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LP Creatives presents...
Beauty and the Beast Pantomime
Saturday 16th December to Sunday 31st December
Join us for exciting adventure this year...an adventure that will transport us to the 'Frrench' village of 'Marsh de Mello', where a love story is waiting to unfold that will tickle your French Fancy!

This spectacular show has all the elements you'd expect from a professional pantomime and...

 Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Time of their Lives
Thursday 25th January at 7:30pm

This feel-good character-driven comedy stars Golden Globe winner Joan Collins and BAFTA winner Pauline Collins.

Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover’s funeral in France, former Hollywood siren Helen escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla, a repressed English housewife stuck in a dwindling...


The Time of their Lives at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ardingly Prep presents...
HONK!
Thursday 1st February to Saturday 3rd February

Ardingly Prep School perform the Stiles & Drewe memorable musical, Honk! 

This delightful show, based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of the Ugly Duckling, won the 2000 Olivier Award for Best Musical.

Ugly looks different from the other ducklings. He goes on an adventure of self-discovery, meeting...


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


An Evening with Arsenal Legends
Tuesday 6th February at 8:00pm
 Three Arsenal legends grace our stage at to talk about their brilliant careers at Arsenal and what it’s like playing at the top level in the beautiful game.

Come and join Paul Merson, Alan Smith (both now Sky Sports pundits) and Perry Groves as they discuss games, dressing room/training ground stories, managers,...

An Evening with Arsenal Legends at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Churchill
Thursday 8th February at 7:30pm

It’s June 1944 and Allied Forces stand on the brink war.

The exhausted and beleaguered British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) awaits the D-Day Normandy landings.  Fearful of repeating past mistakes like Gallipoli in 1915, he worries for another disaster. 

Behind the iconic figure and...


Churchill at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bon Giovi - the premier tribute band to Bon Jovi
Friday 9th February at 7:30pm
Bon Giovi blast onto the stage to perform the greatest hits from Bon Jovi’s extensive career, including Living On A Prayer, It's My Life, Wanted Dead or Alive, not to mention performing rare tracks that even Bon Jovi haven't performed for many years, as well as many others from every album ever produced in one...

Bon Giovi - the premier tribute band to Bon Jovi at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show
Saturday 10th February at 2:30pm

Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an afternoon of laughter, music, magic and more! 

It's a show that's full to the brim with of laugh-out-loud comedy routines, great female singer, a brilliant support comic, theatrical magic and fun for all the family! 

See exactly...


The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Productions presents...
The Wizard of Oz- Young Performers Edition
Saturday 17th February at 3:00pm

Follow the yellow brick road.....

Come and watch all the talented performers from Chequer Mead Productions’ February half term workshop, as they perform this classic story of Dorothy and the friends that she meets along the yellow brick road, including the Scarecrow, the Tin-Man, the Cowardly Lion, the Munchkins...


This is a youth production.
The Wizard of Oz- Young Performers Edition at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Magical Mozart by Candlelight
Wednesday 21st February at 7:30pm

From the producers of A Viennese Strauss Gala, this sumptuous fully costumed show immerses us in the wonderful music and the classical baroque world of one of the world’s greatest romantic composers- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

With beautiful settings, costumes, lighting, and of course candles, the European Baroque...


Magical Mozart by Candlelight at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Surrey Spring Show Society presents...
An Evening with Wocket Woy & The Producer plus Friends
Thursday 22nd February at 7:30pm
We are delighted to announce that for one night only Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer will be interviewing;

The Olympic Rider Gemma Tattersall Eventing.

International & British Team member, showjumper Robert Whitaker.

Shirley Light from Pyecombe Shows and Brendon Saddlery & BRENDON STUD...

An Evening with Wocket Woy & The Producer plus Friends at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lakin McCarthy presents...
George Egg - DIY Chef
Friday 23rd February at 7:30pm
Following sell out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2015 and 2016 plus a sell out UK tour, award winning* comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a BRAND NEW SHOW demonstrating more live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy.

In ‘DIY CHEF’ George‘s doctor has told him he needs to rethink his culinary...

George Egg - DIY Chef at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Absolute Bowie presents...
50 Years of Bowie
Saturday 24th February at 7:00pm
Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show “50 Years of Bowie”- a musical journey through the iconic singer's ever changing personas.

David Bowie’s evolving image has mesmerised fans since the early 70’s and for the first time ever Absolute Bowie will take audiences on a trip that presents...

50 Years of Bowie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Casablanca
Wednesday 28th February at 2:30pm

Come and join us for an afternoon of iconic cinema and sumptuous cream tea!

Starting off the afternoon with a screening of the 1942 American romantic film Casablanca.  Set during World War II, the iconic film stars Humphrey Bogart in the award-winning film that consistently ranks near the top of lists of the greatest...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Casablanca at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


42nd Street - West End Theatre Trip
Thursday 1st March at 4:00pm

Exclusive to our Premium Club members, Chequer Mead is organising a West End Theatre trip to see "42nd Street" at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.

Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading...


42nd Street - West End Theatre Trip at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Re-Take That
Friday 2nd March at 7:30pm

Re-Take That are quite simply the biggest, best and most authentic tribute to one of the biggest British pop acts in history.  Celebrating 10 years as the nations favourite tribute show with the incredible new Wonderland Show featuring Robbie Live.

Performing all of the favourites from the 90's right...


Re-Take That  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Let The Music Play, a celebration to Barry White
Saturday 3rd March at 7:30pm

Hailing from Atlanta Georgia, USA, William Hicks has carved out a career in his own right and is known as “a big man with a big voice” and what better voice and presence could there be to pay tribute to and celebrate the music of the legend that is Mr Barry White!

Backed by a live orchestra and a three piece female...


Let The Music Play, a celebration to Barry White at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Manchester By The Sea
Wednesday 7th March at 7:30pm

When Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) receives the devastating news that his brother has died, he returns to his hometown only to be met with the news that he has been named the legal guardian of his 16 year old nephew.

This heart-felt drama originally had a limited release but received critical acclaim with 4 nominations...


Manchester By The Sea at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Thursday 8th March at 7:00pm

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017.

Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) starred Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and...


Cat On A Hot Tin Roof at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Friday Night Live - in the Pavilion
Friday 9th March at 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of live acoustic music from a variety of acts.

After the success of the last few Friday Night Live events, it returns for another night of acoustic music that supports talented local unsigned artists.

Covering a wide selection of music genres from sultry Folk to smoky Jazz, you...


Friday Night Live - in the Pavilion at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


James Phelan: Trickster
Saturday 10th March at 7:30pm

James Phelan presents his unique magical prank show that is both jaw-dropping and laugh out loud funny. A night of light entertainment described as extraordinary in The Mirror and legendary by The Sun.

A night of hilarious, mind-blowing magic in a show where anything can happen – and quite often does. 

People...


James Phelan: Trickster at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Conchord Big Band presents...
Best of the Big Bands, in Aid of Age Uk
Sunday 11th March at 2:30pm

The ConChord Big Band returns with an exciting programme of Big Band music guaranteed to set your foot tapping.

This 17 piece band with singers performs not only your favourite songs and tunes from the era of swing but big band interpretations of more recent popular music.

Roger Hind presents the show adding...


Best of the Big Bands, in Aid of Age Uk at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


I Believe in Unicorns!
Wednesday 14th March at 4:30pm

Best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story is brought to life in an utterly magical interactive show.

This intimate performance is set in a library full of books that hold more than just stories within their pages.  It is a tale about the power of books, and the bravery of a young boy...


I Believe in Unicorns! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Barron Knights
Thursday 15th March at 7:30pm

They are back….and for the last time ever!!

The Barron Knights are one of the most entertaining groups to come out of the 60’s and 70’s. 

With their musicianship, their harmonies and of course their humour, it’s no wonder that their peers call them ‘The Guvnors’.

They are the only group...


The Barron Knights at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


A Spoonful of Sherman
Friday 16th March to Saturday 17th March

This magical evening celebrates a century of Sherman Family song writing. Top West End performers weave together the story of third generation of songwriters and their musical family.

Three generations of Sherman song writing are represented with Tin Pan Alley writer Al Sherman who wrote popular songs for performers...


A Spoonful of Sherman at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Julius Caesar
Thursday 22nd March at 7:00pm

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London. 

Caesar...


Julius Caesar at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis
Friday 23rd March at 8:00pm

This is the postponed show from 21st October 2017

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn, only this time, it’s a tour with a twist!!

He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve...


Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Spring Comedy Gala
Saturday 24th March at 7:30pm

Spring is here! And so it can only mean one thing….it must be time for another evening of amazing stand up comedy!

NISH KUMAR leads the line up with his familiar face from Mock the Week, Live from the BBC, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Have I Got News For You and BBC Radio 4 Extra’s topical comedy show...


East Grinstead Spring Comedy Gala at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Nick James Entertainments presents...
The Doris Day Story – It’s Magic…
Wednesday 28th March at 2:00pm

Nick James Entertainments presents the biography of this iconic film star and vocalist featuring Susan St Nicholas.

The storyboard depicts moments throughout Doris's career from her early beginnings as a band singer and subsequent rise to stardom, making over 39 movies during her career, which is told through...


The Doris Day Story – It’s Magic… at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Messiah, from the Bristol Old Vic
Wednesday 28th March at 7:30pm

Inspired by Handel’s profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias and choruses.

Staged by the Tony Award-winning director Tom Morris...


Messiah, from the Bristol Old Vic at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Youve Got A Friend – The Music of James Taylor and Carole King
Friday 30th March at 7:30pm

From the creators of the smash hit West End show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ comes a brand new theatre experience celebrating two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time - James Taylor and Carole King. 

Telling the delicate story of friendship, this musical journey intertwines all the hits including...


Youve Got A Friend – The Music of James Taylor and Carole King at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 8th April at 10:00am

Today's event is Singing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Vienna Festival Ballet presents...
Swan Lake
Wednesday 11th April at 5:00pm and 8:00pm

One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and the glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not to be missed.

For further information, click here.

Swan Lake at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Immersion Theatre presents...
The Jungle Book
Thursday 12th April at 2:30pm and 5:30pm

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite, THE JUNGLE BOOK!

Filled with catchy music, audience interaction, and the chance to meet the characters after the show, you are invited to join Mowgli and his friends, Baloo...


The Jungle Book at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Kast Off Kinks
Friday 13th April at 7:30pm

The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name.  

This great line-up features Mick Avory (the original drummer on all the classic hits from...


The Kast Off Kinks at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Saturday 14th April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dance.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 15th April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dance.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international productions...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Gone With The Wind
Wednesday 18th April at 2:30pm

This hugely popular afternoon treat is back with another wonderful classic film, the epic 1939’s romantic drama Gone With The Wind.

Regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this 1939’s American classic is set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, with the forefront being the hopelessly romantic...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Gone With The Wind at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Elvis in Vegas
Thursday 19th April at 7:30pm
Its Back! Following the Success of three previous shows
Fisher Stevens returns to the Chequer Mead with his award winning show Elvis in Vegas.

A professionally produced stage show celebrating the Vegas Years of Elvis Presley, this show will take you on a musical journey backed by an exceptionally talented group...


Elvis in Vegas at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Saturday 21st April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dancing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 22nd April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dancing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


A Street Cat Named Bob
Thursday 26th April at 7:30pm

Based on the international best selling biographical book.

This real feel good film won Best British Film at the UK National Film Awards, and tells the story of how James Bowen (played by Luke Treadaway), a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat, Bob (played by...


A Street Cat Named Bob at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Saturday 28th April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dancing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 29th April at 10:00am

Todays event is Dancing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Andy Irvine
Friday 4th May at 8:00pm

Hailed as ‘a tradition in himself’, Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers who really gets to the soul of what Ireland is about!

A musician, a singer and a songwriter, Andy has been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men in the mid 60s and has been a world music pioneer and an icon for traditional...


Andy Irvine at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Saturday 5th May at 10:00am

Todays event is Dancing.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national and international...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 6th May at 10:00am

Todays event is Speech and Drama.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Saturday 12th May at 10:00am

Todays event is Speech and Drama.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018
Sunday 13th May at 10:00am

Todays event is Speech and Drama.

Now in its 51st year, EGMAF was initially formed to encourage and promote Performing Arts in the local area.

Now we have students taking part from all over the South of England.
Many of our past competitors have gone on to perform professionally in both national...


East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


One Woman Sex and the City
Thursday 17th May at 7:30pm

A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes - The Ultimate Girl’s Night Out!

This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show. TJ Dawe – (Director and co-creator of One Man Star Wars Trilogy, One Man Lord of the Rings) has comedic whirling dervish...


One Woman Sex and the City at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dusty & Shades of the 60s
Wednesday 23rd May at 7:30pm

Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.

The show covers an incredibly successful decade for Dusty featuring the songs ‘I Only Want to be With You’, ‘You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me’, ‘Son of...


Dusty & Shades of the 60s at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Theatrical Niche Ltd presents...
A Dolls House
Friday 25th May at 7:30pm

Based on Henrik Iben's classic tale, Theatrical Niche Ltd bring a new adaptation of A Doll's House to Chequer Mead.

The Helmers are an iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, they excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas, it seems there are a few things...


A Dolls House at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story 30 year special
Saturday 26th May at 7:30pm

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison.

He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.

Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable,...


Barry Steele & Friends - The Roy Orbison Story 30 year special at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Blues Band- 40 Years and Back for more
Thursday 31st May at 7:30pm

2018 sees The Blues Band Celebrate their 40th year together
 
Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher.

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...


The Blues Band- 40 Years and Back for more at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Martin Taylor and Martin Simpson
Thursday 29th November at 8:00pm

Award winning Jazz guitarist MARTIN TAYLOR teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso MARTIN SIMPSON to play selected dates in the UK. The pair will share the stage throughout the performance – adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces and taking them to new levels.

Martin Taylor was recently...


Martin Taylor and Martin Simpson at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead