The Howard Venue

Available for hire...

The Howard Venue is located in the heart of Hextable Village (formerly known as South East Dance Studios) and is available for hire for:

  • Community classes
  • Dance and fitness
  • Conferences
  • Band rehearsals
  • Shows
  • Private parties
  • Workshops
  • Rehearsals and exams

Featuring 4 professional dance studios, music room, conference room, dressing rooms, performance space and auditorium, free WiFi and the bonus of the only licensed bar in Hextable.

About us

The Howard Venue is a £3Million professional dance centre opened in 2003. It has facilities for all community uses as well as business use and social events. There are 5 studios of various sizes from enormous to small plus 4 rooms, a sound proof band rehearsal studio and a Conference/Meeting Room.

The venue is conveniently situated inside the M25, near Jct 3, the M20 and A2 between Swanley and Dartford, with plenty of on-site parking.

Have a look at our calendar to see the classes on offer. They include dance of all types and for all ages, orchestra, choir, yoga, aerial work and fitness classes. Please give our friendly staff a ring if you would like a tour of the building or more information.

What's on now?

Community classes

We offer community classes ranging from music, dance, fitness, and more. Click here to view our events calendar.


Our facilities


Dance Studios

4 full size dance studios with Harlequin dance floors

Conference room

Conference room

Conference room with boardroom table and chairs and projection screen.

Dressing room

Dressing rooms

Multiple dressing rooms and changing facilities.

We would like to thank everyone for the huge support we have received so far, as well as Hextable Parish Council, Kent County Council and Sevenoaks District Council for their support and efforts in keeping the venue open to the public.