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For all information about the Princes Theatre, Station Road, Clacton including forthcoming shows please visit https://www.princestheatre.co.uk

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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. 

Winterlights
Fri, 23/11/2018 - 11:00 to Sun, 23/12/2018 - 11:00
Christine Storey Gallery

A collection of unique gifts and art work by local artists and makers.  Includes ceramics, enamel work, glass work, prints, textiles, jewellery and a range of art in different mediums.  A great opportunity to buy local for Christmas!  Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm.  Wednesday and Thursday 11am to 2pm.  Late Night Shopping 7th December until 9pm.

Proceeds from sales to Essex Wildlife Trust

Family friendly, children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Christmas Concert
Sun, 09/12/2018 - 18:30
St James' Church Hall

A concert of joyful English music with harp and organ, including 'A Ceremony of Carols' by Britten, Holst 'Four Old English Carols' and 'Christmas Day', Elgar 'Te Deum' and Spirituals.

Christmas Shopping Event
Thu, 20/12/2018 - 15:00 to 19:00
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

Avoid the Christmas crowds by shopping in comfort & style at our Christmas Shopping events this December.  Browse our beautiful Christmas collections from luxury brands including Clarins, Decleor, OPI, Carita, Natural Spa Factory and many more.

West Cliff Theatre Clacton - Open Day
Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:00
West Cliff Theatre

Our Open Day is also an ideal time to learn about what goes on backstage during a performance.  Also the various opportunities there are for volunteers, from Technical/Backstage to Front of House and even being out and about helping to promote the theatre on event days, like the Clacton Air Show. 

We are once again throwing our doors open to the local community on Saturday 26th January 10am until 4pm, for our annual 'Open Day'.

This FREE event offers a wonderful opportunity to explore behind the scenes, meet the Trustees, the Friends and the many fantastic volunteers who are essential to the day to day running of the West Cliff.  Our Stage Door Bar will also be open during the day serving coffee, drinks and snacks. 

Tours of the theatre, along with an introduction from the Chairman of the Trust and the Theatre Manager will commence at 10.30am  11.30am & 2pm.  All tours are FREE but please do book in advance (in person, by phone or via our website) to avoid disappointment.

Winter Jumble Sale
Sat, 09/02/2019 - 14:00
PLOUGH CORNER COMMUNITY CENTRE

We will be having cakes and refreshments.  Raffle helpers are very welcome to come along, all helpers get free food and refreshments. Proceeds going to The Forever Donkey Care Home, which is in Colchester, Essex offering 24/7 care for these donkeys (details are on line).  Proceeds going to the next charity talk 2019 Haunted Airfields, Essex, Suffolk, Kent and many more.  Look out for details.  Finish at 4pm

PLEASE LEAVE JUMBLE AT PLOUGH CORNER COMMUNITY CENTRE ON THE DAY OF THE SALE - Thank you

Harwich Sea Festival Harwich Sea Festival and Lifeboat Day
Sun, 28/07/2019 - 11:00
Harwich Quay

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