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Events this Month

My Fair Lady , 18th July 2018 to 22nd July 2018 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (21.7 miles)
Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured", and the Daily Telegraph as "probably the greatest musical of all time". With music you love and a show that leaves you smiling for days, book your tickets early to save any disappointment.

Tickets: �£15

Performances at 7.45pm from 18 - 21 July and at 2.30pm on 21 & 22 July


Rapture Gaming Festival, 20th July 2018 to 22nd July 2018, 10:00 to 17:00 at Charter Hall, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester (22.4 miles)
Rapture Gaming Festival
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Kent vs. Surrey, 20th July 2018, 18:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Surrey in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Kids Run the Railway, 21st July 2018, 10:00 to 13:00 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (22.9 miles)
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Kids Run the Railway, 21st July 2018, 13:00 to 16:00 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (22.9 miles)
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Essex vs. Hampshire, 21st July 2018, 18:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (14.5 miles)
Essex play Hampshire in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Kent vs. Leics, 22nd July 2018, 11:00 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Leics in this Specsavers County Championship - Division Two game


Kent vs. Sussex, 27th July 2018, 18:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Sussex in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Headless Chickens - Its a Scream , 27th July 2018 to 28th July 2018, 20:00 to 22:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (21.7 miles)
They've risen from the grave and stitched together a horror comedy show to slash their way into your hearts. But don't be scared, it's frightfully funny and Stapled to a Chicken will leave you screaming...with laughter. Come and see dead people, after all we don't bite.

Warning: may offend.

Tickets: �£11


Revolution Pro Wrestling: Live in Great Baddow, Chelmsford, 27th July 2018, 23:00 at Hamptons Sports & Leisure Ltd. (Formerly Marconi Social Club), Tydemans, Chelmsford (13.3 miles)
Revolution Pro Wrestling
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Revolution Pro Wrestling: Live in Great Baddow, Chelmsford, 28th July 2018, 16:00 at Hamptons Sports & Leisure Ltd. (Formerly Marconi Social Club), Tydemans, Chelmsford (13.3 miles)
Revolution Pro Wrestling
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Revolution Pro Wrestling: Live in Great Baddow, Chelmsford, 28th July 2018, 17:00 at Hamptons Sports & Leisure Ltd. (Formerly Marconi Social Club), Tydemans, Chelmsford (13.3 miles)
Revolution Pro Wrestling
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A Steamy Vintage Encounter, 29th July 2018, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (22.9 miles)
The fabulous Fox, Wiggle & Sass will be serving up their usual combination of great wartime songs with attitude so join us in our historic Victorian Goods shed for a bit of dancing, vintage teas and some great live music.
Thereâ??ll be swing jive dance workshops, â??make do and mendâ??, scrumptious afternoon teas and steam train rides all day long. Meet the scary teacher in our evacuee drama â??lessonsâ?? but donâ??t be late! Classic cars, traditional rides, rockâ??nâ??roll dancing and vintage hair styling all make up this lovely day out for all the family.


Kent vs. Essex, 2nd August 2018, 18:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Essex in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Essex vs. Surrey, 5th August 2018, 14:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (14.5 miles)
Essex play Surrey in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Kent vs. Glos, 5th August 2018, 14:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Glos in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Essex vs. Glos, 10th August 2018, 18:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (14.5 miles)
Essex play Glos in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Kent vs. Middlesex, 12th August 2018, 14:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Middlesex in this NatWest T20 Blast game


School of Rock - Performance Workshop, 13th August 2018 to 17th August 2018 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (21.7 miles)
Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre. There will be a free presentation for an invited audience on the last day.

For more information please call the box office on 01206 366000 for details.

Full workshop cost �£100. Technical skills charge to be advised


Kent vs. Somerset, 16th August 2018, 18:30 at St Lawrence Ground, Woolmer Close, Canterbury (21.8 miles)
Kent play Somerset in this NatWest T20 Blast game


RiZE Festival, 17th August 2018 to 18th August 2018, 10:00 to 22:00 at Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford (14.4 miles)
RiZE Festival
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Essex vs. Kent, 17th August 2018, 18:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (14.5 miles)
Essex play Kent in this NatWest T20 Blast game


Kids Run the Railway, 18th August 2018, 10:00 to 13:00 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (22.9 miles)
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Local Clubs

El Paso meet at Sheerness East WMC, Queenborough Road, Minster on Sea, Sheerness (7.7 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01795 510768


Grand Ceilidh Club
Southend's barn dance club offers an evening of dancing to live music on Wednesdays.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01702 203695 or email the club


Horseshoe CMC meet at Barstable Community Centre, South Riding, Basildon (8.7 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Roy and Jen on 01268 728738 or 07837 063080


Latchingdon Corral CMC meet at Parish hall, Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Chelmsford (7.6 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Linda & Brian on 01621 741898


Pardners CMC meet at The Clarence Rooms, Southend Conservative Club, Clarence Street (0.5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01702 232114


Pardners Country Music Club meet at The Clarence Rooms, Southend Conservative Club, Clarence Street, Clarence Street (0.5 miles)
Every Wednesday evening 8pm to 11pm - Admission £4.00
Live Bands, Great Atmosphere, Dancing, Bar, Food, Raffle and Large Car Park
This is a traditional Country Music Club with no Line Dancing.
Unfortunately we cannot allow children at this venue
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Colin on 01702 232114, email Colin or visit thier website


Rotaract Club of Southend meet at TEAC Wheelbase Club, Eastern Esplanade (1.1 miles)
Roteract is a club for 18 to 30 year olds meeting every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. We do fundraising and community projects around Southend. Last year we raised £1250 for Bosom Pals, £500 for the Southend Night Shelter and £200 for Mcmillan Nurses.
We also have a very full social calendar. We go to the cinema, have pub/club nights, pool competitions, bowling, dvd nights, poker nights (for fun), meals out, melas in cooked by one of the members.
If you'd like more information, you can email Katy Clarke or visit thier website


Silverado CWMC meet at BAE Systems Hall, Gardiners Lane South, Basildon (9 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Allen/Jean on 01708 472537


Southend Drama Society
Southend Drama Society was established in 1947 and are still going strong. They put on two full length plays per year, they enter the All England Festival annually and they also put on some one act plays/sketches. They meet every Tuesday thrroughout the year
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


T.E.A.C. Social Club meet at 111 Eastern Esplanade, Eastern Esplanade (1.1 miles)
The Southend-on-Sea T.E.A.C. is a Social club for all ages, Families with or without children, singles and couples. The Club is now currently inviting new memberships for enrolment to a club with class and great entertainment venues throughout the year, both for adults and families with children. The club is open 7 days a week from 12 noon till 11pm. The club also offers a great food menu at lunchtimes, which start from £1.50 & are available every week on Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fridays. Plus bar Snakes and Sandwiches/Rolls every day. Enjoy a drink looking over the Thames Estuary through our panoramic windows.
“The T.E.A.C. look forward to seeing and meeting you as a new member"
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01702 463331


The Alamo meet at Conservative Hall, Broadway, Sheerness (6.5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01785 510768


Waco's CWC meet at South Hanningfield Village Hall, South Hanningfield Road, Wickford (9.7 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01268 726270


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