Hotel Events

View all the latest hotel events at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: SISTER SUFFRAGETTE – FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY 2020

Sister Suffragette

It’s 1911 and sisters, Joy and Joan are celebrating their birthdays with a joint party! They may be sharing a party, but the sisters couldn’t be less alike. Joy has a special announcement to make this evening, while Joan is hoping to use the party to recruit new members to the local women’s union. The sisters disagree on just about everything but surely, they’ll be there for each other when it matters. After all, blood runs thicker than water…

  • Murder Mystery Evening including 3 Course Meal for ONE Guest £39.00
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 Course Meal and breakfast for ONE Guest £124.50
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 Course Meal and breakfast for TWO Guests £189.00

Tickets must be purchased via Murder 57. Buy tickets online here.

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch, Sunday 26th January 2020

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch – Sunday 26th January 2020

Join us for a 3 course lunch and enjoy all the great rock’n’roll chart hits as featured in the box office smash hit London Show ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’.

Ellie & Ricky will make you ‘rock till you drop’ with a magical blend of popular chart hits from the 1950’s and early 1960’s made famous by Buddy Holly, Elvis, Billy Fury, Dusty Springfield, Connie Francis, The Ronnettes, Cliff Richard, Bill Haley and his comets, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis and Dion & The Belmonts to name but a few…

Tickets from only £26 per person.

Book now for a great afternoon of entertainment! Should you wish to be sat together please book your tickets together. Please note booking online via Skiddle will incur a booking fee.

Bar opens: 12.30pm
Lunch served: 1pm, with entertainment to follow
Dress code: smart casual

COMPLETE MADNESS, Friday 31st January 2020

COMPLETE MADNESS. The UK’s No.1 tribute to the nutty boys, Friday 31st January 2020

Complete with crazy costumes, comedy and chirpy banter, Mercure Maidstone invite you to their ‘House of Fun’. Featuring all the favourites… Baggy Trousers, One step Beyond, It Must Be Love, Driving In My Car.

You don’t have to be a madness fan to enjoy this show, just enjoy being entertained! This is one live show you will NOT want to miss!

Complete Madness have performed in venues around the world including Army Bases both home and abroad, Butlins family and adult breaks, ferries and small cruises, as well as high profile theatre shows, performing over 60 theatres over the last few years.

Tickets: £18.00 per person

Doors open: 7.30pm
Band on stage: 9pm
Event finishes: 1am

Take advantage of great accommodation rates – book now!

*Tickets are non refundable, non transferable. Full pre-payment required at time of booking.

Limehouse Lizzy LIVE! Friday 21st February 2020

Limehouse Lizzy LIVE! Friday 21st February 2020

Limehouse Lizzy is a tribute band that formed in order to pay homage to the Irish Rock band Thin Lizzy. They have spent years travelling around the world and lighting up stages with the fiery rock ‘n’ roll of the Celtic rock icons. Limehouse Lizzy have received plenty of attention and acknowledgement for their spectacular live performances.

Expect playful banter with the audience and onstage charisma during their shows.

Tickets from only £18 per person. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: MURDER AT THE FOLLY – FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2020

Murder At The Folly

It is 1928 – Tonight we celebrate the coming together of two families, to be joined by marriage. One family is headed by the rich and powerful self-made man George Barton and one is an aristocratic family who have fallen on hard times financially.

Is this to be a marriage of convenience or does true love exist? Are people trying to stop their hidden secrets from being discovered?

  • Murder Mystery Evening including 3 course meal for one guest £39.00
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 course meal and breakfast for one guest £124.50
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 course meal and breakfast for two guests £189.00

Tickets must be purchased via Murder 57. Buy tickets online here

Tropicana Nights – Maidstone! Friday 28th February 2020

Tropicana Nights – Maidstone! Friday 28th February 2020

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80’s music and dancing for the over 25’s, then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80’s heaven.

Tropicana Nights specialises in good old fashioned party nights. We provide a fantastic unique 80’s themed venue, friendly party atmosphere and we guarantee you and your friends will have an incredible night.

Whether you go all out in your favourite 80’s outfit or not, you are guaranteed to get in the party mood as soon as you walk into the room.

So, if you want to go back to your fun filled youth, you have definitely come to the right place. Welcome to Tropicana Nights. So what are you waiting for?

Book your tickets online here and enjoy the party, for just £11.50 per person!

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: THE TIME MACHINE – FRIDAY 20TH MARCH 2020

The Time Machine

Ben Chronos has been a member of Killinton Inventors’ Society for many years and is adored by the other members, but his brother thinks he is more than a little crazy.

Ben has asked everyone here this evening to to reveal the project he has been working on for years – a time machine! However, all does not go to plan as secrets are uncovered and an unknown visitor makes an appearance.

  • Murder Mystery Evening including 3 Course Meal for ONE Guest £39.00
  • Murder Mystery Evening including Hotel Stay, 3 Course Meal & Breakfast for ONE Guest £124.50
  • Murder Mystery Evening including Hotel Stay, 3 Course Meal & Breakfast for TWO Guests £189.00

Tickets must be purchased via Murder 57. Buy tickets online here.

 

Joe Calzaghe – Friday March 20th 2020

Joe Calzaghe – The Longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion

Joe Calzaghe is the longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history, having held the WBO title for over 10 years.

As his super-middleweight and light-heavyweight reigns overlapped, he retired with the longest continual time as world champion of any active boxer at the time.

He was also the first boxer to unify three of the four major world titles (WBA, WBC, and WBO) at super-middleweight, and was the first Ring champion in that weight class.

Join us for an evening of entertainment and see Joe live on stage at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.

Standard ticket price £29 per person

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Fools and Fawlty Towers – Friday 27th March 2020

Only Fools & Fawlty Towers Comedy Dining, Friday 27th March 2020

Four professional actors will portray different characters during the evenings entertainment including, Basil, Del Boy, Rodney, Manuel, Uncle Albert, Trigger, Sybil, Boycie, Slater, Raquel, Tony and Cassandra.

Boycie has organised a surprise 50th Birthday Party for Del Boy and has booked the function Suite at Fawlty Towers, Basil is not happy, but Sybil is looking forward to a fabulous night.
Rodney and Cassandra have got the message that it is fancy dress party, but can you guess who they will arrive as?

What can possibly go wrong? Come along and find out.

£39.95 per person including a 3 course meal.

Please note, tickets must be purchased online at skiddle.com

Prosecco Festival, Saturday 2nd May 2020

Prosecco Festival, Saturday 2nd May 2020

Come along and make the most of ‘the UK’s biggest festival for Prosecco lovers’.

At this event, you can expect:

  • Over 20 types of Prosecco, Cava & fizz
  • Italian street food
  • Live entertainment
  • Souvenir wristband and a ‘little book of Gin & Fizz’ souvenir guide
  • Free branded Prosecco glass – yours to keep!
  • Free glass of Prosecco on arrival
  • Dedicated ‘Peroni Bar’ (for non fizz drinkers!)

Tickets from £11.50 per person, over 18’s only.

The Skatonics, Friday 8th May 2020

The Skatonics, Friday 8th May 2020

The Skatonics came crashing onto the scene in 2007, & since then have performed to the ever growing enthusiastic Ska followers at venues and festivals across the UK & Europe.

Blending classic Trojan Ska alongside an impressive catalogue of Two Tone covers from the likes of The Specials, Madness, Bad Manners, The Selecter and more will have you on your feet all night.

Bar opens from 7pm with the band starting from 9pm.

Tickets from only £10 per person. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee.

Frankie Allen Comes to Maidstone! Friday 29th May 2020

Get Ready to Laugh – or Cry! The UK’s Most Feared Comedian is Coming to Maidstone for One Night

Known for his stomach hurting funny one-liners and brutal putdowns, the funny man dubbed as ‘the UK’s most feared comedian’ is touring up and down the country with his sharp wit.

Frankie Allen now has the people of Maidstone on his hit-list next as he heads to Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel on Saturday 29th May 2020 for what’s set to be another hilariously funny sell-out show.

Tickets for Frankie Allen’s headline show at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel are available via skiddle.

MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: KILLINTON DETECTIVES CLUB – FRIDAY 21ST AUGUST 2020

Killinton Detectives Club

Tonight is the Annual Dinner Party of Killinton Detectives Fan Club and everyone is welcome, especially if they are dressed as their favourite detective.

Lady Barbara will be auctioning a signed first edition of a classic detective novel to raise money for the Club’s charity later this evening. However, before she can do so the club’s founding member, John Stanhope, is found dead and the book is missing.

Had John deduced something that was worth killing for? Could there be a killer lurking amid these armchair detectives, hiding in plain sight?

  • Murder Mystery Evening including 3 Course Meal for ONE Guest £39.00
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 Course Meal and breakfast for ONE Guest £124.50
  • Murder Mystery Evening including hotel stay, 3 Course Meal and breakfast for TWO Guests £189.00

Tickets must be purchased via Murder 57. Buy tickets online here.