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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
Calligraphy Writing Dip Pen & Ink - Calligraphy Classes
Sat, 22/09/2018 - 10:00 to Sat, 09/03/2019 - 13:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Ever wanted to try your hand at Calligraphy?  Or would you like to improve your skills?  Join our small friendly Saturday morning classes to learn how to form beautiful letters using traditional dip pen and ink. 

Calligraphy Writing Dip Pen & Ink - Calligraphy Classes
Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:00 to Wed, 13/03/2019 - 16:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Ever wanted to try your hand at Calligraphy?  Or would you like to improve your skills?  Join our small friendly Wednesday classes to learn how to form beautiful letters using traditional dip pen and ink. 

Children swimming School Holiday Activities
Mon, 18/02/2019 - 09:00 to Fri, 22/02/2019 - 16:00
Various Leisure Sites

A whole programme of indoor and outdoor sessions have been organised by Tendring District Council in Brightlingsea, Clacton, Dovercourt, Harwich, Manningtree and Walton.

Playwright workshops. If you have an interest in writing plays, directing or acting. Theatre stars of the future invited to half-term workshop
Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:00 to Fri, 22/02/2019 - 20:00
Princes Theatre

Budding stars of the stage are invited to take part in a half-term workshop to hone their skills.

Coffee Morning
Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:00
Harwich Fryatt Hospital (Reception)

ALL WELCOME!  Tea, coffee, biscuits, cakes and a raffle.

Donations to Harwich & District Fellowship for the Sick.

Finish at 12 midday

Sun, 17/03/2019 - 14:30
Trinity Methodist Church

A Spring concert by the 'Spectrum' choir and guests.  Ticket price includes refreshments.

The Big Beauty Event - Mothers Day Special
Sun, 24/03/2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Brightlingsea Community Centre

This is a beauty event with a difference.  As well as lots of stalls, treatments and gifts on offer, we have a 2 hour long show for you to enjoy!  Britain's Next Top Model runner up Eleanor Snowdrop Sippings will be modelling some amazing clothes that will be on sale.

Clacton RNLI Lifeboat Coffee Morning
Sat, 30/03/2019 - 10:00
Methodist Church

Stalls to include RNLI goods and souvenirs, bric-a-brac, books, cakes, jewellery, raffle, etc.  Please come along and support this worthy cause. 

Finish at 12 noon

Clacton Pier Pier To Pier
Sun, 07/04/2019 - 09:00
Clacton Pier and Walton Pier

Enjoy the sea air and fantastic atmosphere by starting at either Clacton Pier or Walton Pier and walking 7 miles to the other pier, or challenge yourself by walking 14 miles there and back.

Glorious Music for Easter from Clacton Choral Society
Sat, 13/04/2019 - 19:30
St James' Church

A wonderful variety of choral, solo and instrumental pieces by French and Belgium composers.  All the music has serene and simple beauty, perfect for Easter.  The professional soloists are Meriel Barclay harp, Melenie Woodcock cello, Stephen Smith organ, Laura Pooley soprano, Daniel Joy tenor and Peter Grevatt baritone.  Musical director Gilli Dulieu

Finish at 9.45pm 

Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring and Clacton Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring and Clacton
Sun, 28/04/2019 - 09:00
Clacton Seafront

Corbeau Seats Rally will be back in Tendring in April 2019 where once again spectators can watch this adrenaline, fun-filled exciting event.

Little Bentley hall waterways & garden show 2019
Fri, 31/05/2019 - 18:00 to Sun, 02/06/2019 - 17:00
Little Bentley Hall Waterways & Garden

The private gardens of Little Bentley Hall, owned by Christopher and Virginia Palmer-Tomkinson, considered to be one of the finest in East Anglia, will be open to the public with activities.

Bike Events Tour de Tendring
Sun, 02/06/2019 - 08:00
Dovercourt Swimming Pool

Come and join us on the hugely popular Tour de Tendring bike ride to raise money for your chosen charity.

boat on the water MARITIME FESTIVAL
Sat, 27/07/2019 - 11:00
Harwich Quay & Ha'penny Pier

Maritime Festival 2019 and Harwich RNLI Lifeboat Day - Harwich Haven Authority

Amphibirun Amphibirun
Sun, 28/07/2019 - 18:00
Clacton Seafront

Join us in Clacton, on 27 and 28 July 2019 for 10 kilometres of obstacles!

Clacton Airshow Clacton Airshow 2019
Thu, 22/08/2019 - 10:00 to Fri, 23/08/2019 - 19:00
West Greensward

2019 will once again see our award winning seafronts and west greensward be transformed over two days into a fun filled display/event site and flight viewing area.

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.