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Wednesday
17th January 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
17th January 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers local areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970480968 24/7

Wednesday
17th January 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The next meeting of the Clacton Branch is on Wednesday 17th January upstairs in the Comrades Club, Old Road at 1400 hrs. This month we shall be having Cash Bingo. Refreshments should be available. All with association with the R.A.F. are welcome.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
17th January 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The next meeting of the Clacton Branch is on Wednesday 17th January upstairs in the Comrades Club, Old Road at 1400 hrs. This month we shall be having Cash Bingo. Refreshments should be available. All with association with the R.A.F. are welcome.
Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
17th January 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Vacances au Coeur du Pays Cathare - An illustrated talk in French by Pauline Bonser. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Wednesday
17th January 2018
8:00pm
Boxted History Group
The new programme begins with a talk by Eleanor Jenkins entitled "Life as a Tudor Housekeeper". The meeting will be held in Boxted village hall. Cage Lane, Boxted.
Tel: Alan 01206 272250

Thursday
18th January 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
18th January 2018
11:00am
LAZY BONES FLEA MARKET
At Rowhedge Village Hall, Rectory Rd, CO5 7HX. Aproximately 30 spaces available, pitches 8.00 bookable in advance. Refreshments available. Large Free Car park. Interested stallholders please call on number below or email: rowhedgevillagehall@me.com
Tel: Yvonne Gibbs 07780 923 688

Thursday
18th January 2018
2:00pm
Great & little Horkesley Friendship Club
At New village hall, tile house lane, great horkesley, open afternoon with cream tes, falconry display, raffle and lucky numbers. Please bring a friend all welcome.
Tel: Club 01206 271614

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:00pm
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Fundraising supper evening at the "Star of India" restaurant, Connaught Avenue, Frinton.After the meal there will be a short slide show of historic, local scenes.7pm for 7.30pm. £20 per head. Booking is essential or email:- secretary@fwheritage.co.uk
Tel: Linda 01255 852993

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Clacton And District Local History Society
Clacton and District Local History Society welcomes you to the 2018 programme with our first talk by Dr Dick Farrow, 'Memories of a Family Doctor in the 1960's'. The Society meets in the Fellowship Hall at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton at 7.30 p.m. £12.50 per year, visitors are welcome £2.00
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
18th January 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
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu of Cambridge University’ at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH, 7.30pm for 8pm. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free, Non-members £4. Www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:45pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for divorced,separated,widowed & singles. We hold dances,lunches,evening meals,badminton,pub nights & coach trips together with other great social events. Our next Newcomers Night will be at the Cricketers Pub. More info from John 07932 465749, or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:45pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for divorced,separated,widowed & singles. We hold dances,lunches,evening meals,badminton,pub nights & coach trips together with other great social events. Our next Newcomers Night will be at the Cricketers Pub. More info from John 07932 465749, or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:45pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for divorced,separated,widowed & singles. We hold dances,lunches,evening meals,badminton,pub nights & coach trips together with other great social events. Our next Newcomers Night will be at the Cricketers Pub. More info from John 07932 465749, or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Thursday
18th January 2018
7:45pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for divorced,separated,widowed & singles. We hold dances,lunches,evening meals,badminton,pub nights & coach trips together with other great social events. Our next Newcomers Night will be at the Cricketers Pub. More info from John 07932 465749, or www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Friday
19th January 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
19th January 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
19th January 2018
6:00pm
Open Rehearsal for Brass & Woodwind Musicians
West Bergholt Concert Band invites Brass & Woodwind players of all ages to an open rehearsal at Heathlands School, West Bergholt. Join us to play fun music from Big Bands, Films, Pop, Shows and Classics in a friendly atmosphere. Training Band (Grades 1-4) 6-7pm, Concert Band (Grades 4+) 7-9pm.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for details

Friday
19th January 2018
6:00pm
Open Rehearsal for Brass & Woodwind Musicians
West Bergholt Concert Band invites Brass & Woodwind players of all ages to an open rehearsal at Heathlands School, West Bergholt. Join us to play fun music from Big Bands, Films, Pop, Shows and Classics in a friendly atmosphere. Training Band (Grades 1-4) 6-7pm, Concert Band (Grades 4+) 7-9pm.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for details

Friday
19th January 2018
6:00pm
Open Rehearsal for Brass & Woodwind Musicians
West Bergholt Concert Band invites Brass & Woodwind players of all ages to an open rehearsal at Heathlands School, West Bergholt. Join us to play fun music from Big Bands, Films, Pop, Shows and Classics in a friendly atmosphere. Training Band (Grades 1-4) 6-7pm, Concert Band (Grades 4+) 7-9pm.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see wbcb.org for details

Friday
19th January 2018
8:00pm
PHOENIX RIDERS LINE DANCE CLUB
The acclaimed Paul Bailey is at our monthly line dance social held at Spring Lodge Community Centre,Witham,CM8 2HE.If you don't dance come along and enjoy the music.Event is 8pm-11pm.Licenced bar and raffle.Entrance fee £7 for members and £8 for non members.
Tel: Terry 07879477281

Saturday
20th January 2018
9:30am
New Year, New Start, New You!
Usually New Year's Resolutions fall by the wayside, so come to this workshop and learn a goal achievement formula, discover tools and techniques to help you when the going gets tough and ensure that the goals you set for 2018 will stick! LIMITED places available, PLUS free places for donation to Charity.
Tel: Health At Hayes Road 01255 422337

Saturday
20th January 2018
9:30am
Supersale
St Sabina's Guild are holding a Supersale at St, Sabina's RC Church, Richard Avenue, Brightlingsea. CO7 0NJ Saturday 20th January 2018 at 9.30am Linens, Clothes, Bric-a-Brac. Books, Toys, Games, Puzzle,s Jewellery. and much more. Raffle and Refreshments, Free entry. Sorry No spare tables.
Tel: wilsonpauline323@gmail.com 01206 308465

Saturday
20th January 2018
10:30am
Nature in Watercolour
This course will show all the techniques needed to do a pencil drawing from a reference picture and then build up colour and detail in layers of watercolour washes. The course is suitable for beginners upwards. Donation £45 per person. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
20th January 2018
11:00am
Naze Sea Wall Walk with Gerald
This is the first of our circular sea wall walks led by Gerald. It is about 3.5 miles and will take about 2.5 hours. The ground is muddy and very uneven. Not suitable for people with mobiity issues. Come and see the wildfowl in the Walton Channel. Cost £5. Booking essential.
Tel: Beverley Gadsby 01255 679379

Saturday
20th January 2018
2:00pm
SingWiv
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 Street, CO7 9AB £8 2-4.30
Tel: Chris 07840 883 651

Saturday
20th January 2018
2:00pm
SingWiv
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 session. Wivenhoe Scout Hall,High street,CO7 9AB £8 2-4.30
Tel: Chris 07840 883 651

Saturday
20th January 2018
3:00pm
Cinema-On-Sea - Denial
Matinee at 3pm & Evening at 7pm. Certificate 12A Running Time 1 hour 50 mins. The gripping true story of the courtcase between Penguin Books and Deborah E. Lipstadt against Holocaust denier David Irving. Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall.
Tel: Sally Johnson or Judith Charlesworth 01255 851505

Saturday
20th January 2018
8:00pm
Rock 'n' Roll Dave
Dance the night away with Rock 'n' Roll Dave as they sing your favourite 50s and 60s songs! Entry by ticket only, tickets available from Frinton Community Centre.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
20th January 2018
8:00pm
Rock n Roll Dave
Dance the night away with Rock n Roll Dave as they sing your favourite 50s and 60s songs! Entry by ticket only, tickets available from Frinton Community Centre.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
20th January 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live Country Music for Line & freestyle dancers (divided floor) or just sit & listen. Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee & rolls available + licensed bar @ Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road co7 0LG. All proceeds to Charity. This month the music is by Martin Jaye.
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
21st January 2018
9:00am
Sale
Sale 9-12noon Beaumont Village Hall Harwich Dr. Cards, knitting, books and much much more. Tea coffee, homemade cakes, bacon sandwiches. Come and see us
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
21st January 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! - 'Cycle Sunday'
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/2 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
21st January 2018
10:30am
Life Without Limits
Do you feel like you are going through life with the brakes on? Discover just why Jesus Christ is world famous - he really does change lives and take the brakes off. Family friendly, Coastlands Community Church meets at the Columbine Centre, Walton. Church, but not as you know it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
21st January 2018
10:30am
Life Without Limits
Do you feel like you are going through life with the brakes on? Discover just why Jesus Christ is world famous - he really does change lives and take the brakes off. Family friendly, Coastlands Community Church at the Columbine Centre, Walton. Church, but not as you know it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
21st January 2018
11:15am
Wassail with Dark Horse Morris
Dark Horse Morris will attend the Wassail at the Museum of Power
Tel: dark Horse morris 01621 816

Sunday
21st January 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm—2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
21st January 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm—2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
21st January 2018
4:00pm
Bartosz Glowacki
Bartosz, one of the leading exponents of the classical accordion, will perform a programme of original works for accordion plus his own arrangements of some classical pieces. The programme will include Scarlatti's Sonata in E minor K98 and Piazzolla's Libertango.Tickets £14, students £7. See website
Tel: Doreen Weatherall 01206 298426 or Website:www.svam.org.uk for more information

Sunday
21st January 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: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958 01206 263488

Sunday
21st January 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Brian White's King Jazz, 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
22nd January 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
23rd January 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
23rd January 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement and Friendship Cafe
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Tuesdays 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
23rd January 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
23rd January 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
23rd January 2018
7:00pm
Wormingford Community Choir
Wormingford Community Centre. The choir will be singing songs from the musicals this term. All ages and genders welcome. No auditions, no need to read music. We are a small friendly choir. £5 nightly, 1st night free. Phone for more information.
Tel: Elaine 07718886997

Wednesday
24th January 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat! Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
24th January 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat! Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
24th January 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? we can help by providing free food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers local areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970480968 24/7

Wednesday
24th January 2018
2:30pm
WEA Frinton
Our new course is Gardens in British Art in the 19th and 20th Centuries by Sue Pownall starting 24th January. Normal course fee is £50. Do come and join us for the first session with no obligation. We meet in Room 5, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton.
Tel: Katie Andrews 01255 676734

Wednesday
24th January 2018
2:30pm
WEA Frinton
Our new course is Gardens in British Art in the 19th and 20th Centuries by Sue Pownall starting 24th January. Normal course fee is £50. Do come and join us for the first session with no obligation. We meet in Room 5, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton.
Tel: Katie Andrews 01255676734

Wednesday
24th January 2018
2:30pm
WEA Frinton
Our new course is Gardens in British Art in the 19th and 20th Centuries by Sue Pownall starting 24th January. Normal course fee is £50. Do come and join us for the first session with no obligation. We meet in Room 5, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton.
Tel: Katie Andrews 01255676734

Wednesday
24th January 2018
7:30pm
Bentley Green Players present 'Keeping Up Appearances'
Great Bentley Village Hall from Thursday 24th - Saturday 27th January at 7.30pm all nights. Tickets £8 available from Deli-licious, Plough Rd., Great Bentley or from Peter Harry on 07503 153960 from 3rd January 2018.
Tel: Bev Adams 01206 250 724

Wednesday
24th January 2018
7:30pm
Keeping Up Appearances
Bentley Green Players present 'Keeping Up Appearances' from January 24th through 27th at Great Bentley Village Hall 7.30pm. Tickets £8 available from Deli-licious, Plough Road, Great Bentley or by contacting Peter on 07503 153960.
Tel: Peter Harry 07503 153960

Thursday
25th January 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
25th January 2018
7:45pm
A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's hit comedy is coming to the Headgate. Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. £12.50,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
26th January 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
26th January 2018
2:30pm
Ladies Shrub End Guild
At our next meeting Mrs Angela Dennis will entertain us with her Ladies Choir ' Voices in Harmony'.We meet at Shrub End Social Centre, Shrub End Road 2:15pm for a 2:30 start. Visitors always welcome. There will also be a Bring and Buy.
Tel: Jill 01206 271797

Friday
26th January 2018
7:30pm
Sleeping Beauty
The Orpen Players presents "Sleeping Beauty" at the Orpen Hall West Bergholt on 26th/27th Jan and 2nd/3rd Feb 2018. Evening performances at 7.30pm and Saturday matinee's at 2pm. Tickets £7 Adult, £5 Child, are Available by phoning Roger on 01206 241048 now, and at Ash's Store from 13th Jan.
Tel: Roger 01206 241048 01206 242265

Friday
26th January 2018
7:45pm
A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's hit comedy is coming to the Headgate. Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. £12.50,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Jack and the Beanstalk
This traditional panto with favourite characters Jack, Dame Trott, Daisy the wondercow, the giant and Fleshcreep will keep you on the edge of your seat with laughter and suspense. Oh yes it will!! Please support Kelvedon Players The Institute High St Kelvedon more dates on www.kelvedonplayers.co.uk
Tel: Master Butcher, Kelvedon High Street online via www.kelvedonplayers.co.uk 07742 532192

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855, .

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855, .

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855,

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855,

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855, .

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855, .

Friday
26th January 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Duo 'Black Steel' are providing the music at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall,Old London Road, Marks Tey CO6 1EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8.pm - 11pm Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Wendy 07940 546532, Lyn 07715 881579 or Kenny 07516 033855, .

Saturday
27th January 2018
9:30am
St. John's Church Coffee Morning
All welcome to our monthly coffee morning in St. John's church hall, Gt. Clacton. We have crafts, books, homemade cakes and bric-a-brac stalls. Come and join us for coffee, cake and fellowship. We look forward to meeting you.
Tel: Stephanie 01255 475139

Saturday
27th January 2018
10:00am
WITHAM VINYL RECORD AND CD FAIR
Labour Hall, Collingwood Rd, Witham, CM8 2EE. Top quality vinyl records, cd's, dvd's, tee shirts, posters,etc. Rare items, collectables, bargains. Something for everyone. Records bought for cash. 10am to 4pm. Admission 50p. Contact Dave 07745 161196.
Tel: DAVE 07745 161196

Saturday
27th January 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH
All families are invited to come and enjoy messy fun craft, games and a simple meal together. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun starts at 3.30pm until 5.15pm. Messy Church is on The last Saturday of every month. We ask that all children are accompanied.
Tel: Jenny 01206822687

Saturday
27th January 2018
6:30pm
Stargazing
Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes. NEAS members will give talks throughout the evening. Bacon rolls will be available for purchase. Donation £6 per adult, £4 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
27th January 2018
7:00pm
Quiz Night
Teams 4-6 £2 each,St Helena Hospice, Jackson Rd Clacton on Sea. Bring your own drinks an nibbles. Refreshments available All proceeds go to the hospice.
Tel: Joyce 01255 473693

Saturday
27th January 2018
7:45pm
A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's hit comedy is coming to the Headgate. Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. £12.50,£11
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
27th January 2018
8:00pm
Bulls Eye Quiz Night
Come and join us for a fun-filled evening. You don't have to be a good darts player, just bring your sense of humour! Darts supplied by us, bring your own nibbles. £1 per person.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Sunday
28th January 2018
9:00am
Sale
9-12 Beaumont Village Hall, Harwich Rd. cards, knitting, books and much much more. Tea , coffee, homemade cakes, bacon sandwiches. Come and see us
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:00am
Cindy’s MBS Fair
We offer psychic readings, holistic treatments, handmade stalls, scentsy, and so much more. Free goodie bag on arrival. Hot drinks and snacks all day. Donation at the door The Brotherhood Hall, St Osyth Road, Clacton, Essex, CO15 3BW
Tel: Cindy Lawrence 07592 136488

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:00am
Cindy’s MBS Fair
We offer psychic readings, holistic treatments, handmade stalls, scentsy, and so much more. Free goodie bag on arrival. Hot drinks and snacks all day. Donation at the door The Brotherhood Hall, St Osyth Road, Clacton, Essex, CO15 3BW
Tel: Cindy Lawrence 07592 136488

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:00am
Cindy’s MBS Fair
We offer psychic readings, holistic treatments, handmade stalls, scentsy, and so much more. Free goodie bag on arrival. Hot drinks and snacks all day. Donation at the door The Brotherhood Hall, St Osyth Road, Clacton, Essex, CO15 3BW
Tel: Cindy Lawrence 07592136488

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:00am
Cindy’s MBS Fair
We offer psychic readings, holistic treatments, handmade stalls, scentsy, and so much more. Free goodie bag on arrival. Hot drinks and snacks all day. Donation at the door The Brotherhood Hall, St Osyth Road, Clacton, Essex, CO15 3BW
Tel: Cindy Lawrence 07592136488

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:00am
Frinton Farmer & Craft Market
Mcgrigor Hall, Frinton. 10 till 1.
Tel: Corinna chibbert32@aol.com

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:30am
Get Behind Me Satan
Ever said this? Feel there's a battle going on inside you? Want to discover how to have real power to be able to fight back against temptation? Pop into Coastlands Community Church in the Columbine Centre, Walton, for people wanting answers that work. Kids love it too!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
28th January 2018
10:30am
'Get Behind Me Satan'
Ever said this? Feel there's a battle going on inside you? Want to discover how to have real power to be able to fight back against temptation? Pop into Coastlands Community Church in the Columbine Centre, Walton, for people wanting answers that work. Kids love it too!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
28th January 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The East Coast Wanderers 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 January 2018
7:00pm
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
29th January 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
If you're not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide. He'll communicate with loved ones in the spirit world and pass on messages to members of the audience, information relevant only to the person concerned. Tickets £15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
30th January 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
30th January 2018
7:00pm
Wormingford Community Choir
Wormingford Community Centre. The choir will be singing songs from the musicals this term. All ages and genders welcome. No auditions, no need to read music. We are a small friendly choir. £5 nightly, 1st night free. Phone for more information.
Tel: Elaine 07718886997

Tuesday
30th January 2018
7:30pm
An Evening of Clairvoynace with Ronnie Buckingham
If you're not already convinced about an afterlife, why not come along, listen to Ronnie and let him help you decide. He'll communicate with loved ones in the spirit world and pass on messages to members of the audience, information relevant only to the person concerned. Tickets £ 15
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
31st January 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help agencies. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers local areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970480968 24/7


Wednesday
31st January 2018
7:00pm
Ladies Night
Brightlingsea Community Centre Ladies Night Life Drawing Class £6 including a glass of wine Tickets available from our Community Centre Office (No embarrassing situations)
Tel: Hilary 07557818607

Thursday
01st February 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 or whatever you are working on. Make new friends and have fun.
Tel: Colchester Craft Room 07388073555

Thursday
01st February 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

Thursday
01st February 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

Thursday
01st February 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
01st February 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society
7 - 9.00pm. Frinton Art Society meeting at Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton-On-Sea. Demonstration in watercolours by Anthony Ostler. £4.00 on the night for non members.
Tel: David Whitehead 01255 677845

Thursday
01st February 2018
7:15pm
Frinton & District Horticultural Society
Social evening & "Gardeners' Question Time" at the Methodist Church Hall,Fourth Avenue, Frinton. The panel will endeavour to answer your questions and give advice. Refreshments. Non-members welcome
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Thursday
01st February 2018
7:30pm
Solo Showcase
One actor. A stage. An expectant audience...What would you perform if the spotlight was all yours? These 3rd year students are going to find out! Join us for a night of varied short solo shows from the very best that the Acting & Creative degree course has to offer! 16+ Strong Language. £10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
01st February 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 February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton & District Astronomical Association
Meet the first thursday monthly at United Reform Church, Carnarvon Road, Clacton CO156PH. Feb 1st will be the Brian Cottis Memorial Lecture "The Cassini Huygens Mission to Saturn" by Mike Haynes. Visitors welcome £2. See Meeting Programme at www.clactonastronomy.co.uk.
Tel: David Pugh 01255 429849

Friday
02nd February 2018
10:00am
World Wetlands Day
Join Essex Wildlife Trust as we celebrate our amazing wetland site, Abberton Reservoir. Guided walks available throughout the day and specials offers within the gift shop and Skylark tearoom. Normal entry donation requested.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Friday
02nd February 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Phil Brown will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Colchester CO6NJ.£4.members,£6.non members,refreshments and raffle.Ample parking in school grounds.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert.
Tel: Alan Pilgrim alanwpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Friday
02nd February 2018
8:00pm
An Evening with the Tannahill Weavers
Traditional Scottish music at its best - as tight and versatile as any band in the Celtic music scene, the Tannahill's can summon rock-n-roll intensity or haunting introspection. "An especially eloquent mixture of the old and the new." - New York Times.Tickets £13
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park. 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park. 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park. 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd February 2018
9:15am
Table Top Sale
To be held at Frinton Community Centre, refreshments and raffle available. 20p admission.
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Saturday
03rd February 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & wellbeing at Langham C.C. School rd, Langham. Colchester CO4 5PA Different treatments/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Holistic retail stalls. FREE workshops all day. Yummy Food & drinks. 10am - 4pm Everyone welcome
Tel: Val 01206 871757

Saturday
03rd February 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & wellbeing at Langham C.C. School rd, Langham. Colchester CO4 5PA Different treatments/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Holistic retail stalls. FREE workshops all day. Yummy Food & drinks. 10am - 4pm Everyone welcome
Tel: Val 01206 871757

Saturday
03rd February 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & wellbeing at Langham C.C. School rd, Langham. Colchester CO4 5PA Different treatments/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Holistic retail stalls. FREE workshops all day. Yummy Food & drinks. 10am - 4pm Everyone welcome
Tel: Val 01206 871757

Saturday
03rd February 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Colchester
A day of pampering & wellbeing at Langham C.C. School rd, Langham. Colchester CO4 5PA Different treatments/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Holistic retail stalls. FREE workshops all day. Yummy Food & drinks. 10am - 4pm Everyone welcome
Tel: Val 01206 871757

Saturday
03rd February 2018
3:00pm
Messy Church
We talk, have fun together and discover more about God through crafts & stories suitable for children & their families, plus food. Venue: St James' Church, Beatrice Road, Clacton-on-Sea (entrance through church hall in Tower Road). There is no charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tel: Rev Peter Kane 01255 429896

Saturday
03rd February 2018
7:00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema proudly present Dunkirk, The greatest Rescue Mission in modern history. Arrive 7.00 pm. Film starts 7.30 pm with 20 mins interval. Refreshments including beer, wine, tea and coffee. Ice creams will also be available during the interval
Tel: Lesley 01206 262505 or Ken 01206 263266 01206 263488

Sunday
04th February 2018
10:30am
'More Than A Carpenter'
Three guys went up a mountain with their carpenter friend and what they saw freaked them out. Discover the carpenter who mends not just broken furniture but broken people and meet some of the people he's mended. Its church, but not as you know it! Coastlands church, now in Walton's Columbine Centre.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
04th February 2018
10:30am
More Than A Carpenter
It wasn't just broken chairs and tables Jesus Christ could fix, but also broken, messed up people. Hear a whole bunch of people telling what he did for them. Coastlands Community Church,in the Columbine Centre, Walton. Its church,but not as you know it! Bring the family,they'll all love it
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
04th February 2018
10:30am
More Than A Carpenter
It wasn't just broken chairs and tables Jesus Christ could fix, but also broken, messed up people. Hear a whole bunch of people telling what he did for them. Coastlands Community Church,in the Columbine Centre, Walton. Its church,but not as you know it! Bring the family,they'll all love it
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
04th February 2018
3:00pm
"SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE" - A SUNDAY AFTERNOON CHARITY CELEBRATION IN WORDS & MUSIC
Traditional & popular music plus serious & fun poetry & readings. Suitable for all ages. Performed by singers & flute, sax, accordion, guitar, keyboard, organ, school choirs, school dancers. In aid of Colchester Cancer Centre Campaign. St. Botolph's, Colchester. Tickets £7 adults, £12 Family (2A+3C)
Tel: Mann's Music, High Street, Colchester, (01206 572 783), email: iangdewis@gmail.com & at door.

Sunday
04th February 2018
3:00pm
"SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE" - A SUNDAY AFTERNOON CHARITY CELEBRATION IN WORDS AND MUSIC
Traditional & popular music plus serious & fun poetry & readings. Suitable for all ages. Performed by singers & flute, sax, accordion, guitar, keyboard, organ, school choirs, school dancers. In aid of Colchester Cancer Centre Campaign. St. Botolph's, Colchester. Tickets £7 adults, £12 Family (2A+3C)
Tel: Mann's Music, High Street, Colchester, (01206 572 783), email: iangdewis@gmail.com & at door.

Sunday
04th February 2018
3:00pm
"SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE" - A SUNDAY AFTERNOON CHARITY CELEBRATION IN WORDS AND MUSIC
Traditional & popular music plus serious & fun poetry & readings. Suitable for all ages. Performed by singers & flute, sax, accordion, guitar, keyboard, organ, school choirs, school dancers. In aid of Colchester Cancer Centre Campaign. St. Botolph's, Colchester. Tickets £7 adults, £12 Family (2A+3C)
Tel: Mann's Music, High Street, Colchester, (01206 572 783), email: iangdewis@gmail.com & at door.

Sunday
04th February 2018
3:00pm
"SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE" - A SUNDAY AFTERNOON CHARITY CELEBRATION IN WORDS AND MUSIC
Traditional & popular music plus serious & fun poetry & readings. Suitable for all ages. Performed by singers & flute, sax, accordion, guitar, keyboard, organ, school choirs, school dancers. In aid of Colchester Cancer Centre Campaign. St. Botolph's, Colchester. Tickets £7 adults, £12 Family (2A+3C)
Tel: Mann's Music, High Street, Colchester, (01206 572 783), email: iangdewis@gmail.com & at door.

Sunday
04th February 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
Mike Barry's Uptown Gang, 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 February 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Annual General Meeting followed by members displays
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Tuesday
06th February 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
06th February 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement and Friendship Cafe
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Tuesdays 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
06th February 2018
10:00am
Clacton and St.Osyth Bird Watching & Protection Society
On the 6th come to Walton on the Naze car park and on the 18th to Brightlingsea for a walk to look for birds and other wildlife. Tel. Norma Ling for more information before due dates.
Tel: Normq Ling 01255 673533

Tuesday
06th February 2018
5:00pm
Rock The Tower
Free music sessions where beginners or players aged 8-18 yrs are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band! Every Tuesday during term time running hourly between 5pm-9pm. Jaywick Martello Tower, Belsize Avenue, CO15 2LF. www.jaywickmartellotower.org/Rock-the-Tower/
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
06th February 2018
5:00pm
Rock The Tower
Free music sessions where beginners or players aged 9-18 years old are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band! The music sessions are provided by We Are Music and held at Jaywick Martello Tower every Tuesday during term time running hourly from 5pm.
Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:00pm
Bloe the Dust Off
Love music, want to play with like-minded people? Come to “Blow the Dust off”. Age/standard don’t matter, no qualifications necessary, just love playing, any instruments welcome! Tuesday evenings 6 - 7 pm Sam’s Hall, Imperial House, Rosemary Road, £5.00 per session
Tel: Brenda 01255 223455

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755 132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755 132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755 132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
6:30pm
Colchester Mindfulness Meditation Programme (8-weeks)
x8 weekly 2-hour sessions held in central Colchester, and covers the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, theory and practice. Excellent for people wanting to better deal with stress and emotional issues. Must be booked in advance. If interested email info@jamieshavdia.com.
Tel: 07792 755 132 www.jamieshavdia.co.uk

Tuesday
06th February 2018
7:00pm
Wormingford Community Choir
Wormingford Community Centre. The choir will be singing songs from the musicals this term. All ages and genders welcome. No auditions, no need to read music. We are a small friendly choir. £5 nightly, 1st night free. Phone for more information.
Tel: Elaine 07718886997

Tuesday
06th February 2018
7:00pm
jaywick local history society
liz bruce and mary dean. make do and mend, how women coped with the shortages in wartime britain, sample some of the recipies of the time
Tel: david neame 01255470454

Tuesday
06th February 2018
7:30pm
Discover Poetry
A friendly informal group for those who enjoy reading or writing poetry. Join us for our first meeting of 2018 when we will look at poems featuring the joys of song and music. Call for further information . 6th February at 7.30 pm at Frinton Community Centre
Tel: Ann 01255 678324

Tuesday
06th February 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Social evening at the McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue,Frinton.Trust member,John Barter,will give an illustrated talk on Charles Voysey,the well-known Arts & Crafts architect.There will be particular reference to the commission in 1905 by S.C.Turner for a house in Frinton which was named "The Homestead"
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Tuesday
06th February 2018
7:30pm
The Crucible
Paper Lantern Theatre Company, present Arthur Miller's classic 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama.£15,£12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
07th February 2018
9:00am
Walton Job Club
0900 to 1100 at Walton Community Centre. Volunteer support with cv, interview advice, job searching and basic computer skills.
Tel: Jackie Pobjoy 01255 672189

Wednesday
07th February 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
07th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat! Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
07th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat! Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
07th February 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to the appropriate help agencies. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers local areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968

Wednesday
07th February 2018
2:30pm
F.C.A. Wednesday Dance Club
Ballroom & Sequence Dance every Wednesday at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, from 2.30p.m to 4.30p.m. Cost is £2.00, not including tea or coffee. Why not come and join us for some exercise and social chat, you may even learn some new dances.
Tel: John & Jill 01255 679630

Wednesday
07th February 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Messy Church
Join us for the usual 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 Hall, Old Road, Frinton: 4-5.30pm
Tel: Sam 07889 894948

Wednesday
07th February 2018
7:30pm
Holland-on-Sea 129 Ladies Club
We will be having a talk and demonstration with Tendring Careline at our meeting on Wednesday, 7 February 2018. We meet at Holland Methodist Church Hall in King's Avenue, Holland-on-Sea. Doors open 7.30 pm for 8 pm start. Visitors made very welcome (£3).
Tel: Carole Parmenter 01255 813315

Wednesday
07th February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton Philatelic Society
Warmly welcomes new members (Annual sub £5). We meet on the first Wednesday of each month in the upstairs function room of the Tavern, Frinton Road, Holland. Feb 7th will be a display "Aspects of Borneo" by guest speaker Len Stanway.
Tel: Dave Hacker 01255 423521

Wednesday
07th February 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
La bonne méthode d’intégration des réfugiés en Europe - A talk in French by Patrick Ramazani. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Wednesday
07th February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton Philatelic Society
Warmly welcome new members. (Annual sub £5).We meet on the first Wednesday of each month in the upstairs function room of the Tavern, Frinton Road, Holland. Feb 7th will be a display by guest speaker Len Stanway on "Aspects of Borneo". For further details phone
Tel: Dave Hacker 01255 423521

Wednesday
07th February 2018
7:30pm
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Paper Lantern Theatre Company, present Arthur Miller's classic 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama.£15,£12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
08th February 2018
1:30pm
Walton Friendship And Bereavement Café
Make new friends and enjoy refreshments. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT. Every Thursday from 1.30 til 3.30pm, fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
08th February 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship meeting
ALL welcome to attend. February's meeting will be "old fashioned games" followed by tea/coffee and time to chat with others. Come along to the main hall at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon and join us.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472

Thursday
08th February 2018
7:15pm
Walton Flower Club
Jenni Baker is demonstrating 'The Feminine Touch' in 6 designs in the Main hall, Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre. These are raffled off and the evening ends around 9.15pm with a cup of tea. Come and join us, visitors pay £4.50 on the door. Next month is on 8th March with Gill McGregor.
Tel: Cindy Hardy 01255 670131

Thursday
08th February 2018
7:30pm
Great Bentley History Society
A talk on "The Update of Citizan Project" by Oliver Hutchinson at Great Bentley Village Hall
Tel: David Gollifer 01206250309

Thursday
08th February 2018
7:30pm
Great Bentley History Society
Oliver Huchinson will talk on the updates of the citizan project at West Mersea
Tel: David Neame 01255 470454

Thursday
08th February 2018
7:30pm
Great Bentley History Society
We are very pleased to bring Oliver Hutchinson - the Citizan Project - back to give an update on the Maldon excavations, plus some of the other finds. Meetings are at the Village Hall, Great Bentley with easy parking and just three minutes from the station.
Tel: Frances 01255 436886

Thursday
08th February 2018
7:30pm
The Crucible
Paper Lantern Theatre Company, present Arthur Miller's classic 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama.£15,£12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
09th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Friday
09th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Friday
09th February 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
09th February 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
09th February 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
09th February 2018
11:00am
Get Moving Walking Group
Walk your way to good health. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Friday, 11am -12:30pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Friday
09th February 2018
7:30pm
Quiz Night
Come and join us for our popular monthly quiz night. Members are free, non-members are very welcome, £2 each. Bring your own nibbles!
Tel: Frinton Community Association 01255 678332

Friday
09th February 2018
7:30pm
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Paper Lantern Theatre Company, present Arthur Miller's classic 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama.£15,£12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th February 2018
9:30am
Birding Day Out
Get out and about on the nature reserve and around the reservoir to see how many birds you can identify. Our expert will help you with your basic identification skills. Donation £40 per person.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
10th February 2018
10:00am
Seventh Day Adventist Church
New Location! The old methodist church is now under new administration. 9 Rush Green Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO16 7AD. Meetings are as follows: Saturdays 10am Bible Study, 11am Main service.
Tel: Mrs Ingram 01255 433156

Saturday
10th February 2018
10:00am
Markets4Mums Stanway baby and children's market
Markets4Mums baby and children's market on Saturday 10th February 10am-12pm at Stanway Community Centre CO3 0RH. £1 entry for adults. Refreshments available and free parking on-site.
Tel: Sarah 07877159442

Saturday
10th February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton Lions Club Valentines Barn Dance
Clacton Lions have their annual Charity Barn Dance at St Osyth village hall on Sat 10th February dancing to the Jasper Ceilidh band Evening of fun for all ages and abilities 7.30pm start refreshments available. Tickets £5 available from Brian Birt Carpets High Street Clacton or phone
Tel: Jim / Liz 07580 764780

Saturday
10th February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton Lions Club Valentines Barn Dance
Clacton Lions have their annual Charity Barn Dance at St Osyth village hall on Sat 10th February dancing to the Jasper Ceilidh band Evening of fun for all ages and abilities 7.30pm start refreshments available. Tickets £5 available from Brian Birt Carpets high street clacton or phone 07580764780
Tel: Jim / Liz 07580764780

Saturday
10th February 2018
7:30pm
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Paper Lantern Theatre Company, present Arthur Miller's classic 'The Crucible'. This iconic literary masterpiece is a tragic and timeless depiction of how bigotry, personal vengeance and hysteria can tear a community apart. It is regarded as a central work in the canon of American drama.£15,£12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
11th February 2018
6:30am
Sunday Night Bingo
Holland-on-Sea, over 50`s Bingo and Social Club, hold a friendly Bingo Session at Holland Public Hall Frinton Road H-O-S every Sunday Evening. New members welcome, for more information ring Shirley or Ron on 01255 431374, or just come along to the hall. Doors open 6-30pm Eyes down 7-15pm.
Tel: Shirley or Ron 01255 431374

Sunday
11th February 2018
6:30am
Sunday Night Bingo
Holland-on-Sea, over 50`s Bingo and Social Club, hold a friendly Bingo Session at Holland Public Hall Frinton Road H-O-S every Sunday Evening. New members welcome, for more information ring Shirley or Ron on 01255 431374, or just come along to the hall. Doors open 6-30pm Eyes down 7-15pm.
Tel: Shirley or Ron 01255 431374

Sunday
11th February 2018
9:00am
Indoor Boot Sale
9-12noon Beaumont Village Hall Harwich Rd, cards, knitting, books and much much more. Tea, coffee, homemade cakes, bacon sandwiches. Come and see us.
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
11th February 2018
10:30am
All You Need Is Love - Or is it?
Looking for Love? Fed up of falling in and out of it? Want to discover how to pep up a relationship going a bit stale? Come and enjoy this fresh look at love, sex and lasting relationships. Coastlands Community Church, now in Walton's Columbine Centre. Its church, but not as you know it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
11th February 2018
10:30am
All You Need Is Love - Or is it?
Looking for Love? Fed up of falling in and out of it? Want to discover how to pep up a relationship going a bit stale? Come and enjoy this fresh look at love, sex and lasting relationships. Coastlands Community Church, now in Walton's Columbine Centre. Its church, but not as you know it!
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
11th February 2018
11:00am
Crafty Sunday
Family Craft session at the Naze Visitor Centre from 11.00 till 2.00. No need to book, suggested donation £3.00/child
Tel: Mark Broome 01255 679379

Sunday
11th February 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
11th February 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
11th February 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
George Tidiman's New Orleans All Stars, 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 February 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details contact:
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
12th February 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
12th February 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Tuesday
13th February 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
13th February 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement And Friendship Cafe
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Tuesdays 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
13th February 2018
10:30am
CO OP WALKERS
Walk at Dovercourt. All Co.op members welcome. Meet by statue of Queen Victoria Marine Parade. Free parking on road. Approximately 5 miles.
Tel: CO OP WALKERS 01206 514316

Tuesday
13th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
13th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
13th February 2018
1:00pm
Organ Recital
'Old & New'. Francis Knights (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge) presents an hour-long recital juxtaposing Bach's Preludes & Fugues with music by Essex-born composer, Ivan Moody. Free entry, retiring collection in aid of The Friends of the Moot Hall Organ. At the Town Hall, High Street, Colchester
Tel: Nigel Chapman 01206 272908

Tuesday
13th February 2018
1:00pm
Organ Recital
'Old & New'. Francis Knights (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge) presents an hour-long recital juxtaposing Bach's Preludes & Fugues with music by Essex-born composer, Ivan Moody. Free entry, retiring collection in aid of The Friends of the Moot Hall Organ. At the Town Hall, High Street, Colchester
Tel: Nigel Chapman 01206 272908

Tuesday
13th February 2018
1:00pm
Organ Recital
'Old & New'. Francis Knights (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge) presents an hour-long recital juxtaposing Bach's Preludes & Fugues with music by Essex-born composer, Ivan Moody. Free entry, retiring collection in aid of The Friends of the Moot Hall Organ. At the Town Hall, High Street, Colchester
Tel: Nigel Chapman 01206 272908

Tuesday
13th February 2018
6:00pm
Blow the Dust Off
Love music, want to play with like-minded people? Come to “Blow the Dust off”. Age/standard don’t matter, no qualifications necessary, just love playing, any instruments welcome! Tuesday evenings 6 - 7 pm Sam’s Hall, Imperial House, Rosemary Road, £5.00 per session
Tel: Brenda 01255 223455

Tuesday
13th February 2018
7:00pm
Compassion Valentine's Party
At Colchester Arts Centre. DJ set from Fizzy Gillespie and entertainment from the magical Meelyhoops and Didge Tall Paul. Vegan treats sweets and drinks available. Fancy dress encouraged! Earlybird tickets £20 until 23rd Jan, then £25 Find our event www.facebook.com/vganguk
Tel: https://www.facebook.com/events/227775547754958/?ti=cl 07534342231

Tuesday
13th February 2018
7:00pm
Compassion Valentine's Party
At Colchester Arts Centre. DJ set from Fizzy Gillespie and entertainment from the magical Meelyhoops and Didge Tall Paul. Vegan treats sweets and drinks available. Fancy dress encouraged! Earlybird tickets £20 until 23rd Jan, then £25 Find our event www.facebook.com/vganguk
Tel: https://www.facebook.com/events/227775547754958/?ti=cl 07534342231

Tuesday
13th February 2018
7:00pm
Compassion Valentine's Party
At Colchester Arts Centre. DJ set from Fizzy Gillespie and entertainment from the magical Meelyhoops and Didge Tall Paul. Vegan treats sweets and drinks available. Fancy dress encouraged! Earlybird tickets £20 until 23rd Jan, then £25 Find our event www.facebook.com/vganguk
Tel: https://www.facebook.com/events/227775547754958/?ti=cl 07534342231

Tuesday
13th February 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Postcard Club
Social evening with refreshments at St.Cedd's Hall, Old Road,Frinton. Club member, Ralph Bridgeman, will present material from his collection with the theme of dogs,cats and pets. Non-members welcome.
Tel: M.Wilsher 01255 674134

Tuesday
13th February 2018
8:00pm
Little Willy's CMC
Live Country Music for listening or dancing to every Tuesday Evening @ The Hawthorn Suite, Stanway Rovers FC. New Farm Rd.CO3 0PG 8pm-11pm Bar £6members Feb. 06 Gary Leonard 13 The Westons 20 Billy Curtis 27 George McIntosh March 06 Longshot 13 Ray Peters 20 Chris Kenward 27 Black Steel
Tel: Avril Jarman 01206 330817

Wednesday
14th February 2018
9:00am
Walton Job Club
0900 to 1100 at Walton Community Centre. Volunteer support with cv, interview advice, job searching and basic computer skills.
Tel: Jackie Pobjoy 01255 672189

Wednesday
14th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
14th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
14th February 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help agencies. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers local areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968

Wednesday
14th February 2018
12:00pm
Valentines Afternoon Tea
At the Naze visitor centre. Suitable for couples and families, come and have a special Valentines day afternoon tea with children's drop in crafts available in the centre. Cost £13.95 for crafts and afternoon tea. Booking essential, from 12.00 - 3.30
Tel: Mark Broome 01255 679379

Wednesday
14th February 2018
1:30pm
Walton Computing & IT Session
A great way to meet new people and to stay in touch with family and friends. Learn how to use computers, laptops, ipads/tablets or mobiles to 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 February 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
"The Night Mail". Peter Jones will be showing a screening of the film and talking about how it was made. Meeting held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
14th February 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
"The Night Mail". Peter Jones will be showing a screening of the film and talking about how it was made. Meeting held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3. Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
14th February 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
In February we will hold our Annual General Meeting (no demonstration). This will be followed by afternoon tea. The members competition is titled 'Love is in the Air. A Valentines arrangement.' We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton. Visitors welcome - £1.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Wednesday
14th February 2018
2:30pm
Clacton Flower Club
In February we will hold our Annual General Meeting (no demonstration). This will be followed by afternoon tea. The members competition is titled 'Love is in the Air. A Valentines arrangement.' We meet in St. Paul's Church Hall, Church Road, Clacton. Visitors welcome - £1.
Tel: Heidi 01255 420982

Wednesday
14th February 2018
7:00pm
Holland Art Society
Art workshop will be held on Wednesday Feb 14th. Admission £2.00 includes refreshments. Its from 7pm to 9pm. See you there.
Tel: Ian 01255 812265

Wednesday
14th February 2018
7:15pm
Gunfleet Women's Institute February Meeting
Our February meeting is a quiz night. Visitors very welcome. We have a raffle and refreshments. Our meeting is held in Emmanuel Hall, New Pier Street, Walton-On-The-Naze.
Tel: Pauline Harris - President 01255 671646

Wednesday
14th February 2018
7:30pm
West Bergholt History Group
Our speaker this month is Michael Foster who will be telling the (local) story of Lancaster Dv177 which crashed in Colchester during the last war. We meet in the Orpen Hall, Lexden Road, West Bergholt. Members £2 Visitors £3 All very welcome
Tel: Gill Poole 01206240512

Thursday
15th February 2018
10:00am
Hairspray
Open Auditions to anyone aged 12 and over, Charity production for Cancer Research UK, 10am-5pm at The Company Performing Arts, 105 Oxford Rod, Clacton, CO15 3TH, Show will take place 1st Sep 18 2.30pm & 7.30pm at The Princes Theatre, Clacton. Register your interest at hairspray2018@outlook.com
Tel: 07713 373339

Thursday
15th February 2018
10:00am
Hairspray
Open Auditions to anyone aged 12 and over, Charity production for Cancer Research UK, 10am-5pm at The Company Performing Arts, 105 Oxford Rod, Clacton, CO15 3TH, Show will take place 1st Sep 18 2.30pm & 7.30pm at The Princes Theatre, Clacton. Register your interest at hairspray2018@outlook.com
Tel: 07713 373339

Thursday
15th February 2018
10:00am
Hairspray
Open Auditions to anyone aged 12 and over, Charity production for Cancer Research UK, 10am-5pm at The Company Performing Arts, 105 Oxford Rod, Clacton, CO15 3TH, Show will take place 1st Sep 18 2.30pm & 7.30pm at The Princes Theatre, Clacton. Register your interest at hairspray2018@outlook.com
Tel: . 07713 373339

Thursday
15th February 2018
10:30am
Bird Crafts At The Naze Visitor Centre
Come and put together, and then decorate, a mini bird box kit. Create some tasty treats for the birds in your garden. Activities will be available any time between 10.30 and 2.30. This is a self led activity with our education rangers on hand to help. Booking essential, suggested donation £5.00
Tel: Mark Broome 01255 679379

Thursday
15th February 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church, High Street Wivenhoe every Thursday Noon - 3pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. there is no cost for this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598 Glyn 07899 805803 0r Suzie 07921 524598

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
"Footloose"
The award winning West Cliff Youth Theatre present their latest musical "Footloose" at the West Cliff Theatre from the 15th-17th February. Telling the story of Chicago boy Ren McCormack who has to move to the small backwoods town of Bomont it features many well known, feel good songs.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office Tickets £9 (including £1 booking fee) 01255 433344

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Clacton And District Local History Society
Clacton and District Local History Society presents, George Hardwick with 'Another Archive Evening' . George is the Museum Curator and brings along items new and old. Meeting at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton at 7.30 p.m. Visitors welcome £2.00 Membership £12.50 per year
Tel: Sandra Adams 07814 456118

Thursday
15th February 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 February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Thursday
15th February 2018
7:30pm
Essex Rock & Mineral Society
Join us for a talk “Gravels and Glaciers in Essex by Emma Goode” 7.30pm for 8pm start at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Members free. Non-members £4. For further information see www.erms.org. Find us on Facebook.
Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980

Friday
16th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Friday
16th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Friday
16th February 2018
11:00am
Dinosaurs at the Naze
Take part in our dinosaur crafts, footprint trail and volcano making. From 11am to 2pm. This is a self led activity day with our education rangers on hand to help you. No need to book, suggested donation £4.00
Tel: Mark Broome 01255 679379

Saturday
17th February 2018
7:30am
Curry Night
Curry Night - 3 course traditional Indian Meal, with Bollywood Music by the East Anglian Indian Association. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Tickets £25 per person. Raffle To book a table or buy tickets contact Ramesh on 07880540152; or Steve on 01255821759 All proceeds to Clacton Lifeboat
Tel: Steve 01255821759

Saturday
17th February 2018
10:00am
Beach Clean
Please bring a litter picker or 'helping hands' & some black sacks. Do come along dressed in warm clothing & wearing gloves. The meet is @ York Rd car park. (More cleans on Sat. 17th March and 21st April). For more info: email the Holland Residents' Association at: hollandbeachcleanhra@gmail.com
Tel:

Saturday
17th February 2018
10:30am
Table Top Sale
Table Top Sale at Aldham Village Hall off Halstead Road A1124. Free entry, Refreshments available,To book a Table Call Anne,Tables and seating provided.
Tel: Anne 01206 211624

Saturday
17th February 2018
2:00pm
SingWiv
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 9AX.£8 2pm-4.30
Tel: Chris 07840 883 651

Saturday
17th February 2018
2:00pm
Club Disco for people with learning difficulties
Saturday Club Disco for people with learning difficulties, 2-4pm in the Scout Hut, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea. £3.50 entrance, 50p raffle, Crisps & drinks available All adults from 16 upwards welcome to come and join in the fun or just watch & listen.
Tel: Christine 01206 303375

Saturday
17th February 2018
6:30pm
Stargazing
Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes. NEAS members will give talks throughout the evening. Bacon rolls will be available for purchase. Donation £6 per adult, £4 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildllife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
17th February 2018
7:30pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for the divorced, separated, widowed & singles. We hold dances, lunches, evening meals, badminton, pub nights & coach trips,together with other social events.One of our Newcomer events is at the Rugby Club. More info from John 07932 465749 or visit www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Saturday
17th February 2018
7:30pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for the divorced, separated, widowed & singles. We hold dances, lunches, evening meals, badminton, pub nights & coach trips,together with other social events.One of our Newcomer events is at the Rugby Club. More info from John 07932 465749 or visit www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Saturday
17th February 2018
7:30pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for the divorced, separated, widowed & singles. We hold dances, lunches, evening meals, badminton, pub nights & coach trips,together with other social events.One of our Newcomer events is at the Rugby Club. More info from John 07932 465749 or visit www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Saturday
17th February 2018
7:30pm
ICENI CLUB
Our social club is for the divorced, separated, widowed & singles. We hold dances, lunches, evening meals, badminton, pub nights & coach trips,together with other social events.One of our Newcomer events is at the Rugby Club. More info from John 07932 465749 or visit www.iceniclub.co.uk
Tel: John 01255 476634

Saturday
17th February 2018
8:00pm
Gywn Pritchard
Dance the night away with Gywn Pritchard as they sing a selection of classic tracks from the 50s to the present day! Entry by ticket only, tickets available from Frinton Community Centre.
Tel: 01255 678332

Saturday
17th February 2018
8:00pm
Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live Country music for Line & Freestyle dancers (divided floor) or just sit & listen @ Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road CO7 0LG. Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee & rolls available + licensed bar. All proceeds to Charity. This month the music is by "Rancher" duo.
Tel: Jenny 01206 626896

Sunday
18th February 2018
9:00am
Indoor Boot Sale
Beaumont Village hall. Harwich Rd, cards, knitting, books and much much more. Tea, coffee, homemade cakes and bacon sandwiches. Come and see us 9-12 noon Debbie
Tel: 01255 671021

Sunday
18th February 2018
10:30am
Nature in Watercolour
This course will show all the techniques needed to do a pencil drawing from a reference picture and then build up colour and detail in layers of watercolour washes. The course is suitable for beginners upwards. Donation £45 per person. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Sunday
18th February 2018
10:30am
Healing Meeting
Discover why people are still getting healed today when they get prayed for in Jesus name. No hype, no fuss, no embarrassment. Feeling unwell? You've got nothing to lose, everything to gain. Come and be surprised. Coastlands Community Church - the church for the non religious. Walton Columbine Centre
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
18th February 2018
10:30am
Healing Meeting
Discover why people are still getting healed today when they get prayed for in Jesus name. No hype, no fuss, no embarrassment. Feeling unwell? You've got nothing to lose, everything to gain. Come and be surprised. Coastlands Community Church - the church for the non religious. Walton Columbine Centre
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
18th February 2018
1:30pm
History Talk
Discover the Military History of the Naze during Both World Wars. During WW2 the Naze was at the front line of England’s defence against invasion. Hear about the Sea Defence, the Pill Boxes, Anti Aircraft Guns and the Decoy Site. Booking essential. Suggested donation £3.00
Tel: Mark Broome 01255 679379

Sunday
18th February 2018
2:00pm
Fun Dog Show
Organised by Kozy Katz Rescue, bring your dogs and puppies along and enter them in one or more of the classes, raffle, bric a brac, new goods and of course refreshments, a good fun afternoon. entry to classes £1 per class.
Tel: Mick 07939 878508

Sunday
18th February 2018
2:00pm
Fun Dog Show
Organised by Kozy Katz Rescue, bring your dogs and puppies along and enter them in one or more of the classes, raffle, bric a brac, new goods and of course refreshments, a good fun afternoon, entry to classes £1 per class.
Tel: Mick 07939 878508

Sunday
18th February 2018
2:00pm
Fun Dog Show
Organised by Kozy Katz Rescue, bring your dogs and puppies along and enter them in one or more of the classes, raffle, bric a brac, new goods and of course refreshments, a good fun afternoon, entry to classes £1 00 per class.
Tel: Mick 07939 878508

Sunday
18th February 2018
4:00pm
Savitri Grier, violin with Richard Uttley, piano
These two musicians frequently play chamber music together despite pursuing successful separate solo careers. The programme will include Beethoven's Violin Sonata no7 in C minor op30 & Messiaen's Theme & Variations. Tickets £14, students £7 see website for more information.
Tel: Doreen Weatherall 01206 298426 or Website:www.svam.org.uk for more information

Sunday
18th February 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 February 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The Northside Jazz Band, are playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Music 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 February 2018
2:00pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Displays by Mick Carter and Bob Peters of stamps/postal history of Br.Occupation of Former Italian Colonies, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Monday
19th February 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details contact:
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
19th February 2018
6:30pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0JS. Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: Ellie 01206 305097

Monday
19th February 2018
7:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Tuesday
20th February 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
20th February 2018
10:00am
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Coffee morning with sales table at the Railway Crossing Cottage, Station Approach, Frinton from 10am to noon.Refreshments can be taken in the garden or the cosy cottage parlour. The Heritage Museum in the cottage will also be open.
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Tuesday
20th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: . 01255 000 000

Tuesday
20th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: . 01255 000 000

Tuesday
20th February 2018
6:00pm
Blow the Dust Off
Love music, want to play with like-minded people? Come to “Blow the Dust off”. Age/standard don’t matter, no qualifications necessary, just love playing, any instruments welcome! Tuesday evenings 6 - 7 pm Sam’s Hall, Imperial House, Rosemary Road, £5.00 per session
Tel: Brenda 01255 223455

Tuesday
20th February 2018
6:45pm
The Hang Out Youth Club
6.15- 7.30 pm Years 7 - 8 7.458 - 9pm Years 9+ Walton Community Centre, Every Tuesday, during Term Time.
Tel: Emily 07561 819235

Tuesday
20th February 2018
7:30pm
Feering Flower Club
Meet at Feering Community Centre, Feering, C05 9QB. Club(AGM) - Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 7.30pm start. Demonstration by Morag Bennett:For Home & Away. Club Compet:Foliage Only. We seek New Membership to join our club. Extending a warm welcome to all Members & Visitors at our monthly meetings.
Tel: Sue Bunting - Club Chairman 01376 571059

Wednesday
21st February 2018
9:00am
Walton Job Club
0900 to 1100 at Walton Community Centre. Volunteer support with cv, interview advice, job searching and basic computer skills.
Tel: Jackie Pobjoy 01255 672189

Wednesday
21st February 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
21st February 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall every Wednesday morning, 10.30am to 12.30pm. A sudden crisis in your life? Little money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help agencies. There is no charge for this impartial and confidential service. Covers surrounding areas
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
21st February 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The February Meeting on 21st February is the Annual General Meeting - if you are or have been associated with the R.A.F you are welcome to attend. The Meeting is upstairs at the Comrades Club in Old Road starting at 1400 hrs. A stair lift is available.
Tel: The Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
21st February 2018
2:00pm
Royal Air Forces Association
The February Meeting on 21st February is the Annual General Meeting - if you are or have been associated with the R.A.F you are welcome to attend. The Meeting is upstairs at the Comrades Club in Old Road starting at 1400 hrs. A stair lift is available.
Tel: The Secretary 07939 524276

Wednesday
21st February 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
“La Chouannerie “ – Counter Revolution in Brittany and Normandy 1790- 1832 - An illustrated talk in English by Michael Sommerlad. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Wednesday
21st February 2018
8:00pm
Boxted History Group
Peter Jones will give a talk entitled The Great Essex Earthquake. The meeting will be held in Boxted village hall, Cage Lane, Boxted CO4 5RE. Non-members are welcome.
Tel: Alan 01206 272250

Thursday
22nd February 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church Wivenhoe High Street, every Thursday Noon - 3.00 pm. have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost to this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598 Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598

Thursday
22nd February 2018
1:30pm
Walton Friendship And Bereavement Café
Make new friends and enjoy refreshments. Venue: Walton Community Centre, Standley Road, Walton on Naze, CO14 8PT. Every Thursday from 1.30 til 3.30pm, fee £1.00.
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Thursday
22nd February 2018
6:00pm
Veterans' Images on Parade - Colchester
We invite you to join us at an exciting exhibition of photography being held at The Colchester Garrison Officers' Club showcasing a unique collection of images taken and donated by British Armed Forces Veterans held in support of ABF The Soldiers' Charity.
Tel: ABF The Soldiers' Charity 01206 817105

Thursday
22nd February 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Sugarcraft
We have Jacqui Kelly demonstrating a Mouse in a Teacup. Stanway Village Hall.doors open 7pm.Guests £5. Tea/coffee biscuits.Raffle 50p strip. more details go to www.colchestersugarcraft.org.uk Quilling Workshop details available too.
Tel: Lorraine Dunn 01206510213

Thursday
22nd February 2018
7:30pm
Hootingly Good Show - Owl Talk
As well as a talk, the owls will be flown in the centre. Doors open 6.45pm with the opportunity to purchase drinks and snacks from our tearoom; talk starts at 7.30pm. Donation £8 per adult, £6 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Friday
23rd February 2018
9:45am
Trinity Methodist Church
Coffee Morning with Stalls, Books, Bric a Brac, Cosmetics etc. Tea, Coffee, Teacakes and Bacon Rolls.
Tel: Debbie West 01255 814919

Friday
23rd February 2018
9:45am
Trinity Methodist Church
Coffee Morning with Stalls, Books, Bric a Brac, Cosmetics etc. Tea, Coffee, Teacakes and Bacon Rolls.
Tel: Debbie West 01255 814919

Friday
23rd February 2018
2:30pm
Ladies Shrub End Guild
The speaker at the next Guild meeting will be Mrs Karen Moss who will talk about the 'Life of a Pig Farmers Wife'.This will also be our A.G.M. with yearly subscription now due £25. Cheques payable to Shrub End Women's Guild. We meet at Shrub End Social Center.Visitors always welcome.
Tel: Jill 01206 271797

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Clacton Carnival Quiz
Clacton Carnival Committee are holding a Quiz at St.James Church Hall to raise funds for the dresses for the new Carnival Court. The Quizmaster is Adrian Robinson and teams of 4-6 can enter at £3.50 per person by phoning 01255 426262 or online at www.quizline.org.uk Bring your own refreshments.
Tel: Nicky Freeman 01255 426262

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: . Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: . Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: . Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Friday
23rd February 2018
8:00pm
Western Nights Country Music Dance
Country Music Singer 'Kay D' is performing at our Monthly Dance held at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Road, Marks Tey, CO61EJ. Doors open 7pm. Music from 8pm. Dance floor for Freestyle and Line Dancing. Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Rolls available. No Bar, Raffle, Entrance £6.
Tel: . Tel: Wendy 07940 54653, Lyn 07715 881579 or Ken 07516 033855

Saturday
24th February 2018
9:30am
Diva for a Day with Chorus Iceni
LADIES! If you love to sing, join Chorus Iceni for a fun day of 4 part close harmony singing. We will learn one song during the day and will finish with a performance for friends and family! The day is Free of Charge See here for information: http://www.chorusiceni.org.uk/sing-with-us.html
Tel: chorusiceni@gmail.com 01206573244/ 07931962777

Saturday
24th February 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 meeting you.
Tel: Stephanie 01255 475139

Saturday
24th February 2018
10:00am
COLCHESTER VINYL RECORD AND CD FAIR
First Site Gallery, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, CO1 1JH. Top quality vinyl records, cd's, dvd's, tee-shirts, posters etc. Rare items, collectables, bargains. Something for everyone.Records bought for cash. 10am to 4pm Admission 50p. Contact Dave 07745 161196
Tel: Dave 07745 161196

Saturday
24th February 2018
3:30pm
MESSY CHURCH in Wivenhoe
All families are invited to come share in messy fun crafts, games and have a simple meal together. Join us at Wivenhoe Methodist Church on The Avenue near the Co-op. The fun starts at 3.30pm until 5.15pm. We ask that all children are accompanied. Messy Church is on the last Saturday of every month.
Tel: Jenny 01206 822687

Saturday
24th February 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Symphony Orchestra - Bruckner Symphony no 8
The orchestra is playing one of the great romantic symphonies of all time. After the symphony there will be a 'meet the orchestra' social event. Come and join us at St Botolph's Church, Colchester. Tickets available at the door £15, £13(concessions), £3(students), under 17s free.
Tel: CSO Secretary 01376 571612

Saturday
24th February 2018
7:30pm
Community Concert
The Trianon Music Group is based in Suffolk and was formed in 1963. Its Singers and String Players will be presenting a "Programme of Light Classics" at St Andrew's Church Alresford. Tickets are £7.00 including refreshment - further details from dfcardy@tiscali.co.uk or
Tel: Don Cardy 01206 823210

Saturday
24th February 2018
7:45pm
Glass Onion Band
The Glass Onion four-piece band proudly presents a fab evening of music celebrating many memorable classics (and some rarities....!) of the Beatles. This local band has achieved sell-out shows and standing ovations. Not to be missed! £ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
25th February 2018
9:00am
Indoor Boot Sale
9-12noon Beaumont Village hall, Harwich Rd, cards, knitting, books and much much more. Tea, coffee, homemade cakes, bacon sandwiches. Come and see us.
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
25th February 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! - 'Cycle Sunday'
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/3 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
25th February 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! 'Cycle Sunday'
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/3 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
25th February 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling Cycle Sunday
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/3 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
25th February 2018
10:30am
Life Without Limits
Ever feel like you are going through life with brakes on? Discover just why Jesus Christ has become world famous - he really does change lives still today! Family friendly, Coastlands Community Church now meets in Walton's Columbine Centre. It's church, but not as you probably know it! Give it a try.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
25th February 2018
10:30am
Life Without Limits
Ever feel like you are going through life with brakes on? Discover just why Jesus Christ has become world famous - he really does change lives still today! Family friendly, Coastlands Community Church now meets in Walton's Columbine Centre. It's church, but not as you probably know it! Give it a try
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
25th February 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
25th February 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
25th February 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 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
25th February 2018
7:30pm
The Mayor's Players
A collection of extremely memorable, witty and hilarious sketches and songs familiar to all lovers of great comedy performed by the most talented artistes in the Colchester area. Laughter is guaranteed. There will be bad language and adult themes
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
26th February 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details contact:
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
26th February 2018
5:00pm
Workshops: Pandora's Box by Jonathan Young
A spellbinding new play, fusing drama, storytelling, illustration, music and dance, performed by a cast of professional actors and a chorus of community members. Like the sublime stories and mystical worlds of J.K. Rowling and Phillip Pullman, this is a timeless tale that appeals to all ages
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
26th February 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: Ellie 01206 305097

Monday
26th February 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Tuesday
27th February 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
27th February 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
27th February 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement And Friendship Cafe
A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Every Tuesday 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP Cost: £1
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
27th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
27th February 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
27th February 2018
5:00pm
Workshops: Pandora's Box by Jonathan Young
A spellbinding new play, fusing drama, storytelling, illustration, music and dance, performed by a cast of professional actors and a chorus of community members. Like the sublime stories and mystical worlds of J.K. Rowling and Phillip Pullman, this is a timeless tale that appeals to all ages
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Tuesday
27th February 2018
6:00pm
Blow the Dust Off
Love music, want to play with like-minded people? Come to “Blow the Dust off”. Age/standard don’t matter, no qualifications necessary, just love playing, any instruments welcome! Tuesday evenings 6 - 7 pm Sam’s Hall, Imperial House, Rosemary Road, £5.00 per session
Tel: Brenda 01255 223455

Tuesday
27th February 2018
6:45pm
The Hang Out Youth Club
6.15- 7.30 pm Years 7 - 8 7.458 - 9pm Years 9+ Walton Community Centre, Every Tuesday, during Term Time.
Tel: Emily 07561 819235

Wednesday
28th February 2018
2:15am
Good Companions
This month is our AGM, there will be a short entertainment by Richard on the organ playing songs to sing along to. Our meeting place is the Red Triangle Hall Portobello Road Walton.
Tel: Eve 01255 850678

Wednesday
28th February 2018
9:00am
Walton Job Club
0900 to 1100 at Walton Community Centre. Volunteer support with cv, interview advice, job searching and basic computer skills.
Tel: Jackie Pobjoy 01255 672189

Wednesday
28th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
28th February 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
28th February 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall, Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Sudden crisis in your life? no money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help agencies. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
28th February 2018
1:30pm
Walton Computing & IT Session
A great way to meet new people and to stay in touch with family and friends. Learn how to use computers, laptops,ipads/tablets or mobiles to 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 February 2018
7:00pm
Holland Art Society
Tonight Geoff Thorpe will be doing the demo. £2.00 to members, £4.00 to non members.
Tel: Ian 01255 812265

Wednesday
28th February 2018
7:30pm
Workshops: Pandora's Box by Jonathan Young - the performance
A spellbinding new play, fusing drama, storytelling, illustration, music and dance, performed by a cast of professional actors and a chorus of community members. Like the sublime stories and mystical worlds of J.K. Rowling and Phillip Pullman, this is a timeless tale that appeals to all ages
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
01st March 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Thursday
01st March 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Thursday from 10.30 - 12 noon at Cadows, opposite Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No Fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Thursday
01st March 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 or whatever you are working on. Make new friends and have fun.
Tel: Colchester Craft Room 07388073555

Thursday
01st March 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

Thursday
01st March 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

Thursday
01st March 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church every Thursday, noon - 3.00pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial confidential service.
Tel: Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598 Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598

Thursday
01st March 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
01st March 2018
7:00pm
Frinton Art Society
Thursday 1st March 7.00 - 9.00pm. Frinton Art Society meeting at Soken House The Triangle Frinton on Sea. Slide presentation on modern painters and styles by Jon Cooper. £4.00 on the night for non members.
Tel: David Whitehead 01255 677845

Thursday
01st March 2018
7:15pm
Frinton & District Horticultural Society
Social evening with refreshments at the Methodist Church Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton.There will be an illustrated talk by Brian Wickenden on flowering shrubs and a competition for the best Hellebores (3 blooms floating in a dish of water). Non-members welcome.
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Thursday
01st March 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 March 2018
7:30pm
Clacton & District Astronomical Association
Meet the first Thursday monthly at the United Reform Church, Carnarvon Road, Clacton CO15 6PH. March 1st will be a talk "A Tale of Two Observatories" by guest speaker well known astrophotographer Nik Szymanek. Visitors welcome £2. See meeting programme at www.clactonastronomy.co.uk.
Tel: David Pugh 01255 429849

Friday
02nd March 2018
7:30pm
The Sam Plackett Trio
The Sam Plackett Trio will be returning to the Headgate for an evening of hard-bop, Latin and modern jazz. Colchester-born guitarist Sam Plackett will be accompanied by the remarkable drumming of Tom Jiggins and the legendary Pete Whittaker on Jazz Organ. Tickets £10,£8
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
02nd March 2018
7:45pm
Colchester Organ Society
Rod Pooley will be playing live keyboard music to suit all tastes.Ample parking in school grounds,refreshments and raffle.£4. members,£6. non members.Free one off entry for two non members with this advert.Thomas Lord Audley School,Monkwick Avenue,Access via School Road,colchester.CO2 8NJ
Tel: alanpilgrim@tiscali.co.uk 01787 269458

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park. 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft And Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park. 9am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
9:00am
Alresford Craft and Farmers Market
Local produce, meat, apple juice, shortbread, honey, cakes, bread, quiche, scones. Crafts, knitted and sewn goods, cards, jewellery, pottery, teddy bears, haberdashery, photography, plants and more. Cafe serving tea/coffee, sausage and bacon baps. Free admission and car park.9 am-Noon
Tel: Jo Jordan 01206 823390

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Come and be pampered in good company at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. There will be therapies/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Plenty of retail stalls. Free Workshops. Fresh cooked food & drinks. Raising money for charity Addenbrookes. £2.50 entry (kids free) all welcome
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Come and be pampered in good company at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. There will be therapies/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Plenty of retail stalls. Free Workshops. Fresh cooked food & drinks. Raising money for charity Addenbrookes. £2.50 entry (kids free) all welcome
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Come and be pampered in good company at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. There will be therapies/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Plenty of retail stalls. Free Workshops. Fresh cooked food & drinks. Raising money for charity Addenbrookes. £2.50 entry (kids free) all welcome
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:00am
Purple Feather Events MBS Fair Weeley
Come and be pampered in good company at Weeley Village Hall CO16 9DH. 10am - 4pm. There will be therapies/healings to try out. 1-2-1 psychic readings. Plenty of retail stalls. Free Workshops. Fresh cooked food & drinks. Raising money for charity Addenbrookes. £2.50 entry (kids free) all welcome
Tel: Val Email - purplefeatherevents@live.co.uk

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:00am
March Home Made Hour
Please come to our friendly Home Made Hour at The Village Hall, Manor Road, Great Holland, CO13 0JT from 10.00-11.00am. We sell home made cakes, scones, savouries, marmalade etc, and occasional garden produce/plants. Refreshments are available.
Tel: Nickie Stack 01255 677984

Saturday
03rd March 2018
10:30am
Nature in Watercolours
This course will show all the techniques needed to do a pencil drawing from a reference picture and then build up colour and detail in layers of watercolour washes. The course is suitable for beginners upwards. Donation £45 per person. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
03rd March 2018
7:00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema proudly present Victoria & Abdul, Judy Dench stars as Queen Victoria (enough said) Arrive 7.00 pm. Film starts 7.30 pm with 20 mins interval. Refreshments including beer, wine, tea and coffee. Ice creams will also be available during the interval
Tel: Lesley 01206 262505 or Ken 01206 263266 01206 263488

Sunday
04th March 2018
9:00am
Indoor Boot Sale
9-12 noon. Beaumont Village Hall, Harwich Rd, cards ,knitting ,books and much much more. Tea coffee, homemade cakes, bacon sandwiches. Come and see us.
Tel: Debbie 01255 671021

Sunday
04th March 2018
10:30am
Why Divorce Hurts So Much
Struggling with the pain of a difficult relationship or a divorce? Discover some helpful recovery steps.Stop beating yourself up - its not too late to rebuild your life.Come and take a peep into the ultimate relationships guide at Coastlands Community Church in Walton's Columbine Centre.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
04th March 2018
10:30am
Why Divorce Hurts So Much
Struggling with the pain of a difficult relationship or a divorce? Discover some helpful recovery steps.Stop beating yourself up - its not too late to rebuild your life.Come and take a peep into the ultimate relationships guide at Coastlands Community Church in Walton's Columbine Centre.
Tel: Leslie Ball 01255 851650

Sunday
04th March 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
04th March 2018
12:30pm
Get Moving Walking Group
A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Every Sunday, 12.30pm — 2.00 pm. Meeting points vary - visit our website for details www.cvstendring.org.uk (Available on the day mobile 07555143097)
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Sunday
04th March 2018
7:00pm
Colchester Jazz Club
The New Orleans Bandits are playing New Orleans Trad Jazz, at Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Rd, Marks Tey. Doors open 7pm. Music from 7.45 - 10.30. Bar & Dancing. Members £8. Non Members £10. visit www.colchesterjazzclub.co.uk
Tel: Brian Grundy, 01206 540354,, Dave Bailey, 01206 330836

Monday
05th March 2018
2:00pm
Darby & Joan Club
At Pier Avenue Church Hall, every Monday. Entertainment and Refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more details contact:
Tel: Hazel 01255 223240

Monday
05th March 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea,CO7 0JS Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: ellie 01206305097

Monday
05th March 2018
6:45pm
Brightlingsea Unicycle Club
Fancy trying a new sport come along and join the Unicycle Club every Monday Evening at the Scout Hall Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0JS. Beginners to Experts Ellie will teach you to ride our unicycles and then join in the fun and games and learn new tricks. £3.50 per session all ages welcome.
Tel: Ellie 01206 305097

Monday
05th March 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Club competition night followed by members displays
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Tuesday
06th March 2018
10:00am
Jaywick Sands Bereavement And Friendship Cafe
Jaywick Sands Bereavement and Friendship Cafe A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Trips, speakers and guests are planned. Every Tuesday 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2J
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Tuesday
06th March 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: 01255 000 000

Tuesday
06th March 2018
10:30am
Support Group for Bereaved, Divorced & Lonely Persons of All Ages
Meeting every Tuesday, 10.30-12.30 at The Premier Inn, Marine Parade West, Clacton. Friendship, Outings, Speakers, Refreshments. No fee
Tel: . 01255 000 000

Tuesday
06th March 2018
6:45pm
The Hang Out Youth Club
6.15- 7.30 pm Years 7 - 8 7.458 - 9pm Years 9+ Walton Community Centre, Every Tuesday, during Term Time.
Tel: Emily 07561 819235

Tuesday
06th March 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust
Social evening at the McGrigor Hall,Fourth Avenue,Frinton. Roger Kennell,Chairman of the Clacton Victoria County History group, will give an illustrated presentation entitled "What is Clacton VCH".Roger will tell the story of how the group came to be formed. Admission:- £2 members; £3 non-members.
Tel: Sue 01255 672150

Wednesday
07th March 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
07th March 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
07th March 2018
10:00am
FAF Cafe
Every Wednesday, 10am-12noon. Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ. £1 per session including refreshments. A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat!
Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692

Wednesday
07th March 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are in the Parish Hall Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Sudden crisis? No money for food? We can help you by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help agencies. There is no cost for this impartial and confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
07th March 2018
1:30pm
Walton Computing & IT Session
A great way to meet new people and to stay in touch with family and friends. Learn how to use computers, laptops, ipads/tablets or mobiles to 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 March 2018
4:00pm
St Marys Messy Church
Join us for the usual 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 Hall, Old Road, Frinton: 4-5.30pm
Tel: Sam 07889 894948

Wednesday
07th March 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Bénévolat avec VSO au Nigeria - A talk in French by Delphine de la Cruz. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Thursday
08th March 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church Wivenhoe High Street, every Thursday Noon - 3pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598 Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie 07921 524598

Thursday
08th March 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship meeting
ALL welcome to attend. March meeting will be Easter devotions led by Rev Ken Thom, followed by tea/coffee and time to chat with others. Come along to the main hall at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon and join us.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472

Thursday
08th March 2018
7:30pm
Great Bentley History Society
A talk on The Peasant's Revolt in Essex and SW Suffolk in 1381 by Dr. H. Eden will be held in the Great Bentley Village Hall. All interested persons welcome. Members £2, non-members £3
Tel: David Gollifer 01206250309

Friday
09th March 2018
7:30pm
Songs for a New World
It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... having to take a stand... or turning round and going back. These are the stories and characters of today. The first musical from Jason Robert Brown with a moving collection of powerful songs.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th March 2018
9:30am
Birding Day Out
Get out and about on the nature reserve and around the reservoir to see how many birds you can identify. Our expert will help you with your basic identification skills. Donation £40 per person.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
10th March 2018
9:30am
Supersale
ST.Sabina's Guild are holding a Supersale at St. Sabina's RC Church, Richard Avenue, Brightlingsea. CO7 0NJ. On Saturday.10th March 2018 at 9.30am. Linens, Clothes, Books, Bric-a-brac, Toys Games, Puzzles,Jewellery and much more.Raffle and Refreshments. Free entry. Sorry No Spare Tables.
Tel: Pauline Wilson 01206 308465

Saturday
10th March 2018
10:30am
COFFEE MORNING
Drop into our Open House at Wivenhoe Methodist Church for coffee, biscuits and a chat with friends. Browse through our book and card selections, take home a homemade cake or something from our bargain table. Open House is on the 2nd Saturday every month.
Tel: Judie Reed 01206824544

Saturday
10th March 2018
11:00am
SESAW Easter Gift and Craft Fair
SESAW Easter Gift and Craft Fair, 11-2pm 10th March, Whatfield Village Hall, IP7 6QU. Exquisite items handmade by skilled crafters, quality bric a brac, books, games, pet products, flowers and plants, refreshments, snacks, raffle, surprise bags.50p entry, free parking.
Tel: Suffolk & Essex Small Animal Welfare 01206 263269

Saturday
10th March 2018
1:30pm
Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown
It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... having to take a stand... or turning round and going back. These are the stories and characters of today. The first musical from Jason Robert Brown with a moving collection of powerful songs.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:00pm
Jazz at Abberton
Join Essex Wildlife Trust for their first Jazz at Abberton event of the year. Refreshments, including a bar will be available throughout the evening. Doors open at 7pm. Donation £9 per adult £7 per child (8 years & older only at the event). Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:00pm
Jazz at Abberton
Join Essex Wildlife Trust for their first Jazz at Abberton event of the year. Refreshments, including a bar will be available throughout the evening. Doors open at 7pm. Donation £9 per adult £7 per child (8 years & older only at the event). Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:00pm
A Night of Naughtiness
At Highfields Holiday Park Clacton, A fun filled evening of hunky strippers and a fabulous drag act, also some naughtiness from the Ann summers rep. £15 a ticket all money raised goes to cancer research. 18+
Tel: Gemma 07929 463112 or Emma 07917450546

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:00pm
A Night of Naughtiness
At Highfields Holiday Park Clacton,A fun filled evening of hunky strippers and a fabulous drag act, also some naughtiness from the Ann summers rep. £15 a ticket all money raised goes to Cancer Research. 18+
Tel: Gemma 07929 463112 or Emma 07917 450546

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:15pm
Charity Variety Show
In aid of Clacton Relay for Life Cancer Research, team Let's do this are hosting a variety show with local talent.
Tel: Kim Glasgow 01255 432097

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:30pm
Boxted Methodist Silver Band Spring Concert
Boxted Methodist Silver Band Spring Concert on Saturday March 10th 7.30 at Gt Horkesley New Village Hall. Tickets £6 from Liz or members of the Band. Come and hear our new Spring repertoire including music from stage and screen as well as traditional brass band arrangements. Everybody welcome.
Tel: Liz 01206 271511

Saturday
10th March 2018
7:30pm
Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown
It's about one moment. It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... having to take a stand... or turning round and going back. These are the stories and characters of today. The first musical from Jason Robert Brown with a moving collection of powerful songs.£ 12
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
11th March 2018
3:00pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - "Bolero to the Big Bands" - Concert at the West Cliff Theatre
West Bergholt Concert Band celebrate their 40th anniversary with another of their popular concerts at the West Cliff Theatre Clacton, with music from The Big Bands, James Bond, The Beatles, Bolero, Sousa, Broadway, and more. An entertaining afternoon of great music in aid of St Helena Hospice.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office (01255 433344). Tickets £8/£7 (including booking fee).

Sunday
11th March 2018
3:00pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - "Bolero to the Big Bands" - Concert at the West Cliff Theatre
West Bergholt Concert Band celebrate their 40th anniversary with another of their popular concerts at the West Cliff Theatre Clacton, with music from The Big Bands, James Bond, The Beatles, Bolero, Sousa, Broadway, and more. An entertaining afternoon of great music in aid of St Helena Hospice.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office (01255 433344). Tickets £8/£7 (including booking fee).

Sunday
11th March 2018
3:00pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - "Bolero to the Big Bands" - Concert at the West Cliff Theatre
West Bergholt Concert Band celebrate their 40th anniversary with another of their popular concerts at the West Cliff Theatre Clacton, with music from The Big Bands, James Bond, The Beatles, Bolero, Sousa, Broadway, and more. An entertaining afternoon of great music in aid of St Helena Hospice.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office (01255 433344). Tickets £8/£7 (including booking fee).

Sunday
11th March 2018
3:00pm
West Bergholt Concert Band - "Bolero to the Big Bands" - Concert at the West Cliff Theatre
West Bergholt Concert Band celebrate their 40th anniversary with another of their popular concerts at the West Cliff Theatre Clacton, with music from The Big Bands, James Bond, The Beatles, Bolero, Sousa, Broadway, and more. An entertaining afternoon of great music in aid of St Helena Hospice.
Tel: West Cliff Theatre Box Office (01255 433344). Tickets £8/£7 (including booking fee).

Tuesday
13th March 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton HOPPA Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Wednesday
14th March 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Sudden crisis in your life? Little money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help agencies.There is no charge for this impartial and confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
14th March 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
"Life of a Colchester scrubber" a talk by Christine Beadle held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3 Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
14th March 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
"Life of a Colchester scrubber" a talk by Christine Beadle held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3 Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
14th March 2018
7:45pm
Bazaar and Rummage
Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition. £13,£ 11,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
15th March 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church (Wivenhoe high Street) every Thursday Noon till 3.00pm. have you had a sudden crisis in your life? We can help by providing food parcels to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn or Suzie * Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie * 07921 524598

Thursday
15th March 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 March 2018
7:45pm
Bazaar and Rummage
Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition. £13,£ 11,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
16th March 2018
7:45pm
Bazaar and Rummage
Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition. £13,£ 11,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th March 2018
10:00am
Basket Making
Try your hand at the ancient skill of basket-weaving. All materials will be provided but please bring some sharp secateurs and wear old clothes. Places are limited to six so please book early to avoid disappointment. Donation £40 per person.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
17th March 2018
10:00am
Beach Clean
Please bring a litter picker or 'helping hands' & some black sacks. Do come along dressed in warm clothing & wearing gloves. The meet is @ York Rd car park. (More cleans on Sat. 21st April and 19th May). For more info: email the Holland Residents' Association at: hollandbeachcleanhra@gmail.com
Tel:

Saturday
17th March 2018
2:00pm
Learn, Laugh & Live!
No longer in full time employment? Want to learn more about your local U3A? Then please come to an open meeting at The McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea CO13 9EB to find out more. Refreshments will be served.
Tel: Val 01255 674150

Saturday
17th March 2018
2:30pm
Bazaar and Rummage
Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition. £13,£ 11,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
17th March 2018
7:45pm
Bazaar and Rummage
Set in 1981, the play sees a group of agoraphobic women and their well- meaning social workers stage a jumble sale to raise awareness of their condition. Confessions and secrets are shared in this comedy looking at the strength and frailty of women battling this awful condition. £13,£ 11,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
18th March 2018
3:00pm
The Finton Player's Musical Time Machine
The Frinton Players sing for you a selection of popular songs from the 30's through to modern day.
Tel: 07707 069040

Sunday
18th March 2018
4:00pm
Sacconi String Quartet with Michael Collins, clarinet
Formed in 2001 at the RCM the Sacconi is joined by the renowned clarinettist & conductor, Michael Collins. Programme: Glazunov's Oriental Reverie op14, Brahms' Clarinet Quintet in B minor op115 & Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A K581. Tickets £14, students £7, see website for more information.
Tel: Doreen Weatherall 01206 298426 or Website:www.svam.org.uk for more information

Sunday
18th March 2018
6:30pm
Quiz Night
Quiz night at the Greyhound Pub, Wivenhoe. 6.30pm for 7pm start, teams of up to 6 people, £3 per person. Prizes and raffle, all profits to St Helena Hospice. To book a team please contact Carol.
Tel: Carole Golding 01206 822166

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

Monday
19th March 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Instant auction by members of unwanted stamps, stock books etc
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Tuesday
20th March 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
20th March 2018
7:45pm
Blood Brothers
Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic. £ 12.£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
21st March 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
21st March 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Sudden crisis in your life? Little money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help agencies. There is no charge for this impartial and confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Wednesday
21st March 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Charles Aznavour - An illustrated talk in English by Paula Short. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Wednesday
21st March 2018
7:45pm
Blood Brothers
Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic. £ 12,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
22nd March 2018
10:00am
Frinton Art Society
10.00am to 4.00pm Frinton Art Society workshop at Soken House The Triangle Frinton on Sea by Jon Cooper based on modern painters and styles. Cost £25.00. Bring your own drawing/painting materials. Contact: Pam Keevil
Tel: Pam Keevil 01255 675523

Thursday
22nd March 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the the Congregational Church (Wivenhoe High Street) every Thursday, Noon till 3.00 pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life ? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn or Suzie * Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie * 07921 524598

Thursday
22nd March 2018
7:45pm
Blood Brothers
Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic. £ 12,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Friday
23rd March 2018
7:45pm
Blood Brothers
Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
24th March 2018
6:30pm
Stargazing
Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes. NEAS members will give talks throughout the evening. Bacon rolls will be available for purchase. Donation £6 per adult, £4 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
24th March 2018
7:45pm
Blood Brothers
Mickey and Edward are twins who are separated at birth due to their mother's financial and personal struggles. How will their different upbringings affect their adult lives? Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a new production of this British classic.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
25th March 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! 'Cycle Sunday'
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junction to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/2 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
25th March 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! Cycle Sunday
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 25/2 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

Sunday
25th March 2018
3:00pm
Ivor Novello - his life and music
Platform Musicals perform the work of one the most celebrated musical theatre composers of the 20th Century. With selections from some of Ivor Novello's most popular shows, including "The Dancing Years", "Perchance to Dream" and "King's Rhapsody". £ 13
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Sunday
25th March 2018
7:30pm
Ivor Novello - his life and music
Platform Musicals perform the work of one the most celebrated musical theatre composers of the 20th Century. With selections from some of Ivor Novello's most popular shows, including "The Dancing Years", "Perchance to Dream" and "King's Rhapsody". £ 13
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
26th March 2018
8:00pm
Some butterfly favourites and where to find them
Essex Wildlife Trust (Braintree Group) present a talk by local expert Mark Wood from Butterfly Conservation. No need to book. Suggested donation £3, payable on the night. Non-members very welcome. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Parsonage Street, Halstead CO9 2LD
Tel: Tracey Kay, kay.tracey@yahoo.co.uk 07742 294358

Tuesday
27th March 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Wednesday
28th March 2018
10:30am
Brightlingsea Foodbank
We are at the Parish Hall Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Sudden crisis in your life? Little money for food? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help agencies. There is no charge for this impartial, confidential service. Covers surrounding areas.
Tel: Win or Frank 07970 480 968 24/7

Thursday
29th March 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church (Wivenhoe High Street) every Thursday, Noon till 3.00 pm. Have youhad a sudden crisis in your life ? We can help by providing food parcels and directing you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service.
Tel: Glyn or Suzie * Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie * 07921 524598

Tuesday
03rd April 2018
9:30am
The Holland & East Clacton Hoppa Bus
The Hoppa organised by the Holland Residents' Association and kindly driven by volunteer driver Jon Tilbury, visits Asda, Clacton Shopping Village & Morrisons at Lt. Clacton - every Tuesday. The Door to Door service covers homes in the Haven to Robin Hood area and is just £2 return.
Tel: County Councillor Colin Sargeant 07541 321275

Tuesday
03rd April 2018
9:30am
4 Day Madagascar Workshop for 8 to 16 Year Olds
Headgate Workshops run in association with Polka Dot Workshop for 8 to 16 year olds: Based on the stage show from the movie, the workshop will be packed with fun and new skills to learn. There will be a free performance for an invited audience on the last day. Tickets £ 90
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
04th April 2018
9:45am
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 mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
04th April 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
05th April 2018
12:00pm
Wivenhoe Foodbank
We are in the Congregational Church (Wivenhoe High Street) every Thursday, Noon till 3.00 pm. Have you had a sudden crisis in your life ? We can help by providing food parcels and also direct you to appropriate help organisations. There is no cost for this impartial, confidential service
Tel: Glyn or Suzie * Glyn 07899 805803 or Suzie * 07921 524598

Saturday
07th April 2018
10:00am
April Home Made Hour
Please come to our friendly Home Made Hour at The Village Hall, Manor Road, Great Holland, from 10.00-11.00am. We sell home made cakes, scones, savouries, marmalade etc, as well as hand made greetings cards and occasional garden produce/plants. Refreshments are available.
Tel: Nickie Stack 01255 677984

Saturday
07th April 2018
7:00pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema proudly present Breathe - a moving true story of making a life the best it can be. Arrive 7.00 pm. Film starts 7.30 pm with 20 mins interval. Refreshments including beer, wine, tea and coffee. Ice creams will also be available during the interval Tel: Lesley 01
Tel: Lesley 01206 262505 or Ken 01206 263266 01206 263488

Saturday
07th April 2018
7:45pm
From Zimbabwe with Love
One man's journey across continents and cultures in a story about family ties, love and honesty. Meet Robert Matalsie, professional footballer. Hear his funny, touching, and explosive journey from his Shona Tribe in Africa to Norwich after being spotted by premiership scouts in Zimbabwe. £10,£9
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Monday
09th April 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
German inflation as seen through their stamps,displayed by Andy Soutar
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Wednesday
11th April 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
AGM followed by a talk on "The unknown Constable country" by Simon Gallop held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3 Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
11th April 2018
2:30pm
Colchester National Trust Group
AGM followed by a talk on "The unknown Constable country" by Simon Gallop held at Christ Church, Ireton Road, Colchester. Members free. Visitors £3 Everyone welcome.
Tel: Michele Jenner 01206 523959

Wednesday
11th April 2018
7:45pm
Ink on the Road
A surprise package of entertaining short plays by East Anglia's finest writers. Includes the world premiere of 'The Famous 5', an extraordinary collaboration by five celebrity fans of INK, Richard Curtis, Esther Freud, Blake Morrison, Steve Waters, and Libby Purves. Five magical tales into one play.
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Thursday
12th April 2018
7:30pm
Swing 'n' Sinatra
Celebrating 100 years of Sinatra and Swing Music! - Five Star Swing return with a journey through the decades of this unforgettable genre - with the greatest singer of the time! These four talented musicians and singers have appeared at Leicester Square Theatre, TV's "Military Wives".£15,£14
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Saturday
14th April 2018
10:00am
Birding Day Out
Get out and about on the nature reserve and around the reservoir to see how many birds you can identify. Our expert will help you with your basic identification skills. Donation £40 per person. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
14th April 2018
10:30am
Nature in Watercolour
This course will show all the techniques needed to do a pencil drawing from a reference picture and then build up colour and detail in layers of watercolour washes. The course is suitable for beginners upwards. Donation £45 per person. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
14th April 2018
7:30pm
Another Evening of Song
This popular and exciting vocal quartet returns to the Headgate to present an evening of music to suit all tastes - from opera and operetta, to modern musical theatre via Broadway musicals, and modern pop. With a wide variety of quartets, duets and solos (and a live piano accompaniment. £12,£10
Tel: Headgate Box Office 01206 366000

Wednesday
18th April 2018
9:45am
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: mike.george@tiscali.co.uk for information . 00000000000000

Wednesday
18th April 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Some unusual gems of Nice and Monaco - An illustrated talk in French and English by Christopher Howard. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Thursday
19th April 2018
12:30pm
Fellowship meeting
ALL welcome to attend. April meeting will be a fish & chip lunch with time to chat with others. Come along to the main hall at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon and join us. Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472

Saturday
21st April 2018
10:00am
Pew Boot Sale
St Andrews Church, Park Lane, Earls Colne. Great quality second hand goods at Bargain prices. To sell contact Helen on 01787 222526
Tel: Helen 01787 222526

Sunday
22nd April 2018
10:30am
Get Cycling! Cycle Sunday
Join a leisurely cycle from Brighton Rd/Kings Parade junc. to Clacton Pier & Back along National Cycle Route 150 as part of the Holland Residents' Association's campaign for a separate cycle path. Considerate cyclists welcome. (Next ride 27/5 then 4th Sunday of every month)
Tel: Dave Morgan 07549 007380

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

Monday
23rd April 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Displays by members of philatelic covers
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Thursday
26th April 2018
7:30pm
Birds of Prey Talk and Flight Evening
As well as a talk, the birds of prey will be flown in the centre. Doors open 6.45pm with the opportunity to purchase drinks and snacks from our tearoom; talk starts at 7.30pm. Donation £8 per adult, £6 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Saturday
28th April 2018
8:00pm
Stargazing
Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes. NEAS members will give talks throughout the evening. Bacon rolls will be available for purchase. Donation £6 per adult, £4 per child. Advanced booking essential.
Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172

Wednesday
02nd May 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Annual General Meeting. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Thursday
10th May 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship meeting
ALL welcome to attend. May's meeting will be "Baz & Harv" (music duo) followed by tea/coffee and time to chat with others. Come along to the main hall at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon and join us.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472

Wednesday
16th May 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
French chansons by Gwendal Moele & Paul Riley. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Sunday
20th May 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Monday
21st May 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
I collect (stamps and covers) because,members' explanations and displays
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Monday
04th June 2018
7:30pm
Frinton & District Philatelic Society
Visit by members of Bury St.Edmunds p.s. and displays of their collections and postal history
Tel: Mick Carter 07702 862572

Wednesday
06th June 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Members’ evening. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Wednesday
06th June 2018
7:30pm
Colchester Anglo French Circle
Members’ evening. Christchurch, Ireton Road, Colchester CO3 3AT. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Annual membership £20 Guests £4
Tel: Geoff Ingham 01206 861949

Saturday
09th June 2018
11:00am
Flower festival and Art exhibition
St Andrews church, Park Lane, Earls Colne. June 9th to June 11th
Tel: Liz 01376 561307

Thursday
14th June 2018
2:00pm
Fellowship meeting
ALL welcome to attend. June's meeting will be our AGM & Strawberry Tea with tea/coffee and time to chat with others. Come along to the main hall at the United Reformed Church, Kelvedon and join us.
Tel: Gwyn Pegram 07875 109472

Sunday
17th June 2018
6:30pm
Evening Praise at Leavenheath Village Hall
St Matthews Evening Praise Music Group invite you all to join them in Leavenheath Village Hall for an evening of Contemporary Worship. The service will be on the Big Screen. Please feel free to join us for light refreshments after the service. Tel: Jane 01206 263527 or Ken 01206 263958
Tel: David 01206 263488

Monday
18th June 2018
12:00pm
Lamarsh Village Fete
Family and Wheelchair Friendly Event. A fun day out in the local area. 1 ENTRY (prize draw for lucky hamper!) FREE PARKING, SORRY NO DOGS
Tel: 01787 269766

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday
05th November 2020
7:30pm
Leavenheath Village Hall Cinema
Our November film is Florence Foster Jenkins. Coffee, Tea, Beer, Wine and light refreshments will be served before the film as well as ice cream during the interval.
Tel: Lesley or Ken 01206 263488


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