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Wednesday
18th July 2018
10:00am
COLNE PROBUS
Have you retired, or are you about to retire, from your business or profession? Come and join fellow professional men at Colne Probus to socialise and be entertained with informative presentations on 1st and 3rd Wednesday morning every month at Lexden. There are also optional golf and walks groups.
Tel: Email - colne.probus@gmail.com for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
18th July 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30 pm. Are you facing a crisis in your life? We can help by providing you with food and directing you to appropriate help organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968. 24/7

Wednesday
18th July 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The next meeting of the Royal Air Forces Association will be on 18th July at 1400hrs in the second floor of the Comrades Club, Old Road (opposite the Shell Garage) when Carol Jacobs will be giving a talk on Greenland Grove Nature Reserve. Stair lift and refreshments available.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
18th July 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The next meeting of the Royal Air Forces Association will be on 18th July at 1400hrs in the second floor of the Comrades Club, Old Road (opposite the Shell Garage) when Carol Jacobs will be giving a talk on Greenland Grove Nature Reserve. Stair lift and refreshments available.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
18th July 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
18th July 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
18th July 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
18th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
18th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
18th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
18th July 2018
8:00pm
Boxted History Group
Janet Dann will give a talk entitled "Suffolk Chapter and Verse". The meeting will be held in Boxted Village Hall, Cage Lane, Boxted CO4 5RE. All welcome.
Tel: Alan 01206 272250

Thursday
19th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
19th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
19th July 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
19th July 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
19th July 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
19th July 2018
1:15pm
Music at St Mary's, Frinton. Summer Lunchtime Concerts
Our Final Summer Lunchtime Concert 2018 features our own organist at St Mary's, the ever popular Duncan Archard with a range of music to suit all tastes. Light lunches by Lilley's Bakery available from 12.30. Retiring collection for Essex Air Ambulance and St Mary's.
Tel: Church Office Reception 01255 679164

Thursday
19th July 2018
2:00pm
Walton Maritime Museum
Open from 2-4pm every day from 1st June until the end of September. There are 2 special exhibitions: Walton at War - part 4 and “Walton’s Mr Magic – remembering Len Blease”. The Old Lifeboat House, East Terrace, Walton CO14 8PY.
Tel: Josie 670312

Thursday
19th July 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
This month the Society presents Clare Matthews speaking on The History of Easton Lodge; a countess and her garden. At Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors welcome £2. Our museum room is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 on the first floor of Clacton library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
19th July 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
This month the Society presents Clare Matthews speaking on The History of Easton Lodge; a countess and her garden. At Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors welcome £2. Our museum room is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 on the first floor of Clacton library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
19th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
19th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
19th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the 3rd Thursday each month in St Luke's Church extension, Tiptree. Admission £2.50 includes raffle and refreshments. All ladies are welcome and you don't have to a member of any church to attend. The July meeting will be Paddle Steamers - "Medway Queen" - Heroine of Dunkirk.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the 3rd Thursday each month in St Luke's Church extension, Tiptree. Admission £2.50 includes raffle and refreshments. All ladies are welcome and you don't have to a member of any church to attend. The July meeting will be Paddle Steamers - "Medway Queen" - Heroine of Dunkirk.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the 3rd Thursday each month in St Luke's Church extension, Tiptree. Admission £2.50 includes raffle and refreshments. All ladies are welcome and you don't have to a member of any church to attend. The July meeting will be Paddle Steamers - "Medway Queen" - Heroine of Dunkirk.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,widowed, separated & divorced. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, coffee meets, days out, badminton & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event tonight is at the Cricketers pub. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 07932 465749

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,widowed, separated & divorced. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, coffee meets, days out, badminton & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event tonight is at the Cricketers pub. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 07932 465749

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,widowed, separated & divorced. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, coffee meets, days out, badminton & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event tonight is at the Cricketers pub. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 07932 465749

Thursday
19th July 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,widowed, separated & divorced. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, coffee meets, days out, badminton & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event tonight is at the Cricketers pub. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 07932 465749

Friday
20th July 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
we are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
20th July 2018
2:00pm
Colchester Pensioners' Action Group meeting
Colchester Pensioners' Action Group meeting 20th July 2-4pm Cardinal Bourne hall Priory street Adiscussion with civic society on town centre issues break for refreshments followed by Homeless Bus project
Tel: Barbara Williamson or Ray Hardesty 01206577921 or 01206545062

Friday
20th July 2018
7:00pm
Colchester and District Philatelic Society
Colchester And District Philatelic Society hold there meetings generally on the 3rd Friday of the Month.A friendly club to meet and discuss stamps etc with like minded people.The meetings are held at the Wilson Marriage centre,Barrack Street,Colchester,CO1 2LR
Tel: Paul Miller 07983293054

Friday
20th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
20th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
20th July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
21st July 2018
10:00am
Marks Hall Garden and Country Show 2018
Marks Hall arboretum, gardens and grounds will be transformed into a huge venue for the Garden and Country show. Families will be able to enjoy and unforgettable weekend of entertainment with a huge variety of attractions and country pursuits. Visit www.markshallgardenshow.co.uk for details.
Tel: Nigel Dyson 07802282193

Saturday
21st July 2018
10:00am
Summer Fete
Holland Public Hall holding Summer Fete. More than 20 stalls. Refreshments, Raffle, Home made Cakes. Carnival Queen visiting. Eastern Dancers and much more. Childrens attractions and competitions. Find us opposite the Golden Fillet Chippy. Car park at rear.
Tel: for a table.. Barbara on 220 309

Saturday
21st July 2018
10:30am
Nature in Watercolour
The course is suitable for beginners upwards. The basic techniques of using watercolours will be taught and all materials will be provided. Donation £45.00 per person includes materials. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
21st July 2018
10:30am
Flower Festival
"Over the Rainbow" at Inworth Church on 21 & 22 July 10.30am to 5.00pm both days Teas & coffees with homemade cakes All proceeds towards the upkeep of this lovely Church.
Tel: Brenda Taylor 01376 570821

Saturday
21st July 2018
11:00am
garden fete
here will be a garden fete on sat 21 july.It is from 11 - 4 at Wivenhoe congregational church.Entry is free lots of stalls and attractions.Also incorporating farmers market.come and join in the fun.tel 01206 511 842 for more details
Tel: 01206 511 842 01206 511 842

Saturday
21st July 2018
2:00pm
Read House Summer Fete
Join us for our annual Summer Fete in the garden of Read House from 2pm to 4pm. There will be a variety of stalls, raffle, tombola etc. Music will be provided by our singing chef Rob. Tea and cream scones will available all afternoon. All proceeds go to our residents' amenities fund.
Tel: Janet Plant 01255 673654

Saturday
21st July 2018
7:00pm
Constable Singers Concert
Sing old and new at Constable Hall on Saturday 21st July at 7pm. Tickets £7 to include a tea or coffee. Contact Mel via email alantuttlebury@hotmail.com up to 11th June and Pauls after paulagraham716@btinternet.com
Tel: Mel alantuttlebury@hotmail.com

Saturday
21st July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15. Matinee at 2.30 pm.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
21st July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15. Matinee at 2.30 pm.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
21st July 2018
7:45pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15. Matinee at 2.30 pm.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
21st July 2018
8:00pm
Dance The Night Away With Sammy B
Tickets available from Frinton Community Centre
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
21st July 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" music by award winning duo Jonny & Lynette for Listeners, Line & Freestyle dancers @ Brightlingsea Comm.Centre,Lower Park Road.Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee, rolls etc. available + licensed bar. Admission £7 (Members £6). All proceeds to charity.
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
22nd July 2018
8:00am
Boot Sale
Beaumont Village hall. CO16 0AS . Free parking free entry. Books cards knitting and much more. Teas - coffees - bacon sandwiches - home made cakes . 8am - 11.30am
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
22nd July 2018
10:30am
Famous Last Words
Some people's last word's are memorable. Explore with Coastlands Community Church the last words spoken by Jesus - they will open up a whole new dimension to your thinking about God and if he can be known today. At Walton's Columbine Centre, child friendly, good upbeat music, free coffee!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
22nd July 2018
10:30am
Famous Last Words
Some people's last word's are memorable. Explore with Coastlands Community Church the last words spoken by Jesus - they will open up a whole new dimension to your thinking about God and if he can be known today. At Walton's Columbine Centre, child friendly, good upbeat music, free coffee!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
22nd July 2018
12:00pm
Traditional Village Fete
Traditional Village Fete Sunday 22nd July 12-5pm Stalls, food, live bands,hobby horse racing and events throughout the day Greenstead Green Playing Field
Tel: kempz62@hotmail.co.uk 07885534060

Sunday
22nd July 2018
2:30pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
22nd July 2018
2:30pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
22nd July 2018
2:30pm
My Fair Lady
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured". Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
22nd July 2018
3:00pm
"Come Follow the Band"
Roll up, Roll up for The West Cliff Youth Theatre's annual fund-raising show in aid of The West Cliff Theatre. The circus themed show including songs from "Barnum" and "The Greatest Showman"as well as more modern music. Tickets priced at only £5 are available from the theatre box office and online.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office 01255 433344

Sunday
22nd July 2018
5:00pm
James Stevens No.14
Take an evening trip round the Walton backwaters on the world’s oldest surviving motor lifeboat (also available for private bookings). Book at jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Sunday
22nd July 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Sunday
22nd July 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Barry Palser's Savoy Jazz Band, will be playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open, 7pm. Music from 7.45 - 10.30. bar & Dancing. Members £8, Non Members £10. visit www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Sunday
22nd July 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Summer Theatre Music Night at Frinton Lawn Tennis Club
Cuban Week - Omar Puente’s amazing Cuban Dance band; bar and barbecue available. £16
Tel: Theatre/Box office: McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue OR www.frintonsummertheatre.org OR 01255 676656

Monday
23rd July 2018
12:00am
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters who meet at the Council Offices in Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: SUE 07748075921

Monday
23rd July 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Monday
23rd July 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. You are invited to join us for a chance to chat with others who are at different stages of coping with loss. Bereavement Team Members on hand. St John's Church Hall, Gt Clacton (behind the shops on North Road)
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
23rd July 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. You are invited to join us for a chance to chat with others who are at different stages of coping with loss. Bereavement Team Members on hand. St John's Church Hall, Gt Clacton (behind the shops on North Road)
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
23rd July 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. You are invited to join us for a chance to chat with others who are at different stages of coping with loss. Bereavement Team Members on hand. St John's Church Hall, Gt Clacton (behind the shops on North Road)
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
23rd July 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
23rd July 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
24th July 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement & Friendship Café
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Every Tuesday 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
24th July 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
24th July 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Coffee morning and sales table every Tuesday at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Frinton (CO13 9NE) from 10am until noon. Refreshments can be enjoyed in the lovely garden or the cottage parlour. The Heritage & Railway museums are also open.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
24th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
24th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
24th July 2018
7:00pm
Community Singers
Do you love to sing? Come and join us. We would love to see you; from sopranos to bass (come on gentlemen we need you, too). We meet on Tuesdays at 7.00pm Emmanuel Church, New Pier Street, Walton CO14 8EB, just up the road from Tesco.
Tel: Chris 851179

Tuesday
24th July 2018
7:30pm
Frinton Summer Theatre at McGrigor Hall
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade; 24th — 28th July; Tuesdays to Fridays 7.30pm Saturdays 3.30 & 7pm
Tel: Theatre/Box office at McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton on sea OR www.frintonsummertheatre.org OR 01255 676656

Wednesday
25th July 2018
2:15am
Good Companions
This month we will have son of a gun speaker Francis Boardman .we meet at the red triangle Portobello road Walton .visitors welcome £2 including tea biscuits .New members we!come.Contact
Tel: Eve 01255 850678

Wednesday
25th July 2018
9:30am
Walton Walk The Weight Off
Weekly weigh in for the ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme, includes a healthy walk, weigh and measure. Every Wednesday from 9.30 til 12pm, walk starts at 10:30am. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT. fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
25th July 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
25th July 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
25th July 2018
10:00am
Clacton Dementia Cafe
2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th (if applicable) Wednesday of each month, 10am - 12noon at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton. A place for people with dementia, their families and friends to meet up. Come along and have a cup of tea with someone who understands.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
25th July 2018
10:00am
Clacton Dementia Cafe
2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th (if applicable) Wednesday of each month, 10am - 12noon at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton. A place for people with dementia, their families and friends to meet up. Come along and have a cup of tea with someone who understands.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
25th July 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Are you facing a crisis in your life? We can help by providing you with food and directing you to appropriate help organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968. 24/7

Wednesday
25th July 2018
1:30pm
Walton Computing & IT Session
Learn how to use computers, laptops,ipads/tablets send emails and use the internet safely. Every Wednesday, 1.30pm - 3.30pm. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on the Naze. Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
26th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
26th July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
26th July 2018
1:30pm
Walton Friendship & Bereavement Cafe
Make new friends and enjoy refreshments. Venue: Walton Community Centre,Standley Road,Walton on Naze,CO14 8PT. Every Thursday from 1.30 til 3.30pm, fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
26th July 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Sugarcraft Association
we have Barry Fermor demonstrating a Gravity Water Feature cake. this a first for us so we should be in for a good evening. Interested? then pop along to Stanway Community Centre CO3 0PZ. Guests £5. everyone welcome. tea/coffee. raffle. www.colchestersugarcraft.org.uk doors open 7pm.
Tel: Lorraine Dunn 01206510213

Friday
27th July 2018
9:30am
IT Friday
Free Weekly IT drop-in session including help for job seekers and searching for volunteer opportunities. Every Friday, 9:30am - 11:45am. Venue: Imperial House - 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton on Sea Essex CO15 1NZ
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
27th July 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
27th July 2018
2:00pm
Walton Maritime Museum
Open from 2-4pm every day from 1st June until the end of September. There are 2 special exhibitions: Walton at War - part 4 and “Walton’s Mr Magic – remembering Len Blease”. The Old Lifeboat House, East Terrace, Walton CO14 8PY.
Tel: Josie 670312

Friday
27th July 2018
2:30pm
Ladies Shrub End Guild
The speaker at the next Guild meeting will be Mr Pip Wright talking on The Amazing Story of a Suffolk Gypsy. We meet at Shrub End Social Centre Shrub End Road 2-15pm for a 2-30 start. No Guild meeting in August but coffee morning with Grace and afternoon tea with Ellen.
Tel: Carol 01206 728421

Friday
27th July 2018
8:00pm
An Evening with Eddie Nash
Come and join us for an evening in our members' lounge listening to the sounds of Eddie Nash. Members are free, non-members very welcome £2. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Friday
27th July 2018
8:00pm
Headless Chicken - It's a Scream!
They've risen from the grave and stitched together a horror comedy show to slash their way into your hearts. But don't be scared, it's frightfully funny and Stapled to a Chicken will leave you screaming...with laughter. Come and see dead people, after all we don't bite. Tickets £11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
28th July 2018
9:30am
St. John's Church Coffee Morning
All are welcome to our monthly coffee morning in St. John's Church Hall, Gt. Clacton. There will be homemade cakes, craft, books and Bric-a Brac stalls. Please come and join us for coffee, cake and fellowship. We look forward to meeting you.
Tel: Stephanie 01255 475139

Saturday
28th July 2018
9:30am
Vintage, Antiques & Collectables Fair
Tendring Village Hall, The Street, Tendring CO16 OBL. Entrance 50p Wide range of stalls, plenty of parking, home cooked food.
Tel: Peter 01255 318598

Saturday
28th July 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH in Wivenhoe
Calling all families. You are invited to come and enjoy messy fun craft, games and a simple meal together. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun starts at 3.30pm until 5.15pm. Messy Church is on the last Saturday of every month. All children must be accompanied.
Tel: Jenny 01206822687

Saturday
28th July 2018
7:00pm
Jazz Night
Thorrington parish church invite you to a Jazz night New Orlean Delight, at Hall Lane, Thorrington, CO7 8HA, tickets £10 includes light refreshments.
Tel: Marion or Stephen 01206 303048 or 01206250189

Saturday
28th July 2018
8:00pm
Headless Chicken - It's a Scream!
They've risen from the grave and stitched together a horror comedy show to slash their way into your hearts. But don't be scared, it's frightfully funny and Stapled to a Chicken will leave you screaming...with laughter. Come and see dead people, after all we don't bite. Tickets £ 11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
28th July 2018
8:00pm
Brian Mann
Popular singer Brian Mann will be singing Country, Irish and 60's music at the British Legion, Sydney St. Brightlingsea. There will be a raffle. Admission is Free and everyone is welcome.
Tel: Linda 01206 302203

Sunday
29th July 2018
8:00am
Boot sale
Boot sale Beaumont Village hall CO16 0AS. Free parking free entry. Books, cards, knitting and much more. Teas - coffee - bacon sandwiches - home made cakes. 8am - 11.30am
Tel: Debbie 01255671021 01255 318897

Sunday
29th July 2018
10:30am
'This is My Story'
Over a relaxing cup of coffee, hear local people tell their story of beginning a personal relationship with God and what happened to their lives as a result. Real God-stuff for beginners! Hosted by the friendly Coastlands Community church in Walton's Columbine Centre. Church for the non-religious!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
29th July 2018
10:30am
'Why in the World Am I Here?'
Many people are searching for answers to life's issues—looking for fulfilment, but finding frustration. Explore this crucial issue in this summer Discovery Series with Coastlands Community Church in Walton’s Columbine Centre on the sea front. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255851650

Sunday
29th July 2018
12:00pm
Seasaw Open Day
Annual SESAW Open Day where there will be lots to see, do and eat during the afternoon. Stalls, games, a raffle, wildlife corner and entertainment.Snacks, BBQ, homemade cakes and ice cream plus a dog show. Gates open midday.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01787210888

Sunday
29th July 2018
12:00pm
James Stevens No.14
Take a trip round the Walton backwaters on the world’s oldest surviving motor lifeboat (also available for private bookings). Book at jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Sunday
29th July 2018
2:00pm
Thorrington Tide Mill
Come and join the guardians of Thorrington Tide Mill to experience this unique piece of heritage. The Mill will be open for individual viewing or guided talks by one of our knowledgeable Mill guides, from 2 to 5pm. Parking and Entrance is free, although there is restricted disabled access.
Tel: Brian Lambert 01206304066

Sunday
29th July 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Kevin Scott's Golden Eagle Jazz Band, will be playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Music from 7.45 - 10.30. bar & Dancing. Members £8. Non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
30th July 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: Ellie 01206 305097

Monday
30th July 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
31st July 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
31st July 2018
10:00am
Summer C-Net: Fantasy Beach Hut
Free Creative workshops for young people (8-16 yrs). Booking is essential as places are limited. Create your own fantasy cardboard beach hut complete with furnishings and wall art.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
31st July 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Coffee morning and sales table every Tuesday at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Frinton (CO13 9NE) from 10am until noon. Refreshments can be enjoyed in the lovely garden or the cottage parlour. The Heritage & Railway museums are also open.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
31st July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
31st July 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
31st July 2018
7:00pm
Community Singers
Do you love to sing? Come and join us. We would love to see you; from sopranos to bass (come on gentlemen we need you, too). We meet on Tuesdays at 7.00pm Emmanuel Church, New Pier Street, Walton CO14 8EB, just up the road from Tesco. Last one before the summer break, next is 4th September.
Tel: Chris 851179

Wednesday
01st August 2018
9:30am
Walton Walk The Weight Off
Weekly weigh in for the ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme, includes a healthy walk, weigh and measure. Every Wednesday from 9.30 til 12pm, walk starts at 10:30am. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT. fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
01st August 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
01st August 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
01st August 2018
10:00am
COLNE PROBUS
Have you retired, or are you about to retire, from your business or profession? Come and join fellow professional men at Colne Probus to socialise and be entertained with informative presentations on 1st and 3rd Wednesday morning every month at Lexden. There are also optional golf and walks groups.
Tel: Email - colne.probus@gmail.com for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
01st August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m.. Are you facing a crisis in your life? we can help by providing you with food and directing you to appropriate help agencies/organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas
Tel: Win / Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
01st August 2018
12:00pm
Walking for Health
Meeting point: RNLI Martello Bay CO15 1BW. A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities. Every Wednesday 12:00-12:30
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
01st August 2018
12:00pm
Walking for Health
Meeting point: RNLI Martello Bay CO15 1BW. A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities. Every Wednesday 12:00-12:30
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
01st August 2018
1:30pm
Walton Computing & IT Session
Learn how to use computers, laptops,ipads/tablets send emails and use the internet safely. Every Wednesday, 1.30pm - 3.30pm. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on the Naze. Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
02nd August 2018
8:30am
Southend Coach Trip
Day trip to Southend on Thursday 2nd Aug. Enjoy the beach and the fair or hit the town for some shopping. Leave Clacton at 8.30am, leave Southend at 4.45pm. £13 each.
Tel: Coastal Community Centre, Clacton CO15 3JL 01255 420707

Thursday
02nd August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
02nd August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
02nd August 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
02nd August 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
02nd August 2018
1:30pm
Walton Friendship and Bereavement Café
Make new friends and enjoy refreshments. Venue: Walton Community Centre,Standley Road,Walton on Naze,CO14 8PT. Every Thursday from 1.30 til 3.30pm, fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
02nd August 2018
3:00pm
Nibble and Natter
All are welcome at Emmanuel Church on the first Thursday of the month to enjoy scones, cakes and a chat. Join in table games afterwards if you wish. CO14 8EB, just up from Tesco at Walton.
Tel: Chris 851179

Thursday
02nd August 2018
3:00pm
Nibble and Natter
Generally first Thursday of the month at 3pm. Does what it says on the tin! In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Friday
03rd August 2018
9:30am
IT Friday
Free Weekly IT drop-in session including help for job seekers and searching for volunteer opportunities. Every Friday, 9:30am - 11:45am. Venue: Imperial House - 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton on Sea Essex CO15 1NZ
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
03rd August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Bereavement & Friendship Cafe
Every Friday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
03rd August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Bereavement & Friendship Cafe
Every Friday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
03rd August 2018
10:00am
Cuppa & Cake + Bring & Buy Sale
Call in for a cuppa Bring us your unwanted gifts,bric-a-brac Glassware,Ornaments,China,Books etc. At, St. Helena Hospice Tendring Centre Jackson Road Clacton CO15 1JP
Tel: Don Dring 01255 431058

Friday
03rd August 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
03rd August 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Chris Jones will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Access via School Road,Colchester CO2 8NJ.Ample parking in school grounds,refreshments and raffle.£4 members,£6 non members.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert.
Tel: Alan Pilgrim alanwpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Saturday
04th August 2018
1:45am
Great Holland Village Fete
This is a traditional village fete, lots of games , coconut shy, lucky dip, beat the goalie, skittles, darts, putting, pony rides and many more. Face painting, cake and mums pantry stall, come and have afternoon cream tea and watch the world go by. Adults 1.00 - child u12 free - free car park
Tel: Sue 01255 850317

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Jumble Sale - Clothes & Shoes
To be held at Frinton Community Centre. To raise money for Essex Air Ambulance. Come along and grab a bargain!
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, apple juice, cakes, jam and chutney, sausages etc. Handicrafts, jewellery, pottery, clocks, cards, gift packs, haberdashery, teddy bears, wheat bags, toys, plants and more. Cafe, drinks, sausage and bacon baps. Free Admission Car park and disabled facilities. 9 am to Midday.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little clacton coin stamp miltary collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little clacton coin stamp miltary collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little Clacton Coin Stamp Miltary Collectors Fair
Little Clacton Community Hall, Parish Fields, Harwich Rd, Plough Cnr, CO16 9ND 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little Clacton Coin Stamp Miltary Collectors Fair
Little Clacton Community Hall, Parish Fields, Harwich Rd, Plough Cnr, CO16 9ND 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little clacton coin stamp miltary collectors fair
Little Clacton Community Hall, Parish Fields, Harwich Rd, Plough Cnr, CO16 9ND 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little clacton coin stamp miltary collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
9:30am
Little clacton coin stamp miltary collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
04th August 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Weeley Village Hall. CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. A day of pampering treatments & healing. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant Readings. Stalls selling various products for well-being. Free Workshops/Clairvoyance demonstration. Yummy Fresh cooked food. Supporting teenage cancer trust. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
04th August 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Weeley Village Hall. CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. A day of pampering treatments & healing. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant Readings. Stalls selling various products for well-being. Free Workshops/Clairvoyance demonstration. Yummy Fresh cooked food. Supporting teenage cancer trust. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
04th August 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Weeley Village Hall. CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. A day of pampering treatments & healing. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant Readings. Stalls selling various products for well-being. Free Workshops/Clairvoyance demonstration. Yummy Fresh cooked food. Supporting teenage cancer trust. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
04th August 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Weeley Village Hall. CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. A day of pampering treatments & healing. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant Readings. Stalls selling various products for well-being. Free Workshops/Clairvoyance demonstration. Yummy Fresh cooked food. Supporting teenage cancer trust. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
04th August 2018
12:00pm
Brantham Family Fun Day
Come along to our Family Fun Day with lots of activities - fun fair, animal encounters, games, face painting and lots of stalls. Free entry, 12 until 5pm at Brantham Leisure Centre. Raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.
Tel: Brantham Leisure Centre 01206 392506

Saturday
04th August 2018
12:00pm
Brantham Family Fun Day
Come along to our Family Fun Day with lots of activities - fun fair, animal encounters, games, face painting and lots of stalls. Free entry, 12 until 5pm at Brantham Leisure Centre. Raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.
Tel: Brantham Leisure Centre 01206 392506

Saturday
04th August 2018
12:00pm
Brantham Family Fun Day
Come along to our Family Fun Day with lots of activities - fun fair, animal encounters, games, face painting and lots of stalls. Free entry, 12 until 5pm at Brantham Leisure Centre. Raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.
Tel: Brantham Leisure Centre 01206 392506

Saturday
04th August 2018
12:00pm
Brantham Family Fun Day
Come along to our Family Fun Day with lots of activities - fun fair, animal encounters, games, face painting and lots of stalls. Free entry, 12 until 5pm at Brantham Leisure Centre. Raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.
Tel: Brantham Leisure Centre 01206 392506

Saturday
04th August 2018
2:00pm
Nayland Horticultural Society
Our Annual Flower Show is on Saturday 4th August 2-5pm. Schedules and entry forms from Margaret or Trevor Smy, trevor.smy24@gmail.com or visit the website www.naylandhortsoc.org.uk
Tel: Margaret or Trevor Smy 01206 262022

Saturday
04th August 2018
2:00pm
Walton Maritime Museum
Open from 2-4pm every day from 1st June until the end of September. There are 2 special exhibitions: Walton at War - part 4 and “Walton’s Mr Magic – remembering Len Blease”. The Old Lifeboat House, East Terrace, Walton CO14 8PY.
Tel: Josie 670312

Saturday
04th August 2018
2:00pm
Trevor Bright Railway Museum
This museum is located in the former gate keeper's signal/lever hut, in the garden at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Station Approach, Frinton, CO13 9NE. It will be open from 2-4pm.
Tel: Tony Barratt 01255 674678

Saturday
04th August 2018
4:00pm
James Stevens No.14
Take a trip round the Walton backwaters on the world’s oldest surviving motor lifeboat (also available for private bookings). Book at jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Saturday
04th August 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
Join us for our popular Quiz Night. Members are free, non-members very welcome £2 each. Prizes and raffle. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
05th August 2018
8:00am
Boot Sale
Beaumont Village hall. CO16 0AS. Free parking free entry. Books, cards, knitting and much more. Teas - coffees - bacon sandwiches - home made cakes. 8am - 11.30am
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
05th August 2018
9:00am
James Stevens No.14
Take an all-day trip to Ipswich on the world’s oldest surviving motor lifeboat (also available for private bookings). Book at jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk and bring a picnic.
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Sunday
05th August 2018
10:00am
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society Annual Display
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society annual display at the St John Payne School, Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford on Saturday August 4th 10.00- 5.00 and Sunday 5th 10.00 – 4.00 with the Auction at 3pm. Entrance £1.50 under 16 years free Sat & Sun Event
Tel: Janet Wall 01245 281962

Sunday
05th August 2018
10:00am
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society Annual Display
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society annual display at the St John Payne School, Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford on Saturday August 4th 10.00- 5.00 and Sunday 5th 10.00 – 4.00 with the Auction at 3pm. Entrance £1.50 under 16 years free Sat & Sun Event
Tel: Janet Wall 01245 281962

Sunday
05th August 2018
10:00am
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society Annual Display
Chelmsford Fuchsia Society annual display at the St John Payne School, Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford on Saturday August 4th 10.00- 5.00 and Sunday 5th 10.00 – 4.00 with the Auction at 3pm. Entrance £1.50 under 16 years free Sat & Sun Event
Tel: Janet Wall 01245 281962

Sunday
05th August 2018
10:30am
'This is My Story' 2
The stories keep coming! Hear more local people tell their story of beginning a personal relationship with God and what happened to their lives. Rivetting God-stuff for beginners! Stay on for coffee, chat and make some new friends. Walton's Columbine Centre. Church, but probably not as you know it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
05th August 2018
10:30am
'What in the World am I here for?'(2)
Looking for fulfilment,but finding frustration? Explore this crucial issue in this Discovery Series with Coastlands Community Church in Walton’s Columbine Centre. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids, church - but probably not as you know it! Worth a try?
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255851650

Sunday
05th August 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Matt Palmer's Eagle Jazz Band, are playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Music from 7.45 - 10.30. Bar & Dancing. members £8, Non members, £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
06th August 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
06th August 2018
6:15pm
Frnton Bridge Club
Join us for Duplicate Bridge Monday nights at Read House, Frinton, CO13 9AU, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. £3 table money per session which includes refreshments. For more info visit our website www.bridgewebs.com/frinton or tel Andrea on 07510534475 or Linda on 01255 677643
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
06th August 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: Ellie 01206 305097

Monday
06th August 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement & Friendship Café
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Every Tuesday 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:00am
Summer C-Net: Under the Sea
Free Creative workshops for young people (8-16 yrs). Booking is essential as places are limited. Draw your very own world underwater, complete with fish, plants, and forgotten treasure.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Coffee morning and sales table every Tuesday at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Frinton (CO13 9NE) from 10am until noon. Refreshments can be enjoyed in the lovely garden or the cottage parlour. The Heritage & Railway museums are also open.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
07th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
07th August 2018
2:00pm
Click Clack Craft
Knitting, crochet and craft group for all abilities on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 2pm-4pm £1 including refreshments. Bring your own project or try something new. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
07th August 2018
2:00pm
Click Clack Craft
Knitting, crochet and craft group for all abilities on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 2pm-4pm £1 including refreshments. Bring your own project or try something new. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Art for all
Exceptional Summer Art Exhibition. Up to 500 entries shown. Professional and amateur artists from your neighbourhood. Jointly organised by Colchester Art Society and the Minories. 8-29 August 10-5 Mon-Sat. The Minories Galleries, Colchester. 74 High St. Free entry.
Tel: Max Fox 01206 712437

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Art for all
Exceptional Summer Art Exhibition. Up to 500 entries shown. Professional and amateur artists from your neighbourhood. Jointly organised by Colchester Art Society and the Minories. 8-29 August 10-5 Mon-Sat. The Minories Galleries, Colchester. 74 High St. Free entry.
Tel: Max Fox 01206 712437

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Art for all
Exceptional Summer Art Exhibition. Up to 500 entries shown. Professional and amateur artists from your neighbourhood. Jointly organised by Colchester Art Society and the Minories. 8-29 August 10-5 Mon-Sat. The Minories Galleries, Colchester. 74 High St. Free entry.
Tel: Max Fox 01206 712437

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Art For All
Exceptional Summer Art Exhibition. Up to 500 entries shown. Professional and amateur artists from your neighbourhood. Jointly organised by Colchester Art Society and the Minories. 8-29 August 10-5 Mon-Sat. The Minories Galleries, Colchester. 74 High St. Free entry.
Tel: Max Fox 01206 712437

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Art For All
Exceptional Summer Art Exhibition. Up to 500 entries shown. Professional and amateur artists from your neighbourhood. Jointly organised by Colchester Art Society and the Minories. 8-29 August 10-5 Mon-Sat. The Minories Galleries, Colchester. 74 High St. Free entry.
Tel: Max Fox 01206 712437

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
'The Ladybirders' at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve
This event is aimed at all of those ladies who would like to learn or improve on their birding knowledge in a small friendly group with our expert leader Liz Huxley. Donation requested £6 per person. Booking is essential. Please ring on 01206 729678. Refreshments available in the Centre.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick 01206 729678

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
'The Ladybirders' at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve
This event is aimed at all of those ladies who would like to learn or improve on their birding knowledge in a small friendly group with our expert leader Liz Huxley. Donation requested £6 per person. Booking is essential. Please ring on 01206 729678. Refreshments available in the Centre.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick 01206 729678

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:00am
Fingringhoe Wick Nature Res.'The Ladybirders'
This event is aimed at all of those ladies who would like to learn or improve on their birding knowledge in a small friendly group with our expert leader Liz Huxley. Donation requested £6 per person. Booking is essential. Please ring on 01206 729678. Refreshments available in the Centre.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick 01206 729678

Wednesday
08th August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. Are you facing a crisis in your life? We can help by providing food and directing you to appropriate agencies or organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
08th August 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
For our August meeting we welcome Mr Alan Smith from Ipswich. The title of his demonstration is "Summer Delights" and the theme of the members competition is "Arrangement in a cup and saucer". We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton on Sea. Visitors are very welcome - £3.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Wednesday
08th August 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
For our August meeting we welcome Mr Alan Smith from Ipswich. The title of his demonstration is "Summer Delights" and the theme of the members competition is "Arrangement in a cup and saucer". We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton on Sea. Visitors are very welcome - £3.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Thursday
09th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
09th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
09th August 2018
12:45pm
Free music recital
Classical music recital, featuring local performers. Refreshments available before for a donation. St Andrew's church, Earls Colne
Tel: Liz 01376 561307

Thursday
09th August 2018
7:15pm
Walton Flower Club
Come and join us to see Gillian Smith demonstrating 'The Height of Summer' in the Main Hall, Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre. Visitors are welcome and pay £4.50 on the door. Arrangements are in the raffle. Evening ends around 9.15pm with a cup of tea. Our next meeting is on September 13th
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Friday
10th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
EVERY FRIDAY Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
10th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
EVERY FRIDAY Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
10th August 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a set lunch and interesting conversations.We welcome new members so come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
10th August 2018
1:00pm
Pond dipping afternoon
A pond dipping session for all the family Come and explore the depths of our ponds.  All ages welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL £6 requested donation per child
Tel: Abberton Reservoir Visitors Centre Team 01206 738172

Friday
10th August 2018
3:00pm
Outdoor Cinema Secret Life of Pets
Come and watch this wonderful animated movie at Abberton Reservoir’s outdoor screening this summer. Our large LED screen means we can show movies during the day. Hot food available from the visitor centre. Tickets via www.spectrumscreenevents.co.uk
Tel: Spectrum Screen Events 03335772336

Friday
10th August 2018
7:00pm
Outdoor Cinema Top Guns
Top Gun is being screened at our outdoor cinema, which uses LED screens which means earlier start times & a brighter image! Hot food & snacks available on the evening from the Essex Wildlife Trust's Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre. Tickets via www.spectrumscreenevents.co.uk
Tel: Spectrum Screen Events 03335772336

Saturday
11th August 2018
10:30am
COFFEE MORNING, Wivenhoe Methodist Church
Drop into our monthly Open House for coffee, cake and a chat with friends. Pick up a plant for your garden or window box, browse through our book and card selections, take home a tasty homemade cake or something from the bargain table. Our next Open House is on 8th September.
Tel: Judie 01206824544

Saturday
11th August 2018
11:00am
Tudor Takeover at Paycocke's House & Garden
We are going back 600 years and as Paycocke returns to celebrate his last business venture in style. Come and join in the fun on Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 August, 11am -5pm. See how they celebrated Tudor style… Adults £7.50, Children £3.75.
Tel: Paycocke's House 01376 561305

Saturday
11th August 2018
11:00am
Walton & Frinton Yacht Club Open Day
A fun day on and around the water. Tour the lifeboat, boat trips, raft race, duck race, crabbing competition, pirate fancy dress competition,model boat racing, barbecue, fun stalls, bars, teas and cakes. W&FYC, Mill Lane, Walton.
Tel: W&FYC 01255 678161

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
Trevor Bright Railway Museum
This museum is located in the former gate keeper's signal/lever hut, in the garden at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Station Approach, Frinton, CO13 9NE. It will be open from 2-4pm.
Tel: Tony Barratt 01255 674678

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
OPEN GARDEN
Garden open for Nat,Garden Scheme,18 Frere Way Fingringhoe co57bp.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free.Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale.A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas.Featured on Bbc & Itv.Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
OPEN GARDEN
Garden open for Nat,Garden Scheme,18 Frere Way Fingringhoe co57bp.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free.Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale.A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas.Featured on Bbc & Itv.Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
Open Garden
For Nat, Garden Scheme, 18 Frere Way Fingringhoe CO5 7BP. Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free. Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale. A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas. Featured on BBC & Itv. Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206 729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
Open Garden
For Nat, Garden Scheme, 18 Frere Way Fingringhoe CO5 7BP.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free. Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale. A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas. Featured on BBC & Itv. Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206 729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
Open Garden
For Nat, Garden Scheme, 18 Frere Way Fingringhoe CO5 7BP.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free. Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale. A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas. Featured on BBC & Itv. Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206 729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
OPEN GARDEN
Garden open for Nat,Garden Scheme,18 Frere Way Fingringhoe co57bp.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free.Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale.A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas.Featured on Bbc & Itv.Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206729831

Saturday
11th August 2018
2:00pm
OPEN GARDEN
Garden open for Nat,Garden Scheme,18 Frere Way Fingringhoe co57bp.Sat Aug 11th & Sun 12th, 2-00pm -5-00pm. Adm £4-00 children free.Teas & home made cakes available & plants for sale.A pleasant & peaceful award winning garden with plenty of seating areas.Featured on Bbc & Itv.Undercover seating area.
Tel: Chris or Linda Pegden 01206729831

Sunday
12th August 2018
10:30am
What in the World Am I Here For?
Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow you ...? Is that it? Discover that there is another dimension to life that you always hoped was there. Coastlands Community Church in Walton’s Columbine Centre on the sea front. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids,and a possible life change for you!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
12th August 2018
10:30am
What in the World Am I Here For?
Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow you ...? Is that it? Discover that there is another dimension to life that you always hoped was there. Coastlands Community Church in Walton’s Columbine Centre on the sea front. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids,and a possible life change for you!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
12th August 2018
2:00pm
James Stevens No.14
Take an afternoon boat trip via Harwich Harbour and Felixstowe to Wrabness to see Grayson Perry's 'House for Essex'. Details from jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Sunday
12th August 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
New Orleans Jazz Bandits, are playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Music from 7.45 - 10.30. Bar & Dancing. members £8, Non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Sunday
12th August 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Old Church Sunset Service
The first of three special summer evening services, led by Rev Brian Kyriacou. Theme: Who is Jesus? Everyone welcome. At the end of a summer's day, join us for an informal service in the Old Church by the sea, where people have worshiped for 1,000 years. www.stmarysfrinton.org
Tel: Tricia - 07768 702 728

Monday
13th August 2018
9:30am
School of Rock - Performance 4 Day Workshop
Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre. Full workshop £100.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
13th August 2018
9:30am
School of Rock - Performance 4 Day Workshop
Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre. Full workshop £100.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
13th August 2018
9:30am
School of Rock - Performance 4 Day Workshop
Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre. Full workshop £100.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
13th August 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We normally meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. But there will be no meetings during August. Should you need to talk, by all means phone me. If there is no answer, leave a message and I will return your call when I am able.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
13th August 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We normally meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. But there will be no meetings during August. Should you need to talk, by all means phone me. If there is no answer, leave a message and I will return your call when I am able.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
13th August 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
13th August 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
14th August 2018
10:00am
Summer C-Net: Coastal Paintings
Free Creative workshops for young people (8-16 yrs). Booking is essential as places are limited. Create a painting of all that happens above sea level, with swimmers, beach combers, birds, and planes.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
14th August 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
14th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
14th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
14th August 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Tuesday
14th August 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Postcard Club
Social evening with refreshments in St.Cedd's Hall, Old Road,Frinton at 7.30pm. The Reverend Robinson will give a presentation about Essex history.Non-members welcome.
Tel: M.Wilsher 01255 674134

Tuesday
14th August 2018
8:00pm
Little Willy's CMC
Live Country Music every Tuesday Evening, Hawthorn Suite, Stanway Rovers FC, New Farm Rd, CO3 0PG. 8pm-11pm, Bar, Raffle. 3x45mins sets of live music for dancing etc. August 7th Chris Kenward 14th Martin Jaye, 21st Colt Murphy, 28th Mitchel C Scott, September 4th Daniel Berry, 11th Chris Harris,
Tel: Avril Jarman 01206 330817

Wednesday
15th August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. Are you facing a crisis in your life? We can help by providing food and directing you to appropriate help agencies or organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
15th August 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Our speaker will be Giles Watling MP Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
15th August 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Our speaker will be Giles Watling MP Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
15th August 2018
2:00pm
Tendring Pensioners Action Group
Whatever your age, you are welcome to join TenPAG. We meet on 3rd Wednesday each month in St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea between 2:00 and 4:00pm. …New members always welcome. Our speaker will be Giles Watling MP Members £1, Visitors £2.50
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
15th August 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
Come and enjoy Hoi Bingo upstairs at the Comrades Club, Old Road. New stairlift operational. Please also make a note to support the Wings Appeal collection which will be in Clacton Town Centre on 15th September. We look forward to seeing you.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
15th August 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
Come and enjoy Hoi Bingo upstairs at the Comrades Club, Old Road. New stairlift operational. Please also make a note to support the Wings Appeal collection which will be in Clacton Town Centre on 15th September. We look forward to seeing you.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
15th August 2018
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tipplers is a beer & wine making guild. No knowledge of wine needed. We're a friendly lot & will make you very welcome. Bring a drink & give us a go. Snacks supplied. Themed nights & sometimes a speaker (Not always wine related) Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday 7:30 for 8pm. 
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Thursday
16th August 2018
10:00am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
16th August 2018
10:00am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
16th August 2018
10:00am
Colchester Social Dance Club
Shrub End Hall, Shrub End Road CO3 4SA. (opposite Leather Bottle Pub). Ballroom and Sequence Dancing. We meet every Thursday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm. £3 pp including tea and biscuits. We also have holidays and regular day trips. We are a very sociable group and all are welcome. We hope to see you.
Tel: Eddie Craven 07747701706

Thursday
16th August 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
16th August 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
16th August 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
We welcome back Vic Miller with an exciting look into the lives of the ladies of the W V S; A green coat and a funny hat. The meeting is held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome £2.00 Our Museum is also open Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30, in Clacton Library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
16th August 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
We welcome back Vic Miller with an exciting look into the lives of the ladies of the W V S; A green coat and a funny hat. The meeting is held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome £2.00 Our Museum is also open Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30, in Clacton Library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
16th August 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the 3rd Thursday each month in St Luke's Church extension, Tiptree. Admission £2.50 includes raffle and refreshments. All ladies are welcome and you don't have to be a member of any church to attend. The August meeting will be a musical evening from a local ukulele band.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Friday
17th August 2018
2:00am
Colchester Pensioners Action Group
Our meeting Friday August 17th of August at Cardinal Bourne Hall Priory Street Colchester 2-4pm Advice on keeping well and campaign help. A fully qualified Physiotherapist shows members simple ways to improve our health. Refreshments and campaigns followed by Citizens UK can we work with them?
Tel: 01206 577921.or 01206 545062 +441206577921

Friday
17th August 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a good set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so why not came and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
17th August 2018
8:00pm
An Evening with Derek Peachey
Come and join us in our members' lounge to listen to the sounds of Derek. Members are free, non-members very welcome £2. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Friday
17th August 2018
8:00pm
Phoenix Riders Line Dance Club
Richard Palmer will be performing at Spring Lodge Community Centre,Powers Hall End,Witham,Cm8 2He. 8-11pm -Licenced bar -byo nibbles £8 non members. Richard has a great line dance programme and is also great to just listen to.
Tel: Terry 07879477281

Saturday
18th August 2018
9:00am
James Stevens No.14
Arrive at the Ipswich Sea Festival in style on the world's oldest motor lifeboat. Saturday and Sunday. jsbooksings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Saturday
18th August 2018
9:00am
Lavenham Art Society Exhibition
Lavenham Art Society's 11th Annual Exhibition in Lavenham Church from 18th to 27th August 2018. Viewing Mon-Sat 9-6pm, Sun.noon-6pm. Free Admission. Free parking in main car park opposite. Disabled access to Church. More details on our web-site: www.lavenhamartsociety.co.uk
Tel: Vernon Lever (Chairman) 01787310511

Saturday
18th August 2018
12:00pm
Kirby Gardening Club
Kirby Gardening Club are holding their Annual Summer Show at St Michael's Church Hall Kirby-le-soken co13 0ef on Sat18th August 2018.Light Refreshments served in the Gazebo from 12pm doors to show will open at1.0pm 50/50 and Prize Presentation at 3pm Admission £1.00 accompanied Children free.
Tel: Janet Stables 01255 673291


Saturday
18th August 2018
1:30pm
Kirby Gardening Club Show
Annual show at St.Michaels Church Hall ,Kirby le Soken, doors open to the public form 13.30 refreshments from 12.00 cakes and refreshments available
Tel: Graham Smith 01255 676927

Saturday
18th August 2018
2:00pm
Trevor Bright Railway Museum
This museum is located in the former gate keeper's signal/lever hut, in the garden at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Station Approach, Frinton, CO13 9NE. It will be open from 2-4pm.
Tel: Tony Barratt 01255 674678

Saturday
18th August 2018
5:00pm
Sue's Caribbean Party
Raising funds for St Helenas Hospice, Dj & live music from Axwud, Auction, Raffle & Food. 5pm until 11pm, The Ship, 35 Walton Road, Kirby le Soken, CO0DT
Tel: . .

Saturday
18th August 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" Music once a month for Line & freestyle dancers (divided floor) or to just sit & listen @ Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road.Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee, rolls etc available + licensed bar. Admission £7, Members £6.All proceeds to charity.This month we have Colt Murphy.
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
19th August 2018
9:00am
James Stevens No.14
Arrive at the Ipswich Sea Festival in style on the world's oldest motor lifeboat. Saturday and Sunday. jsbooksings@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Brian 07836 340315

Sunday
19th August 2018
10:30am
Colchester HF Rambling and Social Club
Rambles most Sundays and alternate Tuesdays up to 5m. Walk today is at Fordham Heath others this month at Hadleigh, Heybridge, Polstead & Layer. We are a small & friendly club and new members are always welcome. To join is only £5 per year but why not try us as a guest on a couple of walks first?
Tel: Ron at colhframblers@yahoo.co.uk or 01473 806746

Sunday
19th August 2018
10:30am
What in the World Am I Here For? (4)
Searching for answers to life's issues? Looking for fulfilment, but finding frustration? Last of Coastlands Community Church's Discovery Series in Walton’s Columbine Centre on the sea front. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids - church but probably not as you know it. Try it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
19th August 2018
10:30am
What in the World Am I Here For? (4)
Searching for answers to life's issues? Looking for fulfilment, but finding frustration? Last of Coastlands Community Church's Discovery Series in Walton’s Columbine Centre on the sea front. Relaxed, friendly people, good things for kids - church but probably not as you know it. Try it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
19th August 2018
5:30pm
Summer Concert with Angie Diggens & Gemma Turner
Enchanting Arias & musical Theatre Classics. Wivenhoe Methodist Church Tickets £8 includes light refreshments Songs include Puccini Aria-One Fine Day-Ave Maria-Nessum Dorma-Pie Jesu-O mio Babbino Caro-Nella Fantasia-Ava Maria & many more. Tickets also available from the Black Buoy, Wivenhoe
Tel: Julia 01206 823042 Mary 01206 822795

Sunday
19th August 2018
6:00pm
Frinton Old Church Sunset Service
The second of three special summer evening services, led by Rev Brian Kyriacou. Theme: Who is Jesus? Everyone welcome. At the end of a summer's day, join us for an informal service in the Old Church by the sea, where people have worshiped for 1,000 years. www.stmarysfrinton.org
Tel: Tricia - 07768 702 728

Sunday
19th August 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Sunday
19th August 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The Sussex Jazz Kings, will be playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm, music from 7.45 - 10.30pm Bar & Dancing. Members £8, non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
20th August 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
20th August 2018
6:15pm
Frinton Bridge Club
Join us for Duplicate Bridge Monday nights at Read House, Frinton, CO13 9AU, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. £3 table money per session which includes refreshments. For more info visit our website www.bridgewebs.com/frinton or tel Andrea on 07510534475 or Linda on 01255 677643
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
20th August 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
20th August 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
21st August 2018
10:00am
Colchester HF Rambling and Social Club
Rambles most Sundays and alternate Tuesdays up to 5m. Walk today is at Hadleigh others this month at Heybridge, Polstead & Layer. We are a small & friendly club and new members are always welcome. To join is only £5 per year but why not try us as a guest on a couple of walks first?
Tel: Ron at colhframblers@yahoo.co.uk or 01473 806746

Tuesday
21st August 2018
10:00am
Summer C-Net: Seabirds
Free Creative workshops for young people (8-16 yrs). Booking is essential as places are limited. Make a cardboard seabird of your choice, using a range of sculpture techniques.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
21st August 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
21st August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
21st August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Wednesday
22nd August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30a.m.to 12.30pm. Are you facing a crisis in your life? We can help by providing food and directing you to appropriate help agencies or organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Thursday
23rd August 2018
10:00am
Colchester Social Dance Club
Shrub End Hall, Shrub End Road CO3 4SA. (opposite Leather Bottle Pub). Ballroom and Sequence Dancing. We meet every Thursday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm. £3 pp including tea and biscuits. We also have holidays and regular day trips. We are a very sociable group and all are welcome. We hope to see you.
Tel: Eddie Craven 07747701706

Thursday
23rd August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
23rd August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
23rd August 2018
7:30pm
A Woman of No Importance at Grange Barn
Lady Hunstanton’s house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However once Gerald’s mother makes an appearance, suddenly his future is uncertain. Find out more in this touring theatre production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy. Ticket £12.00.
Tel: Grange Barn 01376 562226

Thursday
23rd August 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,divorced,separated & widowed. We hold dances,lunches & meals, days out, pub nights, coffee meets & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
23rd August 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,divorced,separated & widowed. We hold dances,lunches & meals, days out, pub nights, coffee meets & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
23rd August 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,divorced,separated & widowed. We hold dances,lunches & meals, days out, pub nights, coffee meets & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
23rd August 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles,divorced,separated & widowed. We hold dances,lunches & meals, days out, pub nights, coffee meets & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Friday
24th August 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a good set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so why not come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
24th August 2018
8:00pm
'Western Nights Country Music
Steve Cherelle will be providing the Music at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Rd,Marks Tey, CO6 1EJ.Doors open 7pm with music starting at 8pm - 11pm.Dance floor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee,Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle,Entry £6.Phone for availability.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855 .

Saturday
25th August 2018
2:00pm
Trevor Bright Railway Museum
This museum is located in the former gate keeper's signal/lever hut, in the garden at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Station Approach, Frinton, CO13 9NE. It will be open from 2-4pm.
Tel: Tony Barratt 01255 674678

Saturday
25th August 2018
8:00pm
Dance with Glenn Barnes
Dance the night away with 60s singer, Glenn Barnes. Tickets available from Frinton Community Association
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton co169nd 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community Contact Ray 01255 860889
Tel: Ray 01255862087

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton co169nd 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community Contact Ray 01255 860889
Tel: Ray 01255862087

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton CO16 9ND 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community.
Tel: Ray 01255 860889

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton CO16 9ND 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community.
Tel: Ray 01255 860889

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton CO16 9ND 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community.
Tel: Ray 01255 862087

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton co169nd 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community Contact Ray 01255 860889
Tel: Ray 01255862087

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00am
Little Clacton Car Boot Plough Cnr
Every Sunday through to September Cheapest car boot around Parish Fields Plough Cnr Harwich Rd Little Clacton co169nd 700am/1-00pm Cars £4 Vans £6 Trailers £2 Parking 50p per car New Toilets Hot Food available Run by the community for the community Contact Ray 01255 860889
Tel: Ray 01255862087

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to plough corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required Tel Ian 01255 429150
Tel: Ian 07984854069

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to plough corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required Tel Ian 01255 429150
Tel: Ian 07984854069

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to Plough Corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre 2000 vehicles. No booking required.
Tel: Ian 01255 429150

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to Plough Corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required
Tel: Ian 01255 429150

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to Plough corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required
Tel: Ian 01255 429150

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to plough corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required Tel Ian 01255 429150
Tel: Ian 07984854069

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:00am
Clacton Classic Car Show
Our show returns to plough corner CO16 9HD. Expect 400 exhibits of cars m/cycles & scooters live music family entertainment and various traders auto jumblers and good food vendors Trade pitches £20 adults £4 children under 12 free. Pre2000 vehicles. No booking required Tel Ian 01255 429150
Tel: Ian 07984854069

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:30am
Bank Holiday Special Service
Be inspired by guest speaker Dave Garlick's stories from South America of God changing lives of the poorest of the poor. You won't ever say 'God doesnt exist', after this. Hosted by Coastlands Community Church in the Columbine Centre,Walton. Visitors welcome!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
26th August 2018
10:30am
Bank Holiday Special Service
Be inspired by guest speaker Dave Garlick's stories from South America of God changing lives of the poorest of the poor. You won't ever say 'God doesnt exist', after this. Hosted by Coastlands Community Church in the Columbine Centre,Walton. Visitors welcome!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
26th August 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH in Wivenhoe Methodist Church
Welcome all families. You are invited to come and enjoy messy fun crafts, games and a simple meal together. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun starts at 3.30pm until 5.15pm. Messy Church is on the last Saturday of every month. All children must be accompanied.
Tel: Jenny 01206822687

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Red Beans & Rice, will be playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Bar & Dancing. members £8, non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Sunday
26th August 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Old Church Sunset Service
The last of three special summer evening services, led by Rev Brian Kyriacou. Theme: Who is Jesus? Everyone welcome. At the end of a summer's day, join us for an informal service in the Old Church by the sea, where people have worshiped for 1,000 years. www.stmarysfrinton.org
Tel: Tricia - 07768 702 728

Monday
27th August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Horticultural Society TOWN SHOW
106th Horticultural, Produce & Craft Show at the Community Centre. Viewing exhibits from 12.30 pm. Prizegiving 3.30 pm followed by auction of donated produce. Companion Dog Show 12.30, register from 12 noon. Show schedules from Spirals or Plain'n' Purl. Entry forms due in 24 August. Outside stalls.
Tel: Carole 01206 302524

Monday
27th August 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We normally meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. But there will be no meetings during August. Should you need to talk, by all means phone me. If there is no answer, leave a message and I will return your call when I am able.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
27th August 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We normally meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. But there will be no meetings during August. Should you need to talk, by all means phone me. If there is no answer, leave a message and I will return your call when I am able.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
27th August 2018
2:30pm
Bethany Bereavement Cafe
We normally meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2:30 - 3:30pm. But there will be no meetings during August. Should you need to talk, by all means phone me. If there is no answer, leave a message and I will return your call when I am able.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Monday
27th August 2018
6:15pm
Frinton Bridge Club
Join us for Duplicate Bridge Monday nights at Read House, Frinton, CO13 9AU, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. £3 table money per session which includes refreshments. For more info visit our website www.bridgewebs.com/frinton or tel Andrea on 07510534475 or Linda on 01255 677643
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
27th August 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
27th August 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
28th August 2018
10:00am
Summer C-Net: Lovely Ladybirds & Beastly Bugs
Free Creative workshops for young people (8-16 yrs). Booking is essential as places are limited. Use a plastic bottle to make your own cute pet bug.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
28th August 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
28th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
28th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
28th August 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Wednesday
29th August 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. Are you facing a crisis? We can provide food and direct you to appropriate help agencies or organisations. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Thursday
30th August 2018
10:00am
Colchester Social Dance Club
Shrub End Hall, Shrub End Road CO3 4SA. (opposite Leather Bottle Pub). Ballroom and Sequence Dancing. We meet every Thursday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm. £3 pp including tea and biscuits. We also have holidays and regular day trips. We are a very sociable group and all are welcome. We hope to see you.
Tel: Eddie Craven 07747701706

Thursday
30th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
30th August 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
31st August 2018
11:00am
Stanway U3A 10th Anniversary Showcase
Retired? Got time on your hands? Want to take up new activities? Come along to our FREE U3A Showcase event - displays, demos, taster sessions, refreshments. Find out what Stanway U3A can offer you. Friday 31st August 11am-4pm, Stanway Community Centre, Villa Road, CO3 0RH. Learn, Laugh, Live!
Tel: Email: u3agen57@gmail.com 07922 032886

Friday
31st August 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a good set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so why not come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
31st August 2018
7:30pm
A Woman of No Importance
Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton's house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald's mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
31st August 2018
7:30pm
A Woman of No Importance
Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton's house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald's mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
31st August 2018
7:30pm
A Woman of No Importance
Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton's house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald's mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages, cakes, jam and chutney, honey and apple juice. Local crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, pottery, jewellery, teddy bears, agate stones, Aloe Vera, plants and more...... Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission Car park and disabled facilities
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st September 2018
9:15am
Table Top Sale
To be held at Frinton Community Centre. Raffle and refreshments available. 20p admission
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
01st September 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & well-being @ Langham Community Centre, School rd, Langham CO4 5PA 10am - 4pm. Treatments, healing, 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings, retail stalls. Henna tattoos, Free Workshops & Mediumship demo. Freshly cooked food & drinks. Charity Brainbow. Plenty of free parking.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st September 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & well-being @ Langham Community Centre, School rd, Langham CO4 5PA 10am - 4pm. Treatments, healing, 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings, retail stalls. Henna tattoos, Free Workshops & Mediumship demo. Freshly cooked food & drinks. Charity Brainbow. Plenty of free parking.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st September 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & well-being @ Langham Community Centre, School rd, Langham CO4 5PA 10am - 4pm. Treatments, healing, 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings, retail stalls. Henna tattoos, Free Workshops & Mediumship demo. Freshly cooked food & drinks. Charity Brainbow. Plenty of free parking.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st September 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & well-being @ Langham Community Centre, School rd, Langham CO4 5PA 10am - 4pm. Treatments, healing, 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings, retail stalls. Henna tattoos, Free Workshops & Mediumship demo. Freshly cooked food & drinks. Charity Brainbow. Plenty of free parking.
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st September 2018
12:00pm
West Bergholt Village Fete & Produce Show
West Bergholt Fete and Produce Show will take place on Saturday 1st September from 12-4pm at the Orpen Memorial Hall, Lexden Road. Free Entry. Stalls, rides, games and entertainment outside on the field. Produce Show inside, first timers welcome, please see westbergholt.net for details.
Tel: Laura Walkingshaw 01206 240772

Saturday
01st September 2018
12:00pm
Thorpe Village Fete
Lady Nelson Playing Field- performers: Faith, The Dynomites +The Peppermint Dancers, complemented by-The Suffolk Owl Lady, The Exhibition Tent, Donkey Rides, Fun Dog Show, Stalls(pitch £10), Jo's Castles, Mini Car Boot(pitch £5 pre- book) bbq,beers,ice cream,cakes, games & competitions. Free Entry!
Tel: thorpefestivaltrust@gmail.com 01255 860386

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Choral's Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their'Saturday Sing'.Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Choral's Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their 'Saturday Sing'. Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Choral's Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their 'Saturday Sing'. Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Chorals Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their 'Saturday Sing'. Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Choral's Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their 'Saturday Sing'. Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
1:30pm
Clacton Choral's Autumn Sing-in
Clacton Choral invites you to come to St James' Church Hall,Tower Road,Clacton for their 'Saturday Sing'. Soprano,alto,tenor and bass voices will be introduced to all pieces for their Christmas Concert on 8 December. Budding singers welcome.Enjoy Britten,Elgar,Holst and Spirituals which all feature.
Tel: Gill Osborne to book your place 01255 427691

Saturday
01st September 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
Come and join us for our popular monthly Quiz Night. Members are free, non-members very welcome £2 each. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
02nd September 2018
10:30am
Colchester HF Rambling and Social Club
Rambles most Sundays and alternate Tuesdays up to 5m. Walk today is at Heybridge others this month at Polstead, Layer & Figringhoe. We are a small & friendly club and new members are always welcome. To join is only £5 per year but why not try us as a guest on a couple of walks first?
Tel: Ron at colhframblers@yahoo.co.uk or 01473 806746

Sunday
02nd September 2018
11:00am
Open Day at Howlands Marsh Nature Reserve
The Tendring Local Group of the Essex Wildlife Trust invite you to an Open Day at Howlands Marsh Nature Reserve, St. Osyth. Entrance signed off Mill Street, St. Osyth. Guided walks and refreshments. 11am to 4pm
Tel: David Bain 01255 861342

Sunday
02nd September 2018
3:00pm
Boxted Methodist Silver Band
Join us at Boxted Village Hall at 3pm on Sunday September 2nd for an outdoor Band Service including band items, readings and popular hymns. Inside hall if wet. Everyone welcome
Tel: Liz 01206 271512

Sunday
02nd September 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Goff Dubber's Dixieland Express, are playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm, music from 7.45 - 10.30pm. Bar & Dancing. members £8, non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclu.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
03rd September 2018
10:00am
Annual Quiz Sheet Sales
The Lions Club of Clacton on Sea will be in Morrisons, Little Clacton from Monday 3rd September to Saturday 8th September selling their yearly Quiz Sheets. All proceeds to Local Community First Responders. Copies can also be obtained from Brian Birt Carpets in Clacton
Tel: Steve Gray - Fundraising Chairman 07580 764780

Monday
03rd September 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
03rd September 2018
6:15pm
Frinton Bridge Club
Join us for Duplicate Bridge Monday nights at Read House, Frinton, CO13 9AU, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. £3 table money per session which includes refreshments. For more info visit our website www.bridgewebs.com/frinton or tel Andrea on 07510534475 or Linda on 01255 677643
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
03rd September 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
03rd September 2018
7:00pm
Frinton and District Philatelic Society
Display by Norman Emeny about Astronomy and Archaeology on stamps at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Monday
03rd September 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
04th September 2018
10:00am
Colchester HF Rambling and Social Club
Rambles most Sundays and alternate Tuesdays up to 5m. Walk today is at Polstead others this month at Layer, Figringhoe & Wivenhoe. We are a small & friendly club and new members are always welcome. To join is only £5 per year but why not try us as a guest on a couple of walks first?
Tel: Ron at colhframblers@yahoo.co.uk or 01473 806746

Tuesday
04th September 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
04th September 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
04th September 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Tuesday
04th September 2018
2:30pm
Kirby Residents Association
The next meeting of the Kirby Residents Association is on Tuesday 4th. September in Baker Hall Kirby Cross at 2.30p.m. We will be having a talk from John King on the North Yorkshire Pickering Railway line.
Tel: John & Graham 01255679630

Tuesday
04th September 2018
7:00pm
Community Singers
Do you love to sing? Come and join us. We would love to see you; from sopranos to bass (come on gentlemen we need you, too). We meet on Tuesdays at 7.00pm Emmanuel Church, New Pier Street, Walton CO14 8EB, just up the road from Tesco.
Tel: Chris 851179

Wednesday
05th September 2018
10:00am
COLNE PROBUS
Have you retired, or are you about to retire, from your business or profession? Come and join fellow professional men at Colne Probus to socialise and be entertained with informative presentations on 1st and 3rd Wednesday morning every month at Lexden. There are also optional golf and walks groups.
Tel: Email - colne.probus@gmail.com for information 00000000000000

Wednesday
05th September 2018
2:30pm
F.C.A. Wednesday Dance Club
Ballroom & Sequence dancing at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, from 2.30p.m. to 4.30p.m. Cost is £2.00, not including tea or coffee. Why not come and join us for some exercise and social chat, you may even learn some new dances.
Tel: John & Jill 01255 679630

Wednesday
05th September 2018
7:30pm
Clacton Philatelic Society
Warmly welcomes new members. (Annual sub £5). We meet monthly in the upstairs function room of the Tavern, Frinton Road, Holland. September 5th will be a display of Luxembourg stamps by Dave Hacker. Telephone Dave Hacker 01255 423521.
Tel: David Pugh 01255 429849

Wednesday
05th September 2018
7:30pm
Holland-on-Sea 129 Ladies Club
Meets at the Methodist Church Hall, Kings Avenue, Holland-on-Sea. Doors open at 7.30 pm for 8 pm start. Visitors will be made very welcome (£3). Our speaker this month is Mr Walters who will talk about 'Growing up in the Colchester Dutch Quarter in the 1940s and 1950s,
Tel: Carole Parmenter 01255 813315

Thursday
06th September 2018
9:00am
Nayland Horticultural Society
Date for your diary. Visit to RHS Hyde Hall on Sunday 6th September, leaving Nayland at 9am. Visit the website for details. www.naylandhortsoc.org.uk
Tel: Chris Jacobs 01206 621 996

Thursday
06th September 2018
10:00am
Colchester Social Dance Club
Shrub End Hall, Shrub End Road CO3 4SA. (opposite Leather Bottle Pub). Ballroom and Sequence Dancing. We meet every Thursday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm. £3 pp including tea and biscuits. We also have holidays and regular day trips. We are a very sociable group and all are welcome. We hope to see you.
Tel: Eddie Craven 07747701706

Thursday
06th September 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
06th September 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows - opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Thursday
06th September 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
06th September 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
06th September 2018
3:00pm
Nibble and Natter
All are welcome at Emmanuel Church on the first Thursday of the month to enjoy scones, cakes and a chat. Join in table games afterwards if you wish. CO14 8EB, just up from Tesco at Walton.
Tel: Chris 851179

Thursday
06th September 2018
3:00pm
Nibble and Natter
Generally first Thursday of the month at 3pm. Does what it says on the tin! In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society Monthly Demonstration
Next monthly meeting at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton, with demonstration by professional artist Carol McKue, who will show us how she works in oils. Everyone welcome, artists and anyone interested in art. From 7 - 9 pm. Lots of free close parking! £4 non members.
Tel: David Whitehead 07530 458931

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society Monthly Demonstration
Next monthly meeting at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton, with demonstration by professional artist Carol McKue, who will show us how she works in oils. Everyone welcome, artists and anyone interested in art. From 7 - 9 pm. Lots of free close parking! £4 non members.
Tel: David Whitehead 07530 458931

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:15pm
Brightlingsea WI
Philippa Croft will speak about ACWW, our affiliated organization, that works with women in less advantaged countries; and the Pennies for Friendship appeal. Competition: guess how many coins in the jar. Arrangements for our wine & cheese evening. Join us in the Community Centre multi-purpose room.
Tel: Carole 01206 302524

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:15pm
Frinton & District Horticultural Society
Social evening with refreshments in the Methodist Church Hall,Fourth Avenue,Frinton. Barry Gayton will give a talk entitled "My Life as a Gardener". Non-members welcome
Tel: S.Cobbe 01255 672150

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, from 6th-15th September 2018 (7:30pm & 2:30pm on both Saturdays)
Tel: Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 presents The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester from 6th-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 presents The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester from 6th-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 presents The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester from 6th-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 presents The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester from 6th-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 presents The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester from 6th-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
CO2 Present The Wizard Of Oz
Colchester Operatic Society 2nd Edition (CO2) presents 'The Wizard Of Oz' at The Mercury Theatre in Colchester from 6-15th September 2018, 7:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays. www.mercurytheatre.co.uk
Tel: The Mercury Theatre Box Office 01206 573948

Thursday
06th September 2018
7:30pm
Clacton & District Astronomical Association
Meet the first Thursday of each month at the United Reform Church, Carnarvon Road, Clacton, CO15 6PH. September 6th will be an illustrated talk "Big Bang - The First Three Minutes" by Bob Leon plus the Night Sky for September .Visitors welcome £2.See meeting programme at www.clactonastronomy.co.uk.
Tel: David Pugh 01255 429849

Friday
07th September 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a good set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so why not come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Friday
07th September 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Ian House will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Access via School Road,Colchester,CO8NJ.Ample parking in school grounds,refreshments and raffle.£4.members,£6.non members.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert
Tel: Email Alan Pilgrim : alanwpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Saturday
08th September 2018
10:00am
Harvest festival weekend
Harvest Thanksgiving and Open Weekend Come and find out more about your church and the varied work that it is involved in. On the Sunday the Harvest Thanksgiving service will be at 10am followed by a teddy bear parachute drop from the tower at 11 and a BBQ at 12. Refreshments available.
Tel: Rev. Hugh Mothersole 01787 222211

Saturday
08th September 2018
11:00am
Church Open weekend
St Andrew's Church, Park Lane, Earls Colne. 8th and 9th September. Featuring Harvest Festival, Teddy Bear parachute drop from the church tower, BBQ and refreshments.
Tel: Hugh 01787 222211

Saturday
08th September 2018
2:00pm
Point Clear & St Osyth Horticultural Soc Harvest Show
Flowers,Veg,Cookery,Handicrafts, childrens & Floral Art Exhibits. Refreshments & Raffle
Tel: John Wood 01255 821041

Sunday
09th September 2018
10:30am
Colchester HF Rambling and Social Club
Rambles most Sundays and alternate Tuesdays up to 5m. Walk today is at Layer others this month at Fingringhoe & Wivenhoe.We are a small & friendly club and new members are always welcome. To join is only £5 per year but why not try us as a guest on a couple of walks first?
Tel: Ron at colhframblers@yahoo.co.uk or 01473 806746

Sunday
09th September 2018
11:00am
Vintage Sale
Stratford St Mary Institute Hall, The Row, Higham Road. CO7 6JU. Vintage 40's and 50's sale. Clothes, shoes and bric-a-brac. No entry fee, just come and browse.
Tel: Esther 01473 635176

Monday
10th September 2018
6:15pm
Frinton Bridge Club
Join us for Duplicate Bridge Monday nights at Read House, Frinton, CO13 9AU, 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. £3 table money per session which includes refreshments. For more info visit our website www.bridgewebs.com/frinton or tel Andrea on 07510534475 or Linda on 01255 677643
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
10th September 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
10th September 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
11th September 2018
10:00am
Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 10am until noon. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. In Emmanuel church hall, just up from Tesco, Walton.
Tel: Kate 674453

Tuesday
11th September 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Wednesday
12th September 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
Come along as team or make a team on the night! (Max. 6 people per team). To be held at Frating Memorial Hall, Main Road,Frating CO7 7DJ. Quiz Master - Elaine Craig-Bennett. £3.00 per person- tea, coffee and biscuits incl. Raffle at half time. All proceeds in aid of Frating Memorial Hall Charity.
Tel: Sue Critchley 01206 251459

Thursday
13th September 2018
12:45pm
Free music recital
Classical music recital, featuring local performers. Refreshments available before for a donation. St Andrew's church, Earls Colne
Tel: Liz 01376 561307

Thursday
13th September 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship Meeting
Fellowship meeting at the United Reformed Church, High Street Kelvedon. Speaker from J's Hospice followed by tea, coffee and cake. All welcome.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 01376 573956

Friday
14th September 2018
12:00pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA LUNCHEON CLUB
We are a group of gentlemen meeting every Friday at 12.00 for 12.30pm at The Brewers Arms where we enjoy a good set lunch and interesting conversations.We also raise money for local charities and good causes.We welcome new members so why not come and join us.
Tel: Terry Luckhurst 01206 305911

Saturday
15th September 2018
8:30am
Craft Show Coach Trip
Coach trip to the Big Stamp and Scrapbooking show at Alexandra Palace. Leaving Clacton at 8.30am, getting home aprox 6pm. Pick up at the Dragonfly Hotel, Colchester at 8.50am. Transport £15. (You will need to get your own entry tickets on the door £5-£6) call to book you space.
Tel: Coastal Community Centre, Clacton CO15 3JL 01255 420707

Saturday
15th September 2018
9:30am
Supersale
St Sabina's RC Church Richard Avenue Brightlingsea will be holding a Supersale on Saturday 15th September 2018 at 9.30am, Linens, Clothes, Books, Bric-a-brac, toys, Jewellery,and much more. REfreshments, Raffle, Free Entry.
Tel: Pauline Wilson 01206 308465

Saturday
15th September 2018
8:00pm
Dance with the Skittlez
Come and dance the night away with the Skittlez! Member tickets £5, non-member tickets £7
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
16th September 2018
9:00am
Nayland & District Horticultural Society
Visit ti Rhs Hyde Hall on Saturday 16th Spetember leaving Nayland at 9am, £20. Visit website for more details www.naylandhortsoc.org.uk.
Tel: Margaret or Trevor 01206 262022

Sunday
16th September 2018
11:00am
Essex Classic Vehicle Show
Classic vehicles, craft stalls, food & drink, arena entertainment for all the family. Castle Park, Colchester https://www.headwayessex.org.uk/headway-events/essex-classic-vehicle-show/
Tel: fundraising@headwayessex.org.uk 01206547616

Sunday
16th September 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: d 01206 263488

Monday
17th September 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
17th September 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
17th September 2018
7:00pm
Frinton and Dist. Philatelic Society
Display of Sarawak ships and airmails by Simon Martin - Redman at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton - on - Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Monday
17th September 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
18th September 2018
7:45am
Workers Education Association
The autumn course at The Methodist Hall, Chapel Lane, West Bergholt is "The Jazz Century - Cakewalk to Culture" with Graham Platts. Cost 54.75 over 10 weeks. Enrol: wea.org.uk or tel:0300 303 3464 or at venue on first evening. Possible fee reduction/waiver for low income/benefits.
Tel: Gill Poole 01206240512

Tuesday
18th September 2018
7:30pm
Feering Flower Club
Meet at Feering Community Centre, Feering, CO5 9SB. Tuesday 18th Sept 2018 - 7.30pm start. Demonstration by Brenda Tubb; titled:Another Fine Mess. Club Compet:My Fine Mess. We always seek new membership to join our club. Extending a warm welcome to all members and visitors at our monthly meetings.
Tel: Sue Bunting - Club Chairman 01376 571059

Wednesday
19th September 2018
10:00am
COLNE PROBUS
Have you retired, or are you about to retire, from your business or profession? Come and join fellow professional men at Colne Probus to socialise and be entertained with informative presentations on 1st and 3rd Wednesday morning every month at Lexden. There are also optional golf and walks groups.
Tel: Email - colne.probus@gmail.com for information 00000000000000

Wednesday
19th September 2018
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tipplers is a beer & wine making guild. No knowledge of wine needed. We're a friendly lot & will make you very welcome. Bring a drink & give us a go. Snacks supplied. Themed nights & sometimes a speaker (Not always wine related) Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday 7:30 for 8pm. 
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Thursday
20th September 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
20th September 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
20th September 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Simon Gallup returns to us with a talk on Unknown Constable country. The meeting takes place at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome, £2.00 Our popular local museum is open Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 in Clacton Library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
20th September 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Simon Gallup returns to us with a talk on Unknown Constable country. The meeting takes place at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome, £2.00 Our popular local museum is open Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 in Clacton Library.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Friday
21st September 2018
2:00am
Colchester Pensioners Action Group
Colchester Pensioners Action Group meeting on Friday September 21st in Cardinal Bourne Hall Priory Street 2-4pm Colchester Recalled bring the past alive next refreshments and discussion of campaigns followed by Age Concern who have moved to North Hill, is this the still the charity we remember?
Tel: 01206 577921.or 01206 545062 +441206577921

Saturday
22nd September 2018
8:00pm
Bulls Eye Quiz Night
Come along and have fun at our Bulls Eye Quiz Night. You don't have to be a good darts player, just bring your sense of humour!
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Monday
24th September 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
24th September 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
25th September 2018
9:45am
Tendring Activity Day
Bradfield Community Centre, The Street, Bradfield, Manningtree. CO11 2UU. Three Speakers, wide range of home made produce and handicrafts. Home cooked lunches and refreshments. Tickets £7.50, discount for groups, please ring to book your seat and lunch. A great day out.
Tel: Joan 01255 851069

Tuesday
25th September 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Thursday
27th September 2018
10:00am
Ukulele for Beginners
Short practical course of lessons for the complete beginner. I can loan instruments if needed. No need to be able to read music. This will teach you all the main fundamentals of enjoying uke playing - chords, strumming patterns, finger-picking, special strokes, musical styles. Nominal charges.
Tel: Val for details 07979 597285

Thursday
27th September 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Sugarcraft Association
Linda Garnham will be demonstrating a Santa Cake Sculpture. Linda is well known in the sugarcraft world so should be a good night. Stanway Community Halls. co3 0rh. Guests £5. Tea/coffee. Raffle. All are welcome.Doors open 7pm. www.colchestersugacraft.org.uk
Tel: Lorraine Dunn 01206510213

Monday
01st October 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
01st October 2018
7:00pm
Frinton & Dist.Philatelic Society
Display by members Frank Hale & Brian Clark
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Monday
01st October 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Thursday
04th October 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
04th October 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Saturday
06th October 2018
7:30am
Funny Money
Stane Street players present 'Funny Money' a romping farce by Ray Cooney - Earls Colne Village Hall Friday 6th and Saturday 7th October and Empire Theatre Halstead Saturday 14th October. Tickets £10 from www.stanestreetplayers.co.uk or 07423 063007
Tel: www.stanestreetplayers.co.uk 07423 063007

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:00am
Table Top Sale
To be held at Frinton Community Association. Raffle and refreshments available. 20p admission
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
Little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors Fair
Little Clacton Community Hall, Parish Fields, Harwich Rd, Plough Cnr, CO16 9ND 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
Little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors Fair
Little Clacton Community Hall, Parish Fields, Harwich Rd, Plough Cnr CO16 9ND 9-30/1-30pm, free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
Little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors Fair
Little Clacton Community Hall Parish Fields, Harwich Rd Plough Cnr CO16 9NDd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit.
Tel: John 01255 862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087

Saturday
06th October 2018
9:30am
little Clacton Coin Stamp Military Collectors fair
little Clacton Community Hall parish fields Harwich rd plough cnr co169nd 9-30/1-30pm free entry and parking old collections brought and sold with honest valuations given always looking for items of military, coins, stamps. willing to visit. Tel John 01255862087
Tel: john 01255862087


Saturday
06th October 2018
10:30am
Flower Festival and Concert
Sat. 6th October 10.30 to 17.00 followed by concert by Lexden Choral Society at 19.30.
Tel: Peter Hearsum 01206 766906


Sunday
07th October 2018
2:00pm
Flower Festival and Harvest Songs of Praise
Sun 7th October 14.00 to 17.00, preceded by All Age Harvest Thanksgiving at 09.45 and followed by Harvest Songs of Praise at 17.00
Tel: Peter Hearsum 01206 766906

Monday
08th October 2018
7:15pm
SING OUT LOUD
Enjoy Singing? Come and join our friendly sessions with guitar accompaniment to some familiar & some new songs. Men and women; all ages & singing abilities welcome; 20-80+. No need to audition or be able to read music. Colchester town location. Mon eves term time. info@sing-out-loud.co.uk
Tel: Karen Hughes 07853 132 633

Tuesday
09th October 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Wednesday
10th October 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
A talk on 'Barn Owls' by Emma Osmond held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Thursday
11th October 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship Meeting
Fellowship meeting at the United Reformed Church, High Street Kelvedon. Entertainment from Baz & Harv (Jazz duo) followed by tea, coffee and cake. All welcome.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 01376 573956

Saturday
13th October 2018
10:00am
Ladies Fashion And Clothes Sale
New/nearly new very good quality and table top sale at congregational church hall, wivenhoe. Entry 50p, refreshment and raffle. All profits to St Helena Hospice. Open 10am - 1pm.
Tel: Carol Golding 01206 822166

Monday
15th October 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Monday
15th October 2018
7:00pm
Frinton and Dist. Philatelic Society
The Stamps of Spain - display by Terry Rawlings at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Wednesday
17th October 2018
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tipplers is a beer & wine making guild. No knowledge of wine needed. We're a friendly lot & will make you very welcome. Bring a drink & give us a go. Snacks supplied. Themed nights & sometimes a speaker (Not always wine related) Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday 7:30 for 8pm. 
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Thursday
18th October 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
18th October 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Clacton and District Local History Society 2018 A G M. Will be held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors £2. To be followed with a talk by Norman Jacobs on Nora Timmens. Why not pop into our Museum on a Tuesday or Saturday morning, first floor Clacton Library, 9.30-12.30
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Clacton and District Local History Society 2018 A G M. Will be held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors £2. To be followed with a talk by Norman Jacobs on Nora Timmens. Why not pop into our Museum on a Tuesday or Saturday morning, first floor Clacton Library, 9.30-12.30
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Colchester And District Philatelic Society
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annual Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway village hall,Villa road,Stanway,Colchester,CO3 ORH. 10.00am to 4pm. A good range of stamp and postcard dealers will be there.
Tel: Paul Miller 07983293054

Sunday
21st October 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:00am
Pew Boot Sale
St Andrews Church, Park Lane, Earls Colne. Quality second hand goods at bargain prices. Refreshments available.
Tel: Helen 01787 222526

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:00am
Pew Boot Sale
Pew Boot Sale. Pews £5 each. Refreshments available. St Andrew's church, Earls Colne.
Tel: Helen 07908 138853

Monday
29th October 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Thursday
01st November 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
01st November 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Monday
05th November 2018
5:00pm
Frinton and Dist. Philatelic Society
Members displays of stamps on subjects beginning with letters K; L; or M. Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Thursday
08th November 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship Meeting
Fellowship meeting at the United Reformed Church, High Street Kelvedon. Speaker from Samaritan's Purse followed by tea, coffee and cake. All welcome.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 01376 573956

Sunday
11th November 2018
11:00am
Craft Fayre at Grange Barn
The popular craft fayre returns on the 11th & 12th August. There will be a mixture of stands selling handmade crafts such as candles, jewellery, pottery plus much more. Come along and treat yourself. Normal entry price of Adults £7.50 and children £3.75, price includes entry to Paycocke's House.
Tel: Grange Barn 01376 562226

Monday
12th November 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Tuesday
13th November 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Wednesday
14th November 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
A talk on 'The History of Pantomime' by Anita Sackett held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Thursday
15th November 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
15th November 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
15th November 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Our speaker this month is Frances Boardman, on Suffragettes; a Media War. The meeting is held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome £2.00 Our popular museum room, is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 in Clacton Library and we are always looking for donations.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Our speaker this month is Frances Boardman, on Suffragettes; a Media War. The meeting is held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Visitors are welcome £2.00 Our popular museum room, is open every Tuesday and Saturday from 9.30-12.30 in Clacton Library and we are always looking for donations.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Sunday
18th November 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Monday
19th November 2018
7:00pm
Frinton & Dist. Philatelic Society
Display of stamps and postal history of Burma by Andrew Skilling at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tipplers is a beer & wine making guild. No knowledge of wine needed. We're a friendly lot & will make you very welcome. Bring a drink & give us a go. Snacks supplied. Themed nights & sometimes a speaker (Not always wine related) Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday 7:30 for 8pm. 
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Monday
26th November 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Tuesday
27th November 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Monday
03rd December 2018
7:00pm
Frinton and Dist. Philatelic Society
Annual Auction of stamps, postal history and philatelic items at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Thursday
06th December 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Friday
07th December 2018
12:00pm
Crafternoon Tea
Join us at The Three Horseshoes, Fordham on the 1st Thursday of every month (12-2pm). Bring along a project, knitting, beadwork, minature work, card making, scrapbooking or whatever you are working on. Make new friends and have fun.
Tel: Colchester Craft Room 07388073555

Friday
07th December 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Monday
10th December 2018
2:00pm
CRAFTS FOR ALL
We are a small friendly group of crafters we meet at the Council Offices Victoria Place Brightlingsea on alternate Mondays at 2pm. We do many different crafts, card making, knitting, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, beading etc. Why not come along for a cup of tea, a natter, and a bit of crafting.
Tel: Sue 07748075921

Tuesday
11th December 2018
1:30pm
THE NEW GIFT BOX
We are a Charity knitting & sewing group that meet at 1.30 in room 1 at the Brightlingsea Community Centre on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month. We make blankets, quilts, children’s garments, fishermen’s hats, twiddle muffs etc. New members always welcome. Tea and cake provided.
Tel: SHEILA 01206 305295

Thursday
13th December 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship Meeting
Fellowship meeting at the United Reformed Church, High Street Kelvedon. Christmas celebration followed by tea, coffee and cake. All welcome.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 01376 573956

Monday
17th December 2018
7:00pm
Frinton & Dist. Philatelic Society
Christmas Meal at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton on Sea. CO13 0AU
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Wednesday
19th December 2018
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tipplers is a beer & wine making guild. No knowledge of wine needed. We're a friendly lot & will make you very welcome. Bring a drink & give us a go. Snacks supplied. Themed nights & sometimes a speaker (Not always wine related) Meetings are every 3rd Wednesday 7:30 for 8pm. 
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Thursday
20th December 2018
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
20th December 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Vic Miller entertains us once again with the annual Christmas Quiz at our social evening. Friends and Visitors are welcome £2.00 Held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Annual Membership of the Society includes entrance to all 12 meetings and the chance to be part of a great Local Society.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
20th December 2018
7:30pm
Clacton and District Local History Society
Vic Miller entertains us once again with the annual Christmas Quiz at our social evening. Friends and Visitors are welcome £2.00 Held at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton. Annual Membership of the Society includes entrance to all 12 meetings and the chance to be part of a great Local Society.
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
03rd January 2019
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
03rd January 2019
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
17th January 2019
12:00pm
CRAFT-A-NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555

Thursday
17th January 2019
12:00pm
CRAFT A NOON TEA
12-4pm CRAFT-A-NOON TEA – We are a friendly bunch so come and join us. Bring whatever you are working on, from crochet & embroidery to painting & beading (any craft, any ability, help & advice given). The Three Horseshoes, 74 Church Road, Fordham, CO6 3NJ. Contact Emily: 07388 073555 (It's free!)
Tel: Emily 07388 073555


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