The Phoenix FM Events Guide

Date:Friday 26 May 2017
Event:Local artists live - No Off Switch, Bloom, Josie Tullet
Organised by:The Hermit Club
Location:15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:Due to the club's licence you need to be age 19 and under to attend unless on the guestlist
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Date:Friday 26 May 2017 to Monday 29 May 2017
Event:Blackmore Village Fayre
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Dozens of events including Big Top, Festival of Sport, Children's Pet Show, Music, Competitions and much more. The fayre is in aid of local charity SNAP - Special Needs and Parents. See the website for dates/times of events.
Contact:Heather Eltham 01277 821824 Website
Date:Saturday 27 May 2017
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 costs for children
Contact:0300 123 0770 Website
Date:Saturday 3 June 2017
Time:13:30 - 16:00
Event:A Festival Of Fun For All
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Plants, cakes, bric-a-brac, books, toys, and games like Smash the Crockery, Bouncy Things - AND there are tempting teas too. There will also be a visit from a Pearly King and Queen.
Contact:01277 213618
Date:Saturday 3 June 2017
Event:D'Ukes live in concert
Organised by:Zinc Arts
Location:Zinc Arts Centre, High Street, Chipping Ongar CM5 0AD map
Details:Essex ukulele covers band interpreting songs in their own unique way.
Contact:01277 365626 Website
Date:Saturday 10 June 2017 to Sunday 11 June 2017
Time:10:00 (Saturday; 10:30 Sunday) - 17:00
Event:Summer Art Exhibition
Organised by:Ongar Art Society
Location:Budworth Hall, High Street, Ongar CM5 9JG map
Details:Including a sale of original artworks from local artists. Refreshments and home-made cakes will be available. Disabled access and good parking nearby.
Cost:50p, children free
Contact:Carol Poulton 01277 824032 Website
Date:Saturday 10 June 2017
Organised by:St Paul's Church
Location:Mores Lane, Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood CM14 5RZ map
Details:St Paul's Church Bentley Common are proud to present SongCycle the all singing all cycling male voice quartet, who sing music from Bach to the Beatles and much much more. Light refreshments including a licence bar will be available.
Contact:Sandy Spooner on 07908 710856 or Pattie Folkson on 07975 891314
Date:Friday 16 June 2017
Event:Golf Day
Organised by:Rotary Club of Ingatestone
Location:Maylands Golf Course map
Details:The Rotary Club of Ingatestone Twentieth Charity Golf Day in aid of CHESS and other local charities on Friday 16th June at Mylands Golf Club, Harold Wood. Coffee/bacon roll on arrival, 18 holes and 3 course meal , with many prizes including a Renault car for a hole in one.
Cost:£60 per golfer (£240 for team of four)
Date:Saturday 24 June 2017
Event:Another Night At The Opera
Organised by:Brentwood Choral Society
Location:Hutton and Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, Hutton Mount CM13 2NA map
Details:Join us for an evening of uplifting music. Brentwood Choral Society and guest soloists will be singing a selection from the great opera choruses. Melodies you didnt realise you knew!
Cost:£10.00 including strawberries and cream. Accompanied children free. Tickets on the door.
Contact:01277 219746 Website
Date:Saturday 1 July 2017
Time:Gates open 17:45, concert starts 18:15
Event:21st Summer Evening Jazz Open-Air Concert
Organised by:Rotary Club of Ingatestone
Location:Ingatestone Hall. Hall Lane, Ingatestone CM4 9NR map
Details:Featuring Frog Island Jazz Band and The Salty Town Six. Make up a party - bring your own table and chairs. Enjoy your own picnic and drinks. Food and drink from Jus Cool Caribbean Food and Brentwood Brewing Company will be available. There will also be an umbrella parade with prizes for the best decorated brollies, and a raffle. The concert is in aid of Farleigh and Saint Francis Hospices and other local Rotary causes.
Cost:£14.00 in advance, £15.00 at the gate. Accompanied children under 17 admitted free.
Contact:Ticket hotline 01277 350800 Website
Date:Tuesday 4 July 2017
Time:20:00 (Doors open 19:30)
Event:William Byrd Anniversary Concert
Organised by:The Stondon Singers
Location:Church of St Peter and St Paul, Ongar Road, Stondon Massey CM15 0LD map
Details:This years programme includes pieces by Byrd alongside anthems and madrigals by some of his English and Italian contemporaries. Refreshments will be served during the interval. This is a popular concert in a small venue and tickets frequently sell out. You are strongly advised to purchase your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment on the day.
Cost:£12, £6 for under-16s. Available in advance from James Dace & Son (Chelmsford), Allegro Music (Chelmsford), The Cooperative in Blackmore or any choir member. Also at the door on the night. Advance purchase recommended.
Contact:01992 522300 Website
Date:Saturday 22 July 2017 to Saturday 29 July 2017
Event:Brentwood Children's Literary Festival
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Details:A festival celebrating the world of reading, suitable for pre-school to teens, and anyone who loves reading children's books. We have a week of fantastic events scheduled, including The Wimpy Kid Show, author talks and a YA panel.
Contact:01277 230068 Website Facebook Twitter
Date:Saturday 22 July 2017
Time:14:00 - 16:00
Event:Open Afternoon
Organised by:St Mary's Church Buttsbury
Location:Stock Road, near Ingatestone, Essex map
Details:Visit this beautiful little church on the edge of farm land for a special afternoon. There will be flower displays, craft stalls, refreshments and some local sheep! If you drive between Billericay and Ingatestone on the Ingatestone Road, you cannot miss the church on the corner. Why not drop in and have a look at this 15th century little gem?
Contact:01277 354077 Website
Date:Wednesday 26 July 2017
Event:Beth Neilsen Champan - live
Location:Emmanuel Church, Laindon Road, Billericay, CM12 9LD map
Details:Nashville based country superstar, twice Grammy-nominated and the newest inductee into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame 2016, Beth Nielsen Chapman plays in Billericay as a warm up to her appearance at the Cambridge Folk Festival the following weekend.
Cost:£25.00 adults, £6.00 concessions
Contact:01277 658055 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