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East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival
Saturday 4th April to Sunday 10th May

*The promoter of this event has announced that the 2020 Festival has been cancelled.*

East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival (EGMAF) encourages and promotes Performing Arts throughout the South of England. 

Many past performers have gone on to perform professionally...


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


Roshe School Crawley presents...
Dance Fantastia
Tuesday 7th April at 10:00am and 3:30pm

This event has been postponed until 27th October 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Join the talented pupils from Roshe School Crawley as they showcase their talents with their show 'Dance...


Dance Fantastia at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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

This event has been postponed until 3rd June 2021 due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

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

Follow Dorothy as she tries...


The Wizard Of Oz at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Back to Bacharach
Friday 17th April at 7:30pm

This event has been postponed until 21st November due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

The critically-acclaimed show with their West End cast combine with the amazing musicianship of the Magic...


Back to Bacharach at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Only Fools and Boycie
Thursday 23rd April at 7:30pm

This event has been postponed until Thursday 17th September due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Enjoy an intimate evening with one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, John Challis, best known...


Only Fools and Boycie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Yesterday
Wednesday 29th April at 7:30pm

This event is cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Jack, a struggling singer-songwriter whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading has a freak accident during a mysterious global blackout...


Yesterday at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cara Dillon
Thursday 30th April at 7:30pm

This event has been postponed until 20th November, due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has...


Cara Dillon at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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

This event is cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Let your hair down and join us this Summer for a tangled musical adventure as KD Theatre Productions & Scott Ritchie Productions present...


Rapunzel at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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

This event has been postponed to 7th September 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.

The popular star of TV’s Street...


Tony Stockwell: Psychic Medium at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
The Welkin
Thursday 21st May at 7:00pm

This event is cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our venue closure. Click here for full details.

One life in the hands of 12 women. 

Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman...


The Welkin at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The History of Soul
Saturday 23rd May 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...


The History of Soul at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Les Misérables: The Staged Concert
Wednesday 27th May at 7:30pm

Undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals, Les Miserables has been seen by over 120 million people worldwide. 

To celebrate its 35th triumphant year in London, a sensational staged concert version was performed by an all-star cast including Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Matt Lucas...


Les Misérables: The Staged Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Exciting Science
Thursday 28th May at 2:00pm

This Brand New and Exciting Show featuring loads of amazing experiments from the world of Science is coming to Chequer Mead and is not to be missed. 

So, join our crazy scientists as they “Create a volcanic eruption, build an Air Missile Launcher, make mini rockets and create some pretty big bangs!” …. Live...


Exciting Science at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Mark Steel: Every Little Thing is Gonna Be Alright
Friday 5th June 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...


Mark Steel: Every Little Thing is Gonna Be Alright at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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

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 seashore.

King Leontes rips his family apart with his jealousy but grief...


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 Austen 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


Universal Dance presents...
Express Yourself
Sunday 14th June at 2:30pm and 6:30pm

*Tickets go on sale 18th May 2020*

Join the talented performers from Universal Dance as they showcase their talents in a variety of dance genres for their annual end of year show.


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


Fire & Rain & American Pie
Thursday 18th June at 8:00pm

A heartwarming, musical tribute to the great U.S. singer-songwriters of the late 60s and early 70s, featuring beautiful songs from James Taylor, Carole King, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Don Mclean, Crosby, Stills & Nash, America, Carly Simon and more! 

Many of their timeless classic songs, from...


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


Sing For A Cure 5
Saturday 20th June at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Tickets go on sale on 1st March 2020!

This summer, Sing For A Cure returns to Chequer Mead for their fifth spectacular show, raising money for JDRF and awareness of type 1 diabetes.

Sing For A Cure have created a show that gives the audience the magical experience...


Sing For A Cure 5 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


East Grinstead Summer Comedy Gala
Friday 26th June at 8:00pm

The superbly brilliant ED GAMBLE, the baby-faced comic whose numerous appearances on Mock the Week, Taskmaster, Russell Howards Stand Up Central, Roast Battle, Drunk History, Sweat the Small Stuff, Daves One Night Stand to name but a few, headlines the show.

Joining him is double Chortle award-winning Welsh...


East Grinstead Summer Comedy Gala at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Encore Academy presents...
Im Still Standing
Sunday 28th June at 2:00pm

*This show goes on sale on 1st April 2020*

Join Encore Academy for their end of year annual showcase.


This is a youth production.
Im Still Standing at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Kinky Boots The Musical
Tuesday 30th June at 7:30pm
Catch another chance to see Kinky Boots The Musical, as it was filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre, London, as it struts onto the big screen! Inspired by true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think. Charlie (Killian Donnelly) is a factory owner struggling to...

Kinky Boots The Musical at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Abba Reunion Tribute Show
Thursday 2nd July at 7:30pm

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...


Abba Reunion Tribute Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Twirlywoos Live
Friday 10th July at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences.

The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure.  

Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they share...


Twirlywoos Live 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


DMT School presents...
DMT Showcase
Friday 17th July at 7:30pm

*Tickets go on sale Monday 17th February 2020*

DMT School was awarded Dance School of the Year (Silver) and runs performance training classes in all areas of musical theatre. Partnered with 5 local primary and secondary schools, as well as the Independent Dance Training,...


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


DMT School presents...
I See Stars
Saturday 18th July at 1:30pm and 7:30pm

*Tickets go on sale Monday 17th February 2020*

DMT School was awarded Dance School of the Year (Silver) and runs performance training classes in all areas of musical theatre. Partnered with 5 local primary and secondary schools, as well as the Independent Dance Training,...


This is a youth production.
I See Stars at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Jack Absolute Flies Again
Thursday 23rd July at 7:00pm

From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime. 

After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the...


Jack Absolute Flies Again at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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

“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 someone else. A woman wonders why her husband is not the man he was, but starts...


The Comedy of Errors at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream
Friday 21st August at 7:30pm

Celebrating the incredible music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton & Cream - Voodoo Room are a stunning high energy ‘Power Trio’ featuring some of the U.K.’s finest musicians whose credits include: 
Steve Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder, Lulu etc.

No wigs, no pantomime - just great music...


Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium
Monday 7th September at 8:00pm

*Please note this is the postponed show from May 2020.

For further information, click here.

Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Only Fools & Boycie
Thursday 17th September at 7:30pm

*Please note this is the postponed event from April 2020

Enjoy an intimate evening with one of the nations greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1s Only Fools and Horses. The national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.

Having worked with...


Only Fools & Boycie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bye Bye Baby
Friday 18th September 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 – all backed by their excellent 4-piece band...


Bye Bye Baby at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The History of Rock
Saturday 19th September 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


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

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 of precarious journeys and treacherous alliances, this is Shakespeare’s touching...


Pericles at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ivan Brackenbury supports Tom Binns: The Psychic Comedium
Friday 23rd October at 7:30pm

Multi award winning comedian Tom Binns has performed his 'Psychic’ Character Ian D Montfort to 5-star reviews around The World and in the smash hit British film Eaten by Lions.

He has entertained and amazed sceptics and believers alike on his own BBC Radio 2 series Ian D Montfort is: Unbelievable...


 Ivan Brackenbury supports Tom Binns: The Psychic Comedium  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Clare Teal and her Trio
Saturday 24th October at 7:30pm

As the hot bed of Teal creativity, award winning jazz vocalist and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teals concerts with her Trio are constantly evolving and renowned across the country for their fabulous arrangements interspersed with Clares warm and witty storytelling.

This brand new show promises a rich jazz infused repertoire...


Clare Teal and her Trio at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Roshe School Crawley presents...
Dance Fantasia
Tuesday 27th October at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

*Please note this is the postponed event from April 2020.

Join the talented pupils from Roshe School Crawley as they showcase their talents.


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


Emily Atack Has Left the Group
Friday 30th October at 8:00pm

Emily Atack is back with a brand-spanking new show. 

She has said goodbye to her carefree twenties and is now wondering what life is like as a mature, responsible grown up... if she finds one, she will ask. 

Until then she will be bringing her trademark humour, honesty and playfulness to explore everything...


Emily Atack Has Left the Group at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Disco Inferno
Saturday 31st October at 7:30pm

*On-sale on Friday 6th March, exclusively for our Premium Club members*

For all those who dreamed of going to New Yorks Studio 54, Disco Inferno is the spectacular all singing, all dancing celebration of everything D.I.S.C.O. From the smoking hot girls to the guys in platforms,...


Disco Inferno at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


David Harper: A Romp With The Georgians
Wednesday 4th November at 7:30pm

David Harper’s ‘A Romp With The Georgians’ takes a funny look at life during the period from 1714-1830. A time in Britain of growth (eg empire) discoveries (eg Australia) inventions (eg roller skates) and shocking tales (eg electrified beds!) 

Known for his brightly coloured trousers, David Harper is a BBC...


David Harper: A Romp With The Georgians at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Made in Tennessee - The Soundtrack of American Country
Friday 6th November 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


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...


Rock and Roll Revolution at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cara Dillon
Friday 20th November at 7:30pm

*This is the postponed show from April 2020

Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years. 

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will...


Cara Dillon at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Back to Bacharach
Saturday 21st November at 7:30pm

This is the postponed show from April 2020.


The critically-acclaimed...


Back to Bacharach at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SSAFA Winter Concert
Monday 30th November at 7:30pm

Heralding the start of Christmas, ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.

The military band has yet to be announced but as always the popular concert will be support SSAFA, giving essential assistance to our Armed Forces and their families. 

As well as powerful orchestral music, you will be encouraged...


SSAFA Winter Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jack and the Beanstalk
Saturday 12th December to Saturday 2nd January

Get ready for a FEE-FI-FO-FUN time as we join Jack and climb a beanstalk of gigantic proportions in our next thrilling adventure with Jack and the Beanstalk.

The LP Creatives team who produced 2019’s Cinderella panto, as well as Peter Pan and Beauty & the Beast previously will be returning with this...


Jack and the Beanstalk 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


The Wizard Of Oz
Thursday 3rd June at 2:00pm and 5:00pm

*Please note this is the postponed shows from April 2020*

For further information, click here.

The Wizard Of Oz at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead