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Harwich Festival of the Arts 2015
Fri, 26/06/2015 (All day) to Sun, 05/07/2015 (All day)
Various locations including St Nicholas church

The Festival runs over 12 days with around 60 performances as well as having a strong visual arts showing in exhibitions.

Clacton Sea and Beach Festival Clacton Sea and Beach Festival
Sat, 04/07/2015 (All day) to Sun, 05/07/2015 (All day)
Clacton seafront

Bring your family and friends and join in the fun at this brand new free beachside event.

Brightlingsea Regatta and Boat Show
Sat, 04/07/2015 (All day) to Sun, 05/07/2015 (All day)

Bring your family and friends for a great day out.

Relay For Life Fun Weekend
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 11:00 to 23:00
Alton Park Junior School

Come along to the 6th Clacton Relay for Life Fun Weekend and help raise money for Cancer Research UK. Last year's relay raised £102,000!!! Everyone is welcome.

Harwich Festival Train
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 11:00 to 13:00
Manningtree Railway Station

There will be a decorated carriage on the 11.00am and 13.00pm train from Manningtree to Harwich all for the Harwich Festival being held that day!

Books Summer Fayre
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 11:00 to 14:00
Christ Church United Reformed Church

Summer Fayre with Stalls including cake, craft, books, bric-a-brac, raffle, tombola and lots more!! Coffee, tea and light lunches will also be served.

Football Family Fun Day
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 12:00 to 16:00
Gravel Pit Lane Play Park

Free Event, with wrist bands available for children for various inflatable fun!

Away Day Concert 2015
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 17:00 to 18:15
St Marys Parish Church

Harrow Harmonys concert in Frinton-On-Sea is part of the choirs first ever away day and the final concert of its 15th anniversary year.

Theatre masks Summer Variety Show
Sat, 04/07/2015 - 19:15
WI Hall

Support your local community and enjoy an evening of local talent.

Walton Classic Vehicle Show 2015
Sun, 05/07/2015 - 10:30 to 16:00
Bath House Meadow

Fun for all the family.

Chippins Open Garden
Sun, 05/07/2015 - 11:00 to 16:30

Artist's garden and plantaholics paradise packed with interest.

North Essex Horse Rescue Unit Open Day - July
Sun, 05/07/2015 - 11:00 to 15:00
Glendenning Farm

Come along and meet the animals and explore our charity shop.

Manningtree Town Walk
Sun, 05/07/2015 - 11:00 to 12:30
Meet at junction of The Walls and Quay Street

A walk around this beautiful riverside town with Blue Badge Guide Josie Watson.

Harwich Society Quiz Night
Mon, 06/07/2015 - 20:00
The Royal Oak

Put your thinking caps on and take part in Harwich Society’s monthly quiz night.

Tendring Hundred Show 2015
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 08:00 to 18:00
Lawford House Park

A fun family day out – full of interest, entertainment, education, and local country colour!

Barbecue Shorefields Summer Fete
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 13:00 to 16:00
Shorefields School

Fundraising event for Shorefields Special Needs School. There will be a bbq, games, raffles, stalls, inflatables and entertainment throughout the day.

A Summer Serenade
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 15:00 to 16:15
Trinity Methodist Church

English madrigals,traditional part songs and Songs from the Shows.

Romances for flute and piano by Peter Thorne.

Musical Director Gilli Dulieu

Dancing Queen 'The Concert'
Sat, 11/07/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

Dancing Queen ‘The Concert’ is an action packed party show featuring all the greatest smash hits from Abba, Grease and the 70’s!

Clacton Cricket Club Its A Knockout
Sun, 12/07/2015 - 13:00
Clacton Cricket Club Pavilion

Come and be part of this sporting event of the year!

Praise on the Prom
Sun, 12/07/2015 - 14:00 to 16:00
West Greensward

Songs, talks and activities.

Strictly Ballroom (and Sequence) Dancing - July
Fri, 17/07/2015 - 19:30 to 22:00
Holland Public Hall

Come along and join us for a pleasant evening of dancing.

Derek Acorah - The Psychic Ether Tour 2015
Fri, 17/07/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

A celebrity, author and performer like no other, Derek is one of the foremost names in the world of psychic phenomena.

The Eighth Jaywick Summer Fayre
Sat, 18/07/2015 - 11:00 to 15:00
Golf Green Hall

The Fayre will be opened by Elsa from Frozen and shall host a wide range of stalls, fun activities, musical entertainment (including DJ Ronnie and the Clacton Ukulele Group),

a raffle where you could win £100! There will even be a chance to be in a photograph with Elsa between 11 and 1pm!

Charity Retro Disco
Sat, 18/07/2015 - 19:30 to 23:59
Masonic Lodge

Retro Disco in aid of local charity CADOWS.