What's on in Essex (9)
Saturday 8 September
Big Saturday Nights at Adventure Island Southend
The perfect way to enjoy your Saturday night, with the team at Adventure Island. Each Saturday night they will have the UK’s top tribute acts performing, party DJ playing games and handing out giveaways to the lucky winners. With half price wristbands from 6pm and FREE entertainment throughout the evening, this really is a top night out for all of the family.
Adventure Island Southend, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1EE
Bringing Audley End to life! at Audley End House and Gardens
Come and see the Service Wing and Stables brought to life by costumed characters celebrating the Merry Month of September. See how the estate springs to life at this time of year and learn some seasonal recipes from Mrs Crocombe in the kitchens.
Audley End House and Gardens, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
Camping Weekend at Marsh Farm
Bring your tent to the farm and join them for one of their popular camping weekends. Games and entertainment, campfire & night hike. All your food and drinks provided. Booking essential.
Marsh Farm, Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WP
Essex Country Show at Barleylands Farm Park
What was once an Essex farming family's informal gathering of half a dozen steam engines is now the largest event of its type in the South East.
Whether it's the size and power of the steam engines, which you can steer yourself, helicopter rides, specialist food hall, children's amusements, arena events or the huge variety in the Craft tents, they cater for the whole family.
Barleylands Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD
Jester's Drama Club at The Queen's Theatre
A drop in drama club with two hour workshops full of fun drama games. Ages 7 – 11.
Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 1QT
Jongleurs Comedy at Towngate Theatre
Two hours of top stand-up with the biggest and brightest stars on the comedy circuit.
The Towngate Theatre, St. Martin's Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1DL
Open Air Cinema Grease is the word! at Essex Cricket
Experience the NEW open air cinema coming to The Ford County Ground in September! Join the Pink Ladies and T-birds for this exclusive showing of Grease on the pitch!
The Ford County Cricket Ground, New Writtle Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PG
Sunday 9 September
Autumn Walks at Layer Marney Tower
Guided Autumn Country Walks throughout the afternoon.
Layer Marney Tower, Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US
Bandstand Concert, The Bandstand Marathon at Castle Park
A marathon of bands playing throughout the afternoon. An afternoon not to be missed.
Castle Park, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ
Farleigh Hospice Cycle for Life 2012 at Farleigh Hospice
There are two scenic routes to choose from; a longer 50km route which visits all 8 of the beautiful Essex Rodings, and a shorter 20km route (ideal for the beginner or younger cyclist) which passes through the villages of Pleshey, Great Waltham and Mashbury.
Vintage Vogue Fashion & Lifestyle Fair at Brentwood School Sports Centre
The original, often copied and most admired vintage event in East Anglia and now in its fifth year, Vintage Vogue offers an amazing array of formal and street wear vintage clothing together with accessories, haberdashery from the 1920s to the 1970s.