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Quirky arts festival in full swing

A floating house, a gothic wooden structure and paintings representing the EU's current 28 countries all feature in one of the South East's quirkiest arts festivals.

Folkestone's Triennal is now in full swing, attracting artists and visitors from across the world. Tom Savvides has been taking a look.

Behind the scenes of The X Factor...

The nights must soon be drawing in and summer coming to a close - because our TV schedules are hotting up. This Saturday evening, The X Factor is back, following a red carpet preview. Andy Dickenson reports.


Reading Festival gains 'disability gold' status

Reading Festival has achieved 'disability gold' status for its access to live music.

The festival is joining Glastonbury in achieving the gold standard from the leading disability charity in the UK.

'Attitude is Everything' campaigns to improve deaf and disabled people's access to live music.

It says Reading Festival has shown commitment to its disabled customers for the past five years and keeps moving forward with disability access.

Reading Festival in full swing with 90,000 music fans

Reading Festival is in full swing after officially getting underway at midday on Friday.

More than 90,000 music fans will converge on the Richfield Avenue site this weekend to watch the likes of Kasabian, Eminem and Liam Gallagher perform.

Movie fans look forward to auction of props

Now if you're a cinema buff, there's an auction coming up that you might be very interested in.

Hundreds of items of movie memorabilia will be going under the hammer. You might want to start saving up though…some of the rarer pieces are expected to fetch hundreds of thousands of pounds. Kevin Ashford has been for a preview.

More details about the auction on thislink.

Thousands of music fans arrive for Reading Festival

Fans are arriving for the Reading Festival Credit: ITV

Thousands of music fans are in Reading for the annual festival. Organisers of the event have promised to tackle gender in equality and will be having more female artists perform over the next three years. The Reading Festival began in 1971 on the banks of the River Thames and now hosts up to 90,000 music fans every year over the August Bank Holiday weekend.


Rewind Festival goes back to the 80's

Thousands of people from across the South descended upon Henley over the weekend, for the eagerly awaited return of the Rewind 80's music festival.

It saw bands like Level 42, the Village People, and artists like Leee John and Nik Kershaw, turn back the clock on one of the most popular musical eras.

But as ever, it was the audience that stole the show.

We spoke to Musician Leee John, Mark King from Level 42 and Musician Nik Kershaw.

Longest and highest 'tree-top walkway' opens in Kent

The country's longest and highest 'tree-top walkway' has opened in Kent.

The rope and net construction at Groombridge Place, near Tunbridge Wells, stands 20m above the forest floor at its height - and runs for 350m through Oak, Beech, Chestnut trees and Pine.

Caroline Edmunds explains.

In tribute: Archive interview of when Sir Bruce met Fred

ITV Meridian had a special interview with Sir Bruce Forsyth in 2012

Tributes have been pouring in to the veteran television presenter and all-round entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth, who has died at the age of 89.

ITV Meridian presenter Fred Dinenage met Sir Bruce for an exclusive one-to-one interview in 2012. The broadcast interview is below:

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