Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up. So our weekly Top 5 events has a romantic theme ...

Bexley: Heroes & Sweethearts Vintage Tea Party, Freemantle Hall, High Street, February 17, 2-4.30pm

Celebrate Valentines Day the old fashioned way with your loved ones this Sunday as this timeless event is back for a loving occasion.

Indulge in traditional tea-party treats and be entertained with music as well as a raffle with proceedings going to the Help For Heroes charity. Ladies will also be presented will a special gift.

Tickets are £9. Call 01322 553101 or email for ticket purchase and more information.

Kent: Hot air balloon ride

Love is defiantly in the air as you and that someone special has the chance to float in the clouds in your very own hot air balloon.

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Gaze across the patchwork fields and villages of Kent, look down on the glorious views of Leeds Castle and even across the coastline to watch the sunset over France.

Your very own personal flight will include just one couple and a pilot. Various locations are available and each experience is unique. For information visit: or call 01303 812 812.

Greenwich: Love in the Archives, National Maritime Museum, February 14, 7pm

Get lost between love and history as unique love letters from the museum archives are read to guests, including those from Nelson and other naval officers.

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Pic above: National Maritime Museum, London

As these unique letters aren’t on display, guests will have the exclusive chance to discover the secrets behind them along with an opportunity to look at the letters and ask questions.

Then guests will enjoy a delicious three-course meal along with something bubbly to mark the occasion accompanied by the delicate sounds of a live harpist. £96 for two adults, members £90 for two. For more info visit

Gravesham: The Vow, Woodville, February 14, 11am and 7pm

Romance, heartbreak and passion captures the Woodville this Thursday with special screenings of dramatic flick The Vow.

The moving story tells the tale of a newlywed couple as disaster strikes when Paige is involved in a serious accident, where she is knocked unconscious, and awakes to find her beloved soulmate, Leo, is now just a stranger, but can he get her back?

The 7pm showing will include the availability of cocktails. Tickets are £4.50, pre-book to receive a complimentary red rose. Visit

Blackheath: Valentines Motown Concert, The Conservatoire, 19- 21 Lee Road, February 14, 8pm

Dance the night away to the classic sounds of Motown at the beautiful Conservatoire, for a more funky Valentine’s evening.

Take a trip down memory lane with two 45 minute sets featuring the most famous tunes from legends such as Marvin Gaye and The Supremes.

The Bar will be open until 11pm serving drinks and light bites. Doors open at 7.30pm with the performance starting at 8pm. Tickets are £15 per person (all proceeds from the night go to support the Save the Con fundraising campaign). Book tickets or call 0208 852 0234.

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