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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.


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

Join Robert Max for a unique voyage through Johann Sebastian Bach's six cello suites.

Call for Artists: Coastal Open 10th Anniversary Exhibition
Mon, 27/05/2019 - 10:00 to Fri, 09/08/2019 - 23:59
Jaywick Martello Tower

Call for Artists! 

This year we are celebrating a momentous ten years since our first Open Exhibition.

The Coastal open exhibition is your chance to exhibit and showcase your talent.  Open to all people and all types or artwork: painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, music and more!  Download applications at http://www.jaywickmartellotower.org/Coastal-Open/ 

Send applications to Jaywick Martello Tower



Essex at War
Wed, 29/05/2019 - 10:00 to Sun, 30/06/2019 - 17:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Two exhibitions on World War One to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Versailles (28th June 1919)

Family Swim Sessions 3, 2, 1 Blast Off for summer fun!
Sat, 01/06/2019 (All day) to Sun, 06/09/2020 (All day)
Various Leisure Sites

Looking for ways to keep your family healthy happy and active this summer?

We’ve teamed up with Swim England to create Disney inspired Toy Story 4 swim sessions for the whole family!

Photovogue Studio Art Exhibition - June: Sally Delaney
Fri, 07/06/2019 - 10:00 to Sat, 29/06/2019 - 16:00
Photovogue Studio

Fourth in the 2019 programme of art exhibitions.

Harwich The Harwich Festival
Thu, 20/06/2019 - 19:30 to Sun, 30/06/2019 - 22:00
Harwich - Various locations

The Harwich Festival is a combined arts festival that takes place in the historic seaside town of Harwich.

Musical notes Barn Dance
Sat, 29/06/2019 - 19:00
Brotherhood Hall

Raising money for Cancer Research UK

Let's Roll
Sun, 30/06/2019 - 10:00 to Sun, 29/09/2019 - 10:00
Jaywick Martello Tower

Board game event for adults!

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.

Flowers Open Gardens & Cream Teas
Sun, 30/06/2019 - 14:00
Kirby Hall

Kirby in Bloom - a lovely local event at Kirby Hall.

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