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Welcome to Chelmsford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chelmsford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Chelmsford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Chelmsford as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Chelmsford

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Foodies - Meet Your Heroes at Galvin Green Man
Galvin Green Man

Culinary giants including Michel Roux Jr Raymond Blanc Angela Hartnett Mark Hix Giorgio Locatelli Simon Rogan Graham Garrett Stephen Harris Andrew Wong Jos Pizarro and Sabina Ghayour will descend on Chelmsford during 2018 at Galvin Green Man hosts a monthly lunchtime food…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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Hazel O'Connor - See You Again Tour 2018
Brookside Theatre

By popular demand following last years sell‐out concert a very special evening with award‐winning singer‐songwriter Hazel OConnor performing here in a captivating acoustic line‐up with Cormac de Barra on Irish Harp her musical partner for some 15 years. The combination of de…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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TAPE
Clifftown Theatre

A multidisciplinary theatre production conceived and devised with the Essex community posing questions about mental health memory and intimacy…

Location: 17 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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The ELO Encounter
Touchline Live Music

Roll over Beethoven because the greatest tribute to Jeff Lynnes Electric Light Orchestra is here In an all live show featuring soaring strings striking vocal harmonies and playing all the much loved songs from ELOs hit‐filled library including Evil Woman Telephone Line…

Location: 11.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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BRENTWOOD 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Ashwells Country Club

30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date.The place for 30s to 50sPlus to drink dance socialise and meet new people. At Ashwells Country Club Ashwells Road Bentley…

Location: 9.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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5,6,7,8 - The Steps Experience
Brookside Theatre

Everybody clap your hands get on up and dance... The Brookside Theatre in association with Strictly Theatre Entertainments Ltd. are proud to present the debut performance of 5 6 7 8 ‐ THE STEPS EXPERIENCE.Formed in 1997 Steps quickly became a global…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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Beer Festival with Arabian Racing
Chelmsford City Race Course

Arabian racing is back at Chelmsford City Racecourse on 21st April and we will be brewing up some fun at The Arabian Racing Organisation season opener. We will be back on track and joining racecourse visitors for a great taste of racing…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01635 524445
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Menopause The Musical
Cliffs Pavilion

Starring Cheryl Fergison EastEnders Maureen Nolan The Nolans Rebecca Wheatley Casualty and Hilary ONeil ITVs Copy Cats.An all‐singing all‐dancing comedy set in a department store where four women with seemingly nothing in common meet by chance and make fun of their woeful…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Legends of Irish Music & Song
Palace Theatre

As part of their 40th Anniversary tour Irish Legends the FUREYS return for another great night of Music songs and stories.Hear them sing their timeless classics including I will love you When you were sweet 16 The Green fields of France The…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel Chelmsford
Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel Chelmsford

Join Claire and The Longcroft Team for Prosecco cupcakes and a tour of the new luxury cat hotel with special guests on Sunday 22nd April from 2‐4pm.With just 6 luxurious private temperature‐controlled suites each with their own semi‐outdoor spacious play area. Claire…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 01245 332132
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Our Finest Hour
Cliffs Pavilion

From Vera Lynn and Gracie Fields to the Andrews Sisters and Glenn Miller the songs and music of the 1940s are as well‐loved today as ever. To coincide with the lead up to the celebration of VE Day we look back in…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Gallowglass
Palace Theatre

Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd presentsGALLOWGLASS BY RUTH RENDELL writing as Barbara VineA world stage premiere from the pen of one of the worlds greatest thriller writers.When Sandor snatched Little Joe from the path of a London tube train he was quick…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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G3 Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth
Cliffs Pavilion

Since its debut in 1996 Satrianis G3 tour has featured the worlds greatest guitarists everyone from Steve Vai and Eric Johnson to Steve Lukather and Robert Fripp and has become a consistent concert hall sell‐out attraction in the U.S. South America Europe…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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HEALING HEARTS PSYCHIC SURGEONS
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts Psychic Surgeons are a unique groupwho are leading the way in high energy spiritual healing. Each of our Psychic Surgeons has their own psychic surgeon guides who can work with them and independently. Our guides use techniques not available on…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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My Dad Wrote A Porno: Live
Cliffs Pavilion

Hear the hilarious My Dad Wrote A Porno live as the team behind the smash hit podcast take their sell‐out show ON TOUR.What would you do if your dad wrote a dirty book Ignore it Not Jamie Morton. He reads it to…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Cliffs Pavilion

Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful performers of the century selling over 100 million records worldwide.If you love the music of Stevie Wonder then youll love our smash hit show. Featuring back‐to‐back number ones including the Grammy award winning Signed…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Braintree Es
The Essex Golf and Country Club

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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Sarah and Duck
Palace Theatre, Southend on Sea

. The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand‐new stage show featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award‐winning CBeebies show. Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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You Win Again
Cliffs Pavilion

Direct from Londons West End You Win Again ‐ Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular. Immerse yourself in the brothers…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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STRIKE IT RED LADIES BRUNCH
Channels Bar & Brasserie

In partnership with Essex Life Channels is hosting the sensational Strike it Red Ladies Brunch on Wednesday 2nd May.From 11am Channels will be welcoming guests to its beautiful 17th century thatched Essex barn for a sumptuous day of fabulous food delicious drinks…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01245 440003
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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
Cliffs Pavilion

Frank Turner and the Sleeping Soulsplus support Arkells & The Homeless Gospel Choir.Category: ArtsPerforming ArtsMusic.Booking: https:go.evvnt.com213660‐0pid269…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Roy Chubby Brown
Cliffs Pavilion

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

Johnny Cash Roadshow is not another tribute band it is a full production and finest celebration of Johnny Cash in the world. JCR are now recognised and loved as a band in their own right unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Pinot! The Musical
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

Set in Paris the story of Pinot The Musical follows the adventures of a young Russian cyclist with a dream ‐ to win the Tour de France Follow him and his Cossack dancing friends on their thrilling journey On his way Pinot…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Teletubbies Live
Cliffs Pavilion

.Join Tinky Winky Dipsy Laa‐Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland. Look out for the Tubby Phone Noo‐noo and Sun Baby in a fun bright and safe world which captures…

Location: 16.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01702 351135
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Scottee Fat Blokes
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

Fat Blokes is a sort of dance show about flab double chins and getting your kit off in public ‐ made by artist and forward facing fatso Scottee. Fat Blokes uncovers why fat men are never sexy but are always funny always…

Location: 16.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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House of Stand Up Presents Colchester Comedy
Essex Golf & Country Club

Colchester Comedy opens its doors on the first Saturday of each month. This regular comedy night launches on 5th May and were bringing you a great lineup of top comedians.Our headliner for this first Colchester Comedy Show is the Host of Balls…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 992044
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The Weald Park Country Show
Weald Country Park

. The Weald Park Country Show has something for everybody from Family Days out with amazing attractions such as Jonathan Marshall from Game of Thrones Horse boarding Championships Motorbike stunts Britains Got Talent Dima and his dogs to Foodies with British Bake…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 1728 685302
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The Weald Park Festivals of Dogs
Weald Country Park

. The Weald Park Festivals of Dogs is a Dog Show with something for every four legged friend whilst providing the perfect day out for families and foodies. There are planned Charity Fun Dog Shows with over 22 classes daily as well…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 1728 685302
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The Weald Park Food and Drink Market
Weald Country Park, Brentwood

. The Show has an amazing array of Tastes of Anglia and small producers from distilleries to sausage makers to Choices Cheeses of Suffolk. There are options to taste sample and shop for food as well as attend one of our many…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 1728 685302
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Tourist Attractions


Barleylands Farm

Barleylands Farm Centre is accessed from our large, free car park. Children of all ages can meet and feed our friendly farm animals, ride the mini tractors around the farm and let off steam in the adventure play area. Come along and visit the chicks in the hatchery,…

Ingatestone Hall

Open to the public on certain days during the summer, this 16th‐century building was built for Sir William Petre in 1558 and was visited by Elizabeth I in 1561. One of the finest Tudor mansions in the country and the seat of the present Lord Petre, it is…

Hyde Hall Gardens

RHS Garden Hyde Hall was donated to the Society in 1993. Nearly 40 years of work has brought it from a windswept hill with just six mature trees, to the present day Garden of 24 acres. The Garden contains the National Collection of Viburnum and an attractive plantsman's…

Epping Ongar Railway

We are both the longest heritage railway in Essex and the closest to London, easily accessible via the tube network.Our vintage buses start from the front door of Epping Underground station, whisking you back in time to our period stations with steam and diesel hauled heritage trains.All three…

Reds

Reds Nightclub in Chelmsford, Essex.Contact venue on telephone number 01245 494600 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Zeus

Zeus Nightclub in Chelmsford, Essex.Contact venue on telephone number 01245 493400 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Chelmsford? See our list of attractions in Chelmsford, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 18/04/2018 17:00:49