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The Diary for March from Essex Life

PUBLISHED: 00:16 27 February 2011 | UPDATED: 18:57 20 February 2013

Angela Rippon featuring in the Picadilly Dance Orchestra

Angela Rippon featuring in the Picadilly Dance Orchestra

Whats happening in Essex this March

The Diary


Music


5th March
Rock n Roll Paradise at West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, 7.30pm.
Admission: 15.50 and 14.50
Telephone: 01255 433344

6th March
Magic of Motown at the Harlow Playhouse, 7.30pm.
Admission: 19.50
Telephone: 01279 431945


6th March
In the Mood, the best of swing, jazz, and blues at West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, 7.30pm.
Admission: 12, concessions 11
Telephone: 01255 433344


12th March
Dr Hooks Dennis Locorriere, performs Alone Again 2011, at West Cliff Theatre, Clacton, 7.30pm.
Admission: 20
Telephone: 01255 433344


19th March
London Festival Opera present A Night at the Opera at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, 8pm.
Admission: 19.50 to 23.50
Telephone: 01702 351135


25th March
The Searchers at the Towngate Theatre, Basildon, 7.30pm.
Admission: 18
Telephone: 01621 890153


26th March
Alan Barnes with Digby Fairweather and Friends at Loughton Methodist Church, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.
Admission: 10
Telephone: 020 8502 0181


31st March
Lenny Henry returns to his musical roots in his new one-man comedy show at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, 8pm.
Admission: 24.50
Telephone: 01702 351135


31st March
Essence of Ireland at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, 7.30pm. Admission: 16.50 to 22.15
Telephone: 01206 573948


Theatre

1st to 5th March
King Lear at Brentwood Theatre, 8pm.
Admission: 11
Telephone: 01277 200305


1st to 5th March
Hello Dolly at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 3pm.
Admission: 13.50 to 15.50
Telephone: 01245 606505


8th March
The Circus of Horrors featuring most bizarre circus acts. Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, 7.45pm.
Admission: 22 and 19,
Telephone: 01245 606505


10th March
Greg Davies with his incredible stand-up show, Firing Cheeseballs At A Dog, at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, 7.45pm.
Admission: 16
Telephone: 01245 606505


10th March
The 2011 Ballet Central tour at the Kenneth Moore Theatre, Ilford.
Admission: 15
Telephone: 020 8553 4466


19th March
Des OConner is live at Towngate Theatre, Basildon, 7.30pm.
Admission: 22.50
Telephone: 01621 890153


22nd to 26th March
The Dracula Spectacular weaves its creepy magic spell at Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford, 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 3pm.
Admission: 9 to 12
Telephone: 07765 772059


23rd March
Colin Fry The Peoples Medium, at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, 8pm.
Admission: 20.50
Telephone: 01702 351135


23rd March
An Evening With Neil Morrissey. Harlow Playhouse, 7.30pm.
Admission: 16.50
Telephone: 01279 431945


29th & 30th March
Derren Brown: Svengali, at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, 8pm.
Admission: 31, 28.50
Telephone: 01702 351135


General Interest


1st to 31st March
Words in Walden, the ninth Literature Festival in Saffron Walden.
Admission: Event prices vary
Telephone: 01799 523456


From 2nd March
Explore 6 is Southend Libraries Book Festival.Refreshments included.
Admission: Event prices vary
Telephone: 01702 215011


4th March
Strictly Air Ambulance is Essex Air Ambulance's Dance Evening hosted by Martin from Heart Breakfast at Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, 7.30pm.
Admission: 12
Telephone: 01621 890153


4th March
Comedy Night at the Harlow Playhouse, 8pm. Suitable for 18+.
Admission: 11
Telephone: 01279 431945


5th March
Open Day at Essex Police Museum, Chelmsford, 10.30am to 3pm.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01245 457150


6th March
Down Hall Country House Wedding Fayre, near Bishops Stortford, 11am to 4pm.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01279 732153


6th March
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, near Colchester, host an exclusive Wedding Open Day including welcome drinks and canaps, 11am to 4pm.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01206 265818


6th March
Harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock, performs as part of Suffolk Villages Festival at St Jamess Church, Nayland, 6pm.
Admission: 15, 12 and 10
Telephone: 01206 366603


11th March
Murder in March is a murder mystery event and three-course dinner at Down Hall Country House Hotel, Bishops Stortford.
Admission: 59, 129 including overnight stay and breakfast
Telephone: 01279 731441


12th March
Southend Pier hosts a variety of events for British Tourism Week. Look out for music, dancing, quizzes and the chance to walk or ride the train to the end of the famous landmark.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01702 534826


12th & 13th March
Essex Guild of Craftsmen Spring Fair at Hylands House, Chelmsford, 10am to 5pm.
Admission: Adults 3.60
Telephone: 01245 605503


15th March
The People's Record event lets you have your say on London 2012. 10.30am to 12.30pm at Rayleigh Library and 2pm to 4pm at Great Wakering Library.
Admission: Free
Telephone: 01702 318171


20th & 27th March
Telephone: Visit the Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham, as the Joem locomotive returns after 16 years.
Admission: Adults 10, children 6
Telephone: 01787 461174


20th March
Ingatestone Hall Wedding Fayre, Ingatestone, offers the chance to peruse the grounds and speak to more than 30 suppliers.
Admission: 3
Telephone: 01277 353010


24th March
Famous football manager Tommy Docherty will be entertaining the audience with highlights, funny stories and behind-the-scenes anecdotes from his fantastic career with On The Ball at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford, 7.45pm.
Admission: 18.50
Telephone: 01621 8920457


25th March
Guess whodunit over a delicious two-course dinner at the Hylands House Murder Mystery Evening, Chelmsford, 7pm to 11pm.
Admission: 36
Telephone: 01245 605555


25th & 26th March
The Count of Monte Cristo is the ultimate tale of vigilante justice. Presented by Myriad Productions Ltd at Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, 7.30pm.
Admission: 12, concessions 10
Telephone: 0844 8472454


26th March
A Live Bollywood Night at the Chelmsford County High School for Girls in aid of The Js Hospice. Themed decor and authentic Indian cuisine, 7pm to 11pm.
Admission: 30
Telephone: 01245 351514

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