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Hambleton Productions presents...
Christmas with Steptoe and Son
Saturday 16th November at 7:30pm

Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to 26 Oil Drum Lane to catch up with the nation’s favourite rag-and-bone-men and indulge in some classic, festive misadventures!

Albert and Harold – united by blood, divided over everything else – seem doomed to spend Christmas in each other’s company....


Christmas with Steptoe and Son at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Caroline Wright School of Dance presents...
Let There Be Dance
Sunday 17th November at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

*Tickets go on sale on Monday 15th July*

Caroline Wright School of Dance perform their bi-annual dance show, "Let There Be Dance".


This is a youth production.
Let There Be Dance at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chicago presents...
Ardingly Senior
Thursday 21st November to Saturday 23rd November

Nightclub sensation Velma murders her philandering husband, and Chicago’s slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn is set to defend her.  But when Roxie also winds up in prison, Billy takes on her case as well – turning her into a media circus of headlines.  

Neither woman will be outdone in their fight against...


This is a youth production.
Ardingly Senior at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders
Sunday 24th November at 7:30pm

Andy Fairweather Low came to prominence as the lead singer in Amen Corner. The 60s saw them clock up hit after pop hit with songs such as Bend Me Shape Me and Hello Suzy still internationally remembered to this day. 

Andy continues to be the guitarist and vocalist of choice having worked alongside the likes of...


Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rising Stars Adult Theatre Company presents...
The Vicar of Dibley - Christmas The Second Coming
Tuesday 26th November to Wednesday 27th November

A stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer.
With kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions.

Following on from the success of their Vicar of Dibley play production in 2018, Rising Stars Adult Theatre Company are treading the...


The Vicar of Dibley - Christmas The Second Coming at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


New Sussex Opera presents...
La Belle Hélène
Thursday 28th November at 7:00pm

A collaboration with Opera della Luna

Live opera, fully staged, sung in English.

French fizz and foolery set to deliciously immortal music – outrageous fun. A talented cast (see website) bring this hilarious farce to life. Prepare for plenty of surprises in Jeff Clarke’s version of the story of the lovely...


La Belle Hélène at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Coldplace- a tribute to Coldplay
Friday 29th November at 8:00pm

Coldplace are a tribute band whose quality and experience on the tribute scene are second to none. In 12 years the band have over 600 gigs under their belts across the length and breadth of the UK and abroad in over twenty different countries worldwide..

The band are firmly established in many of the UK's...


Coldplace- a tribute to Coldplay at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Present Laughter
Saturday 30th November at 2:00pm

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. 

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many...


Present Laughter at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jack Dee – Off The Telly
Saturday 30th November at 8:00pm

*This show has sold out- Call the Box Office to join the waiting list*

Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) in his new stand-up tour.

“In these difficult and uncertain times people need hope – a ray of sunshine to brighten...


Jack Dee – Off The Telly at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Estcots Primary School presents...
Everyone Loves a Baby
Monday 2nd December at 10:00am and 12:00pm

*Tickets go on sale on 1st November 2019*

Estcots Primary School present their annual festive production of Everyone Loves a Baby.



This is a youth production.
Everyone Loves a Baby at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SSAFA presents presents...
A Winter Concert
Tuesday 3rd December at 7:30pm

Heralding the start of Christmas, this annual winter concert with a State Military Band is a hugely popular event.

The Welsh Guards will perform a variety of music and there will be a chance to join in with “community” singing of seasonal songs.

Book early to avoid disappointment and support this very worthy...


A Winter Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Rat Pack Christmas Show
Wednesday 4th December at 7:30pm
Voted the Official UK No.1 Tribute, the show is now celebrating its 21st record breaking year. Amazing audiences with their recreation of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr in this sensational show that brings the style, glamour and excitement of the Las Vegas heyday to vivid life! Including all the great...

The Rat Pack Christmas Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Forbidden Nights
Thursday 5th December at 8:00pm

Fantasies don't come better than this!

Combining unbeatable circus and acrobatic skills, this unrivalled night of glamour, talent and torsos showcase sizzling new acts, stunt-orientated routines and explosive provocative choreography.

Forbidden Night’s Sexy Circus is guaranteed to get your pulse racing...


Forbidden Nights at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Its a Wonderful Life: Afternoon Tea at the Movies
Friday 6th December at 2:00pm

Overwhelmed by family obligations and financial worries, George Bailey (James Stewart) contemplates ending his life before his guardian angel, Clarence, intervenes and shows him what his hometown would be like without him.  

Defining all holiday classics, this heartwarming film is the perfect pre-Christmas treat,...


Its a Wonderful Life: Afternoon Tea at the Movies at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Christmas Comedy Gala
Friday 6th December at 8:00pm

The Christmas Comedy Gala has been a staple event in the festive calendar for years now, and this Decembers is no exception.

Headlining this packed out comedy extravaganza is Scottish comic IAIN STIRLING, best known as the witty narrator of ITV2’s Love Island, Iain has recently guested on Taskmaster,...


East Grinstead Christmas Comedy Gala at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Choirpower Christmas Concert
Tuesday 10th December at 7:30pm

Join the Choirpower singers for their annual festive concert in the Pavilion.

The evening will be filled with traditional and popular Christmas music laced with some favourite show songs and some less well-known modern carols.  Audience singalong is encouraged!  Directed by Marion Shuster.


Choirpower Christmas Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


LP Creatives presents...
Cinderella
Saturday 14th December to Monday 30th December

You shall go to the ball next Christmas with the spectacular family pantomime Cinderella.

LP Creatives will be returning to Chequer Mead to bring you another fantastically magical pantomime.

Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince...


Cinderella at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


André Rieu - 70 Years Young
Saturday 4th January to Sunday 5th January

André Rieu is celebrating a landmark birthday and is inviting cinema audiences all over the world to his party! 

70 YEARS YOUNG is André Rieu’s ultimate concert featuring musical highlights chosen by the maestro himself from his illustrious career so far. This unique commemorative celebration will take you...


André Rieu - 70 Years Young at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Down for the Count Swing Orchestra
Saturday 25th January at 7:30pm

The best 'mini big band' is back and bringing the sounds of the Swing era back to life.

Having earned a reputation as one of the hardest swing bands in the UK, the Down for the Count band breathe new life into classic tunes from the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong ...


Down for the Count Swing Orchestra at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Twist and Shout
Friday 31st January at 7:30pm

A Fun-packed Musical Journey Back to the Swinging Sixties!

Twist & Shout – an all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late Sixties.

Music lovers are invited to return...


Twist and Shout at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ardingly Prep School Show
Thursday 6th February to Saturday 8th February

Ardingly Prep bring their school production to the stage this Spring.  

For more information about the production, visit their website: www.ardingly.com/prep


This is a youth production.
Ardingly Prep School Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Head Full of Honey
Wednesday 12th February at 7:30pm

A sweet and poignant drama about the love of a grand daughter who tries to help her widowed grandfather, before his progressing Alzheimer’s takes over, by embarking on one last adventure to Venice- the city where he met his beloved wife.

Film rating 12A.

Head Full of Honey at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Productions presents...
High School Musical
Saturday 15th February at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Disney Channels smash hit musical, "High School Musical", springs to life this Spring as Bullfrog Productions brings the international phenomenon to the stage.

Experience the antics of East Highs popular ‘jock’ Troy, brainiac Gabriella and the rest of the gang as they prepare to audition for their high...


This is a youth production.
High School Musical at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Evolution Dance Academy presents...
Decades
Sunday 16th February at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

*Tickets go on sale on 6th January 2020.

Evolution Dance Academy presents their Spring showcase for 2020.


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


WrestleForce presents...
An Evening of Live Wrestling
Tuesday 18th February at 7:00pm

With incredible manoeuvres and larger than life personalities, the WrestleForce stars will do battle in a free-for-all bouts that the whole family can enjoy, in this two-hour adrenaline-fuelled, action packed show!

There’s also the chance to meet some of the wrestling stars after the show.

Don’t miss the...


An Evening of Live Wrestling at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Shark in the Park
Wednesday 19th February at 2:00pm

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope - but wait, is that a Shark in the Park?!

From the creative team behind ‘The Hairy Maclary show’ -see all 3 of Nick Sharratt’s Shark in the Park books live on stage!

Featuring all 3 of the Shark in the Park series- Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark...


Shark in the Park at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Blues Band: 40 Years and Counting!
Thursday 20th February at 7:30pm

Many of the Blues Band’s 21st century fans weren’t even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band ‘just to play the blues’. 

No one could have predicted that they’d still be dazzling audiences with their showmanship...


The Blues Band: 40 Years and Counting! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Richard Digance: 2020 Vision Tour
Friday 21st February at 7:30pm

Richard Digance will be negotiating motorway closures and diversions to embark on his one-man show for 2020.

New songs, after all there has been plenty to write about in recent times, along with his popular nostalgic songs that promise the kind of audience participation he has made his own.

A BAFTA Nominated performer...


Richard Digance: 2020 Vision Tour at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Women in Rock
Saturday 22nd February at 7:30pm

This is Europe’s only full live touring show that is a fitting tribute to the world’s greatest female rock legends.  

With carefully choreographed routines every show is guaranteed to give you an unforgettable experience, taking you on a journey through some of the greatest female rock songs recreated...


Women in Rock at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


West End Stars 7
Sunday 23rd February at 2:00pm

After two fantastic shows in 2019, West End star Matthew Goodgame returns to Chequer Mead to host another fun-filled afternoon, celebrating the world of musical theatre, all in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

A charity close to his heart, Matthew and his wife Melanie have worked tirelessly to raise money and awareness...


West End Stars 7 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Strictly Ann – An Evening with Ann Widdecombe
Saturday 29th February at 7:30pm

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour.

Entertaining, enlightening and as controversial as you would expect, Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the lid on life in Westminster and shares...


Strictly Ann – An Evening with Ann Widdecombe at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ballet Theatre UK presents...
Giselle
Wednesday 4th March at 7:30pm

Join Ballet Theatre UK in one of the greatest ballets of all time, Giselle.

A tragically romantic tale of a young girl who falls deeply in love however she would soon be deceived for he was betrothed to another. Through despair and desperation the...


Giselle at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sarah and Duck
Thursday 5th March at 12:30pm

The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.

Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady...


Sarah and Duck at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Go Now! The music of The Moody Blues
Friday 6th March at 7:30pm

GO NOW! – The music of The Moody Blues is an opportunity for fans to experience this timeless music live, in a tribute to... The Greatest Classic Rock Band of a Generation – recently inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Gordy Marshall played drums with The Moody Blues for twenty-five years. Together with...


Go Now! The music of The Moody Blues at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Country Superstars – Dolly Parton and Friends
Saturday 7th March at 7:30pm

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dolly Parton being a Member of the Grand Ole Opry this truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europe’s Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country.

Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take...


Country Superstars – Dolly Parton and Friends at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dreamcatcher Productions presents...
Evolution - Talent Showcase
Sunday 8th March at 2:00pm

Dreamcatcher Productions proudly present their show, Evolution, for 2020 which will be showcasing their pupils talent.





Evolution - Talent Showcase at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Elvis in Vegas
Saturday 14th March at 7:30pm

Don't miss this professionally produced stage show celebrating the Vegas Years of the King, Elvis Presley.

The show will take you on a musical journey backed by an exceptionally talented group of musicians who have been hand picked and have played all over the world. 

Fisher Stevens is recognised as...


Elvis in Vegas at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lisa Stanley, in Concert
Friday 3rd April at 7:30pm

Lisa Stanley is undoubtedly one of Irelands top female vocalists. Born into the business, with both her parents being Irish showbiz stars (Maisie McDaniel and Fintan Stanley), Lisa is a natural performer and entertainer. 

Also a very familiar face on Keep It Country TV, where Lisa hosts her own weekly TV show The...


Lisa Stanley, in Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


KD Theatre Productions presents...
The Wizard Of Oz
Thursday 9th April to Friday 10th April

Come and meet Dorothy as she goes on a magical adventure to the Land Of Oz!

Follow Dorothy as she tries to find her way home. Along the way she makes new friends with the Scarecrow who longs for a brain, the Tin Man who really wants a heart and the very cowardly Lion who is desperate to be brave and have some courage....


The Wizard Of Oz at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Only Fools and Boycie
Friday 24th April at 7:30pm

Enjoy an intimate evening with one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, John Challis, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses. The national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.

Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business,...


Only Fools and Boycie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Scott Ritchie Productions and KD Theatre presents...
Rapunzel
Saturday 16th May at 2:00pm and 5:00pm

Scott Ritchie Productions and KD Theatre Productions are joining forces once again to collaborate on a brand NEW staging of the popular fairy tale, Rapunzel!

This 'Tangled' musical adventure features an original book, music and lyrics, high energy choreography, loveable characters, colourful set and costumes...


Rapunzel at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium
Wednesday 20th May at 7:30pm

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with international mediums...


Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


RSC presents...
The Winters Tale
Wednesday 10th June at 7:00pm

*Tickets on sale 11th November*

Set across a 16-year span from Mad Men to the moon landings, this new production of Shakespeares The Winters Tale imagines a world where the ghosts of fascist Europe collide with horrors of The Handmaid’s Tale, before washing up on a joyful...


The Winters Tale at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ballet Theatre UK presents...
Sense and Sensibility
Friday 12th June at 7:30pm

Join Ballet Theatre UK as they delve into the romantic world of Jane Austin with their classical adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. 

Following the lives of the Dashwood sisters, this full-length ballet explores the romantic twists and turns of society life in the late 18th century. One is charmed by the goodness...


Sense and Sensibility at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Little Sparks presents...
Spark a Team
Sunday 12th July at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

*Tickets go on sale on 3rd February*

Little Sparks Dance Academy presents Spark a Team, their new showcase for 2020.


This is a youth production.
Spark a Team at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


RSC presents...
The Comedy of Errors
Wednesday 5th August at 7:00pm

*Tickets on sale 11th November*

“So I to find a mother and a brother

In quest of them, unhappy, lose myself”

How do any of us really know who we are? A man arrives in a strange town only to find that everyone knows his name, but thinks he’s...


The Comedy of Errors at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


RSC presents...
Pericles
Wednesday 23rd September at 7:00pm

*Tickets on sale 11th November*

Forced to flee his native land, Pericles becomes a refugee at the mercy of sea and strangers. Scarred by the heartbreaking loss of family and home, he submits to the rhythms of the ocean in the hope of a miracle. Located in a familiar world...


Pericles at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rock and Roll Revolution
Friday 13th November at 7:30pm

Award-winning band The Bluejays (featuring stars of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, Dreamboats & Petticoats and Million Dollar Quartet) take you on a jiving journey through the fabulous fifties.

Packed with over 40 classic hits including Rock Around The Clock, That’ll Be The Day, Jailhouse Rock, Johnny B....


Rock and Roll Revolution at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Bohemians
Saturday 27th February at 7:30pm

It show is for 2021!

A Comprehensive re-enactment of Queens Greatest Hits  

Internationally renowned Queen Tribute band The Bohemians take you on a high energy roller coaster ride of a concert, featuring  the back catalogue of one of the world’s most popular and iconic rock acts of all time.

Billed...


The Bohemians at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead