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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
Help the heros logo Help us cut the clock and end mental health stigma
Thu, 14/02/2019 - 17:30 to 17:45
Clacton Town Hall

 Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes launched their ‘Cut the Clock’ campaign to highlight that on average it takes four years for a Veteran to ask for mental health support.

A bucket collection in aid of Help for Heroes will take place with the “Cut the Clock” image projected on to Clacton Town Hall.


Jaywick Martello Tower Days like these
Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:30 to Sun, 26/05/2019 - 10:30
Jaywick Martello Tower

An exhibition exploring the beauty of Jaywick Sands

Concert Bach's Six Cello Suites by candlelight
Fri, 24/05/2019 - 19:00
All Saints' Church

The opening concert of the 2019 Frinton Festival. Join Robert Max for a unique voyage through Johann Sebastian Bach's six cello suites, some of the most sublime music written for that instrument. Robert will be playing five of the suites on a Stradivarius cello dating from 1726 known as the Comte de Saveuse and the sixth suite on a five-stringed cello as requested by the composer. www.frintonfestival.com

Finish at 9.15pm

Children swimming School Holiday Activities
Sat, 25/05/2019 - 09:00 to Sun, 02/06/2019 - 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.

Piano and music Barbican Piano Trio and Friends
Sat, 25/05/2019 - 19:00
St. Mary's Parish Church

Piano Trios and Quintets by Beethoven, Faure and Dvorak performed by internationally renowned musicians.

Finish at 9pm 

Clacton Seaside Revival Day
Sun, 26/05/2019 - 10:00
West Greensward

A bucket load of good old-fashioned fun for all those looking to relive the great British seaside experience.

Open Gardens at The Hall Tendring
Sun, 26/05/2019 - 14:00 to Mon, 27/05/2019 - 17:00
The Hall

Magnificent gardens open, in aid of Clacton Lifeboat - RNLI

Piano and music London Chamber Orchestra Family Concert
Mon, 27/05/2019 - 18:00
Frinton Free Church

Young musicians from Tendring Music School playing alongside professional colleagues.

Curriculum Vitae Community and Digital fayre
Tue, 28/05/2019 - 10:00 to Wed, 29/05/2019 - 10:00

Come along to our free event on all week where you can discover services which are available in your community and across the borough.

Colours The Robbie James Magic Show
Fri, 31/05/2019 - 15:00
Great Bromley Village Hall

Come and join Robbie for an afternoon packed full of amazing feats of magic, mind blowing illusions, hilarious comedy and masses of fun for all children and adults alike! 

"" 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.

Brass band Bands Across The Sea
Sun, 02/06/2019 - 15:00
Columbine Centre

A Musical concert presented by Tendring Brass.

Guitar and music Elvis Tribute & Rock n Roll Night
Sat, 08/06/2019 - 19:30
Sacketts Grove Club

Top Elvis Presley tribute Steve Halliday

Dog on lead Weeley Fete and Dog Show
Sun, 09/06/2019 - 12:00
Weeley Village Hall and Playing Field

Village fete and dog show, raising funds for Weeley in Bloom and the Scout Group.

Garden flowers Bradfield Gardens Open Day
Sun, 30/06/2019 - 11:00
Village of Bradfield, centred around St Lawrence Church

A variety of gardens opening, both large and small.

Sat, 06/07/2019 - 10:00
Tendring District Scout Centre

Summer Craft Fair - by Tendring Scouts

Musical notes Clacton Choral 'Goes to the Proms'
Sat, 06/07/2019 - 17:00
St James's Church

Annual charity concert with guest singers.

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.

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

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