Local events

 
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:11:00 - 16:00
Event:South Weald Country Fair
Location:South Weald Cricket Club, Sandpit Lane, South Weald CM14 5QE map
Details:Featuring a live Birds Of Prey flying display, a chance to meet Snow White, Arena displays, Beers, BBQs and lots of stalls offering traditional family fun including bouncy castles, raffles and tombolas, with all profits going to local good causes.
 
 
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:Sunday 21 September 2014
Time:10:00 - 13:00
Event:Blackmore Farmers' Market
Location:Blackmore Village Hall, Nine Ashes Road, Blackmore CM4 0QW map
Details:Friendly Farmers' and Speciality Foods Market selling Indian and South African cuisine, smoked fish and cheese, game, beef, chicken, pork, lamb, mutton, sausages, organic vegetables, eggs, honey, cakes, jams, chutneys, plants and cards. Come and talk to local producers about their products.
Contact:Robbie and Roger Legg 01277 211883 rogerlegg@tiscali.co.uk
 
 
Date:Thursday 25 September 2014
Time:19:45
Event:Club Night
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Reading Rooms, 73 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AS map
Details:Carl Merry will be telling some of his favourite tales and will also be inviting tales from the floor.
Cost:£4.00
Contact:01268 659286
 
 
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:Saturday 27 September 2014
Time:11:30 - 14:00
Event:Free BBQ
Organised by:Ingatestone Churches Together
Location:St Edmund and St Mary Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:Taking place outside the church. There will be live music from Echo Music, and gazebos and chairs on the green for you to relax and chat.
Cost:Free
Contact:Patrick Sherring 01277 352562
 
 
Date:Saturday 27 September 2014
Time:19:00
Event:Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity Concert
Location:St Edmund and St Mary Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:Join us for an evening of music to raise funds for GOSH. Members of our congregation and community will be performing songs from musicals, pop, jazz, blues and much more. Come along for a highly enetertaining evening not to be missed!
Cost:£5.00
Contact:Kate Thomas 07772 869826 or 01277 355203.
 
 
Date:Sunday 28 September 2014
Time:10:00
Event:Memory Walk
Organised by:Alzheimer's Society
Location:Thorndon Park South, Brentwood Road, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3LW map
Details:Memory Walk is a series of fundraising walking events taking place across Britain every September, raising money to provide vital support to people living with dementia and help research to find a cure for the future.
Contact:0845 306 0898 memorywalk@alzheimers.org.uk Website Facebook Twitter
 
 
Date:Sunday 5 October 2014
Time:15:00
Event:Organ Recital
Location:St Giles' Church, Old Church Road, Mountnessing CM13 1UN map
Details:An organ recital to celebrate the restoration of the organ at St Giles' Church. Peter Cross is the Organist and there will be other items by his Cross Harmonies Wind Ensemble, as well as some audience participation.
Cost:£7.50 (no charge for children) including refreshments
Contact:01277 352237. 01277 354727 or 01277 254886.
 
 
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:Friday 10 October 2014
Time:11:00
Event:The Mayor's Charity Golf Day
Organised by:The Mayor of Brentwood
Location:Brentwood Golf Club, Coxtie Green Road, Brentwood CM14 5RJ map
Details:Test your golf skills at the Mayor's Charity Golf Day. Money raised will go towards her charities of the year: Brentwood Talking Newspaper, St Francis Hospice and Brentwood Community Print.
Cost:£45 for an all-day package, which includes golf, lunch and an evening meal; or golf-only tickets cost £27.50; and the evening meal costs £25.
 
 
Date:Saturday 18 October 2014
Time:19:30
Event:Classic Masterworks
Organised by:Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra
Location:Brentwood Ursuline School, Queens Road, Brentwood CM14 4EX map
Details:Performances from Brahms, Bruch and Beethoven
Cost:£8.00 advance, £10.00 on the door, children £5.00
Contact:01277 233698 Website
 
 
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:This film centres on an amazing performance by the young Ana Torrent as a disturbed 8 year old living in Madrid with her two sisters. She is mourning the death of her mother (an ethereal Geraldine Chaplin), whom she conjures as a ghost - the title means Raise Ravens in English. Touching and thought provoking, this remains one of Spain's most important films. 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:Thursday 23 October 2014
Time:19:45
Event:Rachel Rose Reid
Organised by:Tales At The Fold - Storytelling Club
Location:The Reading Rooms, 73 High Street, Billericay CM12 9AS map
Details:One of the UK's best young storytellers, Rachel will be perfoming "I'm Hans Christian Andersen", a show which has recieved glowing reviews in the national press, and has toured in theatres and stoytelling clubs across the UK and Australia.
Cost:£8.00
Contact:01268 659286
 
 
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 9 November 2014
Time:18:00 - 19:00
Event:We Will Remember Them - A Concert For Remembrance Sunday
Organised by:Ingatestone Choral Society
Location:St Edmund and St Mary Church, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9DU map
Details:Featuring soprano Julia Wilson-James.
Cost:A retiring Collection will be taken in aid of the Royal British Legion.
Contact:Susan Skinner 01277 840634
 
 
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:In Roeg's second film two posh English kids, taken into the outback by their father, find themselves left all alone to confront a continent and try to find Westernised safety again. In shimmering light and colour cultures conflict when an Aboriginal boy comes to their aid, and profound and unpredictable psychic forces hold sway in the desert landscape. 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:It's 1984, and Stasi agent Wiesler, who's spent much of his life weeding out "dangerous" characters, is thrown into a quandary while investigating an individual who actually poses no threat. Henckel's first feature is a powerful but subtle drama about the conflict between the individual and a totalitarian society. 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