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

28
NOV
Rockabilly Night With The Keytones
dancing dog saloon

Live Rockabilly Night with the Legendary Keytones plus rockabilly hop …

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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28
NOV
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor Hotel

Enjoy 3 of the UKs best stand‐up comedians hand‐picked by no one less than the experts here at The Comedy Club so you know youre in for an epic night of fun and laughsHost ComedianSteve N Allen:Live With... Chris Moyles…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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02
DEC
Advent Carols by Candlelight Service
Holy Cross Church

Join Christian Aid at our Carols by Candlelight services to celebrate Advent and learn about our partners work to improve maternal health in Kenya.We are pleased to welcome Stephen Ngugi from our Nairobi office who will be sharing stories of our partners…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 02075 232105
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13
DEC
Rockabilly christmas bash with ratpack
dancing dog saloon

live rockabilly band Ratpack plus rockabilly hop in a western style saloon ‐ meals available from 6pm …

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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19
DEC
The Comedy Club Maidstone
Wonderland

Enjoy 3 of the UKs best stand‐up comedians hand‐picked by no one less than the experts here at The Comedy Club so you know youre in for an epic night of fun and laughsHost Comedian ‐ Bryan Lacey:A genuinely funny man and…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01622 769675
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10
JAN
ACROYOGA WORKSHOP with Francesand Helen
Heavenly Fitness

Turn your world upside downAcroYoga blends the spiritual wisdom of yoga the loving kindness of Thai massage and the dynamic power of Acrobatics. These three ancient lineages form the foundation of a unique new practice that cultivates trust connection and playfulness.Frances and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07843 418637
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rochester Rock Choir
Queens Hall (access is the Northgate entrance just off the Main High Street)

Your friendly local Rochester choir is run by vocal teacher Katie Hockley. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rainham/Gillingham Rock
St Matthew's Church Hall

The local Gillingham choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Main Hall - Kings Hill School

The local Kings Hill choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie.…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
The Gilt Hall

Your friendly local Gravesend choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maidstone Rock Choir
Small Hall

Your local Maidstone choir is run by choir leader Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie. Rock Choir…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Nik Haley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and Guinness World Record attempts The…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
JAN
Gents stag night special
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A gents traditional stag night ‐ featuring comperecomedian danny blue and 3 very hot girls .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07903 339466
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08
MAR
Joe McElderry
Hazlitt Theatre

Joe McElderry at Hazlitt Theatre in Maidstone on Sunday 08 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
APR
Alan Carr
Central Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

05
MAY
Stewart Francis
Hazlitt Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAY
Lee Nelson
Central Theatre

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur teleim coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b biggabetta …

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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: 24/11/2014 17:04:51