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FRI 17 - SUN 19 MAY 2019

The Bodyguard, Marlowe Theatre, Tues 14 – Sat 25 May

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! Following her triumphant West End run and sell-out UK Tour, three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke returns to the role of Rachel Marron (evening performances only). Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love. Just the last few tickets remaining!

SPN’s First Birthday, Tunbridge Wells, Fri 17 March

Tunbridge Well’s fitness boutique turns one! SPN (Soul, Power & Nutrition) sits on Camden Road in Tunbridge Wells and from 8am – 11pm, you can enjoy classes for just £10 or buy an all-day pass (£50) for the rave, 2 classes, 2 workshops and a free smoothie at SPN. Or go just to the rave from 8:30 pm, to book in, email: and they’ll add you to the guest list.

Pop-Up Sale, Marlborough House School, Fri 17 May 

Past or present Marlborough House School parents and local sellers are coming together to on 17 May to do a pop-up sale and coffee morning! In the Hopkins Hall at Marlborough House School. Some of Muddy’s favourite brands like Bricks & Stitches and Rikkeline will be there! And better yet, 10% of all the proceeds will be donated to MHS chosen House charities which are The Big Cat’s Sanctuary and Kent Association for the Blind.

Tenterden Food and Drink Festival, Fri 17 – Sun 19 May

Returning for its third year after a successful launch in 2017, this festival will bring a regional, national and international showcase of food and drink products together, along with a programme of live music, plus Children’s entertainment of rides and storytelling. Just in time for that slightly warmer sunny days in late spring/early summer. Take home Bessborough farm’s fresh fruit, jam chutneys, crumbles, and takeaway afternoon tea; or try The Cooking Box Ltds’ burgers, The Cosy Eskimo’s Thai frozen rolled ice cream, and much much more! Have a gander at the food delights for this year’s festival here

Wet Wet Wet, Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Sat 18 May

Wet Wet Wet are back on tour, cracking open the great 80s anthems (although this time without Marti Pellow)  Graeme Clark, Tommy Cunningham, Neil Mitchell and Kevin Simm. Kevin will lead on vocals to replace Marti – you’ll remember Kevin as a member of Liberty X, and he later won The Voice UK as a solo act in 2016. The band are one of the most successful groups in British pop history with an amazing back catalogue of songs including three No.1’s – Help From My Friends; Goodnight Girl; and Love Is All Around. They have sold over 15 million records to date and played to more than four million people around the world.

Wild West Party, The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Sat 18 May

Calling all Cowboys and Cowgirls, it’s Wild West Party Time! At Woods Bar on The Pantiles enjoy dancing/drinking and socialising with friends-old and new! All set to the sounds of DJ Ice Cool. Tickets are only £20 pp, you have to book in advance and there is a dress code! Denim/stetsons/cowboy boots/saloon outfits only. Book now:

Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave, Groombridge Place, Sat 18 May 

Award-winning family rave Big Fish Little Fish at this ‘Flower Power’ themed event on a dance floor complete with bubbles, balloons, confetti cannons and falling blossom. Have a Spring frolic at the outdoor ‘Myth & Magic’ themed family rave at Groombridge Place with old skool DJ legends 2 Bad Mice on 18 May. Child craft expert, Captain Cookie, will be helping the kids getting craft with a giant colouring in mural, free transfer tattoos and a homemade play-doh table. Fancy dress encouraged! 

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