What's on inMaidstone

Welcome to Maidstone

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Maidstone - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Maidstone to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Maidstone

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Maidstone as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Maidstone

30
MAY
Mean n my Lady Live
the swan teynham

Mean n my lady live after the margate meltdown biker run …

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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30
MAY
Speedway Racing With Kent Slyde Kings
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kent Slyde Kings VS Mildenhall Fen Tigers Fantastic Speedway For The Whole Family Food & Bars Available ‐ Plenty of Parking .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 477547
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04
JUN
UK Summer Motorhome and Caravan Show
Kent Showground

Come and join us for a weekend of trade entertainment and activities in the sunshine as the UK Summer Motorhome & Caravan Show makes a welcome return to Kent Showground on the weekend of June 4‐5.Campers and day visitors can explore more…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529529
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11
JUN
Mum2Mum Market - Paddock Wood (Nearly New Sale)
Mascalls Academy

BUY top quality pre‐loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop‐up market. Over 20 stalls with lots of bargainsFREE goody bag for the first 100 peopleEntry only £2 kids are free2 for 1 entry with voucher:. http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐entry.html FREE car parking…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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17
JUN
Abalicious ( Abba Tribute Night ) & 70s disco
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Abalicious The Uks Number 1 Tribute to Abba plus the sounds of the 70s Tickets £25 inc 2 course meal 7pm…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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24
JUN
CPD Accredited Twitter Course
The Village Hotel

A full day course including Getting Started on Twitter in the morning and The Twitter Content Atelier is in the afternoon. The training day includes luch and refreshments throughout the day.‐ Getting Started on Twitter‐ Benefits of Twitter for business‐ Improving your…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 726716
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25
JUN
Cycle 4 Heroes Sportive
The Royal Engineers Museum

Join us for a 100km ride around Kent on Armed Forces Day.This sportive challenge is being organised in support of Help for Heroes and sets out from the home of the Royal Engineers in Gillingham.The 100km route is…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07964 292011
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08
JUL
A Night At The Movies Tribute Show
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A Tribute to the movies show featuring the music fromDirty Dancinggreasemama miasaturday night fever Tickets £25 includes 2 course mealfancy dress optional best of eve wins bottle of champagne.…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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28
JUL
LeeFest: The Neverland
Secret Location

. Celebrating 10 years since the original LeeFest kicked off in the back garden of founder Lee Denny; 2016 sees the emergence of the next chapter for the UKs favourite independent festival with an exciting new creation; The Neverland.Now looking to evolve…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07702 325438
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29
JUL
Chilled in a Field Festival
The Hop Farm Family Park

We are excited to announce our new homeThe Hop Farm KentNestled on the KentEast Sussex border with oodles of flat grassy space secluded woods proper toilets hot showers miniature ponies and lots more for the kidsLive Headliners: The Egg Tankus…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07808 926139
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05
AUG
Mainly Madness Ska Night
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A Tribute to Madness & Ska with Mainly Madness plus dj …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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12
AUG
Summer Ball
The Village Hotel

. A great night out meeting and chatting to other singles in a sophisticated atmosphere in beautiful classy surroundings. The men move after each course so that everyone gets to meet lots of new friends and a glass of wine is served…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 863769
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09
SEP
The Social Festival 2016
Kent Showground

The Social is a boutique music festival showcasing the worlds greatest dance music acts in the idyllic setting of The Kent County Showground in Maidstone Kent. The Social originally launched on the 28th September 2013 and closed the summer in style bringing…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07799 875822
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23
SEP
Sean Lock
Central Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

30
SEP
A Tribute To The Who Plus Support Band
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kents Hottest Live Who Tribute Who Are You Plus Support From The Narratones .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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15
APR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
Kent Event Centre

Maidstones first tattoo conventionfestivalextravaganza at the detling showground 15th & 16th April 2017 a great event for the whole family 100 plus tattoo artists from across kent and further a field car and bike show fun fair charity events live music food…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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Tourist Attractions


Dickens World

May 2007 will see the opening of an innovative and exciting new £62m indoor visitor complex in Kent in the UK, themed around the life, work and times of one of Britain's best loved authors, Charles Dickens.Dickens World will take visitors on a journey of Dickens lifetime as…

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Naval heritage site covering 80 acres.Stunning architecture and displays including WWII destroyer, submarine, recreation of the 18th century dockyard, RNLI lifeboat collection, ropery and museum.‐ Wheelchair access limited‐ Groups accepted‐ Picnic area‐ Coach parking‐ Refreshments‐ Parking on‐site‐ Free site transportOpening times:Closed January and until…

Hop Farm Country Park

Year round family visitor attraction featuring two museums; indoor and outdoor children's play area's; Shire horse stables; animal farm; pets corner; military vehicle museum; pottery workshop; gift shop and Cafe.…

Teapot Island

Come along and visit the amazing Teapot Island exhibition. With over 3500 teapots, each with it's own unique history, then enjoy yourself with a cream tea, or treat yourself to lunch or dinner in our riverside cafe.Take a walk along the beautiful Kent riverside, and maybe complete your…

Charles Dickens Centre

Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. In 1817 his father, who worked as a clerk for the Royal Navy, moved the whole family to Chatham where he took up a post in the Royal Dockyard. The Dickens household was based first in Ordnance Terrace and later…

Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway

Situated within the Historic Dockyard of Chatham, the CHDR has just under 1 mile of line to operate demonstration trains on predetermined weekends throughout the summer season, as well as dockyard events.The Dockyard Railway is operated on behalf of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, by members of the North…

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Updated: 29/05/2016 04:50:01