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

28
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 6.10‐8pm 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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01
MAR
Post-Pop Culture Jam with Ollie Arthur-Banes
Gilbert & Clark Frame and Print

Come and join us throughout March for local artist Ollie Arthur‐Banes Post‐Pop Culture Jam exhibition showcasing larger than life screen prints that poke fun at everything from North‐Korean propaganda to contemporary UK adverts.And on the 9th March 6‐8pm is the private viewing…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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02
MAR
Frankenstein
Clifftown Theatre

Written by Nick Dear.Directed by Gary Sefton.Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form Frankensteins bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror‐struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes the friendless Creature increasingly desperate and vengeful determines…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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02
MAR
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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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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04
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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04
MAR
Sense Traxx 04/03/17 with GW Harrison
Studio2

For the past four years Sense has always focused on growing and delivering the very best possible experience to you as a clubber.Music and atmosphere is our speciality and we want you to come and join us for the first in our…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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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
Rockabilly Night
dancing dog saloon

Rockabilly night with live band and dj food & bar available from 6pm rock n roll dj from 7.30pm live band from 9pm in a western style saloon no under 18s .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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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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16
MAR
Zorro – On Board
Clifftown Theatre

Written by Nicholas Hall and the Company.Directed by Nicholas Hall.California 1840. Under Mexican rule the ordinary people suffer under a tyrannical regime imposed by corrupt officials and other villains. Unexpectedly a champion of the underdog arises. A masked caballero skilled in physical…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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17
MAR
BASILDON 30s to 60s PARTY for Singles & Couples
Ye Olde Plough House

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 60s 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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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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25
MAR
Equestrian Tabletop Sale
Hodsoll Street and Ridley Village Hall

Equestrian Table Top Sale of tack and equestrian related items in the friendly and warm and dry atmosphere of Hodsoll Street and Ridley Village Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near Wrotham.Saturday 25th March 2017 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00Come along to buy…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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31
MAR
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.com73022‐0…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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01
APR
Easter Quest for Kids in Kent
Leeds Castle

Seek out Easter clues hidden around the grounds of Leeds Castle in Maidstone Kent on a fun Easter quest for all the family. Answer all the questions and receive a chocolate reward £1 charge per trail card.Venue: Leeds Castle Leeds Castle Maidstone…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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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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06
APR
Once Upon a Neverland
The Brook Theatre Chatham

Captain Hook thinks his story is the best. When he learns that some children prefer stories of heroes and princesses he decides to destroy their books so his is the only story left. The books are hidden in the magic lands in…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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14
APR
Speedway Racing
Central Park Stadium

Dynamic Speedway for the whole Family First Race 630 pm Food & Bars available Plenty of parking Great Atmosphere & Fun .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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15
APR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
Kent Event Centre

Maidstones first tattoo conventionfestivalextravaganza at the detling showground 15th & 16th April 2017 a great event for the whole family 100 plus tattoo artists from across kent and further a field car and bike show fun fair charity events live music food…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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17
APR
Speedway Racing Easter Monday
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kent slyde kings vs Lakeside Hammers great fun for the whole family doors open 1.30pm ‐ first race 3pm food & bars available ‐ plenty of parking .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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18
APR
Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Orsett Showground

The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at Orsett Showground from Tuesday 18th April to Sunday 23rd April in its fully heated big top venue.Breathtaking in its simplicity DYNASTY projects into a contemporary setting an art form that has thrilled audiences…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
APR
Billy Ocean
Cliffs Pavilion

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
APR
Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival
Pilkington Building Main Hall

The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival gives amateur performers of all ages an excellent opportunity to showcase their talents. We have childrens and adult choirs individual singers in classical and popular music pianists of all abilities from beginners to…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01634 316677
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07
MAY
Wheels around the Weald
Hospice in the Weald

Our popular Wheels around the Weald cycling event is back and will be starting from Hospice in the Weald. Choose between a 20 40 or 80 mile route around Kents most scenic roads enjoy chip timing and the chance to raise money…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 820528
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival 2017
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 552176
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26
MAY
Alfresco Festival returns with 2017 year line up..
Colebrook Lakes

Alfresco Festival returns for a second year in its stunning home of Colebrook Lakes Royal Tunbridge Wells. This beautiful piece of the Kent countryside will host at least six stages of incredible music an array of the finest street foods and bars…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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11
JUN
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
The Brook Theatre

The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreamsBrought to the stage by acclaimed Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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