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

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

31
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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02
APR
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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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

07
APR
Extreme Stunt SHow
Hop Farm

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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08
APR
The Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle
Ebbsfleet International Station

EXTREME STUNT SHOWAIR BATTLESUMMER 2015BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02033 756506
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10
APR
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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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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16
APR
Three Towns Theatre Company present "Copacabana"
Brook Theatre

Three Towns Theatre Company presents Copocabana.The story follows Stephen as he composes what he hopes will become a hit musical. He goes back to 1947 to create a story surrounding a young wanna be star Lola. Tony Stephens incarnation instantly falls for…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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18
APR
That'll Be The Day
Cliffs Pavilion

Its party time again as the legendary Thatll Be The Day the nations favourite rock n roll variety show returns with another opportunity to see its latest productionThis hugely entertaining rock n roll spectacular features a fantastic line up of knock‐out hits…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 390472
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19
APR
Havens to Havens Walk
Little Havens Hospice

Walk to remember a loved one to keep fit or for a fun day out.Take part in a 5 or 10 mile walk through Thundersleys lush woodlnd historical Hadleigh and Leigh on Seas coastline and enjoy a cream tea at the…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01702 221658
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20
APR
Jethro
Cliffs Pavilion

Geoffrey Rowe or Jethro on stage is a Devon‐based stand‐up comic. He once toured the Cornish pub circuit but now performs to thousands in live shows across the country. He has appeared on TV with…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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 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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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
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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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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