Email Newsletter

You can now get the upcoming week's events from witham.angle's exclusive events listings delivered direct to your email inbox every week.

All this is free of charge to subscribers, all you need do is fill in

Your name

Your postcode

Your email address

Which day would like your newsletter?

Where would you prefer details of events for?

We also tweet events from across the local.angle network on Twitter - why not follow us?:

Events this Month

Festive Day Out With Thomas, 15th December 2018 to 16th December 2018, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (8.7 miles)
Lots of festive fun with Thomas and his friends. Children also get to visit Santaâ??s Grotto
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a festive day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Fourtissimo: 30 years on, 16th December 2018, 17:00 to 21:00 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
The Fourtissimo guitar quartet plays an early evening concert of music written or specially arranged for four guitars. Ian Ridgley, Rod Protheroe, Martin Smith and Christine Garrington last performed together 25 years ago and are reuniting for a special concert to raise money for the blood cancer research charity, Bloodwise.

Tickets: �£8


Variety Show - Christmas Extravaganza , 17th December 2018 to 19th December 2018 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
Live music, Stand-up comedy, Juggling, LED hoop display, Fantail fantasia, Fire show, whip cracking + more from local, National and international Talent. BOOK NOW

Early Bird Special!
�£12.50 All Seats
(Advanced Bookings Only)

On the door Tickets : �£16 �£14 (child/conc)

Performances at 5pm and 7pm


Bad Manners - Christmas Tour 2018, 18th December 2018, 19:00 at Chinnerys, Southend, Marine Parade, Southend-On-Sea (16.2 miles)
Bad Manners
Order tickets


The Scarlet Pipistrelle by Pat Whymark & Julian Harries, 20th December 2018 to 22nd December 2018, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven, or is he in Hell, Or a small theatre in Essex - who can tell? The year is 1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Cr�¨me-Br�»l�©e is to be guillotined on the morrow. His only hope is a daring swoop by that dashing master of disguise and echo-location, The Scarlet Pipistrelle, who has already undertaken several rescues of aristocrats. Who knows, perhaps this time, he might actually succeed!

Tickets: �£14, �£7 (under 21, income support)

Saturday matinee at 4pm


Festive Day Out With Thomas, 22nd December 2018 to 23rd December 2018, 10:00 to 16:30 at East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester (8.7 miles)
Lots of festive fun with Thomas and his friends. Children also get to visit Santaâ??s Grotto
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a festive day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Hits from the Blitz , 3rd January 2019, 19:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
The unique "feel-good" 1940's show, as featured at Dame Vera Lynn's Charity Gala Nights, with original Dad's Army cast! Wartime "sing-a-longs" brought to life by the singers and multi-instrumentalists of the Five Star Swing band, including Simone from Ivy Benson's orchestra plus Chris Smith, composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band.
Tickets ���£ 15, ���£ 14


IDC Does Christmas , 4th January 2019 to 5th January 2019, 18:30 to 22:30 at Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
A Song and Dance variety show featuring some of Colchester's most talented performers. Festive, fun and upbeat, this event promises to be enjoyable for all. Saturday matinee performance at 2 pm.
Tickets ���£ 15, ���£ 14


Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies , 11th January 2019 to 12th January 2019 at Headgate Theatre Colchester, Chapel Street North, Colchester (10.9 miles)
When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham threatens the villagers of Sherwood, feisty Maid Marion hires a band of freedom fighters for protection. However, when Robin and his Merry Men arrive she soon discovers they're not exactly what she ordered! Follow the most outrageous outlaws in history as they try to defeat the Sheriff, rescue Maid Marion and overthrow King John - all without laddering their tights!

Tickets: ����¯�¿�½������£12, ����¯�¿�½������£9 (conc)
Friday 11th - Saturday 12th at 7pm Saturday Matin����¯�¿�½������©e 1pm and 5pm


Golden Girls, 13th January 2019, 19:00 at Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Westcliff-On-Sea (15.9 miles)
Golden Girls
Order tickets


Local Clubs

Are you retired? On your own, lonely and in need of fellowship? meet at Christian Outreach Centre, Broad Street Green Road, Great Totham, Maldon (3.8 miles)
Why not join us, a Christian based club for men and women that is open to non-Christians. Sing a hymn of your younger days, share memories and have someone to have a game of draughts, dominoes etc. There will always be someone to have a have a chat with or you could join in a singalong! Come have a tea or coffee and make new friends. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Buffalo Springs CMC meet at Tolleshunt Knights Village Hall, Top Road, Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon (5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01245 491252 or 01245 281488


Chelmsford Chess Club meet at North Springfield Community Association, Forsythia Close, Chelmsford (6 miles)
Chelmsford Chess Club is an established and sucessful chess club with over 30 full-time members, whose standards range from beginner through to county level. Affiliated to the British Chess Federation, the club competes in the North Essex Chess League (NECL) where, this year, it's highly successful 'A' team were crowned League Champions for the 3rd successive season. In all, the club fields 4 teams in the league, providing all members with the opportunity to experience competitive chess. It also hosts an annual Club Championship as well as a time-handicapped 'Summer Tournament'.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Chelmsford Gym Club meet at Chelmsford, Rodney Way, Chelmsford (8.5 miles)
The club started about 30 years ago and has always been based at Dovedale Sports Centre, Vicarage Road, Chelmsford. Julie Belemore, the current Head Coach, took over the club in 1992. When Julie took over the club had 20 girls, training on two badminton courts on a Saturday. We now have over 300 gymnasts training throughout the week at our purpose built centre which opened in April 2012.
We currently have 3 Essex champions: 2 silver medalists and a regional finalist and the British 2011 Veterans Champion
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01245 290990, email the club or visit thier website


Chelmsford Ice Dance Club meet at Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre, Victoria Road, Chelmsford (7.1 miles)
Riverside Ice Dance Club is based at the Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre in Chelmsford and meet on Tuesday evenings 6.45 - 8 p.m. New members and visiting skaters are welcomed.
If you'd like more information, you can visit thier website


Chelmsford Opera Group meet at Great Baddow United Reform Church, High Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford (7.1 miles)
We welcome singers of any ability to join us to have some fun. Monday nights at 8pm until 10pm at Great Baddow united reform church
We are rehearsing for July's performance of Carmen at Cramphorn theatre. We still need to fill some main roles...Don Jose,Escamillo,Morales, El Remendado and Frasquita
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Frank Midgley on 01376 511513 or email Frank Midgley


Chelmsford Riverside Ice Skating Club meet at Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre, Victoria Road, Chelmsford (7.3 miles)
Affiliated to NISA (National Ice Skating Association of UK) based at the Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre in Chelmsford. Our skaters meet at "Club Nights" each Friday where they get an hour of on-ice activity with 2 Professionals organising games, discos, stroking etc.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Dreamcatchers WDC meet at Keene Hall, Galleywood, Watchouse Road, Chelmsford (8.7 miles)
As from Saturday November 27th 2004, Dreamcatchers WDC are moving to a new venue - Keene Hall, Galleywood Although we are still using Marconi's Sports and Athletic Club for certain nights in 2005.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Sam/Ruth on 01245 252995 or 07740 302795, email Sam/Ruth or visit thier website


Essex Acorn User Group meet at Great Baddow Village Hall (7 miles)
Each meeting is on the second Tuesday of the month.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club


Futuristics Baton Twirlers meet at Broomfield Methodist Church (Hall), Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford (6.6 miles)
Open to girls and boys aged from 2 1/2 years to have FUN and make new friends and learn how to twirl a baton, use pom poms, have the chance to take part in competitions, carnivals and displays.
We meet Thursdays with different sessions based on age: Tiny Tots 'A' group - 2 1/2 years - 3 1/2 years - 4-4.30pm
Tiny Tots 'B' group - 3 1/2 years - 5 years - 4.30-5pm
Juvenile Beginners - 6-9 years - 5-6pm
Junior Beginners - 10-12 years - 5-7pm
Seniors - 13+ years - 5-7pm
Come along and have a try for FREE (Subject to availability).
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01245 444059 or visit thier website


Gap Youth Group meet at Christian Outreach Centre, Broad Street Green Road, Great Totham, Maldon (3.8 miles)
The vision of the Gap Youth Group is aimed at young people between the ages of 11-16. However, young people who are above this age range are welcome to take part. The name of the group the GAP means to bridge the gap with the young community in Heybridge and Maldon. It provides a youth orientated club with relevant bible teaching and worship. This is combined with plenty of fun, indoor and outdoor activities.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Grove Tennis Club meet at Grove Lawn Tennis Club, Moulsham Drive, Chelmsford (7.8 miles)
Grove Tennis Club welcome upcoming tennis stars of all ages
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Latchingdon Corral CMC meet at Parish hall, Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Chelmsford (8.4 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Linda & Brian on 01621 741898


Little Willy's CMC meet at Stanway Rovers F.C., New Farm Road, Stanway, Colchester (9.3 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Avril on 01206 330817


Silver Wings meet at Marconi Athletic & Social Club, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford (7.5 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Russell on 01245 601796


Sunbeams meet at Christian Outreach Centre, Broad Street Green Road, Great Totham, Maldon (3.8 miles)
Sunbeams is a new Toddler Group in Heybridge for all pre-school children. The group runs every term-time Tuesday from 9.30am-11.30am. Our group meets at the Christian Outreach Centre in Heybridge for a morning of fun, games, crafts, and singing! We hope to see you there
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


The Fun Factory meet at Christian Outreach Centre, Broad Street Green Road, Great Totham, Maldon (3.8 miles)
An evening club for children aged between 5 and 11. The Fun Factory is held every Tuesday evening between 5.30pm and 6.30pm during term time and features games, stories competitions and the now-legendary, joke contest!
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Tiptree United CMC meet at Tiptree Social Club, Chapel Road, Tiptree, Colchester (4.3 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Graham on 01245 491252


Your Club Here?
We are currently looking for details on any local clubs, if you run a club or society in the area, please email us details at: admin@witham.angle.uk.com for a free listing