Arts and crafts


Art-K Maidstone

We provide adult art classes, children's art classes for ages 6 - 16 yrs and children's holiday workshops.

Meetings

34 Royal Star Arcade
High Street
Maidstone, ME14 1JL

Children: Tues-Fri 4:30pm, Sat 9am, 11am, 2pm
Adults: Tues 1:30pm, Weds 7:30pm,
Thurs 10am

Price

£16.50 per session

Blooming Green

Floristry and pick-your-own flowers.

Meetings

Loddington Farm
Loddington Lane
Linton
Kent
ME17 4AG

Sat (Jun - Oct) 10am - 4pm

Price

Free, Flowers £15 per container

Crafternoon

Come and enjoy an afternoon of fun crafting activities.

Meetings

Harrietsham Village Hall
Church Road
Harrietsham
ME17 1AP

3rd Thursday 2 - 4pm

Price

£3 - £4 per session

Harrietsham Craft & Chat

Come and enjoy a variety of crafts in a friendly group.

Meetings

Harrietsham Village Hall
Church Road
Harrietsham
ME17 1AP

1st Saturday 1 - 4pm

Price

£4 per session

Headcorn Art Group

A friendly group of local artists

Meetings

Headcorn Village Hall
Church Lane
Headcorn
Kent
TN27 9NR

Price

£15 per month

Kent Potters Association

We are open to all who have an interest in pottery. Our members include collectors, students, teachers, amateur and professional potters, manufacturers and suppliers. We seek to promote interest and education in ceramics throughout Kent. There is also a bi-monthly magazine filled with articles and events.

Meetings

We have a variety of events through
the year at different locations in Kent,
such as demonstrations and talks by
well-known ceramicists, exhibitions and shows.

Please see website for details

Price

£25 individuals, £40 families, £20 Business membership, £18 Student membership

Kent Woodturners

Wood turning

Meetings

The Friars
Aylesford
Kent
ME20 7BX

1st Tues (evenings) & 3rd Sat

Price

£33 per year and small attendance fee

Maidstone Art Society

We are a society of amateur and semi professional artists who hold monthly meetings in Autumn and Summer with demonstrators and speakers. Life drawing sessions, painting out days in the summer months, regular freestyle evenings and occasional workshops.

Meetings

Madginford Community Hall
Egremont Road
Bearsted
Kent
ME15 8LH

2nd Friday 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Price

£25 per year

Maidstone Embroiderer's Guild

We welcome new members with an interest in sewing and all forms of textile art.

Meetings

Aylesford Community Centre
Forstal Road
Aylesford
Kent
ME20 7AU

2nd Saturday 10:30pm - 4pm (except August)

Price

£88 per year

Maidstone Flower Club

Our friendly and welcoming club is for all with an interest in Flower Arranging. Our club nights include demonstrations from qualified area demonstrators and workshops offering ideas and support in achieving your arrangements.

Meetings

Allington Baptist Church
London Road
Maidstone
ME16 0DT

2nd Thurs 7pm

Price

£30 annual membership, £6 per session visitor fee

Maths Cafe

We provide maths tutoring for primary and secondary age students.

Meetings

Starbucks Cafe meeting room
8 - 9 King Street
Maidstone
ME14 1DJ

Sundays 10am

Price

Free

Medway Croquet Club

Enjoy learning and playing socially and/or competitively, the strategic games of golf croquet and association croquet, both of which include a handicap system. Suitable for all aged 10-100. As well as playing locally, there are opportunities to play nationally and internationally.

Meetings

KSports Cobdown
Station Road
Ditton
Aylesford, ME20 6AU

7 days a week 10am - dusk during season April-September with restricted play during winter months

Price

£210 per annum

Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

Wildlife arts and crafts sessions.

Meetings

Various parks and open spaces

Mainly in the school holidays

Please check website for details

Price

Usually free

nJoyArt

We offer fun painting events for local community and social groups and those simply wanting a change of scenery. Suitable for newcomers to experts. We will provide all you need, including step-by-step instructions, to create your own masterpiece in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Meetings

The Pippin
78 London Road
Maidstone, ME16 0DR

Currently every 8 weeks 
Sessions and details on Facebook

Price

£25 per person, includes a free drink

Paddock Wood Flower Club

Come along for flower arranging demonstrations.

Meetings

The Day Centre
Commercial Road
Paddock Wood
Kent, TN12 6DP

4th Thursday at 7.30pm

Price

Membership £35 per year

Pilgrims Way Artists

We are a selection of artists, both members and guests, who hold an annual exhibition in Lenham. The event has been running for over 20 years and has become one of the largest art and ceramic exhibitions in the south.

Meetings

The Tithe Barn
1 Church Square
Lenham
Kent, ME17 2PJ

Annually: 15 - 25 May

Price

£1 - £2 per person

Space 2 Be Me

We are a charity working in Maidstone, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells to support disabled children and young people with additional needs up to 25 years old and their families, offering practical support and help. We work in partnership with our member families to design all our activities and services so that they: support disabled children – we run a range of clubs for different age groups from birth through to age 25; support parents – we help parents feel supported through our family support work, training, support groups and workshops; support the whole family – we help our families enjoy quality time together as well as having the opportunity to meet other families who are facing similar challenges

Meetings

Various locations

Weekly or fortnightly during term-time
Summer holiday activities

Price

Not stated

The Art Class

Recreational art courses for adults: beginners and intermediate levels.

Meetings

Various locations and times.
Please email for details

Price

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Yalding Art Group

An open group for beginners and experienced artists.

Meetings

Riverside PopUp Gallery
Lees Road
Yalding
Kent
ME18 6HB

Thurs 10am - 12pm

Price

£2.50 per session