Revellers are getting ready for a brand new festival in Maidstone this weekend featuring bands like Sister Sledge and Brand New Heavies.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir David Frost has died from a heart attack aged 74, his family said.
Thanet Council's plans to create a multi-million pound heritage amusement park have come under attack at the High Court.
Sir Cliff Richard surprises some children at Heathrow who are on their way to Florida with a special song.
Sir Cliff Richard waved off 200 hundred children from across the South East who are on their way to America at Heathrow yesterday.
They are a group of seriously ill and disabled youngsters taking part of a trip to theme parks in Florida. The trip was organised by a Buckinghamshire charity called Dreamflight.
Sir Cliff's full interview is below:
Southampton singer Craig David has been honoured with a plaque as part of the city's Black History Month celebrations. It was unveiled by the MP John Denham near the Guildhall. Bob Marley and Joe Harriott have been recognised in previous years.
Jason Donovan is to appearas a celebrity judge at the charity fundraising gala, Ghost is Dancing which takes place at Southampton's Mayflower Theatre.
For the last 5 months, 12 technicians from the Ghost The Musical touring company have been taught to dance by 12 professional dancers from the cast, all in aid of the BBC's Children in Need Appeal, so far raising over £16,000.
On Sunday 3rd November they will demonstrate their skills in front of our panel of judges as part of a grand charity fundraising Gala.
The night will also include a one off voiceover special from Peter Dickson, the voice behind The X Factor.
A concert party is being held in Southampton today to mark the 175th anniversary of the city's port. Fifteen hundred people are expected later for a concert at the QE2 Terminal including performers from the musical Les Miserables and Eastenders actor Shane Ritchie.
The concert is also raising money the Joe Glover Trust, a charity which works with children suffering from cancer.
Hundreds of schoolchildren have been given the chance to perform alongside a prima ballerina as part of a project to foster a love of classical music.
Respected conductor and violinist Thomas Kemp and other musicians held workshops for around 800 local primary pupils at 15 schools in and around West Malling in the lead up to the Music@Malling Festival.
The end result was three performances of The Soldier's Tale, composed by Stravinsky in 1918. Dancing to the music, was a very special guest - Lead Principal with the English National Ballet, Erina Takahashi.
Pupils also played music they'd composed themselves in the workshops. Other children from schools around the region turned out to listen, and were captivated by the performances.
The X Factor's live shows start this weekend, and ahead of Saturday's first performances from the finalists, we have been chatting to the judges and the contestants. This year Gary Barlow will be mentoring the groups, including some members from Kent and the South East.
Divya Kohli caught up with him, and his team, hoping to do well on the stage.
Video. It's a big week for the X Factor with the live shows starting this weekend. We are going to be catching up with the mentors and their acts all this week. Simon met up for a chat with the one and only Sharon Osbourne.