Saturday 27th April. Great Acton Book
Sale in All Saints Church, Acton, near Sudbury. CO10 0BA 10.00 – 2.00,
Thousands of books. Free Entry. Refreshments available. All profits
to the church.
Saturday 27th April from 12pm-4pm. Lavenham
Tennis Club is holding an Open Day. All ages and abilities
welcome to come along and have some fun. Check out our website www.clubspark.lta.org.uk/LavenhamLawnTennisClub
under News or contact Sandra 07951597359
Saturday 4th May, 7.30pm. Llanfair Singers and Stour Valley Singers
present SONGS FOR SPRING in St Peters Church, Sudbury CO10 2EH. Conducted
by Graham Trew and Susannah Edom. Accompanied by Susi Morrow and Sarah
Whymark. Tickets £10 to include wine and refreshments available at the
door or contact A York 01787227490
Bank Holiday Monday 6thMay, 10.00am. The Quay Theatre’s 18th Annual
PLANT MARKET at Market Hill, Sudbury. By kind permission
of Sudbury Town Council. Nurseries from across East Anglia offer a wide
range of plants. CACTI, PERENNIALS ~ SHRUBS ~ HERBS ~ PELARGONIUMS and
Thursday 9th May. Helen Rollason Cancer
Charity Corporate Quiz Night at the Mitre Suite, Bishop’s Stortford
Football Club CM23 5RG. Quiz starts at 7pm. £95 for
a team of 6, includes fish & chips supper, raffle & prizes.
To book your team contact Helen Rollason Cancer Charity on 01245 380719
or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds to the Helen
Rollason Cancer Charity.
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May. FLOWER
FESTIVAL at All Saints Church Little Cornard CO10 OPD.
From 11am till 4pm. There will be a display/sale of paintings by local
artists and a well-stocked Plant Sale, Cake stall and Refreshments.
Evensong on Sunday at 4pm. Brenda 01787 227615.
Monday 13th May. Solar Society. Your local
adult daytime learning group. Janet Brewer returns to us to talk about
the ‘Secrets of the Queens of Egypt’. Tombs, monuments
and malicious gossip. The meeting starts at 2.30pm at The Memorial Hall,
Church Lane, Castle Hedingham and finish about 4.15pm. Free light refreshments
during a short interval. All welcome. Entrance £4.00. More details from
Miles Scrivens, 01787 469766 or Wanda Sellar 01787 463459
Sunday 19th May, 10:00 until 4:00. Collectors
Exhibition in Bulmer Village Hall. Admission £2.00.
For more information please rind Alan Dixey On 01787 312915
Sunday 19th May
2019 from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Ride for
Helen. Cyclists from across the county will be meeting
at the Crix in Hatfield Peverel, Essex to take part in this fantastic,
family-friendly event which offers a choice of cycling routes to suit
Tuesday 21st May, 7:30pm. Essex Wildlife
Trust Illustrated Talk: Natural Born Killers in St Andrews Church Hall,
Parsonage Street, Halstead, CO9 2LD. Wildlife Lecturer
and Photographer Chris Ward will be here with his raptor talk, Natural
Born Killers. A detailed look at diurnal raptors - their breeding behaviour,
hunting strategies and prey. What are their adaptations to these lifestyles?
Which species are increasing and declining and what challenges do they
face today? A fully illustrated talk featuring many British birds of
prey, from Kestrels and Kites to Harriers and Hawks, plus some overseas
species too. £3 donation payable on the day. All welcome. Please contact
Tracey Kay for more details: T: 07742 294358 E: email@example.com
Spring Bank Holiday weekend – 25th, 26th
and 27th May. Wormingford Annual Flower Festival in Saint Andrew’s Church,
Wormingford (off B1508 between Colchester and Sudbury).
Open from 10.00am – 5.00pm daily. No entry charge.
Our theme for this year: “ONCE UPON A TIME” (Fairytales and Pantomime).
Bric-a-brac sale in the Community Centre. Teas, Cakes, Lunches and Refreshments.
Tombola andHandbell ringing in the Church on Sunday 26th at 2.30. Flower
Festival Celebration service in the Church on Sunday 26th May at 6.30pm
Monday 3rd June. Solar Society. Your local adult daytime learning group.
Roger Johnson returns to us to present a talk on the untimely death
of Maria Marten. ‘Murder at the Red Barn’. The
meeting starts at 2.30pm at The Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Castle Hedingham
and finish about 4.15pm. Free light refreshments during a short interval.
All welcome. Entrance £4.00. No membership fee. More details from Miles
Scrivens, 01787 469766 or Wanda Sellar 01787 463459
Wednesday 5th June. Nayland Horticultural Society Summer Outing will
be to Pashley Manor in Sussex. Watch
out for further details!
Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June. Aldham Old Time Rally. The 2019
Rally takes place at Chalkney Meadows, Colchester Rd. White Colne CO6
2PP, just off the A1124 between Colchester and Halstead. Over
400 exhibitors will be showing steam traction engines and miniatures,
tractors, stationary engines, commercial and military vehicles, motor
cycles, vintage and classic cars, horticultural machinery and static
displays. Additionally this year there will be a sheepdog display on
both days. There will be a variety of stalls, crafts, fair, refreshments,
ice cream and a bar. A vintage auction will be held on the Saturday
afternoon. Admission is £7.50 for adults and children are free. Car
parking is provided and the event opens at 10.00am both days. Enquiries
to 01787 221588 Website www.aldhamrally.co.uk
Sunday 9th June, 12-5pm. Gosfield Open Gardens. £5
Per adult – children free. Tickets from Gosfield Shop
Saturday 29th June 2019. Braintree & Halstead Model Railway Club
Presents the Model Railway Exhibition at Bocking Arts Theatre, Braintree
Town Centre next to Argos CM7 9AE from 10.00am to 16.00pm.
At least 14 layouts including N, OO, EM & O gauge. Local model shop
stands, second hand train traders. Modelling demonstrations. Refreshments
available. Adult £4, accompanied children 5-15 £2. Children under 5
free, family (2A & 2C) £10. www.braintree-halsteadmrc.co.uk
Saturday 15th June & Sunday 16th June from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
Life Arts Wellbeing Festival at Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford,
Essex, CM3 1QP. Life Arts is again providing
a weekend packed with complementary therapies, spiritual guidance, health
advice, meditation space, workshops and healing music.
Sunday 30th June The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Vintage Fair from
10.30am – 4.30pm.The Vintage Fair will take place at
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, near Brantree CM77 8PD.
A celebration of all things from a bygone era. This will be our tenth
Vintage Fair, the ninth at this venue. In 2018 we had over 2,500 visitors
throughout the day and brought in £15,000 for the Charity – enabling
us to support ‘00s of people living with cancer.
10th July to 31st August 2019. Summer theatre returns to the Southwold
Arts Centre this year under new ownership. Matthew Townshend
has taken over under the new brand of ‘Theatre on the Coast’. Shows
include Patrick Marlowe’s The End of the Line, A Bunch of Amateurs by
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, Debbie Issitt’s The Woman who Cooked her
Husband, finishing with Hobson’s Choice by Harold Brighouse. Find out
more at www.mtproductions.co.uk Tickets available online from start
of April via Ticketsource.
Monday 2nd September. Solar Society. Your local adult daytime learning
group. Miles Scrivens will discuss ‘Peterloo: How close did Britain
come to revolution in the early nineteenth century?
The meeting starts at 2.30pm at The Memorial Hall, Church Lane, Castle
Hedingham and finish about 4.15pm. Free light refreshments during a
short interval. All welcome. Entrance £4.00. No membership fee. More
details from Miles Scrivens, 01787 469766 or Wanda Sellar 01787 463459
Sunday 22nd September from 10:00am until
4:00pm. Family Dog Day at Brentwood Dog Training Centre, Doddinghurst
Road, CM15 9NN. This event is designed to be a more
light hearted dog event for families and couples or individuals wishing
to enter their pet dogs as opposed to a more formal dog show.