Category: Music

Review: Justin And The Argonauts – ‘Solace’, by Anna Morell

Justin and the Argonauts

A year ago, Justin and the Argonauts released their debut album, ‘Orpheus’. It was a bolt from the grey, a half-cut kraken of an album, flailing wildly as it rose out of the Medway Delta. Their second album, ‘Solace’, shows no signs that the classical gypsy folk beast the band has unleashed has calmed down….

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Gig review: Michele Stodart, Raevennan Husbandes and Arcelia at the Folkestone Quarterhouse by Anna Morell

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Michele Stodart

A quiet revolution is underway in Kent. Long recognised as a cradle of folk, and in the North West corner, home to the garage noise of the Medway Delta bands, a number of small, reputable venues are attempting to bring internationally acclaimed acoustic and contemporary musicians to the county. Spearheading the movement is Revelation St…

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Theatre Review: Bugsy Malone at the Orchard Theatre


For two weeks every summer, the Orchard Theatre is abuzz with the voices of young performers acting, singing and dancing. It’s the culmination of the year long Summer Youth Project overseen by the creative team, which offers youngsters the opportunity to participate in a professionally produced show at the prestigious theatre. This year, the chosen…

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


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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Salute to the 40s!


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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