The Phoenix FM Events Guide

Date:Saturday 10 December 2016
Event:Joy To The World - Favourite Music for Christmas
Organised by:Brentwood Choral Society
Location:Hutton and Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, Hutton Mount CM13 2NA map
Details:Carols from around the world with special guests The Bluebirds Children's Choir
Cost:£8.00, accompanied children £2.00. Tickets on the door.
Contact:01277 233271
Date:Saturday 10 December 2016
Time:19:00 - 21:45
Event:Christmas Concert in aid of the British Liver Trust
Organised by:Colin Pittman
Location:Ingatestone Hall, Hall Lane, Ingatestone CM4 9NR map
Details:Featuring soprano Jackie Pittman and tenor Jezz Saint-James. The evening will include complimentary mulled wine and hot mince pies will be served during the interval.
Cost:£25.00, concessions £22.00
Contact:07435 760153 Website
Date:Sunday 11 December 2016
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 Website
Date:Thursday 15 December 2016
Event:Brass at Christmas
Organised by:St Nicholas Church
Location:The Rectory Gardens, Church Road, Kelvedon Hatch CM14 5TJ map
Details:Fairlop Brass, a long established brass band, will be playing a selection of seasonal music, interspersed with carols for the audience to sing. Mince pie and mulled wine (or soft drink) after the concert
Cost:£9.00 adults, £4.00 children
Contact:Chris Jardine 01277 373816
Date:Saturday 17 December 2016
Event:Annual Carol Concert
Organised by:Ingatestone Choral Society
Location:Ingatestone United Reformed Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9EY map
Details:A programme of readings and carols and a chance to join in with some of your traditional favourites, tickets available on the door. Refreshments served.
Cost:£8.00 adults, £2.00 children
Date:Sunday 18 December 2016
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Come and stock up for Christmas at Blackmore Farmers Market. We have venison and other game, beef, lamb and pork and a wide variety of sausages.Compliment these with chutneys, organic vegetables and eggs. Save time with our fish ready meals and Indian cuisine. Try our huffers, cakes, preserves and honey. For gifts we have hand made chocolates, plants and wreaths not forgetting the special dog biscuits for man's best friend. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at the market.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883
Date:Tuesday 20 December 2016
Event:Christmas at Blackmore
Organised by:The Stondon Singers
Location:The Priory Church of St Laurence, Church Street, Blackmore CM4 0RN map
Details:The Stondon Singers return to Blackmore with a varied programme of Christmas music, including pieces from the early Renaissance along with new arrangements of traditional tunes which everyone will know. There will also be a second opportunity to hear the carol written for the Singers last year by Alan Bullard as well as familiar carols for the audience to sing. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served in the interval.
Cost:£12.00, U16 £5.00
Contact:Matthew Butt 01992 522300 Website
Date:Thursday 22 December 2016
Time:19:00 - 01:00
Event:Tugboats Christmas Charity Bonanza
Organised by:Local comedian Tugboat
Location:Seaxe Room, The Essex Arms, Warley Hill, Brentwood CM14 5HA map
Details:In aid of Cancer Research UK this is a night of comedy, music and madness! There will be a raffle, local artists performing, comedy acts, a charity auction, mince pies and a chance to win Tugboat's Treasure Briefcase!
Cost:£8.00 oon the door
Contact:Sam Hookings 07734 628247
Date:Saturday 28 January 2017 to Sunday 29 January 2017
Time:18:30 (Saturday only) and 13:30 (both days)
Organised by:Ingatestone Musical and Operetta Group
Location:Ingatestone Community Club Theatre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED map
Cost:£12.00, concessions £7.50 advance, £1.00 higher on the door
Contact:01277 354015 Website