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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Chatham

06
MAR
Psychic Sally On The Road
Cliffs Pavilion

World‐renowned psychic and star of TVs Psychic Sally On the Road Sally Morgan returns with her sensational live show.An ordinary woman with an extraordinary gift she believes that she has been able to communicate with people beyond the grave.Throughout her career Sally…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01702 390472
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07
MAR
The Hollies
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Formed in 1962 and still performing today 'The Hollies' are loved for their distinctive vocal harmonies and their beatpop hits. Band members Tony Hicks Bobby Elliott Ray Stiles Steve Lauri Ian Parker and Peter Howarth…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
Joe McElderry
Hazlitt Theatre

Joe McElderry at Hazlitt Theatre in Maidstone on Sunday 08 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Collabro
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Collabro at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Monday 09 March 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
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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10
MAR
La Traviata
Cliffs Pavilion

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music La Traviata is Verdis outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century La dame aux Camelias. Highlights include the Brindisi…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
MAR
Katherine Jenkins
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAR
The Bootleg Beatles
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAR
The Stranglers
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
Dance ‘Til Dawn
Cliffs Pavilion

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to Southend with their sensational dance show Dance Til DawnIn 1940s LA a romance unfolds between a beautiful starlet and her handsome lover. Dance Til Dawn will transport you to a time…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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16
MAR
Paul Weller
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAR
Placebo
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAR
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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27
MAR
A live tribute to abba and the music of the 70s .
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A live tribute to Abba with abbalicious plus the music of the 70s ‐ fancy dress ‐ optional ‐ £50 cash prize for the best of the night. …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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27
MAR
Anton and Erin
Cliffs Pavilion

A dazzling new production for 2015 featuring sensational choreography sassy tunes and sparkling costumes in a wonderful show of music song and dance.Join the UKs favourite dance couple as they combine the sophisticated elegance of their quick step foxtrot tango and waltz…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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28
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 RidleyVillage Hall Sevenoaks Kent TN15 7LE near Wrotham.Entry 9:00‐12:00 setting up from 8:00amCome along to buy or sell:Tables £5 in…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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30
MAR
Dinosaur Zoo
Cliffs Pavilion

Direct from Australia Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before up close and personalFrom cute baby dinos to teeth‐gnashing giants meet the most recent addition…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
APR
Alan Carr
Central Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
APR
Carousel
Southend Palace Theatre

Southend Operatic and Dramatic Society presents Rodgers and Hammersteins CarouselCarousel barker Billy Bigelow captivates & marries Julie Jordan but he loses his job & discovers Julie is pregnant. Desperate Billy is coerced into a robbery but is caught. Facing prison he commits…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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21
APR
Colin Fry Evening of Mediumship
Bulphan Village Hall

We are delighted to welcome back Colin Fry for another evening of Clairvoyance following a very successful evening in March 2014 for which we were able to give £1000 to the South Essex Wildlife Hospital.Colin will be doing two hours of clairvoyance…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07956 171822
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22
APR
Chaplin's Circus is Coming to Dartford
Hawley Garden Centre

After a hugely successful 2014 tour Chaplins Circus is coming to Dartford from 22nd ‐ 26th April 2015.Book online today to take advantage of our APRIL Offer: KIDS GO FREEIt is the 4th of August 1924. Chaplins Circus has just two hours…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01727 555250
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23
APR
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Central Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Central Theatre in Chatham on Thursday 23 April 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. …

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
APR
A tribute to the jam and 70s new wave
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A LIVE TRIBUTE TO THE JAM WITH MR CLEAN PLUS A TRIBUTE TO THE SOUNDS OF THE 70S NEW WAVE WITH THE KIX ‐ FIRST TIME IN KENT FOR MR CLEAN …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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24
APR
Swansea City Opera present Faust
The Woodville Halls

Swansea City Opera present Faust by Charles Gounod National Tour 2015This Spring Swansea City Opera return in a celebration of their 10th anniversary with a 20 date strong UK Wide Tour in a rare production of Charles Gounods acclaimed and beloved opera…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 337459
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25
APR
Simple Minds
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAY
Charley Pride
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

It must have been destiny that Charley Pride's career in the baseball diamond did not fare well because had he continued pitching he would not have been one of world's greatest country musicians. Pride who…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAY
Stewart Francis
Hazlitt Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAY
Lee Nelson
Central Theatre

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAY
Mike The Mechanics
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Mike The Mechanics at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAY
An Evening with Texas
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

An Evening with Texas at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Thursday 07 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch An…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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