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


Theatrical Niche Ltd presents...
A Dolls House
Friday 25th May at 7:30pm
Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling.

But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword.

Exploring stigmas around gender expectations...


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


Annie Scott Dance Summer Performance
Sunday 27th May at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Join the youngsters from Annie Scott Dance classes as they perform their annual dance show.


Annie Scott Dance Summer Performance at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Urban City Dance presents...
One Night Only
Tuesday 29th May at 7:30pm

Urban City Dance perform their annual show.....for One Night Only!
 


This is a youth production.
One Night Only at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Annie Hall
Wednesday 30th May at 2:00pm

Winning an Oscar for Best Picture in 1977, Annie Hall is regarded as one of the best romantic comedies of all time.  Starring Woody Allen as nervy comedian Alvy Singer, who examines the rise and fall of his relationship with struggling nightclub singer Annie Hall, played by Diane Keaton.

A glorious convincing...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Annie Hall 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


The Music of George Harrison
Thursday 7th June at 7:30pm
A fantastic ten piece band dedicated to the work of the Quiet Beatle. George Harrison wrote some of the Beatles most beautiful songs (Something, Here Comes The Sun, While My Guitar Gently Weeps etc) but he continued to write great music during his solo career (My Sweet Lord, All Those Years Ago…) on twelve studio albums. Band...

The Music of George Harrison at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


New Sussex Opera Chorus presents...
The Elixir of Love
Saturday 9th June at 7:00pm

New Sussex Opera Chorus presents Donizetti, The Elixir of Love

Fully staged, sung in English with professional soloists and orchestra

Life’s a beach…

And it’s a beach on the Sussex coast in NSO’s brilliant re-imagining of Donizetti’s operatic masterpiece.

While Director David...


The Elixir of Love at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dreamcatcher Productions presents...
Project 10
Sunday 10th June at 2:00pm

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of working with local talent!

Performances from various artists and schools within West Sussex area as well as Dreamcatcher Productions very own Junior DJ project bringing sounds to the stage.


This is a youth production.
Project 10 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Derek Acorah - Love, Life, Laughter Tour
Wednesday 13th June at 7:30pm

Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new ‘Love, Life, Laughter Tour’.

A thoroughly modern medium whose appeal crosses the generations...


Derek Acorah - Love, Life, Laughter Tour at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


That Good Night
Thursday 14th June at 7:30pm

In one of his final roles, the late Sir John Hurt plays Ralph, a once famous terminally ill writer struggling to come to terms with his own mortality.

Determined to reconcile with his long-abandoned son and to not become a burden to his devoted younger wife, as he goes “into that good night”, he hire the services...


That Good Night at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ballet Theatre UK presents...
The Little Mermaid
Friday 15th June at 7:30pm

Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.

The kind hearted Little Mermaid rescues the Prince during a storm at sea, and begins a journey that takes her...


The Little Mermaid at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lipstick on Your Collar
Saturday 16th June at 7:30pm

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

Running from the birth of Rock n’ Roll through to the Beat Group sounds...


Lipstick on Your Collar at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


A.B Stage School presents...
Summer Showcase 2018
Sunday 17th June at 12:30pm

Join the talented pupils from AB Stage school as they perform thier annual summer showcase.


This is a youth production.
Summer Showcase 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dunkirk
Wednesday 20th June at 7:30pm

In May 1940, 400,000 British and French Allied soldiers were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk, surrounded by the German army. 

In a dire and desperate situation, Britain sent civilian boats to aid the over-stretched Navy to try and evacuate these seemingly doomed troops.

The epic film depicts the dramatic...


Dunkirk at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Glyndebourne 2018 presents...
Madama Butterfly
Thursday 21st June at 6:30pm

Broadcast live from Glyndebourne, Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action.

When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith,...


Madama Butterfly at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Productions presents...
Oliver
Saturday 23rd June to Sunday 24th June

Bullfrog Productions presents Lionel Bart’s Oliver!  - one of the most beloved British musicals, vividly bringing to life Dickens' timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more.

The sensational score is full of irresistible songs including Food Glorious Food, Consider...


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


Dormansland Primary School presents...
Panto Pandemonium
Wednesday 27th June at 7:30pm

*On sale from 11am on 23rd May 2018*

The children from Dormansland Primary School perform their end of year show, "Panto Pandemonium"!


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


Bob Drury presents...
The Neil Diamond Story - The life of a legend in song
Friday 29th June at 7:30pm

Bob Drury and his band celebrate the life and music of the legend that is Neil Diamond.

The show tracks Neil’s remarkable journey from unknown and struggling New York songwriter to international mega-star and includes music from every stage of a staggering and hit-filled music career spanning five decades. ‘Solitary...


The Neil Diamond Story  - The life of a legend in song at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Musical Hands Performing Arts presents...
Movies and Musicals
Sunday 1st July at 1:30pm and 5:00pm

Musical Hands Performing Arts end of year showcase 2018.

If you wish to purchase more than 10 tickets, you can do so by calling the Box Office directly on: 01342 302000.


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


King of Pop, starring Navi
Saturday 7th July at 7:30pm

The world's number one Michael Jackson Tribute artist, Navi.

Navi is the only tribute artist ever to be chosen by Michael Jackson himself.  Due to his incredible resemblance to the star, Navi was hired as Michael’s official body double / decoy.  He also received a standing ovation from Michael...


King of Pop, starring Navi at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Arts Society 50th Anniversary Celebratory Lecture
Tuesday 10th July at 6:30pm

The Arts Society East Grinstead are delighted to welcome their members to their special 50th Anniversary Celebratory Lecture.

Tickets are not available online. To book tickets, please contact the box office on: 01342 302000 or visit the box office.

Members are only able to book for one ticket from 16th April.

For...


The Arts Society 50th Anniversary Celebratory Lecture at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bratislava Hot Serenaders, with the Serenader Sisters
Thursday 12th July at 8:00pm

An authentic vintage orchestra playing swing and dance music of the 20's  and 30's.

This sensational 21-piece band does "vintage" with extraordinary authenticity and pizzazz.

Hot jazz and sweet dance music from the 1920’s and 30’s with classic musicianship, period dressing and genuine...


Bratislava Hot Serenaders, with the Serenader Sisters at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Forbidden Nights
Friday 13th July at 8:00pm

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action, provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure).

Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin...


Forbidden Nights at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Showtime presents...
Splash
Sunday 15th July at 2:00pm and 6:30pm

*Tickets on sale from 1st June 2018

Showtime present their end of term show, SPLASH!


Splash at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Re-Take That- Wonderland Show
Thursday 19th July 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- Wonderland Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Carpenters Gold
Friday 20th July at 7:30pm

The iconic voice of Karen Carpenter is magically captivating and engaging and a voice that is hard to emulate but International West End performer Vikki Holland-Bowyer manages exactly that with her warm, dulcet tones which sound uncannily similar.

She undertakes the character of Karen superbly, paying meticulous attention...


Carpenters Gold at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


UD Summer Show 2018
Saturday 21st July at 2:30pm and 6:00pm

*Tickets go on sale on Monday 25th June 2018*

Join the talented dancers and performers from Universal Dance as they showcase their talents with an end of term performance.


This is a youth production.
UD Summer Show 2018 at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Encore Academy presents...
Summer Showcase
Sunday 22nd July at 2:15pm

Encore Academy presents their summer showcase for 2018.


Summer Showcase at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Sabrina
Tuesday 24th July at 2:00pm

Treat yourself to the classic romantic comedy, Sabrina, followed by a delightful afternoon tea.

In this Oscar nominated role, Sabrina, (Audrey Hepburn) plays a chauffeur's daughter who is caught between two men, David (William Holden), the playboy son of her father's rich employers and Linus (Humphrey Bogart),...


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


The Sense of an Ending
Thursday 26th July at 7:30pm

What if time could flow backwards to remind us that our life is a story we have told to ourselves?

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent), divorced and retired, leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life.

One day, he learns that the mother of his university girlfriend, Veronica, left in her will a diary kept by his best...


The Sense of an Ending at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Saturday 28th July at 7:00pm

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.

Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of...


Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Chequer Mead Productions presents...
Disneys High School Musical Jr.
Saturday 4th August at 3:00pm

Come and watch all the talented performers from Chequer Mead Productions’ week-long Summer workshop, as Disney Channel’s smash hit musical comes to life on stage in Disney’s High School Musical Jr!

Experience the antics of East High’s popular ‘jock’ Troy, brainiac Gabriella and the rest of the gang as they...


Disneys High School Musical Jr. at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Black Magic The Little Mix Show
Wednesday 8th August at 7:00pm
Dance, Scream and Sing Along to this highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. The Little Mix Show brings the full pop concert experience to your doorstep with live vocal and full-on choreography that suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike! The...

Black Magic The Little Mix Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


60s Night Out
Friday 10th August at 7:30pm
Voted the official UK No1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers last year, The Temple Brothers will be performing all the classic Everly Brothers hits including Cathy’s Clown, When Will I Be Loved, Let It Be Me and many more. Steve and Colin are real life brothers too, and their amazing harmonies The Temple Brothers. The...

60s Night Out at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Glyndebourne 2018 presents...
Vanessa
Tuesday 14th August at 6:30pm

Broadcast live from Glyndebourne, this is a rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – with its atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.

Abandoned by her lover Anatol, Vanessa retreats from the world, waiting and hoping with only her mother and her niece Erika for company. But...


Vanessa at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bullfrog Summer School presents...
Back to the 80s
Friday 17th August to Saturday 18th August

Join the cast of this exciting production, the culmination of a two week holiday workshop from 6-18 August ‘18 full of dance, drama and fun!

From the era that brought the world The Rubik's Cube, Bucks Fizz and Madonna comes this "totally awesome" musical full of classic 80’s songs such as “Footloose”,...


This is a youth production.
Back to the 80s at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: The Sound of Music
Thursday 23rd August at 1:00pm

These are a few of my favourite things.....

Another delightful afternoon which starts with the heart-warming, musical tale of The Sound of Music, which took the world by storm, earning five Oscars in 1965.

This film is a rare combination of a powerful and moving story, with catchy, uplifting music and breath-taking...


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: The Sound of Music at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix and Cream
Friday 24th August at 8:00pm

Paying tribute to two of the greatest names in rock history – Jimi Hendrix and Cream - Voodoo Room are a stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, performing an incredible show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars.

NOT a pantomime dress up tribute act - simply great music played...


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


Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert Encore
Saturday 25th August at 2:00pm

Another chance for you to be swept away with the incredible music from Andre Rieu and his famous Johann Strauss Orchestra, set amongst the beautiful medieval backdrop of his home town of Maastricht in the Netherlands.

Enjoy the electric atmosphere that features ‘The King of Waltz’ in his element!

Take...


Andre Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert Encore at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Giggleloes Comedy
Saturday 25th August at 8:00pm
Giggleoes presents another high quality evening of stand up with four, brilliant comedians:

A veteran of Mock The Week and Never Mind the Buzzcocks, BEN NORRIS was named by The Evening Standard as “one of London’s top under rated comedians”. His quick wit and fast-paced observational material mark him out as...

Giggleloes Comedy at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Sing-a-long Beauty and the Beast
Wednesday 29th August at 2:30pm

Be Our Guest this summer as we celebrate Disney's new adaptation of the iconic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, with an extra special sing-a-long screening!

Sing your heart out alongside the formidable cast, with the help of on-screen lyrics, to all the favourites songs like Be Our Guest, Belle, Gaston and of...


Sing-a-long Beauty and the Beast at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jonas Kaufmann; Under the Stars
Thursday 30th August at 7:30pm

Join Tenor, Jonas Kaufmann, for a magical night of music.

Jonas Kaufmann is regarded as one of the world’s greatest tenors and has captivated audiences across the globe with his incredible voice.

Join him this summer for a spectacular outdoor concert, captured live at Berlin’s iconic Waldbühne...


Jonas Kaufmann; Under the Stars at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Roy Chubby Brown
Friday 31st August at 7:30pm

Roy Chubby Brown is back and he’s as naughty as ever. His choice of language and his politically incorrect jokes are all delivered with a cheeky grin and perfect comedy timing.

His trademark flying helmet and goggles, coupled with his coat of many patches, make him instantly recognisable as the man who put the “F”...


Roy Chubby Brown at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
Julie
Thursday 6th September at 7:00pm

This new version of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production,...


Julie at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Purple Zeppelin - The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show!
Saturday 8th September at 7:30pm

Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time: Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – together on the same bill!

The band is comprised of four talented and versatile musicians, with decades of playing between them comprising thousands of sessions and gigs, both in the UK and overseas. ...


Purple Zeppelin - The Ultimate Rock Tribute Show! at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


RSC Live presents...
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wednesday 12th September at 7:00pm

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.

Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies...


The Merry Wives of Windsor at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


La Bohème - on Sydney Harbour
Thursday 13th September at 7:30pm

From the World's Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohème at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour.

Puccini’s beloved classic – the original bohemian love story – has long captivated audiences around the world. His music swells with love, soars in...


La Bohème - on Sydney Harbour at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Merry Widow
Thursday 20th September at 7:00pm

Irresistibly frothy and lavishly theatrical, The Merry Widow has enough tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers to fuel a French farce.  

The tiny principality of Pontevedro is on the verge of bankruptcy, and the dashing Count Danilo must rescue his country by marrying the newly widowed and fabulously...


The Merry Widow at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live presents...
King Lear, by William Shakespeare
Thursday 27th September at 7:00pm

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star...


King Lear, by William Shakespeare at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cliff Richard Live - 60th Anniversary Tour
Sunday 14th October at 3:00pm
103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain’s Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music industry and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year!  

Featuring a selection of his greatest...


Cliff Richard Live - 60th Anniversary Tour at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Vienna Festival Ballet presents...
The Nutcracker
Wednesday 17th October at 5:00pm and 8:00pm

Be swept away on a magical adventure in one of the most famous classical ballets of all time – The Nutcracker. With its combination of enchanting choreography and unforgettable music, this fabulous ballet is a Christmas treat like no other.

Set to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score, the traditional tale of The...


The Nutcracker at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Abbamania - Celebrating 40 years of ABBA
Thursday 18th October at 7:30pm

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life!

Europe’s leading Abba tribute, Abbamania, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

Abbamania’s widely acclaimed tribute to abba is a sensational two hour show featuring record breaking...


Abbamania - Celebrating 40 years of ABBA at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Ralph McTell
Friday 19th October at 7:30pm

One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, is now celebrating more than 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter. With a style that invites you into a unique world, he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant.

Ralph made his debut...


Ralph McTell at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Shakatak
Saturday 20th October 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...


Shakatak at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Celtic Country, featuring Dominic Kirwan
Sunday 21st October at 7:30pm

This wonderful show brings together the very best of both Irish and Scottish artists with their own style of Country music, plus a hint of American Country, which all emanated from Scotland and Ireland.

The show stars Ireland’s International Recording Star DOMINIC KIRWAN, with son BARRY KIRWAN, Ireland’s...


Celtic Country, featuring Dominic Kirwan at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Michael Portillo: Life, A Game of Two Halves
Monday 22nd October at 7:30pm
*Priority booking for Premium Club members until 1st May 2018*


It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the  Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. 

A track record like that suggests to...


Michael Portillo: Life, A Game of Two Halves at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Wind in the Willows
Friday 26th October at 2:00pm and 5:00pm

Join us on an exciting adventure along the riverbank with a brand new staging of Kenneth Grahame’s family classic The Wind In The Willows.

Meet all your favourite characters including loyal Mole, faithful Ratty and wise old Badger as they do their best to keep the mischievous Mr Toad out of trouble. Will...


The Wind in the Willows at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


One Night of Adele
Saturday 27th October at 7:30pm

One Night of Adele features the outstanding talents of Sarah Evans, hand picked by Adele to perform for ‘Adele at the BBC’ and whose audition video had made the star cry!

The show is a truly immaculate replication of Adele’s most captivating performances and with her incredible voice, stunning outfits and witty...


One Night of Adele at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jim Davidson On the Road Again
Thursday 1st November to Friday 2nd November

The people’s favourite comedian takes to ‘The Road Again’ with a brand-new show which promises to be the antidote to this ‘PC’ world we now live in.

Guaranteed to be outrageous and as truthful as ever.

‘Boy does Jim know how to deliver his gospel.’…‘The audience could have stayed all night.’…‘He...


Jim Davidson On the Road Again at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


RSC Live presents...
Troilus and Cressida
Wednesday 14th November at 7:00pm
Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery. Nothing else holds fashion. Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences. Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn...

Troilus and Cressida 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


Daves Rockin Years presents...
Travelin Man- The Ricky Nelson Rock n Roll Show
Friday 30th November at 8:00pm

Travelin Man, launched in March 2017, is the UKs first and only tribute dedicated to rock n roll pioneer and hit maker, the legendary Ricky Nelson.

2nd in record sales for 5 consecutive years between 1957 and 1962 being beaten only by Elvis Presley, this authentic show features all the hits and more inc It's...


Travelin Man- The Ricky Nelson Rock n Roll Show at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Choirpower and Greenstede Singers presents...
Christmas Concert, in the Pavilion
Tuesday 4th December at 7:30pm

An evening of 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.


Christmas Concert, in the Pavilion at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SSAFA presents...
A Winter Concert
Wednesday 5th December at 7:30pm

The annual festive concert presented by and in aid of SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Families Association) heralds the start of Christmas!

We are delighted to have been allocated The Band of The Scots Guards who will perform a variety of music at this very popular annual concert. There will be a chance...


A Winter Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Peter Pan
Saturday 15th December to Tuesday 1st January

This Christmas, gather your ship mates and head for Neverland as the high-flying adventure begins with the swashbuckling tale of Peter Pan!

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, John and Michael and of course Tinker Bell as they try to foil the dastardly plans of Captain Hook.

After the huge success of last year’s “Beauty...


Peter Pan  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


NT Live Encore presents...
The Madness of George III
Wednesday 23rd January at 7:00pm

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning...


The Madness of George III at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Bob Dylan Story
Saturday 26th January at 7:30pm

The Bob Dylan Story is the stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon.

With some of the most memorable songs ever written, Bob Dylan created the soundtrack for 1960s America, amassing a huge and enduring fanbase that even extended across the Atlantic to bands like The Beatles and...


The Bob Dylan Story at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Fureys
Tuesday 12th March at 7:30pm

Making a welcome return to Chequer Mead this Spring is the legends of Irish music and 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 and...


The Fureys at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead