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

06
JUN
Runner's World Festival of Trail
Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum

Runner's World Trailblazer events return with the hugely popular 10k and our new traffic‐free Half Marathon courses. Both courses take you on an off‐road journey through soft springy forest trails leading you deep into woodland along field edges and past open water…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

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06
JUN
UK SUMMER MOTORHOME & CARAVAN SHOW
The Kent Event Centre

Annual event featuring outdoor trade stands from motorhome and caravan dealers and a huge range of accessories campsites with large pitches excellent facilities club rally areas. Weekend camping pitches from £45. Trade stands from £120VAT…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 723723
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07
JUN
Reginald D Hunter
Central Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

19
JUN
Take that tribute night .
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A tribute to take that with the take that experience …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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05
JUL
Darling Buds Classic Car show
Buss Farm (The Darling Buds Farm)

SUNDAY 5TH JULY 201510AM TO 4PMCome and see 900 classic cars60 trade stallsFunfair Childrens Play AreaNow in its 20th yearA perfick family day out in the Kent countryside with a warm friendly atmosphere featuring pre‐1990 makes and models of classic…

Location: 12.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01233 226110
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10
JUL
Kent County Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals food fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England'…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 633060
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28
AUG
The Vicars Picnic ( Yalding Music Festival )
Vicar's Island, Yalding.

Best independent festival on the banks of the river Medway. We put experience before profit bringing a slice of Glastonbury for the whole family to our corner of Kent. Camping and Glamping available. …

Location: 4.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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12
SEP
Equestrian Tabletop Sale
Hodsoll Street and Ridley Village Hall

Equestrian Table Top Sale of tack and equestrian related items in the friendly and warm and dry atmosphere of Hodsoll Street and RidleyVillage Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near Wrotham.Entry 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00amCome along to buy or sell: Tables £5…

Location: 9.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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19
SEP
Revolve24 with Breast Cancer care
Brands Hatch

Revolve 24 is a brand new event thats sure to test both experienced endurance cyclists as well as people looking to set themselves a cycling challenge for the very first time. It promises to be a brilliant weekend packed with comradery competition…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 603509
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03
OCT
Fort Horsted - Ghost Hunt
Fort Horsted

Work started on Fort Horsted in the mid 1880s while there was considerable alarm in England being generated by the terrortorial ambitions of Germany and France. it was decided that five forts be constructed around south east England to increase its defences.Work…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07985 532620
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08
OCT
Tim Vine
Central Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

17
OCT
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
Tonbridge Castle

Ghost Hunt Live venture to Tonbridge Castle Kent for a very special Ghost HuntThe night will have limited guests and will be recorded for the new web seriesDate Saturday 17th October 2015Tonbridge boasts Kents best example of a Motte‐and‐Bailey Gatehouse and its…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Maidstone? See our list of attractions in Maidstone, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 26/05/2015 17:06:40