Madness At Southend Cliffs!

October 2, 2009

Madness, top British pop/ska band from Camden Town, are performing live at Southend’s Cliff Pavilion on 5th December 2009. Tickets are on sale now and selling fast. This is the…

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JLS at the Brentwood Centre – Friday, 12 February 2010

October 2, 2009

Runners up in the X-Factor show last year, JLS are one of Britain’s most dynamic and exciting new bands. JLS are Aston Merrygold, Marvin Humes, Jonathan “JB” Gill, and Oritsé…

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Lee Mack Comedy Night in Southend – 7th May 2010

October 1, 2009
Lee Mack Comedy Night in Southend – 7th May 2010

Top comedian Lee Mack is appearing at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea on 7th May 2010. Tickets are on sale now. Most famous for his TV sit-com Not Going Out,…

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MMA Comes to Essex

September 30, 2009
MMA Comes to Essex

Exciting news for martial artists in Essex. 5 Elements Martial Arts, in Basildon, has announced that WAKO GB (the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations) is planning to start organising amateur…

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Theatre at Baddow – Funny Money by Ray Cooney

September 30, 2009

Funny Money by Ray Cooney Dates – 30th September to 3rd October 2009 Henry is planning to immigrate to Barcelona after finding a briefcase on the Underground containing £735,000!  But…

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Motörhead are Coming to Essex on 24th November 2009

September 30, 2009
Motörhead are Coming to Essex on 24th November 2009

Classic British rockers Motorhead are playing a gig at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion on Tuesday, 24 November 2009. Lemmy will be joined by his latest line up and belt out…

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Alesha Dixon Southend Concert on 10th November

September 30, 2009
Alesha Dixon Southend Concert on 10th November

The beautiful Alesha Dixon, the homegrown British pop/R&B singer and songwriter is performing at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 10th November 2009. Her most recent project has…

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Dizzee Rascal at the Cliffs Pavilion on 1st November – Buy Tickets

September 30, 2009
Dizzee Rascal at the Cliffs Pavilion on 1st November – Buy Tickets

Top British rap artist Dizzee Rascal is playing for one night only at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion on Sunday 1st November. His music is a blend of garage MCing, conventional…

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Rob Brydon at the Cliffs Pavilion – 21 October 2009

September 30, 2009
Rob Brydon at the Cliffs Pavilion – 21 October 2009

Top TV comedian Rob Brydon is performing for one night at the Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff-on-Sea, on Wednesday, 21 October 2009 at 7.30pm. Brydon is famous for bizarre or unsettling…

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Colne Valley Railway

September 29, 2009
Colne Valley Railway

The Colne Valley Railway is a great day out for all the family. The railway was actually constructed by volunteers and steam engine enthusiasts. The trains transported in are repaired…

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Hylands Park and Garden, Chelmsford

September 29, 2009
Hylands Park and Garden, Chelmsford

Hylands Park and Gardens are one of Chelmsford most popular visitor attractions. The park covers a large area with open grassland, woodland areas, a Serpentine lake, pond, plus ornamental gardens…

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Oxjam Music Festival, Chelmsford, 9th October 2009

September 29, 2009

Two amazing local bands are set to play a one off charity gig on the 9th October at The Barhouse, Victoria Street, Chelmsford. Oxjam is a music festival taking place…

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Essex Vintage Fashion Fair – 18th October 2009 – Brentwood

September 28, 2009
Essex Vintage Fashion Fair – 18th October 2009 – Brentwood

If you want to see and buy some vintage fashion items then this is the event for you. Fashion from 1920′s to 1980′s. “Vintage Vogue” is the only Fashion Event…

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Essex Schools Should Focus on Cricket

September 28, 2009
Essex Schools Should Focus on Cricket

Research carried out by Loughborough University, Britain’s leading sports science academy, has shown that cricket is one of the best ways to teach children about the three F’s – Fitness,…

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NCT Nearly New Sale – Saturday 17th October – St. John Payne School, Chelmsford

September 28, 2009

NCT sales are a great place to pick up some good quality second hand toys, nursery furniture or clothes. Usually cheaper than eBay and you get to try it first!…

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Morrissey, Brentwood Centre, 3 November 2009

September 27, 2009
Morrissey, Brentwood Centre, 3 November 2009

Morrissey’s music career started with punk rockers – The Nosebleeds in the late 1970s, but it was with The Smiths that his music career took off. The Smiths split in…

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Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra – 10 December 2009 at the Brentwood Centre

September 27, 2009
Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra – 10 December 2009 at the Brentwood Centre

Brentwood is in for a big treat this December, as Jools Holland will be playing a set at the Brentwood Centre with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. This will possibly…

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The Essex Sunshine Coast – Best Beaches in Essex

September 26, 2009
The Essex Sunshine Coast – Best Beaches in Essex

Essex has some excellent beaches, which are very family orientated. One stretch of Essex coastline is referred to as The Essex Sunshine Coast. This is the area that covers Clacton,…

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Family Events at Hyde Hall Gardens, Rettendon

September 25, 2009
Family Events at Hyde Hall Gardens, Rettendon

Hyde Hall always puts on many fun events for all the family in the school holidays. For the latest events contact Hyde Hall on 0845 612 1253.

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Essex County Council Win Green Hero Award

September 25, 2009
Essex County Council Win Green Hero Award

The British Trust for Conservation Volunteers has awarded Essex County Council with two Green Hero regional awards. BTCV awarded Essex County Council after 15 years of dedicated support to green…

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Mind, Body and Soul Festival at Hylands House – 27th September

September 25, 2009

This weekend Hylands House is hosting a Mind, Body and Soul Festival, on Sunday 27th September. The festival starts at 10am and goes on until 5pm. There is no admission…

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Essex Street Diversions in Chelmsford

September 25, 2009

Essex Street Diversions is now held every year in Chelmsford and has been running for over 10 years. Here is some information from a previous event: Sep 25, 2009 –…

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Hanningfield Reservoir – Fishing, Bird Watching, Walking and Nature Tours

September 25, 2009
Hanningfield Reservoir – Fishing, Bird Watching, Walking and Nature Tours

Hanningfield Reservoir lies between South and West Hanningfield. It is a man-made reservoir, which lies on what was Sandon Valley. Much of the area around the reservoir has been developed…

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Chloe Wilson Top Essex Female Kickboxer

September 22, 2009
Chloe Wilson Top Essex Female Kickboxer

5-Elements Martial Arts, one of the fastest growing martial arts schools in Essex, has seen its first competing female kickboxer win her début fight. Chloe Wilson from Beauchamps School in…

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Is The Yellow Pages Dying? The End of Printed Advertising?

September 14, 2009
Is The Yellow Pages Dying? The End of Printed Advertising?

Last week while shopping in the Vineyards I picked up a copy of the Yellow Advertiser newspaper for the first time in years. I was shocked at its size –…

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New Gypsy Sites Proposed In Essex

September 13, 2009

Article move permanently; New Gypsy Sites Proposed In Great Baddow This is no old news but has been moved for archival purposes to the Great Baddow community website. Full details can…

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Weather the Economic Storm with FreeCycle

September 11, 2009
Weather the Economic Storm with FreeCycle

A few years ago eBay was an Internet phenomenon. It provided people with a massive market for their unwanted items. However, sometimes it is hard to sell your items on…

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