Hazlitt Arts Centre

Hazlitt Arts Centre
Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1PL
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Hazlitt Arts Centre

A traditional proscenium-arch theatre offering a progarmme of theatre, comedy, music, variety and family shows. Named after William Hazlitt, the famous essayist, who was born in Maidstone in 1778 the theatre opened in 1955. It is home to the Maidstone Film Society and Hazlitt Youth Theatre, a weekly workshop for ages 6–18 years.

The nearest station, Maidstone East, is within walking distance and parking is available under the Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre.

Events at this venue

There are 16 events at this location

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Alun Cochrane: A Show with a Man in It

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

£12.50 / 01622 758611

Alun Cochrane: Alunish Cochranish

No-nonsense comedy. Ages 16+.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

£14 / 01622 758611

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

Thu 5 Oct

£21 (£18) / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger

Observational humour from the Canadian stand-up, including stories about coffee shops and cat flaps.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£16.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Tue 17 Oct

£24 / 01622 758611

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Sat 4 Nov

£23 (£21) / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

An Evening with Gervase Phinn

The Yorkshire writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.

Fri 6 Oct

£20 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

An Evening with Strictly Come Dancing's Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup

Join Camilla Dallerup and Ian Waite from Strictly Come Dancing for an evening of dance, song and stories.

Thu 28 Sep

£26 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

The Great British Take Off: Jon Culshaw & Bill Dare

A night of utterly spontaneous unscripted observations, recollections and character collections.

Fri 29 Sep

£21.50 / 01622 758611

  • 20:00

JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

The vocalist performs stripped-back and acoustic versions of classic pop hits, intermingled with stories and chat about the highs and lows of his career.

Wed 2 May 2018

£27.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Morgan & West: Time-Travelling Magicians

Time travelling magic duo both claim to have been born into Victorian England in 1865. Their magic is of the old-fashioned, music-hall variety with cards, blindfolds, cups, balls - and clever references to quantum waveforms and theoretic physics. Hipsters will love the steampunk aesthetic, but the kids will just be…

Fri 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Tue 14 Nov

£24 / 01622 758611

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Wed 15 Nov

£22.40 / 01622 758611

Puppetry of the Penis

Puppetry of the Penis features two Australians who manipulate their genitals into various shapes, objects and landmarks.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

£22.50 / 01622 758611

  • 20:00

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Fri 20 Oct

£23 / 01622 758611

Simon Day: In Character

Legend of The Fast-Show, Simon Day takes to the stage to present his different comedy characters.

Sat 21 Oct

£22 / 01622 758611

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