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Events this Month

���£5 OFF YOUR NEXT JUMP DURING SHRIEK WEEK!, 23rd October 2017 to 31st October 2017, 9:00 to 20:00 at Flux Freestyle, Cardinal Park, Ipswich, Grafton Way, Ipswich (13.6 miles)
Are you visiting Flux during our half-term Shriek Week? If you are (free)styling away your school holidays at Flux between the 23rd and 31st October, you will automatically receive a �£5 off voucher, to be used anytime during November 2017, per person! It is that simple! And as well as our amazing voucher giveaway, there will also be sweet goodies for those in costume who make us jump, so what are you waiting for? Book your Shriek Week session today!

Terms and Conditions
o The gift voucher entitles you to ���£5 off a freejump or toddler session anytime during November 2017.
o You can only redeem a maximum of 1 pass per participant.
o To redeem your gift voucher, you must present it as you check-in at reception.
o The gift voucher is non-transferrable and is not redeemable for cash or socks. If full price is paid online, vouchers presented in-store will create a credit on your account.
o The gift voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or deals.
o Receptionists hold full discretion should any issues arise.
o Limited availability of vouchers.


Ipswich Arts Association AGM, 23rd October 2017, 19:00 to 21:30 at Co-operative Education Centre, Fore Street, Ipswich (13.9 miles)
Here is your chance to have your say about the arts in Ipswich. Lack of rehearsal space and too many concerts chasing too small an audience may just be some of the topics raised at the Annual General Meeting of the Ipswich Arts Association to be held at the Co-operative Education Centre, 11 Fore Street, Ipswich at 7pm on Monday 23 October. There is a free car park at the rear of the Centre (via Waterworks Street, Ipswich and for GPS users the postcode is IP4 1JG). The business part of the meeting will be followed by an Arts Quiz containing general knowledge as well as arts questions. So, if you fancy a fun 45 minutes then sign up to enter a team. You need a minimum of four people and there is no charge, but you do need to contact the IAA secretary on 01473 614456 to book a place.


Headgate Workshops run by Polka Dot Pantomimes , 24th October 2017 to 27th October 2017, 9:30 to 16:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Workshop for 8 to 16 year olds: Packed with fun and new skills to learn, this workshop will use extracts from the popular musical 'Beauty and the Beast' and finish with a free performance for an invited audience on the last day. Places are limited and will be allocated as money is received. To reserve a place please call the box office on 01206 366000. Tickets �£ 85.00


Halloween, 24th October 2017 to 26th October 2017, 10:30 to 17:00 at Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead (13.4 miles)
There's spooky things happening this Halloween week. The witches and friends have taken over, Have a diesel ride with a skeleton crew and take part in spooky games and activities. Aimed at younger children.


The Witchfinder , 27th October 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
"WITCHFINDER" Tenth anniversary showing of the first historically accurate drama of the Essex witch hunt of 1645.

In 2006-7, the Headgate Theatre in partnership with John Worland Video, embarked on a monumental project to produce a video with over 150 local actors. Filmed where much of the horror took place, the video shows the awful truth of the persecution of innocent people by the infamous Matthew Hopkins - the self styled "Witchfinder General".
Made with the help of a lottery grant, the film shows what really happened and reveals several surprising facts about who really started the witch hunt. (It wasn't Matthew Hopkins!)
We don't recommend that you watch it on your own - bring a friend. Rated for 12s and over - so sorry - no admittance for children under that age.
A brilliant curtain raiser to Halloween.
Tickets �£ 8, �£ 6


Halloween, 28th October 2017 to 29th October 2017, 10:30 to 17:00 at Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham, Halstead (13.4 miles)
There's spooky things happening this Halloween week. The witches and friends have taken over, Have a diesel ride with a skeleton crew and take part in spooky games and activities. Aimed at younger children.


Landguard Spooky Day, 28th October 2017, 12:00 to 16:00 at Felixstowe Museum, View Point Road, View Point Road, Felixstowe (15.9 miles)
A fun-packed afternoon of gentle chills and thrills! Spooky puppet show 'Three Silly Witches' and balloon-modelling with Miraiker. Spooky disco room. Spooky crafts and colouring-in. Spooky quiz trails around the museum. See the museum decorated spooky-style with plenty of surprises and treats. Come in fancy dress... with prizes to be won!

This event is suitable for children aged 2-12 years. Younger or older children may attend at parent's discretion. Children aged one and under free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All activities included in the one price. You must pre-book in advance for this event - NO tickets available on the door.

Children �£7.00. Adults �£2.00.

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE AT
www.eventbrite.com/e/landguard-spooky-day-tickets-37758500692


Old Tyme Music Hall, 31st October 2017, 19:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
For one night only!! It's time to dress-up (optional) and come and join us for an evening of fabulous fun, splendiferous singing, mesmerising magic and terpsichorean turns with mine host Kevin Topple as your barmy, boisterous but charming Chairman, who may indulge in the occasional tortuous torments!
Tickets �£ 12


Colchester Film Festival 2017, 3rd November 2017 to 4th November 2017, 10:00 to 23:00 at Colchester, Lewis Gardens (0.3 miles)
Colchester Film Festival returns on the 3-4 November, the two day film event brings together a selection of amazing feature and short films, talks from award winning filmmakers and networking events.
Our exciting line-up includes a series of master-classes from some of the UK’s finest industry professionals, editor John Wilson (Billy Elliot), director James Kent (Testament of Youth) and cinematographer Matt Gray (Broadchurch).
Our film programme includes our gala screening of award winning documentary ‘Unrest’ and a short film programme of some of the best new short films from filmmakers around the globe including world, European and UK premieres.
For a full list of events and to purchase tickets please visit our website.
http://colchesterfilmfestival.com/whatson
Tickets can be purchased
Online: http://colchesterfilmfestival.com/tickets
Phone: +44 (0)1206 713700


Stone Foundation, 3rd November 2017, 19:00 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (22.3 miles)
Stone Foundation
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The Writing's on the Wall, 3rd November 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
For many years The Untapped Writers have staged sell out performances at The Headgate and, as always, the emphasis is on entertainment. A collection of poetry, stories and sketches accompanied by music from celebrated guitarist Tim Pells will cover an eclectic range of subjects from the topical to the whimsical.


Cotton Cafe, 4th November 2017, 10:00 to 12:00 at Cotton Village Hall , Blacksmith Road, Cotton, Stowmarket (23.2 miles)
Free entry. Come along to our Cafe. 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 Writing's on the Wall, 4th November 2017, 15:00 to 17:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
For many years The Untapped Writers have staged sell out performances at The Headgate and, as always, the emphasis is on entertainment. A collection of poetry, stories and sketches accompanied by music from celebrated guitarist Tim Pells will cover an eclectic range of subjects from the topical to the whimsical. �£ 10, �£ 8


Marking Time by Michael Snelgrove, 8th November 2017 to 11th November 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Two teams of exam markers are hard at it in the Teachers' Centre. One team is coping well with marking schedules, guidelines, matrix grids and marked samples. The other team - Egos, personalities and chaos collide so get set for the Grand National Curriculum Chase.

Tickets: �£12, �£10 (students and 65+) Saturday matinee at 2.30pm


IAA Lunchtime Lecture - Behind the Counter: Ipswich Shops in their Heyday, 9th November 2017, 13:00 to 14:00 at Museum Street Methodist Church, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich (13.7 miles)
In this illustrated presentation Roger Kennell explores the shopping experience in Ipswich during the twentieth century and concentrates especially on two major department stores - Footman Pretty in Westgate Street and Frederic Corder nearby in Tavern Street. Mention will be made of some other long-established and remembered shops, including Edwards, Grimwades, Croydons, Masons and the Ancient House, among others.

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.


Quatuor Pour la Fin du Temps, 11th November 2017, 7:30 at St Mary-le-Tower Church Ipswich, Tower Street, Ipswich (13.9 miles)
Messiaen:
Quartet for the End of
Time

Kathryn Parry, violin
Andrew Leach, piano
Melanie Woodcock, cello
Claire Baughan, clarinet

Martin:
Mass for Double Choir

Messiaen:
O sacrum convivium


2-Tone Tribute Tour, 11th November 2017, 19:30 at Corn Exchange, , Ipswich (13.4 miles)
2-Tone Tribute Tour
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The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens adapted by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries , 13th November 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Nell Trent and her grandfather flee their London shop after losing everything to the villainous loan-shark Quilp. Roaming the countryside, the pair fall in with a succession of colourful characters, some friendly, some ominous. After their acclaimed touring production of The Count of Monte Cristo in 2015, Common Ground return with this riotous, theatrically inventive adaptation, featuring original live music by Pat Whymark.

Tickets: �£10, �£7 (under 21s/unwaged)


Mad Hatter at the Movies , 15th November 2017 to 16th November 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a concert of some of the best songs ever written for film, performed by some of Colchester's most talented young vocalists. Every thing from Moulin Rouge to Breakfast at Tiffany's (and a ton of Disney thrown in too!)
Tickets �£ 10, �£ 8


Virtuoso Guitar at the Headgate , 17th November 2017, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
An evening of classical guitar, with Tim Pells (guitar) Teresa Pells (soprano) and Andrew Allen (guitar). This programme is a celebration of Tim's many styles of music and features guitar duo and soprano performing music from the 16th to the 21st Centuries.

Tickets: �£12, �£10 (student)


Mad Hatter at the Movies, 18th November 2017, 19:45 to 22:45 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North (0.1 miles)
Mad Hatter return to the Headgate with a concert of some of the best songs ever written for film, performed by some of Colchester's most talented young vocalists. Every thing from Moulin Rouge to Breakfast at Tiffany's (and a ton of Disney thrown in too!)
Tickets �£ 10, �£ 8


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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