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General Interest events from Essex Life

PUBLISHED: 10:56 05 September 2011 | UPDATED: 19:55 20 February 2013

General Interest events from Essex Life

General Interest events from Essex Life

Browse through the general interest orientated events from Essex Life...

September 1st
7.30pm
The Comedy Club Colchester
Weston Homes Community Stadium, Colchester
Andrew Lawrence, Ryan McDonnell and Joe Rowntree provide an evening of top quality stand-up comedy.
Admission: 10
01621 890153

September 1st
11.30am to 4pm
Maldon Oyster and Seafood Festival.
Blue Boar, Silver Street.
Held in marquees in the courtyard of the Blue Boar, tables of ten with silver service waiting. Jazz band. Licensed bar opens at 11.30am, oysters served from 12.15pm, seafood luncheon served at 1pm.
Admission: 50 including 2 pints beer or lager or half bottle ofwine. In aid of local charities.
01621 856503.


September 2nd

7.30pm for 9pm, buffet 8.30pm.

Comedy Club Night.

Five Lakes, Tolleshunt Knights.

Enjoy live comedy with three top comedians in this official Comedy Club show. Disco until late. Various packages include buffet and or overnight accommodation.

01621 862330

September 3rd & September 4th

10am to 5pm.

English Wine Festival.

New Hall Vineyards.

Wine tasting (first four tastings free), tours of winery and vineyard, art show, food hall, live music, fire eater and craft fair.

Admission: Adults 5, children 1.

01621 828343.

September 4th

10am to 5pm.

American Car Show

Museum of Power. Hatfield Road, Langford near Maldon CM9 6QA

Classic American cars & custom cars, stalls, miniature train rides, live music & family entertainment. Museum & tea-room open.

Admission: Adults 5.00 Seniors 4.00 Children (0-15) free.

01621 843183

September 4th

10am to 4pm.

Open Day.

Friary Walled Garden, White Horse Lane.

Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society are the custodians of this old walled garden of one-fifth of an acre situated in the heart of Maldon.

01621 741234

September 5th

9am to 1pm

Flower arranging workshop

Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall Flower arranging workshop demonstrates how flowers can be blended with other interesting materials to make a spectacular design. All materials are supplied and arrangements can be taken home.

Admission: 60 includes refreshments (booking essential)

01376 563 111

September 7th

9am to 5pm

Flower arranging workshop

Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall

Learn how to make some fantastic and unusual flower designs

September 2nd 7.30pm for 9pm, buffet 8.30pm. Comedy Club Night. Five Lakes, Tolleshunt Knights. Enjoy live comedy with three top comedians in this official Comedy Club show. Disco until late. Various packages include buffet and or overnight accommodation. 01621 862330

September 3rd & September 4th 10am to 5pm. English Wine Festival. New Hall Vineyards. Wine tasting (first four tastings free), tours of winery and vineyard, art show, food hall, live music, fire eater and craft fair. Admission: Adults 5, children 1. 01621 828343.

September 4th 10am to 5pm. American Car Show Museum of Power.
Hatfield Road, Langford near Maldon CM9 6QA Classic American cars & custom cars, stalls, miniature train rides, live music & family entertainment. Museum & tea-room open. Admission: Adults 5.00 Seniors 4.00 Children (0-15) free. 01621 843183

September 4th 10am to 4pm. Open Day. Friary Walled Garden, White Horse Lane. Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society are the custodians of this old walled garden of one-fifth of an acre situated in the heart of Maldon.
01621 741234

September 5th 9am to 1pm
Flower arranging workshop Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall Flower arranging workshop demonstrates how flowers can be blended with other interesting materials to make a spectacular design. All materials are supplied and arrangements can be taken home. Admission: 60 includes refreshments (booking essential) 01376 563 111

September 7th 9am to 5pm Flower arranging workshop Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall Learn how to make some fantastic and unusual flower designswith the Flowers for Childrens Parties workshop.
Admission: 130.00 (booking essential)
01376 563 111

September 8th to September 10th
7.30pm.
Tollesbury Amateur Players present The Titfield Thunderbolt.
The Centre, Tollesbury.
A warm, witty and nostalgic adaptation of the Ealing film about a village buying and running their local steam railway line.
Admission: 10 and 8.

September 9th September
7.30pm.
Maldon Flower Arrangement Club.
United Reformed Church, Maldon.
Demonstration by Susan Horne on the theme The Magic of the Musicals. Members competition Thoroughly Modern Millie. Bring and buy stall, sales table and raffle. Refreshments.
Admission: 4.50.
01621 856354.

September 10th
10am to 4.30pm
Castle Free Day
Colchester Castle
Colchester Castle opens its doors for free for one day only. Grab this chance to see this award-winning museum. This event is part of Heritage Open Days 2011.
Admission: Free

September 10th & September 11th
10am to 5pm
Heritage Weekend
Museum of Power. Hatfield Road, Langford near Maldon CM9 6QA
Free entry to museum and grounds. See the magnificent steam pumping engine,visit the Edwardian belt-driven workshop and other working historic machinery.
Admission: Free
01621 843183

September 10th and September 11th
Heritage Open Days
Colchester and Ipswich
Discover hidden heritage over a whole weekend of free activities in partnership with English Heritage.
Admission: Free
01206 282434

September 16th
8pm
Comedy Night
Harlow Playhouse
The side-splitting Comedy Night returns with another fun-filled night of top quality stand-up from some of the most highly ratedcomedians around. Put a smile on your face and make a date at the Playhouse. Suitable for 18+.
01279 431945

September 17th
11am & 2pm
Katy Ashworth
Towngate Theatre, Basildon Katys interactive live roadshow is a fantastic giggle-filled way to spend an hour of your day!
Admission: 7.00 Full Price, 6.00 Concessions
01621 890153

September 17th
8.30pm
The Comedy Club Rayleigh Mill Arts Centre, Rayleigh
Paul Pirie, Rich Wilson and Nik Coppin provide an evening of top quality stand up comedy.
Admission: 15.00 General Admission, 12.00 Groups of 4+, 10.00 Groups of 10+, (table seating)
01621 890153

September 17th & September 18th
10:00 to 16:00
World Food Weekend
RHS Hyde Hall, Westerns Approach, Rettendon, Chelmsford, CM3 8AT
Explore the spicier side of vegetable growing and discover why the humble chilli pepper is a vital ingredient in a vast array of worldwide cuisines.
Admission: Adults: 7.00, Children (6-16) 2.50.
01245 402006

September 17th
2pm
Summer Fete
Cricket field Great Braxted.
A spectacular fun day out for all the family at this bi-annual not to be missed event.
Admission: 1 per family

September 17th & September 18th
10 am to 5 pm
The Hive Artist Studios Open Their Doors
The Hive Artist Studios, Chelmsford
There will be an opportunity to speak to the artists, watch them at work and buy art at affordable prices.

September 18th
7.30pm
Lee Hurst: Man V Woman
Towngate Theatre, Basildon
Will the audience be honest or will they vote on gender lines? Make sure you are there to vote for your side!
Admission: 15.00
01621 890153

September 19th
9am to 1pm
Flower arranging workshop
Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall
Make a beautiful bowl arrangement of autumn flowers with the Autumn Flowers workshop.
Admission: 60 includes refreshments (booking essential)
01376 563 111



September 19th
1.30pm to 5pm
Flower arranging workshop
Jades Flower Design in Coggeshall
Learn how to make a beautiful hand-tied bouquet filled with autumn flowers, finished with your choice of gift wrap.
Admission: 60.00 (booking essential)
01376 563 111


September 21st
7.30pm
Paul Daniels - Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Harlow Playhouse
In the world of television magic, no-one has enjoyed greater success than Paul Daniels. From the moment he burst onto our screens in the 1970s, his magic shows have made Paul a national institution.
Admission: 18 (16 conc)
01279 431945


September 23rd
8pm
Simon Evans
Harlow Playhouse
As well as his burgeoning stand-up career, Simon is also in high demand as a comedy writer on such TV shows as BBC1s Not Going Out and Revolver, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Would I Lie to You? on Channel 4, The Late Edition on BBC Four and the successful comedy debate show Argumental on Dave. Suitable for 16+.
Admission: 12.50
01279 431945


September 24th
10.30am to 1.00pm
Fashion Forever
Colchester Castle
Find out how costumes and textiles are looked after from our Costumes Curator and Conservator.
Admission: 10 per person, includes castle entry (tea and coffee included)
01206 282940


September 25th
1.30pm
The Stebbing Village Fete
The Cricket Ground, Mill Lane, Stebbing
Admission: Free


September 30th
9pm
Paul Daniels
Towngate Theatre, Basildon
Back on tour with a brand new show, dont miss this opportunity to see a true legend back on stage!
Admission: 17.50
01621 890153




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