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

31
OCT
The Shining at Shades Halloween
Shades

Join us at Shades where we welcome the beasts and beauty queens the witches and werewolves...But as we know it would not be complete without some beats to move those gruesome feet.provided by our fiendish friends The Audiowhores defectedIf you dont want…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 390403
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31
OCT
The Zombie Prom
Cliffs Pavilion

Dont miss the Halloween madness here at the Cliffs. The Zombie Prom is a must on your Halloween party list Due to extremely popular demand the dead have risen and they are ready to party Dress to kill and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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31
OCT
Jools Holland
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
NOV
Streetscapes
Unit A (Former Comet Store),

All the images in this exhibition have been taken within cities and towns. They are contemporary records of urban life but they are also testament to mankinds ingenuity in adapting to new and challenging environments. These photographs capture the challenges…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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01
NOV
Takeoff - Dance With The Devil
Shades

The first in a series of special Takeoff Club events prior to the main Takeoff festival scheduled for July 2015Saturday 1St November 2014The South Easts Biggest Halloween PartyTakeoff ‐ Dance With The Devil1500 People3 Rooms of the finest headline djscovering the whole…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 390403
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01
NOV
Truck Racing and Fireworks
Brands Hatch circuit

Expect fireworks on and off the track this November as the popular racing Trucks blast into Brands Hatch for their spark‐tacular season finale while on Sunday night the darkening skies will be lit up by our now customary dazzling fireworks display.Truck Racing…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08434 539000
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01
NOV
Bond Beyond
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Bond Beyond appears live in Southend‐On‐Sea Essex at Southend Cliffs Pavilion on Saturday 01 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Bond Beyond at Southend Cliffs Pavilion see the list of tickets available for Bond Beyond.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Psychic Gold's Halloween Psychic Fair
The Orchard Spot

Psychic Gold are fast becoming the UKs leading psychic event organisers they bring together at their events the very highest quality psychics mediums card readers and healers all of which are at the very highest level of their gift. Psychic Gold Events…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07724 364333
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02
NOV
Example
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned with energy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
An Evening With Noel Fielding
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

An Evening With Noel Fielding at Southend Cliffs Pavilion live Comedy on Monday 03 November 2014 in Southend‐On‐Sea Essex. To compare ticket prices for the An Evening With Noel Fielding event at Southend Cliffs Pavilion see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Noel Fielding
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Noel Fielding at Southend Cliffs Pavilion live Comedy on Monday 03 November 2014 in Southend‐on‐Sea Essex. To compare ticket prices for the Noel Fielding event at Southend Cliffs Pavilion see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
NOV
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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06
NOV
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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06
NOV
10cc
Central Theatre

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
BASILDON Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Ye Old Plough House

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 30s 40s & 50s 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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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07
NOV
The Ultimate Motown Night with James Alexander
Cliffs Pavilion

Our Ultimate Motown Nights are always popular and this one is sure to be no exception The incredible James Alexander will be performing all our favourite Motown hits including Stevie Wonder Lionel Ritchie Smokey Robinson and many many moreEnjoy a finger buffet…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 390472
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07
NOV
Jon Richardson
Southend 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

08
NOV
Milkshake
Cliffs Pavilion

Starring some of your milkshake favourites this brand new musical spectacular is sure to have children up on their feet and singing at the top of their voicesJoining this fantastic show will be two milkshake presenters who will take us on a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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08
NOV
Modified Live
Brands Hatch circuit

Modified Live is an interactive event for tuning enthusiasts showcasing the very best in souped‐up machinery and the latest performance products through a fusion of on track action demonstrations and expert advice on modifying your own vehicle.Highlights on the circuit include the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08434 539000
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08
NOV
Southend Festive Gift & Food Show
Southend Tennis & Leisure Centre

The Festive Gift & Food Show is a fabulous Christmas Shopping like no other ‐ set in the warm and indoor hall the event boasts hundreds of local and National shopping stands selling everything from shabby chic home wares and exquisite hand‐crafted…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01702 549623
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09
NOV
Royal Philarmonic Orchestra
Cliffs Pavilion

The dash and drama of Beethovens Coriolan Overture will be followed by the composers youthful and exuberant Piano Concerto No.2 in the RPOs first concert of the season. In the second half of the Orchestra will play the first programmatic symphony ever…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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10
NOV
Rock of Ages
Cliffs Pavilion

Adapted from a book by Chris DArienzo rock of ages is a rock musical show that is built around classic songs that are popular during the 80s. The show features songs from a wide variety…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
NOV
Tropicana Nights
Cliffs Pavilion

Tropicana Nights The Ultimate 80s Party Night If you are a fan of the 80s then look no further. Tropicana Nights will fulfill all your 80s dreams.Our concept is GREAT PARTIES not club nightsOnce a month The Maritime Rooms are transformed into…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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15
NOV
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Hop Farm
The Hop Farm

You're in for a totally different running experience which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. It's so good it's scary.Choose your distance and join us when the sun goes down at The Hop Farm. Bring along your little monsters…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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15
NOV
Robot Wars 2014 Live Show
Maidstone Leisure Centre

ROBOT WARS the 2014 Live show is coming to Maidstone Leisure Centre for an action packed weekend of shows on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November 2014.With over 50 mechanical monsters old and new including the 2014 and current Robot Wars Champion…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07979 038707
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15
NOV
Spooky Sprint Kent 2014
The Hop Farm

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a race in the dark with only a head torch to light your way. Up for it You're in for a totally different experience which will test your nerve as well as…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321369
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16
NOV
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Southend Cliffs Pavilion live Comedy on Sunday 16 November 2014 in Southend‐On‐Sea Essex. To compare ticket prices for the Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong event at Southend Cliffs Pavilion see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
The Comedy Club Dartford
Thistle Brands Hatch

The Comedy Club Dartford at the Brands Hatch Thistle Hotel on Friday 21st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian Barry CastagnolaComedy Shuffle BBC3 Christian OConnells Sunday Service Sky One Glee Time ITV Popcorn Sky One The 11 Oclock…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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21
NOV
The Magic of Motown
Central Theatre Chatham

Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles the Magic of Motown brings its brand‐new 2014 REACH OUT Tour to town.Songs like Dancing in the Street My Girl Where Did Our Love Go My Guy and Baby Love rocketed Motown to…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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21
NOV
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Southend Palace Theatre

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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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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