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Lots have happened this Lockdown! Emerge knowing all the hot goss and thank us later.

BOOK THIS: Winter Garden Globe, The Curious Eatery, Until end of Jan

If you fancy a much-needed post-lockdown treat to look forward to, look at these Winter Garden Globes (that will open up as soon as guidelines allow)! Experience The Curious Eatery hospitality in your very own pod – how gorgeous are these? The heated private dining globes contain a speaker for music and luxurious interiors for up to six people (eight for larger family bubbles). It’s not surprising that they’re in high demand! Up til January, see their January Winter Globes Menu. Starting from £50, book yours now.

TRY THIS: Teens Christmas Baking, The Cooking Apple, 28 Nov

It’s time to dust down your apron and get cooking. The Cooking Apple will fill you with culinary confidence with their virtual classes for you or your teen – the whole family will love it! Don’t miss the Teens Christmas Baking on 28 Nov, 4pm – 5:15pm. Enjoy some Christmas making and decorating on a dark November afternoon! Two festive, sweet bakes to warm your kitchen. We won’t tell if you say it’s for the kids and then join in too…

STAYCATION: Keepers Cottages, Deal

In need of a staycation? How about this gorgeous new property on Keepers Cottages – The Boatman’s Reading Rooms in sea-side town Deal. Sleeps 10 and is right on the seafront. Here’s more properties that will be perfect for your Christmas break by the Kent coast (guidelines allowing).

XMAS: Sue Davies Christmas Pop-Up Shop, Online

Support Local and keep the festive spirit alive by ordering your decorations from Kent’s cutest Christmas shop. Every year brilliant Sutton Valence florist, Sue Davies, turns her floristry in The Old Butcher’s Shop into a perky, quirky Christmas Shop. Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without it. 

Hurray! This year it’s back – but all online this time. Sue has put as many decorations as possible in her shop window so passers by can see what the decs look like before buying. 

You just order online for ‘Click and Collect‘ – you’ll have to swing by to pick up the goodies. We love her range – there’s nothing you can’t find in this treasure trove!

ONLINE: Anna Allworthy Exhibition, Lilford Gallery, Until Sat 12 Dec

Culture Vultures get your art fix here! We don’t go to Canterbury without popping into Lilford Gallery. There’s always cool, modern, playful art on display and we just *need* to have it. The current showing is Anna Allworthy which is being displayed online. Renowned for her atmospheric, layered urban landscapes.

She’s inspired by travel, the effects of globalisation and a fascination with the ever-evolving nature of the cities, all of which are reflected in this new collection of work. Cool right?

All available to purchase ONLINE! So make yourself comfortable, grab a cup of coffee or pour yourself a glass of your favourite tipple, visit their website and view her work! Support this local artist with a simple click.

SUPPER CLUB: A Scandi Christmas, Alive With Flavour, 2 Dec

Want to get hands-on with food and meet new people every month? The Alive with Flavour Supper Clubs is a fab chance to do just that! Don’t miss their latest event which will be via Zoom this December and get a true Christmas Experience to your door. Go on try something new and book your spot now.

DON’T MISS: SPN Flash Sale, Fri 27 Nov – Sun 29 Nov

Who doesn’t love a little soul friendly shopping spree? SPN, our favourite local boutique fitness studio, is running a Black Friday Sale from 6am Friday 27 Nov to 6pm Sunday 29 Nov with up to 40% off everything in their shop! You’ll be able to shop activewear (including all new ranges), fitness equipment, wellness products, gift cards, nutrition biohacking programs and monthly unlimited studio passes for both Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks! Shop the sale here.

BOOK NOW: The Chair, Canterbury

Do you need to restore your luscious locks? Or are you after brow, lash or nail treatment? The Chair in Canterbury’s beautiful sixteenth century salon is ready to open their doors and they’re taking appointments. The Chair has been a Finalist for Best Hair Salon in Kent for the past two years and you can see why they are so well-loved by their fans and followers. So book your appointment stat and feel fabulous again!

NOW OPEN: Peonies From Pluto, Crowborough

Cutest florist and plant shop Peonies From Pluto is open! Selling gorgeous Sussex Nordmann’s from the fabulous Furze Firs. Stocking 4ft (£35), 5ft (£40) and 6ft (£50)! Go browse the goodies in the pink palace.

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