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What's On

Have fun meeting new people enjoying the same interests as you. From knitting clubs to wildlife groups there's something for everyone. Find an event near you! Or why not add your own?

Colchester Sugarcraft Association

25th July - 7:30 PM

Colchester Sugarcraft Association invites you to join us on Thursday 25th July at Stanway Community Hall Villa Rd Stanway CO30RH 7.30 pm for a demonstration by Jo Dear entitled Seasonal Flowerpots. Visitors £5 includes refreshments. We also run mini workshops and give demonstrations to local clubs

Colchester Sugarcraft Association

Summer Late Nights

26th July - 10:00 AM

Need a de-stress after work, or just a little more time to enjoy the wonderful reserve. We'll be open late on the last Friday of the month from May to September - pop in! Shop and café open from 10am - 9pm

Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park

Looking For Turtle Doves

26th July - 10:15 AM

Join our passionate and dedicated volunteers for a wildlife wander to explore the reserve and hunt for Turtle Dove's. Along the way they'll highlight, points of interest and talk to you about the mythology and biology of these iconic birds. £5, booking advisable but you can turn up on the day.

Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park

U3a Stanway In Colchester

26th July - 2:00 PM

Social Xtra - Fun Traditional Games Afternoon. Join us for some fun playing the board games of your younger days or trying out some new ones. Refreshments included. Meetings open to members and potential members. Stanway Village Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH Doors open at 1.30pm.

U3a Stanway In Colchester

Ladies Shrub End Guild

26th July - 2:30 PM

The speaker at the next Guild meeting will be Ken Stone who will speak about the European Royal Family. We meet every fourth Friday of the month at Shrub End Social Centre, Shrub End Road 2 15pm for a 2 30 start. Visitors always welcome. No meeting in August.

Carol

Paxman Carpet Bowls Club

26th July - 7:00 PM

New Members welcome at St Cedd's Church Hall Iceni Way Colchester every Friday 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Tuition will be given if needed. No equipment required. Free for first 3 weeks.

Colin

The Empty Stage

26th July - 7:30 PM

Rising star Carina Harris was murdered during an unscheduled rehearsal for an upcoming play. Now it's up to the director of the show to determine which of his temperamental cast members is dramatic enough to be a killer! Tickets £12 plus booking fee.

Headgate Theatre Colchester

St. John's Church Coffee Morning

27th July - 9:30 AM

All are welcome to our monthly coffee morning in St. John's Church hall, Gt. Clacton. We have home made cakes, cards & gifts, book & puzzles and Bric-a-Brac stalls. So come and join us for coffee, cake and a friendly chat. We look forward to meeting you!

St. John's Church (Stephanie)

Grand Bric A Brac Sale

27th July - 10:30 AM

The Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust are holding a Bric-a-Brac sale on 27th July at 10.30 am, at the Frinton Railway Cottage Gardens, Station Approach. Plants & refreshments will also be on sale. Entry is £1.00.

Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust

Annual Fuchsia Show & Display

27th July - 12:00 PM

Clacton & District Fuchsia Society annual flower show and display 12-4pm Holland Public Hall, Frinton Road, CO15 5UR Come along and see a wonderful display of Fuchsia's. Plants for sale, raffle & refreshments Admission just £1 - children under 12 free For more details contact 07890 869836

Clacton & District Fuchsia Society

Poetry Might

27th July - 5:00 PM

Poetry Cafe at the Nose Bookshop, Newgate Street, Walton on the Naze. Regular monthly session 5pm - 7pm. Refreshments available. Bring your own work or any poetry you like; bring copies for others to read. All welcome and poetry lovers in particular. Call 07770 308976 for theme.

Poetry Might

Beryl And Clive (Their Musical)

27th July - 7:45 PM

It’s sing or die with Beryl & Clive, a wildly funny comedy following this fabulously unconventional couple who break all the rules to fulfil their creative dreams in this hilarious show. With clown, song and dance this play promises an explosion of love and hilarity like never seen before. £15,£12

Headgate Theatre Colchester

A Methodist/United Reformed Church Lep

28th July - 10:30 AM

Service with Holy Communion. Emmanuel is an inclusive church and we look forward to welcoming you into our midst, either regularly or just occasionally. Coffee after the service. (1st and 3rd Sundays, service at 9.30am, 2nd and 4th at 10.30am.)

Emmanuel Church, New Pier St, Walton On The Naze Co14 8 Eb

Jmt Drop In Drawing Workshop

28th July - 11:00 AM

FREE summer family art workshops every Sunday during the summer holidays at Jaywick Martello Tower, CO15 2LF. Drop in anytime between 11am-2pm and build your confidence with drawing. These workshops will introduce you to form drawing, drawing shapes and how to make your own artwork.

Jaywick Martello Tower

Jmt Drop In Drawing Workshops

28th July - 11:00 AM

FREE summer family art workshops Sundays in the summer holidays at Jaywick Martello Tower, CO15 2LF. Drop in 11am-2pm to build confidence with drawing and introduce you to form drawing, drawing shapes and how to make your own artwork. 4, 11, 18, 25 August + 1 September

Jaywick Martello Tower

Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust

30th July - 10:00 AM

Coffee morning in aid of Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust at Frinton Crossing Cottage Garden, Station Approach, Frinton. 10am - 12 noon with tea, coffee & biscuits available plus plants, produce and trust ephemera on sale. Enjoy a coffee in a lovely setting.

Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust

Jmt Summer Talk: Dutch Weavers

30th July - 7:00 PM

Join Patrick Denney for this talk looking at the Dutch Weaving industry in Colchester. Entry £2, free refreshments. Doors open at 6.30pm. Other Summer Talks: Tuesday 13 August - Beach Hut People, Tuesday 27 August - TBC. Location: Jaywick Martello Tower, Jaywick, CO15 2LF

Jaywick Martello Tower

Jmt Summer Talk: Dutch Weavers

30th July - 7:00 PM

JMT Summer Talk: Dutch Weavers 30 July 2024 19:00 Join Patrick Denney for this talk looking at the Dutch Weaving industry in Colchester. Entry £2, free refreshments. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Jaywick Martello Tower

Constellations / The Sociable Plover, Frinton Summer Theatre

30th July - 7:30 PM

Between July 30 & August 3 Constellations, The Olivier Award-winning West End hit by Nick Payne, partners up with Tim Whitnall’s The Sociable Plover. What could be more perfect for Frinton Summer Theatre than two men in a bird hide with a darkly comic secret? Matinee 3pm. Evening performance 7.30pm.

Frinton Summer Theatre

Marks Tey Indoor Bowls Club

1st August - 1:30 PM

Come and try indoor carpet bowls at the Marks Tey Parish Hall. Beginners welcome, all equipment provided, first 4 weeks free. Simply turn up on the day or for further information, see contact details below. Every Thursday from 1.30pm to 4.15pm

Marks Tey Indoor Bowls Club