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Peter Pan
Saturday 15th December to Tuesday 1st January

This Christmas, gather your ship mates and head for Neverland as the high-flying adventure begins with the swashbuckling tale of Peter Pan!

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, John and Michael and of course Tinker Bell as they try to foil the dastardly plans of Captain Hook.

After the huge success of last year’s “Beauty...


Peter Pan  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Andre Rieu - 2019 New Year Concert from Sydney
Saturday 5th January to Sunday 6th January

Take a front row seat and experience Andre Rieu’s New Year concert recorded live from the stunning town hall in Sydney, Australia.

Join the King of Waltz as he presents a festive concert like no other, as the magical evening is filled with music and dance and features world class sopranos, the platin tenors,...


Andre Rieu - 2019 New Year Concert from Sydney at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Tuesday 15th January at 7:00pm

King. The male ruler of an independent state; one who inherits the position by right of birth.

King of the castle. A children’s game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, or sandcastle, by pushing other children off it.

Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II, in an intuitive...


The Tragedy of King Richard the Second at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ballet Theatre UK presents...
Beauty and the Beast
Sunday 20th January at 3:00pm

Join Ballet Theatre UK with one of the most enchanting love stories of all time, Beauty and the Beast.

Inspired by the original tale, this production tells the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. When her father is imprisoned in a mysterious...


Beauty and the Beast at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live Encore presents...
The Madness of George III
Wednesday 23rd January at 7:00pm

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning...


The Madness of George III at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Book Club
Thursday 24th January at 7:30pm

Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol's (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years.

The lives of these four lifelong friends...


Book Club at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Bob Dylan Story
Saturday 26th January at 7:30pm

The Bob Dylan Story is the stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon.

With some of the most memorable songs ever written, Bob Dylan created the soundtrack for 1960s America, amassing a huge and enduring fanbase that even extended across the Atlantic to bands like The Beatles and...


The Bob Dylan Story at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ardingly Prep School presents...
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Thursday 31st January to Saturday 2nd February
Be prepared to be amazed, as Ardingly Prep School takes you into the magical world of Narnia.

Travel with Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan through the wardrobe into this fantastical realm where animals can talk, but where The White Witch has cast a spell to make it always winter and never Christmas.

This show involves...


This is a youth production.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cirque Enchantment
Sunday 3rd February at 7:30pm

Let your imagination run wild and discover a mysterious world of enchantment.

This concert style Cirque production features stunning choreography, breathtaking vocalS and mesmerising circus performers. With an eclectic musical soundtrack, Cirque Enchantment is a stunning family show that will delight everyone...


Cirque Enchantment at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live Encore presents...
Antony & Cleopatra
Wednesday 6th February at 7:00pm

Screened from the National Theatre, with an Encore broadcast, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a...


Antony & Cleopatra at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Happy Prince
Thursday 7th February at 7:30pm

Rupert Everett give a career defining performance in his directorial debut based on the last days of the literary genius Oscar Wilde and the past that haunted him whilst exiled in Europe.

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance...


The Happy Prince at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sunday Live Lounge - Mayors Charity Event
Sunday 10th February at 2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of live music, showcasing local acts performing in this laidback acoustic show, with a variety of different music genres.

This very special event will raise funds for the Mayor’s chosen charities: Air Ambulance Kent, Surrey & Sussex, Riding for the Disabled and CARE.

Don’t...


Sunday Live Lounge - Mayors Charity Event at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Grand Budapest Hotel
Tuesday 12th February at 2:00pm

This quirky, comedy recounts the adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a world famous European hotel between the Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend, even throughout the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting.

Film rating 15


The Grand Budapest Hotel at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Mandy Muden - Cunning Stunts
Wednesday 13th February at 7:30pm

Direct from her sensational appearances on Britain's Got Talent...

Mandy Muden takes to the road with her brand new hilarious show ‘Cunning Stunts’, with loads of amazing tricks, razor sharp wit and lots of audience participation.
 
The only woman to ever combine magic and comedy, Mandy...


Mandy Muden - Cunning Stunts at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Shirley Valentine
Thursday 14th February at 2:00pm

“NO-ONE THOUGHT SHE HAD THE COURAGE. THE NERVE. THE LINGERIE”
Willy Russell’s 1989 feel-good home-grown film Shirley Valentine, tells the story of a housewife from Liverpool, trapped in a world of domesticity and drudgery.

When she jumps at the chance to holiday with her friend to a Greek island,...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Shirley Valentine at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live Encore presents...
Im Not Running
Thursday 14th February at 7:00pm

Im Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, and will be screened as an Encore performance.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising...


Im Not Running at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young
Saturday 16th February at 8:00pm

Get ready for a tequila fuelled tex-mex party night!

Los Pacaminos features Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK's premier pedal steel player).

One of the UK’s most popular Live touring bands, Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border...


Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Productions proudly presents...
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Thursday 21st February to Friday 22nd February
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious".


Filled...


This is a youth production.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


A Viennese Strauss Gala
Saturday 23rd February at 7:30pm

From the producers of Mozart by Candlelight and Baroque by Candlelight, comes the recreation of the romance of the Viennese Festival season.

Reminding you of the bygone age of glamorous soirees and Strauss waltzes, The Viennese Strauss Gala highlights some of the great Operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar;...


A Viennese Strauss Gala at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Sound of Julie
Friday 1st March at 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Dame Julie Andrews is widely regarded as one of the Stage and Screen’s most legendary performers with a career spanning over 70 years!

Join us for this second-to-none, startlingly realistic tribute of her most beloved roles from some of the Nation’s favourite Musicals.

Featuring songs from My Fair Lady, Camelot,...


The Sound of Julie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The History of Rock
Saturday 2nd March at 7:30pm

THE HISTORY OF ROCK is a celebration of ROCK music through the decades.

A jaw dropping night transporting you through the golden ages of ROCK! Featuring the music of artists such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, Queen and many more.

Rediscover the seeds of ROCK & ROLL in the 1950s, the birth...


The History of Rock at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Biography Film Season presents...
Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World
Wednesday 6th March at 7:30pm

Join us for the first of our biography film season, starting with the legendary creative rock artist, the great, late DAVID BOWIE.

Known for his consistent metamorphosis in both his persona and his music, from Space Oddity to the Thin White Duke to the ground-breaking Ziggy Stardust, Bowie inspired generations...


Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Leisure Seeker
Friday 8th March at 2:00pm

A runaway couple (Academy award winner, Helen Mirren and Golden Globe winner, Donald Sutherland) head out on an unforgettable adventure in their faithful old RV, they call The Leisure Seeker. 

The road trip provides revelations, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other.

Film rating:...


The Leisure Seeker at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bye Bye Baby – A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Saturday 9th March at 7:30pm

Make it a night to remember with the energetic and stylish tribute to the timeless music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

With their incredible four part harmonies and roof raising falsetto, Bye Bye Baby will take you on a musical journey celebrating the greatest hits including Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk...


Bye Bye Baby – A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Fureys
Tuesday 12th March at 7:30pm

Making a welcome return to Chequer Mead this Spring is the legends of Irish music and song, The Fureys. 

Renowned for their hit songs, I will love you, When you were sweet 16, The Green fields of France, The old man, Red rose café, From Clare to here, Her father didn’t like me anyway, Leaving Nancy and...


The Fureys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Calamity Jane
Wednesday 13th March at 2:00pm

Don't miss this rootin', tootin' musical classic!

The everso fabulous Doris Day stars as the hip-crackin’, gun-totin’, suede outfit-rockin’ hot-headed tomboy, Calamity Jane in this 1953 hit musical.  High-stepping numbers, award-winning hits and some of the most famous slap-stick comedy known...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Calamity Jane at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Biography Film Season presents...
Hawking
Wednesday 13th March at 7:30pm

In the second film of our biography season, we explore the extraordinary life of the planet’s most famous scientist, Stephen Hawking.

Made with unique access to Hawking’s private life, this is an intimate and moving journey from an absolute inspirational figure head for some of the greatest scientific discoveries,...


Hawking at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again
Thursday 14th March at 7:30pm

Ten years after the original Mamma Mia, we return to the magical Greek Island of Kalokairi, to an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

On the brink of motherhood, and Sophie is unsure about how she’s going to cope, but her mother’s past might give her some pointers…

Film rating...


Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sing for a Cure presents...
This is ME!
Saturday 16th March at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Sing for a Cure returns to Chequer Mead for their fourth show… 'This is ME!'.

Performing songs from many different genres, the principal singers will be accompanied by their band and featuring the new Sing for a Cure Choir formed especially for this show!

Sing for a Cure's mission is to raise...


This is ME! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Immersion Theatre presents...
The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio
Sunday 17th March at 2:30pm and 5:30pm

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to present a brand new, larger-than-life musical adaptation of the much-loved classic, Pinocchio!

Based on the fantastical children’s book, this magical story leaps off the page and onto the stage in this high energy re-telling of Pinocchio’s extraordinary adventures.

Packed...


The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Biography Film Season presents...
Love Marilyn
Wednesday 20th March at 7:30pm

Notoriously known for having a fiercely private life, the Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe invented a public persona that still blazes brightly even over fifty years after her death.

In the third of our biography season, the documentary brings to life never-before-seen personal papers, diaries and letter with some...


Love Marilyn at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


An Evening with John Illsley
Friday 22nd March at 7:30pm

An Evening with John Illsley about the Life and Times of Dire Straits

Alongside Mark Knopfler, John Illsley was a founder member of the notorious band Dire Straits from 1977 until 1995, where they sold over 120 million albums and toured extensively across the world.

The evening will showcase some classics...


An Evening with John Illsley at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


ELIO PACE presents ELVIS PRESLEY
Saturday 23rd March at 7:30pm

On August 16th 2017, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, acclaimed singer-songwriter, Elio Pace premiered a very special, intimate and completely unique concert honouring his childhood musical idol.

Elio's personal and heartfelt performance featured many Elvis Presley classics as...


ELIO PACE presents ELVIS PRESLEY at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


When Swing Was King - with the Conchord Big Band
Sunday 24th March at 2:00pm

The Conchord Big Band return to Chequer Mead with an afternoon concert of great music, instrumentals and songs from the era - When Swing was King.

Including the songs of Sinatra, Ella, Nat King Cole and the sounds of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and many more.

This is a charity concert...


When Swing Was King - with the Conchord Big Band at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Biography Film Season presents...
Senna
Wednesday 27th March at 7:30pm

The final documentary of our biography season investigates the fascinating world Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, three times F1 winner before his tragic death at age 34.

Spanning a decade of Senna’s career, the occasionally ruthless, utterly humble, devotedly spiritual Brazilian was renowned for being...


Senna at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Phantom of the Opera- West End Theatre Trip
Wednesday 27th March at 7:30pm

Now in its 33rd glorious year, The Phantom of the Opera continues to mesmerise and entrance audiences and still remains one of the most famous and breath-taking musicals ever performed.

Chequer Mead is organising a theatre trip to Her Majesty’s Theatre this Spring, giving you the opportunity to see the second longest...


The Phantom of the Opera- West End Theatre Trip at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Grease Sing-Along Party!
Friday 29th March at 7:30pm

Don the Pink Lady jackets and gel up those quiffs, it's time to get singing!

Let your inhibitions go, as you sing-along (with the help of on-screen lyrics) with Danny, Sandy and the rest of the Rydell High gang in the iconic 70’s film, Grease.

Here’s your chance to become a Pink Lady or a T-Bird as dressing...


Grease Sing-Along Party! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Spring Comedy Gala
Saturday 30th March at 7:30pm

This Spring, we are delighted to welcome the ferocious talents of:

MATT FORDE is a renowned political satirist, his comedy show Unspun with Matt Forde is now its fourth series and has been nominated for numerous awards.  Matt’s clever witticisms have shone through on shows like Mock the Week, Rory Bremner’s...


East Grinstead Spring Comedy Gala at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Thursday 4th April at 7:30pm

Based on the best-selling novel and directed by Mike Newell, the story begins in 1946 London, with free spirited writer Juliet Ashton who forms a life-changing bond with the mysteriously named literary club that started in Nazi-occupied Guersey. 

Upon her visit, Juliet starts to write a book based on the residents...


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dads Army Radio Show
Friday 5th April at 7:30pm

Two actors, twenty-five much-loved characters...

Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft’s quintessential BBC sitcom, Dad’s Army Radio Show stars David Benson (Think No Evil Of Us: My Life With Kenneth Williams and Boris: World King) and Jack Lane (Wisdom Of A Fool) as they present their stage version of a selection...

Dads Army Radio Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Saturday 6th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.

Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to all, with...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Sunday 7th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England. Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to all,...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


An Evening with Steve Parrish
Thursday 11th April at 7:30pm

He rode Barry Sheen’s bike to qualify for the world champion, filled various sports personalities’ rooms with live frogs and jumped hire cars from second floor car parks in Daytona Beach. He’s been visited by “Beadles About” and locked up in a Hong Kong jail for blowing up a brothel.

The life and times...


An Evening with Steve Parrish at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Friday 12th April at 7:30pm

Direct from a weeklong run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

Using a huge projection screen, the show features 1960s photos and film footage whilst a full live band perform all their hits...


The Simon & Garfunkel Story at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Saturday 13th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England. Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to all,...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Sunday 14th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Vienna Festival Ballet presents...
Coppélia
Tuesday 16th April at 2:30pm and 6:30pm

Coppélia is a captivating story of an eccentric toymaker and his beloved doll, which appeals to audiences of all ages.  The colourful costumes, lively characters and beautiful music from Delibes all combine to create a magical and comical classic that warms and entertains from start to finish. Coppélia is guaranteed...


Coppélia at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


LP Creatives presents...
Treasure Island
Wednesday 17th April to Thursday 18th April

With the stars of children's TV we're all off to 'Treasure Island'!  Aaargh!

From the producers of the Chequer Mead annual pantomime...with crazy characters, all your favourite songs and a swashbuckling story on the seven seas - laughter, adventure and pirates await in a show perfect for children...


Treasure Island at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jethro - The Count of Cornwall
Wednesday 24th April at 7:30pm

Following 60 sold out shows last year, “The Count of Cornwall” is back again with his unique style of comedy.

Join us for a memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles ...


Jethro - The Count of Cornwall at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


On Chesil Beach
Thursday 25th April at 2:00pm

Based on Ian McEwan's best-selling novel.

England, 1962 and a young couple from drastically different backgrounds meet and begin what seems to be an idyllic romantic courtship.  But their differences with the issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure lead to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

Film...


On Chesil Beach at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Saturday 27th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Sunday 28th April at 9:00am

Todays event is Dance.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is open to...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Tuesday 30th April at 2:00pm

Having decided to ‘outsource’ their retirement to the less expensive and seemingly exotic India, a group of British retirees take up residence in what they are led to believe is a newly restored Marigold Hotel.

Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jeremy Vine - What The Hell Is Going On?!
Friday 3rd May at 7:30pm

Jeremy Vine is one of the UKs most successful broadcasters. In more than thirty years at the BBC, he has presented Newsnight, Panorama, Crimewatch, Eggheads and Points of View — as well as his daily Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2, the UKs most listened-to radio news programme.

He has been shot at in Croatia and...


Jeremy Vine - What The Hell Is Going On?! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Saturday 4th May at 9:00am

Speech and Drama and the Singing events are both being held today.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Sunday 5th May at 9:00am

Speech and Drama and Singing are both being held today.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England. Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dear Zoo
Thursday 9th May to Friday 10th May

Rod Campbell’s best-selling ‘lift-the-flap’ book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982.

The timeless chaildren's classic book will be brought to the stage in a production that will delight all those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds with...


Dear Zoo at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Saturday 11th May at 9:00am

Todays event is Speech and Drama.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019
Sunday 12th May at 9:00am

Todays event is Speech and Drama.

East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival (EGMAF) was formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts throughout the South of England.  Many of their past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions.

Admission is...


This is a youth production.
East Grinstead Music and Arts Festival 2019 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Jive Aces Big Beat Vintage Revue
Friday 17th May at 7:30pm

The UK’s No.1 and world’s busiest swing and jive band, The Jive Aces present their biggest theatre show to date, the Big Beat Revue.

Featuring special guests, vintage pinup dancing, singing and tapping troupe, The Satin Dollz; The low down baritone sax of Lottie B and the smooth accordion of Grazia Bevilacqua,...


The Jive Aces Big Beat Vintage Revue at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


King of Pop starring Navi
Saturday 6th July at 7:30pm

King Of Pop is led by the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute artist ‘Navi’ which alone sets this show above the rest. 

Navi is the only tribute artist ever to be chosen by Michael Jackson himself.  Due to his incredible resemblance to the star, Navi was hired as Michael’s official body...


King of Pop starring Navi at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Floyd Effect
Saturday 7th September at 7:30pm

There are tribute bands and then there are tribute bands… With members who have worked with the likes of David Bowie, Janet Jackson, Jon Bon Jovi, Brian Adams and Keith Emerson, and who have performed on Broadway and in the Royal Albert Hall, The Floyd Effect isn’t just a bunch of enthusiasts who love the music...


The Floyd Effect at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Drifters
Friday 13th September at 7:30pm

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades. 

The legendary group have previously been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine and have produced an incredible...


The Drifters at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rock N Roll Paradise
Saturday 14th September at 7:30pm

Rock n Roll Paradise is celebrating their10th year on the road with their 2019 Lost Legends Tour.

As the show continues to grow and to change, they will be bringing to the stage an amazing number of tributes to the icons of rock and roll over the years.

Backed by the dynamic Paradise Band, the Legends will include...


Rock N Roll Paradise at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Joe Longthorne
Thursday 3rd October at 7:30pm

TV and recording star Joe Longthorne returns to Chequer Mead with his sensational new show.

Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and his incredible impression of Sammy Davis Jr, all delivered with 100% accuracy!...


Joe Longthorne at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lipstick on Your Collar
Saturday 12th October at 7:30pm

Having had a hugely successful sell-out show in 2018, the Lipstick on Your Collar gang return to step back in time to the golden era of pop music!

Running from the birth of Rock n’ Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, the evening is packed with over forty hits from the likes of...


Lipstick on Your Collar at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead