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What's On?

Your essential guide for what's on in July 2018

Spiritualist Healing

Every Monday
Billericay Spiritualist Centre, 16 West Park Crescent (Off Tanfield Drive), Billericay CM12 9ED. 7.30pm-9.00pm healing. Call 01277657897 or e: billericayspiritualistcentre@hotmail.co.uk

The Billericay Ladies Probus Club

Every 2nd Monday
Lunch at 12 at the Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite, Hutton CM13 2NS. 3 course lunch with coffee. Usually followed by a speaker. We also arrange coach and theatre trips. New members welcome. Call Jenny: 01277 633115

The Royal British Legion (brentwood Branch)

Every 2nd Monday
8pm. Army Reserve Centre, Clive Road, Warley. Guest speakers at most meetings and activities arranged during the year. New members and non veterans welcome. Call 01375 409708 www.branches.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/brentwood

The Billericay Twins Club

Every Monday
Have you got/expecting twins? 10:30am - 12pm (during term time). The Christ Church, Perry Street, Billericay. £4 per family. www.billericaytwins.co.uk or call Rachel 07979 243119


2nd Monday Of Each Month
Join our friendly book group at Ingatestone Library at 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Call 01277 354375.

Bereaved Parents Support Group

Every 1st Monday
An opportunity to talk about loss in a caring environment. All welcome. Call Bridget 01277 210104 / 07894 698288.

Dai-ichi Bonsai Club

1st Monday Of The Month
7.30pm Shenfield Parish Hall. Regular talks, workshops, activities and social events.

Brentwood Townswomen’s Guild

Every 2nd Monday
2pm, Christ Church Hall, Warley. Entertaining speakers, fun, friendship and also a variety of monthly interest groups to suit everyone. New members always welcome. Call Debbie 01277 225589 or email djlew7@hotmail.com

Brentwood Cancer Support Group

Every 1st Monday
Tea & Talk at Tobys (Toby Carvery, Brentwood). 10am-12pm. Chat to other people in the same situation. Free coffee, tea, cake and parking. Anne & Eric will welcome you. Call 07552 503487. E: TeaTalkatTobys@outlook.com

Billericay Archaeological & Historical Society

2nd Monday Of The Month
Meetings held at The Fold, Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD at 8pm. Tel: 01277 624764

Brentwood Art Society

Every Monday And Thursday
At the Hardy Amies Art Studios, Brentwood School, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The Society is for those with some experience. The Society also organises painting weekends away, weekend workshops, talks and a printmaking week. Annual subscription: £25 plus a £5 studio fee. Further details: brentwoodartsoc@gmail.com or telephone Margaret Hurst, Secretary, 01277 227205. www.brentwoodartsociety.co.uk

Billericay Methodist Pre-school – Every Weekday

Every Weekday
Western Road, Billericay CM12 9DT. Tel: 01277 624533. Places available now. Mon – Fri 9.15am – 12.15pm term time only. Run as part of Billericay Methodist Church. Please visit us to see what we do! billericaymethodistpreschool.co.uk

The Pilgrim Ladies Probus Cub

3rd Monday Of The Month
 Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite, Shenfield. For retired professional and business women. We meet for lunch followed by a speaker. A variety of outings is arranged. Ring our Membership Secretary on 01708 224 619

Gone Too Soon – New Bereavement Support Group

3rd Monday Of The Month
For parents who have lost a son or daughter. Reids, 66-68 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD from 7pm – 9pm. Please call Linda on 07387 805406 or email: lyn-currie@hotmail.co.uk

Single Essex Friends

Every Other Monday
Friendly group for the single, divorced, widowed over 50 in the mid Essex area. Theatre visits, socials, walks, meals out etc. Bar nights are held fortnightly at 8.30pm, Blue Boar, High St, Billericay, please call if you are interested 07922 415 298.

The Blue Flower Cafe

Every 3rd Monday & 1st Wednesday
Monday – Marks & Spencers cafe. Wednesday – Hutton Community Centre. 10.30am until 12. We are a support group for dementia carers run by dementia carers. Any carers are welcome, together with their cared-for. We chat over a cup of tea or coffee, offering help and support. Call Lesley on 01277 216617.

Keep Fit

Every Monday
Non profit club. 3pm-4pm. St Nicholas Church Hall, Ingrave, Brentwood CM13 3RR. Very friendly group.

Brentwood U3a (university Of The Third Age)

Every 3rd Monday
2.15pm, Shenfield Parish Hall with guest speakers. New members welcome. Call Christine Tozer 01277 220410 or tozer01@btinternet.com.

Hutton Bridge Club

Every Monday & Wednesday
Welcoming, friendly and social but competitive bridge club playing at 7:15pm Monday (except BH) and Wednesday evenings at Beckets Keys School. Also beginners lessons Monday mornings and ‘Play and Learn Club’ Monday afternoons at Hutton Community Centre. Contact Tony French (07957 406088) – tony.french5@talktalk.net – www.bridgewebs.com/hutton

Clairvoyant Evenings

Every Tuesday
Billericay Spiritualist Centre, 16 West Park Crescent (Off Tanfield Drive), Billericay CM12 9ED. Tuesday 8pm - 9pm clairvoyance. Sundays 6.30pm-8pm service with clairvoyance. Call 01277657897 or email billericayspiritualistcentre@hotmail.co.uk

Bentley Cricket Club, Brentwood

Every Tuesday
Adult training sessions. www.bentleycc.co.uk or contact Kevin Meadows kevin@kmeadows.co.uk

Hall Green (hutton) W.i.

Every 2nd Tuesday
St Peters Church Hall, Claughton Way at 7.30 pm. All ages welcome. Call 01277 227265.

Brentwood Visually Impaired Club

Every Tuesday
10am-1pm, Residents Lounge of St Georges Court Apartments, Pilgrims Hatch. Teas and light lunch available. Transport can be provided for a small fee. Call Connie on 01277 226152 or Vicky on 01277 372775 or Carol on 01277 651404.

Photofold Camera Club, Billericay

Every Tuesday
8pm-10pm at The Fold, Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD. Friendly club. Our programme includes, speakers, competitions, workshops and field trips. Call Jim Brewster on 01277 654054 or jbrewst@sky.com

Brentwood Leg Club

Every Tuesday
Receive high quality leg care from the NELFT Tissue Viability team and make friends. 1pm and 3.30pm, Christ Church Hall, Warley Hill, Brentwood. The nurses treat patients on a drop-in basis, while volunteers use the non-medical setting to provide refreshments and conversation. New members, guests and volunteers welcome. Call our Chair Annabelle Barton on Annabellebarton@aol.com [Read more]

Greenway Ramblers

Every Tuesday & Sunday
10am every Tuesday (5-6 miles) and Sunday (longer walks of 10+ miles with a break for lunch). New members are always welcome. T: Joe Lawton 01277 631119 or go to: www.greenwayramblers.org.uk

Roundwood Bridge Club

Every Tuesday
Hutton & Shenfield Union Church. No pressure game in a friendly atmosphere. No need to have previously played club bridge. Call 01277 214995.

Probus Club Of Ingatestone

1st Tuesday Of The Month
We hold monthly lunches, and occasional ladies lunches. Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite, Hutton, 1pm, often followed by a short talk. New members always welcome. Regular trips and walks. Call Bob Furley on 01277 352917.

Shenfield And Hutton Ladies Probus Group

2nd Tuesday Of The Month
Retiring/retired ladies meet for 3-course lunch, usually followed by a Speaker, at Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite. We like to use a “Buddy-System” for new members on their own. Call Barbara Bowker 01277 228029.

Dementia Friendly Group – Tea Dance

1st Tuesday Of Every Month
Brentwood Tea Dance, Knightingale Centre, Warley Hill. 2pm-4pm, tickets only £3. Includes free tea, coffee, cake. Tel: 01277 215151.

Great & Little Warley W.i.

Every 2nd Tuesday
Little Warley & Childerditch Village Hall 2-4pm. Friendly Group. An interesting speaker each month. Outings. All Welcome. Please call 01277 220085.

Urus Baby And Toddler Group

Every Tuesday
Under 5’s with parents/carers welcome for a fun afternoon. Toys, activities, messy play and refreshments included for just £1 per family. United Reformed Church Hall, High Street Ingatestone. 1.30-3pm. Informal and friendly, just turn up or ring Sue on 01277 352917.

Buttsbury (billericay) W.i

2nd Tuesday Of The Month
Friendly group. Speakers, craft nights and social events. 8.15pm. Cannon Roche Church Hall, Laindon Road, Billericay CM11 9LL. Call Jan Nash on 01277 630147.

Billericay Rugby Football Club

Every Tuesday & Thursday
Recruiting players of all abilities-training every Tuesday & Thursday, 7.30pm. Willowbrook S&SC, Stock Road, Billericay, CM4 9PQ. Mens, Women & Junior Rugby. Call Gareth (Club Coach) 07878 792974 or Marcus (Club Captain) 07967 391924. Womens Ruby;- billericayqueensbees@gmail.com 

Beginners’ Off-road Cycling

Every Tuesday
10:30am. Come and join our friendly instructor-led group in and around beautiful Thorndon Country Park. New members always welcome. Call Geoff on 01277 811012 or email geoff@trailnet.org.uk

Old House Bridge Club

Every Tuesday & Friday
Come and join us for afternoon bridge at Hutton & Shenfield Union Church. Tuesdays (suitable for beginners) & Fridays (more advanced and awards master points). We are a very friendly club. Contact Judy Mellor on 01277 223438 or email judymellor@btinternet.com

Breast Friends Brentwood

Every Wednesday
Term time. 12.30-2pm at Merrymeade House, Merrymeade Chase, Brentwood, CM15 9FE. Support available on all aspects of breastfeeding. The group is free, open to all and no appointment is necessary. breastfriendsbrentwood.co.uk

Brentwood Healing Group

Every 3rd Wednesday
Merrymeade House, Merrymeade Chase, Brentwood CM15 9BG. 8pm-10pm, contact Maureen 07960 199870. Linda 07957 213623 e: maureen-sturman1@tiscali.co.uk  

Opus 5 Singers

Every Wednesday
7.30pm, Budworth Hall, Ongar. Contact: Jane 07798 571501 or E: opus5singers@gmail.com W: opus5singers.co.uk

St Mary’s Church Footprints Group

Every Wednesday
Parents and carers with pre-school children, 1.15–2.45pm (term time). Shenfield Parish Hall, 60 Hutton Road. £2.50 per family. Call Liz on 07855 254 351.

Jive Swing

Every Wednesday
Get the moves! Join Jive Swing for a great night of fun and dance, no partner needed. 7.45pm to 11pm. The Essex Arms, Warley Hill, Brentwood, CM14 5HA. Tel: 01277 201 164 www.essexarmsbrentwood.com  

Probus Club Of Brentwood

2nd Wednesday Of The Month
This is a friendly and informal club founded in 1975 for men who are retiring or have retired. We meet monthly for lunch at the Mount Avenue Banqueting suite, usually followed by a speaker. New members are always welcome. Call David Taylor on 01277 211797 or e-mail d@dandjtaylor.plus.com

Brentwood Homestead W.i.

1st Wednesday Of The Month
South Weald Parish Hall, London Road, Brentwood. 7.45pm. Friendly busy group. An interesting speaker each month. Call 01277 215680.

Hutton Circle Dance

Every Wednesday
St Peter's Church Hall from 2-3.30pm. Learn folk dances from around the world. Gentle exercise and good fun. All welcome. Gill Lock 01277 417518 lockygill@yahoo.co.uk

Probus Club Of Shenfield And Hutton

Last Wednesday Of The Month
3 course lunch with coffee, at 12.45 at Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite, Mount Avenue, Hutton CM13 2NS. Often followed by a speaker. New members and friends are welcome. Probus Clubs are for those retired from business or professional life. Contact Ian Marshall 01277 228618.

Dining Club

2nd Wednesday Of The Month
3 course dinner with wine/coffee 7pm at Marygreen Manor. Normally followed by a speaker. New members welcome. Ideal for men retired or about to retire from business/professional life. Informal, relaxed atmosphere. Phone Bob Plumtree 01277 224873 (evenings).

Ingatestone Choral Society

Every Wednesday
Friendly mixed voice choir (SATB) singing choral classics, eg Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, plus carols at Christmas and lighter repertoire in the summer. 8pm to 10pm, United Reformed Church Hall, High Street, Ingatestone, CM4 9EY. Email Liz Alderton: alderton561@btinternet.com or call Alison Archibald, 07767 380874. www.ingatestonechoralsociety.org

Word Of Mouth Brentwood

Every 3rd Wednesday
10.30am. Free network meeting at the Slug and Lettuce for the community to share events, charity information, local businesses/retailers and more. Just turn up or follow @wordofmouthbwd

The Brentwood Computer Club

Every Wednesday
7:30pm, Bardswell Social Club, off Weald Road. Essentially social and hands on – laptops, tablets, etc. brentwoodcomputerclub.weebly.com

Pipe Band

Every Wednesday
Full tuition given. 7:30-10pm at Mountnessing school. All ages welcome. If you fancy the bagpipes or drums and to be a part of a fun group, call Michael 07789 035182.

Billericay Scrabble Club

Every Wednesday
6.45pm at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Billericay High St. Call 01277 623869 or 01277 651942.

Brentwood Meditation Circle

Every Wednesday
Meditate in a friendly group. Beginners welcome. 8pm. Friends Meeting House, 49 Hutton Rd, Shenfield CM15 8NF. Call Tina 01277 821414 or email: brentwoodmeditationcircle@gmail.com

Brentwood & District Decorative And Fine Arts Society

3rd Wednesday Of The Month
Community Hall, Ingatestone, 8pm. Visitors welcome. Call Strachan Heppell on 01277 353418 or go to: brentwood-dfas.org.uk  

The Ongar Singers

Every Wednesday
7.30 until 9.30 pm at Budwoth Hall, Ongar. Give us a try. Contact Julia 01277 899917

Short Mat Bowls

Every Wednesday
1.30-3.30 at the Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road. Brentwood. A very friendly group.

Brentwood Parkinson’s Group

Every Wednesday
Hutton and Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, Hutton. Dance and movement therapy, 2-3pm. Alternate Wednesdays, singing, 3.30-4.30pm. The group also offers outings and other social activities. Call Wendy on 01277 232093.

Thorndon Wi

1st Wednesday Of The Month
2-4pm at St Nicholas Church Hall, Ingrave, Brentwood. Friendly group. Meetings, speakers, lunches, outings, garden parties and more. Call 01277 228419.

New Billericay Badminton Club

Every Wednesday
Friendly mixed group of about 20. 8pm – 10pm, Billericay School Sports Centre. Mixed ability and background, looking to expand our number particularly in mixed doubles and invite anyone along, what ever their level, for a taster. £6 a night. The group gets together socially periodically and plays tennis on a Tuesday in Summer. Please [Read more]

Baby And Toddler Group

Every Thursday
St George the Martyr Church Hall Ongar Road, Brentwood. 1.15pm-2.45pm term time. From Newborn to School age. Only £1.50 a family. All welcome. Call Marilyn on 01277 219967

Royal British Legion Brentwood Coffee Morning

Every Thursday
In the Army Reserve Centre, Clive Road, Warley. 9.30am to 11am.

Bentley Cricket Club – Under 13 Boys & All Girls

Every Thursday
Great family atmosphere, fully licensed bar. Experienced CRB checked coaches. www.bentleycc.co.uk or email kevin@kmeadows.co.uk

The Billericay Men’s Probus Club

Last Thursday Of The Month
Banqueting Suite, Mount Avenue, Hutton CM13 2NS. Three course lunch usually followed by a speaker. We also have coach trips and special events. New members welcome. Call Ron on 01277 633115 Email: firefighterrpm@btinternet.com

Billericay Art Club

Every Thursday
Chantry Way Day Centre CM11 2BB. 8-10pm. New members welcome. Call Bill 01277 656877.

Hutton & Shenfield Union Church

Every Thursday
Roundwood Avenue, Hutton Mount, CM13 2NA. 1.15 - 2.45 Tots Too. Parent and toddler group with open play, craft, stories and songs. Halls available for hire. Tel: 01277 212607.

Colts Cricket

Every Thursday
6pm. South Weald Cricket Club, Sandpit Lane. Under 9s / 11s/ 13s/ 15s training for boys and girls and all abilities welcome. Call Pat 07955 687623

Ongar Art Society

Every 2nd Thursday
8pm-10pm, High Ongar Village Hall, High Ongar CM5 9RN. New members welcome, you do not need to be an artist. No meeting in August. Call Lynne Harris on 01277 372123 or Beverly Hughes on 01708 688554 ongarartsociety.moonfruit.com

Brentwood Video Club

Every Thursday
7.30pm-10pm. The Bardswell Social Club, Weald Road, Brentwood. New members welcome. Learning editing skills, adding titles, voice over, music etc. Call Doug 01245 421863.

Tales At The Fold

4th Thursday Of The Month
7-45pm in The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay. For guest teller events phone The Fold on 01277 659286. Tickets available on the night of the event. For club nights call 01268 767770, email: carl.tale-spinner@blueyonder.co.uk  or go to: www.carltales.com

Billericay Philatelic Society

1st & 3rd Thursday Of The Month.
The Fold, 74 Laindon Road, Billericay. 8pm-10pm. All visitors welcome. Alan Jubb (Secretary) 01277 653891 alanjubb@btinternet.com

Little Makers

Every Thursday
Water, sand, painting and sensory worlds. Suitable for children from standing age to school age. 10-11am, Christ Church, Perry Street, CM12 0NX. The session is PAYG and £6 a session, £3 sibling rate. Term time. little-makers.co.uk

Burntwood Bridge Club

Every Thursday
6.45pm. Hutton & Shenfield Union Church. All welcome to our friendly club. Call 01277 213493.

Warley U3a (university Of The Third Age)

4th Thursday Of The Month
2pm at Christ Church on Warley Hill CM13 3AA. Monthly talks. We also run a number of interest groups, and new members are always welcome. Call Rosemary Beal 01277 260943 / rosemarybeal@hotmail.co.uk

Mayflower Morris Men

Every Thursday
Billericay’s Morris dancers practise every Thursday and are now teaching beginners in St Mary Magdalen Church, Billericay High Street. Free. No age limit. Contact: Julian Whybra 01277 654228 www.mayflowermorris.com

Bridge Club

Every Thursday
1.30pm. Hannikins Community Centre , Rosebay Avenue, Billericay. Small relaxed group of mixed ability players. Call Faye on 01277 623397 or E: morris.kate21@yahoo.com.

Hutton Short Mat Bowls Club

Every Thursday
2pm – 4pm. Hutton Community Centre, Harrison  Close, Hutton. Friendly and welcoming club. Come along and try us for a 3 weeks free trial. Call Sue on 01268 734741 or 07521 306475.

Young At Heart

Every Friday
Club for the over 60's. Merrymeade House, Merrymeade Chase, off Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, CM15 9BG. 2-4 pm. Members £7.50, Guests £8.50. Sandy Trott, 01245 237590 / 07840 854064

Royal Naval Association (brentwood Branch)

Every 3rd Friday
7pm at Army Reserve Centre, Clive Road, Warley, CM13 3BN. All past and serving members of RN, RM, WRNS, QARNNS and RFA. Partners welcome. Tel: 01277 228928.

Shenfield Country Market

Every Friday
8:45am to 10:45am. Parish Hall, 60 Hutton Road CM15 8LB. All producers hold current food hygiene certificate.

Brentwood Photographic Club

Every Friday
Friends Meeting House, Shenfield CM15 8NF. Learn Digital and Traditional Photography. Beginners welcome, three free trial attendances. Call Peter Elgar 01277 217304 or visit www.bdpc.co.uk

Bridge Club

Every Friday
Small friendly club at Billericay Lawn Tennis Club, Blunts Wall Road, Billericay, 1.30pm-4.30pm. New members welcome. Call Pam Perry on 01277 354542.

Cancer Support Group

Every Friday
Palliative care for cancer sufferers at the Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea Lane, Upminster, RM14 2XH. 2-4pm.  All welcome. Free parking, free refreshments. See www.healingandteaching.co.uk

Folk At The Fold

Last Friday Of Every Month
Folk music session in Gallery 2, the Fold, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay. 7.30pm, entry £3. Excludes August and December. Call John for details on 07570 400 436.

Brentwood Chafford Hundred Probus Club

Last Friday Each Month
Monthly lunch meetings in Hutton with speaker, including three Ladies’ Lunches. Regular day and theatre trips. Wide membership from Shenfield, Hutton and south-east Essex. Call Richard Jeffery on 01277 211083

Dementia Friendly Group – Brentwood Bojangles

Every Other Friday
Winifred Dell House, Essex Way, Warley, Brentwood, CM13 3AX. 10:30-12noon, refreshments for only £1, dementia friendly singing group, a morning of jolly fun, featuring classic songs. BLT café. Tel: 01277 215151

Adult Colouring Cafe

Every Thursday
Christ Church Centre, Warley Hill, Brentwood CM13 3AA. ​11am-1pm. Safe and welcoming group. Free colouring activity, affordable refreshments. Run by Brentwood Community Print to Promote Mental Well-being and Social inclusion for adults in Brentwood. Adults with carers support welcome.

Billericay Memory Café

Every Other Friday
Memory (Dementia) café. 1:30pm – 3:30pm. Chantry Way Day Centre, CM11 2BB.

New Look Club

Every Friday
This is a Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence dance club held for the over 40’s. 7.30pm until 10.30pm at St Martins School, Hanging Hill Lane, Hutton, Brentwood CM13 2HG.  All abilities welcome. If you want to dance come and join us. For more info call 01268 775482.

Brentwood & District Bridge Club

Every Friday
7.15pm at Merrymeade House, Merrymeade Close (off Sawyers Hall Lane), Brentwood. We are a friendly group playing duplicate bridge in pleasant surroundings. Contact 01277-214499 or 01277-221072 for more information.

Chicken & Frog Bookshop

Every Saturday
9.45-10.30 - Bring Daddy to story time - Free. Stories to suit age groups. 15:00 - 15:45 (for 5 to 7yr olds). Older children, at 16.00-17.30 (suitable for 7+). £5. Call 01277 230068.

Various Craft And Sewing Classes

Every Saturday
Including dressmaking, patchwork and crochet. Call 01277 811136 Beautiful Things Ingrave www.clairemackaness.com

Basildon & District Rambling Club

Every Saturday
Starts 2pm. 4-5 miles with a rest half way. New members welcome. basildonanddistrictramblingclub.btck.co.uk

Brentwood Writers’ Circle

1st Saturday Of The Month
Includes beginners and established authors. In-house competitions, workshops and a Writers’ Day. Bardswell Social Club, Bardeswell Close, Brentwood CM14 4TJ. 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Membership: £25 ; Guests: £3 per meeting. Call 01277 226840. www.brentwoodwriterscircle.org

Inclusive Bikeklubz

Every Saturday
11am. For children and young people between the ages of 4 and 25 who need a bit of extra support to enjoy cycling. We have range of adapted bikes and trikes. Family members and friends are encouraged to join us for the rides. Call Geoff on 01277 811012 or email geoff@trailnet.org.uk

Community Garden Project

Every Saturday
St. Andrew’s Church Herongate. 9am – 12 noon. A new Community Garden Project using part of the allotments behind the church in the triangle formed by Billericay Road and Brentwood Road. Keen, experienced or  complete novice gardeners all welcome. Contact Julie Cristin: cristinjandb@gmail.com

Shenfield, Brentwood & Districts Synagogue – Cheder

Every Sunday
10am for 3-15 years. Nursery class and go through to Kabbalat Torah. Adult education session. Non members welcome for 2 taster sessions. Tea & Coffee included for £1. Teachers are CRB checked. Call 01277 888610, email info@roshtikvah.com or www.roshtikvah.com

Brentwood Quakers (religious Society Of Friends)

Every Sunday
The Friends Meeting House, 49 Hutton Road, Shenfield, 10.45-11.45. All welcome. Call 01277 218620 or go to: midessexquakers.org.uk

Summer Show

Saturday 21st July
Ingatestone & Fryerning Horticultural Society. Seymour Field, gates open 12.30pm. The Blue Falcons Gymnastics Team, zorbing balls and rodeo ball. Our traditional summer show includes: Horticulture, handicraft, art, cooking classes for adults and children, children’s sports, fun dog show for everyone to join in, come along and browse our craft stalls, tea tent and BBQ. [Read more]

Marks Hall Garden & Country Show – 21st & 22nd July

Saturday 21st July
Marks Hall Estate, Coggleshall CO6 1TG. Country pursuits, falconry display, vintage classic cars, local brass bands, and much more. In Aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Marks Hall and The Rotary Club of Colchester. Come and enjoy a great weekend, whilst supporting these charities. The cost of tickets is £10 on the gate or [Read more]

Live Music – Bardswell Social Club

Saturday 21st July
Come and enjoy the music of Cliff Richard and the Shadows at the Bardswell Social Club, Weald Road, Brentwood. Playing live on stage will be Rich Clifford and the Young Once. Doors open at 7.30pm, Admission is £5. Tel: 01277 214057 or visit thebardswellclub.co.uk

The Wallace Singers

Saturday 21st July
Concert at the Anglo European School, Ingatestone, 7.30pm. Tickets £12/£6 (14 and under) including interval Pimms /Strawberries. Booking opens 25th June from Olive 07981 03048 or email olivemayirwin@tiscali.co.uk. Concert is “Most Wanted” – favourite pieces of music selected by audience and choir members, a programme which includes new pieces and many well loved songs for [Read more]

Ingatestone Hall Classic Car Show

Sunday 29th July
42nd annual Ingatestone Classic car show event being held this year in the stunning and beautiful grounds of Ingatestone Hall. 9.30am until 3.30pm.

Much Ado About Salsa – 30th & 31st July

Monday 30th July
7.30pm at Ingatestone Hall CM4 9NR. Treat yourself to a dazzling night of comedy, romance and hot, hot Salsa! Tickets £16 & £14. summerlighttheatre.com/much-ado-about-salsa/

Remus Pony Days – 1st, 15th & 29th

Wednesday 1st August
Fun and educational days for children. Learn how to care for a pony and the responsibilities that come with it. Further dates available. £45 per child. Suitable for boys and girls aged 10 years and over. 11am – 4pm. Bookings can be made via www.remussanctuary.org or call 01277 356191. Children will need to bring a [Read more]

Belvedere Jazz & Music Club – 1st – 29th August

Wednesday 1st August
1st – Jo Harrop Qnt sings Anita O’Day. 8th – ‘Frank’ West End’s Rat Pack Crooner Stephen Triffitt. 15th – Jivin’ Miss Daisy – 9 Piece Swing Band. 22nd – Ben Holder ( violin & piano) Quartet. 29th – Swing Time – Andrew Linham Orchestra. Admission from £12.50 ~ Food from 6:15pm. The Chichester Hotel, [Read more]

Annual Fete

Saturday 4th August
Abbeyfield, Billericay, Independent Living For Older People. 2-4pm. Tea, cakes, stalls and fun. Admission free. Archer House (opposite Billericay Fire Station) Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD.

Brentwood Museum 4th-6th August

Saturday 4th August
Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm-4.30pm, Monday 10.30-12.30pm. The museum is situated in the Sexton’s Lodge, Lorne Road, Warley CM14 5HH and exhibits include household items many of us remember from our childhood, items of local interest reflecting a very different Brentwood. Admission and parking free. Group visits can be arranged at other times by telephoning 01277 [Read more]

Spikes Place – 7th – 21st August

Tuesday 7th August
7th – 8pm, Clark Tracey Quintet, Admission £16.00 members £13. 14th – 8pm, Ted Beament Quartet. 21st – 8pm, Andrea Pozza (from Italy) with Dave Green and Steve Brown. The Bardswell, Weald Road, Brentwood CM14 4TJ. Admission £15, members £12. Tel: 01245 420475  Email: susan_may@btinternet.com. www.myspace.com/spikesplacejazzclub

Essex Open Gardens

Sunday 12th August
Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Brentwood, CM4 9NR. Email redcrossessex@redcross.org.uk Facebook @redcrossessex 

Senior Citizens Luncheon Club

Friday 17th August
Howard Lodge Care Centre, Brentwood Essex for a 2 course lunch, tea & coffee served throughout the day, door to door transport available at 50p per mile, plus live entertainment. All for just £5 only! 10.30am – 3pm. Subject to availability. To book please call 01277 372095 opt 4 or email: charlotte.mays@stmichaelshomesltd.com

Live Country Music

Saturday 25th August
The Crow Valley Band. Doors open at 7.30pm. Admission is £5. Telephone 01277 214057. The Bardswell Social Club, Weald Road, Brentwood CM14 4TJ. www.thebardswellclub.co.uk

Introduction To Pilates

Wednesday 29th August
Becket Keys School 7.30-8.30pm. Suitable for those who have never done Pilates before or wish to return and would like an introduction/taster session to refresh the basics. £10. Places are limited – Please email Karen.raison@googlemail.com or ring 07999 804713 for bookings.