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
SEP
Sean Lock: KEEP IT LIGHT
Cliffs Pavilion

Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand‐up show. Well hes only gone and done it again Whats he like Come and see what hes blithering on about this time.He just lets the brilliance of his material…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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29
SEP
Comedy at Billabong Club
Billabong Club

Headliner Mark Dolan performs throughout the UK. He presented several series of Balls of Steel on Channel 4 and won the Christmas edition of Celebrity Come Dine with Me. He has recently returned from a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe.Support comes…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07711 713667
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29
SEP
Student Shopping at Fremlin Walk
Fremlin Walk

Calling all students Join Fremlin Walk on Thursday 29th September between 9am‐7pm for their FREE student shopping eventShop to your hearts desire and receive exclusive offers from the stores at Fremlin Walk all day long with various discounts and savings from some…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 356584
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30
SEP
A Tribute To The Who Plus Support Band
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kents Hottest Live Who Tribute Who Are You Plus Support From The Narratones .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01795 475547
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30
SEP
Ghost Hunt of Maidstone's Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Hall

Ghost Hunter Tours head into to Maidstone to Ghost Hunt two very active locations Corpus Cristi Hall and their other venue the very active and disused Christis. This is a great value evening as you get to investigate two seperate locations on…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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30
SEP
Speedway Racing
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Great fun for the whole family food & bars ‐ plenty of parking .doors open 5pm ‐ first race 6.30pm .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07903 339466
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01
OCT
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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02
OCT
FRANKLY SINATRA
Cliffs Pavilion

The worlds No1 Frank Sinatra celebrates the golden anniversary of Ol Blue Eyes most famous live recording ‐ Sinatra Live at the Sands ‐ with a brand‐new production featuring many of the songs from the classic album.Featuring the swing the swagger and…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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03
OCT
Creative Writing for Those with Dyslexia
Dyslexia Action

These workshops are aimed at dyslexic writers who want to develop their creativity. They will be led by a writer who is dyslexic has published two novels and various articles and short stories and has been teaching for over twenty years. The…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01273 234780
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04
OCT
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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05
OCT
Ross Noble: Brain Dump
Cliffs Pavilion

Everybodys favourite randomist is back. As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and its time to let it all out. Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy a Ross…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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06
OCT
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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06
OCT
The Inevitable Heartbreak of Gavin Plimsole
The Clifftown Theatre & Studios

Gavin feels a flutter in his heart. Is it heartburn Is it that girl across the room Or is it a malformation of his heart a sticky red time bomb Gavin is given a life‐changing diagnosis. Hiding in his shed he…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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08
OCT
Rockabilly Night
dancing dog saloon

food & bar available from 6pm dj from 7pm live band from 9pm all in real western style saloon .…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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08
OCT
Simply Swing - a history of Swing Music
The Mill Arts & Events Centre

Simply Swing bring a live show and Big Band to Rayleigh for a trip through time and the history of Swing music with songs from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee but moving forward in time to songs by Robbie…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 345647
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09
OCT
Nina Conti: In Your Face
Cliffs Pavilion

Hot on the heels of her 2016 smash‐hit season at the West Ends Criterion Theatre by popular demand Nina Conti is back on the road with her sell‐out 2015 show In Your Face. Strap into the mask as Nina Monkey and a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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09
OCT
Women On Wheels Day
Cyclopark

This day is for women riders of all abilities. We want to offer a relaxed fun informative cycling day meeting like minded women.What the day has to offer:Breeze Champion lead Rides ‐ These rides are short leisurely rides lead by our Breeze…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01474 831400
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12
OCT
TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Cliffs Pavilion

Conductor: Denis LotoevSoloist: Pavel Kolesnikov pianoVaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5The first international Orchestra to visit the Cliffs Pavilion this season is one of Russias finest the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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13
OCT
ELAINE PAIGE
Cliffs Pavilion

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
OCT
LEVEL 42 PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS
Cliffs Pavilion

To‐date the band have released 14 studio albums 7 live albums the Sirens EP and 6 compilation albums had 18 top 40 singles including Lessons in Love Something About You Leaving Me Now Running in the Family and Hot Water sold out…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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15
OCT
PETULA CLARK
Cliffs Pavilion

Petula Clark has been blessing the world with her heavenly voice for over seven decades Born with a natural ability to sing since a young child Petula first began to gain fame singing on the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
OCT
Spooky Sprint Tonbridge School
Tonbridge School Centre

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a spine‐tingling different race A run in the dark with only a head torch to light your way which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. Its so good its…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321314
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16
OCT
Colour Run
Cyclopark

This year our very popular Colour Run will take place on October 16th. Colour run is a 5kms running event which is all about having fun. Runners will start all together in white t‐shirts and get covered in a rainbow of paint…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01474 831400
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17
OCT
ALL SAINTS
Cliffs Pavilion

With a career spanning over a decade All Saints became one of the most symbolic British pop groups of the 1990s with 12million record sales five number one singles two multi‐platinum albums and two Brit awards. Having received an overwhelming response from…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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20
OCT
Blood Donation Session
Angel Centre

We are holding a blood donation session on Thursday 20th October at Angel Centre Angel Lane Tonbridge Kent TN9 1SF and have appointments available from 13.45 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.To book an appointment please call us on 0300 123 23…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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20
OCT
MAXIMUM RHYTHM AND BLUES
Cliffs Pavilion

Join 60s luminaries The Manfreds PP Arnold and Zoot Money for a fabulous evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia and some of the greatest hits ever writtenThe Manfreds with an all star line up of original members Paul Jones Mike DAbo Tom…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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22
OCT
JAMIE LAWSON
Cliffs Pavilion

Last year Jamie was announced as the first signing to Ed Sheerans own label Gingerbread Man Records. In the whirlwind that followed Jamie toured with Ed across the world went from playing to 150 people at Londons Barfly to supporting One Direction…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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22
OCT
Sense Traxx 'Ibiza Reunion' w/ Rich Wakley & Kalyd
Talk Nightclub

We return from a very busy summer and are now left with just 2 parties before the closing of 2016. This time we will be hosting a very special Ibiza Reunion to celebrate the success of our summer.We have invited two special…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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23
OCT
SIMPLY GERSHWIN
Cliffs Pavilion

Broadway glamour and toe‐tapping tunes in an all Gershwin extravaganza featuring the very best music song and danceGeorge and Ira Gershwin wrote some of the most melodic music in the American songbook and this concert is packed with some of their most…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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24
OCT
Cathy
Clifftown Theatre

Cardboard Citizens presents Cathy by Ali Taylor Directed by Adrian JacksonCandid poignant and intimate this new play by award‐winning playwright Ali Taylor offers a timely reflection on the social impact of spiralling rents and forced relocation.Acclaimed Theatre Company Cardboard Citizens presents this…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 328335
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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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