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Are there any camping and caravan sites on the Showground?

Yes, there are both caravan and camping facilities adjacent to the Showground. The website address is

Where is the nearest railway station?

Maidstone East Railway Station. There is a taxi rank at the Station.

Where is the Showground exactly?

On the A249 at the top of Detling Hill between junction 7 of the M20 and junction 5 of the M2.

Are there facilities and parking for disabled people?

Please see the section on ‘Why Us’ for full details on accessibility.

Can I use my own caterer?

The Kent Event Centre has a number of catering areas that may be used by your own caterer the facilities will be included as an extra in the cost of the booking. If you need help with catering, the Kent Event Centre Team have a number of excellent caterers that they would be happy to recommend.

How long will I have to set up my event?

This will vary depending on the type and size of your event. We are able to discuss the set-up and breakdown time that would be appropriate to ensure a successful event.

What Health & Safety documentation will I need?

The Event Team has extensive Health & Safety training and will be happy to help advise on all your H & S and legal requirements.

Can you provide everything I need for my event?

The Kent Event Centre will be able to provide everything for your event from table decorations to lighting towers. No request is too big or small and the team have experience in locating specialist items for every eventuality.

Do you have audio-visual equipment?

We have full AV equipment in a number of our meeting facilities and conference halls. Depending on your requirements we have a number of suppliers that are familiar with the Event Centre and are able to provide equipment to all specifications.

How much will it cost?

The cost depends of the date of event, length you require the facilities and whether you are a charity or a business within the Agricultural Sector. The Kent Event Centre is very competitively priced and a quotation can be sent to you. Hiring a single room or a combination of the facilities available on the site are not as expensive as you may think.

How do I book an event?

Firstly you will need to know dates you are looking to put on your meeting or event. There are several ways you can confirm availability at the Kent Event Centre. Telephone: 01622 630975 and ask to speak to one of the Event Team Complete the ‘contact us’ on the website Email: We have an availability calendar for each of the facilities so checking is quick and easy.