Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Chantel McGregor
Chantel McGregor + CONNOR SELBY BAND + JOE ANDERTON. Artists performing: Chantel McGregor.: Tickets avaiable.
Chinnerys, Southend, Southend on Sea
Fri 18 May

More details - Southend-on-Sea Race for Life
On Sunday 20th May 2018, Southend-on-Sea Race for Life will bring thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. Race for Life 5k is great for all ages.
Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea
Sun 20 May

More details - Jenny Hammerton: Eating and drinking like the stars of yesteryear...
Columbo super-fan, Jenny Hammerton, will give an entertaining presentation about the food and drink which are so prominently sprinkled throughout the greatest television detective series ever made.
The Forum Southend, Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea
Sat 12 May

More details - Shoeburyness Philatelic Society Meeting
Paraphernalia Revisited (M. Nunn). Organised by Shoeburyness & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Sue Stacey (Secretary).
St Andrew’s Church Hall, Church Road, Shoeburyness
Thu 26 Apr

More details - South Shoebury Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful, 1-acre established walled garden surrounding Grade II listed house (not open) and bee house. Charming agapanthus and hydrangea beds. April is ablaze with 3000 tulips and fritillaria. July shows 200+ varieties of agapanthus incl ’Queen Mum’ and ’Black Magic’.
South Shoebury Hall, Shoeburyness
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Guided Walk at Gunners Park
Come down to Gunners Park and enjoy spring migration. We will walk through the park exploring the habitats and hopefully find some migratory birds. Wheatear, Spotted Flycatcher, Willow Warbler and Garden Warbler can be seen during this time as they make their way north to their summer breeding grounds.
Gunners Park Nature Reserve
Wed 9 May and Thu 10 May

More details - PREVIEW where LIVE MUSIC lives
Each week we feature a Guest Artiste PLUS a Showcase of other great acts in a variety of styles 6th REMEDY Great group playing Rock & Pop classics from the 50s to the 80s.
REAR of THE RNA CLUB (You DO NOT have to be a member of the RNA) 73-79 East Street. Prittlewell, Southend.
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Southend Junior Bikeathon
The Southend Junior Bikeathon is a charity bike ride for Children at Primary School, run by the Southend Branch of Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research). The route is mainly on grass, with undulations and slopes. The circuit is around half a mile long. Registration is at the bandstand.
Priory Park, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea
Sun 13 May

More details - State of Mind & Performance
State of mind and its effects on mental wellbeing and performance is a hot topic. Whether that’s for entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals in business. Or people who just want to do well generally and be happy in life.
The Arlington Ballroom, 905 London Road, Leigh on Sea
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Mum2Mum Market Southend
Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales. At our Southend sale we will have around 40 stalls of high quality, nearly new items (up to 90% off the RRP!) and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to parents.
St Thomas More School, Kenilworth Gardens, Southend On Sea, Essex
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Carmina Burana - Classical Choral Concert with Eastwood Chorale & Southend Choral Society
Eastwood Chorale and Southend Choral Society, with the world famous Southend Boys Choir and professional soloists, are performing the fantastic Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, made famous by the Old Spice advert of the 1970’s. We will also be performing several other beautiful choral pieces.
Westcliff High School For Boys, Kenilwoth Gardens, Westcliff on Sea
Sat 28 Apr

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 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

Vulcan Restoration Trust Spring Event featuring ’Flying the SR-71 Blackbird’ More details - Vulcan Restoration Trust Spring Event featuring 'Flying the SR-71 Blackbird'
Come along and hear what it was like to fly the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane at more than three times the speed of sound during the Cold War. Retired US Air Force Colonel Rich Graham who will be speaking about his experiences flying the SR-71.
Hawkwell Village Hall, Main Road, Hockley
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Tea Dance - Social Ballroom & Latin
We are a weekly social ballroom & Latin/sequence dance club. Sequence Dance is held on a Monday and social Ballroom on Tuesday. Both events are from 2 – 4 at Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall. We usually dance to CD’s but do on occasions have live music.
Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall Ashingdon Road Rochford

More details - Afternoon Sequence Dancing
Afternoon sequence dancing in Rochford a little Sequence tuition, tea/coffee and biscuits.
Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall Ashingdon Road Rochford
Mon 30 Apr, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Jive Night - 50s Record Hop
Come along and dance Jive and stroll at the 50s Record Hop. Everyone welcome - all types of jive are welcome. Playing rock n roll music from the 50s and current rock n roll bands. Lovely dance floor - car park bring your own drink. Soft drinks provided.
Ashingdon & East Hawkwell Memorial Hall Ashingdon Road Rochford
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 9 May, Wed 23 May

More details - The Alter Eagles
The Alter Eagles are a six piece Eagles tribute band based in the south of England. Since their debut gig in January 2004, they’ve established themselves as one of the top UK tribute acts, playing numerous theatre shows across the UK and at festivals such as The Chichester Real Ale and Jazz Festival and...
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Fri 11 May

More details - Soul Of Santana
Arguably one of the UK’s best tribute acts return to Touchline Live Music, Hockley. Soul of Santana the UK Santana Tribute Show. Soul of Santana with their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight arrangements, bring back to the masses the classic songs of the legendary guitarist Carlos Santana.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Fri 18 May

More details - Richard Digance
RICHARD DIGANCE makes a very welcome return to Touchline. His previous Touchline shows sold out in advance, so please don’t leave it too late to book - especially for this, his "Not Bad For His Age" Tour.
Touchline Live Music, Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, Hockley
Sat 19 May

More details - Havens to Havens Walk
Join us this Spring for our annual Havens to Havens Walk. Starting from Little Havens, you will walk through the beautiful grounds of Hadleigh Castle, down to Old Leigh and along Chalkwell’s coastline to Fair Havens Hospice.
From Little Havens Hospice to Fair Havens Hospice
Sun 13 May

More details - Rayleigh Philatelic Society Meeting
Victorian 2d Blue (A. Davis). Organised by Rayleigh & District Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Ray How (Secretary).
Parish Rooms, Rectory Garth, Hockley Road, Rayleigh
Mon 14 May

Celebrating Maison the Miracle More details - Celebrating Maison the Miracle
An Evening with the Angels Seraphisa, International singer/ songwriting Duo, Marcus C Dolan and Georgie G Deyn are opening their national tour here in Essex. Join them as they take you on a heavenly musical journey of nurture, love, joy, messages and inspiration.
The Mill Arts Centre, Mill Hall, Bellingham Lane
Fri 4 May
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More details - Poker Night
John’s poker night
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh

More details - Lunch Club
Sissy’s getogether to chat with like minded people all welcome
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Bingo
Bingo and Hoy Bingo come and join us
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Music night on records
Terry will be playing the songs from the 60s 70s 80s with a few other years added
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Cockney Night
Cockney Sovereign play the music with food Prawns/Cockles,/Jellied eels or Mussels £3.50 per portion order with catering team or at the bar before Wednesday 25/04/2018
Royal British Legion Club Rayleigh 2 London Hill Rayleigh
Sat 28 Apr

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, Essex
Sun 20 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Family History Day
Do your family have relatives on Sheppey? Were the employed on the island in the the navy or dockyard? The museum has a collection of the local newspapers from 1860, parish registers and archives. The Sheppey Local History Society’s genealogist is available.
Minster Gatehouse Museum Union Road Minster-on-Sea Isle of Sheppey
Thu 26 Apr

More details - alpine Garden Socoety Essex Group Show
ALPINE FLOWER SHOW, plant sales including many rare and unusual, refreshments, free entry and good parking Top exhibiters will be showing alpines at their best .
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Courtyard - Open Garden for NGS
A young garden and home created in October 2016 by the BBC DIY SOS team. This is our family garden and smallholding which is enjoyed by our four young children daily. Our family garden has planted borders and raised beds.
The Courtyard, Sheerness
Sun 6 May

More details - Wickford Community Archive Open Day
Wickford Community Archive is holding an open day at Christ Church. Refreshments and light lunches will be available.
Christ Church, Gateway Service Road, Wickford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Medium Jeanie Jackson
Come along and enjoy an evening of mediumship with Jeanie Jackson
Wick Community Centre, Silva island Way, Wickford, Essex

More details - Celebrity Football Match and Family Fun Day in Aid of Guide Dogs UNITED FOR CHARITY
The Charity Family fun day and Celebrity Football match is on Monday 7th may 2018 at BOWERS AND PITSEA F.
Bowers and Pitsea F.C. Len Salmon Stadium, 24 Crown Ave, Basildon
Mon 7 May

Basildon Mayfest More details - Basildon Mayfest
This is the third year of the Basildon Mayfest event. The purpose of the event is to showcase Basildon Borough’s Community/Charity groups and the work they do in the local community. In creating more awareness people can then join, help or whatever to assist these groups.
Basildon Town Square
Sat 12 May
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More details - Tom C. Walker Band
I can’t think of a better opener for our new venue than The Tom C. Walker Band who make a welcome return visit fresh from their storming gig at the British Rock & Blues Festival.
New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Holiday Inn, Festival Leisure Park, Waterfront Walk, Basildon
Fri 4 May

More details - Chris King Robinson Band
In 2012, Chris was given the ultimate accolade of being one of the top undiscovered guitarists worldwide by the acclaimed international music photographer Robert Knight, who in partnership with guitar manufacturer Fender was searching the globe to find the next great guitarist.
Holiday Inn, Festival Leisure Park, Waterfront Walk, Basildon.
Fri 11 May

More details - Rainbreakers
Rainbreakers, a four piece outfit from Shrewsbury, have been hailed as one of the freshest new sounds on the UK Blues Rock and Soul circuit. The band have developed a distinctive sound that embodies a fusion of dynamic musical elements that bridges the gap between Blues, Rock, Pop and Soul.
Holiday Inn Festival Leisure Park, Waterfront Walk, Basildon, Essex
Fri 18 May

More details - Frank Sinatra Tribute
Kevin Fitzsimmons is known for his amazing live Frank Sinatra soundalike vocal performances as he delivers respectful Frank Sinatra tributes. Come and see his tribute to Frank Sinatra at the stadium!
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Sat 5 May

More details - Tom Jones Tribute
Martin Jarvis as Tom Jones, a tribute unlike any other, performing songs from a career that spans six decades, hits including “Delilah” “She’s a Lady” and everyones favourite “It’s Not Unusual.” Book tickets online now at: boxoffice.maldonstadium.
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Fri 11 May

More details - Comedy Club
Our Comedy Club is sure to have you laughing all night long. Get all of your friends together for a night of top quality entertainment! Food Available from the Menu Licensed Bar Serving Drinks Free Parking
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Thu 17 May

More details - Pink Tribute
Vicky Jackson’s Tribute to Pink has been a run-away success and has consistently been her most booked act since 2008, this will be a evening you wont want to miss! Food Available from the Menu Licensed Bar Serving Drinks Free Parking
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon
Fri 18 May

More details - Thames Sailing Barge Trust 70th Anniversary Open days
To celebrate the Trust’s 70th Anniversary we are opeing Centaur and Pudge two historic Thames sailing barges to the public. Homemade cakes, teas and coffees will be available and all Children between the ages of 5 & 11 will receive a Free Activity Pack
Sailing Barge Centaur and Pudge at Hythe Quay
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Film Star's Don't Die in Liverpool (15)
Screen @ The Avenue ’Film Star’s Don’t Die in Liverpool’ (15) A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. Stars Stephen Graham, Jamie Bell, Annette Bening 1hr 45mins Biography/Drama/Romance
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 4 May

More details - The Greatest Showman (PG)
Screen @ The Avenue ’The Greatest Showman’ (PG) Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Fri 18 May

More details - Alex Payler Electone Player 'Full Body Music'
Alex’s performance instrument is the state of the art YAMAHA Electone STAGEA ELS-02C and is the leading exponent of this particular model in the UK and Europe. This instrument is at the apex of technological innovation and is the most infinitely expressive electronic instrument ever created.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sat 19 May

More details - Peggy Lee & Friends
A celebration of one of the most influential female jazz singers of the 20th Century performed by Brigitte Baden-Rennie & The Mosaic Cat Band with special guest Jason Allen.
Avenue Theatre, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne
Sun 20 May

More details - AEPS & Basildon "Spring StampEssex" Stamp Exhibition and Fair
Stamp Exhibition and Fair. Dealers, displays, charity table, refreshments, parking. Organised by Basildon Philatelic Society. Contact for details: Alan Taylor (Secretary).
James Hornsby School Sports Centre, Leinster Road, Laindon, Basildon
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Introduction to UK Reptiles
This course is designed to introduce participants to the identification and ecology of British reptiles. This course is aimed at those with little or no experience of reptiles but should also appeal to those with some knowledge of the subject. Led by Katie Rowberry (Froglife) Booking is essential.
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park
Thu 3 May

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
Wed 25 Apr