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.

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There are 15 events at this location

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Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Fri 27 Jan

Exchange Studio

£13.50 / 01622 758611

Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Thu 18 May

£16.50 / 01622 758611

Cilla And The Shades Of The 60s

A fitting tribute to the nation's sweetheart, Cilla Black. Victoria Jones performs as the 60s singer, with Anna, Nicole and Emily of The Shades, performing a variety of 60s hits from the likes of The Beatles, Dusty Springfield and many more.

Wed 22 Mar

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01622 758611

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 7 Mar

Cirque Enchantment

Concert-style cirque production with eclectic musical soundtrack.

Sat 28 Jan

£18–£22 / 01622 758611

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Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage

Stories and comedy from the veteran broadcaster.

Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Tue 17 Oct

£24 / 01622 758611

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Thu 27 Apr

£15 phone for availability / 01622 758611

The Matt Monro Story

Tribute to Matt Monro's life and music performed by his son, Matt Monro Jnr.

Thu 9 Mar

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper

The comedian performs musical satire and questions whether death is anything to fear.

Sat 11 Mar

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Puppetry of the Penis

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

Sat 21 Jan

£22 / 01622 758611

Richard Herring: The Best

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

Thu 30 Mar

£16.50 / 01622 758611

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Wed 26 Apr

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Sat 11 Feb

Welcome to the Carnevil

The Circus of Horrors present the story of a young girl who runs away to join the circus but finds herself in a big top ruled by the undead. Set in Victorian London when Jack The Ripper was at large and the Freakshow was all the rage the show features killer clowns, sword swallowers, demon dwarfs and death deifying…

Tue 7 Mar

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