Maidstory Book Hunt

Type:Participatory Event

Maidstone Town, Maidstone, Kent
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This Summer Maidstone Town Centre will be bringing you a Free Family Summer of Fun!

Businesses and organisations across town are coming together to create a wonderful storytelling book-themed summer, that will keep all the family busy, and reading, during the Summer holidays.

From The Big Book Hunt, to theatre workshops, to storytelling characters and crafts, it’s going to be a summer to remember in Maidstone!

The Mall – Summer Reading Garden, crafts and more, click here for more.

Fremlin Walk – Booking Signing, Puppetry show and more, click here for more.

Royal Star Arcade: Storytellers and more, click here for more.

Hazlitt Theatre – Reconnect Festival, AMPFEST, Robin Hood touring show and more, click here for more.

Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre – Storytimes and Poetry Competition, click here for more.

Maidstone Library – Summer Reading Challenge, click here for more.

Maidstone Borough Council – Visit Maidstone

Maidstone Museum – Weekly crafts, click here for more.

So get your bookmarks at the ready Maidstone, and enjoy Maidstory!

Maidstory is brought to you by:

OneMaidstone BID, The Mall, Fremlin Walk, The Royal Star Arcade, Hazlitt Theatre, Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre, Maidstone Library, Maidstone Borough Council and Maidstone Museum!

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Season (25 July 2022 - 3 Sept 2022)



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