The Kent Event Centre

Address:
Kent Showground, Maidstone ME14 3JF, United Kingdom
Founded in:
1991
Total area:
7000 m2 indoors and 200 acres outdoor space
  • Rooms & halls:
    9
About The Venue

The Kent Event Centre is situated in the city of Kent, UK. It was founded in 1991 at the Kent Showground to provide a location for the Kent County Show. A show which continues to be hosted every year in addition to over 40 other shows. Some of these shows include the Antiques and Collectors Fair, the Kent Wellness Festival, The Wedding Experience. The Kent Garden Show as well as the Festival of Bees is also among the shows which are hosted at this location.

The Kent Event Centre is maintained and rented by the Kent Agricultural Society. The organization donates all profits from the venue and events hosted to projects focused on improving the agriculture, rural crafts, and horticulture of Kent. The Event Centre consists of 7000 m2 of indoor and 200 acres of outdoor space. Said available space is divided into 9 meeting areas, including a large outdoor space. This allows the venue to be able to accommodate business events of various forms such as exhibitions, conferences, expos, and others. Besides the large available space, the Kent Event Centre has a large parking space capable of holding 30000 cars. The venue furthermore is a short drive from both Gatwick Airport and Maidstone East Railway which makes reaching the location less challenging.

How to get to The Kent Event Centre
On foot

Gatwick International Airport – Not Advisable

Maidstone East Railway Station – Via Sittingbourne Rd/A249, 1h27mins

By Car

Gatwick International Airport – Via M25, 41 mins

Maidstone East Railway Station - Via Sittingbourne Rd/A249, 11 mins

By public transport

Gatwick International Airport – Not Advisable as too many transfers need to be done

Maidstone East Railway Station – Via transport 334 at Lower Stone Street (Stop F), 20 mins

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