Forthcoming events in and around the area
Use the calendar on the right to view events during a month or on a particular date
Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:30
Naze Visitor Centre
Our weekly under 5's club. Enjoy an outdoor adventure and indoor activities including crafts, songs and a story. Booking essential. Children must be accompanied. Finish at 12 noon
Norman Jacobs Talk - Essex Seaside Heritage
Sat, 22/04/2017 - 13:30
The Naze Centre
Local historian, Norman Jacobs, is hosting a talk on the heritage of the Essex Seaside. Finish at 3pm
Bumper Spring Coffee Morning
Sat, 29/04/2017 -
09:30 to 12:00
The In Bloom team will be holding a fund-raising coffee morning with lots on offer including Homemade Produce, Wide range of Cakes. Books, Newly-New quality clothes. Home ware good-as-new, bric-a-brac. Plants, Raffle and also a tombola. Toasted teacakes, coffee/tea served. Any donations of items for stalls greatly appreciated.
Sat, 29/04/2017 - 14:00 to Mon, 01/05/2017 - 16:00
Displays and exhibitions about Walton
Sat, 29/04/2017 - 19:30
Frinton Golf Club
Charity quiz night raising funds for Walton and Frinton Lifeboat.
Finish at 11pm (Adults only)
'The FST Spring Miscellany'
Sun, 30/04/2017 -
19:00 to 22:15
The McGrigor Hall
An evening of Music, Poetry, Laughter and Song.
Licensed Bar / Raffle / Auction
Bluebells Bazaar and NGS open day
Sat, 06/05/2017 - 10:00 to Sun, 07/05/2017 - 17:00
Green Island Gardens
The Green Island Gardens woodland will be transformed by a carpet of bluebells and azaleas. Come and see the natural wonder that is the beginning of spring while enjoying the bazaar of local products and supporting the NGS.
Sat, 13/05/2017 -
10:30 to 14:30
Railway Crossing Cottage
Stalls:- Plants, cakes, preserves, bric-a-brac, books, jewellery, toiletries, tombola. Live music, BBQ, Railway & Heritage museums.
Tour de Tendring Bike Ride
Sun, 14/05/2017 -
08:30 to 17:00
Dovercourt Swimming Pool
You can cycle on one of three circular routes around the picturesque district of Tendring - perfect cycling country with quiet roads, low hills and views to the sea. All routes start and finish in Dovercourt - the long route visits the classic seaside resort of Clacton on Sea, famous for its pier, St Osyth, and Great Bentley which has the biggest village Green in England. The routes rejoin in Great Oakley, mentioned in the Domesday book, before the finish where you can unwind with refreshments, entertainment, and a swimming pool!
The 6 mile family ride is mostly traffic free as it passes through the historic town of Harwich (including Britain's oldest cinema!) up to the coast, passing three lighthouses on the way back to Dovercourt.
Minimum age 14 years on the 60 mile route. Minimum age 12 years on the 20 mile route and 9 years on 6 mile route. Cyclists under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Rosebank Park musical event
Sun, 14/05/2017 -
14:30 to 16:00
Harwich sings choir will be performing for us at Rosebank Park. You are welcome to join us and take the opportunity to view the beautiful one and two bedroom apartments for rent to over 55's who have a care and support need. Refreshments will be available.
FRINTON FESTIVAL 2017
Fri, 26/05/2017 - 19:30 to Mon, 29/05/2017 - 18:45
Fri 26th May at 7.30pm - St Mary's Church - Opening Concert - Barbican Piano Trio with violinist Adam Newman
Sat 27th May at 7pm - All Saints, Great Holland. - String Quintets Across the Fields
Sun 28th May at 2.15pm - in Voysey's Homestead - Barbican Piano Trio
Sun 28th May at 6.30pm - St Mary's Parish Church - Festival Evensong
Mon 29th May at 11am - in the beautiful Old Church - Spring Serenade
Mon 29th May 6.45pm - Frinton Lawn Tennis Club - Gut Feeling
St Osyth N Gauge Model Railway Show
Sat, 27/05/2017 -
11:00 to 16:30
St Osyth Village Hall
Model Railway show with lots of layouts to enjoy. Snacks available and items to buy as well. Plenty to keep you busy for the entire show.
Sat, 27/05/2017 - 21:30 to Sun, 28/05/2017 - 02:00
Weston Homes Community Stadium
St Helena Hospice 9th Annual Midnight Walk of 3 or 7.5 miles, will see hundreds of women following the call of the disco ball, on an incredible walk around Colchester.
Sat, 17/06/2017 -
12:00 to 16:00
Highwoods Country Park
a 5km fun run with four bubble stations along the route where our cannons pump out coloured bubbles. Participants of all ages and all abilities can take park. You can run, jog, walk or toddle through the foam even dance if you want to, all we ask is that you have lots of fun!
Harwich Sea Festival and Lifeboat Day
Sun, 30/07/2017 - 11:00
A fun day of events both on and off the water for all the family to enjoy.
Thu, 24/08/2017 - 11:00 to Fri, 25/08/2017 - 17:00
The event site will welcome in the region of 250,000 visitors wowing the crowds with impressive aerobatic displays whilst a whole host of exhibition stands, food court and on-site entertainment are available at ground level. In addition to the day flights, night flights will take to the skies again this year on Thursday 24 August.
Thursday 11.00am - 8.30pm
Friday 11.00am - 5.00pm
Walton Classic Car Show
Sun, 10/09/2017 -
10:00 to 16:00
Bath House Meadow
Classic car show with entertainment and refreshments. It is a fun day out for all of the family.
Harwich Guy Carnival
Sat, 28/10/2017 - 18:00
Starts from top of Ainger Road
Fancy dress torchlight procession around Harwich.