Hotel Events

Wedding Fayres at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Wedding Fayres at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

  • Sunday 6th September

Come to one of our wedding fayres and meet local suppliers, who are ready to discuss your big day with you, offer advice and give special on the day promotions. You will get a free goody bag along with your free entry and also go into the draw to win a fabulous prize. There’s always something on offer!

You’ll also be able to take a guided tour of the rooms and the grounds to picture your wedding in our perfect setting. Enjoy a glass of fizz and swap ideas with other couples over our selected canapés!

Whatever your plans for the day, be sure to pop in and see us!

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Family Easter Lunch & Eggsiting Eggsperiments – Sunday 12th April 2020

Family Easter Lunch & Eggsiting Eggsperiments – Sunday 12th April 2020

Join us for lunch with a difference & fun for all the family.

Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch within our function suite, followed by 90 minutes of Eggsiting Eggsperiments for the budding young scientists in your family.

Children* will don their lab coats and goggles and embark on a series of awe inspiring experiments which demonstrate key science concepts in a clear and simple way. *Minimum age: 2 years

Arrival 12.30pm with Showtime 2.30pm. Easter Treat for all children included.

Adults £20 | Children £15 aged 2-12 | Under 2yrs free* (1 free child with each full paying adult) | Family (2 adults & 2 children) £60

Please note booking online via Skiddle will incur a booking fee.

POSTPONED: Prohibition Drinks Festival – Friday 1st May 2020

Join us for a Roaring good time!

1920’s glamour awaits as we sweep you back 100 years to an era where mobsters mingled with movie stars, the liquor was wet and the good times roared.

Follow in the footsteps of Al Capone and Bugsy Malone as prohibition fever sweeps the country, and savour the very finest giggle water including world Gins, Bourbons, American IPA’s and more, and when ordering at the bar be sure to keep your voice low and ‘Speakeasy’.

This really is the cat’s pyjamas, so grab your tickets which will include your password – you’ll need this to get through the door, where you’ll be greeted with a free Tom Collins cocktail.

From £11.50 per person

Password?

On your tickets – keep it tight

Dress Code

Optional 1920’s roaring glamour / Mobs & Molls

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POSTPONED: 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.

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch – Sunday 10th May 2020

Dreamboats and Petticoats Tribute Lunch – Sunday 10th May 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’.

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 per adult | £13 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.

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.

Lunch with Eban Brown – Sunday 14th June 2020

Lunch with Eban Brown – Sunday 14th June 2020

On his birthday, the Former Lead Singer of The Stylistics brings his critically acclaimed show to the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Having been a celebrated vocalist with famous groups The Manhattans, The Delfonics and The Moments, Eban easily took on the role of lead vocalist with The Stylistics in 2000. You will get to hear the classics such as ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’ and ‘Can’t Give You Anything’, along with some fresh originals. Look forward to a night of old school American soul.

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

Let’s get ready to go back to the Good Ole Days!

£29.95 per adult | £19.95 per child

Father’s Day Lunch: Only Fools and Three Courses style! Sunday 21st June 2020

Father’s Day Lunch: Only Fools and Three Courses style!

Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Lunch for Father’s Day on Sunday 21st June, starting at 1pm prompt.

Expect chaos and mayhem with an extra large portion of comedy.

This is a big fun afternoon out in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your enjoyment at the top of the menu.

Includes top notch cushty entertainment and a 3 course lunch.

£39.95 per adult | £19.95 per child (under 12)

For tables larger than 8 guests please contact the hotel directly to check availability and book.

*Tickets are non refundable, non transferable. Full pre-payment required at time of booking. A booking fee will be charged for all events booked 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.

Tyber and Pete from The Dualers – Thursday 15th October 2020

Tyber and Pete from The Dualers

Tyber and Pete are the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Dualers, a 9-piece Jamaican Rhythm and Blues band from South-East London.

They first hit the headlines when the single “Kiss on the lips” stormed into the UK top 30 despite no industry or professional backing.

They played alongside great names in Ska and Reggae including The Skatalites, Toots and The Maytals, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, UB40 and Madness.

Join us for an amazing evening at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.

£22 per person including booking fee. Tickets can only be purchased online at gigantic.com

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Fantastic Night of Classic Elvis Hits – Friday 16th October 2020

Elvis Tribute Fantastic Night of Classic Elvis Hits – Friday 16th October 2020

The ultimate evening of Rock ‘n’ Roll, in support of Pelican Cancer Foundation & Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity.

Enjoy a delicious three-course meal and then dance along to all the classics with Scott Elvis!

7.30pm arrival for 8pm dinner.

Should you wish to be sat with other guests please ensure you purchase your tickets in the same name.

£36 per person

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