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

27
APR
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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30
APR
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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APR
The Girl on the Train
Palace Theatre

Rachel devastated by her recent divorce spends her daily commute fantasising about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 077161 88867
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01
MAY
Blood Donation Session
Holiday Inn - The Coniston

We are holding a blood donation session on Monday 1st May at Holiday Inn ‐ The Coniston 70 London Rd Sittingbourne ME10 1NT and have appointments available between 09.30 ‐ 12.00 & 13.00 ‐ 15.00.To book an appointment please call us…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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06
MAY
Motors by the Moat at Leeds Castle in Kent
Leeds Castle

Motors by the Moat is the ultimate weekend for anyone with a passion for cars. Get up close to hundreds of vintage high performance and classic cars from around the world including a World War Two themed section. The cars will be…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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06
MAY
Sense Traxx w/ Jonas Rathsman
Studio2

For the past four years Sense has always focused on growing and delivering the very best possible experience to you as a clubber.After the continued success of the label and events. We continue to highlight the artist and music we love. Next…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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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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11
MAY
King of Pop - The Legends Continues UK Tour 2017
Cliffs Pavilion

Introducing Navi the man that has been chosen by Hollywood to portray Michael Jackson in an upcoming Lifetime TV movie about the star is bringing his incredible tribute show King Of Pop featuring Jacksons very own guitarist to the UK this Spring.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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11
MAY
The Last Straw
Clifftown Theatre

As they say farewell to East 15 the BA Acting & Stage combat students present yet another exciting programme of imaginative and challenging productions that celebrates their skills and abilities acquired over three years of training. 7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday matineeDevised by…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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13
MAY
Hospice Country Fair
Hospice in the Weald

Due to popular demand our spring extravaganza will be returning on Saturday 13th May at Hospice in the Weald. Join us in the Hospice garden and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01892 820528
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14
MAY
A Street Cat Named Bob
Palace Theatre

Based on the true life story and international best‐selling bookA Street Cat Named Bobis a moving and uplifting film that will touch the heart of everyone. When London busker and recovering drug addict James Bowen finds injured ginger street cat Bob in…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 077161 88867
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18
MAY
4 Solos, 2 Duets & 1 Quartet
Clifftown Theatre

12 individuals presenting solos or for the first time duets and ensembles that explore touching beautiful and hilarious stories told through word song mime circus and more 7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday matinee.Devised by the Companies. Tutored by Simon Hunt.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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25
MAY
Southend Film Festival 2017
Park Inn Palace Hotel

The Southend Film Festival organised by The White Bus Ltd takes place during May each year. It is the largest film festival in Essex featuring over forty films and showcasing a variety of short films. The main Festival this year runs from…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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25
MAY
Worlds Apart
Clifftown Theatre

A three for the price of one spectacular as Clifftown Theatre offers three brand new one act plays told through mask puppetry dance music text and more all in the space of a single evening7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday matineeDevised by the Companies.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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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

TEL: 0
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27
MAY
Swashbuckling fun and treasure at the Forum Shoppi
The Forum Shopping Centre

From Saturday 27th May until Saturday 3rd June children of Sittingbourne are invited to follow in the footsteps of their favourite pirates and search for treasure at the Forum Shopping Centres half term event. Everyday between 11am and 4pm in celebration of…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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27
MAY
X Marks the Spot
The Forum Shopping Centre

From Saturday 27th May until Sunday 4th June The Forum Shopping Centre in Sittingbourne is providing a new and exciting X Marks the Spot competition for local teenagers.Running alongside and in keeping with the centres pirate themed events being held during the…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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01
JUN
Act Locally
Clifftown Theatre

Three community plays with and for people of Southend: The Tristan Show invites the audience to make decisions for the main character and choose the path his life takes Agenda challenges our identity and What Do We Know questions our difficult relationship…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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10
JUN
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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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16
JUN
Wildfire Adventure Camp
St Clere Heritage Pinetum

Deep in the forest theres a secret camp of bygone days ‐ its called Wildfire. For adults only Wildfire has an abundance of adventure activities to fill the long summer weekend the day times at Wildfire are challenging and inspiring.As an official…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: na
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25
JUN
La La Land
Palace Theatre

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams and finding each other in a vibrant celebration of hope dreams and love.12 Certificate 128mins Film Starts 7.30pm Bar…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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08
JUL
Rockabilly all day live band double bill
dancing dog saloon

All day Rockabilly Rock n roll day live bands and dj Food & bar available from 2pm in a western style saloon sorry no under 18s .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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14
JUL
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73027‐0…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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23
JUL
Sully
Palace Theatre

Sunday July 23rdThe White Bus presents ‐ SullyOn January 15 2009 the world witnessed the Miracle on the Hudson when Captain Sully Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River saving the lives of all 155 aboard.…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07981 824283
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ECCS: Hadleigh Castle 10km
Hadleigh Country Park

Hadleigh Castle 10kmHadleigh Castle overlooks the Thames estuary from a ridge to the south of the town of Hadleigh. Built in 1215 during the reign of Henry III The castle is now preserved by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07740 554190
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30
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Central Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 1.8 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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