Suzi Quatro, the Detroit born, but Essex residing leather clad rocker, will be showcasing her softer side when she reads from her recently published collection of poetry and her debut novel, at Chelmsford Museum on Monday 19 March 2018, as part of the Essex Book Festival.

The 1970s rocker known for the monster hits ‘Can The Can' and ‘Devil Gate Drive', as well as appearing in the US show ‘Happy Days', will be putting aside her Fender Precision bass guitar and leather catsuit, for an intimate recital of her revealing poems from her book ‘Through My Eyes'.

Suzi, who has sold over 55 million albums, believes that the autobiographical poems are very raw and exposed, and reveal a deeper and more intimate side to her. The event will be a fantastic opportunity to see and hear the female pioneer of rock, who trailblazed the way for Joan Jett, Girlschool and KT Tunstall, in the very special and intimate surrounds of Chelmsford Museum.

Suzi will also be talking about her first novel, ‘The Hurricane', which is set in the rock music world, with the lead character being a female guitarist in a band, who moves from America to the UK.

The museum's doors will open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start and there will be welcome drinks on arrival. At the end of the evening Suzi will be signing copies of her books, which will be available to buy on the night.

Tickets for An Evening with Suzi Quatro are priced £10, and are available from the Museum's website -

To discover more about Chelmsford Museum, visit

Share on Social Media

The award-winning 3foot People Festival - the UK’s largest outdoor festival exclusively for pre-school children - is returning to Chelmsford this summer for their biggest year yet.

Three days of fun will descend onto the scenic grounds of Hylands Park on 26, 27 and 28 June. This hugely popular event will be welcoming over 14,000 pre-school children, parents and carers who can expect to be overwhelmed with wonder as they experience this truly unique festival.
A major new agricultural dealership – which will give Writtle University College students access to the latest machinery and technology as well as insight into a successful land-based business - is taking shape.
On 29 April, a large number of children are taking part in a special service at Chelmsford Cathedral from 15.30 to celebrate the Commonwealth.
Spring has officially sprung at Writtle University College (WUC)!

The campus has been brought to life in recent weeks with the arrival of daffodils, lambs and now our first foal of the season.
Writtle University College has further enhanced its specialist canine facilities by building day-boarding kennels on-campus.

The University College, near Chelmsford, has invested £85k in the 16 single and four double kennels in support of its newly-launched Canine Therapy degree* and its canine-related courses in Veterinary Physiotherapy and Veterinary Nursing.
Planning an event in Essex and need somewhere to list and promote it? Upload it to share widely within your community to tell everyone what is coming up local to them.
A city play area has been awarded special status as it has been adapted for disabled children and wheelchair users.
The Adventure Castle play area in Hylands Park is now officially accredited by PiPA, also known as Planning Inclusive Play Areas.
Work is now officially underway on the county’s first ever all-through school at Beaulieu in Chelmsford.

Construction on the new £34million school started following a ground-breaking ceremony at the site yesterday.