Shows & Entertainment in Maidstone
Maidstone is a great place to be in the evening as the action doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! There is a lively mix of theatre, music and entertainment to enjoy at a variety of venues.
The Hazlitt Theatre and the Exchange Theatre both offer a wide selection of different shows, including everything from drama, musicals and theatre to film, ballet, dance and comedy. Tickets are normally very reasonable and it’s worth checking out the Hazlitt’s website for details of shows or skimming the Highlights listings below.
Special evenings at the Hazlitt Theatre include top comedy nights with famous comedians as they try out new material. This is both a unique experience and lots of fun, with these incredibly talented people.
The Hazlitt Theatre plays host to a wide number of successful bands and tribute acts – great for some toe-tapping, sing-a-long fun! The Vienna Festival Ballet is also a regular visitor delivering productions of breath-taking quality and beauty.
No festive season would be complete without the traditional pantomime, and the Hazlitt Theatre always delivers a magical performance that is sure to delight the whole family.
Maidstone TV Studios
Many of the town’s nightclubs frequently have special guests from TV talent shows, creating a great night out and making entertainment in Maidstone truly special.
If you’ve ever wanted to see a TV show being recorded and be part of a live studio audience, Maidstone Studios at Vinters Park offers the perfect opportunity. Tickets for various TV shows, such as ‘Take Me Out’ and ‘Catchphrase’ are regularly available and sometimes you can even become part of the show!
There are a host of live music venues in the town, each offering a mix of genres and artists. Many of the nightclubs regularly host guest DJs and feature everything from dance and R&B to house, chart and club anthems.
The Music Rooms at Pizza Express attract very good and well-known artists, where you can be entertained while enjoying your meal. Many pubs and hotels also offer special nights with musicians, magicians, shows and murder mystery parties. Check out the What’s On listings for more details of forthcoming events.
During the summer months, entertainment in Maidstone moves outdoors. With theatrical productions in a number of venues, classical concerts and music festivals to enjoy, take a picnic and spend the evening under the stars.
What's On Highlights
Come and join Maidstone Choral Union for 'An Evening in Old Vienna', featuring...
A meeting of the RSPB Maidstone Group, with a talk by John Eyre
The stories of legends, of Kings and Queens and other historical heroes are brought...