Theatre

    Detling Players

    We put on two productions per year, in spring and autumn, plus other events.

    Meetings

    Detling Village Hall
    Pilgrims Way
    Detling
    Maidstone
    ME14 3EY

    Various

    Price

    Productions £10 - £12 Other events from £5

    Flair Performing Arts

    Drama, singing and dance (Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Street, Irish, Latin & Ballroom)

    Meetings

    Warmlake Dance Studios,
    Sutton Valence, ME17 3LQ

    YMCA, Melrose Close, ME15 6BD

    Madginford Hall, Egremont Road,
    Bearsted, ME15 8LH

    St Nicholas Church Hall,
    Poplar Grove,
    Allington, ME16 0DE

    9am - 9pm every day: Warmlake Dance Studios
    Mon - Thurs: YMCA
    Tues & Thurs: Bearsted
    Mon, Fri & Sat: Allington

    Price

    From £20 per month

    Hazlitt Youth Theatre

    Weekly drama workshops

    Meetings

    Hazlitt Theatre
    Earl Street
    Maidstone
    ME14 1PP

    Mon: 5pm - 7pm 11 - 14 yrs;
    Mon: 7:15pm - 9:15pm 15 - 18 yrs
    Tues: 5pm - 7pm 11-14 yrs 
    Tues: 7:15pm - 9:15pm 15 - 18 yrs
    Weds: 5pm - 6:30pm 6 - 11 yrs 
    Thurs: 5pm - 6:30pm 6 - 11 yrs 
    Sat: 11am - 12:30pm 6 - 11 yrs

    Price

    11-18 yrs: £70 term (10 weeks) £5 annual membership fee 6-11 yrs: £65 term (10 weeks) £5 annual membership fee

    Lenham Film Club

    We show films, old and new, on our large screen.

    Meetings

    Lenham Community Centre
    Groom Way
    Lenham
    Maidstone
    ME17 2QT

    2nd Friday 7.30pm
    (occasional matinees)

    Price

    £6 annual membership £4 members £5 non-members

    Maidstone Amateur Operatic Society

    Musical theatre

    Meetings

    Maidstone Bowls Club
    Buckland Road
    Maidstone
    ME16 0SD

    Mondays 7.30pm

    Price

    Membership £45 Show fee £20

    Maidstone Film Society

    We are a friendly film society showing 12 films a year with an interesting mix of films from the UK and around the world. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18. Maidstone Film Society is for anyone who loves cinema and wants to watch a wider and more challenging range of films than shown by mainstream cinemas.

    Meetings

    Hazlitt Theatre
    Earl Street
    Maidstone
    ME14 1PP

    Films are shown on
    Monday evenings from
    September - May

    Price

    Full year membership rates start at £37 Half year memberships may be available from December.

    Mandy Ellen Performing Arts

    Meetings

    29 Earl Street
    Maidstone
    Kent
    ME14 1PF

    Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm

    Price

    Please see website for details

    Razzamataz Theatre School

    Drama, dance and singing classes for ages 2 - 18yrs.

    Meetings

    Cornwallis Academy
    Hubbard's Lane
    Loose
    Maidstone
    ME17 4HX

    Every Sat during term time

    Price

    From £7.16 per week (please see website for full details)

    The Amelia Appleby School of Performing Arts

    Performing Arts classes for children aged 2½ to 18 years

    Meetings

    Valley Park School
    Huntsman Lane
    Maidstone, ME14 5DT

    Most classes on Sat 
    Tues: Adults
    Fri: Senior Contemporary

    Price

    Two weeks FREE trial sessions for new students. Fees vary depending on length of class and age.

    West Kent Speakers Club

    Improve speaking competence and build self-confidence in a friendly, supportive environment. We are affiliated to the Association of Speakers Clubs - a UK organisation run by volunteers to help members become better communicators. New members always welcome and can try out a couple of meetings before joining.

    Meetings

    The Early Bird
    Grove Green
    Maidstone
    ME14 5TQ

    2nd Weds 7.30pm

    Price

    First 2 meetings free

    Willington Players

    Amateur drama group producing two performances at the Hazlitt Theatre each year.

    Meetings

    Downswood Community Centre
    Chiltern Close
    Downswood
    Maidstone
    ME15 8XG

    Mon & Thurs 7.30pm

    Price

    £25 per year plus £1.50 per session