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Theatre firm to perform at secret location in Chatham

Theatre company to perform in Chatham Credit: Operation Black Antler

A theatre production company is coming to Chatham, offering performances of a different kind in a secret location.

The theatre company “Operation Black Antler” appeared first at Brighton Festival for its world premier and thrilled its audiences by involving them with controversial role-playing of characters. And the chance to literally 'walk in someone else’s shoes.'

Operation Black Antler secret locations are revealed after booking your tickets. Prices vary between £10-15. The shows will be at 19:00 to 20:45, every 15 minutes, on the 23rd , 24th and 25th of June.


Kings Theatre prepares for production of Peter Pan

The theatre is preparing for Peter Pan in July Credit: Kings Theatre

This July, at the Kings Theatre Portsmouth, more than 100 local children, aged between 4-18 years old, will take to the stage to perform Peter Pan.

It’s a huge youth theatre project involving children from many different schools and from all walks of life. The cast have been working hard for the last three months learning lines, lyrics and choreography to get ready for opening night.

Cinema comes to Winchester Cathedral

The cathedral will host an open-air cinema Credit: ITV

Open-air cinema is coming to Winchester. Screenings will be held in the cathedral's Inner Close during August and September.

Cult Screens organise events throughout the UK, turning unusual locations into temporary cinemas.

They will show everything from old favourites and retro classics through to the best new releases and cinema of recent years.

Large crowds attend HMS Sultan Summer Show

The HMS Sultan Summer Show attracted large crowds Credit: ITV
Monster trucks thrill the crowds at the HMS Sultan Summer Show Credit: Fleet Photographic Unit

The HMS Sultan Summer Show 2016 signed off in style as thousands of visitors attended the event for a Father’s Day to remember.

The show ran across the weekend and was crammed full of a huge variety of interactive displays and activities.

In the Main Show Arena, the crowds were wowed by gigantic roaring Monster Trucks and amazing stunts from renowned motor cycle display teams Bolddog Lings.

HMS Sultan’s Ceremonial Guard marked the Establishment’s 60th anniversary with a special marching display.


Free entry - bold strategy to boost Dreamland figures

First day of free entry for Dreamland attraction in Kent

Margate's Dreamland attraction is celebrating its first birthday with the launch of a bold new business strategy. The vintage amusement park is scrapping admission charges to boost visitor numbers. Instead, fun seekers will pay for individual rides. Managers hope the move will rescue the site from financial crisis. John Ryall reports.

The interviewee is Eddie Kemsley, Dreamland's Chief Executive.

Crowds attend Portsmouth Pride show and parade

The event started at the Guildhall in Portsmouth

Victims of the Orlando shooting have been remembered at events across the South. Last night, people on the Isle of Wight held a candlelit vigil and today, at the second annual Portsmouth Pride parade and show crowds gathered to pay their respects.

The interviewees in this report from Richard Jones are: Stephen Coote from Portsmouth Pride; Councillor Robert New, Portsmouth City Council, Conservative; and Linda Webb-Bowman from Fratton Fever, the LGBT Supporters' Club.

Day 1 of free entry at Margate's Dreamland attraction

Crowd gathers at gate for entry to Dreamland in Margate

Margate's Dreamland attraction has opens its gates for the first day of free-admission for visitors.

The vintage amusement park, which re-opened a year ago, hopes the move will rescue it from financial problems by boosting the site's disappointing visitor numbers.

Instead of paying an entry fee visitors will now pay for individual rides.

Sir Ian McKellen opens Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Sir Ian openes the show in flamboyant style Credit: ITV

Sir Ian McKellen has opened this year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show.

Sir Ian is one of the UK’s most respected actors and star of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies,

He opened the popular show, being staged from 17th-19th June in the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace.

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