09 Feb 2024

Turn detective in this unique and exclusive murder mystery experience inside Kent’s historic Hever Castle

Step into a world of intrigue and drama at this first-of-its-kind, murder mystery experience inside Kent’s iconic Hever Castle. Steeped in history, Hever Castle – the childhood home of Ann Boleyn – provides

10 Oct 2023

Second oldest family business in Kent celebrates 125 years

Since its inception in 1898, when Agnes Mercy Vowles and her husband Frank Wellington opened their clothing shop on Bexley Road, Wellingtons has remained an enduring fixture on the local high street. 

18 Sep 2023

Oast with the Most

A familiar sight to all Kentish folk, but a curious oddity to visitors from afar, the iconic oast house has become an adored emblem for Kent’s rural identity. Travel anywhere in Kent’s

25 Jul 2023


VI-8 has partnered with Laguna’s Spitfire Legacy (LSL) to create a Spitfire chronograph timepiece limited to just 450 pieces commemorating the famous 303 Squadron and support the LSL’s work to restore Spitfire

13 Apr 2023

Interactive Victorian kitchen exhibition launches at Penshurst Place

The most extensive restoration since the house opened in 1947 One of the largest private collections of antique copper pots, pans and cookware on show Designed to engage and provoke multi-generation discussion

04 Apr 2023

Explore the corps at the Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, this Easter Weekend

Attention all history buffs and engineering enthusiasts! Come and explore the corps at the Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, this Easter Weekend (8/9th April). Discover the incredible story of the Corps of

30 Mar 2023

Churchill painting of Hever gardens unveiled as part of re-curation of the Castle

A painting of the gardens at Hever Castle by former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill has been unveiled along with changes to the layout of the historic attraction to better tell the

06 Feb 2023

Prayer books belonging to two of Henry VIII’s wives reunited for first time in 500 years as part of new exhibition on Anne and Catherine

For the first time in 500 years two prayer books belonging to two of Henry VIII’s wives will be reunited and displayed together at Hever Castle in Kent. From Wednesday 8 February

29 Jan 2023

Churchill in Punch: A Cartoon Biography comes to Chartwell, Kent

A Cartoon Biography at Chartwell explores how the image of Churchill was used repeatedly by cartoonists to celebrate, poke fun at, and make comment on, his life events. This display showcases the

25 Oct 2022

The Power of the Pumpkin

Envision October and with it you will summon pictures of falling leaves, mugs of coffee and of course, orange pumpkins. A magical representative of this season, there is so much more to

20 Sep 2022

Seasonal Superheroes: W&D Riccini and the Kent Cherry Co.

For centuries Kent has been celebrated for growing Britain’s fruit. The county’s sprawling orchards have long borne juicy crops upon their branches to feed a nation, but without the growers that work

22 Aug 2022

Hever in History and Jousting

Step back in time at Hever Castle & Gardens during the August bank holiday weekend. Immerse yourselves in living history encampments and experience crafts, cooking, and battle displays from the Middle Ages