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Local Theatres

We are lucky enough to have three local theatres within the Tendring district. For further information about what's on at each theatre please follow the links below
Princes Theatre, Clacton
West Cliff Theatre, Clacton
Electric Palace, Harwich
Theatre masks Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn
Thu, 29/07/2021 - 19:30 to Mon, 09/08/2021 - 22:00
Frinton Summer Theatre

Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: Presents Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn.

Books George The Bookworm Tendring Library Tour
Fri, 30/07/2021 - 10:30 to Mon, 30/08/2021 - 16:00
Various Venues

A free family show, featuring George the Bookworm is coming to a library near you this summer.

THE CHALLENGES OF BEING AN ESSEX GIRL: exploring identity, stereotypes and community
Sat, 31/07/2021 - 10:00 to Fri, 06/08/2021 - 18:00
The yellow beach hut between Toby Carvery and the Pier.

Campaigning for Equality will be hosting an event in Clacton from July 31st to August 6th

Football PRE SEASON FRIENDLY
Sat, 31/07/2021 - 15:00



Brightlingsea Regent v Altrincham FC 

Music notes Top UK Freddie Mercury Tribute, Support Act & DJ
Sat, 31/07/2021 - 19:30 to 23:30
St Osyth Village Hall Clacton-On-Sea

Top UK Freddie Mercury Tribute!
Support Act - Aaron Kelly!
Plus DJ Dan!
 

Bobbits Hole Bobbit's Hole Open Day and Charity Stroll
Sun, 01/08/2021 - 10:00
Bobbit's Hole Nature Reserve

A chance for a tranquil stroll and donate to charity.

Music Night: Salsa the Night Away
Sun, 08/08/2021 - 19:30 to 22:00
Frinton-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club

Frinton Summer Theatre Presents Music Night: Salsa the Night Away

Walton beach and beach huts Bucket and Spade Event Train 10 August
Tue, 10/08/2021 - 09:57
Colchester main station to Walton on The Naze station

On the 9.57 train from Colchester main station to Walton on the Naze

Musical notes Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: 'Tell Me On A Sunday' by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black
Thu, 12/08/2021 - 19:30 to Sun, 22/08/2021 - 22:00
Frinton Summer Theatre

Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: Presents 'Tell Me On A Sunday' by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black

Music Night: "Don't Freak Out" & The Jazz Slayers
Sun, 15/08/2021 - 19:30 to 22:00
Frinton-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club

Frinton Summer Theatre Presents Music Night: "Don't Freak Out" & The Jazz Slayers

World Music Train
Sat, 21/08/2021 - 11:56 to 13:00
Colchester Main Station to Walton on The Naze

All aboard the train! Event held on the
train between Colchester Main Station
to Walton-on-the-Naze.

Walton beach and beach huts World Music on the Train
Sat, 21/08/2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
Walton on The Naze Train Station to Colchester North Station

Departs from Walton on the Naze train station to Colchester North Station.

Walton beach and beach huts Bucket and Spade Event Train 24 August
Tue, 24/08/2021 - 09:57 to 10:00
Colchester main station to Walton on The Naze station

On the 9.57 train from Colchester main station to Walton on the Naze station

Theatre masks Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: Abigail's Party
Wed, 25/08/2021 - 19:30 to Mon, 30/08/2021 - 22:00
Frinton Summer Theatre

Frinton Summer Theatre 80th Season: Presents  Abigail's Party

Clacton 150 Anniversary Flights Clacton 150 Anniversary Flights
Thu, 26/08/2021 (All day) to Fri, 27/08/2021 (All day)
Clacton Seafront

Clacton Airshow presents the Clacton 150 Anniversary Flights

Girl and balloons Clacton Family Festival
Sat, 28/08/2021 - 13:00
Hawk Fruit Farm

Join us for a family fun packed day with Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Real Life Dinosaurs plus live music from Alexander O'Neal Unity Gold 80s 90s.

For all ages.  Finish 10.30pm. 

Musical notes and Guitar Proper Fest
Sun, 29/08/2021 - 12:00
Hawk Fruit Farm

Proper Fest is a one-day musical experience in Weeley, near Clacton-on-Sea on Sunday 29 August! Playing the very best in House, UK Garage, Old Skool, Jungle and live acts.

Over 18's.  Finish 11pm.

Music score Top Uk UB40 Tribute Group with Full Live Band, Plus DJ Dan
Sat, 11/09/2021 - 19:30 to 23:30
St Osyth Village Hall Clacton-On-Sea

Top UB40 Tribute with Full Live Band Supported by DJ Dan with a variety of Ska & Reggae

2021 Mayflower Trail Challenge
Sun, 26/09/2021 - 08:45
From The Low Lighthouse in Harwich to Mistley Rugby Club - over the Essex Way

Charity fundraiser for local good causes.

Hapenny Pier, Harwich Harwich Shanty Festival
Fri, 08/10/2021 - 19:00 to Sun, 10/10/2021 - 17:00


The Essex town of Harwich is home to the UK's Premier Shanty Festival.

Sun Records, The Concert
Sat, 16/10/2021 - 19:30 to 22:00
West Cliff Theatre

Take your seat and witness the birth of rocknroll as it really happened.