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

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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21
AUG
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
AUG
Sunflower Fun
Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Learn about sunflowers and create your own beautiful sunflower picture using real sunflower seeds.This event is suitable for 4‐8 year‐olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult. …

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02087 088100
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22
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Rochester Cathedral

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
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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24
AUG
Now That's a Festival 2018, Dagenham, London
CENTRAL PARK

This year Now Thats a Festival is taking place over the 3 days of the August Bank Holiday Weekend and features 3 very distinct line ups across the 3 days. Friday is NTAF Live featuring dance and garage acts from across the…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07968 851261
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29
AUG
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Jackson Live
The Orchard Theatre

Sweeney Entertainments presents Jackson Live in Concert featuring the hugely talented CJ recreating the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs. Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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29
AUG
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Jackson Live in Co
Orchard Theatre

Sweeney Entertainments presents Jackson Live in Concert featuring the hugely talented CJ recreating the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01366 380333
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31
AUG
Voodoo Room
Touchline Live Music

JIMI HENDRIX ERIC CLAPTON & CREAM.Paying tribute to these legends of blues rock are VOODOO ROOM.A stunning power trio featuring some of the UKs finest musicians who perform an incredible show in the true spirit of these mind‐blowing superstars.No wigs no…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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31
AUG
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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01
SEP
SPRINGFEST LIVE MUSIC WEEKEND FESTIVAL, CORRINGHAM
THE SPRINGHOUSE CLUB

A brand new family themed fun‐filled festival featuring live bands stalls and food & drink. Venue: THE SPRINGHOUSE CLUB SPRINGHOUSE ROAD CORRINGHAM SS17 7QTPriceADULT: GBP 20.00CHILD: GBP 8.00FAMILY: GBP 50.00CAR PARK: GBP 5.00Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com197898‐0pid269…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07968 851261
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02
SEP
Porsche Classic Trophy Race
Brands Hatch circuit

Entries now open for the Porsche Classic Trophy RaceBrands Hatch Sunday 2 September 2018The Porsche Classic Trophy will be among the many highlights when Festival of Porsche returns to Brands Hatch on Sunday 2 September 2018. Entries are now being taken…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01608 652917
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02
SEP
JOKERS COMEDY NIGHT FEATURING TOJU AND MARC DOLAN
Reids Billericay

Because Sunday nights are funnyVenue: Reids Billericay 66‐68 Laindon Road Essex CM12 9LDPriceEARLY BIRD GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL AUG 1ST: GBP 10.0GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET: GBP 12.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com244144‐0pid269Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com244144‐2pid269…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02085 916920
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07
SEP
Open Air Cinema - Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex
St Clere Estate

On Friday 7th September 2018 we will be proudly hosting our first Open Air Cinema. Join us for the screening of a multi award winning film ‐ The Great Gatsby 2013 rated 12A ‐ brought to you by Air Ambulance Kent Surrey…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01622 833833
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08
SEP
Marriage Relationship Course
ST Mary of Crays

A great relationship especially in marriage is not an accident. Unfortunately for many their relationships feel like accidents.And we should not be surprised by this because many of us have not intentionally learn how to create and maintaingood and healthy relationships.It is…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +447960 777133
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08
SEP
Essex Cross Country Series - Race 5 - Weald Park 1
Weald Country Park

Race DetailsTiming: Chip Timed.Race entry limit: 500 Entry on the day subject to limitRace start time: 09.45am Registration closes 09.30amFacilities: Km Markers ‐ Marshals ‐ Water Station ‐ Toilets ‐ Baggage Area ‐ Massage Tent ‐ Race Photography ‐ Goody Bags ‐…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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12
SEP
Goodnight Sweetheart The Musical
Brookside Theatre

By kind and special arrangement with authors Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran the Brookside Theatre are proud to present the world premiere of GOODNIGHT SWEETHEART: THE MUSICAL a brand new musical comedy based on the award‐winning BBC TV series. Running for six…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01708 755775
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14
SEP
Be Sharp
Touchline Live Music

A superb three piece that sound more like five. Great songs brilliant playing concert sound. Dont miss them Be Sharp is a steaming guitar based trio that performs a diverse and interesting choice of songs. They cover a lot of different styles…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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14
SEP
Tropicana Nights
Orchard Theatre

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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15
SEP
The Floyd Effect
The Roundhouse (Dagenham)

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02034 415525
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15
SEP
Mum2mum Nearly New Market Sidcup, BEXLEY
North Cray Neighbourhood Centre

BUY top quality second hand baby and childrens clothes toys books and equipment at our award winning pop up market. WHEN Saturday 15th September 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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23
SEP
Essex Music Competition
Hamptons Sport & Leisure

ESSEX MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Essex Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Essex with auditions at Hampton Sports & Leisure. Open Mic UK is more than…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
SEP
Talented Singers Wanted in Essex
Hamptons Sports & Leisure

Music competition auditions dates for Essex Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Essex with auditions at Hamptons Sports & Leisure. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search for the best…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
SEP
Aladdinsane - The Sound & Vision Of Bowie
Touchline Live Music

In the words of theatre goers across the UK Pauls vocals and theatrical movements reflect Bowies with disturbing accuracy. Whether portraying the 70s era Ziggy Stardust the Thin White Duke or Bowies 80s90s songs in this totally live show many who have…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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28
SEP
House of Stand Up Presents Bexley Park Comedy
Bexley Park & Sports Club

Our headliner for this Bexley Park Comedy Show is Top Canadian Comedian ‐ John MosesJohn Moses has been delightfully offending audiences throughout the United States Canada and the U.K. for more than 15 years. In 2017 John was a finalist at the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 992044
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28
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Woodville Auditorium

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney 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 George Michael and…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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29
SEP
The Mods & Rockers Show
Brookside Theatre

THE MODS & ROCKERS SHOW... Which side were you on Remember the Brighton riots Lambrettas Nortons parkas and leathers When you had to choose between being a Mod or a Rocker Celebrate that magical period in the 60s and 70s with THE…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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12
OCT
The Small Fakers
Touchline Live Music

Making a very welcome return to Touchline The Small Fakers will be performing The Small Faces 1968 No.1 album Ogdens Nut Gone Flake to celebrate its 50th anniversary.Ogdens Nut Gone Flake is a concept album telling a fairy tale of sorts about…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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19
OCT
Joe Longthorne – 50th Anniversary Tour
Brookside Theatre

Award‐winning national treasure television and recording star Joe Longthorne makes his debut appearance at the Brookside Theatre joined on stage by his sensational live band and special guest. Join Joe as he takes you on an unforgettable rollercoaster ride of songs and…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01708 755775
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09
NOV
The Billy Walton Band
Touchline Live Music

There was a time when the Jersey Shore represented the best in American entertainment. Count Basie Lionel Hampton the Rat Pack Dick Clark Chubby Checker they all made stops on the Jersey Shore. Tony Marts was the club Levon Helm was playing…

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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