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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.

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.

Mistley and Matthew Hopkins Walk
Sun, 19/07/2015 - 11:00 to 12:30
Meet at The Mistley Thorn

Follow in the footsteps of the notorious Witchfinder General, with Blue Badge Guide Josie Watson.

Fireworks Display
Sat, 25/07/2015 (All day)
Clacton Pier

Enjoy our FREE fireworks display!

Sea Festival and Lifeboat Day
Sun, 26/07/2015 - 11:00 to 17:00
Harwich Quay

A full day of events both on and off the water for all the family.

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 19:30
Princes Theatre

A true comedy genius!

Clacton Mega Funday
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00 to 17:00
Lateriser car boot site

£5.00 wristbands will give you unlimited usage of Bouncy Castles, slides and other attractions. There will also be go karts, hamster balls, face painitng, pony rides and lots more!!

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.