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Sunday
14th October 2018
10:30am
'We Need To Talk' (2)
Sundays can be different.Sundays can be a time to tune into a different wavelength, a different way of doing life, a 'not on your own' way. God loves you and can't wait to get your ear and tell you. Join with other listeners at The Columbine Centre, Walton, the home of Coastlands Community Church.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
14th October 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Barry Palser's Savoy 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. vivit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

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
6:15pm
Bridge - 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
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

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

Monday
15th October 2018
7:00pm
Prettygate Carpet Bowls Club
Join us at Prettygate Infant school hall to try indoor carpet bowls. It’s a friendly sociable game, all equipment is supplied. No special shoes are needed. Give it a go, free, for 3 weeks, no obligation to join.
Tel: Alison 01206512757

Monday
15th 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

Monday
15th October 2018
7:30pm
Bockings Elm Ladies Group
We will be entertained by speaker, Mr Mousley and his wife Hosje to give a talk about the country of Holland. 1st session free to new members then £2.50 every fortnight; this includes a free raffle, drink & biscuits. Please call our chair lady, Sylvia, for any enquires.
Tel: Chair Lady Sylvia 01255 212838

Tuesday
16th October 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Monthly coffee morning at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Frinton (CO13 9NE) from 10am until noon.
Tel: Kate 01255 674453

Tuesday
16th October 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
16th October 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
16th October 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Rummikub group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or for more details phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
16th October 2018
7:30pm
Essex Wildlife Trust - Tree Talk
ILLUSTRATED TALK: WHY TREES MATTER With Tricia Moxey, covering what is a tree and how they are useful to us as well as other living organisms and why we need more of them. St Andrews Church Hall, Halstead CO9 2LD. No need to book, £3 donation payable on the day
Tel: Tracey Kay 07742 294358

Tuesday
16th October 2018
7:30pm
Feering Flower Club
Meet at Feering Community Centre, Feering, CO5 9SB. Tuesday 16th Oct 2018 - 7.30pm start. Demonstration by Clarisa Harris; titled:Ode to Autumn. Club Compet:Autumn Colours. 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
17th October 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 .

Wednesday
17th October 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
Based in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Facing a crisis in your life? No money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help organisations. There is no charge for this impartial and confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
17th October 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
Based in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Facing a crisis in your life? No money for food? We can help by providing food parcels 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
17th October 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. Fish & Chip Lunch (Pre-order) with Bring-and-Buy Members £1, Visitors £2.50 + F & C cost
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
17th October 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. Fish & Chip Lunch (Pre-order) with Bring-and-Buy Members £1, Visitors £2.50 + F & C cost
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
17th October 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. Fish & Chip Lunch (Pre-order) with Bring-and-Buy Members £1, Visitors £2.50 + F & C cost
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
17th October 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
At the October Meeting we will be welcoming Cynthia Hursey, who will be talking about her various projects, and look forward to you joining us. The Meeting is upstairs at the Comrades Club in Old Road (opposite the Shell garage)- new stair lift available. Also refreshments and raffle.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939524276

Wednesday
17th October 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
At the October Meeting we will be welcoming Cynthia Hursey, who will be talking about her various projects, and look forward to you joining us. The Meeting is upstairs at the Comrades Club in Old Road (opposite the Shell garage)- new stair lift available. Also refreshments and raffle.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939524276

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

Wednesday
17th October 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
The Democratic Republic of Congo - A talk in French by Patrick Ramazani. 7.30pm for 8pm. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4 Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Wednesday
17th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
17th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
17th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
17th October 2018
8:00pm
West Water Country Music Club
Tony Crooks will be performing at the Frinton Community Association, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton. Doors open 7:30pm. Music 8 'til 11. Line and partner dancing. Bar available, free parking, raffle. Entry £7.
Tel: Kenny or Sue 01255 502248

Thursday
18th October 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
18th October 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
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

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Do you take photographs? Then come and visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
18th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
18th October 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the third 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 October meeting will be Keith Cole - Owl Display - at least 10 owls on show.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Thursday
18th October 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, divorced, separated & widowed. We hold dances, meals, days out, 10 Pin bowling, pub nights & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or see www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
18th October 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, divorced, separated & widowed. We hold dances, meals, days out, 10 Pin bowling, pub nights & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or see www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
18th October 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, divorced, separated & widowed. We hold dances, meals, days out, 10 Pin bowling, pub nights & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or see www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Thursday
18th October 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, divorced, separated & widowed. We hold dances, meals, days out, 10 Pin bowling, pub nights & coach trips together with other social events. Our Newcomer event is at the Cricketers pub tonight. Contact Mandy 07759 328102 (eves) or John or see www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634 or 07932 465749

Friday
19th October 2018
2:00am
Colchester Pensioners' Action Group meeting 19th October 2-4pm Cardinal Bourne Hall Priory St 3rd Friday each month
Friday 19th October CPAG Annual meeting with Colchester Borough Cllrs from each political party each will introduce themselves followed by questions from the floor 3.45 refreshments and notices 4.00pm close
Tel: Barbara Williamson or Ray Hardisty 01206577921 or 545062

Friday
19th October 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
19th October 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
19th October 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

Friday
19th October 2018
2:00pm
Colchester Pensioners' Action Group meeting 19th October 2-4pm Cardinal Bourne Hall Priory St 3rd Friday each month
Our Annual meeting with Colchester Borough Cllrs, a representative from each of the Political Parties. 2pm each Cllr is allowed 1 minute to introduce themselves this is followed by questions from the floor 3.45 refreshment and notices 4pm meeting closed
Tel: Barbara Williamson or Ray Hardisty 01206577921 or 545062

Friday
19th October 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Friday 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

Friday
19th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
19th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
19th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
19th October 2018
8:00pm
An Evening with Chris Colman
Come and join us for an evening in our members' lounge listening to the sounds of Chris Colman. Members are free, non-members very welcome £2. Bring your own nibbles.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Friday
19th October 2018
8:00pm
PHOENIX RIDERS LINE DANCE CLUB
This month we welcome the trio Texas Gun all the way from Scotland.Whether you dance or listen ,everyone is welcome. Venue- Spring Lodge Community Centre,Powers Hall End,Witham CM8 2HE Members £7,non members £8.Licenced bar ,raffle,b-y-o nibbles.
Tel: Terry 07879477281

Friday
19th October 2018
8:00pm
Oh What A Lovely War
19,20,26,27 October The Institute, Kelvedon.All profits donated to the Royal British Legion. Box Office The Sandwich Bar, High Street, Kelvedon Telephone Bookings 07742 532192 Book Online via www.kelvedonplayers.co.uk
Tel: June Brown 07761383361

Saturday
20th October 2018
9:30am
Wivenhoe Market
Locally grown, locally produced and locally made. Join us on the third Saturday of each month at the Wivenhoe Congregational Church Hall from 9:30 to 2pm.
Tel: Wivenohe Market wivenhoemarket@gmail.com

Saturday
20th October 2018
9:30am
Wivenhoe Market October
A friendly community market with a wide range of locally produced fruit, veg, meat, baked goods, preserves, arts and crafts, refill stall. Garden tools and knives professionally sharpened. Live music and children's activities. Delicious lunches/refreshments from our market cafe.
Tel: wivenhoemarket@gmail.com 07970 730463

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

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
RNLI Clacton Lifeboat Coffee Morning
At St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Frinton Road, Holland on Sea, from 10 am to 12 noon, in aid of Clacton Lifeboat. Admission 50p which includes tea or coffee and biscuit. Stalls include lifeboat Christmas cards, calendars and gifts, bric-a-brac, books, cakes, raffle, etc.
Tel: Wendy Lockyear 01255 425469

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Alresford Crafty Class
Autumn event come and see some great creations for sale made by a bunch of great crafters. Cards. Gifts, ceramics, jewellery, mixed media, paintings. Wooden items. Home grown Plants and more Alresford village hall ford lane Co7 8at 10 till 4 Refreshments available
Tel: Maggie cox 07885082281

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:00am
Stamp and Postcard Fair
Colchester And District Philatelic Society are hosting there annaul Stamp and Postcard Fair at the Stanway Village Hall,Villa Road,Stanway,Colchester,Essex,CO3 ORH.With a excellent range of dealers and refreshments and a raffle aswell.Organised by the club members.
Tel: Peter Nason 01206 570544

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:30am
Halloween Craft Fair
Craft Fair in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society Saturday 20th October 10.30am - 4pm Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE. 30 Local Craft Stalls, Face Painting, Home Made Cakes, Christmas Gifts. Free Entry. Free Car Park. Refreshments. Fully Accessible.
Tel: Louise Joplin 01206 396868

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:30am
Halloween Craft Fair
Halloween Craft Fair Craft Fair in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society Saturday 20th October 10.30am - 4pm Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE. 30 Local Craft Stalls, Face Painting, Home Made Cakes, Christmas Gifts. Free Entry. Free Car Park. Refreshments. Fully Accessible
Tel: Louise 01206 396868

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:30am
Halloween Craft Fair
Craft Fair in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society Saturday 20th October 10.30am - 4pm Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE. 30 Local Craft Stalls, Face Painting, Home Made Cakes, Christmas Gifts. Free Entry. Free Car Park. Refreshments. Fully Accessible
Tel: Louise 01206 396868

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:30am
Halloween Craft Fair
Halloween Craft FairCraft Fair in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society Saturday 20th October 10.30am - 4pm Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE. 30 Local Craft Stalls, Face Painting, Home Made Cakes, Christmas Gifts. Free Entry. Free Car Park. Refreshments. Fully Accessible
Tel: Louise 01206 396868

Saturday
20th October 2018
10:30am
Halloween Craft Fair
Craft Fair in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society Saturday 20th October 10.30am - 4pm Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE. 30 Local Craft Stalls, Face Painting, Home Made Cakes, Christmas Gifts. Free Entry. Free Car Park. Refreshments. Fully Accessible
Tel: Louise 01206 396868

Saturday
20th October 2018
2:00pm
Sing Wiv
Led by the amazing and amusing Chris Rowbury,our friendly group sings songs from around the world,blending voices in glorious harmonies.No musical experience needed as new songs are learned by ear each month,so newcomers are welcomed at any session. Wivenhoe Scout Hall,High St. CO7 9AB.2pm-4.30pm
Tel: Chris 07840 883 651

Saturday
20th October 2018
2:30pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
2:30pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
2:30pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
7:15pm
Quiz Night
Boxted Methodist Silver Band are holding a Quiz night on Saturday October 20th in Boxted Village Hall 7.15 for 7.30 start. Teams of up to eight members £5 per person - nibbles included but bring your own drinks. Book your places through Liz.
Tel: Liz Petter 01206271511 or lizpetter@outlook.com

Saturday
20th October 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Symphony Orchestra - St Botolph's Church, Colchester
Philip Scriven, the internationally renowned organist, is our soloist in the Organ Concerto by Poulenc and the Organ Symphony (Third) by Saint-Saëns. Our concert starts with Bizet’s Carmen Suite. Tickets are £15, £13(concessions). Under 25s admitted free. www.colchestersymphonyorchestra.org.uk
Tel: CSO Secretary 01376 571612

Saturday
20th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
7:45pm
Be My Baby
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
20th October 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" music once a month for Line & Freestyle dancers(divided floor) or just sit & listen @ Brightlingsea Comm.Centre,Lower Park Road.Everyone welcome.Tea, coffee & rolls etc.+ licensed bar.Admission £7,Members £6.All proceeds to Charity.This month we welcome the Award Winning "Bob Keeley"
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
21st October 2018
10:30am
'God, I'm Lonely'.
'All the lonely people,where do they come from?'Ask Eleanor Rigby, ask your neighbour,ask yourself. They are everywhere,but they needn't be.Just one visit to Walton's Columbine Centre could change that. Get introduced to God (Yes, really!)and loads of His friends.Its church,but not as you know it
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

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

Sunday
21st October 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Mike Breweton's Northside 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 -10.30pm. Bar & Dancing. Members £8,, Non members £10. visit www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
22nd October 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:

Monday
22nd October 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:

Monday
22nd October 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
22nd October 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
22nd October 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
22nd October 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
22nd October 2018
7:00pm
Prettygate Carpet Bowls Club
Join us at Prettygate Infant school hall to try indoor carpet bowls. It’s a friendly sociable game, all equipment is supplied. No special shoes are needed. Give it a go, free, for 3 weeks, no obligation to join.
Tel: Alison 01206512757

Monday
22nd 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

Monday
22nd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Ronnie reconnects members of the audience with their friends and loved ones in the spirit world, and passes on messages and information generally only significant to the recipients. Sceptical? Come and see for yourself! £ 15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
22nd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Ronnie reconnects members of the audience with their friends and loved ones in the spirit world, and passes on messages and information generally only significant to the recipients. Sceptical? Come and see for yourself! £ 15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
22nd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Ronnie reconnects members of the audience with their friends and loved ones in the spirit world, and passes on messages and information generally only significant to the recipients. Sceptical? Come and see for yourself! £ 15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
9:30am
4 Day The Big Top - Performance Workshop for 8-16 Year olds
Our autumn workshop for 8 - 16 year olds will be circus based! Looking at the fantastic story of P T Barnum, immortalised in the popular film The Greatest Showman, participants will learn performance and theatre skills (and maybe even some circus skills!) in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. £100
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
9:30am
4 Day The Big Top - Performance Workshop for 8-16 Year olds
Our autumn workshop for 8 - 16 year olds will be circus based! Looking at the fantastic story of P T Barnum, immortalised in the popular film The Greatest Showman, participants will learn performance and theatre skills (and maybe even some circus skills!) in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. £100
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
9:30am
4 Day The Big Top - Performance Workshop for 8-16 Year olds
Our autumn workshop for 8 - 16 year olds will be circus based! Looking at the fantastic story of P T Barnum, immortalised in the popular film The Greatest Showman, participants will learn performance and theatre skills (and maybe even some circus skills!) in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. £100
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 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
23rd October 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
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

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Rummikub group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or for more details phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
23rd October 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
Set in 1964, this follows the fortunes of Mary,19,a respectable girl from a middle class background, in love with her medical student boyfriend - and seven months pregnant. A stay at St. Saviour's mother and baby home is arranged, so her predicament can be kept secret and the baby adopted.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
24th October 2018
2:15am
Good Companions
This month we will be entertained by C.A.S.T.a variety show .we meet at the y.m.c.a.hall Portobello Road Walton .Visitor's welcome £2 includes tea and biscuits. New members welcome come along and join this friendly club .contact Eve 01255850678.
Tel: Eve 01255 8590678

Wednesday
24th October 2018
6:00pm
Adult Card Making Classes
Monthly card making classes are now available at Wivenhoe Library. Learn a new skill or practice new ideas. Class costs £10 and includes materials, tuition and a cup of tea! Phone now to book your space.
Tel: Katy 825693 or Email: katy@compasscrafts.co.uk

Wednesday
24th October 2018
8:00pm
West Water Country Music Club
"Stubby" will be performing at the Frinton Community Association, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton. Doors open 7:30pm. Music 8 'til 11. Line and partner dancing. Bar available, free parking, raffle. Entry £7.
Tel: Kenny or Sue 01255 502248

Thursday
25th October 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
25th October 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
25th October 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Sugarcraft Association
We have Wendy Wright demonstrating Wafer Paper Flowers. Interested? then pop along to Stanway Village Hall Villa Road Stanway co3 0rh. Guest £5 Refreshments. raffle. doors open 7pm. www.colchestersugarcraft.org.uk. All are welcome.
Tel: Lorraine Dunn 01206510213

Friday
26th October 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
26th October 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
26th October 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

Friday
26th October 2018
2:30pm
Ladies Shrub End Guild
The speaker at the next Guild meeting will be Mrs Marion Pettet who will speak about The Chelmsford Ballet Company. We meet at Shrub End Social Centre, Shrub End Road. 2.15pm for a 2.30pm start. Visitors always welcome.
Tel: Carol 01206 728421

Friday
26th October 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Friday 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

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
26th October 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music duo 'Rancher' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm with music from 8pm - 11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6. Phone for availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579, Kenny 07516 033855 .

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:00am
Clacton Lions Charity Auction
The Lions Club of Clacton on Sea will be holding their Charity Auction at the United Reformed Church Hall, Carnarvon Road,Clacton on Sea on Saturday 27th October. Doors open at 9am with the auction starting at 10am. Entrance is just £1 which includes your catalogue. Refreshments will be available.
Tel: Steve Gray - Fundraising Chairman 07580 764780

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:00am
Clacton Lions Charity Auction
The Lions Club of Clacton on Sea will be holding their yearly Charity Auction at the United Reformed Church Hall, Carnarvon Road, Clacton on Sea on Saturday 27th October. Doors open at 9am with the auction starting at 10am. Entrance is just £1 which includes your catalogue. Refreshments available.
Tel: Steve Gray - Fundraising Chairman 07580 764780

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:30am
Rummage Sale
Quality Jumble sale to be held at St Francis Church Hall, Colchester Rd, Halstead (opposite cemetery). Good quality clothing for all ages... bric-a-brac, ...household goods...etc. Free car parking. 20p admission. All proceeds to be donated to childrens hospice and church fund.
Tel: Tina Bentley 01787 827784

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:30am
Brightlingsea In BloomCoffee Morning
The In Bloom Team will be holding their Bumper Autumn Coffee Morning at the YMCA Hall High St.to raise funds for the Autumn/Spring Floral displays. Lots of stalls including Books,Plants,Good-as-New jewelry clothes and household items. Bric-a-brac with 'kiddy' selection. Cakes, raffle tombola.
Tel: Val Gilders Chairman 01206302563

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:30am
Rummage Sale
St Francis Church Hall, Colchester Road Halstead (opposite Cemetary)..Good quality clothing for all the family...Bric-a-brac. Household goods& much more. All at Bargain pices. 20p admission. Parking behind Hall. All proceeds to charity
Tel: Tina Bentley 01787 221805

Saturday
27th October 2018
9:30am
St. John's Church Coffee Morning
All are welcome to our monthly coffee morning at St. John's Church hall, Gt. Clacton. We have craft, books, homemade cakes and Bric-a-Brac stalls. Come and join us for coffee, cake and fellowship. We look forward to seeing you.
Tel: Stephanie 01255 475139

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

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:00am
Pew Boot Sale
Pew Boot Sale October 27th, 10am to noon. St Andrew's church, Earls Colne. Pews £5 each, details from 07908138853 Free entry and refreshments also available in aid of St Andrews church.
Tel: Helen 07908138853

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:30am
"Dusty Boots" Fantastic Fayre
St.Helena Hospice Tendring Centre, Jackson Rd, Clacton, CO15 1JP. Vintage, Bric a Brac, Pictures, New and Good As New Clothing, Tombola, Gifts, Local Crafts, Teddy Tombola, Cakes and Refreshments, Raffle and Face Painting plus Music and more Attractions, including Hospice Charity Shop Open!
Tel: Anne Budd 01255 423220

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:30am
"Dusty Boots" Fantastic Fayre
St.Helena Hospice Tendring Centre, Jackson Rd, Clacton, CO15 1JP. Vintage, Bric a Brac, Pictures, New and Good As New Clothing, Tombola, Gifts, Local Crafts, Teddy Tombola, Cakes and Refreshments, Raffle and Face Painting plus Music and more Attractions, including Hospice Charity Shop Open!
Tel: Anne Budd 01255 423220

Saturday
27th October 2018
10:30am
"Dusty Boots" Fantastic Fayre
St.Helena Hospice Tendring Centre, Jackson Rd, Clacton, CO15 1JP. Vintage, Bric a Brac, Pictures, New and Good As New Clothing, Tombola, Gifts, Local Crafts, Teddy Tombola, Cakes and Refreshments, Raffle and Face Painting plus Music and more Attractions, including Hospice Charity Shop Open!
Tel: Anne Budd 01255 423220

Saturday
27th October 2018
12:00pm
Pumpkin Festival
Come along to Brightlingsea scout group at the boating lake for our Pumpkin Festival. Bring your carved pumpkins, £1 to enter the competition. Prizes given for the best pumpkins. Refreshments available.
Tel: Trish Parker 01206307884

Saturday
27th October 2018
1:00pm
Elmstead Community Centre Jumble Sale
Elmstead Community Centre Jumble Sale to be held on Saturday 27th October from 1 - 3pm. Clothes, bric-a-brac, toys, games, raffle, tea, coffee, cakes. Admission 20p.
Tel: Ron Fairweather 07759 275153

Saturday
27th October 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH at WIVENHOE
All families are invited to join us in messy fun crafts, games, laughter and a simple meal. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun begins at 3.30 until 5.15. Messy church is held on the last Saturday of the month. We ask that all children are accompanied.
Tel: Jenny 01206 822687

Saturday
27th October 2018
7:15pm
Charity Concert
Brightlingsea Refugee Support Network are holding a charity concert at St. James' Church. Many local performers including Craig Whipps and Women In Harmony. Tickets are £6 and available from Spirals. It will be a great evening!
Tel: Lynda 01206 621087

Saturday
27th October 2018
7:30pm
A Musical Affair
In his brand-new show, Trevor celebrates the world of Musical Theatre including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar and the Silver Screen, The Greatest Showman, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Beauty and the Beast. Tickets £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
27th October 2018
7:30pm
A Musical Affair
In his brand-new show, Trevor celebrates the world of Musical Theatre including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar and the Silver Screen, The Greatest Showman, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Beauty and the Beast. Tickets £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
27th October 2018
7:30pm
A Musical Affair
In his brand-new show, Trevor celebrates the world of Musical Theatre including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar and the Silver Screen, The Greatest Showman, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Beauty and the Beast. Tickets £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
27th October 2018
8:00pm
Rossy Horror Party Night
For St Helena Hospice in memory of Ross Saxton-Davies. Held in a GII listed 350 year old barn. Timewarped, a Rocky Horror Show tribute perform the Rocky Horror Show live. DJ, licensed bar and food van. Strictly over 18's. £20pp Tickets and info - www.eventbrite.co.uk search Rossy Horror Party Night.
Tel: Tracy Davies 07710628913

Saturday
27th October 2018
8:00pm
Dance with Heaven on Earth
Come and dance the night away with duo, Heaven on Earth. Entry by ticket only, tickets available from Frinton Community Centre.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
28th October 2018
2:00pm
"The Clocks Go Back..." - cabaret for an autumn day
A one-off jigsaw of songs, verse and humorous yarns performed in a really delightful little Colchester theatre. The show features the legendary Martin Newell with the extraordinary musical talents of the Hosepipe Band. What else are you doing on a Sunday afternoon at half-term? £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
28th October 2018
2:00pm
"The Clocks Go Back..." - cabaret for an autumn day
A one-off jigsaw of songs, verse and humorous yarns performed in a really delightful little Colchester theatre. The show features the legendary Martin Newell with the extraordinary musical talents of the Hosepipe Band. What else are you doing on a Sunday afternoon at half-term? £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
28th October 2018
2:00pm
"The Clocks Go Back..." - cabaret for an autumn day
A one-off jigsaw of songs, verse and humorous yarns performed in a really delightful little Colchester theatre. The show features the legendary Martin Newell with the extraordinary musical talents of the Hosepipe Band. What else are you doing on a Sunday afternoon at half-term? £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
28th October 2018
4:00pm
Peter Medhurst, Illustrated Lecture Recital
Peter Medhurst, well known for his musical lectures will discuss, play & sing from selected Gilbert & Sullivan operas. This will be very entertaining at Constable Hall, Gandish Rd, East Bergholt CO7 6TP. Members must reserve tickets by 20 September then at £10 to non members. See www.svam.org.uk
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Sunday
28th October 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Dart Valley Stompers, 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
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

Monday
29th October 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
29th October 2018
7:00pm
Prettygate Caroet Bowls Club
Join us at Prettygate Infant school hall to try indoor carpet bowls. It’s a friendly sociable game, all equipment is supplied. No special shoes are needed. Give it a go, free, for 3 weeks, no obligation to join.
Tel: Alison 01206512757

Monday
29th 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
30th October 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
30th October 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
30th October 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Rummikub group meet every Tuesday afternoon 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's). £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
30th October 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'The Wildlife & Management of Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve' by Joan Pinch, Reserve Warden. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay and Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome. (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Tuesday
30th October 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'The Wildlife & Management of Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve' by Joan Pinch, Reserve Warden. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay and Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Tuesday
30th October 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'The Wildlife & Management of Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve' by Joan Pinch, Reserve Warden. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay and Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome. (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Wednesday
31st October 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
Based in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Facing a crisis in your life? No money for food? We can help by providing food parcels 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
31st October 2018
6:00pm
Halloween Party
Alternative to 'Trick or Treating' for children. Crafts, Games, Food at St Andrews church, Park Lane, Earls Colne
Tel: Rev. Pete 01787 220347

Wednesday
31st October 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
31st October 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
31st October 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
31st October 2018
8:00pm
West Water Country Music Club
Rob Childs will be performing at the Frinton Community Association, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton. Doors open 7:30pm. Music 8 'til 11. Line and partner dancing. Bar available, free parking, raffle. Entry £7.
Tel: Kenny or Sue 01255 502248

Thursday
01st November 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
01st November 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
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

Thursday
01st November 2018
12:30pm
Silver-tones - A New Social Group
New group aimed at older people in the area. For those who maybe lonely & isolated & want to mingle with like minded people. Activities include board games, cards & quizzes. Carers can also attend if they wish. Every Thurs afternoon 12.30-2.30. you can just turn up - We will be ready to welcome you.
Tel: Coastal Community Centre, Pathfields Road, Clacton 01255 420707

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society
Annual General Meeting - at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea. Free Parking. Come and hear about next year's exciting programme of demonstrations and exhibitions, plus members' competition, raffle and refreshments. All welcome.
Tel: David Whitehead 07530 458931

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society
Annual General Meeting - at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea. Free Parking. Come and hear about next year's exciting programme of demonstrations and exhibitions, plus members' competition, raffle and refreshments. All welcome.
Tel: David Whitehead 07530 458931

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:15pm
Brightlingsea WI
Programme change: Chris Williams will talk about the amazing work of the charity 'Operation Smile'. Competition: Your favourite box. New ladies welcome to come along as visitors. Coffee/tea & chat. Craft evening with Davina will be held the following Thursday; venue to be confirmed.
Tel: Carole 01206 302524

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Do you take photographs? Then come and visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Horticultural Society
Annual General Meeting in the Methodist Church Hall,Fourth Avenue,Frinton.Refreshments available before the meeting. There will be a quiz after the meeting.
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
01st November 2018
7:45pm
Buckets by Adam Barnard
How to fill what's left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out?£ 10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
02nd November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
02nd November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments.
Tel:

Friday
02nd November 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

Friday
02nd November 2018
6:30pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Friday 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

Friday
02nd November 2018
7:30pm
A Celebration with the Colne Endeavour Band
The Colne Endeavor Band. A joyous celebration of music from stage and screen as well as some arrangements of hits old and new. Tickets £8 and £6.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
02nd November 2018
7:30pm
A Celebration with the Colne Endeavour Band
The Colne Endeavor Band a joyous celebration of music from stage and screen as well as some arrangements of hit old and new. Tickets £8,£6
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
02nd November 2018
7:30pm
A Celebration with the Colne Endeavour Band
The Colne Endeavor Band a joyous celebration of music from stage and screen as well as some arrangements of hit old and new. Tickets £8,£6
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
02nd November 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Steve Hubble will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Ample parking within school grounds,refreshments and raffle.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Access via School Road,Colchester CO28NJ
Tel: Alan Pilgrim at alanwpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, sausages,apple juice jam and chutney,honey and cakes. Crafts knitted and sewn goods, jewellery, pottery, cards, art, teddy bears, turned wood, Body Shop and Aloe Vera, haberdashery, Xmas gifts etc. Cafe tea/coffee and sausage/bacon baps. Free admission. Parking/disabled facilities.
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:15am
Table Top Sale
To be held at Frinton Community Centre. Raffle and refreshments available
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
03rd November 2018
9:30am
Indoor Market
Indoor market at Earls Colne village hall,9.30-12,free entry. Enjoy some homemade cakes with tea or coffee and browse the 20+ stalls for Christmas gifts. Also renew or join our membership with Four Colne Horticultural society.
Tel: www.fourcolnehorticulturalsociety.com 0

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Homemade Cake Hour
Great Holland Village Hall, Manor Road, Great Holland. Come along and buy some of our delicious homemade cakes and marmalade, enjoy a cuppa and a chat with old and new friends.
Tel: Sue JENKINS 01255 850317

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Queries about Dementia?
Essex Dementia Care Staff will be available for a chat at our coffee morning and craft sale at The UR Church, Chapel Road, Gt Totham, 10am-12.30. There will be raffle, cake, craft and bric a brac stalls as well as plenty of refreshments.
Tel: Sue 01621 819441

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Lawford
A day of pampering at Venture Centre CO11 2JE. 10am - 4pm. 1-2-1 Tarot/clairvoyant readings. Healings/Treatments. Crystal Bed. Aura Photos. Crystals, skincare, incense etc to buy. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with brain tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Lawford
A day of pampering at Venture Centre CO11 2JE. 10am - 4pm. 1-2-1 Tarot/clairvoyant readings. Healings/Treatments. Crystal Bed. Aura Photos. Crystals, skincare, incense etc to buy. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with brain tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Lawford
A day of pampering at Venture Centre CO11 2JE. 10am - 4pm. 1-2-1 Tarot/clairvoyant readings. Healings/Treatments. Crystal Bed. Aura Photos. Crystals, skincare, incense etc to buy. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with brain tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Lawford
A day of pampering at Venture Centre CO11 2JE. 10am - 4pm. 1-2-1 Tarot/clairvoyant readings. Healings/Treatments. Crystal Bed. Aura Photos. Crystals, skincare, incense etc to buy. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with brain tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd November 2018
10:00am
Homemade Cake Hour
Great Holland Village Hall, Manor Road, Gt Holland Come along and buy some delicious homemade cake or marmalade, share a cuppa with old and new friends.
Tel: Sue 01255 850317

Saturday
03rd November 2018
5:45pm
St Peter's School Grand Fireworks Display
Join us at St Peter's School Coggeshall CO6 1YU, for our biggest and best fireworks display yet. Gates open at 5.45pm with a bar, barbeque and other refreshments served. Display starts at 7pm. £7 adult, £4 child £18 family on gate. Advance tickets from The Normans sweet shop, Coggeshall.
Tel: lynda.barrow@sky.com 07968595928

Saturday
03rd November 2018
7:00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
The Rider, a multi award winning Modern Western is our film for November. Why not come along to Leavenheath Village Hall and see what you think for yourselves. Please phone the numbers below to reserve your tickets. You can also book online at www.leavenheath.org.uk
Tel: Lesley 01206 262505 or Ken 01206 263266 01206 263488

Saturday
03rd November 2018
7:00pm
Cinema-on-Sea - The Bookshop
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel The Bookshop,a free-spirited widow,(Emily Mortimer)risks everything to open up a bookshop – in the sleepy seaside town Fighting damp, cold & apathy she struggles to establish herself but soon her fortunes reverse. Matinee 3pm Eve 7.00pm tickets £8 Bill Nighy
Tel: Sally or Judith 01255 851505

Saturday
03rd November 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
Come and join us for our popular monthly Quiz night. Members free, non-members welcome £2 each. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
04th November 2018
10:30am
Annual Charity Christmas Bazaar - Year 10!
Marks Tey Village Hall CO6 1EJ. Entry £1 children free. Unique gifts to buy or order for Xmas:Clothing-Jewellery-Crafts-Cards-Glassware-Beauty-Seasonal Food and Drink-Music-Raffle- Refreshments ALL proceeds- British Heart Foundation & Cancer Research www.Newman-Accountancy.co.uk
Tel: Beverly Taylor 01787 220225

Sunday
04th November 2018
10:30am
Annual Charity Christmas Bazaar - Year 10!
Marks Tey Village Hall CO6 1EJ. Entry £1 children free. Unique gifts to buy or order for Xmas:Clothing-Jewellery-Crafts-Cards-Glassware-Beauty-Seasonal Food and Drink-Music-Raffle- Refreshments ALL proceeds- British Heart Foundation & Cancer Research www.Newman-Accountancy.co.uk
Tel: Beverly Taylor 01787 220225

Sunday
04th November 2018
10:30am
Annual Charity Christmas Bazaar - Year 10!
Marks Tey Village Hall CO6 1EJ. Entry £1 children free. Unique gifts to buy or order for Xmas:Clothing-Jewellery-Crafts-Cards-Glassware-Beauty-Seasonal Food and Drink-Music-Raffle- Refreshments ALL proceeds- British Heart Foundation & Cancer Research www.Newman-Accountancy.co.uk
Tel: Beverly Taylor 01787 220225

Sunday
04th November 2018
4:00pm
The Mariner
A play by the Common Ground Theatre Company based on the Samuel Taylor Coleride poem Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Siutable 12+ Great Bromley Village Hall, Parsons Hill, Great Bromley
Tel: www.experiencetickets.co.uk 07807 341364

Sunday
04th November 2018
6:30pm
Quiz Night
Quiz night at Greyhound Pub, Wivenhoe. £3 per person, teams of 6. Start 6.30pm for 7pm, raffle all profit to St Helena Hospice.
Tel: Carol Golding 01206 822166

Sunday
04th November 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The Hugh Rainey 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
05th November 2018
9:30am
Jaywick Playgroup
Come and join our Playgroup at the Jaywick Community Centre Brooklands CO15 2JP right on the sea front. It’s for children aged 0-5 and their adults free refreshments for all. Every Monday (Except bank holidays) including school holidays. Look forward to meeting you all.
Tel: Sharon 0749773985

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

Monday
05th November 2018
6:30pm
Nayland Bonfire & Fireworks
Village Hall Playing Field, Church Lane, Nayland CO6 4JH. Hot Dogs, Sparklers, Luminous Necklaces, Soft Drinks, Hot Chocolate & Mulled Wine available from 6.30, display at 7pm. Adults £4, Children £1. www.naylandcommunitycouncil.org.uk
Tel: Lorraine 01206 262807

Monday
05th November 2018
7:00pm
Prettygate Carpet Bowls Club
Join us at Prettygate Infant school hall to try indoor carpet bowls. It’s a friendly sociable game, all equipment is supplied. No special shoes are needed. Give it a go, free, for 3 weeks, no obligation to join.
Tel: Alison 01206512757

Monday
05th November 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

Monday
05th November 2018
7:15pm
Quiz Night
In aid of Royal British Legion at Golf Green Hall, Golf Green Road. CO15 2RH
Tel: Dan Casey 01255 475535

Tuesday
06th November 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
06th November 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
06th November 2018
1:30pm
2 Jays Short Mat Bowls Club
Looking to meet new people?.We welcome new members regardless of skill level so just come and have fun and learn a new skill, you may even get hooked on it. We meet every Tuesday 1.30pm to 4pm at St James church hall, Tower Rd. Clacton.Just turn up. Alternatively ring for more info.
Tel: Janet 01255 425628 or John 01255 420825

Tuesday
06th November 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Rummikub group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
06th November 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's). £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
06th November 2018
2:30pm
Kirby Residents Association
Meeting at Baker Hall, Kirby Cross, from 2.30p.m. We have Sue Davis from Lifehouse Spa and hopefully the local P. C. S. O's will be there with an update on local crime issues and to listen to any of your concerns.
Tel: John & Graham 01255 679630

Tuesday
06th November 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
"London Docks and the Pool of London in Edwardian times". Come and hear an interesting and informative illustrated presentation by Steve Kentfield. All welcome. £3.
Tel: Kate 01255 674453

Wednesday
07th November 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 10.30am, 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
07th November 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 .

Wednesday
07th November 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
Based in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Facing a crisis? No money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate organisations. There is no charge for this impartial & confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 (24/7)

Wednesday
07th November 2018
12:00pm
Walking for Health
Meeting point: The Beach Diner, Hastings Avenue, CO15 1BW. A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities. Every Wednesday 12:00-12:30
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
07th November 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

Wednesday
07th November 2018
2:00pm
Heal in Motion
Simple and easy to do movements, designed to energise the body, clear the mind and cultivate long term health. Classes at the Jaywick Community Resource Centre Brooklands Gardens CO15 2JP right on the sea front. Every Wednesday at 2pm
Tel: Nick 07980 505128

Wednesday
07th November 2018
2:30pm
F.C.A. Wednesday Dance Club
Ballroom & Sequence dancing every Wednesday at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, at 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 and Jill 01255 679630

Wednesday
07th November 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Messy Church
Join us for the usual fun activities, games, story, songs and MEAL altogether. All primary school age children and their over 16 year-old carers are very welcome. FREE! St Mary's Parish Church, Old Road, Frinton: 4-5.30pm
Tel: Sam - 07889 894 948

Wednesday
07th November 2018
7:00pm
Royal British Legion
First Wednesday of every month at Wick Lodge, Jaywick Lane CO16 8BG From 7pm. Any ages of ex forces personnel welcome, as well as any interested person. First visit for free.
Tel: D Casey 01255 475535

Wednesday
07th November 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
Remembering the Paris Attacks - A talk in French by Julie Langevin. 7.30pm for 8pm. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Wednesday
07th November 2018
8:00pm
West Water Country Music Club
The Texas Tornadoes (Pete Stothard and Stuart Payne) will be performing at the Frinton Community Association, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton. Doors open 7:30pm. Music 8 'til 11. Line and partner dancing. Bar available, free parking, raffle. Entry £7.
Tel: Kenny or Sue 01255 502248

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:30am
Jaywick Country Dance Club
Jaywick Country Dance Club Every Thursday 7.30-8.30 at Golf Green Hall Golf Green Road Jaywick CO15 2RN £1.00 This is a fun club for individuals, families or couples. A bit like a barn dance. You are welcome if you have experience of country dancing or are a complete beginner.
Tel: Jacqui 01255 434919

Thursday
08th November 2018
9:00am
My Weight Matters - Clacton
Weekly weigh in for the free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Thursday, 9-10.30am at Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton CO15 1NZ
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
08th November 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
08th November 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
08th November 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
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

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:15pm
Walton Flower Club
Vicki Hease is demonstrating 'Christmas Sparkle' in the Main Hall, Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre. Arrangements will be in the raffle. Come and join our friendly club members to see this flower demonstration. Visitors pay £4.50 on the door. Our next meeting is on 14th February 2019.
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:30pm
Great Bentley History Society
There will be a talk on "The Ancient Salt Industry of the Blackwater Estuary" by David Newman. All interested persons welcome. Members £2, non-members £3.
Tel: David Gollifer 01206250309

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
08th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
09th November 2018
10:00am
My Weight Matters - Jaywick
Weekly weigh in for the Free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Friday - 10-11am at Jaywick Community Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, CO15 2JP
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
09th November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
09th November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
09th November 2018
2:00pm
Darby and Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Friday
09th November 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Friday 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

Friday
09th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
09th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
09th November 2018
7:45pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:00am
Christmas Coffee Morning
Kozy Katz are holding a Christmas Coffee Morning at St Cedds Hall in Old Rosd, Frinton ,goods on sale, raffle, bric a brac, and refreshments. doors open from 10 til 12, free entry.
Tel: Mick 07939 878508

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:00am
Cats Protrction Christmas Bazaar
McGrigor Hall Fourth Avenue Frinton on Sea 10.00am - 1 pm stalls include Cakes, Produce, Raffle, Puzzles, Crafts, Tombola, Goodies for you and your cat, Refreshments, Free Admission, donations of cat food very welcome.
Tel: Sue 01255 8521440

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:00am
Cats Protection Christmas Bazaar
McGrigor Hall Fourth Avenue, Frinton in Sea 10.00 am - 1 pm Stalls include Cakes, Produce, Raffle, Puzzles, Tombola, Goodies for you and your cat, Bric a Brac, Refreshments, Free Admission, donations of cat food very welcome.
Tel: Sue 01255 744014

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:00am
Cats Protection Christmas Bazaar
McGrigor Hall Fourth Avenue, Frinton in Sea 10.00 am - 1 pm Stalls include Cakes, Produce, Raffle, Puzzles, Tombola, Goodies for you and your cat, Bric a Brac, Refreshments, Free Admission, donations of cat food very welcome.
Tel: Sue 01255 744014

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:00am
Christmas Market
Over 20 stalls including jewellery, Christmas decorations,cakes and much much more. Excellent Christmas shopping opportunity. Refreshment available. Christmas Grand Draw tickets available. Free entry to the event Great Bromley Village Hall, Parsons Hill, Great Bromley
Tel: Jackie 01206 252332

Saturday
10th November 2018
10:30am
Christmas Craft Market
Royal Association for Deaf people are delighted to be hosting their first Christmas Craft Market at Lion Walk United Reformed Church, Colchester. Lots of lovely handmade crafts and gifts, tombola and refreshments. Suggested entry donation £1 per adult/children Free.
Tel: Fundraising 0300 2525 688

Saturday
10th November 2018
3:00pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £10.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th November 2018
3:00pm
Lest We Forget
2018 marks the final year of centenary commemorations, remembering the bravery of those who fought, lived and died in the First World War. To mark the end of that war, 'Lest We Forget' uses words and song to pay tribute to those who' gave their tomorrow for our today'. £ 10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th November 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Players Mark the WW1 Centenary
Join us for a moving and interesting time of looking back to the end of 'The Great War' with poems, stories, facts, and songs. Refreshments to follow. Everyone welcome. Free entrance but donations received for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Saturday
10th November 2018
4:00pm
'Reflections'
St Mary's Players mark the WW1 CENTENARY at Frinton Parish Church, Fourth Avenue. Everyone welcome to a moving and interesting time of looking back to 'The Great War.' Poems, stories, facts, songs, and refreshments. Free entrance but donations for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal
Tel: Heather - 01255 672973

Saturday
10th November 2018
8:00pm
Dance with Susie M
Come and dance the night away with Susie M. 60s 70s 80s and more, Entry by ticket only
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
11th November 2018
6:30am
Sunday Night Bingo
Holland-on-Sea Over 50s Social & Bingo Club, hold a friendly Bingo Session at Holland Public Hall, Frinton Road every Sunday evenings.New members welcome,for more information ring Shirley on 01255 431374, or just come along to the hall. Doors open 6-30pm eyes down 7-15 pm.
Tel: Shirley or Ron 01255431374

Sunday
11th November 2018
6:30am
Sunday Night Bingo
Holland-on-Sea Over 50s Social & Bingo Club, hold a friendly Bingo Session at Holland Public Hall, Frinton Road every Sunday evenings.New members welcome,for more information ring Shirley on 01255 431374, or just come along to the hall. Doors open 6-30pm eyes down 7-15 pm.
Tel: Shirley or Ron 01255431374

Sunday
11th November 2018
10:30am
St Marys Service of Remembrance
Join us at St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton, in gratitude to God for all those who have served their country by sacrificing their lives or their health, in the past and in our own time. This year, especially commemorating the centenary of the end of WW1.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

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

Sunday
11th November 2018
2:30pm
Leah Stuttard: "Sacred Fragments"
13th and 14th century sacred music and readings from England. Played on a sweet and angelic harp with readings interspersed. At St Andrew's Church, Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Sunday
11th November 2018
4:00pm
Merlin Ensemble
3 members of this Ensemble from Vienna will make a trio with the Horn, Violin and Piano to play music by Brahms, R Strauss and Liszt. This will take place at St Mary's Church in Dedham CO7 6DE. Tickets £15 via website www.svam.org.uk or call us.
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Sunday
11th November 2018
6:30pm
Special Service of Remembrance
Join us at Frinton Old Church, near the sea front, in giving thanks to God for all those who served their country by sacrificing their lives or their health, in the past and in our own time. This year, especially commemorating the centenary of the end of WW1.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Sunday
11th November 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Dave Rance, Rocking Chair 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
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

Monday
12th November 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
12th November 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
12th November 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
12th November 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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/frinton
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
12th November 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
13th November 2018
9:00am
Afternoon Tea and Demonstration
Come for Afternoon tea & demonstration of Festive Flowers on 12th December with Sandra and Cindy at St George’s Community Centre, Hall Lane, Walton, CO14 8HN. Tickets now available, £8 from Sandra 671526 or Cindy 670131. Proceeds go to the flower fund for All Saint’s Church Flower Festival.
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Tuesday
13th November 2018
9:00am
Afternoon Tea and Flower Demonstration
Come for afternoon tea & demonstration of Festive Flowers on 12th December with Sandra and Cindy at St George’s Community Centre, Hall Lane, Walton, CO14 8HN. Tickets now available, £8 from Sandra 671526 or Cindy 670131. Proceeds go to the flower fund for All Saint’s Church Flower Festival.
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Tuesday
13th November 2018
9:00am
Afternoon Tea & Flower Demonstration
Come for afternoon tea & demonstration of Festive Flowers on 12th December with Sandra and Cindy at St George’s Community Centre, Hall Lane, Walton, CO14 8HN. Tickets now available, £8 from Sandra 671526 or Cindy 670131. Proceeds go to the flower fund for All Saint’s Church Flower Festival.
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Tuesday
13th November 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
13th November 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
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

Tuesday
13th November 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912528332

Tuesday
13th November 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Postcard Club
Social evening with refreshments at St.Cedd's Hall,Old Road, Frinton. Club member,Linda O'Reilly, will give an illustrated presentation entitled "The Slate Islands of Nether Lorn". Non-members welcome. £2 admission.
Tel: M. Wilsher 01255 674134

Wednesday
14th November 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 10.30am, walk starts at 10:30am. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
14th November 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
Based in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Facing a crisis? No money for food? We can help by providing food parcels 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
14th November 2018
12:00pm
Walking for Health
Meeting point: The Beach Diner, Hastings Avenue, CO15 1BW. A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities. Every Wednesday 12:00-12:30
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
14th November 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

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

Wednesday
14th November 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
For our November meeting we welcome Mrs Patricia Ellis from Orpington. The title of her demonstration is "Christmas is Coming" and the theme of the members competition is "A Christmas Carol". We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton. Visitors are very welcome - £3.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Wednesday
14th November 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
For our November meeting we welcome Mrs Patricia Ellis from Orpington. The title of her demonstration is "Christmas is Coming" and the theme of the members competition is "A Christmas Carol". We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton. Visitors are very welcome - £3.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Wednesday
14th November 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt History Group
For the 2nd of our Bernard Colbron Memorial Lectures we welcome Andrew Phillips to the Orpen Hall, Lexden Rd. West Bergholt whose talk is entitled "Colchester and the Armistice". Members £2 Visitors £4 All very Welcome
Tel: Gill Poole 01206240512

Wednesday
14th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
14th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
14th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
15th November 2018
10:00am
St Marys Smallsorts For Mums and Toddlers
Term-time Thursdays, for babies and preschool age children, with their carers. Toys, simple crafts, puzzles, play dough, songs, and refreshments. £1 per child. 10-11.45am. St Mary’s Parish Church Hall, Old Road, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Thursday
15th November 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
15th November 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
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
6:45pm
UNICYCLE CLUB AT THORRINGTON
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Thursday Evening at the Thorrington Village Hall, Church Road, CO7 8HE. 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

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

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Do you take photographs? Then come and visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared. £ 13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared. £ 13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
15th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared. £ 13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
15th November 2018
8:00pm
St Luke's Ladies Group
Held the third 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 November meeting will be Ray Spiller - One-Hit Wonders - 1950 to-date.
Tel: Carol Backhouse 01621 816710

Friday
16th November 2018
10:00am
St Marys Friday Coffee Mornings
Drop in for coffee, cake and a chat, any time between 10am and noon, this and every Friday. St Mary's Parish Church Lounge, Old Road, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Friday
16th November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
16th November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
16th November 2018
2:00pm
Darby and Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Friday
16th November 2018
2:00pm
Colchester Pensioners' Action Group meeting Friday November 16th 2-4pm Cardinal Bourne Hall Priory St 3rd Friday each month
Dementia afternoon we welcome representatives from the Alzheimer's Society to guide us through various aspects of the condition, the help and support avalable to those living with dementia and their carers also a Friends session for those dealling with the affliction in others
Tel: Barbara Williamson or Ray Hardisty 01206577921 or 545062

Friday
16th November 2018
7:00pm
Sport Themed Quiz Night
In support of the charity, SportsAid. To be held at Langham Community Centre, School Road CO4 5PA. Friday 16th November, doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. £5 per head, max team size of 8. Licensed bar with bar snacks. To book email thomas.hewes@btinternet.com or
Tel: Tom 07851475533

Friday
16th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
16th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
16th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
16th November 2018
8:00pm
PHOENIX RIDERS LINE DANCE CLUB
This month we welcome Martin Jaye.Whether you dance or listen everyone is welcome for this great performer.Venue Spring Lodge Community Centre ,Powers Hall End,Witham CM8 2HE.Members £ 7,non members £8. Licenced bar,raffle,b-y-o nibbles.
Tel: Terry 07879477281

Saturday
17th November 2018
9:30am
Victorian Market
Time bank will be at the Victorian Market at Princes Theatre. 9.30 to 3.00 Tombola, gift ideas, handmade items. Please join us,17th.November
Tel: Jackie 01255 317521

Saturday
17th November 2018
9:30am
Wivenhoe Christmas Market
This year, celebrate Christmas with locally grown, locally produced and locally made. Join us on the third Saturday of each month at the Wivenhoe Congregational Church Hall from 9:30 to 2pm.
Tel: Wivenhoe Market wivenhoemarket@gmail.com

Saturday
17th November 2018
9:30am
Tendring Time Bank @ Victorian Christmas Market.
Tendring Time Bank will be at the Victorian Christmas Market held at Princes Theatre Town Hall Clacton-on-Sea. 9.30am-3pm.Admission £1 Children Free. If anyone would like details about what we do please use contact details below. All welcome.
Tel: Norma Williams 01255 484815

Saturday
17th November 2018
10:00am
Christmas Fayre
The Twizzle Gallery has gifts galore especially for you for the festive season. In addition to the usual works of art, our artist have been busy creating a large selection of smaller items, easier on the pocket but without compromising quality. We offer special gifts for special people.
Tel: Duffy Tomei 01255 676411

Saturday
17th November 2018
10:00am
Markets4Mums baby and children's market
Please join us for fantastic quality nearly new bargains and delicious homemade cakes from 10am-12pm at Stanway Village Hall, Villa Road CO3 0RH. Free parking at the hall. Adults £1 entry, children are free.
Tel: Sarah 07877159442

Saturday
17th November 2018
10:00am
WITHAM VINYL RECORD AND CD FAIR
Labour Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham, CM8 2EE. 20th anniversary of this fair! First held in 1998! Vinyl records, cd's, dvd's, posters, tee-shirts, etc. rare items, collectables, bargains. Records bought for cash. 10am to 4pm. Admission 50p. Contact: dave 07745 161196.
Tel: Dave 07745 161196

Saturday
17th November 2018
12:00pm
Church Dedication
Solid rock light chapel church dedication with fun and fanfare, music, choir,gospel songs, prayers, meeting new people and networking and refreshment. venue: Former All Saints Catholic Church, Union Rd, Jaywick, Clacton on Sea CO15 2RA
Tel: Felix and Victoria 07957 338583 or 07949 871378

Saturday
17th November 2018
2:30pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
2:30pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
2:30pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary Concert - St Peter ad Vincula Coggeshall
This popular local band celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a concert of musical favourites from Disney, Les Miserables, Benny Goodman, Pirates of the Caribbean, Stevie Wonder and more. An enjoyable and entertaining concert in aid of Motor Neurone. Tickets on the door - £6 adults, £5 concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary Concert - St Peter ad Vincula Coggeshall
This popular local band celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a concert of musical favourites from Disney, Les Miserables, Benny Goodman, Pirates of the Caribbean, Stevie Wonder and more. An enjoyable and entertaining concert in aid of Motor Neurone. Tickets on the door - £6 adults, £5 concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary Concert - St Peter ad Vincula Coggeshall
This popular local band celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a concert of musical favourites from Disney, Les Miserables, Benny Goodman, Pirates of the Caribbean, Stevie Wonder and more. An enjoyable and entertaining concert in aid of Motor Neurone. Tickets on the door - £6 adults, £5 concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
The Orchard Players present a Quiz Night at Capel St Mary Community Centre on 17th November at 19.30. Hot supper of chichen and chips or veggie option and chips included in the price. Cost £10 per person. Register your team of up to 6 members in advance by contacting Hazel on 07917 582709
Tel: Hazel 07917 582709

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
7:45pm
Marjorie Prime
Is this where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going? Is this the future? How close are we to being there already? This thought-provoking play gives us a glimpse into a possible development of AI. Come and decide for yourself if it is to be welcomed or feared.£13,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th November 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" music once a month for Line & Freestyle dancers (divided floor) or just sit & listen @ Brightlingsea Community Centre,Lower Park Road.Everyone welcome.All proceeds to Charity.Refreshments available + licensed bar.Admission £6(members £7).This month we welcome "Nigel Slater"
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
18th November 2018
10:00am
Sesaw Christmas Fair
The Old School, Long Melford, CO109DX. Seasonal gifts and decorations,crafts,jewellery,glass, games and lots more. Big raffle and tombola. Snacks, refreshments, free parking. 50p adult entry. All proceeds to Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare, Reg.Charity No.1124029. Tables available.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01206 263269

Sunday
18th November 2018
10:00am
Sesaw Christmas Fair
The Old School, Long Melford, CO109DX. Seasonal gifts and decorations,crafts,jewellery,glass, games and lots more. Big raffle and tombola. Snacks, refreshments, free parking. 50p adult entry. All proceeds to Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare, Reg.Charity No.1124029. Tables available.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01206 263269

Sunday
18th November 2018
10:00am
Sesaw Christmas Fair
The Old School, Long Melford, CO109DX. Seasonal gifts and decorations,crafts,jewellery,glass, games and lots more. Big raffle and tombola. Snacks, refreshments, free parking. 50p adult entry. All proceeds to Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare, Reg.Charity No.1124029. Tables available.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01206 263269

Sunday
18th November 2018
10:00am
Sesaw Christmas Fair
The Old School, Long Melford, CO109DX. Seasonal gifts and decorations,crafts,jewellery,glass, games and lots more. Big raffle and tombola. Snacks, refreshments, free parking. 50p adult entry. All proceeds to Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare, Reg.Charity No.1124029. Tables available.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01206 263269

Sunday
18th November 2018
10:00am
Tolleshunt Knights Village Hall Xmas Craft Fair
Come and join us for our very popular Xmas Craft fair, lots of stalls selling some lovely Xmas present ideas. entrance 50p all proceeds go to the village hall charity. Also tables are still available for craft sellers, see our facebook page for details. Tolleshunt Knights Village Hall, Top Road.
Tel: Sue 07860499294

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

Sunday
18th November 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Pedigree Jazz Bnad, 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
19th November 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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/frinton
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

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

Monday
19th November 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

Monday
19th November 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt Gardeners Association
The topic for our next meeting will be an illustrated talk "Wild Flowers of Essex" presented by Chris Gibson, then on Monday, 10 December we will be having a quiz and nibbles evening. Meetings start at 7.30 pm in the Orpen Hall, West Bergholt, CO6 3BW. Visitors welcome (£3 entry on the night).
Tel: wbgardeners'gmail.com 01206 241256

Tuesday
20th November 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Winter coffee morning at The Railway Crossing Cottage, Frinton (CO13 9NE) from 10am until noon.
Tel: Kate 01255 674453

Tuesday
20th November 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
20th November 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
20th November 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912 528332

Tuesday
20th November 2018
7:30pm
Essex Wildlife Trust - Bird Talk
SUMMER MIGRANTS: Bird ringer Barry Williams will talk about the summer visitors that have left us for the winter. Find out who has flown and where. Barry will also touch on overseas birds already living in these destinations. St Andrews Church Hall, Halstead CO9 2LD. No need to book, £3 donation.
Tel: Tracey Kay 07742 294358

Wednesday
21st November 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 ,

Wednesday
21st November 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. We have a speaker talking about the changes to Clacton and Harwich Hospitals.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
21st November 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. We have a speaker talking about the changes to Clacton and Harwich Hospitals.
Tel: John 01255 430701

Wednesday
21st November 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. We have a speaker talking about the changes to Clacton and Harwich Hospitals.
Tel: John 01255 430701

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

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
An evening with ... Georges Pauli. (in French.) Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Visitors always welcome. 7.30pm for 8pm Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:30pm
Kirby Fete AGM
Please join us for tea and biscuits at this year's Annual General Meeting. This will be held at St Michael's Church Hall, The Street, Kirby le Soken, Essex, CO13 0ee. Everybody welcome. Gain ideas for next year, What worked/What didnt? Welcome new volunteers. Give out some trophies/awards.
Tel: Lorraine (Chair) 01255 850547

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
21st November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
21st November 2018
8:00pm
Boxted History Group
Harry Parsons will give a talk entitled The Building of Bury Tower. The meeting will be held in Boxted village hall, Cage Lane, Boxted CO4 5RE.
Tel: Alan 01206 272250

Thursday
22nd November 2018
9:00am
My Weight Matters - Clacton
Weekly weigh in for the free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Thursday, 9-10.30am at Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton CO15 1NZ
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
22nd November 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
22nd November 2018
6:45pm
Unicycle Club At Thrrington
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Thursday Evening at the Thorrington Village Hall, Church Road, CO7 8HE. 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

Thursday
22nd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
22nd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
22nd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
22nd November 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, widowed, divorced & separated. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, tenpin bowling, 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 07932 465749 or 01255 476634

Thursday
22nd November 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, widowed, divorced & separated. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, tenpin bowling, 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 07932 465749 or 01255 476634

Thursday
22nd November 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, widowed, divorced & separated. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, tenpin bowling, 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 07932 465749 or 01255 476634

Thursday
22nd November 2018
8:00pm
ICENI SOCIAL CLUB
Our social club is for singles, widowed, divorced & separated. We hold dances, meals, pub nights, tenpin bowling, 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 07932 465749 or 01255 476634

Friday
23rd November 2018
10:00am
My Weight Matters - Jaywick
Weekly weigh in for the free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Friday - 10-11am at Jaywick Community Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, CO15 2JP
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
23rd November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
23rd November 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced, Lonely Person of All Ages
Meeting every Friday 10.30 - 12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. No fee. Friendship, outings, speakers, refreshments
Tel:

Friday
23rd November 2018
2:00pm
Darby and Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Friday
23rd November 2018
2:30pm
Ladies Shrub End Guild
The speaker at the next Guild meeting will be Mr Dudley Chignall who will speak about James Harriot s Yorkshire. We meet at Shrub End Social Centre Shrub End Road 2-15pm for a 2-30 start. Visitors always welcome. Christmas Party 7th December
Tel: Carol 01206 728421

Friday
23rd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
23rd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
23rd November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
An Evening With Kenny James
Come and listen to the sounds of Kenny James. Bring your own nibbles
Tel: Frinton Community Associaiton 01255 678332

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855 .

Friday
23rd November 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Club
Singer 'Kevin Barry' will be performing at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open at 7pm, music from 8pm-11pm. Dancefloor for both Freestyle and Linedancing. Tea,Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. no Bar,Raffle,Entry £6.Please phone for seating availability.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 546532 Lyn 07715 881579 Kenny 07516 033855 .

Saturday
24th November 2018
9:00am
TIPTREE ART CLUB EXHIBITION
Tiptree Art Club is holding its annual show and exhibition on Saturday November 24th. 9am-4pm. Entry is free and you can vote for the best painting on show. Home made cakes and refreshments will be available to buy on the day. Also a raffle for charity will be held with quality prizes for winners.
Tel: Linda Bale 01621 860473

Saturday
24th November 2018
9:30am
St. John's Church Christmas Coffee Morning
All are welcome to our Christmas Coffee Morning in St. John's Church Hall, Gt. Clacton. We have homemade cakes, books, craft, Christmas gifts and cards, and a 'New Stall'. Come and join us for coffee, cake and fellowship. Filled rolls will be available for lunch time. We look forward to seeing you.
Tel: Stephanie 01255 475139

Saturday
24th November 2018
11:00am
Tudor Christmas
Discover the Christmas that Tudor Merchant Thomas Paycocke might have enjoyed, as we join the servants in dressing his house for the festivities. Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November, 11am-3pm. Adults £7.50 and Children £3.75 - also includes admission into Grange Barn Christmas Fayre.
Tel: Paycocke's House, Coggeshall 01376 561305

Saturday
24th November 2018
11:00am
Christmas On The Quay
Join in the fun at Walton & Frinton Yacht Club * Father Christmas arriving by Lifeboat at 11.30 * Christmas Carols * Children's Fancy Dress Competition (pantomime characters) * Gift & Produce Stalls * Mince Pies, Mulled Wine, Hot Pork Rolls with apple sauce/stuffing & Basket Meals * Bar Open *
Tel: All Welcome 01255 678161

Saturday
24th November 2018
11:00am
Medieval Christmas Craft Fair
Discover the rich and complex world of Medieval Coggeshall as we step back in time for the weekend, whilst you browse the stalls from talented local crafts people. Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November. Adults £2.50, Children £1 or free for National Trust Members & Paycocke's Tudor Christmas tickets.
Tel: Grange Barn, Coggeshall 01376 561305

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
Colchester Deaf Club: An Open Afternoon
We are delighted to host our first Open Afternoon to all who wish to find out more about what we do at the deaf club? Are you learning BSL and want to practise with a friendly club? Refreshments available, free parking and entry. Acorn Hall, Harwich Rd, CO43DH -2.30 to 5pm
Tel: Christopher Smith chrisnruth@ntlworld.com

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
Colchester Deaf Club: An Open Afternoon
We are delighted to host our first Open Afternoon to all who wish to find out more about what we do at the deaf club? Are you learning BSL and want to practise with a friendly club? Refreshments available, free parking and entry. Acorn Hall, Harwich Rd, CO43DH -2.30 to 5pm
Tel: Christopher Smith chrisnruth@ntlworld.com

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
Colchester Deaf Club: An Open Afternoon
We are delighted to host our first Open Afternoon to all who wish to find out more about what we do at the deaf club? Are you learning BSL and want to practise with a friendly club? Refreshments available, free parking and entry. Acorn Hall, Harwich Rd, CO43DH -2.30 to 5pm
Tel: Christopher Smith chrisnruth@ntlworld.com

Saturday
24th November 2018
2:30pm
Colchester Deaf Club: An Open Afternoon
We are delighted to host our first Open Afternoon to all who wish to find out more about what we do at the deaf club? Are you learning BSL and want to practise with a friendly club? Refreshments available, free parking and entry. Acorn Hall, Harwich Rd, CO43DH -2.30 to 5pm
Tel: Christopher Smith chrisnruth@ntlworld.com

Saturday
24th November 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH at WIVENHOE
Calling all families, why not come along to messy fun crafts, games, laughter and a simple meal. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun starts at 3.30 until 5.15. We ask that all children are accompanied. Messy Church is held on the the last Saturday of the month.
Tel: Jenny 01206822687

Saturday
24th November 2018
6:30pm
Fish and Chips & Quiz
Great Holland Village Hall, Manor Road, Great Holland. Come along, have a laugh and make new friends at our Quiz night with fish and chips. £7.50 PP No more than 6 persons per team - dont worry if you cant get a team we can always join you with another.
Tel: Sue 01255 850317

Saturday
24th November 2018
7:00pm
Nayland Choir - Airs for Armistice
Nayland Choir's next concert is on Saturday 24 November at 7 pm, St James' Church, Nayland. The music will be a mix of sacred and secular and celebrates the work of composers who had a connection with WW1. Tickets £10 under 16s free from Nayland Post Office, any choir member or phone 07954 334548
Tel: Rob Swan 07954334548

Saturday
24th November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th November 2018
7:45pm
The Ladykillers
A group of robbers masquerading as a string quartet rent a room from an unsuspecting old lady and manipulate her in to the heist. She becomes a loose end that needs to be tied up and the group must decide who will do the deed! £13,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
25th November 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The Savannah 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
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

Monday
26th November 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
26th November 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
26th November 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
26th November 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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/frinton
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

Monday
26th November 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
27th November 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
27th November 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
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

Tuesday
27th November 2018
2:00pm
Rummikub
Group meet every Tuesday 2pm till 4pm at Holland Public Hall (next to Mafia's) £2.50. Just turn up or phone Gill.
Tel: Gill 07912 528332

Tuesday
27th November 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'British Wildlife Near and Far' by Liz Cutting, wildlife photographer. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay & Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Tuesday
27th November 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'British Wildlife Near and Far' by Liz Cutting, wildlife photographer. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay & Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Tuesday
27th November 2018
8:00pm
Colchester Natural History Society Illustrated Talk
Illustrated talk 'British Wildlife Near and Far' by Liz Cutting, wildlife photographer. Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester (East Hill end). Pay & Display parking available opposite hall. Non members very welcome (No charge, donations welcome).
Tel: Martyn Gill 07989 284105

Wednesday
28th November 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 10.30am, walk starts at 10:30am. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
28th November 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

Wednesday
28th November 2018
2:15pm
Good Companions
This month the male voice choir has cancelled. So in their place we have booked Richard a member of the Choir he will be singing and playing the keyboard. Visitors welcome £2 includes tea and biscuits . We meet at the Y.M.C.A.hall Portobello road Walton . Contact
Tel: Eve 01255 8590678

Wednesday
28th November 2018
6:00pm
Adult Christmas Card Making Classes
Monthly Card Making Classes are now available at Wivenhoe Library. Create personal Christmas Cards, learn a new skill or practice new ideas. Class costs £10 and includes materials, tuition and a cup of tea! Phone now to book your space.
Tel: Katy 825693 or katy@compasscrafts.co.uk

Thursday
29th November 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
29th November 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
29th November 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
29th November 2018
6:45pm
UNICYCLE CLUB AT THORRINGTON
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Thursday Evening at the Thorrington Village Hall, Church Road, CO7 8HE. 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

Thursday
29th November 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Do you take photographs? Visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, and tonight. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

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

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

Friday
30th November 2018
2:00pm
Darby and Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Friday
30th November 2018
2:00pm
Darby and Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details Contact
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Friday
30th November 2018
7:00pm
Fun Quiz Night
Friendship Club Fun Quiz Night on 30th November at the New Village Hall. Tables of 4 or 6, £2 per head. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. 7 for 7.30, no tickets just turn up.
Tel: Peter Harris 01206 271445 or 077470 445814

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
01st December 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, cakes, jam and chutney, honey, sausages and apple juice.Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, pottery, jewellery, cards, glass/wood, clocks, teddy bears, sock gifts, Aloe Vera,haberdashery, fairy gifts, art, Christmas flowers, table decorations, wreaths etc. Free Admission. Car park & cafe
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

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

Saturday
01st December 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
A day of pampering & well-being at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. Plenty of different stuff to buy. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings. Healings/Therapies to try. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with Brain Tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st December 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
A day of pampering & well-being at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. Plenty of different stuff to buy. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings. Healings/Therapies to try. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with Brain Tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st December 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
A day of pampering & well-being at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. Plenty of different stuff to buy. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings. Healings/Therapies to try. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with Brain Tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st December 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
A day of pampering & well-being at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. Plenty of different stuff to buy. 1-2-1 Tarot/Clairvoyant readings. Healings/Therapies to try. Free workshops all day. Fresh cooked food/drinks available. Supporting Brainbow (kids with Brain Tumours)
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
01st December 2018
10:00am
Homemade Cake Hour
Great Holland Village Hall, Manor Rd, Great Holland. Come along and buy some of our delicious homemade cakes and marmalade, enjoy a cuppa and a chat with old and new friends
Tel: Sue 01255 850317

Saturday
01st December 2018
11:00am
Christmas Wreath Workshop
Spencer's Floral Design invite you to Tiptree UR church for this fun-packed, festive workshop treat. At the end of the day you will go home with a beautiful, luxury wreath, perfect to display on your door. All materials supplied along with nibbles, refreshments and a whole lot of Xmas spirit £40
Tel: Sandy Ridpath 07565944070

Saturday
01st December 2018
11:00am
MESSING CHRISTMAS MARKET
11-2pm Crafts & Produce: 2ndhand Rose, Totham Bangers & Bacon, Neils Yard Cosmetics & Toiletries, EcoMarket Recycled Goods, Usborne Books, Colouring Table, Needlecraft & Jewellery, Charlotte’s Shoes, Book Folding,Flamingo Cards, HomeMade Preserves and Cakes, Children’s Tombola,Tea Coffee Bacon Butty
Tel: carol.baxter6@btinternet.com 01621 815750

Saturday
01st December 2018
11:00am
Christmas Tree Festival
Over 30 imaginatively decorated trees will be on display at St Mary's Church, Kelvedon on Sat 1 Dec (11am - 6pm) and Sun 2 Dec (11am - 5pm) with seasonal entertainment, refreshments and competitions - including a chance to win a Virgin balloon ride! Entry by donation.
Tel: Simon 01376 571436

Saturday
01st December 2018
7:00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
Our Christmas film is Paddington 2. It is a film for all the family so why not start getting into the Christmas Spirit early this year and come along to Leavenheath Village Hall. Please phone the numbers below or reserve your seats online at www.leavenheath.org
Tel: Lesley 01206 262505 or Ken 01206 263266 01206 263488

Saturday
01st December 2018
8:00pm
40's Swing and Cockney Night
Thorpe Festival Trust invites you to their Charity Dance at Thorpe Social Club. 'Recollections' will Swing us to the 40's,complimented with Cockney Songs for our Pearly Kings and Queens(costume competition optional). All proceeds to the Trusts 2018 nominated Charities and Organisations.Tickets £10pp
Tel: Shelly at Thorpe Social Club 01255 861259

Sunday
02nd December 2018
10:30am
St Marys Christmas Toy Service
Special service supporting the work of London City Mission. Donate new (unwrapped) Christmas gifts for needy children living in London. St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Sunday
02nd December 2018
11:00am
Craft Fayre
Craft fayre to be held at Stanway Rovers Football club, New Farm Road. Sunday 2nd December - 11am until 4pm. Call Mandy to book a stall.
Tel: Mandy 07920193081

Sunday
02nd December 2018
2:00pm
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Great Bromley Village Hall. Now in his 5th spectacular year the fabulous Martin Prest brings Charles Dickens spellbinding timeless story to life. The perfect start to any Christmas. Recommended age 8+
Tel: www.experiencetickets.co.uk 01206 573948

Sunday
02nd December 2018
2:30pm
The York Waits: "Make we Joye in this Fest"
Old English and European music and song for the festive season. A musical journey through the seasonal celebrations of medieval and renaissance Europe. At St Andrew's Church, Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Sunday
02nd December 2018
3:00pm
Toy Service & Youth Parade
A friendly informal service in the United Church, Brightlingsea, led by Rev Crawford Logan for youth groups, with banners, with leaders or adults, and children and families. New or good condition toys for poor children in Moldovan villages or Clacton Social Services. All welcome.
Tel: M Kimmitt 01206302229

Sunday
02nd December 2018
3:00pm
So, This Is Christmas
The Frinton Players bring you their Christmas Show At The McGrigor Hall Fourth Ave Frinton. Matinee 3pm (Doors open at 2:30 pm) And Evening Show 7:30 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm) Tickets £8 Available in Advance Caxton Books or at door All profits go to the Hall Refreshments available
Tel: The Frinton Players 0770 706 9040

Sunday
02nd December 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Rico's Hot Rhythm 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
02nd December 2018
7:00pm
So, This Is Christmas
The Frinton Players bring you their Christmas Show At The McGrigor Hall Fourth Ave Frinton. Matinee 3pm (Doors open at 2:30 pm) And Evening Show 7:30 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm) Tickets £8 Available in Advance Caxton Books or at door All profits go to the Hall Refreshments available
Tel: The Frinton Players 0770 706 9040

Monday
03rd December 2018
6:15pm
Bridge - 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/frinton
Tel: Linda 01255 677643

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

Monday
03rd December 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 December 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 December 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 December 2018
2:30pm
Kirby Residents Association
Meeting at Baker Hall, Kirby Cross, from 2.30p.m. We will be entertained by the local handbell ringers, hopefully with some Christmas tunes. Bring along a few seasonal nibbles for all to enjoy.
Tel: John 01255 679630

Tuesday
04th December 2018
7:30pm
Discover Poetry
A friendly informal group for anyone interested in reading or writing poetry. Join us at Frinton Community Centre, the Triangle 7.30-9.30 pm 1st Tuesday of the month. Next meeting Tuesday 4th December for your own choice of poetry and Christmas social.
Tel: Ann 01255 678324

Wednesday
05th December 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 .

Wednesday
05th December 2018
12:00pm
Walking for Health
Meeting point: The Beach Diner, Hastings Avenue, CO15 1BW. A 30 minute Health Walk for all abilities. Every Wednesday 12:00-12:30
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
05th December 2018
2:15pm
Good Companions
This month will be our Christmas tea party a members only event .
Tel: Eve 01255 8590678

Wednesday
05th December 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Christmas Messy Church
Join us for some special fun activities, games, story, songs and meal altogether. All primary school age children and their over 16 year-old carers are very welcome. Free! St Mary's Parish Church, Old Road, Frinton: 4-5.30pm
Tel: Sam 07889 894 948

Wednesday
05th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
05th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
05th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
05th December 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
Fête de Noël including French choral music with Bill Tamblyn and Quire. 7.30pm for 8pm. Visitors always welcome. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £5. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Thursday
06th December 2018
9:00am
My Weight Matters - Clacton
Weekly weigh in for the free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Thursday, 9-10.30am at Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton CO15 1NZ
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
06th December 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 December 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 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
06th December 2018
6:45pm
UNICYCLE CLUB AT THORRINGTON
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Thursday Evening at the Thorrington Village Hall, Church Road, CO7 8HE. 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

Thursday
06th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
06th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
06th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
06th December 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Do you take photographs? Then come and visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
06th December 2018
7:30pm
Clacton & District Astronomical Association
Meet the first Thursday monthly at the United Reform Church, Carnarvon Road, Clacton CO15 6PH. December 6th will be "Ask the Panel - Astronomy Question Time". Visitors welcome £2. See meeting programme at www.clactonastronomy.co.uk.
Tel: David Pugh 01255 429849

Friday
07th December 2018
10:00am
My Weight Matters - Jaywick
Weekly weigh in for the free ACE Lifestyles My Weight Matters programme. Every Friday, 10-11am at Jaywick Community Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, CO15 2JP
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

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

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

Friday
07th December 2018
10:30am
CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING
Winstree Medical Practice PPG Christmas Coffee Morning at Winstree Road Surgery for all patients of Stanway and Malting Green surgeries. Come and enjoy coffee, tea, fruit juice, cakes, mincepies. Children welcome. Raffle.
Tel: PPG Winstree Medical Practice 01206 514316

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

Friday
07th December 2018
4:00pm
Late Night Shopping Christmas Craft Fair
As part of Brightlingsea Late Night Shopping there will be a Craft Fair on Friday 7 Dec from 4-9pm at the YMCA, High St, Brightlingsea. Lots of local crafts, tombola, refreshments. FREE craft activities for children. Free entry.
Tel: June 01206 305253

Friday
07th December 2018
5:45pm
Thorpe Christmas Festival
Thorpe Village welcomes you to their annual Christmas Festival. Rolph School Choir opens the evening with carols, followed by Santa's Parade to his Grotto at 6pm. Art exhibition,Late Night Shopping,stalls,games,with street entertainment from Tendring Brass,The Sea Cadet Band and Clacton Ukule Band.
Tel: thorpefestivaltrust@gmail.com 01255 860386

Friday
07th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
07th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
07th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
07th December 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Michael Wooldridge will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Ample parking within school grounds,refreshments and raffle.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Access via School Road,Colchester,CO2 8NJ.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert.
Tel: Alan Pilgrim alanwpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Saturday
08th December 2018
9:30am
Christmas Coffee Morning
Trinity Methodist Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NJ are holding a Christmas Coffee Morning between 9.30am to 12.30pm with various stalls including Cakes and Books. Craft Stalls and Table Top Stalls available at £10.00 per table. Refreshments available. Come and see our brand new hall.
Tel: Debbie West 01255 814919

Saturday
08th December 2018
9:30am
Christmas Coffee Morning
Trinity Methodist Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NJ are holding a Christmas Coffee Morning between 9.30am to 12.30pm with various stalls including Cakes and Books. Craft Stalls and Table Top Stalls available at £10.00 per table. Refreshments available. Come and see our brand new hall.
Tel: Debbie West 01255 814919

Saturday
08th December 2018
9:30am
Christmas Coffee Morning
Trinity Methodist Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NJ are holding a Christmas Coffee Morning between 9.30am to 12.30pm with various stalls including Cakes and Books. Craft Stalls and Table Top Stalls available at £10.00 per table. Refreshments available. Come and see our brand new hall.
Tel: Debbie West 01255 814919

Saturday
08th December 2018
10:30am
COFFEE MORNING at WIVENHOE METHODIST CHURCH
Come and enjoy coffee, cake and a chat with your friends. Browse through the books, cards and bric a brac or choose a home made cake. The coffee morning supports the Beacon of Hope charity and is held on the 2nd Saturday of the month.
Tel: Judie 01206824544

Saturday
08th December 2018
7:00pm
Cinema-on-sea - The Bookclub
Staring Diane Keaton,Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen. Four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down when their book club tackles Fifty Shades of Grey. tickets £8. eve 7.00 pm ,& Matinee 3.00pm Refreshments available.
Tel: Sally or Judith 01255 851505

Saturday
08th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9. Matinee at 2pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
08th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9. Matinee at 2pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
08th December 2018
7:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9. Matinee at 2pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
08th December 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Symphony Orchestra - St Botolph's Church, Colchester
Philippa Barton, Leader of the Orchestra, is our soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5. Our concert also includes Mozart's Symphony No. 29, Haydn's Symphony No 22 and a Handel Concerto Grosso. Tickets £15, £13 (concessions) at the door. Under 25s free. www.colchestersymphonyorchestra.org.uk
Tel: CSO Secretary 01376 571612

Sunday
09th December 2018
10:00am
Christmas Craft Fayre
Great Bentley Village Hall. £1 entry. Various Stalls, children's make a xmas craft table (£1) refreshments. Contact Bev Adams if you would like a table £10 for 1 or £25 for 3. 10am to 4 pm.
Tel: Bev Adams 01206 250 724

Sunday
09th December 2018
10:00am
Christmas Craft Fayre
Great Bentley Village Hall. £1 entry. Various Stalls, children's make a xmas craft table (£1) refreshments. Contact Bev Adams if you would like a table £10 for 1 or £25 for 3. 10am to 4 pm.
Tel: Bev Adams 01206 250 724

Sunday
09th December 2018
10:00am
Christmas Craft Fayre
Great Bentley Village Hall. £1 entry. Various Stalls, children's make a xmas craft table (£1) refreshments. Contact Bev Adams if you would like a table £10 for 1 or £25 for 3. 10am to 4 pm.
Tel: Bev Adams 01206 250 724

Sunday
09th December 2018
2:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
09th December 2018
2:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
09th December 2018
2:00pm
Aladdin
HTP present a fast-moving, up-to-date telling of this traditional story. Aladdin is an eastern folk tale which first came to Europe over 200 years ago as one of the "1001 Arabian Nights" and is just as popular now as it was then. Tickets £ 12 & £9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
09th December 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Christingle Service
A moving sight, to see the candles shining in the darkness, during this short service suitable for all the family. All welcome to St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton. Opportunity to give towards work amongst disadvantaged children abroad.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Sunday
09th December 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The Sussex Jazz Kings, 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 and dancing. members £8, Non members £10. visit. www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy,01206 540354 Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

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

Monday
10th December 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

Monday
10th December 2018
7:30pm
The Bagman's Uncle and The Bagman's Uncle's Friend by Charles Dickens (Adapted by Robert MacCall)
Robert MacCall performs his adaptation of two hilarious tales from 'The Pickwick Papers'. Set in the ebullient pre-Victorian era, these are the rambunctious adventures of the Bagman's Uncle and his friend. Both are travelling salesmen, with all the freedom and adventure of the open road before them.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

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

Tuesday
11th December 2018
2:30pm
Annual Town Carol Service
Annual Town Carol Service at The United Church, Brightlingsea, taken by Rev Crawford Logan, with readings by ladies from all the churches, and local dignitaries. Organ played by David Glover from Colchester. Light refreshments afterwards. All welcome. Do come and start your carol singing here.
Tel: M Kimmitt 01206302229

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

Friday
14th December 2018
10:00am
St Marys Friday Coffee Mornings
Drop in for coffee, cake and a chat, any time between 10am and noon, this and every Friday. St Mary's Parish Church Lounge, Old Road, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Friday
14th December 2018
7:30pm
HOSTS Cinderella
Come and see our next Panto Cinderella which is going to be fun for all the family. Book early to avoid disappointment. Thanks to our sponsor GT60 Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December ( matinee and evening)
Tel: Box office 07724 158513


Friday
14th December 2018
7:30pm
HOSTS Cinderella
Come and see our next Panto Cinderella which is going to be fun for all the family. Book early to avoid disappointment. Thanks to our sponsor GT60 Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December ( matinee and evening)
Tel: Box office 07724 158513


Friday
14th December 2018
7:30pm
HOSTS Cinderella
Come and see our next Panto Cinderella which is going to be fun for all the family. Book early to avoid disappointment. Thanks to our sponsor GT60 Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December ( matinee and evening)
Tel: Box office 07724 158513

Friday
14th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
14th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
14th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £ 10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
15th December 2018
9:30am
Wivenhoe Market
Locally grown, locally produced and locally made. Join us on the third Saturday of each month at the Wivenhoe Congregational Church Hall from 9:30 to 2pm.
Tel: Wivenhoe Market wivenhoemarket@gmail.com

Saturday
15th December 2018
10:00am
Christmas Craft Market
Held in heated marquees at The Cricketers, Spring Lane, Fordham Heath, Colchester. All quality handmade crafts for ideal gifts. Christmas grotto, mulled wine, mince pies , and refreshments. Free entry. Tel Hazel Cronin 07974 264314
Tel: Hazel Cronin 07974264314

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:30pm
Christmas Concert & Carols - St Botolph’s Church Colchester - West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary
A joyful concert of Christmas favourites old and new – Sleigh Ride, Santa Baby, Little Drummer Boy, Rudolph, Frosty, and many more - plus carols to sing and listen to. A Christmas Cracker of a concert in aid of EACH (East Anglia’s Childrens Hospices). Tickets on the door: £6 Adults, £5 Concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:30pm
Christmas Concert & Carols - St Botolph’s Church Colchester - West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary
A joyful concert of Christmas favourites old and new – Sleigh Ride, Santa Baby, Little Drummer Boy, Rudolph, Frosty, and many more - plus carols to sing and listen to. A Christmas Cracker of a concert in aid of EACH (East Anglia’s Childrens Hospices). Tickets on the door: £6 Adults, £5 Concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:30pm
Christmas Concert & Carols - St Botolph’s Church Colchester - West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary
A joyful concert of Christmas favourites old and new – Sleigh Ride, Santa Baby, Little Drummer Boy, Rudolph, Frosty, and many more - plus carols to sing and listen to. A Christmas Cracker of a concert in aid of EACH (East Anglia’s Childrens Hospices). Tickets on the door: £6 Adults, £5 Concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:30pm
Christmas Concert & Carols - St Botolph’s Church Colchester - West Bergholt Concert Band - 40th Anniversary
A joyful concert of Christmas favourites old and new – Sleigh Ride, Santa Baby, Little Drummer Boy, Rudolph, Frosty, and many more - plus carols to sing and listen to. A Christmas Cracker of a concert in aid of EACH (East Anglia’s Childrens Hospices). Tickets on the door: £6 Adults, £5 Concessions.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for more details.

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £10,£8. Matinee at 2.30pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £10,£8. Matinee at 2.30pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
15th December 2018
7:45pm
Happy Holidays!
A concert chocked full of reinvented seasonal favourites. Featuring classics such as Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas, Fairytale in new York and Merry Christmas Everyone. The perfect treat to get you into the holiday mood. Tickets £10,£8. Matinee at 2.30pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
16th December 2018
5:00pm
Fourtissimo: 30 years on
The Fourtissimo guitar quartet plays an early evening concert of music written or specially arranged for four guitars. Ian Ridgley, Rod Protheroe, Martin Smith and Christine Garrington last performed together 25 years ago and are reuniting for a special concert to raise money for Bloodwise. £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
16th December 2018
5:00pm
Fourtissimo: 30 years on
The Fourtissimo guitar quartet plays an early evening concert of music written or specially arranged for four guitars. Ian Ridgley, Rod Protheroe, Martin Smith and Christine Garrington last performed together 25 years ago and are reuniting for a special concert to raise money for Bloodwise. £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
16th December 2018
5:00pm
Fourtissimo: 30 years on
The Fourtissimo guitar quartet plays an early evening concert of music written or specially arranged for four guitars. Ian Ridgley, Rod Protheroe, Martin Smith and Christine Garrington last performed together 25 years ago and are reuniting for a special concert to raise money for Bloodwise. £8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
17th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
17th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
17th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

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

Tuesday
18th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
18th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
18th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
19th December 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 .

Wednesday
19th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
19th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
19th December 2018
5:00pm
Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. £ 12.50 in advance or £ 16,£14 on the door. Performances at 5pm and 7pm
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

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
20th December 2018
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their photography skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
20th December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. £ 14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
20th December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. £ 14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
20th December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. £ 14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
21st December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Tickets £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
21st December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Tickets £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
21st December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Tickets £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
22nd December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Matinee at 4pm. £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
22nd December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Matinee at 4pm. £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
22nd December 2018
7:30pm
The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Crème-Brûlée is to be guillotined on the morrow. Matinee at 4pm. £14,£7
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
23rd December 2018
6:30pm
St Marys Carols by Candlelight
Join us to sing and listen to the old carols, and hear the reading of the Christmas story. St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton. All are welcome.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Monday
24th December 2018
11:15pm
St Marys Christmas Eve Midnight Communion
A traditional way to welcome Christmas Day, at St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Tuesday
25th December 2018
10:30am
St Marys Christmas Day Service For All The Family
Join us for a short service together, giving thanks for Christmas and all that means to us, and including communion. St Mary's Parish Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton.
Tel: Heather 01255 672973

Wednesday
02nd January 2019
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 .

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
03rd January 2019
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their photography skills or chat to others with similar interests. Visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: Email john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846 for more information

Sunday
06th January 2019
2:30pm
Blondel: "Bon jour, bon mois"
Blondel return to Colchester Early music with their signature combinations of shawms, bagpipes and recorders for a concert of Medieval music for New Year and epiphany. At St Andrew's Church, Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Wednesday
09th January 2019
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
A talk on 'Mercy Ships' (hospital ships visiting remote destinations) by Sandy Burnett. Held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free, Visitors £3.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Thursday
10th January 2019
7:30am
Jaywick Country Club
Jaywick Country Dance Club every Thursday 7.30-8.30 at Golf Green Hall Golf Green Road Jaywick CO15 2RN £1.00 This is a fun club for individuals, families or couples. A bit like a barn dance. You are welcome if you have experience of country dancing or are a complete beginner.
Tel: Jacqui 01255 434919

Sunday
13th January 2019
4:00pm
Pelléas Ensemble
Formed in 2011 the Pelléas, an award winning flute, harp and viola trio, has taken the chamber music world by storm. Music by Bax, Bach, Jolivet and Ravel at the Constable Hall, Gandish Rd, E Bergholt CO7 6TP. Tickets non members £15: call 01206 298426 or via website, www.svam.org.uk
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Wednesday
16th January 2019
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 .

Wednesday
16th January 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month sometimes we have a speaker give a talk other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
16th January 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
Members’ evening: all things Midi - A talk in French by members of the Circle. 7.30pm for 8pm. Visitors always welcome. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

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

Thursday
17th January 2019
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
Visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their photography skills or chat to others with similar interests. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: Email john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846 for more information

Thursday
31st January 2019
7:30pm
ALRESFORD CAMERA CLUB
We welcome people of all levels of skill who wish to hone their photography skills or chat to others with similar interests. Visit us at Alresford Village Hall @ 7:30pm tonight, or on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month. View our programme at http://www.alresfordcameraclub.org.uk
Tel: john.merison@btinternet.com 01206 250846

Thursday
31st January 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Sugarcraft Association
we have The Outrageous Cake Company demonstrating Chocolate paste. Stanway Community Centre CO3 0RH. doors open 7pm. guests £5. tea/coffee biscuits. raffle. Everyone welcome. www.colchestersugarcraft.org.uk
Tel: Lorraine Dunn 01206510213

Sunday
03rd February 2019
2:30pm
Consort of 1: "Ma fin est mon commencement"
Consort of 1's Lizzie Gutteridge brings more of her live-looped early music to the Colchester Early Music series with a programme featuring some of the most fascinating and complex music of the 14th century. At St Andrew's Church, Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Wednesday
06th February 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
La gloire de mon père - a talk in French by John Leseve. 7.30pm for 8pm. Visitors always welcome. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Wednesday
20th February 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
20th February 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
Neither friend nor foe: Vichy France at war - a talk in English by Lee Doughty. 7.30pm for 8pm. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Visitors always welcome. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Saturday
23rd February 2019
7:30pm
Jazz Concert "Embraceable Ella"
Joanna Eden with her world class band, the Chris Ingham Trio, presents a 'labour of love' show, celebrating the music of her vocal hero, Ella Fitzgerald: Constable Hall, Gandish Rd, East Bergholt CO7 6TP. Tickets for SVAM members & non-members £15. Call 01206 298426 or via website www.svam.org.uk
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Sunday
03rd March 2019
2:30pm
Passamezo: "The battle between Shrovetide and Lent"
Music, words and song for Shrovetide and Lent from 16th and 17th Century Britain. Feasting, fasting, revels, sports, pancakes and football. Ballads, carols, dances, masque songs, theatre music and readings. At St Andrew's Church Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Sunday
10th March 2019
4:00pm
Rautio Piano Trio with Robin Ashwell, viola
Award winning trio has linked up with Robin Ashwell from the Sacconi Quartet for a programme of Mozart, Mahler & Brahms at St Mary's Church, E Bergholt CO7 6TG. Tickets £15 (non-season ticket holders) available by email svamtickets@btinternet.com or via website www.svam.org.uk or call 01206 298426
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Wednesday
20th March 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
20th March 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
The story of the European Union - a talk in French by Ian Sydenham. 7.30pm for 8pm. Visitors always welcome. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Sunday
24th March 2019
2:30pm
The Colchester Waits: "Westron Wynde"
The Colchester Waits are joined by a specially formed chamber choir directed by Gregory Rose to perform music from England in the first half of the 16th century, including dance tunes and chansons from the court of Henry VIII as well as a new piece by Gregory Rose. At St Andrew's Church Marks Tey.
Tel: www.colchesterearlymusic.org.uk lizzie@elizabethgutteridge.co.uk

Sunday
24th March 2019
4:00pm
Zelkova Quartet
Formed in 2011, an up and coming, award winning young quartet that is in much demand Programme: Mozart, Mendelssohn & Dvorak at St Mary's Church, East Bergholt CO7 6TG. For tickets £15, call 01206 298426, email svamtickets@btinternet.com or via website www.svam.org.uk
Tel: Doreen 01206 298426

Wednesday
03rd April 2019
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo-French Circle
La vie en Syrie avant et après la guerre - a talk in French by Rama Kourieh. 7.30pm for 8pm. Visitors always welcome. Annual Membership £20 Visitors £4. Christchurch Hall, Ireton Road, Colchester, CO3 3AT
Tel: Colchester Anglo-French Circle 01206 504314

Wednesday
17th April 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
15th May 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
19th June 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
21st August 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
18th September 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
16th October 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Friday
08th November 2019
12:30pm
Silver-Tones - A New Social Group
New group aimed at older people in the area. For those who maybe lonely & isolated & want to mingle with like minded people. Activities include board games, cards & quizzes. Carers can also attend if they wish. Every Thurs afternoon 12.30-2.30. you can just turn up - We will be ready to welcome you.
Tel: Coastal Community Centre, Pathfields Road, Clacton 01255 420707

Wednesday
20th November 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069

Wednesday
18th December 2019
7:30pm
Tiptree Tipplers
Tiptree Tipplers is a beer & wine group. We meet at St Luke’s Church Tiptree every 3rd Weds 19:30 for 8pm. We have a themed night each month. Sometimes we have a speaker give a talk, other times we arrange our own activities. Why not give us a try. Come along & ask for Ben or Ian
Tel: Ian Stevens 01621819069


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