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WHAT’S ON IN HADLEIGH & nearby

NOV . . . DEC . . . JAN 2018 onwards

Last updated Mon 20 Nov 2017

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SPECIAL NOTICE – NEW CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FOR HADLEIGH

Please support Hadleigh Community Group’s appeal to raise 5,000
for new Christmas lights in the centre of Hadleigh.

Visit HCG website or Facebook page

Donate on JustGiving website (target 3,000)

[20 online donations since 22 July totalling 1,970
with 1,350 from 4 businesses + 620 from 16 residents]

OR in local shops (see poster on poster gallery)

PLEASE SUPPORT FUNDRASING EVENTS

NOV 2017 Dec

Tue 21 Nov 2017
SEEVIC COLLEGE OPEN EVENING

Chat with current students, meet tutors, hear from our Principal Dan Pearson, take a tour of the college and explore the range of Academic, Professional, Foundation Learning, Apprenticeships, Adult and Higher Education courses we have on offer.

At Seevic College, Runnymede Chase, Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1TW.

From 6.00pm to 8.30pm.

To book in advance, visit the Eventbrite website here.

You can still attend any of Seevic College's Open Evenings without booking in advance, though you will be asked to complete a registration form upon arrival and may experience an additional queue. Family members are encouraged to attend but they will not need tickets.

Another Open Evening will be held on Tue 6 Feb 2018.

Seevic College website: http://www.seevic-college.ac.uk

Wed 22 Nov 2017
NHS BLOOD DONATION SESSIONS

Save a life – give blood.

At Runnymede Hall, Kiln Road, Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

Sessions from 1.20pm to 4.00pm & 5.00pm to 7.45pm.

Poster available here.

For more information, visit www.blood.co.uk or phone 0300 123 23 23.

Thu 23 Nov 2017
CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Call in and pick up Christmas goodies, decorations and gifts from a variety of sellers. The Coffee Grind (part of Carers Choices) will also have an assortment of cakes and drinks to purchase.

At The Coffee Grind. Off Kiln Road (behind council offices), Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

From 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

The Coffee Grind web page: http://www.carerschoices.org/coffee-grind

Fri 24 Nov 2017
ST PETER’S CHRISTMAS FAIR

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

From 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

More details to come.

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

Sat 25 Nov 2017
ST MARY’S CHURCH CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

With Grand Draw, homemade cakes, shopping trolley raffle, Toys, Hot lunches, model railway display, Father Christmas (10.00 till 12.00), bottle in a bag, craft goods, tools, Christmas cards, plants, books and much more.

At Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, SS7 5HA.

From 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Entry 50p, children free.

St Mary’s Church website: http://hadleighchurch.org.uk

Sat 25 Nov 2017
SA HADLEIGH TEMPLE COFFEE MORNING WITH CHRISTMAS MINI-MARKET

With gifts, toys, knits, handmade cards and decorations and sweets.

At the SA Hadleigh Temple, 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh.

From 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Sat 25 Nov 2017
HADLEIGH CHURCH CHRISTMAS MARKET

With plants, games, jewellery, toys, books, raffle, soups, teas, cakes and musical entertainment.

At St James the Less Church, High Street, Hadleigh.

From 10.30am to 2.00pm.

Poster available here.

St James the Less Church website: http://hadleighchurch.org.uk

Sat 25 Nov 2017
CEDAR HALL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

With craft stalls, games, tea/coffee and cake and Santa will be making an appearance!

At Cedar Hall School, Hart Road, Thundersley, SS7 3UQ.

From 12 noon to 4.00pm.

School website: http://www.cedarhallschool.co.uk

Sat 25 & Sun 26 Nov 2017
ST GEORGE’S CHURCH FESTIVE GIFT FAYRE

With Christmas gift stall, art & jewellery stall, independent stalls, craft table, Santa’s grotto (3.00), lunches, cakes etc.

At St George’s Church, Rushbottom Lane, New Thundersley, SS7 4DN.

Sat – from 11.00am to 5.00pm.
Sun – from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

St George’s Church website: http://stgeorges-church.org.uk

Wed 29 Nov 2017
CANVEY COMMUNITY ARCHIVE ILLUSTRATED TALK
‘ONCE UPON A TIME ON CANVEY ISLAND’ BY ROBERT HALLMANN

At the War Memorial Hall, High Street (on corner of Gills Avenue), Canvey Island, SS8 7RB.

Doors open 2.15pm for 2.30pm start.

Admission 2.50.

Refreshments available.

CCA website: http://www.canveyisland.org

Nov DEC 2017 Jan

Sat 2 Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS MARKET & FAMILY EXTRAVAGANDA

Local Christmas crafts, Santa’s grotto, games, raffle and much more.

At Seevic College, Runnymede Chase, off Kiln Road, Thundersley, SS7 1TW.

From 11.00am to 3.30pm

Admission – Adults 1.00, Children free.

Free car parking.

Organised by the Rotary Club of Hadleigh Castle. Raising funds for community projects and children’s charities.

Rotary Club website: https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=2048

Sat 2 Dec 2017
HADLEIGH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON

Come along to sing carols and see the ***NEW*** Christmas lights switched on.

At the gardens by the eastern end of St James The Less Church graveyard

Starts at 4.15pm with carol singing. Lights switch-on at 4.30pm.

Refreshments served afterwards in the church vestry.

Poster available here.

Sat 2 Dec 2017
BASOP CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The annual Christmas concert by BASOP (Basildon Operatic Society).

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PG

Doors open at 7.30pm for 8.00pm start.

Tickets – Adult 7.00, Under-16s 4.00, includes refreshments.

Tickets available from Elaine & Derek Brooks on 01702 208747 and Mike Tanner on 01702 551786.

Poster available here.

BASOP website: http://basop.org.uk
BASOP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BasildonOperatic

Tue 5 Dec 2017
HADLEIGH CASTLE TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD MEETING
CHRISTMAS PARTY WITH JOHN JUDD & HIS UKULELE BAND

At Hadleigh Old Fire Station, High Street, Hadleigh, SS7 2PA.

From 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Visitors welcome - 2.50 per meeting with 2 visits allowed before joining.

2017/18 programme available here.

Thu 7 Dec 2017
WESTWOOD SINGERS (WI CHOIR) CONCERT

In aid of Action for Children.

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PG

Starts at 10.00am.

More details to come.

Thu 7 Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Call in and pick up Christmas goodies, decorations and gifts from a variety of sellers. The Coffee Grind (part of Carers Choices) will also have an assortment of cakes and drinks to purchase.

At The Coffee Grind. Off Kiln Road (behind council offices), Thundersley, SS7 1TF.

From 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

The Coffee Grind web page: http://www.carerschoices.org/coffee-grind

Fri 8 Dec 2017
CASTLE CRAFTERS MEETING

Are you passionate about craft? Do you want to meet like-minded people? Do you enjoy having a chat and crafting? If so, come along and join us.

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

From 1.00pm to 2.30pm (every Friday).

Poster available here.

For further details, please contact Hadleigh Library on 01702 559676

Sat 9 Dec 2017
COFFEE MORNING

At Hadleigh Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2PG

From 10.00am to 12 noon.

Coffee mornings held on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Church Facebook site:
https://www.facebook.com/Hadleigh-Methodist-Church-108188925866961

Sat 9 Dec 2017
SLEEPING BEAUTY

Panto-style fun and sing-a-long songs for everyone. Produced by The Panto Company.

At Runnymede Hall, Kiln Road, Thundersley.

Starts at 6.00pm.

Tickets: Adults 6.00, Children (3-16) 5.00, Under 3s free (no seat), Family tickets (2 adults + 2 children) 17.00.

To book tickets, phone 01268 882474.

Another performance on Sat 16 Dec 2017 at 1.00pm.

Sun 10 Dec 2017
CIVIC CAROL SERVICE

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

Starts at 6.00pm.

More details to come.

Wed 13 Dec 2017
COFFEE MORNING

Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a home-made cake.

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

From 10.00am to 11.45am.

Coffee mornings held every Wednesday at the same time.

St Michael’s Church website: http://stpeters-stmichaels.co.uk/st-michaels-church

Sat 16 Dec 2017
SLEEPING BEAUTY

Panto-style fun and sing-a-long songs for everyone. Produced by The Panto Company.

At Runnymede Hall, Kiln Road, Thundersley.

Starts at 1.00pm.

Tickets: Adults 6.00, Children (3-16) 5.00, Under 3s free (no seat), Family tickets (2 adults + 2 children) 17.00.

To book tickets, phone 01268 882474.

Sat 16 Dec 2017
GOOD OLD MR SCROOGE

A Christmas adventure for all the family by Searchlight Theatre Company.

At Thundersley Congregational Church, Kenneth Road, Thundersley, SS7 3AL.

Starts at 7.15pm.

Tickets: Adults 7.00, Children 5.00 – order via www.ticketsource.co.uk/thenoise

Sat 16 Dec 2017
FRIENDS OF HADLEIGH CHURCH CONCERT
WITH CHORUS SIRENIUM & SOUTHEND YOUNG MEN’S CHORUS

An evening of Christmas classics and festive favourites for one and all.

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

Starts at 7.30pm.

Tickets on the door 10.00, includes mulled wine and mince pies.

For more information or to book tickets, phone 01702 553263.

Poster available here.

Chorus Sirenium Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chorussirenum
YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdDGdvUQb6jk_0_CCSvOEkw

Mon 18 Dec 2017
CAVS WAYS TO WELLNESS

CAVS Ways to Wellness aims to improve your health and wellbeing by linking you to activities and opportunities available in your community. Whether you’re young or mature, wish to be more active or have a keen interest in finding hobbies that you’ll enjoy to improve your lifestyle – we'll help find what’s right for you. We can offer you a 1-2-1 discussion to explore your individual needs.

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

From 1.30pm to 3.30pm – every 3rd Monday of the month.

No appointment necessary – just pop in.

CAVS website: http://www.castlepointavs.org.uk

Wed 20 Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS FETE

Organised by Thundersley Town Team.

In Thundersley town centre, Hart Road shopping area.

Starts at 3.00pm.

More details to come.

Thundersley Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thundersley/

Thu 21 Dec 2017
POETRY READING GROUP MEETING

This month’s subject – TBA.

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

From 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

Meetings held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

All welcome.

Dec JAN 2018 onwards end

Thu 18 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – 1st MEETING

This year’s material has been produced by the churches of the Caribbean.

At the SA Hadleigh Temple, 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh.

Meet from 101.5am for 10.30am start.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Fri 19 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – 2nd MEETING

This year’s material has been produced by the churches of the Caribbean.

At St Michael’s Church, St Michael’s Road, Daws Heath.

Meet from 2.15pm fro 2.30pm start.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Sat 20 Jan 2018
QUIZ NIGHT

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

Tickets 6.00 – available from Ken Jones on 01702 555573.

More details to come..

St Michael’s Church website: http://stpeters-stmichaels.co.uk/st-michaels-church

Sun 21 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – UNITED SERVICE

At the SA Hadleigh Temple, 146-148 London Road, Hadleigh.

Starts at 6.00pm.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Mon 22 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – 3rd MEETING

This year’s material has been produced by the churches of the Caribbean.

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

Meet from 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Tue 23 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – 4th MEETING

This year’s material has been produced by the churches of the Caribbean.

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

Meet from 2.15pm for 2.30pm start.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Wed 24 Jan 2018
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2018 – 5th MEETING

This year’s material has been produced by the churches of the Caribbean.

At St Barnabas Church, corner of Church Road/Woodfield Road, Hadleigh, SS7

Meet from 2.15pm for 2.30pm start.

WPCU 2018 website: https://ctbi.org.uk/week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-2018

Tue 18 Feb 2018
SEEVIC COLLEGE OPEN EVENING

Chat with current students, meet tutors, hear from our Principal Dan Pearson, take a tour of the college and explore the range of Academic, Professional, Foundation Learning, Apprenticeships, Adult and Higher Education courses we have on offer.

At Seevic College, Runnymede Chase, Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1TW.

From 6.00pm to 8.30pm.

To book in advance, visit the Eventbrite website here.

You can still attend any of Seevic College's Open Evenings without booking in advance, though you will be asked to complete a registration form upon arrival and may experience an additional queue. Family members are encouraged to attend but they will not need tickets.

Seevic College website: http://www.seevic-college.ac.uk

Sat 3 Mar 2018
BARN DANCE

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

Tickets 7.00 – available from Ken Jones on 01702 555573.

More details to come..

St Michael’s Church website: http://stpeters-stmichaels.co.uk/st-michaels-church

 

 

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