News in Kingston

Musical duo Ball and Boe join Hampton Court Palace festival line-up

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

15th Feb 2022 | Local News

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are set to play at Hampton Court Palace music festival 2022

THE well-known musical double act of Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are the latest to join the star-studded line up for this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival, it was announced today (14 February).

The pair, famous for their musical duo in the West End show Les Miserables and their own sell-out UK tours, will take to the stage on Friday 24 June.

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Large seal spotted in Thames near Kingston

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

14th Feb 2022 | Local News

The seal was spotted on the stretch of Thames path opposite the Lensbury club, near Kingston (Image: Stuart Higgins)

A FULLY-GROWN seal was spotted earlier today on a stretch of the River Thames near the Lensbury Club on the Kingston side of Teddington Lock.

Nub News contributor Stuart Higgins reports: "I stumbled across the seal while cycling on the Ham side of the towpath and only stopped when a crowd of walkers lined the riverside and were staring into the river.

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Harlequins to host 'Big Summer Kick Off' event at Twickenham Stadium

By Ellie Brown - Local Democracy Reporter

11th Feb 2022 | Local News

A poster advertising the Big Summer Kick Off hosted by Harlequins this May

HARLEQUINS is delighted to announce the launch of a new event at Twickenham Stadium to start this summer, building on the massive demand for tickets to see Harlequins play, with every league match at The Stoop being sold out this season for the English champions.

The Gallagher Premiership tie between Harlequins and Gloucester Rugby on Saturday May 21 will be played at Twickenham Stadium, 15:00 kick-off. The match is the penultimate round of the season and with both sides battling for places in the coveted top four play-off spots, the match could be crucial.

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