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

30
JUL
Fremlin Festival: Early Learning Centre
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

Fremlin Festival: Early Learning CentreThis summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country. On Thursday 30th July and Friday 31st July the Early Learning Centre will be holding…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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31
JUL
Fremlin Festival: David Clulow sunglasses
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.On Friday 31st of July and Saturday 1st August you can find your perfect sunglasses by David Clulow in the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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31
JUL
Fremlin Festival: Superdry
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.On Friday 31st July Superdry will be in the garden opposite H&M. There youll be able to view their latest…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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01
AUG
Extreme Stunt Show
Mote Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flyingYoull be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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01
AUG
Fremlin Festival: #FremlinFest Music event
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.On Saturday 1st August Fremlin Walk brings the chilled atmosphere of a family festival to the centre with local music…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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03
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Build-a-Bear Workshop
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country. On Monday 3rd August to Friday 7th August between 12pm and 1pm there will be a free colouring competition…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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08
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Free Food Sampling
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

Fremlin Walk is home to a great variety of restaurants and cafes ‐ heres your chance to sample their summer goodies ‐ for freeAmongst those taking part: Bills Restaurant Hotel Chocolat Pret a Manger Costa Patisserie ValerieFind the team in the garden…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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08
AUG
Fremlin Festival: The Body Shop
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.On Saturday 8th August The Body Shop will be doing wonderful free hand and feet massages. Theyll be using baking…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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08
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Traditional Summer Fete
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of the Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.Fremlin Walk continues its Summer Festival on Saturday 8th August by bringing a traditional Summer Fete to Fremlin Walk.…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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13
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Taking Shape Live Fashion Show
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.Taking Shape are holding a live fashion show in the WalkLive fashion showGoody bagsA glass of bubblySpecial offersPlus thats not…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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14
AUG
FremFest: Fat Face Summer Style
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.On Friday 14th August Fat Face will be in the garden opposite H&M with their latest Summer Style for Men…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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14
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Fraser Hart Competition
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country. On Friday 14th Fraser Hart are giving you the chance to win a Michael Kors watch worth over £200…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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15
AUG
Fremlin Festival: Beauty in The Walk
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country. On Saturday 15th August Fremlin Festival is putting on a Pampering Day All the top brands such as Benefit…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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15
AUG
Fremlin Festival: English Summer Party
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

This summer visit Fremlin Walk for a truly British bash Each week celebrates a selection of Brits favourite things about this wonderful country.Fremlin Walk is rounding off its Summer Festivalwith an English Summer Garden Party ‐ with fun for adults…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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16
AUG
British Open Speedgolf Championship
Dale Hill Golf Club

The British Open Speedgolf Championship is an exciting new tournament in the British Sporting Calendar. Speedgolf is the faster more athletic version of golf. The championship takes place on Sunday 16th August 2015. Nestled high on the Sussex Weald Dale Hill Golf…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01825 713773
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28
AUG
The Vicars Picnic ( Yalding Music Festival )
Vicar's Island

Best independent festival on the banks of the river Medway. We put experience before profit bringing a slice of Glastonbury for the whole family to our corner of Kent. Camping and Glamping available. …

Location: 4.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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04
SEP
King Hammond ska night
central pk stadium

Ska legend King Hammond comes to Sittingbourne with skaville uk plus supporting skareggae . soul disco …

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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12
SEP
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 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00amCome along to buy or sell: Tables £5…

Location: 9.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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19
SEP
Revolve24 with Breast Cancer care
Brands Hatch

Revolve 24 is a brand new event thats sure to test both experienced endurance cyclists as well as people looking to set themselves a cycling challenge for the very first time. It promises to be a brilliant weekend packed with comradery competition…

Location: 13.1 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 603509
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03
OCT
Fort Horsted - Ghost Hunt
Fort Horsted

Work started on Fort Horsted in the mid 1880s while there was considerable alarm in England being generated by the terrortorial ambitions of Germany and France. it was decided that five forts be constructed around south east England to increase its defences.Work…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07985 532620
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08
OCT
Tim Vine
Central Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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

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12
MAR
Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion
Central Theatre

Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion at Central Theatre in Chatham on Saturday 12 March 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
The Central Theatre

The 80s are backTony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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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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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: 29/07/2015 17:09:51