Local Life

What’s On Guide

Here are our What’s On listings for April and May…

5th – 21st April

Leeds Castle

Family trail through the grounds and puppet shows for children over Easter


15th April

Maidstone Market, Barker Road, Lockmeadow, Maidstone

7:30am – 1:30pm

A Mini Farm, Creepy Crawly Road Show and Birds of Prey are just some of the attractions on offer at Maidstone council’s Spring Market!


15th April

Hazlitt Theatre

The Sooty Show

From £13


17th April

Source Bar

Easter Mardi Gras


18th, 19th and 21st April

Maidstone Museum Easter Egg Hunt

£1 per family.


20th April

Source Bar

After party


26th April and 23rd May

Gourmet evening at Chilston Park

An evening of delicious food and wine from their 2AA rosette chefs

Prices form £75


26th April

Pizza express

Live Jazz with Bobby Crush


26th April

Source Bar

Waifs an Strays source Sessions


26th April

St. George’s Day Celebration

Jubilee Square Maidstone – Morris dancing, theatre and folk bands


27th April

Cyclo spportive in Aid of Heart of Kent Hospice

Cycle through the countryside on a 100KM timed cycle.


2nd May


100% House Kent presents gone in the morning


2nd May

Source Bar

First street party of the year


2nd – 5th May

Maidstone Fringe Festival

Various locations with music and entertainment.


4th May

Kent Event Centre

The Wedding Experience – the largest wedding show in the South East.


10th May

Leeds Castle

‘Outrageous Fortune: Growing up at Leeds Castle’ book talks and signings.


11th May

Gallants Manor Maidstone

Open gardens at Gallant Manor – 10 acres


14th May

Hazlitt Theatre

Maidstone and Mid Kent young Musician of the Year concert.


15th May

Royal Star Arcade

Fashion show. Catwalk event at 8pm



18th May

Leeds Castle

Supercar Siege

Performance cars and classic British racers


18th May

Kent Life

Peppa Pig and family come to Kent Life for a fate!


24th – 26th May

Leeds Castle

Children’s Circus Skills

Have a go with stilts, juggling and a range of circus skills


24th May

Flower Festival



25th and 26th May

Leeds Castle

Hilarious History

Fun outdoor children’s theatre kincluding short play ‘Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow’.


27th May – 1st June

Leeds Castle

The Knights of Royal England jousting

Twice daily jousts.