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  • Singers boost hospice

    The Detling Singers raised £279 for the Heart of Kent Hospice at their Grand Christmas Concert at Detling Village Hall. Enquiries for bookings for summer and autumn eventsare welcome ...

  • Sign language courses

    Anyone who would like to learn sign language can enrol on two new courses run by Hi Kent at its Head Office at 18 Brewer Street, Maidstone. The Level 1 British Sign Language course starts on ...

  • Lions' charity quiz

    Maidstone Lions Club will be holding its popular annual quiz at Archbishop Courtenay School, Ecclesdon Road, Tovil at 7.30pm on Saturday, February 1. Tickets are £5 per person for teams of six, ...

  • Tinnitus group meeting

    Maidstone Tinnitus Support Group will meet in the Bremner Room at the United Reformed Church in Week Street, Maidstone, from 2pm to 4pm on Wednesday, January 22 ...

  • Ladybird exhibition at museum

    A NOSTALGIC exhibition of vintage Ladybird books will take pride of place at Maidstone Museum this spring. Ladybird books have been part of family life since 1940, when their first title ...

  • Fly me to the moon!

    MAIDSTONE will be staging its own free Stargazing Live event at Mote Park on Saturday, January 11as part of a series of events prompted by the BBC-led Stargazing Spectacular – designed to ...

  • Good old-fashioned retail therapy

    The County Showground at Detling hosts an Antiques and Collectors Fair this weekend, January 11-12. And if it’s wet – as it may well be! – the fair is inside the John ...

  • Singers' chance to shine

    CLOSETsingers are invited to be loud and proud as part of a new initiative to get communities in tune. The first Big Sing session in Maidstone is being held on Thursday, January ...