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

24
AUG
Hairy McLary
Assembly Hall Theatre

Anyone with young children will recognise these immortal words instantly as the opening lines of the book Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy by Lynley Dodd.Following overseas tours to Hong Kong Singapore New Zealand and Australia including two residencies at Sydney…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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26
AUG
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Interactive Di
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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30
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Rochester Castle

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
AUG
Peter Pan
Upnor Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
SEP
Johnny Cash Road Show
Assembly Hall Theatre

Johnny Cash Roadshow a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. Also the only show to be endorsed by the CASH family This year prepare for a musical adventure with the biggest production to date.The UKs No1…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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05
SEP
The Wedding Singer
Assembly Hall Theatre

The Wedding Singer Dan Looney in association with Pauldenhall Productions Tom OConnell Productions and Jason Haigh‐ElleryIts 1985. Hair is huge greed is good and rock‐star wannabe Robbie Hart Jon Robyns: Avenue Q Legally Blonde is New Jerseys favourite wedding singer. When his…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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09
SEP
Deep South Music & Arts Festival
Deep South

This years Space Oddity theme follows one of South Londons greatest musical heroes David Bowie. Taking inspiration from Ziggy Stardust to Aladdin Sane Heroes to Heathens come with your painted faces and Lets Dance. Line Up:Dark Sky Andrew Ashong live Throwing Snow…

Location: 12.8 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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18
SEP
Tracy Fance Clairvoyant-Medium Presents: Psychic N
The Robin Hood

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic NightAn 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 the…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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20
SEP
Russel Brand Re:Birth
Assembly Hall Theatre

How do we make sense of the madness of our lives once we become parents What am I going to tell my daughter about conformity and responsibility What happens if she grows up to be like me or worse date someone like…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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21
SEP
Madama Butterfly
Assembly Hall Theatre

One of the worlds most popular operas Madama Butterfly tells the heart‐breaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenantwith dramatic results. Includes the melodic…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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28
SEP
Tracy Fance presents Psychic Night in Rochester, K
The Coopers Arms

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night.Come along to an evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant tarot & mediumship readings with Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium & friends. 6PM StartReadings £15Choice of ReadersNo Booking Needed The Coopers Arms…

Location: 8.4 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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29
SEP
The Social Festival 2017
The Kent County Showground

After the success of this years Winter Social and the brand new Colombia and Mexico ventures in March The Social Festival and its founder Nic Fanciulli has now unveiled the first wave of names for its fifth anniversary edition. Set to round…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07799 875822
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04
OCT
Tracy Fance presents Psychic Night in Rochester on
The Kings Head Hotel

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic NightAn 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 you for…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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05
OCT
Dire Straits: UK
Assembly Hall Theatre

Here comes Johnny with the oldies and goldies The UKs most authentic tribute to the music of Dire Straits bring their best loved songs performed with love passion and an unparalleled attention to detail. Alongside some of their fan favourites youll hear…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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06
OCT
An Evening of Clairvoyance with Pauline Mason and
Victorias Cabaret

An Evening of Clairvoyance with International Mediums Pauline Mason and Tracy Fance ‐ 6th October 2017. 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: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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11
OCT
Lulu - All About the Music
Assembly Hall Theatre

Following on from her smash hit 2016 tour Lulu returns with her biggest tour yetThere is one overriding influence in the life of this acclaimed singer songwriter actress businesswoman Grammy and Novello Award nominee and that is it has always been All…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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18
OCT
Rip it Up
Assembly Hall Theatre

Dancing through the 50s:TWO STRICTLY CHAMPIONS TOGETHER WITH ONE STRICTLY PROFESSIONAL.Live on stage with BBC Radio Twos Leo Green with musicians dancers and singers.Jay McGuiness Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith will swing bop jitterbug lindy hop jive and ballroom through the greatest…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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25
OCT
Kate Rusby
Assembly Hall Theatre

Also known as The Barnsley Nightingale Kate Rusby is an English songwriter and folk singer who has cut a niche for herself as the acclaimed queen of English folk songs. Born on the forth of…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
OCT
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live
Assembly Hall Theatre

CBeebies Mister Maker is back by popular demand in his smash hit live theatre tourWith a fabulous supporting cast and art at its heart this fantastic live show encourages Mini Makers and grown‐ups to sing dance and make some noiseThere are exciting…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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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

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31
OCT
KENT GHOST STORIES FOR HALLOWEEN With Neil Arnold
Pluckley Village Hall

Join author and folklorist Neil Arnold and Ghost Hunter Tours for a night of ghost stories in Britains reputedly most haunted village of Pluckley. Sorting out the facts from the fiction hell horrify and humour you with local tales of headless horsemen…

Location: 12.1 milesaway
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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31
OCT
Son of a Preacher Man
Assembly Hall Theatre

Three broken hearts one Soho hang‐out and the only man who could ever help themWelcome to the Preacher Man the swinging 1960s Soho joint where the kids danced the night away to the latest crazes and dared to dream of love while…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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31
OCT
Tracy Fance Clairvoyant-Medium Presents: Halloween
The Greyhound Inn

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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08
DEC
Aladdin
Assembly Hall Theatre

Make tickets to see Aladdin one of your three wishes this Christmas...Climb aboard a magic carpet and let the Assembly Hall Theatre take you on an amazing journey.The thrilling story of a boy a lamp and a genie Aladdin is one of…

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: 18/08/2017 16:58:00