What's on inChatham

Welcome to Chatham

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

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Forthcoming events in Chatham

29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
The Gilt Hall

Your friendly local Gravesend choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maidstone Rock Choir
Small Hall

Your local Maidstone choir is run by choir leader Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie. Rock Choir…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Nik Haley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and Guinness World Record attempts The…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
Collabro
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Collabro at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Thursday 29 January 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JAN
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

Host Comedian Tim Clark:An unsung hero of stand‐up comedy ‐ the current master of this underrated art The GuardianTim has been a Stand‐up comic for most of his adult life and still does over two hundred shows each year.He has appeared…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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30
JAN
The Comedy Club Dartford
Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel

Host Comedian Joey Page:Joey has a sonic imagination and a twinkle in his eye Noel Fielding.Joey Page has spent the last few years bouncing around the comedy circuit supporting the likes of Josie Long Noel Fielding John Richardson and Simon…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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30
JAN
Ross Noble
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
JAN
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
JAN
Steve Boltz
Rodmersham Squash & Fitness Club

Live Music NightSteve Boltz. Playing live in the bar. Back by popular demand.An evening of great live music and humorous conversation with the highly accomplished artist.Real ales plenty of free parking. …

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 422121
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01
FEB
Family Music Morning
Palace Theatre

Dont miss our Family Music Morning with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra wind section. Get hands‐on and participate alongside professional musicians in creative music workshops or pop along for the interactive concert and hear beautiful wind music performed by flute oboe…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01702 390472
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02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Leigh on Sea Rock Choir
West Leigh Junior School

The local Leigh‐on‐Sea choir is run by singing teacher Andrew Small. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Andrew. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Rochester Rock Choir
Queens Hall

Your friendly local Rochester choir is run by vocal teacher Katie Hockley. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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02
FEB
Sam Bailey
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

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: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
FEB
FREE taster session at the Rainham/Gillingham Rock
St Matthew's Church Hall

The local Gillingham choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
FEB
Healing Hearts Spiritual Centre
Bulphan Village Hall

Every Tuesday an evening of Clairvoyance Private one to one Readings High Energy Spiritual Healing Stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.30pm for Private Readings and Spiritual Healing all on a first come first served basis. Our Spiritual healers all have…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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04
FEB
200 Faces
Unit A (Former Comet Store),

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionA showcase of 200 faces each telling a story of its very own. This exhibition brings together the work of photographers whove all taken the face as their subject.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Main Hall - Kings Hill School

The local Kings Hill choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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05
FEB
Healing Hearts High Energy Healers
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts High Energy Healers provide Psychic Surgery on a donation only basis to anyone who requires it on the 1st and 4th Thursday of each month. We have a number of Psychic Surgeons all of whom have high energy guides who…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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07
FEB
Complete Madness
Southend Palace Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSCOMPLETE MADNESSRELIVE THE MADNESS OF MADNESSComplete Madness invite you to their House of Fun. Featuring all the favourites... Baggy Trousers One Step Beyond It Must Be Love Driving In My Car.....A sensational Theatre extravaganza featuring the amazing talents of this…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0170235 1135 
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07
FEB
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Cliffs Pavilion

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
FEB
Royal Philarmonic Orchestra
Cliffs Pavilion

In their second visit of the season the RPO return to Southend with a barn‐ storming concert of popular classics. The Programme includes Rachmaninovs romantic Piano Concerto No.2 forever linked to the famous Brief Encounter.Composed in 1900 and comparable to Beethovens epic…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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10
FEB
Jimmy Carr
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Southend On Sea on Friday 13 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
FEB
Rockabilly Night with the Accidents
dancing dog saloon

live rockabilly band the accidents plus hop in a western style saloon .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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16
FEB
Captain Flinn and The Pirate Dinosaurs
Palace Theatre

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs is setting sail for an adventure at The Palace Theatre following a rollicking award winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival London Wonderground and Southbank CentreWhen Flinn discovers a pirate hiding in the school supply closet…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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17
FEB
Jersey Boys
Cliffs Pavilion

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
FEB
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Southend Palace Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by Marc Bolan who with…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0170235 1135 
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24
FEB
Colin Fry Evening of Mediumship
Bulphan Village Hall

We are delighted to welcome back Colin Fry for another evening of Clairvoyance following a very successful evening in March 2014 for which we were able to give £1000 to the South Essex Wildlife Hospital.Colin will be doing two hours of clairvoyance…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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24
FEB
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Westcliff‐on‐Sea Essex at Southend Cliffs Pavilion on Tuesday 24 February 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Southend Cliffs Pavilion see the list of tickets available for Jimmy Carr Funny…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
FEB
A TRIBUTE TO MADNESS WITH ONE STEP BEHIND
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

a live tribute to the sounds of madness with the uk premier and longest running madness Tribute ONE STEP BEHIND plus ska reggae soul disco . …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795475547info07903 339466
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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…

Dickens World

May 2007 will see the opening of an innovative and exciting new £62m indoor visitor complex in Kent in the UK, themed around the life, work and times of one of Britain's best loved authors, Charles Dickens.Dickens World will take visitors on a journey of Dickens lifetime as…

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Naval heritage site covering 80 acres. Stunning architecture and displays including WWII destroyer, submarine, recreation of the 18th century dockyard, RNLI lifeboat collection, ropery and museum.‐ Wheelchair access limited‐ Groups accepted‐ Picnic area‐ Coach parking‐ Refreshments‐ Parking on‐site‐ Free site transportOpening times: Closed January and until…

Charles Dickens Centre

Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. In 1817 his father, who worked as a clerk for the Royal Navy, moved the whole family to Chatham where he took up a post in the Royal Dockyard. The Dickens household was based first in Ordnance Terrace and later…

Chatham Historic Dockyard Railway

Situated within the Historic Dockyard of Chatham, the CHDR has just under 1 mile of line to operate demonstration trains on predetermined weekends throughout the summer season, as well as dockyard events.The Dockyard Railway is operated on behalf of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, by members of the North…

Crown Quay

Dolphin Yard is the name given to Burley's Barge‐yard which was once also the location of their Dolphin Brand Cement Works. The site includes the original sail loft and forge which have been converted into a museum devoted to the history of the Thames Sailing Barge and the…

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