What's on inMaidstone


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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.

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Forthcoming events in Maidstone

21
DEC
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Maidstone
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 4.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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29
DEC
Out of Bounds Comedy in West Malling with Roger Mo
Out of Bounds Comedy at The Wheatsheaf

More amazing comedy in West Malling.SHOW STARTS AT 8.30PM AND ENDS BY 11.30PMThe bar will be serving until Midnight.Another tremendously eclectic line‐up with a great Compere and 4 very funny acts.There will now be food available at the Wheatsheaf on show night.…

Location: 5.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 637804
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08
JAN
Out of Bounds Comedy at The Moody Mare with Funmbi
The Moody Mare

More lovely Monday Night Comedy with the choice of added food.Comedy starts at 8.30pm and last orders for food are at 7.45pm to make the comedy in time.Please call The Moody Mare to book a table.01622 813038.You can come for Comedy only…

Location: 6.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 637804
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20
JAN
Bowie Experience
Assembly Hall Theatre

Bowie Experience is the worlds favourite and most authentic tribute to the thin white duke and continues to amaze audiences with an astounding attention to detail. For the authentic Bowie Experience with all the hits from A to Ziggy ‐ this show…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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20
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses Interactive Dinner Show T
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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26
JAN
Out of Bounds Comedy in West Malling with Andy Ask
Out of Bounds Comedy at The Wheatsheaf

More amazing comedy in West Malling.SHOW STARTS AT 8.30PM AND ENDS BY 11.30PMThe bar will be serving until Midnight.Another tremendously eclectic line‐up with a great Compere and 4 very funny acts.There will now be food available at the Wheatsheaf on show night.…

Location: 5.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 637804
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27
JAN
Get Ready
Assembly Hall Theatre

Take a trip back to 1960s Detroit with the brand‐new celebrated stage show featuring the music of the Temptations Four Tops Supremes Jackson 5 Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.Velvet vocals from a stellar cast of critically‐acclaimed performers combine with divinely‐gifted musicians to…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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28
JAN
Medway Baby and Children's Market
Parkwood Community Centre

NOW OPEN FOR SELLER STALL BOOKINGS Whats on offerLots of stalls bursting with top quality LIKE NEW and NEW baby & childrens items from birth to 8 years.Plus a small selection of unique businesses in the baby & childrens industry…

Location: 6.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07525 612579
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30
JAN
Mindgame
Assembly Hall Theatre

A mind bending psychological thriller from the pen of Anthony Horowitz ‐ creator of Foyles War the BBCs New Blood Alex Rider the Sherlock Holmes novels House of Silk and Moriarty and the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis.When Mark Styler a writer…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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31
JAN
Psychic Night
The Kings Head Hotel

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readingswith Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends.A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide you for…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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03
FEB
Build It Live South East, Kent
Kent Event Centre

Build It Live South East will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th February 2018 and for a second successive year will be held at the award‐winning Kent Event Centre.The exhibition will provide a whole weekend of inspiration all…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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08
FEB
Psychic Night - Birling
The Nevill Bull

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readingswith Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends.A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide you for…

Location: 6 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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12
FEB
Out of Bounds Comedy at The Moody Mare with Zoe Ly
The Moody Mare

More lovely Monday Night Comedy with the choice of added food.Comedy starts at 8.30pm and last orders for food are at 7.45pm to make the comedy in time.Please call The Moody Mare to book a table.01622 813038.You can come for Comedy only…

Location: 6.9 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 637804
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19
FEB
Psychic Night - Chatham
The Robin Hood

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readings with Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends. A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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27
FEB
The Sound of Music
Assembly Hall Theatre

This wonderfully lavish staging tells the true story of the world famous singing family from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness to their thrilling escape to freedom at the start of WWII.Lucy OByrne returns in the iconic role of Maria in…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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01
MAR
Psychic Night - Wadhurst
St James Square

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readingswith Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends.A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide you for…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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09
MAR
Evening of Clairvoyance with Pauline Mason & Tracy
Victorias Cabaret

An Evening of Clairvoyance with International Mediums Pauline Mason and Tracy Fance ‐ 9th March 2018 Ticket only event tickets £10 each to book contact Victorias on 01622 859331Doors open at 7pm performance starts at 7.30pmCar Parking …

Location: 7.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01227 749759
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14
MAR
Teletubbies Live
Assembly Hall Theatre

See the iconic world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones.Join Tinky Winky Dipsy Laa‐Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland. Look out…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01892 554165
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25
MAR
Go West
Assembly Hall Theatre

Celebrating their 25th anniversary the legendary Go West tour to packed audiences in this latest concert tour.You can expect to hear all their famous hits including Call Me Dont Look Now Eye to…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAR
Of Mice and Men
Assembly Hall Theatre

Set in the trying times of the Great Depression Of Mice And Men is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship and what it means to be human.This landmark play by the Nobel…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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31
MAR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza 2018
Kent Event Centre

Following on from the amazing success we had with the first Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza we have secured the bigger Maidstone Exhibition Hall at the Kent showground for three days so please come and join in have more fun than this year watching…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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07
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show is for anyone with a passion or interest for vintage vehicles. The Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the vintage vehicles…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633058
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22
APR
The Word Forest Org #ConservationConversation
The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.The joint presentation looks at reforestation and the resulting wildlife populations with insights into conservation initiatives with our MD Giles Clark and Ru…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 771915
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22
APR
The Word Forest Organisation #ConservationConversa
The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Word Forest Organisation Talk is the first in the series of ConservationConversations at The Big Cat Sanctuary for 2018.The joint presentation looks at reforestation and the resulting wildlife populations with insights into conservation initiatives with our MD Giles Clark and Ru…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 771915
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28
APR
Kent Mind Body Spirit Festival
The Hop Farm

Join us for Kents biggest festival for the mind body and spirit; this 2‐day Mind Body Spirit Festival brings together ancient wisdom and practices combined with innovative modern ideas products services insights allowing you the seeker space to relax unwind and expand…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441227 749759
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12
MAY
Bewl Water Half-Marathon, Marathon & Ultra Maratho
Bewl Water Visitor Centre

The half marathon and ultra for this series is held annually in May and takes place at the Bewl reservoir which is set within 1000 acres of the picturesque Kent and Sussex countryside based in Lamberhurst Kent. All these trail routes follow…

Location: 13.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07984 540177
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28
MAY
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
Assembly Hall Theatre

Written & Directed by Guy Unsworth Based on the TV series by Raymond Allen Starring Joe Pasquale Sarah Earnshaw and Susie BlakeEveryones favourite 1970s classic TV comedy Some Mothers Do Ave Em is back with Joe Pasquale starring as the loveable accident‐prone…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Kent Experiences
Kent

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Kent on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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07
JUN
Wealden Times Midsummer Fair
Hole Park

Wealden Times Midsummer Fair set in the stunning grounds of the Hole Park estate near Tenterden will be showcasing over 250 handpicked exhibitors selling contemporary and vintage home wares garden accessories fabulous fashion and jewellery as well as artisan food and drink.…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01580 714705
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02
JUL
Birdsong
Assembly Hall Theatre

Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War Birdsong is the hit critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.In pre‐war France a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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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: 14/12/2017 16:52:38