The Phoenix FM Events Guide

Date:Monday 26 June 2017
Time:19:00 - 21:00
Event:Paediatric First Aid course run by Response Education
Organised by:Brentwood NCT
Location:Christ Church, Warley Hill, Warley, Brentwood CM13 3AA map
Details:Please arrive 6:45pm for a prompt 7pm start. The course is open to anyone who would like to refresh their first aid or learn how to deal with a range of basic first aid procedures. The course covers CPR, burns, signs of illness and choking. Tickets must be pre-booked, babes in arms welcome
Cost:Single entry fee - £20. Couples entry fee - £35
Contact:Website Facebook
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:Saturday 1 July 2017
Event:Gilbert and Sullivan's "Trial by Jury"
Organised by:Billericay Choral Society
Location:United Reformed Church, Chapel Street, Billericay, CM12 9LR
Details:Billericay Choral Societys summer concert sees the choir return to the Victorian-eras theatrical comic-opera partnership of librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. The evening will include songs and choruses from Trial by Jury together with other favourite Gilbert and Sullivan works.
Cost:£10.00. Available from Brown Sugar/Slipped Discs, 57-59 High Street, Billericay, or from Maggie Kingston on 01277 625667
Contact:Maggie Kingston 01277 625667 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:Thursday 6 July 2017
Time:09:00 - 21:00
Event:Charity Pot-athon
Organised by:Hazle's Pottery Barn
Location:Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD map
Details:Pottery Painting, Adopt a Pot (for those who want to paint pots but not get their hands dirty!) and a "Teapot Challenge" between Phoenix FM's Michelle Ward and Phil Norton from Billericay Street Pastors, to see who can make a teapot the quickest! There will be a raffle and tombola and refreshments and cakes will be available. The event is in aid of St Luke's Hospice Basildon and Billericay Street Pastors.
Contact:01268 270892 Website Twitter
Date:Saturday 8 July 2017
Event:Brass On The Grass
Organised by:St Nicholas' Church
Location:Rectory Garden, Church Road, Kelvedon Hatch CM14 5TJ map
Details:Fairlop Brass Band will be playing a selection of music. There will be a licenced drinks tent and strawberries and cream. Bring your own picnic and garden chair or blanket. All profits to church funds.
Cost:£9.00 (£8.00 advance), £4.00 children
Contact:Chris Jardine 01277 373816
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:Monday 24 July 2017
Event:The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Organised by:The Festival Players
Location:Ingatestone Hall, Hall Lane, Ingatestone CM4 9NR map
Details:The Festival Players present a family-friendly open air production of The Merry Wives Of Windsor.
Cost:£15.00, concessions £13.00
Contact:01277 353010
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: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