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

Murder Under The Mistletoe – Monday 28th December 2020

Murder Under The Mistletoe – Monday 28th December 2020

It is Christmas in 1899 and the Prime Minister, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, is hosting a lavish party. Spirits are high at the turn of the century, commerce and politics are doing well. It is also 7 years since the infamous Jack the Ripper was last active. But is everyone who they say they are? And has the Ripper really finished his work?

Tickets start at £45 per person, with overnight packages available. Click here to view all options and to book online.

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch – Sunday 17th January 2021

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch – Sunday 17th January 2021

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’.

Kim & 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…

Book now for a great afternoon of entertainment!

£26.95 per adult | £13.95 per child

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

Murder on the Dancefloor – Friday 22nd January 2021

Murder on the Dancefloor – Friday 22nd January 2021

Style TV, is new to the UK. Owned by Australian media magnate Greg Copeland, the TV company is set to go head to head in an all out war with BBC’s ‘Strictly’ this year. Their new dance show, ‘Step Up & Dance’  promises to be big & brash.

Fronted by TV host Sam Delaney, the show will have notorious musical star P.J. McQueen as lead judge, who makes Craig Revel Norwood seem like a pussycat!!

Tonight will be an opportunity for one lucky person to join the show. So if you feel lucky, put on your dancing shoes and practice that hip sway but be careful, with all those egos, fake tan and sequins…

Tickets start at £45 per person, with overnight packages available. Click here to view all options and to book online.

Bikes & Banter – Saturday 6th February 2021

RM Sports Events are delighted to bring you Bikes & Banter with Carl ‘FOGGY’ Fogarty and Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne on Saturday 6th February 2021

On Saturday 6th February, RM Sports Events are delighted to bring you Bikes & Banter; a fantastic evening with superbike legends Carl Fogarty and Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne. On the night, we will be joined by guest interviewer Matt Roberts, a voice you will recognise from the live MotoGP coverage. We can’t wait for what promises to be an evening filled with bikes, banter and plenty of laughter with two of the best superbike racers of all time. If you know your bikes, you will know this event is NOT to be missed.

SHAKEY BYRNE – In 1999, Shane Byrne made his debut on the British Superbike circuit, the start of a career competing at the highest level of his trade. Often known as ‘Shakey’ he is the only man to win SIX titles collecting 76 wins and 94 podiums along the way.

His first British Superbike Championship came in 2003, closely followed by wins in 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017. From career highs to serious injuries, Shakey has been there, done that and got the battle scars.

CARL ‘FOGGY’ FOGARTY MBE – A four-time Superbike World Champion, Foggy had a fantastic career in the sport. His career record of 220 starts, 59 wins and 109 podiums is up there with the best in the business.

Since retiring following an accident in 2000, Foggy has made several TV appearances, enhancing his reputation along the way. A born champion with a never say die and win at all cost’s mentality, Carl was crowned KING of the jungle in the 2014 series of ‘I’m a celebrity get me out of here!’


Ticket hotline 07717 502 480 | Individual and group bookings | Click here to book online.

STANDARD TICKETS – £30 PER PERSON AND INCLUDE A PHOTO WITH BOTH SPEAKERS

VIP TICKETS – £55 PER PERSON INCLUDES PHOTO, MEET & GREET AND 30 MINUTE PRIVATE RECEPTION.

Psychology of Serial Killers – Tuesday 23rd February 2021

A talk about the Psychology of Serial Killers, with Jennifer Rees – Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics. During this talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. What are the differences between lust killers like the BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) Killer and visionary killers such as David Berkowitz (Son of Sam)?

Jennifer will explore the different categories, using case studies to illustrate. She will also debunk common Serial Killer Myths – you may be surprised by what you learn!

Jennifer will discuss the typical differences between males and female serial killers, again, incorporating case studies to illustrate. You will also investigate the phenomenon of killer couples such as Fred and Rose West and The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, as well exploring the Folie à deux syndrome a.k.a ‘shared psychosis’.

Why do women fall in love with known serial killers? Jennifer will discuss the clinical knowledge surrounding why serial killers gain admirers, fan mail, and even spouses in light of their atrocious crimes. Learn about Hybristophilia, and the astounding case of the Night Crawler’s trial.

How common are homicidal fantasies? Have you ever fantasized about killing someone? You may be surprised by the results of the research!

Identifying John and Jane Does – how are victims identified? You will watch a fascinating time-lapse video of facial reconstruction on the skull of a discovered body.

Tickets from £19, plus £1.95 booking fee. Tickets must be booked online here.

Blind Date in Venice – Friday 22nd January 2021

Blind Date in Venice – Friday 22nd January 2021

10 years ago “Blind Date in Venice” became the most successful romantic comedy film ever, and starred Chloe Carlysle and Drake Sullivan. Chloe has not made a film since and in an attempt to resurrect her career she has arranged this romantic weekend/evening for people in love and for people who want to fall in love. Chloe will also be signing copies of her autobiography at the bash. Has she revealed any kiss and tell secrets? Could this lead to temptation, jealousy, heartbreak and murder?

Tickets start at £45 per person, with overnight packages available. Click here to view all options and to book online.

The Fashion House – Friday 19th March 2021

The Fashion House – Friday 19th March 2021

The biggest fashion designer of the decade is organising a fashion show and cat walk at your hotel tonight. Many of the latest designs will be on show. But are any of the designs totally original? Is someone jealous of what’s on display? And would somebody kill if the money was right?

Tickets start at £45 per person, with overnight packages available. Click here to view all options and to book online.

How to Murder a Millionaire – Friday 19th November 2021

How to Murder a Millionaire – Friday 19th November 2021

It is 1956. Millicent Montague is throwing a party to celebrate the release of her latest Hollywood blockbuster “How to Murder a Millionaire”.

All the stars will all be there and Millicent is hoping that she will be able to put the past behind her. You know the sort of thing:  The rumours of her affairs, her involvement with a prominent American Politician, Her Mafia connections, etcetera etcetera. She is hoping that the film will distract people from all that. But you can be sure that someone has a grudge to bear. But would they kill because of it?

Tickets start at £45 per person, with overnight packages available. Click here to view all options and to book online.

Lunch with Eban Brown – Saturday 28th November 2021

Lunch with Eban Brown – Saturday 28th November 2021

Eban Brown was the Lead Singer of the Grammy Nominated Stylistics until 2018. Famous for hits such as: “You Are Everything”; “You Make Me Feel Brand New” and “Can’t Give You Anything”. Eban is a vocalist and jazz guitarist by trade and his soulful, silky tenor voice has entertained thousands around the world. He continues to perform solo with his own band touring the UK for much of the year. He produces and writes music through his record label “Stardom Records LLC”.

Eban has performed with the following groups in his career:

– Ray, Goodman and Brown AKA The Moments

– The Manhattans

– The Delfonics

– The Stylistics

Enjoy a two course meal and then sit back and enjoy Eban’s silky tenor voice has entertained thousands around the world – A show not to be missed!

Let’s get ready to go back to the Good Ole Days! Click here to book your tickets!

£29.95 per adult | £19.95 per child