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
MAY
The Comedy Club Dartford
Thistle Brands Hatch

Host Comedian ‐ Tony Simpson:Tony Simpson was BrilliantBBC Radio York.Tony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind of audience.Finding fun energy and positivity in life provide a platform for his comedy and…

Location: 13.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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07
MAY
"Lottery for Murder" - murder mystery evening
Moyeure Grande Suite, Devonshire Rooms,

We are performing our first murder mystery evening on Saturday 7th May in the Moyeure Grande Suite Devonshire Rooms Waghorn Road Snodland.Lottery for Murder by Neil VinallWe are gathered for the reading of Great Aunt Vandas will where there are…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07756 996266
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07
MAY
Fremlins Fashion Sessions
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

On Saturday 7th May between 124pm get your wardrobe ready and feel confident this summer with a helping hand from Kents style capital Fremlin Walk. Get comfy with our lovely colour specialists and receive a FREE styling session theyll show…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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07
MAY
Greyhound racing
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Great Fun for the whole family every Saturday and Sunday eve group bookingsstag & hen partiesprivate suites4050 peoplefood and bars etc ‐ when booking please quote STUMP .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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07
MAY
Motors by the Moat
Leeds Castle

. The perfect weekend for anyone with a passion for cars. Get up close to a variety of high performance and classic cars from around the world. The cars will be displayed on the Castle lawns with plenty of other entertainment for…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 765400
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13
MAY
Mean n my Lady live on stage
The fountain sittingbourne.

Mean n my lady live 3 piece Rockblues band ON STAGE 9PM …

Location: 10.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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13
MAY
Tonbridge Comedy Nights
Tonbridge School

New monthly comedy night in Tonbridge featuring some of the best comedians on the circuit.ArtistsSpeakers: Tony Cowards Howard Read Paul Tonkinson.Booking: http:atnd.it53045‐0…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01732 304241
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14
MAY
Singles 70's Party
LOL Bar, Freedom Fitness

. Click has been running parties for singles over 30 for 15 years and has successfully put together many couples at these events.Matchmaking is a part of the owner Lindas everyday life and she is dedicated to making sure everyone…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 863769
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15
MAY
Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell
The Brook Theatre

Taking place in various theatres across the country from February to May A Night OF Food and Agony and My Dining Hell entertainingly combine Jay Rayners flair for storytelling and acerbic wit with a hitherto hidden talent as a musician.My Dining Hell…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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15
MAY
Mum2Mum Market - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Angel Centre

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 kids are free2 for 1 entry with voucher:. http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐entry.html FREE car parking…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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21
MAY
Runner's World Trailblazer
Bedgebury Forest and Pinetum

Runners World Trailblazer events return with the hugely popular and traffic‐ free 10k and Half Marathon courses. Both courses take you on an off‐road journey through soft springy forest trails leading you deep into woodland along field edges and past open water…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

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28
MAY
Chatham Maritime Food & Drink Festival
St Mary's Island

This 3 day festival will be supported by some of Kents finest musicians with the bandstand alive with the sound of blues folk and jazz tunes plus Kent DJs will add to the atmosphere. Therell be arts and crafts to try and…

Location: 9.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01227 250054
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28
MAY
Grand Medieval Joust
Leeds Castle

. Medieval Jousting returns to the Castle for 2016 See fully armoured jousters battling it out in a real competition. Enjoy living history encampments medieval music and mounted skill at arms displays. Urls:Facebook: http:atnd.it52004‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it52004‐2Category: AttractionsAttractions & Days Out…

Location: 4.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 765400
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11
JUN
Mum2Mum Market - Paddock Wood (Nearly New Sale)
Mascalls Academy

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 kids are free2 for 1 entry with voucher:. http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐entry.html FREE car parking…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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17
JUN
Abalicious ( Abba Tribute Night ) & 70s disco
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Abalicious The Uks Number 1 Tribute to Abba plus the sounds of the 70s Tickets £25 inc 2 course meal 7pm…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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25
JUN
Cycle 4 Heroes Sportive
The Royal Engineers Museum

Join us for a 100km ride around Kent on Armed Forces Day.This sportive challenge is being organised in support of Help for Heroes and sets out from the home of the Royal Engineers in Gillingham.The 100km route is…

Location: 8.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07964 292011
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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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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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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

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: 04/05/2016 17:02:45