Events

View our events calendar and plan your trip.

Upcoming events and exhibitions at Maidstone Museum

Maidstone Museum events are available all-year round and provide something for all ages. Whether it’s craft workshops or engaging lectures, half-term activities or temporary exhibitions, our calendar of events enables you to enjoy entertaining and informative activities during your visit to our popular museum.

We always aim to provide great value for money with our events, which is why many are free of charge for all visitors. Of course, some events will incur an additional charge but, if you sign up to become a member of the Maidstone Museum Foundation, you have the opportunity to save up to 50% off all children’s events, and discounts on many others.

Take a look at the latest events taking place at Maidstone Museum today and check back regularly to keep up-to-date with developments.

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    2018

    Today

    The Inking Woman


    Sat 5th May 2018 to Sun 24th Jun 2018

    All Day

    May Half Term Activities


    Tue 29th May 2018 to Fri 1st Jun 2018

    10:30 - 14:00

    Viva Leone


    Wed 30th May 2018 to Sun 24th Jun 2018

    All Day

    Museum Lates: Museum History Mystery


    Thu 31st May 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Musical Merry-Go-Round


    Wed 6th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Exploring Textiles in Design (Summer)


    Thu 7th Jun 2018 to Thu 26th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 12:30

    Sustainable Crafts (Summer)


    Fri 8th Jun 2018 to Fri 29th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 12:00

    Story Time


    Fri 8th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Story Time


    Fri 15th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Cartoon Workshops


    Sat 16th Jun 2018

    -

    Story Time


    Fri 22nd Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Museum Lates: Cherry Ripe & Kentish Wares


    Thu 28th Jun 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Story Time


    Fri 29th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Cafe Culture


    Fri 29th Jun 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Family Arts Award Day – Dinosaurs & Fossils


    Sat 30th Jun 2018

    10:00 - 16:00

    Fossil Roadshow, featuring the Iguanodon Restaurant


    Sat 30th Jun 2018

    10:00 - 15:00

    Insect Week Talk: Kentomology


    Tue 3rd Jul 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Musical Merry-Go-Round


    Wed 4th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Insect Week Talk: Fantastic Beetles


    Wed 4th Jul 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Insect Week Talk: Mosquitoes & Malaria


    Thu 5th Jul 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Insect Week Talk: ‘C.S.Fly’


    Fri 6th Jul 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Story Time


    Fri 6th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Paul Kidby: Discworld & Beyond


    Sat 7th Jul 2018 to Sun 2nd Sep 2018

    All Day

    Insect Week Walk & Talk


    Sat 7th Jul 2018

    11:00 - 12:30

    Spike’s Discworld Trail


    Sat 7th Jul 2018 to Sun 2nd Sep 2018

    All Day

    Story Time


    Fri 13th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Steampunk Muggleton Village with H P Lovecraft Film Festival


    Sat 14th Jul 2018

    All Day

    Story Time


    Fri 20th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Museum Lates: Film Night – Labyrinth


    Thu 26th Jul 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Cafe Culture – July


    Fri 27th Jul 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Building Bigger!


    Sat 28th Jul 2018

    10:00 - 12:30

    Bee Happy Day with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust


    Fri 10th Aug 2018

    10:00 - 15:00

    A Historie of Magick in Kent


    Sat 11th Aug 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Discworld & Beyond for Dementia


    Sun 19th Aug 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Museum Lates: Morgan & West Time-Travelling Magicians


    Thu 30th Aug 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Cafe Culture – August


    Fri 31st Aug 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Musical Merry-Go-Round


    Wed 5th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Exploring Textiles in Design


    Thu 6th Sep 2018 to Thu 1st Nov 2018

    10:30 - 12:30

    Story Time


    Fri 7th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Heritage Open Days: Climb the Observatory


    Sat 8th Sep 2018

    10:00 - 16:00

    Memories Day – Papermaking


    Fri 14th Sep 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Story Time


    Fri 14th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Glorious Glass


    Sat 15th Sep 2018 to Sat 10th Nov 2018

    -

    Re-Imagining the Doll’s House


    Sat 15th Sep 2018 to Sat 10th Nov 2018

    All Day

    Meet the Artist: Re-imagining the Doll’s House


    Sat 15th Sep 2018

    11:00 - 13:00

    Family Art Day – Shoebox Houses


    Sat 15th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 15:30

    Meet the Artist: Contemporary Glass


    Sun 16th Sep 2018

    13:00 - 15:30

    Story Time


    Fri 21st Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Creating Glass Applique Coasters


    Sat 22nd Sep 2018

    14:00 - 16:00

    Museum Lates: Quiz Night


    Thu 27th Sep 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Cafe Culture – September


    Fri 28th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Story Time


    Fri 28th Sep 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    The Tale of the House


    Sat 29th Sep 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Coming Here, Being Here


    Tue 2nd Oct 2018 to Sat 3rd Nov 2018

    All Day

    Musical Merry-Go-Round


    Wed 3rd Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Story Time


    Fri 5th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Family Arts Award Day – Glasswork


    Sat 6th Oct 2018

    10:00 - 16:00

    Memories Day – Drinks & Brewing


    Fri 12th Oct 2018

    11:00 - 12:00

    Story Time


    Fri 12th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Glassmakers Forum


    Sat 13th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 16:00

    Story Time


    Fri 19th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Transformations


    Sat 20th Oct 2018

    11:00 - 15:30

    Half Term ‘Make It’ Workshops


    Tue 23rd Oct 2018 to Fri 26th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 16:00

    Cafe Culture – October


    Fri 26th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Story Time


    Fri 26th Oct 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Creating Glass Jewellery


    Sat 27th Oct 2018

    14:00 - 16:00

    Film Night – Rocky Horror Picture Show


    Wed 31st Oct 2018

    19:00 - 22:00

    Ghost Tours for Kids


    Wed 31st Oct 2018

    16:00 - 18:00

    Museum Lates: Ghost Tours


    Thu 1st Nov 2018

    18:00 - 21:00

    Story Time


    Fri 2nd Nov 2018

    10:30 - 11:00

    Glassmakers Fair


    Sat 3rd Nov 2018

    10:00 - 16:00

    Musical Merry-Go-Round


    Wed 7th Nov 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

    Cafe Culture – November


    Fri 30th Nov 2018

    10:30 - 11:30

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