Local events

 
Date:Tuesday 3 March 2015 to Saturday 7 March 2015
Time:19:30 - 22:20
Event:Chess - The Musical
Organised by:Billericay Operatic Society
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:The story of a love triangle between two grandmasters - one American, one Russian - and a Hungarian-born American woman who manages one of the players but falls in love with the other, set against the backdrop of a politically-driven, Cold War-era chess tournament.
Cost:£15.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Friday 6 March 2015 to Sunday 8 March 2015
Time:10:30 (Thu/Fri 10:00) - 16:00
Event:Commemoration of World War I
Organised by:Trustees of the Billericay Reading Rooms
Location:73 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AS map
Details:A project involving four Billericay junior schools looking at fashion, nutrition, newspapers and businesses in the town. There will also be exhibits from The Western Front Association and The Billericay Historical Society. Food from the era will also be available, together with recipes.
Cost:Free
Contact:Andy Maddocks 01277 654173
 
 
Date:Saturday 7 March 2015
Time:09:30 - 12:30
Event:Meet The Leader
Organised by:Brentwood Borough Council
Location:Committee Rooms, Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood CM15 8AY map
Details:An opportunity to have a chat with the leader of Brentwood Borough Council, Cllr Barry Aspinell, about any comments, suggestions or issues they may have regarding the work of the Council.
 
 
Date:Saturday 7 March 2015
Time:19:30
Event:Mozart & Schubert
Organised by:The Stondon Singers accompanied by The Meridian Sinfonia
Location:Church of St Mary & St Lawrence, Great Waltham CM3 1AR map
Details:The concert will feature choral works by Mozart and Schubert, including Mozart?s Missa brevis and Laudate Dominum, with Schubert?s Mass in G. The Stondon Singers will be joined by four fine professional soloists and the Meridian Sinfonia. The conductor is Christopher Tinker.
Cost:£14, £7 for under-16s. Available on the door on the night or in advance from James Dace & Son (Chelmsford) or Allegro Music (Chelmsford).
Contact:01992 522300 stondon_singers@fsmail.net Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 7 March 2015
Time:19:30
Event:An evening of live music frmo the 50s and 60s
Organised by:Bardswell Social Club
Location:Bardswell Close, Brentwood CM14 4TJ map
Details:Put on your blue suede shoes for an evening of rock and roll, with live band Jade Doors performing.
Cost:Members £2.00, guests and non-members £4.00
Contact:01277 214057
 
 
Date:Sunday 8 March 2015
Time:16:00
Event:Basketball - Essex Leopards v Westminster Warriors
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Details:Come and support our local basketball team, the Essex Leopards, in this Division 1 match.
Cost:Adults £8.00, children £4.00, family tickets available
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Friday 13 March 2015
Time:21:00 - 23:30
Event:Live at Shenfield Cricket Club
Location:22A Chelmsford Road, Shenfield CM15 8RQ map
Details:Three great acts playing live - FRANCESCA PRIEST, LORRETTA BOUTWELL and KEELEY SMITH
Cost:£5.00 in advance or on the door
 
 
Date:Saturday 14 March 2015
Time:10:00 - 14:30
Event:Toy Fair
Organised by:J & J Webb
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Cost:Adults £3.00, Seniors £2.50, First Child £2.00
Contact:Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 14 March 2015
Time:11:00 - 13:00
Event:Book signing by Amy-Beth Ellice
Location:Waterstones, 63 High Street, Brentwood CM14 4RW map
Details:Amy is Britain's youngest cookbook publisher at the age of 17 and she will be signing copies of her book "Amy's Baking Year". There will also be free cupcakes!
Contact:Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 15 March 2015
Time:16:00
Event:Basketball - Essex Leopards v Derby Trailblazers
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Details:Come and support our local basketball team, the Essex Leopards, in this Division 1 match.
Cost:Adults £8.00, children £4.00, family tickets available
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Monday 16 March 2015
Time:20:00
Event:A talk on "Vegetables for Value" by Rodney Tibbs
Organised by:Billericay Horticultural Society
Location:Billericay Day Centre, Chantry Way, Billericay CM11 2BB map
Details:Non-members welcome.
Contact:Vic Hare 01277 652896 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 21 March 2015
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 21 March 2015
Time:11:30
Event:Author Teresa Heapy
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:Teresa will be reading from "Very Little Red Riding Hood" and "Very Little Cinderella" - pop in for stories, songs and drawings. This is a free event.
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 22 March 2015
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 34th year, they have raised well over £1.7 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 22 March 2015
Time:16:00
Event:Basketball - Essex Leopards v Worthing Thunder
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Details:Come and support our local basketball team, the Essex Leopards, in this Division 1 match.
Cost:Adults £8.00, children £4.00, family tickets available
Contact:Website
 
 
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:Thursday 26 March 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Tales from the floor - members read out their stories.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 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:Saturday 28 March 2015
Time:09:30 - 12:30
Event:Meet The Leader
Organised by:Brentwood Borough Council
Location:Committee Rooms, Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood CM15 8AY map
Details:An opportunity to have a chat with the leader of Brentwood Borough Council, Cllr Barry Aspinell, about any comments, suggestions or issues they may have regarding the work of the Council.
 
 
Date:Saturday 28 March 2015
Time:19:30
Event:March Of The Mods
Organised by:The Blue Beat Room
Location:Billericay Town Football Club, New Lodge, Blunts Wall Road, Billericay CM12 9SA map
Details:A fundraiser in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust - the 2014 event raised £1,700 for this very worthwhile cause. Confirmed so far are The Electric Stars, The Scene, Louise Turner, The Sha La La's, Ordinary Affair and The Capers.
Cost:£11.00
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 29 March 2015
Time:16:00
Event:Basketball - Essex Leopards v Team Northumbria
Location:Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood CM15 9NN map
Details:Come and support our local basketball team, the Essex Leopards, in this Division 1 match.
Cost:Adults £8.00, children £4.00, family tickets available
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 29 March 2015
Time:19:00 - 22:15
Event:Country Music Club
Organised by:GT Promotions
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:Our monthly country music club. This month the Club welcomes Shawn Cuddy and his band and Brian's Country.
Cost:£13.50
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Monday 30 March 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:00
Event:Lego Challenge
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:It wouldn't be the school holidays without the now infamous Lego Challenge. Come along to unleash your creative side with the power of the almighty Lego brick. Parents are welcome to stay and play, or have a couple of hours off! (Children aged 5+ can be left).
Cost:£2.00
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Wednesday 8 April 2015
Time:14:00 - 16:00
Event:Lego Challenge
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:It wouldn't be the school holidays without the now infamous Lego Challenge. Come along to unleash your creative side with the power of the almighty Lego brick. Parents are welcome to stay and play, or have a couple of hours off! (Children aged 5+ can be left).
Cost:£2.00
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Friday 10 April 2015
Time:11:00
Event:The Mayor's Charity Golf Day
Organised by:The Mayor of Brentwood
Location:Bentley Golf Club, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9SS map
Details:Bacon roll and tea/coffee on arrival, 18 Stableford Competition and 3 course evening meal
Cost:£52.00
Contact:Claire Hayden 01277 312741 claire.hayden@brentwood.gov.uk
 
 
Date:Friday 10 April 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:00
Event:Springtime Puppet-Making
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:Join Natasha to create Spring themed animal puppets - dress for mess! No sewing skills necessary, just a great imagination, basic scissor skills and patience. Suitable for ages 5+. Places are limited, so pre-booking and payment is essential.
Cost:£10.00
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 18 April 2015
Time:19:00
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 18 April 2015
Time:19:00 - late
Event:Las Vegas Charity Ball
Organised by:Athona Recruitment, Brentwood
Location:Woolston Manor Golf & Country Club, Abridge Road, Chigwell IG7 6BX map
Details:This fabulous charity ball is in aid of Saint Francis Hospice and the Guide Dogs. Each ticket includes reception drinks; a three-course meal; wine & beer during dinner; an inclusive bar (of selected wine, spirits & beer); and a disco and entertainment. There will be a charity auction and raffle prizes to be won too!
Cost:£70.00
Contact:01277 217777 marketing@athona.com Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 19 April 2015
Time:12:00 - 14:00
Event:Jazz Workshop
Organised by:John Seeley
Location:Doddinghurst Village Hall, Church Lane, Doddinghurst CM15 0NJ map
Details:A jazz workship with talks on learning techniques, environment, theory and a focus on Posture, Pulse, Phonology and Personality within music. All instruments and ability levels welcome.
Cost:£8.00
Contact:John Seeley info@johnseeleyjazz.co.uk Website
 
 
Date:Thursday 23 April 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Tales Of Old England
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:To celebrate St George's Day and William Shakespeare's birthday, our resident storytellers will bring you tales from around England. A mixture of folktales, myths and tales from literary sources to entertain all.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
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 CONNOR WELLS
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:Saturday 16 May 2015
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 16 May 2015
Time:19:00
Event:The Mayor of Brentwood's End Of Year Party
Organised by:The Mayor of Brentwood
Location:Ashwells Sports and Country Club, Ashwells Road, Brentwood CM15 9SE map
Details:3 course meal, raffle, auction and live music
Cost:TBC
Contact:Claire Hayden 01277 312741 claire.hayden@brentwood.gov.uk
 
 
Date:Saturday 16 May 2015
Time:19:30
Event:Classic Masterworks
Organised by:Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra
Location:Brentwood Ursuline School, Queens Road, Brentwood CM14 4EX map
Details:An evening of music from favourite operas: Magic Flute, Marriage of Figaro, La Clemenza di Tito, La Boheme, Madame Butterfly, Turandot, Eugene Onegin, Fledermaus, Carmen, Cavalleria Rusticana and more. Conducted by David Todd.
Cost:£10.00, concessions £5.00 on the door, cheaper in advance
Contact:01277 233698 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:Thursday 28 May 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Beginners' Workshop
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:For anyone who wishes to learn the nuts and bolts of storytelling. A two hour introductory workshop suitable for librarians, parents and grandparents, teachers and anyone else over the age of 16.
Cost:£6.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 30 May 2015
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.
Contact:0300 123 0770 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:Thursday 25 June 2015
Time:19:45
Event:In The Heat Of The Night
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:As the year warms up, so do our tales. A collection of stories from sunnier climes, together with one or two more risque tales.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 27 June 2015
Time:14:00
Event:Pirate Party with Alex English
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:To celebrate Alex's latest picture book, "Pirates Don't Drive Diggers", Alex will be joining us for a pirate party. There will be a craft activity, refreshments, face painting and a signed copy of Alex's book. Fancy dress is highly encouraged! Please book and pay in advance to avoid disappointment.
Cost:£5.00 which includes a copy of the book (RRP £6.99).
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.com Website
 
 
Date:Friday 3 July 2015
Time:20:00 - 22:10
Event:A Solitary Man - The Songs of Neil Diamond
Organised by:Bob Drury
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:Bob Drury returns with a brand new one-man show celebrating the genius of singer/songwriter Neil Diamond.
Cost:£14.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
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:Thursday 16 July 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Shadows and Light - The Story Of Oberon
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Combining magical stories collected from English, Irish and continental folklore, folk songs, and the wonderful words of Shakespeare and Joni Mitchell, Kevin Walker creates the remarkable story of a remarkable man.
Cost:£8.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 26 July 2015
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 1 August 2015
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 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:Thursday 24 September 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Tales from the floor - members read out their stories.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 26 September 2015
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 10 October 2015
Time:14:00 - 16:00
Event:Dyslexia Awareness Day
Organised by:Chicken and Frog Bookshop
Location:7 Security House, Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9AT
Details:Are you dyslexic or do you have a child or pupil that is? Pop along for lots of ideas and cake! This year we will be joined by Jane Walker from the dyslexia friendly publishing house Barrington Stoke.
Contact:Natasha Radford 01277 230068 events@chickenandfrog.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:Thursday 22 October 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Mongan's Fury
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Giles Abbott reads two intertwined tales from Ireland.
Cost:£8.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 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:Thursday 26 November 2015
Time:19:45
Event:Dark Tales
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Fold Arts Centre, 72 Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:When Winter darkness falls, the denizens of the dark grow bold and venture out into the world of men. Our resident storytellers bring the darkness to you through their tales.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:Carl Merry 01277 659286 Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 28 November 2015
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 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
 
 
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