Market hall

The market hall has a variety of events from dog shows to weekly auctions. Situated in Maidstone for the last 700 years.

Regular events


There is an auction held every Thursday at 10am by Frederick Andrews auctioneers. The auction has hundreds of lots up for sale from antique furniture to white goods. The auction entry takes place every Wednesday.

Allington Archers club meetings

Club meetings take place every Friday. There will not be a meeting on Good Friday - Friday 29 March.

Dogs Trust

The Dogs Trust will hold group training sessions every Monday at 7pm.

General market and boot fair

Held every Tuesday and Saturday of the month.

Local produce and craft fair

On the second Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm we have an additional local produce and craft market. If you want to be a trader at one of our events you can make an application.

Other events

Toy Fair

Saturday 17 February 2024

Allington Archers tournament

Sunday 18 February 2024

Kent County Canines

Sunday 25 February 2024

Big Big Boot Fair

Saturday 2 March 2024

Folkestone and Hythe Dog Show

Sunday 3 March 2024

Woolwich and Bexley Dog Show

Sunday 17 March 2024

Kent Surrey and Sussex Dog Show

Sunday 24 March 2024

South of England Gundogs

Sunday 31 March 2024 - Easter Sunday


You can hire the hall for regular events or on an ad-hoc basis from 7am to 7pm, Monday to Sunday. We can cater for various events, for example:

  • dog shows
  • community events
  • sports hire
  • parties

The hall is available for full day or part day hire (minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 5 hours) and offers:

  • a flexible space measuring 50m by 20m
  • overhead heating
  • 24 electricity points
  • free limited parking for event organisers
  • the use of 50 trestle tables (cost applies)
  • the use of 200 chairs (cost applies)
  • pay and display parking for over 400 cars and is free on a Sunday
  • food and drink facilities on site
  • access to toilets


  • full day bookings (7am-7pm), Monday to Sunday: £525
  • part day bookings, Monday to Friday: £35 per hour
  • part day bookings, Saturday and Sunday: £40 per hour

To hire the hall please email us and someone will get back to you.

A empty industrial type hall with a triangular roof A industrial type hall with a triangular roof filled with stalls of bric-a-brac