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

£12.50 / 01622 758611

Sun 22 Apr

£14 / 01622 758611

Angela Barnes: Fortitude

The straight-talking, award-winning comedian performs material from her new show.

Sat 28 Apr

£13.50 (£11.50) / 01622 758611

  • 20:00

The Capitol Years Live: Sinatra, Sequins And Swing

A big band orchestra, featuring players from the BBC Big Band, John Wilson Orchestra and Ronnie Scott's Orchestra, perform live onstage, accompanying big band singers recreating Sinatra's biggest hits.

Thu 3 May

£22.50–£23.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare

The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.

Tue 13 Mar

£23 / 01622 758611

Wed 14 Mar

£23 / 01622 758611

Craig Campbell: Easy Tiger

Observational humour from the charismatic Canadian stand-up.

Fri 9 Mar

£16.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Derek Acorah: Love, Life And Laughter

The medium, best known for his appearances on Most Haunted, as well as his recent stint on Celebrity Big Brother, talks about his career.

Fri 16 Mar

£20 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism

Political stand-up from the comedian who attempts to hold onto modern views in a world where tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Fri 23 Feb

£13.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Guess How Much I Love You

The classic children's book comes to life with songs, games and fun.

Fri 4 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 01622 758611

  • 16:30

Sat 5 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 01622 758611

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Sun 6 May

£15.50 (£13.50) / 01622 758611

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Jason Donovan

First came Neighbours, then the West End beckoned, not forgetting an appearance in the celebrity jungle. And now he's singing again, especially for us.

Wed 2 May

£27.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

John Robins: Speakeasy

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Tue 10 Apr

£14.50 / 01622 758611

The Jungle Book

An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's famous story about Mowgli and his friends by Immersion Theatre.

Sun 11 Mar

£11.50 / 01622 758611

  • 14:30

Les Musicals

'Les Musicals' presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway in this exhilarating live concert tour. Musical theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine-tingling concert. This…

Thu 14 Jun

£24 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

Puppetry of the Penis

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

Sat 7 Apr

£22.50 / 01622 758611

  • 20:00

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Wed 16 May

£19.60 / 01622 758611

The Salts

The rocking five-piece sea shanty band present a rousing night mixing classics with sea-faring folk compositions.

Fri 3 Aug

£13.50 / 01622 758611

  • 19:30

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