The Muddy Guide:
Sister Act, The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, Mon 2 Jan – Sat 7 Jan
There are still a handful of tickets left to see the brilliant Broadway production based on the 1992 movie, Sister Act. Don’t miss out on this high-energy musical starring X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke. This fantastic comedy tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life is shaken when she witnesses a murder and is put under protective custody in a convent. The classic production will be brought to life with the feel of 70’s disco music accompanied by the moral story of the power of friendship. Don’t miss out on this amazing family friendly show.
7:30pm (Wed –Sat), 2:30pm matinee (Sat). Tickets: £22.50 – £47. The Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford, DA1 1ED, Tel: 01322 220000, orchardtheatre.co.uk
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, 8 Jan
Experience the ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac with performances from nearly five decades of their music. This tour demonstrates the rich spirit of Fleetwood Mac to fans both old and new. From Rhiannon to Seven Wonders, rediscover the performances that ensured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one of the most loved bands of all time.
7:30pm, £23.50-£33.50 (plus booking fees). Assembly Hall Theatre, Crescent Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2LU, Tel: 01892 530613, assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk
Adventures in Colour; Vertigo Sea, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Sun 8 Jan
See JMW Turner’s love of the maritime during this exclusive workshop at the Turner Contemporary. This is the final day of the JMW Turner exhibition. Build your own boats from recycled materials at this world-class gallery in the vibrant seaside town of Margate with the Buoys and Gulls workshop. Watch Kaffe Matthews perform music based on underwater recordings of sharks alongside a full-length screening of Haze, a documentary by Phil Miller based on Turner’s work.
1pm-4pm. Tickets £3.50 per child/free for adults, under 3’s and CT9 residents. Core Learning Studio, Rendezvous, Margate, Kent, CT9 1HG, turnercontemporary.org
Bowie Night, The Forum, Tunbridge Wells, Sun 8 Jan
Celebrate the life and work of David Bowie with the house band and special guests at The Forum in Tunbridge Wells. This unforgettable journey of sound celebrates Bowie’s golden years as one of the world’s favourite musicians. From Space Oddity to Let’s Dance, fans and newcomers can expect to hear the very best tracks for what will surely be a spectacular night out.
7pm – 10:30pm, Tickets: £10pp. Tunbridge Wells Forum, The Common, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8YU, Tel: 08712 777101, twforum.co.uk
Winter Rose Pruning, Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Wed 11 Jan
Who knew that winter was a great time for rose pruning? Visit Scotney Castle for their Walled Garden Wednesday event and learn the art of rose pruning with the castle’s expert gardening team. Don’t forget to wrap up warm!
2pm-2:30pm, Free event. Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 8JN. Tel: 01892 893820, nationaltrust.org.uk