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.

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

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Forthcoming events in Maidstone

25
MAR
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 Ridley Village Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near Wrotham.Saturday 25th March 2017 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00Come along to buy…

Location: 9.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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30
MAR
Comedy at Billabong Comedy Club
Billabong Club

John Ryan mixes East End savvy and Irish charm ‐ you can almost see the twinkle ‐ He connects with all sorts of people from all sorts of backgrounds. Johns acute observational eye and dry but razor‐sharp wit can react to any…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07711 713667
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31
MAR
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73022‐0…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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01
APR
Easter Quest for Kids in Kent
Leeds Castle

Seek out Easter clues hidden around the grounds of Leeds Castle in Maidstone Kent on a fun Easter quest for all the family. Answer all the questions and receive a chocolate reward £1 charge per trail card.Venue: Leeds Castle Leeds Castle Maidstone…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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01
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show
Mercure Tunbridge Wells 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: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on some of…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633057
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06
APR
Once Upon a Neverland
The Brook Theatre Chatham

Captain Hook thinks his story is the best. When he learns that some children prefer stories of heroes and princesses he decides to destroy their books so his is the only story left. The books are hidden in the magic lands in…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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08
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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14
APR
Blood Donation Session
Hawkhurst Primary School

We are holding a blood donation session on Friday 14th April at Hawkhurst Primary School Rye Road Hawkhurst Kent TN18 4JJ and have appointments available between 09.40 ‐ 13.10 & 14.10 ‐ 15.10.To book an appointment please call us on 0300 123…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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14
APR
Speedway Racing
Central Park Stadium

Dynamic Speedway for the whole Family First Race 630 pm Food & Bars available Plenty of parking Great Atmosphere & Fun .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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15
APR
Hop along to The Forum Shopping Centre to meet the
The Forum Shopping Centre

The Forum Shopping Centre in Sittingbourne is delighted to announce that on Saturday 15th April the Easter Bunny will be making a very special appearance at the centre ‐ just in time for Easter Sunday the following day.From 11am until 4pm in…

Location: 10.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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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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17
APR
Speedway Racing Easter Monday
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kent slyde kings vs Lakeside Hammers great fun for the whole family doors open 1.30pm ‐ first race 3pm food & bars available ‐ plenty of parking .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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22
APR
Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival
Pilkington Building Main Hall

The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival gives amateur performers of all ages an excellent opportunity to showcase their talents. We have childrens and adult choirs individual singers in classical and popular music pianists of all abilities from beginners to…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01634 316677
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06
MAY
Motors by the Moat at Leeds Castle in Kent
Leeds Castle

Motors by the Moat is the ultimate weekend for anyone with a passion for cars. Get up close to hundreds of vintage high performance and classic cars from around the world including a World War Two themed section. The cars will be…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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07
MAY
Wheels around the Weald
Hospice in the Weald

Our popular Wheels around the Weald cycling event is back and will be starting from Hospice in the Weald. Choose between a 20 40 or 80 mile route around Kents most scenic roads enjoy chip timing and the chance to raise money…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 820528
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13
MAY
Allo Allo
Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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18
MAY
Some Enchanted Evening - A Musical Revue
The Trinity Theatre

Love musicals Dont miss this show Featuring your favourite songs from the best loved Broadway and West End Shows including South Pacific Oklahoma Mamma Mia Wicked Les Miserables and many more. This show is now on its 5th UK Tour A magical…

Location: 14.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 678670
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23
MAY
Rent - The Musical
Assembly Hall Theatre

Do not miss the legendary multi‐award‐winning and ground‐breaking rock musical RENT as it celebrates its incredible 20th anniversary.This exhilarating landmark musical tells the thrilling story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive in New York Citys East Village in…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival 2017
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 552176
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival returns with 2017 year line up..
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0
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27
MAY
Swashbuckling fun and treasure at the Forum Shoppi
The Forum Shopping Centre

From Saturday 27th May until Saturday 3rd June children of Sittingbourne are invited to follow in the footsteps of their favourite pirates and search for treasure at the Forum Shopping Centres half term event. Everyday between 11am and 4pm in celebration of…

Location: 10.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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11
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
The Brook Theatre

The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreamsBrought to the stage by acclaimed Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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16
JUN
Wildfire Adventure Camp
St Clere Heritage Pinetum

Deep in the forest theres a secret camp of bygone days ‐ its called Wildfire. For adults only Wildfire has an abundance of adventure activities to fill the long summer weekend the day times at Wildfire are challenging and inspiring.As an official…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: na
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21
JUN
Gangsta Granny
Assembly Hall Theatre

Its Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing ‐ staying with Granny There will be cabbage soup cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure ‐ its going to be sooooooooo boring But what Ben…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01892 554165
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08
JUL
Rockabilly all day live band double bill
dancing dog saloon

All day RockabillyRock n roll day live bands and dj Food & bar available from 2pm in a western style saloon sorry no under 18s .…

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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11
AUG
LeeFest: The Neverland 2017
Secret Location

2017 Artists...ANNIE MAC ‐ JAKE BUGGWILD BEASTS ‐ JUNGLE DJs ‐ TOM GREENAN ‐ FICKLE FRIENDS ‐ CRAZY P LIVE ‐ KESTON COBBLERS CLUB ‐ BAD SOUNDS ‐ MOXIE ‐ THE BAY RAYS ‐ OXIDE & NEUTRINO ‐ FISH STRONG ASIAN MOTHERS…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: NA
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24
SEP
Hospice 10K Run
Lower Cricket Ground

Hit the roads of Tunbridge Wells this September with our challenging 10K in support of Hospice in the Weald.Registration will open at 9:00am with the race starting at 10:00am. The route is our famous challenging course through Langton Green boarding…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 820527
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30
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Central Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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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: 24/03/2017 04:43:56