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More details - Assassins
“Everybody’s got the right to be happy.” But what if that means assassinating the President of the USA? Winner of 5 Tony Awards, ASSASSINS has been referred to as "the most controversial musical ever written".
Brookside Theatre, 21a Eastern Road, Romford
Today and Sat 27 Apr

More details - Davy Down Healthy Walk
A lovely weekly walk at this lovely location
Davy Down Pumping Station Back Lane (off Pilgrims Lane), North Stifford
Today, Fri 3 May, Fri 10 May, Fri 17 May, Fri 24 May, Fri 31 May, Fri 7 Jun

More details - The Beached Boys
Not just any old Beach Boys tribute band but the UK’s No1, most authentic and clever Beach Boys tribute band. The Beached Boys have captured the magic of the Beach Boys.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley

More details - Upminster Barracudas Activity Day Camp
Fun activity days and weeks for children aged 4.5-14 years during the Easter and summer holidays. Offering 80+ activities including archery, motorsports, arts and crafts, sports and more!
The Coopers’s Co & Coborn School, St Mary’s Lane, Upminster

More details - Romford Barracudas Activity Day Camp
Fun activity days and weeks for children aged 4.5-14 years during the Easter and summer holidays. Offering 80+ activities including archery, motorsports, arts and crafts, sports and more!
The Frances Bardsley Academy, Brentwood Road, Romford

More details - 30 Glenwood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Nestled next to the busy A127 lies a beautifully transformed town garden. Homemade raised beds with tulips in spring, dahlias and roses in the summer. From a corridor of Cyprus trees and grass emerges an open garden giving a vista of colour, inspiration and peaceful harmony, with many different scents to savour.
30 Glenwood Avenue, Leigh-On-Sea

More details - Beeleigh Abbey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of secluded gardens in rural historic setting. Mature trees surround variety of planting and water features, woodland walks under planted with bulbs leading to tidal river, cottage garden, kitchen garden, orchard, wild flower meadow, rose garden, wisteria walk, magnolia trees, lawn with 85yd long herbaceous...
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Maldon

More details - Santus Circus 2019
“..awesome ... U will not be disappointed!” The French circus is back with a new show! All-human traditional circus with a French flavour. The only circus with the thrills of the flying trapeze!
The Showground, Allende Ave., HARLOW
Today to Mon 6 May

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 Sun 12 May

More details - Days Like These
Saturday 2 March - Sunday 26 May Reclaiming the beauty of Jaywick Sands - Days Like These is an exploration of the beauty of Jaywick Sands using watercolours, sound and virtual reality.
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands, Essex, CO152LF
Today to Sun 28 Apr, Wed 1 May to Sat 4 May

More details - PREVIEW where LIVE MUSIC lives
PREVIEW is a FREE ’Live Music’ Showcase now running for 33 years. It’s a friendly atmosphere with stage, lights & good surround sound.
Downstairs at the REAR of THE RNA CLUB 73-79 East Street Prittlewell, Southend

More details - Chelmsford Art Society Exhibition
Chelmsford Art Society are holding their annual exhibition at rhs Hyde Hall, Chelmsford. Over 150 paintings, plus ceramics, stained glass, prints and cards are for sale Artists will be painting on site each day.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane Chelmsford
Today to Sun 28 Apr

More details - Waltham Forest Scout & Guide Gang Show
Since 1947 Scouts and Guides from across Waltham Forest have been performing on stage. This years show marks our 44th performance and promises to be our best yet! The show includes well known songs from the West End and the charts, as well as hilarious comedy sketches. We promise that you will have a fantastic time.
Chingford Assembly Hall
Today and Sat 27 Apr

More details - Evening of Clairvoyance with Medium Ray Prendergast
The Oakes Spiritual Centre, a special evening of clairvoyance with Medium Ray Prendergast on Friday 26th April 2019 doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start admission only £4.
emerson park community centre, slewins lane, hornchurch, essex

More details - Forum Space: Art Exhibition by Darren Jones
An Exhibition by Darren Jones The Forum Space The Forum, Southend 4th – 30th April 2019 An impressive exhibition by local artist Darren Jones will soon be displayed in the Forum Space at the Forum, Southend-on-Sea.
The Forum Southend, Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea
Today to Tue 30 Apr

More details - Cadillac Kings
Firm favourites of the Crawdaddy, The Cadillac Kings feature five of the UK’s top roots musicians. Mike Thomas: vocals, harmonica, slide guitar, Mal Barclay: lead guitar, vocals, Tim Penn: piano, accordion, vocals,  Roy Webber: drums, vocals, and Paul Cuff: double bass, Fender bass.
New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Holiday Inn, Festival Leisure Park, Waterfront Walk, Basildon

More details - Tony Cottee makes appearance at The Sutton Arms Hornchurch
To celebrate the new opening of The Sutton Arms, Hornchurch, which re-opened on Thursday 11th April following a £200,000 investment, former professional footballer and now television commentator Tony Cottee will make an appearance at the brand-new venue, to greet fans and answer any pressing questions they may or may
14–16 Station Lane, Hornchurch

More details - Easter Holiday Activities
We offer sport, dance/drama, art/craft, cookery, team games and outings to local attractions during the school holidays as well as seasonal treats! Children from 6 years old can join us for any of the above and we offer an EYFS programme for those under 6. If you would like to know more do email your interest.
The Oaks Activity Centre & Preschool Collier Row Road

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 27 Apr 19

More details - The British Astronomical Association One Day Meeting - Galaxies
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary Year of the Castle Point Astronomy Club, we are hosting The British Astronomical Association One Day Meeting on the theme of Galaxies on Saturday 27th April 2019 at Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9BY.
Sweyne Park School, Sir Walter Raleigh Drive, Rayleigh
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Eastern Angles presents The Tide Jetty by Tony Ramsay
Two brothers, Tucky and Nathan grow up on the banks of Breydon Water alongside tomboy, Eliza. The three of them are inseparable. As they grow older the inevitable happens and both the boys fall for her.
Maldon Town Hall
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Sikh Essex Meet Up
Head down to Trafalgar Square to enjoy Vaisakhi festival, a celebration of Sikh and Punjabi tradition, heritage and culture, in commemoration the birth of the Khalsa (the inner core of the Sikh faith) over 300 years ago.
Vaisakhi in the Square- leicester square ticket booth meeting place
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - St Helens - Open Garden for NGS
A garden established over 40 years from a bog-ridden, cricket-bat plantation into a gently sloping woodland garden. Springs and ponds divide the garden into different areas with various shrubs and perennial planting.
St Helens, Stebbing
Sat 27 Apr, Sat 1 Jun

More details - West Essex Modelrail
Large model railway exhibition, both general and fine scale, presented by Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club, featuring 20+ layouts supported by a good selection of trade, society stands and a Ride on Railway. FULLY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY to all layouts. Refreshments. Large FREE car park.
St. Edward’s Senior School, London Road, Romford
Sat 27 Apr 19 and Sun 28 Apr

More details - Another Evening of Song with Quattro Amici
This exciting vocal quartet returns to the Headgate to present an evening of songs to suit all tastes - from Classical, through Opera and Operetta, to modern Musical Theatre and Contemporary!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
Sat 27 Apr 19

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