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

25
MAR
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 25th March 2017 9:00‐11:00 setting up from 8:00Come along to buy…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01732 823175
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28
MAR
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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29
MAR
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Southend Palace Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Basildon Towngate Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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30
MAR
Comedy at Billabong Comedy Club
Billabong Club

John Ryan mixes East End savvy and Irish charm ‐ you can almost see the twinkle ‐ He connects with all sorts of people from all sorts of backgrounds. Johns acute observational eye and dry but razor‐sharp wit can react to any…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07711 713667
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31
MAR
Blood Donation Session
Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

We are holding a blood donation session on Friday 31st March 2017 at Church of Jesus Christ of LDS and have appointments available between 13.30 ‐ 16.30 & 17.30 ‐ 20.00.To make an appointment please call us on 0300 123 23 23…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03001 232323
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31
MAR
The Comedy Club Chatham
Bridgewood Manor

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Bridgewood Manor Walderslade Woods Chatham ME5 9AXPriceMeal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73022‐0…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 201333
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01
APR
Easter Quest for Kids in Kent
Leeds Castle

Seek out Easter clues hidden around the grounds of Leeds Castle in Maidstone Kent on a fun Easter quest for all the family. Answer all the questions and receive a chocolate reward £1 charge per trail card.Venue: Leeds Castle Leeds Castle Maidstone…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01622 765400
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01
APR
Electromarket Spring Open Day
Electromarket

Open 6 days a week our DJ superstore includes a large DJ Showroom offering live demos on our complete range of DJ and disco equipment and our knowledgeable sales team are always on hand to offer genuine advice without the sales tactics.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01708 209401
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01
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

This event is for anyone with a passion or interest in vintage vehicles. The 2017 event will feature the South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses and the chance to experience a free ride on some of…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01622 633057
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06
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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06
APR
Once Upon a Neverland
The Brook Theatre Chatham

Captain Hook thinks his story is the best. When he learns that some children prefer stories of heroes and princesses he decides to destroy their books so his is the only story left. The books are hidden in the magic lands in…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01634 338338
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07
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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08
APR
Sense Traxx w/ Doorly (Hot Creations & Cajual)
Studio2

Sense Traxx have a huge year lined up and after a huge success of their event with GW Harrison welcome DOORLY to join them for their party on the 8th April. Also in their new home Studio2.For the past four years Sense…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07800 866957
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14
APR
Speedway Racing
Central Park Stadium

Dynamic Speedway for the whole Family First Race 630 pm Food & Bars available Plenty of parking Great Atmosphere & Fun .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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15
APR
Hop along to The Forum Shopping Centre to meet the
The Forum Shopping Centre

The Forum Shopping Centre in Sittingbourne is delighted to announce that on Saturday 15th April the Easter Bunny will be making a very special appearance at the centre ‐ just in time for Easter Sunday the following day.From 11am until 4pm in…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01403 783400
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15
APR
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
Kent Event Centre

Maidstones first tattoo conventionfestivalextravaganza at the detling showground 15th & 16th April 2017 a great event for the whole family 100 plus tattoo artists from across kent and further a field car and bike show fun fair charity events live music food…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01622 759179
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17
APR
Speedway Racing Easter Monday
Sittingbourne Greyhounds

Kent slyde kings vs Lakeside Hammers great fun for the whole family doors open 1.30pm ‐ first race 3pm food & bars available ‐ plenty of parking .…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01795 475547
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18
APR
Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Orsett Showground

The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at Orsett Showground from Tuesday 18th April to Sunday 23rd April in its fully heated big top venue.Breathtaking in its simplicity DYNASTY projects into a contemporary setting an art form that has thrilled audiences…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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21
APR
Billy Ocean
Cliffs Pavilion

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
APR
Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival
Pilkington Building Main Hall

The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival gives amateur performers of all ages an excellent opportunity to showcase their talents. We have childrens and adult choirs individual singers in classical and popular music pianists of all abilities from beginners to…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01634 316677
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30
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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