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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Maidstone

26
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rochester Rock Choir
Queens Hall

Your friendly local Rochester choir is run by vocal teacher Katie Hockley. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rainham/Gillingham Rock
St Matthew's Church Hall

The local Gillingham choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Main Hall - Kings Hill School

The local Kings Hill choir is run by Kent based musician 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.…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
The Gilt Hall

Your friendly local Gravesend choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maidstone Rock Choir
Small Hall

Your local Maidstone choir is run by choir leader 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 Choir…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Nik Haley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and Guinness World Record attempts The…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
JAN
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

Host ComedianTim Clark:An unsung hero of stand‐up comedy ‐ the current master of this underrated art The GuardianTim has been a Stand‐up comic for most of his adult life and still does over two hundred shows each year.He has appeared…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
JAN
The Comedy Club Dartford
Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel

Host ComedianJoey Page:Joey has a sonic imagination and a twinkle in his eyeNoel Fielding.Joey Page has spent the last few years bouncing around the comedy circuit supporting the likes of Josie Long Noel Fielding John Richardson and Simon…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
JAN
Steve Boltz
Rodmersham Squash & Fitness Club

Live Music NightSteve Boltz. Playing live in the bar. Back by popular demand.An evening of great live music and humorous conversation with the highly accomplished artist.Real ales plenty of free parking. …

Location: 10.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 422121
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
FEB
Rockabilly Night with the Accidents
dancing dog saloon

live rockabilly band the accidents plus hop in a western style saloon .…

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
FEB
A TRIBUTE TO MADNESS WITH ONE STEP BEHIND
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

a live tribute to the sounds of madness with the uk premier and longest running madness Tribute ONE STEP BEHIND plus skareggae soul disco . …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795475547info07903 339466
ratingratingratingratingrating
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

27
MAR
A live tribute to abba and the music of the 70s .
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A live tribute to Abba with abbalicious plus the music of the 70s ‐ fancy dress ‐ optional ‐ £50 cash prize for the best of the night. …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
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 RidleyVillage Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near Wrotham.Entry 9:00‐12:00 setting up from 8:00amCome along to buy or sell:Tables £5 in…

Location: 9.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
APR
Alan Carr
Central Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
OCT
Ghost Hunting with Ghost Hunt Live
Tonbridge Castle

Ghost Hunt Live venture to Tonbridge Castle Kent for a very special Ghost HuntThe night will have limited guests and will be recorded for the new web seriesDate Saturday 17th October 2015Tonbridge boasts Kents best example of a Motte‐and‐Bailey Gatehouse and its…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating

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…

Want more?

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.


Updated: 26/01/2015 17:08:08