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

27
JUN
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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29
JUN
Some guys have all the Luck - The Rod Stewart Stor
Cliffs Pavilion

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons Rod Stewart ‐ from street busker through to international superstarPaul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of this…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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30
JUN
Thank you for the music
Cliffs Pavilion

Friday night and the lights are low. . . Cliffs Pavilion is the place to go. . . join the fantabba‐ulous party of the year as the 40th anniversary of ABBAs greatest hit Dancing Queen is celebrated in sequin‐spangled style.ABBA and Bee…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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01
JUL
A World Refugee Day Celebration: Sanctuary
Clifftown Theatre

After receiving cross‐party support The Citizens of the World Choir launches in parliament on 20th June. Composed of 30 members all refugees and their friends this unique choir represents 14 nationalities.Featuring BBSHAX performing a medley of song dance and poetry from…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 328335
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01
JUL
HAVE A SUPER SUMMER WITH HAMLEYS
Hamleys Lakeside

Whatever your plans make time to fly over to Hamleys this summer. Our resident Superheroes will be hosting a range of incredible activities to bring you an action‐packed adventure.The fun is to include: Superhero parties with arts crafts fun‐filled games sweets and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03717 041977
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01
JUL
Sense Traxx - Free Day & Night Summer Party
Venue TBA (See Facebook for more info)

Sense Traxx are giving back to its loyal followers the smaller parties are the better ones rightSummer is here and to celebrate we are hosting a FREE party on the 1st July in a very intimate capacity venue 12hrs of House and…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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01
JUL
Stand By Me - A Celebration of Ben E King and The
Cliffs Pavilion

Stand By Me is the phenomenal musical history of one of the biggest selling bands of all time. The icons challenges controversy and conflicts told through anecdotes of former members on screen sit alongside the vast succession of more than 50 hits…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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02
JUL
Take the Stage
Cliffs Pavilion

An extravaganza of dance and musical theatre featuring the best of young Essex talent.Over 300 performers star in this fantastic celebration of song and dance. With performances from leading Essex based performing arts schools the talent of tomorrow will Take the Stage.Venue:…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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05
JUL
Psychic Night - The Kings Head - 5th July 2017
Kings Head

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night. An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant tarot & mediumship readings with Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium & friends. 7PM Start Readings £15 Choice of Readers No Booking Needed Kings Head Hotel 58 High St Rochester…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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06
JUL
Gangsta Granny
Cliffs Pavilion

Its Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing ‐ staying with Granny There will be cabbage soup cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure ‐ its going to be sooooooooo boring But what Ben…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01702 390472
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06
JUL
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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07
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 630975
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08
JUL
Rockabilly all day live band double bill
dancing dog saloon

All day Rockabilly Rock n roll day live bands and dj Food & bar available from 2pm in a western style saloon sorry no under 18s .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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13
JUL
Chaka Khan
Cliffs Pavilion

Chaka Khan is a true Renaissance Woman. A singer songwriter producer visual artist author actor philanthropist entrepreneur activist and mother Chaka is an international music icon who has influenced multiple generations of artists and continues to do so. From the moment she…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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14
JUL
Jimmy Tarbuck and Kenny Lynch
Cliffs Pavilion

Its the best in British variety as Jimmy Tarbuck OBE and Kenny Lynch tread the boards one more time.The evening of song dance and razzamatazz harks back to a golden era of entertainment when 14 million households across the UK would tune…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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14
JUL
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73027‐0…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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16
JUL
Psychic Gold's Psychic & Pamper Fair Tonbridge
Six in One Club

Psychic Gold Events head to Tonbridge to put on an amazing Psychic & Pamper event. There will be readers of all types at the event and as with any of Psychic Golds events you are able to pre book a reading prior…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07724 364333
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18
JUL
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Cliffs Pavilion

The National Theatres internationally acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time is coming to Southend.Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards including Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time brings Mark…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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20
JUL
60s Night Out with The Dreamers
The Palace Theatre

Join 60s hitmakers ‐ The Dreamers formerly Freddie and The Dreamers as they recreate their hits including Im Telling You Now You Were Made For Me If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody Over You Short Shorts plus many more.They are…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01702 351135
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20
JUL
The Dreamers & Everlys
Palace Theatre

An Evening with Sixties group The Dreamers including a special tribute to USA Legends The Everly BrothersThe DreamersAlan Mosca Bryan Byng Colin Temple Steve Temple.Alan Mosca and Bryan Byng have been members of the Dreamers for over 37 years their pedigree speaks…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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21
JUL
Bye Bye Baby
Palace Theatre

Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band. They deliver a full theatre show covering the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning up until the Disco era and the rock and roll hall of fame. In fact…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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22
JUL
The Shirley Bassey Story
Palace Theatre

The Shirley Bassey Story will take you on an incredible and awe‐inspiring journey including Shirley Basseys first UK hit singles Banana Boat Song As I Love You & Kiss Me Honey Honey Kiss Me. We also go through the James Bond…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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23
JUL
Milkshake! Live The Magic Story Book
Cliffs Pavilion

Starring Milkshake favourites Bob the Builder Little Princess Noddy Fireman Sam Shimmer & Shine Pip from Pip Ahoy Winnie and Wilbur Wissper Milkshakes very own Milkshake Monkey and two Milkshake presenters this all singing all dancing musical masterpiece will take audiences on…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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23
JUL
Sully
Palace Theatre

Sunday July 23rdThe White Bus presents ‐ SullyOn January 15 2009 the world witnessed the Miracle on the Hudson when Captain Sully Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River saving the lives of all 155 aboard.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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26
JUL
Elkie Brooks
Cliffs Pavilion

Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
JUL
The Quo Experience
Palace Theatre

After the tragic death of our hero in 2016 life will never be the same for thousands of Quo fans around the world.But all is not lost; The Quo Experience is the perfect tribute to the legendary duo featuring an impressively experienced…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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27
JUL
Psychic Night - 27th July 2017
The Nevill Bull

International Clairvoyant‐Medium Tracy Fance Presents: Psychic Night An evening of 1‐2‐1 clairvoyant tarot & mediumship readings with Tracy Fance Clairvoyant‐Medium & friends. 7PM Start Readings £20 Choice of Readers No Booking Needed The Nevill Bull 1 Ryarsh Rd…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441227 749759
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28
JUL
Dinosaur World
Cliffs Pavilion

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new for show all the family ages 3.Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre‐historic world of astonishing and remarkably life‐like dinosaurs.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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28
JUL
LoveFit 2017: Music & Fitness Festival
St Clere Estate

LoveFit 2017:The UKs first Music & Fitness Festival4 days and 3 nights of adrenaline inducing fitness and boutique after parties.LoveFit launches this year as the UKs premier music and fitness festival. With talks workshops and classes from industry leaders in the daytime…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07770 973566
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12
AUG
ECCS: Hadleigh Castle 10km
Hadleigh Country Park

Hadleigh Castle 10kmHadleigh 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…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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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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