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

01
MAR
Post-Pop Culture Jam with Ollie Arthur-Banes
Gilbert & Clark Frame and Print

Come and join us throughout March for local artist Ollie Arthur‐Banes Post‐Pop Culture Jam exhibition showcasing larger than life screen prints that poke fun at everything from North‐Korean propaganda to contemporary UK adverts.And on the 9th March 6‐8pm is the private viewing…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

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04
MAR
Art for Arts Sake
Hospice in the Weald

This year Hospice in the Weald will be hosting its first art exhibition: Art for Arts Sake.Purchase fantastic art at our two day exhibition at Hospice in the Weald Pembury Tunbridge Wells. With up to 300 paintings on display from local artists…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 820528
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04
MAR
Beginners Digital Photography Course - Maidstone,
Lux Studios

Kent Digital Photography Training Course You may be completely new to photography or be fed up with using your camera on fully automatic modes and be keen to explore the more creative options that your camera has to offer. This fun and…

Location: 2.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01622 230964
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04
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 4.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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08
MAR
Paul Carrolls Music Hall Tavern
Hazlitt Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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09
MAR
80s Invasion Tour 2017
Central Theatre Chatham

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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11
MAR
Rockabilly Night
dancing dog saloon

Rockabilly night with live band and dj food & bar available from 6pm rock n roll dj from 7.30pm live band from 9pm in a western style saloonno under 18s.…

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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11
MAR
The Winter Social Festival 2017
The Kent County Showground

Revealing another heavy‐duty line‐up that sees Seth Troxler Sven Vth and Steve Lawler join festival founder Nic Fanciulli The Winter Social is the UKs biggest indoor house and techno festival and maintains the same party ethos as its summer counterpart ‐ The…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 00000 000000
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31
MAR
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73022‐0…

Location: 5.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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01
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on some of…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633057
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06
APR
Once Upon a Neverland
The Brook Theatre Chatham

Captain Hook thinks his story is the best. When he learns that some children prefer stories of heroes and princesses he decides to destroy their books so his is the only story left. The books are hidden in the magic lands in…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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08
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
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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14
APR
Speedway Racing
Central Park Stadium

Dynamic Speedway for the whole Family First Race 630 pm Food & Bars available Plenty of parking Great Atmosphere & Fun .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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15
APR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
Kent Event Centre

Maidstones first tattoo conventionfestivalextravaganza at the detling showground 15th & 16th April 2017 a great event for the whole family 100 plus tattoo artists from across kent and further a field car and bike show fun fair charity events live music food…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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17
APR
Speedway Racing Easter Monday
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kent slyde kings vs Lakeside Hammers great fun for the whole family doors open 1.30pm ‐ first race 3pm food & bars available ‐ plenty of parking .…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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22
APR
Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival
Pilkington Building Main Hall

The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival gives amateur performers of all ages an excellent opportunity to showcase their talents. We have childrens and adult choirs individual singers in classical and popular music pianists of all abilities from beginners to…

Location: 9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01634 316677
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07
MAY
Wheels around the Weald
Hospice in the Weald

Our popular Wheels around the Weald cycling event is back and will be starting from Hospice in the Weald. Choose between a 20 40 or 80 mile route around Kents most scenic roads enjoy chip timing and the chance to raise money…

Location: 11.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 820528
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13
MAY
Allo Allo
Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
MAY
Rent - The Musical
Assembly Hall Theatre

Do not miss the legendary multi‐award‐winning and ground‐breaking rock musical RENT as it celebrates its incredible 20th anniversary.This exhilarating landmark musical tells the thrilling story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive in New York Citys East Village in…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 554165
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival 2017
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 552176
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival returns with 2017 year line up..
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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11
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
The Brook Theatre

The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreamsBrought to the stage by acclaimed Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No…

Location: 8.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
JUN
Wildfire Adventure Camp
St Clere Heritage Pinetum

Deep in the forest theres a secret camp of bygone days ‐ its called Wildfire. For adults only Wildfire has an abundance of adventure activities to fill the long summer weekend the day times at Wildfire are challenging and inspiring.As an official…

Location: 11.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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21
JUN
Gangsta Granny
Assembly Hall Theatre

Its Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing ‐ staying with Granny There will be cabbage soup cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure ‐ its going to be sooooooooo boring But what Ben…

Location: 14.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01892 554165
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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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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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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: 23/02/2017 04:46:41