MON 5 - SUN 11 FEB 2018
Bonnie and Clyde, The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Thu 1 & Fri 2 Feb
Set in the depression of 1930s Texas, the outlaws’ incredible story unfolds as the the ill-fated young lovers embark on their hell raising adventure. With a varied musical accompaniment combining gospel, blues and rockabilly, the story is lifted to new heights, promising a gripping adaptation of the legendary story of crime, determination and a passionate love.
Crowd Company, Pizza Express Live Maidstone Music Rooms, Fri 2 Feb
A modern take on vintage soul funk from highly acclaimed 8 piece band Crowd Company. Brimming with energy , catchy hooks and tight grooves the band combine a Hammond organ based sound with a virtuoso horn section and 3 outstanding soulful singers, often blending multi-part harmonies.
Ski sale, Marlborough House School, Hawkhurst, Sat 3 Feb
Need to get set for the slopes this half term or later? Ticehurst’s appointment-only barn shop Chilli Ski has a sale of new and nearly new jackets, salopettes, goggles, gloves, thermals and more coming up at Marlborough House School, Hawkhurst. Just drop in between 9.30am and 4.30pm on Sat 3 Feb – the money you save on kit can go towards apres ski!
Build It Live South East, Kent Event Centre, Sat 3 & Sun 4 Feb
Build It Live takes place annually in three locations around the UK including, luckily for all doer-uppers out there, this one in Kent. These shows are the UK’s most practical self-build exhibitions, brought to you by Build It Magazine, they are designed to help you find everyday solutions to manage your home building or renovation project. With free seminars and workshops, tonnes of experts, products and suppliers all on hand. It’s your one-stop home project shop.
Wedding Fair, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Sun 4 Feb
In association with a Kentish Wedding, come along to one of the first wedding fairs of 2018. Take a look at the wedding venues available in our fair county and meet local suppliers too. Wedding coordinators will be here to answer any questions that you may have about your special day.
Bow Ties & Bentleys, Leeds Castle, Wed 7 Feb
Hear about how a remarkable relationship between Lady Baillie’s younger sister Dorothy Paget and Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin led to an unexpected association between Leeds Castle and the glamorous world of motor racing in the 1930s. A fascinating talk, especially for those with a passion for cars!
The Opera Boys, Hazlitt Theatre, Thurs 8 Feb
The boys are back with a brand new show full of opera, classical, west end and crossover as well as their unique blend of on-stage banter. Combining 4 big voices with 4 big personalities The Opera Boys deliver a fabulous show full of music and laughter.
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert, Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, Thu 8 Feb
That’s Ed’s own chainsaw in the photo, by the way. The theme of this popular comedian’s tour is – is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it? Are we filled with righteous anger at a world gone wrong or are we all just a bunch of whiny little brats? In short, are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out. Go on, spoil yourself.
February Fun & Frolics: Half Term, Kent Life, Sat 10 – Sun 18 Feb
While a host of entertaining shows will take place in the Big Top – all of which are included in the admission price – there may also be the chance to see sheep lambing and meet the newborns. Elsewhere, meet Kent Life’s other animals in its real working farm, and take part in a series of activities and trails on site.