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Hadleigh Essex Local Information eXchange - Founded Mar 2006

 

WHAT’S ON IN HADLEIGH & nearby

JUL ... AUG ... SEP ... OCT ... NOV onwards

Last updated on Mon 15 Jul 2024

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JUL 2024

Tue 16 Jul 2024
ST BARNABAS ‘KETTLE’S ON’ COFFEE MORNING

At St Barnabas Church, Church Road/Woodfield Road corner, Hadleigh, SS7 2EJ.

From 10.30am to 12 noon, every Tuesday.

All welcome.

St Barnabas Church website: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/6383

Tue 16 Jul 2024
HADLEIGH LIBRARY KNIT & NATTER GROUP MEETING

Come and join our knitting circle, with friendly people and plenty of nattering.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 1.00pm to 3.00pm, every Tuesday.

Tue 16 Jul 2024
CASTLE POINT COUNCIL MEETING – DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The meeting will be webcast on YouTube.

At Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

Starts at 7.00pm.

Agenda available via https://castlepoint.cmis.uk.com/castlepoint/Meetings.aspx    Webcast at https://www.youtube.com/@CastlePoint-BC/streams

Wed 17 Jul 2024
THUNDERSLEY METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING

At Thundersley Methodist Church, Kennington Avenue, Thundersley, SS7 4BS.

From 9.00am to 11.00am, every Wednesday during school term.

Proceeds to church funds.

Church website: https://www.thundersleymethodistchurch.org.uk

Wed 17 Jul 2024
WESTWOOD ART GROUP MEETING – NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

The Westwood Art Group is seeking new members. We are a friendly, sociable group from starters to improvers in all art and craft mediums. Subscriptions are £20 for 3 months.

At the Salvation Army Hadleigh Temple Hall, 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PF.

From 9.30am to 12 noon, every Wednesday.

For more info, contact Ian on 07768 871875.

Website: http://westwoodartgroup.weebly.com

Wed 17 Jul 2024
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH COFFEE MORNING

At St Michael’s Church, St Michael’s Road, Daws Heath, SS7 2UW.

From 10.00am to 11.45am, every Wednesday.

Church website: http://stpeters-stmichaels.co.uk

Wed 17 Jul 2024
ESSEX BIG BASH CHARITY CRICKET MATCH – ACCOUNTANTS v. LAWYERS

Guest appearances include former England cricketers Devon Malcolm and Adam Hollioake.

At Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club, John Burrows Recreation Ground, Rectory Road, Hadleigh,

Starts at 2.00pm.

More details to come.

All proceeds will go to Havens Hospices.

Essex Big Bash website: https://www.essexbigbash.com

Wed 17 Jul 2024
CASTLE POINT BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING – CABINET

The meeting will be webcast on YouTube.

At Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

Starts at 7.00pm.

Agenda available via https://castlepoint.cmis.uk.com/castlepoint/Meetings.aspx    Webcast at https://www.youtube.com/@CastlePoint-BC/streams

Thu 18 Jul 2024 – CANCELLED
HADLEIGH UNITED REFORMED CHURCH (URC) COFFEE MORNING

At Hadleigh URC, 1 Church Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2DQ.

Thu 18 Jul 2024
POETRY READING GROUP – POEMS OF CHARLES CAUSLEY

Share and enjoy your favourite poems with like-minded people.

Charles Stanley Causley CBE FRSL (24 August 1917 – 4 November 2003) was a Cornish poet, school teacher and writer. His work is often noted for its simplicity and directness as well as its associations with folklore, legends and magic, especially when linked to his native Cornwall. [Wikipedia]

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 2.30pm to 3.30pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month.

All welcome.

Fri 19 Jul 2024
ADULT CRAFT & KNITTING CLUB
INCORPORATING ESSEX KNITTERS & STITCHERS

Join us to meet like-minded people who are passionate about craft and enjoy a chat.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 12.30pm to 2.30pm, every Friday.

For more information, phone Essex Libraries on 0345 603 7628.

Essex Knitters & Stitchers website: https://essex.knittersstitchers.org.uk
Essex Knitters & Stitchers FB page: https://www.facebook.com/essexknittersstitchers

Fri 19 Jul 2024
BENFLEET ART & CRAFTS CLUB MEETING

Why not come and join us? All crafts and skill levels welcome.

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PQ.

From 1.00pm to 3.30pm, every Friday.

For more information, phone Keith on 07867 944238 or Terry on 01702 554358 or send an e-mail to benfleetart@outlook.com.

Sat 20 Jul 2024
THAMES ESTUARY LACEMAKERS LACE DAY

We are a group of enthusiastic lacemakers in the South East Essex area. The aim of the group is to promote the craft of lacemaking (and other crafts) in this area. If you are a lacemaker or would like to see how it is done, visit our Lace Day.

At Hadleigh Baptist Church, Falbro Crescent, Hadleigh, SS7 2SE.

From 10.00am to 3.30pm.

For more information, phone Sheila on 01702 348863.

Sat 20 Jul 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – FRIENDS OF THE SHADOWS

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sat 20 Jul 2024
SOUTHEND CHORAL SOCIETY PRESENTS ‘A CONCERT FOR SUMMER’

With guest soloists and Southend Girls’ Choir.

Programme includes Vaughan Williams’ ‘Serenade to Music’ and ‘Five Mystical Songs’,
Rutter’s ‘Feel the Spirit’ and music by Parry.

At Kings Road United Reformed Church, 91 Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8LH.

Starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets: Adults £10.00, Under-18s £2.00.

To book tickets, phone 01702 465460 or visit brownpapertickets.

Southend Choral Society website: http://southendchoral.org

Sun 21 Jul 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – LEIGH ORPHEUS MALE VOICE CHOIR

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

LOMVC website: https://lomvc.org
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Mon 22 Jul 2024
SMART MINDS DEMENTIA GROUP SESSION

A friendly club for those living with dementia and their carers/families. We do a variety of art activities as well as socialising with tea and biscuits.

At Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2DQ.

From 1.00pm to 3.00pm, every Monday.

If interested, please phone Sue Lesser on 07889 762172 or e-mail Sue at lessersu@gmail.com.

Flyer available here.

Smart Minds FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Smart-Minds-143103859703386

Mon 22 Jul 2024
HADLEIGH LIBRARY AFTERNOON CHAT & TEA

Aiming to help you feel more connected to your local community and meet others in the safe and pleasant environment of your local library. Refreshments provided.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 2.30pm to 4.30pm, every Monday.

Wed 24 Jul 2024
HADLEIGH VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR SUMMER SOCIAL

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Entry £5.00. Bring your own drinks.

All welcome.

For more information, please visit the choir’s website (link below).

Hadleigh Voices website: https://www.hadleighvoicescommunitychoir.com

Wed 24 Jul 2024
CASTLE POINT BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING – COUNCIL

The meeting will be webcast on YouTube.

At Council Offices, Kiln Road, Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

Starts at 7.00pm.

Agenda available via https://castlepoint.cmis.uk.com/castlepoint/Meetings.aspx    Webcast at https://www.youtube.com/@CastlePoint-BC/streams

Sat 27 Jul 2024
HADLEIGH & THUNDERSLEY COMMUNITY ARCHIVE DROP-IN

An opportunity for local residents to share memories of Hadleigh and Thundersley, bring photos and documents for scanning, view the H&TCA website, and purchase local history books and greetings cards.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 10.30am to 12 noon.

Drop-in sessions in 2024 will be held on the last Saturday of odd-numbered months. If you can’t make the drop-in, feel free to contact us by e-mail at admin@hadleighhistory.org.uk or phone Malcolm Brown on 01702 557678.

H & T Community Archive website: http://www.hadleighhistory.org.uk

Sat 27 Jul 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – THE LONG RUN

The Long Run are a four piece RnB rock band from Canvey Island.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

The Long Run website: http://www.the-longrun.co.uk
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 28 Jul 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – ESSEX YEOMANRY BAND

The Essex Yeomanry Band, formed in 1809, is one of the oldest military bands in the country.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Essex Yeomanry Band website: https://essexyeomanryband.org.uk
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

AUG 2024

Sat 3 Aug & Sun 4 Aug 2024
PRITTLEWELL PRIORY’S ANGLO-SAXON WEEKEND

Discover the secrets of Southend’s Saxon past.

At Prittlewell Priory, Priory Lodge, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 11.00am to 5.00pm each day.

Tickets: Adults £9.38 (incl. £1.38 fee), Children £7.75 (incl. £1.25 fee).

For more info and to book tickets visit:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anglo-saxon-weekend-tickets-900035268717

Southend Museums event page:
https://www.southendmuseums.co.uk/event-details/anglo-saxon-weekend-1
 

Sat 3 Aug 2024
PEOPLE’S INDEPENDENT PARTY (PIP) COUNCILLORS’ HADLEIGH STREET STALL

Come and meet local PIP councillors and discuss matters of concern. We usually have a supply of pink sacks, kitchen waste bins and glass recycling bins on our stall.

Outside Iceland store, 2-10 Rectory Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2ND.

From 10.00am to 12 noon.

Held on the 1st Saturday of every month but may change owing to extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

PIP Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/peoplesindependentparty

Sat 3 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – ANITA CARMICHAEL AND FRIENDS

A singer and saxophonist immersed in the realms of jazz, funk, and soul.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Anita Carmichael website: https://www.anitacarmichael.co.uk
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 4 Aug 24 – CANCELLED (SUMMER BREAK)
HADLEIGH METHODIST CHURCH - SUNDAY SOCIAL

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PQ.

Sun 4 Aug 2024
THE HUB CAFÉ AT HADLEIGH PARK PRESENTS
SUMMER FEST 2004 – A FAMILY AFFAIR

An afternoon of live DJ line-ups showcasing the best of soul music.

At The Hub Café, Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PP.

From 12 noon to 5.00pm.

No need to book. We ask for just a £2 donation on entry to support our summer events.

Hadleigh Farm Estate Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/salarmyhfe

Sun 4 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – THE GRAHAM HUNTER JAZZ & FUNK TRIO

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Mon 5 Aug 2024
HADLEIGH CASTLE U3A MONTHLY MEETING

Hadleigh Castle U3A is part of a world-wide movement that provides activities to meet the interests of those who are no longer in full-time employment. Why not come along as a guest (£2.00 entry) to see what we’re all about. You may expect a warm welcome and information about the wide range of activities undertaken by our many groups, plus details of local events and coach trips to places of interest.

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PQ.

From 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

New members welcome.

Hadleigh Castle U3A website: https://u3asites.org.uk/hadleigh-castle/home

Tue 6 Aug 2024
CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOP – PRINTMAKING CARDS

A 2-hour drop-off workshop designed for 7-11 year olds. Led by Natasha - a qualified primary teacher, printmaker and mum. All materials and drinks provided.

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Cost £20.00 (£18.00 for additional siblings).

To book, go to http://bookthatin.com/link/EPLYY3

Wed 7 Aug to Sun 11 Aug 2024
ST MARY’S FLOWER FESTIVAL WITH THEME OF ‘THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC’

At St Mary the Virgin Church, 7 High Road, South Benfleet, Benfleet, SS7 5JP.

Wed to Sat from 10.00am to 4.00pm ~ Sun from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.

More details to come.

Church website: https://stmarybenfleet.co.uk

Wed 7 Aug 2024
HADLEIGH VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR REHEARSAL – NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

Hadleigh Voices is a mixed, community choir, originally formed as part of Hadleigh’s Olympic legacy and simply designed to help its members feel good. The repertoire consists mostly of popular, light-hearted songs. Why not come along for a FREE trial (normal subscription £5). Be assured, we don’t hold auditions!

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

For more information, please visit the choir’s website (link below).

Hadleigh Voices website: https://www.hadleighvoicescommunitychoir.com

Sat 10 Aug 2024
HADLEIGH METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING

Drinks, cakes, cards, bric-a-brac and good company!

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PQ.

From 10.00am to 12 noon, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Church Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/hadleighmethodistchurch

Sat 10 Aug 2024
THUNDERSLEY METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING

At Thundersley Methodist Church, Kennington Avenue, Thundersley, SS7 4BS.

From 10.00am to 12 noon, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Proceeds to church funds.

Church website: https://www.thundersleymethodistchurch.org.uk

Sat 10 Aug 2024
PEOPLE’S INDEPENDENT PARTY (PIP) COUNCILLORS’ THUNDERSLEY STREET STALL

Come and meet local PIP councillors and discuss matters of concern. We usually have a supply of pink sacks, kitchen waste bins and glass recycling bins on our stall.

At Thundersley Village, Hart Road, Thundersley.

From 10.00am to 12 noon.

Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month but may change owing to extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

PIP Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/peoplesindependentparty

Sat 10 Aug 2024
ST JAMES’ BEAT AND BEANS MUSIC DAY

Relax and enjoy music with coffee, tea and snacks in historic surroundings.

The following musicians will be performing:
- Freddie Girl (Michael Jackson Tribute)
- Hadleigh Voices Singalong Group
- Claire Howell
- Canvey Ukuleles
- Graham Godfrey
- Mainstay

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 10.30am to 3.00pm.

Free admission. Come and go as you please.

Beat and Beans Café Facebook page here.

Sat 10 Aug 2024
ST PETER’S CHURCH COFFEE MORNING & BOOK SALE

At St Peter’s Church Hall, Church Road, Thundersley, SS7 3HG.

From 10.30am to 12.30pm, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Church website: http://stpeters-stmichaels.co.uk

Sat 10 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – WHITE GUITAR DUO

Music through the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

The White Guitar Duo Facebook page: here
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 11 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – SHADES OF GRAY

Shades of Gray are an established five-piece, Kent-based band playing rock and pop covers from the 60s.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Mon 12 Aug 2024
CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOP – TOTE BAG PRINTING

A 2-hour drop-off workshop designed for 7-11 year olds. Led by Natasha - a qualified primary teacher, printmaker and mum. All materials and drinks provided.

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Cost £20.00 (£18.00 for additional siblings).

To book, go to http://bookthatin.com/link/EPLYY3

Thu 15 Aug 2024
POETRY READING GROUP – POEMS OF JOHN BETJEMAN

Share and enjoy your favourite poems with like-minded people.

Sir John Betjeman, CBE (28 August 1906 – 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster. He was Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death. He was a founding member of The Victorian Society and a passionate defender of Victorian architecture, helping to save St Pancras railway station from demolition. He began his career as a journalist and ended it as one of the most popular British Poets Laureate and a much-loved figure on British television. [Wikipedia]

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 2.30pm to 3.30pm, every 3rd Thursday of the month.

All welcome.

Fri 16 Aug 2024
THE HUB CAFÉ AT HADLEIGH PARK PRESENTS
SUMMER FEST 2004 – THE SWIFTBEATS

A young, fresh and authentic 60s tribute band.

At The Hub Café, Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PP.

From 7.00pm to 10.00pm.

No need to book. We ask for just a £2 donation on entry to support our summer events.

Hadleigh Farm Estate Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/salarmyhfe

Sat 17 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – JACKIE WILSON SAYS

A Southend-based, 13-piece soul band, playing classic Motown and Stax hits.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 18 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – PURPLE JAZZ TRIO

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Mon 19 Aug 2024
CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOP – SUN PRINTS

A 2-hour drop-off workshop designed for 7-11 year olds. Led by Natasha - a qualified primary teacher, printmaker and mum. All materials and drinks provided.

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Cost £20.00 (£18.00 for additional siblings).

To book, go to http://bookthatin.com/link/EPLYY3

Tue 20 Aug 2024
CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOP – COLLAGRAPH PRINTING

A 2-hour drop-off workshop designed for 7-11 year olds. Led by Natasha - a qualified primary teacher, printmaker and mum. All materials and drinks provided.

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Cost £20.00 (£18.00 for additional siblings).

To book, go to http://bookthatin.com/link/EPLYY3

Wed 21 Aug 2024
HADLEIGH VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR REHEARSAL – NEW MEMBERS WELCOME

Hadleigh Voices is a mixed, community choir, originally formed as part of Hadleigh’s Olympic legacy and simply designed to help its members feel good. The repertoire consists mostly of popular, light-hearted songs. Why not come along for a FREE trial (normal subscription £5). Be assured, we don’t hold auditions!

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

For more information, please visit the choir’s website (link below).

Hadleigh Voices website: https://www.hadleighvoicescommunitychoir.com

Sat 24 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – HIGH VOLTAGE BIG BAND

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 25 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – JUST IN THYME

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Mon 26 Aug 2024 (Bank Holiday)
MUSIC IN THE PARK – THE PAT ENGLISH BAND

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Tue 27 Aug 2024
CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOP – LEGO PRINTING

A 2-hour drop-off workshop designed for 7-11 year olds. Led by Natasha - a qualified primary teacher, printmaker and mum. All materials and drinks provided.

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, 20 High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PB.

From 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Cost £20.00 (£18.00 for additional siblings).

To book, go to http://bookthatin.com/link/EPLYY3

Tue 27 Aug 2024
AFTERNOON CONCERT BY HADLEIGH VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR
& HADLEIGH CASTLE U3A UKULELA BAND

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PQ.

Starts at 1.30pm.

More details to come.

Hadleigh Voices website: https://www.hadleighvoicescommunitychoir.com
HC U3A Ukulele Band page: https://u3asites.org.uk/hadleigh-castle/page/24953

Sat 31 Aug 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – LITTLE THEATRE COMPANY

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

SEP 2024

Sun 1 Sep 2024
HADLEIGH COMMUNITY FAYRE

Organised by Hadleigh Community Group.

At John Burrows Recreation Ground, Rectory Road, Hadleigh.

From 11.00am to 5.00pm.

More details to come.

HCG website: http://www.hadleighcommunitygroup.co.uk/home-page.html
HCG FB page: https://www.facebook.com/hadleighcommunitygroup

Sun 1 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – 60s DUKE BOX

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Fri 6 Sep 2024
THE HUB CAFÉ AT HADLEIGH PARK PRESENTS
SUMMER FEST 2004 – IBIZA ANTHEMS

A live DJ set of nostalgic dance classics from the 90s and 00s.

At The Hub Café, Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PP.

From 7.00pm to 10.30pm.

No need to book. We ask for just a £2 donation on entry to support our summer events.

Hadleigh Farm Estate Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/salarmyhfe

Sat 7 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – RAYLEIGH BRASS

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Rayleigh Brass website: https://www.rayleighbrass.com
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 8 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – ESSEX POLICE BAND

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Essex Police Band Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/essexpoliceband
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sat 14 Sep 2024
THAMES ESTUARY LACEMAKERS LACE DAY

We are a group of enthusiastic lacemakers in the South East Essex area. The aim of the group is to promote the craft of lacemaking (and other crafts) in this area. If you are a lacemaker or would like to see how it is done, visit our Lace Day.

At Hadleigh Baptist Church, Falbro Crescent, Hadleigh, SS7 2SE.

From 10.00am to 3.30pm.

For more information, phone Sheila on 01702 348863.

Sat 14 Sep 2024
ST JAMES’ BEAT AND BEANS CAFÉ WITH PURE COUNTRY

Relax and enjoy music from Pure Country with coffee, tea and snacks in historic surroundings.

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 10.30am to 12.30pm, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Free admission. Come and go as you please.

Beat and Beans Café Facebook page here.

Sat 14 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – SALVATION ARMY BAND

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 15 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – SWAN SAXOPHONE QUARTET

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Fri 20 Sep 2024
THE HUB CAFÉ AT HADLEIGH PARK PRESENTS
SUMMER FEST 2004 – HUB TROPICANA, 80s

A live DJ set with hits from the 80s.

At The Hub Café, Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PP.

From 7.00pm to 10.30pm.

No need to book. We ask for just a £2 donation on entry to support our summer events.

Hadleigh Farm Estate Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/salarmyhfe

Sat 21 Sep 2024
HADLEIGH HERITAGE ILLUSTRATED TALK
‘NOTABLE HADLEIGH FAMILIES’ BY SANDRA HARVEY

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

Starts at 11.00am - refreshments served from 10.30am.

Admission: £3.00 at the door.

St James the Less Church website: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/6384

Sat 21 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – SOUTHEND JAZZ CO-OPERATIVE

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 22 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – JOHN SEELEY SAXOPHONE GROUP

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sat 28 Sep 2024
HADLEIGH & THUNDERSLEY COMMUNITY ARCHIVE DROP-IN

An opportunity for local residents to share memories of Hadleigh and Thundersley, bring photos and documents for scanning, view the H&TCA website, and purchase local history books and greetings cards.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 10.30am to 12 noon.

Drop-in sessions in 2024 will be held on the last Saturday of odd-numbered months. If you can’t make the drop-in, feel free to contact us by e-mail at admin@hadleighhistory.org.uk or phone Malcolm Brown on 01702 557678.

H & T Community Archive website: http://www.hadleighhistory.org.uk

Sat 28 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – THE FAMOUS POTATOES

An earthy mix made up of folk, Celtic, Cajun, hillbilly, bluegrass, country, rockabilly, skiffle… and anything that brings that ‘old time, good time’.

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

The Famous Potatoes website: https://famouspotatoes.co.uk
Music in the Park web page:
https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

Sun 29 Sep 2024
MUSIC IN THE PARK – CHELMSFORD SALVATION ARMY BAND

A free, live musical performance.

At the Bandstand, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6NB.

From 3.00pm to 4.30pm.

NB: The audience is in the open air and no seats are provided so bring your own chairs and blankets for comfort. Parking in the park is limited so please walk or cycle if possible, or use public transport.

Music in the Park web page: https://www.southend.gov.uk/art-music/music-park

OCT 2024

Mon 7 Oct 2024
BENFLEET & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY TALK
‘THAT RINGS A BELL – THE TOWN CRIER’ BY MIKE WABE

At Richmond Hall, off Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, SS7 2EJ.

Starts at 8.00pm.

Admission: Visitors £3.00. New members welcome (£10.00 per annum).

B&DHS website: http://www.benfleethistorical.org

Sat 12 Oct 2024
ST JAMES’ BEAT AND BEANS CAFÉ WITH MONDAY FOLK

Relax and enjoy music from Monday Folk with coffee, tea and snacks in historic surroundings.

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 10.30am to 12.30pm, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Free admission. Come and go as you please.

Beat and Beans Café Facebook page here.

Sat 12 Oct 2024
SOUTHEND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT

At the Salvation Army Hadleigh Temple, 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PF.

More details to come.

SSO website: https://www.southendsymphony.com

NOV 2024 onwards

Sat 2 Nov 2024
HADLEIGH HERITAGE ILLUSTRATED TALK
SUBJECT TO BE ADVISED

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

Starts at 11.00am - refreshments served from 10.30am.

Admission: £3.00 at the door.

St James the Less Church website: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/6384

Sun 3 Nov Jul 2024
SOUTHEND CHORAL SOCIETY PRESENTS HANDEL’S JUDAS MACCABAEUS

At Kings Road United Reformed Church, 91 Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8LH.

Starts at 3.30pm.

More details to come.

Southend Choral Society website: http://southendchoral.org

Sat 9 Nov 2024
ST JAMES’ BEAT AND BEANS CAFÉ WITH HADLEIGH VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR

Relax and enjoy music from Hadleigh Voices Community Choir with coffee, tea and snacks in historic surroundings.

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 10.30am to 12.30pm, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Free admission. Come and go as you please.

Beat and Beans Café Facebook page here.

Sat 16 Nov 2024
THAMES ESTUARY LACEMAKERS LACE DAY

We are a group of enthusiastic lacemakers in the South East Essex area. The aim of the group is to promote the craft of lacemaking (and other crafts) in this area. If you are a lacemaker or would like to see how it is done, visit our Lace Day.

At Hadleigh Baptist Church, Falbro Crescent, Hadleigh, SS7 2SE.

From 10.00am to 3.30pm.

For more information, phone Sheila on 01702 348863.

Sat 30 Nov 2024
HADLEIGH & THUNDERSLEY COMMUNITY ARCHIVE DROP-IN

An opportunity for local residents to share memories of Hadleigh and Thundersley, bring photos and documents for scanning, view the H&TCA website, and purchase local history books and greetings cards.

At Hadleigh Library, 180 London Road, Hadleigh, SS7 2PD.

From 10.30am to 12 noon.

Drop-in sessions in 2024 will be held on the last Saturday of odd-numbered months. If you can’t make the drop-in, feel free to contact us by e-mail at admin@hadleighhistory.org.uk or phone Malcolm Brown on 01702 557678.

H & T Community Archive website: http://www.hadleighhistory.org.uk

Sat 14 Dec 2024
ST JAMES’ BEAT AND BEANS CAFÉ WITH LYNDA JIGGENS

Relax and enjoy music from Lynda Jiggens with coffee, tea and snacks in historic surroundings.

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 10.30am to 12.30pm, every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Free admission. Come and go as you please.

Beat and Beans Café Facebook page here.

Sun 14 Dec 2024
SOUTHEND CHORAL SOCIETY PRESENTS A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

At Kings Road United Reformed Church, 91 Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8LH.

Starts at 7.30pm.

More details to come.

Southend Choral Society website: http://southendchoral.org

 

 

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