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Mark Steel - Every Little Thing is Gunna Be Alright
Saturday 22nd January at 8:00pm

A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely was never going to beat Hillary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal, since then it’s all gone to absolute sh*t!

But worry not...


Mark Steel - Every Little Thing is Gunna Be Alright  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Productions presents...
The Sound of Music
Saturday 29th January to Sunday 30th January

Bullfrog Productions are proud to present The Sound of Music, one of the greatest musicals of all time! Based on the Baroness Maria von Trapp’s 1949 autobiography, this wonderful musical classic tells the true story of the world-famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness,...


The Sound of Music  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


EG Jazz Club February
Tuesday 1st February at 8:00pm

Join us for another fabulous evening of Jazz!

Special guests this month are Sam Walker and Anton Brown!

Sam Walker is a sought after professional sax player and a wonderful pianist. His experience is far reaching from is work in education to his performing at various jazz clubs and venues both...


EG Jazz Club February  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bastet School of Dancing presents...
Elements
Saturday 5th February at 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Bastet School of Dancing are pleased to announce their 22nd year show Elements. Bastet School was founded in 2000 by sisters Jolene and Sophie, why not come and join us and enjoy the future of tomorrow performing at Chequer Mead Theatre in February 2022. A variety show with a variety of ages that surely there is something...


Elements  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The History of Rock
Friday 11th February 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 of ROCK in the...


The History of Rock at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Elvis in Vegas with Fisher Stevens
Saturday 12th February at 7:30pm
A professionally produced stage show celebrating the Vegas Years of Elvis Presley!

In this show you will be taken on a musical journey for two hours backed by an exceptionally talented group of musicians who have been hand picked and have played all over the world.

Come and see Fisher Stevens at his very best,...


Elvis in Vegas with Fisher Stevens at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bye Bye Baby
Friday 18th February at 7:30pm

Bye Bye Baby are a jaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon ‘Jersey Boys’ and the timeless, iconic music of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons’. Incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto complete with energetic and stylish choreography ensures that Bye Bye Baby is a show that will make it a...


Bye Bye Baby  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Fairport Convention
Saturday 19th February at 7:30pm

Fairport Convention have been entertaining music lovers for over half a century, with 2022 being their 55th anniversary!

During that time the band that launched British folk-rock has seen many changes, but one thing has remained the same - Fairport’s passion for performance.

This year’s Winter Tour will...


Fairport Convention at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Wind in the Willows
Friday 25th February at 2:00pm and 5:00pm

Pack your picnics and join Ratty, Mole, Badger, and the fantastically irrepressible Toad as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime culminating in a colourful battle to save Toad Hall from the mischievous weasels!

Multi-award nominated Immersion Theatre proudly bring their trademark style and energy to the riverbank...


The Wind in the Willows  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


My Heart Will Go On: The Celine Dion Songbook
Saturday 26th February at 7:30pm

The World’s premier show in celebration of the Canadian Superstar, and one of the biggest selling artists of all time.

Experience all the hits from a career culminating in over 200 Million Record Sales and 5 Grammy Awards. Fronted by international Celine Dion tribute artist Alexandra Darby (BA Honours Musical Theatre...


My Heart Will Go On: The Celine Dion Songbook at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tenors Un Limited
Sunday 27th February at 7:30pm

Make a date on Sunday 27th February 7.30pm with Tenors Un Limited the 'Rat Pack of Opera’ as the number 1 selling classical vocal trio thrill once again with their uplifting new show 'That’s Amoré’.

Let Scott, Paul and Jem take you...


Tenors Un Limited  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


EG Jazz Club March
Tuesday 1st March at 8:00pm

ON SALE 1st February 2022

Join us for another swinging night of Jazz for March's Jazz Club at Chequer Mead!

Special guest this month is Matt Telfer!

London based saxophonist Matt Telfer has worked with many great artists such as Tony Bennet, Rick Braun, Chuck Leob, Derek Nash, Dave...


EG Jazz Club March at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Down for the Count
Friday 4th March at 7:30pm

Join the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra for “one hellova celebration of vintage music” (TimeOut London) as they celebrate the Legends of Swing.

Down for the Count are a mini big band who bring the sounds of the Swing Era back to life, with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship....


Down for the Count  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Greatest Magician
Saturday 5th March at 7:30pm

’There’s a moment you will remember for the rest of your life’ – Chortle Magazine

A DAZZLING new MAGIC SHOW - presented by the magician most famous for jamming the BBC switchboards are he correctly predicted the lottery.

This astonishing, enigmatic, five star rated magic show will leave you...


The Greatest Magician  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ivo Graham - The Game of Life
Friday 11th March at 8:00pm

The time for faff is over: has Big Daddy Graham got the skillz (anecdotes/banter/topical asides) to pay da billz (gas/water/electric)? More hilariously anxious blather from one of the most hilariously anxious blatherers in the business.

Most recently nominated for Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Award after a sell-out run...


Ivo Graham - The Game of Life  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SO Dance Academy presents...
Rise Up
Saturday 12th March to Sunday 13th March

ON SALE 7th JANUARY!

SO Dance Academy is proud to present "RISE UP" A all singing all dancing show stopping production. With a versatile and lively cast, showcasing their talent in a variety of styles including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and Irish...


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


Evolution Dance Academy presents...
I Feel Better When Im Dancing
Sunday 20th March at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

On Sale 31st January 2022

Come and join Evolution Dance Academy in celebrating being able to perform live to an audience once again. EDA will be showcasing all our students and giving them a chance to show you why we feel better when we are dancing!


I Feel Better When Im Dancing at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rich Halls Hoedown Deluxe
Friday 25th March at 8:00pm

Rich Hall’s comedy/music locomotive keeps on rollin’. Ever-evolving, ever-changing, Rich’s combination of keen acerbic stand-up combined with spit and sawdust alt-country lyricism is a “win-win” (GUARDIAN), as sold out crowds across the UK have attested. Fans keep returning because this show goes where other comedians...


Rich Halls Hoedown Deluxe at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Women in Rock
Thursday 31st March at 7:30pm

THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLDS GREATEST FEMALE ANTHEMS

Women In Rock are pleased to return to Chequer Mead Theatre after their successful debut in June 2021.

Since 2016, Women In Rock have been wowing audiences across the UK & Europe with their high energy performances.

Featuring...


Women in Rock  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Coldplace
Friday 1st April 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 top tribute...


Coldplace at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush
Saturday 2nd April at 7:30pm

‘If you missed seeing Kate herself, Cloudbusting are the next best thing!’ Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2

Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world. Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a...


Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dreamcatcher Productions presents...
Impulse
Sunday 3rd April at 2:00pm

ON SALE 15th JANUARY 2022!

IMPULSE

Youth Talent Showcase

DreamCatcher Productions are excited to return to the Chequer Mead Theatre for 2022 with yet another production that is guaranteed...


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


EG Jazz Club April
Tuesday 5th April at 8:00pm

ON SALE 1st March 2022

Join us for another fabulous evening of Jazz!

Jazz Club is back this April with award-winning singer and writer BARB JUNGR!

Britain's foremost chansonnier and song stylist, Barb Jungr, is one of the country's finest...


EG Jazz Club April at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Richard Digance
Friday 8th April at 7:30pm

Richard Digance is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a recipient of The Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He is also one of a handful of folksinger/songwriters listed in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters.

His TV career spanned 17 years, culminating with his own ITV show for London Weekend...


Richard Digance  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dusty, Cilla, Lulu & Pet
Saturday 9th April at 7:30pm

Four voices that defined a decade: Dusty Springfield, Cilla Black, Lulu and Petula Clark. Between them they had many of the very greatest songs of the 60s. Do you remember ... Downtown ... This Is My Song ... If You Go Away ... Shout ... Love Loves To Love Love ... Alfie ... Anyone Who Had A Heart ... You're My World...


Dusty, Cilla, Lulu & Pet  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


ConChord Big Band presents...
Swing in to Spring
Sunday 10th April at 2:00pm

ConChord Big Band present a matinee performance of Classic Big Band music from the age of Swing. A selection of the great songs and instrumentals as played and sung by the famous bands and vocalists of yesteryear. 

Also featured in this new programme "The Best of British" - The sounds of The Ted Heath...


Swing in to Spring at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


History of Soul
Friday 22nd April at 7:30pm

The History of Soul is a celebration of Soul music through the decades. A night transporting you through the greatest eras of Soul. Featuring such artists as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Temptations and many more. Rediscover the songs that shaped the music industry as we know...


History of Soul at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


EGMAF
Saturday 23rd April to Sunday 8th May

Admission open to all, with tickets available on the day. For more information please visit: www.egmaf.co.uk 


EGMAF at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


ABBA Reunion Tribute Show
Friday 29th April at 7:30pm

The ABBA REUNION TRIBUTE SHOW is the creation of the Director, Producer and Choreographer of the Award Winning ABBAMANIA musical. Starring the original 'Frida' from the London West End cast!

ABBA REUNION TRIBUTE SHOW gives Abba fans, old and new, the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive...


ABBA Reunion Tribute Show  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Carpenters Experience
Friday 6th May at 7:30pm

When we were young we’d listen to the radio, waiting for our favourite songs. Now they’re back again, like a long-lost friend, all the song we loved so well. . .

The UK's leading Carpenters show, featuring the amazing voice of Maggie Nestor and eight top-class musicians, captures the sights and sounds of the...


The Carpenters Experience  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Twist & Shout: Greatest 60s Hits
Friday 13th May 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...


Twist & Shout: Greatest 60s Hits  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Fire and Rain & American Pie
Tuesday 17th May at 7:30pm

A heart-warming, musical tribute to the great U.S. singer-songwriters of the late 60’s and early 70’s, featuring beautiful songs from James Taylor, Carole King, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Don Mclean, Crosby, Stills & Nash, America, Bread, The Byrds, Carly Simon and more! Many of their timeless classic songs...


Fire and Rain & American Pie  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland
Sunday 22nd May at 7:30pm

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary...


Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Blokes of a Feather: An Evening with Laurence Marks
Friday 27th May at 7:30pm

Forty years ago, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran gave up their day jobs to become full-time comedy writers: their 40-year mission, to make millions laugh. The following decades took them from Borehamwood to Pinewood via Hollywood. They created a hatful of hit TV shows, including Shine On Harvey Moon, The New Statesman,...


 Blokes of a Feather: An Evening with Laurence Marks  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Exciting Science
Saturday 28th May at 2:00pm

WARNING….WARNING…..EXTREME FUN ALERT!

This Brand New, Exciting & Educational show will amaze & astound all ages from 4 years & upwards, as we put the “Exciting” back into “Science”. (See what we did there!)

With Fun & Fact filled experiments, watch in amazement as we...


Exciting Science  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Pop Princesses
Sunday 29th May at 6:00pm

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars!

This is the children’s pop concert with a big difference. A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy Tale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect...


Pop Princesses at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


T.Rextasy
Friday 3rd June at 7:30pm

Marc Bolan and T.Rex, were one of the most flamboyant, charismatic stars of the original glam-rock era. With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s.

T.Rextasy have performed around the world for over 25 years and the band is now accepted as the...


T.Rextasy  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Drifters
Saturday 25th June at 7:30pm

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK performing all their classic hits including ‘Saturday Night at the Movies', ‘You’re More Than A Number,’ ‘Come on Over to My Place’, ‘Under the Boardwalk’, ‘Kissin’ In The Back Row’ and many more!

The legendary group have been inducted into the Rock...


The Drifters  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


AB Stage School presents...
Summer Showcase 2022
Sunday 26th June at 2:00pm

ON SALE 1st MAY 2022

A collation of what our students have been preparing over the year!

We offer classes at our studio in Heathfield in an array of genres, teaching children aged 2 to 18 years.

Good luck to our students on getting back to the stage.


Summer Showcase 2022 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Universal Dance End of Year Show
Sunday 10th July at 2:30pm and 6:30pm

On sale 27th June 2021!

Universal Dance take to the stage in their in their annual end of year showcase.

From tiny preschool dancers to adult Street Dance Crews, stunning Contemporary routines to high energy Musical Theatre numbers; there is something for everyone!


Universal Dance End of Year Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Voodoo Room
Saturday 27th August at 7:30pm

JIMI HENDRIX, ERIC CLAPTON & CREAM!

Paying tribute to these legends of rock are VOODOO ROOM.

A stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians who perform an incredible show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars. No wigs, no gimmicks - simply great music...


Voodoo Room  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Aspirations School of Dance presents...
The Show Must Go On
Sunday 18th September at 10:00am and 1:45pm

ON SALE 30th July 2022!

Enjoy music from the Silver Screen to the West End Stage.

Join the members of Aspirations Dance in their performance entitled The Show Must Go on, a homage to the future of Theatre Arts.

Featuring a busy concoction of dance and song performed by children from 2...


This is a youth production.
The Show Must Go On at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Made in Tennessee - The Soundtrack of American Country
Saturday 1st October at 7:30pm

Country fans are given a taste of Nashville with Soul Street Productions’ brand new show Made in Tennessee - The soundtrack of American Country.

With a band made up of some of UK’s finest country musicians, Made in Tennessee takes you through the decades of the nations fastest growing music genre,...


Made in Tennessee - The Soundtrack of American Country at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Bohemians
Saturday 15th October at 7:30pm

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!

So many fabulous hits...


The Bohemians  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Simon Goodall and The Bourne Again Shadows
Saturday 22nd October at 7:30pm

CELEBRATING SIX DECADES OF CLIFF AND THE SHADOWS

Simon Goodall and the Bourne Again Shadows are widely acclaimed as the most authentic sounding Cliff/Shadows tribute act (even Sir Cliff has said so!).

With Cliff classics like Summer Holiday, The Young Ones and Please Don’t Tease; and Shadows’...


Simon Goodall and The Bourne Again Shadows at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lipstick on Your Collar
Saturday 5th November at 7:30pm

Step back in time to the golden era of music where the jukebox roared and feet didn't touch the floor. Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax - you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!

From the birth of Rock n Roll through to the Beat Group sounds...


Lipstick on Your Collar  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SSAFA Winter Concert
Tuesday 22nd November at 7:30pm

A WINTER CONCERT IN AID OF SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Families Association)

A military band will perform a variety of music at this very popular annual concert. The beginning of the Christmas season. Book early to avoid disappointment and support this very worthy cause giving essential assistance...


SSAFA Winter Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tom Allen: Work in Progress
Friday 25th November at 8:00pm

Tom Allen is heading back on the road, warming up new material ahead of his brand new tour!


Tom Allen: Work in Progress at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Forbidden Nights
Thursday 1st December at 8:00pm

Forbidden Nights Tour is here! Immerse yourself in this sexy, innovative and classy show. Entertainment that brings you world class circus acts with a signature Forbidden tease.

Ready for your ultimate ‘Forbidden’ night out with two hours of breath-taking action, seductive choreography and a comedian compere for...


Forbidden Nights  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Aladdin
Saturday 10th December to Saturday 31st December

Are you ready to experience a whole new world?

Come and join us for another soaring pantomime at Chequer Mead!

Aladdin and his friends will be flying on to our stage with a tale of bravery, friendship, love, and exciting carpet rides - with the usual slap-stick silliness throughout!

Early Bird tickets are...


Aladdin at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rave On: The Rise of Rock and Roll
Saturday 11th March at 7:30pm

Rave On is the 50’s & 60’s Rock and Roll sensation sweeping the nation. Featuring multiple award winning band ‘The Bluejays’, a group comprised of stars from West End Productions The Buddy Holly Story, Million Dollar Quartet, One Man Two Guvnors and Dreamboats & Petticoats, Rave On transports you back to...


Rave On: The Rise of Rock and Roll  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Fureys
Wednesday 22nd March at 7:30pm

Legends of Irish music & 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’, ‘Steal away’ etc return for their...


The Fureys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead