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More details - Charity Rock Day in support of HARP
Fabulous charity rock day featuring tributes to Oasis (Shoasis), Bon Jovi (Just Jovi) and Muse (Musek). Also appearing: The Most, The Stents, The Small Wonders, Smudger and The Show Choir, all in support of HARP - Southend’s local homeless charity. Licenced bar and food. Tickets £15 / £20 on the door.
Southend Rugby Club, Warners Bridge Park, Sumpters Way, Southend
Mon 28 May

More details - Visit the Vulcan Day
A chance to see former Royal Air Force bomber Avro Vulcan XL426 up close at what is a great day out for aircraft enthusiasts and the general public of all ages. Our team will be on hand to give guided tours of Vulcan XL426 and for an additional fee you can climb inside the Vulcan’s cockpit.
London Southend Airport, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Shoeburyness Philatelic Society Meeting
Irish Life (P. Wood). Organised by Shoeburyness & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Sue Stacey (Secretary).
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Church Road, Shoeburyness
Thu 31 May

More details - Shuggie Otis
Shuggie Otis. Artists performing: Shuggie Otis.: Tickets avaiable.
Chinnerys, Southend, Southend on Sea
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Skamite
SKA-MITE an Essex Based (Old) Boy Band. The clue is in the Name. Covering the Traditional to the Modern SKA as they see it! As 70s Kids the Two Tone movement had a huge influence on the "Magnificent Eight". This experienced 8 Piece have a blend of sound that fills the room and makes you want to dance.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Fri 8 Jun

More details - The Total 60's & 70's Show by Johnny Warman's Magic Bus
Experience the two greatest decades in rock… with the Total 60s and 70s Show by Johnny Warman’s Magic Bus.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Vintage funfair in Maldon!
Carters Steam Fair is back in town for 9 days with rides and attractions for all the family to enjoy! Your local vintage funfair is back in town! Visit us in Promenade Park (Maldon, CM9 5JQ) this weekend - free entry & free fireworks! This is our only event in Essex so don’t miss out.
Promenade Park, Maldon.
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Comedy Night
Join our Comedy Club for a night full of laughter. We have a brilliant line-up. Get your friends together for drinks, food and a night full of live comedy!
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Luther & Soul Night
Relive the nostalgia of Luther with this emotive tribute. With his warm, rich voice and charismatic performance, this is an artist who has created a tribute full of love and devotion. Food Served from the Menu Licensed Bar Serving Drinks Free Parking This event is held inside in the main hall.
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Blackwater Country Show
FROM FERRIS WHEEL TO FURRY FRIENDS the Blackwater Country Show in its 13th year will stimulate the senses whether you try paddling a canoe on the lake, handle birds of prey or drive mini landrovers.
Rook Hall, Chigborough Road, Heybridge
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Havendell - Open Garden for NGS
Set in acre, this garden lends itself to a cottage style. A garden of many surprises from the glory of roses including the rambling rector ( a must to see) to a vast collection of Hostas and a sub-tropical section. Don’t miss the mini stumpery in this ever evolving garden.
Havendell, Maldon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Summer Concert directed by John Seeley MA BA Music
John Seeley’s Jazz and Saxophone Group present a Summer Concert An evening of Jazz and Popular tunes Thursday 21st June 2018 - 8pm to 10pm Free admission and refreshments Free parking Raffle
Main Hall, St. Michael and All Angels Church, 62 Leigh Rd, Leigh-on-Sea
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Cheese and wine taster evening
A cheese and wine tasting evening all welcome to come and enjoy
Royal British Legion Club 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Today

More details - Tea Dance
Tea Dance with David
Royal British Legion Club 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Today

More details - Poker night
John’s poker night
Royal British Legion Club 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Tue 29 May

More details - Lunch Club
Cissy’s get together for a chat and a drink or even tea or coffee
Royal British Legion Club 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Wed 30 May

More details - Two Tree Gallery
Two Tree Gallery is in the main alleyway that links Rectory Grove to Broadway West. Located next to Ten Green Bottles, it is a co-operative of 8 local artists. All the artists live and work locally and share all aspects of running the gallery between them.
11 Rectory Grove, Leigh-on-Sea
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bedtime Reading Night
Join us at Leigh Library for our Bedtime Reading Night. Bring a pillow and a grown-up to enjoy the stories and games! Suitable for ages 6+
Leigh Library, Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea
Tue 29 May

More details - Rayleigh Philatelic Society Meeting
The Saar 1935-1948 (Mrs M.A. Thompson). Organised by Rayleigh & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Ray How (Secretary).
Parish Rooms, Rectory Garth, Hockley Road, Rayleigh
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Understanding Heathland Management
Characteristics, history and development over the centuries of lowland heath habitat, in particular of Essex heaths, will be described. The related wildlife will be summarised. Attention will be paid to succession, positive and negative influences and the resulting need for continual management.
Abbotts Hall Farm
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Ancient & Veteran Trees
This course looks at ancient & veteran trees- why they matter, what they are and how to care for them. Led by Macbraden Bones at Abbotts Hall Farm. One day course in identification , importance and conservation of veteran/heritage trees and their unique place in the British landscape.
Abbotts Hall Farm
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Wildflower Identification
A training session learning how to identify wildflowers with the aid of books and keys. The day will include time for a field visit to look at varying habitats. The day is suitable for complete beginners who wish to know more about the wildflowers around them, and for those who want to improve their skills.
Abbotts Hall Farm
Tue 19 Jun

More details - An Introduction to the Study of Bumblebees
Bumblebees are an appealing, small group of insects that often attract those not otherwise drawn to the study of insects. Species diversity can be used as an indicator of habitat quality and several species are of conservation concern nationally.
Abbotts Hall Farm
Sat 23 Jun

More details - After the Watershed! - An evening of comedy and music
Rayleigh Operatic and Dramatic Society (RODS) present ‘After the Watershed!’, an evening of comedy and music with profits going to The Royal British Legion Rayleigh Club, on the 8th and 9th of June 2018 at the Mill Arts and Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh RODS invite you to join us for a feel good summer...
The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Mill Hall, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex
Fri 8 Jun and Sat 9 Jun

More details - Mersea Island Food, Drink & Leisure Festival
FREE parking and entry. Savour the Flavour of Island Life! The Festival is a celebration of local food and drink; a showcase for talented artists and local performers. It’s fun for all the family with free craft activities and workshops.
Essex Outdoors Mersea, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea
Today

More details - The White Garden - Open Garden for NGS
A delightful white garden with 100 David Austin roses, unusual perennials and shrubs nestled into a tiny plot. Shady fernery walk with white hydrangeas, waterfalls, pond and blooms surrounding a lush lawn provide interest all summer long.
The White Garden, Rayleigh
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Benfleet & District Philatelic Society Meeting
6Jun: Derek Connell with display "London Exhibitions"; 4Jul: Mark Routh will display "Titanic"; 1 Aug: Jeremy Gaskell will display "Edith Cavell, Queen Astrid and Fernando Poo". Organised by Benfleet & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Robert Herbert (Secretary).
Jubilee Hall, St Barnabas Church, Church Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

More details - Japanese Auto Matsuri
Japanese themed festival with large display of performance and classic Japanese vehicles, demonstrations and displays of Japanese art and culture, Japanese themed food and children’s activities. Come along dressed as your favourite cosplay character and get in for free.
Museum of Power Langford Maldon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Watercolour Workshop with Susan Clare: "Summer Avenue"
The fourth session of HOFS Summer Term 2018 watercolour sessions: enjoy the company of a small, friendly, group of painters, with demos, tips and individual guidance, as needed, from Susan Clare, SAA Professional Artist of the Year 2016.
HOFS (Hadleigh Old Fire Station)
Tue 29 May, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Artist's Exhibition & Food Market
Sunday 27th May. 11am - 3pm. FREE ENTRY. This event will host a variety of local artist’s stalls inside. I welcome all types of artistic media from the traditional acrylic artists to the modern digital design work. Outside will see a variety of food stalls.
Hadleigh Old Fire Station, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex
Today

More details - Cats Protection Cat Homing Show
We have many cats of all ages and colours looking for new safe forever homes. Please come along and view our cats. Home checks apply. 01268 750831 for more information and to arrange the home-visit that will be needed before the cat or kitten is homed with you.
Hadleigh Methodist Hall, Chapel Lane Hadleigh
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 10th Essex Big Beltane Pagan Picnic
Come and join Wild Warrior Events again for a wonderful magical day of fun, music, dancing, stalls and so much more!! as we celebrate our 10th year! Live music, tribal dancers, morris men, workshops, Punch & Judy, market stalls, Beltane ritual, ice creams & food, face painting, and much more!
The Roundhouse, Hadleigh Country Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh
Today

More details - Elwy Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Tucked away in the gentle Essex countryside, the glorious garden at Elwy Lodge offers a welcome that is hard to beat.
Elwy Lodge, Woodham Walter
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Elwy Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Tucked away in the gentle Essex countryside, the glorious garden at Elwy Lodge offers a welcome that is hard to beat.
Elwy Lodge, Woodham Walter
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Furzelea - Open Garden for NGS
A Victorian house surrounded by a garden designed, created and maintained by the owners to provide all year round interest. The colour coordinated borders and beds are enhanced with topiary, grasses,and climbers. April starts with thousands of tulips followed by Alliums.
Furzelea, Danbury
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Braxted Park Estate - Open Garden for NGS
At 12 noon, the celebrated garden designer, Tom Stuart-Smith will be giving an exclusive talk. Tickets for the talk must be purchased in advance and will support Horatios Garden charity. To book please visit www.horatiosgarden.org.uk/Braxted or ring 01722 326 834.
Braxted Park Estate, Witham
Tue 5 Jun

SUNDAY MARKET St.OsythBeach Sunday Market SAILOR BOY More details - SUNDAY MARKET St.OsythBeach Sunday Market SAILOR BOY
Held every sunday throughout the summer from the week before Easter untill the end of october,this popular general market selling a vast amount of goods including CLEARANCE BARGAINS ladies and gents fashions,Guns and ammo..
Hutleys Caravan Park, ST.OSYTH BEACH,St.Osyth,Clacton on sea
Today, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul
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More details - Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" Bands/Artists once a month for Line & Freestyle Dancers or to just sit & listen & enjoy the music & atmosphere. Everyone Welcome. Tea coffee & rolls available + licensed bar. All proceeds to Charity, This month, we have the popular Duo - "Kickin’ Country"
Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Camera Obscura
The reading room on the roof of the Tower will become a camera obscura for the weekend, come and see what it is like to be inside a camera. Understand how the renaissance painters discovered perspective and how Fox Talbot created photography.
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands
Today

More details - The Cold War 1945-1989
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, this exhibition by Epping Forest District Museum explores one of the most important ideological and political conflicts of the twentieth century.
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands
Today, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Spy from the Tower out to Sea
Free Family Fun drop in workshop Inspired by our current Cold War exhibition join artist Alison Stockmarr and design your own personalised telescope or binoculars.
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Creative Net: Fluidic Acrylics
Free workshops on the first Wednesday of every month. Everybody welcome! Materials, coffee, biscuits and great creative conversations provided. Liquid acrylics and surprising additives; with dirty pours, string pulls, and finishings advice. Make stunning art without a paintbrush!
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands
Wed 6 Jun

More details - 1940's Tea Dance with The Jeff Short Combo
Join us as we commemorate ’D’ Day (6th June) and the war years with this 1940’s Tea Dance featuring Vocalist & Band Leader Jeff Short & his Musicians. Featuring music and songs from the 1940’s. Remember Vera Lynn, Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Andrew Sisters, Doris Day?
Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Rd, Witham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Music at Moverons - Colchester Chamber Choir - Saturday 9th June, 3pm
Join Colchester Chamber Choir for their next musical adventure in the beautiful gardens of Moverons, Brightlingsea, a wonderful landscape of flowers and shrubs, walled gardens, woodland, ponds and wild areas overlooking the Colne Estuary.
Moverons Garden, Brightlingsea, Essex
Sat 9 Jun

Do You Believe in Fairies? More details - Do You Believe in Fairies?
Do you Believe in Fairies? After popular demand we have decided to re launch this coming May holidays, This is an original adaption inspired by a young girl, who truly wanted to believe. You will embark on a journey with Nanny Violets Grandaughter Lily, who has lost the ability to believe in Fairies.
Nevendon Manor Events, Borwick Lane, Wickford, Essex
Today and Mon 28 May
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More details - Witham Philatelic Society Meeting
31 May: Two Members Display. Organised by Witham Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Colin Fletcher (Secretary).
Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham
Thu 31 May

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market Minster on Sea
Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Market is coming to a venue near you! Mums & Dads - do you need to declutter or are you looking for gently used baby & childrens items, clothing and more? STALL HOLDERS.....
Oasis Academy, East Campus, Minster Road, Minster on Sea
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Miraflores - Open Garden for NGS
An award-winning, medium-sized garden described by one visitor as a ’Little Bit of Heaven. A blaze of colour with roses, clematis, pergola, rose arch, triple fountain with box hedging and deep herbaceous borders. See our ’Folly’, exuberant and cascading hanging baskets...find our Secret Door.
Miraflores, Witham
Fri 15 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden for charity
An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds. Densely planted subtropical area with architectural and exotic plants - cannas, bananas, palms, agapanthus, agaves and tree ferns surround a colourful gazebo. Over 100 Clematis.
18 Frere way Fingringhoe
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Tudor Roost - Open Garden for NGS
An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds. Densely planted subtropical area with architectural and exotic plants - cannas, bananas, palms, agapanthus, agaves and tree ferns surround a colourful gazebo.
Tudor Roost, Colchester
Today, Mon 28 May

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