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

02
MAY
Kent Slyde Kings Speedway
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Great family fun with the kent slyde kings speedway ‐ food and bars available please check times prices before on 01795 475547 .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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03
MAY
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 6.20pm 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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05
MAY
The Last Straw
Clifftown Theatre

96 HOURS: The story of one mans internal fight against his own coma. GLASS HOUSES: The Damps from upstairs meet the Bishops from downstairs for a dinner party. But when the man from the basement is introduced things get a little more…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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06
MAY
The Comedy Club Dartford
Thistle Brands Hatch

Host Comedian ‐ Tony Simpson:Tony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio York.Tony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind of audience.Finding fun energy and positivity in life provide a platform for his comedy and…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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07
MAY
"Lottery for Murder" - murder mystery evening
Moyeure Grande Suite, Devonshire Rooms,

We are performing our first murder mystery evening on Saturday 7th May in the Moyeure Grande Suite Devonshire Rooms Waghorn Road Snodland. Lottery for Murder by Neil VinallWe are gathered for the reading of Great Aunt Vandas will where there are…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07756 996266
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07
MAY
Fremlin’s Fashion Sessions
Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre

On Saturday 7th May between 12 4pm get your wardrobe ready and feel confident this summer with a helping hand from Kents style capital Fremlin Walk. Get comfy with our lovely colour specialists and receive a FREE styling session theyll show…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 356584
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07
MAY
Greyhound racing
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Great Fun for the whole family every Saturday and Sunday eve group bookings stag & hen parties private suites 40 50 people food and bars etc ‐ when booking please quote STUMP .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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07
MAY
Motors by the Moat
Leeds Castle

. The perfect weekend for anyone with a passion for cars. Get up close to a variety of high performance and classic cars from around the world. The cars will be displayed on the Castle lawns with plenty of other entertainment for…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 765400
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11
MAY
A Beautiful World
Former Car Craft Building,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThis exhibition features the work of 19 photographers who have been moved by our beautiful world enough to document it in all its glory. Some have chosen to focus…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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13
MAY
Mean n my Lady live on stage
The fountain sittingbourne.

Mean n my lady live 3 piece Rock blues band ON STAGE 9PM …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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13
MAY
Tonbridge Comedy Nights
Tonbridge School

New monthly comedy night in Tonbridge featuring some of the best comedians on the circuit.Artists Speakers: Tony Cowards Howard Read Paul Tonkinson.Booking: http:atnd.it53045‐0…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01732 304241
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14
MAY
Singles 70's Party
LOL Bar, Freedom Fitness

. Click has been running parties for singles over 30 for 15 years and has successfully put together many couples at these events. Matchmaking is a part of the owner Lindas everyday life and she is dedicated to making sure everyone…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 863769
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15
MAY
Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell
The Brook Theatre

Taking place in various theatres across the country from February to May A Night OF Food and Agony and My Dining Hell entertainingly combine Jay Rayners flair for storytelling and acerbic wit with a hitherto hidden talent as a musician.My Dining Hell…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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15
MAY
Mum2Mum Market - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Angel Centre

BUY top quality pre‐loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop‐up market. Over 20 stalls with lots of bargainsFREE goody bag for the first 100 peopleEntry only £2 kids are free2 for 1 entry with voucher:. http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐entry.html FREE car parking…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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20
MAY
BASILDON Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Ye Olde 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…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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26
MAY
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 high energy 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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28
MAY
Grand Medieval Joust
Leeds Castle

. Medieval Jousting returns to the Castle for 2016 See fully armoured jousters battling it out in a real competition. Enjoy living history encampments medieval music and mounted skill at arms displays. Urls:Facebook: http:atnd.it52004‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it52004‐2Category: Attractions Attractions & Days Out…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 765400
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11
JUN
Mum2Mum Market - Paddock Wood (Nearly New Sale)
Mascalls Academy

BUY top quality pre‐loved baby & kids goods at our award winning pop‐up market. Over 20 stalls with lots of bargainsFREE goody bag for the first 100 peopleEntry only £2 kids are free2 for 1 entry with voucher:. http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐entry.html FREE car parking…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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17
JUN
Abalicious ( Abba Tribute Night ) & 70s disco
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Abalicious The Uks Number 1 Tribute to Abba plus the sounds of the 70s Tickets £25 inc 2 course meal 7pmTickets £10 show only 8.30 pm…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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25
JUN
Cycle 4 Heroes Sportive
The Royal Engineers Museum

Join us for a 100km ride around Kent on Armed Forces Day. This sportive challenge is being organised in support of Help for Heroes and sets out from the home of the Royal Engineers in Gillingham. The 100km route is…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07964 292011
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25
JUN
Jokers Comedy - Eastenders Ricky Grover
Holiday Inn Basildon

HEADLINDER ‐ EASTENDERS & ITV 2 STAR RICKY GROVER PLUS SUPPORT ACTS.Fancy a comical evening out Stressful week at work and need a good laugh SATURDAY 25TH JUNE Holiday Inn on the Festival Leisure Park Jokers Comedy Evening with headliner Ricky Grover…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08004 714894
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29
JUL
Chilled in a Field Festival
The Hop Farm Family Park

We are excited to announce our new homeThe Hop Farm KentNestled on the Kent East Sussex border with oodles of flat grassy space secluded woods proper toilets hot showers miniature ponies and lots more for the kidsLive Headliners: The Egg Tankus…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07808 926139
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05
AUG
Mainly Madness Ska Night
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A Tribute to Madness & Ska with Mainly Madness plus dj …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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06
AUG
KIDZ FEST: Family Summer Festival in Essex
Orsett Showground

. TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR KIDZ FEST FESTIVAL This Summer join us for a unique weekend full of fun at Orsett Showground EssexThe Kidz Fest festival will host an array of interactive activities and performances across several themed zones to inspire…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08452 305255
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09
SEP
The Social Festival 2016
Kent Showground

The Social is a boutique music festival showcasing the worlds greatest dance music acts in the idyllic setting of The Kent County Showground in Maidstone Kent. The Social originally launched on the 28th September 2013 and closed the summer in style bringing…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07799 875822
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23
SEP
Sean Lock
Central Theatre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 1.8 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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