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

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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

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APR
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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01
MAY
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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03
MAY
Charley Pride In Concert
Cliffs Pavilion

Over the past thirty years Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best‐selling country artists of all‐time. His incredible legacy includes 36 1 hit singles over 70 million albums sold 31 gold and 4 platinum albums ‐ including one quadruple platinum.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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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
Jack Jones
Cliffs Pavilion

Jack Jones is the double Grammy‐winning easy listening giant nominated by Frank Sinatra as one of the major singers of our time. His consistently sold‐out world tours and fifty recorded albums are a testimony to the breadth and quality of his remarkable…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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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

08
MAY
The Comedy Club Dartford
Thistle Brands Hatch

Host Comedian ‐ David Whitney:I call Whitney The Wit. You cant stop him; you can only hope to contain him. ‐ Reginald D. Hunter.Born in Aberdeen into an army family David grew up all over the world on various army camps. He…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01474 855712
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09
MAY
Between Here And There
Unit A (Former Comet Store),

One of photographys most intrinsic and oldest objectives has been to secure a moment in time and offer it as evidence in some sort of true concrete experience. This Exhibition brings together artists whose work explores environments as a testament to our…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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11
MAY
Twelve Angry Men
Palace Theatre

Tom Conti Jeff Fahey William Gaminara and Robert Vaughn lead a star cast in ‘the classiest most intelligent drama in the West End’ – Sunday Telegraph.  Twelve jurors have murder on their minds and a…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAY
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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14
MAY
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Cliffs Pavilion

Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk.Soloists: Claire Meghnagi soprano Hannah Pedley mezzo Andrew Ress tenor Paul Carey Jones bass.Chorus: The Brentwood Combined Choirs.Schubert Symphony No.3.Beethoven Symphony No.9 Choral.Were very pleased to end our 201415 Symphonies By The sea season in a celebratory style with a…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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15
MAY
Ska Tribute Night
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

A tribute to ska with the uks leading ska band 2 RUDE .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 339466
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15
MAY
Nathan Carter
Central Theatre

Nathan Carter at Central Theatre in Chatham on Friday 15 May 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 do the…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAY
John Barrowman
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Al Stewart
Cliffs Pavilion

Tonight Al Stewart will perform an acoustic version of his classic album Year Of The Cat in its entirety. The album first released in September of 1976 was the commercial breakthrough for Al in both Europe and the United States. The show…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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19
MAY
Al Murray
Cliffs Pavilion

Born Alastair James Hay in 1968 Al Murray was voted no.16 in Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Up Comedians in 2007. He is probably best known for his Pub Landlord routine which sees him take…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
MAY
Louis Hoover's Salute To Sinatra 100
Cliffs Pavilion

2015 sees the hundredth anniversary of Frank Sinatras birth. In full celebration of Sinatras fabulous music Louis Hoover the original star of the West End smash hit show THE RAT PACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS is back live on stage at The…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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21
MAY
Lulu
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Lulu at Southend Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sea on Thursday 21 May 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
MAY
Jasper Carrott - Stand Up and Rock
Cliffs Pavilion

Jasper Carrotts Stand Up And Rock does exactly what it says on the tin.... Jasper is back to his very best....mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots that have been rockin audiences…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
MAY
10cc
Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
The Octonauts And The Deep Sea Volcano Adventure
Cliffs Pavilion

Get ready to embark on an exciting new mission with the quirky and courageous underwater adventure heroes The OctonautsStarring Captain Barnacles Kwazii and Peso the brand new stage show Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure brings the entire crew of the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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29
MAY
An Evening Of Burlesque
Cliffs Pavilion

Direct from Londons West End tantalising yet tasteful camp and colourful. Elegant showgirls combine Parisian charm with Las Vegas glamour.Marrying live vocal talent with the art of burlesque ‐ comedy magic and vocal harmony combine…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
Joan Armatrading
Cliffs Pavilion

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
MAY
The Carpenters Story
Cliffs Pavilion

From the stable that brought you the incomparable Illegal Eagles Phil Aldridge presents a sensational new production.....The Carpenters Story.Widely regarded as the first ever tribute show back in its 1989 incarnation.The Carpenters Story brings the show bang up‐to‐date Phil Aldridges lavish…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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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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