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Harwich Society Monthly Quiz
Mon, 04/01/2016 - 20:00 to Mon, 05/12/2016 - 20:00

Acorn Suite, Rear of Royal Oak Public House

The Harwich Society runs a monthly quiz night on the 1st Monday of each month. The quiz begins at 8pm and is £1.00 per head with up to 8 per team.

All dates for the year are listed below.

Exhibition At Walton Maritime Museum
Sat, 28/05/2016 - 14:00 to Fri, 30/09/2016 - 16:00

The Old Lifeboat House

The museum has had a winter "makeover". It features the heritage of Walton. The special exhibition is about Walton at war.

Weekly Coffee Mornings (every Tuesday)
Tue, 31/05/2016 - 10:00 to Tue, 04/10/2016 - 10:00

The Railway Crossing Cottage

Coffee/tea in the lovely cottage garden setting. 

Concert by the Hook of Holland Accordion Orchestra conducted by Paula van Wanrooy
Sat, 11/06/2016 -
19:30 to 21:30

St. Nicholas' Church

Concert by the Hook of Holland Accordion Ochestra conducted by Paula van Wanrooy. With Former members of the Grange Cooperative Singers conducted by Anna Rendell-Knights

LDN Wrestling
Thu, 11/08/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

The top stars of LDN Wrestling are returning to Clacton for a night of action packed drama!

The Real Thing The Real Thing
Sat, 03/09/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

Britain’s No.1 Soul band, celebrate an incredible 40 years in the business. The three original vocalists, Chris and Eddie Amoo and Dave Smith perform with their own 5 piece band in a performance that includes all their million selling hits.

Jaywick Martello Tower Jaywick Martello Tower Coastal Open 2016
Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:00 to Sun, 30/10/2016 - 15:30

Jaywick Martello Tower

The seventh annual coastal open is a celebration of local artists and groups, giving a chance to showcase their talents in arts and crafts. Work included ceramics, photography, textiles, painting plus much more.

Aromatherapy - Lavender & Eucalyptus, they may surprise you!
Fri, 30/09/2016 - 11:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Aromatherapist Tina Mason discusses the varieties and different uses if oils within the Lavender and Eucalyptus species.  Part of our Autumn Talks series happening Fridays at 11am. The first talk is on 30 September and the final talk is on 28 October.

£2 per person or £8 for an advance ticket to all five talks

Free parking and complementary refreshments

Robbie Williams Tribute Night
Fri, 30/09/2016 -
19:00 to 23:59

The Kingscliff Hotel

3 Course meal and entertainment

Sat, 01/10/2016 - 10:00
Christ Church United Reformed Church

Cake Stall

Book Stall

Craft Stall

Raffle & Refreshments

Finish 12 noon

The Carpenters Story
Sat, 01/10/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

The award winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

Cycle Ride 2016
Sun, 02/10/2016 -
08:00 to 15:00

Monks Farm

We're inviting you to get on your bike for the hospice on 2 October starting and finishing at Monks Farm, Dedham. We're very excited to be introducing a BRAND NEW 100 MILE ROUTE for those ready to take their hobby to the next level!

Registration before the event closes 12pm on Friday 30 September sthelenahospice.org.uk/cycleride16

Talents of Britain
Sun, 02/10/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

After a successful SELL OUT 2015, Talents Of Britain is coming back BIGGER & FUNNIER for its 2016 Autumn Tour featuring Top Stars of Variety, Comedy, Dance & Music. 

We have crammed in the best Talent from around the globe, and even thrown in a few household names to bring you a night of Variety you wont see anywhere else.

There is something for everyone, in this mind blowing, incredible and unparalleled night of entertainment.

Jobs Fair Logo Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair
Tue, 04/10/2016 -
10:00 to 16:00

Princes Theatre, Town Hall, Clacton on Sea

Tendring District Council, in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP), are holding their third Jobs and Careers Fair.

In 2015 the event attracted a record 2,000 visitors and there were over 700 jobs available to job seekers on the day.

NEW - Line Dance Class
Tue, 04/10/2016 - 12:30
Clacton County High

Move In Time - Brand new line dance for complete beginners.  For anyone who wants a fun fitness class.

Finish 13.30

Harwich Sea Shanty Festival Harwich International Shanty Festival
Fri, 07/10/2016 (All day) to Sun, 09/10/2016 (All day)

Many venues are used during the Festival

3 Full days of music and singing throughout the Historic Seaport of Harwich

Harwich International Shanty Festival
Fri, 07/10/2016 - 10:00 to Sun, 09/10/2016 - 17:00

Harwich International Port

Top shanty crews from the UK and overseas, concerts, music sessions, workshops, barge trips, historical re-enactment, pirates, street theatre, maritime crafts and free open air entertainment.

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

The Life & Art of Sir Alfred Munnings - Dr Bill Teatheredge, Honorary Curatorial Associate of the Munnings Art Museum will

explore Sir Alfred Munnings eventful life and take an in-depth look at his art from an early age up to his death.

Free Parking & refreshments provided.

Autumn Takjs: The Life and Art of Sir Alfred Munnings
Fri, 07/10/2016 -
11:00 to 12:30

Jaywick Martello Tower

Dr Bill Teatheredge, Honorary Curatorial Associate of the Munnings art Museum will explore Sir Alfred Munnings eventful life and take an in-depth look at his art from an early age up to his death.

Part of our Autumn Talks series happening Fridays at 11am. The first talk is on 30th September and the final talk is on 28th October.

Free parking and complementary refreshments.

Country Superstars
Fri, 07/10/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

The country superstars experience is a truly unique entertainment extravaganza and has been named by Kenny Rogers himself as the best tribute show in Europe!

Sea Shanty Train
Sat, 08/10/2016 - 11:00 to Sun, 09/10/2016 - 13:00

Manningtree station - Harwich Town

Come and join us for an adventure on the Sea Shanty Train!

Board the trains at Manningtree Station to Harwich Town for the Harwich international shanty festival. Come along and sing along with the Sea Shanty Crew on board, lots of different activity packs for the children and prizes to be on for the best dressed pirates.

Jimi Hendrix tribute Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Tribute
Sat, 08/10/2016 -
19:30 to 21:45

West Cliff Theatre

Are You Experienced? are the world's finest tribute to Jimi Hendrix, the greatest legendary rock guitarist the world has ever seen. Could anyone measure up to him? Well, when you listen to singer and guitarist John Campbell and his band, you quickly realise it can be done!

Journey's End
Sun, 09/10/2016 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

March 1918 "The war to end all wars"

Anxiety builds in Captain Stanhope's claustrophobic dugout as the threat of an imminent German attacks looms over the battalion. As final orders are received, Stanhope must stir his men to overcome the uncertainty of the unknown, make the ultimate sacrifice and prepare to "go over the top" in a truly heart wrenching climax.

Thu, 13/10/2016 - 11:30
Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club

Bacon Rolls on arrival 11.30am - 12 noon.  Tee time (Shotgun) start 1pm.  Supper of Steak & Kidney Pudding, Cheesecake, Coffee & Mints.

Format:  Stableford, full handicap; prizes for top 4 individual scores; 3 nearest the pins; 1 longest drive