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Welcome to The Maidstone Art Centre. THE Community Arts Centre for Maidstone and all the villages surrounding it. Our inclusive ethos welcomes everyone, and we strive to be the very best community arts centre around.

Community, at the heart of what we do


We are thrilled to announce that we are opening a dedicated, collaborative art space for professional artists, which will also host art sessions for adults, and a gallery.

The Bedgebury Studios are a short distance from Bedgebury Forest and we look forward to welcoming you all.

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The Maidstone Art Centre is a registered C.I.C , a not for profit community company . It is our aim to bring Art classes and workshops to our community, ALL of our community.

The welcome will always be warm

You can find us at various locations within Maidstone and we are grateful,to Barchester Healthcare in Langley, for providing us with a beautiful, newly built room, with toilet facilities, a balcony and a coffee bar, and we have just one aim. To provide a warm, safe, welcoming space for the people of Maidstone to get involved with art, meet new people, learn new skills and have fun. We are a not for profit organisation and aim to make art accessible to everyone. We are well supported by the community and benefit from their very kind donations of art materials and unwanted craft supplies, which we put to good use.

With daily adult art classes which include watercolour, acrylic, still life, drawing and even Life drawing and we have daily after school kids art, Saturday kids art, half term and summer art and a whole array of workshops.

Our gallery of affordable art created by local artists is now available to view and purchase at our sister site, The Bedgebury Art Studios in Goudhurst.

All classes must be booked and to do this, just send us a message to let us know you want to attend and we will reserve your space, or use the online booking page . You may Pay on arrival by cash or card, or we can send you a payment link from our card reader, sit back, and get creative!

Art is so important to our well being, our mental health and our happiness, art can bring people together and aside from the pleasure of creating something you never thought possible, the social element of a class can bring you new friends, a sense of wellbeing and an enrichment to your life.

Art and creativity are so beneficial to your mental health and wellbeing, as highlighted in this article


Come and join us, with a wide array of Art & Craft classes and workshops, you could open up a whole new world, meet new friends and discover talent you did not know you even possessed, from watercolour & acrylic painting, life drawing to still life, we have everything you need to discover the creative you !

Some of the wonderful art created at our centre this summer