insideKENT Magazine insideKENT October 2018 Issue 79 - Page 28

EVENTS ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO // 19-20 OCT HALLOWEEN HALF TERM AT HEVER CASTLE // 20-28 OCT Treat the children to a spine-tingling programme of entertainment over the half-term break with prizes for the best Halloween costumes. Creepy craft workshops, awesome activities and a spooky trail to follow in the grounds. From 10.30am. Price: £17.25 (children 5-15 £9.75) Hever Castle, Hever TN8 7NG www.hevercastle.co.uk / 01732 865224 REMEMBER ME // 20 OCT-11 NOV For more than 40 years, the all-male comedy ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (affectionately known as ‘The Trocks’) have been delighting audiences of all ages at sellout performances featuring their fabulous sense of fun and their flawless dance. Every performance frivolously froths with tutus and testosterone, blush-pink ballet pumps, fierce false eyelashes and prima ballerina attitude however, what makes this company extraordinarily special is their immaculate technique and daring physicality, surpassed only by their impeccable comic timing. 7.30pm. Price: £10.75 - £32.25 The Marlowe Theatre, The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS www.marlowetheatre.com / 01227 787787 BOOTLEG BEATLES // 20 OCT The world’s premier Beatles tribute band continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their stunning recreation of the greatest songbook of all time. Tracing the Fab Four’s journey through the swinging 60s, every tiny detail is meticulously covered from costumes to authentic period instruments, their witty Beatle banter to their inflection-perfect vocals. With a little help from their own Pepperland Sinfonia and this year featuring a special set celebrating the 50th anniversary of the White Album, this has to be a not-to-be-missed event for Fab Four fans of all ages. 7.30pm. Price: from £29.50 Assembly Hall Theatre, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LU www.assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk / 01892 530613 TRANSFORMATIONS // 20 OCT Artist and dolls house restorer, Veronica Tonge leads a day- long workshop on transforming dolls houses and their contents to give them an antique feel. Materials, including paint and a piece of wooden furniture, will be provided, but please bring along another wooden piece to work on. Small dolls houses can be brought in too. 11am. Price: £40 Maidstone Museums, St. Faith's Street, Maidstone ME14 1LH www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk / 01622 602838 A series of work produced by the cathedral’s recent Artist in Residence, Dawn Cole, who has been using Canterbury Cathedral archives as the starting point for a new body of work exploring the act of remembrance. This exhibition is included in the cathedral’s programme of services and events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. From 9am. Price: £12.50 (children 6 to 18 £8.50) Canterbury Cathedral, The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH www.canterbury-cathedral.org / 01227 762862 CHILDREN’S AUTUMN CROWN WORKSHOP // 25 OCT Join talented local florist, Anna Evans of Anna’s Country Flowers at a truly autumnal workshop especially for children. Under An