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

06
JUL
Chaplins Circus is coming to Dartford
Hawley Garden Centre

. If you are looking for a reasonably‐priced entertainment experience suitable for your whole family then look no further. Chaplins Circus is an all‐human circus designed to be entertaining for the whole family from the youngest of children to the eldest of…

Location: 16.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01727 555250
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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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08
JUL
Basil's Restuarant
Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club

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: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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08
JUL
The Comedy Club Chatham
Chatham Bridgewood Manor Hotel

The Comedy Club Chatham at the Bridgewood Manor Hotel on Friday 8th July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Barry Castagnola:Comedy Shuffle BBC3 Christian OConnells Sunday Service Sky One Glee Time ITV Popcorn Sky One The 11 Oclock Show…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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22
JUL
The Comedy Club Dartford
Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel

The Comedy Club Dartford at The Brands Hatch Hotel on Friday 22nd July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ James Redmond:Emmerdale ITV Hollyoaks Ch4 Casualty BBC1 Never Mind the Buzzcocks BBC2 Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire ITV1…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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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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14
AUG
British Open Speedgolf Championships
Dale Hill Golf Club

The British Open Speedgolf Championships is the FASTEST challenge in the UK golfing calendar. The challenge is balancing Speed as well as Accuracy.Golf but FASTER A round of golf in the lowest possible sum of golf strokes combined with the time taken…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07810 484044
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27
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Marlene and Boycie invite you to a Gala Dinner. Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Join us for the Dinner event of the…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
SEP
Allo Allo
Hadlow Manor Hotel

Listen very carefully ‐ we shall say ziss only once...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…

Location: 7.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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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11
SEP
Mum2Mum Market - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Angel Centre

Sunday 11 September 201610am ‐ 12pmAngel Centre Angel Lane Tonbridge TN9 1SF 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…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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23
SEP
Ghost Hunt of Rochester's Haunted Guildhall Museum
The Guildhall Museum

Ghost Hunter Tours head into Rochester to all night Ghost Hunt Rochesters famous Guildhall Museum. We are aware from witness statements from staff that work there that this venue is very active and there are certain areas that staff will not go…

Location: 8.6 milesaway
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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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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30
SEP
Ghost Hunt of Maidstone's Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Hall

Ghost Hunter Tours head into to Maidstone to Ghost Hunt two very active locations Corpus Cristi Hall and their other venue the very active and disused Christis. This is a great value evening as you get to investigate two seperate locations on…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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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: 29/06/2016 04:49:14