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Events this Month

Flux Freestyle Fun Days throughout May!, 1st May 2017 to 29th May 2017, 10:00 to 20:00 at Flux Freestyle, Cardinal Park, Grafton Way, Ipswic, Grafton Way, Ipswich (13.6 miles)
Are you worrying about entertaining the children over the next two bank holidays? Do not worry, we have got the answer! Bring them to Flux and have a family day out, as we open our doors on both Monday 1st and Monday 29th May! From 10:00 to 20:00, the Flux team will be raring to go; letting you bounce off the walls and let the children let off some of that built up energy! And with ten freejump sessions throughout the day, you have plenty of time slots to choose, maybe even incorporating a delicious meal at some of the fantastic restaurants neighbouring us on Cardinal Park.

We recommend that you book your session beforehand, either online, by calling us on 01473 231426 or by visiting us in-store. We look forward to your visit!


Miss Julie , 24th May 2017 to 27th May 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
A country estate and it's Midsummer Eve. Miss Julie, the Count's daughter sleeps with the valet Jean. The resulting conflict between sexual passion and class is portrayed with striking and revolutionary modernity. Written in 1888 it was criticised for its immorality and had many problems with the censors. Saturday Matinee at 2.30 pm
Tickets: ���£12, ���£10 (conc)


Worlds Apart, 25th May 2017 to 27th May 2017, 19:30 to 21:30 at Clifftown Theatre, Nelson Street, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
East 15's BA World Performance cast present...

A three for the price of one spectacular as Clifftown Theatre offers three brand new one act plays, told through mask, puppetry, dance, music, text and more, all in the space of a single evening!

7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday matinee.

Devised by the Companies.
Directed by Ramiro Silveira, Margaret Coldiron and Steffany George.

Tickets: �£10 full | �£6 conc.

Box Office:
Clifftown@essex.ac.uk
01702 328335


Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot & Stonham Truck Show on 28th May from 8am #carboot, 28th May 2017, 8:00 to 14:00 at Stonham Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal (20.1 miles)

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot is on this Sunday, 28th May 2017 and every Sunday until the end of November. This Sunday is also the Stonham Truck Show which is raising money for the East Anglian Air Ambulances so just come and have a look for a great cause. You can sell at the car boot from only Five Pounds. We are getting great numbers of sellers and buyers at Stonham Barns Car Boot as it's such a relaxed and Friendly Sunday Car Boot where you can sell without being hassled. We are in our 5th year now and this is our best year so far. So, if you want to sell just turn up at 8am or alternatively hurry up & pre-book the covered stalls (only 20 of these and they are very popular).

Everyone loves the friendly atmosphere, the non-aggressive buyers and a good old-fashioned traditional Car Boot. So, 8am start as usual on Sunday. Just turn up and sell from Five Pounds. Events often run at the same time as the Car Boot so make sure you check the events page. The next event after the Truck Show is the Stonham Barns Charity Dog Extravaganza on the 11th June . I will also try and add all the various Car Meets and activities that will bring extra crowds on the Sundays. When the events are on the visitors park next to the Car Boot..

Stonham itself sees many new shops and a new restaurant as well as the popular Owl Sanctuary, Golf/FootGolf and a growing number of craft shops so, the whole experience on a Sunday is also improving. We also have some additional hard ground with lots more coming next year.

As usual you can just turn up from 8am and sell from Five Pounds small Vans are Seven Pounds fifty, Large Vans - Ten Pounds or alternatively use the Covered stalls (Ten Pounds) which are really popular and offer you the chance to sell without having to bring a table. Text your number plate quickly to reserve one (07817539168). These are held till 8.15am only on a Sunday or text if you are coming but delayed. We are on the big field so there's loads of room without extra charges for space taken. When you enter Stonham take the left into the field and wait to be positioned. Gazebos welcome, especially when the weather is potentially poor. We will always try and open (last year we did not open on only one Sunday in the season).

Email: stonhambarnscarboot@hotmail.co.uk for information on the Car Boot and Events at Stonham Barns. Or better still ring me on 07817539168. Alternatively visit the web page, Facebook or twitter pages:

http://www.fishface.co/stonham-barns-car-boot

http://www.facebook.com/stonhambarnscarboot

http://twitter.com/stonhamcarboot


Helmingham Hall Spring Plant Fair, 28th May 2017, 10:00 to 16:00 at Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket Suffolk (20.3 miles)
The annual Spring Plant Fair, organised by Suffolk Plant Heritage in partnership with Helmingham Hall will be held in the beautiful grounds of Helmingham Hall on May 28th 2017

A GREAT DAY OUT: GARDEN, HOME AND FAMILY

Plants to buy; Find out about Conservation and pick up food, garden statuary and much more
Garden Zone: Nurseries from near and far, with lots of unusual and popular plants for sale - ferns, grasses, alpines, trees shrubs and bulbs. Local National Plant Collections, including Historic Carnations and Fuchsias bred by James Lye. The Suffolk Plant Heritage Plant Stall, packed with rare and unusual plants grown by our propagation group, some of which are not available elsewhere. New for Spring, William Dyson Salvias from Kent, Suffolk Seasons Cut Flower and Panache Plants from Norfolk
Garden Accessories: antique garden tools, modern sculpture and garden furniture.
Conservation Zone: Garden Societies, Local and National Charities, giving specialist advice about plants, gardens and wildlife.
Artisan Zone: A wide range of exhibitors offering everything from artisan foods and handmade soap to vintage French collectables and pottery.

A Free Plant for 800 Visitors:
A plant of the hardy Fuchsia 'Whiteknights Pearl' will be given to the first 800 visitors to claim them. Giving a plant away is the best form of conservation.

A Day Out for the Family:
Activities for Children: Free Goodie Bags, Childrens activities in their own Marquee, craft activities with the RSPB, and Mosaic Making.
Eat, Drink and be Merry: live music, a dance tent, homemade teas and lunches as well as a range of food stalls. Visitors can enjoy the Grade 1 listed gardens of Helmingham Hall, with walled kitchen garden, herbaceous borders, roses and ancient deer park.

Learn from the experts: The Garden Marquee will throughout the day host 'Back to Basics Workshops', for the New and Experienced Gardener. Our Plant Doctors will be available to offer advice on any gardening topic, to identify your mystery plants and plant problems.

Tours of the gardens with Lady Tollemache, tickets �£10 each, are bookable from the Helmingham Estate Office tel no 01473 890799
Entry to the Plant Fair and Helmingham Hall Gardens is �£7.00 per adult. Children are free.
Location: Helmingham Hall is 9 miles NE of Ipswich on the B1077. Post Code IP14 6EF


Lady Xa Tollemache of Helmingham Hall, garden designer and RHS Gold Medallist
Plant Heritage is a national charity dedicated to the conservation of garden plants


Stonham Truck Show, 28th May 2017, 10:00 to 17:00 at Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
New event to Stonham Barns this year is the Stonham Truck Show if you love all things trucks then come along and see the different varieties that are on display.
There will also be many trade stands, food & drinks stalls, entertainment, childrenâ??s playzone and all the other facilities and attractions on offer at Stonham Barns, including the Owl Sanctuary, Teapot Pottery, shopping village, golf and fishing.
We are supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance so a well as being a great family day out, it is for a worthwhile cause too.
We look forward to seeing you at the Stonham Truck Show.


Transport Extravaganza, 28th May 2017 to 29th May 2017, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne (5.7 miles)
Soak up the atmosphere and feast your eyes on some great classic cars, vintage motorbikes and modern head turners, we have over eighty exhibitors at this great family day out. Thereâ??ll be unlimited rides on our steam locomotives and vintage buses and our friends from the Braintree & Halstead will have their model railway layouts open for viewing.


James Eastwood + Four Blokes Trio + Angela Dennis, 28th May 2017, 14:30 to 17:30 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
James Eastwood is an accomplished songwriter who is currently recording his latest EP. The Four Bloke Trio are a well renowned country/folk trio who perform classic songs in their own unique style. Angela Dennis is a country/folk singer with a catalogue of original songs that go back nearly 30 years.
Tickets: �£5, �£3 (ESA - proof required on day)


Madeleine Peyroux, 28th May 2017, 18:00 at Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-On-Sea (22.5 miles)
Madeleine Peyroux
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Bank Holiday Special, 29th May 2017 at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
With Jenny's Ark Pet Zoo


Children's Art Workshop, 29th May 2017, 10:00 to 14:00 at Suffolk Punch Centre, St Davids Lane, Hollesley, Woodbridge (22.5 miles)
Childrenâ??s drop in session with paid activities including; Drawing/sketching horses and simple print making, all materials will be provided. There will be two sessions on the day one at 10am and a second at 2pm. The cost is £5pp on the day or £4pp if you prebook. Call 01394 411 327


Blood Donation Session, 30th May 2017, 12:50 to 18:45 at The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds (22.4 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:50 and 15:30 or between 16:30 and 18:45


Blood Donation Session, 30th May 2017, 13:35 to 19:45 at The Public Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham (11 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:35 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:45


Steam with Colin, 31st May 2017, 10:30 to 17:00 at Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead (13.4 miles)
Two trains operating, one steam and one diesel railcar. Reduced child entry if bringing a bear to see Colin, the Railway's own Bear. Children can take part in Colin's Treasure Hunt.


Blood Donation Session, 31st May 2017, 13:40 to 19:20 at St Peters Hall, Stoneham Street, Coggeshall (8 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:40 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:20


Act Locally, 1st June 2017 to 3rd June 2017, 19:00 to 20:30 at Clifftown Theatre, Nelson Street, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
East 15's BA Acting & Community Theatre cast present...

Three community plays with and for people of Southend: The Tristan Show invites the audience to make decisions for the main character and choose the path his life takes, Agenda challenges our identity, and What Do We Know questions our difficult relationship with money.

7pm & 2pm Saturday matinee.

Devised by the Companies.
Tutored by Ainslie Masterton.

Tickets: �£10 full | �£6 conc.

Box Office:
Clifftown@essex.ac.uk
01702 328335


Blood Donation Session, 2nd June 2017, 12:20 to 19:30 at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich (16.2 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:20 and 15:40 or between 17:00 and 19:30


Blood Donation Session, 2nd June 2017, 13:25 to 19:00 at Pool & Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh, Ipswich (9.6 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:25 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:00


Blood Donation Session, 2nd June 2017, 13:30 to 19:15 at The Village Hall, York Road, Earls Colne (7.8 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:30 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:15


Bringing you Home , 2nd June 2017, 20:00 to 22:00 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
'Bringing You Home' is an intimate evening's entertainment which celebrates the world of song, with popular classics through to lesser-known tunes. Singdicate, an all-female vocal ensemble, brings a fresh, vibrant energy to its exciting arrangements, all of which will have you captivated from the very start.
Tickets: �£8


Flux Dance Collective - One, 3rd June 2017, 14:30 to 17:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Flux Dance (Essex) are proud to present our first collection of new dance work. 'One' is a collection of engaging and diverse choreographic work created and performed by the members of Flux Dance Collective. Audience feedback: "Brilliant, Clever.....Imaginative performance."(Fling Festival), "Was that Contemporary dance? I loved it!" (Firstsite). Recommended age 10+.

Tickets: ���£10, ���£7 (over 65s/students


Flux Dance Collective - One, 3rd June 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Flux Dance (Essex) are proud to present our first collection of new dance work. 'One' is a collection of engaging and diverse choreographic work created and performed by the members of Flux Dance Collective. Audience feedback: "Brilliant, Clever.....Imaginative performance."(Fling Festival), "Was that Contemporary dance? I loved it!" (Firstsite). Recommended age 10+.

Tickets: �£10, �£7 (over 65s/students


Celebration, 3rd June 2017 to 10th June 2017, 19:30 to 21:30 at St Augustine's Church Hall, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich (14.4 miles)
SPRINGFIELD FOLLIES VARIETY SHOW 2017 'Celebration'
The Follies present a fun filled show of songs and sketches for one and all
On Saturday 3rd June at 7.30pm
Saturday 10th June at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
At St Augustine's Church Hall, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, IP3 8TH
Tickets are priced �£8 Adults, �£5 Children, Family �£24 (2A + 2C)
Includes refreshments
Tickets are available on 01473 719089 & at http://springfieldfollies.org.uk/


XWA Professional Wrestling - XWA 47 Feat International Television Stars, 4th June 2017, 14:00 at Charter Hall, Cowdray Avenue (0.5 miles)
XWA Professional Wrestling
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Headgate Play Readers Group , 4th June 2017, 18:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Headgate Play Readers Group will be reading Our Town by Thornton Wilder, no acting experience is necessary - just a love of plays. �£ 2.50 payable on the door.


Blood Donation Session, 5th June 2017, 12:20 to 19:00 at Colchester United Football Clb, Stadium Way, Mile End (2.1 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:20 and 15:40 or between 17:00 and 19:00


Blood Donation Session, 5th June 2017, 13:30 to 19:15 at Bocking Arts Theatre, Bocking End, Braintree (12.9 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:30 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:15


Blood Donation Session, 6th June 2017, 12:50 to 18:45 at The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds (22.4 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:50 and 15:30 or between 16:30 and 18:45


Blood Donation Session, 6th June 2017, 14:00 to 20:00 at Rayleigh Parish Centre, Rectory Garth, Rayleigh (21 miles)
Come and donate blood between 14:00 and 16:25 or between 17:25 and 20:00


Anastacia, 7th June 2017, 18:00 at Regent Theatre, St Helens Street, Ipswich (14 miles)
Anastacia
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Anastacia, 7th June 2017, 19:00 at Regent Theatre, St Helens Street, Ipswich (14 miles)
Anastacia
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Seasons with Swing , 7th June 2017 to 9th June 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Colchester Operatic Society performs a concert of well-known swing-style songs taking you on a journey through the seasons. Renowned for their fantastic chorus and beautiful harmonies, let COS entertain you with their unique mix of songs, proving that "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!"
Tickets: �£12.50


IAA Lunchtime Concert - Two School Choirs, 8th June 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 at Museum Street Methodist Church, entrance via Black, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich (13.7 miles)
St. Helens School Choir was formed in 2013 to bring together 38 talented and enthusiastic boys and girls. They often sing without accompaniment and in unison, harmony and rounds. Today's choice of songs reflects the multicultural makeup of the school and promotes the cultural diversity of Ipswich.

The Oaks School Choir is made up of mostly Year 6 pupils who have collaborated on a production to be performed at the Red Rose Theatre. They will be performing songs and raps that they have helped to compose and arrange, as well as more well-known tunes.

Admission is free with a retiring collection to defray expenses. Donations of at least two pounds per head are valued to maintain the series. Tea and coffee are served from 12.30pm.


Exodus, 8th June 2017, 18:30 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Exodus
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Blood Donation Session, 9th June 2017, 12:20 to 19:30 at Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket (17.7 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:20 and 15:40 or between 17:00 and 19:30


Adults' Art Workshop, 10th June 2017 at Suffolk Punch Centre, St Davids Lane, Hollesley, Woodbridge (22.5 miles)
A workshop for Adults drawing the Suffolk Punch horses out in the landscape, with an opportunity to see a demonstration of horse handling in the morning and using the drawings in the afternoon, indoors, to produce some quick line and watercolour paintings, a technique suitable for sketch books. This day could help those who are not used to painting outdoors and be a useful lead into taking part on Sunday. Artists Margaret Wylie and Jennifer Hall. Cost £40 per person, includes materials, tea and coffee. Please note there is a cafe where lunch can be bought.


Day out with Thomas, 10th June 2017 to 11th June 2017, 9:30 to 15:00 at Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead (13.4 miles)
This favorite engine and his friends visit the railway again


Charity Concert in aid of MIND, 10th June 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Join us for an evening of musical entertainment with local bands the Inside Out Trio and When Rivers Meet. Based around masterful vocals and rich harmonies, they will deliver their self-penned material played with vim, vigour and 'plectrums', with songs to please everyone. Tickets ���£ 8


Rayleigh Trinity Fair, 11th June 2017 at High Street, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh (21.1 miles)
The original Trinity Fair ran in Rayleigh each year from 1227. The Trinity Fair was shut down in 1899 as it had become "too rowdy."
Now in 2017 Rayleigh Trinity Fair is being brought back by Haddon Events and Rayleigh Town Council.
The Mill Hall will host a Food, Craft and Gift Fair with over 60 stalls. Upstairs in the Mill Hall, Rayleigh Art Group will be exhibiting, formed in the early 1960s, they are a very successful group and regularly hold exhibitions locally. Also upstairs at The Mill we have Rayleigh Library Writer's Group, who are a group of local authors and will be showcasing their books.


Art Workshop, 11th June 2017 at Suffolk Punch Centre, St Davids Lane, Hollesley, Woodbridge (22.5 miles)
This is not a taught day and would only incur the normal entry fee to the Trust. Sketching and painting the Suffolk horses out in the landscape.


Blood Donation Session, 11th June 2017, 9:15 to 15:45 at Darlinghurst Primary School, Pavilion Drive, Leigh-On-Sea (22.1 miles)
Come and donate blood between 09:15 and 12:15 or between 13:45 and 15:45


Stonham Barns Dog Extravaganza, 11th June 2017, 10:00 to 16:00 at Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
A fun filled, family and fluffy friends day out.
After a successful Dog Extravaganza in 2015 and unfortunately having to cancel the event in 2016 due to waterlogged showground, we are proud to be hosting the show again this year!
Featuring a host of exciting arena events, dog and duck show, exhibitors, breed stands, trade stands, food & drink, entertainment and the visitor favourite â??Have a Go Eventsâ?? where everyone has the chance to get involved and win! We are looking forward to welcoming back Phoenix K9 Dog team, Lowestoft Dog Agility Display Team and wonderful Seadogs Training display, along with Sarah & her team at The Pet Grooming Barn.
Free face painting, kids inflatables, games, raffles and more!
This is a fantastic day out for all the family and our four legged friends, enjoy the many attractions and displays on offer throughout the day.
We are proud to be in support of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
All dogs welcome on leads â?? no dogs to be unattended in cars


Blood Donation Session, 12th June 2017, 13:00 to 19:45 at Moreton Hall Community Centre, Lawson Place, Bury St. Edmunds (22.2 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:00 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:45


Blood Donation Session, 14th June 2017, 13:25 to 19:00 at Bramford Rd Meth Ch Hall, Bramford Road, Ipswich (13.6 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:25 and 15:40 or between 17:00 and 19:00


God's Waiting Room , 15th June 2017, 20:00 to 22:00 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Mother is dying slowly, the wait is unbearable, the pressures insurmountable, the thoughts unbelievable. Surely a gesture towards God's bigger plan is needed? Sisters, Stella and Connie may be different, but share a profound love for their Mother. Can things really continue as they are? "If you're going to see one play about the end of life make it this one, as you will laugh far more than you will cry." Rosemary Branch Theatre 2016
Tickets �£13, �£11 (over 65s/students)


Blood Donation Session, 16th June 2017, 12:20 to 19:30 at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich (16.2 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:20 and 15:40 or between 17:00 and 19:30


A Midsummer Night's Dream , 16th June 2017 to 17th June 2017, 19:00 to 22:00 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
A wonderful adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy. The story is framed by The Dreamer, a modern-day student who is visited by Puck, an impish fairy, who sweeps the sleeping girl into the play and into a world of mischief, magic and love.
Tickets: �£10, �£8 (over 65s, student, registered disabled)
Saturday matinee at 2pm


Day out with Thomas, 17th June 2017 to 18th June 2017, 9:30 to 15:00 at Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead (13.4 miles)
This favorite engine and his friends visit the railway again


Elton John, 17th June 2017, 16:00 to 22:00 at Portman Road, Portman Road, Ipswich (13.5 miles)
Elton John
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Fathers' Day, 18th June 2017 at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
Dad's Go Free


Continental Day, 18th June 2017 at Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Wetheringsett (23.3 miles)
Our resident Cockerill 0-4-0 vertical boilered tram engine, built in Belgium in 1906, will be in steam together with another of the Middyâ??s resident engines. A selection of continental beers will be available in the bar coach and lots of other goodies will add to the European theme!


Blood Donation Session, 18th June 2017, 9:40 to 16:00 at Wilson Marriage Centre, Barrack Street (0.6 miles)
Come and donate blood between 09:40 and 12:15 or between 13:45 and 16:00


Father's Day Steam, 18th June 2017, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne (5.7 miles)
Itâ??s all about DAD at the railway museum today so bring him along to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of this special steam day.


Essex vs. Warks, 19th June 2017, 11:00 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (18.6 miles)
Essex play Warks in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


Blood Donation Session, 20th June 2017, 14:00 to 20:00 at Rayleigh Parish Centre, Rectory Garth, Rayleigh (21 miles)
Come and donate blood between 14:00 and 16:25 or between 17:25 and 20:00


Messy by Olly Medicott, 20th June 2017 to 24th June 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
An original musical, 'Messy' is set in a village pub on karaoke night, telling the stories of an assortment of characters as they wrestle with the difficulties and dilemmas that the different stages of life inevitably bring. As their lives intertwine and collide, the ensuing mayhem is touching, hilarious, and ultimately all too familiar. 'Messy' features an ensemble cast of Colchester's finest acting and singing talent. Colourful language and adult themes, not suitable for children.

Tickets: �£10, �£8


Blood Donation Session, 21st June 2017, 13:15 to 18:15 at Belle Vue Baptist Church, Belle Vue Avenue, Southend-On-Sea (21.8 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:15 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 18:15


Blood Donation Session, 22nd June 2017, 12:50 to 18:45 at The Athenaeum, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds (22.4 miles)
Come and donate blood between 12:50 and 15:30 or between 16:30 and 18:45


Breckland Country Music Festival, 23rd June 2017 to 25th June 2017 at Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
Friday Evening â?? Hayden + Dany Lee Band
Saturday Afternoon â?? Kayâ??d + Best of Friends
Saturday Evening â?? Ridgeway Country + Gary Perkins & Breeze
Sunday Afternoon â?? Warren Dewitt + Thrillbillies
Sunday Evening â?? Nashville Numbers + Budgie Coleman


Blood Donation Session, 23rd June 2017, 13:00 to 19:45 at New Green Community Centre, New Green Avenue, Thurston, Bury St. Edmunds (22 miles)
Come and donate blood between 13:00 and 16:00 or between 17:00 and 19:45


Armed Forces Day, 24th June 2017 at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
Free admission for serving members and veterans


Chantel McGregor, 24th June 2017, 18:30 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Chantel McGregor
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Blood Donation Session, 25th June 2017, 9:45 to 16:00 at Bocking Arts Theatre, Bocking End, Braintree (12.9 miles)
Come and donate blood between 09:45 and 12:30 or between 14:00 and 16:00


Local Clubs

Belly Dancing classes meet at Brantham Sports and Social club (upstairs), New Village, Brantham, Manningtree (7.3 miles)
Every wednesday 7pm til 8pm £5 learn to belly Dance, while having fun and keeping fit. Excellent music, and the chance to perform at local charity events. from begineer to professional.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Mandie on 01206 299733


Bounceability meet at 157 Colchester Road, Colchester Road, West Bergholt (2.1 miles)
Bounceability is something we are born with. Think about a child learning to walk. No matter how many times they might stumble and fall, they get right back up again and try again until they get it right. The trouble is that as we grow up our view of the world is shaped and fashioned by our experiences, and sometimes we become fearful of trying again. We get stuck into negative patterns of behaviour and ways of thinking and sometimes just don't know how to change. Have you got stuck or just forgotten how to be happy? Have you given up trying? Maybe you could use some Bounceability.
So whether you feel as if you are in a rut but can't figure out how to get out of it; if you have made bad choices and are struggling with the consequences of your decisions; if you have a bad habit that you want to eliminate; if you want to lose weight or stop smoking; if your nerves are getting the better of you or if something outside your control has had an impact on your life, or whatever is stopping you from living the life of your dreams, you need some Bounceability.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01206 240510, email the club or visit thier website


Buffalo Springs CMC meet at Tolleshunt Knights Village Hall, Top Road, Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon (7.2 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01245 491252 or 01245 281488


Colchester & District Model Railway Club meet at Club Room at Armoury Farm, Upton Close, West Bergholt (2.4 miles)
The Club meets every Thursday evening at 8PM at the Club House in West Bergholt. New members are welcomed., please contact us for any further information.
The Club's website includes data on the layouts that are available for exhibition through the club. The site gives information on the Annual 2 day Exhibition held in October and the Club Open Day.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Colchester Phoenix Amateur Swimming Club for the Disabled meet at Colchester Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue (0.5 miles)
Colchester Phoenix ASC was set up in 1993 to provide disabled people with the same opportunities for swimming as are available to able-bodied participants. It is based at Colchester Leisure World
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Colchester School Of Gym meet at Brinkley Grove Road, Brinkley Grove Road, Mile End (1.7 miles)
Colchester School of Gymnastics (CSG) provides gymnastics coaching to children and young people throughout the Colchester area. The School aims to offer access to gymnastics to all and works to increase participation by those with disabilities. CSG is committed to developing the skills and confidence of each individual. The aim is to have fun while reaching the highest standards of performance.
The club currently has over 600 young gymnasts participating in many different levels of gymnastics which we are able to offer. These are structured according to ability and allow the children to develop at their own rate.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01206 844188ENQ, email the club or visit thier website


Crab & Winkle CWC meet at Brightlingsea Community Centre, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea (6.5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Mervyn/Julia Lumley on 01206 734699


Daves Gymnastic Academy meet at Unit 8 Commerce Way, Commerce Way (1.4 miles)
The coaching is led by Dave Schadek, High Performance Coach, ably assisted by a large team of coaches.
All our coaches hold British Gymnastics Coaching qualifications, enhanced CRBs, and have attended 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' courses. Every session has appropriately qualified first aiders amongst the coaches.
We have weekday and Saturday morning Recreational classes for those children doing 1 hour a week, learning there basic gymnastics and working towards lots of different badge schemes. Our Parent and Toddler classes are open class they are run on a Monday and Friday morning.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01206 797288, email the club or visit thier website


East Bergholt United Services Club (EBUSC) meet at Victory Hall, White Horse Road, East Bergholt (6.8 miles)
East Bergholt United Services Club is a Sociable Snooker Club situated in Victory Hall, White Horse Road, East Bergholt.
Club nights are from 7pm until 11pm on Tuesdays and Fridays and has a licensed bar
New members (over 18 years) Welcome
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Ron Barfoot on 01206 298040


Essex & Suffolk Border Motorcycle Club
The club is long established and affiliated to the sports governing body the Auto Cycle Union.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Essex Acorn User Group meet at Great Baddow Village Hall (18 miles)
Each meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club


Essex Otters
Essex Otters represents and supports the International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) in the Essex region
Our aims are to provide information on otters in Essex, as well as advice on what you can do to help them.
If you'd like more information, you can email Verity


Level Crossing meet at Ardleigh Village Hall, Station Road, Ardleigh (3.8 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01206 231579


Little Willy's CMC meet at Stanway Rovers F.C., New Farm Road, Stanway (1.9 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Avril on 01206 330817


Manningtree ACF meet at The Drill Hall, Mill Lane, Manningtree (6.9 miles)
We are a youth group for 12 - 18 for girls and boys. We are at The Drill Hall, Mill Lane, Manningtree. Open on Tuesday night at 19:30 to 21:30
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01206 573066


Meditation Classes meet at The Venture Centre, Wignall Street, Lawford, Manningtree (6 miles)
New Meditation Classes being run, Start to connect mind, body and soul together and learn to relax and switch off the constant chatter and images that are ever present in everyday life by learning meditation and visualisation techniques. Meditation has been known to help on every level of your being.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club


Scanilon's Saloon meet at Greenstead Social Club, Blackthorn Avenue (1.3 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Mike on 01206 791929


Tiptree United CMC meet at Tiptree Social Club, Chapel Road, Tiptree (7.2 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Graham on 01245 491252


Tumbleweed meet at St John's & Highwoods Community Centre, Highwoods Square, Highwoods (1.5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone David Crane on 01376 553545 or Paul Harrigan on 07752305548 or email David Crane


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