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Events this Month

Secret Affair, 24th May 2019, 18:00 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Secret Affair
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Secret Affair, 24th May 2019, 19:00 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Secret Affair
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Shakespeare Daughter and the Vicar, 24th May 2019 to 25th May 2019, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
It is January 1662. William Shakespeare has been dead for more than 45 years. Many of the secrets about how he wrote his plays have been buried along with his bones in the church at Stratford-upon-Avon. A new vicar, curious about Shakespeare's plays, is sent to the town. He seeks out the person who still has first-hand knowledge of the Bard, Shakespeare's daughter Judith Quiney.

Tickets �£ 12


Stonham Barns BANK HOLIDAY Monday Car Boot on 27th May from 8am #carboot, 27th May 2019, 8:00 to 14:00 at Stonham Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal (20.1 miles)

We are now open on Bank Holiday Mondays this year and the next one is May 27th. Just turn up on the days from 8am and sell from only Five Pounds. We also have covered stalls available which can be pre-booked by texting 07817539168 these are Ten Pounds.

Stonham Barns Car Boot is famous for its great atmosphere where you can sell without being hassled by buyers. Stonham Barns is hugely popular and growing every year. Come and see why. We have a lot of events running at the same time as the Car Boot on Sundays make sure you check the website to check each weekend. This Sunday coming we have the Stonham Motorcycle Stonham Barns Steam and Vintage Show on the 19th May and Stonham Truck Show on 26th May. The Car Boot is open on Bank Holiday Mondays this year so the next is 26th/27th May & then 25th/26th August. Stonham Barns also now has a brand new Theatre where there are shows on virtually every Sunday adding even more people to Stonham each week.

So, just turn up from 8am this Sunday. As mentioned we also have Covered stalls available each Sunday. These are great for protection from the sun/rain and no need to bring a table with those 07817539168 to pre-book. Otherwise NO BOOKING NEEDED AND FREE BROWSING.

Stonham Car Boot gets busier every week and Stonham is alive with people camping, the Holiday Homes full up and the popular attractions drawing more & more visitors to the Owl Sanctuary, numerous Shops and New Play area & now open New Crazy Golf (which looks immense). The Car Boot is one of only a few Traditional ones where you can really enjoy a friendly, peaceful day in the countryside at a venue that has so much for everyone to see and do. So why not come and have a great day out at Suffolk's friendliest Sunday Car Boot and come & see the NEW Stonham Barns with so much on offer. Early risers can get there for 7am but the sensible ones turn up from 8am.

Make sure you turn up & sell from only Five Pounds. We also have the additional bonus of regular events that run at the same time as the Car Boot so check the link so you can sell to the extra crowds. There are many more events this year at Stonham now which means that we will have many more buyers.

If you haven't been to Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot come this Sunday and you'll love the friendliness of Stonham. Below is a little bit more about Stonham and the Car Boot, make sure you visit our Web Page and Facebook pages as it tells you a lot more about Stonham and what is going on weekly as it rarely is the same each week. We are open from April till November every year.

Stonham Barns Car Boot is still the one to go to if you want a completely stress-free day without the buyers climbing into the back of your car We have had 150 sellers on some weeks last year and we are lucky to have buyers that actually buy. Stonham is known for its one-off sellers and Antiques (as well as all the normal Car Boot items) and in our Seventh year we are getting a good regular crowd of sellers and buyers. Everyone loves Stonham as its unbeatable when the weather is good. It has a great atmosphere, a knowledgeable friendly crowd made up of all ages. Families, young and old, dog friendly and caters for the disabled. You can still sell from Five Pounds right up to Ten Pounds for Covered stalls. These are really a hit with the sellers as you can book by texting 07817539168, pull up behind, set up and sell and pack up and leave at the end of the day. Alternatively, we are still the cheapest in Suffolk so you can just turn up from 8am and sell.

If the weather's good Stonham is a great place to sell & you won't find a friendlier Car Boot and such a friendly buying crowd plus there are always great bargains as we are renowned for our one-off novice sellers. We are also on the Coastal Route & in Summer have the Campsite and Holiday Homes full up and filled with Car Boot lovers and so many visitors to the Attractions and shops. If the sun comes out Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot is so popular.

We are outdoors only but offer covered stalls. We try to open every week irrespective of the weather as we still get buyers and sellers.

The prices are Five Pounds Cars, Small Vans Seven Pounds Fifty so are Cars with Trailers, Large Vans are Ten Pounds, covered stalls are also Ten Pounds. Buying is free as is parking.

07817539168 for information on the Car Boot or stonhambarnscarboot@hotmail.co.uk

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Essex vs. Kent, 27th May 2019, 11:00 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (18.6 miles)
Essex play Kent in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


Land of Nod , 28th May 2019, 14:00 to 17:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Where do we really go when we fall asleep? A story of tiredness, over-tiredness, wonder and waking up exploring the struggle of bed time and the bliss of finally falling into slumber. Blending puppetry, storytelling and an enchanting musical score, this star-lit adventure is designed for children aged 3 and over.
Performances at 2pm and 3.30 pm
Tickets: �£9, �£7 (under 16's|)


The Hound Within The Heart , 5th June 2019 to 6th June 2019, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Emily Dickinson, one of the greatest & most loved of American poets, the reclusive "Belle of Amherst", continues to be an elusive figure. In The Hound Within The Heart, we shatter the myth of Emily as a virginal neurotic, and present her as a fierce, brilliant and sexually charged writer in charge of her own destiny. Was there a secret love in her life? What was the explosive event in her past that "stopped... existence"?


Rod Stewart, 7th June 2019, 18:00 at Portman Road, Portman Road, Ipswich (13.5 miles)
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Cotton Cafe, 8th June 2019, 10:00 to 12:00 at Cotton Village Hall , 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, 8 June, 2019. 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 and free biscuits). See http://cotton.onesuffolk.net/


Acting for Camera + Selftaping Two-day Workshop, 8th June 2019 to 9th June 2019, 10:00 to 16:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Run by Amy Cudden (Professional Actor and Lecturer at LAMDA), this workshop will introduce participants to the basics of acting in front of a camera. We will explore techniques and work with material in order to become confident on screen. Participants will be working with scripts, either their own (3-4 minutes) or one supplied, which can be sent out beforehand. There will also be a session on 'self-taping' and why is it so important for auditions today?

�£60 for both days (�£35 self-taping workshop only - Sunday 2.00-4.00pm)


M.T-19 Take Two, 13th June 2019 to 15th June 2019, 19:30 to 21:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
An evening of Musical Theatre brought to you by the young students of Frinton's Stagestruck Academy including songs from 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Mary Poppins Returns'.

Tickets: �£12.00, �£10.00 (65+)


Essex vs. Hampshire, 16th June 2019, 11:00 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (18.6 miles)
Essex play Hampshire in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


Essex vs. Hampshire, 17th June 2019, 11:00 at County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford (18.6 miles)
Essex play Hampshire in this Specsavers County Championship - Division One game


"Time Stood Still" UK Tour - The Ollie West Band , 17th June 2019, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
"Cinematic, Orchestral Pop" is a phrase not used frequently by bands to describe their sound, yet for The Ollie West Band this fits perfectly. Formed in 2014 by singer, songwriter and pianist Ollie West, this Manchester based ensemble is creating unique music that transcends genre and the generic ideas of the pop band. With influences as far spread as Elbow and Billy Joel to the Cinematic Orchestra to Claude Debussy, the band's instantly recognisable sound has been praised by the likes of Neil McCormick and Dean Friedman.

Tickets: �£12, �£11 (OAP, FTS, under 16's, jobseekers)


As We Forgive Those , 20th June 2019 to 21st June 2019, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
As We Forgive Those tells the story of two estranged sisters, Alex and Sophie, who meet again in unusual circumstances. Gradually, their tentative reconciliation is threatened when Jen, Sophie's roommate and friend, shakes Sophie with a revelation about Alex that leaves her - and the audience - reeling. Written in 2011, it's a sharp, terse and darkly comic play that explores the pain of the past, the struggles of the present, and our hopes for a better future. Advised for ages 14+, due to adult themes and some strong language.

Tickets: �£6, �£3 (OAP, FTS, under 16's)


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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