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A ‘Taste of Kent’ at the Event Centre

Kent’s biggest annual showcase for the food and drink industry celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 and the awards have been switched to the Kent Event Centre near Maidstone, underlining its position as the region’s premier events venue. Produced in Kent champions the food and drink sector in the Garden of England and its Taste of Kent Awards have become … Continue reading

  • New 1.5M Conference Hall

    A new £1.5 million conference and events facility is due to open at the Kent Event Centre near Maidstone this spring, strengthening its position as the largest and most flexible venue in the region. The new single span building is already attracting business to the Detling site – the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce has chosen to use the space … Continue reading

  • Business as usual despite the weather!

    Recent storms have damaged part of the Kent Event Centre at the Kent Showground at Detling, near Maidstone. But managers are vowing that it’s “business as usual”, with work already underway to make the site safe and to prepare for repairs. The storms which have been battering Kent have caused widespread damage and destruction across the county and the exposed … Continue reading

  • Motorhome & Caravan Show comes to Kent

    The camping and caravan sector is booming in the UK – and the Kent Event Centre is helping to cater for this growing market by staging a major new two-day public show. It has been announced that organisers Event Developments Ltd are bringing the UK Summer Motorhome & Caravan Show to the South East on Saturday 31st May and Sunday … Continue reading

  • Hot in Havana

    It’s going to “Hot in Havana” for Christmas party revellers at the Kent Event Centre at the Kent Showground. Kent’s biggest party venue has teamed up with top Christmas party specialist Best Parties Ever to offer a spectacular themed event running from 4th to 21st December. Be transported to the heart of Havana, where our amazingly vivid scenery and authentic … Continue reading