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Strictly Stars Anton Du Beke & Erin Boag, Friday 4th May 2018

Strictly Stars Anton Du Beke & Erin Boag, Friday 4th May 2018

Join us for a fabulous experience when Strictly star professionals Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag return to Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.

We have two exciting packages available:

Package A only £199.00 per person: Learn to dance with the stars in a 50-minute workshop followed by an evening like no other. Enjoy a four-course Gala meal and see Anton & Erin perform their breath-taking Ballroom showcase up, close and personal for a truly intimate experience. To finish your experience dance the night away with music from Mr Wonderful DJ until 1am. Package also includes overnight accommodation and breakfast the following morning.

Package B only £115.00 per person: A four-course Gala dinner and performance from Anton & Erin.

Both packages include a Q&A session with the stars and a photo opportunity.

We ask for a £50.00 per person non-refundable deposit to secure your tickets. Final balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the event date.

Wedding Fayres at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Wedding Fayres at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Sunday 16th September 2018

Packed with unique ideas, inspiration and tricks to dazzle you. Everything and everyone you need to help you arrange a fantastic wedding will be on hand and all under one roof, so just imagine the time this will save you, as well as being a great day out!

And best of all, the whole event takes place in this perfect setting; so you can see how everything looks and take a guided tour of the rooms and the grounds to see how beautiful your wedding could be. A fun day out for the whole family…

ABBA Tribute Lunch, Sunday 27th May 2018

ABBA Tribute Lunch, Sunday 27th May 2018

Ten years after the original was released, 2018 is set to see the release of one of the world’s most eagerly anticipated films. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

To get you in the mood for what is sure to be one of the standout films of 2018, gather up your dancing queens and for a Mamma Mia Musical lunch at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel. Get ready for an amazing afternoon enjoying all your favourite ABBA classicsperformed by ABBA Chique who are sure to get you on your feet and dancing.

As seen on BBC ONE, ‘ABBA Chique’ are an authentic looking and sounding ABBA tribute band. Since 2009 the band have been performing sell-out ABBA tribute shows all over the UK and various locations abroad. This unforgettable and high-energy ABBA show that pays tribute to the music of one of the world’s biggest selling bands of all time. It will leave you feeling like you’ve headed back in time to the 1970s where ABBA ruled the music scene with a performance packed full of amazing hits including Dancing Queen, Super Trooper, The Name of the game and of course Mamma Mia, plus many more.

Only Fools & 3 Courses Comedy Dining, Saturday 9th June 2018

Only Fools & 3 Courses Comedy Dining, Saturday 9th June 2018

Join Marlene and Boycie alongside Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert for an ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Gala Dinner!

This tribute dinner, hosted by COMEDY DINING will dish up chaos and mayhem over a three course menu on Saturday 9th June at 7:00 pm.

Expect a BIG FUN NIGHT OUT in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your entertainment at the top of the menu.

Tickets from only £38.95 per person. Lovely Jubbly.

Booking is essential You Plonker. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. 

 

World Gin Day: A taste of Gin, Saturday 9th June 2018

World Gin Day: A taste of Gin, Saturday 9th June 2018

Join us to celebrate World Gin Day on Saturday 9th June at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel. £39.95 per person.

Enjoy a delicious three course meal where we will be joined by Copper Rivet Distillery who will talk about the local distillery, the process and you will be able to try their 3 hand crafted spirits including Dockyard Gin, Vela Vodka and Son of a Gun Whiskey.

This will be a night you wont want to miss! 

Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. Over 18’s only. Mixed tables of 10. Only 50 tickets available.

 

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Goats Cheese Mousse, Orange infused cappacio of beetroot, rocket, orange dressing

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Pan Fried Chicken, seasonal vegetables, fondant potato, salsa verde

Feta and Olive potato cake, spring greens, red pepper and sundried tomatoes dressing (vegetarian Dishes must be ordered in advance)

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Strawberry, lime and gin trifle, elderflower tonic granita

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Dockyard Gin and fever Tree Tonic

 

The Skatonics, Friday 20th July 2018

The Skatonics, Friday 20th July 2018

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 7.00pm with the band starting from 9pm and disco through till 1am.

Tickets from only £10.00 per person.

Open-air Theatre Production of Jane Austen’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’, Sunday 29th July 2018

Open-air Theatre Production of Jane Austen’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’, Sunday 29th July 2018

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer and Picnic with family and friends in the picturesque grounds at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.

Adapted by award-winning writer Laura Turner, this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love, make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the first time in their quest to find a balance between sense and sensibility. Picnic in some of the most beautiful gardens and enjoy a night of magical theatre under the stars.

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is now in its 19th year of touring open-air theatre to stunning country houses, castles and heritage sites across the UK and Ireland. From the first year of performances at 30 venues with Romeo and Juliet in 2000, Chapterhouse now visits over 180 venues every year, and has become a greatly anticipated addition to thousands of theatre-goers’ calendars.

Entry is from 3pm onwards with the production commencing at 4pm.

Running time approximately 2 hours, with an interval half way through.

Make a day of it and arrive early to enjoy Sunday lunch in our newly refurbished Brasserie restaurant. Booking is necessary. To book your table please call 0844 815 9045. Sunday lunch available between 12.30noon – 2.30pm.

A BBQ and bar will be available on the ground for you to purchase food and beverage on the day. Alternatively, bring your own picnic to enjoy whilst watching the great theatre production on ‘hopefully’ a hot summers day.

An Evening with Cricket Legends, Thursday 4th October 2018

An Evening with Cricket Legends, Thursday 4th October 2018

Join us for a fantastic Evening with Cricket Legends

  • Sam Billings – Kent Captain (Subject to call up! Will be replaced with another Kent player)
  • Paul Downton – Director of Kent Cricket
  • Matt Walker – Kent Cricket Head Coach
  • Allan Donald – Assistance Kent Cricket Coach

Thursday 4th October at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel. £39.95 per person. 

Enjoy a three course meal followed by a question and answer session with these legends.

Upgrade your ticket and for just an extra £20 per person you can book a seat to have dinner with one of these legends at your table. Only 40 of these tickets are available and the £20 will go straight to the charities.

The event will be raising money ‘Cardiac Risk in the Young’ & ‘Abbies Army’ Charities with heads & tails and a raffle on the night.

This will be a night you wont want to miss! Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee.