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

21
OCT
FREE taster session at the Rainham/Gillingham Rock
St Matthew's Church

Your friendly local Gillingham choir is run by singing teacher 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…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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21
OCT
Hurried Steps: Autumn Tour 2014 early afternoon
The Angel Centre

The compelling hour‐long play examines violence against women by using testimonies from real women. Hurried Steps creator and Italy's foremost playwright Dacia Maraini was inspired by testimonies reported by Amnesty International and newspaper cuttings.The play raises awareness of violence against women and…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01732 359966
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21
OCT
Hurries Steps: Autumn Tour 2014
The Angel Centre

The compelling hour‐long play is based on testimonies from real women. The stories are inspired by testimonies reported by Amnesty International and newspaper cuttings. Dacia Maraini is Italy's foremost playwright nominated for the 21012 Nobel Prize for Literature. The play raises awareness…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Kings Hill School

Your friendly local Kings Hill choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Kings Hill Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
Cobham Hall

The Gravesend Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Katie Hockley. Youve probably heard of our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary but at Rock Choir…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by local musician Nik Haley. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and Eurodisney to raising money for some…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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24
OCT
A tribute to the who and the jam
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A TRIBUTE TO THE WHO AND THE JAM WITH TOTAL JAM AND QUADROPONIA 2 TOP BANDS TOGETHER ‐ MAIN FUNCTION ROOM …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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25
OCT
ROCKABILLY NIGHT WITH THE ATOMIC HOTSHOTS
dancing dog saloon

A LIVE ROCKABILLY NIGHT WITH THE ATOMIC HOTSHOTS PLUS ROCKABILLY HOP IN A WESTERN STYLE SALOON .…

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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30
OCT
Tha Addams Family - a new Musical Comedy
Brook Theatre

Halloween weekend what are your plansDo they include a trip to see a frighteningly funny new show The Addams Family The Musical at The Brook Theatre ChathamThe plot centres around a grown up Wednesday Addams who has invited her new love Lucas…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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01
NOV
Truck Racing and Fireworks
Brands Hatch circuit

Expect fireworks on and off the track this November as the popular racing Trucks blast into Brands Hatch for their spark‐tacular season finale while on Sunday night the darkening skies will be lit up by our now customary dazzling fireworks display.Truck Racing…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08434 539000
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02
NOV
Psychic Gold's Halloween Psychic Fair
The Orchard Spot

Psychic Gold are fast becoming the UKs leading psychic event organisers they bring together at their events the very highest quality psychics mediums card readers and healers all of which are at the very highest level of their gift. Psychic Gold Events…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07724 364333
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06
NOV
10cc
Central Theatre

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
NOV
Modified Live
Brands Hatch circuit

Modified Live is an interactive event for tuning enthusiasts showcasing the very best in souped‐up machinery and the latest performance products through a fusion of on track action demonstrations and expert advice on modifying your own vehicle.Highlights on the circuit include the…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 08434 539000
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15
NOV
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Hop Farm
The Hop Farm

You're in for a totally different running experience which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. It's so good it's scary.Choose your distance and join us when the sun goes down at The Hop Farm. Bring along your little monsters…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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15
NOV
Spooky Sprint Kent 2014
The Hop Farm

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprinta race in the dark with only a head torch to light your way. Up for it You're in for a totally different experience which will test your nerve as well as…

Location: 7.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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20
NOV
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
The Trinity Theatre

A natural born performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Winning over UK audiences with his uncompromising stage presence unrivalled wit and…

Location: 14.6 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

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21
NOV
The Comedy Club Dartford
Thistle Brands Hatch

The Comedy Club Dartford at the Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel on Friday 21st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host ComedianBarry CastagnolaComedy Shuffle BBC3 Christian OConnells Sunday Service Sky One Glee Time ITV Popcorn Sky One The 11 Oclock…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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21
NOV
The Magic of Motown
Central Theatre Chatham

Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles the Magic of Motown brings its brand‐new 2014 REACH OUT Tour to town.Songs like Dancing in the Street My Girl Where Did Our Love Go My Guy and Baby Love rocketed Motown to…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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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

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: 21/10/2014 17:51:41