Local events

 
Date:Wednesday 29 July 2015 to Saturday 1 August 2015
Event:Book Fair
Organised by:Hutton (All Saints) Scout Group
Location:Scout HQ, Wash Road, Hutton CM13 1DJ map
Details:The event takes place from 2-4pm and 7-9pm from Wednesday to Friday and 10am-1pm on Saturday.
 
 
Date:Friday 31 July 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods! in association with Papa Johns Brentwood
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Saturday 1 August 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:00
Event:Jumble sale
Organised by:Friends of Wallace Kennels
Location:Doddinghurst Village Hall, Church Lane, Doddinghurst CM15 0NJ map
Details:Nearly new rail, jewellery, bric-a-brac, childrens' toys and games. Funds will go towards the Friends of Wallace Kennels' project to raise £5,000 this year to neuter unwanted dogs brought in by dog wardens and the public, to help prospective new owners decide to re-home them.
Cost:30 pence
Contact:Peter Jefferson 01277 821737 info@friendsofwallacekennels.co.uk Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 1 August 2015
Time:12:30 - 00:00
Event:Fundraiser for Headway Essex in memory of Ben Dines
Location:Selex Sports and Leisure Club, Gardiners Way, Basildon SS14 3AP map
Details:Charity football matches, bouncy castle, face painting, sweet and cake stall, BBQ, raffle and auction of signed football items.
Cost:£2.00 adults, children free
 
 
Date:Sunday 2 August 2015
Time:13:00 - 17:00
Event:Open Day
Organised by:Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary
Location:Little Farm, Buttsbury, nr. Ingatestone CM4 9NZ map
Details:As well as the chance to see over 200 horses, ponies, sheep, goats and other animals cared for there will be a variety of competitions and games to entertain the whole family, along with a children's fancy dress competition and music from Midnite Blu. Look out also for Snow White, Old Hag, Merida, Captain America and Doctor Who, all of whom will be paying a visit! There?ll also be a wide variety of stalls and refreshments selling sandwiches and delicious cakes.
Cost:£4.00, children £2.00, members with cards £3.00. If it rains hard beforehand please ring and check the event is still on.
Contact:Sue Burton 01277 356191 info@remussanctuary.org Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Tuesday 4 August 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members, £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 6 August 2015
Time:11:00
Event:Grand Jumble Sale
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Spring and summer fashions, clothing, books, DVDs/CDs, toys, games, bric-a-brac. Sale in aid of church funds.
Cost:30p
Contact:01277 213618
 
 
Date:Saturday 8 August 2015
Time:10:30 - 14:30
Event:Craft Fair
Organised by:St Andrew's Methodist Church
Location:Corner of Brentwood Road and Billericay Road, Herongate, Essex map
Details:Locally hand-made items for sale along with refreshments. Places for sellers are still available at £5.00 per table.
Cost:£1.00
Contact:Rachel Gallehawk StAndrewsMethodistChurch@hotmail.com Twitter
 
 
Date:Thursday 13 August 2015
Time:19:30
Event:Bring and Buy Sale
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Bring and buy sale and raffle in aid of the Papua New Guinea Anglican Partnership. There will be a light supper and nibbles.
Contact:01277 213618
 
 
Date:Friday 14 August 2015
Time:19:00 - 23:00
Event:Big Yellow Q Quiz Night
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Details:Whether you're a budding mastermind, a pub quiz superstar or just looking for a fun night out in aid of a good cause you will be welcome at the Big Yellow Q quiz night!

If you are stuck on a question you can always buy an answer from BBC TV Egghead Barry Simmons.

Tables hold 10 people, but you can buy individual tickets and be teamed up with new friends. Money raised on the night will help the Hospice to continue to provide all its services free to patients and their families.
Cost:£10.00 and include nibbles, but please bring your own drinks.
Contact:01708 771412 fundraising@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 16 August 2015
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:A chance to visit local suppliers of prok, beef, lamb, game, vegetables, dairy products and plants in the beautiful surroundings of Blackmore village.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883 robbie.bfm@gmail.com
 
 
Date:Monday 17 August 2015 to Friday 21 August 2015
Time:10:00 - 16:00
Event:Summer School
Organised by:Pixie Lott's Italian Conti School Chelmsford
Details:Learn musical theatre, acting, dancing and singing with our experienced tutors in preparation for an early evening show at the end of the week! All abilities welcome! Ages 6 to 18+.
Cost:£195.00
Contact:01245 381399 admin@pixielottitaliaconti.co.uk Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Thursday 20 August 2015
Time:08:30 - 16:30
Event:Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot with Barry Hearn
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:Down Hall Country House Hotel, Matching Road, Hatfield Heath CM22 7AS map
Details:Join Barry for an exclusive day which will take place on the historical grounds of Down Hall, one of England's most established Country House Hotels, dating back to 1322. A half-day shoot, including clays, cartridges and instructions, a shooter's goody bag, breakfast roll, teas and coffees and a three course lunch.
Cost:£ 200.00
Contact:01708 771433 maryannedonovan@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Friday 28 August 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods!
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Saturday 29 August 2015 to Monday 31 August 2015
Time:13:00 (Sun 10:00, Mon 11:00) - 17:00
Event:Mountnessing Art, Craft and Flower Festival
Organised by:St Giles' Church
Location:Mountnessing CM13 1UN map
Details:This is a delightful event in a beautiful setting in the Essex countryside.Paintings, crafts, plants etc for sale, quilting exhibition, flower displays in Grade 1 11th century church, refreshments.
Contact:Rita 01277 352237
 
 
Date:Tuesday 1 September 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members, £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 6 September 2015
Time:12:00
Event:Stock Donkey Derby
Organised by:Lions Club of Brentwood
Location:Brocks Farm, Ingatestone Road, Stock CM4 9PD map
Details:Fun for all the family - whilst raising money to help a little girl from Margretting walk for the very first time. Activities will include a children's theatre, classic cars, a miniature railway, inflatables, face painting - and the donkey rides! There'll also be a licensed bar, a bargain BBQ and plenty of parking. All funds raised will go to local charities including a fund for 3 year old Sadie Fisk, who was born with cerebral palsy, to have a life changing operation.
Cost:£2.00, children £1.00
Contact:info@brentwoodlions.co.uk Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 19 September 2015
Time:19:00 - 00:00
Event:Autumn Ball
Organised by:Friends of OSU Children's Home
Location:Hylands House, London Road, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ map
Details:Drink on arrival and three-course meal. Black tie and ballgowns. Silent auction and raffle. All in aid of the Ghana School Bus Appeal.
Cost:£65.00
Contact:Nathalie Macleod 07952 702959 or Louise Knight 07885 110721 Facebook
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 September 2015
Time:10:00 - 16:00
Event:Frankie's Classic Car Fest and Family Fun Day
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:The Ford Motor Company, Dunton Technical Centre, Dunton, Laindon SS15 6EE map
Details:A classic car and bike show and a vintage and retro market to raise funds for Saint Francis Hospice. Includes judging for cars 20 years old or more, Supercar Paddock for future classics, motoring-themed stalls, Fashion, accessories, vintage homeware, food and drink and live music from the Retrobates and Nicole Peach.
Cost:£5.00, children under 12 free
Contact:01708 771427 fundraising@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 September 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Angels' Share"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Comedy reminiscent of Whisky Galore, set in working class Glasgow. A new Dad finds inspiration to escape his petty criminal lifestyle on a visit to a whisky distillery, but succumbs to further temptation when he hears about a priceless cask that is shortly to be auctioned. A spirited mixture of outrageous fun and touching social commentary. Will be shown subtitled!
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 24 September 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Tales from the floor - members read out their stories.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Friday 25 September 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods!
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live - ADAM WEDD plus three others to be announced
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Saturday 26 September 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:00
Event:Jumble sale
Organised by:Friends of Wallace Kennels
Location:Doddinghurst Village Hall, Church Lane, Doddinghurst CM15 0NJ map
Details:Nearly new rail, jewellery, bric-a-brac, childrens' toys and games. Funds will go towards the Friends of Wallace Kennels' project to raise £5,000 this year to neuter unwanted dogs brought in by dog wardens and the public, to help prospective new owners decide to re-home them.
Cost:30 pence
Contact:Peter Jefferson 01277 821737 info@friendsofwallacekennels.co.uk Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 26 September 2015
Time:19:00
Event:Shout To The Lord
Organised by:St Edmund and St Mary Church
Location:High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:An evening of modern hymns to sing along to, featuring a live band led by West End star Justine Marie Mead.
Cost:£5.00, under 18s £1.00
Contact:Oliver Lincoln 07540 892778 Oliver@Vestguard.com Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 1 October 2015
Event:Autumn Golf Day
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:Abridge Golf and Country Club, Epping Lane, Stapleford Tawney RM4 1ST map
Details:A chance to play at this beautiful club set in the heart of the Essex countryside and raise money for the hospice that cares for patients and families from the Brentwood area affected with a life-limiting illness. The course was designed by the legendary Henry Cotton and is a golfing inspiration for experienced and novice players alike. Golfers will enjoy a coffee, breakfast roll and goody bag on arrival, before taking to the course and playing 18 holes of golf. Refreshments are provided at the half way house and a delicious presentation dinner. 4-ball or single players welcome.
Cost:Team of 4 - £360.00 (only 1 Team of 4 tickets left!); Team (Early Bird) - £360.00 (only 1 Team (Early Bird) tickets left!); Raffle Sponsor - £100.00 (only 1 Raffle Sponsor tickets left!); Hole Sponsor - £50.00 (only 1 Hole Sponsor tickets left!); Additional team member - Free (only 1 Additional team member tickets left!); Auction Bidder - Free (only 1 Auction Bidder tickets left!)
Contact:01708 771427 fundraising@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Tuesday 6 October 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members, £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 10 October 2015
Time:14:00 - 16:00
Event:Dyslexia Awareness Day
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:Are you dyslexic or do you have a child or pupil that is? Pop along for lots of ideas and cake! This year we will be joined by Jane Walker from the dyslexia friendly publishing house Barrington Stoke.
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 18 October 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Past"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Featuring an unforgettable central performance by Berenice Bejo that earned her Best Actress at Cannes 20l3, this is an engrossing, tight-knit family drama from Academy Award winner Farhadi, as gripping as any thriller. After a four-year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, at his French wife's request in order to finalize their divorce ...
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 22 October 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Mongan's Fury
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Giles Abbott reads two intertwined tales from Ireland.
Cost:£8.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Friday 30 October 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods!
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Tuesday 3 November 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members, £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
 
 
Date:Friday 13 November 2015
Time:20:00 - 00:00
Event:An Audience with Michael Buble
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:De Rougement Manor, Great Warley CM13 3JP map
Details:Join us for an unforgettable night of entertainment, as Brentwood's own Joe Fryd will bedelivering his spectacular tribute to Michael Buble. The night includes a delicious 3 course meal at the 4-star De Rougement Manor, and disco to get you dancing.
Cost:£40.00
Contact:01708 771427 fundraising@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 15 November 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Aguirre, Wrath of God"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Klaus Kinski plays Don Lope (loopy) de Aguirre in this extraordinary account of the quest for El Dorado. The pious but deluded conquistadors soon fall prey to the Amazonian forests, rivers and Indians and to their own ludicrous ambitions. A visually stunning film featuring Herzog and Kinski at their manic best.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 26 November 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Dark Tales
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:When Winter darkness falls, the denizens of the dark grow bold and venture out into the world of men. Our resident storytellers bring the darkness to you through their tales.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Friday 27 November 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods!
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Saturday 28 November 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:00
Event:Jumble sale
Organised by:Friends of Wallace Kennels
Location:Doddinghurst Village Hall, Church Lane, Doddinghurst CM15 0NJ map
Details:Nearly new rail, jewellery, bric-a-brac, childrens' toys and games. Funds will go towards the Friends of Wallace Kennels' project to raise £5,000 this year to neuter unwanted dogs brought in by dog wardens and the public, to help prospective new owners decide to re-home them.
Cost:30 pence
Contact:Peter Jefferson 01277 821737 info@friendsofwallacekennels.co.uk Website
 
 
Date:Tuesday 1 December 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members , £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
 
 
Date:Friday 11 December 2015
Time:20:30 - 23:15
Event:Phoenix Fridays - live at Old Brentwoods!
Organised by:Phoenix FM and The Society of Old Brentwoods
Location:Ashwells Rd, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:Four great acts playing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night - contact us for ticket price reductions
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 13 December 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "O Brother Where Art Thou?"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this engagingly anarchic shaggy dog story finds Everett (Clooney) escaping from a chain gang purportedly in pursuit of soon-to-be-drowned booty but actually to drive his less than faithful Penelope away from her new beau. Great dialogue, superb camerawork, terrific music, and a genuinely wondrous deus ex machina ...
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 24 July 2016
Time:10:00 - 17:00
Event:The Great Eastern Rally
Organised by:The Daimler and Lanchester Owner's Club
Location:Ingatestone Hall, Hall Lane, Ingatestone CM4 9NR map
Details:Open to visitors and owners of all makes of classic or interesting vehicles. It is a static event, where the vehicles are on display for drivers, passengers and other visitors to look at. This annual event has been held every year since 1975.
Cost:Free
Contact:Adrian Hanwell 01277 227708 a.hanwell@virgin.net