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Art exhibition Art Exhibition
Wed, 04/01/2017 - 09:00 to Sun, 31/12/2017 - 16:00
The Twizzle Gallery

An art exhibition displaying paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewellery and textiles made by local artists.

Close at 4pm

Pen and writing Calligraphy: Beautiful Writing
Wed, 16/08/2017 - 10:00 to Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:00
Mistley Quay Workshops

Immerse yourself in the art of beautiful writing - for pleasure, relaxation or study.

Cycling Winter Warmer Bike Rides
Mon, 18/09/2017 - 11:00 to Mon, 18/12/2017 - 11:00
Meet at Inclusion Ventures

Ride for Wellbeing

Garden communities North Essex Garden Communities consultation events
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:00 to Thu, 14/12/2017 - 20:00
Various locations around the district

You are invited to attend an exhibition to find out more about the garden communities.

Jaywick tower Rock the Tower
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:00 to 21:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Rock the Tower is a free music session where beginners or players aged 9-18 years are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band!

The music sessions provided by We Are Music will be held at Jaywick Martello Tower every Tuesday during term time running hourly between 5pm-9pm.

Frinton Free Church Carols & Comedians
Fri, 15/12/2017 - 19:30 to 22:00
Frinton Free Church

Join us at the Free Church this December to sing your heart out, then laugh your belly out, at this year's Carols & Comedians! Featuring your wonderful singing voice and four of the UK's best comedians delivering their version of the Christmas Story - what more do you need to get into the Christmas spirit.

Dogs and a cat by a Christmas Tree Cosmo's Christmas Cracker
Sun, 17/12/2017 - 10:00
National Animal Welfare Trust

Santa Paws is coming to town! 

So Solid Crew New Years Eve Party with So Solid Crew
Sun, 31/12/2017 - 22:00 to Mon, 01/01/2018 - 04:00
The Souvlaki Bar

Come and join us with seeing the new year in with So Solid Crew! Featuring MC Harvey, Twins Mc, Romeo, Lisa Maffia, DJ Dan Da Man, DJ Syndicate and our very special guest LORD TCO.

Ed Sheeran Tribute Ed Sheeran Tribute Night
Sat, 06/01/2018 - 22:00
Souvlaki Bar

Show starts at 10pm. Show and meal 7pm.

Listen Next Step in Counselling Skills
Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:00 to Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:00
Clacton Coastal Community Centre

Workers Educational Association - This course will enable you to implement counselling skills and techniques to support differing ages and difficulties in personal, work and voluntary roles.

10am - 2.30pm

Cardboard sculpture Creative Net: Cardboard Sculptures
Wed, 10/01/2018 - 11:00
FREE

Free workshops on the first Wednesday of every month.  Everybody welcome!  Materials, coffee, biscuits and great creative conversations provided. 

Work with artist Nicola Burrell to make an object; by folding, softening, cutting and glueing cardboard.

Finish at 1pm

Wayne Woodward Swing and Cabaret Night with Wayne Woodward
Sat, 13/01/2018 - 19:00
Souvlaki Bar

Wayne Woodward and his very special guest Craig Harvey are performing their very own swing and cabaret show.

Show only entrance is 10pm

Show and 2 course meal entrance is at 7pm.

Joe Brown Joe Brown Solo Show - 'Just Joe' Plus Special Guest Henry Gross
Fri, 09/02/2018 - 19:30
West Cliff Theatre

Joe Brown, legendary rock guitarist/ukulele champion, embarks on a huge solo tour this Autumn with 50+ years of great stories and music.

Archaeological dig Spring Talk: Three years in the mud
Fri, 02/03/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

New archaeological discoveries in the Blackwater estuary. Oliver Hutchinson discusses the work of CITiZAN (Coastal and InterTidal Zone Archaeological Network) in exploring, recording and preserving the archaeology that has been revealed by the Blackwater estuary. Discoveries include a landscape lost in time, fascinating artefact, structures and even some former inhabitants. Free parking and refreshments provided.

Teapot and teacup Spring Talks: A Light Hearted History of Tea
Fri, 09/03/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Andy Schooler will be coming for a nice cup of tea and a sit down to give some reliable and accurate history of tea and tea drinking, laced with a considerable amount of humour. Free parking and refreshments provided.

Crime scene Spring Talks: Essex Murders
Fri, 16/03/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Ex-police officer and current volunteer at the Essex Police Museum Chris Farndell will be giving a talk on a number of murders committed in the county. Cases include those that have gained notoriety, used innovative forensic evidence and even some still unsolved to form a history of crime solving in the county during the last 130 years. Free parking and refreshments provided.

Tiger Spring Talks: Caring for Animals at Colchester Zoo
Fri, 23/03/2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Using a range of examples and videos from the animals at Colchester Zoo, this presentation covers some of the main aspects of animal husbandry from animal training and enrichment to breeding. Free parking and refreshments provided.

Guitars Counterfeit Sixties Show
Fri, 04/05/2018 - 19:30
West Cliff Theatre

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties. With their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.  The show encompasses everything from that period, from the clothes that were worn, to flashbacks from television history, including:  TV programmes, adverts and even clips from the original bands.

Finish at 10pm

Harwich Sea Festival Harwich Sea Festival and Lifeboat Day
Sun, 29/07/2018 - 11:00
Harwich Quay

A fun day of events both on and off the water for all the family to enjoy.

Halloween pumpkin Harwich Guy Carnival
Sat, 27/10/2018 - 18:00
Starts from top of Ainger Road

Fancy dress torchlight procession around Harwich.