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

06
FEB
THE WINTER SOCIAL 2016
Kent Show Ground

WINTER SOCIAL ‐ FEBRUARY 6TH 2016 ‐ KENT COUNTY SHOWGROUNDFollowing on from the sell out summer Social Nic Fanciullis Social brand returns with an all star line up for its Winter Edition on the 6thof February 2016Expect the highest level of production…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07964 907348
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09
FEB
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 Psychic Surgery all on a first come first served…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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11
FEB
Blue Whistlers
Clifftown Theatre

Blue WhistlersThurs 11 Sat 13 Feb 20167:30pm 2:30pm Saturday matineeSet against Civil War Lincolns assassination and a bleak economy the North American Great Plains is one of the last unsettled areas of the continent. Gold and silver line the rivers…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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12
FEB
BASILDON Over 30s 40s & 50s VALENTINE PARTY
Ye Olde Plough House

VALENTINE PARTY... for Over 30s 40s & 50s ‐ Singles and Couples... Whether youre seeking someone to love or just fancy a great night out this party is the ideal place to flirt and find romance. From 8.30pm till 1am…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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13
FEB
Charlie's Chocolate Adventure at Half Term
Leeds Castle

Keep the children entertained with delicious half term fun at Leeds Castle. Go on an adventure through the grounds of the magnificent Castle estate in search of clues to help you find the magical Golden Tickets. Charlies Chocolate Trail is £1 per…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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16
FEB
Sarah Millican
Cliffs Pavilion

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
FEB
The 4 Elements
Former Car Craft Building,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThis theme offers fresh insights into one or more of the four elements earth air fire and water. The Elizabethans believed that all matter was composed of just…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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22
FEB
THRILLER LIVE!
Cliffs Pavilion

Description:Direct from Londons West End where it is now in its record breaking 7th year THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the worlds greatest entertainer.Seen by over 3 million people in over 30 countries THRILLER LIVE…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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25
FEB
HEALING HEARTS PSYCHIC SURGEONS
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts Psychic Surgeons are a unique groupwho are leading the way in high energy spiritual healing. We provide psychic surgery to anyone for a £5 donation. We open from 7‐10pm on the 1st and 4th Thursday every month. People wanting healing…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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05
MAR
South Side Wrestling
The Circus Tavern

The Circus Tavern are really looking forward to hosting our Professional Wrestling Show with South‐Side Promotions. This is the Perfect Night for all the Family and is a Great Birthday Present for your nearest and dearest.Artists: South Side WrestlingPrice:Front Row: £30.00 Second…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07968 851261
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12
MAR
Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion
Central Theatre

Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion at Central Theatre in Chatham on Saturday 12 March 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
The Central Theatre

The 80s are back Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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19
MAR
Barb Jungr: Shelter From The Storm Tour
PizzaExpress Maidstone

Barb Jungr one of the finest interpreters of popular song is teaming up with renowned American jazz piano virtuoso Laurence Hobgood for Shelter From The Storm a brand new one‐off UK tour taking place from 16th 24th March 2016. Featuring…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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25
MAR
A Rocking good friday live double bill
central pk stadium

A live band double with the legendary grimms formally brothers grimm plus kents hottest new band Mean n my lady not to be missed .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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31
MAR
Champions Of Magic
The Britannia Theatre

Join 5 of the Worlds top illusionists for a spectacular night of mystery thatll keep you guessing for a long time to come. With over 16 million online views between them the cast includes international award winners presenting incredible mind reading stunning…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 586656
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01
APR
HELLO KITTY LIVE
Cliffs Pavilion

Sanrio Europe Live Nation and Zen Tiger Live in association with WME Entertainment officially announce the forthcoming launch of HELLO KITTY LIVE ‐ FASHION AND FRIENDS. The first chapter of series of live shows starring Hello Kitty and her friends and family.HELLO…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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16
APR
Dirty Dozen Races - London South
The Hop Farm Family Park

Dirty Dozen Races is known for being the home of big obstacles but thats just a small part of who we are; we started Dirty Dozen Races to help people lead a fitter and healthier lifestyle with 3 distances to choose from;…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02071 938614
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25
APR
Dean Martin Jnr
The Palace Theatre

While there could be only one Dean Martin his youngest son Ricci has put together a new and exciting show which will take you on a walk down memory lane. Singing many of his fathers hit songs like Memories Are Made of…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 851261
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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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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 kidsGrown from the 90s London…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07808 926139
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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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