Heaven-sent print empire: penny sermons, government reports and thick glossy catalogues … all rolled off the presses at Tovil. By Paul Tritton
Past pleasures: a beautiful Victorian theatre – and why it was demolished in the 1960s. By Christine Rayner
The curfew tolls ... where? Gray’s Elegy will be linked for ever to Stoke Poges. But some of its haunting lines may have been penned near Canterbury. By Andrew Rootes
Hoteliers at war in Folkestone: early last century, the owners of two magnificent buildings were at each other’s throats.
By Christine Rayner
Was Pocahontas murdered? Yes, according to her people’s oral history. It is not a happy tale. By Mike Gunnill
The place that launched a hundred ships: Doust’s yard built vessels from sail to steam and beyond. By Henry Cleary
Highwayman in deepest Kent: Dick Turpin fled south to find refuge in a village near Orpington. By Ken Tracey