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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
Family Swim Sessions 3, 2, 1 Blast Off for summer fun!
Sat, 01/06/2019 (All day) to Sun, 06/09/2020 (All day)
Various Leisure Sites

Looking for ways to keep your family healthy happy and active this summer?

We’ve teamed up with Swim England to create Disney inspired Toy Story 4 swim sessions for the whole family!

Flower arrangement Flower Festival & Art Exhibition
Sat, 21/09/2019 - 10:00 to Sun, 22/09/2019 - 16:00
St Mary's Church

Floral theme 'Holiday Destinations'

"" Harwich Public Meeting – Monday, September 23, 2019
Mon, 23/09/2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
The Pavilion

If you live or work in the Tendring area and have an interest in community safety matters come along to a public meeting being held by Roger Hirst, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex.

"" Older Persons Crucial Crew
Thu, 26/09/2019 - 09:30
Princes Theatre

Information event for the over 55's 

Oktoberfest Oktoberfest
Sat, 28/09/2019 - 12:00

German Beers, German Food, live music and a fantastic atmosphere!


Music notes Sammy B performs songs from 50's to present
Sat, 28/09/2019 - 20:30
Thorpe Le Soken Sports and Social Club

In aid of Crescent Cat Rescue

Jaywick Martello Tower Let's roll - September
Sun, 29/09/2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Board game event for adults!

Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair 2019
Tue, 01/10/2019 (All day)
Princes Theatre

Tendring District Council, in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP), will be holding their 7th Jobs and Careers Fair on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

Road sign with text 'Energy' Seminar to explore energy sector opportunities
Wed, 02/10/2019 - 08:30 to 10:30
The Waterfront

Businesses interested in the latest developments within the energy sector are invited to this FREE breakfast seminar hosted by Tendring District Council (TDC).

"" Autumn Craft Fair
Sat, 05/10/2019 - 10:00
Tendring District Scout Centre

Autumn Craft Fair - Many stalls including homemade cards, art, woodwork, garden, baby items, jewellery, gifts, decorations, bath and body and much more.

Finish at 3pm

Baby Loss Awareness Week
Wed, 09/10/2019 - 09:00 to Tue, 15/10/2019 - 17:30
Display on the railings facing the Seafront Memorial Gardens

Anyone can tie a pink or blue ribbon to the Baby Loss Awareness Week Remembrance Ribbon Event display in memory of their loved one - the ribbons are available from Tendring District Council Reception and Clacton Library.  I will also be at the Memorial Gardens during some of the week 9-15 October and I will have some pink & blue ribbons with me if any members of the public would like to add one to the display.  Open to all

Sands - Stillbirth & neonatal death charity 

9am - 5.30pm

Harwich Sea Shanty Festival Harwich Sea Shanty Festival
Fri, 11/10/2019 - 12:00 to Sun, 13/10/2019 - 12:00

Celebrating its 14th anniversary, the Harwich International Sea Shanty Festival is back!

Coffee cup and biscuit Bumper Autumn Coffee Morning
Sat, 26/10/2019 - 09:30

Brightlingsea In Bloom.

Presents Winter Fair
Sat, 16/11/2019 - 10:00
Homestead Caravans & Outdoor Leisure

Meet Santa and raise money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.

Tendring Camra Harwich and Dovercourt Bay Winter Ale Festival
Wed, 20/11/2019 - 17:00 to Sat, 23/11/2019 - 11:00
Kingsway Hall

Harwich and Dovercourt Bay Winter Ale Festival returns this year!

Illuminate Festival Illuminate Festival
Fri, 29/11/2019 - 18:00
Harwich Quay

A family-friendly procession and performance will celebrate Harwich’s involvement in the sailing of The Mayflower to America.

"" Winter Craft Fair
Sat, 30/11/2019 - 10:00
Tendring District Scout Centre

Winter Craft Fair - Many stalls including homemade cards, art, woodwork, garden, baby items, jewellery, gifts, decorations, bath and body and much more.

Finish at 3pm

Fireworks NYE Fireworks - Harwich Quay
Tue, 31/12/2019 - 17:00
Harwich Quay

NYE Fireworks display on Harwich Quay.

Harwich Half Marathon Mayflower 400 Harwich Half Marathon
Sun, 05/04/2020 - 10:30
Adjacent to Old Harwich Lighthouse

As part of the Mayflower 2020 celebrations, the Harwich Half Marathon will return on Sunday 5th April 2020.

Harwich Ale Trail Harwich Ale Trail
Mon, 20/04/2020 - 17:00 to Mon, 04/05/2020 - 23:00

The 2020 Ale Trail will be the fifth in its Springtime slot and happily coincides with the Mayflower 400 celebrations.