Thousands of people are attending two music festivals this weekend. Common People is running in Southampton and Oxford, with 80s supergroup Duran Duran and singer Craig David performing at both events over the next two nights. While The Chuckle Brothers got the party started! Andrew Pate has more.
Duran Duran and Craig David are headlining the Common People music festival in Southampton this weekend. Katy B is also appearing. Organisers are holding a simultaneous event in Oxford at the same time.
Thousands of revellers are expected on Southampton Common as singers take to the stage for the Bank Holiday weekend.
The world's biggest bouncy castle will make its debut in Southampton this weekend.
The castle, measuring 23.8 metres long, 20.7 metres wide and standing 12.8 metres tall, will appear at the Common People festival.
It can accommodate 100 people and is filled with 1143 cubic metres of air.
Finding the perfect childcare is a headache for parents the world over. But there's a new nanny in Southampton who is practically perfect in every way.
Her methods are a bit unorthodox - but her singing and dancing are a dream.
Christine Alsford went to meet the stars of the world class touring production of Mary Poppins that has just arrived in Southampton.
Aldershot will provide the backdrop for a blockbuster film this evening.
People living and working near Alison's Road have received letters saying the street will be used to shoot scenes for a psychological thriller called Annihilation, starring Natalie Portman and Oscar Isaac.
According to the film website, IMDb, the film is about a biologist who signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition 'where the laws of nature don't apply'.
It is being produced and directed by Lighthouse Pictures, the same British team behind Ex Machina, which won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects earlier this year.
According to the letters sent to residents, Alison's Road is being used to to represent a ‘Baltimore street’. It added that Clubhouse Road and the western section of Alison’s Road will be closed between between 6pm and 5am tomorrow.
Throughout the month, art lovers - and snoopers alike - have been taking the chance to visit peoples' homes transformed into galleries.
But it's not just two-up-two-downs starring in Brighton's biggest ever Open Houses art trail.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Tasha McDonnell of the Dreamliner Arts Club, Judy Stevens of Artists Open Houses and Kate Jenkins from Kate's Pantry.
Hundreds of people are in the Hampshire village of Wickham today for the annual horse fair. More video later.
The Brighton Festival is about to enter its third and final week with a host of performances and events, including the Great Escape music weekend, still to come.
For guest director, US pop star Laurie Anderson, its been a chance to curate a festival she's not only performed in but visited during its now 50 year history.
So how has she enjoyed running the show? Andy Dickenson went to meet her, as well as Rachel Champion and Tristan Shorr, producers of The Last Resort.
The next stage of renovations at Dreamland in Margate is being planned, with Thanet Council looking for contractors to work on the site. Restoration of the former Sunshine Cafe and the cinema will get underway, although more funding will be needed to complete the work.
Fatboy Slim, one of the most influential names in the history of dance music and one of the country’s most recognised DJs, played a secret show in Brighton to his toughest audience yet - a hard-partying group of babies and toddlers (and their parents).
Joined frequently onstage by his six year-old daughter, Nelly, the MC, real name Norman Cook, played a two-hour set. He was guest DJ at the popular parents and kids’ 0-5 party, Baby Loves Disco.
More than a hundred young ballet dancers from the region have begun rehearsals for the opportunity of a lifetime. After nerve wracking auditions, they've been hand picked to perform alongside professional dancers at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks. They'll be performing scenes from Ballet Etudes, and The Nutcracker with the English Youth Ballet from the 19th to the 21st May.