Welcome to Wow

A Short Introduction to the site

by Founder & Editor Emma Dewhurst

Main image: Oil painting by Roy Locke

Band of the Month

James Kirby and Band

James Kirby returns to Kent with full band plus support to launch his new album on Saturday 22 April at 8pm. Kirby is a singer-songwriter who has performed worldwide for over 10 years. He is renowned for his beautiful and melodic songs and unique style of guitar playing. This one's going to be good!

The Arts Calendar

  • Festivals
  • Rochester
  • Rochester Castle Moat
  • ME1 1SW


A new event during Rochester Sweeps Festival – family craft workshops, children’s shows and roaming performers, especially geared for families.…

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Classes & Workshops


Wow Magazine

Founded by actress Emma Dewhurst in 2010, sixty-five print copies of WOW magazines have been published over the six years of its life. High quality articles, stunning visuals and a determination to bring readers the very best of what's on where made this lovely little magazine stand out from the crowd.

At the end of last year, the decision to stop publishing the magazine was taken after much deliberation, and the joint Dec/Jan 2017 issue was its final edition.

We're delighted to have kept the website going, however, and will continue to feature the best of WOW and we welcome your arts listings, news and views more than ever. Please help us to grow the site into the go-to place for all things arts and culture in Kent!


(The above are just some of the words used by WOW Reader Survey respondents when asked to describe the magazine).

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