insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 24


Pick up your air guitars as One Night of Rock is here to bring you an all-new 48 stack of hits that will have you arm punching your way through the aisles . One Night of Rock is the perfect combination for all of you rock and musical enthusiasts . Bringing a whole new experience to the theatre world in the UK , this all-new theatre experience brings the power of rock music with a sensational live band , Joan of Arc , and topped off with an electrifying laser show , to bring it to a whole new level . The show features nonstop foot stomping and chorus-singing anthems from Guns & Roses , The Who , Aerosmith , Bon Jovi , Queen , Meat Loaf , Dire Straits , Status Quo , Muse , Kiss and many more . Are you ready to rock ? 7.30pm . Price : £ 22.50- £ 24.50 Central Theatre , 170 High Street , Chatham ME4 4AS www . medwayticketslive . co . uk / 01634 338338
To keep pace with the world ' s growing population we ' re going to have to look at alternative methods of food production and sources of protein . Millions of people around the world eat insects every day , and scientists are saying that we in the West are going to have to start doing the same . Discovery Planet will give you the opportunity to try out some crunchy and flavoursome snacks to see if we can persuade you to join the insect eating revolution ! With funding from the British Science Association they will give you the opportunity to test your taste buds – and your bravery – and experience the future of food . Just come along to Ramsgate Market on Queen Street ... Fried crickets anyone ?
From 10am . Price : Free Ramsgate Market , Queen Street , Ramsgate CT11 9AG www . discoveryplanet . co . uk
The Witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitchhikers : a friendly dog , a beautiful green bird and a crazy frog . But this broomstick ’ s not meant for five and – CRACK – it snaps in two ... just as the hungry dragon appears ! Songs , laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups , in the Olivier-nominated show that ’ s toured Britain and the world !
11.30am , 1.30pm , 4pm . Price : £ 11 EM Forster Theatre , Tonbridge School , High Street , Tonbridge TN9 1JP www . boxoffice . tonbridge-school . co . uk / 01732 304241
Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time , but many of today ’ s artists have been inspired by his iconic style . His career spanned nearly five decades of music , and he was continually at the forefront of popular music . Jackson Live in Concert sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs . Ben ’ s portrayal of Jackson has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres . He ’ s got the look , the moonwalk and the voice ! His renditions of “ Thriller ”, “ Beat it ” and “ Billie Jean ” are truly sensational . Jackson Live in Concert features all-live vocals and superb musicians and dancers , fabulous costumes , and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop . Pure MJ !
7.30pm . Price : £ 23.50 Woodville Halls , Woodville Place , Gravesend DA12 1DD www . woodville . co . uk / 01474 337774
TV and West End star Wendi Peters , much loved for her acclaimed portrayal of Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street , will headline the UK tour of Wonderland as Queen of Hearts alongside musical theatre favourite Dave Willetts , who rose to fame for playing the title role in Phantom of the Opera , as White Rabbit . West End and Broadway leading lady Kerry Ellis , best known for playing Elphaba in the West End and Broadway productions of Wicked , will guest star as Alice . Following sold-out seasons in Tampa , Texas and Tokyo , the multi Grammy and Drama Desk Award nominate Frank Wildhorn ’ s Wonderland receives its UK and European premiere in this brand new British production . 7.30pm ( Thursday and Saturday matinee 2.30pm ). Price : from £ 22.50 The Churchill Theatre , High Street , Bromley BR1 1HA www . churchilltheatre . co . uk / 020 3285 6000