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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Orsett

29
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Basildon Towngate Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
MAR
Comedy at Billabong Comedy Club
Billabong Club

John Ryan mixes East End savvy and Irish charm ‐ you can almost see the twinkle ‐ He connects with all sorts of people from all sorts of backgrounds. Johns acute observational eye and dry but razor‐sharp wit can react to any…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07711 713667
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
MAR
Sam Bailey
The Orchard Theatre

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
MAR
Silver Wheels Roller Disco @ Walnuts Leisure
The Walnuts Leisure Centre

Walnuts Leisure CentreLych Gate Rd Orpington BR6 0TEVERY FRIDAY Family Session: 5pm 6pm Late Skate: 6.30pm 7.30pm£5 Entry £1 Skate Hire Double Session £8 Skate Hire Family Bundle £18 2 Adults 2 Children Skate hire sizes from child…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08006 894715
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
MAR
Soul Night Dinner & Entertainment
Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Music to soothe your Soul on a Friday NightSpend a night with enjoying the dulcet tones of JD Fitzgerald along with a 3 course sit down meal.we dont expect you to be sitting down AFTER the meal ;A night not to be…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01245 268168
ratingratingratingratingrating
31
MAR
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73022‐0…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
APR
April Fools Quiz Night
The Centre, New Eltham Methodist Church

NECP invite you to our fundraising April Fools Quiz Night with Quizmaster KevinOn: Saturday April 1st at 7:30pmAt: The Centre New Eltham Methodist Church 435‐439 Footscray Road New Eltham London SE9 3ULTo book please call: 020 8300 9027or email: necpnewelthamyahoo.co.ukTickets: £6 per…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02083 009027
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
APR
Electromarket Spring Open Day
Electromarket

Open 6 days a week our DJ superstore includes a large DJ Showroom offering live demos on our complete range of DJ and disco equipment and our knowledgeable sales team are always on hand to offer genuine advice without the sales tactics.…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01708 209401
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on some of…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633057
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
APR
Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale
Hylands School

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales. At our Chelmsford sale we will have around 40 stalls of high quality nearly new items and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to parents. Refreshments will be…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
APR
Orpington Record and CD Collector Fair
Crofton Halls

These events are held at Crofton Halls Crofton Road Orpington next to the railway station and only 20 mins from Central London on the first Sunday of every month. All genres from years gone by to present day. The fair has…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07742 953200
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
APR
Blood Donation Session
Sidcup Working Mens Social Club

We are holding a blood donation session on Monday 3rd April at Sidcup Working Mens Club 169 Main Road Sidcup Kent DA14 6PD & have appointments available between 13.45 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.To make an appointment please call us on…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
APR
Step into Spring at Barleylands
Barleylands Farm Park and The Village

Step into spring at Barleylands this Easter. With lots of baby animals there will be a host of new arrivals to meet and greet.Well be welcoming bundles of new lambs calves and goats. New for 2017 explore our huge hen house…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01268 290229
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
APR
My First Ballet: Cinderella
The Orchard Theatre

Give your children their first taste of the magical world of ballet.Enjoy everyones favourite rags‐to‐riches story in a beautifully adapted ballet version for children aged three upwards.Cinderella is tormented by her stepsisters and she can only dream of attending the Princes glamorous…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01322 220000
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
APR
Once Upon a Neverland
The Brook Theatre Chatham

Captain Hook thinks his story is the best. When he learns that some children prefer stories of heroes and princesses he decides to destroy their books so his is the only story left. The books are hidden in the magic lands in…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
APR
BASILDON 30s to 60s PARTY for Singles & Couples
Ye Olde Plough House

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 60s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Ye Olde Plough House in The Monks Barn Brentwood…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
APR
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show
The Chichester Hotel

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: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
APR
Soul Of Santana
Touchline Live Music

Soul of Santana the UK Santana tribute show. Awesome musicians who capture all the excitement and energy of Carlos Santana and his band at their peak.The band is greatly talented from guitarist Steve Freeman vocalist Morne Gabriels and keyboardist Chelle Free to…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
APR
An Evening with Cheryl Baker
Brookside Theatre

An unforgettable evening of laughter warmth and music in the company of Cheryl Baker. Cheryl will reminisce about her life in the East End of London and take you on a journey through winning the Eurovision Song Contest her extensive TV career…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
APR
Richard Digance
Touchline Live Music

RICHARD DIGANCE makes a very welcome return to Touchline.His previous Touchline shows sold out well in advance so please dont leave it too late to book ‐ especially for this his Golden Anniversary Tour.To celebrate his 50 years of songs and stories…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
ratingratingratingratingrating
08
APR
Richard Digance + The Broadside Boys
Touchline Live Music

RICHARD DIGANCE makes a very welcome return to Touchline.His previous Touchline shows sold out well in advance so please dont leave it too late to book ‐ especially for this his Golden Anniversary Tour.To celebrate his 50 years of songs and stories…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
APR
Naomi's Wild & Scary
The Orchard Theatre

The famous childrens TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson Naomis Nightmares of Nature Wild and Weird Live n Deadly Countryfile Milkshake comes to The Orchard Theatre this Easter. The show will be packed full of fun and surprises as Naomi is joined…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01322 220000
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
APR
Thoroughly Modern Millie
The Orchard Theatre

BROADWAYS MULTI AWARD WINNING MUSICAL COMEDYThe winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the 1967 Academy Award‐winning film taking you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City when moderns including…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01322 220000
ratingratingratingratingrating
13
APR
Air & Breathe Presents: James Hype
Air & Breathe, Dartford

Kicking off the big Easter weekend with a biggie James Hype in your townAdmission Information:£10.00 entry £8.00 onlinwFor VIP and group bookings contact: 01322 222423 partybooker.dartfordairandbreathe.comVenue: Air & Breathe Dartford 35‐37 Essex Road Dartford DA1 2AUPriceprice 1: GBP 5.00Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com107264‐0…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
ratingratingratingratingrating
13
APR
The Rollin Stoned
The Beaverwood Chislehurst

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
APR
50th Anniversary of the Doors Debut Album
The Roundhouse (Dagenham)

From an era of Woodstock the summer of love and Vietnam The Manzarek Doors faithfully recreate The Doors Recorded and Live back catalogue their onstage persona musicianship and performance captures the essence and nostalgia of the legendary bands live shows captivating…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02034 415525
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
APR
Easter Nature Trail at Hainault Forest
Hainault Forest

Booking Essential on the Woodland Trust websiteAll children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a suitable adult at all times.Free to accompanying parents and adult familyPlease note payment is not taken upon booking tickets but will be taken on…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03303 335302
ratingratingratingratingrating
15
APR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
Kent Event Centre

Maidstones first tattoo conventionfestivalextravaganza at the detling showground 15th & 16th April 2017 a great event for the whole family 100 plus tattoo artists from across kent and further a field car and bike show fun fair charity events live music food…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
APR
REWIND: Easter Special
Air & Breathe, Dartford

Air & Breathes old‐skool special event returns this Easter Bank Holiday with resident Rewind DJ Rob Prince.Admission Information:£8.00 entry £5.00 onlineVenue: Air & Breathe Dartford 35‐37 Essex Road Dartford DA1 2AUPriceprice 1: GBP 5.00Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com107267‐0…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
ratingratingratingratingrating

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,…

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…

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…

Brentwood Ski & Snowboard Centre

Ski Slopes at Brentwood Ski & Snowboard Centre in Brentwood, Essex. Contact venue on telephone number 01277 211994 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

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…

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…

Want more?

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