The Phoenix FM Events Guide

Date:Sunday 20 August 2017
Time:10:00 - 18:30
Event:Animal Aid Festival
Location:Herongate and Ingrave Cricket Club, The Cricket Common, Brentwood Road, Herongate CM13 3NY map
Details:A fun-filled day for all the family, now in its fifth year. Live bands, children's entertainment, dog show, dog competitions, craft stalls, raffles, food, drink, licensed bar and much more. All proceeds to small animal rescues.
Cost:Admission free - parking is available for £2.00
Date:Sunday 20 August 2017
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at the market and meet local producers. Delicious traditionally reared beef, pork and lamb, wild venison and a wide variety of sausages, organic vegetables and eggs, fish ready meals and aromatic Indian cuisine, hand made cards, Essex honey and gorgeous home made cakes and preserves. For the gardeners there are lovely plants, eco friendly compost and other products.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883
Date:Monday 21 August 2017
Event:An Introduction To Exotic Gardens - a talk by Paul Sprackling
Organised by:Billericay Horticultural Society
Location:Billericay Day Centre, Chantry Way, Billericay CM11 2BB map
Details:£2.00 entry, non-members welcome.
Contact:Vic Hare 01277 652896 Website
Date:Friday 25 August 2017
Event:Quiz Night
Organised by:Rotary Club of Brentwood in aid of Brentwood Community Print
Location:Brentwood School Sports Centre (Courage Hall), Middleton Hall Lane, Brentwood CM15 8EE map
Details:Come along and test your knowledge at the Brentwood Community Print fundraising charity quiz night hosted by The Rotary Club of Brentwood. Teams of up to 8 people, all welcome. Entrance fee includes a jacket potato with a choice of fillings and a side salad.
Contact:01277 849021 Website
Date:Saturday 26 August 2017 to Monday 28 August 2017
Time:14:00 - 18:00
Event:Flower, Art and Craft Festival
Location:St Giles' Church, Old Church Road, Mountnessing CM13 1UN map
Details:Art in the barn, flowers in church, craft workers in the marquee, refreshment tent, book stall and tombola. Organ music in the church 3pm each day. Free admission and parking.
Contact:Patrick Sherring 01277 352562
Date:Saturday 26 August 2017
Event:Fun Dog Show
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Refreshments available, and there will be a doggy tombola and grand raffle. Ten classes to enter at £1.50 per class - to be judged by Tommy Walsh from TV's Groudforce. Humans are free!
Contact:Father Garry Jenkins 07952 222911
Date:Sunday 3 September 2017
Time:12:00 - 15:00
Event:Pussycat Lodge Open Day
Organised by:Pussycat Lodge Trust
Location:20 Priests Field, Ingrave, Brentwood CM13 3QJ map
Details:The event is in aid of Pussycat Lodge Trust, a local cat rescue charity. Refreshments, home made cakes, books, raffle, Tarot card reading, bric-a-brac, craft items and cards. If you sit down for a cuppa, you could find a cat taking up residency on your lap!
Cost:Entrance is free but a donation and some cat food would be appreciated
Contact:Jacqueline Duly 01277 811904 Website Twitter
Date:Saturday 30 September 2017
Event:One Community - One Thousand Years
Organised by:St Edmund and St Mary Church
Location:High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:A concert to give thanks for 1,000 years of Ingatestone featuring the incredible vocals of Karenina Angelique, Motown and soul band Echo and the Ingatestone Worship Team, led by Director of Music Oliver Lincoln.
Cost:£5.00, under 18s £1.00
Contact:Oliver Lincoln 07564 840145 Website
Date:Saturday 30 September 2017
Time:19:30 - 24:00
Event:Everybody Loves The Blues
Organised by:High Voltage Big Band
Location:The Springhouse Sports Club, Springhouse Road, Corringham SS17 7QT map
Details:Billericay's High Voltage Big Band are a 29-piece Big Band consisting of 22 brass players, 4 percussionists, 2 vocalists and a conductor. The performance will feature music from Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Bruno Mars and many more.
Cost:£10.00, children under 13 £5.00
Date:Sunday 1 October 2017
Event:Harold Wood Charity Run 2017
Location:Harold Wood Park, Harold Wood RM3 0LX map
Cost:£20.00 on the day - discounts if paying in advance or an affiliated runner
Contact:Barry Wiseman 07855 447226 Website Facebook
Date:Thursday 12 October 2017 to Saturday 14 October 2017
Time:19:30 (each night) and 13:30 (Saturday)
Event:Calamity Jane
Organised by:Ingatestone Musical and Operetta Group
Location:Ingatestone Community Club Theatre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED map
Details:Calam dresses like a man, totes a gun and drives the Deadwood City stagecoach. Well-meaning, but disaster-prone, she tries to help the local saloon proprietor out of a jam by promising to fetch a music-hall star from Chicago. It doesn't go quite as planned!
Cost:£12.00. Concessions on Thursday and Saturday matinee - Senior £10.00. and Child £7.00.
Contact:01277 354015 Website