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

07
JUL
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 6.30‐8pm stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.30pm for Private Readings and Spiritual Healing all on a first come first served…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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07
JUL
The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Palace Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
JUL
Clairvoyant Evening with Linda Wyatt
The Paddocks

Linda is an exceptional Medium and extremelly gifted. A very kind and compasionate lady. What a truly gifted woman having seen this lady work and if you get chance the evidence she gives is amazing A fantastic Medium who brings both Love…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07968 851261
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10
JUL
Kent County Show
Kent Showground

The Kent County Show is the regions showcase event for farming countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals food fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England'…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 633060
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10
JUL
TROPICANA NIGHTS
Cliffs Pavilion

The Ultimate 80s Party Night for the over 25s Fantastic night out for a hen party birthday group or just a great night out with friends. Fancy dress or casual we are are easy going here at Tropicana Nights these are not…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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11
JUL
Introduction to portrait and lighting photography
Lux Studios

Beginners Portrait Photography Course ‐ Maidstone Kent 1 Day.£125 ‐ A contemporary approach to taking stunning people portraits.Equally of value to an amateur keen to enjoy the experience of capturing great images of family and friends as it is to the budding…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01245 494258
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11
JUL
Rockabilly Double Bill .
dancing dog saloon

Rockabilly Double Bill withThe Houserockers 5pm and the Accidents 9pmin a western saloon .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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11
JUL
The Wellbeing Now Seminar
The Clifftown Theatre & Studios

Join us for two incredible days of education empowerment and inspirationThe Wellbeing Now Seminar is a unique life‐changing wellbeing experience Featuring an extraordinary line‐up of international speakers and best‐selling authors including ‐ David R. Hamilton PhD Sandy C. Newbigging Tanya Maher Jamie…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07547 463132
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12
JUL
Ken Dodd
Cliffs Pavilion

Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE is famed for his Liverpool roots in Knotty Ash his frizzy hair buck teeth and tickle stick. He rivalled The Beatles as a household name in the 1960 and became a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
JUL
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor Hotel

The Comedy Club Chatham at the Bridgewood Manor Hotel on Friday 17th July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian James Redmond:Emmerdale ITV Hollyoaks Ch4 Casualty BBC1 Never Mind the Buzzcocks BBC2 Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire ITV1…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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18
JUL
70s Rewind! Dare To Flare!
Cliffs Pavilion

Dance yourself back in time with 70s specialist DJ John Watson ‐ bringing the Glam Rock era back in all its glory with a mirror‐ball or two thrown in Relive the nights when Donna Summer ruled the dance floor. Rock out disco…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 390472
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23
JUL
HEALING HEARTS PSYCHIC SURGEONS
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts Psychic Surgeons provide psychic surgery to anyone for a £5 minimum donation from1st of August 2015.We open from 7‐10pm on the 1st and 4th Thursday every month. People wanting healing should arrive by 8.30pm to allow time for treatment.Everyone…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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24
JUL
I'm Free! Are You Being Served A Dinner
Cliffs Pavilion

Moneypenny Murder Mystery Productions presents Im Free Are You Being Served A Dinner is Served Experience. Ground floor: Perfumery stationary and leather goods wigs and haberdashery entertainment and 3 course dining Going up... When Young Mr. Grace announces hes retiring it looks…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01702 390472
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24
JUL
The Comedy Club Dartford
Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel

The Comedy Club Dartford at the Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel on Friday 24th July. 3 Top comedians as Seen on TV. Bryan Lacey: A genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future BBC6 Music.Bryan found his true calling in…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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25
JUL
Basildon & Pitsea Carnival
Wickford Avenue - Northlands Park

NEW RouteStart: The Basildon Upper Academy Wickford Avenue Pitsea Basildon Essex. SS13 3HLWickford Ave Halstow Way Manor Rd Kenneth Rd Rectory Rd Tyefields Lanhams FelmoresFinish at Northlands Park…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01268 420789
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26
JUL
Family Woodland Walk
Little Havens Hospice

Join us for a fun packed walk around the beautiful woods at Little Havens Hospice meeting woodland characters along the way. As well as a 1.5k sponsored walk there will be free tractor rides a face painter craft corner tombola toy sale…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01702 220305
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28
JUL
Moscow State Circus
Kent County Showground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
JUL
The Old Soul Roadshow
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

The Old Soul Roadshow brings you a fantastic mix of Funk Soul Boogie Disco and Motown. From the 60s to the present our handpicked seasoned DJs are guaranteed to keep you moving and a grooving to a selection of top quality soulful…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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01
AUG
Extreme Stunt Show
Mote Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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01
AUG
Jackie Wilson Says
Cliffs Pavilion

Classic Motown & Stax Soul band Jackie Wilson Says are LIVE in the Maritime Room this August Bank Holiday Weekend Popular local soul band Jackie Wilson Says has the authentic energy and vitality of the great soul bands of the 60s and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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07
AUG
Bootleg Boss
Cliffs Pavilion

The Bootleg Boss is the real deal. A Springsteen fan for 25 years he has lived and breathed the spirit of the New Jersey landscape and developed an amazing way of delivering the classic hits of the Boss. From the early days…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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08
AUG
Hadleigh 10k
Hadleigh Country Park

Hadleigh Castle overlooks the Thames estuary from a ridge to the south of the town of Hadleigh. Built in 1215 during the reign of Henry III the castle is now preserved by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building and scheduled…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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09
AUG
The Bootleg Sixties
Cliffs Pavilion

Join the unforgettable journey throughout pop musics greatest decadeThe appeal of the sixties remains as strong today as it has throughout the preceding decades. Dynamic and innovative the sixties heralded a shift in society that changed our world forever and Britain was…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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10
AUG
Room on the Broom
Palace Theatre

Tall Stories magical musical stage adaptation of Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler flies into town direct from a smashing WEST END season How the cat purred and how the witch grinned As they sat on their broomstick…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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12
AUG
Buddy Holly and The Cricketers
Cliffs Pavilion

This breathtaking show has rock n rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.It stars some of the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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12
AUG
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Cliffs Pavilion

Celebrating over 30 years of the Blues Brothers phenomenon this non‐stop revue is packed with over 2 hours of the very best Blues Motown and Soul music from both of The Blues Brothers movies ‐ and plenty of laughs tooWith an elaborate…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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14
AUG
Judy-The Songbook of Judy Garland
Cliffs Pavilion

The life and music of a Hollywood Legend. The UK premiere of a song and dance spectacular celebrating the classic songs of Miss Judy Garland.Join our incredible cast of performers as they take you through Judys stage and screen career including never…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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16
AUG
That'll be the day 30th Anniversary Special!
Cliffs Pavilion

Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary Thatll Be The Day appears with its Brand New 30th Anniversary Special The nations favourite rock n roll variety spectacular features a fantastic line up of knock‐out hits from the 50s 60s &…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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18
AUG
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: Miscellaneous

18
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Tuesday 18 August 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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