Local events

 
Date:Sunday 31 August 2014
Time:10:00 - 16:00
Event:Frankie's Classic Car Fest and Family Fun Day
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:The Ford Motor Company, Dunton Technical Centre, Dunton, Laindon SS15 6EE map
Details:A classic car and bike show and a vintage and retro market to raise funds for Saint Francis Hospice. Includes judging for cars 20 years old or more, Supercar Paddock for future classics, motoring-themed stalls, Fashion, accessories, vintage homeware, food and drink and live music.
Cost:£5.00, children under 12 free
Contact:01708 771427 fundraising@sfh.org.uk Website
 
 
Date:Monday 1 September 2014
Time:14:00 - 17:00
Event:Childrens Fun Afternoon for those of school age
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:A chance for stressed parents and grandparents to have three hours of peace in the final few days of the school holidays! Games, art work and other events, organised by church members.
Cost:Free but please bring a packed lunch.
Contact:01277 213618
 
 
Date:Wednesday 3 September 2014 to Saturday 6 September 2014
Time:19:30 - 22:05
Event:The Secret Garden
Organised by:Firebirds
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:Newly-orphaned Mary Lennox arrives from India to live in gloomy Yorkshire and finds a house full of memories, sadness and spirits. Can the finding of the secret garden and the power of nature provide the healing required by all the family, both living and ghostly
Cost:£15.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 6 September 2014
Time:14:00
Event:Annual Flower Show
Organised by:Billericay Horticultural Society
Location:Methodist Church Hall, Western Road, Billericay CM12 9DT map
Details:Free entry, refreshments available.
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Saturday 6 September 2014
Time:19:30
Event:An outdoor screening of Captain Phillips
Organised by:Essex Outdoor Cinema
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Bring your own blankets, chairs and picnics. Food and drink is also available on site.
Cost:£10.00
Contact:Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 7 September 2014
Time:12:00 - 17:00
Event:Stock Donkey Derby
Organised by:Lions Club of Brentwood
Location:Brocks Farm, Ingatestone Road, Stock CM4 9PD map
Details:Family fun day where older children can take part in donkey racing! Expect a BBQ, licensed bar, children’s theatre, inflatables, face painting, miniature railway and more! All money raised goes straight back into the local community and charities!
Cost:£2.00 Children: £1.00
Contact:Stuart Oldham or Mac McAllister Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 7 September 2014
Time:13:00 - 17:00
Event:Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary Open Day and Dog Show
Organised by:Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary
Location:Little Farm, Buttsbury, nr. Ingatestone CM4 9NZ map
Details:Entries for the Fun Dog Show cost £1.50 and will be taken from 1pm, with various classes including Best Dog Hero, Cutest Puppy and Best Tail Wagger. There?ll also be a kids' gymkhana with hobby horses (please bring your own if you prefer to race with it), an egg and spoon race, children's corner, lots of stalls and music by Midnite Blue as you enjoy your refreshments.
Cost:£4.00, children under 16 free, Members with cards £3.00
Contact:01277 356191 remusoffice@aol.com Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 7 September 2014
Time:19:00
Event:Comedian Sean Meo
Organised by:The Laughing Pod comedy club
Location:The Ivory Rooms, 66-68 Laindon Rd, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Supported by 4 fantastic acts and MC Graeme Mathews
Cost:£10.00 or £5.00 for NHS staff. Everyone gets a free pint of Becks or soft drink on arrival.
Contact:Stephen Watson Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Friday 12 September 2014 to Saturday 13 September 2014
Event:The Flag Factory Festival 2014
Organised by:The Flag Factory
Location:The White Horse, 173 Coxtie Green Road, Brentwood CM14 5PX map
Details:Over 20 bands performing over two dats, including Electric Child House, The Victories, Youth Club, The Bracknall, The Majestic and The Tomorrow Men



Cost:£20.00 for a weekend ticket. Profits will be donated to the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity and Meningitis Now.
Contact:Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 13 September 2014
Time:14:00
Event:Autumn Show
Organised by:Ingatestone and Fryerning Horticultural Society
Location:Ingatestone and Fryerning Community Association, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED map
Details:Horticultural, Domestic and Handicraft Exhibits for adults and children. Closing dates for entry forms Wednesday 10th September
 
 
Date:Saturday 13 September 2014
Time:19:30
Event:"In the Round" Charity Concert
Organised by:The Rotary Club of Billericay
Location:Emmanuel Church, Laindon Road, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Top Essex Band Re-Public and guest vocalist Amy Longmead will perform a selection of old and new popular music, with seating "in the round" - Albert Hall-style! There will also be dancing, together with German style hot dogs, beer, wine and soft drinks. The concert is in aid of Little Havens Children's Hospice and other Rotary supported charities.
Cost:£15.00 - available in advance from Creatures Great and Small, Masons of Billericay, The Olive Branch or on the door
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Sunday 14 September 2014
Time:12:00 - 20:00
Event:Charity Festival
Organised by:Animal Aid
Location:Herongate and Ingatestone Cricket Club, Brentwood Road, Herongate CM13 3QB map
Details:Food, drink, craft stalls, bouncy castle, children's entertainment, barbecue, charity raffle and auction. Eight bands will be playing too including The Sensors, Graphite Blonde, Park and Ride, The Halfbeats and Alibi.
 
 
Date:Friday 19 September 2014
Time:19:00 - 21:00
Event:Family Bat Walk
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Come and join the Rangers on a guided night time tour to find the mesmerizing bats which inhabit Weald Country Park. Use a bat detector to hear them navigate with echolocation and watch them fly around the lake - and you! Dress for a chilly night, and don’t forget a torch!
Cost:£4.00
Contact:01277 261343
 
 
Date:Saturday 20 September 2014
Time:20:00 - 22:35
Event:An Evening of Pink Floyd's Music
Organised by:Any Colour You Like
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:Any Colour You Like brings to Brentwood their Pink Floyd Tribute Show with their 11-piece Pink Floyd Tribute band formed in 1994.
Cost:£15.00 with all receipts to their chosen Charity, The British Legion Poppy Appeal.
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Friday 26 September 2014
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:A regular series of monthly gigs, with four acts performing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 28 September 2014
Time:10:30
Event:Superhero Walk
Organised by:Saint Francis Hospice
Location:Starting at Brentwood County High School with a walk through King George’s Playing Fields.
Details:A 5km family sponsored walk (with shorter options). A great event for the whole family! Dress up as your favourite superhero and be a hero for your hospice.
Cost:£10.00 adults, £5.00 children 3-16. Children under 3 are free
Contact:Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 5 October 2014
Time:19:00
Event:Comedian Paul Kerensa
Organised by:The Laughing Pod comedy club
Location:The Ivory Rooms, 66-68 Laindon Rd, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Supported by 4 fantastic acts and MC Liam Smith
Cost:£10.00 or £5.00 for NHS staff. Everyone gets a free pint of Becks or soft drink on arrival.
Contact:Stephen Watson Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 19 October 2014
Time:14:00 - 16:00
Event:Tipples and Treats Sloe Foraging
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:A Ranger led walk in search of wild sloe berries, and guided preparation to make your own alcoholic beverage at home! Create a lovely gift for yourself or someone else. Children are welcome to help pick sloes! Please bring a container to collect your sloes in and a large glass bottle/jar to prepare your goodies in. Dress for an autumn day in the park.
Cost:£4.00, accompanied children free
Contact:01277 261343
 
 
Date:Sunday 19 October 2014
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Cria Cuervos"
Organised by:Brentwood Art Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:The Club is run by a committee of volunteers on a membership basis and aims to show films, both classics and more recent releases, which are not normally on general release. Refreshments and film notes are available and there is usually an informal discussion after the film.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Friday 24 October 2014
Time:20:00 - 22:15
Event:Steve Brookstein, Forgotten Man
Organised by:Steve Brookstein
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:The first ever winner of the x Factor, returning to Brentwood by popular demand, remembering the Legends of Soul.
Cost:£15.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Saturday 25 October 2014
Time:19:30 - 22:45
Event:An Intimate Evening With Jo Harman
Organised by:Brentwood MIND
Location:Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG map
Details:A rare chance to see Jo in an intimate, acoustic setting and not to be missed. Support from Paolo Morena and The High Wires, raising mental health awareness.
Cost:£12.00
Contact:Brentwood Theatre Box Office 01277 200305 Website Twitter
 
 
Date:Tuesday 28 October 2014
Time:11:00 - 12:30 and 13:30-15:00
Event:Lantern Making
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Make and decorate your own lantern to take home and use again and again! Please bring along a wide topped glass jar to transform. Suitable for children under 12. Adult supervision required. Limited places, book quickly to avoid disappointment.
Cost:£4.00 per child
Contact:0845 603 7624
 
 
Date:Tuesday 28 October 2014 to Wednesday 29 October 2014
Time:19:00 - 21:00
Event:Family Bat Walk
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Join the Rangers in the park at night looking for bats. Listen out for a range of native species using bat detectors and spot them swooping over the lake to feed. A truly memorable and interactive event for all the family! Dress warmly (and waterproof) for a chilly night. Don’t forget a torch and your lantern if you made one earlier!
Cost:£4.00 per adult, £2.00 per child
Contact:01277 261343
 
 
Date:Wednesday 29 October 2014 to Thursday 30 October 2014
Time:11:00 - 12:30 and 13:30-15:00
Event:Pumpkin Carving
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Hollow out and carve your own pumpkin to take home. Tools and ideas provided for children to take part in this fun Halloween tradition! Adult accompaniment required. Suitable for children under 12. Dress to get messy! Book quickly to take part in this extremely popular event.
Cost:£4.00 per child
Contact:0845 603 7624
 
 
Date:Friday 31 October 2014
Time:12:00 - 17:00
Event:Hallowe'en Extravaganza
Location:Weald Country Park, Weald Rd, South Weald, Brentwood CM14 5QS map
Details:Be captivated by spooky stories in our new storytelling circle, make Hallowe'en crafts to take home, brave our monster madness, wander our pumpkin patch and take part in our fancy dress competition. Remember that our last storytelling slot is extra scary! Make sure to pre book your storytelling slot but arrive from 12:00 to collect your wristband and enjoy the rest of our spooky activities at your leisure. Pre booking essential. Suitable for children under 12.
Cost:£6.00 per child
Contact:0845 603 7624
 
 
Date:Friday 31 October 2014
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:A regular series of monthly gigs, with four acts performing live including Sophie deBattista
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 2 November 2014
Time:19:00
Event:Comedian Bob Slayer
Organised by:The Laughing Pod comedy club
Location:The Ivory Rooms, 66-68 Laindon Rd, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Supported by 4 fantastic acts and MC Lateef Lovejoy
Cost:£10.00 or £5.00 for NHS staff. Everyone gets a free pint of Becks or soft drink on arrival.
Contact:Stephen Watson Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 16 November 2014
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "Walkabout"
Organised by:Brentwood Art Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:The Club is run by a committee of volunteers on a membership basis and aims to show films, both classics and more recent releases, which are not normally on general release. Refreshments and film notes are available and there is usually an informal discussion after the film.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Friday 28 November 2014
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:A regular series of monthly gigs, with four acts performing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 7 December 2014
Time:19:00
Event:TV comic Patrick Monahan
Organised by:The Laughing Pod comedy club
Location:The Ivory Rooms, 66-68 Laindon Rd, Billericay CM12 9LD map
Details:Supported by 4 fantastic acts and MC Christian Steel
Cost:£10.00 or £5.00 for NHS staff. Everyone gets a free pint of Becks or soft drink on arrival.
Contact:Stephen Watson Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Friday 12 December 2014
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:A regular series of monthly gigs, with four acts performing live
Cost:£7.00 advance, £10.00 on the night
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 poacher97@hotmail.com
 
 
Date:Sunday 14 December 2014
Time:19:30
Event:A screening of "The Lives Of Others"
Organised by:Brentwood Art Cinema Club
Location:Brentwood United Reformed Church, New Road, Brentwood CM14 4GD map
Details:The Club is run by a committee of volunteers on a membership basis and aims to show films, both classics and more recent releases, which are not normally on general release. Refreshments and film notes are available and there is usually an informal discussion after the film.
Cost:£5.00 guest fee or £38.00 for a whole year of 11 films
Contact:Website
 
 
Date:Wednesday 25 February 2015 to Wednesday 25 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