10 things to do in Kent - March 2017

1) Vintage Fairs

4 March: Penshurst Brocante, Penshurst Village Hall

For French vintage fans, see if you can find something beautiful for your home.

18 March: Tunbridge Wells Vintage Fair, King Charles Church Hall

Vintage fair packed with fashion items, home-ware, records and jewellery.

2) 8 March: Paul Carroll's Music Hall Tavern, Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone

The UK's premier comedy family drag variety show is back with a new show for 2017! Whatever your age, come along and join Mrs T and the “girls” from MHT for a magnificent night of dazzling costumes, side-splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.

3) 8 – 11 March: POW! THANET, Broadstairs, Margate, Ramsgate

An exciting group of more than 40 artists, performers, theatre directors and arts managers are collaborating to organise a 4 day series of events in Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

4) 9 – 11 March: The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Winner of seven Olivier Awards and five Tony Awards including Best Play, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time brings Mark Haddon's best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott.

5) Quiz nights

10 March: KM Big Charity Quiz, Medway

18 March: St John's Church Quiz Night with fish and chip supper, Sidcup

25 March: The Big Charity Quizz, Hythe

6) Markets

12 March and various dates: Sheerness market

Weekly Tuesday and Saturday market offering a wide variety of goods from fresh meat and veg to a wide range of goods.

18 March and various dates: Sittingbourne Artisan Market

Sittingbourne Artisan Market is a new and exciting shopping experience for Sittingbourne High Street on the second Saturday of every month offering a wide variety of goods ranging from handmade bakes to bespoke and unique jewellery.

7) 18 March: PAUL 'MORCHEEBA' GODFREY – DJ LEGEND SERIES, Ramsgate Music Hall

Support from Ramsgate Music Hall Radio DJ’s Noodles + Levy.

8) 18 March: Morgan & West Parlour Tricks, Theatre Royal Margate

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present an evening chock full of jaw-dropping, brain bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache.

9) 23 March: An Evening with an Immigrant, Theatre Royal Margate

Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, in 1996 award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer. This is his hilarious autobiographical Edinburgh Fringe First  Award-winning play The  14th  Tale, littered with poems, stories and anecdotes.

10) 30 March: Richard Herring The Best, Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone

Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation.

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