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EG Jazz Club June
Thursday 3rd June at 7:30pm

East Grinstead Jazz Club is back from lockdown with our first 2021 show this June at The Apron!

Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace on piano present The Genius of Duke Ellington 

Sarah will also be performing songs from her new album Stormy Emotions,...


EG Jazz Club June at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Fisher Stevens: Elvis Does Cabaret
Friday 6th August at 6:30pm

Join us for this special cabaret experience of Chequer Mead regular, Fisher Stevens. Usually found on the main-stage, Fisher is renowned as one of the best Elvis tribute artists in the UK and ever popular with East Grinstead residents having won the International Elvis Masters Championships in 2014.

With a flawless...


Fisher Stevens: Elvis Does Cabaret at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Voodoo Room
Saturday 28th August at 7:30pm

*This is the postponed show from 2020*

Celebrating...


Voodoo Room at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Lipstick on Your Collar
Friday 10th September at 7:30pm

STEP BACK IN TIME TO THE GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK N’ ROLL AS LIVE MUSIC SHOW LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR COMES TO EAST GRINSTEAD!

From the birth of Rock 'n’ Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, you can expect tight harmonies, excellent vocals and plenty of dancing...


Lipstick on Your Collar  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Cara Dillon
Sunday 26th September at 7:30pm

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 be performing material from her new album "Wanderer"...


Cara Dillon at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Jim Davidson - Unlocked
Friday 1st October to Saturday 2nd October

After months of Lockdown, and with the comedy pressure valve set to explode, the people’s favourite is back with a brand-new show for 2021! More outrageous than ever. Jim Davidson OBE, one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians are unlocked and asks you to breakout too and join him on another hilarious white-knuckle get-away,...


Jim Davidson - Unlocked at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right
Monday 4th October at 7:30pm

Legend and icon John Lydon will talk about how he sees life, along with his unique and extraordinary career, during a one-off 54-date UK tour. The shows in Autumn 2020 will coincide with the publication of his new book, I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right and will visit all parts of England, Scotland and Wales.

Lydon...


John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium
Wednesday 6th October at 8:00pm

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

For further information, click here.

Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Only Fools & Boycie
Friday 8th October at 7:30pm

*Please note this is the postponed event from September 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


Rave On - The Rise of Rock and Roll
Saturday 9th October at 7:30pm

Rave On is the 1950’s musical 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 and Dreamboats & Petticoats, Rave On transports you back to the fabulous 50’s in stunningly authentic...


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


Suzi Ruffell - Dance Like Everyones Watching
Friday 15th October at 8:00pm

“Ruffell’s new show could hardly be any better” Guardian

“The Raconteurish Ruffell is a hoot” Telegraph

“instinctively, exquisitely funny from the moment she sashays onto the stage.” ★★★★ Evening Standard

Suzi Ruffell has made a name...


Suzi Ruffell - Dance Like Everyones Watching at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Women in Rock
Saturday 16th October at 7:30pm

Women In Rock are pleased to return to Chequer Mead Theatre after their successful debut in 2017...

THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLDS GREATEST FEMALE ANTHEMS

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


Women in Rock  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Rising Stars Theatre Company presents...
Simply Musical
Thursday 21st October to Friday 22nd October

Rising Stars Adult Theatre Company, returns with their seventh musical mix extravaganza. The show is full of songs and dances from hit musicals including Come From Away, Six, Carousel, South Pacific, Cats, Eugenius, Phantom of the Opera and more! With a mixture of solos and group numbers there is plenty to entertain the whole...


Simply Musical at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Kerry Godliman - Bosh
Saturday 23rd October at 8:00pm

Kerry’s back on tour after what she thought would be a little 'she' time. No chance. Her bosh-like nature will never let her rest. Well, that and a needy cat, a constantly disappointing camper van, ever-raging feelings of mum guilt and bewilderment at the phasing out of thimbles. All will be explained.

As...


Kerry Godliman - Bosh at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Emily Atack Has Left The Group
Friday 29th October at 8:00pm

*Please note this is a rescheduled event from October 2020*

For further information, click here.

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


The Little Mermaid
Sunday 31st October at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Live theatre is back with a splash as APL THEATRE dives into Chequer Mead Theatre with their brand-new ‘laugha-minute’ adaptation of THE LITTLE MERMAID by David Phipps-Davis.

This dazzling yet intimate musical pantomime, suitable for the entire family, boasts stunning costume and...


The Little Mermaid at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


T.Rextasy
Thursday 4th November at 7:30pm

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and 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 including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy.

T.Rextasy...


T.Rextasy at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


The Bohemians
Saturday 6th November 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.

Billed as ‘The World’s...


The Bohemians at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Bye Bye Baby
Friday 12th November 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 - ensures...


Bye Bye Baby at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Pop Princesses
Saturday 13th November at 5:00pm

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 mix. Featuring a soundtrack of top pop hits from artists such...


Pop Princesses  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Dreamcatcher Productions presents...
Voltage - Youth Talent Showcase
Sunday 14th November at 2:00pm

After what has seemed like an eternity, DreamCatcher Productions are back at the Chequer Mead theatre with another event packed with plenty of high energy talent this November!

Join us as the young performers of West Sussex eagerly make their return to the stage! The months leading up to today have been extremely tough...


Voltage - Youth Talent Showcase at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Simon Goodall and The Bourne Again Shadows
Friday 26th November at 7:30pm

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’ instrumental hits such as Apache, Wonderful Land and Foot-Tapper,...


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


Michael Portillo - Life A Game of Two Halves
Saturday 27th November at 3:00pm and 7:00pm

It took Michael Portillo little more than ten years to get a seat in The House of Commons and rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a possible future Prime Minister.  

Since leaving Parliament, Michael has endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for solid workmanship and creative energy,...


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


Mark Watson: This Can't Be It
Sunday 28th November at 7:30pm

We've all had some pondering to do about the fragility of life recently, but don't worry, skinny national treasure Mark Watson has it covered. At 41, he's halfway through his days on earth, according to the life expectancy calculator app he paid £1.49 for. That life is in the best shape in living memory......


Mark Watson: This Can't Be It at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


SSAFA Winter Concert
Monday 29th November at 7:30pm

THE BAND OF THE SCOTS GUARDS

A WINTER CONCERT IN AID OF SSAFA

(Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Families Association)

After such a terrible time with the Pandemic let us...


SSAFA Winter Concert at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Thunder
Tuesday 30th November at 7:30pm

Having toured the UK in 2019 with a 2-man stripped back Unplugged & Unscripted show, Danny & Luke from legendary UK rock band Thunder return this November, with a spectacular new book. 

For this show, Thunder founder members Danny Bowes (singer) and Luke Morley (guitarist) will be in conversation once...


Thunder at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


Forbidden Nights
Thursday 2nd December at 8:00pm

Forbidden Nights 2020 Tour is here... celebrating our 5th year so it’s bigger and better than ever!

Immerse yourself in this sexy, innovative and classy show this new age entertainment brings you world class circus acts with our signature Forbidden tease.

Get ready for your ultimate ‘Forbidden’ night out...


Forbidden Nights  at Chequer Mead, East Grinstead


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 as...


Mark Steel - Every Little Thing is Gunna Be Alright  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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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