Local events

Date:Saturday 28 November 2015
Time:12:00 - 18:00
Organised by:Brentwood Borough Council
Location:Brentwood High Street

Details:Once again Phoenix FM will be hosting the town's biggest event - Lighting Up Brentwood. Phoenix FM presenters Tony Smith and Mike Porter will be compering the Main Stage.

Live music, street entertainers, stalls and much more, with the big Switch On at 5pm!

Contact:01277 312500 events@brentwood.gov.uk Website Twitter
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:Saturday 28 November 2015
Time:10:30 - 14:00
Event:Totally Reem Bazaar
Organised by:St George's Church
Location:Ongar Road, Brentwood CM15 9HR map
Details:Chocolate Tombola, Tempting Cake Stall, Handicrafts & Present stall, Books & DVDs, Toys & games, Candles & Decorations, Raffles & Tombolas etc In aid of Church Funds. AND FATHER CHRISTMAS will be there!
Contact:01277 213618
Date:Saturday 28 November 2015
Event:An evening of live country music
Organised by:Bardswell Social Club
Location:Bardswell Close, Brentwood CM14 4TJ map
Details:Live on stage will be the Chris Dunn Band.
Cost:Members £3.00, guests and non-members £5.00
Contact:01277 214057 Website
Date:Sunday 29 November 2015
Time:13:00 - 18:00
Organised by:Brentwood Borough Council
Location:Hutton Road, Shenfield

Details:Phoenix FM are back to entertain the town on the Main Stage outside Shenfield Library. More live music, stalls and much more.
Contact:01277 312500 events@brentwood.gov.uk Website Twitter
Date:Tuesday 1 December 2015
Time:09:15 - 11:45
Event:Monthly Networking Meeting
Organised by:Business Biscotti
Location:Marygreen Manor Hotel, London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR map
Details:Phoenix FM sponsors the monthly Biscotti business networking meeting. All businesses are welcome, from start ups to well established corporations, organisations, charities and local authorities. Come and form business relationships with like-minded people.
Cost:£5.00 for non members , £50.00 annual membership
Contact:Luke Adams 0845 680 1451 Website
Date:Saturday 5 December 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:30
Event:Christmas Bazaar
Organised by:St Edmund and St Mary Parish Church
Location:Ingatestone Community Centre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED map
Details:Come and see Father Christmas. Christmas presents, cards, paper, bulbs, bric-a-brac, collectables, antiques, books, puzzles, toys, cakes, sweets, savouries, preserves, tombolas and games. Fantastic raffle prizes. Tea and coffee.
Cost:50 pence
Contact:Rene Horner 01277 353555
Date:Saturday 5 December 2015
Time:11:00 - 16:00
Event:Warley Wonderland
Organised by:The Friends Of Warley Primary School
Location:Warley County Primary School, Chindits Lane, Brentwood CM14 5LF map
Details:Raffle and tombola, Christmas market, refreshments, festive fayre, Santa's grotto, ice skating, hot food and games. The ice skating opens at 11am until 4pm and the indoor bazaar opens from 12 noon to 3pm. For ice skating tickets go to www.warleyprimaryschool.co.uk and book online.
Contact:friendsofwarley@outlook.com Website
Date:Saturday 5 December 2015
Event:Winter Song Fest
Organised by:Brentwood Choral Society
Location:Hutton and Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, Hutton Mount CM13 2NA map
Details:Come along to Brentwood Choral Society's annual Winter Song Fest of best loved Carols and Christmas songs. This year, the group is joined by Bluebirds Children's choir. There will be the traditional contribution from the legendary hand bell group headed up by our chairman David Brice. The audience is expected to sing too!
Cost:£8.00, accompanied children £2.00. Tickets on the door.
Date:Saturday 5 December 2015
Event:An evening of music
Organised by:Bardswell Social Club
Location:Bardswell Close, Brentwood CM14 4TJ map
Details:Featuring a live performance from popular duo Moonshine.
Cost:Members £2.00, guests and non-members £4.00
Contact:01277 214057 Website
Date:Saturday 5 December 2015
Time:19:00 - 22:00
Event:Quiz Night
Organised by:Hope Community Church
Location:Hutton Community Centre, Harrison Close, Hutton, Brentwood CM13 1LP map
Details:A FREE Quiz Night that everyone and anyone can enjoy with a FREE Fish and Chip Supper! Participants will need to register on the event page at Eventbrite (link below).
Contact:07749 311019 Website
Date:Saturday 12 December 2015
Time:10:00 - 12:30
Event:Christmas Craft Fayre and Activity Morning
Location:Ingatestone Elim Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9EY map
Details:Craft activities, Christmas stalls, bric-a-brac, home produce etc. Refreshment including tea, coffee, bacon butties. Money raised will go to Operation Christmas Child.
Date:Sunday 13 December 2015
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:Thursday 17 December 2015
Event:Brass At Christmas
Location:St Nicholas' Church, Church Road, Kelvedon Hatch, CM14 5TJ map
Details:Fairlop Brass will be playing a selection of seasonal music, interspersed with traditional carols when the audience can join in by singing. Proceeds to be split between the church and Saint Francis Hospice.
Cost:£9.00 adults, £4.00 children including mulled wine/soft drink, and mince pies at the end of the concert.
Contact:Chris Jardine 01277 373816 st.nicholas.event@btinternet.com
Date:Sunday 20 December 2015
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Come and stock up for Christmas with venison, pheasant, pork, beef, lamb and sausages. There are a variety of cheeses and local beers. Not forgetting cakes, honey, preserves, organic eggs and vegetables. If you want a change from the traditional fayre we have tasty Indian cuisine as well. Meet your local producers and enjoy the friendly atmosphere at the market.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883 robbie.bfm@gmail.com
Date:Tuesday 22 December 2015
Time:20:00 (Doors open 19:30)
Event:Christmas at Blackmore
Organised by:The Stondon Singers
Location:The Priory Church of St Laurence, Church Street, Ingatestone CM4 0RN map
Details:The Priory Church of St Laurence is the perfect setting for this celebration of Christmas, with the opportunity for the audience to enjoy mulled wine and mince pies and join in the singing of a mix of old and new Christmas carols. The central work this year is the Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams and the concert will also include the debut performance of a new carol commissioned from Essex composer Alan Bullard. Advance booking is advised as availability of tickets on the door cannot be guaranteed.
Cost:£12.00, £6.00 for under-16s
Contact:01992 522300 stondon_singers@fsmail.net Website
Date:Friday 25 December 2015
Event:Christmas Lunch
Organised by:Methodist Churches in Billericay
Location:Queen's Park Community Church, Queen's Park Avenue, Billericay CM12 0GP map
Details:A free Christmas lunch for those on their own at Christmas. Please help to spread the word if you know anyone who might benefit from this. There is no charge and transport can be provided. Please register no later than 20 Dec.
Contact:Janet Lee 01277 622297
Date:Wednesday 10 February 2016 to Saturday 13 February 2016
Time:19:30 plus 14:30 Saturday matinee
Organised by:Shenfield Operatic Society
Location:The Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch RM11 1QT map
Details:Rodgers and Hammerstein's first play, set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams.
Cost:£18.00 (£20.00 Friday and Saturday evening performances)
Contact:07734 817418 boxoffice@shenfieldoperaticsociety.co.uk Website Facebook Twitter
Date:Thursday 17 March 2016
Time:11:30 - 18:00
Organised by:Phoenix FM
Location:Warley Park Golf Club, Magpie Lane, Little Warley CM13 3DX map
Details:Phoenix FM presents its first Golf Day! The day starts with bacon rolls at 10.30am and then a practice with range balls, moving on to a full round and a one-course dinner to be served around 5pm.
Cost:£75.00 fully inclusive - special deals for companies participating
Contact:Steve Roach 07952 498009 sr@phoenixfm.com
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.
Contact:Adrian Hanwell 01277 227708 a.hanwell@virgin.net