5:42pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Chislehurst will be transported back in time to a place where Gucci loafers and Moschino jeans were all the rage.

Day out in Margate: top five things to do

News Shopper: Top five things to do in Margate

10:56am Thursday 27th February 2014

Where else but Margate can you enjoy mouth-watering cheeses washed down with cider, the works of Turner set against the sea and a mysterious grotto made of shells?

Croydon's Jimi Manuwa's Greenwich fight to be shown live on TV

News Shopper: Unbeaten UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa on training in Orpington, headlining O2 arena and growing up in Croydon

8:55am Thursday 27th February 2014

CAGE fighting fans unable to make it to Greenwich next Saturday (March 8) can relax, because the UFC will be broadcast on channel 5.

Kent garden ready to bloom with Spring Fling

News Shopper: Kent garden ready to bloom with Spring Fling

10:49am Wednesday 26th February 2014

THE county’s finest spring garden is preparing for its Spring Fling show.

Which Kentish attractions should make English Hall of Fame?

News Shopper: Would Leeds Castle make your Hall of Fame?

2:55pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

A SEARCH is underway to find the country’s biggest claims to fame and Visit Kent is encouraging people to nominate the county’s attractions.

Man Booker Prize nominee Deborah Levy appears at free event in Goldsmiths

News Shopper: Goldsmiths University building to undergo £1.4m renovation

2:12pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

MAN Booker Prize nominee Deborah Levy is appearing at Goldsmiths University tomorrow evening (February 25).

Kent set to remember on War centenary

News Shopper: Kent set to remember on War centenary

2:57pm Monday 24th February 2014

WITH the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War approaching, the county has plenty of activities to mark the anniversary.

Ben Fogle on the hunt for talented dogs to star at Pet Show

News Shopper: Ben Fogle on the hunt for talent dogs to star at Pet Show

2:25pm Friday 21st February 2014

TV presenter and animal lover Ben Fogle is leading the hunt for talented, heroic and entertaining dogs to enter a competition at the London Pet Show in May.

Superbike star Toseland to return to Brands Hatch with band

News Shopper: Superbike star Toseland to return to Brands Hatch with band

1:49pm Friday 21st February 2014

DOUBLE World Superbike champion-turned-musician James Toseland is set for a hero’s homecoming at Brands Hatch this summer.

10 of the best half term things to do in south east London and north Kent

News Shopper: The Narnia Experience in Blackheath

9:12am Monday 17th February 2014

HALF term is here again, and there's plenty going on to keep the youngsters happy. Vibe's rounded up some of the best...

Video: Top 10 turn offs and watch Made in Chelsea star Francis Boulle's chat up failures

News Shopper: Video: Top 10 turn offs and watch Made in Chelsea star Francis Boulle's chat up failures

10:20am Friday 14th February 2014

DOES dating mean awkward silences, forgotten names and having one drink too many to you? Well you’re not alone, even celebs struggle.

VIDEO: Be a Keepy-Uppy pro with tips from the world’s best

News Shopper: Be a Keepy-Uppy pro with tips from the world’s best

12:06pm Thursday 13th February 2014

IF you want to be the next Messi, then these tips are gold.

Cutest couples go straight to Paris in Valentine's kissing contest

News Shopper: Diana Vickers and boyfriend George smooch for lastminute.com. Picture by Matt Alexander/ PA

10:41am Thursday 13th February 2014

PUCKER up at St Pancras tomorrow and you could be headed to Paris, so bring your passport.

Top 5 anti-Valentine's things to do

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9:05am Thursday 13th February 2014

THE celebration of St.Valentine can be more of a Singles Awareness Day for some, but fear not, Vibe's Angie Quinn has found some brilliant alternatives to prevent you from spending the evening indoors alone.

Review: The Wedding Fair at Glow, Bluewater, February 7 to 9

News Shopper: Review: The Wedding Fair at Glow, Bluewater, February 7 to 9

5:27pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

NEWS Shopper’s Carole Hoggan is getting married in September, and with her preparations in full swing she jumped at the chance to grab some inspiration at the mega Wedding Fair which was at Glow, Bluewater from February 7 to 9.

Can dating coach Hayley Quinn help News Shopper singleton Tim find love?

News Shopper: Dating coach Hayley Quinn's tips on getting men to approach you

8:52am Monday 10th February 2014

REPORTER Tim MacFarlan had an ultimatum – with two weeks to go until Valentine's Day, to get his love life in shape or spend another Valentine’s Day in his bedroom ogling pictures of Jennifer Lawrence.

Thousands bid in first week for free tickets to Kent attractions

News Shopper: There's lots going on at Leeds Castle

2:50pm Friday 7th February 2014

WITHIN the first five days of going live, more than 60,000 applications were received at a website offering free tickets to more than a hundred Kent attractions.

Bromley ski centre ready for Winter Olympics influx

News Shopper: Ski centre ready for Winter Olympics influx

12:55pm Friday 7th February 2014

WATCHING the Winter Olympics or The Jump is bound to get plenty of people fired up to hurl down a mountain.

Greenwich Market gears up for Valentine's Day

News Shopper: Post your notes in the Love Box

3:17pm Thursday 6th February 2014

LOVE is all around in Greenwich this Valentine’s Day with a host of romantic attractions.

World's number one proposal planners The Heart Bandits' four winning proposals in Greenwich

News Shopper: Marvin and Michele Velazquez are The Heart Bandits

3:22pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

FOR some, wedding planners are worth their weight in gold, but have you considered getting help to plan the perfect proposal?

Love Orpington this Valentine's

News Shopper: Orpington High Street has 12 charity shops along its 1200 metres.

1:39pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

THIS Valentine’s it’s time to show some love for Orpington.

Get creative at the Design Museum this half term

News Shopper: Illustrator Hennie Haworth will be talking about her book Accessorize and helping people get hands-on

11:18am Wednesday 5th February 2014

KEEPING the kids busy won’t be too tricky this half term, with a full range of activities and exhibitions at the Design Museum.

Half term gets Great War theme with activities at Penshurst Place

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10:30am Wednesday 5th February 2014

PENSHURST Place will have a First World War theme this half term, with activities to commemorate the centenary of the conflict.

Dining on a Big Red bus and four other unusual Valentine's ideas

News Shopper: Dining on a Big Red bus and four other unusual Valentine's ideas

3:53pm Thursday 30th January 2014

AS FAR as unusual date night venues go, boarding an old London bus in Deptford is up there.

Thousands of free tickets to Kent attractions

News Shopper: There's lots going on at Leeds Castle

12:09pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

FANCY free watersports, karting, brewery and vineyard tour or visits to iconic castles and cathedrals? Then you’re luck’s in, Visit Kent is giving away 25,000 free tickets for more than 112 attractions in March.

VIDEO: Celebrities donate head wear for Woolly Hat Day

News Shopper: BABY’S GOT A TEMPAH: Tinie Tempah

9:07am Tuesday 28th January 2014

PLUMSTEAD rapper Tinie Tempah is among a raft of celebrities backing a homeless charity’s auction.

Valentine's days out tips by Visit Kent

News Shopper: Valentine's days out tips by Visit Kent

10:43am Monday 27th January 2014

THE Garden of England is the ultimate setting to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway.






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