What's on inOrsett


Welcome to Orsett

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Orsett - 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 Orsett to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Orsett

18
JUN
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Orchard Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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19
JUN
Healing Hearts Spiritual Centre
Bulphan Village Hall

Every Tuesday an evening of Clairvoyance Private one to one Readings Psychic Surgery Healing withHealing Hearts Psychic Surgeons limited slots 6.10‐8pm stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.00pm for Private Readings and Psychic Surgery all on a first come first…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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22
JUN
BASILDON 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Ye Olde Plough House

30s to 50sPlus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Ye Olde Plough House in The Monks Barn Brentwood Road A128 Bulphan nr Basildon RM14 3SR.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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22
JUN
Richard Digance - Not Bad For His Age Tour 2018
Brookside Theatre

Following last years sell out Golden Anniversary Tour Richard is back on the road again with a brand new show telling stories and singing songs from his new album Once Upon A Time. Together with special guest Eric Sedge Richard will perform…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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22
JUN
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Queen
Woodville Auditorium

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF QUEENPerformed by FlashFlash have been performing across the world since 2002. Italian born front man Claudio Desideri plays an uncannily realistic Freddie with just the right look and stage persona. From an early age Claudio…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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23
JUN
The Blues Brothers Experience
Brookside Theatre

Attention theatre‐goers... Local law enforcement are on the look out for two men dressed in black suits hats ties and sunglasses... Theyre here and theyre on a mission the incredible BLUES BROTHERS EXPERIENCE ‐ one of the UKs No.1 tributes to the…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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23
JUN
Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY
Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY – 23rd June

BUY top quality second hand baby and childrens clothes toys books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN Saturday 23rd June 2 ‐ 4pmWHERE North Cray Neighbourhood Centre 1 Davis Way Sidcup Kent DA14 5JRAt our event you can…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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24
JUN
Colour Run
Danson Park

The Hospice Colour Run promises to be the most fun 5km in Bexleyheath Supporters can walk jog or dance their way around Danson Park while getting covered in colourful clouds of paints along the wayThe Colour Run is open to all…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02083 199230
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28
JUN
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: 3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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29
JUN
The Buster James Band
Touchline Live Music

Formed in the Early 70s Buster James Band came out of the British rock and blues scene. Playing to great crowd reaction they supported many top name groups from that era. They scored a major record deal and booked a recording session…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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29
JUN
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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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30
JUN
An Audience With Jeffrey Holland
Brookside Theatre

Jeffrey is probably best known for his portrayals of Spike in BBC TVs Hi‐De‐Hi and stuffy footman James Twelvetrees in the hugely successful You Rang MLord. Other television credits have included such greats as Dixon of Dock Green It Aint Half Hot…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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30
JUN
Mum2mumjosie Market Nearly New Sale
Hylands Academy

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales and have been running in Chelmsford for over 3 years. At our Chelmsford sale we will have around 40 stalls of high quality nearly new items and a small selection of businesses offering…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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02
JUL
An Evening of Clairvoyance
The Huntsman

.Lost someone you cared about Miss them like crazy Want to hear from them to know they are safe and well International Medium Tracy Fance will bring you messages from those loved ones remembering memories bringing evidence of their presence around you…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01227 749759
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03
JUL
Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story
Brookside Theatre

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide; book now for the most successful rock and roll show of all timeThe show you will never forget ‐ Daily MailJoyous I love this show ‐ Sunday Express This show is an absolute must. If…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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05
JUL
Psychic Night - Birling
The Nevill Bull

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readings with Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends. A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01227 749759
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06
JUL
Kent County Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals food fun and excitement giving a true feel of what The Garden of England…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 630975
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08
JUL
Marsh Farm River Run
Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park

.Marsh Farm is a popular family visitor attraction located within over 300 acres of country park on the edge of the River Crouch. The run takes place on a mixture of open farmland track and the river wall.The 5km Fun Run is…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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14
JUL
Essex Cross Country 10k Series - Thorndon Park
Thorndon Country Park

InformationWhere: Thorndon Country Park South Brentwood Road CM13 3LWTiming: Chip Timed.Course: Mixture of cross country and paved paths over an undulating landscapeRace entry limit: 300 Entry on the day subject to limitRace start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30amRegistration: Race Village Thorndon Park…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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20
JUL
Purple Zeppelin
Touchline Live Music

New Show for 2018They blow the roof off every time we have them so we cant wait to have them back again Featured in the BBC TV documentary The Joy of the Guitar Riff alongside Brian May Tony Iommi & Dave Grohl…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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24
JUL
The Good Intent
Brookside Theatre

One ordinary man. One heroic action. One community that will never forget. Romfords Brookside Theatre offers a fantastic opportunity to enjoy this major theatrical experience in their first Community Production.After ten successful missions fighting against the Germans one heroic deed by an…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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30
JUL
Psychic Night - Chatham
The Robin Hood

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic NightAn evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant psychic tarot and mediumship readingswith Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium and friends.A psychic reading is a wonderful way to reconnect with those who have passed but it can also guide you for the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01227 749759
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02
AUG
Spirit of the Horse
Crouch Valley Showground

For the first time in 10 years Europes greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE is coming to Crouch Valley Showground with a spectacular new production for 2018 RENAISSANCE.Starring more than 20 magnificent horses from six countries in its own…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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02
AUG
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Showdown
Brookside Theatre

The Brookside Theatre are proud to announce THE GREAT ROCK N ROLL SHOWDOWN a one‐off exhilarating evening of the very best rock n roll hits performed by several of the theatres favourite tribute artists and staged in aid of the Brookside Theatre…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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06
AUG
PQA Summer of Rock
The Brook Theatre

Students aged 6‐18 grouped accordingly will learn all things We Will Rock You and School of Rock and participate in a show to family and friends at the end of the week. Students will also get a masterclass with a cast member…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07961 387798
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10
AUG
The Phil Hilborne Band
Touchline Live Music

Phil Hilborne is one of the UKs most legendary and respected guitarists. A true master guitarist who has performed with some of the most influential musicians in the business. Alongside his career as a performer Phil was also the co‐founder of Guitar…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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11
AUG
Essex Cross Country 10k Series - Hadleigh Park
Chapel Lane

. InformationWhere: Hadleigh Country Park Chapel Lane Hadleigh Benfleet SS7 2PPTiming: Chip Timed.Course: Mixture of cross country and paved paths over a HILLY landscapeRace entry limit: 200 Entry on the day subject to limitRace start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30amRegistration: Race Village…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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16
AUG
Speed Dating in Chelmsford
The Liquorist Chelmsford

Chelmsford Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Chelmsford EventsAt one of our Chelmsford Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
AUG
Murder Mystery Nights
The Centre, New Eltham Methodist Church

NECP are proud to announce the return of our popular Murder Mystery nights in August including fish and chip supper: Its the height of the 1920s and the SS New Orleans is making its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York There…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02088 519881
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21
AUG
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Rochester Castle

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


Coalhouse Fort

The Thameside Aviation Museum has been based at Coalhouse Fort since 1984 but started life many years earlier in 1974 under the name of The Essex Historical Aircraft Society with our first excavation being carried out in August 11th of that year, on Hawker Hurricane P3518 of 257…

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,…

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve

460 acre nature reserve including former plotlands, managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust. A remaining plotland home, The Haven has been restored in 1930's style.Shop, refreshments, displays and events.Admission: Free. Donations welcome.Open: Tue‐Sun every week, plus Bank Holidays…

Upnor Castle

This attractive, turreted castle is set in a picturesque village area that is backed by rolling, wooded hills. The castle is fronted by a water bastion jutting out into the River Medway.Upnor Castle was originally built in 1559 as a gun fort on the orders of Queen Elizabeth…

Crossness Engines

The Crossness Pumping Station was built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette as part of Victorian London's urgently needed main sewerage system. It was officially opened by the Prince of Wales in April 1865.The Beam Engine House is a Grade 1 Listed Industrial Building constructed in the Romanesque style and…

Weald Country Park

Weald Country Park was once a deer park and used for hunting by the Abbots of Waltham in around 1063.There is a deer enclosure, 500 acres of parkland, lakes and a Visitor Centre.Facilities: ‐ Toilets ‐ Picnic area ‐ Visitor centre with shop & exhibition ‐ Horse riders…

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