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

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APR
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: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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21
APR
Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY
Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY – 21st April

BUY top quality second hand baby and childrens clothes toys books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN Saturday 21st April 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

TEL:
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22
APR
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: 16.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01245 332132
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APR
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: 07956 171822
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APR
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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26
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"Patience" by Gilbert & Sullivan
The Centre, New Eltham Methodist Church

All of the maidens at Castle Bunthorne are besotted with Reginald Bunthorne a moody and handsome poet but he has eyes only for the simple milkmaid Patience.The problem Bunthornes artistic ways are all just an act to attract women to him‐‐he doesnt…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02088 519881
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27
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BASILDON 30s to 50sPlus PARTY - Singles & Couples
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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CHIGWELL 30s to 50sPlus PARTY - Singles & Couples
Woolston Manor Country Club

30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. These parties are THE place for 30s to 50sPlus to drink dance socialise and meet new people. Monthly at Woolston Manor…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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House of Stand Up Presents Bexleyheath Comedy
Bexleyheath Conservative Club

Our headliner for this Bexleyheath Comedy Show is the Comedy Assassin and Star of BBCs 3 Non‐Blondes ‐ Ninia Benjamin As always theres a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy CircuitLimited Ticket Availability For more information visit https:www.houseofstandup.co.ukbexleyheathShow contains adult…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 992044
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04
MAY
Rock Icons
The Broadway Barking

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a musical and visual journey through the eras and evolution of Rock and Classic Rock featuring the music from the worlds most iconic Bands such as Yes…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 075607
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05
MAY
PIA London 2018
City Gates Church

PIA World Tour is back. Dont miss the biggest poetry show in the world Featuring the return of Ezekiel Janette... ikz andPreston Perry along with anticipated Poets Chris Webb and Joseph Solomon.PIA World Tour is back for its second year this May…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
MAY
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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 1728 685302
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06
MAY
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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 1728 685302
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06
MAY
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: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 1728 685302
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06
MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
The Orchard Theatre

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01322 220000
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07
MAY
Celebrity Football Match/Family fun day GUIDE DOGS
Bowers and Pitsea F.C

The Charity Family fun day and Celebrity Football match is on Monday 7th may 2018 at BOWERS AND PITSEA F.C with a 10:30 Gates OpeningAll money raised will go to GUIDE DOGS THE FUN DAY WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Celebrity Football match…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07938 419050
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11
MAY
The Alter Eagles
Touchline Live Music

The Alter Eagles are a six piece Eagles tribute band based in the south of England. Since their debut gig in January 2004 theyve established themselves as one of the top UK tribute acts playing numerous theatre shows across the UK and…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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12
MAY
Mum2mum 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

TEL:
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12
MAY
Essex Cross Country 10k Series - Hylands Park
Hylands House and Estate

The race will be a chip timed event with results being posted online shortly after the race. Race applications can be made online. Prizes: Medal and goodybag for all participants. Winners prizes for first 5 male and female runners. Venue facilities:…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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16
MAY
Clairvoyant-Medium Presents: Psychic Night
The Kings Head Hotel

. 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: 10 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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17
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night
Holiday Inn London Bexley, Black Prince Interchange

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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18
MAY
Soul Of Santana
Touchline Live Music

Arguably one of the UKs best tribute acts return to Touchline Live Music Hockley. Soul of Santana the UK Santana Tribute Show.Soul of Santana with their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight arrangements bring back to the masses the classic songs of the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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18
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Woodville Auditorium

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: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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19
MAY
Richard Digance
Touchline Live Music

RICHARD DIGANCE makes a very welcome return to Touchline.His previous Touchline shows sold out in advance so please dont leave it too late to book ‐ especially for this his Not Bad For His Age Tour.Following his Golden Anniversary Tour of 2017…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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19
MAY
Family Fun Day Event
Aylesford Community Centre

We have things going on for everyone;Over 20 Stalls & More Still Booking‐ Beauty Stalls‐ Gifts‐ facials and massages‐ angel cards & healing Tarrot Readings‐ Charities ‐ Local ponies Help for Heroes‐ Ice Cream Vans‐ kids stalls ‐ and rides outside.‐…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07852 913663
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21
MAY
An Evening of Clairvoyance with Tracy Fance
The George

. The George RochesterLost 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…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 1227 749759
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25
MAY
The Public Interest
Brookside Theatre

An exciting world premiere of a dramatic new play by Kenton Hall.It is 1965 and Winston Churchill is dead. Not that something as minor as the grave is going to stop the former Prime Minister from asking a few pointed questions of…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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06
JUN
Agatha Christie's Murder On The Nile
Brookside Theatre

Following last years hugely successful production of The Ghost Train the Brookside Theatre are proud to present a stylish and exciting new production of the Queen of Crimes classic thriller MURDER ON THE NILE.On board a steamer cruising under the scorching Egyptian…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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08
JUN
Skamite
Touchline Live Music

SKA‐MITE an Essex Based Old Boy Band. The clue is in the Name. Covering the Traditional to the Modern SKA as they see itAs 70s Kids the Two Tone movement had a huge influence on the Magnificent Eight. This experienced 8 Piece…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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16
JUN
Johnny Warman's Magic Bus
Touchline Live Music

Experience the two greatest decades in rock with the Total 60s and 70s Show by Johnny Warmans Magic Bus. Take yourself back to an era of big riffs timeless tracks and unforgettable anthems by artists including T Rex David Bowie Led Zeppelin…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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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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