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MON 11 - SUN 17 MARCH 2019

War Horse, The Marlowe Theatre, Wed 27 Feb – Sat 16 March

Following its sold-out run at The Marlowe Theatre in 2017, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse returns to Canterbury in 2019. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse is an unforgettable experience which will take you on a journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. marlowetheatre.com

Calendar Girls, The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, Tue 5 – Sat 16 March

Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth is the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls – a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. This marvellous musical comedy which received fantastic five-star reviews in London’s West End now comes to Dartford with an all-star cast. orchardtheatre.co.uk

POW!, Thanet, Fri 8 – Sun 17 March

A ten-day festival of arts and culture that will be celebrating International Women’s Day. The event includes cabaret films, debate, theatre, exhibitions, music and much, much more! POW! Thanet was founded by local freelance arts manager, Christina Clark-McQuaid in November 2015, with the first festival taking place in March 2016. Let’s CELEBRATE the creative wealth of women! powthanet.com

GIN FIRST: Chapel Down Launches New Pinot Noir Gin, Mon 11 March

Kent-based winery Chapel Down launched its own line of gin and vodka made from grapes, as part of a growing trend across the English wine industry in back in 2017 and now have an exciting new edition! Introducing Chapel Down Pinot Noir Gin, believed to be the first gin made from pinot noir grapes. The first of its kind created using distilled Pinot Noir grape skins from the Chapel Down harvest, this is a truly unique gin infused with juniper, coriander, dried red berries, rose buds, citrus fruits, rosehip, angelica and grains of paradise is an aromatic pink gin with delicate aromas of red berries. Yum! Chapel Down Pinot Noir Gin (RRP £35.00 70ml) is now available for an exclusive launch period in Selfridges and direct from Chapel Down at chapeldown.com.

Wedding Open Day, Mount Ephraim Gardens, Sun 17 March 

Are you planning your Big Day? Or know someone who is? Visit the Mount Ephraim Gardens and enjoy the 10 acres of beautiful gardens with amazing views, photogenic sweeping staircases and luxurious wedding suite and guest rooms. You can relax, take your time, enjoy your moment. Come and meet their experienced wedding team to find out how they can create your dream wedding! mountephraimgardens.co.uk

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Girls Go Glamping, Canvas & Stars, Chiddingly, Selected dates May – Sept 2019

Grab your besties and enjoy the countryside in style with special VIP overnighters coming up on selected dates from Canvas & Stars. Their Girls Go Glamping getaways at Chiddingly near Lewes involve furnished bell tents with beds and a hot tub session with Prosecco, fluffy robes and collagen eye masks. As the sun goes down you can hang out together round a fire pit under the stars, then, get a continental brekkie delivered to your tent door next morning. Want that luxe for less? How does 50% off on selected dates from May sound? You could even upgrade to the new unique double-decker canvas ’Cosmic Loft’. Book now to avoid disappointment! canvasandstars.co.uk

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