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NT Live Encore presents...
Amadeus
Tuesday 28th February at 7:00pm

Music. Power. Jealousy.

Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna,...


Amadeus at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Silver Screen presents...
Florence Foster Jenkins
Thursday 2nd March at 7:30pm

Based on the incredible true story, Academy Award winner Meryl Streep stars as an inspiring New York socialite who dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she heard in her head was beautiful, to everyone else it was hilariously awful.

Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield (Golden Globe...


Florence Foster Jenkins at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chip & Chesney Hawes – From the Tremeloes to the One and Only
Friday 3rd March at 7:30pm

Father  and son, Chesney and Chip Hawkes, are finally fulfilling a long-held ambition to go on tour together.

Along with Chesney’s brother Jodie and long-time Robbie Williams band guitarist, Gary Nuttall, Chesney and Chip will lead you through their long musical history, which started with Chip joining the...


Chip & Chesney Hawes – From the Tremeloes to the One and Only at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Shakatak
Saturday 4th March at 8:00pm
Shakatak have enjoyed a level of success and career longevity rarely paralleled in contemporary music – but then Shakatak is a particularly unusual group.  Because of the nature of their music, their fan base is one that is far reaching while always retaining an ‘underground element’.

After a number of...

Shakatak at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Hedda Gabler
Thursday 9th March at 7:00pm

"I’ve no talent for life."

Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free.

Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.

Tony Award-winning...


Hedda Gabler at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


One Night of Adele
Friday 10th March at 7:30pm
Starring Sarah Evans from BBCs “Adele at the BBC”
The incredible 10 times Grammy award winning International superstar Adele is celebrated in this one-night-only performance.

Sarah Evans (BBCs Adele at the BBC), acclaimed international vocalist headlines a 6 piece live band performing their way through...

One Night of Adele at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


LP Creatives presents...
Treasure Island
Saturday 11th March at 2:00pm

Children’s TV stars Callum Donnelly, Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show ‘SPOTBOTS’ -  they also currently join Justin Fletcher on the brand new series of ‘Justin’s House’ for lots of the usual crazy shenanigans!

This hilarious trio (who are also the...


Treasure Island at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Giggleoes Comedy Night
Saturday 11th March at 8:00pm

Giggleoes presents a night of live comedy this March.

With three top acts from the comedy circuit, which include:

ANDY ASKINS
With two performances on the BBC's John Bishop Show, Andy was described by John as "Brilliant and Unique". One of Jason Manford's all time favourites, his recent...

Giggleoes Comedy Night at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


AIM presents...
The King of Pop, staring Navi
Friday 17th March at 7:30pm
There are other tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently touring the globe, but only one performance will have you believing that just for a moment.

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 MJ tribute act...

The King of Pop, staring Navi at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sandarac Productions presents...
The Floyd Effect: The Dark Side of the Moon and Beyond
Saturday 18th March at 7:30pm

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd.

Every note that you hear is played and sung by the band, making each concert a genuine ‘live’ experience; powerful, immersive and emotional.

Unless you were there the first time...


The Floyd Effect: The Dark Side of the Moon and Beyond at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Fureys
Tuesday 21st March at 7:30pm

For over 39 years, Irish legends, The Fureys, have been selling out concerts worldwide. They return to Chequer Mead for another great night of Irish music, songs and stories.

Hear them sing their timeless classics including ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘I will love you’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The...


The Fureys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Silver Screen presents...
Bridget Jones Baby
Wednesday 22nd March at 7:30pm

After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) “happily ever after” hasnt quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with friends, old and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely...


Bridget Jones Baby at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Griffin Tales presents...
Roald Dahls Enormous Crocodile and The Minpins
Thursday 23rd March at 7:00pm
Griffin Tales is proud to present Roald Dahl's 'The Enormous Crocodile' and 'The Minpins' -two short plays performed by our imaginative young storytelling actors.

The Enormous Crocodile, performed by our younger Griffin Tales members, tells the tale of a cheeky giant crocodile full of "secret...

This is a youth production.
Roald Dahls Enormous Crocodile and The Minpins at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Deborah Lamb Theatre Arts presents...
Movies
Sunday 26th March at 11:00am and 4:30pm
The talented youngsters from Deborah Lamb Theatre Arts present their show "Movies".


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


An Evening with Ann Widdecombe
Tuesday 28th March at 7:30pm

From her straight-talking and quick-witted appearances on Have I Got News For You to her unforgettable and star-turning performances on Strictly Come Dancing, Ann has been heralded as a 'national living treasure' by the Guardian.

A rare anti-hunting Tory, who campaigned for prison education and once put...


An Evening with Ann Widdecombe at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Silver Screen presents...
Dads Army
Thursday 30th March at 7:30pm

Set in 1944 as the Second World War reaches its climax, the Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard, led by Captain Mainwaring, is low.

So their new mission, to patrol the Dover army base, is a great chance to revive spirits and...


Dads Army at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Imberhorne School presents...
iDance 2017
Monday 3rd April to Tuesday 4th April
The students from Imberhorne School present their annual iDance show for 2017.



This is a youth production.
iDance 2017 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Twelfth Night
Thursday 6th April at 7:00pm

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited...


Twelfth Night at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


West End at the Movies
Saturday 8th April at 7:30pm

Direct from their sold out tour last year...The West End comes to Chequer Mead!

The cast of leading performers directly from the West End, invite you to join them to a night at the Movies!  A magical evening of entertainment, featuring the very best songs from the classic movies throughout the decades.

The...


West End at the Movies at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Trio Entertainment presents...
The Wizard of Oz
Wednesday 12th April to Thursday 13th April

We are off to see… A wizardly wonderful Musical Pantomime adventure, The Wizard of Oz!

Join Dorothy Gale as she befriends a brainless Scarecrow, a loveable Tin Man and the cowardly Lion on their quest to thwart the evil powers of the Wicked Witch of the West. With a little help from Glinda the Good Fairy and the almighty...

The Wizard of Oz at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Silver Screen presents...
The Jungle Book
Wednesday 19th April at 2:00pm

In an epic adventure directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man), Mowgli, a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves, embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he’s forced to abandon the only home he’s ever known.

Featuring an all-star voice cast including Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley and Scarlett...


The Jungle Book at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Australian Ballet and CinemaLive presents...
Coppelia
Wednesday 19th April at 7:30pm
Swanilda and Franz are in love, until a beautiful stranger appears in town. But Dr Coppelius’ haughty daughter is not what she seems, and Swanilda must rescue Franz from the magician’s sinister doll-filled lair with the help of some fancy footwork.

With its world premiere in cinemas in 2017, Coppélia is a sparkling...

Coppelia at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dan Cruickshank presents...
A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings
Thursday 20th April at 7:30pm

Journeying through time and place, from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the soaring skyscrapers of Manhattan, renowned architectural historian Dan Cruickshank explores the most inspirational and characterful world buildings.

His selection includes many of the world’s best known buildings that represent key pioneering...


A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams
Friday 21st April at 7:30pm

With their new acoustic show, in the first half hear the songs, the stories and the memories as recalled by the guys who were actually there followed, in the 2nd half, by all the Rubettes UK hit’s.

On their first solo tour since the 70s three of the original Rubettes line up, Alan Williams, John Richardson and...


The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Silver Screen presents...
Eddie the Eagle
Thursday 27th April at 7:30pm

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out.

With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by...


Eddie the Eagle at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Steve Biddulph- Raising Boys
Wednesday 3rd May at 7:30pm

Steve Biddulph is one of the world’s best  known parent educators. A psychologist for 25 years, he is now retired but continues to write and teach.  His books, which have been translated into 31 languages and include The Secret of Happy Children, Raising Boys, The New Manhood and Raising Girls. 

They...

Steve Biddulph- Raising Boys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Steve Biddulph- Raising Girls
Thursday 4th May at 7:30pm

"Raising Girls" covers girls of all ages and Steve's powerful, funny and moving talk will help you raise your daughter to be wise, warm, and strong. The five stages of girlhood. The importance of dads. The special role of aunties. How to avoid her growing up too fast.

Steve Biddulph is one of...


Steve Biddulph- Raising Girls at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cloudbusting - Kate Bush Tribute
Saturday 13th May at 7:30pm
Cloudbusting brings this experience to Kate Bush fans across the UK. The new 2-hour concert showcases the band's recent performance of the Hounds of Love album against a dazzling selection of hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka and This Womans Work.

Mandy Watson as the voice of Kate doesn’t disappoint....

Cloudbusting - Kate Bush Tribute at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Sooty Show
Sunday 14th May at 11:00am and 2:30pm

Izzy wizzy let's get busy!

Sooty is back in a brand-new show with guaranteed giggles for the whole family!

Direct from CITV, Sooty, Sweep and Soo head into town accompanied by TVs Richard Cadell. Mr Slater has put Richard in charge of running the show but nothing is going to plan! Sootys magic tricks...


The Sooty Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Vienna Festival Ballet presents...
Cinderella
Wednesday 17th May at 5:00pm and 8:00pm
Vienna Festival Ballet is proud to present the classic tale of Cinderella, one of the best-known rags-to-riches fairy tales of all time. A mistreated young girl, a glass slipper, two comical ugly step-sisters and a handsome prince combine to make the perfect piece of story-telling.

Vienna Festival Ballet’s production...

Cinderella at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Women for Life on Earth: The Inevitability of Ecofeminism
Tuesday 23rd May at 7:30pm

When Welsh women turned up at the RAF base at Greenham Common in 1981, they were carrying a banner that read ‘Women for Life on Earth’. Theirs was direct action, born of gut reaction, virtually innocent of theoretical framework.

Feminists can be found wherever the planet and our fellow earthlings are in trouble....


Women for Life on Earth: The Inevitability of Ecofeminism at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Saturday 27th May at 7:30pm
Now seen by over a 1/4 million people across the world, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is a critically acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time.

Using state of the art video projection, incredible...

The Simon and Garfunkel Story at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tony Stockwell - An Evening of Mediumship
Tuesday 13th June at 7:30pm

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones, all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy.

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.


Tony Stockwell - An Evening of Mediumship at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Dreamboys
Wednesday 14th June at 8:00pm
The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2017.

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt one of the UKs top Male Strip Show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced....

The Dreamboys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rising Stars Adult Theatre Company presents...
Singin In The Rain
Thursday 22nd June to Saturday 24th June
After bringing the hilarious comedy 'Allo 'Allo to the Chequer Mead stage last year, Rising Stars Adult Theatre Company return with the classic musical Singin' In The Rain!

The "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends Betty Comden and Adolph...

Singin In The Rain at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sincerely Yours – The Dame Vera Lynn Story
Thursday 29th June at 2:30pm
Sincerely Yours will take you on a journey through the early career of Vera Lynn, the most famous lady of WW2, the forces sweetheart who captured the hearts of a nation.

Featuring many of the songs she would have sung in her big band days through to the blockbuster hits which propelled her to international stardom...

Sincerely Yours – The Dame Vera Lynn Story at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Productions presents...
Once Upon a Time
Saturday 8th July at 7:00pm

When a group of kids are thrown together on an adventure that will see them journey through places you wouldn’t believe were real, will friendship and bravery win out? Will battling evil spells, wicked deeds and the darkest of hearts prove that growing-up requires more than just courage?  

When five friends...


This is a youth production.
Once Upon a Time at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Universal Dance Junior Show
Sunday 16th July at 3:00pm
Universal Dance presents their end of year Summer show with their Junior dancers.

 


Universal Dance Junior Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Angels in America Part 1, Millennium Approaches
Thursday 20th July at 7:00pm

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

For further information, click here.

Angels in America Part 1, Millennium Approaches at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Creeds Cross: The Celtic Journey
Friday 21st July at 7:30pm

A stunningly exciting evening, capturing the origins of The Celtic Journey as it spread across the world.

From Galway to Nashville and to many far flung destinations and diverse musical genre – Bluegrass, Country, Americana, Folk and Rock can all be traced back to the early influence of the Irish and The Scots.

Now...


Creeds Cross: The Celtic Journey at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Angels in America Part 2, Perestroika
Thursday 27th July at 7:00pm

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. 

For further information, click here.

Angels in America Part 2, Perestroika at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Gary Delaney- Theres Something About Gary
Friday 15th September at 7:30pm

Award-winning stand up comic, Gary Delaney brings his brand new show ‘There’s Something About Gary’ to Chequer Mead, showcasing exactly why he is seen as the premier gagsmith of his generation.

A regular face on Mock The Week, he has won two Sony Awards, as well as receiving a Chortle Award nomination. Through...


Gary Delaney- Theres Something About Gary at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Women in Rock
Friday 22nd September at 8:00pm
Women In Rock is the only show of its kind in the UK, featuring the very best songs from the World's greatest female rock legends such as Heart, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Cher, Lita Ford, Stevie Nicks, Blondie, Chrissie Hynde, Pink and many more.

Two powerhouse singers, Emily Clark (Vampires Rock) and Sara Louise...


Women in Rock at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Country Superstars Experience
Friday 29th September at 7:30pm

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 - Dolly Parton.

Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us on a journey back through time meeting some of the most influential...


The Country Superstars Experience at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Teddy Bears Picnic
Tuesday 24th October at 2:00pm
Big Bear is inviting you to the best picnic in town!

Bring your favourite Teddy friend down to the Teddy Bear’s Forest and join in the fun.

Little Bear is a bit worried about making new friends but you can help him on his journey as he learns when to be wary, when to be scary and when to be bear-y!...

Teddy Bears Picnic at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


An Evening of Dirty Dancing-The Tribute Show
Friday 3rd November at 7:30pm

Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.

The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy, emotional roller-coaster of an evening with...


An Evening of Dirty Dancing-The Tribute Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Forbidden Nights
Friday 1st December at 8:00pm

The boys are back!

Come and enjoy the return of this classy all male variety show with full theatre production and explosive choreography.

Forbidden are skilled and professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the UK with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personality and honed physiques in equal...

Forbidden Nights at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead