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Evening of Clairvoyance with Medium Tracey Hurrell

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The Oakes Spiritual Centre, evening of clairvoyance with Medium Tracey Hurrell on friday 28th January 2022 Tracey is well known and we look forward to a busy night, so we know, we are in, for an
emerson park community centre, slewins lane, hornchurch, essex RM11 2BU
Fri 28 Jan 22

Martin Kemp's Back To The 80's DJ Set

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Martin Kemp's Back To The 80's DJ Set. Artists performing: Martin Kemp. Tickets avaiable.
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Fri 28 Jan 22

Martin Kemp’s Back to the 80’s Party

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Martin Kemp’s Back to the 80’s Party MARTIN KEMP’S BACK TO THE 80’S PARTY Dig out those 80's clothes, grab your dancing shoes, and prepare to enjoy a night of pure ‘Gold’ and YES fancy dress is encouraged!
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Fri 28 Jan 22

That'll Be The Day

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That’ll be the Day reaches another milestone this year as it celebrates its 35th anniversary! From humble beginnings, the show has grown into a “must see” attraction all over the UK, coming up...
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Thu 27 Jan 22

January Concert

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We welcome Chris Jones to play at our January keyboard concert.
Mountnessing Village Hall Roman Road CM15 0TD
Tue 25 Jan 22

Two Pints Podcast - Live! with Will Mellor & Ralf Little

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Two Pints Podcast - Live! with Will Mellor & Ralf Little. Artists performing: Will Mellor, Ralf Little. Tickets avaiable.
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend On Sea SS0 7RA
Mon 24 Jan 22

Green Island - Open Garden for NGS

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A garden for all seasons, highlights inc bluebells, azaleas, autumn colour, winter hamamelis and snowdrops. A plantsman's paradise.
Green Island, Ardleigh CO7 7SP
Sun 23 Jan 22

The George Harrison Project

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A live music celebration of songs written and performed by George, from the Beatles, Traveling Wilburys, and his successful solo career.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT
Sat 22 Jan 22

Wivenhoe Pantomime Group presents Rapunzel

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A community group ran by volunteers. We have been putting on pantomimes since 1990 This year’s Wivenhoe Pantomimes Production is packed with Jokes, Songs and Dances.
William Loveless Hall High Street Wivenhoe CO7 9HG
Fri 21 Jan 22

Katherine Ryan - Missus

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Katherine Ryan - Missus Creator and Star of Netflix smash hit The Duchess (along with two global Netflix comedy specials: In Trouble and Glitter Room) comedian and TV’s Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Thu 20 Jan 22

John Lennon Tribute UK - Lennon Retrospective

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John Lennon Tribute UK  - Lennon Retrospective Imagine you could take a Magical Mystery Tour back in time to revisit the sound of The Beatles. Well, we can recommend the perfect night for you. Visualise a young Lennon, you have Gaz Keenan.
Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Rd, Witham CM8 2DY
Sat 15 Jan 22

Red Lion Hotel Ghost Hunt

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Experience a night of ghost hunting at the Red Lion Hotel, Colchester, Essex with Ghost Hunt Events on 15th January 2022.
High Street, Colchester CO1 1DJ
Sat 15 Jan 22

An Evening of Musical Theatre

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Students from the University Centre Colchester present an evening of on and off Broadway music and dance.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT
Fri 14 Jan 22

Neighbourhood Watch

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Show - Neighbourhood Watch - Comedy by Alan Ayckbourn performed by Theydon Bois Drama Society. Brother and sister Martin and Hilda Massie live together, leading a quiet, Christian existence in...
Theydon Bois Village Hall Coppice Row Theydon Bois Essex CM16 7ER
Thu 13 Jan 22

Nobody

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Motionhouse’s renowned dance-circus style combines with mesmerising choreography to tell this emotional and ultimately uplifting story, full of twists and turns.
Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Billet Lane Hornchurch RM11 1QT
Tue 11 Jan 22

The Essex Spiritual Centre On Tour Around Essex - Psychic Group

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The Essex Spiritual Centre Is Coming To YOU! It has become apparent that not everyone can drive or used to but now through the covid period have sold cars.
great leigh village hall. Boreham Road, Essex CM3 1NH
Tue 11 Jan 22

The Queen of Instruments – The Lute within Old Master Paintings

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The lute holds a special place in the history of art: painters of the Italian Renaissance depicted golden-haired angels plucking its delicate strings, evoking celestial harmony; in the sixteenth
The New Windmill Hall, St Mary’s Lane, Upminster RM14 2QH
Tue 11 Jan 22

CHIGWELL 35s to 60s Plus Party for Singles & Couples - Friday 7th June

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35s to 60s PARTY Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics '80s to date. The place to drink, dance, socialise and meet new people.
Chigwell Hall, 159 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6BD
Fri 7 Jan 22

Sherlock Holmes Meets Count Dracula

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Lady Emilia Adwater engages the services of Sherlock Holmes to investigate the disappearance of her head butler and other domestic staff in her neighbourhood, down in deepest Suffolk.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT
Thu 6 Jan 22

Robyn Hood - Pantomime

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Robyn Hood @ Hadleigh Old Fire Station | 6th - 14th January A new take on an old classic, set in Essex, with an all female, neurodivergent cast Our cast of five will entertain you with incredible
20 High St, Hadleigh, Benfleet SS7 2PB
Thu 6 Jan 22

UKG CHRONICLE New Years Eve Party

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Hosting several DJ's and Live PA's to see in 2022 the year that everyone has been waiting for...... ARTFUL DODGER - WITH A SET TO GET YOU RAVING AGAIN!!!
BERWICK MANOR BERWICK POND ROAD RAINHAM RM13 9EL
Fri 31 Dec 21

WICKFORD Essex New Year's Eve Party for 35s to 60s Plus - Fri 31 Dec

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Come and celebrate the arrival of the New Year with us on Friday, 31st December at this fabulous venue from 8.
The Chichester Hotel, Old London Road, Wickford SS11 8UE
Fri 31 Dec 21

Seann Walsh - Back from the Bed (14+)

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Hello, Seann here. Did you know that the comedians have to write their own blurb? I find that absolutely insane. What am I meant to say? “I’m fantastic, come and look at me talk”? I don’t know.
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

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A stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations’ finest singer-songwriters.
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Ray Mears - We Are Nature

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Ray Mears, thought of by many as ‘the father of British bushcraft’, is set to embark on a 40-date nationwide theatre tour in 2022 – simply titled We Are Nature – An Invitation To Reconnect With The
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Eric & Ern

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WHAT'S ON > COMEDY > ERIC AND ERN Eric & Ern Friday 4 March 7.30pm BOOK TICKETS FOR ERIC & ERN National Tour with Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens Image 1 Two men, portraying Morecombe and...
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

The Rock of Ages Experience

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Welcome to the rock of ages experience... An amazing tribute to the music of the smash hit Hollywood Film and Musical.
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Spontaneous Potter

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Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box office! A very magical improv show awaits...
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Rapunzel - A Tangled Musical Adventure

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A tangled musical adventure! Let your hair down in a brand new adaptation of the popular fairy tale Rapunzel. Scott Ritchie Productions proudly presents this exciting and fun adventure.
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Father Brown - Murderer in the Mirror

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Based on the classic mysteries by G K Chesterton Mild-mannered priest Father Brown always seems to be in the right place at the right time...
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

The Upbeat Beatles

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The Upbeat Beatles are second to none - powerhouse vocals, precision harmonies and tight musicianship.
Chelmsford City Theatres, Fairfield Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Fri 24 Dec 21

Wizard of Oz - A Magical Family Pantomime

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Click your heels and follow us down the yellow brick road for this magical pantomime ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
Saffron Hall Audley End Road Saffron Walden CB11 4UH
Wed 22 Dec 21

Blackmore Farmers Market & speciality foods

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Monthly farmers market selling free range, locally reared meat and, locally produced fresh food and drink, from local producers at reasonable prices, supporting the local economy, reducing food miles
Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore Essex. CM4 0QW
Sun 19 Dec 21

A Merry Little Christmas

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All the warmth and joy of a perfect Christmas wrapped up in your favourite seasonal songs. Have yourselves a merry little Christmas with us at the Headgate Theatre!
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT
Sun 19 Dec 21

Cockney Christmas Knees up

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Cockney Christmas Knees up Cockney Christmas Knees up with live band The Cockney Rovers. At the Flitch pub in Great Dunmow. Seafood pots and traditional pie mash and liquor We're so excited for this!! ??
The Flitch House, 39 High Street Great Dunmow CM6 1AE
Sun 19 Dec 21

Obstacle Scavenger Hunt

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Age 6+ years Explore the forest with your instructor to bring back as many of the items on the list for a chance to win a Christmas treat Muddy feet guaranteed Hot wash downs
Wild Forest, Parsonage Farm, Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Sat 18 Dec 21

X-mas X-travaganza – Shantay You Sleigh - Cancelled

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X-mas X-travaganza – Shantay You Sleigh Klub kids and TEG | MJR have teamed to bring the biggest drag Christmas show ever to the Uk. Hosted by the dynamic drag duo The Vivienne and Baga Chipz.
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Sat 18 Dec 21

THEYDON BOIS 35s to 60s Plus Party for Singles & Couples - Sat 18 Dec

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35s to 60s plus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics '80s to date. The place to drink, dance, socialise and meet new people.
Theydon Bois Golf Club, Theydon Road, Epping CM16 4EH
Sat 18 Dec 21

Ho Ho Throw

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Ages 10 + years 15 minute taster of the angel knives, will you hit the bullseye? Followed by 75 minutes of obstacle #lovemud fun Muddy feet guaranteed Hot wash downs available Parents...
Ongar Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0LA
Sat 18 Dec 21

Calling Planet Earth

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Calling Planet Earth Calling Planet Earth; the show that defines a decade. A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical era’s of all time – the electrifying 80’s.
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Fri 17 Dec 21

Larry Berkovitz & Zak Barrett present XMAS JAZZ SPECIAL

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Larry Berkovitz & Zak Barrett present XMAS JAZZ SPECIAL with: Rowan Ward (saxes) Dom Copestick (saxes/vocals) Robert Rickenberg (d bass) Andy Frost (beatbox/drums) Adam Mader (trumpet/violin/mandolin/melodica/recorder/whistling/ face slapping
Cramphorn Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford CM1 1JG
Thu 16 Dec 21

Christmas wreath & festive floral arrangement workshop

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During the workshop all materials flowers, foliage etc will be provided.No experience is needed to get you in the festive mood. Call our EFDC booking line to book your place 01992 564226
Waltham Abbey Community Centre 46 Crooked Mile Waltham Abbey EN9 1QC
Thu 16 Dec 21

Rick Wakeman The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show

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Rick Wakeman The Even Grumpier Old Christmas Show. Artists performing: Rick Wakeman. Tickets avaiable.
Southend Palace Theatre, Southend on Sea SS0 9LA
Tue 14 Dec 21

Abigail's Party

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Suburbanites Laurence and Beverly are entertaining their neighbours, Angela,Tony and Susan. Susan’s teenage daughter, Abigail, is throwing a party and Susan is not invited.
Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT
Tue 14 Dec 21

'Christmas Crooners'

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A Special Matinee Show for the festive season. Join The Jeff Short Swing Combo for an afternoon of your favourite Christmas Songs & Melodies including the story and songs behind the film 'White...
Witham Public Hall Collingwood Rd WITHAM CM8 2DY
Tue 14 Dec 21

Christmas Keyboard Concert by Rod Pooley

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We welcome Rod Pooley back to the club to play for our Christmas concert. Rod is a fine allrounder on the keyboard but has a real specialism in jazz having played at Ronnie Scotts.
Mountnessing Village Hall Roman Road CM15 0TD
Mon 13 Dec 21

Christmas Carol Service at All Saints Church, Vange

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Come and enjoy this lovely, very old Church on the hill. Join in with the Christmas Carol Service held by Rev David. There will be 6 traditional Carols to sing.
All Saints Church, London Road, Vange, Basildon SS16 4PX
Sun 12 Dec 21

Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society Christmas Open Day

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Welcome to our annual Christmas Event where Santa will be in his grotto in the Information Centre, Tombola, Raffle, guess the weight Christmas Cake and other goodies.
Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH
Sun 12 Dec 21

Ingatestone Christmas Market

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Ingatestone Christmas Market The event is organised and run by Rotary Club of Ingatestone and Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Association CIO As well as holding an event for the community, our main purpose in running this
Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Centre, 7 high Street Ingatestone Essex CM4 9ED
Sun 12 Dec 21

Bella Berserk's Snow Ball

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Bella Berserk’s Snow Ball One of Europe's leading drag entertainers, Bella Berserk is the 'Queen of Visual Comedy'.
The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre, Northlands Pavement Pitsea SS13 3DU
Sat 11 Dec 21

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