Local events

 
Date:Saturday 29 November 2014 to Saturday 10 January 2015
Time:19:00
Event:Sleeping Beauty
Organised by:The Queen's Theatre
Location:Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT map
Details:Boys and girls of all ages can follow brave Tom Clutterbuck on his thrilling quest through the Enchanted Forest to rescue the beautiful Princess Aurora in this classic pantomime tale.
Cost:£12.50 - £26.50
Contact:01708 443333 Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 20 December 2014
Time:19:30
Event:Music For Christmas
Organised by:Ingatestone Choral Society
Location:Ingatestone United Reformed Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9EY map
Details:Mince pies and mulled wine will be served.
Cost:£8.00 adults, £2.00 children under 11
Contact:Susan Skinner 01277 840634 susan_a.skinner@tiscali.co.uk
 
 
Date:Sunday 21 December 2014
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 the Christmas holiday with sausages, pork, beef, lamb, venison and other game. Not forgetting cakes and preserves, organic eggs and vegetables, honey, plants and cards. If you want a change from the traditional fayre we have tasty Indian cuisine as well.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883 robbie.bfm@gmail.com
 
 
Date:Wednesday 21 January 2015
Time:10:00 - 14:00
Event:Free Electric Blanket Testing
Organised by:CVS Brentwood, Lighthouse Furniture and Brentwood and District Age Concern
Location:Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood CM15 8AY map
Details:Bring along your electric blanket to be tested free of charge!
Contact:01277 222050
 
 
Date:Sunday 25 January 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Lunchbox"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Award-winning short filmmaker Ritesh Batra's debut feature highlights Mumbai's legendary Lunchbox delivery service, which it's said, never goes wrong. Except when an accounts clerk on the brink of retirement suddenly receives the food another man never appreciated, in a box that looks just like his own ...
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Friday 30 January 2015
Time:19:30 - 23:00
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 - HIGH/LOW, MONTOSSORI JACKS, THE VELVET TREE and CONNOR WELLS.
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 22 February 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Great Beauty"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:A hugely entertaining and stunningly shot satire of high life in Berlusconi's Italy. Toni Servillo plays Jep Gambardella, a once acclaimed novelist, through whose world weary eyes we witness the decadence of a bankrupt culture consuming itself. The wonderful soundtrack includes music ranging from Tavener and Part to punchy Italian club mix.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Wednesday 25 February 2015 to Saturday 28 February 2015
Time:19:30 plus 14:30 Saturday matinee
Event:Sister Act
Organised by:Shenfield Operatic Society
Location:The Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT map
Details:Sister Act tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look - a convent! Under the suspicious watch of the Mother Siuperior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!
Cost:£18.00-£20.00
Contact:07734 817418 boxoffice@shenfieldoperaticsociety.co.uk Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Friday 27 February 2015
Time:19:30 - 23:00
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 - LADY GREY AND THE EARLS, CAR BOOT TETRIS and two more to be confirmed.
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 22 March 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Wittily narrates the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, as he struggles to prove his innocence after he is framed for the murder of a wealthy guest, aided by Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. A quick fire comedic, star-studded account of a Hollywood Europe.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:07938 197939 bacc.contact@gmail.com Website
 
 
Date:Friday 27 March 2015
Time:19:30 - 23:00
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 - FINDING MIRANDA, HELEN CONNELLY, THE ENDS and DENIERS.
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Friday 24 April 2015
Time:19:30 - 23:00
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 - BOW FLATS, KERRIE LOUISE MASTERS, ENEMY OF THE LION and one more to be confirmed.
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 26 April 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Motorcycle Diaries"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:The young Che Guevara leaves his middle class family and wealthy girlfriend for a road trip with his friend. What begins hedonistically is transformed, as witnessing rural destitution and injustice firsthand presents both a genuine and captivating picture of South American identity, and leads to radical political awakening.
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 17 May 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Lift To The Scaffold"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:A self-assured business man murders his mistress's husband, unintentionally provoking an ill-fated chain of events. Malle puts his individual stamp on this ingenious roman noir, shot in high contrast b/w by the brilliant cinematographer Decae, and with Miles Davies's superb score (improvised in one night). One of the 50s' seminal films.
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 14 June 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "12:08 East of Bucharest"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Set in a local television station, a presenter tries to put together a programme on the history of the revolution, but phone-in viewers' claims question whether it ever took place. Wryly funny and highly original this modern deadpan masterpiece of satire captures both this event's contentious narratives, and the bitter feeling of hopes dashed in its wake.
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 12 July 2015
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Wild Strawberries"
Organised by:Brentwood Arts Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:Elderly professor Isak Borg, set to receive an honorary degree, wakes in a cold sweat. In his nightmare he stood in a deserted street completely alone, the clocks had no hands, and when a hearse slowly arrives its horses suddenly bolt - the coffin falling out, its lid open. Troubled, he realises his subconscious is urgently trying to tell him something ...
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 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: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: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: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