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Events this Month

The Vinyl Lounge at The John Peel Centre, 23rd September 2017, 7:30 to 11:55 at The John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket, , Church Walk, Stowmarket (18.3 miles)
So...what is The Vinyl Lounge?
*Great music
*Great dancing
*Great time
No vinyl? No problem - we've got loads!�¢ï¿½�¨ Come down - Possibly the best Vinyl Night in Stowmarket! (and the beer's cheap too!)

Vinyl Lounge is Stowmarket's best night out! Run by great people, in a great venue & attended by like minded friendly souls who love good vinyl music. Add to this a well stocked, good priced bar, feel free to throw down some shapes on the dance floor & have a good time or just chill out!

Bring your own vinyl to be played by our DJ, or just bring yourself and have a fantastic night out.

���£3 on the door


Cotton Cafe, 23rd September 2017, 10:00 to 12:00 at Cotton Village Hall Blacksmith Road Cotton , Blacksmith Road, Cotton, Stowmarket (23.2 miles)
Free entry. Come along to our Cafe at Cotton Village Hall, Blacksmith Road, Cotton, IP14 4QN from 10.00am till 12 noon on Saturday, 23 September 2017. Browse and shop at our craft and produce stalls. Meet with friends and buy a delicious brunch (bread rolls with your choice of filling: bacon, bacon & egg, sausage. Tea, coffee, and soft drinks). See http://communitycircle.onesuffolk.net


The Vinyl Lounge, 23rd September 2017, 19:30 to 23:55 at The John Peel Centre, Church Walk, Stowmarket, Church Walk, Stowmarket (18.3 miles)
So...what is The Vinyl Lounge?
*Great music
*Great dancing
*Great time
No vinyl?..No problem...we've got loads!�¢ï¿½�¨ Come down....Possibly the best Vinyl Night in Stowmarket! (and the beer's cheap too!)

Vinyl Lounge is Stowmarket's best night out! Run by great people, in a great venue & attended by like minded friendly souls who love good vinyl music. Add to this a well stocked,good priced bar, feel free to throw down some shapes on the dance floor & have a good time or just chill out!

Bring your own vinyl to be played by our DJ, or just bring yourself and have a fantastic night out.

�£3 on the door


Photo Workshop Day, 24th September 2017 at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)
The price per adult is £75 incl. café lunch
Photo Workshop Days at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary offer something special for all keen photographers - a day in the close company of owls, with an expert wildlife photographer on hand to offer tips & tricks of how to get the best from the experience
PHOTO WORKSHOP DAYS are activity courses which are run at the Centre in tandem with our normal operations, attractions & events. All visitors to S.O.S. are welcome to take any photos or videos of our birds and other animals without charge.


Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot & SWEDEFEST LORRY SHOW on 24th September from 8am #carboot, 24th September 2017, 8:00 to 14:00 at Stonham Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal (20.1 miles)

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot & SWEDEFEST Truck Show this Sunday from 8am

Great buying crowds at Stonham Barns every week plus we have an amazing selection of events coming up. It is an event every Sunday for the next 3 weeks. Make sure you sell at the Car Boot on each of these days as they run at the same time as the events.

Don't miss this month at Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot as it is Super September at Stonham. It's another one this Sunday & make sure you just turn up & sell from Five Pounds. Covered stalls Ten Pounds (you can pre book these only but hurry up as they go fast - text 07817539168 to reserve). The Car Boot runs at the same time as these events so sell to the extra crowds. This Sunday, 24th September, we have another event, the Swedefest Truck Show followed by the American Car Show on the 1st October followed by the East Anglian Falconry & Countryside Fair on the 8th October. Sell at the Car Boot from only Five Pounds on all of these days too. That is a show every Sunday for 4 weeks and it's amazingly only Five Pounds to sell to the crowds on these days .

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot is on this Sunday, 24th September 2017and every Sunday until the end of November (weather pending). Just turn up & sell at the car boot from only Five Pounds. We have had great numbers of sellers and buyers at Stonham Barns Car Boot this year 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 we are growing each year. 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. These always sell quickly). Text 07817539168 to reserve one. Remember that these also offer some welcome shade. You can turn up on the day without booking and sell from Five Pounds.

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. Next event is the Swedefest Truck Show on the 24th September. Ideal days to sell at the Car Boot with extra crowds on those days. 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 is 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 for further information:

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

http://www.facebook.com/stonhambarnscarboot

http://twitter.com/stonhamcarboot


Essex vs. Yorkshire, 25th September 2017, 10:30 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (18.6 miles)
Essex play Yorkshire in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


The Skints, 28th September 2017, 18:30 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
The Skints
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Day out with Thomas, 30th September 2017 to 1st October 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


Vocalise Comunity Choir, 1st October 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Vocalise, the large community choir of amateur singers will be performing to raise funds for the local charity,Colcheste Gateway Clubs. They enable adults with learning disabilities to access leisure and social activities in the community and campaign for and with adults with learning disabilities.
Tickets �£ 10, �£ 8


The 60's BritPop Girls Show with Helen Abbey, 6th October 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
A superb show celebrating the songs and the stories of the big four British female pop stars of the swinging sixties. Supported by her acclaimed live band, Helen Abbey sings the classic hits of Cilla, Dusty, Lulu and Sandie Shaw including - Alfie, Puppet On A String, Look Of Love, Shout.
Tickets �£ 12


Day out with Thomas, 7th October 2017 to 8th October 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


Falconry and Countryside Fair, 7th October 2017 to 8th October 2017, 10:30 to 16:30 at Mid Suffolk Showground, Stonham Barns,Stonham Aspa, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket (20.1 miles)

The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary invites the whole family down to the East Anglian Falconry and Countryside Fair at the Mid Suffolk Showground on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October from 10am to 4:30pm.

Visitors will witness main ring displays of horseback falconry, ferret and net work, carriage driving, dog agility, horse logging, traditional falconry and the ever popular chance to meet some hounds!

There will be a huge variety of countryside exhibitors including equine supplies, craft stalls, organic beauty products, gardening, sculpture and pottery. A diverse range of food stands will also be on hand to tempt your appetite or why not take advantage of free donkey and carriage ride?

This weekend of activities is in aid of the refurbishment of the now cramped and inadequate hospital for injured wild owls and birds of prey at The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary. Plans for the new hospital include larger consulting rooms, better rehabilitation facilities and a new viewing room that will enable visitors to unobtrusively view the work of the hospital.

Please join us for a good cause on this weekend of fun!

Admission:
Adult - 7 pounds 50
Seniors & Children aged 4 - 14 - 6 pounds
Family of 5 - 30 pounds
Children under 4 go free

Admission to the fair also includes entry to the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, situated just a couple of steps away.


XWA Pro Wrestling Live In Colchester - Simon Gotch vs Doug Williams, 8th October 2017, 14:00 at Charter Hall, Cowdray Avenue (0.6 miles)
XWA Professional Wrestling
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The Selecter & The Beat featuring Ranking Roger, 8th October 2017, 18:00 at Southend Palace Theatre, London Road, Westcliff-On-Sea (22.1 miles)
The Selecter and The Beat
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The Selecter & The Beat featuring Ranking Roger, 8th October 2017, 18:00 at Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-On-Sea (22.5 miles)
The Selecter and The Beat
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Thomas McClary & His Band, 10th October 2017, 18:00 at Corn Exchange, , Ipswich (13.4 miles)
Thomas McClary
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Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde adapted by Venetia Twigg, 11th October 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
When a mysterious beauty enters high society, the in-crowd are sent scattering out. Wilde's raucous comedy pulls apart the intricacies of etiquette and flips expectation rump-over-head. Exploiting themes of superficiality and sacrifice, this high-speed adaptation uses touches of Commedia Dell'Arte, and stylised choreography. Free & bespoke workshops - please reserve in advance. Suitable 10+
Tickets: �£12, �£10 (conc


IAA Lunchtime Concert - The Wednesday Men, 12th October 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 at Museum Street Methodist Church, entrance via, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich (13.7 miles)
The Wednesday Men were formed by the late Vic Lowne in 2011. Vic was the driving force behind the current use of St. Peter's by the Waterfront. He sadly died in August 2013 and since then the band has raised over �£5,000 for the St. Elizabeth Hospice. The band consists of bass Doug Newton, guitar Keith Robinson, vocals Jenny Robinson, drums Dominique Gloaguen, keyboards Chris Westren, saxophones and clarinet Bernard Westren. Their repertoire consists predominantly of jazz standards, but they also play popular songs, the occasional penny whistle tune and some Jewish Klezmer on the clarinet! 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.


Zahra Barri and Charmian Hughes, 13th October 2017, 19:30 to 21:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Zahra's a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she's a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. "Terrific" (Venue Magazine). In 'Soixante Mirth' Charmian Hughes explores what it would be like to meet your younger self. 'Playful, poignant, painful, sweet, achingly familiar' (Theatreview.org.nz). This event is part of the Colchester Comedy Festival. Tickets �£ 6


Grow up Grandad, 18th October 2017 to 21st October 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Grandparents! Look past the title of the play. This is an inter-generational story that deals with love and loss, hope and sadness as the relationship between Poppy and her Grandad is first thrown together and eventually torn apart. Poppy is 11, has attitude, but dreams of dancing in Blackpool. Ken is something of a hermit, a man living in the past with no television, no computer and no patience. While their relationship is volatile, it's also very funny and strewn with moments of real tenderness. This play is provocative, touching and not at all predictable! A UK mainland amateur premiere. Contains mildly offensive language. Saturday matinee at 2.30pm
Tickets: ���£13, ���£11 (65+), ���£10 (student)


Blancmange, 19th October 2017, 18:00 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Blancmange
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Bury Tomorrow, 20th October 2017, 18:30 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Bury Tomorrow
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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 (0.6 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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