Exhibitions & Events

Nucleus Arts, Chatham

Nucleus Arts Chatham can be found between Trafalgar Centre Inshops and Reload Menswear, diagonally opposite Iceland, at 272 High Street, Chatham, Kent ME4 4BP.

Our Chatham Gallery is open Mon-Sat 10am - 5:30pm (except during exhibition changeovers/bank holidays) 11am - 5pm Sundays. Admission is free. All information is correct at time of posting.



 Current Exhibition



Inspiration Art

Various Artists

 3rd August to 15th August



Inspiration Art, consists of 6 artists and photographers based in Gravesham, whose range covers abstract, symbolic, surrealistic and minimalist works. The members of the group: Tony Stanley, Vlada Predelina, Sheila Kaur, Fiona Higgins, Generoso Napoliello and Madhu Kans, collectively and individually have exhibited at a number of locations within Gravesham, Dartford, Medway, Birmingham, London and internationally including Italy and Canada. The August exhibition, The Collection, will contain a collation of new and previous works shown over the past two years, including pieces from their most recent exhibit Maya.

Exhibition Preview & Meet the Artists: Friday 2nd August (6pm - 8pm)  

(Exhibition closes 1pm on 15th August)



Forthcoming Exhibitions



Never Mind the Gap: This is Fingle Bridge

David Faltrego

 17th August to 29th August



Using a fusion of genres, always with a surreal slant, the artist addresses the abhorent elitism and pomposity that perpetrates the high end of the Art World, with ridicule and humour David attempts to bridge the divide. 

Exhibition Preview & Meet the Artists: Friday 16th August (6pm - 8pm)  

(Exhibition closes 1pm on 29th August)



Lupen Crook Presents..... Lupen Crook

 31st August to 12th September



Lupen Crook's work as a visual artist has been exhibited in London and elsewhere, with independent sales in Europe and the UK. His 'Broken Arts' use oil paints alongside jigsaw puzzle pieces, discarded newspapers, cigarette butts, bad pennies, and other everyday treasures.

Exhibition Preview & Meet the Artists: Friday 3oth August (6pm - 8pm)  

(Exhibition closes 1pm on 12th September)



A Journey..... Peter Reeds

14th to 19th September



People, life and art through my eyes.

 Exhibition Preview & Meet the Artists: Friday 13th September (6pm - 8pm)

(Exhibition closes 1pm on 19th September)



The Great Lines of Discovery..... Chris Norman

 20th to 26th September


The main focus will be based in and around the Great Lines Heritage Park, past and present.  Through all the seasons, times & characters, discover the hidden gems which lie in the heart of Medway.

Exhibition Preview & Meet the Artists: Friday 20th September (6pm - 8pm)

(Exhibition closes 1pm on 26th September)



Forthcoming Exhibitions




LuMen..... Various Artists

29th September to 3rd October


Art of Recovery..... Various Artists

4th to 17th October


Rebecca Lehmann

18th to 31st October


Nude..... Various Artists

1st to 7th November


Kent Autistic Trust..... Various Artists

8th to 21st November


Affordable Art Exhibition..... Various Artists

22nd November to 24th December 




Forthcoming Events






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Chatham Dockside, Maritime ME4 4LL
Booking Information - 0871 2244 007
£8.95/£6.90 concession + Introduction + Post-discussion + Drink
[Students displaying a current student card = £3.50 each!]

There is also a regular charity raffle where the cinema will raffle the poster of the film - all monies go to the NSPCC and the Variety Club

Thursday 8 August [7.45pm], Director: Regis Rosinard 
Cast: Romain Duris, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo  
Delightful romantic comedy about a young secretary and her bossThis breezy period romantic comedy beautifully tells the fairytale story of secretary (Déborah François), who's intensively trained for the national finals by her insurance-company boss (Romain Duris).  



Chatham, ME4 4TY
Please call 01634 823861 and speak to the Dockyard Ticket Office to book places

Wednesday 14 August [From 6pm]
Cast: Ernest Shackleton

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Exhibition 'Exploring Antarctica' tour introduction by Alex Patterson (Collections and Galleries Manager)

The Story of the famous 1914-1916 Antarctic exploration mission of Sir Ernest Shackleton.
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Nucleus Arts, Rochester

75 High Street, Rochester

Booking Information - places are limited so you MUST email nickwalker62@yahoo.co.uk

to reserve places

Free Event - Bring own refreshments + Introduction + Post-film discussion 
Includes an introduction to the film followed by a post-film discussion over refreshments



Tuesday 27 August [8pm]

Directors: G.W. Pabst Cast: Louise Brooks  

This masterpiece of silent German cinema traces the journey of a young woman from the pit of despair to the moment of personal awakening 




Tuesday 24 September [8pm]
Directors: Sergei Eisenstein  

Cast: Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov 
The story of how a great Russian prince led a ragtag army to battle an invading force of Teutonic Knights.




170 High Street, Chatham ME4 4AS
Booking Information - 01634 338 338
£7 / £5 concession + Introduction + Post-film discussion + Free drink

Monday 16 September [7.30pm]

Director: Sam Wood 
Cast: The Marx Brothers, Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones
Classic comedy caper about a sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers who help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Monday 21 October [7.30pm]

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Cast: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith
Classic RKO Horror about an American man married to a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together.

Monday 18 November [7.30pm]

Director: Vincente Monnelli
Cast: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor
In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.




The Precinct, Rochester
£8 + Introduction + Free Drink
Saturday 28 September [7pm]
Director: Henry Koster
Cast: Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young
A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn't about fundraising.


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Nucleus Arts Chatham 

Every month Nucleus Arts Chatham is proud to host  the fun and hilarity that is THE COMEDY ZOO. 

Bringing you comedians from all over the country to the wonderful venue at Nucleus Arts Chatham.

  • Autumn dates to be confirmed soon
For further information please visit www.facebook.com/TheComedyZoo or www.comedyzoo.co.uk