Civic and Cramphorn Theatres in Chelmsford
  • Civic and Cramphorn Theatres in Chelmsford
  • Civic Theatre, Chelmsford
  • Civic Theatre auditorium, Chelmsford
  • Civic Theatre, Chelmsford
  • Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford
  • Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

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Chelmsford Theatres are in the heart of Chelmsford, and play host to the best in comedy, drama, music, dance, cinema and more! Plus every November and December, our panto brings the magic of Christmas to Chelmsford. 

The Civic Theatre seats 504 over two levels - stalls and balcony, and offers an intimate experience where you can fully immerse yourself in the performances. 

​​The Cramphorn Studio, seats 165 and offers a programme of smaller professional touring theatre, music productions, dance and lunchtime concerts, as well as being the home of The Chelmsford Picture House renowned for its innovative mixture of art house, world and mainstream film and live screenings.

 

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Thursday, 3rd February 2022 - Thursday, 3rd February 2022

Come What May imageCome What May - The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin RougeSweeney Entertainments and Sisco Productions proudly present to you an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie-musicals of all time.
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Friday, 4th February 2022 - Friday, 4th February 2022

Suggs: A Life in the Realm of MadnessDue to huge popular demand, after his first tour-de-force, smash hit, sell out tours with 'My Life Story', Suggs is treading the boards again.
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Saturday, 5th February 2022 - Saturday, 5th February 2022

Money for NothingMoney For Nothing is a tribute to the Dire Straits like no other before. Prepare to be captivated by the authentic sounds of one of the most successful rock bands of all time.
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Friday, 11th February 2022 - Friday, 11th February 2022

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen TributeMercury, having celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2019, has established itself as one of the world's most authentic tribute bands to Freddie Mercury and Queen.
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Saturday, 12th February 2022 - Saturday, 12th February 2022

Buble Meets Sinatra: The Showdown!Michael Buble & Frank Sinatra fans will experience the next best thing to the superstars themselves in this authentic tribute musical that sees Sinatra transported from his 1950s trilby-wearing prime to meet today's sensational Canadian contender for his crown, Michael Buble.
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Thursday, 17th February 2022 - Thursday, 17th February 2022

Johnny Cash Roadshow - From the Ashes TourOnly show to be endorsed by the Cash Family!
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Saturday, 19th February 2022 - Saturday, 19th February 2022

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake! Monkey's Musical!Milkshake Monkey is back and can't wait to put on a spectacular NEW Show for you all, joined by some of his favourite Milkshake friends plus two Milkshake Presenters creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!
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Friday, 4th March 2022 - Friday, 4th March 2022

Eric & ErnFor all the family from 8 to 108 Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage to Morecambe and Wise crammed full of those famous comedy sketches, from Grieg's Piano Concerto, Mr Memory…'Arsenal', to the paper bag trick!
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Wednesday, 9th March 2022 - Wednesday, 9th March 2022

Seann Walsh - Back from the Bed (14+)"Hello, Seann here. Did you know that the comedians have to write their own blurb? I find that absolutely insane. What am I meant to say? "I'm fantastic, come and look at me talk"? I don't know. It's me. I do stand-up.
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Thursday, 10th March 2022 - Thursday, 10th March 2022

Someone Like You - The Adele SongbookA stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations' finest singer-songwriters.
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Thursday, 17th March 2022 - Thursday, 17th March 2022

Ray Mears - We Are NatureRay Mears, thought of by many as 'the father of British bushcraft', is set to embark on a 40-date nationwide theatre tour in 2022 – simply titled We Are Nature – An Invitation To Reconnect With The Natural World.
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Sunday, 27th March 2022 - Sunday, 27th March 2022

The Rock of Ages ExperienceWelcome to the rock of ages experience... An amazing tribute to the music of the smash hit Hollywood Film and Musical. The rock classics of the eighties go from strength to strength, as they perform some of the greatest rock songs of the decade…..
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Wednesday, 30th March 2022 - Thursday, 31st March 2022

Father Brown - Murderer in the MirrorBased on the classic mysteries by G K Chesterton Mild-mannered priest Father Brown always seems to be in the right place at the right time... if you count always being around when a murder is committed as being in the right place!
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Friday, 1st April 2022 - Friday, 1st April 2022

Upbeat BeatlesThe Upbeat Beatles are second to none - powerhouse vocals, precision harmonies and tight musicianship.
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Friday, 8th April 2022 - Friday, 8th April 2022

Spontaneous PotterGrab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box office!
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Monday, 11th April 2022 - Monday, 11th April 2022

Rapunzel - A Tangled Musical AdventureA tangled musical adventure! Let your hair down in a brand new adaptation of the popular fairy tale Rapunzel.
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Wednesday, 20th April 2022 - Wednesday, 20th April 2022

Forever in Blue JeansCome and join the greatest party in town as Forever In Blue Jeans celebrates 25 happy and successful years "On The Road".
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Thursday, 21st April 2022 - Thursday, 21st April 2022

The ELO ExperienceThe ELO Experience - Sensational Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra Greatest Hits and More Tour! Celebrating the great music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light Orchestra.
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Saturday, 23rd April 2022 - Saturday, 23rd April 2022

The Magic of MotownCelebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage!
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Thursday, 5th May 2022 - Thursday, 5th May 2022

90's LiveGet ready as we spice up your life, taking you back for good and hit you one more time with the ultimate 90's party night out!
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Saturday, 7th May 2022 - Saturday, 7th May 2022

Sweet Caroline - The Ultimate Tribute to Neil DiamondStarring renowned tribute artist Gary Ryan, as seen on 'Stars in Their Eyes'!
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Thursday, 12th May 2022 - Thursday, 12th May 2022

FastloveDirect from London's West End, this is the world's favourite George Michael Celebration! Few shows have reached the dizzy heights of Fastlove, now touring in 18 countries, selling over 250,000 tickets worldwide.
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Thursday, 26th May 2022 - Thursday, 26th May 2022

Some Guys Have All The LuckOver 50 years since the release of Rod's first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music's most successful artistes of all time.
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Saturday, 28th May 2022 - Saturday, 28th May 2022

The Take That ExperienceAs Take That celebrate 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet!
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Friday, 17th June 2022 - Friday, 17th June 2022

The Navy Lark (12+)Starring James Hurn known for portraying such iconic characters as Tony Hancock, Sid James and Kenneth Williams from his hit one man show Hancock and Co.
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Friday, 14th October 2022 - Friday, 14th October 2022

QUEENZ - The Show With BALLS!A life-affirming night of fun and frolics with a bunch of boys who dance like Britney and sing like Whitney!
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Friday, 11th November 2022 - Friday, 11th November 2022

Bowie ExperienceBowie Experience is a spectacular concert celebrating the sound and vision of David Bowie.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Chelmsford Theatres lie in the heart of Chelmsford, just metres from the train and bus stations. 

      We have ample parking available if you travel by car. 

      Chelmsford City Theatres

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      Chelmsford City Theatres, Civic Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG

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