insideKENT Magazine Issue 49 - April 2016 - Page 30

EVENTS Pop-Up Fashion Show // 23 Apr Keith Barry – Brain Hacker // 28 Apr Keith Barry has established himself as Ireland’s biggest touring entertainment star with a series of sell-out shows and smash-hit record-breaking theatre runs. Now a household name as part of ITV’s brand-new Saturday night entertainment format You’re Back in the Room, he brings his show Brain Hacker on a UK tour. Brain Hacker promises to be a show that you won’t forget in a hurry. Using a combination of mind control, deception, mentalism and hypnotism, Keith hacks the brains of his audience to unlock a safe, move inanimate objects, and enter into the world of the paranormal. 7.30pm. Price: £21.40 Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DZ www.atgtickets.com/venues/leas-cliff-hall / 01303 228600 Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra // 29 Apr Spring has sprung and County Square is embracing the season with an all-day fashion event on Saturday 23rd April. 15 ‘pop-up’ performances will take place in various locations throughout the centre with male and female models wearing up-to-the-minute outfits from County Square’s fashion stores. Promotional staff will give out sealed envelopes to 30 shoppers at each show. Inside one of these envelopes will be a special number, and if that number is the one displayed within the store you could win a voucher for £25! From 10.15am. Price: Free County Square Shopping Centre, County Square, 108 Elwick Rd, Ashford TN23 1AE www.countysquareshoppingcentre.com / 01233 633941 Pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, television presenter and multiplatinum recording artist Jools Holland returns to Margate as part of a series of intimate shows in iconic venues accompanied by special guests; these gigs are not to be missed. Jools Holland will be performing tracks spanning his entire solo career as well as songs taken from his new duets album Sirens Of Song, released in November 2014. With a catalogue that reaches through the decades, a night with Jools Holland will bring you the greatest boogie-woogie party in town. Also featuring Gilson Lavis and guest vocalists Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall and Beth Rowley. 7.30pm. Price: £36.50 Margate Winter Gardens, Fort Crescent, Margate CT9 1HX www.margatewintergardens.co.uk / 01843 292795 Looping The Loop Festival // 23 Apr – 5 May May Day Festival // 30 Apr – 2 May Celebrate May Day this May bank holiday weekend with traditional celebrations and activities for all the family. Join the Lord and Lady of the May on the castle forecourt and see the crowning of the May Queen, then dance around the maypole and take part in May Day dancing accompanied by 16th century music. Meet the mythical Jack-in-the-Green and follow the Green Man from folklore in