Chelmsford City Theatres: Seven Drunken Nights

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Seven Drunken Nights Tuesday 23 April 7.45pm The Civic Theatre Following its sold-out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2019 with an even bigger production! Direct from the West End, the show brings to life the music of Ireland’s favourite sons ‘The Dubliners’. Telling […]

Chelmsford Picture House – Mary Poppins Returns (U)

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Mary Poppins Returns (U) Thursday 28 March 11.00am, 2.00pm & 7.30pm Chelmsford Picture House Nostalgic and warm, Blunt shines as Mary Poppins in Rob Marshall’s sequel to a cult classic. “Nothing’s gone forever, only out of place” Starring Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Dick Van Dyke Directed by Rob Marshall Running time: 130 minutes Now fully […]

AccessAble: Come and join us at Naidex 45

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Good morning! You may have heard it already, but we’re less than three weeks away from the 45th edition of Naidex, the only event dedicated to independent living! We have partnered with the show for another year and we would like to invite you to join us as we head to Birmingham’s NEC on the […]

Fling 2019 tickets ON SALE NOW

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Fling Festival returns to Hylands Park on Saturday 6 July 2019. Join like-minded souls for a heady mix of music, arts and engaging activities across an intimate village of bespoke areas and stages. For one day only we invite you to enjoy a unique experience like no other in Essex. Whether it’s just sitting back […]

News from Essex Libraries

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Libraries Reading ideas Book of the month: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel Take an historic road trip through Portugal in this haunting exploration of love and loss, from the author of Life of Pi. Three stories. Three broken hearts. One exploration: what is a life without stories? The Books that Rock Essex […]

The Mayor of Chelmsford is hosting a one-off musical extravaganza

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The Mayor’s Community Concert We Love Musicals Sunday 24 March 2.30pm & 7.00pm The Civic Theatre The Mayor of Chelmsford is hosting a one-off musical extravaganza, ‘We Love Musicals’, to raise money for two wonderful local charities, Kids Inspire and The Broomfield Hospital Dementia Project. This unique one-off event will see all five Musicals Societies […]

Fling Festival and 3foot People ticket news

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Leisure Plus Festival Benefits Fling Festival 6 July – Tickets Created purely for adults, the Fling is like no other: a day where festivalgoers’ curiosity is encouraged and diversity in entertainment is celebrated with a bespoke mix of music, comedy, cabaret, crafting, dance, sideshows, street food and more. Tickets are now available and Leisure Card […]

Chelmsford Picture House – The Favourite

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The Favourite (15) Thursday 7 March 11.00am, 2.00pm & 7.30pm Chelmsford Picture House See Olivia Colman in her Oscar winning performance as Queen Anne. “Favour is a breeze that shifts direction all the time” Starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Running time: 119 mins In the early 18th century, war […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: Wonderland High

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Offspringers are proud to present Wonderland High. Filled with jokes, puns and portmanteau, Wonderland High celebrates the writing and wit of Lewis Carroll. Wonderland High Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 March 7.30pm (Sat mat: 2.30pm) The Cramphorn Studio Presented by Offspringers The first day in a new school can be difficult but for Arthur Bloom, […]

SE Essex Organic Gardeners’ March meeting

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South East Essex Organic Gardeners would love you to join them at their next meeting on Monday 18th March 2019 at Growing Together Westcliff at 20:00: ‘Gozo Growing : organic gardening on a Maltese island’ Monday, 18th March, 20:00 Growing Together Westcliff, 47 Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9AG (corner of Fairfax Drive and Prittlewell Chase) […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: Knight & Spiers

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Knight & Spiers Thursday 21 February 8.00pm The Cramphorn Studio Peter Knight (Ex-Steeleye Span) & John Spiers (Ex-Bellowhead) come together to deliver an enchanting cornucopia of traditional, and not so traditional, tunes from across the centuries. On a summer’s day in 2016, the organisers of FolkEast Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting […]

Chelmsford CVS: E-Update #298 Award, Active and Achieve!

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Mayor’s Award for Voluntary Service Every day we are humbled by the willingness of people to come forward and give their time and energy to support local charities, voluntary and community activity. Volunteers are a formidable force for good which helps to make Chelmsford a great place to live. The Mayors Award for Voluntary Service […]

Seed Share and Seed Potato Day

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Please check this website for updates: http://seeog.org.uk/ Running alongside Potato Day….. SATURDAY, 23rd FEBRUARY 10:00 -14:00 GROWING TOGETHER WESTCLIFF 47 Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9AG (corner of Fairfax Drive and Prittlewell Chase) Seed Share run by Southend in Transition – Donate, share, swap, buy, take some for free! This event will set you up for […]