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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.