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Art exhibition Art Exhibition
Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:00 to Sun, 31/12/2017 - 16:00
The Twizzle Gallery

An art exhibition displaying paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewellery and textiles made by local artists.

Close at 4pm

Calligraphy Calligraphy: Beautiful Writing: Saturdays
Sat, 15/07/2017 - 10:00 to Sat, 28/10/2017 - 13:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Immerse yourself in the art of beautiful writing - for pleasure, relaxation or study.

Pen and writing Calligraphy: Beautiful Writing
Wed, 16/08/2017 - 10:00 to Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Immerse yourself in the art of beautiful writing - for pleasure, relaxation or study.

Jaywick tower Coastal Open
Thu, 14/09/2017 - 10:00 to Sun, 29/10/2017 - 17:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

The Eighth annual Coastal Open is a celebration of local artists, giving a chance to showcase their talents in arts and crafts.  Work usually includes ceramics, photography, textiles, painting plus much more.  Part of Essex Summer of Art.

Finish at 5pm

Cycling Winter Warmer Bike Rides
Mon, 18/09/2017 - 11:00 to Mon, 18/12/2017 - 11:00
Meet at Inclusion Ventures

Ride for Wellbeing

Children swimming School Holiday Activities
Sat, 21/10/2017 - 09:00 to Sat, 28/10/2017 - 16:45
Various Leisure Sites

A whole programme of indoor and outdoor sessions have been organised by Tendring District Council in Brightlingsea, Clacton, Dovercourt, Harwich, Manningtree and Walton.

Halloween Halloween at the Witches Tower
Tue, 24/10/2017 - 17:00 to Tue, 31/10/2017 - 19:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Come along to a Halloween gathering of ghouls and ghastly monsters and join in with the Halloween games. Be careful that the witches do not turn you into a pumpkin! Children must be supervised at all times.

Bunting Resorting to the Coast Magical Bunting Workshop
Wed, 25/10/2017 - 10:00 to 12:00
1912 Centre

Resorting to the Coast welcomes families and children to its free craft activity for the Art of the Possible festival. Come along to our free event and make your own beautiful bunting flags using the magical process of photo printing. Working with natural objects found beside our seaside venue, we will show you how to use the mystical art of cyanotype blue printing and you can take your flags home!

Cup of coffee Coffee Morning
Wed, 25/10/2017 - 10:00 to 12:00
Reception Area

Tea, coffee, biscuits, cakes and a raffle. Everyone is welcome and donations are welcome to Harwich & District Fellowship for the sick.

CHAPS logo Prostate cancer screening day
Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:30 to 16:00
The Colvin Memorial Temple

The 2017 CHAPS Charity will be providing FREE PSA blood tests to detect Prostate Cancer at an early, curable stage.

Music Rock The Tower - Taster Session
Sat, 28/10/2017 - 12:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Rock the Tower is a new FREE music session starting at Jaywick Martello Tower on Tuesday 7th November.  Beginners or players aged 9 - 18 years are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in the band!

Halloween pumpkin Harwich Guy Carnival
Sat, 28/10/2017 - 18:00
Starts from top of Ainger Road

Fancy dress torchlight procession around Harwich.

Cyclists GET CYCLING - Cycle Sundays
Sun, 29/10/2017 - 10:30 to Sat, 25/11/2017 - 11:30

A leisurely cycle ride as part of the campaign for a separate cycle path. People should be able to promenade or cycle - safely, comfortably and pleasurably.

For rent Landlord information event
Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:00 to 12:00
Princes Theatre

An information event for landlords and managing agents in Tendring will provide advice and information on issues such as buy to let, taxation, mortgage interest rate relief and Universal Credit.

Beaches Clacton and Holland cliff stabilisation
Tue, 31/10/2017 - 12:00 to 18:00
Kingscliff Hotel

You are invited to attend the second public engagement event about the planned £5million scheme to stabilise cliffs along the Clacton and Holland on Sea coastline.

Houses of Parliament logo House of Lords event
Tue, 31/10/2017 - 13:00 to 16:00
Community Voluntary Services Tendring

Do you feel disengaged and disconnected with the political system? What barriers are preventing you from being more involved, locally and nationally? Come to this event and let the UK Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service know what you think.

Stress management Free Stress Management Workshop
Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00 to 15:30
The workshops will take place across the Tendring District and Colchester.

National Stress Awareness Day is an annual event that takes place on the first Wednesday of November and is a great opportunity to start looking after your own wellbeing.

Jaywick tower Creative Net: Transfert-Colle
Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:00 to 13:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Join artist Lisa Temple-Cox for Transfert-Colle: using photographs and maps with a process of glue-based iage transfer to creative layered, weathered images on watercolour paper.

Christmas decorations Christmas Bazaar
Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:00 to 13:00
McGrigor Hall

Christmas Bazaar lots of stalls, raffle, tombola, refreshments and presents for you and your cat.

Naze cliffs and beach Beach Clean-Up at the Naze
Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Essex Wildlife Trust Naze Visitor Centre

Essex Wildlife Trust are organising a beach clean up at the Naze, Walton.  They are looking for volunteers to come along and take part.  More information can be obtained from the Trust's Visitor Centre at the Naze.

Finish at 1pm

Fireworks Fireworks for special needs families
Sun, 05/11/2017 - 16:30 to 20:00
Plough Corner Playing Fields

Shorefields school are hosting a low noise fireworks night exclusive for SEN families. This is a unique event. Our event can be found easily on about Facebook page via Shorefields PTA and events.

Jaywick tower Rock the Tower
Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:00 to 21:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Rock the Tower is a free music session where beginners or players of 9-18 years are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band! The music sessions provided by We Are Music Tower every Tuesday during term time running hourly between 5pm-9pm.

Calligraphy Calligraphy - Full Day - November
Wed, 08/11/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Immerse yourself in the art of beautiful writing - for pleasure, relaxation or study.

Christmas silver bells Victorian Christmas Market
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:30
Princes Theatre

CVST are holding their Victorian Christmas Market.