Maidstone

Zoom Events in Kent

Mote Park

21-23 May

Maidstone May Market 2021

We return to Mote Park for a May Market featuring delicious street foods, handmade groceries, bar, artisan arts & crafts, clothing and accessories.

This will be a relaxing, outdoor shopping experience with social distancing measures in place.

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Important! : Live update Friday weather

Unfortunately due to high wind speeds we are unable to safely open Maidstone May Market on Friday 21st May 2021. The market will open as planned on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May. If you have purchased tickets for today, you will be able to use them on Saturday or Sunday instead. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these circumstances out of our control.

Friday 12.00pm-7.00pm
Saturday 10.00am-7.00pm
Sunday 11.00am-6.00pm

Tickets are available for purchase online. Tickets are issued via email when payment has been processed. If you have not revieved your ticket within 48 hrs please check your spam folder before contacting us on info@zoomevents.co.uk.

Tickets

Please read the information below regarding tickets. Tickets are now available in the ZoomEvents Online shop.

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Current status: Clear to go!

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Ticket Info

In order to control numbers and comply with current Covid-19 restrictions in accordance with local authority guidelines for this market, all entrants to the Maidstone May Market 2021 will require a ticket on this occasion.

We strongly recommend ordering tickets in advance from the Zoom Events website as we cannot guarantee that any tickets will still remain available to purchase on the day. It will also help us to ensure that queues do not form at the market entrance if people have paid in advance.

All visitors to the market including children must have their own ticket so that we are able to monitor numbers. Tickets are chargeable at a nominal amount in order to help us cover the extra costs incurred in operating the ticketing system and other measures that are needed under Covid-19 restrictions. Such measures help to make the market safe and possible to operate during these unusual times.

To make the ticketing process as simple as possible, there are three ticket types:

Children (aged 0 – 4 years) – Free
Children
(aged 5 – 17 years) – 50p each
Adults (18 and over) – £1 each

Tickets provide entry on one day only. Please select your preferred date from the drop-down menu when booking. Tickets will be sent to the email address you supply during the booking process. We will need to scan the barcode on a printed copy of your ticket or on your phone upon arrival.

Any surplus ticket revenue remaining after ticketing administration and additional costs of Covid-19 safety measures have been taken into account, will be donated to Demelza Children’s Hospice.

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Visitor Info

Maidstone has a long history, with evidence of settlement in the area dating back to the Stone Age. The town crest shows a beast from further back in history, an iguanodon, the fossilised remains of which were discovered locally in the 19th century, and now reside in the Natural History Museum in London.

As well as a bustling town, places to visit include: the 14th century Archbishop’s Palace on the bank of the River Medway, Brenchley Gardens, Maidstone Museum, Leeds Castle with its Mote and extensive grounds, and the beautiful venue for our event – Mote Park.

This market is within easy walking distance of the town so why not work up an appetite and leave the car at home and keep those options open. Come for a visit or stay for the day with plenty of foodie treats, the Famous Last Stand Bar and unusual items to browse.

Please note: images are representative of previous Zoom Events. 

Book a stall at this event

For trader registration and event information please visit Market Square Group

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Downloads

Download the A4 format poster in PDF format available nearer the event

Event Countdown

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Important!

Ticket Terms and Conditions

Due to the low value and processing costs of tickets, all tickets purchased for the Maidstone May Market are non-refundable.

If the market is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances caused by the ongoing pandemic, it will be moved to an alternative date in the future when restrictions ease.

Acceptance of this condition is part of  the terms and conditions of purchasing a ticket for this event.

Location & Parking

Market Location

Mote Park, Mote Avenue,
Maidstone ME15 7RN UK

Parking

A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the Parkopedia website. Please check times.

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Other Information

None at present

Traders

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES

The list of traders is continually updated as the event approaches.

OTHER STALLS – CRAFT, ART, HOME, GARDEN, ETC

Utility Warehouse

Providing Information to people regarding Utility Warehouse and giving them opportunities to save money on household bills.

Staffordshire Pottery

A beautiful array of Staffordshire Pottery pieces, sets and individual items.

Craig Halket Ltd

A selection of handbags, wallets and purses.

Eval Silver & Pearl

Artisan sterling silver jewellery.

Sublime Housewares Ltd

Novelty coasters, wall hangings & wall plaques. A small range of eco-friendly, fair trade or unusual kitchen gifts and housewares such as cheese boards and decorative mosaic bowls.

Taylor Made Frames

British art, framed in solid wood.

Butternut Box

At Butternut Box, we believe that dogs deserve better. That’s why we’re putting the food back into dog food. We make freshly prepared dog food. Cooked like you would at home. Delivered in perfect portions. Butternut Box launched in April 2016 and since then we’ve been growing rapidly. We currently offer six delicious recipes which are Lamb, Beef, Chicken Pork, Fish and Turkey.

Working for Wildlife on behalf WWF

Our fundraiser will be talking to interested members of the public about WWF’s fantastic work in the UK and around the World offering people the chance to understand more about the charity and discover great ways to protect our brilliant planet. Offering the chance to get involved directly through adoptions or membership.

Demelza Children’s Hospice

Raising money for children’s hospice.

San Jose Import

Wool products from South America (Ecuador, Peru) such as knitted hats, cardigans and dolls.

GROCERY FOODS

Cherry Tree

Fine quality chutneys, jams, pickles, marmalade and curds. Homemade fudge.

Elle’s Bakery

Deep dish cookies, brownie & blondie slices and tray-bakes in a variety of flavours such as Kinder and salted caramel.

Up the Garden

Handmade chilli products such as chilli relishes, ketchups, marinades and peanuts.

Mighty Spice

Spice pastes in 11 delicious varieties.

The Great British Cheese Company

Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles.

Jaccs Coffee

Specialists in coffee beans, cocoa beans & accessories.

The Chocolate Box

Triple choc chip muffins topped with chocolate, flavoured gluten free brownies, mallow lollies and kebabs, chocolate covered waffles and giant cookies.

BEVERAGES AND ICE CREAM

Real Lemonade

Freshly squeezed lemonade made to order. Traditional lemonade, plus a variety of different flavours such as strawberry, raspberry, cranberry, blueberry and more.

Snow White Catering

Fresh whippy ice cream and a selection of iced lollies.

Faversham Coffee Company Ltd

Hot or iced coffee and tea, hot chocolate, water, soft drinks plus traybakes and biscuits.

Freeze Zone

Slush puppy drinks.

Moswick Wines & Spirits

Showcasing an exciting, fun range of wines and spirits in a wide range of delicious flavours.

In the Loop Drinks Ltd

English Vermouth from English wine and botanicals.

Eskibros

Thai Ice cream rolls served with a selection of sweets, from skittles to Oreos, as well as a range of fresh fruit.

Famous Last Stand

A selection of ale, lager, local Cider, Prosecco and gin fizzes.

HOT FOOD

Real Greek Food

Delicious pork or chicken souvlaki.

Chipotle Burrito

Freshly prepared Mexican street food including burritos, fajita, nachos, chilli con carne and tacos.

Hola Churro

Mini bite churros with toppings / dipping sauces or filled churros.

Freeze Zone

Freshly made, warm donuts with a sprinkling of sugar.

‘Hits the Spot’ French Crepes

Delicious savoury & sweet crepes with vegan and gluten-free options.

Paul’s Big Eat

A selection of grilled German sausages.

Farmhouse Foods

British beef burger, pork, beef, gammon, chicken wings and ribs cooked in a wood burner smoker oven.

Thainese Street Food

Thai and Chinese dishes such as Thai green curry, black bean, sweet & sour, kung po and spring rolls, served with noodles or rice.

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