Tag: Chatham

Theatre Review: Dick Whittington by Anna Morell (4 Stars)

Derek Griffiths as King Rat, Dick Whittington

For those now of a certain unaskable age, there is an untouchable triumverate of children’s TV presenters: Bernard Cribbins, Floella Benjamin and Derek Griffiths. To see Griffiths stride out on stage is enough to spark any 40-something’s inner six year-old into bellowing the boos he demands as King Rat, Dick Whittington’s long-tailed nemesis in this…

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Review: ‘The Timid Hedgehog’, by Anna Morell

  • Posted by Anna Morell
  • Kids / Theatre
The Timid Hedgehog

There is something magical about interactive children’s theatre, as though you have stepped right into the page, or through the picture frame. And that’s the magic of The Brook’s Christmas shows for very young children – they are part of the story, helpers and heroes, this year, along with their new-found friend, ‘The Timid Hedgehog’….

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Review: Doc Yard and Sailors Academy, by Anna Morell

  • Posted by Emma Dewhurst
  • Events / Kids
Doc Yard at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham - WOW Kent

Last summer, at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, a slightly mad professor, Doc Yard, invented a brand new gas – A1R. Given this, um, ‘new’ discovery didn’t go entirely to plan, she’s back this year along with her able assistant, Bunsen, to show all budding Techsplorers her newest discovery – a special liquid called BU88L. Before…

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Launch: Pottery Crafts 4U at Nucleus Arts Chatham

Pottery_Crafts_4U_Nucleus_Arts_Chatham

  Cards on the table, I love paint your own pottery studios. Where better to while away a couple of hours, find your ‘flow’ in something creative and wind up a few days later with a keepsake that will last for years, or a brilliant, original present hand-painted with love? I am fascinated by the…

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