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Events this Month

School of Rock - Performance Workshop, 13th August 2018 to 17th August 2018 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (20.8 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


RiZE Festival, 17th August 2018 to 18th August 2018, 10:00 to 22:00 at Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford (11 miles)
RiZE Festival
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Essex vs. Kent, 17th August 2018, 18:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (11.2 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 (21.2 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, 18th August 2018, 13:00 to 16:00 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (21.2 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.


XWA & EVE Wrestling present Equal Fights 3!, 18th August 2018, 14:00 to 17:00 at Resistance Gallery, Poyser Street, London (24.2 miles)
XWA Professional Wrestling
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Day Out With Thomas, 25th August 2018 to 27th August 2018, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (21.2 miles)
Peep Peep! Thomas, the number one blue engine, is visiting Chappel station over the August Bank Holidayâ?¦
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Britney Spears, 26th August 2018, 17:00 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Britney Spears
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Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli), 26th August 2018, 18:00 at Indigo at The O2, Drawdock Road, London (24.3 miles)
Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli)
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Essex vs. Hampshire, 29th August 2018, 11:00 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (11.2 miles)
Essex play Hampshire in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


WWE Live In London, 29th August 2018, 18:30 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
WWE Live In London
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A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde , 31st August 2018, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (20.8 miles)
Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton's house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald's mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain. Should Mrs Arbuthnot tell her son the truth she has hidden all these years?

Tickets: �£12


Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 1st September 2018, 16:30 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
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Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 1st September 2018, 18:00 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Kevin Hart
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Comedy Tonight a concert by Rob Gathercole and Friends, 1st September 2018, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Chapel Street North, Colchester (20.8 miles)
A concert celebrating that great theatrical genre: musical comedy! Expect lots of laughs and catchy tunes in this one-off concert fundraising for Rob Gathercole's new musical comedy, 'Say My Name!' - The Unauthorised 'Breaking Bad' Parody Musical, which is premiering in London later this year. Rob will be joined by lots of familiar faces from theatre groups such as Mad Hatter Productions and CO2, who will sing songs from both classic & modern musical comedies, as well as some numbers from 'The Downfall of the School' and 'Say My Name!'.

Tickets: �£12, �£10 (conc)


Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 2nd September 2018, 16:30 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Kevin Hart
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Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 2nd September 2018, 18:00 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Kevin Hart
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Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 3rd September 2018, 16:30 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Kevin Hart
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Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour, 3rd September 2018, 18:00 at The O2 Arena, , London (24.2 miles)
Kevin Hart
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Essex vs. Surrey, 4th September 2018, 10:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (11.2 miles)
Essex play Surrey in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


A Brief History of Jazz with Paul Higgs , 6th September 2018, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Chapel Street North, Colchester (20.8 miles)
Paul presents a delightful tour of the history of Jazz, playing hits by the legendary greats. Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie amongst others.

Tickets: �£15 and �£14 (conc


OnBlackheath, 8th September 2018 to 9th September 2018, 11:00 to 21:00 at Blackheath Common, Goffers Road, London (24.7 miles)
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A Fistful of Magic with Martin Cox , 8th September 2018, 20:00 to 22:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (20.8 miles)
Award-winning magician, Martin Cox, Member of The Inner Magic Circle (MIMC) with Gold Star, brings his unique comedy style to this theatre for an intimate show of fun and laughter. Martin's expert handling of both close up and cabaret magic has thrilled audiences in the UK, USA and Europe.

Suitable for age 8 and above.

�£12 (full), �£10 (con)


Local Clubs

Chelmsford Opera Group meet at Great Baddow United Reform Church, High Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford (9.7 miles)
We welcome singers of any ability to join us to have some fun. Monday nights at 8pm until 10pm at Great Baddow united reform church
We are rehearsing for July's performance of Carmen at Cramphorn theatre. We still need to fill some main roles...Don Jose,Escamillo,Morales, El Remendado and Frasquita
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Frank Midgley on 01376 511513 or email Frank Midgley


Dreamcatchers WDC meet at Keene Hall, Galleywood, Watchouse Road, Chelmsford (9.6 miles)
As from Saturday November 27th 2004, Dreamcatchers WDC are moving to a new venue - Keene Hall, Galleywood Although we are still using Marconi's Sports and Athletic Club for certain nights in 2005.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Sam/Ruth on 01245 252995 or 07740 302795, email Sam/Ruth or visit thier website


Essex Acorn User Group meet at Great Baddow Village Hall (9.9 miles)
Each meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club


Horseshoe CMC meet at Barstable Community Centre, South Riding, Basildon (5.9 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 (6.4 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


Nashville CWMC meet at Laindon Community Centre, Aston Road, Basildon (8.2 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Jean on 01268 280239


Pardners CMC meet at The Clarence Rooms, Southend Conservative Club, Clarence Street, Southend-On-Sea (3.7 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, Southend-On-Sea (3.7 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, Southend-On-Sea (4.6 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 (5.9 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


Smokey Mountain CWC meet at Blue House Community Centre, Laindon Link, Basildon (7.8 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Jackie on 01268 413159


South Essex Gymnastics Club meet at Basildon Sporting Village, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon (7.2 miles)
We offer parent and toddler classes that are open for anybody to come with their children and structured Pre-school classes for children from the age of 2 years. We offer one hour Gymschool classes for children who are at full time school and are beginners. We also offer a slightly more advanced class that lasts for two hours. We have squad groups in all three of our disciplines; Men’s and Women’s Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics. They train from one day a week to six days a week depending on their level of ability. We have classes for adult gymnastics, freestyle and disability gymnastics. We also run fun sessions in the holidays and the gym is available at the weekends to host parties.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01268 722479 or visit thier website


T.E.A.C. Social Club meet at 111 Eastern Esplanade, Eastern Esplanade, Southend-On-Sea (4.6 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 (9.5 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 (6.3 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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