Arts and entertainment
Dartford has the best of both worlds! Not only is the borough home to one of regions premier theatres but the West End is less than 45 minutes away.
As well as The Orchard Theatre, a top quality theatre showing many major productions, the borough also has a number of smaller theatres which host a varied and impressive programme of events.
The Orchard Theatre
The Orchard is a 920-seat theatre serving people in and around Dartford, Kent.
The Orchard has played host to many of the biggest names in entertainment. It provides a wide range of drama, dance, music and entertainment for the whole community. Local am-dram and music societies, youth groups and dancing schools make use of the theatre, and its facilities are available for general hire.
Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent DA1 1ED
Tel: 01322 220000
The Miskin Theatre
The Miskin Theatre is home to drama productions that are often devised and presented as part of the Performing Arts programme at North West Kent College. They also have touring theatre productions.
Oakfield Lane, Dartford
Tel: 01322 629472
The Mick Jagger Centre
The Mick Jagger Centre is a live performance venue showcasing premier acts in Jazz, Folk, Roots, Guitar and Rock.
Shepherds Lane, Dartford, Kent DA1 2JZ
Tel: Box Office 01322 291100 Enquiries: 01322 291101