What’s On

Annual events include; Clacton Airshow, Tour de Tendring, Regattas, Smack and Barge Race, Pyefleet Week and Music Festivals…

Looking for holiday inpiration, or somthing to do this weekend? A whole host of annual events take place in the region throughout the year such as; Brightlingsea Music Festival, Pyefleet Week, Clacton Airshow and Clacton Carnival, Dovercourt Tour de Tendring, Frinton-on-Sea Summer Theatre on the Greensward, Harwich Festival of the Arts, Jaywick Martello Tower, Manningtree Beach Bash, Mistley Guided Walks, St Osyth the Cage, Walton Classic Car Show and Walton Trails.

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  • Harwich Sing Tendring Voices Summer ConcertHarwich Sing Tendring Voices Summer Concert
    Harwich Sing Tendring Voices Modern community choir comprises of HSTV KIDS, HS NexGen and HSTV adults.  We sing fantastic modern songs full of harmonies and emotion. Accompanied by live musicians. It's a lovely concert, one not to be missed, a real celebration of music and singing. Finish 8.45pm Harwich Sing… Read more »
  • Harwich Maritime Festival (Cancelled)Harwich Maritime Festival (Cancelled)
    As the hometown of the Mayflower, this year the much-loved festival will celebrate the 400th anniversary of its historic sailing to the New World. The celebrations will commemorate the legacy of the passengers and crew who travelled on the Mayflower including its Captain, Christopher Jones whose house still stands on Kings… Read more »
  • Walton Carnival (cancelled)Walton Carnival (cancelled)
    This is an all weekend event with the Carnival Procession on Saturday the 15th of August from 2pm followed by arena displays and live music on the Bathhouse till the evening. Sunday the 16th there will be a Charity Dog show from the late morning till the mid afternoon.  A… Read more »
  • Craft Fair OctoberCraft Fair October
    Craft fair, lovely variety of crafts on display.   Finish at 3pm   Tendring District Scouts - Craft fair Event date & time:  Saturday, 17 October, 2020 - 10:00Venue Name:  Tendring District Scout CentreVenue address:  Valley Road Clacton on Sea CO15 6NA Contact Name:  Val RobertsonContact landline:  01255221871Cost:  FREEInduction loop:  NoWheelchair… Read more »
  • Octopus Ahoy - Sculpture Trail (CANCELLED)Octopus Ahoy - Sculpture Trail (CANCELLED)
    From July 4 until September 12, Harwich, Tendring and the wider Essex area will be taken over by Octopus Ahoy sculptures in a public art trail. Octopus Ahoy is a large-scale public art and charity project to celebrate the 400th anniversary since the birth of the Mayflower Ship in Harwich.… Read more »
  • Harwich Sausage FestivalHarwich Sausage Festival
    This is how we roll. You might notice a small drift in timings. This is entirely normal and due to tasty sausages and real ale. 11.00 Pre-meat at the Hanover Inn, Church Street CO12 3DR11.30 Sausage Throwing Competition next to the Hanover Inn12.00 - 14.30 Public Sausage Tasting at the… Read more »
  • Motorcycle Run & Harwich Family Fun DayMotorcycle Run & Harwich Family Fun Day
    Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) Motorcycle Run and Family Fun Day from Ford Dunton to Harwich! Join us to take part in a bike run with thousands of other motorcycle enthusiasts and ride this 60 mile route in aid of your local life-saving Charity. Registration starts at 8:30am, ride leaves at 11:00am. Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) Motorcycle Run and Family Fun Day from… Read more »
  • Harwich Shanty FestivalHarwich Shanty Festival
    Harwich International Shanty Festival takes place at a number of venues throughout the old town of Harwich, Essex. Shanties and Sea Songs reverberate throughout the old town in a musical celebration of its rich maritime heritage. Shanty Crews and solo singers from all over the world perform at a variety… Read more »
  • Harwich Illuminate FestivalHarwich Illuminate Festival
    Join us in lighting up Harwich for the celebrations of the 400 anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower ship! Part of the spectacular worldwide launch of Mayflower 400 commemorations alongside 11 other destinations!Step back in time and walk the footsteps of Master Christopher Jones by joining in on the… Read more »
  • Clacton Airshow - POSTPONEDClacton Airshow - POSTPONED
    Celebrating many years of flying! We regret to inform you that the Clacton Airshow 2020 will be postponed until 2021.  The difficult decision to postpone, was taken by organisers considering the importance of everyone’s safety.  Clacton Airshow will return in 2021, on 26-27 August. Event date & time:  Thursday, 27 August, 2020… Read more »