January 25

Museum Lates – Quiz Night

Maidstone Museum, St Faiths Street,

Maidstone Enjoy a delicious meal of chilli and rice (veggie option available) while you test your knowledge in this fun quiz. There will be five fiendish

rounds including a mystery object round and a round in the Galleries. Food will be served at 6:15 and the bar and cafe will be open throughout. Teams of up to 6 people max. 6-9pm. Over 18s only. Tickets £9.

Gravesham and Scotland’s historical links. Begins with a fish and chip supper at 6pm, followed by the talk. £15 - includes supper.

January 26 Memories Day Maidstone Museum, St Faiths Street,


ME14 1LH A reminiscence event talking about the working lives of people in Maidstone’s past. The team at the museum want to hear your stories and memories. Objects and photos associated with local industries will be on display. This event is being run

in conjunction with Cafe Culture and Golding Homes. 10.30-13.00.

January 31

Sleeping Beauty The Gulbenkian, University of Kent,

January 25 Burns Night Illustrated Talk Reliance Fish Bar, 4 Queen Street,

Gravesend Join local historian Christoph Bull for an illustrated talk about

Canterbury A personal interpretation of the darker elements of the Briar Rose fairy tale for grown-ups, created and performed by Compagnie Akselere’s Artistic Director, Colette Garrigan. The kingdom of Liverpool, is

devastated by unemployment and famine. It’s safer to be a gang member than to

be alone and needles have replaced spindles. Not the best place for dreams about modern-day princesses, and very far away from the nearest, happily-ever-after fairy-tale castle. Tickets £8.80 - £12.80

February 4 Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Hazlitt Theatre, Earl

Street, Maidstone Chinese New Year lands in Maidstone with a unique and exciting show. To celebrate the biggest


February 3 History Fair

The Alexander Centre, Preston Street,

Faversham Interested in history, archaeology – or researching your family tree but don’t know where to start? Come along and find out about how to begin your research. 10am-3pm

February 3

Maidstone Symphony Orchestra

Mote Hall, Maidstone

Leisure Centre, Maidstone Much has been written and broadcast about the phenomenon of the 2016 BBC Young Musician, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, and his extraordinary family of musical siblings. Sheku performs one of

January 28 Weather Walk

Samphire Hoe Education Shelter, Dover Discover the amazing world above our heads; have you ever seen a sundog, ice halo or fogbow? Come along on this walk to find out more about the weather phenomenon you can see from Samphire Hoe from walk leader Paul Holt, from the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership Meet at Samphire Hoe Centre at 2pm. A Grade 3 walk for 1.5 miles (approx. 1.5 hours) Dogs on leads. Further information from 01304 225649 Free event but donations appreciated.

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his first performances of Elgar’s great Cello Concerto. Either side are a wonderfully sympathetic musical portrait of Shakespeare’s tragic King Lear, courtesy of his passionate 19th century French devotee Hector Berlioz, and Dvorak’s evergreen - and again every popular - New World Symphony. Truly there’s something

for everyone in this concert - definitely one not to be missed! 7.30pm. Tickets from £5 - £26. Under 18s free. Tel: 07817 429143

festive event on the Chinese calendar, ‘Chinese New Year Extravaganza’ features a team of performers showcasing amazing Chinese performing arts. From the cheerful spirit of the auspicious Lion Dance, to the majestic and awe- inspiring contortion, this colourful and action-packed show is a colourful display of Chinese cultural tradition. Witness the daring stunts

of Chinese acrobatics alongside energetic kung fu performances, the ancient magic of Face Changing and more. Tickets from £15.50

February 9 – 18 Circus Zyair

Hop Farm, Maidstone

Road, Paddock Wood, A 90-minute high-energy spectacle, with Circus Zyair presenting its varied show beneath a big-top tent. A ragtag band of clowns, acrobats and jugglers plies its talents while fearless daredevils brave the high wire. Treat the kids to a spectacular show! Shows at 7pm on the 9th, then 2pm and 5pm daily, with an additional performance at 11am on the 15th, 16th and 17th. Tickets £8.99 from the Box Office: 07775 958 800



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