Alexander Centre

Alexander Centre
15-17 Preston Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8NY
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Events at this venue

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50 Years of Fender

50 Years of Fender tells the fascinating story of the iconic Fender Stratocaster. This fully live and commercial show takes audiences through the incredible story of how the world's most recognisable guitar became the iconic instrument that it's become - told through the songs and the players that made it such an…

Sat 8 Oct

£18.50 / 07582351364

Abba Chique

ABBA's music has stood the test of time for more than 40 years, so it's little wonder that ABBA tribute bands are one of the most favoured on the tribute scene! ABBA Chique are an authentic looking and sounding ABBA tribute band. Suitable for all ages, ABBA Chique have performed at children's parties and all over…

Fri 25 Nov

£15 / 07582351364

Adventures of an Old C*** or Living My Dream

A solo comedy show. Written and performed by Helen Prior. Direct from the Camden Fringe, this show is a hilarious, sometimes outrageous and saucy, but inspiring reflection on a life of a woman of an uncertain age. Helen will take you on a journey of life through her curated gallery of art masterpiece. 'This lady hits like…

Tue 25 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

After That

“What if I told you that stars filled the sky and everyone laughed that the sky was so beautiful and big, it was silly?” Grace lives in Ordinary Town, a place where everybody has to carry rocks in their bellies to keep their feet on the ground, a place where no-one takes risks or chances or even has one dream, because…

Thu 27 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Alfie Moore: Fair Cop Unleashed

Join BBC Radio 4’s cop-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for his latest stand-up tour show. Relive with him the thrilling ups and downs of the night a mysterious clown came to town and more than one life ended up in the balance. It was no laughing matter – but this show certainly is! Enjoy Alfie’s unique brand of police-based…

Sun 30 Oct

£17.50 / 07582351364

Andy Parsons – Work in Progress

Join Andy Parsons as he warms up for another national tour with this intimate airing of a brand new show. As seen on LIVE AT THE APOLLO & MOCK THE WEEK “Coruscating live performer specialising in lacerating topical gags” – THE INDEPENDENT “Potent live performer… can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words”…

Wed 30 Nov

£10–£12.50 / 07582351364

Business as Usual

Looking for political satire, deep insights into the human psyche, the meaning of life? Look elsewhere! However if you want silliness, whimsy and laughs: watch AGM Comedy cram as many jokes, stories and gags as possible into 55 minutes. AGM are… STEVE ADAMS: Stevenage survivor… mishap and misfortune repeatedly land at his…

Thu 27 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Charmian Hughes: She! Immortal Horror QueenS Guide To Life

Obsessed by her first love and jealous of her big sister, where did Charmian learn to be so awful? Answer: The Cinema! 'Hammer Horror, Colossal Squids and solidly fantastic stand-up. Charmian Hughes has it all. She is joyfully silly and beautifully condemning, masking satirical quips with an impish charm. A true…

Wed 26 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Christmas Jazz

The performance will feature Latin music from Cuba, Brazil and Argentina with pieces from composers Paquito D'Rivera, Astor Piazzolla, Antônio Carlos Jobim as well as latin influenced pieces by jazz composers Dizzy Gillespie, Hank Mobley and some of Steve's latin inspired compositions, many of which have been performed in…

Fri 16 Dec

£15 / 07582351364

Curb Pilots and Gumboots Reggae Band

Double header with ever-popular local Ska band the Curb Pilots and the fabulous Gumboots Reggae Band. Famed for their Reggae, Ska and Two Tone, Curb Pilot performs mainly covers from the likes of legendary acts such as The Specials, Madness, UN40, Bob Marley, Dexys, and The Beat to name but just a few. Gumboots Reggae…

Sat 3 Dec

£15 / 07582351364

An evening with John H Stracey

Join us for an evening with boxing legend John H Stracey. There will be stories from his illustrious career and a Q&A, as well as a chance to win merchandise and have your photo taken with him. John Henry Stracey (born 22 September 1950) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1969 to 1978. He is a…

Fri 2 Dec

£20 / 07582351364

An evening with Philip Neame MBE - Talk and Q&A

Join us for a talk and Q&A hosted by Philip Neame MBE, where he will delve into the extraordinary life of his father Philip Neame VC. Philip Neame MBE is General Neame’s youngest son. In this presentation he will throw light on the remarkable and varied life of his father Lieutenant General Sir Philip Neame VC.

Fri 4 Nov

£5 / 07582351364

An evening with Razor Ruddock

Join us for an evening with the often controversial character from the beautiful game Neil “Razor” Ruddock. Starting his professional career in 1985 with Millwall, he went on to make 466 first-team appearances over an 18-year period for eight teams including Liverpool where he won the League Cup in 1994 and West Ham…

Sat 12 Nov

£25 / 07582351364

An Evening with Richard Digance

West Ham born Richard Digance is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a recipient of The Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He has also won a Sony Award and is one of only three British folk singers mentioned in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters for his contribution to comedy songwriting. He…

Fri 14 Apr 2023

£17.50 / 07582351364

Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland

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 has been through the laughing glass and he's ready to bring you a brand…

Fri 3 Feb 2023

£16.50 / 07582351364

Groovezoo

GrooveZoo - the ultimate party show band! After their sell-out event here last year, we're thrilled to welcome GrooveZoo back to The Alexander Centre. GrooveZoo are renowned for bringing something different to the table with their eclectic list of party music and their high energy performances. They are guaranteed to get…

Fri 9 Dec

Sold out / 07582351364

Horrible Histories -'Terrible Tudors'Author Workshop & Book Signing

Join us next February Half Term for an exciting and gruesome 'Terrible Tudors' activity workshop with Neil Tonge, renowned co-author of several international smash hit and award winning books in the Horrible Histories series! Join Neil for a perilous walk through the streets of a Tudor Town.. We all want to meet people…

Sat 18 Feb 2023

£8 / 07582351364

Ian Lane: How To Get Up In The Morning

This stand-up comedy show is about how to get up in the morning. If you've never got up in the morning before, this show will teach you how. If you have got up in the morning before, this show will teach you how to do it better. 'A mix of startling honesty and beautiful absurdity…a densely layered yet consistently funny…

Tue 25 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Ilha Formosa

"Taiwanese force of nature" (Chortle) Kuan-wen traded his beloved island for the rainy British isles, for "Taiwanese" symbolises generations of migration and shifting identities. As heard and seen on BBC Three, BBC Radio 4 and Comedy Central UK. ♿ This venue is wheelchair accessible

Thu 27 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Jack Hester - Having the Craic

High energy engaging Irish stand up comedian. Stories and observations from a man who doesn’t take life too seriously. 'Extremely funny Irish man' -Bearcat Comedy 'A comic with strong storytelling skills' -Steve Bennett 'He hit the sweet spot between confidence and the feeling he could say anything and get away with it…

Fri 28 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

LK Wedding Fayre - The Alexander Centre - 12 March 2023

Over 30 of our finest exhibitors will be attending from all over the South East, London and Essex. They will be on hand to discuss your forthcoming day to help make it be extra special. Each couple will receive a Free Goody Bag plus there will be a prize draw for any Bride/ Groom registered that attends on the day to go…

Sun 12 Mar 2023

Prices to be confirmed / 07582351364

Mark Thomas - Black and White

Mark Thomas / The Stand Comedy Club Hi-de-hi darlings – welcome back. Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics. Taking down politicians. Mucking about. New ideas and finding hope. This award-winning comedian (is there any other type?) asks how did we get here? What are we going to do about…

Sun 23 Oct

£10–£17.50 / 07582351364

Megson

Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards Megson, aka Stu & Debbie Hanna, draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music. The husband & wife duo bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving…

Sat 25 Mar 2023

£12 / 07582351364

Orbi Playa Big Band

Orbi Playa Big Band is delighted to present for the sixth year running a programme of swing music to usher you into the mellow arms of Autumn. As in previous years, the show begins with a set of concert-style pieces, including some original works, for your listening pleasure which will be followed by a set of lively 1940s…

Sat 5 Nov

£10–£12 / 07582351364

Poets Celebrating Home

We are four widely published poets each celebrating our differing notions of home, describing different places and experiences using different ways of writing about them. Brought up in Yorkshire, Chatham poet and publisher Barry Fentiman-Hall writes about landscape and how we experience it. Maggie Harris uses poetry…

Fri 28 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Psychic Evening With Tracy May

Join us for an evening of mediumship demonstration with renowned psychic Tracy May. Thursday 1st December 7-9pm

Thu 1 Dec

£15 / 07582351364

Rabbit Rabbit: A Tribute to Chas & Dave

A tribute show that celebrates the music of the great Chas & Dave.

Fri 19 May 2023

£16.50 / 07582351364

Roll Up, Roll Up!

Embracing Arts presents the greatest show in town! It’s circus time and YOU are the performers. Be a Lion Tamer, Clown, Tightrope Walker or Daredevil. Join this completely inclusive, accessible, sensory adventure suitable for ages 4+ and their adults. We pride ourselves on making theatre for everyone, particularly those…

Fri 28 Oct

£6–£20 / 07582351364

Ryan Mold in THE GENERATION GAP

In the mid-80s, at six-months-old, my grandparents become my legal guardians. They showered me with love, but being guided through life by two 70-year-olds with simply no understanding of modern living was a mixture of confusion and embarrassment. I was having to take advice, navigate school and grow into a man from a…

Wed 26 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Stephen K Amos - Oxymoron

Luverly! Stephen K Amos is back with a brand new show, after treading the boards of London's West End in the smash hit musical My Fair Lady, playing the iconic role of Alfred P. Doolittle. What a mad couple of years it’s been! How did you get through it all? Stephen’s solution… find the funny. The opportunity in the…

Sat 20 Jan 2024

£16–£18 / 07582351364

The Swingtones with the Swaggerjacks

Get your dancing shoes on for two popular bands Betty Baker and the Swingtones and The Swaggerjacks, playing together in a double header of energetic swing, jive and rock ‘n’ roll. Special guest Tiger Terry will be playing vintage beats on the decks.

Sun 6 Nov

£12 / 07582351364

This Seems Ambitious

Part 1 of the debut offering from Breakthrough Comedian of the Year Dan Jones in which he attempts to prove that love exists. 'Definitely one to watch' -Rhod Gilbert 'Pithy, snarky & funny' -Chortle 'A talented little bastard' -Glass Eye ♿ This venue is wheelchair accessible

Tue 25 Oct

£6 / 07582351364

Two Beards?

Good friends David Ferguson and Phil Green present 30 minutes each of their new stand-up solo shows for your viewing pleasure. If you don't laugh, you'll cry. David has found that to be the case more than most. Stand-up about self-acceptance and the things in life that get in the way of that. 'A great storyteller with an…

Wed 26 Oct

£6 / 07582351364