Tag: 2015

Feature: WOW Visits the 2015 Kent County Show, by Roy Smith

The Kent County Show may seem an odd day out for a couple of vegetarian townies, but we found plenty to see, do and like at Kent’s annual celebration of farming and countryside living. The show, organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society, happens yearly on the Detling Showground near Maidstone, and is hugely popular, attracting…

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Review: Laughing Pod Comedy at The Oakwood Hotel, by Coral Brown

Kerry Godliman The Laughing Pod WOW Kent

The Laughing Pod hosts a variety of comedy nights across the South East and has a monthly* gig at the Oakwood House Hotel in Maidstone, where you can check out both professional and celebrity comedians do what they do best. On 2nd July, WOW Contributor Coral Brown attended to check out their star-studded line-up and ended…

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Preview: The Dave Barry Quintet, by Ian Fleckney

Dave Barry Quintet WOW Kent

WOW contributor Ian Fleckney introduces us to The Dave Barry Quintet, playing at the Anchorians Rugby Club in Gillingham this Friday 19 June. Dave Barry is one of the best drummers around and his performances are always a model of good drumming, preferring to push the band along, rather than hog the limelight. He has been on the…

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Film Review: The Duke of Burgundy, by Cameron A. Straughan

The Duke of Burgundy WOW Kent

‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ was both a fictional pub in the classic Ealing comedy ‘Passport To Pimlico’ (1949), and additionally, happens to be the name of a certain species of butterfly found only in England. Far from a film about a friendly neighbourhood pub, or an educational chat with David Attenborough, the 2014 incarnation of ‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ is encased…

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Theatre Review: Every Brilliant Thing by Sam Froudist

Every Brilliant Thing WOW Kent

There’s not much that strikes fear into the heart of the intrepid theatre-goer, but the words “audience participation”, does exactly that. Even the harshest critic quakes in their seat at the thought of getting up and getting involved. I am at The Marlowe Studio in Canterbury to see ‘Every Brilliant Thing’, a one man show…

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