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

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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 27th August 2016 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00Come along to buy…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01732 823175
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The Rollin' Stoned
The Towngate Theatre

. They have been revered by both Stones fans for their authenticity and the real Stones who booked them for the bands birthday. Famed Rock and Stones photographer Gerard Mankowitz also concurs calling the band just like the real thing.The costumes are…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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Music on the Lawns
Leeds Castle, Kent

Sunday 7th August: The Beverley Big BandJoin Kents premier dance band for live jazz and swing entertainment with this well‐established big band from East Kent. Dance back in time with classics from 30s and 40s favourites; Glenn Miller Tommy Dorsey Benny Goodman…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01622 765400
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Speedway Racing
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Dynamic Speedway Racing With The Kent Slyde Kings Great Family Fun Food & Bars Available Plenty Of Parking .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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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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Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Tonbrdge to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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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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That'll Be The Day
Cliffs Pavilion

After an incredible three decades of touring the UKs No.1 Rock & Roll variety production Thatll Be The Day returns with another brand new summer spectacularThis years show features a fresh new line‐up of sensational classic gold hits spanning the 50s through…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Family Fun Day ( Custom bikes & Scooters )
Angel Farm

Great Day Out For The Whole Family Custom Bikes Trikes & Scooters .Everything free for the kids except food & drink Face Painting Kids Magician Bouncy Castle etc Live Bands All Weekend Inc Mean N My Lady Friday Night 9pm…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07513 383432
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New Jersey Nights
Cliffs Pavilion

The show is a spectacular celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons and takes the audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all time.From the back street studio…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Allo Allo
Hadlow Manor Hotel

Listen very carefully ‐ we shall say ziss only once...Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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Back to the 50S
Ambleside Social Club

Join us for this Interactive Performance Event inspired by memories of the 1950s. Try authentic 50s food Cheer on your favourite talent in our talent show and learn some basic jive to dance the afternoon away to your favourite 50s hits.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07527 945467
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Monochrome
Unit A (Former Comet Store)

The Monochrome format simplifies and strengthens our photographs. We draw attention to what caught our eye. We highlight patterns of light and shadow or use light falling across a surface to emphasise grainy textures. An effective monochrome is reliant on its composition.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Sense Traxx w/Latmun 3rd September
Talk Nightclub

We will be taking over the main room at Talk nightclub with a huge sound system & custom club decor. Not to mention CO2 cannons Confetti & all the other surprised thrown in on the night.The very best in House & Techno…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +441702 600600
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Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
Leeds Castle

On the lonely wasteland of the desolate Devon moors something evil is afoot. When death stalks the Baskerville family legend and superstition collide with the most heinous of crimes. On the moor nobody is safe not even the bravest of men. Join…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01622) 880008
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Blood Donation
Maidstone Hospital

We are holding a blood donation session on Sunday 4th September in our Mobile Unit at Maidstone Hospital Hermitage Lane Maidstone ME16 9QQ.There are appointments available between 10am & 2pm.To make an appointment please call us on 03001232323 or visit us at…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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Leeds Castle Food Festival
Leeds Castle

See smell and taste goods from high quality local food and drink producers retailers chefs and cookery schools. Festival visitors can discover new flavours and techniques with demonstrations daily while the whole family can be entertained with childrens activities and live music.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01622 765400
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Someone Like You The Adele Songbook
Cliffs Pavilion

Touring UK theatres for the very first time Someone Like You The Adele Songbook is an immaculate celebration of one of our generations finest singer‐songwriters.Hand‐picked by Adele herself on Graham Nortons BBC ADELE Special the outstanding Katie Markham has the show‐stopping voice…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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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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The Social Festival 2016 at Kent County Showground
Kent County Showgrounds

The final details of this years brilliantly boutique The Social Festival ‐ which for the first time ever offers weekend camping ‐ can now be revealed. Taking place on the 9th and 10th of September in the stunning Kent County Showground in…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 00
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Bright Young Things Ball 2016
Riva Bar (Gravesend Town Pier)

On Saturday 10th September join us flappers and dappers as we drink dance and get a little loosey‐goosey at what promises to be THE party of the social season.We promise a glamorous night of swing‐jazz with a great swing band performing live…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01474 533621
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The Illegal Eagles
Cliffs Pavilion

Long established as the Worlds Official No.1 Eagles tribute The Illegal Eagles make a welcome return for yet another outstanding show promising more of their tight harmonies acute attention to detail and incredible showmanship. Their ability to recreate the distinctive sound of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01702 390472
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BIG Walkies Maidstone
Mote Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Maidstone ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Mote Park on Sunday 11 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or short…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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Joan Collins - Unscripted
Cliffs Pavilion

This all‐new show for 2016 provides fans with a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend an intimate entertaining and unforgettable evening in the company of a true Hollywood legend.Actress philanthropist and best‐selling author Dame Joan will share stories and secrets from…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Mum2Mum Market - Tonbridge (Nearly New Sale)
Angel Centre

Sunday 11 September 201610am ‐ 12pmAngel Centre Angel Lane Tonbridge TN9 1SF 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…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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Mum2Mum Market Canvey Island
The Paddocks

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales. At our Southend sale we will have around 20 stalls of high quality nearly new items up to 90 off the RRP and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07805 578985
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An Intimate Evening with Justin Hayward
Cliffs Pavilion

Having chalked up nearly fifty years at the peak of the music and entertainment industry Justin Haywards voice has been heard the world over.Known principally as the vocalist lead guitarist and composer for the Moody Blues his is an enduring talent that…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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Jane McDonald
Cliffs Pavilion

Jane McDonald first came to our screens as star of the docu‐soap The Cruise many years ago. Since then she has become a highly successful solo artist and actress and has until this year been…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Hammers Heroes
Cliffs Pavilion

Come and enjoy a final night of West Ham nostalgia as Football For Fans present their last Hammers Heroes show.Without doubt Billy Bonds Sir Trevor Brooking and Alan Devonshire would be included in every Hammers fans Best XI team. Bonzo was a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01702 390472
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The Comedy Club Chatham
Chatham Bridgewood Manor Hotel

Host Comedian ‐ Kevin McCarthyThe Ad Lib Expert The Stage Club Mirror Comedian of the Year Award WinnerOnce seen never forgotten Kevin McCarthy remains one of the biggest and most loved performers by comics and audiences alike compering and headlining at all…

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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