Local events

 
Date:Wednesday 10 February 2016 to Saturday 13 February 2016
Time:19:30 plus 14:30 Saturday matinee
Event:Oklahoma!
Organised by:Shenfield Operatic Society
Location:The Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT map
Details:Rodgers and Hammerstein's first play, set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams.
Cost:£18.00 (£20.00 Friday and Saturday evening performances)
Contact:07734 817418 boxoffice@shenfieldoperaticsociety.co.uk Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 13 February 2016
Time:14:00 and 19:00
Event:Big Hearts Valentine Cabaret Show
Organised by:Little Hearts Matter charity
Location:Ingatestone Community Club Theatre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED map
Details:Acts include singers, poetry reading, comedian, magician, New City Girls Women's Institute, and Burlesque troup.
Cost:Matinee £25.00 for two tickets including tea, coffee and cakes. Evening £30.00.
 
 
Date:Monday 15 February 2016
Time:20:00
Event:"Perennials For Free", a talk by Tom Coles
Organised by:Billericay Horticultural Society
Location:Billericay Day Centre, Chantry Way, Billericay CM11 2BB map
Details:Non-members welcome.
Cost:£2.00
Contact:Vic Hare 01277 652896 Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 18 February 2016
Time:19:00
Event:A screening of "Casablanca"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:This classic and much-loved romantic melodrama is a masterful tale of two men vying for the same woman's affections in a love triangle.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 20 February 2016
Time:11:00 - 14:00
Event:Supreme Spring Jumble Sale
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Come and buy your spring/summer fashions (don't ask for which year!) Books & DVDs, clothes galore, bric-a-brac, shoes & bags, toys & games, and light refreshments are on sale. Event in aid of Womens Fellowship funds.
Cost:30p
Contact:Father Garry Jenkins 01277 213618
 
 
Date:Sunday 21 February 2016
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Brighten up your February with a visit to Blackmore Farmers' Market. You will find a wide variety of local beers, lovely cheeses, local traditionally reared meats, wild game and an excellent range of sausages. Buy our tasty organic eggs and vegetables. Not forgetting delicious honey, cakes, preserves and hand made greeting cards. Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the market and talk to the producers.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883 robbie.bfm@gmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 21 February 2016
Time:19:00
Event:The Daughters Of Davis
Organised by:Hope Community Church
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:The Daughters Of Davis are a duo, Fern and Adrienne Davis, who have been taking their stylish blend of soul and folk across the UK since leaving the comforts of home for life on the road, touring tirelessly and winning fans across the nation.
Cost:£2.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305
 
 
Date:Sunday 28 February 2016
Time:14:30
Event:A screening of "Frozen"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:A fearless princess and a mountaineer set out to free their kingdom from eternal winter.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 28 February 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Family Plot"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:An illegitimate child, an empty grave and a mountain of misunderstandings link two pairs of fakers, one amiable the other sinister. The complex plot strands are delightfully tied together by a series of symbols and set pieces.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 12 March 2016
Time:19:00 for 19:30
Event:Quiz night
Organised by:Chernobyl Children's Life Line - South Essex Link
Location:St Nicholas Church Hall, School Lane, Ingrave CM13 3RB map
Details:The quiz will raise funds for the Link, which provides a holiday each year for children living in some of the areas worst affected by the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. There will also be a silent auction which will include bidding for a day at a choice of local beach huts! Everyone will be welcome - please take your own refreshments.
Cost:£6.00
Contact:Wendy Cowell 07850 472228
 
 
Date:Saturday 12 March 2016
Time:19:00
Event:Charles Wood's St Mark Passion, and Lenten and Easter excerpts from Handel's Messiah
Organised by:Ingatestone and Brentwood Choral Societies
Location:Brentwood Cathedral, Ingrave Road, Brentwood CM15 8AT map
Cost:£12.00 reserved, £10.00 unreserved, £5.00 students
Contact:01277 265288 music@dioceseofbrentwood.org
 
 
Date:Thursday 17 March 2016
Time:11:30 - 18:00
Event:PHOENIX FM GOLF DAY
Organised by:Phoenix FM
Location:Warley Park Golf Club, Magpie Lane, Little Warley CM13 3DX map
Details:Phoenix FM presents its first Golf Day! The day starts with bacon rolls at 10.30am and then a practice with range balls, moving on to a full round and a one-course dinner to be served around 5pm.
Cost:£75.00 fully inclusive - special deals for companies participating
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 sr@phoenixfm.com
 
 
Date:Thursday 17 March 2016
Time:19:00
Event:A screening of "Jaws"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:The classic film where someone's going to need a bigger boat.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 19 March 2016
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 19 March 2016
Time:19:00
Event:Anglian Highways and Byways
Organised by:The Stondon Singers
Location:Ingatestone Hall, Hall Lane, Ingatestone CM4 9NR map
Details:The Stondon Singers visit historic Ingatestone Hall for a concert celebrating the choral music of East Anglian Composers, both well-known and overlooked. There will be madrigals by John Wilbye and anthems by William Byrd alongside folksong arrangements by Gustav Holst and Alan Bullard, plus other original works by Imogen Holst, Armstrong Gibbs, Osbert Parsley and the Singers' conductor, Christopher Tinker.
Cost:£12.00, £6.00 for under-16s
Contact:01992 522300 stondon_singers@fsmail.net Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 March 2016
Event:Brentwood Half Marathon and Fun Run
Organised by:Rotary Club of Brentwood a Becket
Location:starts and finishes at Becket Keys School, Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood CM15 9DA map
Details:Now in its 35th year, the Brentwood Half Marathon has raised over £2 million for local, national and international charities. It's too late to enter the Half Marathon, but you can still enter the fun run, or go along on the day to support the runners. The Fun Run route is approximately 3 miles in length. Half Marathon Starts at 10.00am Fun Run at 10.20am approx.
Contact:enquiries@brentwoodhalf.org Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 March 2016
Time:14:30
Event:A screening of "The Lion King"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:After the death of his royal father, a young lion returns to battle his scheming uncle for the jungle throne.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 March 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Wadjda"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:10 year old Wadjda challenges deep-rooted Saudi traditions in a determined quest to follow her dreams and buy a bicycle. Stymied at every turn she sees one last chance in her school's Koran recitation competition, and its cash prize. A heartening story of perseverance, friendship and family life, this is the first film to be made entirely in Saudi Arabia.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Tuesday 22 March 2016
Time:19:45
Event:A talk on "Guerilla Gardening" by Richard Reynolds
Organised by:Ingatestone and Fryerning Horticultural Society
Location:Parish Room, Stock Road, Ingatestone CM4 9EP map
Details:Refreshments will be available
Cost:£1.00 for non members - members free
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 26 March 2016
Time:19:00 - 22:00
Event:The David Pickthall Big Band in concert
Organised by:St Edmund and St Mary Church
Location:High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:The 30 piece big band with string section and vocalists led by former Phoenix FM presenter David plays in Ingatestone for the first time.
Cost:£10.00, under 18s £5.00
Contact:Oliver Lincoln 07540 892778 Oliver@Vestguard.com Website
 
 
Date:Friday 1 April 2016
Time:13:45 - 15:30
Event:The Railway Children
Organised by:The Fold Arts Centre
Location:72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Image Musical Theatre presents an adaptation of the original book by E. Nesbit.
Cost:£8.00 adults, £6.00 children
Contact:01277 659286
 
 
Date:Thursday 14 April 2016
Time:19:00
Event:A screening of "Romeo and Juliet"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:This year sees the commemoration of the 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare's death, and what better way to remember the Bard of Avon than a showing of Romeo and Juliet?
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 24 April 2016
Time:14:30
Event:A screening of "Big Hero 6"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:A child prodigy, his robot and a reluctant crew of novice crime-fighters team up to save their city.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 24 April 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "A Man Escaped"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Bresson's key film, acclaimed as one of cinema's great works, is based on the true story of Resistance fighter Andre Devigny, who was captured and sentenced to death. Bresson exactly reconstructs his cell and follows his escape plans, and the stunning and spiritually moving denouement, to Mozart's C Minor Mass, raises the story to another plane.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 30 April 2016
Time:08:00 - 16:00
Event:CHARITY FISHING MATCH
Organised by:It's All About Fishing >>> In Essex, Phoenix FM's fishing podcast
Location:Snake Lake, Puddledock Farm Fishery, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster RM14 3NX map
Details:Draw to take place at 8am; fish from 10am to 4pm. Maximum 60 places. There will also be a raffle. All profits will be split evenly between Saint Francis Hospice and Essex Air Ambulance.
Cost:£30.00
Contact:robin@phoenixfm.com
 
 
Date:Saturday 7 May 2016
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:Thursday 19 May 2016
Time:19:00
Event:A screening of "The Blues Brothers"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:Full of fabulous music by some great stars, packed with humour and some of the most amazing car chases ever seen.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook
 
 
Date:Sunday 22 May 2016
Time:14:30
Event:A screening of "Cinderella"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:In this 2015 remake, a cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) reduces her dead husband's only child (Lily James) to the role of scullery maid, but a kindly beggar woman and some helpful mice bring about a change in the young woman's fortunes.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 22 May 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Devil's Backbone"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:An atmospheric ghost story set in the last months of the Spanish civil war. Carlos, the young protagonist, arrives at a refuge run by Republican sympathisers, which turns out to be haunted. With an array of fascinating characters, the film is an allegory of the civil war, but is also a rich reflection on good and evil and on the nature of belief itself.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 28 May 2016
Time:11:00
Event:Race For Life
Organised by:Cancer Research UK
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Non-competitive race over 5 km (3 miles) and 10 km (5 miles) raising money to help defeat cancer.
Cost:£14.99 - reduced to £10.00 for early sign-up
Contact:0300 123 0770 Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 16 June 2016
Time:19:00
Event:A screening of "Independence Day"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:A fighter pilot (Will Smith), a computer whizz (Jeff Goldblum) and others fight back after 15-mile-wide alien ships zap Earth's major cities.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook
 
 
Date:Sunday 26 June 2016
Time:14:30
Event:A screening of "Minions"
Organised by:@BillericayCine, Billericay's not-for-profit community cinema
Location:Billericay Library, 143 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AB map
Details:A clever Minion hatches a plan to find his masterless brethren someone new to serve.
Cost:£5.00
Contact:info@Billericaycine.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 26 June 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Two Days, One Night"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Sandra (Marion Cotillard), a young mother, discovers that her work colleagues have opted for a significant pay bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her workmates to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job. Tagged a "Belgian Western", this acclaimed, intimate drama packs thriller-like intensity.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 17 July 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Radio On"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:As a young London DJ travels to Bristol to investigate his brother's mysterious death, we get a unique, compelling and even mythic vision of late 70s England, stalled between failed hopes of social and cultural change and Thatcher's imminent upheaval. Famous for its music and ravishing outsider's-eye images of English landscapes and cityscapes.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 23 July 2016
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: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
 
 
Date:Saturday 10 September 2016
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:Sunday 25 September 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Ida"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Pawlikowski returns to Poland for this story of a novitiate nun, on the verge of taking vows, who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the Nazi Occupation.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 30 October 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Repulsion"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Still perhaps Polanski's most perfectly realised film - stunningly portraying the mental and emotional disintegration of a shy young Belgian girl left alone by her sister in their Kensington flat, who retreats into a terrifying world of fantasies and nightmares. One of the most intelligent horror films ever made and certainly one of the most effective.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 20 November 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:When do artists cut their losses and abandon their careers? This is the dilemma at the heart of the recent Coen brothers' film, which follows a week in the life of a young folk singer huddled against the unforgiving winter in Greenwich Village 1961. A funny, yet profoundly sad reflection on success, struggle, failure and the value of art.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 26 November 2016
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:Sunday 11 December 2016
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Legend Of 1900"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:On a transatlantic steamer the crew adopts an abandoned baby who grows up aboard (into Tim Roth). One day at the ship's grand piano he discovers a preternatural talent for jazz. When his growing legend means Jelly Roll Morton embarks, they have the piano duel to end them all. Today the liner is being broken up, but has he left it, even now?
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Sue Partridge 07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website