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

22
JAN
Greyhound Racing
central pk stadium

Sittingbourne greyhound racing Food & bars race cards group bookings private suites plenty of parking please check times & prices when booking on 01795 475547…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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23
JAN
The Circus of Horrors
Cliffs Pavilion

Circus of Horrors the show that rocked Britain's Got Talent is back with new shocks that you send a shiver down your spineFollowing the death of The Ventriloquist his demonic dummy seems to take on…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
JAN
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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26
JAN
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
JAN
Icons of the 80s featuring Go West, Nik Kershaw an
Cliffs Pavilion

EasyTheatres is proud to present Go West Nik Kershaw and special guest TPau together in concert.The 80s are back as these three legendary stars join forces for a truly incredible concert experience.With millions of albums sales and iconic hits such as We…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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27
JAN
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73021‐0…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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27
JAN
The Sensational 60s Experience
Cliffs Pavilion

Chris Farlowe ‐ Originally Chris Farlowe and The Thunderbirds started out in the late fifties. Chris later moved on to perform all over Europe & still does to this day. His hits include classics like Out Of Time Handbags and Glad Rags…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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28
JAN
Jim Davidson
Cliffs Pavilion

Jim Davidson has made a name for himself not only as a comedian but as a TV presenter and actor also. He was awarded an OBE for his tireless services to British forces overseas visiting…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
JAN
Mum2Mum Market Canvey Island
The Paddocks

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales. At our Southend sale we will have around 20 stalls of high quality nearly new items up to 90 off the RRP and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07805 578985
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28
JAN
Sense Traxx - House & Techno [Free Party]
Talk Nightclub

For the past 4 years Sense has always focused on growing and delivering the very best possible experience.Music and atmosphere is our speciality and we want you to come and join us kick start our year and embark with us on our…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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29
JAN
The Nutcracker Performed by The Russian State Ball
Cliffs Pavilion

This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve. As snowflakes fall outside the warm glow of the open fire sends flickering shadows across the boughs of the Christmas tree and all the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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05
FEB
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Palace Theatre

This absolutely fabulous feature‐length comedy is based on the award‐winning TV series starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the infamous Edina and Patsy. Causing mayhem and havoc wherever they go they are blissfully enjoying their booze‐soaked glamorous lifestyle when they find…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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07
FEB
Save a life & give blood
Angel Centre

We are holding blood donation sessions at Angel Centre Angel lane Tonbridge TN9 1SF on Tuesday 7th February & Tuesday 21st February and have appointments available between 13.45 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.To make an appointment please visit us online at…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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09
FEB
The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Cliffs Pavilion

Ray McVay presents the worlds greatest Big Band Show featuring the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter as well as the energetic and exciting Swing Time Jivers.Get a Feel for the 40s as…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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11
FEB
Brendan Cole
Cliffs Pavilion

A dance show with a difference ......come and meet the real Brendan Cole up close and personal. Brendan is joined by former Strictly Come Dancing professionals including Nicole Cutler as well as his brother Scott…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
FEB
Rockabilly Night
dancing dog saloon

Johnny Gunner & The Raiders live on stage 9pm dj from 7.30pm food and bar from 6pm fantastic western style saloon £5 on the door sorry no under 18s …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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19
FEB
The King Is Back
Cliffs Pavilion

Internationally renowned as one of the Best Elvis Tributes in the world Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style and charisma to Southend and will show why he is regarded as the best in the business.Ben a multi talented musician singer and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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20
FEB
Sally Morgan
Cliffs Pavilion

Fresh from her new TV series on Living TV Britains best loved celebrity psychic returns following her sell‐out show here in February.Sally has used her gift over the years to help many people and is…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
FEB
Blood Donation Session
Jesus Christ of Latter Day

We are holding a blood donation session at Jesus Christ of Latter Day 5 Pelham Road Gravesend DA11 0HN on Tuesday 21st February and have appointments available between 13.30 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.If you would like to make an appointment…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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22
FEB
Sue Perkins LIVE! in SPECTACLES
Cliffs Pavilion

The sell‐out tour continuesJoin Sue for an evening full of sparkling wit tall tales and a users guide to Mary Berry.Sue is best known for being one quarter of double act Mel and Sue. In 2008 she won the BBC show Maestro…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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25
FEB
Paul Carrack
Cliffs Pavilion

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
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

26
FEB
Swan Lake
Cliffs Pavilion

An immortal love story filled with emotion and beauty Tchaikovskys magical score creates a truly unforgettable experience. Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russias leading…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
MAR
Art for Arts Sake
Hospice in the Weald

This year Hospice in the Weald will be hosting its first art exhibition: Art for Arts Sake.Purchase fantastic art at our two day exhibition at Hospice in the Weald Pembury Tunbridge Wells. With up to 300 paintings on display from local artists…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 820528
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04
MAR
Beginners Digital Photography Course - Maidstone,
Lux Studios

Kent Digital Photography Training Course You may be completely new to photography or be fed up with using your camera on fully automatic modes and be keen to explore the more creative options that your camera has to offer. This fun and…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01622 230964
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08
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Hazlitt Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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09
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
Central Theatre Chatham

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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11
MAR
The Winter Social Festival 2017
The Kent County Showground

Revealing another heavy‐duty line‐up that sees Seth Troxler Sven Vth and Steve Lawler join festival founder Nic Fanciulli The Winter Social is the UKs biggest indoor house and techno festival and maintains the same party ethos as its summer counterpart ‐ The…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 00000 000000
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19
MAR
Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Palace Theatre

After breaking up with Mark Darcy Bridget Joness happily ever after hasnt quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again and deciding to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with friends old and new she has…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on some of…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633057
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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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