Month: July 2016

Theatre review: Hairy Maclary and Friends (4 stars)

  • Posted by Anna Morell
  • Theatre
Hairy Maclary

Out of the gate, and off for a walk… Hairy Maclary is over 230 in dog years now, but still capturing the hearts of everyone he bounds up to. Very young British children rate the books on a par with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s creations, but like the DVD, the live show has only…

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Preview: Canterbury Festival 2016 (15 October to 5 November): A mixed bag of delights!

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With over 200 events spanning three weeks this autumn, the Canterbury Festival will again bring music, performance, talks, science, visual art and walks to the forefront of this iconic cultural city in the heart of east Kent.   The popular Spiegeltent is returning for 2016, oozing glamour and vintage charm. With a change of location…

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The ‘Optimistic Sisters’ of Medway: A Q & A with the Medway Soroptimists by Sam Hall

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Writer and founder of the 17Percent campaign and Wordsmithery, SAM HALL introduces the Medway Soroptimists on the eve of their 70th birthday. In 2015 this very active local branch of the international voluntary service organisation supported a successful series of writing workshops linked to her play MY MIND IS FREE Tell us about the history of Medway…

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Salute to the 40s!

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KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON TO THE HISTORIC DOCKYARD CHATHAM Keep Calm and Carry On to one of Britain’s Best Vintage Festivals (as designated by the Daily Telegraph in 2014) on 17 and 18 September 2016. Visitors will be transported back in time as soon as they step foot into The Historic Dockyard Chatham for the annual Salute to…

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