There’s Still Time To Visit Santa In Colchester

There is still time to visit Santa in his magical grotto in Lion Walk Shopping Centre, Colchester.   With just one week to go until Christmas, now is the time to finish your Christmas wish list and bring it to Santa. Santa will be appearing every day and evening up until Christmas for you to…

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Simply Red To Play Colchester Castle Park

Simply Red are to play Colchester Castle Park in 2022! With over a billion hits on You Tube, and over 60 million albums worldwide, five going to number one in the UK, we couldn’t be more excited about Simply Red heading to Castle Park on Saturday 06th August, as part of their Summer 2022 tour.…

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The Red Arrows To Return To Clacton This Summer

The Red Arrows will fly over Clacton on two days this summer as the town celebrates its 150th anniversary.   Along with the world-renowned Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF), the ace Royal Air Force (RAF) display team will grace the skies for the special flypast in August.   Alex Porter, Cabinet Member for Leisure…

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Nominations Open For The Fifth Tendring Youth Awards

Tendring Youth Awards

Nominations have opened for the fifth Tendring Youth Awards, taking place in 2021. The Awards aim to celebrate achievements by inspiring young people who live, study or work in Tendring, across a wide range of categories, as well as adults who support them.   Last year the awards had to be cancelled due to the…

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Free Fireworks Extravaganzas At Essex Seaside Attraction

Clacton Pier Fireworks

An iconic seaside attraction is set to celebrate its 150th birthday with a real bang this year.   Clacton Pier is putting on eight free fireworks extravaganzas – with one every week during the school summer holidays.   Bosses were unable to stage any displays last year due to COVID restrictions and they have also…

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Popular Colchester Food & Drink Festival Set To Return This Summer

Exciting news for Colchester’s Food and Drink lovers. The much loved Colchester Food and Drink Festival, is all systems go for June 26-27th 2021 in Lower Castle Park, Colchester.   The festival attracts over 10,000 people per day to Colchester’s Lower Castle Park in the centre of Britain’s oldest recorded town.   Don Quinn one…

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UK’s Largest BBQ Festival Is Coming To Colchester

Smoke & Fire Festival Colchester

Colchester Events Company have today announced that ‘Smoke and Fire’, the largest BBQ festival experience in the UK, is coming to Colchester for the first time in its four-year history.   The three-day event, in aid of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance, will take place in Colchester Castle Park on 20-22 August 2021.   This…

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Fang-tastic Halloween Trails at High Woods Country Park

Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good time at High Woods Country Park this October half term.   The whole family can enjoy four frighteningly good Halloween themed walking trails, suitable for ages 4-8 and 7-11yrs. Venture into the woods and follow the trail to solve the creepy clues and uncover spooky myths and…

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