What's On 260
The Greatest Show Tunes
20th March- 22nd March
Address: Brookside Theatre, Eastern Road, Romford, RM1 3NH
Absolute Pitch Productions present a spectacular concert celebrating the greatest songs from stage and screen.The Greatest Show Tunes features many unforgettable hits from such musicals as Wicked, Hairspray, Grease, The Lion King, The Greatest Showman and many, many more performed by a high-energy and talented cast featuring past West End performers. Don’t miss an evening of back to back showstoppers and unarguably the musical event of the year.
Price: Tickets from £15.
Mothers Day Brunch
Address: Players Lounge, Radford Way, Billericay, CM12 0DX
Bring mum along on Mothers Day and treat her to bottomless Prosecco, the beautiful vocals of Liv Lawrence and brunch.
Price: £15 pp and £5 for under 12’s.
Michael Jackson Tribute Night
3rd April 2020
Address: Jobserve Community Centre, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP
After 3 years of sell out nights at the Stadium, the world renowned Navi will be returning with his incredible Michael Jackson Tribute Night.
Price: Tickets from £15
Colchester Farmers Market
3rd April 2020
Address: Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, CO1 1NF
Colchester's farmers market has had a new lease of life since its relaunch last April with a whole set of new traders alongside regular favourites - you'll find organic fruit and veg, local honey, pickles and jams, fresh sausages, vegan and gluten free products, craft beer and spirits and homemade millionaire's shortbread...what's not to like? Pop along to the Arts Centre to check out this fantastic new shopping experience right on your doorstep - we have some beautiful handmade crafts too so there's something for everyone. Open from 9:30am until 2pm.
Price: Free entry.
Cressing Chocolate Festival
4th April- 5th April 2020
Address: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, CM77 8PD
Building on the success of the Cressing Chocolate Festival 2019, we’re back for two days for 2020! We’ve got plenty of chocolate to tantalise your taste buds – from specialist novelty chocolate, to chocolate cocktail truffles, chocolate bars and buttons, hot chocolate drinks and chocolate gin! If that wasn’t enough, we’ve got luxury brownies, cakes, biscuits, crepes and waffles; traditional ice cream and rolled ice cream too! Once you’ve tried some samples and done some shopping, you can relax and enjoy our family friendly film screening or some local performances with some savoury treats from our food suppliers. For the little ones, we’ve got a trail, face painting, meet our Springtime scarecrows and plant a seed to take home, meet the Easter Bunny and a magic show. If you need to burn off some calories, enjoy the Cressing Temple Barns site walking around the Tudor walled garden and 13th century barns.
Price: Advance tickets are £7.50 for adults and £5 for under 16’s Under 2’ are free.
Essex Jewellery Fair
4th April 2020
Address: Foakes Hall, Stortford Road, Dunmow, CM6 1DG
Discover over 25 local artisan designer makers of fine exquisite handcrafted jewellery in gold, silver and precious stones, including beads and pearls. You can also browse and buy designer, preloved, antique and vintage jewellery. Visitors will be sure to find a unique treasure either as a gift for a loved one or a treat for themselves. Should the visitor require something a little more unique, then many of the artisans will happily undertake commissions. Refreshments plus luxury handmade cakes available.
Price: Tickets are £2, children go in for free.
25th & 26th April
Address: Marsh Farm, Marsh Farm Rd, South Woodham, Ferrers,
Those wonderful people at Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, South Woodham Ferrers are hosting a special weekend on April 25th and 26th.
Tickets are reduced from £12.00 to just £8.50 and ALL ticket money will be going to the Mayor of Chelmsford’s chosen charity, the Chelmsford branch of Parkinson’s U.K.
There are a limited number of tickets available at this special price, available from the Mayor's Office.
Price: Tickets £8.50
Nuclear Rush Weekend
16th-17th May 2020
Address: Nuclear Races, Great Myles, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, CM15 0LB
Nuclear’s well known for delivering award winning events with big, achievable, man-made and natural obstacles designed to test every ability of fitness on fast-paced, flowing courses over epic varied terrain. Expect the infamous death slide, zip-lines and gorilla bars at this event and much more.
Price: Tickets starting from £68.
National Flower Show
15th May-17th May 2020
Address: Hylands House, London Road, Writtle, CM2 8WQ
National Flower Show celebrates the very best of gardening, home and lifestyle. Hylands House and it’s surrounding gardens will be filled with inspiration, flowers, plants and everything you need for your home and garden.
Price: Tickets are £12.