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Today to Sat 16 Mar, closest first.    

More details - Roman River Presents Adrian Brendel & Noam Greenberg
Roman River Music @ the Mercury concert series of world-class musicians continues with the masterful cellist Adrian Brendel and international pianist Noam Greenberg, who bring Beethoven’s most popular sonata along with characterful, beautiful music by Debussy and Poulenc, Beethoven’s version of Mozart’s well-known
Mercury Theatre,Balkerne Gate, Colchester
Thu 28 Feb 19

More details - Bring Back Chainmail & Boom Busters
An evening of two brand new pieces of theatre. Bring Back Chainmail. A piece of devised theatre featuring live combat, music, home-made costumes, and gingerbread knights. Chivalry isn’t dead.. as far as self appointed Squire Tom is concerned. Medieval Knights can still exist, and why shouldn’t they?
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 20 Feb 19 and Thu 21 Feb

More details - An Evening of Clairvoyance with Ronnie Buckingham
Ronnie tries to reconnect members of the audience with their friends and loved ones in the spirit world, and passes on messages and information generally only significant to the recipients. Sceptical? Come and see for yourself!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Mon 25 Feb 19

More details - Miss Rosie Sings the Divas
Inspired by the great vocalists from the Golden Age of Jazz, Miss Rosie & The Moonshyne Runners are on a mission to resurrect the spirit of swing.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 27 Feb 19

More details - Big Fish
Edward Bloom has lived a full and fantastical life, populated by witches, giants, and mermaids.His adult son, Will, is no longer amused by his father’s incredible tales, insisting on a rational rather than a fanciful account of his life.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Wed 6 Mar 19 to Sat 9 Mar

More details - Wild by Art Textiles: Made In Britain
Wild is the third exhibition from Art Textiles: Made In Britain. It is currently touring England after its successful launch in 2018 at Festival of Quilts, at the NEC. It is the first time Art Textiles: Made in Britain has exhibited at The Minories in Colchester and the first time in this part of the country.
The Minories Galleries, 74 High Street, Colchester
Today to Sat 2 Mar

More details - Recent Paintings by Sylvia Paul
Sylvia Paul will be exhibiting her recent paintings in oils and mixed media collage. Running alongside her exhibition is "Wild" a touring show of textile art by the group Art Textiles: Made in Britain. Sylvia is a member of this group and her textile art will also be part of their exhibition.
The Minories Galleries, 74 High Street, Colchester
Today to Sat 2 Mar

More details - Gillian Wearing: Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere – The Making of the Millicent Fawcett Statue for Parliament Square
Firstsite is delighted to present Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently-unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament
Firstsite Lewis Gardens High Street Colchester
Today to Thu 11 Apr

More details - Stamp Club Meeting
Forgeries (E. Hitchings). Organised by Colchester & District Philatelic Society. Organiser contact: Christine Stroud (Secretary). Potential new members welcome.
Room 6, Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street, Colchester
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - Colchester Zoo Character Breakfast
Colchester Zoo Character Breakfast What better way to start your Sunday than with a Meet’n’Greet over a delicious breakfast with all your favourite Colchester Zoo Characters? To make this breakfast even more special the kids eat FREE with every adult purchasing a full English breakfast!
Colchester Zoo Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - The Beth Chatto Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Internationally famous gardens, including dry, damp, shade, reservoir and woodland areas. The result of over 50 years of hard work and application of the huge body of plant knowledge possessed by Beth Chatto and her husband Andrew. Visitors cannot fail to be affected by the peace and beauty of the garden.
The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Horkesley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
8 acres in a magical setting - a romantic garden surrounding classical house in mature parkland setting. 2 lakes. Unusual, ancient and enormous trees. Largest ginkgo tree outside Kew. Walled garden, snowdrops, wild flower garden, blossom, spring bulbs, roses, hydrangeas.
Horkesley Hall, Colchester
Tue 19 Feb 19

More details - Horkesley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
8 acres in a magical setting - a romantic garden surrounding classical house in mature parkland setting. 2 lakes. Unusual, ancient and enormous trees. Largest ginkgo tree outside Kew. Walled garden, snowdrops, wild flower garden, blossom, spring bulbs, roses, hydrangeas.
Horkesley Hall, Colchester
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Passamezo - The battle between Shrovetide and Lent
Music, words and song for Shrovetide and Lent from 16th and 17th Century Britain. Feasting, fasting, revels, sports, pancakes and football. Ballads, carols, dances, masque songs, theatre music and readings.
St Andrews Church, Church Lane, Marks Tey
Sun 3 Mar 19

More details - Friendship and Carer Support Group
Come and join us at Silversprings Care Home for a friendship afternoon. Come and speak to families of residents, representatives from the Alzheimer’s Society and carers. This is a group that will encourage you to make friends whilst enjoying tea, coffee and cake
Silversprings Tenpenny Hill Thorrington
Wed 6 Mar 19

More details - Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" Artists/Bands once a month for Line & Freestyle dancers (divided floor) or to just sit & listen & enjoy the music & atmosphere. Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee & rolls etc. available + licensed bar. All proceeds to Charity.
Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road
Today

More details - Crab & Winkle Country Music Club
Live "Country" Artists/Bands once a month for Line & Freestyle dancers (divided floor) or to just sit & listen & enjoy the music & atmosphere. Everyone Welcome. Tea, coffee & rolls etc. available + licensed bar. All proceeds to Charity. This month the music is by TWIN FALLS.
Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea
Sat 16 Mar 19

More details - Wedding Open Day
Wedding Open Day Come and see how The Essex Golf and Country Club could be set for your wedding day and meet The Events Team and their recommended suppliers to help plan your special day.
The Essex Golf & Country Club, Earls Colne, Colchester
Sun 17 Feb 19

More details - Murder on the 19th Hole
Murder Mystery Evening Enjoy a three course meal and solve the mystery of the death on the 19th hole! Entertainment provided by Moneypenny Productions
CO6 2NS
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Heli Hounds
Join us with your pooch on for a three mile springtime dog walk, alongside hundreds of other four-legged friends. Setting off from oEarls Colne Business Park we have designed a fabulous route which will take us into the beautiful grounds of Marks Hall in Coggeshall.
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Flight House Earls Colne Business Centre Earls Colne Business Park Earls Colne Colchester
Sun 10 Mar 19

More details - Purple Feather Events MBS Holistic Fair Weeley
Purple Feather Events presents another fab Fair at this popular venue. ~Another day of pampering , wellbeing & friendship. There will be treatments (such as Indian Head Massage, Chinese Facials etc) & healing (such as Reiki, Crystal Healing, Rahanni etc) on offer to pamper you, you know you deserve it!
Weeley Village Hall, Clacton rd, Weeley. Essex.
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Tendring Activity Day
A Great Day Out. 3 Speakers . Craft Stalls, Home Baked Goodies and More. Refreshments and Lunches available on the day. Ample Parking. Pre-booking is advisable to reserve your seat for the speakers and lunch. Group bookings welcome. Discount for groups.
Bradfield Community Centre, The Street, Bradfield, Manningtree
Tue 26 Feb 19

More details - Hadleigh Market
This market is going from strength to strength and is now a popular event in the town centre every Friday.
The Market Place, Hadleigh
Fri 22 Feb, Fri 1 Mar, Fri 8 Mar, Fri 15 Mar, Fri 22 Mar, Fri 29 Mar

More details - Junior Farm Experience
Do you want to try out life on the farm? We are holding mini-farm experiences of 90 minutes for the budding farmer in your life. You will have the opportunity to help feed the pygmy goats, alpacas and chickens. Some time will be spent “mucking out” or cleaning out one of the animal enclosures.
Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats Bradwell Braintree
Thu 21 Feb 19 and Fri 22 Feb

More details - Clay Animal Sculpture Workshop Hadleigh
Join us for a Clay Workshop for both Beginners and the more Experienced. Clay Animal Sculpture - special workshop. Using Grogged Clay for stability, you will learn how to go about sculpting an animal of your choice . Groups and Individuals catered for.
Brook Farm Studio, Pound Lane, Hadleigh
Sat 23 Feb 19

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