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Forthcoming events in and around the area

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Coffee Morning
Tue, 21/07/2015 - 10:00 to Tue, 06/10/2015 - 12:00
The Railway Crossing Cottage

Run by the Frinton and Walton Heritage Trust

This event is held every Tuesday until October. Please see below for further information.

Learn To Sail
Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:00 to Fri, 28/08/2015 - 21:00
The Walton & Frinton Yacht Club RYA Training Centre

Learn how to sail this Summer!

Children swimming Summer Holiday Activities
Sat, 25/07/2015 - 07:00 to Mon, 31/08/2015 - 22:00
Leisure Centres throughout the Tendring district

Visit your local Leisure Centre for a host of fun activities for children.

Family Open Day Animal Sanctuary
Sun, 26/07/2015 - 11:00 to Sun, 06/09/2015 - 17:00
Animal Sanctuary

Come and meet our animals, refreshments, free entry and free parking. All donations will go directly to looking after the animals at the sanctuary.


Inclusion Ventures Multi Sports Activities 2015
Mon, 27/07/2015 - 11:00 to Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:00
Various sites, please see below

Lots of activities to choose from: football, rounders, basketball, cricket and dodgeball!


Squash Inclusion Ventures
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:00 to Thu, 03/09/2015 - 15:00
Wick Lodge

Free squash lesson with Inclusion Ventures

Brightlingsea Free Music Festival
Fri, 31/07/2015 (All day) to Sun, 02/08/2015 (All day)
Hurst Green

A family friendly weekend of free outdoor music with something to suit all tastes and ages. 

Food and Craft Fair
Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:30 to 15:00
St James Church Hall

Food and craft fair with lots of interesting stalls including fresh bread. In aid of MS Society Clacton and District branch

Garden Open Weekend
Sat, 01/08/2015 (All day) to Sun, 02/08/2015 (All day)
447 Main Road,

Come and view something different - a large town garden totally redesigned in 2007 as a tropical oasis.

Pyefleet Week 2015
Sat, 01/08/2015 (All day) to Sat, 08/08/2015 (All day)

The east coast's premier dinghy sailing event.

Food For Thorpe
Sat, 01/08/2015 - 10:00 to Sun, 02/08/2015 - 17:00

A family friendly weekend of food, drink and entertainment in the beautiful grounds of Springfield.

Bobbits Charity Stroll 2015
Sun, 02/08/2015 - 10:00 to 15:00
Bobbits Hole Nature Reserve

Donations will go to the Donkey Forever Care Home, Colchester. There will be a special guest on the day Sam the donkey, rescued from Blackpool beach and nursed back to health at the sanctuary.

North Essex Horse Rescue Unit Open Day - August
Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:00 to 15:00
Glendenning Farm

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

Clacton Seafront Walk
Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:00 to 12:30
Meet at the Venetian Bridge

Uncover the story of this quintessential seaside resort with Blue Badge Guide Josie Watson.

Harwich Society Quiz Night
Mon, 03/08/2015 - 20:00
The Royal Oak

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

Event image It Happened In Jaywick
Wed, 05/08/2015 - 09:30 to 14:00
Golf Green Hall

A day to find out what goes on in Jaywick!  

Lots of stalls, plus freebies. You will also be able to see the launch of the Vision of Jaywick.  Lots of stalls, plus freebies. You will also be able to see the launch of the Vision of Jaywick.

The Tendring Dog Wardens will also be offering a free dog microchippping service - just bring your dog along on the day!

Walk & Talk
Fri, 07/08/2015 - 10:00
Clacton Pier Gap

If you’re thinking about getting out in the fresh air, meeting people, chatting or just enjoying the scenery why not join us for a Walk & Talk

Champions of Rock
Fri, 07/08/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

The supreme Queen concert show that’s rocking the nation!

Clacton Carnival
Sat, 08/08/2015 (All day) to Fri, 14/08/2015 (All day)
Various venues in Clacton on Sea

A fun filled week for all the family to enjoy.

Summer Charity Jumble Sale
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 14:00 to 16:15
Little Clacton Village Hall

The jumble sale is for the North Essex Horse Rescue and is also going towards the Charity Event Talks.

Pongo's Party!
Sun, 09/08/2015 - 14:00
Princes Theatre

Featuring the voice of CBeebies' Justin Fletcher (AKA Mr Tumble) as Pongo the Pig.

LDN Wrestling
Thu, 13/08/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

Join the stars of LDN Wrestling for an evening of rip roaring action.

Strictly Ballroom (and Sequence) Dancing - August
Fri, 14/08/2015 - 19:30 to 22:00
Holland Public Hall

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

Chas and Dave
Fri, 14/08/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

After last year's knockout show, Chas and Dave make a welcome return to the Princes Theatre.