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

06
MAR
Farm Expo
Kent Showground

Farm Expo organised by the Kent County Agricultural Society showcases machinery supplies and services for the agricultural industry with trade stands seminars and networking opportunities. The event will host major national and international providers of farming machinery and services and will host…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01622 630975
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13
MAR
circus of horrors
The Hazlitt Theatre

The jaw‐dropping show that rocked Britains Got Talent Circus of Horrors will take you on a whirlwind journey and send shivers down your spine with twisted contortionists hair hanging beauties flying aerialists sword swallowers and…

24
MAR
Resolution Run Maidstone 5k / 10k / 15k
Mote Park

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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06
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport 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 on display. The Show will have a wide array of vintage vehicles including…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 630975
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23
MAY
ANDREW MAXWELL SHOWTIME TOUR 2019
The Hazlitt Theatre

Channelling the spirit of his breakthrough award‐winning show This is my Hour ‐ Showtime matches that burning sense of urgency that we deserve entertainment in the times we live in.If weve learned anything over the last year or two its…

TEL: 01622 758611
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05
JUL
Kent Count Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show celebrates its 90th Show in 2019 and is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. Equine and livestock displays parades of vintage vehicles the Garden Life Marquee Woodland Area and food halls provide plenty for…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 630975
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14
SEP
Dog Jog Maidstone 5K
Mote Park

Bring along your four‐legged friend and have a bark in the park at Maidstones Dog JogDog Jog is a unique 5k jogging event for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed fun atmosphere with…

Category: Sports

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14
SEP
Big Fun Run Maidstone
Mote Park

. Be a Maidstone Big Fun Runner in 2019Big Fun Run is a 5k untimed run strictly for FUN where its all about relaxed exercise. Theres no times no pressure no sweat ‐ just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The…

Category: Sports

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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…

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…

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.…

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…

Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst is a Georgian Fortress set in over 15 acres of parkland, consisting of caves, tunnels, gun‐batteries and barracks.The Civil Defence building was formally a search light store used by the Territorial Army.It contains a unique collection of artefacts and documents coving the…

Upnor Castle

This attractive, turreted castle is set in a picturesque village area that is backed by rolling, wooded hills. The castle is fronted by a water bastion jutting out into the River Medway.Upnor Castle was originally built in 1559 as a gun fort on the orders of Queen Elizabeth…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Maidstone? See our list of attractions in Maidstone, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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