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Some great forthcoming productions in Chelmsford


Chelmsford Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair

This year sees Chelmsford hold a Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair with local companies offering part time, full time, apprenticeships plus training and volunteering opportunities.

Interactive Hubs including #letsgotowork and #interviewready to help you get ready for those all important interviews. If you have a cv but need help to get it updated, bring it down and speak to our experts.

Come along and meet your next employer or even your first employer or even start earning while you take out an apprenticeship course so you can study and work at the same time.
10am - 3pm
Free Entry
Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1SQ
Fri 7 Feb 2020
Contact telephone: 01424441833 Call to check latest times or cancellations.


Bubble Rush 2020 will take place on Saturday 20th June, at Maldon Promenade Park.
The event is a 5km family fun run, open to everyone of all ages. As the course is only 2.5km, participants get to go round the course twice, enjoying double the bubbles!
Prices start from 12.50 for under 18s and 22.50 for adults. Your registration includes an exclusive bubble rush t-shirt, medal, certificate, snacks and Zumba warmup.
A discounted rate when purchasing family tickets. Please give us a call on 01245 457355 to purchase family tickets.

This is a fundraising event for Farleigh Hospice. If all 2000 participants committed to raising a minimum of £40, that’s an incredible £80,000 towards the vital services Farleigh Hospice offers the people of Mid Essex.




St. Valentine's Cream Tea
Saturday 15th February 2020 2pm
Church Hall, Fambridge Road, ALTHORNE   CM3 6BY
Come and join us for a cream tea! Raffle and books for sale too. In aid of St. Andrew's Church repair fund.
More details: 01621 740481

Goldhanger Film Club: Downton Abbey
Wednesday 19th February 2020 Doors open 7pm, film starts 7.30pm
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
As the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives, a royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Drinks & refreshments available before the film and during the interval
Cost: £6 per person, please book in advance and pay on the door
More details:

Bit of a Do
Saturday 29th February 2020 11am - 3pm
Church Hall, Fambridge Road, ALTHORNE   CM3 6BY
A 'Bit of a Do' is in aid of St. Andrews church repair fund & St. Clares Hospice. There will be various items for sale including books, puzzles, crafts and cards. Stalls to try your luck at including a Raffle and a Tombola. And plenty of refreshments - soup, rolls, tea, coffee and cakes. Please join us!
Cost: Free entry
More details: 01621 740481

Maldon Mud Race
Sunday 3rd May 2020
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Entrants race across ther muddy river bed ain this annual event which raises money for local charities and good causes. As always, it will be a good day out for all the family with stalls, refreshments and plenty of activities in the park.

Autofest 2020!
Saturday 20th June 2020 10am - 4pm
Elm Farm, Maldon Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8NT
CALLING FOR REGISTRATIONS to show an old vehicle (classic, vintage, antique, interesting) or to book a trade stand or charity stall at Autofest 2020! Please call 01621 740795 asap! We aim to attract all sorts of interesting vehicles from bikes and cars to tractors and static engines. Other attractions will include an autojumble, trade stands, music and food plus things to keep younger ones amused. This event is in aid of St. Andrew's Church Althorne repair funds.
More details: 01621 740795