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

23
OCT
Marc Almond
Cliffs Pavilion

Marc Almond is currently on tour celebrating 30 years in the music business he has recently released his album Variet which is the first recording of his own work for 10 years. He first rose…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
Blood Donation Session
Holiday Inn - The Coniston

We are holding a blood donation session at Holiday Inn ‐ The Conniston 70 London Rd. Sittingbourne ME10 1NT on Tuesday 24th October and have appointments available between 13.30 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.To make an appointment please visit us online…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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24
OCT
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 served…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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24
OCT
Squeeze
Cliffs Pavilion

'Squeeze' is an English band that is closely associated with the 'New Wave' period of the late 70s. Squeeze have had 3 periods of active recording and performing firstly between '74 and '82 then from…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
OCT
BOOK TICKETS Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues
Cliffs Pavilion

Musical virtuoso Jools Holland and his well‐renowned Rhythm & Blues Orchestra commence their 33‐date tour in Southend.Joining Jools on stage will be Grammy Award winner Jos Feliciano one of the most prominent stars in Latin America and revered musicians in the world.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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26
OCT
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: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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26
OCT
Tracy Fance Clairvoyant-Medium Presents: Psychic N
The Nevill Bull

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night ‐An 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…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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28
OCT
Zara Larsson
Cliffs Pavilion

Her debut album So Good entered the UK official Albums Chart at 7 and includes the 1 single Symphony with Clean Bandit. Zara has also just launched the video for her new single Dont Let Me Be Yours and it has already…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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29
OCT
The Music of Hans Zimmer vs John Williams
Cliffs Pavilion

The London Concert Orchestra conducted by Anthony Inglis present a night of the very best scores from the two greatest film composers of the 20th Century. Featuring music from films such as E.T Harry Potter Jurassic Park Close Encounters Star Wars…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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30
OCT
Collabro
Cliffs Pavilion

Collabro are the worlds most successful musical theatre group. They met in 2014 above a pub in London for their first rehearsal and only a month later went on to rouse the whole of the Hammersmith Apollo into a standing ovation during…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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30
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Central Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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31
OCT
KENT GHOST STORIES FOR HALLOWEEN With Neil Arnold
Pluckley Village Hall

Join author and folklorist Neil Arnold and Ghost Hunter Tours for a night of ghost stories in Britains reputedly most haunted village of Pluckley. Sorting out the facts from the fiction hell horrify and humour you with local tales of headless horsemen…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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01
NOV
OMD - The Punishment of Luxury Tour
Cliffs Pavilion

Described by The Quietus as not just one of the best synth bands ever ‐ they are one of the best bands ever OMDs influence has become ubiquitous. The xx the Killers and LCD Soundsystems James Murphy have cited OMD as an…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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02
NOV
Joel Dommett
Cliffs Pavilion

One of the UKs most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show Joel Dommett: LIVE. Catch the star of 2016s Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Sky1s Bring The Noise as he delivers his…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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02
NOV
Revolution
Clifftown Theatre

Directed by Michael Walling Artistic Director of Border Crossings and Filomena Campus Renowned and award winning jazz vocalist and theatre Director REVOLUTION offers two brand new devised political plays in one viewing. Focusing on relevant and contemporary issues these never‐before‐seen works will…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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03
NOV
Don’t remember the 5th November for the wrong re
The Forum Shopping Centre

The Forum Shopping Centre is delighted to announce that representatives from Kent Fire and Rescue department and St John Ambulance will be making an appearance at the centre next month at help shoppers understand the importance of fire safety during bonfire night.From…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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03
NOV
Milton Jones
Cliffs Pavilion

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
NOV
The Stylistics ‘Greatest Hits’
Cliffs Pavilion

The Stylistics with their charisma style and harmony evolved into one of the best‐selling soul groups ever return to the UK.The Philadelphia group recorded a remarkable 10 straight‐top ten hits during the early 1970s inc. the Grammy nominated hit You Make Me…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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08
NOV
Purple Rain: A Celebration of Prince
Cliffs Pavilion

Purple Rain are a world class celebration of the life legacy and music of Prince.This full 8 piece live band delivers a non‐stop hit packed show spanning more than two hours Complete with backing singer horn section keys and of course Jimi…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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09
NOV
John Mayall in Concert
Cliffs Pavilion

For over 50 years John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music rightly earning him the title The Godfather of British Blues.Regarded by many as blues most influential artist Johns band The Bluesbreakers launched the careers of many true legends…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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12
NOV
Going in Style
Palace Theatre

Going In StyleMorgan Freeman Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie Joe and Al who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight‐and‐narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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12
NOV
Last Night of the Autumn Proms
Cliffs Pavilion

Uplifting classics crowned with a jubilant Proms finale. Featuring favourites:‐SIBELIUS FinlandiaSTRAUSS Blue Danube WaltzTCHAIKOVSKY Finale from Swan LakeROSSINI…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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12
NOV
Word Forest Organisation #ConservationConversation
The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Word Forest Organisation talk with Ru Hartwell and Giles Clark is another in the series of ConservationConversations The Big Cat Sanctuary is hosting throughout 2017. Join us for a joint presentation on reforestation and resulting wildlife populations.Ru Hartwell Trustee and…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 771915
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13
NOV
Evening of Clairvoyance with Tracy Fance
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: 0.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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16
NOV
This Changes Everything
Clifftown Theatre

Inspired by Naomi Kleins earth shattering book This Changes Everything this co‐production between David Glass Ensemble and BA Physical Theatre explores the titanic struggle between Capitalism and Climate Change. Potentially the last great story of humanity. This first draft of this new…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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21
NOV
Jon Richardson
Cliffs Pavilion

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
NOV
SODS Present Singin' In The Rain
The Palace Theatre

The Greatest Movie Musical of All Time is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph Green from their original award‐winning screenplay starring Gene Kelly Debbie Reynolds and Donald OConnor.The production offers a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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23
NOV
Scouting for Girls
Cliffs Pavilion

Signing with Epic Records back in 2007 prior to the release of their first single Its Not About You Scouting For Girls will be playing to a sell‐out crowd thanks in part to their huge…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
The Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
civic Centre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08444 993666
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24
NOV
Happy Mondays
Cliffs Pavilion

Happy Mondays were for sure among not only the best but also influential rock and roll bands that have ever existed. Their influence was substantial from the beginning and is still felt up to date.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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