Kent Event Centre

Type:Event Venue

Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JF

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Home of the annual Kent County Show, the Kent Event Centre hosts over 40 public shows each year. On site parking for 30,000 vehicles.

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Saturday, 8th April 2023 - Monday, 10th April 2023

Maidstone Tattoo ExtravaganzaMaidstone Tattoo ExtravaganzaThe Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza is back. Bringing tattooists, traders and entertainment together creating, selling and showing off what they all can do.
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Sunday, 16th April 2023 - Sunday, 16th April 2023

Sunday, 8th October 2023 - Sunday, 8th October 2023

The Wedding ExperienceThe Wedding ExperienceVisit the Wedding Experience for the ultimate wedding planning journey.
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Saturday, 22nd April 2023 - Sunday, 23rd April 2023

Saturday, 17th June 2023 - Sunday, 18th June 2023

Saturday, 9th September 2023 - Sunday, 10th September 2023

Saturday, 11th November 2023 - Sunday, 12th November 2023

A vintage carousel sold at the Detling Antiques FairDetling Antiques, Vintage & Collectors FairHead to the Garden of England for a cosmopolitan fair featuring a wealth of antique and vintage choice.
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Monday, 1st May 2023 - Monday, 1st May 2023

BHP ShowBHP Performance ShowBHP Car Show features performance and modified cars, classic to super cars, live demonstrations, car club areas, children's entertainment, food village, show cars and trade stands.
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Saturday, 27th May 2023 - Monday, 29th May 2023

Beautiful flowers at the Kent Garden ShowThe Kent Garden Show 2023The Kent Garden Show will feature around 300 exhibitors with a wide variety of goods on display and on sale plus floral marquees with stunning floral displays and medal winners from Chelsea.
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Saturday, 10th June 2023 - Saturday, 10th June 2023

Craft MaterialsCrafteramaCrafterama is the ultimate inspiration and shopping experience for crafters.
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Saturday, 10th June 2023 - Sunday, 11th June 2023

Woman standing with her arms in the air by the beachThe Kent Wellness FestivalThe Kent Wellness Festival is a 2 day celebration, held at Kent Event Centre, surrounding fitness, spirituality, self improvement and more!
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Saturday, 15th July 2023 - Sunday, 16th July 2023

VWt FestivalVWT FestivalThe ultimate show for all models of VW Transporter.
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  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M20 Motorway, exit the motorway at junction (7) and follow signs to Sittingbourne, Sheerness A249. Follow the A249 for approximately 2 miles, the Kent Event Centre & Kent Showground are clearly signposted on the left-hand side after the brow of the hill.


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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

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