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
DEC
UV Snow Party
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Join DJ Andy R for this fantastic UV Snow PartyIf the weather outside is not Christmassy enough for you then this is the perfect night for you to get in the festive spiritPlaying the best in 80s 90s 00s and today your…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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23
DEC
80s Mania
Cliffs Pavilion

80s Mania in the Maritime Room.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 390472
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24
DEC
Christmas Eve 2014
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Dig out those Christmas Jumpers. Christmas Eve Wednesday 24th Dec 9:00pm ‐ late.The only multi‐club Christmas Eve celebrations in EssexEven Santa knows you pay one price for 4 Amazing Clubs.Featuring a Massive Line of DJs across all 4 festive themed venues.Liquid: Playing…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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26
DEC
Boxing Day Battle
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Join DJ Sparkie & DJ Washington as they go Head to Head in the Boxing Day BattleFast becoming a staple event on Boxing Day in Basildon once again these two Resident Friday & Saturday DJs will battle it out to be crowned…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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28
DEC
Old School Garage Night
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

DJ Sparkie & Dan Watts are taking you back to the Old School Garage DaysRewind 25 years when Sambuca Just In Case Flowers Sweet Like Chocolate. Do you really like itIf you love these tunes and remember the days when your airways…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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29
DEC
The Official Monday Night Misbehaviour Reunion
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Bringing back the old days of JJs when Monday night Misbehaviour was the place to goJoin us for the reunion of the year with DJ Dan Watts playing a variety of music and generally misbehaving on the decksDont miss this night to…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
DEC
New Year's Eve Eve
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Stop off at New York New York before Vegas on New Years Eve. Warm‐up event for the biggest night of the yearDJ Andy R playing all the hits you want to hear on the penultimate night of 2014Drink Offers:£2.50 ‐ Selected Drinks…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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30
DEC
Rockabilly Tuesday with Scott Elvis
dancing dog saloon

Rockabilly Night with Scotty and his hot rod gang plus rockabilly hop ina western style saloon .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2014
Liquid & Envy, Basildon

The only multi‐club New Years Eve celebration in Essex featuring a massive line‐up of DJs across all 4 festive themed venues. Ten bars pay one price for four amazing clubs.Club 1: Liquid ‐ Playing all things HouseClub 2: Envy ‐ The Home…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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31
DEC
Shades Presents - Sigma Nye
Shades

This New years eve we are happy to announce well be joined by top british DnB duo SigmaWith two HUGE number 1s this year the massive changing ft Paloma Faith and the DnB anthem Nobody to loveNobody to love took on a…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02079 521105
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31
DEC
The New Year's Eve Ball
East Coast Social

Join us for a night of glitz and glamour this New Years EveIndulge in a free glass on Prosecco for early arrivals and dance the night away with DJs Jonny Kango & guests till late.Book your table or exclusive NYE group deals…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 782222
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01
JAN
Healing Hearts High Energy Healers
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts High Energy Healers provide Psychic Surgery on a donation only basis to anyone who requires it on the 1st and 4th Thursday of each month. We have a number of Psychic Surgeons all of whom have high energy guides who…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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02
JAN
Aladdin Trouble - The Adult Panto
Palace Theatre

The Adult Panto returns to the Palace TheatreThe Market Theatre Company return to give the older generation a viable alternative to the family pantomime. With a minimum of set props and costume this small company will take a traditional story and distort…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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05
JAN
The Woman in Black
Palace Theatre

Unanimously acclaimed by the critics The Woman in Black combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. The formula delivers an evening of unremitting drama transporting the audience into a terrifying…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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06
JAN
Healing Hearts Spiritual Centre
Bulphan Village Hall

Every Tuesday an evening of Clairvoyance Private one to one Readings High Energy Spiritual Healing Stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.30pm for Private Readings and Spiritual Healing all on a first come first served basis. Our Spiritual healers all have…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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09
JAN
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 Barn Brentwood…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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10
JAN
ACROYOGA WORKSHOP with Frances and Helen
Heavenly Fitness

Turn your world upside downAcroYoga blends the spiritual wisdom of yoga the loving kindness of Thai massage and the dynamic power of Acrobatics. These three ancient lineages form the foundation of a unique new practice that cultivates trust connection and playfulness.Frances and…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07843 418637
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11
JAN
Nikola Demidenko
Palace Theatre

Were delighted to welcome to the Palace Theatre Nikolai Demidenko whose virtuosity and musicianship has brought him worldwide recognition.The concert starts with Schuberts much‐loved Piano Sonata in A minor ad is followed by Rachmaninovs famous Variations on a Theme of Corelli composed…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Leigh on Sea Rock Choir
West Leigh Junior School

The local Leigh‐on‐Sea choir is run by singing teacher Andrew Small. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Andrew. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rochester Rock Choir
Queens Hall (access is the Northgate entrance just off the Main High Street)

Your friendly local Rochester choir is run by vocal teacher Katie Hockley. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Rainham/Gillingham Rock
St Matthew's Church Hall

The local Gillingham choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Kings Hill Rock Choir
Main Hall - Kings Hill School

The local Kings Hill choir is run by Kent based musician Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Gravesend Rock Choir
The Gilt Hall

Your friendly local Gravesend choir is run by singing teacher Katie Hockley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Maidstone Rock Choir
Small Hall

Your local Maidstone choir is run by choir leader Katie Hockley. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katie. Rock Choir…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Tonbridge Rock Choir
The River Centre

The Tonbridge Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Nik Haley. The choir is for all ages and all the local Kent branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and Guinness World Record attempts The…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
JAN
Circus of Horrors
Cliffs Pavilion

The jaw‐dropping show that rocked Britains Got Talent Circus of Horrors will take you on a whirlwind journey and send shivers down your spine with twisted contortionists hair hanging beauties flying aerialists sword swallowers and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
JAN
Gents stag night special
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A gents traditional stag night ‐ featuring compere comedian danny blue and 3 very hot girls .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07903 339466
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26
JAN
The History Boys
Palace Theatre

Winner of over 30 major awards including the Olivier and Tony Awards for Best New Play Alan Bennetts comic masterpiece was voted the nations favourite play in a recent national survey.Set in the 1980s The History Boys is the story of a…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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29
JAN
Collabro
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Collabro at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Thursday 29 January 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JAN
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

Host Comedian Tim Clark:An unsung hero of stand‐up comedy ‐ the current master of this underrated art The GuardianTim has been a Stand‐up comic for most of his adult life and still does over two hundred shows each year.He has appeared…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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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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