Join us to play fun music from Big Bands, Films, Pop, Shows and Classics in a friendly atmosphere. Entrance fee £7 for members and £8 for non members. Tel: Essex Wildlife Trust Abberton Reservoir 01206 738172 Naze Sea Wall Walk with Gerald This is the first of our circular sea wall walks led by Gerald. No musical experience needed as new songs are learned by ear each session.
Training Band (Grades 1-4) 6-7pm, Concert Band (Grades 4 ) 7-9pm. Tel: Terry 07879477281 New Year, New Start, New You! It is about 3.5 miles and will take about 2.5 hours. Wivenhoe Scout Hall, High street, CO7 9AB £8 2-4.30 Tel: Chris 07840 883 651 Cinema-On-Sea - Denial Matinee at 3pm & Evening at 7pm. The gripping true story of the courtcase between Penguin Books and Deborah E. Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall.
Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see for details PHOENIX RIDERS LINE DANCE CLUB The acclaimed Paul Bailey is at our monthly line dance social held at Spring Lodge Community Centre, Witham, CM8 2HE. Usually New Year's Resolutions fall by the wayside, so come to this workshop and learn a goal achievement formula, discover tools and techniques to help you when the going gets tough and ensure that the goals you set for 2018 will stick! Tel: [email protected] 308465 Nature in Watercolour This course will show all the techniques needed to do a pencil drawing from a reference picture and then build up colour and detail in layers of watercolour washes. Tel: Sally Johnson or Judith Charlesworth 01255 851505 Rock 'n' Roll Dave Dance the night away with Rock 'n' Roll Dave as they sing your favourite 50s and 60s songs!
Learn about the people and land art music and culture. A fun gentle walking group for all ages and abilities.
Explore the language and religion in a historical context Tuesday 10 15am Holland on Sea Public Hall Frinton Road, Holland on Sea CO15 5UR £63 for 10 sessions Online uk Tel: Janet George 01255 433325 Wormingford Community Choir Wormingford Community Centre. Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Meeting points vary - visit our website for details Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692 Open Rehearsal for Brass & Woodwind Musicians West Bergholt Concert Band invites Brass & Woodwind players of all ages to an open rehearsal at Heathlands School, West Bergholt.
Come along and make new friends from your local community, have fun and get active! Meeting points vary - visit our website for details Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692 Jack and the Beanstalk A tale of love, adventure and some beans! Tel: Heather 01255 672973 LAZY BONES FLEA MARKET At Rowhedge Village Hall, Rectory Rd, CO5 7HX. Interested stallholders please call on number below or email: [email protected]: Yvonne Gibbs 07780 923 688 Great & little Horkesley Friendship Club At New village hall, tile house lane, great horkesley, open afternoon with cream tes, falconry display, raffle and lucky numbers. Tel: Club 01206 271614 Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust Fundraising supper evening at the "Star of India" restaurant, Connaught Avenue, Frinton. Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980 Essex Rock & Mineral Society Happy New Year to you all. We hold dances,lunches,evening meals,badminton,pub nights & coach trips together with other great social events.
A gruesome giant, a wicked witch, a fabulous fairy, a brave hero, obligatory village idiot, a daft dame and, of course, a cute and cuddly cow! Tel: Branch Secretary 07939 524276 Colchester Anglo French Circle Vacances au Coeur du Pays Cathare - An illustrated talk in French by Pauline Bonser. Conversation in French or English from 7.30 to 8pm. Tel: Alan 01206 272250 St Marys Smallsorts For Mums and Toddlers Term-time Thursdays, for babies and preschool age children, with their carers. Aproximately 30 spaces available, pitches 8.00 bookable in advance. After the meal there will be a short slide show of historic, local scenes.7pm for 7.30pm. Booking is essential or email:- [email protected] Tel: Linda 01255 852993 Clacton And District Local History Society Clacton and District Local History Society welcomes you to the 2018 programme with our first talk by Dr Dick Farrow, 'Memories of a Family Doctor in the 1960's'. Tel: Rowley Collier 07790 327980 Essex Rock & Mineral Society Happy New Year to you all. Join us for a talk ‘Volcanoes Of Guatemala by Dr Emma Liu Of Cambridge University’ 7.30pm for 8pm at Tollgate Hall, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH. Our next Newcomers Night will be at the Cricketers Pub.
Osyth Bird Watching & Protection Society Trips to look for birds for January are to Beaumont Quay on the 9th and Fingringhoe Wick on the 21st. Norma Ling Tel: 01255 673533 Brightlingsea WEA Spring Course Brightlingsea WEA's Spring Course is 'Geoffrey Chaucer - Civil Servant & Poet' with tutor Graham Platts. Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692 The Probus Club of Colchester We are a friendly club for retired professional and businessmen meeting twice monthly with a varied programme of speakers at "Kingsland facility" above Aldi's supermarket, London Road, Lexden. Why not come & join us for some exercise and social chat, you may even learn some new dances. Tel: Pauline Harris - President 01255 671646 Clacton Philatelic Society Warmly welcomes new members (Annual Sub £5).
Covering Chaucer's life, contemporary events, ideas and literary heritage. Join us at our next events on 10 Jan to hear about "A Hedgehog Hospital" or on 24th "The Ageing Mind". Wednesday Dance Club Ballroom & Sequence Dance every Wednesday at Soken House, The Triangle Shopping Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, from 2.30p.m. Tel: John & Jill 01255 679630 Gunfleet Women's Institute January Meeting Our January meeting is a board games night. We meet monthly in the upstairs function room of the Tavern, Frinton Road, Holland.Tel: Graham on 07941 947541 or see for details Open Rehearsal for Brass & Woodwind Musicians West Bergholt Concert Band invites Brass & Woodwind players of all ages to an open rehearsal at Heathlands School, West Bergholt.Join us to play fun music from Big Bands, Films, Pop, Shows and Classics in a friendly atmosphere. Tel: Beverley Gadsby 01255 679379 Sing Wiv Led by the amazing and amusing Chris Rowbury,our friendly group sings songs from around the world,blending voices in glorious harmonies.10 week course, 10am-noon, starting Tuesday 9th January, 2018 in B'sea Parish Hall. Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692 FAF Cafe A great place to meet others for a cuppa and a chat! Venue: Imperial House, Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. Tel: Bob Juniper ( Hon Sec) 07770 883671 Creative Net: Cardboard Sculptures Free workshop every month. Materials, coffee, biscuits and great creative conversations provided. Wednesday Jan 10th will be Members' displays of other collecting interests plus a Bourse.Please book your place by contacting Tel: Angela Wilson 01206303551 Jaywick Sands Bereavement and Friendship Cafe A fun and friendly, supportive environment where bereaved and isolated people from any age group can make new friendships. Tuesdays 10am - 12noon at Jaywick Resource Centre, Brooklands Gardens, Jaywick CO15 2JP £1 Tel: Community Voluntary Services Tendring 01255 425692 Rock The Tower Free music sessions where beginners or players aged 8-18 yrs are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band! Tel: Elaine 07718886997 Frinton & Walton Postcard Club Annual General Meeting at The Methodist Church hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton. Work with artist Nicola Burrell to make an object of your choice; by folding, softening, cutting and gluing cardboard. Tel: Dave Hacker 01255 423521 Clacton Philatelic Society Warmly welcomes new members (Annual Sub £5).Tel: Jaywick Martello Tower 01255 822783 Wormingford Community Choir Wormingford Community Centre. Tel: Dave Hacker 01255 423521 Walton Friendship & Bereavement Cafe Make new friends and enjoy refreshments.